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We have an older Sun-Tech 12" planer, and we have a problem with it.

the blades were dull, so we flipped the blades to the sharper set, but the planer are still does not plane evenly. We tried to adjust by eye, and the planners bearings are in good shape -- we seem to need a jig ...???

suggestions?

thanks in advance!

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Without knowledge of your planer the only suggestion that I could offer is to use a piece of MDF as a guide.


Loosen the knife, set the planer height to exactly the thickness of the MDF. Then push the MDF backwards through the planer about half way. Tighten the knife at this point while resting on the MDF.

No, it won't be "Perfect" but it should be so close that you can't easily detect the difference.
 
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