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Table saw cabinet #3: Finishing the top. week 3

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Blog entry by Heisinberg posted 03-08-2015 03:12 PM 1764 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Week 3 was a blur and the top took a lot longer to get done then I had planned. I built the top in basically 3 sections . Left right and rear. I had to do it this way so I could get at the back rail if and when I decide to change fence systems.

I’m not going to go day by day. These are the photo’s of the top. I used ash to trim it out.


Both sides completed and aligned with the saw top. This took a few hrs to get done but they are bang on.

Here you can see the rails and how I had to build around them. I also installed the router.

Top fully complete and totally functional. The out feed section I made so it can be removed to allow access to the rails for removal and so I can get into the back of the saw cabinet if I ever need to. I must say that I’m extremely happy with how it turned out so far. If I was to change one thing it would be to have built the top as one piece with a new fence system that didn’t require the back rail.

-- "I've still got things left to do." – Walter White



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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#1 posted 04-16-2015 01:16 AM

This is looking awfully familiar. Nice work around on the fence rail. Whatever you got to do to get the job done

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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Tim Royal

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#2 posted 04-16-2015 09:33 PM

Very nice work around the fence rail. You (and of course Mr. Drew) are making my pathetic saw stand build feel very humble… I have a Vega Fence and it also had a back rail, but since it rode on it rather than locking to it I picked up some UHMW and added a piece to the fence so that it now rides over the saw and extensions instead and I can remove the rail. I would love to see some detail on how you made the back removable. I am doing the same and have some ideas, but would like to see what others have done.

-- -Tim Royal... Always reminded of this when I see the amazing work LJ's do (I have no choice but to be humble!), "Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real." -Thomas Merton

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