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Hi all

Just though I'd post a couple of ideas i had to improve my kit. First is to allow more accurate positioning of the tablesaw fence on my Kity (used same trick on old record).

I got a bar magnifier from Tescos for about £5.00 and has 3x magnification + a thin blue line along it. I made a small aluminium bracket with slotted holes to allow adjusment. I cut the magnifier down to size and sanded an angle on it to macth that on the fence support using my disc sander. I also sanded the top end at the same angle to sit parallel to the table top. I drilled, tapped and screwed the magnifier to the bracket and there you have it. Magnified scale - seriously accurate and repeatable cuts are now possible.








cheers

Tony
 

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Tony,

Brilliant. I've had one of those magnifier things, minus little blue line, kicking about for years. I was so enthused I just this minute dashed down to the workshop, lopped off the end of it and with a little tweaking with a scraper got it to a nice wedge fit into the hole in my bandsaw fence. A little craftwork (tm Woodrat) and I had a cursor to line up with the scale. Voila, a magnified scale for the rip fence. Muchos gracias. :D I should send it off to one of the mags if I was you.

Cheers, Alf

Possibly now the holder of the world "from page to workshop" speed record. :D Of all the unlikely holders... :roll:
 
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Alf

Scraper :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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If only the carpet was in the workshop. That picture was (I'm sure you guessed) taken in the study, not the workshop :cry: :cry:


Glad the idea helped - I have a few more little tricks I have tried out (copy of Biesemeyer fence for my record tablesaw for instance) and must get around to photographing and posting 'em

Cheers

Tony
 

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Hi Tony

Tony":g18zw7d7 said:
I have a few more little tricks I have tried out (copy of Biesemeyer fence for my record tablesaw for instance) and must get around to photographing and posting 'em
I think you're on a roll, don't stop now.

Cheers
Neil
 

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Yes, by public demand post a picture(s) of the Bies type fence. I've seen wooden versions, so will be interesting.

Rgds

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Hi Tony

Do mind if I mention that your messages exceed my screen allowance in this forum. Other members messages appear within the frame OK.
Is it me or you?
 

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I think its the face ha is using large photos, you probably have 800x600 resolution, and the photos are too wide to fit on your screen at this res. 8)
 
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Oops.

Sorry about the size. I will use 640 *480 or smaller in future (Biesemeyer Fence post under construction :D )
 
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