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Peace

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07-05-2019 09:16 PM

Topic tags/keywords: jointer blade joining

I have an old Delta J-21 six inch jointer. Are there spiral cutterheads that will work in it?


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pottz

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#1 posted 07-05-2019 09:55 PM

contact bryrd shelix they make cutter heads for just about any machine ever made.i just converted mine over,well worth the money for the smooth cut and less noise.

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#2 posted 07-05-2019 09:56 PM

Look at http://byrdtool.com/. You might be able to find it by model number. Otherwise, contact them to ask. Most likely, the answer is yes.

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#3 posted 07-05-2019 09:59 PM

I searched web for Delta DJ-21 and didn’t find any such machine. DJ-20 was there though.

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#4 posted 07-05-2019 10:32 PM

Also talk to Hermance machinery.

They make custom heads in Pennsylvania and they have specs on many common machines.
I had one made for a 16” jointer and will have another one made for my 24” I’m restoring.

They do a really nice job.

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#5 posted 07-05-2019 11:51 PM

Mywoodcutters.com- Contact them, tell them Stumpy Nubs sent you and I guarantee you will get the lowest price on a Byrd Shelix cutter head. Cheaper than even direct from the manufacturer.

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#6 posted 07-09-2019 07:31 PM

Been selling Byrd heads for longer than anyone and never heard of that model. The 6” that is a similar number is a DJ-15 which is the smaller version of the DJ-20. Most popular old model 6” is the 37-220.

Looking at some info there are J references after serial numbers but that is not the model number. you can check vintagemachinery.org and try to match it up to a picture.

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#7 posted 07-11-2019 07:48 PM

Thanks to all who responded. The Delta 6” model is 37-275X. It is no longer in production. Its manual includes the J-21 number.

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