Christmas Came Early

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Blog entry by JasonK posted 12-08-2008 03:33 PM 961 reads 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Christmas came a little early at my house this year. My wife has heard me make several comments lately about how much I “needed” a bandsaw. Well, it seems that my less than subtle approach worked. She took me on a bit of a surprise shopping trip Saturday to my favorite store. Ultimately, we headed home with a new Jet 18” bandsaw.

-- Measure once; Cut Twice, Three Times, Four Times...

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#1 posted 12-08-2008 03:45 PM


-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 12-08-2008 04:17 PM

My wife colluded with my wood buddy and fellow LJ Jeffrey, and had a 14˝ Delta sitting in the middle of the garage floor when I came home from work on my birthday.

Make sure you frequently show off your more stunning bookmatches, veneers, etc. while repeating this phrase…
“Look at this cool (inset project here) I was able to make with the awesome bandsaw you bought me.”

Truly the gift that keeps on giving!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#3 posted 12-08-2008 04:22 PM

your a lucky man jason. she’s a keeper.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#4 posted 12-08-2008 04:26 PM

What a nice looking saw.Should be able to do lots of work with that one. :-)

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#5 posted 12-08-2008 04:42 PM

What more could you ask for than a wife who encourages you to buy tools? Nice saw. Really nice wife.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#6 posted 12-08-2008 07:20 PM

You will have to nominate her for sainthood! Beautiful machine!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#7 posted 12-08-2008 07:25 PM

WoW….and it didn’t have a list of projects taped to it!

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#8 posted 12-08-2008 07:30 PM

You’re gonna love that saw! I’m a big fan of Jet.

-- Scott - Chico California

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#9 posted 12-08-2008 07:55 PM

and someone wondered why you need to fulfill the Mrs.’ wishes! :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#10 posted 12-08-2008 08:06 PM

I’m thinking your honey do list just got longer.

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#11 posted 12-08-2008 08:15 PM

SUWEET Man! Did you sleep next to it last night?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#12 posted 12-08-2008 11:13 PM

Nice saw, looks like a very nice piece of machinery.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#13 posted 12-09-2008 03:54 AM

Good one, buddy.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#14 posted 12-09-2008 08:16 PM


-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#15 posted 12-09-2008 09:53 PM

Nice saw…theres nothing like getting a cool tool for Xmass!..


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