Most saw inserts have set screws that let you adjust them flush with the tabletop. Turn the screws in or out until the plate just touches the edge of a straighiedge laid across the opening. If there arc no adjusting screws on your insert, you can shim up the plate with masking tape or lower it by filing some material off the bottom.
Periodic cleaning can improve performance and help keep a saw in tune over time.
Regularly blow or scrape out any dust or resin buildup from the inside of your saw. paying special attention
Segmented belts and machined pulleys are available from:
Chicago. IL 60622
Saw blade stabilizers are available from:
CMT Tools, 5425 Beaumont Center Blvd.. Suite 900. Tampa. FL 33634 (800) 531-5559, Circle #603
Forrest Mfg., 461 River Rd.,
Clifton. NJ 07014
(800) 733-7111, Circlc #604
Freud, 218 Fold Ave..
High Point. NC 27264
(910) 434-8312, Circlc #605
Alignment tools are available from: Accurate Technology, Inc.,
11533 NE 118th St.. Suite 20.
Kirkland. WA 98034
(800) 233-0580, Circlo #606
B.C. Ames Co., 131 Lexington St., Box 70. Waltham. MA 02254 (800) 438-4249, Circle #607
Exact Cuts Tool Co., Dept. AWT. Box 268. Florence. OR 97439 (800) 643-7411, Circlc #608
Grade #5 bolts are available from:
Nolan Supply, Box 6289. 111-115 Loo Ave., Syracuse, NY 13217 (800) 736-2204, C.rcie »625
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There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.