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Forum topic by joez posted 08-10-2014 02:16 AM 1458 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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08-10-2014 02:16 AM

Topic tags/keywords: table saw homemade revisted

does anybody know which one of these components will work for a homemade table saw?

Can I use the table saw arbor and put it right through a pillow block, will that be secure enough?

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#1 posted 08-10-2014 05:15 PM

None of the above. A saw arbor has to be mounted on bearings that can take a radial load and also some thrust. Most importantly is to have the bearings preloaded to keep the saw blade from moving axially along the arbor. Unless you have machining skills and the machines, this is not a DIY project.

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