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Offline yukon cornelius

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first project with the planer
« on: February 28, 2015, 11:17:10 PM »
I just finished up this with the planer. that thing is amazing! I don't know what I did before. 

  I do have a question though....this thing is so heavy how do you guys pick it up to run it across the top of the board  ;D just kidding! 

  

  Not only do I owe to Andy White for this planer but also for the dog table idea. I saw his a long time ago and thought they would make a nice addition to our log items we make. 
It seems I am a coarse thread bolt in a world of fine threaded nuts!

Making a living with a manual mill can be done!

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Re: first project with the planer
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2015, 01:10:10 AM »
Great to see it's working out for you!

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Re: first project with the planer
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2015, 02:24:30 AM »
Nice planer as well! That four post design is how most professional planers are still made today. Now you get the joys of sharpening and setting planer blades. Last I checked, Grizzly was having a sale on dial indicators. $20 and it comes with the magnetic base/adjustable arm. It's important to get all the blades as close to the same height as possible.
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Re: first project with the planer
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2015, 07:44:32 AM »
Nice table. That planer looks like a real good old one from when tools were made in the USA. A dust hood and hookup to a collector is a good investment for a planer. :)
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