On 18 Nov 2004 01:49:18 GMT, email@example.com (ALYSONSDAD) wrote:
I would go for a steel splint on the back, screwed into tapped holes.
Use some epoxy (JB Weld) as well if you wish, but I wouldn't rely on
You can weld cast iron, but it's an awkward process. There are also
risks with possible warping when you do it. Don;t learn to do it on
the "live" project. If you have to, go look at
sci.engr.joining.welding first. The best technique is usually stick
with a nickel rod. On a joint of this length you'll need gas
It can, but whether it would be worth it to you is difficult to say. You
may need to have it resurfaced to preserve accuracy, as it would be very
difficult for a welder to get it to the usual tolerance of a jointer fence.
You might find that it is cheaper to try and get a replacement from the
It might be, but Monkey Ward has been out of business for some years now. I
don't have any idea who made their jointers. Someone else might know.
My suggestion is brazing and then have a machine shop resurface the fence.
Check prices for both if you don't know how to braze.
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