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Planer depth gauge

1851 days ago by hootr | 1 comment »

Digital gauge for Woodmaster 718 Planer/Moulder/Sander Allthough it is close I wasn’t satisfied with the “count the turns method” for setting depth. I added a digital planer gauge from Wixey to my 718 a couple years ago.I had to build my own bracket to install it but now Woodmaster is selling one for about $70. www.woodmastertools.com It allows me to set up to within .001” accuracy and cut my change over time between operations by a bunch. This is the list of steps I try to follow each time I set up my 718 for planing, sanding or moulding. #1. ALWAYS unplug my machine before removing the hood!!!! For planing:First run the planer bed up til the...

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