With the rip fence, just lift the lever, slot the fence in position, lock and load. Some users do complain that this lever is a little on the stiff side.
Kickback is menacing when you are working with table saws. A piece of wood flying towards you can be unnerving. With a riving knife and some effective anti-kickback pawls, Bosch keeps your safety uppermost. The blade guard lets you work clearly at all times without compromising your safety.
Keeping your work surface clean is crucial. There’s a 2-inch dust collection port provided. Hook up your table saw to your vacuum and goodbye dust and debris.
With a generous 18-inch rip capacity, you can work with even larger pieces of lumber stress-free. You’ll be able to be able to take on board medium-large pieces of plywood or hardwood. Whether you’re working with flooring, shelving or decking, you can confidently take on a wide range of applications and rip your way through the lumber with ease.
Thanks to the SquareLock Rip Fence, cuts will be precise and even. With additional fence slots and a miter gauge, this is a top-notch fence system in all respects.
You’ll have the option of using a ½-inch dado set with this Bosch but you will need to purchase a dado throat if you want to experiment with this.
Under the table, you’ll find plenty of space to store away your accessories. This is valuable if you’re working on site and don’t want to keep hunting down bits and pieces. You’ll be able to stash your arbor wrench and Allen wrenches close to hand. The rip fence also flips upside down and can be stored under the table. It’s this kind of attention to detail for a jobsite saw that’s always appreciated.
Many user reviews report issues with the stiffness of the fence lever. Our advice is to learn to live with this rather than falling into the trap of trying to loosen it. While you may succeed in making it slightly simpler to operate, this will be at the sacrifice of accuracy so it’s really not worth tampering with this lever.
Considering its competitive price point and awesome functionality, there’s not really anything else we can flag as detrimental with this neat, powerful table saw.
The standard Bosch 1-year warranty covers all major breakdowns. You even get 30 days in which to get your money back if you are not happy. You really can’t lose!