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well i tried my homeade sliding table on an old unisaw and it works great.
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Feb 20, 2013
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#1 posted 02-20-2013 02:13 AM
This is amazing ,This is a outstanding design and build great job.
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#2 posted 02-20-2013 02:19 AM
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#3 posted 02-20-2013 02:24 AM
Looks like the slider works from the back of the saw. Is that the case? The handle for the fence is on the opposite side as what I would consider the fence part of the slider. Can you elaborate?
-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes
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#4 posted 02-20-2013 02:45 AM
NICE! I stayed up late last night trying out a design in SolidWorks for the same setup on my Porter-Cable saw. I would love to see a bunch of pics showing the sliding option you took. Thanks for a little inspiration.
-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com
#5 posted 02-20-2013 02:49 AM
all sliding table saws are set up this way.
#6 posted 02-20-2013 02:51 AM
jsb and crashn watch my video on the other saw i made, its in my projects
Kaleb the Swede
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#7 posted 02-20-2013 03:53 AM
That is really cool. Nice perfect cuts every time. Congratulations on your ingenuity and work. I’m really impressed
-- Just trying to build something beautiful
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#8 posted 02-20-2013 03:54 AM
Awesome looking saw. I went to the video link, but couldn’t get it to work. Great job.
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#9 posted 02-20-2013 07:12 AM
That is a really clever use of linear bearings. It never occurred to me to use c-channel sections as support for the linear rails. Very impressive.
In the second picture, it looks like your crosscut fence is also on a linear rail? Not sure what the 3rd picture is showing.
-- David W. Cupertino, CA
#10 posted 02-20-2013 07:22 AM
djwong, the 3rd pic is the crosscut fence pivoted down out of the way for ripping. the second pic is the crosscut fence pivoted up for crosscutting. the max crosscut is 36 inches x 8ft . so at 36 inches the fence stops and will flip down on the linear bearing and pivot out of the way so i can rip 4×8 sheets if needed.
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#11 posted 02-20-2013 07:24 AM
Great work this is a really nice set up for a great saw! Amazing!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
#12 posted 02-20-2013 02:54 PM
That’s one heck of a “home made” job. Very well built. Thanks for sharing
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#13 posted 02-20-2013 03:50 PM
Wow, that’s an awesome sliding table. That must make your saw so much more versatile. The video you posted on your other saw is not working. Could you re-post the video or more pictures of the build?How much did is cost to build the sliding table?
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#14 posted 02-20-2013 04:34 PM
Since its not made of wood, you shouldn’t post it. :)
Would love something like a this on my Uni!
-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com
#15 posted 02-20-2013 04:37 PM
ok julian i will re post the video here. cost to build with time and materials was about 15 grand, it was more of an experiment and i way over built it but now that i got the fabrication down i could knock off about 10 grand lol. the saw itself is a 1972 right tilt and i completely restored it and blanchard ground the top.
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