Horizontal slot mortiser

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Project by majuvla posted 05-11-2015 06:26 PM 5123 views 24 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finaly finished, with all it’s features and accessories. Made of 18mm playwood and two types of metal drawer guides. All is moved by two handles and stops. There are several setups:

1. flexible 45-90 degree setup
2. fixed 45 degree setup
3. longitudinal setup
4. up to 30 degree tilted table
5. router’s plate can be moved up-down
6. all can be removed to be used as normal router table bellow.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 05-11-2015 06:36 PM

Dang that’s impressive….nice job!!!! Does it come with an instruction manual??

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#3 posted 05-11-2015 06:48 PM

You have been a busy boy, very impressive, is it all your own design

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#4 posted 05-11-2015 07:08 PM

Very nice Ivan. Looks like it’s very versatile.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 05-11-2015 07:18 PM

What a complex set up. I see you had on your thinking cap. Impressive.
All those wing nuts are making me dizzy.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 05-11-2015 07:29 PM

Cool design,well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 05-11-2015 07:29 PM

a very well done job ivan

super tool

you da man !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#8 posted 05-11-2015 08:04 PM

Thanks all, no special sketch up and design manual, all ideas came from many woodworkers from LJ and YOU TUBE.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 05-11-2015 08:04 PM

How do you minimize the lateral play in the metal drawer guides?

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#10 posted 05-11-2015 09:40 PM

Awesome machine Ivan. I had to look long and hard at this to see its capabilities. Well engineered and well built.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#11 posted 05-11-2015 09:53 PM

ludnica stari moj,super stvar,vidi se da si se dooobro potrudio…sad su stolci za starce na redu?

-- bambi

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#12 posted 05-11-2015 09:58 PM

really nice work
I like to ask for more photos but THIS one deserve a video

thanks for posting

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#13 posted 05-12-2015 12:15 AM

Very nicely done, I always enjoy seeing shop built machinery.

-- Mark, Newton, NC.

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#14 posted 05-12-2015 12:18 AM

Looks like it can do everything but make bread.
Good job.


-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#15 posted 05-12-2015 12:30 AM

just WOW!

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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