Knex Table Saw and Cut Off Saw.




This is just a fun little toy I made. It is a cut of saw and a table saw in the same mechanism. The the cut off saw flips back ,and the table saw lowers out of sight so you can have a "flat" work table. They both can cut through kleenex. I haven't geared them yet but if you want to you can. It uses 2 motors ,but if you have one you can switch them out like I do.

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Step 1: Front Legs.

These are the 2 front legs on the saw.

Pic 1: build 4

Pic 2: add yellow rods onto 2 of the things you just built.

Pic 3: add the other side panel on both sets.

Step 2: Slider Beam

This is what the table saw slides on.

Pic 1: build

Pic 2: build

PIc 3: attatch

Step 3: Table Saw Blade

This is very easy just do as in pic.

Step 4: Cut Off Saw Bade and Blade Housing

This is the step that you build the saw blade and housing for it.

Pic 1: build

Pic 2: build

Pic 3: add

Pic 4: add 5 more black hands

Pic 5: add 4 more black hands

Pic 6: build

Pic 7: add blade and lock with tan clip

Pic 8: do the same thing on the other side as in the last pic.

Pic 9: build

Pic 10: use blue rod ( preferably flexi) to connect it.

Pic 11: insert blade

Pic 12: attach to hinge

Step 5: Main Legs

This is a bit difficult.

Pic 1: build 4 panels.

Pic 2: add white rods on 2 of the panels.

Pic 3: add other side.

Step 6: Support Beam

Pic 1: Build

Pic 2: Atattch

Step 7: Table Top

This is the hardest step here. Make sure you do EVERYTHING as in the pic's, because if you do one thing wrong it might not work as well.

Pic 1-2: build, both pic's are the same but the first one is of the top and the second is of the bottom.

Pic 3: build

Pic 4: build

Pic 5: atattch panel in pic 4 to panel in pic 3.

Pic 6: now atattch panel in pic 1 and 2.

Pic 7: build 3

Pic 8: atattch 2 of the guards you just made

Pic 9: add the last guard

You have done it. You did the hardest step!!!

Step 8: Lets Put It All Together

now we are going to put it together!!!

Pic 1: add the first main leg.

Pic 2: add the second main leg.

Pic 3: this pic is so you can see what you just did. (If you followed the instructions you added the legs)

Pic 4: add the yellow support legs.

Pic 5-6: add slider beam.

Pic 7: add what you made in the 6th step.

Pic 8: add 2 gray connecters

Pic 9: add hinge to body

Pic 10: add table saw blade to body.

Pic 11-12: were to add motor.

You are don't please rate and comment. If you have any quethions let me know!



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    37 Discussions


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    he commented on it a year after you did, that qualifies it(and me for that matter) as mildly entertaining.


    9 years ago on Introduction

    ive seen this forever but im building it later! not now because its 2 am and the rattle of pieces would wake everyone.


    10 years ago on Introduction

    hmm... gives me an excuse to make an oversized gear system to power both, with a set of cutoff gears to make it so that only one spins at a time...


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    I guess. Try 1 panel from I_ am_Canadian's wheel on his nano cannon. This is the closest thing I can think of.

    Wow!!! I would have never thought of this and my dad has a woodshop!!! Diffinatley a 5.0 for originality!!! :D

    The Jamalam

    10 years ago on Introduction

    can i suggest some bracing techniques? use blue rods accross the front legs diaggonally,an the table do the same, in fact do it everywhare!

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