Thinking of adding a new rip fence to a Craftsman table saw??

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Forum topic by fladdy posted 10-07-2010 05:13 AM 2731 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-07-2010 05:13 AM

Topic tags/keywords: tip question tablesaw fence

I have a slightly older Craftsman table saw and I’m thinking of trying to put on a Delta Unifence. Does anyone have any thoughts or opinions or has tried it? I’m just not sure if mounting the Unifence will be easy or not.

-- Fladdy

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#1 posted 10-07-2010 05:48 PM

I have no idea but am very interested too. I’m in the same boat. The stock one is just a bit tedious to use.

-- Tim

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#2 posted 10-08-2010 03:47 AM

I just ordered a Delta Unifence and I read on another site, from a few other woodworkers, that they did the same thing with out any problems. Other than buying some different bolts. Once I get it, I’ll let you know if it fits.

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#3 posted 10-15-2010 07:30 PM

Hey Tim, I just got the fence yesterday and installed it today and did all the adjustments in about 35 minutes. The hardest part was drilling out holes in the guide rail to match up with my table saw and that took maybe 7 minutes. I had to drill out the existing holes in my table saw to match up with the new bolts from the guide rail but that didn’t take long at all either. The rest of the installation was just loosen up some nuts, slide on the fence and tighten down or adjust the fence so it was 90 degrees off the table top. It was a piece of cake and the instructions were pretty good. Now I’ll have to build something this weekend.

-- Fladdy

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#4 posted 10-15-2010 08:41 PM

I have this one on my old Craftsman:

Love it!

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#6 posted 10-15-2010 10:00 PM

I replaced my saw fence with the incra table saw fence. This is a GREAT product and I can not say enough good about it. Installation was stright foward and it required no drilling. The saw fence is easy to set for spot on cuts time and time again. Customer service was also excellent . Before you make a descision look them up on the net
Good Luck John

-- John

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