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This was my second run at the homemade table saw i made a lot of improvments like a t-track a self squaring fence and a rebate to hold zero clearance inserts it is also my router table now to save space, if you wish to see more of this i will be posting a short blog entry on lumberjocks and i will soon be posting a detailed blog entry with possibly a video on my website adamswoodcreation.com so keep a look out! ........finally!!!! Here’s the link!!!! It will be on my site soon but I couldn’t wait to show yas!!! http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_xrx1n2WgPs

-- Adam, Ireland, http://www.youtube.com/user/AdamTheWoodworker





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JoeinGa

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#1 posted 490 days ago

Hard to tell in that one photo, ,but is there an actual table saw under there? Or just a hand-held circular saw mounted upside down?

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Woodworker_Collins

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#2 posted 490 days ago

handheld ciricular saw :) please look at my blog entry is posted now with loads of photos

-- Adam, Ireland, http://www.youtube.com/user/AdamTheWoodworker

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JoeinGa

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#3 posted 490 days ago

Ah ha! I just saw the blog.

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Dakkar

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#4 posted 490 days ago

That’s certainly showing ingenuity, Adam. I got by for a long time with a Sears Craftsman table made an inverted circular saw. It worked fairly OK as long as I spent plenty of time aligning it in the clamps underneath. The only problem was that I often needed it off the table, so I was forever installing and uninstalling the saw.

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BusterB

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#5 posted 490 days ago

Neat idea…. very creative problem solving.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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JSB

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#6 posted 490 days ago

Good job. I wanted to do the same not to long ago.

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com

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stefang

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#7 posted 489 days ago

Looks very good Adam. Do you have any bracing behind the fence?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Woodworker_Collins

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#8 posted 489 days ago

@stefang what do you mean by bracing?

-- Adam, Ireland, http://www.youtube.com/user/AdamTheWoodworker

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davebulow

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#9 posted 489 days ago

Nice work! – I’d SERIOUSLY recommend building in a riving knife! Well done though!

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Woodworker_Collins

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#10 posted 489 days ago

@davebulow it had a riving knife but i removed it it wasnt even with the blade and was extremely dangerous but i will be purchasing a splitter soon (like the one the woodwhisperer did a review on)

-- Adam, Ireland, http://www.youtube.com/user/AdamTheWoodworker

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davebulow

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#11 posted 489 days ago

Good idea! Nice work again on the saw. I think I may end up making one that’s similar!

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Philip

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#12 posted 483 days ago

Very nice. Saw this the other night and it gave me the nudge I needed to make mine. Gracias.

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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woodNfish

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#13 posted 481 days ago

Okay Adam, here is an example of bracing on a fence: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/73077 Scroll down to the second photo. The right triangles are bracing the back of the fence against deflection when pressure is applied to the face of the fence. Your fence doesn’t have any bracing that can be seen in your photos. Adding braces will help make certain you get straight cuts.

-- woodNfish

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