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|710 days ago||
Here's a bargain on a Parks planer in SLO county - 0 replies
Too far for me to get motivated to go get it, but a fine deal on a proven American made planer: http://slo.craigslist.org/tls/2734428174.html
|711 days ago||
The wrong way to sell your hand crafted furniture - 13 replies
I was watching this fellow’s ebay auction. Fortunately for him itended with no bids. He’s made some nice Windsor chairs and he started the auction at$100 and no body bid. He’d put a “Buy It Now” price of $650 onand no reserve. I could have bought a fine Windsor for $100 – shipping wouldhave been $150 e...
|712 days ago||
Now there's a real table saw.... vintage MOAK - 4 replies
Moak machinery closed its doors in 1992. Moak was not quite on par with Northfield, Oliver and Yates, et. al. Moak may have builtsome really heavy duty industrial stuff but they also built a lineof general use machines that would overwhelm most 1 personshops like 12-16” table saws and such. I did a bit of digging andfound that Moak pro...
|712 days ago||
Sears and Kmart combined will be closing over 100 retail stores. Hey, I’m not in love with Sears or with the Craftsman power tools especially, but the wrenches and lawnmowers and things like that are good quality. With Sears stores closing, our choices in the US will be even more limited in terms of places to buy tools and appliances.
|717 days ago||
I’ve been at this awhile and learned a trick or two. There are nuances, but here are some tips for finding machinery bargains. 1) Not all machinery is listed in the “tools” section (http://yourcity.craigslist.org/tls) – sometimes good stuff is in in “business” section (http://yourcity.craigslist.org/bfs). ...
|719 days ago||
busted motor question - 2 replies
I have a 240v motor on my bench I got with some other stuff. I wired it up and got it to buzz and turn very slowly for about 4 seconds before it blew its overload circuit. Now it seems dead. I took out the capacitor and it looks okay, but would the next stepbe to try to find my voltage meter and test the capacitor? I guess my alternativ...
|721 days ago||
Bargain on Marples Blue Chip chisels - 1 reply
I was browsing Rockler’s closeouts and noticed they arelisting “Blue Chip” chisels at $25 for a set of 4. The chiselsin the image are clearly the ones with the old Marples logo. These may be the Sheffield old stock and for some reason Rockler may be avoiding use of the Marples brand name. Anyway – you could buy som...
|727 days ago||
Marketing and choosing your niche in woodworking - 52 replies
I’ve been in woodworking for about 15 years; pro on and off so I have my skills dialed-in and I can be grouchy about whether or not certain things are worth the trouble. I’ll say for sure that I enjoyed learning the craft a lot more than I enjoy doing the stuff in it that pays bills. (I have insomnia tonight. I’m just go...
|729 days ago||
INCA 570. Serious Euro Swiss engineering stuff. Somebody grab this giveaway ona great tool: http://norfolk.craigslist.org/for/2735326860.html
|741 days ago||
Nice deal, Ventura, California - 2 replies
Older INCA jointer planer combo machine. I’d snap it up if I didn’talready own one. Looks like a 570 with a couple of “teeth” brokenoff the infeed table, shouldn’t affect performance adversely. Mayhave a Tersa cutterhead. http://ventura.craigslist.org/tls/2722219284.html
|758 days ago||
Good deal near Omaha - 2 replies
I’ve owned and sold a number of Inca machines, and this selleris offering on hella deal: http://omaha.craigslist.org/tls/2685357170.html
|766 days ago||
Somebody grab this deal! - 15 replies
|804 days ago||
Legacy Mill model 900 + router - 4 replies
Legacy Mill model 900 has a 48” capacity lengthwise and turns up to 9” diameter. Includes Dewalt DW621 router and Woodrat plunge bar. $700 – pickup in Western Massachusetts. ph: 413-825-1402
|808 days ago||
Sweet bandsaw, Attleboro, MA - 2 replies
Saw this on the Western Mass CL http://westernmass.craigslist.org/tls/2613000629.html It’s a Walker-Turner 16” saw. Price is a bargain even if it’s 3-phase.
|809 days ago||
Selling off some tools in Western Mass - 7 replies
I’m liquidating much of my remaining power tools in Western Mass. – Easthamptonto be exact. If it comes to it I’ll put stuff on ebay and ship, but if any local lumberjockguys want to come look they are welcome. Porter Cable laminate trimmer #7310 $50 Porter Cable Blade Left Circular saw #743 – $70 Milwaukee 1...
|828 days ago||
Pasadena Tool Swap Sept. 10 - 3 replies
Old tools are a bit scarce in Southern California with Andy Anderson’s tool store gone (it was incredible), but periodic events at hardwood dealers help tool-heads get their fixes. September 10 is the next Arroyo Hardwoods Old Tool Swap Meet from 7:00 AM unjtil noon in Pasadena. The address is 2707 E. Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107. ...
|842 days ago||
Powermatic 8" Jointer - 6 replies
No. 60 jointer. Wired 220 with a 1.5 HP Leeson motor and a double sheave. Powermatic green, made in USA. Excellent working condition and a good-lookingmachine too. I have another jointer I use, so make offer – located in Los Angeles. I alsohave a little 1.5 HP shaper, made in France, with a sliding tenon table I don’t need any...
|845 days ago||
Anyone tried one of these - 10 replies
In my pro career, doing installations usually involved lugging way toomuch portable machinery to make relatively small cuts, including tapers that are ubiquitously required in finish carpentry, dangerous on a table saw, fussy with a scroll saw and generally a pain in the butt. It’s hard to believe this type of saw wasn’t available...
|846 days ago||
Your local Craigslist, Kijiji (now ebay classifieds) and other local classifiedsources may not yield the specific types on machinery you want,so here’s an advanced Google trick that sometimes turns upunexpected results. Google has an advanced search syntax and if you learn how to writein the syntax, you can search what Google has index...
|846 days ago||
here's a planer bargain in CT - 4 replies
I really love my Belsaw. It’s old and primitive but boy does it work well.I recommend them. One on Ebay in CT – a reserve auction but a very low starting price. Technically,if the reserve is not met the seller merely reserves the right not to sell, soa reserve auction does not indicate the seller refuses to sell if the price isn...