|Blog series by Rob Drown||updated 05-01-2012 05:07 PM||5 parts||12068 reads||12 comments total|
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.
(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.
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!!!
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
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...