Well, the planer was leaving tracks on one part of the blade. Obviously a chip in the knives at that point. So, with the camera rolling, I decided I would give the machine a bit of a clean up. It is a Makita 2012 planer, a little 12” lunchbox planer that I got from my father in law. So, the price was right. It is a bit odd in that the table moves up and down and the motor stays fixed in place. That makes in feed and out feed tables just about impossible. But, it is a good little machine. I thought I had a new set of knives, but it turned out they were used too. The package price was about $37 I think. I ended up finding the 2 best edges and putting them in. I ordered a new set and they are on the shelf now. $65! That is inflation I guess.
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