Whatever route you decide to go down is start with inside of the cupboards. CAUTION: Power tools are dangerous in the hands of an unskilled person. Can we get along? The last slightly more. Viewing 14 posts - 1 through 14 (of 14 total). You are here: Same as Curt, on an old Bosch. Collins Tool Company is not a “buy and sell for profit” retailer. I tried thinner Bosch blades thinking I would get better accuracy but they where harder to control. Quote from: joiner1970 on June 18, 2015, 01:54 PM, Quote from: windmill man on June 18, 2015, 03:05 PM, Quote from: jimbouk on June 18, 2015, 03:40 PM, Quote from: joiner1970 on June 18, 2015, 02:49 PM, http://www.garymkatz.com/ToolReviews/collins_coping_foot.html. This product may expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Coping foot - independent demonstration . As for blade length, you just can’t use the “short” blades. With the Collins foot you use the saw upside down. it works fast and easy on shorter pieces, but is a little cumbersome on long stuff. Anyone on here have experience with this coping foot? Instagram. Turns your jigsaw into a simple and accurate coping machine without the need for jigs and templates The Coping Foot is formed from 14 ga. plated steel. Fits most jig saws except for Porter-Cable, and the Bosch 1590 and 1591 Youll wear out a couple of jig saws before you wear out your Coping Foot. develop skill in the use of a free-handing jigsaw, clamp the stock to the bench and go slowly at first using both hands on the saw for control and for personal protection. The Festool Carvex Coping Foot is custom made to fit the Festool Carvex jigsaws. To develop skill in the use of a free-handing jigsaw, clamp the stock to the bench and go slowly at first using both hands on the saw for control and for personal protection. Thanks for answering my question . Love it regardless of how detailed the profile is. It doesn’t seem to fit the best, and then I read in the instructions that it isn’t compatible with the 1590. (Festool Trion jigsaws use the standard Coping Foot.). Re: Anyone use/have used a Collins Coping Foot on their jigsaw? Although the Coping Foot can be installed on many battery powered saws, they are not recommended for the simple reason that battery powered tools can not be locked on. Yeah pm if you need help ED. The other nuance is when the floor is not level. I have had one one my 12v jiggy for a couple years now! I will get the foot for the Carvex. Fits most jig saws except for Porter-Cable, and the Bosch 1590 and 1591 Click here for complete details. What’s the maximum blade length that is required . Many carpenters never change back to a flat base unless they need to scroll. Use the Bosch 244 blade that Collins recommends. I was a novice a year ago on coping in now I do it without thinking. If I do get it I'll post a review. I have one but also rarely fine use for it. 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. Always used a chop saw then jigsaw and found it to be the best way. « on: June 17, 2015, 03:57 PM » I am thinking of buying a Collins Coping Foot to put on my Metabo corded jigsaw as I am putting my house back to original spec which means fitting a lot of picture rails, chair rails and large skirting. The content contained on this site is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional advice. When considering a power tool purchase how often do you visit the manufacturer's website before making a purchase? Order yours online today! Festool and its affiliates cannot be responsible for improper postings or your reliance on the website's material. Ive used a jigsaw for scribes for years. My apologies for coming across as confrontational and re-reading my post it does come across that way. Holiday Deals Gift Cards Best Sellers Customer Service Find a Gift New Releases Whole Foods AmazonBasics Free Shipping Sell Registry Coupons Subscribe & Save #FoundItOnAmazon Shopper Toolkit Disability Customer Support. The mid length ones (4ish inches) or longer work just fine. I put it on mine, and used it. If you prefer Festool blades, the equivalent is the Festool S75/4K blade. Trend thing looks pants to me too. If as joiner suggests you mitre saw the straight you can get a thinner blade for the profile and get a cleaner cut. I use the Collins foot on my Carvex as well and do this upside down. I find it awkward and since I use mostly pine free hand is easy. develop skill in the use of a free-handing jigsaw, clamp the stock to the bench and go slowly at first using both hands on the saw for control and for personal protection. It's much easier to do these with a handsaw or even the mitre saw if you're careful. Scribe master pro is that the Trend pile of dung ? It changes out in minutes using the Carvex quick change base system. Power Tools, Pneumatic Tools, Hand Tools and All Things Tools, https://www.facebook.com/timbercarpentry/, Join our growing forum with over 3,000 posts per week and start winning, This topic has 13 replies, 9 voices, and was last updated. One problem I had was the blade isn’t long enough, but I know I don’t have the recommended blade. Collins Coping Foot - Festool Carvex 178262, Collins Coping Foot Festool Carvex (Mounted). A contoured steel foot replaces the flat factory base of your saw allowing you to easily follow a scribe line or bevel cut profile. I have to say that it makes coping easier and faster than any of the many other methods I’ve tried. Although Festool strives for accuracy in the website material, the website may contain inaccuracies. If i dont have the mitre saw with me then just mark it up off a scrap and use jig saw. Once you get the hang of it is very quick and accurate. The Coping Foot is formed from 14 ga. plated steel. dan has one and loves it.. i will be getting one in the near future im just debating if i want to get a second jigsaw so the coping foot will be a permanent attachment to one of them. Once you cut your crown or base moulding on the miter saw to reveal the profile run the jig at a back bevel and slowly rock the saw to take small bites. People, I just want to say, you know, can we all get along? The Collins Coping Foot enables you to use your handheld jigsaw to cope crown and other moldings with the accuracy of a handsaw and the speed of a power tool. The wall that look at first when you open the door. I cut it all with the jigsaw/Collins foot so you can back cut it and out of square all in one. You’ll wear out a couple of jig saws before you wear out your Coping Foot. © Robert Bosch Tool Corporation 2014, all rights reserved. Festool USA does not pre-approve the contents of this website nor endorse the application or use of any Festool product in any way other than in the manner described in the Festool Instruction Manual. Thinking of getting 1 myself. https://www.facebook.com/timbercarpentry/ You’ll wear out a couple of jig saws before you wear out your Coping Foot. I use the Festool blades and find they go round the corners effectively. The Festool Carvex Coping Foot is not compatible with Festool Trion Jigsaws. The Collins Coping Foot comes with complete instructions on how to mount it to most professional quality jigsaws. Modify jigsaws with caution and consideration to user safety. Then one needs to scribe the boards on the bottom and either take wood off the middle or the ends. Free Shipping by Amazon. Hold your jigsaw by the barrel with the blade up for very clean, accurate and complex cuts. Jon P. It will not fit fixed base jigsaws or spiral rotary tools. Do you find a certain width blade helps with the coping foot . I bought one for the carvex from toolvation. The Coping Foot is a dome shaped base that allows you to bevel, turn and pitch the blade. You must be logged in to reply to this topic. I am thinking of buying a Collins Coping Foot to put on my Metabo corded jigsaw as I am putting my house back to original spec which means fitting a lot of picture rails, chair rails and large skirting. Although the Coping Foot can be installed on many battery powered saws, they are not recommended for the simple reason that battery powered tools can not be locked on. Go to collinstool.com and watch the demo. Anyone use/have used a Collins Coping Foot on their jigsaw? The Coping Foot is formed from 14 ga. plated steel. Finish carpenters use the jig saw mostly for back beveling irregular lines, and so the Coping Foot becomes the ideal base for the jig saw. Ed, I remember seeing a video somewhere on FOG of ifit scribing some skirting by mitering it on Kapex then cutting scribe with a makita cordless jigsaw, took seconds and made me feel very slow.