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This is not a type of T-track, but a solution I have found is to file off the top and square the edges of the top of a M8 carriage bolt. It fits well enough for clamping operations. It has more slop than you may need for proper sliding work. I may not have needed to file the edges down at all. Filed M8: Bolt fit into T Track: Shown used as a clamp in an ...


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I've just experienced this very situation recently. Here's what I learned about U-style slots. I did not fully research T-slots, which is a whole other world of non-standard standards. Imperial sized U-slots come roughly in two flavours: 3/4" and 5/8". The huge majority of after-market equipment out there, at least in the Americas, is one of those two sizes....


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Your comment really clarifies your needs. Please add the RR benchwork description to your original question. It is a big help. Now that I can picture your project, I would suggest some small light colored screws instead of wooden dowels. Now I see the need for the Acrylic between your track levels but wooden dowels will be very visible in the clear plastic. ...


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I would suggest purchasing the miter gauges you're interested in using. Getting manufactured miter gauges does seem to be the way to go, as they seem (to me, at least) to be the more difficult part to accurately make at home (especially if you want one with angles premarked). Once you have the gauges in hand, you can then measure the actual bar widths. You ...


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