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Forum: Package design advice 11-04-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By kenk
That is exactly what I've done with me EZ-Ready...

That is exactly what I've done with me EZ-Ready Hitachi C7BMR since it couldn't cut through a 2x on the rail. It's perfect for using with plywood and the UEG!

Thinking of large saws on household...
Forum: Package design advice 11-04-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By kenk
I've only used the Hitachi C7BMR and the Makita...

I've only used the Hitachi C7BMR and the Makita 5007MGA, so I can't speak to the other saws you mention. I also acquired a pre-owned EZ-ready cordless 18V Bosch saw, but have not used it yet.

I...
Forum: Package design advice 10-27-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By kenk
Dino, While I think I already own most of the...

Dino,
While I think I already own most of the EZ gear that I think I need (note the certainty of my wording), I do find the concept of EZ offering group buys a great idea.

The slick part of this...
Forum: How-To 10-21-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By kenk
Todd, Where and how exactly did you put a screw...

Todd,
Where and how exactly did you put a screw through the guide rail? It seems that a screw head on the surface would interfere with the base as it glides.

Do you drill a small hole for the...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 10-21-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By kenk
Dik, Can you by chance update/liven the...

Dik,
Can you by chance update/liven the pictures on your blog that show your router power bench? Or share a few here. I'd love to see it.
...
Forum: How-To 10-21-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By kenk
This might be a crazy idea, but here it is: ...

This might be a crazy idea, but here it is:

Get a few wide fender washers, put an edge of each one in a vice or a vice-grip (??) and bend the edge over to about 90 degrees - maybe a 45 degree...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 10-17-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By kenk
One of the things I like about the EZ tools is...

One of the things I like about the EZ tools is that they will basically work forever so long as I have a supply of replacement anti-chip edges and base inserts, which are needed when changing saw...
Forum: Woodworking Philosophies 10-17-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By kenk
Silence! Are You Folks Still Using Your EZ Gear??

OK, the silence in this forum is deafening!!

Are you still using your EZ Tracks and related gear in silence?

Did people give up and move on to buying IKEA furniture instead?

Ken
Forum: RipSizer 09-14-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By kenk
Hey wasser, not to hijack this thread, but that...

Hey wasser, not to hijack this thread, but that is quite a nice picture you took!! Great light and detail. It even includes the lovely trademark!
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 08-18-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By kenk
Ah,OK, so it does have a connector extrusion...

Ah,OK, so it does have a connector extrusion fastened to the base of the toggle clamp!! I was just trying to understand how that toggle clamp works.

Now I understand. Thanks!!!

BTW, I have...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 08-17-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By kenk
You're not wearing a cape with a big "EZ" on your...

You're not wearing a cape with a big "EZ" on your chest???!!!:)
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 08-16-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By kenk
Actually, I suppose if you attached the base of...

Actually, I suppose if you attached the base of the toggle clamps to a length of connector extrusion and slid it into the bottom groove of the track, then maybe flipping the toggle would clamp to the...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 08-16-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By kenk
If you go to look at the EZSMART Track Saw System...

If you go to look at the EZSMART Track Saw System 64" (https://www.eurekazone.com/Circular-saw-guide-rail-Festool-p/ezts64.htm), or any other similar Track Saw System listed on Eurekazone.com, in the...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 08-15-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By kenk
Bench Clamps Pictured with Track Saw Systems

Did we ever find out how the bench clamps that are pictured with the Track Saw Systems actually work with the guide rails?

I just can't figure it out from the pictures.
Forum: Display Case 07-13-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By kenk
Wowza Katie!! That is awesome. I'm thinking...

Wowza Katie!! That is awesome.

I'm thinking that the mortise joints might be made with the Super Smart Router Kit, but the only complexity would be how to position and secure the thick material...
Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 07-09-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,205
Posted By kenk
I always made sure that whatever I had purchased...

I always made sure that whatever I had purchased worked just fine on its own - in case items got changed or disappeared. I even bought enough extra base inserts and anti-chip edges - what I consider...
Forum: Material Support Systems 06-28-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,437
Posted By kenk
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No image visible to me.
Forum: How-To 06-27-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By kenk
I'm in the "getting the place ready to sell"...

I'm in the "getting the place ready to sell" phase. Trying to sift through a lifetime worth of crap.

Hopefully retiring to a place in northern WI next year ... where woodworking can become a...
Forum: How-To 06-27-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By kenk
BTW Sven, the Farm & Fleet in Woodstock is one of...

BTW Sven, the Farm & Fleet in Woodstock is one of my favorite shopping destinations. Very difficult to leave there without spending too much.
Forum: How-To 06-25-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By kenk
First I'll admit that I have not yet done bevel...

First I'll admit that I have not yet done bevel cuts with my EZ tracks, but the concept is really pretty simple.

First, remove the anti-chip edges from both sides of the track since they won't be...
Forum: Unclassified Ads 06-09-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By kenk
That 50"/64" combination of track lengths is just...

That 50"/64" combination of track lengths is just perfect for 8 foot cuts!!
(in my humble opinion)
Forum: Power Benches 06-06-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,608
Posted By kenk
I think by "drop-in modules" Dino is indicating...

I think by "drop-in modules" Dino is indicating that the sliding rails allow placement of 3/4" plywood (or similar material) into the recesses area between squaring/sliding rails. This is shown in...
Forum: Power Benches 05-27-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,608
Posted By kenk
I get the feeling that the conversion from the...

I get the feeling that the conversion from the beamed EZ1 to the current one was mostly for simplicity and maybe cost reduction - rather than for easier usage.

From what Dino has been saying, the...
Forum: Power Benches 05-27-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,608
Posted By kenk
I get the feeling that the conversion from the...

I get the feeling that the conversion from the beamed EZ1 to the current one was mostly for simplicity and maybe cost reduction - rather than for easier usage.

From what Dino has been saying, the...
Forum: Guide Rail Systems 04-28-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,727
Posted By kenk
Dino, Not sure how well the 52" rails are...

Dino,

Not sure how well the 52" rails are moving, but in my mind a 64"/52" combo would be awesome for the ability to cut 48" material using the 64" rail, and the ability to cut 96" material using...
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