General - 75-075 Hollow-Chisel Mortiser - Fine Woodworking Tool Review
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75-075 Hollow-Chisel Mortiser

General - 75-075 Hollow-Chisel Mortiser

On an industrial machine like the General, you crank the table to reposition the stock in any direction.

$1150 (As of 7/1/2009)

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Editor's Review: Using a Hollow-Chisel Mortiser

by Tim Albers

review date: July 1, 2009

Industrial machines like the General 75-075 are a considerable step up in price, but you get a rock-solid machine, featuring a 1-hp motor that can handle the largest chisels and, best of all, a sliding X-Y table (moves forward, back, and side to side). Clamp the workpiece in place, then just crank the table to reposition it to cut mortises of any width and thickness, with stops for repetitive jobs. The fence pivots for angled work, and a tilting head is common. The 75-075 hollow-chisel mortiser sells for about $1150 and is available from

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Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer General
Manufacturer's Web Site
Manufacturer's Phone Number 1-888-949-1161
Cutting Capacity N/A
Table Travel Side to side: 14 in.; Front to back: 3 in.
Vertical Spindle Travel N/A
Table Size 12-1/2 in. by 18 in.
Amps N/A
Volts N/A
Speed 1720 rpm

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