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1972 Craftsman project, Opinions Welcome #3: Top is flat

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Blog entry by JimDaddyO posted 03-23-2010 01:14 AM 1399 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Clamping and T Square Fence Part 3 of 1972 Craftsman project, Opinions Welcome series Part 4: Extension table »

I tapped the holes that were meant for the original fence with a 10mm tap. I drilled and countersunk the angle irons with the center hole slightly higher than the ones near the edge. I then re clamped the top to take the bow out and attached the angle iron with Gr. 8 machine screws. After a few hours of hand filing and test fitting, I got the angle irons attached plus I put lock nuts on the inside. My smallest feeler guage is .008 and must be forced under the straight edge at the worst point. I am calling the top flat. Next it will be a trip to the Re-Store for a piece of counter top material to fill in between the angle irons. I need a piece 20×31 and it will also become the router table top. This will give me 4 feet in width overall. I still have 2 one foot extensions that can go onto the left side of the table. Still on the hunt for casters for the cart this will go on. I need to get the saw up and running soon, so for now, it will just be the saw, on a box, on a cart, with some legs for the extension on the right side. Shooting for a 34” work height.

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Splinterman

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#1 posted 03-23-2010 03:45 AM

Hey Rand,
Looking good.

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#2 posted 04-04-2010 10:54 PM

Looks good.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 04-04-2010 11:09 PM

Thanks, hope the work can start to pick up with the nice weather. The lawn is my shop.

-- I still have all my fingers

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