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blackcherry

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922 days ago

Just listed on C.L. this ageless beauty….http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/tls/2771516170.html


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laxbograt

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#1 posted 922 days ago

Holy Moses that Is huge!!

Carlos

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 922 days ago

BC, if we lived closer we could go in on it! Then buy a power feeder and Bam were in the game. This looks like a real beauty! I was once at a fellow Lumberjocks shop and he had a 24 inch jointer with power rollers (feeders) and thought to myself man was a sweet machine! I through 300 Bd Ft of Blue Oak in no time then he str8 edged it all on a sliding table saw for me. I then went home to my humble shop :<(

Have a great New Yrs Buddy!! Let me know when you need help moving this LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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TCCcabinetmaker

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#3 posted 922 days ago

Pressing down on the board to be joined keeps it from flattening out :X

-- The mark of a good carpenter is not how few mistakes he makes, but rather how well he fixes them.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 922 days ago

Yes that is a huge jointer, thats to big for most hobby woodworkers shops.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 922 days ago

It power feeds it before the blade… Thx though

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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BTKS

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#6 posted 922 days ago

I was about to start a forum entry on my 12in Silver manufacturing jointer I just picked up but this blows me out of the water. I just jumped into the old iron / big machine group. I think I’m in over my head and budget!!! This 24in machine is amazing!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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ShaneA

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#7 posted 922 days ago

BC, that would look nice in your shop. Remember to invite over a buddy to help you lift it. Should take but two of you and a couple minutes to move it. : )

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Lenny

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#8 posted 922 days ago

Wow Wilson! If you owned this and the wife sent you to the dog house, you could throw a mattress on it and sleep on it! After unplugging it for safety reasons of course.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Karson

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#9 posted 922 days ago

What a beautiful looking machine. They have a 16” yates at the Door and window shop where I pick up scrap for the toy operation at the Mason Dixon Woodworkers.

They don’t even hold the board down. The wood is so heavy he just pushes it with one hand. They have a blade that takes carbide inserts 16” long. It does a great job in bringing their wood to flat.

I’ve got a buddy that refuses to use his 12” jointer because it’s too imposing to him

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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b2rtch

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#10 posted 922 days ago

I want it!

-- Bert

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mcase

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#11 posted 922 days ago

$5000! Sounds fair to me. What awesome recon.

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Roger

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#12 posted 921 days ago

I think you’ll need a helicopter to move it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#13 posted 921 days ago

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blackcherry

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#14 posted 921 days ago

piece85 thanks for the extra pics…what a transformation what a beauty…BC

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#15 posted 916 days ago

Here is a complete thread showing the restoration. Jeff is a good friend and does awesome work.

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their therapist....medic20447@gmail.com

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