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psych0ticnemes1
07-13-2005, 09:16 PM
i'm very frustrated.. i'll measure, T square it up, draw the line, cut it... and i'll still be off an 8th here, a 1/4 there... i made fence... i've tried everything... i see all of your guys without any overhangs or anything... any one have n e advice??? I do have one hand so holding it becomes a trick sometimes, but n e ideas on how i could make it straight without cutting 4 times??


~...pissed

JimJ
07-13-2005, 09:19 PM
Are you factoring in kerf width?

psych0ticnemes1
07-13-2005, 09:26 PM
if by kerf you mean thickness of the blade, yes

JimJ
07-13-2005, 09:27 PM
That's what I meant, yeah.

What are you using to cut? Circular saw? Table saw?

PhatTonyDeMarco
07-13-2005, 09:29 PM
hand saw?

bigwheel15
07-13-2005, 09:30 PM
Get a table saw, great cuts every time.

jujumantb
07-13-2005, 09:30 PM
steak knife?

JimJ
07-13-2005, 09:31 PM
hand saw?

No, that's Lemans.

Actually, from the looks of the enclosures I saw from him, I think he uses his teeth :uhoh:

DBfan187
07-13-2005, 09:31 PM
cut slow, get a blade w/ LOTS of teeth.

PhatTonyDeMarco
07-13-2005, 09:32 PM
^From psychoticnemesis?

psych0ticnemes1
07-13-2005, 09:50 PM
circular saw, bigwheels, u know table saws ARENT cheap! im a college kid on a budget here lol

squeak12
07-13-2005, 09:53 PM
Clamp a straitedge down as a guide and cut on the waste side of the line. Only mark off pieces one at a time as you will lose ~.125" each cut due to kerf.