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Its small it’s full and its mine. Its 4×8 meters that means 12×24 for those of you with metric hebie gibies!
I own a Bosch table saw, a really old craftsman router (in use with table) a hand held router. A Hitachi 3&1/4 HP router with some up cut spiral bits for mortises and such and others as well. the basic array of hand planes 2 #6 jack planes (one I converted for use as a scrub plane) a smother (record) and a block plane (record) and a spoke shave. Chisels that don’t hold an edge so well, a drill press corded and cordless drills and drivers. Assorted tools grinders ect! biscuit joiner, Lots and lots of jigs!

I purchased a Universal machine. A Valex from Italy It’s used but it was in great shape. It is a four function machine: Jointer/Planer, Table saw with a fixed arbour and small sliding table, and a Slot mortiser.
I also bought a Band saw 14” model and a Sanding station to boot. With a 9” disc sander and a Belt sander.
I ordered after market guides for the band saw and made my own resaw fence.

I just want to note for the record that Israel is the only country in the region that has no markings on it!
Is it coincidence? I find this kind of disturbing!!! After 60 years I think Israel deserves some recognition!

Thank you
Chaim Gottesman


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GaryK

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#1 posted 2296 days ago

Looking forward to seeing some pictures.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2296 days ago

Hi Chaim,

I will ditto Gary’s comment about pictures. I find visual shop tours to be one of the interesting aspects of this community.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Rob Drown

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#3 posted 2160 days ago

God Bless Israel. Your work is beautiful. Take some pics of your shop, we’d love to see them.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1961 days ago

Chaim, Welcome to LumberJocks and thats a nice shop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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treeman

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#5 posted 1961 days ago

Keep the equipment; just let me get my hands on the wood!!!

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chaim

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#6 posted 1961 days ago

treeman, hello,
It looks like alot of wood but boy can you go throgh it quick!
Chaim

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woodworm

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#7 posted 1747 days ago

Today’s activity – strolling around and sneaking into LJ’s shop.
Nice shop and I like the smell of you Lumber! Do not forget to lock the back door, Chaim…!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1737 days ago

that’s one great shop full of super material

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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chaim

36 posts in 2325 days


#9 posted 1736 days ago

Thanks,
I’m doing my best to empty it out and get new material once and a while!
If I do it means I made some sales! and I’ve been making sales thats why I have little time to post!
Chaim

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