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Forum topic by AlaskaGuy posted 05-12-2013 11:22 PM 1090 views 0 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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#1 posted 05-12-2013 11:30 PM

Yeah and no extra charge for the rust! :D

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#2 posted 05-12-2013 11:57 PM

Why is it puzzling?

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#3 posted 05-13-2013 12:10 AM

I think he means the part where it says “dovetail jig” but the picture shows a tenoning jig.
The part where the seller wants $100 for a rusted tool that costs $110 new, that’s just gravy.

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#4 posted 05-13-2013 12:18 AM


Don’t you find it puzzling that you’d make dovetails with a tenon jig. How do you do that!

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#5 posted 05-13-2013 12:21 AM

Those look like dovetails, well, dovetail pins, to me. It’s on the internet, so It must work as claimed!

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#6 posted 05-13-2013 01:17 AM

Under $70 at Grizzly. :-)

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#7 posted 05-13-2013 01:24 AM

Still chuckling. Thanks for posting.

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#8 posted 05-13-2013 01:25 AM

Wow….Thanks for sharing…It’s amazing some of the misinformed people out there trying to make a buck…That’s one for the forum Craigslist posters have gone nuts…

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#9 posted 05-13-2013 01:41 AM

Under a hundred on Amazon. But its only a tenoning jig there

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#10 posted 05-13-2013 02:36 PM

Now I guess I will have to buy it to figure out how to make dovetails with it???

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#11 posted 05-13-2013 02:50 PM

Clean and polish that up a bit and mount it on your workshop wall for a unique hanging unit for your coat/hat/keys/mug/wallet. It will outlive you and any other decor item.

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#12 posted 05-13-2013 02:53 PM

Ahhh, I see now! I didn’t even look at the header!

Seems to be the CL norm around here. There is a guy that has been selling a Delta drill press mortiser for $175 for about 3 years. I’m getting so sick of seeing it because he reposts about every 3 days. As a bonus, he lives about 70 miles away from any populated area and won’t meet. I bet he’s not even a woodworker. He probably found it at a garage sale and googled “Delta mortiser” and thinks he’s in the money now!

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#13 posted 05-13-2013 03:10 PM

Maybe it comes with instruction on how to use it for dovetailing… Like, mount it to your bench to hold work as you handsaw the dovetails. Nice and heavy, could make for a versitile vise!

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