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Sweet new 8 inch spiral parallelogram jointer. Now I can get rid of my 6 inch benchtop jointer.
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#1 posted 05-17-2013 02:50 AM
Congrats and enjoy!
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#2 posted 05-17-2013 03:52 AM
That should do the job! Congratulations.
-- Have answers, need the right questions.
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#3 posted 05-17-2013 04:42 AM
Todd A. Clippinger
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#4 posted 05-17-2013 04:54 AM
Oh freakin’ sweet!
-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com
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#5 posted 05-17-2013 12:19 PM
That’s a huge step up. That’s likely the model I’ll get when I get the chance to upgrade from my 6” jointer. Let us know how you like it.
-- Douglas in Chicago - https://dcwwoodworks.com, and https://midwestwoodworkingschool.com
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#6 posted 05-17-2013 12:22 PM
I’m jealous :) Congratz
-- Kevin, Chuckin' Wood, http://chuckinwood.com
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#7 posted 05-17-2013 06:31 PM
How do you like your jointer? What made you choose the 490 over the 586 – the parallelogram bed and bigger fence?
How about a review???
Thanks for any light you can shed on the topic.
-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush
#8 posted 05-22-2013 02:13 AM
So far, so good. It took about 1 1/2 months to get it because they were backordered, but the price was right. The fence was not flat, so I complained and they sent me another one right away. I wanted the parallelogram model, I don’t want to have to learn how to shim dovetailed ways. I also wanted a long bed. I just got a precision straightedge, so now I need to check it closer.
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