Rockwell 37-600 jointer

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Blog entry by jlabos posted 08-28-2014 08:17 PM 1778 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I picked up a Rockwell 37-600 jointer on craigslist for $50 not too long ago and I never got around to adding it to the blog so here it is…
This is what i got from the buyer. He was even nice enough to deliver it to me. When I got it a checked for flatness and listened to the motor and cutter bearings. All sounded good enough.

I was thinking about sanding and painting for a complete restore. After cleaning the rust off the fence and tables and doing some wet sanding I was pleased with the results. I decided to use the jointer instead of waiting. I removed the cutter head and polished that up nice. The bearings were good to go. I sharpened a set of knives and set everything up. I have been using the jointer for about a month now and I am very pleased. Another great deal from Craigslist. Here is is all cleaned up.

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#1 posted 09-12-2014 03:28 PM

i have the same identical jointer. no issues, no complaints, it serves it’s purpose flawlessly. you can easily get a set of 3 new knives for $20

-- The Carpenter Bee is derived from the Ancient Greek word wood-cutter "xylokopos/ξυλοκὀπος"

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