I have an old Rockwell 4" jointer (joiner?) that I use for edge jointing. I
acquired this tool from a neighbor. He said it was his father's tool and no
longer had a place for it. So I gladly took it off his hands.
Well, I need to replace the knives and I was wondering if anyone had any
ideas where to start. Google didn't get me very far. I read somewhere that
Delta makes them but I can't seem to find any.
The dimensions are 4" x 5/8" x 1/8"
PS- Is there a difference between "jointer" and "joiner"?
Yep, joiner is a woodworker in Britspeak, or a biscuit in Dewalt.
I got mine from Amazon - Freud, I think.
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Rocky served me well for many years.
For technical assistance or service parts:
USA - (800) 223-7278 Canada - (800) 463-3582
I bought one of these used some time ago and was able to buy the knifes,
knobs and adjustment scales and markers right from Delta(the old
Rockwell) I still use mine and have a backup one stored that was my
Father-in-Laws that is near perfect save for needing to sharpen the
BTW, get yourself a knife setting gauge unless you're comfortable doing
it by hand, the old way. And make sure you don't run it with the outfeed
table set too high. Delta as a FAQ on their site that covers setting up
"The measure of a man is what he will do
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