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Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by bassteban, Feb 2, 2005.

  1. I got one of these w/a garage-sale radial arm saw years ago- I've seen pics of them chucked into a drill press, but mine has no shank: looks like it's meant to go on a shaper. Am I missing something?
  2. Scott French

    Scott French Dude

    May 12, 2004
    Grass Valley, CA
    I've only seen them in a drill press or overhead router. It's usually used for thicknessing so I doubt it would work well with a shaper.
  3. Right- I just mean there's no shank. I have no shaper & don't want one. And thickness planing is exactly what I will do w/this thing, if I can mount it right. I imagine whatever belongs in the opening/arbor/hole has to fit precisely or throw the balance off(when spinning), so I don't want to just put a long bolt through it.
  4. Stewart Macdonald's web site has information on it.
  5. Sweet- thanks!