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Sicar woodworking 5 in 1 machine #4: Finished

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 08-04-2013 05:25 PM 1369 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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He is finished. And below there are a lot of pictures with little text!

Top vieuw:

With moulder unit on it:

Changeover to saw machine is very easy. Her is a picture of the saw dust unit in resting position:

Flip it over:

And put extension on it:

And dust hood:

You can see the sawblade very good:

And now as thichnesser:

And jointer with europeen safety guard:

The mortiser in rest position on wheels (I made a MDF stand for it) for easy transport. The mortiser table is cast iron:

Mortiser in working position:

The machine has a sliding table (old style) and here you can see him with fence:

Fence extension for bigger peaces:

Flipover on fence:

Adjustment of fence (I want square peaces):

Two magnets to hold wrench:

With wrench for moulder (So he is always there i hope):

Last picture maybe interesting for you. A welding magnet for keep the jointer fence in position:

Now I can start building my new MDF cabinet.

Thank you for watching,

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?



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#1 posted 02-03-2014 05:11 PM

A FANTASTIC piece of equipment, Dutchy. 5 in 1 heh? I have not 1 but two ShopSmith which is a table saw – an okay one for rough work, a drill press – I like it, a horizontal boring machine – good, but I use it very little, a band saw – won’t saw (rip) a straight line, and a lathe – for beginner only. I use a Rigid brand table saw which I am very unhappy with and will be replacing ASAP. I am considering the SawStop, but it is pricy so it’s not in the immediate future. I have never heard of the Sicar, Dutchy. Is it strictly an European machine and runs on 220V? Where is it made, the price and so on. I would very much appreciate hearing a little more about it. I will look for it on the Internet to see if I can find it.
Ancient history: ha ha! When I used to work in Asia, I had a close working relationship with the Holland America line. I’ve been on the Rotterdam and the Amsterdam and worked closely with many fine Dutch associates with the line. I am recalling some fine memories back when . . . ! That’s why I’ve always had a special place in my heart for the Dutch. I would be honored if you would accept me as your “Buddy” in LJ.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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