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Forum topic by tool_junkie posted 05-16-2012 12:41 AM 1028 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-16-2012 12:41 AM

Just came across the following on my local Craigslist.

Is this a good deal? (even though its Craftsman)

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#1 posted 05-16-2012 12:48 AM

If you need a jointer to progress in your woodworking
it is a good deal if used ones are scarce in your area.
I’d grab it I were you and you don’t have a jointer
and need one. It will serve you far better than going

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#2 posted 05-16-2012 01:13 AM

For 100 dollars, it’s worth it if it runs well. If the model number starts with a 113.xxxx it’s a USA built Emerson tool and those are well thought of.

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#3 posted 05-16-2012 01:17 AM


-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 05-16-2012 01:19 AM

I have the same jointer, A good entry level unit. I am looking forward to a Powermatic but until then this will get the job done. I learned to watch my tuning skills to get good results.

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