You are describing a milling machine. Milling machines are typically used
to machine metal but they do work on wood and plastic. Harbor Freight sells
affordable milling machines.
At 12:07 PM 10/2/2000 -0400, email@example.com wrote:
>This is more of a woodworking shop question.
>Does anyone know what you call the machine that has a table that moves in 2
>planes (horizontal and vertical) with a fixed router next to it? The rails
>typically have stops on them so you can control the router much better.
>I believe that they are called a "multi-router table" or something. (and
>search on the web shows nothing) Another friend said they were a
>"Horizontal Boring Machine" but the only ones I can find are meant for
>serious (read <milling shops>) shops and for metal (not to mention the
>$10,000 plus price range.)
>I used one of these that my ex-fiances father had in his shop. (due to
>breakup, I can't ask him what it's called) 8>(
>Also, where can I buy one?
>Thanks in advance.
>Eric Petrevich - CLP
>Relavis Corporation | 212-817-4034
Erik Quackenbush, V.P. Operations, Midwest Filter Corporation
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