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6/6/2007

Benchtop Machines Make mortising Affordable


Benchtop Machines Make mortising Affordable: A look at six models currently on the market.
By Bernie Maas, Fine Woodworking
5/1/1996

Until Lewis Parks, the founder of Parks Woodworking Machinery, put a mechanical mortiser on the market in the 1880s, the only way to cut a mortise was to chop it out by hand. Parks Woodworking Machinery has passed into oblivion, but the company’s original technology evolved over the years into some sophisticated and very expensive industrial equipment designed solely to cut mortises.

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