Table Saw Auxiliary Fence

By Robert Robillard on Workshop tips

Auxiliary Table Saw Or Sacrificial Fence

When I say Table Saw Auxiliary Fence or sacrificial fence I mean a wood fence that I can run a saw blade up against without damage and easily change out when I cut into it.

An Table Saw Auxiliary Fence is incredibly valuable.   It protects the facing of your table saw fence (as well as your saw blade).

Another great feature of an auxiliary fence is it allows you too be able to clamp a face board along your table saw rip fence or screw stop blocks into the fence.

Auxiliary fences allows you the flexibility to recess a dado blade slightly into the fence board for end cuts or micro adjustments.  This also allows you to cut different width rabbets without always having to readjust the width of the dado head.

A table saw auxiliary fence is easy to make with scrap material and will be an asset to the shop.

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Robert Robillard

Robert Robillard

Carpenter / Remodeler / Editor / Writer / Video Talent

Robert Robillard is a remodeler, general contractor, and principal of a carpentry and renovation business located in Concord, Massachusetts. He also writes the "Ask the Carpenter" advice column in the Boston Globe, and serves as the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and founding editor of A Concord Carpenter . Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review - Tool and Product Review - Video Channel, , where we post all of our tool reviews and video tutorials. Rob enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate building professionals as well as DIYers on best practices in the remodeling industry. The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob <a href="https://profiles.google.com/concordcarpenter"

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