Is my Triton Workcentre’s days numbered?

I’ve been giving more and more thought to the idea of upgrading my tablesaw from the Triton Workcentre 2000 to something in the order of a 10″ or 12″ cabinet saw. One of the reasons I can manage this without an inherent sense of loss, is I’d still have all my demonstration gear, including that Workcentre 2000, so I wouldn’t loose its capabilities, and portability. Still, it’s a bit of a tough call.

Whether I can afford it or not is another matter altogether (let alone fitting it!!), but the idea of having the extra cutting capacity, tiltable blade, cast iron top, full mitre slot, induction motor quietness all becomes increasingly appealing.

It is one of the points that I have made a number of times about the Triton system – it is a great introductory route for people to get into woodworking, as it has the capacity of growing with you, and many never get to the point that they need to upgrade. Those that do still don’t regret using Triton to get into it, I probably would never have gotten so much into this if it wasn’t for having such great tools to learn on, and develop the passion.

Who knows if this will happen this year or not. Irrespectively, I will still be running Triton demonstrations in store on occasional weekends, and at woodshows, and running the Triton courses at Holmesglen.

With the way interest rates are going at the moment, this may all be a pipe dream anyway.

4 Responses

  1. Stu,

    I found your site through the woodworkers forum.

    Great set up.

    I am trying to wok out of a 3 x 3 shed !!!!!!!

    My Q is: are you still using the triton 2000 in your 6 x 3 shed or do you have a small T?

    I have the Mk3 and a GMC tablesaw.

    Rgds James (JW2170)

  2. Hi James,
    I don’t have a TS as yet, although given my recent successful Ebay sales (bit of a shed cleanout, and included my WC2000), I’m hoping that a decent cabinet saw will fill the gap!

    However, I still have a WC2000 and RTA300 Triton Router Table, and will be doing some videos with them in the near future.

    At one stage, I had the WC2000, the router table, and a 1000mm lathe in a 3×3 shed (before I added the 6×3) However, I now feel about as cramped as I did then!

    Glad you found the site.
    Stuart

  3. Stu: ( Message March 21, 2014 ) I would like to purchase a Triton 2000. Is this Triton Company still in business ? Please let me know.
    Thank you.
    Jim Carr Pittsburgh Pa USA

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