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Forum topic by vcole posted 06-14-2016 04:04 PM 919 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-14-2016 04:04 PM

My father in law has been working with wood for a number of years. He is now well into his 80’s and we need to liquidate his wood shop. Some of the tools we are selling are as follows:

MBS-250 10” titling arbor saw
Grizzly Model G1018 14” band saw
Grizzly Model G1182 6” Joiner
DeWalt Contractor’s 10” radial arm saw (with round table)
8” bench grinder
Makita Table saw
Lathe – not sure of model or brand – but its large
Belt sander – not sure of model or brand

I need some assistance on what the values of these items are or if someone is interested in purchasing.

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#1 posted 06-14-2016 06:28 PM

Welcome to LJ. What part of the country are you in (assuming you’re in the USA?) Condition, location, actual models, add-ons, how hard it was used, etc all go into the value. Rule of thumb is to start at 50% of current new on similar models, then up or down from there. Pictures help a lot also.

Personally—i’d take a look at most any Dewalt RAS (radial arm saw) within 150 miles of northwest IN, but the prices on 10” saws tend to be very low (part of why i like them!!). I’m curious to try turning—so i’ve looked at a few lathes in the last few years too.

I have a Grizzly 1182=Z jointer that i bought in excellent condition 4 years or so ago, nice machine for what i paid for it (about 25% of current retail).

Good luck—i hope my sons have another 25 years or so before they have to sell my stuff, i’m pretty sure i’ll be accumulating until just about the day they have to figure out what to do with it!!

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#2 posted 06-14-2016 07:09 PM

I am in Utah, near Salt Lake City. Thank you for this information.

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#3 posted 06-14-2016 07:14 PM

The G1182 jointer would be worth in the $250 range if in good condition. Not really sure about the others.

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#4 posted 06-14-2016 07:20 PM

Lathe could be anywhere from $50 to $2500 depending on whether it’s for wood or metal working, what accessories it has and exact model. Bench grinder will be dependent on speed and what kind of wheels are on it as well as model.

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#5 posted 06-14-2016 08:01 PM

What is the DeWalt model number?

I agree with knottscott on the $250ish for the jointer.

I would say the band saw is worth $150-300 depending on cosmetic condition and any accessories or extra blades that it might have. If it has missing or broken parts, you’ll struggle to sell it even under $100

I’m not familiar with that model of table saw, and it is obviously a taiwanese copy of something. Even then, based on the fact that it is a cabinet saw I would say at least $400, possibly up to $650.

Like everyone else said, this is dependent on region and condition. I live in the midwest, but I think the proce range around here is on the lower end for used tools. They grow in the cornfields around here.

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#6 posted 06-14-2016 08:38 PM

Pictures are worth a thousand words (sometimes more!). Values can be all over the place and it depends a bit on how quickly you need to move the tools. Around here (rust belt) a 6” jointer in really good shape will rarely go for more than $150, an 8” will usually be three to four times that. That bandsaw would be in the $200 – $250 range. Lathe – definitely need pictures. The Makita table saw would be in the $75 – $300 range depending on age and condition. The bigger table saw would be ~$500 if in good shape. The bench grinder $40 – $50. The radial arm saw would probably actually sell in the $100 – $150 range even though sometimes people think they’re worth their weight in gold. The belt sander would be valued on size and condition, if no make or model is available that in and of itself would make it not too much.

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#7 posted 06-14-2016 10:24 PM

I am in Utah, near Salt Lake City. Thank you for this information.

- vcole

Wow—i was just out there last week, Nephi on Wednesday afternoon & Thursday morning, drove the Nebo Loop to Payson on my way back up to the airport. The last 2 years i’ve flown in on Wednesday morning and out Thursday night, so staying until Friday morning was like a vacation!!

Right now—headed out the door to spend 5 days watching “vintage” cars race in Indianapolis. I’ll be in a rescue truck in turn 5 or turn 12 of the road course—fun event to work!!

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#8 posted 06-15-2016 02:27 AM

I am in Pleasant Grove and I watch used tools pretty regularly, my wife might classify it as an addiction. Some people reach for a smoke, I look at tools. Knotscott is spot on with the jointer and TheGreatJon is right on the bandsaw. The radial arm saw would be listed at $250-350, but there are a ton of them around so you might have to settle for $200 or so. I wouldn’t expect much out of the table saw. We would need to see pics to give you a better idea on the grinder, lathe, and sander. KSL is the place to post them, don’t worry about craigslist. Unfortunately, I’m not really in the market for anything at the moment but if you have any questions I’d be glad to help.

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