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Band saw fence - 3 heights

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Project by Scott posted 04-07-2020 09:29 PM 679 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This fence can be used three different ways to provide three different fence heights. The first photo shows the 3/4 inch height on the right edge. In the second photo, I merely flipped it end-for-end so the T is in the back, and now the medium height is available on the right edge. In the third photo you see the tallest setting where I unscrewed the fence from the T, and rotated it to the tall side and screwed it into another set of holes on the T. To lock the fence in place, I use squeeze clamps with one on each end.

-- Scott in North Carolina





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#1 posted 04-07-2020 09:58 PM

Friggin brilliant. Three times as useful as the average bandsaw fence. I like the scale too – don’t know about the rest of them, but my grizzly had a little magnifier which was great for aligning precisely to the nearest 1/16…problem is you had no way of knowing which nearest inch you were at!

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#2 posted 04-07-2020 09:58 PM

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#3 posted 04-07-2020 11:50 PM

I’ve seen that before at a Michael Fortune class some years ago at WIA. It is a smart way to get a lot of cuts done, with your blade guard out of the way for all of them.

I’m also impressed with your zero clearance table.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#4 posted 04-15-2020 03:29 AM

Scott, nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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