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Strong Tool Design Joint Matic Horizontal router table (Columbus, Oh Area) $400

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Forum topic by Bud_K posted 10-21-2017 02:02 PM 402 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Bud_K

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10-21-2017 02:02 PM

I have an ooriginal Strong Tool Design Joint Matic Horizontal router table.
I bought this from a gentleman a few years ago who was selling his grandfather’s
woodworking tools. I intended to modify it to a slot mortiser. I haven’t taken a
picture of it yet but here’s a link to the system at LumberJocks:

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/103658

Will post photos later this weekend.

It is mostly cast aluminum with a chain/gear lift mechanism.
Really well made and fairly heavy. It was built by a now-close
tool design shop in Michigan. It comes with the original manual
which describes how to make dados, rabbets, and even dovetails.
The table has a miter slot and a miter gauge is included.
There is also an adjustable angle jig.

It has been in my shop for several years how. I tried a couple
of cuts using small PC router which installed with no modification.
It is time to pass it on to someone who will put it to good use.

My problems trying to determine what to ask for the unit.
Do you think $400 is out of the question? Would appreciate
input, but will start it there if anyone is interested. Thanks.


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#1 posted 10-21-2017 03:32 PM

It certainly looks well built and not overly complicated, if I were in the market this is something like what I’d be looking for. As for value, I don’t think $400 would be out of the question for the right buyer, perhaps a little on the high side but you can always go down negotiating a sale and never up.

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#2 posted 10-31-2017 01:36 AM

I just purchase Strong Tool Design Joint Matic last weekend at an auction ( Oct 28th, 2017) and would be interested in buying a photo copy of the manual, Richard

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