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My model 63 10" artasan tabel saw. The blade is not parallel to the miter slots. how do I adjust?

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First off, check the blade itself for true by marking a tooth and rotating the blade to see if it deflects out of flat.
Then, with a known flat blade or plate, you can loosen the bolts that hold the trunnion to the bottom of the table and adjust the position of the works relative to the mitre slots. Use a dial caliper with a magnetic mount attached to the miter guage and you'll be able to slide it back and forth to check the final position for accuracy. Then carefully tighten the bottom back up, Make sure all raising/lowering and angle adjustments are working properly, and you're good to go....
You might be able to get a service manual from powermatic to help you through the process, but you'd have to call them to check.
Good luck. It can be a real pain in the....
Give yourself a day or so....

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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