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Forum: Power Benches Yesterday, 10:30 AM
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Posted By tofu
How does the new "side handle" bridge work? Does...

How does the new "side handle" bridge work? Does it no longer mount from the front and back? Meaning wood can be slid under it parallel for unlimited rip length?

Thanks
Forum: Power Benches 04-21-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By tofu
Sounds great. Using a modified SME makes sense...

Sounds great. Using a modified SME makes sense since it is already set up to be flush with 3/4 ply.
Forum: Power Benches 04-20-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By tofu
The solid top sounds a lot like the incra "build...

The solid top sounds a lot like the incra "build it" panels

https://www.woodpeck.com/ttpanelconn.html

https://www.incrementaltools.com/INCRA_Build_It_18_T_Slot_Connector_p/bconect18.htm

Is...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 04-12-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By tofu
Anything can ride on a Festool track with a...

Anything can ride on a Festool track with a moduni style base ;)

Otherwise his options are basically just Hilti, Makita, bosch, and mafell. Unfortunately, none of which have cutting capacity like...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 04-09-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By tofu
The kits are $100 off at home Depot. In store...

The kits are $100 off at home Depot. In store only. $250 with battery + extra 2 battery promo (4 total)

Edit: not the track saw
Forum: How-To 04-09-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By tofu
The Makita has a good solution to that. Two metal...

The Makita has a good solution to that. Two metal bars that push away from each other for a friction fit. The bolt tightens into the other steel bar and there is even pressure distribution against...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 04-09-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By tofu
You're using the ez base or no? Because that...

You're using the ez base or no? Because that cancels out any extra depth you'd get from a 7-1/4 saw, and anything bigger than that is heavy
Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 04-07-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By tofu
If you have weather stripping, that'll grip. ...

If you have weather stripping, that'll grip.

Or maybe dots of hot glue on the table. Still a bit gummy when it dries, so might grip too
Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 04-07-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By tofu
I considered the centipede for a ueg cut table,...

I considered the centipede for a ueg cut table, too. But you still have to throw a sacrificial board on top so your cut off doesn't cave in or fall to the floor.

I figured may as well just have...
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 04-04-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By tofu
Oh if it's a problem with the bridge up, then it...

Oh if it's a problem with the bridge up, then it probably won't help :(
Forum: Track System Power Tools and Dust Collection 04-04-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By tofu
the chip guard on the waste side of the blade...

the chip guard on the waste side of the blade should balance it. maybe the seller didn't include it.

on the old moduni bases, it wasn't a slide insert, but a long and wide half inch piece of...
Forum: How-To 03-30-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By tofu
If by CS you mean circular saw, I've done that...

If by CS you mean circular saw, I've done that too, but only with a track. Never tried it free hand. It did cut pretty easily
Forum: How-To 03-30-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By tofu
Chop saw with aluminum blade or an old blade

Chop saw with aluminum blade or an old blade
Forum: Material Support Systems 03-29-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By tofu
Actually, if you throw on a removeable fence...

Actually, if you throw on a removeable fence (perpendicular to the track) with a traditional flip stop, you could keep the track as a permanent fixture.

The table could be pretty small and the...
Forum: Material Support Systems 03-29-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By tofu
Remember this thing? https://youtu.be/3S2UMxaT950...

Remember this thing? https://youtu.be/3S2UMxaT950

What if it were mounted to the long side of bench and had 30" arms (to comfortably reach the center of a 4x8).

Same mechanism -- arms slide in...
Forum: Material Support Systems 03-29-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By tofu
Interesting concept. Always fun to read other...

Interesting concept. Always fun to read other users' innovations.

Has anyone ever considered a side mounted bridge? Like the old rip sizer, but with arm brackets like the new UEG concept? Since...
Forum: Power Benches 03-26-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By tofu
very good. glad to hear it's solid. Do you...

very good. glad to hear it's solid.

Do you really need 4 sliding crosses on top? maybe just three? one for a fence, two to capture the wood. I can see how just two would work as well. since you...
Forum: Power Benches 03-26-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By tofu
That's some very cool stuff you're working on....

That's some very cool stuff you're working on. Can those pieces hold a decent amount of clamping pressure? No flex on the "SME" when you move the bridge up and down?

Great work!

And yes, I...
Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 03-25-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By tofu
All done. Time to cut wood One problem is...

All done. Time to cut wood

One problem is that the foam under the track really grips the wood strong. Since there is no fence under the track, it sometimes knocks the wood out of alignment when...
Forum: RipSizer 03-24-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,236
Posted By tofu
Hi Dino, Still on schedule for UEG and...

Hi Dino,

Still on schedule for UEG and pyramid?

thanks
Forum: Rant, Rate, Rave & Review 03-22-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By tofu
Mounted telescopic incra fence today. Very nice...

Mounted telescopic incra fence today. Very nice piece.

Ideally, I want to have it sliding using ridged connector on my b2b. I will attach .25" 2x2x12 aluminum angle to the ridged connector for...
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-22-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 912
Posted By tofu
Stair gauges won't work?

Stair gauges won't work?
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-22-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 912
Posted By tofu
Or just buy something like this: ...

Or just buy something like this:

http://www.shopwoodpeckers.com/woodpeckers-48-story-stick-pro-sspro-48/

butt it up against the blade. No need to remember anything or store kerf cuts

I used...
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-22-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 912
Posted By tofu
Well, since the stop is not infinitely adjustable...

Well, since the stop is not infinitely adjustable (unless you do micro adjustments with the screw), you'll be able to recall your last position exactly with the rack&pinion system. You could just...
Forum: Positioning and Measuring Systems 03-21-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 912
Posted By tofu
If you want accurate repeatability with the...

If you want accurate repeatability with the stops, the incra flip stop and fence is rack/pinion style. Should be easy to get back into position without cutting kerfs. Well, that's if everything else...
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