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Where to find a Fence for a Craftsman table saw

by olhippie
posted 01-31-2018 04:03 PM


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#1 posted 02-13-2018 03:14 PM

Maybe not finding one of the OEM is a benefit, as you can always convert it out to a Beasmyer type fence, or another aftermarket version.

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#2 posted 02-13-2018 04:06 PM

Delta T-2 :<))

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#3 posted 02-13-2018 04:31 PM

I second the recommendation for the Delta T-2

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#4 posted 02-13-2018 04:47 PM

Edit, nm

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#5 posted 02-13-2018 05:24 PM

I doubt very seriously you will get a T-2 to fit on that machine… not only is it too small and not really all that strong, but the front of the aluminum table is kind of goofy and not really designed to have a rail bolted to it. Your best bet would be to find someone selling a similar one cheap on CL and scavenge parts from it. I had a similar model and toasted the motor. I hung onto it and used it as a router table for a while, and then found someone giving away an almost identical model for free with a trashed cabinet. Swapped the motor and now use it as a backup machine and router table. I can’t remember if the free saw I got had a fence or not – I’ll go check later on today. If I do have one, it’s yours for the cost of shipping. Just for reference, this is the machine I’m talking about:

Cheers,
Brad

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#6 posted 02-13-2018 06:09 PM



I doubt very seriously you will get a T-2 to fit on that machine… not only is it too small and not really all that strong, but the front of the aluminum table is kind of goofy and not really designed to have a rail bolted to it. Your best bet would be to find someone selling a similar one cheap on CL and scavenge parts from it. I had a similar model and toasted the motor. I hung onto it and used it as a router table for a while, and then found someone giving away an almost identical model for free with a trashed cabinet. Swapped the motor and now use it as a backup machine and router table. I can t remember if the free saw I got had a fence or not – I ll go check later on today. If I do have one, it s yours for the cost of shipping. Just for reference, this is the machine I m talking about:

Cheers,
Brad

- MrUnix


Brad !! your the MAN! I hope you have one for it, it isn’t that great of a saw but it will get me by. Let me know if you find it, and I will gladly pay you for the shipping.
Bruce

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