Powermatic 66 fence problem

*"B a r r y" wrote in message * *> >... but I'm still trying to figure how a tapered cut (i.e, wider on one *end *> >than the other) could be the result of the tape measure on a table saw *> >fence? *> > *> >Somebody clue me in. *> *> I missed "taper" in the original message. * *It wasn't, specifically, but see below. * *> I read the trouble description as the piece was 1/32' wider than *> expected when ripping really wide panels, and dead on when ripping *> narrower parts. *> *> Obviously, I wasn't the only one! <G> * *I, mistakenly it seems, read the problem as one where the "cut" got wider as *it progressed. * *<original quote> When I adjust the scale, the machine cuts perfectly up to *maybe 10 inches...then my final measurement creeps up to about a 32nd at 36 *inches or so.<unquote>
...yup, this wasn't clear guys! So sorry. The cut does not taper, but if I rip for 6 inches, it's good; if I rip for 30 inches, it's not...in fact my final cut piece is wider *over all* than indicated on the fence scale. Heh... cg * *- *www.e-woodshop.net *Last update: 4/13/04 *
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