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How to Make an Adjustable Height Table Saw Fence

A fan of DIY Tools & Techniques shares an idea for making an adjustable height table saw fence. Learn how to make a fence that will provide support when working on tall boards.

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make an adjustable height table saw fence
  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty

    Moderate to Hard


Step 1: Attach Brackets

Attach brackets to the boards (Image 1). Use a square to make an alignment mark to keep the brackets straight.

Add or take away boards as necessary to maintain the proper support (Image 2).

Step 2: Attach Boards, Then Secure the Unit

Attach two boards to the bottom of the bracketed boards in the shape of an L. The L-shaped boards will fit over the saddle fence.

Attach the entire unit to the saddle fence.

attach boards and secure unit

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