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What Did you get For Christmas? Tool Gloats Welcome.

by laxbograt
posted 12-27-2012 10:45 PM

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76 posts in 1077 days

#1 posted 12-28-2012 01:18 AM

Got a new mini lathe and lathe chisles! amazing but I dont own a grinder or any type of sharpening system so…..

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#2 posted 12-28-2012 01:22 AM

Just a few items here. There is a lot of stuff not pictured, and some big giftcards. I also got myself a Christmas present that should be here soon (Thanks again Don!) – a Stanley #7

-- Unplugged Woodworkers -

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#3 posted 12-28-2012 01:29 AM

The wonderful wife bought me this Bad Axe Tenon saw. Mesquite handle, black nickel back and fasteners, filed hybrid cut, 12 ppi.

-- Will, Ontario Canada. "I can do fast, cheap and good, but you can only pick two... "

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 01:39 AM

I have been collecting tools hoping to find time to do woodworking. My craftsmanship, I am sure is subpar.
My wife got me a membership to the local woodworker’s guild with shop previledges. Now I have an excuse for a monthly meeting and have a chance to learn from people who knows what they are doing.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 02:32 AM

Willeh, that is an awesome saw, I have the 16 inch with the walnut handle, I’m sure it cuts like a dream. Bad axe saws are worth every penny they cost and every minute u wait for them.


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#6 posted 12-28-2012 02:37 AM

I got the joy of seeing loved ones appreciate the hand made gifts I made for them.
It’s been a tight year financially.
I’m enjoying the small pleasures this year.


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#7 posted 12-28-2012 02:54 AM

No tools, but a couple gift cards to the BORG and a check for $150 earmarked explicitly for use toward the purchase of a bandsaw. So I did OK.

-- "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." - Mark Twain

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#8 posted 12-28-2012 06:50 AM

This was from my wife

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#9 posted 12-28-2012 03:24 PM

@Rodg- Nice Score!! Does your wife have a sister?

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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#10 posted 12-28-2012 03:26 PM

I was gifted a solid vintage Craftsman radial arm saw.. :) I’m pretty excited about it! I pick it up next week.

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#11 posted 12-28-2012 05:09 PM

-Veritas 14pt Dovetail saw (My first good joinery saw)
-1000/6000 Water stone
-Pipe clamp
-Stanley Sharptooth saw (for rough deminsioning)
—> 3 Cans Prestone spray-on Auto window de-icer (since When I’m working on Wood projects, my car often gets kicked out of the garage and gets iced over.)

-- I'm strictly hand-tool only...unless the power tool is faster and easier!

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#12 posted 12-28-2012 05:17 PM

Santa brought all four Steve Latta’s inlay tools from Lie-Nielson

-- John from Hampstead

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#13 posted 12-28-2012 06:38 PM

My lovely girlfriend bought me all the James Krenov books. I had previously borrowed them from the library, but I so wanted them for keeps. Yay

-- David, Copenhagen, Denmark

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#14 posted 12-28-2012 06:50 PM

And here it is:

-- Unplugged Woodworkers -

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#15 posted 12-28-2012 10:58 PM

My wife gave me a Powermatic 719T mortiser. I’m a very happy guy!

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#16 posted 12-29-2012 12:34 AM

I got a few things…a couple of books (Schwarz’s Workbench Design Book and Masaschi’s Foolproof Wood Finishing), an old wooden plane, a burnisher (but not any cabinet scrapers, at least, not yet), some $$ for tools (I’m thinking a set of Stanley Bailey chisels), and a set of Kobalt knives that are pretty good beater knives.

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#17 posted 12-29-2012 12:46 AM

my wife gave me the Incra IBOX, I have made hinges with it so far, I really like it, did have a set up issue, it was making the pins about a 1/64” too large, I called Incra, and they told me how to fix it , a simple adjustment, now it works fine, Incra gives great customer service.

-- Smitty!!!

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#18 posted 12-29-2012 01:02 AM

My parents got me a Jet air cleaner! Also, my wife’s aunt and uncle gave me a Lee Valley gift card and 4 pieces of lumber—some walnut, bloodwood, wenge, and a beautiful 1.5”x1.5”x18” piece of ebony. Also got some small things from Rockler and some gift certificate money that may go into some tools.

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#19 posted 12-29-2012 03:18 AM

Smitty, I am SOOO envious!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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