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Forum topic by Beginningwoodworker posted 03-27-2010 05:25 AM 1309 views 0 times favorited 34 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-27-2010 05:25 AM

I got Steel City Benchtop mortiser and four mortise chisels 1/4,5/16,1/2 and 3/8 given to me by a woodworker that has not use it in over a year, I am shock! but I dont have any excuse not to make use of mortise and tenon joinery. I already have a tenoning jig to cut the tenons.

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#1 posted 03-27-2010 05:31 AM

good fortune. use it wisely…

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#2 posted 03-27-2010 05:38 AM

wow…that is great…super cool…enjoy it!

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#3 posted 03-27-2010 05:44 AM

You are furniture bound, now!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#4 posted 03-27-2010 06:08 AM

OMG, Charles!!!

Was this thing EVER used???

You may want to look into buying a Mortise Chisel Sharpening Kit for about $30.

Having really sharp chisels makes a BIG difference!

Enjoy it. This was a really big thing to have fall in your lap!!!

-- -- Neil

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#5 posted 03-27-2010 06:09 AM

good things come to good people , charles .

way to go !

-- 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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#6 posted 03-27-2010 06:18 AM

He include the sharpening kit in there.

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#7 posted 03-27-2010 06:28 AM

Now that’s quite the freeby. Lucky you. Hope you put it to good use.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#8 posted 03-27-2010 06:43 AM

I’m jealous…

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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#9 posted 03-27-2010 07:03 AM

Very nice.

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

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#10 posted 03-27-2010 07:06 AM

i have the honor of bestowing upon you the “YOU SUCK” award of the day. and have a nice one.

-- Better woodworking through old hand tools.

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#11 posted 03-27-2010 07:37 AM

Now you officially have more tools than half the LJs

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

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#12 posted 03-27-2010 10:44 AM

Those things are really crappy. I’d be willing to take it off your hands for twenty bucks, out of the goodness of my own heart of course. Good for you Charles!

-- Rick, Canada,

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#13 posted 03-27-2010 12:27 PM

Yep. I’m officially jealous too. If your friend finds the need to get rid of any more tools please give him my name! LOL Enjoy!

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#14 posted 03-27-2010 12:40 PM

i agree with PawPaw..

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

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#15 posted 03-27-2010 12:56 PM

Congrats – I have my sights set on one of these. How about a review when you have had some time with it?

-- Marc

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