Craftsman 6" Jointer

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Owner/Loaner: User:Jim
Hive13 Asset Tag: HV0088
Make/Model: Craftsman 103.23900 (google)
Arrival Date: 01/2011
Does it work?: No
Certification Needed?: Yes
Contact: Not In Service
Floorplan: Woodworking


File:Craftsman 103.23900 Manual.pdf

Knife Size: 6-1/8 " x 11/16 " x 1/8 " Replacement Knife from Craftsman 922995 works as well.

Wikipedia entry on Jointers says: A jointer or in some configurations, a jointer-planer (also known in the UK and Australia as a planer or surface planer, and sometimes also as a buzzer or flat top) is a woodworking machine used to produce a flat surface along a board's length. As a jointer, the machine operates on the narrow edge of boards, preparing them for use as butt joints or gluing into panels. A planer-jointer setup has the width that enables smoothing ('surface planing') and leveling the faces (widths) of boards small enough to fit the tables.

The jointer derives its name from its primary function of producing flat edges on boards prior to joining them edge-to-edge to produce wider boards. The use of this term probably arises from the name of a type of hand plane, the jointer plane, which is also used primarily for this purpose. The surface planer is a wider




Jan 2017

Did a tune up with new blades, new belt, and adjustments to the two beds to make sure they were level.

Feb 2017

Added a plywood chute to direct chips better

5 Mar 2017

Got a dedicated outlet

12 Sep 2022

Replaced by new Laguna jointer Returned this one back to Jim