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Blog series by pintodeluxe updated 01-16-2015 07:10 PM 1 part 3054 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Tool-Free Chisel Knob and New Clamping Face

01-16-2015 07:10 PM by pintodeluxe | 2 comments »

My Jet mortiser came with a brass screw to retain the hollow chisel. It worked fine, but was a little cumbersome to hold a screwdriver while setting the bit square to the fence.----- So I traded the screw for a handled knob. The new knob comes with the Powermatic 701 mortiser, and is compatible with the Jet JFM-5 and Powermatic 719. The knob has a threaded post with a brass tip to prevent marring the chisel. This setup makes it much easier to change and adjust the chisels. -----I also...

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