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TheDane

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998 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: humor jig

Anybody ever hear of a ‘Woodworkers DoveTail Tenoning Jig’?

Some guy in Wisconsin thinks he has one!

http://lacrosse.craigslist.org/tls/2677843166.html

If you want this, you better move fast … I hear these things go in a hurry!

And at $135.00, you would only paying a few dollars more than you can buy one new!

—Gerry

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"


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Bertha

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#1 posted 998 days ago

What, I love square dovetails. lol.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#2 posted 998 days ago

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TheDane

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#3 posted 998 days ago

Yeah, Jim, but that new one can’t do dovetails … LOL!

I hope this guy isn’t banking on the $135 to fund his retirement!

—Gerry

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Howie

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#4 posted 998 days ago

Gerry:this is the same thing I was grousing about a couple of weeks ago. I suppose people like this expect to find a sucker. I find stuff all the time on CL I could be interested in but it is either priced ridiculously or rusted all to hell (works good,only used a few times,bought new last year etc etc.)

-- Life is good.

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DrDirt

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#5 posted 998 days ago

I love the picture with a description “NEW NEVER USED” .

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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WhoMe

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#6 posted 998 days ago

And yet I was thinking there was a new jig that I didn’t have yet…lolol
I think I know why it has not been used yet, he probably couldn’t find the pages that showed how to make dovetails.
Shoot, even Rockler sells this type of jig for less than $100. If he paid more than that, I think he paid too much. I feel sorry for the person that will pay what he is asking.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies and the wall gets in the way.. - Mike -

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TheDane

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#7 posted 998 days ago

Howie … some of the CraigsList postings I see make me wonder if the people trying to sell stuff are stupid, or if they think the buyers are stupid.

I suspect in most cases, the seller is just simply out of touch.

—Gerry

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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flippedcracker

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#8 posted 998 days ago

Looks brand new too!

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David

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#9 posted 998 days ago

Maybe he just stores it on the saw and sprinkles sawdust on it from time to time, other than that it looks new and unused.

-- Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we ourselves possess. --Gandalf the Grey http://davidwahl.org/category/woodworking/

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Mark E.

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#10 posted 997 days ago

He’s a retired builder. Didn’t say what he built though.

-- Mark

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