Edward J. Bennett Co. TS-Aligner Jr.

WOOD magazine rating
Average reader rating
5.0
out of 5
Brand:
Edward J. Bennett Co.
Model:
TS-Aligner
Price:
$135

Description

• The EXCLUSIVE Stylus Offset Bar allows measurements very close to the table surface. This gives you the ability to measure across the entire width of the blade for excellent alignment accuracy. It also lets you easily measure the edge of squares and angle blocks when adjusting a miter gauge or sliding table.
• The EXCLUSIVE three bearing miter slot guidance system gives you a precise, play free fit in any miter slot regardless of size. No bar, no matter how well made, can provide the same smooth and accurate motion needed when making measurements with a dial indicator.
• The EXCLUSIVE Angle Attachment Gage which applies the full accuracy of the dial indicator to the task of measuring angles
• Precision AGD Group 2 dial indicator with accuracy to within 0.001"
• Angle measurement accuracy can be within 0.057 degrees.

Applications:
Table saw: Virtually all adjustments including:
Blade heel (alignment to the miter slots)
Fence alignment (to the miter slots)
Fence squareness
Miter gauge squareness and angles
Blade squareness and tilt angles
Blade height
Level of insert
Level of extension wings and tables
Sliding table alignment
Splitter alignment
Band saw:
Table squareness
Table angles
Fence alignment
Jointer:
Fence squareness/angles
Knife/cutterhead alignment
Outfeed table adjustment
Infeed table adjustment
Shaper/Router table
Cutter height
Fence offset
Fence Alignment
Drill Press
Square spindle to the table
Radial Arm Saw.
Virtually all adjustments. RS-Aligner accessory required.
Stationary Disc-Belt sander
Table Squareness and angles
Mitersaw
Blade squareness and angles
Fence squareness and angles

• Dial indicator: AGD Type 2, 1/4" lug back
• Measurement range: 1"
• Measurement resolution: 0.001"
• Angle resolution: 0.057°
• Length of horizontal adjustment: 8"
• Length of vertical adjustment: 5"
• Range of miter slot widths: 5/8" to 7/8"
• Materials: 6061 T6
• Aluminum extrusion Finish: Red Anodized

WOOD magazine review

Dependable, accurate alignment every time

Review Summary

You get a lot of alignment for your buck with this setup tool that rides in your tablesaw’s miter-gauge slot. In fact, TS-Aligner Jr. performs the five major tablesaw tune-up tasks (blade parallel to miter slot; fence parallel to miter slot; blade 90° to table; miter gauge 90° to blade; and fence face 90° to tabletop) with dial-indicator precision. Extend its value even more by using it to dial in alignments on other shop machines, such as your mitersaw, jointer, and planer.

Detailed Ratings

4.5
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

4

Value

4

Reader Reviews

Best way to set my Drill Press table

Review Summary

I got this to make sure the table saw is accurate, but it has many more uses around the workshop. I routinely use it to make sure the drill press table is perpendicular. It is so easy to use. I check the miter saw, planer blades and tables, router table fences, even the bandsaw table. What I thought was an extravigant purchase has turned out to be a mainstay in my shop.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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