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Forum topic by Dee1 posted 01-30-2015 04:12 PM 721 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Dee1

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01-30-2015 04:12 PM

I have a Delta contractors saw have used it for years bought it new in 1987
I upgraded the belt and pulleys Rip fence to a Incra and it has been a good saw.
However building the smaller item that I build I have had a couple kickbacks.
I recently tried a couple new push blocks, and am thinking a reeving knife may help
do you guys have any recommended ones to try.
Thanks for any thoughts I am getting gun-shy
Dee1


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Fred Hargis

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#1 posted 01-30-2015 04:34 PM

You won’t be able to buy a true riving knife, but there is one aftermarket option, search “bolt on riving knife”. The other thing you could do is just use a splitter, either a shop built one or an aftermarket model. One that is very good is the Shark Guard (comes with an overblade basket).

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#2 posted 01-30-2015 04:47 PM

The only aftermarket riving knife available that I know of is the BORK. It’s a retrofit for many older style saws, and I think it’ll fit the Delta. Check BORKstore.com. There are a number of decent splitters that should fit…Microjig is pretty reasonable.

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#3 posted 01-30-2015 05:14 PM

Maybe this will help?

http://lumberjocks.com/Dutchy/blog/36302

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