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What is a Shopsmith Mark V?

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The Shopsmith Mark V is a multipurpose woodworking machine that was first introduced in 1953. Since then, Shopsmith has added various upgrades to the machine to create the Shopsmith Mark 7.

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The original Shopsmith Mark V featured five tool functions including a table saw, lathe, disc sander, drill press and horizontal boring machine. It featured a conventional AC motor and had a speed range of 700 to 5,200 rotations per minute. The Shopsmith Mark 7 has a DVR motor and adds larger rip fences, a removable safety switch, and over and under table shapers and routers. As of 2015, Shopsmith sells the upgraded Mark 7 in addition to the original Mark V.

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