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Modified Rousseau Table Saw Fence Sides

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Blog entry by mxrdrver posted 02-18-2011 09:18 AM 3863 reads 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently purchased a Rousseau table saw stand for my Bosch 4100. I bought the 2775 ythat’s made for the Bosch saws. They’re not cheap. I paid more for this stand than I did for the table saw that I bought off of Craigslist. Anyway, as good as the fence is, I still wanted to have the Biesemeyer feel with the slick laminate sides. I downloaded the instructions from Delta on how to replace the sides on a Biesemeyer saw fence. I used that as a guide and copied it. I bought some 1/2” baltic birch and ripped it 2 1/2” wide. Then I used #10×3/4” hex head screws to mount the plywood sides to the fence. Then I had to buy 3M Fastbond. TapPlastics was the only place in my area that carried the stuff. Super expensive! Then I went to a local plastic laminate dealer and bought a sheet of discontinued “formica” for 25cents a square foot. Glued that on and trimmed off the excess. Then I had to order the plastic T-molding online from T-molding.com. Also got the 1/16” 3-wing cutter. Finished it up today. I’m quite pleased with the results.



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alken2626

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#1 posted 09-11-2011 03:06 AM

Wow!!!!! that very impressive i have a 4100 bosch tablesaw do you have any more picture of the fence.

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#2 posted 09-19-2014 02:00 AM

What is your total investment in that whole setup?

-- So economically handicapped I'm strictly on a strictly strict budget...

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