Absolutely, my post was about the CPSC and table saws.Folks, this is an interesting topic and certainly worth discussing. Please try and remain calm, cool, polite, and civil We have enough Sawstop-related threads that have gone down in flames, let's not add to the pile.
But when he is on the team to force this on the industry
The article said:Gass, a patent lawyer...
...the company name/image will be tarnishedWhen someone is injured on a Saw Stop,
A riving knife prevents the wood from pinching the blade. If the blade gets pinched, the wood could get lifted off the table and launched back at the user (kickback).OK I am going to sound like a total idiot by asking this question.... but I have never understood the whole riving knife concept...
I have always removed them on my tools and never noticed any difference
What is the whole idea here?