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Viktor

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701 days ago

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.
Thank you.


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#1 posted 701 days ago

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 701 days ago

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

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