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Buyer's guide to combination woodworking machines. Eight different models are compared.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #29 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 35

The all-in-one shop. A look at what is available in combination woodworking tools. Looks at Shopsmith, Fox Super Shop, and Master Shop.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #220 Jul-Aug 1981 (v.31#6) pg. 40

Homemade combination machine. (1) 12" table saw. (2) Horizontal mortiser/drill/disk sander. (3) Vertical shaper/router. Uses only 2 mandrels and one motor. Framework is built entirely from wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #20 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 36

Photos and descriptions of 10 combination woodworking machines, both domestic and imported. Includes readers' comments on the Shopsmith.
FINE WOODWORKING #24 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 84

Work tray for Shopsmith rests on the tool's tubular ways.
FINE WOODWORKING #28 May-Jun 1981 pg. 16

How to add a second bearing to the rear of the quill in a Shopsmith in order to eliminate excessive play.
FINE WOODWORKING #29 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 4
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #31 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 10

A summary of how a Shopsmith works as five tools.
HANDY ANDY Dec 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 41

What you can do with a Shopsmith. How to use it as a drill press, for disc sanding, as a lathe, and a look at some of the accessories available.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1978 (v.3#1) pg. 87

Mark VII Shopsmith applications.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #444 May 1965 (v.61) pg. 96

A guide to buying a multipurpose, or combination, shop tool. Includes a chart of seven manufacturers' products
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #102 Nov-Dec 1986 pg. 114

Update your old Shopsmith with this two-way stand. Homemade modifications to equip your Mark 2 with nearly all the features of the newer Mark 7.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1967 (v.128#2) pg. 148

How your Shopsmith multipurpose tool can be used to power other non-Shopsmith tools, such as AMT's belt sander and jointer.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1975 (v.144#5) pg. 113

4 easy-to-build dollies for storing Shopsmith attachments.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1981 (v.156#6) pg. 172

Shopsmith showdown. How the first of the multipurpose tools and its competitors compare. A buyer's guide to multipurpose tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1983 (v.223#3) pg. 110

Combination woodworking machines. The European alternative to single-purpose stationary tools. What is available and tips on their use.
WOOD MAGAZINE #22 Apr 1988 (v.5#2) pg. 52
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #24 Aug 1988 (v.5#4) pg. 10

Comparison of two multipurpose woodworking machines, the Shopsmith Mark V and the imported Total Shop.
WOOD MAGAZINE #35 Jun 1990 (v.7#3) pg. 35

The universal answer? A look at the pros and cons of universal woodworking machines. Includes tips on upgrading the Lurem 7 universal machines.
WOODWORKER #1098 May 1985 (v.89) pg. 351, 354