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As soon as I got back to the shop with the tool, I inverted my 71/4 circle saw and adjusted the tool. I set the guide arm so that it was just inside the teeth on the blade. My blade has staggered teeth. Then I drew my cut line. I then set the guide arm just inside the mark, bingo! Just what I wanted. There is one other thing that I did. The stock was firmly clamped. There is 10 rubber feet on the tool. I set the tool in place, fired up one of my KREG clamps, and, firmly but gently clamped the tool to the stock. Great cut and no damage to the guide arm or the Square Cut itself. Like most others, I use the Starrett measuring equipment so I am comfortable with what I am seeing. The result for me, a square cut and both hands free to operate and control my saw. As far as speed was concerned, I probably lost a few seconds at best. The quality of the cut is my bottom line. I am not suggesting anything to anyone, I'm merely sharing my results of an invaluable tool. Thanks All! Buck Fleshner, Santa Rosa, CA. brfleshner@sbcglobal.net

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Comment by Steven E Brame on August 8, 2011 at 10:26am

Hi Buck!

 

It's been a while since you wrote this review, but I was wondering what you meant by "I inverted my 71/4 circle saw".

 

Thanks

Steve B.

Comment by jesse l. haynes on October 22, 2010 at 7:18pm
thanks buck and all you guys. hope someone let's me know when Kreg comes up with one or a set, thanks again, jesse l. haynes...
Comment by Adrian Mc Millan on October 22, 2010 at 6:03pm
Hi All,

I am new to the Woodworking Community. I got interested after seeing the Kreg Jig in action. I too am interested in a Left Handed version of this tool not only because of the convenience being left handed myself, but also I believe it is a lot safer. If you were to swing the Square Cut 180 degrees as suggested, it means that you now have to pull the Jig and you fingers are that much closer to the blade. Left handed persons may also be using left handed circular saws, therefore that counteracts the added safety feature of the this tool. I mean having a mirror image of this tool would be awesome and could be sold as a set. Just my opinion.
Comment by jesse l. haynes on August 4, 2010 at 7:00pm
thank you buck, i am sure KREG will come up with one and you can bet as soon as they do i am going to own one
Comment by Buck R. Fleshner on August 4, 2010 at 1:40pm
I love the KREG Community, in addition to the most talented folks on the planet, I love their sense of humor. Now, on a serious note. Jesse Haynes, I believe has hit upon something and it gave me an idea. I would ask KREG if it was practical to build and exact image of the current Square Cut except in reverse. KREG may already be working on this. If so, I apologize for talking out of school. Maybe put out a few copies just to test the waters. I believe that the reverse tool would become a standard with our left handed friends. Just a thought. Respectfully, Buck, Santa Rosa, CA. brfleshner@sbcglobal.net
Comment by mo khan on August 4, 2010 at 2:13am
Jesse, why don't you place the square cut at the far end of the timber with your right hand and run the saw with your left hand?
Comment by jesse l. haynes on July 29, 2010 at 6:45pm
hi all you woodworkers , i askes kreg if they can make a square cut tool for the left handed woodworker. they said they would look into it. i sure hope so because i hold my saw with my left hand and it would be so handy for me as a lefty, jesse...
Comment by Buck R. Fleshner on June 30, 2010 at 1:36am
Thanks gang. I have been doing some more experimenting with the KREG square cut. You are familiar with the 90/90 cut, well...I may have come up with a way to do the 90/45 cut. If I do, I'll advise. Either way, I have both hands on my saw and am in control. Thanks All! Buck Fleshner,,,Santa Rosa, CA. brfleshner@sbcglobal.net
Comment by mo khan on June 29, 2010 at 10:21pm
My birthday is coming up shortly and I would like a square cut very much. I live in Australia where it isn't available...hint hint Kreg Rep :)
Comment by Mike rignola on June 22, 2010 at 8:56pm
oops---- how

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