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Forum: Clamping Systems Yesterday, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Ken
Most 7 1/4" circular saws cut about 2 1/2 - 2...

Most 7 1/4" circular saws cut about 2 1/2 - 2 5/8" deep. From that you have to subtract the thickness of the saw base and the rail. The result is that most saws are maxed out cutting through a 2X4....
Forum: Clamping Systems Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Ken
4 clamps is a good number. If you decide to get...

4 clamps is a good number. If you decide to get the upgrade kit 2 clamps can be dedicated to them.

I just looked on the EZ web site and it lists the capacity of the regular clamps as 2 1/2". The...
Forum: Clamping Systems Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 48
Posted By Ken
I have the old style smart clamps so I can't...

I have the old style smart clamps so I can't guarantee that the new ones have the same capacity. My regular clamps will clamp a rail to a 2X4 when maxed out. If you require more capacity get the...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By Ken
The Square

I have read several comments on the forum about problems with the square.

First off the ability to do angles is something that all of the other squares lack. It is not often that I need to set...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 06-17-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,553
Posted By Ken
Yes, the tracks are the best way to joint wood. I...

Yes, the tracks are the best way to joint wood. I have a nice jointer for my Shopsmith but it has been sitting unused for over 10 years. A Power Bench is a much safer and easier way to do it plus no...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 06-15-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,553
Posted By Ken
If you have improved the UEG even more I just may...

If you have improved the UEG even more I just may cast my vote for it! I am curious to see what you have done with it. The UEG is good enough that I dedicated a Makita cordless saw to it. What a nice...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 01-08-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Ken
Here is the last picture showing the connectors.

Here is the last picture showing the connectors.
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 01-08-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Ken
Here is a quick and dirty case that I made from...

Here is a quick and dirty case that I made from scrap about 10 years ago. I needed a way to safely transport rails asap. This was supposed to be temporary until there was time to make a nice case....
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 01-03-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By Ken
More Random Thoughts A clear and concise...

More Random Thoughts

A clear and concise presentation on making bevel cuts and sizing panels with bevels on both sides should be made. Video format would be best as it would be difficult to do a...
Forum: The Old Wood Stove 12-30-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,786
Posted By Ken
Welcome Before starting with the EZ system...

Welcome

Before starting with the EZ system years ago I had a very small space. It was about the same size as yours. I built a 6X3 foot fame out of 2X3's that I had laying around. The frame had 6...
Forum: How-To 12-28-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,266
Posted By Ken
I use a wood stove in the garage for heat. I...

I use a wood stove in the garage for heat. I always have plenty of firewood and the stove is a convenient way to get rid of scrap.

I moved over the summer and my new garage has a strip of...
Forum: Package design advice 12-25-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,143
Posted By Ken
Don't overpay for a saw just to get what is...

Don't overpay for a saw just to get what is popular here in the US. You should be able to find a good saw locally. Two main things to look for are the ability to cut through construction lumber and a...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 12-25-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By Ken
My free time for the last couple of days was...

My free time for the last couple of days was spent using my EZ One instead of posting here. I made a desk for my M.I.L. for Christmas. She lives with us and is a keeper!

I had multiple setups on...
Forum: EZ Specials 12-22-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By Ken
I found them on Amazon an ordered 2 sets. The...

I found them on Amazon an ordered 2 sets. The shipping was combined so it wasn't bad. These will get plenty of use in some projects that are coming up.
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 12-21-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By Ken
Some Random Thoughts 13 plus years and I am...

Some Random Thoughts

13 plus years and I am still learning and discovering new things all the time. EZ is no small beast to wrap your head around! I went from small to big and back to small, from...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 12-21-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By Ken
Thanks for the pictures. It looks like you have...

Thanks for the pictures. It looks like you have made a very functional table. The wheels are a nice touch! I bet with a little bit of thought the fence could be made to slide on the side rail...
Forum: EZ Specials 12-21-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By Ken
When will this special be available? I could use...

When will this special be available? I could use a saw base, new inserts, and fin to replace the old base on my Hilti. I have also been interested in the Pyramids but would like to get 2 sets to play...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 12-20-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By Ken
Mike Yep I guess you got me by a year or...

Mike

Yep I guess you got me by a year or two, not just with using EZ but in age since you described yourself as an old fart! I'll be 51 in less then 2 weeks so I may not be as old, but then there...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 12-20-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By Ken
It seems that the company has had a few ups and...

It seems that the company has had a few ups and downs as well as unfulfilled promises. Small companies have growing pains. When starting out it is basically a one man show. This quickly results in...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 12-19-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,066
Posted By Ken
13 Years of EZ

Itís probably been a few years since I have posted on the Tracksaw Forum. It seemed to have just about died and I stopped dropping by. It is worth trying to increase activity here because there are...
Forum: Woodworking With A Disability 08-31-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,474
Posted By Ken
Recomendations for a friend in a wheelchair?

I have a good friend that made it through a few tours in the middle east. A couple of months ago he had a fall off of a ladder and is now paralyzed from the abdomen down. He will be getting out of...
Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 09-10-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,886
Posted By Ken
This is the key to the EZ System, THINK! The old...

This is the key to the EZ System, THINK! The old ways of woodworking were just more of the same. The EZ System has challenged me to think more about what I am doing and why. Are there easier ways to...
Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 09-10-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,886
Posted By Ken
5+ Year EZ Update

There have been some great changes at EZ lately.

It has been a while since I have frequented this board and contributed on a regular basis. Life has had me so busy that I just cannot seem to find...
Forum: Material Support Systems 01-17-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,941
Posted By Ken
While it looks like a really slick table it is...

While it looks like a really slick table it is still not a Smart Table. The adjustable supports on the Smart Table and especially the rotating ends are the key to holding materials of any size or...
Forum: Package design advice 01-16-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,439
Posted By Ken
Even though you can get a Moduni base for the...

Even though you can get a Moduni base for the worm drive saw (Dino just needs the dimensions of the base) I recommend a sidewinder for use on free rails. On a Power Bench like the EZ-1 the size and...
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