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Old 05-06-2015, 03:26 PM
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Old 05-06-2015, 03:49 PM
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This came across in my email this morning. It looks pretty nice and much easier to calibrate than the Festool version. Astonishingly, it is even more expensive than the Festool version.

I do like the fact that it can go into a systainer.

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I am a big Woodpecker's fan (the workshop/closet looks like a Woodpecker Tools catalog display), but I think I'll put that money toward a new table saw.
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It looks nice, but at this point I'm not sure how much it would improve things over my Seneca guides so I'll pass.
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The nice thing about the Seneca system is it allows you to rip pieces that are narrower than the guide rail. I'm not sure this Woodpecker system will allow that. Can anyone enlighten me?

Other than that, it's very pretty...
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The nice thing about the Seneca system is it allows you to rip pieces that are narrower than the guide rail. I'm not sure this Woodpecker system will allow that. Can anyone enlighten me?

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I think it does allow you to do it, though they don't illustrate it well. It seems for cuts thinner than 10.5" it uses the rod style stop that hits the back of the wood and (I assume) will extend under the track for thinner strips. What isn't clear is how thin a stock you can cut while using that feature, doubt it will align well if the rod is thicker than the stock if beneath the guide rail. If anyone is buying this it would be good to get that detail clarified from Woodpecker. OneTime Tool - Parallel Guide System
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Old 05-08-2015, 12:53 AM
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If anyone is buying this it would be good to get that detail clarified from Woodpecker.
Richard use to drop by here to answer questions, don't know if that's still the case.

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Old 05-08-2015, 01:34 AM
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I am a big Woodpecker's fan (the workshop/closet looks like a Woodpecker Tools catalog display), but I think I'll put that money toward a new table saw.
Yep, love my woodpeckers gear, but won't be going for this. Table saw all day long for repetitive cuts in my shop. Working mobile or no space, these things look great. But I'd probably still make my own.
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Old 05-08-2015, 03:00 AM
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You still running that shiny old Northfield, Okami?

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What a saw!
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