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Forum topic by hairy posted 08-28-2014 04:21 PM 926 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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hairy

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08-28-2014 04:21 PM

If you ever cut your tablesaw fence and wondered where the sparks are coming from, you might be a lumberjock.

This is almost as good as when I drilled into the jaws of my lathe chuck with a forstner bit and said, “What’s that noise?”

The good news. It’s still early. I got all day to top this.

-- stay thirsty my friends...


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DKV

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#1 posted 08-28-2014 04:44 PM

Now you have a crosscut sled…

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summerfi

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#2 posted 08-28-2014 04:46 PM

Hmmm…I always thought the fence was supposed to be parallel to the blade.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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#3 posted 08-28-2014 05:37 PM

Hopefully you will not do it again. I once mistakenly cut the sides of my aluminum fence on the router table because the panel raising bit was bigger than the opening I set. I learned a lesson and it will not happen again

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hairy

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#4 posted 08-28-2014 05:54 PM



Hmmm…I always thought the fence was supposed to be parallel to the blade.

- summerfi

The fence on my Kreg miter gauge. Strike 2

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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Porchfish

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#5 posted 08-28-2014 06:04 PM

Hell you meant to do than during the inventing process , right? Of course,you are part way through creating a crosscut jig/Kreg miter gauge combination ! Brilliant ! Of Course you planned it but complications have caused a rethink and rehashing of minor side effects ! I’m wit’cha !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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splatman

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#6 posted 08-29-2014 06:51 AM

You might be a lumberjock if you turn off the TS just before completing a cut, and using the blade’s momentum to finish the cut.
When you cannot wait for the blade to stop (didn’t think of the above), so you run a scrap of wood into it to halt it.
When you keep worn out/damaged blades for cutting wood with nails.
When you want something to happen, you make it happen!

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AlaskaGuy

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#7 posted 08-29-2014 04:15 PM

I didn’t know aluminum made sparks when you cut it. Mine doesn’t.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#8 posted 08-29-2014 04:34 PM

^ Good for you!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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longgone

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#9 posted 08-29-2014 06:44 PM


I didn t know aluminum made sparks when you cut it. Mine doesn t.

- AlaskaGuy


Must be that new aluminum used for miter gauges with homemade Zero Clearance Inserts

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woodbutcherbynight

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#10 posted 09-01-2014 02:15 PM

If you have cut a board short at 66 inches instead of 6 feet 6 inches

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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