Consider A Shaper
Consider a shaper is post about Machinery bookmarked by dennis with ID 11571343744 was uploaded on 12-01-2019 and has been viewed 277,118 times.
Synopsis: Even though routers and shapers perform the same basic functions, there are critical differences.In this article, professional furniture maker J.Speetjens demonstrates why he has both tools in his shop.
A few of his arguments? Shapers make heavier cuts, can handle large runs of moldings, and can cut larger profiles than a router.They have a sliding table and a reversible motor, which lets you do template work without worrying about cutting against the grain.
The ability to flip some cutters adds to the shaper's flexibility...