SKIL 3550-02 : An Easy to Use Wet Tile Saw

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The table saw has a hydro locking system that additionally includes the upper as well as the lower guard which is specifically designed for keeping the water near the…
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The table saw has a hydro locking system that additionally includes the upper as well as the lower guard which is specifically designed for keeping the water near the blades so as to reduce the cleaning time. It also has a sliding side extension that gives a support to the tiles for about 18 inches. The table top is made of aluminum and is at the same time durable. The surface of the table is rust resistant. The rip fence of the table saw is adjustable and is accompanied by the miter gauge which helps in providing straight as well as precise cuts to any material. The Bevel of the table saw cuts the tile at about 0, 22.5 and 45 degrees providing adjustability for various kinds of cuts.
Key Features

  • It is equipped with hydro lock system for upper and lower guard specifically designed for keeping the water away from the blade for a less cleaning up.
  • The slide side extension provides backing for the tiles of the band saw up to 18 x 18 inches.
  • The bevel cuts the tile at 0, 22.5 and 45 degrees for a better flexibility while cutting.
  • The table top is aluminum made and at the same time is rust resistant.
  • The rip fence is adjustable with a miter gauge that provides accurate and aligned cut.

Review on the SKIL 3550-02 Table Saw

Are you an amateur when it comes to choosing a table saw or working with a table saw? Then this particular table saw is the right one to go with. The best part of the table saw is that it is a wet one. But there is nothing to worry about the water interfering with the blades while working with the same. Because the table saw comes with the a hydro locking system that helps in keeping the water away from the blade for a lesser amount of cleaning up while working.

The setting up of the table saw is an easy task. You don’t have to get all frustrated while installing the same. Just go through the instruction manual carefully and the job will be done in minutes. But you might have some problem while mounting up the circular blade. But that too won’t take much time. There are many such table saws which creates problem while filling up the reservoir that comes with it. But with this table saw filling up the reservoir is the easiest task at hand.

The blades of this particular table saw are great. It can easily cut through a material like the granite. It provides straight and accurate cuts thanks to its mechanism of the adjustable rip fence and the miter gauge of the same. Another interesting part of the table saw is that the top portion of the saw helps in capturing the sprinkled water back to the reservoir of the table saw. The slide side extension that comes with the table saw helps in providing different types of cuts to a single material.

The design of the table saw is very beautiful but at the same time the aluminum based table top and the rust resistant surface is a total spot on. Though it is a bit pricey but with all these perfect features shelling out some bucks will be worth the production it will provide.

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Pros :

  • The cuts that the table saw provides are perfect.
  • Setting up of the table saw is very easy.
  • It is very sturdy.
  • The table top is aluminum based.
  • The table is rust resistant.
  • Filling up of the reservoir is also very easy.
  • The changing of the blades is a simple task.
  • It provides different cuts to one single material.

Cons :

  • It is not ideal for heavy duty works.

Final Verdict

While summing up the table saw it can be said that this is one product that comes with all the essentialities that a particular customer would love their table saw to have. Its specialties like, wet table saw, easy blade change, easy setting up of the table saw or the sturdiness is great. It has all the features that make it an absolute spot on. The price of the table saw is on the higher side but with a table saw so good then the price is just a number.

Tina

Tina

Tina is a skilled woodworker with her own workshop, and she relies on her table saw to help you start and finish her projects. When Tina is writing informative reviews for us, you can usually find her ripping planks in her workshop as she gets ready to start laying new trim around her home.
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