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Forum topic by jeepturner posted 04-15-2011 12:16 AM 1052 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-15-2011 12:16 AM

Topic tags/keywords: router dove tail

I came across this add on CL Seattle, I was wondering if any of you LJ’ers have ever used or had an interest in a machine like the one that is offered here.

-- Mel,

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#1 posted 04-15-2011 12:57 AM

Never seen this one before, BTW wonder what his deal is on the hardwoods he mentions, might get yourself some cheap timber :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#2 posted 04-15-2011 01:03 AM

Looks kind of interesting. $500 is a chunk-o-change, but it might be worth it. ??


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 04-15-2011 01:17 AM

I have never seen one. wouldn’t know how it would work, much less if it is worth the money. That’s why I posted it here. I was hoping that someone might know something about it.
I wouldn’t mind using parts of it to assemble a Matthias Wandel Panto router.

-- Mel,

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#4 posted 04-15-2011 01:19 AM

Looks like it would be nice for a small production shop, but a hobby shop it might be overkill.

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#5 posted 04-15-2011 02:13 AM

It’s called a Wirth Machine or a Matchmaker. It can do some cool stuff.

Sort of similar to a Multi-Router.

Available accessories and stuff here:


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#6 posted 04-15-2011 04:12 AM

Based on Lorenz info this appears a cool little deal. With me it would depend on fast we can dovetail while maintaining strict tolerances because we often dovetail sets of drawers for our kitchens.

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