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Offline mainewoodsguy

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Oscillating Tool for Chisel?
« on: December 20, 2011, 07:47:49 PM »
I have seen a lot of adds for these new Oscillating cutting tools ie rockler, dremel. Could this be used instead of a mallet and hammer for jointery? Just wondering if anyone has tried?
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Re: Oscillating Tool for Chisel?
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2011, 07:54:11 PM »
Welcome to the forum.

I've never tried one of those type tools.

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Re: Oscillating Tool for Chisel?
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2011, 08:02:24 PM »
Thank you for the welcome, I saw a few youtube videos for the fein multimaster as well as others were the worker took out a 4 inch by 4 inch mortise type hole in just seconds, it looks like a few runs with a slick and a plane and you would have a nice clean mortise in half the time.
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Re: Oscillating Tool for Chisel?
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2011, 09:56:53 PM »
I have one of those tools (Fein) and use it all the time, but it does.not mortice well at all
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Re: Oscillating Tool for Chisel?
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2011, 03:39:53 PM »
I've used an sds hammer drill with a chisel that I had a blacksmith friend shape and temper for me to gouge out scribed joints on a log home.  Works great and fast to remove large amounts of wood and then finish up with a fine chisel and mallet.

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Re: Oscillating Tool for Chisel?
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2011, 11:03:51 AM »
i use one at work most everyday its a fien, and i think it would work, but my biggest complaint with it is the fact that it becomes useless without a sharp blade, and i think you might spend a lot on blades cutting joints all day.

the other thing that comes to mind, is that if you used that tool for a few hours you might want to go back to a chisel because that vibration really wears my hands outs...

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Re: Oscillating Tool for Chisel?
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2011, 02:39:58 PM »
They have their place .I have a Dremel model that  does real well on things like trimming door trim  etc. prior to setting tile and things like that .


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