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Guidematic for dremel

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I was looking for a planer attachment for the Dremel and the one Dremel produced was discontinued.. I came across the Guidematic on EBay and at first I was skeptical.. 

Im glad I purchased it! It comes with two attachment heads for different angles and is easy to use. It's easily the best planing attachment I've found. I eventually got the Dremel version (it's still available if you can find a used xpr kit) and it's cumbersome and can't get into tight spots like the guidematic..  

Great product for a fair price 

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5 minutes ago, Immortan D said:

Then go buy one and tell us WTH the dang thing is !

 

I ain't no doctor but he said is was a planer so clearly it gives your dremmel wings when you throw it..

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It's turns your Dremel into a mini planer.. I will post pics so you can see it.. 

I only sell guitars.. Just sharing the info.. I looked high and low for the Dremel version and stumbled across this.. The Dremel version is larger and designed for planing door edges.. It's not very diverse.. The Guidematic is better for intricate work.. I use it to shape headstock edges and to give pieces a "ledge". I'll put up pics of some of my work and you'll see. It saves me a ton of time...

I'll have to take pictures of the attachment and post in a few..

I'm looking forward to learning and sharing.. Cheers!!

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Here ya go.. 

Guidematic in first two pics. 

Dremel version in third

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21 minutes ago, xxdabroxx said:

Can it really be an improvement over a hand plane or a spokeshave? 

Yeah I think I'll keep my block plane handy instead.

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I guess there is a market for it.  Most people have no idea how to use or sharpen hand planes (or that they even exist).  I had no idea they were useful once, but now I can't imagine not having a sharp plane in the shop.  I don't think they were even mentioned in high school woodshop where they could have come in handy many times.  They are great for all kinds of small tasks. 

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Might be ok for hole insides when you have oblong needs or your hole saw isn't big enough. I am thinking handyman market though, not most woodworking. 

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