Shop Built Horizontal Mortiser
Shop built horizontal mortiser is post about Joinery bookmarked by johnnie with ID 1798923367 was uploaded on 09-02-2019 and has been viewed 181,750 times.
Faced with a mountain of home-improvement projects, John F.Matousek devised a technique for producing a large number of loose mortise-and-tenon joints.He designed a machine to make accurate cuts that is also easily adjustable.
Detailed project plans will help you reproduce this shopmade tool with off-the-shelf parts.The horizontal mortiser is designed for joining 3/4-in-thick workpieces; it can be modified for other uses.It uses a solid-carbide, 1/4-in spiral upcut bit, and is powered by a standard 1-1/2-hp router.
The machine has two movable tables and can be used it also as a conventional router table.A detailed exploded drawing shows how it was built and how it works...