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I checked with my Lowes and they have 8 on order haven't gotten any yet.

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I don't know if I am respectfully disagreeing with the quality of cuts between a circular saw and a table saw or not, but I can tell you that since I have had my jig, I am making more of my own cuts and more easily than I ever did with my table saw. I am not physically capable of handling whole sheets of ply on my own and my husband is just not any good at woodworking but even he can make accurate cuts with this jig. Other than the first one he made when he was not prepared for the end wiggle, they have all been right on the money, even at 23.25 for cabinet sides. I use a 7" Skil that I probably paid $70 for and no complaints.

Wasn't really talking about cutting full sheets of ply wood on a table saw. That is a job for a circular saw for sure.
In general you will get a much better result on a table saw than a circular saw for any ordinary size of wood that is just a fact. If you don't believe that then you must not have a table saw. No worries about any disrespect has nothing to do with the subject.

Oh, I have a table saw all right. It is in storage right now and I don't even miss it!

I purchased one and have been using it the last couple of weekends.   Last weekend to rip some 4 x 8 sheets of underlayment for a kitchen remodel and today to rip plywall sheets to apply to the garage walls.   It is working perfectly for what I need to do since I do not have a tablesaw.   I think I would like a second circular saw so that I could leave the rip cut attached full time.   It is easy on and off but each time you need to calibrate it for accuracy.  Taking value time away from a project you are working on when time is not on your side.  The Kreg rip cut will be a valued tool for me in the future.

I got mine at Lowe's last week;  After I set it up, absolutely dead-on accurate.  I made a test cut, then measured my first cut and it seemed about a sixteenth off.  So I made the scale read what the cut piece read.  That's it!

I love it...

I was in Hutch Tuesday and stopped by Lowes and picked one up. Went together easily. I found that, on my saw, if I set it up with the right edge of the shoe even with the right edge of the carrier plate installing it is absolutely repeatable. The only possible issue I can see is that the indicator is at the limit of adjustment to get it to zero. I took the saw off and put it back on half a dozen times to make sure it was repeatable. All you would really need to do would be to screw a small piece of plastic to the top of the carrier plate to provide a positive stop left to right when installing. Another way to identify the correct location would be to screw the pointed setscrews down hard enough to mark the plate and then use a small drill bit to make indentations at those two points to provide locators. The down side is you cannot loosen the main screws on the hold down arms with loosing the setup position.

I found the same to be true on rip cut lining the right edge also and it is repeatable. Do you have a bosh 7 1/4?

No, I've got a 30 some year old Milwaukee drop foot.

Gary roofner said:

I found the same to be true on rip cut lining the right edge also and it is repeatable. Do you have a bosh 7 1/4?

Well, went to try my rip cut today..... that's it went to try it. I must've had a brain cramp as it didn't occur to me before that I had to have at least 2 feet clear on the right side of the saw. I had about a 30x30" piece of plywood I wanted to take down to 18x17. For a job like that I usually clamp it to the picnic table, slap a guide on and have at it. Surprise,, clamps are in the way. I can see that's going to be an ongoing frustration. I've got another job coming up where I need to knock a 4x8 sheet of OSB down to 14x16 squares to replace some garage door panels. This will likely get me through about half the job. :( 

Sounds not-so-vaguely familiar.  Can we recommend products we like on this site?  I hope so, 'cause here goes (and I'll tie it in so we got a better shot at it not getting deleted):  In order to help you use your shiny new Kreg jig,a fabulous clamping table/setup/thingie/idea is the ez smart table.... never heard of it, stumbled across it a few weks ago, and I'll be dang if I don't flippin' do (nearly) everything on it now... don't over-analyze it, just get it... you know I know what I'm talking about, I've made upperds'a four posts already!  No, really, it's a cool table setup and if you do stuff , and I think you do, you'll dig it.

z

Hi Bz - Yeah, I've looked over the EurekaZone EZ products/systems. I have a problem with my budget in the first place; they are closer to Ozone than EurekaZone for me. The other issue I have is with the portability. I have a fairly well equiped but small basement shop. Anything over about 6 ft long and about 2 ft or so wide isn't able to go in or out. Does create some interesting design problems. Anyway, that's why I need to clamp plywood to the picnic table to break it down. My old knees don't appreciate doing them on the ground.

What I need is an edge guide that will keep all the paraphernalia on one side of the saw or the other. I think I saw a shop plan for one, may have been in Shop Notes, that would work for me.


 
BZ said:

Sounds not-so-vaguely familiar.  Can we recommend products we like on this site?  I hope so, 'cause here goes (and I'll tie it in so we got a better shot at it not getting deleted):  In order to help you use your shiny new Kreg jig,a fabulous clamping table/setup/thingie/idea is the ez smart table.... never heard of it, stumbled across it a few weks ago, and I'll be dang if I don't flippin' do (nearly) everything on it now... don't over-analyze it, just get it... you know I know what I'm talking about, I've made upperds'a four posts already!  No, really, it's a cool table setup and if you do stuff , and I think you do, you'll dig it.

z

I don't understand your problems?  I got mine set it up zero it in and it wor's great...

 

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