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Offline plam

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Table Saw CS50 Accerssories
« on: April 30, 2021, 04:03 PM »
Hello,

I am new here. Sorry I searched but could not find the answer.

I have CS50 table saw and I am looking for a wider (6mm) grooving flat top blade. Can you recommend a site in the UK or Germany to get one from? It does not have to be original Festool.

Also, I want to build a saw sled for cs50 and I was wondering if there are any aluminum tracks that can fit in the very narrow grooves of this table.

Many thanks


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Offline plam

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Re: Table Saw CS50 Accerssories
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2021, 08:15 AM »
Anyone?

Offline Alex

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Re: Table Saw CS50 Accerssories
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2021, 10:27 AM »
Sorry plam, but a blade like that is not available for the CS50 and the saw will not take it. You can only fit a standard blade with a width between 2 and 3 mm on it.

Offline jobsworth

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Re: Table Saw CS50 Accerssories
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2021, 10:47 AM »
Search for Woodworking wizard (Ian Shortland RIP) He made a cut off sled for his CMS which you could use on your CS 50. Heres a photo of a box joint sled he made for his CMS. It can easliy be adapted to be a cut off sled.
He passed a few years ago.

 I had the pleasure to meet him during my time in the UK


Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: Table Saw CS50 Accerssories
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2021, 11:44 AM »
What Alex & Jobsworth said ^

I have the CS 50 and have been thinking of making runners that fit the narrow T-track. This is yet not something I have prioritised though.
If you you don’t have the widening table attached (or the sliding table) as I have, the V-groove is perfect to use for this. As Jobsworth mentions, it’s applicable to both the CMS and CS 50 (So also CS 70 - but this is wider overall)

Peter Parfitt, a member here and a must see YouTuber with Festool equipment has done a sled for his CMS, this episode was posted recently.

Remember, as the CS 50 is a sliding saw, you could make a sled that you just afix to the T-track and dimension it in length to the movement of the blade..

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Offline Alex

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Re: Table Saw CS50 Accerssories
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2021, 12:20 PM »
Yep, just use the v grooves on the side to guide the sled.

But considering the CS50 is a pull saw, I'd figure you have less need of a sled than on a normal table saw.