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thatwoodworkingguy

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1534 days ago

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What would it be and why?

For me it would be an open end belt sander. I have been working alot with veneer and small part that just dont work on the planer. It would be a welcome addition

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~


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Toolz

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#1 posted 1534 days ago

Torque workcenter…it seems like a super tool

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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Moron

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#2 posted 1534 days ago

The Festool Domino with all the extras….............but at almost 2K, its a distant dream

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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knotscott

5374 posts in 1981 days


#3 posted 1534 days ago

A portable storage unit to hold all of the “other stuff” that my shop shares the garage with!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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lwllms

535 posts in 1887 days


#4 posted 1534 days ago

A pair of side snipe planes or a set of 30º edge floats to make a pair.

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jtlighting

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#5 posted 1534 days ago

ill take it one step futher scott how about just a seperate building all together just for my shop complete with a finishing room and a storage room to house all the beautiful wood, climate controlled the works even a lock on the door to keep the others away

-- TO CUT IS TO CREATE.....

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JAGWAH

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#6 posted 1534 days ago

Just a 3 phase left tilt Unisaw. Power and it talks so sweet when you turn it on, barooom!

It eats anything you feed it and never complains… if you respect it.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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richgreer

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#7 posted 1534 days ago

First, I need a place in my shop to put it. Then I need an open end belt sander.

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

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Gregn

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#8 posted 1534 days ago

For me it would have to be a category I could chose from. Something I have been giving serious thought to these days. After achieving a knowledge of tool use I’m ready for a new arsenal of good quality hand tools to work with. For years I have used cheap chisels and hand planes as well as other hand tools, and have gotten by quite well. I now have about the majority of machines and power tools I want minus the air tools I want. But my hand tools are a sorry looking lot, some of which don’t work well due to the quality of the materials.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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SnowyRiver

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#9 posted 1534 days ago

I would like a floor model spindle sander…possibly the Oliver would be nice.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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JAGWAH

929 posts in 1689 days


#10 posted 1534 days ago

If I had room I would truly love an over head stroke sander. sweet sander.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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hairyknuckler

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#11 posted 1534 days ago

Powermatic 66 Tablesaw. With a good set of stack dado blades and a good combo blade. The old craftsman is getting on my nerves8)

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Sawdust4Blood

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#12 posted 1533 days ago

been lusting over a new bandsaw for months now.

-- Greg, Severn MD

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Jon Spelbring

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#13 posted 1533 days ago

Time.
A bigger shop would be nice, but the tool I’m most lacking is just the time to spend in the shop.

-- To do is to be

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Dennisgrosen

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#14 posted 1533 days ago

a complet set of those beautyfull handplanes from Clark and Williams

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 1533 days ago

Saw stop

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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