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Table Saw Fence Rail Mod

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Project by MT_Stringer posted 09-18-2013 10:06 PM 2038 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed more ripping capacity for my saw, so I followed Knotscott's instructions to reposition my fence railing. I now have the ability to rip up to almost 37 inches wide. Thanks Scott for the inspiration.

I posted more information and pictures in my blog.

Mike

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas





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kiefer

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#1 posted 09-18-2013 10:21 PM

Easy modification ,just did that to my saw a year ago when I bought it used it only had 25” rip capacity .
Just posted what else I did with the saw .

-- Kiefer 松

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#2 posted 09-18-2013 10:58 PM

More capacity. Hmmmm…..........

-- mike...............

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emetric

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#3 posted 09-20-2013 07:27 PM

I have a Delta T2 fence which uses a 2” square tubing for the rail, so I went to a local metal shop and hit thier drop pile and about $15 bought me a 7’ long piece of square tubing and a an equally long piece of angle iron. Using my old rails as a guide I drilled and tapped the necessary holes and viola, I had around a 51” rip capacity. I got some grey rustoleum enamel paint and no one notices the difference until I say something. You can check out my mod here

-- "One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it." Master Oogway

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#4 posted 09-20-2013 08:23 PM

@emetric – I like your extension with the hidden storage compartment.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#5 posted 10-20-2014 07:00 PM

Scott,

Why are your directions on moving the fence deleted?

Charles

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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