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06-23-2013 05:01 PM

What's in your tool belt? - 10 replies

Just seeing what everyone else carries? Framing rig- occidental framer20oz estwing or stilletoHigh vis utility knifeFat max 30’Speed sqaureCheapy combo squareChalk box red1” beater chiselCats pawlWorm drive wrenchMulti screw driversPutty knife chisel styleCouple handful of 8’s and 12’s5 racks of 8’s and 12’s ...

03-26-2012 06:53 PM

Stabila Levels Great customer servive and products. - 1 reply

I have a total of 5 levels 24”, 36” 48” 72” and 78” , they are great levels never had any problems until today. My 72” level has 3 vials 2 plumb and one level. I was plumbing a wall and noticed the wall was slightly wavy. So my first gut instinct was to get upset with my helper and I asked him whats up and che...

03-17-2012 01:29 AM

Horrible legal sytem!!!! - 7 replies

This morning i caught someone taking some tools out of my truck at home depot’s parking lot and yes i should have known better having some tools in the bed of my truck. I ended up getting a hold of the one the guys and a an other customer was calling 911 but while this was going on his partner in crime came to help him get away from me so ...

03-02-2012 12:18 AM

Carbide countersinks - 3 replies

Does anyone know a source for an affordable carbide counter sinks? I used to get them from mlcs but they dont carry them any more and I lose them to often or they grow legs to often to use the good amana ones on a job site.

02-12-2012 08:04 PM

contractor grade coffee machine!! - 15 replies

Is it only me but every coffee machine i keep in the shop doesn’t last. I either have the pot break or they just burn up or get dust in the pot. I would buy it in a heart beat a contractor grade coffee machine. makita, dewalt, bosch are you listening!!!!! festool please ignore, I like my coffee but not festool price like.

02-06-2012 11:24 PM

yard sale score/gloat - 31 replies

I really lucked out driving home from work and saw a yard sale. Low and be hold I picked up a made in USA delta 14” delta 3/4 hp bandsaw and jet 13” planer for $200. The yardsale gods were shining down on me today

01-24-2012 05:52 AM

Does anyone experince with Hammer/Felder - 2 replies

I am looking at a Hammer combination jointer planer which is $2999 new and was wondering if anyone has any experince with them? I have also thought about the grizzly and ruled out the jet.Any input would be great.Thanks

12-27-2011 09:02 PM

need help finding a router bit - 4 replies

I have a very large pattern bit about 1 1/4” diameter and 1 1/2” length cutters and its it cant be re sharpened anymore. I have looked around and haven’t been able find any big patterns bits similar. the exact size isn’t important just big! I for some reason think it was a whiteside but I am still coming up blank in my s...

12-25-2011 09:49 PM

good taste in tools - 2 replies

First off, merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone. Well i had about 20 people over this morning, about 8 of them young kids . The kids wouldnt leave my dog alone, about 2hours into company being over i couldnt find rebel so i went looking for him in all his favorite spots and he was in none of them. So i figured he was really hiding eit...

11-22-2011 07:14 AM

My first set of fine hand tools - 3 replies

I have been saving and doing home for a while so here it goes LN No.4LN low angle block planeLN Dovetail sawStarrett 12” and 6” combo sqaureBrown and Sharp 12” ruleLufkin folding ruleCopper premium 26” 8pt crosscutStanley bull nose rabbet planeStanley 750 chisel setWera wood handle screwdrivershand made ash mallet h...

11-21-2011 02:12 AM

dust collector - 13 replies

any opinions on budget dust collectors only have a budget of $500 either im going to go real cheap and get a cyclon when i have the budget or get a middle of the road and live with it. Any ideas or opinions?

11-13-2011 04:46 AM

need to vent somewhere - 9 replies

well i went to pick up my unisaw today, while getting rung up i notcied they didnt give me my mil discount they always . So i asked and they asked to see my id card no biggy so the clerk asks his boss and he responded no can do your only in the reserves its active duty only. I understand the active only discount but the way he said it i wanted t...


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