Author Topic: The Complete "Jointmaker Pro" Review..... A Paradigm Shift in Woodworking  (Read 134478 times)

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Offline neilc

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I don’t recommend it for resawing.  I’ve had one since they were released years ago and upgraded it with new rails, fence, etc. it’s a terrific joint making saw with high precision.  But resawing even with a rip blade is very slow.  And your length of cut is limited. 

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Online WillAdams

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Re: The Complete "Jointmaker Pro" Review..... A Paradigm Shift in Woodworking
« Reply #151 on: September 01, 2019, 10:17 AM »
I'm fine with tedium and a limited length --- I guess the limit would be length of saw blade?

Height would be twice the height of the saw blade? (assuming I cut from top and bottom)

It would be for small projects, and fairly expensive stock, but this would be a bonus feature, but hopefully a cost savings which makes this make sense.

Offline Tinker

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Re: The Complete "Jointmaker Pro" Review..... A Paradigm Shift in Woodworking
« Reply #152 on: September 01, 2019, 12:05 PM »
I'm fine with tedium and a limited length --- I guess the limit would be length of saw blade?

Height would be twice the height of the saw blade? (assuming I cut from top and bottom)

It would be for small projects, and fairly expensive stock, but this would be a bonus feature, but hopefully a cost savings which makes this make sense.

I think the design of the JMP limits it to only cutting in cross cut mode. I don't think it makes sense to try to feed wood into the JMP in any other way, the same as you would not feed wood into your sliding miter saw. I value my fingers more than trying to save a small piece of wood, no matter how valuable the wood. Granted, the blade is not moving. At some point, the blade does come up above the wood.
Tinker
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