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Dewalt RAS #1: 1400 Rebuild

04-29-2016 11:29 AM by Dennis Hill | 3 comments »

I’ve been using this DeWalt 1400 for several years after buying it off Craigslist for $70. Never did much to it other than adding a good blade, and a quick-and-dirty table/fence. This year I tore it apart. Reassembled with new motor bearings, some wiring, a major cleanup and repaint, and a table. All pretty standard except for the table. The table on some saws is relatively small which makes supporting long boards difficult. One solution is to build the saw into a bench. Another is to use portable supports that you move into place as needed. I want to keep the size of the saw footprint as small as possible so I came up with another solution: a sliding table. As you can se...

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