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This is a piece of round stock into which I have drilled a hole that is perfectly on center. I could have made the hole as deep as my drill bit is lo...
My radial arm saw has a 1/2 x 20 threaded shaft on the backside of the motor. Not only can I attach a saw blade on the front side of the motor, but I...
I cut two pieces of 1/2 inch plywood and attached the first one to the piece of 2 x 3 with drywall screws. You may notice the bit in the chuck is ver...
Use a large "C" clamp to hold the 2 x 3 firmly to the saw table. Pull the saw motor into the upright so the drill bit makes a pilot hole on center wi...
I now have a hole saw the same diameter as the piece of round stock in the first photo. Its pilot drill is 1/4 inch in diameter. I have placed a 1/4...
The second upright is like the first, but mounts to the end of the 2 x 3 inch piece nearer to the saw motor. One feature of a radial arm saw is that ...
My saw's shaft turns at about 3,000 rpm. That is too fast for my hole saw. I used the pilot hole to center the hole saw mounted in my electric drill...
Move the saw's arm to one side to make room and use the hole saw to enlarge the second hole. When finished I had two holes the same size as the round...
The round stock has been inserted through the holes in the support. Push the drill bit and the round stock into one another. Because my motor turns ...
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Posted:Feb 1, 2010
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