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Forum topic by ARTTdylan posted 01-24-2012 11:33 PM 2304 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-24-2012 11:33 PM

Recently purchased two shopsmiths and misc attachments so I can get a little more detailed work. The duplicator is what I was really after but I needed at least 42” to work with soooo, I made a crucial mod to the shopsmith. I can now cut up to 64”.

Couldn’t get quite as detailed on this guy…

-- Dylan - -

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#1 posted 01-24-2012 11:49 PM

The spirit of American ingenuity is alive and well.

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#2 posted 01-25-2012 12:10 AM

Of note: the stock pipe was in there really good. If Attempting this yourself be warned. Need solid pipes too, at least for the top two. To save $$ I got a hollow pipe and put a smaller less expensive pipe inside of it. Had thought about turning a piece of oak to make it solid but decided against it.

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#3 posted 01-25-2012 12:19 AM

Nice mod.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#4 posted 09-12-2015 01:48 PM

Very cool Dylan! Where did you find the pipe and what was the cost? I’ve been looking to do the same thing.

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#5 posted 09-14-2015 12:25 PM


I don’t remember what the cost was anymore. I remember being shocked at the price of solid pipe though which is why I went hollow and put another piece in it. Found the pipe at a local steel yard.

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