New bandsaw table and fence

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Project by deerslayer_13 posted 12-18-2012 02:22 PM 4484 views 15 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Followed a bunch of LJs advice for this table top and adjustable fence. Top is laminated particle board trimmed with scrap oak, and the fence is made with scrap maple. I added an insert to make the table flush on with the fence removed. It works perfect, thanks for the tips guys.

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#1 posted 12-18-2012 02:58 PM

Looks like a great addition nice work.

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#2 posted 12-18-2012 08:23 PM

Sweet. The tables that come with these saws are always too small !!

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#3 posted 12-18-2012 11:14 PM

A very nice job on this.

Question——does the new table fit on the old one or did you remove the old one? Thanks.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 12-19-2012 02:18 AM

It fits over the old table and has a slider that fits in the miter slot, I loose a bit on the height thus way but so far I don’t do much resaw.

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Rick Dennington

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#5 posted 12-19-2012 05:38 AM

You’ll like the larger bandsaw table sled (that’s what I call it) gives you so much more room to work….I’ve had one on mine for about 3+ years I built for mine….Stellar job on the build…....

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....

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woodshaver Tony C

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#6 posted 12-19-2012 12:54 PM

Great job on your table!

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

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#7 posted 04-17-2014 06:03 AM

Great work! I just picked up a 10” Craftsman band saw from my neighbor but the platform is not stable, plus it’s a pretty small work surface. Looking for ideas on how to remedy / improve it.

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