From the question you will see that I'm new to woodworking.
If plan directions tell you to rip a piece to finished width, i.e. 1 1/2" from lets say a 5 1/2" wide board, do you rip it exactly 1 1/2" or do you leave some waste and then run it through a jointer or a router table, to final dimension? I have the 3612 TS with the delivered blade. Would this blade, or any blade, produce an edge that needs no additional work?