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The Stumpy Nubs Workshop #45: Build your own Festool Domino style Hand-Held Mortising Machine!

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Blog entry by StumpyNubs posted 05-24-2014 10:35 PM 2691 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 44: The amazing box joint machine version 2.0- Better than ever? Part 45 of The Stumpy Nubs Workshop series Part 46: A really unique homemade router lift that doubles as a mini router table! »

In this episode Stumpy saves himself a thousand bucks and avoids joint the world of hoity-toity-fru-fru Festool owners by building his own loose tenon joinery machine, based on the Festool Domion. (Don’t go nuts, Festool owners, he explains what hea means by “fru-fru”...)

It’s a great show, you might even laugh a little. so check it out!

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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 05-24-2014 11:22 PM

Yippie Skippy..The Stumpster is Back! Well done, not too arrogant, lol! Speaking of that HF trim router, would you revisit a one to one copy router stumpy style? You did something awhile back but never evolved it on the show?

Thanks!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 05-25-2014 01:18 AM

Looks like another winner Stumpy! Gotta go watch the Festool video in its entirety.

-- God bless, Candy

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firefighterontheside

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#3 posted 05-25-2014 01:23 AM

Can someone post a link?

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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#4 posted 05-25-2014 01:27 AM

http://youtu.be/msFb8s79bWs

-- God bless, Candy

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firefighterontheside

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#5 posted 05-25-2014 01:47 AM

Thanks Candy.

Stumpy that is great. I don’t mind paying a lot,of money for something that is worth a lot, but a festool domino is not worth that much. It’s a router.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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#6 posted 05-25-2014 02:13 AM

Good job. Something I will definitely consider building.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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sawdustjunkie

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#7 posted 05-25-2014 02:33 AM

Well Stumpy: You did it again!
Well made and even if you used it enough to wear it out, you could make 50 of them before you would come close to one by Fessssstoooolll.
As you said, everyone would love a shop full of great tools, but the prices are way out of most woodworkers budget.
I hope you keep making practical solutions available.

-- Steve: Franklin, WI

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#8 posted 05-25-2014 05:36 AM

Well done, Stumpy. Paint it fluorescent green and noone will know the difference.

-- There are three types of people in this world... those who are good at math and those who are not.

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Roger

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#9 posted 05-25-2014 12:02 PM

You’re the king of engineering Stumps. Keep up the good work of fabricating.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Mip

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#10 posted 05-25-2014 01:00 PM

These plans I will grab. Funny that you gave credit to the guy over in Russia for his design, and then used Baltic birch plywood for your build. At least I thought it was funny.

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#11 posted 05-25-2014 02:45 PM

I thought it was going to be a mechanical PIZZA cutter….
Guess I need to keep searching the interwebby for that!!!

Well done Mr. Stumpy.
Glad you are back at it….

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#12 posted 06-03-2014 04:23 PM

love it stumpy,this is on the list, great video ,

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#13 posted 06-29-2014 05:46 PM

I’ve gotta say… This looks like a COOL SLICK way to SAVE $$$ by making your OWN Domino machine!

Great job Stumpy!! :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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