I'd been talking to a fellow at work for some time about woorddorking
(he's a former lithier, currently more interested in building RC
airplanes). He'd mentioned he had a jointer he was willing to part
with, and while I was interested we never managed to get together on
Went over today and picked up a 4" National Power Tools jointer with
(not original) stand and (not original) motor. It's in gorgeous
condition, two spots of rust on it both smaller around than a pencil
He'd asked $100 Canadian originally, then came down to$75, and when I
handed him 4 Twennies, he handed one back to me and said "I changed my
I've got in on the bench now to be cleaned up. The blased have a nick
in them so I'll heve to get them sharpened or replaced, but it's a
lovely old beast.
Looking on the OWWM forum it appears these are quite rare, but I was
delighted to find a PDF of the original manual posted there.
Is it time to change my sig line yet?