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a1Jim

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1615 days ago

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I Know I must coming done with something because today I decided I have to many tools . I ‘m working on a cabinet job and every time I turned around something was in the way so….I said to my self,Self you need to get rid of some of these things that you don’t use that much. So I placed and ad in my local Craig’s list.
I know it must be a temporary condition. If anyone’s close enough here’s my ad.

http://roseburg.craigslist.org/tls/1605824144.html

Forgive the promotion

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture


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degoose

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#1 posted 1615 days ago

Nothing there I really need… lol… I too am going crazy… I am about to post for quick sale..a 3/4 inch shaper… older model made in New Zealand.. a Dewalt RAS on a bench and a 9 inch jointer… currently not hooked up to a motor… no room now that I have the Torque…

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

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#2 posted 1615 days ago

Welcome back Jim.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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patron

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#3 posted 1615 days ago

man you scared me , jim

i thought you were selling routers ,

i was ready to call 911 (LOL) !

good idea ,
sell that stuff ,
more room to dance with the wife !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 1615 days ago

I know what you mean!! Trying to run a personal life and electrical contracting out of a 2 car garage (shop for woodworking) feels the same way ;-((

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Abbott

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#5 posted 1615 days ago

man you scared me , jim

i thought you were selling routers ,

i was ready to call 911 (LOL) !

:)

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1615 days ago

But the story of dancing with wolves has already been written David,

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Kjuly

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#7 posted 1615 days ago

Jim,
What you going to do with all that extra money, buy more tools?
Wish I lived closer.
Keith

-- Keith, Charlotte, MI www.julyswoodworks.com

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1615 days ago

Hey There’s an idea Keith trade big tools for smaller ones.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 1615 days ago

What can I get for a hamer?? L.O.L.

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Rick Dennington

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#10 posted 1615 days ago

Greetings Jim: Are you coming down with a fever?..... lol. Who’s the guy who said “you can never have enough tools”..... oh… that wasn’t you? I must have you confused with someone else… actually that sounds like Kent Sheapard…. I think….... lol lol.

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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Abbott

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#11 posted 1615 days ago

Jim I will soon have a used one horse dust collector available, it’s old and has wear but I am still using it while I try and find the time to install the one I brought over from my old shop.

I am in need of a used 12”-14” (or larger band saw), running or not and some type of router table or router fence setup I can install myself on a shop built router table. Let me know please if you have any of those items available or might be interested in the Dust Collector unit in trade for something.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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kolwdwrkr

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#12 posted 1615 days ago

I would love to have a few of those tools, especially the drum sander. Bummer theres no room or money. Good luck on the sales Jim. Hope all is well.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 1615 days ago

That’s funny Jim;

I have come to that same conclusion many times. It’s crazy, a small renovating project requires so many specialty tools, there’s no room left to do the work.

Still, I’m afraid to sell anything. What if I need it? LOL

Lee

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grizzman

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#14 posted 1615 days ago

good luck jim..i think were all pretty lucky to have what we do…you never know when you just might have to depart with them …i just saw a guy who’s health is so bad…hes selling lock stock and barrel…his whole shop…it sure made me re look at things…put the money in savings …grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#15 posted 1615 days ago

Jim, That is the first I heard anyone say that, “Too Many Tools”. I don’t know about anyone else, but I never have enough tools. Wished I lived closer.

Have a good one….

-- Mike, VT

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