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Forum topic by Jim K posted 11-01-2009 06:34 AM 1424 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jim K

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11-01-2009 06:34 AM

has anyone tried or is using products by wolfcraft? I have there doweling jig and today i purchased a pockethole jig from wolfcraft as well. I like the doweling jig thought it was cumbersome at first but I’m ok with it now. They have a couple of router tables i was looking at them today at menards any feedback on the router tables?

Also menards has 7” clamps half off and got 3” spring clamps dollar off. The 7” clamps were 7.95 and the 3” spring clamps ended up 1.99.

My wife hates when i go there i end up with more stuff.

She’d crap a brick if i came home with that 750.00 Delta table saw i looked at too.

In reading the posts here you people are right about cheap table saws. The cheaper brands were right next to the delta and the first thing i found was the play in the miter slots. The delta contractors saw had none.

Jim


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Mark Shymanski

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#1 posted 07-14-2010 12:57 AM

I have not tried Wolfcraft products, sounds like they are working for you though.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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knotscott

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#2 posted 07-14-2010 01:54 AM

Iv’e got some of their quick grip style hand clamps and like them a lot.

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Howie

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#3 posted 07-14-2010 02:37 AM

I wish Menards would open where I live. They would put Lowes/Depot out of business.

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MarkwithaK

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#4 posted 07-14-2010 05:01 AM

Not necessarily. I have 6 Menard’s within 30 minutes of my house and they are good for some stuff, great for a few things but both The Depot and Lowe’s have no problem competing with them. Up until recently Menard’s was a last ditch effort kind of thing but lately they have been getting much better, just depends on which one I go to.

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JimDaddyO

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#5 posted 07-14-2010 03:24 PM

I have a wolfcraft mobile base for my miter saw. I am happy with it, have not used any other for comparison though.

-- I still have all my fingers

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syenefarmer

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#6 posted 07-15-2010 01:53 AM

I have a number of Wolfcraft products and by an large have been very pleased with them. Most of their stuff seems to be well made and pretty heavy duty.

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#7 posted 07-15-2010 03:56 AM

I’m almost sorry to say this but what I say is my sincere opinion. I have purchased some wolfcraft products at Menards because they were so cheap. Without exception, I have been disappointed. I recall the old phrase, “You get what you pay for”.

The most positive thing I can say is that their products seem to be a little bit better than the toolshed products Menards also carries.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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