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Forum topic by DrewM posted 05-25-2010 01:58 AM 2186 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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DrewM

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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


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a1Jim

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

Looks good congrats

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thatwoodworkingguy

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

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

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

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

Very nice. Good get.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Jeison

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#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.

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lew

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#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.

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DrewM

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#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

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lew

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#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.

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#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)

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

why cant i find anything like that on craigs list?

-- Eric

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