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Shop Fox W1819 Table Saw Review with Riving Knife

Shop Fox W1819 Table Saw

Finding it hard to make the long cuts on the wood pieces? Every woodworker finds it tough to have a perfect long cut.  A table saw like Shop fox table saw can be really handy to solve this problem. It has got a powerful motor and sharp knife. The query is, will it be enough for you? This 10-Inch Table Saw has got all the user-friendly set up to take the wood cutting experience to the next level. With the riving knife and anti-kickback pawls, the wood cutting really becomes safer and enjoyable for a user. There is nothing without flaw, and we are here to help you. So, let’s check out the facts about Shop Fox W1819.

Whom is this product for?

Table saws stand on a comfortable height. It helps to maintain a worker the right posture which is really needed to work for long hours. It comes with a 10 inch sharp blade with a riving knife to keep the cuts straight and clean. Even an amateur would find this helpful for him. With its high performance, 3 HP motor the blade runs at a great speed which is helpful to cut a load of wood in few hours. It can be a great asset to the wood workshop. It’s a 220-volt machine so setting up in a workshop can be tricky. You may need to use an adapter to fix the issue. Professional people would find this tool helpful with its great power and speed.

Shop Fox W1819 Explained

Shop Fox W1819 is a heavy-duty machine with its 3 HP motor. With this much of power, you can’t even imagine how hard it can go on a wood piece. It’s not a simple tool DIY table saw. It can help the woodworkers to get rid of all pieces in a few hours. Why we are confident on this tool because it has got the arbor speed of 4300 RPM.

Does not matter how thick your wood pieces are if you know the techniques you will be able to get the cutting job done. It also features with a tilting table to make sure you are able to have the angled cut. At 90˚ the saw of this tool can reach about 3 1/8 inches, and at 45˚ 2 3/16ʺ which great for a 10 inch saw blade. No doubt you will enjoy working on this tool.

Every inch of the machine is built with care to make sure users can make the most out of this tool. Heavy-duty cast iron pivoting point and threefold belt drive ensure that everything runs well and for a long time. 29-1/2-inches rip capacity of this tool ensures that you can easily put the large wood pieces on the machine and comfortably complete the job. You will definitely love the magnetic switch, T-fence camlock, riving knife, miter gauge(T-slot) with guard extension. Four inches dust gathering port of this tool will help you to suck all the dust and debris like nothing.

Specifications

  • Product Dimensions: 62ʺ x 41ʺ x 40ʺ
  • Item Weight: 457 lbs
  • Arbor size: 5/8 inches
  • Arbor speed: 4300 RPM
  • Model Number: W1819
  • Motor power: 3 HP
  • Voltage: 220 Volt
  • Amperage: 12.8 Ampere
  • Included Components: Stand
  • Warranty: Two-years

Pros

  • Polished cast iron table
  • Thermal overload protection on magnetic switch
  • Slopped inner cabinet for dust transport
  • Quick release blade guard
  • Anti-kickback

Cons

  • The plate of this item for the dado blade sometimes may not fit the table

Common Questions and Answers

  • Question: What voltage is required to run this large machine?
    Answer: This is a heavy machine that requires 220 volts to run the machine successfully.
  • Question: Does this have a 220 plug that you can plug into a 220 or does it have to be wired in?
    Answer: It has got the 220-volt plug that will help you to adjust the machine with a 220-volt outlet. Also, you can use the hard wire to the plugin.
  • Question: How can you attach dust port with a 4″ dust collector hose?
    Answer: Try some masking tape to make the dust port thick and then attach it with your 4-inch dust collector hose.

Our Remarks

This table saw comes with the stand to make sure the users are making the best use right from the go. Its powerful 3HP motor makes sure you cut all the wood pieces no matter how hard the pieces are. It also provides the angled cut to help its users in any situation. What you may find a bit annoying is to assemble the tool for starting the cutting, and this is quite normal for a table saw. Also, you need to be careful with the voltage supply as it uses a 220-volt mechanism. We hope you will enjoy all your heavy wood cutting jobs with this Shop Fox table saw.

About the author

Willie Osgood

An Avid Metalworker

Willie doesn’t really consider himself an artist, rather a craftsman involved in practical trades. Yet, most of his projects require him to make interesting and fine objects. Being the eldest son of a carpenter, his background is 100 percent rooted in crafting. He found the art of blacksmithing quite appealing since his teenage years… that fire, the sound of swinging hammers, and those long and shiny blades that came out as a finished product. Soon he literally became obsessed with metal – the way it moved, worked, and changed when heated or cooled.

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