|Project by FMOmbr||posted 05-13-2007 02:52 AM||3989 views||4 times favorited||6 comments|
I mentioned earlier that I would post a couple pictures of the stand I made for my dedicated mortiser. Here are a few shots of the stand. It has a flat area (with a 5’ fence and table not shown) where one can make traditional moritises into flat boards (say less than 3-4 inches in height).
However, when I made the arts and craft bed, I needed to make numerous mortises into the headboard (top and bottom) and footboard (top and bottom). For this application, I remove the dedicated mortiser from its stand and rotate it 180 degrees. Now it is position to cut mortises over the edge.
The table on this side of the stand is adjustable to accomodate a wide board. I have a clamp that also mounts on this table to hold the wood to the back.
Excuse the pictures. I put a small piece of plywood behind the stand and mortiser, to try to reduce the distraction of all the surroundings. If you click on the pictures, you will see the entire picture, since they are all vertical and the orientation of the thumbnails is horizontal.