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11-13-2012 05:34 PM

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Do you need a little larger jointer this little toy might do the job a 12” for only $500. In another add he has a 8” jointer for only $300.

Here’s the 8”

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#1 posted 11-13-2012 05:44 PM

I don’t need one that big!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#2 posted 11-13-2012 05:51 PM

Need a larger shop to house it

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#3 posted 11-13-2012 05:52 PM

I’m just a rookie, so my 8” jointer is plenty big enough for me! Speaking from a lack of knowledge on this, just when or what size should have a power feeder? I am imagining the effort it takes to use a 12” or larger jointer…

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#4 posted 11-13-2012 05:58 PM

Thats quite a machine! does a guy need a V8 Chevy motor to run that?

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#5 posted 11-13-2012 05:58 PM

Hey Mike
Yea an advanced rookie for sure .I’m still working up on rookie. I have a 12” jointer and as long as I keep the table clean and waxed it’s not hard to use. I would imagine a large production shop that does a lot of face jointing might want a power feeder.

Maybe a model “A” engine :))

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#6 posted 11-13-2012 06:12 PM

Dude…put a mattress on it and take a nap. Raise the tables, of course!

-- jay,

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#7 posted 11-13-2012 06:17 PM

Funny, when I was a kid in Southern Indiana we had an old Oliver tractor. One had to put a charcoal grill under the oil pan in the winter to get it fired up. Once running it would run on kerosene, deisel fuel, waste oil, or whatever one could find. Wonder if this is the same Oliver that made that jointer?

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#8 posted 11-13-2012 06:19 PM

How would you budge it… let alone move it… plus getting it on / off a truck!

It would cost more to just MOVE it!!

Plus, I think it’s a tad too long for my garage… LOL

That is one awesome jointer!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#9 posted 11-13-2012 06:51 PM

It would be nice , but it would displace 3 of my current tools!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 11-13-2012 06:57 PM

Is that a footprint of a paint brush and quart paint can that laid on it so long everything else around it rusted?

-- Tsunami Guitars and Custom Woodworking, Cleveland, TN

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#11 posted 11-13-2012 10:49 PM

Ha! That’s what it looks like.

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#12 posted 11-13-2012 11:04 PM

You guys reminded me. In my dad’s old furniture shop, the new guy in the carpentry area would get jointer duty. They start their first day with a scrawny or chunky physique. After a 6 months, they were chiseled from stone.

I remember those days. No one wore dust masks, there wasn’t a dust collector, no one wore eye protection, and we’d have a finger altering accident every year.

That Jointer reminds me of those days except there isn’t a 2 foot tall pile of shavings in back of it.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#13 posted 11-13-2012 11:49 PM

Can you imagine the noise that thing would produce?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#14 posted 11-13-2012 11:56 PM

LJers, Does this one feed left to right? The fence and pork chop seem to make it so; cause my little 6” Craftsman feeds right to left w/fence on back and pork chop reversed to this picture. I’d just like to upgrade to an 8” single phase w/an adjustable outfeed and spiral helex rooler.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 [email protected]

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#15 posted 11-14-2012 12:07 AM

At this time , Both of the links lead to the 12” Jim.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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