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Replaceable wooden plugs in the table show exactly where a radial arm saw blade is currently cutting.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #14 May-Jun 1990 pg. 10

Tip on permanently locking an adjustable radial arm saw table.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #15 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 8

Sawdust groove in radial arm saw fence improves the accuracy of your cuts.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #16 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 10

Auxiliary table for a radial arm saw facilitates the cutting of miters and longer stock.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1989 (v.12#6) pg. 16

Build a space-saving workstation for your radial arm saw which includes extra work surfaces and plenty of room for storage in the base cabinet. The saw table is sturdy enough to serve as a stand-up workbench.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 32

Tip on attaching a broken tape measure to a radial arm saw fence to facilitate measuring cutoffs.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1998 (v.21#8) pg. 14

Custom workbench includes a permanent home for a radial arm saw, dust control, large work surface made from laminated 2x2s, a large storage shelf below, and two large storage drawers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #92 Jun 1966 (v.16#3) pg. 44

A drop-leaf extension for the table of a radial arm saw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #103 Apr 1968 (v.18#2) pg. 54

Tools on wheels. Custom rigs for moving tools of the trade. (1) Miter-saw stand. (2) Radial arm saw cabinet. (3) Rolling tool bench. (4) Tool-barrow.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #69 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 70

Slot-mortising sliding table for a radial arm saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #26 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 20

Space-saving saw setup. Both table saw and radial arm saw share the same extension table.
FINE WOODWORKING #35 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 14

Tip on filling and renewing the blade slot (groove) in the table of a radial arm saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #83 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 14

Radial arm saw tips. (1) Cut off front corners of table. (2) Mount saw on wall. (3) Special table insert for mitering. (4) Sacrificial strips in saw grooves.
FINE WOODWORKING #103 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 26

Tip on filling the saw kerf in a radial arm table with a mixture of sawdust and epoxy.
FINE WOODWORKING #123 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 28

Tip: Construct fold-down extension leaves to make a 9-foot table for a radial arm saw.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1985 (v.10#1) pg. 36

Stand for a radial arm saw. Built from 2x4s. Est. cost: $8.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #474 Nov 1967 (v.63) pg. 134

Stand for radial arm saw built from 2x4s with a Masonite top and two storage shelves.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #497 Oct 1969 (v.65) pg. 118

Make a table or radial arm saw easier to move around by adding two casters and two handles.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #499 Dec 1969 (v.65) pg. 87

Add several inches to a radial arm saw's crosscut capacity by modifying the saw table.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1970 (v.133#6) pg. 155

Fold-down extensions for a radial arm saw gives proper support for extra-long work pieces.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1970 (v.134#2) pg. 180

Two long sturdy benches mounted on either side of your radial arm saw and equipped with adjustable table fences with gauge rails and stop clamps speed up accurate cutting to length of boards.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1972 (v.137#2) pg. 166

Custom-built radial saw accessory cabinet utilizes the open space under your saw stand. Suggested drawer layouts for accessories are shown.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1972 (v.137#3) pg. 148

Simple jacks made from pieces of 2x4s and carriage bolts serve to level a radial saw table and allow precise adjustments before tightening the saw table bolts.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1974 (v.141#4) pg. 64J

Build this 16-ft. long radial saw bench. It moves on casters and features six large storage drawers for saw accessories. Est. cost: $175.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1978 (v.149#2) pg. 132

Build a compact table for your radial arm saw. Includes folding table tops for each side of the cabinet, a repetitive-stop feature, a sawdust chute, drawer and blade storage.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1979 (v.151#2) pg. 122

Mobile cabinet features a large storage drawer and three pull-out tool storage shelves. Designed to store accessories for a radial arm saw. A companion piece to the radial-saw table extensions featured in February 1979.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1980 (v.153#2) pg. 131

Two drop leaf tables, attached to a wall, are raised up to allow cutting long boards on a radial arm saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1982 (v.157#3) pg. 76

3 saw fixtures that help cut oversize stock. (1) Table saw cutoff box helps you cut large panels of plywood without assistance. (2) Knock-down version of a radial saw extension table. (3) Band saw extension table is 36" in diameter.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1984 (v.161#5) pg. 98

How to adjust your radial arm saw table more accurately by using supplementary adjustment screws.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1989 (v.166#9) pg. 96

Roll-around bench for radial saw.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1964 (v.185#3) pg. 140

Folding saw table for ripping big 8 ft. panels.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1964 (v.185#5) pg. 140

Two table extensions for radial arm saw. (1) Incorporates rollers to ease the ripping of long boards. (2) Folds down against saw stand when not needed.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1968 (v.193#5) pg. 168

Three-part workbench features (1) radial saw stand, (2) power tools storage cabinet and (3) chest for hand tools with 7 color-coded drawers. Built mostly of plywood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1971 (v.199#3) pg. 88

Radial arm saw jigs and fixtures. (1) Fold-down extension table. (2) Mitering jig. (3) Disc sanding table. (4) Horizontal boring jig. (5) Table for end drilling.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1982 (v.220#2) pg. 117

Tip on making replaceable (sacrificial) inserts for a radial arm saw table.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #60 May 1991 (v.10#6) pg. 8

Tip on using the adjustable table of a drill press as a work support for a radial arm saw.
SHOPNOTES #5 Sep 1992 (v.1) pg. 9

Radial arm saw stand modular system includes the base and two lumber-storage units. An 8-ft. table top features a replaceable insert and full-length fence. Built mostly of plywood and hardboard.
SHOPNOTES #16 Jul 1994 (v.3) pg. 16

Tip: Glue a paper or cloth tape measure in a shallow groove in your radial arm saw's table to speed the setup for ripping to width.
WOOD MAGAZINE #15 Feb 1987 (v.4#1) pg. 12

How to alter the thickness of the table board on a radial arm saw to make it easier to adjust a miter angle without raising the arm.
WOOD MAGAZINE #51 Apr 1992 (v.9#3) pg. 18

Radial arm saw is placed adjacent to an 8-ft. laminated countertop (supported by two 4-ft. kitchen base cabinets). The countertop features a sliding cutoff stop and built-in measuring gauge.
WOOD MAGAZINE #79 Jun 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 44, Insert

Tip for preventing your radial arm saw from cutting too deeply into the saw table.
WOOD MAGAZINE #87 Apr 1996 (v.13#3) pg. 16

Sketch of a radial arm saw stand assembled using commercial base cabinets. A continuous shelf supports long work pieces. The saw top includes a replaceable section for saw kerfs.
WOOD MAGAZINE #96 Apr 1997 (v.14#3) pg. 4

Radial arm saw auxiliary table to prevent fence wear and tear.
WOOD MAGAZINE #105 Apr 1998 (v.15#3) pg. 52

Tip on incorporating a radial arm saw into a workbench without requiring you to clear the bench top whenever you want to use the saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #119 Dec 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 28

Tip: Use plywood inserts where the saw kerf of a radial arm saw is located.
WOODSMITH #20 Mar 1982 pg. 3

Modify your radial arm saw table to facilitate ripping 25" widths without changing the location of the normal crosscut fence.
WOODWORKER #1117 Dec 1986 (v.90#12) pg. 1088

Sliding crosscut table for a radial arm saw makes it possible to square off ends of boards as wide as 36".
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1980 (v.4#2) pg. 15

Bench has built-in radial saw. Part 1.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1963 (v.19#2) pg. 22

Bench has built-in radial saw. Part 2.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1963 (v.19#3) pg. 18

Dust shield, table extension and reference guide for use on radial arm saw.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1964 (v.20#1) pg. 61

Protractor table for radial arm saw. Makes cuts at any angle by changing angle of the wood, not the saw blade.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1969 (v.25#3) pg. 32

How to build a new tabletop and a sawdust collector for a radial arm saw.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1977 (v.33#2) pg. 116

Two auxiliary tables for radial arm saws. (1) Mortising/boring table for use with drill chuck. (2) Sawing table for use when the blade is in the horizontal position.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1981 (v.37#1) pg. 131

Fold-down extension table for a radial arm saw.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1993 (v.49#4) pg. 50