LumberJocks

Reply by nwbusa

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Ridgid R4512 Fence Alignment

View nwbusa's profile

nwbusa

1016 posts in 887 days


#1 posted 638 days ago

It sounds like you’re on the right track. Definitely check the parallelism of the front and rear rails. You could shim one if needed but that will hopefully not be necessary (it wasn’t for me). Also, I’ve read that some people prefer the rear of the fence to be “open” (heeled away from the blade) by a few thou, to make rip cuts a bit easier. There are a few components that can have an interactive effect on the fence alignment, so just keep tweaking as needed and make sure things are square etc. as you go. The saw is capable of being setup nearly perfect, and once you get everything aligned it should stay aligned.

-- John, BC, Canada


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase