For years, I have been looking for a good portable table saw. As a custom builder and remodeler, my table-saw needs range from ripping framing lumber and hardwood to running a dado blade and molding head, so I need a saw that is accurate and powerful. I need to be able to transport the table saw to the job site, so it must be portable and sturdy. In my search, I found very few table saws that met these requirements. As I continued to ask around, one name kept popping up — the Powermatic Artisan (Powermatic, Morrison Rd., McMinnville, TN 37110; 615/473-5551). I was reluctant to buy this saw for two reasons: first, because it would cost me $769, about