Some Advice on a Northfield 8" Jointer

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Forum topic by Sparky_Texas posted 08-09-2011 02:36 AM 1326 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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08-09-2011 02:36 AM

I have an oppportunity to purchase a relic. It is a Northfield 8” jointer that has been modified. The original had a direct drive arrangement and the current owner installed a belt drive. This cutterhead is now mounted on pillowblocks and driven by a 3hp motor. The machine runs super smooth. Condition appears to be great. Tables are co-planar.

The beast weighs around 1,000 lbs. Cost is in the $800 range.

Should I consider?


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#1 posted 08-09-2011 02:38 AM

I would…. Have any photos?

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