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Forum topic by duosonicdave posted 10-30-2010 09:44 PM 4578 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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duosonicdave

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10-30-2010 09:44 PM

Anyone know of a place where I could find a stand for my makita 2030N planer/jointer? I recently bought a used one and it didn’t come with a stand like the one pictured here:


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#1 posted 10-30-2010 09:46 PM

Make one ! you’ll have a job buying an old stand like that.Alistair

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#2 posted 01-30-2011 10:55 PM

A 4×4 under the each side of the base centered under the attachment holes and a little longer than the base length. Add heavy duty locking casters below makes it mobile but locks it in place when using and puts it at a good working height. For stability, it works best if you use swivel casters on one end an in-line casters on the other.

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#3 posted 07-09-2017 01:23 AM

I am trying to find the stand too. Any luck?

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#4 posted 07-09-2017 01:27 AM

I just adapted & reinforced a portable table saw stand

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#5 posted 07-09-2017 01:54 AM

The 2030/2030N came on what they called a “stable base”, which was basically just two hunks of wood that bolted to the bottom of the machine. I have one machine that came with the original ones from the factory, which measure 2-1/4” by 2-7/8” and about 32 inches long. The stand shown in the picture above was an optional accessory, and I can’t find the part number for it at the moment. Regardless, I’m guessing that it will be near impossible to find one unless you get really, really lucky.

I actually have an extra set of the ‘stable base’ hunks of wood… although they were made for the 2030, not the 2030N, which I believe has a different bolt pattern on the base, so probably would not work on it (but I’m not 100% sure). The reason I have the extra set is that after I made them, I found them to be too narrow to bolt on casters without the caster plate hanging over the edge of the wood. Wound up doing as mentioned above – getting some 4×4’s and using them instead. Here is a picture of them next to the original sized ones (before I bolted on the casters):

The inset shows the size compared to the casters I used. The factory sized ones were made out of red oak from a pallet, and the bigger ones are just standard pine construction grade stuff.

Cheers,
Brad

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