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Forum topic by Don Newton posted 09-15-2009 06:38 PM 3244 views 1 time favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Don Newton

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09-15-2009 06:38 PM

I recently replaced my Ryobi 10” planer with a Delta 12 1/2” planer. I was able to lift my old 10” planer and put it on the extension table for the table saw when I wanted to use it. This will not be possible with the 12 1/2” as it weighs 80 lbs.! Has anyone built a semi-portable stand to secure a planer to? Any ideas would be welcome.

-- Don, Pittsburgh


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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#1 posted 09-15-2009 07:19 PM

Don,
As a matter of fact I have just started making a mobile Planer and Jointer table. It will be very much like the mobile Sander table I posted:
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/21184
IS something like this what you have in mind, if so when I get finished the Planer table I’ll post ot for you to see.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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Rick Dennington

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#2 posted 09-15-2009 09:14 PM

Don: I’ve got a Delta 12” planer about 10-12 years old. I built a planer stand for it when I got it. The stand is about 39” high(with2 1/2” casters mounted to it). It’s got 4 pull-out drawers on b.b. slides for storage. The top is 25” wide, and 29” long to accept the outfeed tables. The carcuss is about 24” wide, and I made it out of MDO plywood(medium density overlay-the kind with paper on the outside) from a previous job.’
I like ALL my machines, workbenchs and worktables up high,cause I got a bad back and don’t want to bend over too much. I’ll try to post a pics of it when I post more shop pics. It’s worked really good all these years, and still going strong today. Good luck.

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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#3 posted 09-15-2009 09:32 PM

Roger…...I was thinking of something along the lines of your design,

but

Rick…....I like the MDO plywood cabinet idea. YES pictures would be great! Have you had any problems with the assembly being top heavy? B.b. slides???? Does the 39” heigth include the casters?

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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dbhost

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#4 posted 09-15-2009 10:02 PM

There are a LOT of different plans for planer stands. You might be interested in a flip top planer stand which has a top that swivels, and allows you to have a bench top tool mounted to each side. Typically I see them with a Planer on one side, and either a benchtop jointer, or a drill press on the other…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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Rick Dennington

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#5 posted 09-16-2009 03:47 AM

Hey Don;
Finally got some more pics of my shop posted.
Go to my blog, or the new blogs posted, and look at my planer stand to see if this is kinda what you’re after.
No-no problems with it being topheavy, and the locking casters makes it really easy to roll from one place to the next. Yes—the overall heighth is 39” w/ casters. Makes it easy to feed the boards w/o bending too much. Hope this helped a little. Yours in woodworking. Rick

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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