DIY Internal Door - Should I buy a Triton 2000 or saw table?

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Hi all,

For some reason the door frames in my house are only around 73" high. Finding doors to fit is nigh on impossible - unless I have them made to order - but the cost is too high.

I therefore am going to build my own doors.

I own basic tools (saws, chisels, drills etc) but to build a door I guess i'll need at least a table saw for accurate cutting.

I don't want to spend more than £200 or so really on a table saw. I've been looking at used Triton 2000s on ebay. They seem quite versatile, but I see some people say getting accurate cuts can be tricky and time consuming.

Otherwise I have seen this table saw on ebay:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/KITY-12-SAWBE...Home_Garden_PowerTools_SM&hash=item4aa242fe33
(if anyone could tell me if it is any good that would be useful)

The doors I want to build will be pretty simple 4 panel Victorian style ones.

Anyway, any advice on which bench to buy would be appreciated.

Jason
 
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Making short doors to fit frames is dumb, raising the frame is far less work and permanently allows full size doors. ;)
 
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Forget making your own doors unless you have a joinery work shop.

Do as Foxy says and refit new door frames to correct size.
 
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To be honest a bench saw isn't the main tool you would need if you're going down the making your own route.
You can order your timber to finished sizes so there would be no ripping down to be done. After that you could use a mortiser or just do them with a drill and chisel, and a router is very useful for grooving for the panels and for mouldings, then maybe a sander or smoothing plane and sandpaper by hand.
 
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