LumberJocks

delta unisaw fence

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by Buddy1960 posted 05-09-2016 02:38 AM 407 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Buddy1960's profile

Buddy1960

3 posts in 217 days


05-09-2016 02:38 AM

Topic tags/keywords: unisaw fence tablesaw

I’m looking at an older Delta Unisaw on craigslist. The rip fence guide seems to be round, sliding on tubular rails. I’m new in searching for a real table saw, but know the style of fence is important. Opinions on this style of fence??
Thanks
Buddylee

-- Buddy Lee


4 replies so far

View Nubsnstubs's profile

Nubsnstubs

826 posts in 1195 days


#1 posted 05-09-2016 04:26 AM

If the price is right for the saw, save up a few bucks and get a Biesmyer/Biesmier fence. That’s all I got…...... Jerry (in Tucson)

-- Jerry (in Tucson)

View bbc557ci's profile

bbc557ci

589 posts in 1539 days


#2 posted 05-09-2016 05:35 AM

Buddy – post a pic of the saw or link to the CR add if you can. Might be helpful in answering your questions.

-- Bill, central NY...no where near the "big apple"

View MrUnix's profile

MrUnix

4230 posts in 1664 days


#3 posted 05-09-2016 05:47 AM

Depending on age, it’s either a Jet-lock fence or its predecessor, the micro-set. Both were workable fences, but the Jet-lock is the better of the two. If the saw is in good shape and the price is right, I wouldn’t base a purchase decision on what fence is on there now. You can always upgrade in the future if desired, or you might find that it works just fine for your needs and you don’t need anything else.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid

View chiseler's profile

chiseler

121 posts in 353 days


#4 posted 05-11-2016 02:48 AM

Jerry has the right idea

-- Scott.Triangle,NY Becareful and don't forget...They cut meat too!

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

HomeRefurbers.com