The jointer on our combo Hitachi jointer-planer hasn't been feeling too well lately, so LOML decided that it was time to put it out of its misery. Besides, it was SO LOUD!!! So we have acquired....
One Steel City 15" planer
One Steel City 6" wedge bed jointer--long bed
And proud papa with his new toyls:
The planer came home before Christmas, but the jointer arrived just yesterday (Friday) after several weeks of waiting, tracing, waiting, tracking, waiting, anticipation, waiting.... you get the picture.
Both came out of the crates in fine shape - good finish, good workmanship. The jointer had to be assembled, which took all of about an hour - the hardest part was getting the fence square to the bed. Now to get the DC hooked up to both. Both already have sawdust on them and they really are good machines. We are pleased.