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Forum topic by Handtooler posted 06-19-2013 03:05 AM 1146 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-19-2013 03:05 AM

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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

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#1 posted 06-19-2013 03:12 AM

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

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#2 posted 06-19-2013 03:23 AM

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

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#3 posted 06-19-2013 03:41 AM

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

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#4 posted 06-19-2013 04:02 AM

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

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#5 posted 08-19-2015 02:25 PM

Well, this is disappointing… and … a relief at the same time. Woodpeckers is about to start production on a small and large pair that look gorgeous. I was going to drop $300 on the pair and decided to come here to see if anyone had experience with one.

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