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Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 02-04-2010, 01:54 AM
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Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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Two things,

First, as a push for me to come up with creative uses for the JMPv1 & v2 I have come up with a "Tip-10" plan - where I will be posting a tip (or jig) every 10 days over at the...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 01-15-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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In an effort to get more info up on a regular real time basis - I'm going to be posting "Tweeter-Like Posts" of specific JMP moments in the workshop.

In the following shots I'm really...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-25-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

hmm,

must be the "Hundredth-monkey effect" kicking in.

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Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-25-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-24-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

Michael,

Rips for stiles and rails?
Sure.

. . . . . . for a model or dollhouse perhaps.:)

The length of your rip is limited by the your ability to clamp the workpiece onto the moving table...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-21-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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On the subjects of miters,
for anyone interested in special rigging on the JMP, I just downloaded a long post on a working model of a 3-Point 45 Degree Miter Clamp Jig for the JMP

The...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-21-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

......not always.

Concerning miters . . .
Depending on the miter cut, and the jig used,
one might clear the teeth, but not the blade.
(there is an angled cut on the blade at the end of the...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-19-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

Mike,

That's a fair question......

By sliding up the "ramp",
if your referring to the pitch of the blade as it looks - at an angle to the stock as it passes thru the cut.....

The cut of...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-16-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

Peter,

thank you ,,,,,
and please, ask away!

I'm really getting to like that stand up clamp & you'll see me using it more in coming set-ups. It's called a rack clamp and the manufacturer is...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-16-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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A General Review of the new Linear Tables for the Jointmaker Pro (JMPv2 & JMP Upgrade Kit) from Bridge City Tools

I’ll cut right to the point (perfect pun don’t you think?): I have been a...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-15-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

No, there are adjustments fore and aft to adjust the blade carriage (Keel) for a square blade / back-fence set up.

See section 22 ......
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-15-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

Good point, he didn't specify, but I assumed he meant the bevel angle.
And you are correct - the angle for a Miter cut is from the edge of the fence to the blade. For repeatable angles you could...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-15-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

It's always best to check the angle of the cut to the blade. That being said there is an angle index with flip down stops to set the Bevel angle(s) that you frequently use, once you set the curser to...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-15-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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Let's continue the "Mystery Box" posts here...
http://www.talkfestool.com/vb/non-festool-power-tools/2879-black-mystery-box-smokestack.html

Later today I'll resume with the JMP-Upgrade.

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Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-13-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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Everyone's so off-base it's actually funny.
:laughing1:
In the interest of entertainment, I'll leave the answer to tomorrow.:D

Gotta run, social commitments to attend to.......

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Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-13-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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Reflections at 3am.

The new rails rock!

My JMP with the (prototype) upgrade kit followed me home for the weekend.
This Monday I'll start posting my thoughts on the new rails taking into...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-10-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

Actually, there was a time a little while ago that I needed a work surface that was higher than the 1080 height, a closed MFT 800 placed on top was just the ticket.

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Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-10-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

The same question was brought up on Fog, to which I added -


While we are on the subject, (after an e-mail to John) I like to clarify as well some other points.........

The actual rails will...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-09-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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http://www.talkfestool.com/vb/members/rogersavatteri-albums-jmp-set-up-1-picture3555-pc090272-8.jpg

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Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-09-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-09-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Re: Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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The "prototype" linear table mechanisms (recirculating linear bearing system) arrived yesterday evening just as I needed to leave the studio. Of course I made the time to open up the package...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 12-07-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,219
Posted By RogerSavatteri
Bridge City Toolworks "Jointmaker Pro Upgrade" Review . . .

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Here in the usually sunny Los Angeles basin it's a dark, very rainy, Pacific Northwestern sort of...
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