Tag Archives: planer thicknesser

Projects – Boot jack – Part 1

My eldest daughter has always expressed an interest in woodwork, so I decided to start a series of simple projects with her to encourage this. She’s 5, very artistic and loves making stuff – patterns, collages, papier mache err … … Continue reading

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Projects – Tool Storage – Part 2

After finally getting the hang of levelling the planer tables of my planer thicknesser I decided to prepare some wood for the chisel rack I’ve been thinking about for a while. I decided to break up some of the slatted … Continue reading

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Levelling the SIP 01552 – Part 3

It’s been a while since I last updated on this subject Since then I’ve played about with my dial gauge … … and my Dad has sent several prototypes of the flanged mounting washer thingy and we’d very nearly got … Continue reading

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SIP 01552 dust extraction

As I mentioned when I reviewed it initially, the inbuilt extraction on my SIP 01552 is useless. (I’ve since checked and the blades of the fan do spin, they just don’t seem to move the air enough to even suck … Continue reading

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Levelling the SIP 01552 – Part 2

As mentioned in my previous post, my current best idea for getting the table absolutely level is to fabricate some new “square washer thingys” (I really must figure out the proper name for them, but the exploded diagram that came … Continue reading

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Levelling the SIP 01552 – Part 1

I mentioned ages ago that the planer tables of my planer thicknesser are about 0.2 degrees out of alignment with one another. In real world terms this is less than 1mm over the 200mm width of cut (at least according … Continue reading

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Review – SIP 01552 planer thicknesser – first impressions

I recently bought the SIP 01552 planer-thicknesser from Homewood Woodworking Machinery in Worthing. When I was researching it I found very few reviews of this machine, or even photos beyond the 2 standard manufacturer ones. Since posting about buying it … Continue reading

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