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Forum topic by daddywoofdawg posted 12-15-2014 07:08 PM 1085 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-15-2014 07:08 PM

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I’m getting a bandsaw for christmas (she thinks I don’t know) but the point is I want to make a fence for it.I have the L shaped wood and clamps fence,but I would like to make a better one.anyone know a link to making one?

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#1 posted 12-15-2014 08:12 PM

If you have a computer Google “home made band saw fence”.

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#2 posted 12-15-2014 09:29 PM

Here’s is what I have,easy and accurate:

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#3 posted 12-16-2014 01:44 AM

Here s is what I have,easy and accurate:

- distrbd

Yep, made one similar myself, works great.

-- Troy. - Measure twice, cut once and fill the gaps....

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#4 posted 12-16-2014 02:07 AM

I made the one in the post above, it works great for me and the drift angle adjustability makes blades cut like they’re supposed to. Very easy to make too. I added a bolt to the miter gauge and with a wing nut it makes it easy to clamp down without using a bar clamp. One thing I might change is cutting a square recess around the blade for replaceable zero-clearance inserts, but the kerf in the auxiliary table itself hasn’t gotten wide enough to suck pieces down anyway.
This is right after I made it so the fence piece is just clamped to the miter gauge but it’s screwed on there now.

This is how the miter gauge is held in place.

-- Tristin King -- When in doubt, sand it.

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