Benchtop thickness planer (Dewalt 733)

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Blog series by mafe updated 01-09-2013 06:12 PM 2 parts 28597 reads 49 comments total

Part 1: Mounting Wixey digital readout

01-09-2013 12:11 AM by mafe | 24 comments »

Benchtop thickness planerMounting Wixey digital readout Some months ago I finally got myself a thickness planer.After reading tons of tests I decided to look for the Dewalt 733 (Europe model).The reason was that it seemed to be a real workhorse and everyone seemed to love it once they got it.Also it has a four point lock mechanism that makes it the planer on the marked with the least snipe.Finally the knifes are easy to get and to get at a fair price.After looking for a while I got a good ...

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Part 2: Dust collection port quick release mod.

01-09-2013 06:12 PM by mafe | 25 comments »

Benchtop thickness planerDust collection port quick release mod. So here we are at part two:The dust collection is said to clog up and since I will be using the small size hose I want to be able to easy clean the port if it should happen.But more important for me is to make the planer portable…I am completely surprised that Dewalt can make a portable planer and then make a fixed port that goes on with tiny metal screws and after you can’t close it up for transportation, without a scr...

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