Harbor Freight jointer blades

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Forum topic by geauxtiger posted 04-19-2011 05:11 PM 2076 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-19-2011 05:11 PM

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Look just like blades for Delta jointer of 10 yrs ago(I think model 137-90 or similar). Much cheaper. Has anyone tiied them?

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#1 posted 04-19-2011 11:16 PM

Look like? You mean in a photo they appear the same? Its Harbor Freight therefore they are not good blades. try this sources for nice Freud blades.

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#2 posted 04-20-2011 01:15 AM

I suspect the steel of the HF blades isn’t as hard as that of other top suppliers like Freud, Infinity, Grizzly, and Holbren…though I could be wrong. New jointer blades are typically in the $15-$20 range, so aren’t overly expensive anyway, so considering how long it takes to reinstall and setup jointer blades, I tend to not take the chance on something like this.

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