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685 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: question

Since it is almost Halloween, I thought I would poll the electorate and see what the stores want to know.
What tool do you want for Christmas?
( If you don’t celebrate it or call it that, please resist the urge to tell me such)

I know we could all dream big, but what is realistic to see that morning?

so lets keep it under 250 dollars, and be able to be carried by a lone spouse.

I am really curious to see what tools us crafty folk are hoping for but won’t buy on our own.

here is mine
the clifton convex spokeshave.
something that would be nice to have , but has never been important enough to go get because i need it.

maybe my spouse will see this and get me something this year, because I like material, but coal doesn’t carve that great.

best regards

-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.

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1369 posts in 1264 days

#1 posted 685 days ago

I’m asking santa for a new air compressor. Probably a Senco or Emglo 4 gal.

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#2 posted 685 days ago

Tedstor, I recently bought a Makita MAC2400 compressor, 4.2 gallon and 4.2 SCFM @ 90 PSI. Not sure if that’s in the neighborhood as the ones you mention, but I’m very happy with my Makita. It’s oiled and quiet, as it runs at a fairly low RPM. Anyway, for what it’s worth to ya…

Back on topic… I’d love some of the new Veritas PM-V11 chisels. And maybe a Blue Spruce mallet to go with them. Ho ho ho!

-- John, BC, Canada

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3470 posts in 822 days

#3 posted 685 days ago

a good set of forester bits.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Monte Pittman

13783 posts in 970 days

#4 posted 685 days ago

Clamps, clamps & more clamps

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Cole Tallerman

391 posts in 817 days

#5 posted 685 days ago

bosch router kit!

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#6 posted 685 days ago


Some very nice chisels from Lee Valley. I could circle them in the catalogue and leave it lying around…..

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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5289 posts in 1230 days

#7 posted 685 days ago

This is a tough one, but something that deserves some deep consideration. A new LV rabbet plane? A set of skew or fishtail chisels? A router plane? Going to have to narrow it down, but good to daydream about.

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187 posts in 2597 days

#8 posted 685 days ago

A new Shop. I’m now working out of 1/2 of a two car garage and part of a one car garage. But hoping to buy a new place in the mountains North of Phoenix with 1/2 acre lot. So I’ll have room for a nice shop. Come On Santa.

-- DeputyDawg

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42 posts in 731 days

#9 posted 685 days ago

I don’t really have an xmas list per se… but I do know that every time that UPS man shows up with another tool that I ordered I get that same feeling. Best part is it happens 12 months out of the year instead of 1!

My next two tools that I am getting don’t meet the posting criteria at all, lol.

Bosch 12” SCMS (seriously considering axial glide though…)


Rol Air VT20TB

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#10 posted 685 days ago

A chisel set. Gotta figure out which ones, but I want a good set of 4-6 in the $100 range…probably a few books and a FWW subscription

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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803 posts in 742 days

#11 posted 685 days ago

A Wynn filter for my dust collector.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#12 posted 685 days ago

Nothing. Too much stuff already ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 685 days ago

I’ll take those Veritas chisels as well! And the Wynn filter! And I’d certainly love a new compressor.

I think, however, since I wont be getting that Laguna 14 SUV anytime soon, I too would probably choose some spokeshaves!

-- jay,

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#14 posted 684 days ago

I’d like a Veritas router plane (,41182,48945) and a Veritas spokeshave set (,50230&ap=1). I’m sure I’ll buy myself both at some point.


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#15 posted 684 days ago

Blue urethane tires from . Something that I have been wanting to do.

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