Can anyone tell me what these washboard marks on my planed boards are a
result of ? They do not appear along the entire board but rather only about
15" down the planed board. It seems to be in exactly the same spot on every
board . I have a Delta 12" portable planer. Any information would be greatly
I think he's talking about snipe. Caused by the end of the board moving up
and/or down during it's linear travel. An infeed or outfeed roller at
exactly the right height can help. Some planers just do it.
Howdy Kevin, I have the same planer. Have you checked the alignment of
your entrance and exit tables? That seems to happen for me when I'm
running something thru and I don't support it correctly.
That happened to me last tuesday in adult ed. using an oliver 12" jointer
(awesome machine too) with newly sharpened blades. Nice stick of 8/4
maple. Each mark or concave is about 1/4" wide, I supposed it was the
result of pushing the board too fast, which was too easy because of the
Yeah that makes some sense George, the head of the shop is an 85 (or so) year old
coulda been that... he explaned a very strange seeing problem he has too, and he has a
nerve tick that can be pretty bad, as I've seen. One cannot help but love the guy
such a smile and positive, helpful attitude.
I hope these questions can help:
If you have long boards, are they well supported (entrance and exit)?
Are the blades well fixed ?
Are the feeding rolls clean and the belt in good shape?
Is the oder side of the boards have some default?
Are the feeding tables well adjusted and well fixed?
Do you ear a special noise when this situation append?
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