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Manufactured/Badged by:
Rockwell Manufacturing Co.
Pittsburgh, PA

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Jointer
Machine Size: 6" Delux
Submitted By: Peter Hudy
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: 37-220 Jointer (aka Delta)
Date of Manufacturer: 1965
Serial Number: DK 8372
Last Updated 4/16/2009 9:23:27 PM

Comments:
Wound up at a scrap aluminum yard outside of Kewaskum, WI. Machine had been listed on *b*y and I guess I was the lucky winner. So, we load the family up in our minivan and drive over from Lansing MI in the snow and rain of the kids' spring break (6 hour trip). Wisconsin was sunny and clear and the machine was waiting for us there. We partially disassembled it, stuffed it in the van and brought it home.
Goal is to restore it and use it as a user's machine. Had to recreate a decal on the back, great assistance from other OWWMers. Took 3 days to get the outfeed table off due to lots and lots and lots of rust holding pieces together. FWIW, that spring across the front was added in the past to make the blade guard work. Somehow, the previous users didn't know how to adjust the tension to make the guard close by itself without a separate spring. All-in-all, great machine, no major defects. Final photo gets posted when the machine is finished.

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Comments: Jointer in original condition
Source: Original seller *b*y site
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Comments: Rockwell logo from main casting
Source: self photo! (too cool)
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Comments: Patent number decal: Not much to work with
Source: another self photo! (awesome!)
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Comments: Patent number decal: Recreated decal (thanks Scott Allen)
Source: self made guy! MS Publisher would you believe?
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Comments: Working on the beds. Front cleaned, back yet-to-go
Source: self taken photo (getting better)
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