|Forum topic by apopj||posted 12-15-2009 04:46 PM||1776 views||0 times favorited||8 replies|
12-15-2009 04:46 PM
I am using a DeWalt planer and have a question for you knowledgeable folks….
The infeed and outfeed tables are about 1/8” below the flat table of the planer. I have both ends of the feed tables adjusted to the same height as the flat table, so when planing long boards this is not a problem. However, when I feed a short piece of wood, say 6”, it feeds fine but when it clears the flat table, it drops down the 1/8th inch and there is a serious snipe problem. I do not see any adjustment to raise the tables as they are mounted with a small pin so they can be folded up for transport.
Does anyone have any ideas on how to cure this problem? I could use a small piece of material to make it level, but surely there is a better solution…
I re-read this post and see it is a little confusing…
If you imagine the infeed table, the planer table, and the outfeed table laying flat in a row. Where the infeed table and the outfeed table butt up against the planer table, they are about 1/8th in below the edge of the planer table. I can adjust the far ends of the infeed and outfeed table to be at the same height as the planer table, but right where the feed tables butt against the planer table, they are low…. hope that helps
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