Oliver 16" jointer

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Talk about a battleship ! : )

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#1 posted 04-21-2012 01:20 PM

Goodness gracious. It’s a dream!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#2 posted 04-21-2012 01:21 PM

Oh yessssssssssssss!!! Oliver equipment is very beastly. 16”! Holy moly, this is a battleship.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 04-21-2012 02:04 PM

Looks more like an aircraft carrier to me!

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#4 posted 04-21-2012 02:21 PM

“Selling to buy an even bigger jointer”.....I should be so lucky.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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#5 posted 04-21-2012 02:39 PM

Holy tree trunk, Batman! Now that’s a jointer!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 04-21-2012 02:47 PM

That’s a monster .wow what a machine.

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#7 posted 04-21-2012 03:04 PM

beautiful. And I’d just like to have an 8”. Boy…

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#8 posted 04-21-2012 04:32 PM

We have this exact machine at school and it choose it everyday over the brand new powermatic with a hellical head. Thats how nice these old machines are.

-- {Current North Bennet street school student}

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#9 posted 04-21-2012 06:28 PM

There is a retired log furniture maker up the Bitterroot who is selling 16” Crescent jointer. It has a 5 hp 3ph
motor and a 4 knife cutter head. He also has a 16” Monarch radial arm saw, which is super accurate. I have
neither the shop space or the money for either, but just thinking of them makes me drool.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#10 posted 04-21-2012 06:39 PM

looks like a battle ship. only in my dreams

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#11 posted 04-21-2012 09:13 PM

Hi Len,

That’s one beauty. I guess we can all dream. It’s like looking at a souped up race car for our shops.


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#12 posted 04-21-2012 09:25 PM

The old oliver tools are better then there new ones by far.I have a 10” oliver newer model good machine but the casting isnt what it used to be.For the big stuff I throw it on a 16” scmi cant beat it.
Everybody tells me here jointers are outdated I use them all the time.

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#13 posted 04-21-2012 10:42 PM


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#14 posted 04-21-2012 10:54 PM

I wish I had it and a shop big enough to put it in.

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#15 posted 04-21-2012 11:41 PM

That’s sweet! If I had the expendable cash and the space, I would use that more than my car. Wonder if the wife would mind sharing our bedroom with that? Better keep my mouth shut :)

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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