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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-31-2016, 07:27 AM Thread Starter
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Open end wrenches make good thickness gauges for planer output.
Caution: Crescent wrenches are not appropriate for this application.
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and an excellent tip that is...
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I tried it but the wrench tore up the blades. I must have the wrong type of open end wrench.

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David, the trick is to apply the measurement at the OUTFEED.
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Ah... oops.

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Open end wrenches make good thickness gauges for planer output.
Caution: Crescent wrenches are not appropriate for this application.
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Caution: Crescent wrenches are not appropriate for this application.
My crescent wrenches are metric anyway......

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Open end wrenches make good thickness gauges for planer output.
Caution: Crescent wrenches are not appropriate for this application.
crescent wrench (aka adjustable) = hill billy calipers
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crescent wrench (aka adjustable) = hill billy calipers
Works for me.
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Works well for a spindle turning gauge too.
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