A while back I caught a show about morising an "old style" lock into a
door. (Think skeleton key). This thing clamped to the edge of the
door and using what looked like a router, it cut the slot wide and
deep into the door. It had a winding mechanism that moved to bit up
and down and forward.
Is this a store bought machine and who sells it?
...when I bought mine it was $950...when you consider what you can
charge for installing a box lock, and how long (and iffy, depending on
door thickness) it takes to drill and chisel by hand, it's a helluva
On Sun, 18 Jan 2009 01:22:22 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
We have one at work. It is a Porter Cable. While it does excell for
what it is intended it also does double duty for us. Right now we are
using it to cut the mortises in a set of double doors (2 1/4" x 4'6" x
94") with 7" stiles and 8" top and midrails and over 10" bottom rails.
We have a pretty decent hollow chisel mortiser but these are beyond
it's capacity. The porter cable lock mortiser works extremely well for
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