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Forum topic by alittleoff posted 02-21-2017 03:16 PM 427 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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alittleoff

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02-21-2017 03:16 PM

I just bought a new Incra MDF TS wing that came with no track for fence or whatever. I was planning on using my incra fence but the attachments will not be available for about 6 weeks. I decided to rout in two tracks for a fence, to use until I get the parts I need. Question is, how can I avoid chipping the new top? Should I score it before routing, put tape down, heat it, or just go slow with the router? I’ve not used a router alot, really hardly ever and don’t want to ruin this 150.00 top.
Gerald


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#1 posted 02-21-2017 04:22 PM

Will the tracks impede the proper working of the attachments once they get there? It may be worth it to wait until the proper tool arrives and go from there.

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#2 posted 02-21-2017 05:50 PM

Wait. Don’t try to second guess the manufacturer.
Bill

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#3 posted 02-21-2017 06:33 PM

I also vote to wait.

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