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05-20-2010 08:14 AM

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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

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#1 posted 05-20-2010 01:10 PM

Torque workcenter…it seems like a super tool

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

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#2 posted 05-20-2010 01:59 PM

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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#3 posted 05-20-2010 02:07 PM

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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#4 posted 05-20-2010 02:18 PM

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

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#5 posted 05-20-2010 02:38 PM

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


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#6 posted 05-20-2010 02:49 PM

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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#7 posted 05-20-2010 02:55 PM

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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#8 posted 05-20-2010 03:00 PM

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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#9 posted 05-20-2010 03:01 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#10 posted 05-20-2010 03:07 PM

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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#11 posted 05-20-2010 03:15 PM

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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#12 posted 05-20-2010 03:34 PM

been lusting over a new bandsaw for months now.

-- Greg, Severn MD

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#13 posted 05-20-2010 03:41 PM

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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#14 posted 05-20-2010 03:51 PM

a complet set of those beautyfull handplanes from Clark and Williams

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#15 posted 05-20-2010 06:05 PM

Saw stop

-- Custom furniture

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