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JohnChung

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478 days ago

I have just watched some nice video for this product.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17mO_149gE4

Looks really sweet. But after looking at the price. I would pass. It is a real waste to make a nice tool
but it is way overpriced.

http://www.bridgecitytools.com/default/catalogsearch/result/?q=cs-1&x=0&y=0


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mtenterprises

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#1 posted 478 days ago

Build your own out of some really nice exotic hardwood and you will feel that yours is much better than their high priced one. To build your own tools or machinery gives one a certain pride that does not come with a purchased tool of any price. Often when looking through catalogs I see tools that I want to build but generally I never get around to it.
MIKE

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stefang

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#2 posted 478 days ago

Great tool for those who can afford it (read money to burn), but there are much simpler ways to get the same result.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 478 days ago

I do think that it is a good tool but I can get by with the way I do it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Rick M.

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#4 posted 478 days ago

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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oldnovice

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#5 posted 478 days ago

This is my solution:

It is a piece of 1/4” plexiglass (length and width to suit) with steel dowels press fit at some distance apart and a brass bushing that is drilled to accept a transfer punch dead center between the steel dowels. The brass bushing could also be cut to accept a dowel center or mechanical pencil.

This model will not mark center all the way to either end of the board as the steel dowels run out of board.

There are also a lot of other modifications that could be made; i.e. moveable steel dowel locations, spring loaded center punch location etc..

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Rick M.

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#6 posted 478 days ago

If you look at tehdoor’s videos, the latest shows a dozen or more different versions he tried.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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