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Blog entry by hooky posted 11-23-2009 04:39 PM 1079 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

finally after weeks of checkin out cabinet saws and arranging the power i have brought my new cabinet saw home

New table saw arriving on trailer

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http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2509/4127443907_6ab7d66e17_m.jpg!

of course i was devastated to discover that i needed to get to get an electrician to wire on a plug to use
it

the electrician comes tomorrow so i shall have some fun then

Hooky

-- Happiness is a way of travel , not a destination (Roy Goodman)



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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 11-23-2009 05:17 PM

Hooky, it is always an exciting time in the shop when we add a new tool but a new saw really gets the adrenaline pumping. This is a nice looking saw that you have added to your shop. I can understand your disappointment with having to wait on an electrician. I would have been ready to fire it up as soon as it was out of the shipping crate and assembled.

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

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#2 posted 11-23-2009 07:31 PM

Is it true that being south of the equator the bade spins the opposite way? Kidding of course. Be sure to post a review once you get it running.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#3 posted 11-23-2009 07:48 PM

Congrats on your new table saw.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 11-23-2009 10:16 PM

Hey Hooky, now you will have no excuses… .Good Choice…
I see you splurged on a CMT blade for the big bugger. SWEET.. they are fantastic… all I use.
Don… BTW our blades do spin the opposite way… forwards… lol

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#5 posted 11-23-2009 10:24 PM

looks like a hefty saw. what brand is that ? curious…

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#6 posted 11-23-2009 11:33 PM

Well done Hooky. No looking back now.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 11-24-2009 01:59 AM

have fun be safe

-- gagewestern

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#8 posted 11-24-2009 02:14 AM

Enjoy looks like a great saw ,Question? Do you have to mount you saws on the ceiling down-under? :-))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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hooky

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#9 posted 11-24-2009 11:50 AM

Purplev carbatech is a company in oz that sells woodworking equipment

the saw is Taiwanese made and i have seen it for sale under other brand names like tru pro

scott i cant print here what i said when i discovered the wiring

fortunately the electrician came today and wired it for me and it works well and quietly

cant wait to the weekend and play with it

unfortunately cutting wood will be put on hold as my wife and daughter want some bedroom cupboards which i will make out of melamine chip board

but it is there and it should last a life time so i will get to it soon i hope

Hooky

-- Happiness is a way of travel , not a destination (Roy Goodman)

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PurpLev

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#10 posted 11-24-2009 04:54 PM

Thanks Hooky! I’ll look them up, looks like a good saw.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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