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Project by ZAGREB posted 07-11-2018 12:26 PM 1033 views 2 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

works great
thanks for looking

-- bambi





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therealSteveN

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#1 posted 07-11-2018 12:37 PM

Ok, works great is good. Did you waterproof the top? MDF goes goofy if it gets wet, or even moist enough.

Hopefully it says what is above.

Ok, radi sjajno je dobro. Jeste li vodootporni na vrhu? MDF ide glup kad se zagrije, ili dovoljno vlažan.

-- Think safe, be safe

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 07-11-2018 01:00 PM

Wow, that is great.
Good job buddy.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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recycle1943

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#3 posted 07-11-2018 01:05 PM

what a GREAT accomplishment !!! We all know you’ll get good use

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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woodshaver Tony C

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#4 posted 07-11-2018 01:07 PM

Wow bambi… First time I ever seen a homemade table saw! I think therealSteveN has a point about the MDF and moisture. Now I’m thinking about what could be used to seal the MDF so it stays stable. Maybe Some Auto Clear coat finish or some other type of resin that would be sucked into it to seal it. Also…I do hope that motor is bolted down well.
This is an Awesome build bambi and you should be proud! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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majuvla

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#5 posted 07-11-2018 01:09 PM

Čestitat ću ti na Daily top 3 unaprijed -bravo majstore.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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poospleasures

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#6 posted 07-11-2018 01:32 PM

What an accomplishment. I would not know where to begin. You always seem to do things others of us only think about. You are the king of “I want it so I will make it”. Glad to be on your bud list.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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Jacksdad

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#7 posted 07-11-2018 01:37 PM

I think it looks great

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 07-11-2018 01:39 PM

This is a very interesting project. Nice work.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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lew

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#9 posted 07-11-2018 02:20 PM

That is impressive!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Joe

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#10 posted 07-11-2018 02:30 PM

Excellent job. I’m sure you spent a lot of time planning and designing your table saw. The proof is in the pudding, and you proved again what a great craftsmen you are. Your pictures were great too, they clearly showed all your attention to detail. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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Bill_Steele

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#11 posted 07-11-2018 03:04 PM

What—no splitter or blade guard!? just kidding—nice job on this project.

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splintergroup

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#12 posted 07-11-2018 03:06 PM

That is some commitment! Very innovative.

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Planeman40

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#13 posted 07-11-2018 03:13 PM

I am impressed!!! Great job of designing, thinking, and executing. I notice the motor is a direct drive with the saw blade, Is the motor a router with a saw blade installed? If so, it is a great solution! Congratulations!!!

-- Always remember: It is a mathematical certainty that half the people in this country are below average in intelligence!

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 07-11-2018 04:25 PM

Real nice work on that saw, Bambi. I like your lift and tilt adjustment….... I’ll bet it works easier than a Sawstop.

For sealing the top, you could use a real good paste wax. I use that on all my machine surfaces..wood, alum or cast iron.

cheers, Jim

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

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ralbuck

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#15 posted 07-11-2018 04:41 PM



Real nice work on that saw, Bambi. I like your lift and tilt adjustment….... I ll bet it works easier than a Sawstop.

For sealing the top, you could use a real good paste wax. I use that on all my machine surfaces..wood, alum or cast iron.

cheers, Jim

- Jim Jakosh


Jim is correct twice! Great job and a good quality paste wax on machine tables works wonders too. Wood slides easier, so it even makes them safer as you do not push as hard. Also prevents moisture damage too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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