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Legacy BT3Central Articles articles have been moved.

All of the jigs, enhancements and fixtures on this page for the Ryboi BT3000 and BT3100 table saws have been contributed by woodworkers like you. These links from the original site have been converted to point to the reformatted articles hosted here on The format may have changed but the content remains the same.

General BT3000 / BT3100 Information

•  How To Identify the Date Of Manufacture Of Your BT3000 By - Rod Kirby
•  Ryobi Micropositioner Manual By - Ryobi
•  Just How Loud Is The BT3000? By - Jim Frye
•  Ryobi BTS15 Operator's Manual By - Sam Conder
•  Things To Look For When Buying A Used BT3000 By - Jim Frye
•  Why Buy A BT3000? By - Jim Frye
•  BT3100 Exploded Parts Diagram By - Tom Scanio
•  A DWG Drawing Of The BT3000 By - Chris Hogan

BT3000 / BT3100 Maintenance & Repair

•  Sears' Exploded Parts Diagram Of The BT3000 By - Ken Able
•  The Rod Kirby Method of BT3000 Alignment By - Rod Kirby
•  A BT3000 Maintenance Check List By - Jim Frye
•  BT3000 SMT Alignment Instructions By - David Hawkins
•  Belt Replacement Instructions By - Ed Ellickson
•  BT3000 Rear Fence Clamp Replacement By - Martin Call
•  Sears Parts Listing for The BT3000 By - Rich Carmack
•  BT3000 Belt Replacement and Shim Adjustment Instructions By - Jim Frye
•  Blade Height Adjustment Rebuild Instructions By - "JohnG"

BT3000 / BT3100 Modifications & Enhancements

•  BT3000 Miscellaneous Improvements By - Rod Kirby
•  Shopmade Handles For The BT3000 By - J.P. Honeywell
•  Tool Triggered Power Cord For BT3000 And Other Tools By - Jim Frye
•  BT3000 Cabinet Modifications By - Norm Havens
•  Ryobi BT3000 Extension Table By - Rob Ballard
•  BT3000 Shop-made Extension Table By - Rod Kirby
•  Articulated Dust Port Cover For the Ryobi BT3000 Table Saw By - Jim Frye
•  SMT Aluminium Extension For The BT3000 By - Rod Kirby
•  Ehnanced SMT Aluminium Extension By - Rod Kirby
•  An Improved Blade Guard and Splitter By - Rod Kirby
•  Dust Collector Pan for BT3000 By - Jim Frye
•  Wide Table With Miter Slots By - Dave Johnson
•  SMT Fence V2.0 By - Rod Kirby
•  Drill Powered Drum Sander for BT3000 By - Jim Frye
•  BT3000 Safer Power Switch Modification By - Jim Frye
•  Zen and the Art of Splitter Shim Making By - Mark "Gugie" Guglielmana
•  Attaching Jigs To The SMT By - Mike Stallard

BT3000 / BT31000 Fence Attachments

•  Wide Crosscut Fence For The BT3000 By - Jim Frye
•  Making a friction holder for miter slots By - Don Hart
•  Another Polyethylene Featherboard By - Don Hart
•  High Fence for Dado and Panel Raising By - Jim Frye
•  Folding Outfeed Table for BT3000 By - Jim Frye
•  Shopmade Rip Fence Micro-Adjust By - Rod Kirby
•  Making a Polyethylene Featherboard By - Don Hart
•  Shopmade Outfeed Cabinet By - Dave Johnson
•  Ryobi BT3000 Stop Block Construction Notes By - Jim Frye
•  BT3000 Rip Fence Featherboard Add-On By - Fred Hutchinson
•  The OZ/YANK Router Fence By - Rod Kirby and Randy Atkinson
•  Hold-In Featherboard By - Rod Kirby
•  Finger Board for BT3000 Sliding Miter Table By - Jim Frye
•  Ryobi BT3000 Router Fence Construction Notes By - Jim Frye
•  Notes On A "Ripstrate" Used With The Ryobi BT3000 By - Charlie Oppeneimer
•  A Featherboard For The Rip Fence By - Rod Kirby

Miscellaneous BT3000 / BT3100 Jigs & Fixtures

•  BT3000 Jig Saw Mount By - Jim Frye
•  Cove Cutting Jigs for the BT3000 By - Jim Frye
•  An Easy Way To Make ZCTPs For The Ryobi BT3000 By - Tim Kuchta
•  Full Extension Hardwood Drawer Slides By - Mark Stripes
•  Zero Clearance Throat Plates with Levelers By - Lee Styron
•  Micro-Adjuster For A Router Table Fence By - Rod Kirby
•  BT3000 Accessory Table Router Mounting Plate Template By - Jim Frye

Mobile BT3000s / BT3100s

•  BT3000 Portability Modification By - Brad Anderson
•  WrkWatchr's Mobile BT3000 Cabinet By - Roy Shrove
•  Design Considerations for a Wide-Rail BT3K Mobile Cabinet By - Ray Girling
•  BT3100 Compact 4-Wheel Dolly By - Rick Slaugh
•  Spruce and Sandeply - Another base option By - Jim Dwight
•  Jeff Browning's BT3000 By - Jeff Browning
•  Maroon & Maple - A Mobile BT3 Cabinet By - Sam Conder
•  A Mobile Base For The BT3000 By - Rod Kirby
•  Pat Greco's BT3000 By - Pat Greco

Traditional Table Saw Jigs - BT3000 / BT3100 Style

•  Rod Kirby's Miter Slot For The BT3000By - Rod Kirby
•  Raised Panel Jig By - George McKeown
•  A Tenon Jig For The BT3000 SMT By - Jack Mogren
•  A Tenon Jig for the Ryobi BT3000 By - Highland Hardware
•  Construction Notes for the BT3000 Tenon Jig By - Jim Frye
•  SMT Mounted Tenon Jig By - Mark "Black Walnut" Stripes
•  SMT Mounted Taper Jig By - Rod Kirby

Miscellaneous Articles

• A Sticky Subject: Glue - By Sam Conder
• A Review of my excursion to the Indianapolis woodworking show - By Sam Conder
• Cove Cut Calculator - By JP Honeywell
• Kickback The Nightmare Explained - By Ray Girling

Tool Reviews

• A Review of the BT3100 Woodcutting Table Saw - By Sam Conder
• A Review of the Ryobi OSS500 Oscillating Spindle Sander - By Ken Massingale
• A Review of the Jointech JST-R4232M 42" Saw Train System for the Ryobi BT3 series table saw - By Sam Conder
• A Review of the Ryobi BD4600 Belt & Disc Sander - By Don Hart
• A Review of the MicroPreciis BT3 Fixture Blocks - By Sam Conder