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Beginningwoodworker

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03-09-2013 01:58 AM

I finally got my Kodak to work agian today! And I got me the Sands Professional Magnetic Aluminum Extruded Level 24’’ and 48’’ Made in the USA. I Pay $64 bucks for both, I am going to use them on some carpentry projects.


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Grandpa

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#1 posted 03-09-2013 03:11 AM

It is great when you can get new tools. These will last a lifetime if cared for. Good investment too!!

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#2 posted 03-09-2013 03:15 AM

You said, ” I am going to use them on some carpentry projects.” What the hell else would you use them on? I’m so happy you’re so proud of your $64 purchase.

-- What causes a person to be a blue collar worker?

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#3 posted 03-09-2013 03:23 AM

My garage build.

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#4 posted 03-09-2013 03:25 AM

Nice purchase CJ!

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Eric in Florida.

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#5 posted 03-09-2013 04:14 AM

Nice levels CJ !

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#6 posted 03-09-2013 04:45 AM

Been thinking about trying to build my 12×20 garage workshop this year and start my carpentry business.

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#7 posted 03-09-2013 05:12 AM

Nice set of levels, I am not familiar with ‘Sands” but I have a Husky that is a dead ringer for your sands.(much cheaper) A 12×20 shop will give them a workout. Good luck with the shop.

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#8 posted 03-09-2013 01:02 PM

great investment ….!!! now get a case for them…the only place i could fine them was ace hardware..keeps them looking good..i have a wood level in a case under my bed..

-- IF YOUR NOT MAKING DUST...YOU ARE COLLECTING IT! SOUTH CAROLINA.

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#9 posted 03-09-2013 02:31 PM

Cool I will get some cases for them.

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DKV

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#10 posted 03-09-2013 06:17 PM

Do not forget the cases should be environmentally sealed to prevent premature aging…

-- What causes a person to be a blue collar worker?

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#11 posted 03-09-2013 06:48 PM

Congrats, CJ. Those will serve you well.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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#12 posted 03-09-2013 11:33 PM

I hope so!

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#13 posted 03-10-2013 12:00 AM

levels are great! Use them as straight edges, clamp them to sheets as a fence for saws, youll use these a ton.

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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#14 posted 03-10-2013 01:43 AM

I have an answer for what else you could use it on, to level out a jackasses head!!! Nice set of levels Charles, and now you have to uses for them!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#15 posted 03-10-2013 03:06 AM

Very nice CJIII. I might need a few levels myself someday. Mine are getting beaten up. Just cheaply ones I have though.

I did recently buy the CST laser level and also bought the Bosch laser level, love them both, use them to install cabinets.

Levels are great.

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