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Ranger1227 09-07-2013 06:17 PM

small square
I recently bought a Porter Cable portable table saw and have finally had the time to play with it and make a few things. One thing that I noticed is that, because of the safety guard, I cannot get a square on the blade after a bevel cut. My squares are too large and the guard interferes with it. Any suggestions on a small square? Thanks.

joecaption 09-08-2013 04:21 AM

Oso954 09-08-2013 03:18 PM

I would look for a 6" try square or possibly a combination square. If the 6" steel blade is still too long, find your hacksaw. (It would also work on Joe's speed square)

SeniorSitizen 09-08-2013 05:31 PM

Maybe you could use one similar to this small one for 90 and 45 checks. 4x2x1.3 inches

oh'mike 09-08-2013 06:00 PM

I make 'setting blocks' on my chop saw---this lets me bend down and set the blade to the block---for critical settings I will make a test cut and check that with the fancy square----

ratherbefishing 09-09-2013 12:20 AM

Ranger1227 09-09-2013 08:06 AM

Thanks for the great suggestions! There are a few on there that I think will work great!

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