Craftsman 10" Sliding Miter Saw Fence Issue - Woodworking Talk - Woodworkers Forum
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 Old 03-15-2017, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Posts: 6
View prangy89's Photo Album My Photos
Craftsman 10" Sliding Miter Saw Fence Issue

Hey everyone,

I am having a heck of a time with my fence on my craftsman saw. I am not completely new to working with wood, most of my work is done with a miter or minor table saw work. I was making little work out jump boxes and decided to make the frame very similar to building a wall. When assembling the box, I started to notice everything would not lay flat on my assembly table once a few pieces of wood got together. I started to investigate the cuts and it seems to be my miter is not cutting 90 degree cuts. I took the fence off today and laid it one my table saw top and used an led light to see if I could see light. The fence seemed to almost be wavy. I went back to square it with the blade, but after some trying it doesn't seem to want to be square on both sides of the blade, which is what i noticed before I started messing with it. Are there fences one can buy instead of the one that came with the craftsman, I really feel it is faulty.

Thanks for any feedback!
prangy89 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 03-15-2017, 07:39 PM
where's my table saw?
 
woodnthings's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: SE, Michigan
Posts: 26,387
View woodnthings's Photo Album My Photos
How much is it off?

Can you fit a dime under the gap when laid on a flat surface? Do you own a 6"X 48" belt sander? That will be the fastest way to flatten it out. Lacking that, what you can do is glue down some 60 grit paper and "lap" the fence surface flat with some elbow grease. It really doesn't have to be perfect, just close.

The answer to your question will only be as detailed and specific as the question is detailed and specific. Good questions also include a sketch or a photo that illustrates your issue. (:< D)
woodnthings is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 03-16-2017, 11:46 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Posts: 6
View prangy89's Photo Album My Photos
I will try this today. I can say with certainty there are areas that will allow the dime to slip under it. I do hAve a belt sander, but will do some elbow grease work to start. Thanks for the suggestions, like those ideas!
prangy89 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Woodworking Talk - Woodworkers Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Missing Craftsman Table Saw Rip Fence Shoe thedaveb Power Tools & Machinery 10 07-11-2018 04:29 PM
Replacement fence for Craftsman 10" Table Saw shane0515 Power Tools & Machinery 4 01-10-2017 12:23 PM
Sliding Miter Saw Relief Cut Issue davidc88 Power Tools & Machinery 6 11-04-2016 02:42 PM
sliding compound miter saw question holtzdreher Power Tools & Machinery 6 09-22-2016 10:57 PM
craftsman 21833 fence alignment mrblue Power Tools & Machinery 4 05-14-2016 03:30 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome