After a lot of thought, I finally ordered the aforementioned 8"
jointer from Amazon. I've had 'lust in my heart' (Jimmy Carter) for one
of these for a while, and since we are doing an addition to the casa
(house), I could finally justify getting one. That damned Amazon sure
makes it easy to buy big toys, especially with that EVIL 'One Click'
option they have. I know I can turn it off, but I don't have the
Since I have had a crew of app 8 framing carpenters here for the last
few days, I figured it would be a good time to arrange for the delivery
and have them help me. But wouldn't you know it, on the scheduled day of
delivery it rained and the crew didn't wasn't able to work. So here I am
by myself trying to figure out what to do. In total I'm staring at 530
lbs of Chinese (Damn) steel in a couple of boxes next to my garage and
imagining the hernia this will cost me. But lo' and behold I get a
really cool driver who says between us we can do it ourselves. GREAT!!!
If I had to refuse delivery and reschedule it would cost me $40 and the
aggravation of another delivery wait. So we are able to slide the boxes
of off the truck in wheel them into my garage. HOT DAMN!!!! I gave the
guy $$$ to buy himself a good lunch for the help. He could have easily
said that it was up to me to offload the boxes, and he would have been
The WWing gods are continuing to smile upon me..... So it's time to
sacrifice more virgin wood.
Too bad I can't set it up for a few days while my basement is torn apart