Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'horizontal boring'

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Torque Workcentre at work.. #21: Jig for Horizontal Boring...

03-12-2010 05:18 AM by degoose | 9 comments »

The Torque Workcentre can be transformed into a horizontal boring machine by the addition of a very simple jig…I will let the video show just how simple it all is.. For all the Torque Workcentre owners who wish to know more about this jig… just drop me a line and I will send the plans to you…

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Rediscovering Woodworking #2: Adding a multi-purpose Machine to our limited space

11-21-2014 04:28 AM by Tim Royal | 3 comments »

I am keeping this entry brief as I am a bit limited on time. I have heard many critiques of the Shopsmith over the years. I have always found it to be an ingenious woodworking tool for someone with very limited space. The tablesaw has it’s issues, which have been talked about in a million forums, but I have a tablesaw that I am happy with, what I do not have nor have space for is power sanding, a bandsaw, a lathe and a drillpress. The primary strengths of a Shopsmith in my situation ...

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Getting the Most out of your Shopsmith #19: Horizontal Boring on a Shopsmith Mark V

10-20-2020 09:44 PM by MyGrowthRings | 0 comments »

A horizontal boring machine is one of those tools that few woodworker even consider, because with the exception of the Shopsmith Mark V, most other options are large and expensive dedicated tools. Any time I am drilling into the edge of a board for joinery I always go to this simple set-up. Watch it here:

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