Shaper

[surfboard] A shaper is someone who builds and designs surfboards by hand. Originally made from wood, most modern surfboards are made from pre-formed polyurethane blanks or styrofoam and then fine shaped by the shaper using an array of tools ranging from surforms, rasps, sanding machines and power planers. When the form is sculpted in the f
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shaper

[n] - a machine tool for shaping metal or wood
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Shaper

Shap'er noun 1. One who shapes; as, the shaper of one's fortunes. « The secret of those old shapers died with them.» Lowell. 2. That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object. Specifically; (a) (Metal Wo
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shaper

1. One who shapes; as, the shaper of one's fortunes. 'The secret of those old shapers died with them.' (Lowell) ... 2. That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object. ... <chemistry> Specifically; A machine with a vertically revolving cutter projecting above a flat table top, for cutting irregular outlines,
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shaper

shaping machine noun a machine tool for shaping metal or wood
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Shaper

• (n.) A machine with a vertically revolving cutter projecting above a flat table top, for cutting irregular outlines, moldings, etc. • (n.) That which shapes; a machine for giving a particular form or outline to an object. • (n.) One who shapes; as, the shaper of one`s fortunes. • (n.) A kind of planer in which the tool, instea
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shaper

metal-cutting machine in which the workpiece is usually held in a vise or similar device that is clamped to a table and can be manually operated or ... [2 related articles]
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Shaper

A shaper is a type of machine tool that uses linear relative motion between the workpiece and a single-point cutting tool to machine a linear toolpath. Its cut is analogous to that of a lathe, except that it is (archetypally) linear instead of helical. (Adding axes of motion can yield helical toolpaths, as also done in helical planing.) A shaper i
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