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Poor man's mortising machine

10-29-2012 01:15 AM by brevort | 2 comments »

Here is a poor man’s mortising machine. I bought a mortising kit from Grizzly and I can say that I am not sure I would recommend this kit. If it is in your budget I would look at a mortising machine. The only thing that wasn’t reworked on this kit was the chisels….. I am happy to say they cut an accurate pocket but the fence was way out of square. If you were to use this tool right out of the box your mortises would be at an angle. The hold down foot was about 1/16” out of parallel to the work surface…. it was just about unusable. If you have access to a milling machine and you like to make tools this may be the kit for you. I modified the tool for my first p...

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