|Forum topic by thelt||posted 05-24-2009 01:50 PM||1218 views||0 times favorited||8 replies|
05-24-2009 01:50 PM
OK, I was thickness planing a piece of wood yesterday and when it came out it had a groove the length of the board. I opened up the back of the planer and checked out the blades. Underneath one of the blades, is a piece of wood jammed in between the blade and the drum. My initial thought was to remove the blade, clean out the debris, hone the edge and put it back together. I was going to do all the blades while I had it apart.
Problem: A couple of the set screws, holding the blade in place will not loosen. I’ve either stripped the allen wrench round or stripped out the set screws, or both.
How do I get the set screws out and how do I keep this from happening again (debris between the blade and drum and also the set screws seiizing up)? I’m perplexed to say the least. BTW this is a Ryobi bench top planer.
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