Use Playing Cards to Micro-Adjust Your Tablesaw Fence
My tablesaw fence doesn’t have a micro-adjustment knob, but that doesn’t stop me from making finely tuned cuts.
My tablesaw fence doesn't have a micro-adjustment knob, but that doesn't stop me from making finely tuned cuts. To make a cut on the money, I make a test cut in scrap and check the measurement. Then, I slide a wooden block against the inboard or outboard side of the fence—depending on which way I need to adjust the cut—and clamp the block to the saw table. Next, I loosen the fence, insert a playing card or two between the block and the fence, relock the fence, and make another test cut.
—Ken Kerns, Fairview, N.C.