Router table extension installed on the right of the table saw??

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Forum topic by DavidConklin posted 06-16-2010 01:19 AM 1327 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-16-2010 01:19 AM

Topic tags/keywords: router table saw extension install

Any reason NOT to install a router table extension on the right (as opposed to the left) of the table saw? I just bought a Vega 26 utility fence and just realized that it only cuts (moves) 8 inches to the left of the blade. As such, I won’t be able to use it with my router extension (currently installed as the left extension) (FYI- I plan to build an auxiliary router fence that will attach to the Vega fence). Any reason not to move the router extension to the right side? Thanks (in advance).

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#1 posted 06-16-2010 01:31 AM

That’s where mine is located. Haven’t found any problems.

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#2 posted 06-16-2010 01:33 AM

I believe that most router table are installed on the right side, not on the left side.
Mine is on the right side

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#3 posted 06-16-2010 01:38 AM

Mine, too.

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