It is a heavy duty yet affordable table saw machine. If you don’t want to spend a lot of money and want something that fits your budget, then it could be the right choice for you. When it comes to buying a table saw, most of the time, people don’t have much idea about it, and they end up buying the wrong one.
Sometimes, you see that there are some table saws full of advanced features and you get overwhelmed. You should what is the purpose of your table saw. What are the requirements that you are looking for? And accordingly, you can go and choose one. If you have a small workshop and you don’t need too many features, then going for a very high-end costly table saw won’t be very logical.
In this article, we’ll talk about the Shop Fox table saw which is a rock solid machine and looks pretty good at the same time. We’ll be talking about technical specifications and other important features as well. Shop Fox W1819 is a 3hp 10inch table saw which is capable of cutting softwood and hardwood (almost any kind of wood).
If you own a big workshop and needs a lot of space on the table saw, then it should be the right choice for you. It comes with advanced 4inch dust collection port that you can connect with the vacuum and never get messy while doing the woodwork.
|Table Saw Weight||536 pounds|
|Arbor speed||4300 RPM|
|Table size||27" x 53-5/8"|
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In this section, we’ll dive into different important aspects of the ShopFox table saw and try to cover everything about it. So, let’s dive into one by one.
It comes with a 3hp powerful motor that connects through the belt via a belt. It can easily cut through the different kinds of woods, no matter whether it’s hard or soft. It also has less vibration, and you have really good stability while operating on this. It runs on 220V, so if you don’t have the same voltage connection, you probably have to do some wiring as well.
Build Quality & Design
It is a sturdy, durable table saw. All the parts are well protected by its strong casing. It has a decent, and you can deal with the bigger boards without any glitch. It has T glide fence system at you can quickly adjust at your disposal and make the precise and accurate cut. For fine-tuning, you can easily use the knurled knob and control every millimeter of it. The blade tilt you have here is on the left side. When you are cutting at a right angle, you can cut to 3-1/8″ while at 45-degree angle, you can make up to 2-3/16″. The maximum rip capacity of the saw is
29-1/2″ with maximum dado width up to 13/16″.
It has a flip stop, which is a better version of the conventional miter gauge.
It gives better sheet support during fabrication. The flip stop is really helpful when you are making multiple cuts of the same width. You can also do minor compound cuts and make bevel as well. If you want the angular cut, you can tilt the blade up to 45 degrees.
It has a good safety system, as well. It has an anti-kickback system, blade guards, and other important feature as well. The ON/OFF switch that you get with it is not very big. It’s not very quick to access in case of emergency. This is a hybrid table saw; the power that you get here is more than compact and portable table saws.
I would again like to remind you that it is a very powerful table saw. Use it with caution, take all safety measures to eliminate any chance of an accident.
Dust Collection System
It has a very convenient dust collection system. You don’t have to buy any premium vacuum. It can easily work with any basic one. It collects around 85% of the dust, which is really good. It comes with the full cabinet, which is really helpful in dust collection. For more information, you can download the user manual from here.
Pros & cons
- It is a heavy duty machine and has very good stability as well.
- Considering the price, it’s also pretty affordable as well.
- Its dust collection system is pretty advanced, and things don’t get messy when you are using it.
- It has easily adjustable handles that you can manage easily with handles.
- It requires assembly, and you have to do proper fine tuning as well.
- It works on 220V. You will need extra wiring system to make it work.
- According to some users, the table saw is very loud in comparison to other ones in the same range.
- ON/OFF Switch is very small. Not very easy operable in case of emergency.
This is a very powerful and durable table saw suitable for heavy-duty use. It is one of the best hybrid tables in 2019 that you can go for. This 10inch 3HP Motor which gives enough power to saw and you can easily cut through any kind of wood. The dust collection system is pretty good and collects more than 80% of the dust.
We have covered everything that you should know about this table saw. In case you have any question, you can let us know in the comments below.