This might be the Mother of All Planers

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Forum topic by MisterBill posted 07-10-2016 12:30 PM 729 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-10-2016 12:30 PM

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#1 posted 07-10-2016 01:06 PM

“needs belts”.....and a 25 HP motor to power it.

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#2 posted 07-10-2016 01:25 PM

While I do see that giant electric motor .. I wonder if this monster was originally powered by a 15’ water wheel.

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#3 posted 07-10-2016 03:47 PM

Hoe wide of a board will it plane?

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#4 posted 07-10-2016 04:04 PM

LMAO @ Joe


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#5 posted 07-10-2016 09:19 PM

Steam powered they have a couple at a local town fair. They have steam engines powering planets and a sawmill interesting to watch while eating steam power made ice cream.

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#6 posted 07-11-2016 03:26 AM

I don’t live far from Ashville, wonder if the wife will leave if I buy it. I really need that.

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#7 posted 07-11-2016 05:43 AM

This reminds me of the planer in a mill I worked at when I was in college. I was pulling and stacking on the dry chain (finished lumber—mostly pine). Took about 5 minutes to power up, and even longer to run down at the end of the shift. Of course nobody wore hearing protection in those days

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