On Tue, 25 Nov 2003 11:10:42 -0700, "George M. Kazaka"
I've been moving from architectural woodworking towards furniture
making and, while the WH is a fantastic machine, I can't afford to
keep it around as sculpture.
I figured I'd put this equipment up on the NG first, before listing it
with my suppliers. Once this stuff gets on their list is won't last a
Thomas J. Watson-Cabinetmaker
Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania
I do both and as i have been getting older, SHHHHH don't tell anyone I also
have been leaning more to furniture, but that would be no reason to get rid
of the machine, just some of the knives you have
Even with my shaper i never buy ready made knives of standard shapes, I have
always designed my own and had them ground I still get them not far from
you, a company called CAYCE just outside of baltimore cost for 5/16"
corrugated back knives are 20.00 per inch.
I have some light blades that i grind myself for short runs,
I use only one knife in the head and a almost balancer in the other slot.
The only thing I do not like about the W&H and a lot of other standard knife
machines is the limit on the depth of cut,
I tend to like a moulding to stand out as a moulding not a few scratches on
On Tue, 25 Nov 2003 12:43:16 -0700, "George M. Kazaka"
The molder was purchased to do the larger work that my shaper couldn't
do. Crown moldings, radiused and elliptical casings, etc.
All of the work that I will be doing in the future is within the
abilities of the shaper that I have, and some molding planes that I've
You might want to check out the profile selection from someone like
Schmidt, for the WH Molder. I've a couple of casing knives meant for
5/4 stock that are pretty high relief.
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