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Second pic you might notice fence guard with oak block in front to hold it down on front of saw fence
Guard made with 1 ft sq Lexan from LV.
-- It's hard to plane a door when you have to use the crack of your ass for a vise
Dec 23, 2009
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#1 posted 12-23-2009 11:43 PM
What an awesome idea and a great execution!!
I figured … once I got my DC hooked up … life would be a cabaret, but … after about 2hrs of cutting tenons in mahogany on my table saw … with a regular blade and my ZCI …. I learned just how cool something like this would be!
-- -- Neil
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#2 posted 12-23-2009 11:45 PM
This is a great looking homemade setup. You may have given me the courage to attempt my own!
-- Why make it easy when you can make it difficult?
#3 posted 12-23-2009 11:47 PM
makes big difference in shopbungee cords hold 99% of the weight
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#4 posted 12-23-2009 11:52 PM
Nice setup! I noticed you also have a Delta T2 fence, which I just installed a few days ago on my Craftsman TS. What is the purpose of the oak piece with a center groove on top of the fence? I can’t quite see the fence handle in the picture. What is the hold down knob for? Sorry for all these questions.
-- Simon, Danville, IL
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#5 posted 12-24-2009 01:42 AM
This is very cool. I would be interested in seeing more on the mechanics and construction of this.
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#6 posted 12-24-2009 04:46 AM
Hey Mike,Do a blog on this little gem…
#7 posted 12-24-2009 06:13 AM
Simon There is a t-trac on top of fence & the knob holds the wood top section tight to top of fence Would more pics be helpful ? I didnt drill any holes in the fence . ciao
#8 posted 12-24-2009 03:29 PM
Mike,I would be very interested to see more pictures on how you attached the T-track on top of the fence without drilling any holes. I had made several featherboards for my old fence that I like to use on the new fence but I hate to drill holes in it.
#9 posted 12-24-2009 09:16 PM
Simon— I did a project on the fence have a peek T-trac uses #6 X 1/2 in wood screws
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#10 posted 12-24-2009 09:24 PM
Looks great. Does your saw have a riving knife?
-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!
#11 posted 12-24-2009 09:34 PM
hi jason it does have a knife mounted in ZCI 1/8 ply sanded to fit ,
can see it on fence project
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#12 posted 02-06-2010 06:55 AM
Looks great Mike
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#13 posted 04-10-2010 05:48 PM
nice work, i have to try to make one of these
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
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#14 posted 12-12-2010 07:33 AM
Great TS mod. It’d be great if dust collection ports were a standard feature on blade guards, but I’m not holding my breath. I’d love to see more pics of the guard you made though???? PS: your fence project looks great as well.
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