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Forum topic by Bill White posted 379 days ago 575 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Bill White

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379 days ago

I have an AMT 16” scroll saw that I bought umpteen years ago, still works just fine, Several small AMT hand tools that have served me well.
Does anybody remember AMT, and if so, do you have any of their tooling?
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us


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#1 posted 379 days ago

Yup, I have the do-it-yourself spindle shaper kit. I/2” arbor, and lots of Corob bits. My first lunchbox 12” thickness planer was an AMT, shipped in for $179, approx. 1985. Wish I’d bought every one of their bronze planes, affordable in those pre-Lie-Nielsen days! Loved the catalogs, these people were so nice the way they presented their offerings in such a folksy manner.

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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#2 posted 378 days ago

I have an AMT benchtop drill press I bought about 25 years ago. It has been great and has a 3/4 hp motor. I don’t like the depth stop, but otherwise have no complaints. I’ve looked over the years at replacing it with a newer model with a better depth stop, but can’t find a decent benchtop drill press with a 3/4 hp motor other than a Grizzly, which seems overpriced to me.

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#3 posted 377 days ago

I use to get their flyers. No purchases.

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#4 posted 304 days ago

I have just received an AMT scroll saw from my dad that was my grandfathers. The only semi-complaint that I have is that it takes 6” blades (a few broken blades until I realized). I am going to try a little modification to accept 5”ers. I would like the variety and lower cost. I love the feel of older solid machines.

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