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Project by DeLayne Peck posted 354 days ago 1439 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After a struggle to revive a Craigslist DeWalt 735 planer, a funny story – see my blog, I thought it deserved to be put a pedestal. Well, at least a better place than my old Delta planer that was always balanced on a Black & Decker workstation.

And it seemed appropriate to put the 735 though it paces during the build. So, the planer cart was built with WLA, Whatever’s Laying Around. Awful Douglar Fir 2×4s carefully cleaned and run through the planer. Some birch plywood a pine board. With hardware I probably have $60+ in the project.

I am pleased with the fact that I gained badly needed storage space, not to mention a 92 lbs machine is now mobile.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. I think of my shop as Fritter City. I am the Mayor.





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 354 days ago

Great job and Im sure you will get lots of use from it.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Ken90712

14848 posts in 1794 days


#2 posted 354 days ago

Nice cart for your new machine… I have one and love it….. I like making stuff out of WLA as well…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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OakHill

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#3 posted 353 days ago

Creative idea, I have to keep it in mind for the future.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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Ottacat

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#4 posted 353 days ago

Very practical solution and a good use for your WLA lumber!

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dpow

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#5 posted 353 days ago

Hey, some of my WLA projects turn out to be some of my best work. The cart(or pedestal) looks good. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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DeLayne Peck

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#6 posted 353 days ago

Thanks for the kind words, Brethren! Had fun today beginning to store and arrange tools in the cabinet.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. I think of my shop as Fritter City. I am the Mayor.

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Roger

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#7 posted 351 days ago

Handy, dandy.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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