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Forum topic by live4ever posted 1511 days ago 669 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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live4ever

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1511 days ago

A list of little shop tidbits (under $50) that I have found SO helpful or satisfying to use during my first year of woodworking. They are all items I wish I had been introduced to, or prioritized getting, sooner. Please feel free to list your own.

Micromesh abrasive pads (1500-10000 grit) (~$20)
Precision brass setup bars (~$10)
Dial indicator, caliper (~$30-50)
universal fence clamps (~$15)
Card scraper ($10)

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1511 days ago

I would put clamps and measuring tools high on the list

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