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Offline Woodwork Wizard

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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #30 on: November 17, 2017, 09:32 AM »
Your workbench is genius - fivefold.

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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #31 on: November 17, 2017, 02:15 PM »
New video of the use:

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Offline PaulH99

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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #32 on: November 17, 2017, 05:02 PM »
As we say here in Boston, MA: "Wicked Awesome!"

What is the dovetail jig that you use? I haven't seen one of that style before.
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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #33 on: November 18, 2017, 05:44 AM »
@PaulH99 It's the Trend DC400, licensed by Akeda. I like it because you can space the dovetails in 2,5mm increments. I build certain furniture in series so I need to be able to make the exact same drawers with the same settings hundreds of times through the years while making sure that the bottom or slide groove fall exactly in between. I think it's the only jig out there that can do that.
BR10, MFK 700, OS 400, ETS EC 150/3, KA 65-plus,TS55R, CT22E, CTLmini, CTL MIDI, CTM 36 AC HD, Kapex KS120, ETS125, ETS150/5, RO150, RO90, CXS-set, T-15+3 set, DTS400, OF900, OF1010, OF2200 set, Carvex PS420 EBQ set, EHL 65, SSU 200, Centrotec installer set, LR32-sys, FS-800, FS-LR-1400x2, domino 500+domino sys, domino 700 XL, Surfix-sys, Sys-box 1, Syslite, LEV-350, Sys-box,MFTB/1-2-4... MFTC, MFSC

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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #34 on: November 18, 2017, 05:55 AM »
@Timtool That is seriously cool. I have never heard of that brand/model. Too bad I'm just about done with my current project or I would get on their waiting list for the next production run. $660 for the 16" model + accessories isn't that much more than I spent on a Leigh Super, and is quite a bit less than a Leigh D4R! And you're right: none of the Leigh jigs have any repeatability over time. You have to reset the "fingers" for each job. I usually resort to a steel ruler and writing down the measurements, but even that isn't perfect.
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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #35 on: November 18, 2017, 06:13 AM »
trend apparently has discontinued them and I always heard Akeda was not available due to their factory burning down. I think I paid under €350 for mine 7 years ago.
Jigs with fixed spacings are terrible if you want your drawers to look good, and the Leigh, though being the ultimate jig, wouldn't work for me. I always make spare drawer parts in case anything goes wrong, I can reuse them in the next batch even if I changed the settings in between.
BR10, MFK 700, OS 400, ETS EC 150/3, KA 65-plus,TS55R, CT22E, CTLmini, CTL MIDI, CTM 36 AC HD, Kapex KS120, ETS125, ETS150/5, RO150, RO90, CXS-set, T-15+3 set, DTS400, OF900, OF1010, OF2200 set, Carvex PS420 EBQ set, EHL 65, SSU 200, Centrotec installer set, LR32-sys, FS-800, FS-LR-1400x2, domino 500+domino sys, domino 700 XL, Surfix-sys, Sys-box 1, Syslite, LEV-350, Sys-box,MFTB/1-2-4... MFTC, MFSC

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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #36 on: November 18, 2017, 12:05 PM »
I bought the plans, now if I remember correctly, some people have 3D printers, it would be great if we could get templets printed for the lifting parts since those are the critical ones.

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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #37 on: November 18, 2017, 02:26 PM »
Tim,  I have been watching you MFSC developing int this thread. I have been trying to find some method to use a table that can be  set to varying height and use for storage for projects and can be moved around in a small area. You most recent video displays pure genius.  I don't have space to take advantage  of the full capabilities of you workbench, but if I retire from landscaping biz, I will get rid of much equipment currently stored/used from my barn. A couple of those benches would be perfect then.
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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #38 on: November 18, 2017, 03:12 PM »
I never thought of a 3D printer. But I was thinking about talking to my brother who works at a machine shop to see if he’d be able to make a program to run them on a CNC. I was thinking about using Baltic Birch for the lifting mechanism


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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #39 on: November 18, 2017, 06:28 PM »
Well since the release there have been contacts from all around, so it looks like some things may be set in motion. But I don't want to spoil anything at this point.
BR10, MFK 700, OS 400, ETS EC 150/3, KA 65-plus,TS55R, CT22E, CTLmini, CTL MIDI, CTM 36 AC HD, Kapex KS120, ETS125, ETS150/5, RO150, RO90, CXS-set, T-15+3 set, DTS400, OF900, OF1010, OF2200 set, Carvex PS420 EBQ set, EHL 65, SSU 200, Centrotec installer set, LR32-sys, FS-800, FS-LR-1400x2, domino 500+domino sys, domino 700 XL, Surfix-sys, Sys-box 1, Syslite, LEV-350, Sys-box,MFTB/1-2-4... MFTC, MFSC

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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #40 on: November 26, 2017, 08:46 AM »
Part 1 of the fabrication, I finally used the CXS turntable footage at the beginning to introduce the cart again before the construction begins.

BR10, MFK 700, OS 400, ETS EC 150/3, KA 65-plus,TS55R, CT22E, CTLmini, CTL MIDI, CTM 36 AC HD, Kapex KS120, ETS125, ETS150/5, RO150, RO90, CXS-set, T-15+3 set, DTS400, OF900, OF1010, OF2200 set, Carvex PS420 EBQ set, EHL 65, SSU 200, Centrotec installer set, LR32-sys, FS-800, FS-LR-1400x2, domino 500+domino sys, domino 700 XL, Surfix-sys, Sys-box 1, Syslite, LEV-350, Sys-box,MFTB/1-2-4... MFTC, MFSC

Offline Jim_in_PA

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Re: MFSC workbench
« Reply #41 on: November 26, 2017, 06:53 PM »
Thanks for installment one! Great project and a very useful shop addition.

I'll also chime in like another poster in saying that your bench system really caught my eye, too. Since I've been enjoying all of your videos, I just ordered the whole "combo pack" of plans and hope to put a lot of your ideas to use in my own shop.
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