Setting up my new Mortice machine

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Blog entry by andyboy posted 903 days ago 3729 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few tips for lifting heavy stuff and finding where nuts and bolts go in the setting up of my mortice machine.
Feel free to ask any questions and If I can answer them I will add the answers to the blog.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#1 posted 903 days ago


Nice Mortising machine mate!
I have a drill press Mortising attachment. My instructions say the slot where the chips are relieved on the chisel should be facing right or left not front to back. I gave it some thought but still don’t know why that matters much.

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 903 days ago

Checked out the company in NZ. Couldn’t find any here in MN. LOL Looks like you are setting up for production? Won’t have to go to the school. Did you have a lower grade model? Not sure if I had observed one in the home work shop? About 3 times a delta morticer sold by amazon? So it should make the task more efficient?

Gonna be hard to copy your projects in my shop when you get really high tech. :)

Nice piece of equipment. And real men don’t need no damn directions! Until they screw it up. LOL

I have the same thing Woodshaver does, but still brand new in box. Gotta set up my floor drill press first, which is also still in the box!

Going back to insurance billing! #%^&!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 903 days ago

Andy, Nice video and congrats to you!!!! Looks really nice!!!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 902 days ago

Nice, it looks it will serve you well :)

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#5 posted 902 days ago

Wow!! Nice Mortise Machine, the features heavy duty.

Use some Teflon Non-Stick Dry-Film Lubricant spray on the bits before use.

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#6 posted 884 days ago

Hey Andy

Nice vid! I was looking at that exact Morticer in Carbatec the other day. Its next on my shopping list. Just bought their 400mm drum sander which is great.


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