For anyone that frequently do DIY wood-based projects, it’s a good idea for you to start consider a table saw that you can cut and do your DIY conveniently, since this table saw is made with a saw attached to the table that will cut the wood pieces quickly and accurately, cabinets to store the tools and plenty of workspaces for you to do your magic. Sounds tempting? We do too. And right here are some of the best table saws that we reviewed and made into the list. And the best part is these are the hybrid table saws that are designed to be much more convenient for both home and commercial use.
Benchtop table saws (also known as portable table saws) are the kind that is small enough to do the job and yet you can carry the table anywhere you want to work. The contractor table saws are also portable in its own way despite being the heavier side – they have wheels attached to it for you to move it around (although with a bit of difficulty).
If you want something big, sturdy, and prefer to have the table saw stay in place, a cabinet table saws is what you need.
Before moving on to the reviews; you should look through the features that can be useful for you to decide which table saws is the best one for you.
For a start, consider the blade that is used for the table. Common sizes include 10 to 12 inches in diameter, with the higher number of teeth indicates how fine and precise the cut will be (although this can also mean a slow cutting process) as well as the type of cuts that you need. Depending on the type of project and cutting that you usually do, you might want to choose the middle ground so you can get the best of both worlds.
A safety mechanism is also important and it’s the major feature that you need to take into account (there are humans dealing with big blades here). such a mechanism include a dust collection system, protection against kickbacks, and even a flesh sensor where the blade will automatically stop after it senses a finger or other body parts so close to the blade.
Alright then, which are hybrid table saws that are suitable for your wood cutting projects?
Dewalt is definitely one of the top brands if you want more a reasonably priced, good feature for a table saw and especially for contractors, the need to move the table saw around to do the whole cutting wherever you need is essential, and this particular DWE7491RS model fits the description, even for novice DIY-ers.
Measuring at 26×22 inches, this model is large enough to handle most cutting jobs with a 10 inch, 24 teeth carbide blades and powered with 15 amp motors that will able to cut through the wood effortlessly. You can also attach a dust collection port for easy cleanup – a notable point especially if you regularly do cutting projects.
Additionally, the wheels attached to the stand are mobile enough for you to move it around, while not easily skidded from an accidental push. On the downside though, this model can be a bit pricey for some, although, considering the features and durability, we say Dewalt is a worthwhile purchase.
The Shop Fox W1824 is the kind of hybrid table saw that you if you want a cheaper side without compromising the quality. Powered by 2 HP, this table saw has a maximum rip power of 10 inches, 40 teeth carbide blade for precise cutting. You can tilt the blade to improve accuracy in cutting if needed. Come with a ready-made dust port for easy cleanup – a major feature that it comes with the purchase.
Safety features include transparent guard for you to watch and monitor the whole blade cutting process during operation while maintaining a barrier to prevent wood chips and dust from flying, as well as riving knife to prevent freshly cut wood from pinching the blade, creating a kickback.
Indeed, despite the price we are surprised with the features and the quality from this hybrid table saw – this table saw is surely powerful in its own right. The only drawback is the package takes quite long to assemble.
3. Grizzly G0690 Cabinet Table Saw with Riving Knife, 10-Inch
The Grizzly G0690 is all about performance, durability and producing quality results with every use. Sporting a 3HP motor for power, a dust collection port, riving knife, cast iron table and trunnions, and heavy cast of a set of wheels to name a few, this particular model is a beast in our opinion and covers all of the aspects you’d need for in wood cutting.
The 10-inch blade that you can tilt for precise cutting and it also comes with a riving knife that has a blade guard, with quick-release mechanisms for the knife, motor guard, and splitter assembly as a safety feature.
We love that this hybrid table saw is easy to install despite being a bit heavy compared to other models and the blade is super sharp to cut through maple wood effortlessly. The wheelbase at the bottom ensures that you can move around this table if you need it.
A minor bummer is the cord length for this table that’s rather short in our opinion; after all, this heavy-duty work certainly requires some extended length for efficient work routine. But all in all, for a beginner looking for some serious woodcutting, this table might be right for you.
4. SawStop PCS31230-TGP236 3-HP Professional Cabinet Saw Assembly with 36-Inch Professional T-Glide Fence System
Okay, so the price for this model is exponentially high but hear us out; SawStop PCS31230-TGP236 offers an impressive feature and quality that it’s a good idea for you to read the review and decide if this model works for you.
Powered by 3HP and comes with a heavy-duty cast iron cabinet, 10 inches, 40 teeth combination blades for accurate cutting, and huge working space that we personally think it’s an excellent model from seasoned pros to beginners and hobbyists. We love the unique feature of a 36-inch T-Glide fence system that adds strength and producing a precise cut. On top of that, you also get an extensive dust collection system for easy cleanup.
A major feature is this table saw provides a safety system (in the form of electrical signal)that are able to differentiate between wood and human skin, that it stops automatically and shuts down when your hand gets close to the blade – a big point if you’re a serious woodcutter with high chances of such accidents.
Overall, SawStop PCS31230-TGP236 is what you need if you’re serious about woodwork – the machine can certainly any type of wood you’d throw at the blade. Just for the heads up: this beast is super heavy and even with the wheels included, it’s better to not to frequently move the table around unless you really need it.
5. Bosch Power Tools 4100-10 Tablesaw – 10 inch Jobsite Table Saw with 25 Inch Cutting Capacity and Portable Folding Stand
A well-known brand for heavy-duty works, Bosch Power Tools 4100-10 Tablesaw is a portable type of table saw that’s perfect for a quick cut, beginners or DIY-ers looking for some well-made yet simple woodcutters.
Using 10-inch carbide blade that able to cut through any type of wood accurately and effortlessly, as well as a miter gauge, a blade wrench, and a push stick to name a few. And we love this model even include a safety system known as Smart Guard System with a barrier guard and anti-kickback to ensure no wood chips would come flying to your face.
The collapsible feature of this table means you can adjust the height of the table whenever necessary. When not in use, you can fold down the table and roll it out easily.
This is the compact version from the Dewalt hybrid table saw we reviewed previously, and this type of table saw is also handy if your work needs it – you might want to have something that you can bring along wherever the job requires you. The machine weighs less than 50 pounds and the blade is powerful enough to cut nearly all type of wood and able to handle up to medium-sized jobs effortlessly, thanks to the motor powered by 15-amp, high torque motor with 10 inches, 24 tooth carbide blades.
This model also comes with a miter fence, a parallel fence, a push stick, and even for such a compact model, Dewalt offers a dust collection port for quick cleanup. Plus, there’s even a blade guard that’s durable and able to last for a long time even with regular use, as well as a Site-Pro Modular Guarding System for additional safety features.