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Band saw, Corian, resaw guide

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Project by ncdon posted 09-16-2010 09:53 PM 5515 views 14 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some time ago I visited a local commercial cabinet maker who gave me several Corian sink cut outs. I need a resaw guide. I Decided to use the Corian. Just cut to size, glued and screwed. Nothing fancy but it works like a charm. It’s heavy, not effected by humidity and very easy to work with basic tools. Oh yea, and, it cost about $100.00 bucks less than a store bought.

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com Working full time at retired.





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Pdub

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#1 posted 09-16-2010 10:20 PM

Looks good. I never thought about sink cut outs. May have to talk to the local cabinet shops here. Thanks for the idea.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#2 posted 09-16-2010 10:47 PM

How do you cut it, with a table saw? Standard blade? Looks great.

-- Tim, Plant City FL

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ncdon

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#3 posted 09-16-2010 11:44 PM

Yes Tim, cuts on a table or band saw, standard blade, you can even route it with carbide tools. Do predrill as deep as the length of the screw before you inserts screws .

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com Working full time at retired.

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#4 posted 09-17-2010 12:38 AM

we usually use the cutouts as cutting boards for our customers

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#5 posted 09-17-2010 11:17 AM

Great idea on the resaw fence. Might have to use this one, thx for the post!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 09-17-2010 12:14 PM

Nice design. I’ve never seen one quite like that before. Just curious, but how do you adjust the fence to accomodatefore bandsaw blade drift? Most band saws will saw exactly square to the saw table and therefore the fence has to be adjusted slightly to accomodate. How have you accounted for this?

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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