Workshop #1: Tool Gloat

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Blog entry by Luke posted 03-04-2011 07:20 AM 1107 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Super jazzed, been searching for a bench top drill press and 14” bandsaw, and the local market had nothing, and every time I called on craigslist it was beat out by someone before me…

But not today!

I picked up a Delta 16 1/2” floor drill press, mortise attachment and a 14” Band saw with 2 blades and a delta mobile shop stand for the band saw all for $200… and they all work great!

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#1 posted 03-04-2011 08:52 AM

Great find. Good buy.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#2 posted 03-04-2011 11:34 AM

I’ll give you $225. (grin)

Nice deal.

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#3 posted 03-04-2011 12:09 PM

I love Craig’s List and check it every day and once in a while it pays off! Great score!

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#4 posted 03-04-2011 12:19 PM

Very cool! Great find.

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David Craig

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#5 posted 03-04-2011 02:33 PM

Nice score! You have my envy ;)

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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#6 posted 03-05-2011 06:21 AM


Congratulations! You really did well.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#7 posted 03-05-2011 06:45 AM

I’ll see BigTiny and raise him $25.00. (lol)

I too, check CL daily. It is worth the wait (sometimes).

So, what are you going to make?

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#8 posted 03-05-2011 08:49 AM

Oh man… my list is soo long. But first I think Im going to make a legit workbench.

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