Table saw Extension

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Project by Andrew Betschman posted 06-23-2012 05:02 PM 43979 views 21 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this 13 years ago still holding up. Brought into the shop to install the saw and made a few jigs for it. Is is made from red oak.

-- Andrew, Ohio

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#1 posted 06-23-2012 05:36 PM

Looks great Andrew,a first class job.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 06-23-2012 05:39 PM

Very well done, Andrew. I always need more table space for cutting large sheets on my table saw. I wind up cutting the pieces oversize in case them move too much and then have to recut the smaller piece to size.

Thanks for sharing. That is nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 06-23-2012 05:43 PM

Looks COOL…

Bar Clamp Fence? Use original fence when closer to blade over the saw?

Nice sets of drawers… on both ends…
Plenty of places to put workpieces… input / output, etc.

I guess you have it on some hefty casters?

Glad you FINALLY decided to show it to us… LOL… 13 years…!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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Andrew Betschman

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#4 posted 06-23-2012 06:23 PM

Joe you are 100% right. 18” and less OEM fenceis used. For cuts 18”-44.5” the pipe clamp fence comes into play.

-- Andrew, Ohio

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#5 posted 06-24-2012 03:50 AM

Geat idea youve made a small table saw into a cabinet makers saw

-- Adam, Ireland,

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#6 posted 06-24-2012 12:24 PM

That’s pretty cool. I have the same saw and did a lot of modifications to enhance its capabilities, and it works great. Your project makes me think about more potential improvements.

-- Matt, Ohio

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#7 posted 06-27-2012 11:37 AM

hello Andrew. I guess we think alike because I also did the same thing to my saw using a pipe clamp as a fence.
Great job on yours!!

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