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Blog entry by Dave Owen posted 1645 days ago 3699 reads 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Shortly after completing my shop in 2003, I bought an Incra V27 Miter-gauge. This adjustable Miter-gauge fence I made for it has been one of my most used accessories. I use it mostly on the band saw, but also on the table saw and router table. When I made the fence, I had no thick lumber, so I glued together two pieces of 3/4” oak – then reduced its thickness to about 1-1/8”. The overall length is about 15” land the height is 2-1/4”. The two threaded stud knobs combined with the aluminum track lets me quickly adjust the fence as needed.

The first of the following two photos show the holder I made for the front of the bandsaw cabinet. and the second shows the gauge in its holder.

-- Dave O.



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NBeener

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#1 posted 1645 days ago

NOW you’ve done it.

You’ve made a really beautiful and functional piece of equipment (the V27) even MORE beautiful and functional.

Might just have to steal your idea. Very nicely done!

-- -- Neil

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#2 posted 1645 days ago

Great jig.

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Box

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#3 posted 1645 days ago

Very nice. I have the Incra Miter gague but it has an aluminum fence that doesn’t look nearly as nice as the one you built. I like your storage holder also.

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#4 posted 1645 days ago

Nicely done Dave. Just from seeing your saw table top, I expect you have a very well maintained and equipped shop. It’s wonderful to see and something to aspire to.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 1645 days ago

Incra makes some incredible gauges. I have this one as well and it travel from machine to machine. Woodpecker is sell the SE1000 for 105.00 right now …reg 159.00. Thanks for showing your jig for this gauge,great concept may have to a just mine as well…Blkcherry

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#6 posted 1645 days ago

dave; Excellent idea and execution in tool upgrade and storage solution.
Favorited for future use.
Thanks for sharing.

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 1645 days ago

Looks good Dave. I need to make a holder for my miter gauge and yours look like a good idea. Thanks for the inspiration.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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