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precision miter gauge
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 I receintly purchased a Kreg precision miter gauge and im having troubles with setting it. I thought my saw was out so I chalked the fence and ran it up tight to the blade so i could spin by hand…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hugh Clare Mar 9, 2012.

 

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Hugh Clare replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"James, The "wheel" is there to keep the miter gauge from tipping when you have a T-shaped miter slot. I think I remember filing mine a little to get it to fit better. If you don't have a T-shaped slot, you don't have any choice…"
Mar 9, 2012
James Reeves replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"I bought the kreg miter guage last fall, the chrome wheel with a screw threw it on the bottom on the end won't allow it to fit in the miter gauge slot is it ok to remove the wheel? I have a sears craftsman table saw older model table steel…"
Mar 9, 2012
perry macphee commented on justin waldron's blog post 'Infinity HSS knives for DW735 13 inch Dewalt Planer'
"Good to know.Im thinking of purchasing a planer and been doing some reading.For the most part Ridgid got a decent review but Dewalt seemed to be the favorite.Maybe a floor model is the way to go"
Mar 8, 2012
perry macphee replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"I just went and dialed in the truion again and got if even closer.Had to the guide for the tipping the blade bound up and I could only get 25 degrees .Redid it and got it some close.After buying a saw you sure see the flaws.I had a…"
Mar 8, 2012
Ken Darga replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"Automotive feeler gauges are very handy--- useful to make accurate adjustments."
Mar 8, 2012
perry macphee replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"well thanks for the input you guys. Me chalking the fence wasnt close enough.I incorperated a dial indicator on my kreg tool and slid across the blade pushing the tool to one side and found I was out .010 the length of the blade,starting …"
Mar 8, 2012
John Schaben replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"The nylon guide bar play adjustment is different than the 90° adjustment,, at least on the INCRA. There are 4 screws, button head cap screws actually, on the head of the miter guage.  I lock the guage at 90° on the scale, loosen those 4…"
Mar 8, 2012
Ken Darga replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"Perry, Check your table saw--- the miter slot needs to be parallel to the saw blade, before truing up the miter gauge."
Mar 8, 2012
perry macphee replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"it has nylon buttons that adj in and out to take up the play in the miter slot. I just cant the perfect 90.I just got it and im just playin with it right now tring to figure it out.But so far it not true with my saw "
Mar 8, 2012
perry macphee replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"I just got this the other day so im tring to dial it in . If I do and angle cut and i have to pull the tool back far enough to clear the blade.Then those nylon buttons are off the table,so whe i slide ahead and the button catchs the edge so then i…"
Mar 8, 2012
Hugh Clare replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"I have the Kreg miter gauge and it was dead on right out of the box. I assume you meant your rip fence is square with the blade. Is your blade square with the miter slot? If it's not, it doesn't matter whose miter gauge you use, it will…"
Mar 7, 2012
John Schaben replied to perry macphee's discussion 'precision miter gauge'
"I haven't got the Kreg miter guage but my INCRA V120 has some adjustments built in to dial it in to a perfect 90° and the runner has adjustment cams to take any slop out of the rail. I would think the Kreg would have similar."
Mar 7, 2012
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precision miter gauge

 I receintly purchased a Kreg precision miter gauge and im having troubles with setting it. I thought my saw was out so I chalked the fence and ran it up tight to the blade so i could spin by hand and slid back to check.The pattern is pretty consistant half moon. If I use the nylon shoes on the bottom of the tool,they catch the table edge and I have to bump the tool to get it to move.Kinda dangerous when the saw is running.And it also binds in the miter groove because of the over hang past the…See More
Mar 7, 2012
perry macphee replied to KregRep's discussion 'Welcome to the Community! Please introduce yourself.'
"Hello my name is Perry and i live in Alberta Canada.I'm a heavy mechanic and do some wood work when I can.I own one Kreg jig and like how it works.I'm thinking my next purchase will be the router table.Joined the community to hopfully pick…"
Oct 31, 2010

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