Those shifty hard to find 1/2”-12(nc) 1 1/2” x 4 head bolts came in today, so proceeded to assemble the jointer.
Here are the brackets that required those 4 bolts:
Assembled the hand wheel crank mechanisms and installed the beds and fence.
Here is a side by side of my 6” with 17” tables and my 8” with 32” tables:
The 4 knives are out being sharpened by local saw shop, should be ready Tuesday.
I also have to read up about the table “gibs” and their purpose. Same for leaening how to level co-planer the tables.
-- The Carpenter Bee is derived from the Ancient Greek word wood-cutter