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Bridgewood HJ-8L jointer, any info out there?

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Forum topic by Jacob posted 09-24-2017 03:26 AM 193 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jacob

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09-24-2017 03:26 AM

Hi all!
I have the opportunity to pick this monster up but i cant seem to find any information on this model. Closest that i get is a 12”. It shares the same style of beds.

Any ideas? I assume there must be another similar jointer out there.

-- https://knotty-dawg-woodworks.myshopify.com/


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#1 posted 09-24-2017 03:38 AM

The pattern looks like it owes some design
inspiration to Northfield jointers. Certainly
a heavier-duty machine than more common
8” jointers.

Bridgewood was a brand sold by Wilke Machinery.
I think they still provide parts support but
gave up on selling new Bridgewood machines
several years ago. They had a good reputation.
Taiwan imports I think.

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#2 posted 09-24-2017 03:45 AM

It looks a lot like a Chang machinery. I saw a jointer on Cl near me listed as Chang iron. I like it because it looks to be built heavy. I’d go for it if the price was right and the tables are flat.

-- Aj

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