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Trevanion

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Totally depends on whether you can take the shaft out of your spindle moulder, if not there's no point looking and if it is it's almost guaranteed to be a unique fit.

Plus, a spindle moulder spins too slow for most router bits to cut efficiently.
 

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Thanks Trevanion, I was told (and can't remember who by now! Old age!) that it was possible to get an attachment for my Axy SM, which is why I was looking anyway, but Axy don't do the attachment so not sure if the info was correct. If they're all over £400 I won't be getting one anyway. Your point about the spindle moulder speed is taken and I will have to get more info on that if I find a much cheaper attachment. otherwise it's all mute anyway. I appreciate your advice Trevanion,
 

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A friend of mine bought a second hand Felder spindle moulder, it's a nice machine, has a sliding table and came with a power feed, it also came with a router attachment for the spindle. He finds the whole spindle moulder thing a bit scary so it only gets used as a very expensive router table #-o
 

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Doug71":6zg80zdh said:
He finds the whole spindle moulder thing a bit scary so it only gets used as a very expensive router table #-o
I use the spindle moulder everyday and probably do things with it that would make some people’s blood curdle, but I personally find the router table a potentially more dangerous piece of equipment. As your friend thinks, people have a false sense of security with the smaller cutters and subsequently get a little complacent with time or perhaps think “It’s not as dangerous as a spindle moulder” when really there’s a much higher risk of kickback and tooling breakage with a router table, especially when the tooling isn’t spinning half as quick as it’s supposed to.
 

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