The new top is about 12 mm higher than the existing table, the slots are 7 millimeter deep so when a sled is used it will run over the working table.
We managed to get as deep as 4 millimeters recess for the insert plates.
The old handle from our former disappointing table saw
The shape of the old fence clamp routed out the base of the new T-fence.
Mounted to the base.
And it will be used upside down.
The second layer glued on the base. The T-fence clamping system will be made out of 3 layers of the hdf. We are going to mount the old fence we made from plywood, just because it's straight and we're happy with it.