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Project by Marcello Bianchi posted 11-27-2015 07:44 PM 1954 views 1 time favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Table Saw Zero Tolerance Blade Insert

As part of my entry level saw improvements I needed to make a zero tolerance blade insert because the plastic insert that came with the saw was dangerous,the gap around the blade was to big and any small cut off pieces where falling into the gap and jamming between the blade and the insert and on one occasion a piece got jammed and broke the insert. not a good design.

In this article I’m making a 90 degree insert but I will need to make a 90 to 45 degree one as well.

I used oak for the insert but you can use any lumber that available,here I’m just putting it through the thicknesser to clean the back side off,

Step 2: Cutting the insert down to size
Getting the final dimensions for the insert, I’m using my sled for the cross cut as I get a better finish than the mitre saw

Step 3: Rebating the insert on my table router.
Do this in small increments untill it fits in the insert aperature, I had to remove the blade for this as it was to high even when fully retracted .

Step 4: Winding the Blade up.
I had to do this in 2 stages first with a 8 inch blade the with a 10 inch. I clamped the insert down front and back with a couple of planks

Step 5: The finished Insert
I had to elongate the saw cut to accommodate the riving knife, I used a hand panel saw.

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-- marcello,UK,http//youtube.com/user/mrcheltune





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