3-D Mortising Upgrade

A modified cross-sliding table turns your drill press or benchtop mortiser into a precision boring machine.
By David Thiel
Pages: 61-65

From the October 2004 issue #143
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Affordable benchtop mortisers have changed the way many woodworkers produce joinery for a variety of projects. By being able to conveniently make one of the strongest woodworking joints – the mortise-and-tenon joint – we can produce more durable projects.

That said, a benchtop mortiser has limitations. Primarily, the table, fence and how the workpiece is held in place all can be improved.

From the October 2004 issue #143
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