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Wheelbarrow Planer Stand Rutherfordton NC

A mobile planer stand isn't new, but you can make some modifications to make a special one. The following article has more detailed information to help you make your own one.

Packard Woodworks (Tools Only - No Wood)
(800) 683-8876
PO Box 718
Tryon, NC

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Fastenal- Forest City
525 Withrow Rd Forest City, NC, 28043
Forest City, NC
828 351-1023
Forest City, NC
Landrum Do it Best Hardware
(864) 457-2324
216 East Rutherford St
Landrum, SC
The Home Depot
1020 Shopps At Midway
Knightdale, NC
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Hill Hardware, Inc.
(828) 287-4105
184 North Main St
Rutherfordton, NC
(828) 351-1023
184 Lowe'S Boulevard
Forest City, NC
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 7 pm

Forest City Ace Hardware
(828) 245-4412
171 E Main St
Forest City, NC
Hill's Hardware
(828) 287-4105
184 N Main St
Rutherfordton, NC

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The Home Depot
(336) 659-1181
1000 Hanes Mall Blvd
Winston-Salem, NC
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Wheelbarrow Planer Stand

Wheelbarrow Planer Stand


A mobile planer stand isn't new, but the modifications I added to mine just might be. When I lift the handles, the legs lift off the floor for easy moving, just like a wheelbarrow. When I set it down, all the feet sit firmly on the ground and the handles fold down and out of the way. The whole stand with hardware cost me about $35. The nonswiveling 3-in. wheels are attached to support boards that extend 6 in. beyond the front legs. I installed the supports so the wheels are about 1/8 in. off the floor when the stand is resting on all four legs. The handles, which taper to 1-1/2 in. at the grip end, are joined to each other with a stretcher and attached to the rear apron with 3-in. T hinges. I attached the strap leaf to the underside of the handle first and attached the other leaf to the rear apron. I installed the hinges this way because the screws hold better in the handles' face grain than in their end grain. The 20-in. x 20-in. top is 2x4s glued together. The rest of the stand is simply glued and screwed together. To prevent the planer from sliding, I bolted it to the stand.

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