Chain Mortiser in Action

Got a project that you are working on that is not a tractor? Maybe a barn to hold your tractors or just fun stuff like woodworking, glass, tools, sheds, gardens, custom implements, etc., this is the place to talk about it.

Moderator: Team Cub

Chain Mortiser in Action

Postby PVF1799 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:30 am

After 30 years having to use a PO Box in our rural village we can finally have a mailbox at our driveway. I wanted a custom made post using timber frame joinery with wooden pegs. On Saturday Tim set about making the post. Thought I would share this very net tool in action. I should note he knows full well how to make them with just chisel and mallet..... :D

Hope you enjoy this little video.
Ken
Pleasant View Farm - Est. 1799
My Restoration Project - FCUB '48 - Rex
User avatar
PVF1799
501 Club
501 Club
 
Posts: 1099
Joined: Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:46 pm
Location: Altamont, NY
Zip Code: 12009
Skype Name: ken.r.rau
Tractors Owned: 1929 Farmall Regular (Original Owner)
1947 Farmall H #265658X1
1948 Farmall Cub #21005
1955 Farmall Cub #190769
1961 Cub Cadet #16509
1975 Cub Cadet 1250H
197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: Chain Mortiser in Action

Postby RUSSALL » Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:56 pm

With that kind of joinery you new mail box post should last the test of time. That is until the town or state plow gives it a test next winter. :lol:


Russ
1979 International Cub (Artie),193 plow,22 sickle mower,144 cultivator,54a blade,59" belly mower,wheel weights
1944 John Deere B , A-3 B-3 two way plow.....Grandpa's Deere,Still can't find his FARMALL A
User avatar
RUSSALL
5+ Years
5+ Years
 
Posts: 887
Joined: Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:01 pm
Location: PA, Honey Brook
Zip Code: 19344
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: Chain Mortiser in Action

Postby Mr E » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:52 pm

Nice. I want one. :lol:
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein


Roy Edenfield
Deep South CubFest
February 13 & 14, 2015
User avatar
Mr E
5+ Years
5+ Years
 
Posts: 5398
Joined: Mon Jul 30, 2007 11:48 am
Location: FL, Sneads
Zip Code: 32460
eBay ID: noles1432460
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y

Re: Chain Mortiser in Action

Postby Gary Dotson » Tue Apr 22, 2014 6:28 am

What a neat tool! I'd use that instead the chisel & mallet any day!
Gary Dotson
Team Cub Mentor
Team Cub Mentor
 
Posts: 2560
Joined: Thu Aug 03, 2006 6:20 am
Location: OH West Mansfield
Zip Code: 43358
Tractors Owned: 48 Cub Diesel (Cubota)
53 Cockshutt 20 restored (Shooter)
52 Cockshutt 20 unrestored
47 Leader "B" (Herckie)
49 Leader "D" (Princess)
49 Leader "D" very rough
48 Leader "D" unrestored
Kubota B6200E
Kubota B6200HST
Kubota B8200HST-D
Circle of Safety Award
Circle of Safety: Y


Return to Projects Forum

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest