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Blog series by Holbs updated 10-03-2014 01:42 AM 5 parts 9158 reads 8 comments total

Part 1: rough machine fitting

09-24-2014 03:04 AM by Holbs | 2 comments »

so here is my latest project for my 2car garage organization purpose and saving lots of real estate. my lunchbox planer & rockwell 6” jointer on a fliptop with folding 4 foot adjustable infeed and 4 foot adjustable outfeed table.this is after glue’ing up the structure frame of laminating dimensioned 2×4’s with 42 double floating tenons. this is a dry fit of the rigid 13” planer. i already dry fitted the jointer. so far, everything is coming together. i ...

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Part 2: working on wing and added wheels

09-29-2014 04:24 AM by Holbs | 0 comments »

==================== making progress this weekend. needed to work out how to making the 4’ torsion box wings work and here is my final solution. this will make the tables co-planer with both the jointer and planer with 3/8” flexibility for measurement errors and seasonal movement.

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Part 3: jointer bolted down and dust collection hole drilled out

09-30-2014 03:26 AM by Holbs | 2 comments »

================== 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 ...

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Part 4: planer and 2nd wing attached

10-02-2014 01:29 AM by Holbs | 3 comments »

——————————-I can see light at the end of the tunnel!Today, I attached the 2nd fold up wing and placed the planer. Everything is coming together.Tomorrow, laying down some hardboard on the outfeed / infeed tables and work out the dust extraction chamber (which is below the planer stand).

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Part 5: Re-wire motor for CCW and fitted dust collection

10-03-2014 01:42 AM by Holbs | 1 comment »

—————————- pic 1) I am unsure if this is the original motor that came with this 6” rockwell jointer, but it works and I know Dayton are good quality motors. I easily reconfigured the 110v motor (it CAN do 220v as well, something I may do later on in the future) to go from CW (clock-wise rotation) to CCW (counter clock-wise rotation) since I moved the motor from underneath the original stand to up top.pics 2) ...

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