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Delta Mortiser 14-651 #6: This thing is heavy

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Blog entry by LegendInMyOwnMind posted 1070 days ago 805 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 5: Base [mostly] done Part 6 of Delta Mortiser 14-651 series Part 7: Missing Casters »

If you wonder why I am putting this unit on a dedicated it’s because this thing is heavy. Really heavy. In fact, I’m s bit worried. I know that the base will hold the weight, but I’m concerned about the weight on the plywood. Even if it sags, it really won’t matter, but I’m thinking I may need to put extra support in the base to eliminate sag.

-- Doug - When all you own is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.



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Bertha

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#1 posted 1070 days ago

Heavy is good. Uberheavy is ubergood. You’re a lucky man.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Mickey Cassiba

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#2 posted 1070 days ago

Use two pieces of PW. Along with the weight of the machine, you’ll have the force of pushing the chisel through the wood. Triple if you can.

-- One of these hammers oughta fix that...

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