Table Saw Fence Storage Pipe

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Introduction: Table Saw Fence Storage Pipe

About: Retired Tool Maker ( 1980 ) Retired Mechanical Engineer ( 2009 ) Full time Tinkerer

I have found various places to store the fence of my table saw. None worked very well and often other junk was in the way.

Step 1: 3" PVC Schedule 40 Pipe

I found the fence would slide into 3" PVC Schedule 40 Pipe so I cut piece about 28" long, just a bit shorter than the table.

The outside diameter of 3" pipe is about 3.5", it is a long story.

Be careful cutting the pipe and chamfer all the edges. Sharp edges can cut you, and you will be working around this pipe for years.

Step 2: Big Wire Ties

To hold the pipe up to the side tables I used heavy duty wire ties, the ones about 3/8" wide. One near the front and one near the back. This held the pipe above the back edge of the table so the pipe couldn't slide out.

Step 3: All Done, Enjoy!

So now I have a quick spot to store the fence, and it is always ready to pull out too.

Work Safe and have Fun. I hope you enjoyed this little project.

Carl.

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    Looks like you have room to get a bit more stuff stored under there . Jigs , feather boards ,clamps etc

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    Hello TyTower:
    I have thought of replacing the base from 1981, but other projects keep calling. The Radial Arm Saw base was worth the time for replacement!

    Thanks, Carl.

    quick and easy solution to an irritating problem. Well done!