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Shop Update #26: Wiring is ready to inspect and the great saw upacking begins...

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Blog entry by TheKingInYellow posted 08-15-2011 05:09 AM 930 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 25: Wiring done! Part 26 of Shop Update series Part 27: Quick news: Wiring passed inspection! »

The last few bits of wiring have been completed, I just need the inspection and then I can fire up the saw. Speaking of which:

There are pics. Therefore it happened.

The saw is current on it’s mobile base thanks to the help of three buddies last night. I only had a half hour or so to work on it today otherwise, so one of the extension tables is installed but that’s it.

I recently picked up a Oneway Multi-Gauge and I used it to help align the extension. Very, very cool little tool. I’m sure you could build one with wood and a dial indicator, but having the heft of the cast iron body is very handy. Using this, I’ve got the front of the table flush within a thou, and the tables are level within a thou as well. Very happy with the fit and finish of this saw so far, even though I’ve really only started to work with it.

-- I'm just learning how to cut the stuff with some other stuff...



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David Murray

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#1 posted 08-15-2011 12:15 PM

I am eagerly watching and awaiting your setup and first cut with this saw, as I am very close to buying this saw for myself.

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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TheKingInYellow

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#2 posted 08-15-2011 03:25 PM

I hope to continue building it this week and I should have my wiring signed off on Wednesday. If so, I should be cutting this weekend!

-- I'm just learning how to cut the stuff with some other stuff...

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felkadelic

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#3 posted 08-15-2011 08:50 PM

Looking forward to your impressions of the saw! I nearly bought one before a Unisaw found its way into my life

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