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3 Girls & A Woodworker #7: another possible Planer.....

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Blog entry by John_G posted 05-24-2011 03:50 PM 2206 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: Planer.... What should i do......???? Part 7 of 3 Girls & A Woodworker series Part 8: Father's Day Tool Gloat..... »

OK, here’s another one… i’m waiting on a model number so i can look up the specifica on it. Figured all you LJ’s might know something about this planer and be able to give me some information as well…...

So….. is it worth it????

http://rochester.craigslist.org/tls/2398889768.html

-- John Gray



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WinterSun

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#1 posted 05-24-2011 04:25 PM

I googled “craftsman 12 1/2 inch planer molder” and found what appears to be that machine. It’s an older machine and people have had difficulty finding the proper replacement knives for it. For $200, you should be able to do better than that.

If you can bump up your price a little bit, I’d consider making an offer on this (but don’t pay full price!): http://rochester.craigslist.org/tls/2399147338.html Based on the description, it would appear to be a DW734, which is a current model.

-- Rory // Milwaukee, WI

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dbray45

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#2 posted 05-24-2011 04:35 PM

I had problems with “one project” toys. The planer (2 blade version) that I have, spent $75.00 for it, was “new” ish. After replacing the bearings, rollers, and knifes – it has worked pretty well but the overall price was $200.00 when done.

If the one project was milling the wood from reclaiming a log cabin, you may want think this over.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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John_G

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#3 posted 05-24-2011 05:07 PM

@wintersun: what would u suggest i offer for the dewalt…. 200.00 or is that too low??

-- John Gray

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