Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Bucks County, PA
Problem Making a Zero Clearance Insert for 45 Degrees (Solved)
I wanted to cut some 45 degree miters on my right-tilt Unisaw and had a blank UHMW table insert laying around. I decided to make it a dedicated zero clearance insert for when the blade is at 45 degrees.
I knew the 10" blade wouldn't clear the bottom of the insert when cranked all the way down so I did the initial cut with an 8" dado (end) blade. When I tried to put the insert on with the 10" blade, I still can't get it on. I try to slip the insert over the blade when it's raised but it won't align with the table to drop into it's recess because of the angle. When the blade is lowered all the way it still won't line up with the new slot in the insert because it sticks up too high.
Any ideas for a quick fix? I guess I could rout out the bottom of the insert on the router table but I better be accurate.
Last edited by dodgeboy77; 01-28-2013 at 05:14 PM.