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Posted on At what point do I bite the bullet and buy a jointer and planer?

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#1 posted 01-10-2012 07:19 PM

I’m hesitant to suggest this, given the mixed reviews. But there are combo machines out there. For example the 12” JET is about $2000.

Now, this sounds like a lot of money but if you think about it, I bought a Dewalt lunchbox 735 and a Powermatic longbed 6”.
Planer $569.00
Stand $138
Infeed outfeed $50
Jointer $1000
So I spent $1757 for the pair and they take up a good bit of room in my tiny shop for 6” and 13” capacity.
Just sayin.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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