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Tools #1: New (to me) Delta Jointer

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Blog entry by DevilDogNurse posted 1406 days ago 6848 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I picked up this used Delta Jointer off of craigslist for $115. Seems like a good deal! I need to get some push blocks (the guy had lost his). I think the blades need to be sharpened, I’ll do some reasearch on that next!

-- Marine, Nurse, Dad.



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chrisstef

10692 posts in 1638 days


#1 posted 1406 days ago

good score!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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rickf16

376 posts in 2212 days


#2 posted 1406 days ago

Not a bad price for a variable speed. Have the same jointer. Blades are throwaways . New ones cost about 20. Mine does what I want it to and no complaints so far.

-- Rick

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DevilDogNurse

69 posts in 1414 days


#3 posted 1406 days ago

So how do I know for sure that I need new/ sharpened blades?

I went to town on a scrap piece of ceder last night….. Seemed to do a nice job, but i’m not sure exactly what i’m looking for…..

-- Marine, Nurse, Dad.

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jmack77

29 posts in 1704 days


#4 posted 1405 days ago

Nice score!!!

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