LumberJocks

Crescent jointer restoration

  • Advertise with us
Blog series by MedicKen updated 1008 days ago 2 parts 4074 reads 12 comments total

Part 1: getting started

1011 days ago by MedicKen | 3 comments »

Well, I have decided to restore my Crescent 8” jointer. I was going to sell it and make a swap for an Oliver 8” but figured it would be an even swap. If I am gonna sell it, it will be for an upgrade and I don’t have the room for a 12” at this time. The jointer is in decent shape given its age, its about 90 yrs old. I was starting to have a few issues with it so its time. It is a belt driven machine powered with a really nice 2hp replusion start Fairbanks Morse motor...

Read this entry »


Part 2: Adding color

1008 days ago by MedicKen | 9 comments »

I have finished the body work, bondo, on the main casting and have applied the first coat of paint. It is Sherwin Williams direct to metal in graphite. It is an oil based industrial coating that should last a long time. It is the same paint and color that I used on the Oliver. The weather here is on the cool side and Im hoping it will dry enough to move indoors tonight, supposed to rain this weekend. I will be using a gloss black as an accent and possibly gold for the lettering. The jury is s...

Read this entry »



DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase