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Making a zero clearance insert for miter saw

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Project by simonGee posted 09-26-2016 02:38 PM 1511 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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-- Simon, Illinois





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 09-26-2016 02:51 PM

Good Idea. It’s about time I do this.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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ohwoodeye

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#2 posted 09-26-2016 03:10 PM

Nice job.
Also on my to-do list.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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pottz

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#3 posted 09-26-2016 05:04 PM

a great upgrade been planning to do this myself for way too long,i think youve motivated me.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Derfss2003

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#4 posted 09-26-2016 05:33 PM

nice work. that would be nice.

-- Love the smell of snow in the morning.

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 09-26-2016 05:57 PM

GOOD JOB, SIMON

JIM

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Roger

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#6 posted 09-26-2016 09:50 PM

Zero clearance insert is a greatly needed addition to any saw, imo. Nicely done.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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jbay

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#7 posted 09-26-2016 11:38 PM

Amazing project, definitely worthy of a top 3. Outstanding!

-- My “MO” involves Judging others, playing God, acting as LJs law enforcement, and never admitting any of my ideas could possibly be wrong or anyone else's idea could possibly be correct -- (A1Jim)

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Roy Turbett

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#8 posted 09-27-2016 12:22 AM

Great idea. I wouldn’t have cut the first one but kept it as a pattern to make up some extras on the router table.

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WoodenWorldDenic

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#9 posted 09-27-2016 06:01 AM

Zero clearance insert is a needed addition to any saw, but it is useful only in cases when the saw blade at a right angle to the surface. if miter saw can change the angle of the vertical axis, then it is a problem.

-- http://www.WoodenWorlDenic.com

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jeff

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#10 posted 09-27-2016 08:13 AM

Made one for my Dewalt also.They are a nice upgrade.Thanks for posting.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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Woodchuck2010

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#11 posted 09-27-2016 01:56 PM

Great job! I did it too. One for for zero clearance and a wider one for bevel cuts.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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Woodchuck2010

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#12 posted 09-27-2016 02:01 PM

Great job. Me too. One ZC and one for bevel cuts.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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#13 posted 09-27-2016 05:12 PM

Very useful thing, I made it for myself also. Great for cutting narrow and small pieces.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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