That's a lot. I have the TS-Aligner Jr also, and mine is within 0.001" of
Not with a good blade. According to Forrest, their blades have total runout of
0.002" or less.
Better still to be dead parallel IMO, but not a big problem.
No, they're not close enough IMO -- particularly given the high-precision
alignment tool that you now have. If you have a decent saw, it should be
possible with very little effort to get your miter slots parallel to the blade
within two or three thousandths, and likewise the fence.
You won't produce results that are any more accurate than the accuracy of your
Doug Miller (alphageek at milmac dot com)
How come we choose from just two people to run for president and 50 for Miss America?
The simple answer is, are you happy with the results of your cuts? Unless
you measure the blade to miter slot properly you probably need not bother at
all. Doing the measuring properly by the blade tooth will also indicate if
the blade needs attention also. I try to take that tooth measurement set up
more than once to verify the blade is not part of the problem.
Anyway the tooth measurement generally sought after is in the .003-.0001
I seldom measure the fence setting. I simply cut a piece of wood and look
at the results. If I don't like them I adjust the blade according to the
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.