What Are Your Thoughts on the JessEm Pocket Zip Slot Mortise Mill?

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Forum topic by Jonathan posted 09-25-2011 04:50 PM 2094 views 1 time favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-25-2011 04:50 PM

I just found the JessEm Pocket Zip Slot Mortise Mill on sale at the JessEm website for $39.99, so I thought I’d ask for any updates on peoples’ experiences using this. There are a few comments floating around here on it, but I thought I’d ask for updates, as well as mention the sale price. The regular price is $99.99.

Have you used this, and if so, what are your thoughts on it? I know this obviously wouldn’t be for production work, but I’m not batching anything out, so that is not a concern. A couple extra minutes to accomplish a task is not currently a deal breaker for me.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#1 posted 09-25-2011 04:57 PM

I’ve seen them and wondered as well.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 09-25-2011 05:08 PM

There was a recent glowing review here. Woodcraft has them for $59 but it appears to be only the 1/4 inch version. They don’t interest me whatsoever but for $40-$60, they look well made.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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