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Posted on Narrowest board you'd rip on a table saw?

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#1 posted 07-07-2014 01:32 PM

I ve ripped strips 1/16” with no problem. I prefer to use a zero clearance insert and if just needing a quick one off strip instead of doing an elaborate jig set up I simply rip half the lenght and lifit it up, flip it over and rip the other half and lift the 1/16” piece up. No danger of kick back or any problem. I use this technique on saws that don t have outfeed tables. It s a saimple safe techique I ve been using for 40 years and I can t say I ve read any others dong this in the magazines or forums. Also I ve been in the trade professionally for 40 years.

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