Blade tilt on sliding saws

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Forum topic by Viktor posted 08-30-2012 09:33 PM 1029 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-30-2012 09:33 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question tablesaw sliding saw blade tilt

Unlike traditional table saws, which could be right or left tilting, sliding saws seem to always be right tilting with table on the left. I understand the rationale of this arrangement, but are there exceptions from this rule? Namely, left tilt with slider on the left.
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#1 posted 08-31-2012 12:31 AM

Interesting question. Mine is a right tilt too but I don’t see why it couldn’t be a lefty.

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#2 posted 08-31-2012 01:07 AM

Only in non-format style sliders that put substantial iron on both sides
of the blade.

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