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« Reply #15 on: November 26, 2010, 03:55:41 pm »

In that case, it would be easier to use a block on the table than design an arbor that would raise and lower.  Or, use a smaller blade for trimming.

hey john,
you're correct.. after looking at what i need i saw it would need the table to move..  the motor is on a swivel so the belt will always run at the rpm produced...

built a new table with an 8'' in mind..  also after 2 day delivery i've picked up an 8'' diamond blade with a .037 kerf.  it's very thin..  will it need adjusting for true?????
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« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2010, 07:32:45 pm »

The vise will have to be perpendicular to the  blade.  With blade mounted clamp a magic marker in the vise so it just touches outer edge of blade core.  Slide vise along blade.  Pen should touch entire blade if alligned. 
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« Reply #17 on: November 27, 2010, 10:42:35 pm »

the blade came yesterday and it's not flat.  I've tried everything i know to get it to track without any wobble to it to no avail

suggestions ???????????
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« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2010, 08:47:52 am »

I would send it back and buy a better quality blade.  If it is a used blade with no warranty you can lay it flat and try hammering but it isn't easy.  Over hammering can stretch the metal and make it worse. 
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« Reply #19 on: November 28, 2010, 06:45:32 pm »


Using the hammering method with a large sledge and a very flat hard surface to eliminate give I succesfully straightend my 14" blade....but.....it wasn't easy and took a lot of patience.

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« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2011, 08:02:32 pm »

Roy,

I'm attaching a photo of my 6" trim saw so that you can see how the edge is made and the height of the blade in relationship to the table to.  Also the water deflecters.....

Don

PS, Please excuse all the trimmings..........

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« Reply #21 on: January 13, 2011, 07:31:33 pm »

hey don,
what's your vise look like???
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« Reply #22 on: January 13, 2011, 11:04:29 pm »

hey don,
what's your vise look like???

Roy,

I don't have a vice on the 6" saw as I just use it as a trim saw only. The 10" has a vice but being that I have a 18" slab saw I very seldom use it.

The 10" I purchase from Sears in the late '60's early '70's. I didn't like the way it cut rough stock as it would ride up on the saw blade. I raised the rod that the vice traveled on plus extened the vice arm which corrected the problem.

I don't have any photos handy but I'll send you some later this week.

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« Reply #23 on: January 16, 2011, 08:21:55 pm »

hey don,
what's your vise look like???

Roy,

I have some photos of the vice that I sort of revamped on my 10" slab/trim saw.

As I said I don't have a vice on the 6" trim saw but most trim saw vices have a slot on the side of vice so it can follow/slide along the side rail/edge of saw top. It's not very hi tech but I'm sure it works for people who saw softer and smaller rough.

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« Reply #24 on: February 09, 2011, 06:52:49 am »

thanks don,
I've posted ''proto 4" over in Let's talk shop. i think this time is a keeper.. buy i thought that of #1.. i still need to install the water catchers and a gravity feed after i test this.. should be easy except it's labor intensive.. also the grinding wheel will need some work..
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