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Mobile Base Modified for a Delta DJ-20 Jointer

07-21-2013 06:34 AM by pintodeluxe | 2 comments »

I started with a Delta brand kit that includes four corners and wheels. You are supposed to add hardwood 2×2’s to complete the mobile base. Rockler and Woodcraft sell similar versions. I picked up some 1.5” square steel tube at my local steel yard, and made this heavy duty version for my DJ-20. I cleaned the raw steel pieces with some mineral spirits, then primed and painted them. After drilling the holes at the drill press, I was ready for assembly. The steel tu...

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Delta DJ-20 8" Jointer

07-16-2013 04:51 PM by pintodeluxe | 10 comments »

Well, it was time to get a larger jointer so I started comparing the 8” parallelogram models. The Grizzly 490, Shopfox W1741, and Delta DJ-20 were all in the running. I was planning on ordering the Grizzly, then came across a little-used Delta. The price was right and everything was in great shape, so I brought home the Delta. Moving the Beast:Compared to my tablesaw with cast iron top, this jointer was easy to transport. The fellow selling the jointer offered to load it onto my ...

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Delta DJ-20 8" Jointer #3: Cleaning, derusting, bearing pulling

03-15-2012 12:40 AM by Sarit | 0 comments »

Link to my blog post http://saritsblog.blogspot.com/2012/03/my-dj-20-restoration-part-4.html

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