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Miter saw stops

by Tabletop
posted 09-14-2016 05:59 AM


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HokieKen

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#1 posted 09-14-2016 03:52 PM

Tabletop, I don’t have any pics but I made some homemade t-track for my miter saw station. I used a t-track router bit but you can do the same thing by laminating some plywood.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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Tabletop

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#2 posted 09-14-2016 06:52 PM

Great idea with the plywood. 1/2”,1/4” two strips topped with two strips of 1/2”? Does that sound about right? Thanks Hokie!

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#3 posted 09-14-2016 07:11 PM

Mine is mounted on a cabinet. Then 4’ of cabinets on either side. The side cabinet tops are even with the saw bed. They are deep enough that I was able to mount an aluminum angle fence on either side.
For a stop I built one from BB that straddled the fence. The stop is 1 1/2” thick on the face side. I used a threaded insert and a bolt with a knob to tighten it on the fence.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#4 posted 09-14-2016 08:59 PM



Great idea with the plywood. 1/2”,1/4” two strips topped with two strips of 1/2”? Does that sound about right? Thanks Hokie!

- Tabletop


That would work. I was thinking a dado in 3/4 ply to fit the bolt head the a couple of pieces of 1/2 on top. Same result either way though. It will probably be fine with 1/4” on top if you wanted to go that route. Let us know how it goes!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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