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Miter Crosscut Fence

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Project by newTim posted 03-20-2012 at 11:13 PM 4742 views 33 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This fence uses the Kreg system and goes along with the miter bench I posted a few weeks ago. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/61341. I laminated some 3/4 MDF with the same material used on the bench top and sprayed the rest of the fence black to match. I cut slots in the back support and marked their locations on the bench top using a punch. I used t-nuts to hold the bolts in place and attached the fence through the slots with knobs. All in all, pretty simple and very accurate. I just need to add the tape measure. Here’s some more pics.

-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com





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corydoras

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#1 posted 03-21-2012 at 12:49 AM

Very neat.
That is some cool spray paint you have there.
Does it look like granite, or is it the picture playing tricks with my eyes?

Anyway, looks like a really good workstation.

C

-- ->Growing old is mandatory, Growing up is optional-<

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 03-21-2012 at 12:56 AM

What a great looking set up and very clean to boot. Nice job. How do you like that Miter saw Bosh came out with? I have heard a couple compliants that it doesn’t cut as square as some would like? I looked at this very closely at woodworking show in Vegas a while back.

The only thing wrong with all that storage is I would be opening all the drawers looking for something LOL

Great work.

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

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HalDougherty

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#3 posted 03-21-2012 at 03:11 AM

Now that’s the way to set up a saw! It’s beautiful, but would look out of place in my organized mess.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 03-21-2012 at 04:59 AM

Hi Tim,

That’s a great looking addition that will really speed up the process of cutting duplicate parts.

Lee

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#5 posted 03-21-2012 at 05:15 AM

Wonderful and clean. Will you be setting up some dust control there?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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ChrisK

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#6 posted 03-21-2012 at 05:30 AM

Tim,

Nice setup. I use my miter station all the time. Thanks for the post.

-- Chris K

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559dustdesigns

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#7 posted 03-21-2012 at 06:01 AM

I just favorated the favorate or something. This thing is beautiful, nice job. Thanks newTim

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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KMT

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#8 posted 03-21-2012 at 08:31 AM

Thats a smart looking unit. You should get a ton of use out of it. Love the Bosch Glider, its a great saw.

-- - Martin

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#9 posted 03-21-2012 at 09:01 AM

Looks show room ready ,very nice.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#10 posted 03-21-2012 at 11:37 AM

fine fine and fine. looks like you could have a nice smorgasborg on that beautiful counter… lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#11 posted 03-21-2012 at 11:52 AM

Wonderful setup! I have set up something akin to yours. Although I feel as if mine is of the Neanderthal variety after vierwing the pictures.

-- Do what you say...Say what you do. ldkbox.com

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G_Bishop

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#12 posted 03-21-2012 at 12:49 PM

Very Nice, I’ve been aiming on doing a similar project.

-- ---- Jack of all Trades, Master of None ----

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#13 posted 03-21-2012 at 02:29 PM

I went as far as purchasing the Kregg system a year ago, Maybe this will be the year I get this project done Yours might be the inspiration I need.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#14 posted 03-21-2012 at 04:21 PM

Wow that is impressive

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#15 posted 03-21-2012 at 05:37 PM

Love the set up, the saw, and the colors.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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