Author Topic: Boxford 8”shaper  (Read 9091 times)

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Re: Boxford 8”shaper
« Reply #15 on: July 08, 2014, 10:39:55 AM »
I ran top rake on my shaper tooling without troubles

The holders look great!

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Re: Boxford 8”shaper
« Reply #16 on: July 08, 2014, 11:23:53 AM »
Hello Jeroen,

Maybe you can use the Prematex Morges Supercoop parting blades fort his job.
Those blades are not only tapered vertical but also horizontal.
Here is a link to the dimensions off the different blades


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Re: Boxford 8”shaper
« Reply #17 on: July 08, 2014, 11:52:33 AM »
Thank you for your input Dave!

I have thought about this option too Tjark. The only issue is that for small keyways, for example 2mm the specified hole is between 6-8mm. This means that my adapter that holds the cutter should not be bigger then 5.5mm in diameter. It will be impossible to hold a blade like this firmly. If I would grind such a blade to size I am afraid that it will break in the cutting action.....

Up to now the most rigid option I can think of is to make a round adapter, drill a perpendicular hole, grind a piece of round HSS bit to shape and clamp it in the adapter by a locking screw.... hope my idea is clear....

Regards Jeroen