LumberJocks

Shop built Sliding table for Tablesaw #3: Finishing the Bearing Truck

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Todd Swartwood posted 11-24-2014 04:50 PM 2551 reads 1 time favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Building a sliding table for my Grizzly tablesaw Part 3 of Shop built Sliding table for Tablesaw series Part 4: Sliding table almost finished »

The next step was to drill the mounting holes in the top edge of the BT. I decided to use the holes already tapped for the vertical bearing, and and 2 more on each BT besides. So I just evenly spaced 2 more holes,
marked, drilled and tapped all 10 trucks. I can’t believe I did not take any pictures of the top of the truck.
But here is the picture of the bottom edge to refresh your memory.

Next I cut a piece of 1/2” aluminum 6” X 12” and layed out and drilled the mounting holes.

The next part was building a short 2×8 x 11’ wall, making sure it is as close to perfectly inline as is possible with the table saw using wood. when complete it ended up within .002” in eleven feet, I believe that will be close enough.

The next step was adding the Table to the BT’s.


Thanks for your support, Todd

I will explain that process the next time I get a chance.

-- Todd Swartwood (Todd Swart-Woodworks)



0 comments so far

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

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