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It's like a powered hand plane

by William Shelley
posted 10-15-2018 09:16 AM


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#1 posted 10-15-2018 12:45 PM

With a quick search, I couldn’t find anyone selling it in the US so you must have to go directly through the manufacturer.

Ryobi and Hitachi both used to sell a super surfacing machine, though the blade was on the top.

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#2 posted 10-15-2018 12:56 PM

Do want

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#3 posted 10-15-2018 02:03 PM

I bet that thing is dirt cheap. Does look pretty stinkin’ awesome though. Can’t say I’ve ever seen a machine quite like it.

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#4 posted 10-15-2018 08:42 PM

What a fantastic machine. I want one. I found a post that was selling a used one, quoting a new price of $21000, back in 2009.

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#5 posted 10-15-2018 09:29 PM

How is something called “Marunaka Super Surfacer Super Meca” not a giant robot that fights with laser-powered hand planes?

I feel deceived.

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#6 posted 10-15-2018 09:51 PM

I believe Makita made a similar machine some years ago.

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#7 posted 10-15-2018 10:05 PM

I watched this video a few years back when it showed up on my feed. Nobody mentions it as it’s in the same league as these machines.

https://il.logosol.com/planers/logosol-ph360/

Nice machines, but I don’t think I have the budget.

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#8 posted 10-15-2018 11:09 PM

I’d have to wipe up all the spurt with those large shavings.

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#9 posted 10-15-2018 11:28 PM

Mark at Solid Wood Machinery in Ontario deals with these, he does fantastic rebuilds on the Marunaka machines as well as Maka Mortisers.

lumbering_on not sure why you mentioned Logosol moulders they are nothing like a super surfacer and are on the extreme light end of multi-face moulders.

Ryobi, Hitachi, and Makita all built light-duty versions of the super surfacer maybe 35 years ago but they never took off here. You still see them for sale once in a while but I imagine parts would be non-existent.

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#10 posted 10-15-2018 11:56 PM

Wondering what the commercial use would be, and that kinda price screams industry. Very rare/expensive hardwoods where they don’t want the waste a commercial planer makes? That is all I can think of. Industry has planers and sanders for less than that, which can do a LOT more work faster than that could, if the demo was it’s normal speed.

I think the reason most of us haven’t seen one before if they have been made that long, is there isn’t a sound market for them.

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#11 posted 10-15-2018 11:57 PM

Double tap, sorry

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#12 posted 10-15-2018 11:58 PM


Mark at Solid Wood Machinery in Ontario deals with these, he does fantastic rebuilds on the Marunaka machines as well as Maka Mortisers.

lumbering_on not sure why you mentioned Logosol moulders they are nothing like a super surfacer and are on the extreme light end of multi-face moulders.

Ryobi, Hitachi, and Makita all built light-duty versions of the super surfacer maybe 35 years ago but they never took off here. You still see them for sale once in a while but I imagine parts would be non-existent.

- AHuxley

It’s the ‘league’ they are in – i.e. they’re machine that do great work, but are very specific in what they do and are well beyond the budget that anyone would have.

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#13 posted 10-16-2018 12:01 AM

I like fudgey brownies. Not cake brownies.

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#14 posted 10-16-2018 12:26 AM

Ooooh I like I like..

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#15 posted 10-16-2018 12:38 AM


It s the league they are in – i.e. they re machine that do great work, but are very specific in what they do and are well beyond the budget that anyone would have.

- lumbering_on

I got ya, it just didn’t compute because I see Logosol and their orange cousins as the Grizzly of multisurface planer/moulders lots of hobby sawyers have them.

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#16 posted 10-16-2018 01:01 AM

I can only imagine what effort it would take or how much money it would cost to have that blade sharpened.

I’m guessing it would not be easy on my 3×8 inch ceramic stones.

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#17 posted 10-16-2018 01:35 AM


I got ya, it just didn t compute because I see Logosol and their orange cousins as the Grizzly of multisurface planer/moulders lots of hobby sawyers have them.

- AHuxley

I realized after reading your reply that I was a bit unclear. I actually looked into Logosol as I was toying with the idea of a sawmill, and when I saw that they sold jointers and planers I took a look. It was a quick look.

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#18 posted 10-16-2018 02:10 AM

I bet the blade is super easy to sharpen as it’s probably an indexed single bevel. Might not be but it wouldn’t make a whole lotta sense to be otherwise even if it’s proprietary. Way to easy to sharpen a single bevel. Yes. I said to. Just out of spite.

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#19 posted 10-17-2018 03:14 PM

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#20 posted 10-18-2018 11:07 AM

Here’s some discussion of the Makita: http://lumberjocks.com/topics/235521

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