Tool Gloat! Giggity Giggity!!

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Some of you may have seen my posting ””Who has bandsaws IN STOCK?””: Well, the answer was NOBODY. I ordered my 18’ Rikon from Woodcrafter in Addison, Tx which is a suburb of Dallas back in early November. Well, I was at work yesterday not have a particularly good day when my cell phone rang. It was the guy at Woodcrafter telling me my saw FINALLY cam in. It wasn’t due until the 2nd week of Feb. but showed up early. The picture shows it as I took it out of the box. I had not installed the table yet. But, FINALLY I have my saw. IT’S LIKE CHRISTMAS MORNING WHEN I WAS A KID! WOO HOO!!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#1 posted 1273 days ago

That’s a beautiful bandsaw. I almost bought one of those myself. I bought a Jet instead from a dealer along with my PM stuff as a package deal. I like the Rikon a lots though. Congratulations!!!

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 1273 days ago

Good for you, Cozmo! What a great day it turned out to be! You will have to let us know when you get it all set up how it does for you – do a review. We are looking at band saws and our tongues are hanging out here! We are very happy for your acquisition! :D


-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs "Knowledge is Power"

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 1273 days ago

Hi Cozmo;

Everybody loves new toys!!!

Have a great time with it.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 1273 days ago

I will see Scott today – I’ll tell him THANKS

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#5 posted 1273 days ago

We NEVER outgrow loving a new toy! Congratulations!!

-- Bob, Atlanta

View Cozmo35's profile


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#6 posted 1273 days ago

jerrells – Are you refering to Scott at Woodcrafter? If so, thell him thanks for me!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#7 posted 1273 days ago

It was a hard fought battle, but glad to see you victorious…. Proud for ya Mike!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 1273 days ago

That is sweet!

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette

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#9 posted 1273 days ago

Congratulations on the new toy. Quite a step from the scroll saw to the Rikon, but I am sure you will
not have too much trouble adjusting, just make sure you do remember to get enough sleep while you
are busy playing with this wonderful machine. LOL. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#10 posted 1273 days ago

Man, i don’t know you but I’m happy for you. Tools make my bad days better all the time. Especially when a new or brand-used tool comes home for the first time. From what i hear you made a great choice too.

-- Anthony

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#11 posted 1273 days ago

Congrats on your purchase. Can’t wait till we see something made using it.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#12 posted 1273 days ago


-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View Ken90712's profile


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#13 posted 1273 days ago

Nice to get your new saw Congrats!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Paul Pomerleau

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#14 posted 1273 days ago

Woo-Hoo !!!
Nice one.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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#15 posted 1273 days ago

MAN! Paul Bunyan could hit me in the face with a 2X4 and not knock this grin off !! I am at work thinking about getting home and making sawdust! This bad boy is 2 1/2 horse power with a 142 inch Timber Wolf blade. The next step up would be a ding dang saw mill. I can’t wait to get home and cut something!!

I always say, “You don’t get what you need, you get what you might need!”

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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