: >Sheesh! I knew that this was an inexpensive unit, but does custom
: >T-channel really cost less than the standard stuff?
: Is it new? Take it back. I'd bet a ton that it is not non-standard,
: but only defective, that is the chinese factory missed the dimension.
: Used a worn out slot cutter. It is not unusual for them to "fix" a
: problem by making a batch of undersized miter gage bars to include
: with the bad saws.
Unfortunately, not new. I finally got around to making a featherboard
and, Surprise!, none of the hardware works.
I've got a scrap of oak stair tread, and my current plan is to make my
own bar stock using a router table and table saw. If that doesn't
work, I may look into getting a machinist to make some.
Thanks everyone for your ideas,