Before I installed this device, I couldn’t lock my bandsaw’s table securely
enough for resawing. If I banged a heavy board on the outboard side, the table
would always tip out of adjustment. Now the table stays fixed at 90 degrees.
After removing the table, I drilled and tapped two 1/4-in. holes and
bolted on a 3-in. length of angle iron with a slot cut in the long leg. After
reinstalling the table and locking it perpendicular to the blade, I used this
slot to locate and drill another 1/4-in. hole in the saw casting. I tapped
this hole and installed a length of threaded rod, which I locked into place
by tightening a nut against the frame. To lock the top at 90 degrees, I
installed two additional nuts and a washer underneath the angle. When
I want to tilt the table, I just remove the knob and its washer.
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