LumberJocks

nope not craftsman this time. My "new" delta shaper

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by emart posted 11-13-2016 02:45 AM 598 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking around at router tables and all the ones that were small enough for my shop were made of cheap particle board. I would also need a less clunky router so I went in a different direction. Instead I bought this delta shaper for $160 which included the original stand. A modern Jet shaper of the same size would cost about 1200 new. I still need to buy some cutters for this machine before I can test it. The motor and other moving parts seem to be functional with minimal surface rust. I will buy a small benchtop router table at some point but this shaper should help a lot in the mean time.


-- tools are only as good as the hands that hold them https://www.custommade.com/by/emeraldcrafts/



2 comments so far

View NormG's profile

NormG

5855 posts in 2755 days


#1 posted 11-15-2016 01:26 AM

Wonderful shop addition. I have very limited experience with these tools, but they are extremely versatile

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

View cabmaker's profile

cabmaker

1581 posts in 2560 days


#2 posted 11-15-2016 11:17 PM

That is the same model as my first shaper!

A fellow that worked for me years ago bought it from me and still uses it !

(it was used when i bought it about 1983-84)

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com