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Forum topic by smboudreaux posted 06-27-2011 07:31 PM 3337 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-27-2011 07:31 PM

i just ordered a Grizzly G0715P due to arrive Thursday or Friday. once the saw is assembled and on the moving rolling base i will be building an outfeed table to it. what are the common width’s and depths of yalls outfeed tables? i’m thinking atleast 4’ deep and i would assume it need to be at least as wide and the table. any help or insight from your “lessons learned” would be greatly appreciated

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#1 posted 06-27-2011 08:08 PM

Do you regularly rip 10’ stock? If so, you’d like the outfeed table to hold the piece after it has cleared the blade.

Mine extends 52” beyond the back side of the table, and is 72” wide. I wouldn’t want it any smaller in either direction.



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#2 posted 06-27-2011 08:57 PM

Bigger is better limited by the room you have in your shop.

I am space limited, so my choice was a 36×80 solid core birch door. I can rip 8 foot boards with no problem as the center of gravity keeps the board on the extension even though several feet will extend pass the extensions end at the end of the cut. You can see what it looks like and how I have it placed at this link:

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#3 posted 06-27-2011 09:00 PM

You want to see the coolest outfeed table in the World?

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#4 posted 06-27-2011 09:25 PM

Hey Al, not to rain on your coolest outfeed table but I like this one better… :)

It’s my blog as I built a variation of it, and just realized I did not put my final photos up yet… soon.

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#5 posted 06-28-2011 12:46 AM


I am in the middle of building this outfeed table for my Ridgid TS3650: Link When done, it will be 5 feet long by 19 inches wide. Because it attaches to the table saw, it is completely mobile. I do not plan on constructing a folding outfeed table as done by Bob D in the Ridgid Forum.

I used 1/4 inch aluminum flat bar attached between the main table and the extension wing. I used the existing bolt holes or drilled new holes. Bolted on to aluminum bar is a 1/4 inch 3×3 aluminum angle bar. Simple through bolts, washers and nuts.

The outfeed table is attached to the angle bar via bolts, washers and several nuts. The first nut is tightened against the bottom of the outfeed table, the 2nd nut acts as a leveler and holds the table level. Finally, lock nuts and washers hold the whole thing together.

I routed some oversize miter channels for the miter gauge on the top of the table. I still need to make a cut out for the blade guard (it attaches from the rear). If the grizzly is a contractor-style saw with the motor hanging from the back, you will have to ensure clearance for the motor as you tip the blade. I had to move my motor and pulley so that there was enough clearance.

I don’t work with large plywood panels so this suffices. What is most attractive is that it is completely mobile since it is attached to my saw. Lastly, I purchased the aluminum from Fastenal and/or Ebay.

I don’t have pictures, but the link I supplied more than demonstrates how it is put together. You should get it to work with your saw.

Good luck and enjoy your new toy!

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