DIY Mortise machine

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Review by Andy's Woodwork and carpentry posted 05-21-2011 06:16 PM 5968 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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DIY mortise machine using drill press and a couple of blocks of wood use Ctrl + to zoom in on page and Ctrl – to zoom back out the pics and explanitory writing show how a good quality wolf drill press can be used as a mortise machine for cutting clean accurate mortices

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#1 posted 05-22-2011 06:08 AM

forgot the review part

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#2 posted 05-23-2011 04:49 AM

Other than looking suspiciously like self-advertisement, Why? How does this thing work? Does it work?

Mathom7 hit the proverbial nail on the head: “Where’s the review?”

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#3 posted 05-23-2011 04:26 PM

Uh, where’s the review?

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#4 posted 05-24-2011 04:16 AM

if you’re going to use a drill press, might as well get a mortising attachment instead of using a forstner bit.

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#5 posted 05-25-2011 04:27 PM

Review, hell! This is an advertisement.

Why haven’t the powers that be banned this moron yet?

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

#6 posted 05-29-2011 10:29 PM

This is not an add its a tip to help others and saves money …why buy an expensive mortice machine when this set up works just as well, and as for the moron comment try looking before you leap and read the full page explaining how to use your drill press as a mortice machine

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#7 posted 05-29-2011 10:36 PM

Ah, let’s not do this again. Andy, you should be able to still edit your post to include a description. It may save you a bit of this grief.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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