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Blog series by Rob Drown updated 05-01-2012 05:07 PM 5 parts 14091 reads 12 comments total

Part 1: mobile base

12-01-2007 09:24 PM by Rob Drown | 0 comments »

See project #1 It is a 2×2x3/16 angle iron frame with 4×2 casters. The front curves to match the front of the SawStop. The back extends to support the runout table.

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Part 2: runout table

12-01-2007 09:29 PM by Rob Drown | 0 comments »

(rear of mobile base) Once a year a local lumberyard puts on a BBQ for our wood working club and they have a bunch of really good deals on wood they want to move. I p/u some western maple at a good price and a sheet of pre-finished birch plywood for a steal. This is the material for the runout table. I have a small shop so the table must be small, mobile and the half behind the extension needs to fold down.

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Part 3: Extend duct work, add 4 drops

03-21-2012 11:51 PM by Rob Drown | 7 comments »

My awesome son just installed about 30’ of 6” duct , 3 – 4” drops and one 6” drop. Thank you David.!!!!!! The 6” duct connects to a collector/plenum behind the chop saw. no more sawdust all over!!! I am so stoked!!!

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Part 4: Support for two drops and dust control on the bandsaw.

04-08-2012 07:30 PM by Rob Drown | 2 comments »

built the brackets and maniflod, hooked up dust control to the bandsaw. added support to two drops. The bailing wire holds really tight. I may not even replace it with “proper” clamps. PROGRESS

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Part 5: Smoother Joy

05-01-2012 05:07 PM by Rob Drown | 3 comments »

Some time ago I bought a SB #3 off ebay. pretty fair shape but could never get it to take thin shavings. I finally figured out that the chip breaker was too long for the plane. May have been switched or just flattened out wit use(?). A little metal work to shorthen it and regrind the fit between the chip breaker and the blade and I’m getting .002 shavings. The blade is a bit dull and not perfectly square so a little bade work should get me under .001. Still, as is, a lot b...

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