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Project by CraftyCantrell posted 07-06-2016 11:35 PM 1313 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from the Hands On! Magazine article “Under The Mark V Cabinet”.

-- Adam, https://craftycantrell.blogspot.com





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htl

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#1 posted 07-07-2016 03:42 AM

Nice project from the green legs I get the feeling this isn’t it first upgrade. LOL
I’ve got two SS’s one cut down to be a full time drill press.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 07-07-2016 12:29 PM

Very cool. I love it when all the stuff you need is near by and accessible!! Those doors will keep the chips out too!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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CraftyCantrell

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#3 posted 07-07-2016 03:54 PM

Thanks for the kind words! This was my first cabinet of any kind, and while there’s certainly room for improvement, I’m really happy with the overall results.

htl – Yeah, the machine I originally bought was a ‘53 or ‘56 greenie (can’t remember year off the top of my head). I got the 520 table/fence upgrade a few months later, then bought a ‘92 headstock (as that turned out to be cheaper than overhauling the old one). Just a few months ago, I upgraded to the PowerPro headstock. Soon I’ll be getting the dual tilt upgrade. Then, other than the legs being green, it will be a full Mark 7.

-- Adam, https://craftycantrell.blogspot.com

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htl

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#4 posted 07-07-2016 07:29 PM

Well your up town in the Shopsmith department for sure.
Well it is a mean green Shopsmith machine now.

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

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CraftyCantrell

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#5 posted 07-07-2016 08:57 PM

That extra weight is going to be really handy for stability when I start turning, too!

-- Adam, https://craftycantrell.blogspot.com

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drewpy

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#6 posted 07-07-2016 10:02 PM

Looks like a great addition. Nice work.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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CraftyCantrell

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#7 posted 07-07-2016 10:58 PM

Thanks, Drew! I’m having fun with it, that’s for sure!

-- Adam, https://craftycantrell.blogspot.com

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oldguy2

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#8 posted 07-25-2016 06:34 PM

Congrats on ‘building this. Most people even some owners never heard of the Hands On magazine from ShopSmith. I have built this and just had to go back to the tool shelf. But I made my own arrangement after seeing the board for sale. Please go to my home page and projects to see my ShopSmith outfeed table…hope you like it. I have owned my 20 years and upgraded features and moved in 3 shops ( read my home page.) I am interested in the upgrade to the powerpro and saw the live demo. Even was at Shopsmith for 2 classes for furniture when they had those… call them and get your free customer number…???

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CraftyCantrell

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#9 posted 07-25-2016 08:11 PM

The customer number is useful for using all the resources available on their web-site, though you can just register on-line if you don’t want to call in.

I looked at doing the accessory shelf originally, but I ended up liking the added capacity of the cabinet, even if I have to stoop down sometimes to get at stuff.

The PowerPro is absolutely fantastic, and I would highly recommend making that upgrade!

-- Adam, https://craftycantrell.blogspot.com

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