Shop-built format sliding table saw

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Forum topic by Loren posted 05-25-2014 10:49 PM 1164 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-25-2014 10:49 PM

I like sliding tables. I do have doubts as to whether this
wooden format sliding table saw would hold up in a shop
where more than one or two people were using it,
but it’s an impressive build nonetheless, based around
a humble Gil-bilt home-made table saw kit.

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#1 posted 05-25-2014 11:40 PM

That looks pretty cool. Hows your new saw going?

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#2 posted 05-25-2014 11:45 PM

Oh, I’m waiting for a new starter.

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#3 posted 05-26-2014 12:36 AM

That is really cool. One day way in the future when I upgrade my table saw I will have some type of sliding table

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#4 posted 05-26-2014 12:41 AM

Holy cow! That is the real deal.

I always wonder about those homemade tools like that. Sometimes I think about making my own tools, but then I calculate cost and it often seems just as expensive. If you have some connections for parts though, it can be a good deal. Nonetheless, that is very impressive.

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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#5 posted 05-26-2014 12:43 AM

I don’t know how many planes of existence there are in the metaphysical world, but those woodgears people long ago added a new one.

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