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My father picked this up as a repair project in the 1950's and never got around to completing the job. It's a 6-inch, 3-blade jointer. When Rockwell absorbed Walker Turner, it became the jointer in the Homecraft line. Later, branded as a Delta product, it appears as the 37-200 model.

The original motor has been replaced a Montgomery Ward (Powr Kraft) 1-hp unit with a cooling air filter. The motor works and the bearings/guides are good. The in and out feed tables are flat and parallel. The primary flaw is a missing fence miter and clamp. In addition, I think the motor drive pulley is too small (the cutter head speed seems slow).

In any case, I'm asking $150, but open to offers. If my price is out of line, tell me.

Pick-up only. Located between Lock Haven and Bellefonte, PA on PA Route 150.
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Thanks for posting that. I love old iron. Back in tose days they weren't afraid to use cast iron and they were rock solid.
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Sure wish I lived closer.

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780 miles of interstate driving. And our leaves are just changing.........

Could be a good opportunity, if only for the drive and scenery.........
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I have that same planner and I love it. I think it is older than me, but runs better than me.
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