General International Rip Fence

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
General International
Model:
F36 T52
Price:
$290

Description

Length: 36” (915 mm)

Width: 3 1⁄2” (89 mm)

Maximum Rip [left of blade]: 12” (304.8 mm)

Weight: 19 lbs. (8.6 kg)

WOOD magazine review

General International Rip Fence F36T52

Review Summary

High points: Strikingly similar to the Biesemeyer Home Shop fence,and a strong performer in most key areas. The right face is within .002" of parallel to the left face. Low points: This fence deflected twice as much as the Biesemeyer in the MDF test due to a slight design difference in the locking mechanism. Light-color cursor can be difficult to read; and the smallish scale is marked only in 1⁄16" increments.
More points: There’s no way to adjust the face perpendicular to the tabletop,but we didn’t need to—it was perfectly square to the table out of the box. Also available in a beefier commercial version.

Detailed Ratings

3.8
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

3

Value

4

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