LumberJocks

Reply by Don W

  • Advertise with us

Posted on I tried but I could not say "NO"

View Don W's profile

Don W

18521 posts in 2403 days


#1 posted 12-18-2011 05:02 PM

the other thing to note about this shaper is the table is a bit small. I used it a lot for raised panel doors, sometime big doors. With longer stock an infeed and outfeed table is a must, even for the stiles.

I found the 1 hp motor didn’t like raising panels in hardwood. It took to many passes for me, thus the 3 hp upgrade.

Today, doing this as a hobby, I wouldn’t buy a shaper (unless I got a deal like yours) but I have it, it works well, so I’ll certainly use it.

I’m working on a panel raiding hand plane. I’ll use that (assuming I make it work well) for a panel or two, but when you’re looking at a dozen raised panels, this little sweetheart shines.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com