Planer Upgrades

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Project by klassenl posted 10-16-2017 03:41 AM 4250 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Purchased this planer a few weeks ago. I ran through it and while it has been used in its life there are no major problems.

I built a new cover for the dust collection because the original one leaked too much. I put that piece of plywood on the bottom and moved the switch down there because the factory location was on the other side on the belt cover. Totally the wrong placement. Then I built the mobile base with castors I had kicking around. The castors don’t swivel because all I want to do is pull it out and push it back in and the other one I built for my jointer works well. Click for details


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#1 posted 10-17-2017 02:52 AM

Nice hefty planer and good work on the additions!!


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#2 posted 10-17-2017 02:21 PM

the switch is definitely is in a better location …GREAT JOB :<))

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