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5-1. The molder head is a thick, heavy steel disc
that has equally spaced slots around its perimeter to
receive sets of molder knives. A special 5/8" molder/dado
arbor (not shown) mounts the molder head to the MARK
V main spindle.
operations are performed with the Mark V in the table saw
mode. The molder head accessory enables you to add professional
detail to almost any project. With it you can shape edges
and surfaces, form cabinet door lips, make sash moldings,
produce strong glue joints, and do many other operations.
Once you become acquainted with the tool, you'll find that
you can reproduce many standard wood patterns and also create
virtually unlimited original molding designs. In a sense,
it allows you to do decorative edging on the table saw.
5-1) is a heavy steel disc that is mounted on the 5/8"
molder/dado arbor, then onto the Mark V's main spindle.
5-2. The molder head must always be used with the
special molder insert (Model 500 insert shown).
the molder head works with knives that are 1" wide, it must
be used with a specially designed molder insert (Figure
5-2). If the knife projection is small, make a hardboard
insert for additional stock support around the cutter.
setting Q (3250 RPM) for hardwood and R (3500 RPM) for softwood.
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