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Need Help with Table Saw Cut Issues

by FourBWoodworks
posted 02-12-2018 02:39 PM

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#1 posted 02-12-2018 02:58 PM

If it shows up during a cross cut I would look for a high spot around or on your throat plate.
If it’s showing up on rips same high spot + twist in wood or wonky fence.
I could not see any photos on the bucket.

-- Aj

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#2 posted 02-12-2018 03:38 PM

Photos don’t work. Agree with above.

Edit: Got photos to show, took awhile to load.

Is there any play in the miter gauge in the table slot? May be it moves a little in the slot as you are pushing it through.

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#3 posted 02-12-2018 04:07 PM

If going to extreme measures to tune the saw
isn’t something you want to do you might
consider acquiring another saw. I have a
printer’s linotype saw that is crazy accurate
for crosscuts. They can be got cheaply, though
it can take awhile to find one. Because the
arbors don’t tilt there’s less to go wonky.

Saws by makers Inca and Ulmia are reknowned
for their accuracy in precision cuts. I’ve had
some Incas. The old Delta tilt top saws are said
to be good for joinery as well. Old variety saws
can be found for not too much money, though
some makes and models are sought after and
collectible. One drawback is they are very, very

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