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Use adhesive-backed metal tape to correct for a sloppy fit between a miter gauge bar and a table slot.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #19 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 12

Fabricating a bar that will fit the "T"-type miter grooves found on Delta saws for use on jigs that run in the groove.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #42 Dec 1994 pg. 16

Eliminate sloppy fitting miter gauge bars by installing spring-loaded steel balls into the edge of the bar.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #50 Feb 1996 pg. 24

Tip describes modification to miter gauge bar by the addition of set screws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #57 Feb 1997 pg. 30

Modify your miter gauge guide bar to accept a tapered pipe thread plug. This will let you expand the miter gauge bar to fit snugly in the slot.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1997 (v.21#3) pg. 41

Charles Riordan shares tips on sharpening tools (without oilstones) and adjusting miter gauges so they don't wiggle in their slots.
FINE WOODWORKING #26 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 98

Tip: Fit a miter gauge to its slot by gluing brass shim stock along the full length of the bar.
FINE WOODWORKING #61 Nov-Dec 1986 pg. 10

Improved design for wood guide strips that run in the miter gauge slots of woodworking tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #85 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 24

Tip on improving the fit of wooden runners that slide in miter gauge slots by adding adjusting screws made of brass.
FINE WOODWORKING #94 May-Jun 1992 pg. 20

Eliminating miter gauge side play by installing ball plunger screws.
FINE WOODWORKING #102 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 16

Technique for correctly aligning and attaching the miter gauge slot runners to a sliding table.
FINE WOODWORKING #119 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 12

Making wooden runners (for jigs that ride in miter gauge slots) which are adjustable for width so that they will fit snug without binding.
SHOPNOTES #16 Jul 1994 (v.3) pg. 28

Tip: Quick fix for loose miter gauge bars.
WOOD MAGAZINE #22 Apr 1988 (v.5#2) pg. 12

How to make an adjustable-width guide strip for table saw jigs that slide in the miter gauge slots.
WOOD MAGAZINE #62 Aug 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 12

Stop the play in a table saw miter gauge slot by bonding a thin brass strip to the side of the guide bar.
WOOD MAGAZINE #62 Aug 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 14

Tips for making table saw jigs that move smoothly in the miter gauge slot.
WOOD MAGAZINE #106 Jun 1998 (v.15#4) pg. 31

Miter gauge slot runners for jigs. Some alternatives to wood which eliminate problems associated with swelling and shrinking.
WOODSMITH #68 Apr 1990 pg. 30

Temporary and permanent solutions for removing the slop between a miter gauge and its slot in the table saw.
WOODWORK #7 Fall 1990 pg. 18

How to eliminate a sloppy fit between the bar and slot of a miter gauge.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 58

Basic frame with runners to fit table saw miter gauge slots can be used as a carrier for various jigs.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1996 (v.20#3) pg. 8

Tip on removing slop between a miter gauge and the slot by attaching brass shims.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1998 (v.22#2) pg. 9

Tip: How to tighten the blade of a miter gauge on a table saw so it stays snug in the slot. Utilizes a soft brass screw which may be adjusted as it wears.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1982 (v.38#1) pg. 89

Tip on using a magnetically-backed strip of wood to fill the miter gauge slot flush with the surface of a machine tool whenever the slot is not in use.
WORKBENCH Dec 1994-Jan 1995 (v.50#6) pg. 22