COPE-EZE is an air-operated aluminum fixture for holding wood parts while coping door rails on a shaper and is available from Charles G.G. Schmidt Co.
The Cope-Eze has three-way adjustability that allows for a custom fit on any shaper, while the guide bar can be adjusted for a precision fit in any miter slot. The fixture can accept material up to 1-13/16" thick and can be used for left- or right-handed operation. It sells for $389.95. Contact: Charles G.G. Schmidt & Co. Tel: 800-724-6438. www.cggschmidt.com
This article originally appeared in the February 2011 issue.