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Shopfox W1755S Jointer #1: Arrival, assembly and testing

01-22-2016 03:44 PM by bbasiaga | 3 comments »

I got a big boy jointer! After much research, consideration, advice from fellow LJs, I finally got a full size jointer. Previously I had been working on a bench top Shopfox Jointer, still available for sale through Grizzly and stocking Shopfox dealers. It was a great tool. The beds were flat, the fence had a tiny twist but still gave good results. It was a full 6” wide and, though it was a lot of work, you could even adjust the tables to be perfectly co-planar. No real complaints, and I build many successful projects with it. As my projects got bigger, the short bed became more of a real limitation, so I decided to upgrade. I wanted an 8”, but hours with a tape mea...

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