Tuesdays With Tommy: Table Saw Safety

Tuesdays With Tommy: Table Saw Safety

Statistics tell use that tens of thousands of table saw accidents occur every year in the U.S. While these facts weren’t enough for California to pass a law requiring all newly manufactured table saws to include special (but costly) safety equipment, it still...
Tuesdays With Tommy: Table Saw Safety

Who is the Biggest Tool….

Looks like the little fish just ate the shark. In a deal announced today, Stanley Works is buying Black & Decker for $4.5 billion. And Stanley Works CEO, John Lundgren is being named CEO of the combined company. According to the companies, the deal views the...
Tuesdays With Tommy: Table Saw Safety

Table Saw Recall

DeWALT is recalling about 13,000 table saws because the pivot bracket can separate and cause kick back, posing a severe laceration hazard. The table saws were sold nationwide from April 2007 through January 2008 for approximately $500. The recall affects 10-inch...
Circular Saw Recall

Circular Saw Recall

Owners of certain Skil circular saws should check their model numbers against saws included in a recent recall. About 811,000 Skil saws are being recalled due to problems with the trigger switch. A defect causes the trigger to lock on and remain functional after the...
World’s Safest Table Saw

World’s Safest Table Saw

The numbers are staggering—one table saw injury in the U.S. every nine minutes, over 60,000 injuries a year for $2 billion in related costs. One out of every 100 table saws will be involved in a serious accident each year. Everyone, from the unfortunate worker to the...
Tuesdays With Tommy: Table Saw Safety

Ryobi Radial Saw Recall

Effective immediately all owners of Ryobi model RA200 and RA202 radial arm saws should stop use and contact Ryobi customer service at (800) 525-2579 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET to arrange for return of a portion of the saw in exchange for $75. There is no repair...