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slab to big, cure for 6 inch trim saw

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« on: June 29, 2015, 09:37:24 pm »

      My slab was wider than the table of my 8 inch saw so I just did like always. I held the slab tightly and started sawing.  Ka Wump, and many pieces of jasper and a wow in the blade.
  So, I decided to fix the problem. I pulled out my 6 inch Lortone Kit saw and made an adapter plate.    So, on my six inch saw I cut a plastic riser plate so the slab rides above the edge of the saw table. One groove down the middle so the blade and water make it okay. I am sure this has been done before but here are some pictures anyway. Probably more pictures than needed but it is simpler than explaining.
    PS: The plastic cost me $2 at the plastic store in there scrap bin. New blade cost......

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« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2022, 04:51:47 pm »

Brilliant solution.
Thanks for sharing.d
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