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Project by majuvla posted 04-01-2016 12:13 PM 2498 views 3 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finaly finished my horizontal router lift for my home made horizontal slot mortiser (more details about it you can see on my ’’Horizontal slot mortiser’’ project).
My father in law made metal stand and I made the rest from playwood and some hard plastic material 8mm thick, here called LEXAN. Threaded rod is 20 mm in diameter and I can move router 3cm down and 7cm up from point zero. The dept is adjusted with threaded rod on router. There is also a switch ‘on hand’.
The rest you can see on photos. All coments and questions are welcome.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 04-01-2016 12:44 PM

Wow! That’s one impressive Horizontal Mortise machine! I would love to see a video of you using your new “Cool”Horizontal Slot Mortise Machine.
Nice build and Congratulations!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 04-01-2016 12:50 PM

Very creative and very useful. Congrats on a well done project.

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

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geekwoodworker

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#3 posted 04-01-2016 01:06 PM

Wow the is a great machine and a monster. You will love using it as I do mine.

I built the one from Matthias and love it and use it all the time. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/101724

If you ever decide to build a smaller version maybe consider the one made by shopbuilt. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/105031 His plans are free.

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#4 posted 04-01-2016 02:34 PM

Dobraaaa kobasica…a bogme i špekec…e a da probaš stroj na kobasama?hehehe…da ovi mulci znaju o čemu pričam…pozdrav i pazi prste

-- bambi

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htl

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#5 posted 04-01-2016 03:51 PM

Very Very Nice and well made.
I like to use the words Heavy Duty and it really fits here.
Now you’ll be looking for project to let it shine.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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hairy

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#6 posted 04-01-2016 04:23 PM

Bravo! I can see that being very useful. Nice work!

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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tyvekboy

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#7 posted 04-01-2016 06:12 PM

Great ideas presented here. Nice job.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#8 posted 04-01-2016 08:23 PM

Добра машина, свака част.

-- www.woodworkerlazar.com

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#9 posted 04-01-2016 10:54 PM

wow – great looking project – would be very cool to see it in action

-- Greg Simon

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#10 posted 04-02-2016 04:02 AM

Wow that is one of the greatest builds I have seen, well done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#11 posted 04-02-2016 07:16 AM

First a sander and now this GREAT mortiser. Well done Ivan. You will have a lot of benefit from it.

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#12 posted 04-02-2016 10:57 AM

Very nice!

-- Visit my blog at dave.spalla.com

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#13 posted 04-02-2016 12:39 PM

Majuvla, great job. I have one of these as well and it is indispensable. You will put yours to good work. Thanks for sharing.

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#14 posted 04-02-2016 12:45 PM

Wow, Ivan! Looks like a fantastic setup. I like the clear plexi.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#15 posted 04-02-2016 06:55 PM

Really fine work! I’m impressed.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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