Jointer and Planer Fliptop #3: jointer bolted down and dust collection hole drilled out

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Blog entry by Holbs posted 09-30-2014 03:26 AM 1820 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Tonight, I cut the dust collection hole thru the fliptop platform for the jointer. Where as on the planer side, there will be a dust collection cavity hooked upto dust collection hose later on, as I have to raise the planer 2 3/8” to make even with the jointer 5” bed height.
I bolted down the jointer with all thread and 3/8” nuts. Same for the motor. I’ll have to re-wire it to go CCW instead of CW for obvious reasons and possibly build something of a belt guard.
Next time around will be final height, dust collection cavity / planer stand, and bolting it together.

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#1 posted 09-30-2014 12:26 PM

Lookin’ good so far

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#2 posted 10-01-2014 03:48 AM

Congrats progress is very good

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