Homemade Biesemeyer

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Project by thewoodworker01 posted 03-24-2015 11:08 PM 7494 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took the Biesemeyer Fence off of my old table saw and installed it on my cabinet saw, this unfortunately left my old table saw with out a fence. So I built one. The rails are made out of oak, while the fence itself is made out of ash. The lock handle is a cam lock, and sqeeks very badly when being locked down haha. It locks so good that I can push the 300 pound saw around with just the fence. It is all screwed together with no glue. The fence angle is adjustable through the screw holding the T-section on.

Thanks for looking, Christian.

-- Most people say "Measure Twice, Cut Once." I say, "Cut Twice, Measure Once".

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#1 posted 03-24-2015 11:40 PM

Looks pretty sweet.

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#2 posted 03-25-2015 01:17 AM

Really sweet, that’s woodworking 1one1.
Best thoughts,

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#3 posted 03-25-2015 02:03 AM

Great idea….excellent job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#4 posted 03-25-2015 02:30 AM

Sweet build just needs a wooden ruler .


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#5 posted 03-25-2015 06:59 AM

Christian, is there any chance you have any detailed photos of the locking mechanism; I’d like to have a go at making this.

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#6 posted 03-25-2015 07:37 PM

Nicely Done!

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#7 posted 03-25-2015 09:31 PM

Well Done, Looks like it should work well.

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#8 posted 03-26-2015 02:06 AM

Thats a good’un

-- Rick M,

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#9 posted 03-26-2015 11:10 AM

You have another pet in the shop.
I like tools making those sounds
It makes them personal
Great build

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#10 posted 03-26-2015 07:45 PM

Nice work. Bet it works beter than the one that came with my old craftsman saw ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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