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Blog entry by knotscott posted 11-04-2012 12:01 PM 3373 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Doh! I managed a duplicate blog post! Here’s what you’re looking for – http://lumberjocks.com/knotscott/blog/34563

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Cosmicsniper

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#1 posted 11-04-2012 03:14 PM

That’s a great tip, Scott. This also works for the Incra TSLS fence, quite easily in fact because those rails slide on T-track bolts. I’ve given myself an extra 4 or 5” this way on my stock 32” fence. I could give myself a lot more, but I have a right-tilter. Every now and then I have to cut from the left side…but when I do that I typically do not need all that much capacity.

I’ve often wondered why left-tilters don’t just start the rails close to the blade? Do that with a small capacity fence and you’ll have close to a full plywood width ripping for less cost. I guess you do need to keep some space between bolts so the rails don’t flex too much, but that’s the only thing I can think of. But I would add a cabinet and/or support legs to the right side if I moved the rails too much.

-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com

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knotscott

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#2 posted 11-04-2012 03:29 PM

That’s good to know Jay….lots of Incra fans out there.

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#3 posted 11-04-2012 03:38 PM

Very good ideas!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#4 posted 11-04-2012 11:45 PM

Great tip!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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