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Offline Naildrivingman

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Parallel edge guide ripping a sheet to dust
« on: June 22, 2017, 07:08 PM »
I ripped a 4'x8' sheet into 1 3/4" pieces today only to find that I could not rip the last pass. I am wondering how to prevent this in the future (if possible).

Thanks.
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Offline neilc

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Re: Parallel edge guide ripping a sheet to dust
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2017, 11:45 PM »
Not clear what you mean you could not rip the last piece?  If you were trying to rip a narrow piece down to 1 3/4, I'd suggest you put 3-4 of the other narrow pieces under the rail to the left of the piece you want to rip to allow the rail to sit flat.

Does that not do what you want?



Offline Naildrivingman

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Re: Parallel edge guide ripping a sheet to dust
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2017, 06:54 AM »
Neil,
I'm guessing that will work. I thought about the process last night. I will try it next time.

This was the first time I used the guides and I have to say it was a pleasure. There is no way I could have done this as fast with a table saw and no less a side winder.
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