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Forum topic by Armandhammer posted 202 days ago 465 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Armandhammer

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202 days ago

In my local CL for $100. Just wondering if it’s an ok deal or not. Don’t know that I need a jointer, but I like the idea of easily being able to start my projects with square wood, at least until I learn to do it with a plane.

Description: 6” Jointer in great running condition. Two sets of blades both newly sharpened. New shut off switch.


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Kaleb the Swede

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#1 posted 202 days ago

For a hundred bucks I think it’s a fine deal. Just make sure the tables are coplaner and it runs well and I think it will do good work for you

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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BigJerryWayne

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#2 posted 202 days ago

I would buy it for that price.

-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.

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gtbuzz

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#3 posted 202 days ago

As long as it runs, $100 is a pretty decent price. Even if the tables aren’t perfectly co-planar, you can always shim them.

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Craftsman on the lake

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#4 posted 202 days ago

I’ve got an older version of this machine and it works great. Bring a piece of wood in and run it through. If the tables are in line and flat with each other and it runs then the price looks very fair.

My jointer and planer are where a almost always start any piece of furniture. Doing so makes things go much better as assembly takes place. Even s4s wood takes on a bow or warp by the time it’s purchased. i’ve yet to run into a straight piece of wood that I don’t joint/plane first.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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Tedstor

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#5 posted 202 days ago

Just do it.

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Armandhammer

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#6 posted 202 days ago

I’m going to try and go check it out tomorrow.

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mrbreezeet1

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#7 posted 201 days ago

I hope you went and got it, if not is most likely gone by now.
Smok’en deal…................

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Armandhammer

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#8 posted 201 days ago

Not yet. Hope it’s still there. Called the guy and left a message. It was still available last night. Fingers crossed.

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mrbreezeet1

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#9 posted 200 days ago

The ad is still up, I stumbled across it.
(don’t worry, it’s too far, and l have a 6” jointer)..................................LOL

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Armandhammer

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#10 posted 200 days ago

haha…it’s sold so no worries…just not to me :(

I emailed the guy the night before and let him know as long as it was as described I wanted it and would call him the next day. Next day I called and left a message and shot him an email. A bit later I got a text that it sold the night before. Kinda pissed about it but I’m sure another will come along and I’m not in a hurry to get one so….I’ll just wait for the next deal.

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mrbreezeet1

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#11 posted 200 days ago

thats what they do, they get the money, thats all they care about. No matter that he promised it to you.

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Armandhammer

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#12 posted 200 days ago

Yeah, irritating to say the least. I was all pumped up for a sweet planer >:(

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