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Forum topic by Mark posted 08-25-2010 03:10 AM 1216 views 0 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Mark

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08-25-2010 03:10 AM

So a whomping huge cheque came in the mail and right away I had to treat myself with a new toy…or two…or three. Every time I get a chance I love to upgrade the shop :) In this pic it shows the Freud router bit kit for cabinet doors ($159+tax), an 8” dado blade set ($80), and a great deal on clamps (8 clamps in the kit for $35). I also bought odds n ends for the shop (sandpaper etc.) I just had to tell someone :)

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-- M.K.


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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 08-25-2010 03:13 AM

Good for you! Treating yourself once in a while is what life is all about! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 08-25-2010 03:18 AM

Nice haul…shopping for tools is fun !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Mark

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#3 posted 08-25-2010 03:40 AM

o ya hands down

-- M.K.

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#4 posted 08-25-2010 03:50 AM

Smokin

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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lilredweldingrod

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#5 posted 08-25-2010 03:56 AM

Atta boy!

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gagewestern

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#6 posted 08-25-2010 03:57 AM

that is the first thing i do also, how much of any income can or should be spent on those same things

-- gagewestern

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#7 posted 08-25-2010 04:22 AM

so how do i get one of these checks…i would like some new toys…....how aboyt the next one you get…you share with the grizz….....i woud be thankful….i would even make you something from th new tools…hey i would make your son one of my special train sets…there pretty nice mark…just for one check…LOL….....glad you got it…and had fun with it too…....i just bought a new makita 18 gauge brad nailer…...its a sweet gun…100 bucks…then i got 30 bucks woth of brads for it…but now i would still like to get some more…so here i stand with my hand out…to one of my wood working brothers…sayin …gimie gimie…......lol…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Karson

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#8 posted 08-25-2010 04:52 AM

All right. The mail men are so nice.

Couldn’t have happer to a happier camper.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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patron

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#9 posted 08-25-2010 06:50 AM

good for you , mark .

glad things are moving forward ,

since you landed that church work .

and the family is eating .

hang tight ,dude .

winter is just down the road !

-- 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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#10 posted 08-25-2010 08:29 AM

:-) good for you

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degoose

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#11 posted 08-25-2010 10:03 AM

That is just so good…Hope you enjoy and play safe…

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

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#12 posted 08-25-2010 11:38 AM

Now that is the shopping I like.

Good for you Mark.

-- When you know better you do better.

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Mark

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#13 posted 08-27-2010 02:53 AM

thx everyone…I got lots to catch up on now…p.s. I will be posting my next project in a few days

-- M.K.

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