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Shop projects #1: Rolling planer cart

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Blog entry by GumbyGold posted 1828 days ago 1524 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’m in the middle of building a very simple planer cart that will get my lunchbox planer up off the floor/bench and onto wheels. It’s a standard cabinet case construction to provide added storage.



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PurpLev

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#1 posted 1828 days ago

this is going to make things much easier for you – I need to do the same for my jointer.

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#2 posted 1828 days ago

can’t wait to see plans/photos.

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#3 posted 1828 days ago

bring on some plans/photos bud

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#4 posted 1828 days ago

I made one for mine. Might I suggest larger wheels I’ve found that 4” and they roll over cords and small wood chips. Otherwise these things are wheel chocks. I’ve got 4” on some of my stuff and smaller ones on other carts. I hate the smaller ones and will replace them eventually.

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#5 posted 1827 days ago

Excellent suggestion, COTL. That’s one of those little things you don’t think of usually, but bugs the snot out of you later on. :)

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#6 posted 1826 days ago

I’ve already chosen the larger wheels, I picked up these at woodcraft at their last sale: http://www.woodcraft.com/product.aspx?ProductID=141050&FamilyID=1989

They usually get good reviews. Glue up was tonight, pics tomorrow but nothing impressive, it’s a 33×25x17 cabinet with wheels!

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