I'd suggest that first of all you read the intro in Ian Kirby's "The
Accurate Table Saw".
IMHO an excellent safety-diatribe, and hopefully a stimulus for users
to do what's needed to keep their appendages attached. Part of the deal
is to condition yourself to do what's safe. Build proper
"muscle-memory"- that sort of thing.
Just one significant injury, which can happen before you can blink, can
totally sour the whole thing for you. Besides hurt like hell for a long
Might be a good idea to seek local intro course.