Gotta Clever Cabinet Saw Caption?

When Field Editor Chris Marshall sent us this photo of the collection of Cabinet Saws in his shop preparing for the review you’ll find in our February issue, the completely ridiculous image just begged for a fun caption.

My entry? “A cabinet saw bomb went off in my shop!”

Got a better one?  Leave it in the Comments section and let’s see what our clever readers can come up with!

Matt Becker
Content Coordinator


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  • OK, all set! Now, if only I had a table saw…

  • tom weaver

    We will now prove that any joint can be made with a table saw alone!

  • Karl

    Tired of making blade changes, Joe equips his shop with a saw for each application.

  • Waddaya know? You really CAN have too many saws!

  • What are those funny things covering the tops of the saw blades?

  • Kirk to Engineering: the transporter is stuck on “Copy” again

  • HJ.Martell

    where’s the wood..

  • Sniffing the thinners will usually leave you seeing double or even triple… in this case, there was more than one bottle open…


    Why, when looking for a hammer, can you always find everything BUT the HAMMER!!


    When Chris was done using the company credit card on New Years Eve, he knew he would one day live to regret the drunken purchases…


    Where’s the machine that goes PING?!

    that’s all 🙂

  • Peter Towler

    In the new workshop, space was a bit of a saw point!!


    Do you think the wife will buy this one?

  • Mike Arvay

    Hey! SawStop’s cheating. He brought his own dust collector!

  • woodgeek

    now where did I put that universal blade changing wrench?

  • Rich Wellen

    Measure once, cut seven times!

  • The table saw class was great… until we got to the 4×8 sheets of plywood.
    The guy on the Powermatic was lucky.


    …we’re gonna need a bigger shop.

  • Graybeard50

    You just can’t leave those things alone in the dark.

  • Bill Whitney

    Perhaps your wondering why I have asked you here today?

  • larry stoiaken (publisher)

    Wait: I could swear Rob said “I need a budget for 10 shots of a table saw…” NOT “I need a budget for 10 table saws in a shot.”

  • Bob Shubert

    Now this…. is a real heavy metal group.

  • Chris Marshall

    Proof positive why Chris needs his 20-ft.-long Starrett straightedge: Must square all table saws to walls and to one another before testing can begin!

  • Just two more, and I’ll have enough for the entire cabinetmaking class!

  • Rich

    That shop is a cut above the rest.

  • …and whatever you do, DON’T feed them after midnight!!!

  • Gerald Tobin

    I am Thinking, IF I could get the Dust collector out, I might just be able to get myself a much needed table saw in here.

    Eenie Meenie Minie Moe

    On Your Mark – Get Set – GO

  • Gary Storme

    and then I woke up and realized it was just a dream.

  • I’m gonna need a bigger dust collector!

  • Pablo

    See saw, see saw, see saw, see saw, etc.

  • Dave Ray

    TABLESAW….. We don’t need no steenkin tablesaw

  • To close for comfort

  • ” Those of you who are working in a smaller shop may be able to perform this same operation with only 5 table saws. Although be warned it will require additional setup time.”

  • LD Johnson

    Table Saw what Table Saw?? –Luke–

  • Adam

    And that’s how, with a few minor adjustments, you can turn a regular cabinet saw into seven cabinet saws

  • Josef Cook

    Cabinet saws of the world, UNITE!

  • Clay Baldwin

    Boy You’ve got one great wife!!!

  • Don Shaw

    I dreamed that I was in saw Heaven, then I remembered that I was supposed to give Chris’s picture a name.

  • Where do good woodworkers go when they die?


    There must be thousands of them… millions… What are they doing?

    It looks like they’re getting ready for an invasion.


    One too many beers from the shop fridge gave Ellis quadruple vision.

  • “Do you see what we saw?”
    “Dang, I guess I should have only sent one letter to Santa!”
    “To saw,,, the impossible dream”

  • Harold Cutcher

    The graduating class of Table Saws

  • Mike

    eenie, meenie, minee, mo….
    which one has a blade ready to go…

  • Mike

    Those saws reproduced quicker than rabbits..

  • Jim Finley

    Too saw, or not to saw…

  • Darrel Tenter

    March of the cabinet saws!

  • gary

    All those table saws………….and so little wood to cut.

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  • Ron Biggs

    Hey mom, where`s the wood?

  • Dennis Hayslip

    When we’re done testing all these fine cabinet saws, Mr. Dennis Hayslip of Weatherford, Texas gets to pick whichever one he wants for his very own! Congratulations Dennis!

  • Chad

    Why not? My wife does the same thing with shoes….

  • William Babb

    The saws huddled trying to chose a leader…

  • Ken Minich

    “Circular, Dude!”

  • Frank Byron

    Oh what goes on at night when the lights are out and the humans have gone.

  • Scott

    So many saws… so little time…

  • Tim

    Cloning gone awry!

  • I see Penn easily taking Hughes, Kos, and more than likely fitch at WW.

  • Saws All !

  • daniel mackintosh

    laugh if you want, i could have collected boyd’s bears.



  • Eric

    I came, I saw, I conquered.

  • “Finally my cabinet saw collection is complete! Now I just need to learn how to use them!” –The Evil Rich Hobbyist

  • First saw takes it down to 6 inches, next one to 5, then 4…, and eventually, A TOOTHPICK!

  • Paul

    I came, I saw, I cut.

  • Mackenzie Moore

    The first saw was too weak…the second saw required Phase 3…the third saw was just right.

  • Lamar

    Ok Sir can you pick out the saw that cut your finger out of the line up. Take your time they can’t see you.

  • Laura Mitchell

    On a dare, Chris Marshall attempted to build realistic wooden replicas of cabinet saws in his workshop. Can you guess which one is the real saw?

  • Finally, a saw for every day of the week. Now I need a pony!

  • Jim Jordan

    Well whada ya know! Elevating saws does make it easier to sight the cut line. I tried it on every brand and model! Sure beats stepping in and out of that hole in front of the saw. Short people rejoice!!!!

  • When Chris showed his wife the invoice for the Unisaw, she filed for divorce. In a fit of spite, he quickly emptied their bank accounts and thought “I’ll show her!”

  • Mackenzie Moore

    I’m gonna need a bigger piece of wood.

  • Mike Gilbreath

    I said “Go back and buy the seven Cabinets we Saw last week for the garage”.

  • Rennie Heuer

    I just couldn’t decide which one I wanted, so….

  • Philip “LessDigits” Mielke

    Rip,rip,rip,rip,, crosscut.

  • Now class, today our lesson is in “ripping”. Put away your miter gauges and take out your fences. No, Skil, you aren’t required to do today’s lesson.

  • bill simpson

    I came, I conquered, Therefore I Saw.

  • Mike Erdmanczyk

    Is there some place i can cut this board?

  • Apparently he misunderstood the concept of “gang ripping”.

  • Patricia Tuttle

    What could I do? They were ALL on sale!

  • Patricia Tuttle

    Now that I’m done shopping for saws can someone show me where the drills are?

  • Patricia Tuttle

    Well, I bought the saws they recommended in the Woodworker’s Journal Magazine. Now what do I do?

  • Patricia Tuttle

    OK, son. Let’s go looking for a forest now.

  • Patricia Tuttle

    It’s just like shoes…the more you have the happier you are.

  • Patricia Tuttle

    Sometimes you just get lucky and find the right pair of rabbit saws. Then a couple of weeks later, this is what you get…do you have any idea I’ve already given away?

  • Patricia Tuttle

    Om my, where will I store all the accessories I need to get for these saws??

  • Wakter_Lars

    there I finally got more toys er tools than Norm …er what to you mean He retired ? hmm I guess that makes Me king of the Neanderthals !!!!! its GOOD to be the King !

  • Ed Rathgeber

    Now that’s what I call PRODUCTION set-up ?????

  • Dan Valleskey

    My name is Dan, and I am a Saw-aholic.

  • Clay Baldwin

    If you pan around the rest of the shop you’ll see my 8 Jointers, 7 drill presses, 6 lathes, …. and a Bird feeder in a pear tree

  • Gary

    I just hate changing blades !!

  • Paul

    “Ok, George take the mirrors down the shoot is over.”

  • Paul

    Polygamy wood shop ” Oh no, I need one more saw for Sarah!”

  • SawStop, Jet, Laguna, PowerMatic… their powers combine to form Captain Cabinet Saw!

  • Mike Borachok

    Now I not only have one for each blade, but all the common angles also. Setup is now a rare occurence.

  • Richard O’Brien


  • Wakter_Lars

    Welcome Dan V your not alone and the coffee pot is over there

  • Matt Pollard

    No, this is not a gang saw, this is more like a gang of saws.

  • Bob Champlin


  • Does anyone have this guys’ address,as I am missing my panel saw?

  • Mike

    Jay Leno’s other obsession—>

  • The saw mus go on! 🙂

  • Jackie Nettles

    “What would NORM do”

  • Chet

    Dance of the Sugar Plum Cabinet Saws, by Crosscutsky