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Trusting his technology

2009-06-30 23:23:08.235063+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Fine Woodworking has embedded YouTube link (Direct link) of SawStop inventor Steve Gass sticking his finger into one of his tablesaws, taken from Discovery Channel's Time Warp series.

[ related topics: Technology and Culture Television Embedded Devices Woodworking ]

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#Comment Re: made: 2009-07-01 18:56:46.330633+00 by: andylyke

In the comments thread under the youtube video, there was a lot of projection about how big brother was going to destroy woodworking by mandating sawstops on all table saws. As to my feelings on this, see my comments under donorcycles.

I probably would have been outraged over the possibility that all table saws could possibly be $1k more expensive, until I correct typos due to the shorter fingers on my left hand. $1k more for the saw would have been a bargain in my case. (On the other hand, as my empathetic brother pointed out, "Sure, you can only count to 9-1/3 instead of 10, but you're much better with fractions now.")

#Comment Re: made: 2009-07-01 19:13:22.288991+00 by: ziffle

ouch ouch ouch

What if he was wearing rubber soled shoes? Would it still work?