By BCR Staff
This article describes the 10 best cabinet table saws available online.
Cabinet table saws offer woodworkers the cutting power and work surface they’re looking for in a saw. Besides extra power and more cutting room, the machines are also designed to increase stability and reduce vibration, thus enabling more precise operation.
Several factors will determine the best cabinet table saw for your use, including the motor, dimensions, arbor speed, and cutting depth. Price is also a factor, as there are options for those looking for the best budget cabinet table saw and those who are looking for a higher-end tool. We’ve had a look at the 10 best cabinet saws available for purchase online. This review highlights these options to help you make the best choice if you’re in the market for a new or updated model.
1. SawStop PCS175-TGP236
The popular 10” cabinet saw by SawStop is equipped with a 1.75HP motor and a 36″ t-glide fence. The heavy-duty trunnion has gas-piston assistance for easy operation, and the poly-V belts minimize vibration. The SawStop saw also boasts of a superior dust collection system that takes care of 99% of the debris and a safety system that activates if the blade comes in contact with the skin. Moving the machine is made easy with fixed wheels and 360-degree casters (two each), and a one-foot operation for mechanically lifting the saw.
2. Shop Fox W1819
The 10” W1819 by Shop Fox features a 3 HP, 220 V motor, an adjustable T-slot miter gauge, and a miter fence for added support. The cabinet saw has a max rip capacity of 29-1/2” and a blade tilt of 0 to 45 degrees. The large 27” x 40-1/4” cast iron table can be extended to 27” x 53-5/8” if needed. Additional features of the saw include a camlock T-fence, quick release blade guard and riving knife, heavy cast handwheels, a 4” dust port, and a magnetic switch.
3. Grizzly G0690
The G0690 version of the Grizzly cabinet table saw features a 27” x 40” extension table, a 3 HP, 220V Lesson motor, and a max rip capacity of 29 1/2”. The durability of the saw is enhanced with a cast iron table construction and trunnions and a triple belt drive. The saw also has a T-slot miter gauge, blade and riving knife guard, quick release for knife changes, camlock T-fence, powder-coated paint, easy-glide fence, and knurled knobs for fence adjustment.
4. JET 708675PK XACTASAW
The feature-rich JET cabinet saw is equipped with a powerful 3 HP motor mounted to the under-table mechanism, and a poly-V belt system for smooth performance. The machine features a 50-inch commercial fence that improves the safety and precision of operations. The left-tilt design means that the blade tilts away from the fence, enabling burn-free cuts. The miter gauge has a 17 3/4″ bar with a disc at its end to prevent the gauge from lifting. The adjustable miter gauge fence can conveniently turn 60 degrees in either direction. Safety features of the JET saw include an industrial magnetic on/off switch, a blade guard, and an anti-kickback pawl.
The G0691 Grizzly cabinet saw is designed to offer more rip capacity – 50” max capacity with its left tilt blade system and a riving knife that moves with the blade. The 34” high cast iron extension table has dimensions of 27” x 74-3/4”, adjustable table legs and a square steel tubing frame. A 3 HP, 220V motor powers the saw. Other features include an easy-glide fence, heavy duty cast iron trunnions and handwheels.
6. Shop Fox W1837
The 10” W1837 is an option to consider when looking for the best cabinet table saw under $1000. The Shop Fox saw has a 2 HP 120V/240V motor, front/rear locking lift-off fence, and a rip capacity of 30″ (right) and 15″ (left). The cast iron trunnions mount to the cabinet and can absorb vibrations, enabling proper alignment and easy blade adjustments. The cabinet bottom contains a 4” dust port, and the machine’s base has a kickstand to lift it for easy movement. The interchangeable true riving knife protects on jobs where the blade guard needs to be removed. The cast iron table of the W1837 is 40 1/4″ x 27″ in size.
7. Delta 36-L552
A powerful machine designed to handle a variety of woods, the Delta cabinet saw has a 5 HP, 220V True American Marathon motor delivering a blade speed of 4,300 RPM. The sturdy machine has a large cast iron base for added stability and a single-cast trunnion for minimizing vibrations. The saw also features a 52” fence, a bevel dial for fine tuning within 1/4 degrees, a riving knife, double upfront cranks for easy blade height and level adjustments, and expandable storage under the table.
8. Laguna MTSF236110175-0130 F2
The Laguna table saw offers value for money with its reasonable price, 1.75 HP, 110V motor and 36” rip capacity. The cabinet saw also features dustless cabinet design, a built-in mobility kit, and fine-tuning with arbor tilt micro adjustments (0 to 45 degrees). The table itself spans 20”x 27” without extension and 44”x 27” with extension. The dust port has a size of 4,” and there’s a quick release spindle lock for a quick changing of blades. These features make this model an ideal option to consider when looking for the best cabinet table saw for the money.
9. Powermatic PM1000 1791001K
The PM1000 1791001K is similar to the 1791000K but with one exception – it features a 50” fence and rail system. The cabinet saw adjusts to the project requirements thanks to its miter gauge that pivots in both directions (up to 60 degrees). Adding to the ease of use is its tool-less guard assembly with an independent side and a dust collection hose. The Powermatic machine is powered by a 1.75 HP motor and it can run with only 115V of power.
10. Grizzly G1023RLWX
The 10” G1023RLWX by Grizzly combines a 5 HP, 240V motor and table saw with a riving knife with a built-in router table that has a Shop Fox fence and support legs. The 48” x 27” cast iron table has a mirror-like finish and T-slots to prevent the miter gauge from falling off the table. The G1023RLWX has a cutting capacity of 26” (right) and 8” (left). Other features of the saw include a poly-V serpentine belt system, 10” x 40T carbide-tip blade, quick-release blade guard, cast iron handwheels, locks, trunnion and arbor assembly, and a 4” dust port.