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Old 10-20-2012, 08:29 AM
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I ran an old Craftsman saw that just would not stay true. Make two cuts, adjust. Make two cuts, adjust. You get the picture.
What you are suggesting with a new sole plate may work, but will the mounts to the saw stand up? You may be cursing it the third cut you make....

I now have a magnesium base Makita and found a permanent resting place for the old Craftsman commercial. I dont know if re-doing a sole plate is worth the effort, unless you just want to do it for poops and laughs. If thats it, file until satisfied with fit.
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Old 10-21-2012, 09:37 AM
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Carbide tipped sawblade In a tablesaw... Set the fence and feed it through. Done.

If u can hold the piece well then a circ saw can do it too. Just mute dangerous w a small piece. Less accurate too
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