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Old 02-12-2018, 02:51 PM
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Chris.
use a piece of thin aluminum or plastic.
square blade to the saw.
Best way to do that is to try few cuts and place the small cut pieces against the
piece of panel that you just cut. Use a square to make sure is 100% perfect.

I use to have a photo gallery that showed the whole squaring method.
Make sure that both white edges are cut the same.
Even remove them if you like.

Make few test kerf cuts in the same materials that you're going to use.
mark your kerf cuts and and now you have a jig that is guarantee
to set the track at the right place,

For 2-3-4 bevels...best to make one story stick with indicators.
your cut must be 1/2" deep to have the correct kerf size.

Even better, Use 2 ez tracks. use your saw base as a spacer.
screw the 2 tracks together at the very end with a 1/4" plastic strip or
wood. The second track is the full stabilizer.
If I was doing bevel cuts more than once...
I will use a similar setup to support the sawbase 100%.
The strip that connects the two tracks can be easily marked for any bevel.

Got it? If not, someone may make a drawing?
good luck.
Hi Dino,

Thanks for the ideas. Putting kerf marks in a piece of scrap wood and labeling the bevels is a simple solution. I'm not sure what you mean by using 2 EZ tracks, but the first idea is easy for me to follow.

Of course, an EZ made cut line indicator from aluminum and/or HDPE, until the updated base is made, would be nice. Something that can be made in-house without new molds and rides on the track. I'm a sucker for nice looking tools. I think that's part of the reason why woodpecker sells so well.


Funny, just as i was typing this, I came across this post: http://www.tracksawforum.com/showpos...84&postcount=9
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