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Old 06-07-2016, 09:48 PM
Jeff Freelove Jeff Freelove is offline
 
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Default Door Casing- Cut to width

Just bought a 15 year old house in Round Rock, Texas. The colonial base and casing moldings were pretty beat up. Opted to replace with wider moldings. Of course the new molding are wider and the walls are not plumb. Therefore, I had several 7-8' casings to rip. Track and Smart clamps made quick work of it. Only 400' of base to go!
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Old 06-07-2016, 10:58 PM
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Aww.... some guys get all the fun jobs!!
You da man, Jeff!
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Old 06-08-2016, 08:05 PM
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First, thanks for sharing you pics.

Second, Wow, that second pic is mind-blowing (it needs rotating). :-)

You do have your work cut out for you, but yes, it does show how nicely the track does ripping.

Three throughts come to mind:

1. I KNOW that most woodworkers would have done what you're doing using a table saw and rip fence, putting their hands at great risk due to the small width of the cut. This is exactly why Dino promotes the dead wood philosophy.

2. Imagine how nice it would be to have the EZ1 Max for such long repeated ripping!!!! Set, drop, cut, remove, repeat.

3. I'm not sure if you'd looked at the EZ Smart Clamping System - the one that allows you to connect the track to board such that you can rip right up close to the edge. I think it is one of the less discussed, but really brilliant EZ tools.

Are you cutting on the ground? Is it on a sheet of foam???

Ken K.
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Old 06-08-2016, 08:16 PM
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Thanks for the post and pics. Enjoy RR! My old stomping grounds.
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Old 06-08-2016, 11:36 PM
Jeff Freelove Jeff Freelove is offline
 
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First, thanks for sharing you pics.

Second, Wow, that second pic is mind-blowing (it needs rotating). :-)

You do have your work cut out for you, but yes, it does show how nicely the track does ripping.

Three throughts come to mind:

1. I KNOW that most woodworkers would have done what you're doing using a table saw and rip fence, putting their hands at great risk due to the small width of the cut. This is exactly why Dino promotes the dead wood philosophy.

EZ allow me to make tapered cuts on the casing easer than a table saw.

2. Imagine how nice it would be to have the EZ1 Max for such long repeated ripping!!!! Set, drop, cut, remove, repeat.

Just trying to use the EZ stuff I have. I have a lot!


3. I'm not sure if you'd looked at the EZ Smart Clamping System - the one that allows you to connect the track to board such that you can rip right up close to the edge. I think it is one of the less discussed, but really brilliant EZ tools.

Are you cutting on the ground? Is it on a sheet of foam???

Used 3 clamps, on the ground they act like legs. Still looking for the 4th clamp.

Ken K.

Thanks for you're interest. One day, I'll figure out why a photo rotates when it's posted.

Jeff
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