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Holbs

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474 days ago

for those starting into the wood working and looking to get machinery, keep in mind auctions at estate actions or even your own state’s auction (city buses went for $1000). do not just rely on craigslist.

this look nearly identical to the Powermatic 4224 Lathe like here for $100, but used condition from a high school.

why doesnt someone make the combo sander like delta/rockwell did with their's ? this one went for $300 used condition. i see the latest and greatest ‘shopmaster’ type of sander from delta and am not impressed. what would it take to bring back the old faithful combo sander?

also, a wonderful looking delta/rockwell 8” long bed jointer went for $300.


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#1 posted 474 days ago

Super good point!
I found a 1959 16” Powermatic planer out of a school for $600.
It is like new, very little use, and came with a dozen new blades!

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