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Hello There ,

I Bought the Byrnes table saw few month ago ,

and just start to work with the machine :)

im wondering if someone can make a video about how to change the blade 

and also i saw in the instructions that you need to oil some parts of the table saw , so i will be more than happy if someone can explain how to do it :)

Best regards,




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To change the blade:  UNPLUG the saw.

unscrew and remove the insert.

Tip the saw to the left.

Use a wrench to loosen the nut on the blade.

Hand twist off the nut.

remove the large ring.

If necessary, remove the arbor ring (depends on the hole in the blade).

Remove blade.

reverse process to install the new blade.



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I was not aware of the oil application. So, no, I am not doing this.  I will, when I get to the stage where I need to use the table saw.  POF framing does not involve any jobs that require the product of a table saw.  

At least the way I do it does not.  That is where I am at present.  If the ship that I am presently framing needed deadwood,  I would need it for that.

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A spritz of the original WD-40 ought to do it. The extension nozzle on the spray can makes a neat job of it. Do not, however, use any sort of silicone lubricant on your tools or anywhere in your modelling shop.


WD-40 now makes a silicone lubricant called WD-40 Specialist Silicone Lubricant. I'm sure it's good stuff, for what it is, but the professional rule of thumb is that silicone of any kind is verboten in any environment where it can contaminate items which are to be painted. Surfaces contaminated with silicone are impossible to paint. Any bit of silicone, even microscopic silicone dust particles, will cause "fisheyes" in fine paint finishes. ("Fisheyes" are small dimples in an otherwise smooth coating surface.)


The use of silicone spray lubricants on things like saw blades discharge microscopic bits of silicone onto the saw surfaces, and everything else in your shop. Every single speck of silicone will produce one of the "craters" or "fisheyes" show in the below photo. The only silicone you'll ever find inside an automobile body and paint shop will be the endowments on the ladies in the parts companies' calendars! I don't allow it in my home shop, either.


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Edited by Bob Cleek

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