Reviews for "Rip-Cut™"


Awesome Saw Guide

When I bought this I was a little skeptical but hey...whats 40.00? I received my order and while I found it cheaper from an online vendor I wanted to write a review on this site. I have a Makita 7 1/4" Skill Saw that is about 20 years old, so I went and purchased a 40 tooth blade that was recommended. My intent was to cut everything I needed for the Kreg Router Table Cabinet that I have recently purchased, not received it yet but decided to cut it anyway. After setting the saw and getting the cutting distance marker set I cut the entire project. I measured every piece after it was cut just to make sure...it was dead on. I had no splintering from the 3/4 plywood, very straight cuts and extremely accurate. Cons I chalk some of these up to first time use. I does not like to cut really narrow pieces that are small.,,,,you have to ensure the plywood is really secure. Table saw would have been better but I wanted to use the guide for the whole project cut. At the end of your cut you have to be careful and keep the fence snug against the edge or it will wander on the end...but that will happen with any guide. Overall this is a great product, extremely well made. Lastly I will say that I was able to cut 27 1/2 widths with no variation......may could have gotten a little more but one piece on the cabinet was 27 1/2 so that was all I needed.

     

John ORourke

November 3, 2017

Alright

Read and set it up as the directions stated. The measurement was still off so I'd mark the wood line up the blade. I figured every saw is different so it wasn't a big deal and it kept the line straight. The problem comes with all the plastic it's made out of. The plastic lock piece broke after adjusting it about 15 times. It's a major component to the system so it's no longer good.

     

Jared Agle

October 25, 2017

Rip cut

What an excellent product. I literally wish this product was around when I bought my cheepie table saw. This would have saved me a lot of money. Kreg co. Is the best jig mfg. What an excellent company. They have helped me improve my skills a lot. That's what it's all about !!!!

     

Kevin Ott

August 17, 2017

Great idea but needs improvement

This thing saves me so much time but I have a few problems with it: the guide fence needs to be longer so that there's no play when you get to the end of the board your cutting. Also it is a real pain to get the sled on the rail. Finally it should be slightly wider for cutting full size sheets of ply in half with saws that have blades that go in the left slot, like my makita. To cut a sheet in half the sled is half off the rail.

     

Mark Penrose

August 6, 2017

a. harrell

Great time saver, getting a full sheet of plywood on the table saw in my small workshop is a BEAST, especially by myself. this little tool saves time and frustration, and after my wife saw me use it the first few times she understood why I had to spend the money on it and the other Kreg tools I have purchased. the only problem that I have had so far is getting the plastic parts to slide in the track smoothly, but once locked in place they do not move.

     

ALBERT HARRELL

July 4, 2017