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Blog entry by MadWT posted 02-20-2014 06:07 PM 973 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK,

So i am new here to LJ and i am excited to post new and exciting things this to get all sorts of feedback.

I recently upgraded my hitachi table saw by installing the Vega Pro 50 Fence system! Its huge! The 40 would have been plenty, but for what i paid ($275) it was much cheaper than the 40 that i could find and i have the room for it so i figured what the heck! :). I took the wings off the saw becasue they were pretty much worthless and the stamped steel legs make for a pretty flimsy base now.

So now i am going to build a mobile base for my saw (inspired by Laney Shaughnessy on Youtube) and some new wings. I will eventually mount my router into the right side of the table and build a lift for it as well but that will be at another time. Here is a picture of my saw now. I know its sad becasue it looks like a storage shelf. But that will all change soon.

Will update with Pictures as i go!

-- Romans 8:1-2



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#1 posted 02-21-2014 04:50 AM

Very cool, I have to do the same thing, so i’m gonna wait and lurk on your blog while you get ‘er done. Then I’m gonna go ahead and procastinate for a few months, possibly a year and then start on my build.

-- Measure twice, cut once, cut again for good measure.

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#2 posted 02-21-2014 06:47 AM

Jake: Haha…thanks for checking this out. I look forward to completing it and showing it off. Pictures to come soon. I started the pocket hole frame tonight after work and got most of it assembled. I don’t have a shop at home so I get in what I can after hours.

-- Romans 8:1-2

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#3 posted 02-23-2014 08:31 AM

Framework so far. Lots of pockets holes! Thanks kreg jig!!!

https://s3.amazonaws.com/lumberjocks.com/n1fwzar.jpg!

-- Romans 8:1-2

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