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Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-08-2019, 02:40 PM
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Posted By tofu
That worked well. Thanks guys. I just made an L...

That worked well. Thanks guys. I just made an L and it holds it in place
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-07-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,127
Posted By tofu
Hey Dino, Saw your post about the patent. I...

Hey Dino,

Saw your post about the patent. I understand if nothing can be revealed until filing.


One thing I've been struggling with on the ueg is cutting small lightweight panels. Right now...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-06-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By tofu
That's great news. Would you happen to have any...

That's great news. Would you happen to have any photos so I could possibly make my own or have some ideas for improving my ueg until the official one is released?
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-06-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,127
Posted By tofu
Thanks Are there any updates on the new UEG...

Thanks

Are there any updates on the new UEG brackets?

Best,
Chris
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-06-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,127
Posted By tofu
I hate to be a downer, but I disagree with...

I hate to be a downer, but I disagree with several points.

I made my own dust port and shield (plastic tube for the port and coke bottle for the shield) for a saw I didn't care about drilling...
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-05-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By tofu
I've purchased 8ft aluminum bars on ebay that...

I've purchased 8ft aluminum bars on ebay that were $10 shipped. Came in heavy duty cardboard tube.
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-05-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,127
Posted By tofu
I personally don't care about the plunge. I care...

I personally don't care about the plunge. I care about the enclosed blade for superior dust collection, bevel line that is *almost perfectly* the same at any angle, and "built-in" tracksaw base, and...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-04-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,127
Posted By tofu
holy crap it's a $99 tape measure

holy crap it's a $99 tape measure
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 03-02-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,127
Posted By tofu
I like the project table base. Looks quick to...

I like the project table base. Looks quick to deploy and store. Giant wheels and collapsing handle are a plus. Would prefer if it were aluminum, but i guess wheeling it around the workshop isn't...
Forum: RipSizer 01-12-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By tofu
12" or less goes right to the miter saw

12" or less goes right to the miter saw
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 01-07-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By tofu
you don't need the subcompact version for UEG...

you don't need the subcompact version for UEG duty. I have the older blue version and it fits on the base with a lot of room to spare (the EZ base is actually huge compared to the saw's). Probably...
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 01-02-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,175
Posted By tofu
i'm working with about the same amount of floor...

i'm working with about the same amount of floor space. I mainly work with 2'x4' plywood panels, but the few times I broke down 4x8, I had to do it outside on saw horses.

The biggest help to my...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 12-21-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By tofu
I had the Hilti and sold it to fund my Makita...

I had the Hilti and sold it to fund my Makita saw. That thing was a powerhouse, but unnecessary for my needs. It was also screaming loud.

What I gave up in power, I gained back in dust...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 12-20-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By tofu
here ya go just one bolt on each end --...

here ya go

just one bolt on each end -- track doesn't come out of square to the fence even after rolling it around. but if it does, it's easy to adjust.

had to bolt extra SME to the 8020 parts...
Forum: RipSizer 12-14-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By tofu
I want to use my track as a fence and have some...

I want to use my track as a fence and have some kind of parallel guide that rides along the track groove so i can rip 12ft (or any length) pieces of thin lumber effortlessly.

Throw it on power...
Forum: Package design advice 11-11-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,153
Posted By tofu
Go with an actual track saw and matching track....

Go with an actual track saw and matching track. You'll save headache in the long run. I personally use the Makita set, but DeWalt, festool and Bosch (if you import it) are also popular.

EZ may...
Forum: RipSizer 09-14-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By tofu
Looks like yours is calibrated to the blade, and...

Looks like yours is calibrated to the blade, and wasser's is calibrated to the triangle
Forum: RipSizer 08-27-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,539
Posted By tofu
I'm waiting on that too for the "ride on track"...

I'm waiting on that too for the "ride on track" feature
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 08-17-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,403
Posted By tofu
I think they were lazy with the photos and didn't...

I think they were lazy with the photos and didn't show the ones that had the aluminum connector extrusion retrofitted to the bottom.

I'm certain I saw toggle coamps with the connector extrusion...
Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 07-06-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,415
Posted By tofu
Bittersweet Would be cool if we could buy...

Bittersweet

Would be cool if we could buy the cad files to 3d print some of the simpler items (I'm looking at you, UEG brackets...)
Forum: Material Support Systems 06-18-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,497
Posted By tofu
Guys, you make me want to buy a welder even more...

Guys, you make me want to buy a welder even more now. Especially after that cool spiral staircase.

Industrial/rustic furniture is in these days. I bet I could flip some handmade pieces on Etsy to...
Forum: Material Support Systems 06-16-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,497
Posted By tofu
There's a piece of fence I need to replace. Just...

There's a piece of fence I need to replace. Just need to weld a bracket to attach it to the wall, and a stop for the fence door. Would probably cost $50 and 5 minutes to have someone do the labor....
Forum: Power Benches 06-06-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,275
Posted By tofu
How about drilling and threading a set screw into...

How about drilling and threading a set screw into your four bridge connector (the ones in the SME) so it is locked in place whenever you remove and replace the bridge? Height can be aligned by just...
Forum: Power Benches 06-05-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,275
Posted By tofu
I imagine common drop in modules would just be...

I imagine common drop in modules would just be something like a router table or clamping station, or a stand for your miter saw. Bolt whatever tool to a 3/4" piece of plywood and stick it between the...
Forum: RipSizer 05-16-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,539
Posted By tofu
Still on schedule? Thanks

Still on schedule?

Thanks
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