New saw , plus few upgrades to my table saw table

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Project by Ladislav posted 02-11-2015 09:06 PM 10591 views 17 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finaly i got a new saw ,,, was hark cause i truly liked my old ridgid 3650 but dust colection was terible . Want it ridgid 4512 but hate waiting for things and this one was in stock few miles from my shop so i decided ill get it after long hours of reading bad rewies i was lil woried but so far i like it , when i turned saw on first time it made lil sqeek and kinda felt low on power so did lil reasearch again and learned that belt may be loose so i tighten the belt up and now works good , not better than my old saw but les dust and les vibration, i wish there was much bigger improvement to justify the 600 price but like i said my old saw was a good saw so ,,, owerall im happy with it , i did kept my old fence with few new holes drliled works good and i like the fact its one piece rail instead of two as craftsman came with , also i have my fence moved ower to right to get 48 inch rip capacity , the sliding table can take up to 20 piece to rip and with blade has total travel of 28 inch , works better than it looks and piano hinge is sturdy so no movement to the fence , also i instaled my old cast iron wing on one side the other side is without wing to be closer to sled , took good day to tweak it so it all works with new saw , also had to raise table about 3/4 inch as new saw is lil taller , finaly done and back to work !!:)

-- Viviens home reno, orlando florida

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#1 posted 02-11-2015 11:10 PM

Really nice setup! Great job.

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#2 posted 02-11-2015 11:13 PM

great setup. I wish I had the room for something like this.

-- steve, simple and effective

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#3 posted 02-12-2015 03:14 AM

Nice setup! I had to favorite it so I can further study this later. Good job!

-- 1st Cor. 15:1-4

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#4 posted 02-12-2015 03:18 AM


-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#5 posted 02-12-2015 08:11 AM

Nice set-up. Not sure I would be willing to part with my 3650.

-- Do or do not...there is no try - Master Yoda

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#6 posted 02-12-2015 12:16 PM

Great Job. Love the sliding table. I have the same saw and I like it too

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#7 posted 02-12-2015 12:51 PM

This set up is a thing of beauty. I love the idea of a slider, but they can be pricey. You’ve solved that issue! Excellent table saw station. One of the best I’ve seen.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#8 posted 02-12-2015 01:21 PM

Thank you for reply, today i have craftsman ppl come look at the saw , to me just sounds wierd :(

-- Viviens home reno, orlando florida

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#9 posted 02-12-2015 01:27 PM

Woodenwarrior , the 3650 is realy good saw much better than i thought when i bought it off craigslist , was very happy with it and for the 200 i paid for it she did very well , the craftsman ias as good but i dont think any better and thats why im lil dissapointed with a new saw , was hoping for lil more improvement

-- Viviens home reno, orlando florida

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#10 posted 02-12-2015 06:20 PM

Haha, thank you very much for the table saw fence, by the way! It fits perfectly on my old Craftsman saw, but I see why you like the one-piece design instead of split. I am going to take your advice and slide the rail all the way down since I do not need rip capacity to the left of the blade. I also ordered a new tape measure since the old one will be useless after I slide it down.


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#11 posted 02-12-2015 06:22 PM

quite a setup you have there!!

-- Matt, Pennsylvania

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#12 posted 02-12-2015 06:24 PM

U welcome :) jared !

-- Viviens home reno, orlando florida

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#13 posted 02-12-2015 09:20 PM

looks like a well thought out set up….


-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#14 posted 02-12-2015 09:23 PM

nice functional workspace. good job.

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#15 posted 02-13-2015 06:41 PM

Could you take a few more pics of the sliding portion? I’m kind of curious about that.

-- Matt, Pennsylvania

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