This web browser either does not support JavaScript, or scripts are being blocked. To find out whether your browser supports JavaScript, or to allow scripts, see the browser's online help. Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings so you can get the most out of Eagle Lake Woodworking.

Eagle Lake Woodworking is your source for woodworking projects and videos.

Be the first to rate this post

  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

I made the zero clearance insert for my table saw from MDF. The Craftsman saw I have has a funny shallow lip around the inside of hole. It was really kind of a pain because the material left on the ouside of the insert was rather thin. The holes were put into the insert to improve air flow to the lower dust chamber on the saw. The blade has a plastic enclosure beneath the table the completely surrounds the blade. I sealed this enclosure nearly air tight using foam. I needed to cut the holes in the zero clearance insert in order for the dust collection to have the necessary air flow.


The splitter in the rear of the blade is made from one of those spacers you use when installing laminate flooring.



Tags:

Q & A

Comments

4/7/2009 10:04:00 AM
United States
Bob Taylor
Posted by:
I too have a Craftsman table saw; approx 1964 vintage.  The insert plate is about 1/8" thick and I have been unable to locate replacement units.  Do you have any thoughts?

Thanks for the help.

Great site by the way.  I have enjoyed the vids and your techniques.

Bob

Email Notifications

Add your email address to the video notification list:
We have created this privacy policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information.

Our email is permission based. If you receive a mailing from us, our records indicate that (a) you have expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future ("opt-in"), or (b) you have registered or purchased or otherwise have an existing relationship with us. We respect your time and attention by controlling the frequency of our mailings. If you believe you have received unwanted, unsolicited email sent via this system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of that email with your comments to abuse@constantcontact.com for review.

How can you stop receiving email from us? Each email sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving email from us, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, simply follow the instruction at the end of any email.

How we protect your privacy We use appropriate security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system. Sharing and Usage We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone for their promotional use without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information, and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.

Use of Web Beacons When we send you emails, we may include a web beacon to allow us to determine the number of people who open our emails. When you click on a link in an email, we may record this individual response to allow us to customize our offerings to you. Web beacons collect only limited information, such as a cookie identifier, time and date of a page being viewed, and a description of the page on which the Web Beacon resides (the URL).

Web Beacons can be refused when delivered via email. If you do not wish to receive Web Beacons via email, you will need to disable HTML images or refuse HTML (select Text only) emails via your email software.

What's New?

RecentComments

Comment RSS
High Quality