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Forum topic by Handtooler posted 408 days ago 465 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Handtooler

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408 days ago

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Question from a novice, Please. Do any of you LJ’s find any utility from using the Odd-Jobs-Tool and/or the Point-to-Point layout tools available from Garret Wade or Rockler in your craftsmanship? If so performing which tasks?? I believe the PTP is not suppose to be accurate enough for dovetail layouts. What say ye?

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 408 days ago

I have both and have only used them once in 5 years.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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waho6o9

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#2 posted 408 days ago

The odd jobs tool makes for a nice paper weight.

A set of dividers will serve you well, as opposed to the point to point
IMHO.

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Handtooler

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#3 posted 408 days ago

Thanks guys just as I had suspected! Thus, the question in the first place.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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bondogaposis

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#4 posted 408 days ago

I have the odd job and find it to be pretty worthless. I have yet to figure in what circumstance it would be useable.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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