|Forum topic by Philip||posted 08-13-2011 07:15 AM||1577 views||0 times favorited||3 replies|
08-13-2011 07:15 AM
I have recently been looking for ways to get the most bang for my buck when it comes to tools. I have seen that a drill press can have attachments to make it a hollow-mortiser or drum sander. Would it be possible to use it as a shaper? It seems like a piece can be cut close to the line, then cut with the piece riding on a template.
Is the drill press not strong enough to handle that kind of work? Would a beefy router be better? Why would someone shell out the expense for a shaper if a big router can essentially do the same thing?
Any enlightenment is appreciated.
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