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was planning on getting the new unisaw but that fell through and ended up with a pm2000 but i wanted a drawer so here it is
Nov 20, 2011
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#1 posted 11-20-2011 03:53 PM
Nice and simple solution! Looks like the front of the frame attaches to the bottom of the front fence rail. What does the back of the frame attach to?
#2 posted 11-20-2011 09:43 PM
i just attached it to the under side of the table with about 8 screws the table frame is plywood
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#3 posted 11-21-2011 01:03 AM
Best of luck with the saw Bill. In my humble (and very biased) opinion, you got the better saw. Nice job on the drawer.
-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI
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#4 posted 11-21-2011 01:18 AM
Now wait a minute Lenny….I have to be biased and say Bill 1225 didn’t get the better saw…..I happen to own a Unisaw and he missed the better deal…..lol…:). Just kidding…..Both are very good saws…I even looked at a PM2000 myself, but since I’m a Delta guy…..well…..what can I say….Good choice on the PM. Can’t have too much storage for your saw…..I built a cabinet for mine some time back…Take a look in my projects page and you’ll see it…..I really like it…I had a single drawer under mine, but wanted more room for junk, so I designed this cabinet…..Holds lots of toys for my toy…...:))
-- " At my age, Happy Hour is a crap and a nap..."
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#5 posted 11-21-2011 01:23 AM
Yeah I built a cabinet too but I really like the drawer idea. Did you have to drill holes in the rail?
-- Don, Royersford, PA
#6 posted 11-21-2011 02:42 AM
i really wanted the unisaw but i got turned off by my local ww store when they wouldnt honor there military discount be cause as the owner said ” your only in the reserves”( little did he know i was active for 8 years deployed 4 times and wounded) So i had a temper tantrum and orderd the pm2000 online cause of the onyx paint job, but no i dont regret it one bit . back on topic i didnt attache it to the rails at all just butted the frame up to it them screwed the frame to the under side of the table which was 3/4 plywood doubled up.
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#7 posted 11-21-2011 04:04 AM
Let me say “Thanks for your service and poviding my freedom!” You deserve more than a discount. Plus I like the idea of putting a drawer there.
-- Every cloud has a silver lining
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#8 posted 11-21-2011 05:24 AM
A second on the “thanks from all of us”! As for the dealer, he lost the sale and you got the saw you deserve.
-- Matthew, from beautiful Wisconsin USA
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#9 posted 11-30-2011 02:12 PM
I would say you made the right choice to avoid doing business with the Unisaw salesman. Nothing like a little prejudice to make the blood boil, regardless of any active duty / reserve career. Military service is service in my book.
Nice accessory table, btw. Are you going to paint it to match the saw?
-- Regards, Norm
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