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MrGoodCat

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12-25-2013 11:00 PM

So under the tree this morning what do I find? Just a big box containing a brand new ridged planer. Oh the fun I will have with that.
What new toys did you guys get this year?

-- Beware the lollipop of mediocrity, lick it once and you suck forever.


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MrFid

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#1 posted 12-25-2013 11:07 PM

Incra Miter gauge and LN rabbet block plane. Enjoy your new planer!

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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Brickman

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#2 posted 12-26-2013 12:36 AM

Wood River 4 1/2 plane. Looking forward to using it on a couple of projects.

-- Mark - Pueblo, Colorado

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Jim

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#3 posted 12-26-2013 12:45 AM

I got 3 Sorby lathe chisels a 3/4” spindle gouge a 1” oval skew and a 3/4” skew from my brother in law, a bunch of assorted pen blanks an x-acto knife set from wife and kids.

-- Jim in Cushing Oklahoma

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JustplaneJeff

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#4 posted 12-26-2013 12:51 AM

I bought a used Powermatic 66 table saw from a local furniture builder who was upgrading to a 12’’. How am I going to hide that from my wife LOL

-- JustplaneJeff

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MrGoodCat

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#5 posted 12-26-2013 12:53 AM

We all must have been reall good this year.

-- Beware the lollipop of mediocrity, lick it once and you suck forever.

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lateralus819

1452 posts in 576 days


#6 posted 12-26-2013 12:58 AM

A branding iron, 4 machinists squares, an I gaging digital setup tool, a woodworking magazine, quad captor, oh and I guess my new but used Grizzly 3hp saw. I’m spoiled I guess. But my wife made out like a bandit so it’s all good.

-- Never confuse mistakes with failure. Kevin

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endgrainy

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#7 posted 12-26-2013 01:15 AM

I got a set of Gramercy holdfasts! They’re awesome – I’m not sure how I made it without them.

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The Box Whisperer

672 posts in 757 days


#8 posted 12-26-2013 01:18 AM

a DW735 from the gf and my choice between a veritas smoothing plane or a festool ros from my parents. Im a lucky guy….

-- "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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Thrakintosh

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#9 posted 12-26-2013 01:19 AM

LN Small Router Plane, Small Chisel Plane & 3/8” Bench Chisel. A Matsumura 7.5mm Dovetail Chisel and… a week long class with Darrell Peart at MASW.

-- Adam - Red Hook, NY

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MrGoodCat

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#10 posted 12-26-2013 03:06 AM

Adam your in Red Hook! I’m visiting my parents in hopewell jct. small world.

-- Beware the lollipop of mediocrity, lick it once and you suck forever.

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BentheViking

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#11 posted 12-26-2013 03:06 AM

no tools this year, just a bunch of HD gift cards that will go towards refitting our two bathrooms. I guess thats easier than sticking drywall and tile under the tree. Hell I’m sure I’ll find a few small tools to sneak in every now and then as I chip down on the gift cards.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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gfadvm

11233 posts in 1377 days


#12 posted 12-26-2013 03:19 AM

Let us know how you like the new model Ridgid. I have a previous model and love it.

I bought myself a used WoodMizer sawmill off CL so I got all I wanted this year!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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rad457

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#13 posted 12-26-2013 04:59 AM

General 17” drill press and set of L.V. carcass saws, has anybody used these saws yet, any good?

-- Andre of Alberta. Are you Kidding me?

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lepelerin

323 posts in 1012 days


#14 posted 12-27-2013 03:26 AM

A LV apron and gift certificate. Lucky me :)

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firefighterontheside

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#15 posted 12-27-2013 03:47 AM

Freud 8” Dado, Woodriver chisels, I box vacuum control, Stanley chisel sharpening kit(seems cheap). Good Christmas for me.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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