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Delta DJ20 Jointer Restoraton #2: Making Progress

02-27-2016 05:32 AM by Julian | 4 comments »

I finished the metal base cabinet today. The original color is not available so I just painted it silver. The jointer doesn’t have to look like the original. It just needs to work. The tables took about 2 hours to clean. I applied the toilet cleaner several times to eat away the rust. Then I used a palm sander with 180, 220, & 320 grits. The out-feed table has more pitting than the in-feed. The pitting does not show up in the photo. The tables just need to be flat and som...

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Delta DJ20 Jointer Restoraton #1: Getting Started on the Jointer

02-26-2016 04:59 AM by Julian | 4 comments »

I recently purchased an 8” jointer on Craigslist. I wanted more capacity than my 6” jointer. It only cost $200 but needs some work. Motor runs smooth but it has a lot of rust. The owner stored it outside for some time. At least he covered it with a tarp. I started with the base. Removed the bottom, black section, cleaned it, primed and painted. Then made a mobile base. Used a Rockler mobile base and purchased some 1 1/2” square steel tubing. Drilled the need...

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6 Weekend - The Jointer Restoration Was Finished

09-15-2014 08:52 PM by Valete | 3 comments »

Finally finished. The final result as you can see below. After the finished cabinet I worked one more weekend on the finish process. Some more coats of paint and sanding… The engine door in your place, with bolt holes that will keep it fixed. The 1hp engine in place: The old machine: ... and finally the new machine:

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Acerbi Jointer Restoration #5: 5 Weekend - The Paint

08-25-2014 01:32 PM by Valete | 2 comments »

The base for jointer keeps going this weekend. Worked in it only on sunday, and finnaly ended the woodworking part, remaing now just the finish and minor adjustments. Started by the enclosure. The dust drawer with exact dimension to accomplish a plastic dust port and 4” hose connector. Using 12mm MDF (about 1/2”). Removed the originally footer to made a minor changes. How these are just cosmetic items, I will added later justin gluing it in the base. This will give him a bet...

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Jointer Restoration #2: Some rust removal progress! (lots of pictures)

09-21-2010 05:01 AM by HokieMojo | 10 comments »

This past weekend my wife was nice enough to forgo her own hobby to watch our daughter and I got about 8 hours in the garage to work. I’m desperate to get as much done on my jointer as possible because as you can see, it is completely stealing my wife’s parking spot (but it is shinier than the car!). I’m going to try and explain the processes I went through while providing before and after. Sorry the shots aren’t from a consistent angle. I didn’t really...

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Jointer Restoration #1: Tool Gloat

09-17-2010 05:27 AM by HokieMojo | 11 comments »

I got this tool at a GREAT price on craigslist about a year ago. I actually remember the day. I was listening to the Hokie game on the radio on the way back from my purchase and I literally RAN into the house to see my Hokies complete one of the greatest comeback drives I’ve witnessed in my 15 years of watching Hokie football. Tyrod Taylor had lofted an 80 yard pass to Danny Coale against Nebraska and was about to complete the comback with an amazing scramble and touchdown pass just ...

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