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Project by ToddE posted 06-29-2010 04:33 AM 2963 views 14 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I finally finished the fence I threatened to build. Basically, it gave me almost 6’ to the right and 28” to the left. I used 1/2 UHMW for the sides of the fence and they are slick. The fence wound up to be 46” long from front to back. It was a fun project and I have been busy rearranging my shop to get a better work flow. Shop is getting smaller as tool count increases. The back was kind of a pain in the butt, but I was nothing a grinder couldn’t handle. Plan on putting a router on the right side table, but I went to Rockler in Buffalo and about fell on the floor when I saw how much they wanted for a router lift and it didn’t even include the plate. So I will put a regular plate in and do it the ol’ fashion way for a while. The saw is a Ridgid 3612. Just a couple little things I am going to do, but other than that its pretty much being used every day now. I ordered the UHMW for the guides and I got the measuring marker from mikestools.com A1 place to get parts for things by the way. Thanks for looking. Todd

-- Allegheny Woodshop





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Routerisstillmyname

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#1 posted 06-29-2010 04:38 AM

Impressive upgrade for a contractor saw. Are you saying you built the fence and rails from scratch?That sure looks like Biesemeyer rails.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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ToddE

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#2 posted 06-29-2010 04:40 AM

Yeah, I got the steel and welded the fence up. The store models are way too pricey for me.
Honestly guys this was way easier to build than I first thought. It was nothing but a couple welds and bolting the square tubing to the angle iron. You don’t even need the back rail, I put it on for balance and for table mounting. I would say most of the strength was taken out of the back one though because I had to allow for the trunion adjustment lever on the Rigid 3612 saw and for the exterior upward swing of the motor mount.

-- Allegheny Woodshop

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BTKS

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#3 posted 06-29-2010 04:51 AM

Admirable talents in wood and metal. Great looking setup that should be a pleasure to use. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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ToddE

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#4 posted 06-29-2010 04:51 AM

Dave Price,
Hey I sent you those pictures you wanted. Hope they help. Sorry for the delay in posting this, have been pretty busy lately.
Todd

-- Allegheny Woodshop

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#5 posted 06-29-2010 05:09 AM

Wonderful project

-- Norman

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Abbott

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#6 posted 06-29-2010 05:26 AM

Nice going Todd, it looks great.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#7 posted 06-29-2010 05:38 AM

I love the TS additions.
Great Job!!

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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#8 posted 06-29-2010 05:45 AM

A great job impressive.

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canadianchips

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#9 posted 06-29-2010 06:21 AM

Very nice large cutting area .

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#10 posted 06-29-2010 06:30 AM

Great work for sure! Where does that table end?

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#11 posted 06-29-2010 08:29 AM

Your going to need a bigger shop for that table, looks great!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#12 posted 06-29-2010 01:20 PM

Very nice upgrade.
and I might add thats a lot of flat surface

-- Doug...

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#13 posted 06-29-2010 02:01 PM

That’s awesome! Built my own fence too. Yours is a bit nicer…lol

-- I still have all my fingers

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efsavage

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#14 posted 06-29-2010 03:03 PM

Your table is bigger than my shop!

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#15 posted 06-29-2010 03:04 PM

If you get the Triton 2 1/2 router it can be mounter on a plate and raised and lowered from the top of table without a lift. You can also change bits without removing the router with one wrench from the top of table as well. Great router and great price! I love this thing. Here is some info on it.

http://www.amazon.com/Triton-MOF001C-4-Horsepower-Precision-Router/dp/B000DINFHY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=hi&qid=1277816522&sr=1-1

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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