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    ATTN: Table saw users...

    How do you manage to cut a full 4x8 sheet of mdf on these small portable tables(assuming thats what the majority has) ??



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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    I have a full size table saw but I still use a helper and/or feed rollers when working with large pieces. Rollers are $20 each at Lowes or HD. I have 2 and could use 1 more.



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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    My table saw isn't one of those small portable ones, but all it takes is one person helping me to get the job done quickly.



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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    We took a small 10" Craftsman table saw and built a table on wheels around it.




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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    The best way to do it is to build a nice outfeed table around it. Here is how I did mine http://www.caraudiojunkyard.com/foru...pics-shop.html




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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    my buddy and i modified his table make it measure longer and then we use a tape measure to get it all right.

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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    I'm getting lazy and buying the 2x4 instead of 4x8

    I'll spend the extra $ for the ease of cutting.



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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    Agreed. Rip it with a skil saw first, then run it through the table saw to get a good straight edge. Much easier to handle.



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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    I like to cut it down to smaller pieces with either a panel saw or circular saw.

    It is possible to cut full sheets if you build a good table and use a helper, but it is still quite cumbersome.




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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    I clamp a fence to the material and use a skilsaw for everything. My cuts are every bit as good as I get on my table saw and it's a lot easier to manage. Just built two boxes this week with my 6 1/2" 18 volt cordless saw...

    Make sure whatever you use for a fence is straight and keep the saw tight to the fence.




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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    panel saw with with a 12 foot sliding arm FTW



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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    home depot cuts for free FTW...then just make sure they are all even with the table saw when you get home.



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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    Straight edge and circular saw for rough dimensions, then cut with table saw to exact size.



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    Re: ATTN: Table saw users...

    Quote Originally Posted by ultimate157 View Post
    I'm getting lazy and buying the 2x4 instead of 4x8

    I'll spend the extra $ for the ease of cutting.
    This is what I do.




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