Drill Press Mortising Fixture
Drill press mortising fixture is bookmark about Joinery bookmarked by don with ID 12482920910 was uploaded on 27-03-2019 and has been viewed 73,610 times.
Here's a fixture for cutting mortises on the drill press using fluted end-milling cutters.A lateral control mechanism, made from 1/8-in.steel plate, pivots at three points and gives the fixture the back-and-forth movement needed to cut the mortise.
The stop mechanism is a 1/4-in.rod that passes through a collar piece that is scr*w*d to the base.Two sliding collars, fastened in place on the rod with setscrews, limit the movement of the sliding table.
To use, clamp the fixture to the drill-press table.Clamp the work to the fence and set the stop collars for the size mortise needed.Your right hand, on the drill-press feed, controls the depth of the mortise, while your left hand controls the lateral movement for the length of the mortise...