Cutting Wide Panels
Cutting wide panels is post about Accessories bookmarked by jimmy with ID 13710501344 was uploaded on 01-01-2019 and has been viewed 95,991 times.
A simple wooden str*p tacked to the bottom of the workpiece will let you rip panels that are too wide for the rip fence on your table saw.Size the wooden str*p to run in the miter-gauge slot (generally 3/4 in.
by 3/8 in.), and cut it slightly longer than the cut to be made.To lay out the strip's location on the workpiece, I used a small piece of 1/8-in.thick birch plywood as a distance gauge.Tack the plywood to the strip, then run the assembly into the saw for about an inch.
Turn the assembly over and mark on the plywood the strip's location with a pencil line on both sides of the strip.Remove the plywood and you have a gauge that shows the exact relation of table slot to saw kerf...