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Project by Acelectric posted 452 days ago 1781 views 11 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally finished mt table saw extension table. It is based on the design in Woodworkers Journal. 2 layers of baltic birch wrapped with red oak. Also made a hardboard cover for the tablesaw/router table so I can use it as a workbench without getting glue or finish on the tablesaw.

Thanks for looking.

-- Thank goodness I don’t do this for a living, because I would surely starve.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 451 days ago

Looks super nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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spitnicker

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#2 posted 451 days ago

Nice table extension. How did you attach the hinge support to the saw so that clears the rear fence rail? I see an angle iron bracket in the picture.

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Mainiac Matt

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#3 posted 451 days ago

Nice table extension. How did you attach the hinge support to the saw so that clears the rear fence rail? I see an angle iron bracket in the picture.

I’m also interested in knowing this…. can you show some close up pics

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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Acelectric

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#4 posted 451 days ago

I bolted a piece of 2” angle iron to the rear of the saw in between the the saw and the fence rail. To that I attached a piece of 5/4 maple with a piece of 8/4 maple glued to it. I’ll take some pics of it and post them.

-- Thank goodness I don’t do this for a living, because I would surely starve.

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Acelectric

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#5 posted 451 days ago

Here are a few pictures.

These pictures were taken with the extension held straight up.

-- Thank goodness I don’t do this for a living, because I would surely starve.

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Gary

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#6 posted 451 days ago

The sliding dovetail lift is clever.
The thing which surprises me is how close to the saw it folds down.
I have a very similar model and I think the motor protrudes farther.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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hotbyte

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#7 posted 451 days ago

Nice setup. I attached my shorter (narrow?) extension in similar way and use a little workbench/table for longer outfeed off the saw. I went years and years without good outfeed support. It makes a world of difference!

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Acelectric

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#8 posted 451 days ago

This extension is the best thing I have done to this saw. The blade is set all the way to the rear of the table. It got dicey every time I cut something on it that had any length at all to it.

-- Thank goodness I don’t do this for a living, because I would surely starve.

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#9 posted 451 days ago

smart project

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 451 days ago

Great work…. I really need to make one for mine.

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

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