Yep, helps with glue squeeze out. I use to put in on the legs as well
around the mortise, but one time I put it on to close to the mortise and a
little bit of blue tape got pinned underneath the tenon. I didn't notice it
until after the glue dried. I could never get it all off. If you look
really close at one of my pieces you can see a tiny piece of blue tape in
between the tenon and leg. Oops!
Now I only wrap it around the tenon. It speeds up clean up time a little.
Not sure. I know i can get it in my back door with the top off and attach
the top once inside.
I never made a table with detachable legs. I guess I could have used bed
Oh well. I just hope my next home has a back door (french doors?) near the
Geez, did you stay gone long enough. LOL Did that kitchen get the best of
BTY I built a butcher block table that had legs that were longer than the
door was wide. Tip the table 90 degrees and go out with the bottoms of the
legs and clock around with the bottom of the opposite legs coming out last.
I always overengineer everything too so I vote for reinforcement of
By the way, I have the exact same table saw as you. I snapped the
trunion and I have upgraded most everything on it over time but it's
been great through the years...
It is a good saw. I think I am ready for an upgrade though!
I think it is a little funny that we both moved the two side extension wings
to the left side and put in a router table on the right! I thought I was
being original with this saw when I did that! :)
Thanks for the feedback...
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