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Offline TylerC

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New training videos from Sedge
« on: April 19, 2017, 05:01 PM »
A lot of you know Festool trainer Brian "Sedge" Sedgeley. He's starting posting minute-long videos of Festool tips and tricks. They're on Instagram, but you can watch them online without an account. For a lot of you long-time Festool folks, many of these will be old hat, but there's lots of good stuff here.

He's posting a new video each Monday and Friday.

You can see them all here:
https://www.instagram.com/festoolsedge/

Here's a few of my favorites:

How to increase the tension on your clamping elements: https://www.instagram.com/p/BR0t4iaj2GI

How to automatically shut off your ETS EC if the hose falls off: https://www.instagram.com/p/BSbbKY2DiSv/

How to align your DOMINO mortises on a crosshair: https://www.instagram.com/p/BS3s0jcjHSH

How to calibrate your KAPEX laser (by simply cleaning the lens): https://www.instagram.com/p/BRvaendDKDp/

How to properly connect your Guide Rails: https://www.instagram.com/p/BSleKgKDBn6

What questions would you like to see Sedge answer?

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 05:40 PM »
I just learned two things that I will put into action a la maña.
Thank you!

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2017, 06:09 PM »
I'll go right on the record and say that I learn tons from this fellow. Truly a gifted trainer who makes things accessible to all.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2017, 06:19 PM »
I suddenly like my clamping elements so much more.  Who knew.
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2017, 07:03 PM »
Gotta love that Sedge!!!  He is so wicked shaaahp!!!    [big grin] 
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2017, 02:52 AM »
Great info, Steve ought to get a hair cut like Sedges
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2017, 07:42 AM »
Great info.  Especially centering domino on crosshairs.
   Does he have any video tips on how to use my iPad?  I could only get it to play about half of the videos.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2017, 08:33 AM »
Spent most of the time in the shop yesterday trying to figure out how to do this very thing.  Logged on this morning, saw the post, watched the video - who knew about the milled edge?  Sedge is brilliant, and thanks to him, I'm now a little more educated about my Festools!  Great job, and THANKS!
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2017, 10:32 AM »
I also appreciated the video on the DF 500 used to place Dominos within a field.  [thumbs up]

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2017, 11:16 AM »
Can they enable English subtitle please?


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« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2017, 08:06 PM »
Installing blade and setting tension on carvex. One of the guys at the roadshow demonstrated a way of doing it that I had never seen before, which I think many people are probably unaware of.
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2017, 09:08 PM »
@TylerC Do tell Sedge we appreciate his trips and tricks video's. Keep them coming.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2017, 08:22 AM »
@TylerC Do tell Sedge we appreciate his trips and tricks video's. Keep them coming.

Thanks. He LOVES doing these.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2017, 11:17 AM »
The instagram site needs labels or an index saying what is covered in each video.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2017, 12:35 PM »
The instagram site needs labels or an index saying what is covered in each video.

If you click on each video, Sedge provides a quick description along with hashtags (ex. #mft). That's about the extent that you can do on the actual Instagram page itself.

We're planning to make similar videos available on YouTube and festoolusa.com.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2017, 04:12 PM »
I must be missing something.  Can't see the entire presentation because the screen is cut off when watching on a pc.  Why would I want to watch these on a tiny phone screen or less than full screen pc monitor? 

Is there a way to adjust the volume when watching an Instagram video on a pc like there is for a Youtube video?

It would make more sense to put these videos on Festoolusa.com and Youtube first.

Festool should stop trying be "hip" and do what makes sense and reaches their largest audience first, then trickle down to the other platforms.
« Last Edit: May 03, 2017, 04:22 PM by RobBob »

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« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2017, 05:32 PM »
More people use phones than PC by a huge number, Its not being hip, it's staying relevant. Mobile internet surpassed all forms of computer desktop and tablet internet use combined in early 2016 and will never go back.

That being said the videos look the same to me.

It appears these were made on Instagram for Instagram.

I prefer PC use myself. I just got a new dream laptop and it's so nice to use, a desktop replacement that would have filled up a city block when I was a kid, if this kind of computer power was even possible then. His videos sure would look nice on my nice new screen had he recorded them with PC in mind.
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The one who says it can't be done should avoid interrupting the person doing it.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2017, 06:35 PM »

It appears these were made on Instagram for Instagram.


Yep. We just shoot them on an iPhone and post directly to Instagram. Quick and dirty. We'll do some similar videos for YouTube, but we want to maintain a similar loose feel.

Sedge has racked up more than 3,000 followers in a month and a half, so somebody seems to like it. (But maybe they're just following him for the crazy Maine accent!)

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« Reply #18 on: May 04, 2017, 07:44 PM »
More people use phones than PC by a huge number, Its not being hip, it's staying relevant. Mobile internet surpassed all forms of computer desktop and tablet internet use combined in early 2016 and will never go back.

That does not mean that most Festool tool owners prefer to watch instructional tool videos on a smartphone.

We are not talking about watching an episode of the Kardashians.

What do you think is the average age of someone who owns and uses more than two Festool tools?

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #19 on: May 04, 2017, 08:10 PM »
What's a Kardashian?

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« Reply #20 on: May 04, 2017, 08:48 PM »
More people use phones than PC by a huge number, Its not being hip, it's staying relevant. Mobile internet surpassed all forms of computer desktop and tablet internet use combined in early 2016 and will never go back.

That does not mean that most Festool tool owners prefer to watch instructional tool videos on a smartphone.

We are not talking about watching an episode of the Kardashians.

What do you think is the average age of someone who owns and uses more than two Festool tools?

I already said I prefer PC.

28% of Instagram user are 35-49, if that isn't the age group Festool is shooting for they are making a huge mistake.
The one who says it can't be done should avoid interrupting the person doing it.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #21 on: May 04, 2017, 08:52 PM »
More people use phones than PC by a huge number, Its not being hip, it's staying relevant. Mobile internet surpassed all forms of computer desktop and tablet internet use combined in early 2016 and will never go back.

That does not mean that most Festool tool owners prefer to watch instructional tool videos on a smartphone.

We are not talking about watching an episode of the Kardashians.

What do you think is the average age of someone who owns and uses more than two Festool tools?

Festool owners are similar to other human beings in that they have to constantly adapt to opportunities and not fall into the clutches of complacency.

If you want to see this free series, you gotta have Instragram and a phone.

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« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2017, 09:01 PM »
More people use phones than PC by a huge number, Its not being hip, it's staying relevant. Mobile internet surpassed all forms of computer desktop and tablet internet use combined in early 2016 and will never go back.

That does not mean that most Festool tool owners prefer to watch instructional tool videos on a smartphone.

We are not talking about watching an episode of the Kardashians.

What do you think is the average age of someone who owns and uses more than two Festool tools?

Festool owners are similar to other human beings in that they have to constantly adapt to opportunities and not fall into the clutches of complacency.

If you want to see this free series, you gotta have Instragram and a phone.

I have Instagram and a phone.  I'll still pass. 

Have you seen the videos from Laguna, Hammer/Felder, Dewalt TV, Milwaukee Tool, etc?  Much better than Festools, a supposedly premium tool manufacturer.  BTW, have you seen the Onekey app from Milwaikee?

 

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« Reply #23 on: May 04, 2017, 09:08 PM »
Well Instagram is to get new users anyhow, not cater to existing customers(that's secondary I think), that's what the forum and this website are for. Instagram from my perspective is to tease potential new customers and get them to go to the website. That's one reason Instagram videos aren't all that great as far as in depth information or quality, they are more for creating a quick buzz or for stuff to go "viral". You Tube can do the same but allows for a better  video experience. Right now the phones adn Instagram videos aren't quite good enough for me to skip my PC.

I use Instagram to get to people I know never will come to my website otherwise.
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« Reply #24 on: May 04, 2017, 09:11 PM »
Well Instagram is to get new users anyhow, not cater to existing customers, that'a what the forum and this website are for. Instagram from my perspective ia to tease potential new customers and get them to go to the website. SO that one reason Instagram videos aren't all that great, they re more for creating a buzz.
I use Instagram to get to people I know never will come to my website otherwise.
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #25 on: May 04, 2017, 09:12 PM »
Other than that, Instagram is just one of the most popular social media networks.

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« Reply #26 on: May 04, 2017, 09:13 PM »
Other than that, Instagram is just one of the most popular social media networks.

Yeah, we're not talking about social media, are we?  We are talking about INSTRUCTIONAL TOOL VIDEOS!

People that would benefit from an instructional tool video typically already own the tool.

This is just another example of how lazy Festool has become.

Have you seen the videos from Laguna, Hammer/Felder, Dewalt TV, Milwaukee Tool, etc?  Much better than Festools, a supposedly premium tool manufacturer.  BTW, have you seen the Onekey app from Milwaikee?
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #27 on: May 04, 2017, 09:19 PM »
Other than that, Instagram is just one of the most popular social media networks.

Yeah, we're not talking about social media, are we?  We are talking about INSTRUCTIONAL TOOL VIDEOS!

People that would benefit from an instructional tool video typically already own the tool.

This is just another example of how lazy Festool has become.

Actually, we are talking about a free, organic video series that is hosted on social media...yes.

I have watched a bunch of these videos and they are geared to people who own the tools.

I wouldn't call it lazy to be putting out free instructional content for users. I'd call that pretty freakin cool.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #28 on: May 04, 2017, 09:23 PM »
On FOG, when referring people to a how to video for a Festool product, whose videos are mentioned or linked to most often?

Peter Parfitt's or Eric/Erock's.  Of course, Festool has already soured Eric and he does not produce Festool videos anymore.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #29 on: May 04, 2017, 09:25 PM »
On FOG, when referring people to a how to video for a Festool product, whose videos are mentioned or linked to most often?

Peter Parfitt's or Eric/Erock's.  Of course, Festool has already soured Eric and he does not produce Festool videos anymore.

With all due respect to Peter and Eric, we are talking about Brian Sedgeley on this one.

'Nuff said.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #30 on: May 05, 2017, 11:35 AM »
On this forum, the customer is always wrong.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #31 on: May 05, 2017, 11:54 AM »
On this forum, the customer is always wrong.

The only people debating on this thread are customers.

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« Reply #32 on: May 05, 2017, 12:23 PM »
On this forum, the customer is always wrong.

The only people debating on this thread are customers.

Thanks for proving my point.   ;D

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« Reply #33 on: May 05, 2017, 01:00 PM »
On this forum, the customer is always wrong.

The only people debating on this thread are customers.

Thanks for proving my point.   ;D

I'd purposefully been staying out of this debate, because everyone is entitled to their own opinions on subjective topics like these. If you don't like Sedge's videos, it's not my place to tell you otherwise.

Everything doesn't have to be for everybody. Clearly, many people are enjoying the Instagram videos. Clearly, many people enjoy Instagram as a platform to consume content. If you're not one of those people, that's fine. This is just one thing. Hopefully, the next thing that we do will be more to your liking.

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« Reply #34 on: May 05, 2017, 01:08 PM »
Clearly, I was referring to Instagram and not the videos or Sedge.

Can't the videos be placed on Festoolusa.com, youtube, and Instagram, in that order?

Festool is beginning to remind me of United, American, and Delta airlines, plus Sears, Disney and New Coke.
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« Reply #35 on: May 05, 2017, 01:16 PM »
Clearly, I was referring to Instagram and not the videos or Sedge.
Can't the videos be placed on Festoolusa.com, youtube, and Instagram, in that order?
Festool is beginning to remind me of United, American, and Delta airlines, plus Sears, Disney and New Coke.
I clicked on the posted link and watched the videos. What is the problem? Who cares where it is hosted?

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #36 on: May 05, 2017, 04:04 PM »
I suppose that the issue is that not all users use the various social platforms.

Personally I think that posting these types of videos would have a larger audience on youtube.

Festool could create a playlist called Sedge's Snippets or Training Tuesdays, or ... and just as easily upload an unedited video from their iPhone or iPad.

To post a reminder here that new videos are there on youtube wouldn't kill anyone work wise if they have someone who is specializing in social media in place also.

The non cross platform utilization of already created content lately is, I have to admit, puzzling and a major shortcoming in my opinion and will come back eventually to bite.  Today's platform may not be tomorrow's.  Spread the content, spread the knowledge, and spread the risk of something going away.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #37 on: May 05, 2017, 05:30 PM »
I suppose that the issue is that not all users use the various social platforms.

Personally I think that posting these types of videos would have a larger audience on youtube.
 

I concur with Peter on both counts, and suggest that there would be greater accessibility to the videos on YouTube.  I choose to not use social media, and it's blocked at work for those that do choose to use it. 
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #38 on: May 05, 2017, 06:11 PM »
As a pretty prolific producer of content, I will add that creating video for youtube is a different and more time consuming endeavor than doing one off instagram or facebook live vids.

If Sedge finds it convenient to use his phone and shoot on Instagram, thats cool, I am glad he is sharing. I know him well enough to know that he is not going to set up a tripod camera and shoot raw footage to edit and upload to youtube. Probably Tyler doesn't have time to either. Beyond that, you get into needing a video production company, which incurs major costs.

These videos are cost effective to produce, and free organic tips for users. Like someone said, who cares where they are hosted...we should just be glad the info is being put out and shared.

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« Reply #39 on: May 05, 2017, 06:22 PM »
For  me the videos that have been done are great. Sedge is very entertaining with his "Boston" accent and the information is  relevant and short enough for me to implement it, save it for further reference (like button) and to remember it.

Please continue to produce them for whatever platform is the easiest to get the message out there. I would hate to think that these videos stop getting published because of feature creep.
 
What questions would you like to see Sedge answer?

Maintenance of or at least lubrication of the Kapex. There was a story by one of the contractors who took a course with Sedge and they showed them why for instance the saw stays stuck in the down position after it gets broken in and how to fix it.

Thanks again.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #40 on: May 05, 2017, 06:38 PM »
In my opinion, it's not "either/or". It's "both".

We currently have 378 videos on our YouTube channel with several more currently in production (including some new "tips and tricks" videos with Sedge). YouTube will always be our primary video channel.

However, as @Scott Burt pointed out, YouTube videos require more time and money (to do well). We've added more than 80,000 Instagram followers in about a year and a half, and Instagram is an easier, faster channel to test things and move quickly.

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« Reply #41 on: May 05, 2017, 06:53 PM »
Love these Instagram videos. Short sharp to the point tips and tricks!

I have a Instagram page for my business and its great to share work, techniques, ideas, new tools etc with fellow woodworks from around the world plus I also get work enquiries through my page  😉

Keep these clips coming 👍🏼

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« Reply #42 on: May 05, 2017, 07:01 PM »
Sorry,

I will disagree will my esteemed friends.

A quick video is a quick video.  We aren't talking about edited videos like Scott does or Festool hires or utilizes other staff to produce and edit.  Sedge's videos aren't edited. A raw video is a raw video and even I can can do it.  Pushing one button on mobile device to post on the web requires no more calories from comparing Instagram.

I understand that Twitter isn't in the Festool internet marketing toolbar as has been posted here.  Facebook will get a post a day or two similar to the pattern that happened when the advertising company did them.  The majority or posts will be by others and when questions are asked ... Then there will be instagram that is interesting to those who like short snippets and that is easy to grab "posts" from others. 

I could post a quick video of my dog sitting at the kitchen table that I shot while typing this post to prove my point but my previous post was accurate it if you are talking about the same type of posts that Sedge has put on instagram lately - which I applaud - just feel you would get better exposure on YouTube.

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« Reply #43 on: May 05, 2017, 09:37 PM »
I love these videos.  Short and to the point.  I dont even have an instagram account, which doesnt prevent me from watching them. So I dont understand the complaints.  I have watched many many youtube videos that go on rambling without getting to the point.  I'd take these punchy instagram vidoes over the dragging you tube videos any day.  Short and sweet.

The purpose of any of these videos is to communicate and these do that .  Thank you very much Sedge--I certainly learnt a lot.  So keep them coming.

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« Reply #44 on: May 05, 2017, 11:52 PM »
They're great tips. They are useful tips. Brian is a great teacher, a very knowledgeable craftsman and cabinetmaker, and a tremendously nice guy.

So watch the tips or don't. It's you loss if you don't use all resources at your disposal. They're not full-length movies. They're just quick tips.
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« Reply #45 on: May 06, 2017, 12:09 AM »
I've got to say, I've wrestled with the ol' rotex for a little while.  It is still my go to, and even after break in I still had a hard time keeping this bear from getting out of control.  I've had it for 4 years.  After watching one of sedge's short tips on how to maneuver the rotex it's like a whole new sander.  I'm glad for any tips, screw the people who would prefer it uploaded a certain way.  Get with the times, don't be a dinosaur and embrace the fact they are trying to help and encourage us all.  I am a little younger and Instagram is my favorite social media platform so I may be a little biased, but I'm very glad they are reaching into a new market.  Keep it up! 
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« Reply #46 on: May 13, 2017, 02:13 AM »
I like these videos a lot quick and dirty tricks. Cool

Oh I don't subscribe to instagram and I watch them on my iPad .

I just noticed that I can't get some of them to work on my IPad could be user error. These would be great if they were posted to the festool Facebook site. Better organised,keep everything in one place

Keep'em coming Sedge
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« Reply #47 on: May 14, 2017, 02:59 AM »
What I think would be cool if Steve B started doing this to. Both Sedge and Steve are excellent instructors, both have different techniques for the same process, both equally good.
I think that would be awesome,

Steve I'm sure yer reading this, I'll be back bothering ya in LV soon.

So get to stepping a start kicking out some of these quick tips 🤙
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #48 on: May 14, 2017, 09:17 AM »
Milled edge? What? Where? Wow!!!! So glad I stumbled on this..

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #49 on: May 15, 2017, 03:11 AM »
I'm gonna have to take some of Sedges classes when I get home. That smile a his mannerisms are just awesome.
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #50 on: May 19, 2017, 11:03 AM »
sedge,

Thank you for the domino tips!
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #51 on: May 29, 2017, 05:06 AM »
Bump
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #52 on: June 04, 2017, 07:15 PM »
I liked the short videos.  Each made a good suggestion.  I picked up a couple tricks I will use. 

Thanks Sedge.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #53 on: June 04, 2017, 09:38 PM »
I think Sedge is only doing these to get new shirts.  [thumbs up]

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #54 on: June 06, 2017, 03:08 AM »
Noticed he's been on a diet to.
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #55 on: June 06, 2017, 08:06 AM »
Is there a way to index these Instagram videos by tool?

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #56 on: June 06, 2017, 08:08 AM »
Is there a way to index these Instagram videos by tool?

Not on Instagram. However, we're going to begin publishing similar tips/tricks content on other platforms that will (hopefully) be easier to sort and categorize.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #57 on: June 06, 2017, 08:10 AM »
Noticed he's been on a diet to.

Sedge is one of the healthiest eaters that I know. A few years ago, he cut nearly all sugar out of his diet. He says that it's done wonders for him and he's really disciplined about it.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #58 on: June 06, 2017, 09:19 AM »
Tyler:

How do we send Sedge content suggestions or ask him to cover a topic?

An index feature would be most helpful.
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #59 on: June 06, 2017, 09:48 AM »
Tyler:

How do we send Sedge content suggestions or ask him to cover a topic?

An index feature would be most helpful.

If you all want to make suggestions below, we'll consider them.

(Sedge already has a long list, so it might be a while. Also, Instagram has a 60-second limit, so anything too complicated will need to wait for a different medium.)

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #60 on: June 06, 2017, 11:52 AM »
I think what people are forgetting is that all of these avenues are marketing channels for Festool.

Meaning , these vids are ADVERTISEMENTS.

And those are sold, bought, and measured by how many eyeballs can be reliably measured to look at said ads. Im guessing that going from 3000 to 80,000 eyes in about a year prob. makes marketing mangers foam at the mouth. Especially when they are more than likely "new" punters.

Couple that with the low cost and effort required to produce these - can you blame Festool for focusing efforts on this ?  They've got this site's long term customer sewn up already with little upside to increase sales. But 75,000 realtively young and early customers that still have small collections has real potential.

And those young-uns like quick, easy to digest content.  In depth productions like PP's videos don't really appeal to that demographic. 

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #61 on: June 09, 2017, 01:23 AM »
Man I love these tips. Cant wait for my stuff to get to the states so I can set up my shop and use some of these tips
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #62 on: July 28, 2017, 06:22 PM »
bump
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #63 on: July 29, 2017, 01:52 PM »
Appreciate the videos.  Initially, I was abit annoyed that I could not expand to full screen and assumed that I would have to create an account. I am happy to be proved wrong as I did not need an account and was able to view the video just fine and apply the tips quickly. 

Thanks again for taking the time to share ANY knowledge in ANY format.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #64 on: July 29, 2017, 02:07 PM »
Its strange they keep recommending rail joining trick using saw. It might work with ATF65 (I suspect its how the trick originated), but is fundamentally wrong to use with TS series.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #65 on: July 31, 2017, 10:19 PM »
I actually own a video production company so I have lots of experience doing these types of things.  What is the major advantage of this Smartphone-Instagram approach?   It gets DONE.  So many other approaches --- training programs, YouTube etc -- take forever to plan - script - shoot - edit -upload etc.   This is extremely cost effective (even though that hurts the types of business we do).  I can't argue with getting it DONE.  So keep on doing them.  Eventually we need an indexing searching method.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #66 on: August 09, 2017, 07:56 AM »
I love the videos just as they are but have no desire to go to instagram.  Why couldn't a "Sedge's Corner" be created here on FOG and just repost them as they are.  It shouldn't be much work and would benifit old ludites such as myself.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #67 on: August 09, 2017, 09:02 AM »
I agree with greymann. I have no plans on joining instagram.
Why not place them on Festool Facebook page also?
It seems some are and some not.
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #68 on: August 09, 2017, 09:40 AM »
His account isn't private I'm pretty sure you can watch them online on your browser.

https://www.instagram.com/festoolsedge/

I agree I'd like to have them more accessible. Mainly I just want to save copies offline as I'll be coming back to some of them over and over.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #69 on: August 21, 2017, 11:00 PM »
bump

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #70 on: August 21, 2017, 11:18 PM »
I still contend it's about Sedge getting a new shirt for each video.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #71 on: August 22, 2017, 08:07 PM »
I think your right, I didnt notice the T-shirts...hmmmmmm
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #72 on: August 22, 2017, 10:23 PM »
Just found these short videos. These tips are simple and very helpful. Thanks. One should never stop learning.
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #73 on: August 23, 2017, 10:13 PM »
Just found these short videos. These tips are simple and very helpful. Thanks. One should never stop learning.

Hey where in Ca are you? Im in da OC
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #74 on: August 29, 2017, 12:15 PM »
The latest videos from Sedge are now on YouTube, and we'll be adding new ones as he produces them. (We're not likely to upload too many of the old ones. He's deleted the original files, and the ripped ones aren't very high-quality video.)

You can get them at festooltraining.tv.

The direct link is http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpBJfh9Law-Btt_Su5k1ZmrJjMAeW6bbo

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #75 on: August 29, 2017, 12:49 PM »
@TylerC

What happened to all the domino tips and tricks? They were my favs?
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #76 on: August 29, 2017, 02:11 PM »
@jobsworth All of Sedge's videos — including the Domino ones — that aren't on the YouTube playlist are still on his Instagram channel. https://www.instagram.com/festoolsedge

We'll possibly add more of his old ones to YouTube, but the video quality isn't great after their ripped from Instagram. Sedge already deleted the raw file.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #77 on: August 29, 2017, 03:31 PM »
@TylerC

If I can make a request, I'd like to see more tips on using the domino and setting up the parallel guides w extensions.

Thanks
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #78 on: August 29, 2017, 03:32 PM »
@jobsworth - Thanks. I'll pass it along to Sedge! Is there anything in particular that you're struggling with? Feel free to send a PM if you'd prefer.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #79 on: August 31, 2017, 03:25 PM »
Last week I found these instagrams. This week my 27 mm hose and one connector separated. One of his videos showed how to reconnect the two. Following his inspiration it took about 30 seconds to get the two connected. Fantastic. 
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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #80 on: September 03, 2017, 09:13 AM »
A little late to this party, but I just found these quick tips.  They're great!  I'm not an Instagram account user, but these helpful tips provide a lot of info in a very short time.  I especially found the domino tips to be a big help.  It looks like Sedge has a ball making these, so please keep them coming [thumbs up]

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #81 on: October 12, 2017, 12:03 PM »
Just watched one on the Kapex.  Bet not many users of the Kapex had done this one - until tomorrow.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BaHGFbqHafx/?taken-by=festoolsedge

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #82 on: October 12, 2017, 12:53 PM »
Thanks for the update. As I was out of the country, I missed the Roadshow when it was in my city. A friend did get me a cap.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #83 on: October 12, 2017, 04:12 PM »
Just came across this thread and started watching some of the videos from Sedge. The "how to center the domino" was priceless-why didn't I know this already?? Keep them coming Festool! Your included documentation is basically non-existent so show people how to get more use and value from the tools is a huge help.

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Re: New training videos from Sedge
« Reply #84 on: October 13, 2017, 11:09 PM »
Just came across this thread and started watching some of the videos from Sedge. The "how to center the domino" was priceless-why didn't I know this already?? Keep them coming Festool! Your included documentation is basically non-existent so show people how to get more use and value from the tools is a huge help.

Have you downloaded and read the Supplemental User Manual for the Domino online on the Festool site? This manual answers most questions users have.
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