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If you want a great miter gauge

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Review by Jacksdad posted 07-20-2018 07:25 PM 1135 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I got the Kreg Miter gauge for my birthday, it’s great. I taught a segmented turning class at Woodcraft and I was going to show how to fix if your segments are not perfect, 1 cut 16 pieces and put them together and no gap, so much for that idea. It comes perfect from the factory, if you aren’t getting perfect angles your saw needs adjusting. It cuts accurately to a tenth of a degree, I highly recommend it.




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#1 posted 07-20-2018 07:31 PM

It is no doubt a great tool, kreg makes good stuff but I have 5 Incra miter gauges, too late to switch over

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 07-20-2018 10:45 PM

I have this miter gauge and find very accurate and it makes segments for rings perfect. This cuts out that step of gluing the ring into two halves and sanding the halves to meet. The miter gauge is worth the price.

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#3 posted 07-21-2018 04:17 AM

Sounds like a good thing to own.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#4 posted 07-21-2018 09:54 PM

UPDATE, the only downfall to the miter gauge is the pin that holds the gauge at preset angles is loose and can fall out and get lost. After I dug through the sawdust under my table saw I found the pin. I modified it by drilling a small hole and attaching a piece of string to hold it to my miter gauge.

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#5 posted 07-22-2018 01:15 AM

Not a bad idea I had to look for pin a couple times myself.

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#6 posted 07-22-2018 06:55 PM

How dare Kreg send out a a miter gauge that requires no adjustment. That just takes away from frustration level a tad bit. Congrats, I have considered the purchase of one.

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#7 posted 07-24-2018 07:13 AM

Have the same miter gauge, sure increased the accuracy of Old Delta TS!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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