Multi-Use Tablesaw Rip Fence
This clever jig might just be the ultimate tablesaw rip fence accessory
The rip fence is an integral part of your tablesaw’s functionality, but its abilities are somewhat limited. That’s why Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking director Bob Van Dyke created his own auxiliary rip fence system. This clever tablesaw add-on fits over his stock rip fence, allowing him to maximize the saw’s potential.
In this short video, learn how supercharge your tablesaw with a rip fence that performs a wide variety of tasks more easily and safely than your standard fence.
Learn How to Build Your Own Supercharged Rip Fence
Learn how to build this auxiliary rip fence system—from start to finish. You can find complete assembly instructions in Fine Woodworking #231.
Even More Clever Tablesaw Fence Ideas
- Learn how to build Bob Van Dyke’s versatile L-fence for even more joinery options.
- Rabbeting Fence for the Tablesaw
- Hanging Rip Fence
- Fence-Setting Jig