Parts & Tools: Micro-Adjuster for Table Saw Fences

Here’s the basic parts list:

Wood, obviously.

I used a scrap piece if maple. See the beginning of the build article for more information.

Tool Drawer Liner (Home Depot)
This is a Home Depot link, and it’s the liner that I use.

Tool Drawer Liner (Harbor Freight)
Always use a coupon at Harbor Freight. The 20% off one, or if you’re lucky, a 25% off one.

Magnetic Switch
You can buy cheaper switches, but I like this one because it's relatively strong. But you're welcome to try the cheaper versions.


Screws
You need a couple of screws to attach the switch. I just used some I found in a drawer of mixed screws.

Threaded Insert
I used a 1/4-20" x 1/2" insert. You only need 1 of these, but this is the only link I could find. Buy one at a local hardware store.

Machine Screw
I used a 1/4-20 x 1/2" screw. You only need 1 of these, but this is the only link I could find. Buy one at a local hardware store.


Indicator Gauges and Magnetic Bases

Dial Indicator Gauge - Digital
This isn't the one I have, but I think it's better & cheaper, and you don't need to drill the counterbore.

Dial Indicator Gauge - Analog
This isn't the one I use, but it's a good price and has decent reviews.

Dial Indicator Gauge - Analog - & Magnetic Base
This is actually a good deal, if you don't already have a dial indicator

Magnetic Base for Dial Indicators
Always use a coupon at Harbor Freight. The 20% off one, or if you’re lucky, a 25% off one.


Various Tools I Used in the Video

Incra 12" Precision Marking T-Rule
I use this 12" version, but you can also get the 6" version from this link. You’ll need a pencil with a fine point.

Center Hole Punch
I like this adjustable center punch, but since you adjust it by turning the red handle, the handle has a tendency to come unscrewed. So I used some Loctite on one punch for normal use, and bought a second punch for when I need to adjust it.

Hex Key Set (Workpro)
This is a great set of hex keys I use. It includes a case, and both SAE and Metric hex keys.

Abrasive Cleaning Stick
Cleans sanding pads, belts, etc.

Radius Quick-Jigs
I know these are designed to use with routers, but I had them handy, and one of them was an ideal size curve, so why not use them?

Drill (Makita)
This isn’t my exact model, but it’s close.

SawStop PCS
No, I don’t expect anyone to buy this from my link, but hey, you never know. By the way, the Amazon price includes shipping. If you're going to get it shipped, then the price on Amazon is the same as anywhere else.



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