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Forum topic by andyfl posted 06-11-2011 04:44 AM 724 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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andyfl

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06-11-2011 04:44 AM

Anyone use 3/8×3/4 6061 aluminum bar available on ebay to make miter bars before? Its quite a bit cheaper than the nice anodized ones that the woodwork stores sell. I’m getting ready to make a crosscut sled and might try some out.


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#1 posted 06-12-2011 05:18 PM

i have never used it but see no reason why it wouldn’t. let us know how it works out.

roger

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#2 posted 06-12-2011 05:20 PM

I’ve used it before for jigs. For my crosscut, I went with wood runners because I wasn’t looking forward to a lifetime of metal on metal sound. Although I do like heavy metal;)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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