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.



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