Table Saw fence help needed!!

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by bigdogdad posted 01-10-2010 11:29 PM 2620 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View bigdogdad's profile


3 posts in 3053 days

01-10-2010 11:29 PM

Topic tags/keywords: help fence paralok table saw tuning

Hi eveyone. I am a new member!
I have an old table saw that I bought years ago used. It has a Paralock Fence on it that has somehow become slightly out of square. I am getting binding/burnishing when I feed the wood through the saw. Does anyone out there have any idea how to true this fence? THere is very little info out there on this topic. Your help is appreciated
By the way I am making a dining table out of white oak… What a great way to relax



3 replies so far

View Spiffpeters's profile


11 posts in 3099 days

#1 posted 01-11-2010 12:08 AM

Is there an adjustment on the fence for squaring it?

Is it possible your trunnion has shifted?

-- Some say the glass is half full, others say it's half empty. I say the glass is too big. George Carlin

View scrounger's profile


107 posts in 3078 days

#2 posted 01-11-2010 12:13 AM

First of all, welcome to LJ! I had a problem similar on mine last year (delta unisaw) and found out the table itself had shifted due to loose bolts. Trunnion stayed put, just the table moved. I re-aligned it, tightened the bolts and have no problem since. I sure check them often however. You could check this and see if it is a possibility. Good luck’

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

View Jeison's profile


968 posts in 3103 days

#3 posted 01-11-2010 12:16 AM

This might help looks like on page 6 they describe how to adjust the fence (assuming this is the one you have)

also welcome aboard!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

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