Sears Craftsman 113.27520 Table saw riving knife - Proof

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Forum topic by Dror posted 09-30-2016 08:47 PM 279 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-30-2016 08:47 PM

Topic tags/keywords: sears craftsman 113 27250 vintage table saw riving knife mod 113xxxxx

Hi All

I have a 113.27520 which originally it uses a splitter as a safety feature against kickback.
So I wanted to make it safer and designed a prototype of a basic riving knife.
The knife stays at a fixed distance from the arbor. It is not fully lowered below the table surface but if you do such a mod then you can prepare 2 knifes, one tall and one short and use the one that suits the job.

I know that it is not the best but it shows it is possible.
This is a 2 hour work just to test if it is possible. I have solved all issues with the installation in that specific model and I think it will also fit many other models based on the same and similar structure making them safer.

Here is a video of it:

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#1 posted 09-30-2016 09:20 PM

You messed up the link. Here is the correct one:

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#2 posted 09-30-2016 09:31 PM

Thanks Dick_Chaeney I fixed it.

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