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Magswitch tablesaw router fence

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Project by Scott Landry posted 07-25-2015 02:33 AM 5100 views 10 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Very simple design. Nice and light so I can remove it and stow it easily. I wanted it to be easily detachable from the fence so I can use both tools at once. These Magswitches are amazing! The magswitch can be easily removed and used for other stuff like the feather board. Obviously I still have to drop in the router lift. That’s my next project. This little thing took a lot longer than planned due to design issues.

-- Every project is an opportunity to acquire new tools and any solution that requires buying a new tool is the correct one.





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#1 posted 07-25-2015 05:04 AM

Nice job Scott !
I bet this arrangement works out great !

-- Eric, central Florida

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#2 posted 07-25-2015 02:44 PM

great router fence. I really like how you have used the mag switches. That is a super idea.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 07-25-2015 11:55 PM

very cool!

-- Greg Simon

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#4 posted 07-26-2015 02:27 AM

Nice. Very nice design.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#5 posted 09-12-2015 06:33 PM

You do the same as I, using the saw fence to set up the router fence but I don’t have the mag switches!
I am going to buy some and add the to my router fence!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#6 posted 07-27-2016 01:15 PM

I don’t entirely understand the mag switches – how do they work? (beside being magnetic, lol) Do they need electricity? Do they have a lot of holding power?? Do well with vibration?? I’m intrigued!

-- Pete

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#7 posted 07-27-2016 04:27 PM

Magswitch makes some really nice products.
I use one of mine to set up a stop when making repetitive stops on my table saw.
The on/off switch makes them easy to use.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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