LumberJocks

observations at yearly state sale

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by Holbs posted 04-13-2013 11:37 PM 425 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
View Holbs's profile

Holbs

527 posts in 696 days


04-13-2013 11:37 PM

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.


1 reply so far

View unbob's profile

unbob

421 posts in 570 days


#1 posted 04-14-2013 12:04 AM

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!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase