Hands On

JAN/FEB 2005
Volume 48/Issue 1

Project Articles
A Gift For Your Kitchen
Outdoor Deck Chair
Bandsaw Boxes

Ask Smitty
Owner’s Gallery
Letters from Owners

Academy Notes
Hardwood Information You Should Know - Pt 4
Service Pointers
The MARK V Vertical Drill Press & Horizontal Boring Machine

Woodworking Technologies
Stepped Dowels

Safety Lessons I've Learned

What's New
Rip Scale Upgrade Kit, Cabinets, & Lift-Assist

Find A Shopsmith Woodworking Academy Near You

National Woodworking Academy in Dayton, OH

Online Accessory Catalog
Request Printed Accessory Catalog
Online Replacement Parts Catalog

Find A Shopsmith
MARK V Demo Near You

Request MARK V Information Package

Links Worth Visiting
Free Woodworking Tips

Contacting Shopsmith

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Three great new Shopsmith Products

Rip Scale Upgrade Kit for Model 520 Pro Fence System MARK V's

Install this Rip Scale Upgrade Kit and in about a half-hour, you'll be instantly setting rip cut dimensions with lightning speed and matchless precision.

The Kit includes a new 17-1/2" Front Rail for your Main Table , (3) 7-1/2" Front Rails for your Extension Tables, a 16" long steel Scale , a 45" long steel Scale, a wide, easy-to-read Scale Indicator plus complete instructions and all required installation hardware.

NOTE: For use with Model 520 Pro Fence System MARK V's only.

Visit Shopsmith's on-line catalog for more information or to place an order.


New Cabinets store your Shopsmith Accessories snugly under your MARK V

These three heavy, 20-gauge steel Cabinets were designed specifically to fit between the legs of your Shopsmith MARK V and help you gain control over workshop clutter. Choose from three differently configured Cabinets that you can use individually, connect together side-by-side or stack vertically.

Visit Shopsmith's on-line catalog for more information or to place an order.


Reduce the effort needed to raise your MARK V from Table Saw to Drill Press by 60%, 65%, 76% -- DOWN TO ZERO ! ... with the Shopsmith MARK V Lift-Assist

This is the accessory many MARK V owners have been wanting for some time. As we get older, we're not as strong as we used to be... and those things that were once easy for us are now a bit more difficult.

Lifting the MARK V from horizontal to vertical position is one of those procedures that can get a bit tougher with age. But now, there's a great little helper available to take the majority of this effort out of the equation.

Not just a fraction of that effort...but 60%, 65%, 76% up to... EveryLast Drop of Effort you would normally exert to raise the MARK V

Visit Shopsmith's on-line catalog for more information or to place an order.