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Old 11-10-2011, 01:54 AM   #1
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I have been working on this off and on for the past few weeks. I've had the motor since spring time, but I have been putting off this project.

My goal was a mission style table make of mortise and tenons. What I did not expect was the number of bar clamps I would need. So it is slightly... or a lot... out of square depening on how you look at it. Oh well, learn from your mistakes. It still works okay.

The switch is hidden under the front right hand side.

I may add some casters and a sock to keep dust down and direct grain to the bucket.

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Old 11-10-2011, 01:57 AM   #2
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Very nice... wood and I don't get along...

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Very nice... wood and I don't get along...
Thanks. More than once I was wondering why I was spending time (and money) on making this out of poplar. But I'm happy with the final results.
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Old 11-10-2011, 02:19 AM   #4
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Looks great.

+1Hoppyguy: I also don't deal well with wood that isn't attached to me.

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The mill station looks fantastic! Great job on the woodworking. This is one of my projects off in the distance once I get my HERMS e-build done. What size motor did you use?

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It was the 177 rpm motor from Surplus Center that a lot guys on the board have used. I don't think it is still available though.

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