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Offline Alan m

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #30 on: March 09, 2013, 07:16 PM »
Great job Tim.  Will order the plans!

Just used my MFTB this weekend for the first time that I built from your plans.  I clamped it to the fender of a wood chipper (doing work for an Arborist friend) to cut small pieces of oak baseboard for the kitchen.  Found it easy to clamp small pieces to cut with my dovetail saw.

come on we want pics.
iv got a few half built since the plans came out. i really need to finish them
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Offline JayStPeter

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #31 on: March 09, 2013, 08:06 PM »
Very cool
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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #32 on: March 10, 2013, 07:08 AM »
Added the video to the first post!

@Mohrab it would be great if you could send me some pics of your MFTB
on my site there are a few as well, and as i promised in the MFTB thread the first two who sent me pics of the MFTB got MFTC plans for free.
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Offline Alan m

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #33 on: March 10, 2013, 07:40 AM »
great looking bench tim.
you can really see the thought put into it
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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #34 on: March 10, 2013, 07:51 AM »
Looks pretty handy

Offline Dan1210

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #35 on: March 10, 2013, 09:58 AM »
excellent work! you should work for festool the toolbox looks quite handy!
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Offline HausWorks

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #36 on: March 10, 2013, 10:00 AM »
great job! would be nice to see a video of the transformation.
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Offline Tinker

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #37 on: March 10, 2013, 11:24 AM »
Great job, Tim.

I have a very small/very cluttered shop.  Something like this could solve many of the problems i am trying to solve.

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Offline Jalvis

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #38 on: March 10, 2013, 01:00 PM »
After watching the Video you can really see the function.....would be very handy for my business.....I'll take two!

Offline epicxt

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #39 on: March 10, 2013, 03:50 PM »
Wow! This would fit into my workflow perfectly since I pretty much do all work on site. Please update this thread when you have the sketch up file available in imperial units!
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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #40 on: March 10, 2013, 03:58 PM »
Wow! This would fit into my workflow perfectly since I pretty much do all work on site. Please update this thread when you have the sketch up file available in imperial units!

About that, could anybody help me out a little?
I was thinking about adapting the model to imperial size sheet goods and see how that impacts the rest, but keep all the rest in metric. Otherwise if i want to avoid impossible dimensions i would need to redo the whole model to get rounder imperial measurements.

Would that be acceptable?

And are 1/2 and 3/4 the common plywood and mdf thicknesses?
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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #41 on: March 10, 2013, 04:19 PM »
1/2" and 3/4" are the most common plywoods here.

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Offline RL

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #42 on: March 10, 2013, 07:10 PM »
Saw the video on youtube, nice one Tim.


Offline Alan m

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #43 on: March 10, 2013, 07:22 PM »
damb you tim.
i had just talked my self out of this. now im not su sure
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Offline VesaS

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #44 on: March 11, 2013, 09:44 AM »
What type/brand of T-track is compatible with Festool clamps?
I have only very small ones, clamps don't fit.

Vesa
I'd like to have RO 90, Kapex and maybe something else

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #45 on: March 11, 2013, 10:04 AM »

Offline Michael Kellough

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #46 on: March 11, 2013, 10:12 AM »
1/2" and 3/4" are the most common plywoods here.

Peter
Make that 31/64" and 23/32"

MDF is usually closer to nominal thickness ie. 3/4" is actually 19mm

Don't have any 1/2" MDF on hand.

Offline Tinker

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #47 on: March 11, 2013, 10:20 AM »
What type/brand of T-track is compatible with Festool clamps?
I have only very small ones, clamps don't fit.

Vesa

I checked two different tracs.
Incra does work
Kreg does not work
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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #48 on: March 11, 2013, 01:04 PM »
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Offline jonny round boy

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #49 on: March 11, 2013, 01:15 PM »
I was very impressed with this from the pictures - having just watched the video, even more so.

Even though I don't do much site work, I'm toying with the idea of building one anyway, just to give a bit more versatility to my small workshop!
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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #50 on: March 11, 2013, 01:50 PM »
What type/brand of T-track is compatible with Festool clamps?
I have only very small ones, clamps don't fit.

Vesa


Here you go T Track Compatibility

If anyone has any additions to the list  please post them in that  thread for handy reference.


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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #51 on: March 11, 2013, 06:41 PM »
What a great set up, huge bonus being able to have multiple extension tables for site work

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #52 on: March 11, 2013, 07:17 PM »
I'm trying to work out how to adapt a sys roll into one of these!
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Offline Tinker

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #53 on: March 12, 2013, 09:40 AM »
I have been toying with the idea of making a narrower table with systainer shelves under the entire unit.  A portable/colapsible extension like Ron Paulks table set up.  I really like the idea of putting n open shelf under one end of the portable/colapsible table. Tim's ideas are even better fit in my shop. 
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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #54 on: March 16, 2013, 09:28 AM »
Any one built one yet? I would love too see the pictures, defo on my too do list it's perfect for me
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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #55 on: March 17, 2013, 01:59 AM »
Just watched video. It's perfect

Offline HausWorks

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #56 on: March 17, 2013, 11:07 AM »
just bought. thanks Tim.
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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #57 on: March 17, 2013, 11:36 AM »
Any one built one yet? I would love too see the pictures, defo on my too do list it's perfect for me

It's only been out for a week, but a few buyers already told me they were gonna start next week, some even told me they were gonna have the parts CNC'd with he sketchup file!
I'm still working on an imperial add-on, is it true 1/2 inch mdf is not commonly available?
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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #58 on: March 17, 2013, 10:50 PM »
Any one built one yet? I would love too see the pictures, defo on my too do list it's perfect for me

It's only been out for a week, but a few buyers already told me they were gonna start next week, some even told me they were gonna have the parts CNC'd with he sketchup file!
I'm still working on an imperial add-on, is it true 1/2 inch mdf is not commonly available?

The big boxes and at least one independent near me do not carry stock 1/2". But I have no trouble getting it if I order through my primary independent lumber dealer.

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #59 on: March 17, 2013, 11:00 PM »
Tim,

I have been practicing building things with metric instead of imperial and am starting to like metric better.  However, I still think in terms of feet and inches and often have to look at my tape measure that shows both to know how they correlate.

Not sure it is necessary to put out plans in imperial?  Wonder how many FOG users would not buy the plans if they are only metric?