Bandsaw Fence - Woodhaven or PeachTree or the General??

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Forum topic by FordTrax posted 11-18-2014 02:56 AM 756 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-18-2014 02:56 AM

I have an old “last of the mohican” General 15” bandsaws. I put new bearings in the old girl and she runs pretty well. The only downside is you are limited to about 6” resaw capacity – but I think she is a keeper for me. The factory fence was warped or bent a bit so I want to get her a new fence. I cannot really afford the Driftmaster.

I was looking at the Woodhaven B/S Fence or the PeachTree EZ Square. I see General is also making one under the Excalbur line. Kind of leaning toward the Woodhaven – the other stuff they make seems well designed and nicely assembled. I am assuming this would also be true of their B/S fence.

Do any of you have any feedback on the Woodhaven, EZ Square or the Excalbur?

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#1 posted 11-18-2014 01:21 PM

Over the years, I have pretty much abandoned the use of them.

I prefer to cut to a line, freehand.

Everything else on the band saw uses a sled\jig.

But, I am in to hear what others have to say.

-- Brad, Texas,

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#2 posted 11-18-2014 02:01 PM

I really like the versatility of my Carter fence.

-- Earl

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#3 posted 11-18-2014 02:19 PM

kreg makes an adjustable one too
can get at rockler or home depot
cheaper than soe others

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