Given the price of what these fences cost now, why would someone NOT
go with an Incra Fence? Aside from having a REALLY small shop.
I've been pricing fences for two weeks and just cannot imagine paying
$30-$50 less for a Bies or something of lesser quality.
What am I missing?
Incra make wonderful products and I have several of their miter fences.
My objection to this saw fence is that it requires a rail on the back
of the saw which inhibits the installation of an extension table. I
have a permanently attached table that lets me fully support a 4 x 8
sheet oriented in either direction. To do this I use a Delta UniFence
with a Uni-T-Fence.
This gives me the best fence system I have ever seen or used.
Maybe because it is more trouble than most fences to set from full wide rips
to narrow rips. Or maybe because removing and replacing the fence is more
trouble than a Beis. Or like you said, you needs lots of room for it to
operate in its widest rip position and it needs lots of room to store off
the saw. I guess one of those reasons is enough for the majority of
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