2007 - Volume #31, Issue #4, Page #37[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Set Up For 14-in. Metal Chop Saw
He mounted a bracket between two sections of work bench. The bracket holds the saw so that it's flush with the table.
"On the right side table, I mounted a wooden straight edge with an adjustable ruler on it (slide block) that I can adjust to cut different lengths, up to a maximum of 5 ft.," he explains. "On the left side, to guide the metal into the saw, I mounted a piece of aluminum angle iron to the table. If you want to cut up 20 pieces of metal to all the same length, you don't have to guess. You just put them in and do it, and you know they'll all be the same."
Another nice feature of the setup is that the saw just sits in the bracket and Primrose can lift it out and take it to another location if he needs to.
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