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The 7104L Chain Morticer is an innovative power tool which will cut notches, through-holes and lap joints up to 128mm in thick wood stock quickly, neatly and accurately. It is perfect for timber framing and is extremely portable. It has a large adjustable vice for attaching firmly onto logs 78m to 310mm thick. Plunge depth is adjustable in 3mm increments. Adjustment of the chain position is achieved using a simple adjusting knob and a quick horizontal chain lever is provided for widening holes. The razor sharp chain is driven by a 1,140W motor. A durable plastic boot protects the twin steel rails whilst a built-in carrying handle is provided for easy transportation. Supplied with 16.5mm chain.
|Max Depth of Cut||155mm|
|Max Width of Cut||130mm|
21 September 2012
Makita 7104L MorticerThis is a great value product. Very well built as you would expect from Makita. Plenty powerful enough to plough through green oak with ease. The mortice enlarging is a bit fiddly, maybe easier to just re-site the tool along the work piece a bit. I use it for green oak framing and it runs beautifully, very accurate. Only issue with it is that the maximum timber width it can handle is 310mm wide. If your saw mill is supply non-regularised timber (which at that size it probably is) then 310mm is limiting. However for the UK market I imagine it is just perfect. I use mine in France and here the timber trusses can be huge. Love this machine. Good price, Axminster delivered within two days!! Very pleased all round, you won't be sorry and you will be the envy. .-)