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Project by therookie posted 09-26-2011 03:26 AM 3388 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well today I got my planer back together. I am so happy that it is done. So here are some pics of it:
Pic 1: The completed planer
Pic 2: The 7.5 hp single phase motor
pic 3: The Special plug hooked up to the #8 wire
Pic 4 and 5: Test cut pics (just a 2×6 planed to 3/4”)

So now I get to stabilize my lathe then turning projects. :)

(Ok so its not made of wood but Still)


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#1 posted 09-26-2011 03:29 AM

I can’t begin to tell you how jealous I am ;^)

Great job, Adam!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 09-26-2011 03:35 AM

nice machine, 18”, 22”?

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#3 posted 09-26-2011 03:36 AM

Thanks lew
@maljr, 24”


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#4 posted 09-26-2011 03:42 AM

Nice planer.

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#5 posted 09-26-2011 03:53 AM

I’m really impressed and jealous. That is a BEAST! Enjoy and good luck in your endeavers. You are an ambitious young man and I know you will be a success.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 09-26-2011 04:20 AM

Its a beast. Good luck with that bad boy.

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#7 posted 09-26-2011 04:21 AM

Your planer is green and so am I….....with envy.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#8 posted 09-26-2011 04:31 AM

I be there in 15 minutes. I have some rough stock for you to plane, I took out most of the nails and railroad spikes I could find. The barbwire was a bit of a problem though.

Nice Planer. How much does it take off in one pass?

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#9 posted 09-26-2011 04:39 AM

old green powermatic?

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#10 posted 09-26-2011 10:59 AM

What a beast o_o

Now go fix that date problem with your camera! ;)

-- Thomas - there are no problems, there are only solutions.

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#11 posted 09-26-2011 03:44 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone, Richard, I have taken 4 revolutions off with the handle which is 0.160 or just over an 1/8th of and inch which is 0.125. And I will be waiting for the rough stock I get $100 for each piece of metal. lol sooooo…...

Maljr, the planer is a 2001 grizzly that came out of a mill and was used a lot.

Soda, I have tried to fix the issue but nothing seems to work must be the operator. ;)


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#12 posted 03-20-2012 03:39 PM

24” Wow that’s what I call a Machine….Nice!

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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