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Forum topic by balor1eye posted 02-02-2014 12:51 PM 791 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-02-2014 12:51 PM

I’ve decided I need to move up from the tiny consumer tablesaw I have to a contractor/hybrid type. I have one issue, however – I’m working in the basement of my old house with the floor sloped fairly heavily toward the drain. I figure I’ll need to build a platform that can hold the weight of the saw and have leveling feet on it but, as a fairly green beginner, I’m not sure how heavily I would need to build the platform. Any suggestions? Reading I should find?

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#1 posted 02-02-2014 02:36 PM

Look up the specs of your saw to get the weight and go from there. It shouldn’t be rocket science, I would think the levelers on the saw would be adequate.

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#2 posted 02-02-2014 03:52 PM

There are heavy duty levelers out there, the saw may even have them. Not unlike the levelers on my washing machine. I got some from Woodcraft a few years ago, good luck.

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#3 posted 02-03-2014 09:22 AM

Heck some bolts and nuts you can rig up leg levelers.

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