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Old 03-04-2018, 04:50 PM
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Rick, nice setup. Silly question, but how do you prevent the cutoff from just falling to the floor? Doesn't seem like there's any room on the table for it
Great question, actually.

I set up the pics to replicate Absinthe's workbench in order to give an apples-to-apples example. I'm not sure how he is catching his cutoff, or if he even needs to. Sometimes, I'll position my bridge on the end of the table, as shown, because I need more table to the 'keeper' side, and don't care about the cutoff side. Other times, I'll mount the bridges closer to the interior of the table to have support on both sides of the cut; and then, sometimes, I'll slide in a table extension on one/both sides of the cut to give greater support where needed.

Dino's example (in the post after yours) of a hinged table extension is a nice way to address the issue.

Having sliding bridges comes in handy.
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Old 03-04-2018, 04:52 PM
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I cannot help my self from jumping into Rick's Posts and say thanks for posting.

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Old 03-04-2018, 09:02 PM
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Rick is this sliding bridge design something you can share if not I understand. Great video
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Old 03-04-2018, 10:15 PM
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Tofu :
I placed my bridge at the end of the table because I needed to be able to set a stop at 768mm. I could have moved it more to the left, because I have abotu 1220mm of length to work with. Secondarily, this still allows that bench to be used without removing the track. However, I really just randomly choose a place and that was where it ended up. As for the cut off piece, it certainly falls right on the floor if it is more than a few inches wide. I will add a top instead of the foam, and I can certainly give it some overhang. I am still open to ideas, as I am nowhere near finished with this.
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Old 03-04-2018, 10:34 PM
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Rick is this sliding bridge design something you can share if not I understand. Great video
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Old 03-06-2018, 03:25 PM
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you can easily install supports in hinges. ( folded when not in use)
1x3" 0r 1x4" screwed to the hinge that is screwed to the frame of the PBB.

Hinges: great idea!

Maybe even locking hinges attached to a connector extrusion so you can slide the extensions around to support any size wood.

Keeps table small
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Old 03-06-2018, 08:03 PM
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What is a locking hinge?

Has anyone tried superstrut or unistrut?
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Old 03-07-2018, 11:19 PM
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What is a locking hinge?

Has anyone tried superstrut or unistrut?
A hinge that won't flop around. It locks in open and closed position
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Old 03-08-2018, 07:52 AM
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Guess I should have assumed as much I just googled it. I see they make them for 80/20 and they even have a video about it. Though maybe that isn't what you were talking about. It is a cool idea.
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Old 03-08-2018, 11:27 AM
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Guess I should have assumed as much I just googled it. I see they make them for 80/20 and they even have a video about it. Though maybe that isn't what you were talking about. It is a cool idea.
The 8020 ones are super expensive. I saw some on Amazon that can lock in 180 or 90 depending on which version you get. I think it was about $20 for 4 and supports 500lb
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