LumberJocks

New Addition to the Shop

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by DrewM posted 05-25-2010 01:58 AM 2716 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View DrewM's profile

DrewM

176 posts in 2465 days


05-25-2010 01:58 AM

Just picked up a used Bridgewood BW6R 6” jointer off craigslist. It required very little clean up and the previous owner took excellent care of it. I measured the tables and found the outfeed dead flat and the infeed has a small section in the center thats 0.0015” low. Fence is also dead flat. Installed a fresh set of blades and ran a few test pieces and it cuts very nice. Overall I’m extremely happy with this purchase. Here are some pictures. Enjoy!



-- Drew, Delaware


10 replies so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

115202 posts in 3043 days


#1 posted 05-25-2010 02:31 AM

Looks good congrats

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View thatwoodworkingguy's profile

thatwoodworkingguy

375 posts in 2395 days


#2 posted 05-25-2010 03:49 AM

Nice jointer!
Looks like you got a heck of a deal

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

View SnowyRiver's profile

SnowyRiver

51452 posts in 2946 days


#3 posted 05-25-2010 05:10 AM

Very nice. Good get.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

View Jeison's profile

Jeison

951 posts in 2573 days


#4 posted 05-25-2010 05:15 AM

sexah!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

View lew's profile

lew

11342 posts in 3221 days


#5 posted 05-25-2010 07:02 PM

Welcome to the “Bridgewood Club” !

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View DrewM's profile

DrewM

176 posts in 2465 days


#6 posted 05-25-2010 09:57 PM

Lew, its a shame they are not manufactured anymore. From my limited experience they seem to be quality machines and not extremely expensive.

-- Drew, Delaware

View lew's profile

lew

11342 posts in 3221 days


#7 posted 05-28-2010 01:56 AM

At one point, my entire workshop was “Bridgewood Green”. Have upgraded a few things since Wilke Machinery stopped selling it. Really miss the quality for the price of the Bridgewood product.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View BTKS's profile

BTKS

1984 posts in 2930 days


#8 posted 05-28-2010 04:49 AM

Great score, hope it serves you well for years to come.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

View Eric's profile

Eric

82 posts in 2441 days


#9 posted 05-28-2010 06:20 AM

why cant i find anything like that on craigs list?

-- Eric

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com