Blade to miter slot Adjustment
The miter slot, grooved right into the table, is the only thing on a table saw that is not adjustable.
Since we cannot change this slot, we should line up the whole rest of the saw to this one important, but fixed part of this machine. Many woodworkers were never aware that the entire motor housing is designed for adjustment to the miter slot -- sometimes with something as crude as an undersized bolt in an oversized hole.
You can do this with precision meters, but I show how using the blade itself as a tuning fork can be just as accurate. Spinning the blade and listening for the tooth that is standing out the furthest towards the miter slot - both front and back of the blade - will accommodate for any wobble in the blade. This gets the motor arbor into perfect position, not being fooled by wobble in any blade.
Learning Curve 95
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