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TIW Ep. 38 - Assembling the Grizzly Jointer Part 2

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Blog entry by Shawn Sealer posted 04-14-2013 07:28 PM 985 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Assembling the Grizzly GO654 6” Jointer From Unpacking to running the first board. We will follow each step in the assembly process. As well as some other tips. Tune it up and test it out.

-- -Shawn



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Bob A in NJ

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#1 posted 04-14-2013 09:50 PM

Hi Shawn, Nice public service you are providing here. You are getting real good with the videos. Keep up the good work. Nice shop you are building, looking forward to more of your adventures.

Bob

-- Bob A in NJ

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nobuckle

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#2 posted 04-14-2013 10:16 PM

Looking good Shawn. Having a 6” jointer in the shop is a must even for the smallest shops. I had a ShopSmith with a 4” jointer attachment prior to having a 6” jointer and I’ll tell ya, it made a world of difference in my shop. I’m looking forward to the tune up.

BTW, if you’re interested I made a gauge the can help you set your knives quickly and accurately. I got the idea from the ShopSmith Hands-on classes. You can view here.

Take care.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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NiteWalker

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#3 posted 04-15-2013 03:26 AM

Awesome job with the jointer videos Shawn.
I’m thinking about the same jointer, or if the penny fairies are kind, the G0452Z with the spiral cutterhead. It’s a few months off though, so I’ll keep your videos in mind.

How much bigger was the G0452?
I have a one car garage shop too.

Can’t wait for the next video.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Shawn Sealer

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#4 posted 04-20-2013 05:46 PM

The G0452 Wasn’t all that much bigger, but would have been too much with my lathe station which will be going in soon. I will be able to store my jointer behind my out-feed table of my table saw. The G0452 high on/off switch would get in the way. All and all you could fit the G0452, but i was all ready starting to feel cramped.

-Shawn

-- -Shawn

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NiteWalker

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#5 posted 04-26-2013 03:21 PM

Thanks, I worry the switch may get in the way too.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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