Ok a woodworking machine Alistair does not recognize?? what do you think?

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Forum topic by SCOTSMAN posted 05-31-2015 06:38 PM 1043 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-31-2015 06:38 PM

saw this on ebay.I cannot figure out exactly how it is used and for what is it used.I know someone here will know.I hope LOL Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#1 posted 05-31-2015 06:51 PM

From a google search it is “to set spindle tooling in a vertical and horizontal axis and it is designed to set the position of the block in relation to the shaft position on the machine having been set to your moulder. i.e. you can set the block in the same position on the moulder as on the setting stand via the dial in gauges.”

I hope you can follow that because I can’t. More of a machinists tool, I guess.

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#2 posted 05-31-2015 08:45 PM

It is for presetting molding heads. put the head on the shaft. using a template or indicators set the knives so that they are consistent with each other. remove the head and move on to the next. that way one doesn’t need to try to set the knives in the machine. once the head is installed on the machine spindles only depth of cut and cut location need be set.

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#3 posted 05-31-2015 09:05 PM

A “Setting” Stand? Never heard of such a thing… I have no idea whatsoever of what it is. :)

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#4 posted 06-01-2015 02:38 AM

575 “pound” boat anchor. :)

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#5 posted 06-01-2015 04:40 AM

Recombobulating discombobulator?


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