What is the best deal you have gotten on supplies/machinery??

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Forum topic by steve_in_ohio posted 03-18-2014 02:01 AM 815 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-18-2014 02:01 AM

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I want to know what is the best deal you have gotten on woodworking supplies, machines, etc.

I will start with this pile of lumber that I picked up last week for $5

It had 5 pieces of 7/8” x 3” x 12’ purpleheart, 4 pieces of 7/8” x 3” x 12’ mahogany, some walnut turning blanks, a lot of smaller pieces, and a ton of dowels. I think that I see a cutting board in my future.

-- steve, simple and effective

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#1 posted 03-23-2014 11:16 PM

I think my ‘estate sale’ purchase of an egg beater drill with a small lathe thrown in to sweeten the deal was the best deal so far.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#2 posted 03-23-2014 11:20 PM

I just picked up a 14 inch 1 hp Jet bandsaw in good shape for $200.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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