I have a Craftsman 10" table saw that I bought about 10 years ago.
During my last move the rip fence and miter gauge have been misplaced.
I looked at Sears the other night and a new miter gauge is
$35.00!!??!! The rip fences look nothing like the kind I had.
Is there any place to buy these items for an older saw?
Stuart Pedazzo...but you can call me Stu!
Trust me, you're better off with almost any aftermarket fence than
that old one. Count yourself lucky. About ten years ago I bought the
Sears XR2424, which is basically the same fence being supplied with
the Ridgid saw at Home Depot. If I had it to do over again, I'd
probably look at a Bies or clone (like the HTC). You NEED a better
fence. The problem is that you're going to wind up throwing > $200 at
a $75 saw. If that's what your budget requires, the fence will be
Circumstances required that I pony up the $35 for the miter gauge last
week for my old Craftsman. I was surprised; it's kind of nice. Go for
it. Even if the old one shows up later, you can always scavenge the
bar off of it to use on the tenoning jig you're going to buy
In case you've missed my whoring, I have an article on Craftsman saw
upgrades on my website.
Master Woodbutcher and seasoned termite
Shamelessly whoring my website since 1999
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