Live and learn, you were fortunate, come away with new resolve to take the
precautions you should.
I just went out and bought a few Under Armour Base 2.0 garments, basically
Spandexy, snug, long sleeve thermal undershirts, to wear under my tee shirt
when in my shop to stay warm without having a baggy long sleeve shirt thre
atening to ruin my day (or life). Highly recommend - they're toasty and sk
I'm only just starting in this hobby, so I've not experienced kickback on a
TS yet. But I did have an episode with a circ-saw recently, scared the he
ll out of me. When a TS kicks, you get flying wood. When you're cutting w
ith a hand-held circ-saw, the damn SAW goes jumping around. I may just sta
rt using my saber-saw to cross cut stuff after that thrill...
Anybody have good hints as to how to set up support, etc. for circ-saw cros
scuts, especially mid-board, where you're trying to keep both sides of the