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Forum topic by DevilDoc posted 02-08-2013 09:05 AM 797 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-08-2013 09:05 AM

Topic tags/keywords: jointer craigslist

Found this jointer in my area, Wanted to see if yall think it is worth fixing or just keep waiting.

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#1 posted 02-08-2013 09:10 AM

I think it’s a little on the small side, but the important question is how much does a brand new one go for? the stand ought to be worth about I dunno 40 bucks?

-- The mark of a good carpenter is not how few mistakes he makes, but rather how well he fixes them.

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#2 posted 02-08-2013 09:27 AM

They were (are?) about $179.
Mostly aluminum.
Same size Grizzly is about $200, mostly cast iron.

I think folks who mostly work with smaller pieces, like boxes and such, like the smaller machines.
I think I’d pay $50 to $75 for it if I did not have a jointer.

I also think a jointer hand plane would be just as useful and about the same price; less noise and dust.
But, that’s just my opinion.

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