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Steel Rule on Saw and Tape Measure Not Matching

02-16-2018 12:46 AM by IantheTinker | 10 comments »

Hello all, I added a steel rule to my table saw fence rail today and noticed that it doesn’t match up with my tape measure. When I have it set to 32” both match. However, the closer I get to “0”, the greater the difference becomes. I first noticed when I made a cut at 20 1/2”, but when I double checked with my tape measure it said 20 9/16”. So I shifted the indicator line to the right by 1/16”. However, now when my fence is all the way to the blade this is what my indicator line shows. I am a tad confused and am looking for any feedback folks can provide. I checked to make sure my steel tape is both straight and flat, and it is. I am unsure what else to do or where I may have goo...

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