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Homemade table saw fence #4: Paint job and wooden handle

02-07-2012 06:42 PM by Bram Couttouw | 4 comments »

Before I painted everything, I’ve sanded all the surface rust off with some 80 grit sandpaper and cleaned it all with paint thinner. Now, everything is ready for it’s first layer of black hammerite hammertone paint. To lock the fence in place, you will need some sort of handle to screw in the clamping cam. All the aftermarket fences have a painted handle, but it thought if I’m going to paint it then the paint will wear off anyway and the light brown wood that I’m using for the handle would contrast pretty nicely with the black paint. So I took a block of wood, cut it in 2 and routed a stopped groove in it. The wood is afrormosia. Then I’...

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