Delta Auto Set Miter Gage

The Delta Auto Set Miter Gage Model No. 864 was a standard accessory item that came with Delta table saws including the 10" Unisaw, 10" Contractor's Saw, 9" Bench Model Tilting Arbor Bench Saw, 8" Tilting Arbor Table Saw, 8" Tilting Table Circular Saw, and the 10" Tilting Table Circular Saw.

Delta Auto Set Miter GageThe miter gage also can be used in the grooves provided on Delta 14" band saws, and the 6" by 48" belt and 12" disc sanders and the combination belt and disc sander. It also fits the Delta light and heavy duty shapers.

The miter gage has a 7 inch face and a 3/8" x 3/4" x 18" bar which fits the table slot of circular saws and other machines. It can be set at any angle up to 60 degrees to the right or left, and it has adjustable stops for instantaneous settings at zero and 45 degrees to the right or left. It can be adjusted to compensate for wear or loosening the head by merely loosening or tightening a tapered pivot screw.

Miter Gage Accessories
No. 864 - Miter Gage with Stop Rods
No. 865 - Clamp Attachement for Miter Gage
No. 873 - Extra sliding block complete with clamp screw.

 

delta auto set miter gage

Delta Auto Set Miter Gage featuring the head of the miter gage that can be adjusted to cut miters on the table saw from a perfect 90 degrees to 30 degrees to the left or right.

The Delta auto set miter gage bar fits the standard table saw grooves that are 3/8" deep by 3/4" wide.

delta auto set miter gage

Face of Delta Auto Set Miter Gage. When crosscutting on the table saw, the wood is held firmly against the flat face of the miter gage.

The two knurled knobs on top are for using the Delta stop rods that are available for cutting duplicate pieces to the same length.

delta auto set miter gage

Top view of the miter gage showing the knurled knot to tighten down the head of the gage to the bar after it has been set.

Delta Auto Set Miter Gage Underneath side of the miter gage showing the 3/8" by 3/4" by 18" long bar and the die-cast metal head.
delta auto set miter gage

Left side view of the miter gage showing the pointer at the back of the bar. The pointer points to the markings for the angle of cut on the head of the miter gage.

Set at 90 degrees the cut across the grain of the wood is perpendicular to the length of the piece.

delta auto set miter gage

The right side view of the miter gage showing the positive stops at 90 and 45 degrees. These can be precisely adjusted with a screwdriver to ensure a perfect 90 or 45 degree cut.

Note the pointer that pointed to the degree scale on the head and the positive stop for 90 degree cuts that could be pivoted away to allow the head to swing either direction.

 

How to Link to This Page

It will appear on your page as:

Delta Auto Set Miter Gage

 

Custom Search

All Other Old Woodworking Tools Articles

Delta Homecraft Tools
Delta produced a series of woodworking machines for the homeowner called the Delta Homecraft Power Tools
Delta Homecraft Jointer
The Vintage Delta Homecraft Jointer was a welcome addition to any shop.
Delta Table Saw Jointer Combination Unit
The Delta No. 34-500 8 inch Table Saw Jointer Combination machine offered a compact table saw jointer unit on one stand that used a single motor.
Delta Homecraft Shaper
The Vintage Delta Homecraft Shaper No. 43-110 performed all of the operations commonly done on larger more expensive shapers of its type.
Delta Homecraft Drill Press Model No. 11-100
The Vintage Delta Homecraft drill press was one of the most versatile tools in the wood shop. It wasn't limited to just drilling holes.
Delta Homecraft Band Saw - Mod. 28-110 10" Saw
The Delta Homecraft Band Saw Model No. 28-110 was first introduced along with the Homecraft Power Tool line in 1949. This bid 10 inch Delta Homecraft Band Saw was for curved and straight line cutting.
Delta Woodworking tools at Old Woodworking Tools
Information, resources, photographs and more about Delta Woodworking Tools and Machinery.
Delta Unisaw - 10" Tilting Arbor Circular Saw 1949
The Delta Unisaw has been a mainstay of woodworking shops for the past 60 years.
Delta Band Saw Rip Fence
Delta Band Saw Rip Fence
Delta Band Saw (1949) Model No. 28-207
The Band Saw Restoration page is a place for you to share your old band saw restoration tips and stories and upload photos.
Delta Jointer 6 Inch
The Delta Jointer was the standard 6 Inch Jointers in shops of all types.
Delta Finishing Machine - 4" Belt & 12" Disc Sander
The Vintage Delta Finishing Machine No. 31-700 with a 4 Belt & 12 Disc was capable of performing 90% to 95% of all you finishing operations.
Craftsman Woodworking tools at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Information and resources about Craftsman Woodworking Tools and Machinery.
Woodworking Machine Manuals at Old Woodworking Tools
Publication reprints of vintage woodworking machine manuals that may be downloaded in a PDF format.
Craftsman Tool Manuals
Craftsman tool manuals and catalogs that can be downloaded for free.
Rockwell Tool Manuals
Download free Rockwell tool manuals and catalogs
Delta Tool Manuals
Download free Delta tool manuals and catalogs
Contribute Content to Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Help contribute to Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Share Your Woodworking Machine Photos
Share a photo or information about woodworking tools and machines.
Vintage Delta Tools at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Vintage Delta Tools: The Delta Mf. company made some of the most sought after and highest quality American made woodworking tools for many years. On this page you'll find photos, resources and information about some of those woodworking machines.
Vintage Craftsman Woodworking Tools and Machinery at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Information and photo sharing about vintage Craftsman tools and woodworking machinery. Share a photo of your vintage Craftsman tools.
Antique Woodworking Tools at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Information, photos, and information about antique woodworking tools, tool collecting, Stanely tools and much more.
Walker Turner Power Tools at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Walker Turner Power Tools: Photos, Information and resources about Walker Turner Woodworking Tools and Machinery.
Contact Us at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Contact us at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Woodworking Community
Join the Woodworking Community for discussion, sharing, networking and more!
Vintage Oliver Woodworking Machine Photos
Information and resources and photos of vintage Oliver Woodworking Machinery.
Delta 15" Utility Drill Press
Information and resources for the Delta 15 Utility Drill Press 1963)
Old Woodworking Tools
Old Woodworking Tools Blog - Information and resources and the latest articles posted about old woodworking tools.
Delta 43-205 Heavy Duty Shaper (1951)
Information and photos about the Delta 43-205 Heavy Duty Shaper. Includes model numbers, parts list, and machine manual.
Delta 1160 Table Saw
Information and photos of the Delta 1160 Table Saw. Includes description, parts list, recommened motors, and machine manual.
Delta 1426 Disk Sander
Information and photos about the Delta 1426 Disk Sander. This Delta woodworking machines was produced in 1939. Includes parts list, motor recommendations, and more.
Vintage Powermatic Tools
Share a photo of your vintage PowerMatic tools.
Jet Woodworking Tool Photos
Share a photo of your Jet Woodworking Tool Photos.
Powermatic Model 221 Planer
Information and photos of the Powermatic Model 221 Planer
Powermatic Model 66 Table Saw
Information and resources about the Powermatic Model 66 Table Saw
Boice Crane Woodworking Tools at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Boice Crane Woodworking Tools: Photos, Information and resources about Boice Crane Woodworking Tools and Machinery.
Boice Crane 14" Band Saw at Old Woodworking Tools
Infomation, resources, and photos of the Boice Crane 14
Table Saws
Information about table saws including the features found in bench, contractors, and cabinet saws, mobile and stationary saws. Also ncludes information and linked to vintage table saws as well as newer models.
Band Saws at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Information and resources about band saws.
General Woodworking Tools
Information and resources for General Woodworking Tools, table saws, band saws, jointers, shapers, sanders, etc.
Woodworking Tool Reviews
Read or write a review of the Woodworking tools listed here.
Old Woodworking Tools Network
A place for old woodworking tool enthusiasts to share photos, stories, and more
Woodworking Supplies & Equipment
Woodworking-Supplies & Equipment including tools, hardware, supplies, woodworking plans and more.
Wood Lathes
Information about wood lathes including a description of the features and considerations for purchasing one as well as links to a variety of vintage and modern wood lathes.
Jointer at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Photos, information and resources about the woodworking jointer. The jointer can machine a face or edge of a board perfectly flat and straight.
Delta Table Saw
Information and resources about the Delta Table Saw.
Radial Arm Saw at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Photos, Information and resources about the radial arm saw.
Scroll Saw at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Photos, Information and resources about the scroll saw, a popular woodworking tool for cutting curves and irregular shaped pieces.
Best Woodworking Shop Tips Contest 2010
Enter the Best Woodworking Shop Tips Contest and win a $100 gift card from Rockler Woodworking
Woodworking Shop Notes
Learn more about woodworking, tools, projects, supplies and more.
Old Woodworking Tools
Old Woodworking Machinery
Woodworking Machine Manufacturers
Information and resources woodworking machine manufacturers.
Old Woodworking Tools
Information and resources about the drill press, one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the shop.
Belt and Disc Sander at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Belt and Disc Sander - Information, photos, and resources about abrasive tools for woodworking including the belt and disc sander.
Wood Shaper at Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Wood Shaper - Photos, Information and resources about the wood shapers also known as the spindle shaper.
Hand Planes
Information, resources, and photos about woodworking hand planes, history of planes, types of planes, uses of planes.
Stanley Hand Planes
Information, photos, and resources about Stanley Hand Planes.
Craftsman Table Saw Parts
Information, photos, and resources about Craftsman table saw parts.
Stanley Planes | Old-Woodworking-Tools.net
Share a photo of your collectable Stanley Planes.
Share Your Vintage Craftsman Table Saws
Share a photo of your vintage Craftsman drill press.
Share Your Vintage Craftsman Table Saws
Share a photo of your vintage Craftsman band saws.
Share Your Vintage Craftsman Table Saws
Share a photo of your vintage Craftsman Scroll saws.
Share Your Vintage Craftsman Table Saws
Share a photo of your vintage Craftsman table saws.
Vintage Delta Table Saws at Old Woodworking Tools.net
Information, resources, machine manuals, and photos of vintage Delta table saws.
Vintage Delta Band Saws at Old Woodworking Tools.net
Information, resources, machine manuals, and photos of vintage Delta band saws.
Vintage Delta Radial Arm Saws at Old Woodworking Tools.net
Information, resources, machine manuals, and photos of vintage Delta radial arm saws.
Vintage Delta Drill Press at Old Woodworking Tools.net
Information, resources, machine manuals, and photos of vintage Delta Drill Presses.
Vintage Delta Shapers at Old Woodworking Tools.net
Information, resources, machine manuls and photos of vintage Delta table shapers.
Vintage Delta Lathes at Old Woodworking Tools.net
Information, resources, machine manulas and photos of vintage Delta lathes.
Vintage Delta Jointers at Old Woodworking Tools.net
Information, resources, machine manuals, and photos of vintage Delta jointers.
Vintage Delta Scroll Saws at Old Woodworking Tools.net
Information, resources, machine manuals, and photos of vintage Delta scroll saws.
Old Woodworking Tool Parts for Sale
Old Woodworking Tool Parts for Sale - See our store for parts from vintage Delta and Craftsman woodworking tools and much more.
Stanley Woodworking tools at Old Woodworking Tools
Information, photographs, and the history of Stanley Woodworking Tools.
Stanley Planes at Old Woodworking Tools
Photographs and information about Stanley Planes.
Sargent Woodworking Tools
Information, photos, and resources about Stanley Hand Planes.
Stanley Woodworking Tools
Information, photos, and resources about Stanley Hand Planes.
Woodworking Tools for Sale
Antique woodworking tools for sale.

Site Build It!

This site proudly build with Site Build It!

Powered By SiteBuildIt

 

Bluehost.com Web Hosting $6.95 

 

[?] Subscribe To This Site

XML RSS
follow us in feedly
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to My MSN
Subscribe with Bloglines