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Forum topic by sandhill posted 1997 days ago 1452 views 1 time favorited 27 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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sandhill

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1997 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: classified ad wood workers tools

When I was looking to add a new tool to my collection I found it very hard to find what I wanted for a reasonable price. Being retired does not mean pay what the market will bare. I kept hearing so and so just sold one of those! I would think to myself “why didn’t I hear about that?” Missed another deal I kind of felt like I was out of the loop or on another planet… So here’s what I came up with. I found a web site hosting company for like $8.00 per month and loaded a Classified ad program. I will manage it at no charge and there is no charge to list any wood working tools or lumber. Its like a Craigslist for wood working only. I am not making any money on this and as long as it is productive and people like it I will continue to support it. I is empty right now and I will give it a month or two to see if it catches on. So whats in it for me? Maybe I can score a good deal on some wood or when I need a new tool I wont be out of the loop! Hope this helps someone.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/


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Francisco Luna

936 posts in 2019 days


#1 posted 1997 days ago

A pretty good idea to me!.....would be great also to have a market place like Ebay but with the same idea, for woodworking only….Ebay + Paypal suck!!!

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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CutNRun

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#2 posted 1997 days ago

Sounds like a good idea to me. I’ve got a few items that I would like to list.

-- CutNRun - So much wood, so many trails, so little time

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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 1997 days ago

Yes, add me to the list. I have some things to sell too.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Padre

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#4 posted 1997 days ago

I’m in!

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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sandhill

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#5 posted 1997 days ago

OK then here is the basic first draft. If you use it or not give me some feed back as to changes I can make or anything that I can add to make it interesting.
Here is the site link

http://woodworkerslist.com/

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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kolwdwrkr

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#6 posted 1997 days ago

Sandhill, I like this idea as well. In fact I went and was going to post some things for sale right away but you don’t have the right catagory. Soooo…... as soon as you get a section for sanders (drum sanders, oscillating sanders, etc), line boring machines, pocket hole machines, etc I will definately post. Please PM me when you have these set up and I will gladly use the site.
Thanks for wanting to do something like this.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Dadoo

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#7 posted 1997 days ago

*Needs a LumberJocks link!

And it’s a great idea!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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sandhill

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#8 posted 1997 days ago

I have added about all I can think of so we are open for listings now Hope this works well for those that need and use it. enjoy

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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ellen35

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#9 posted 1997 days ago

This is just a super idea!!! Thank you!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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PurpLev

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#10 posted 1997 days ago

Fantastic!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Kindlingmaker

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#11 posted 1997 days ago

Great!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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sandhill

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#12 posted 1997 days ago

Thanks spread the word.
I am putting up a link area for woodworking sites and LJ is the first, maybe the only.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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bibb

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#13 posted 1997 days ago

Just posted a saw. Needs a link back to our page

-- "Imagination is more important than knowledge" Bibb in CO at http://katanadesign.com

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sandhill

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#14 posted 1997 days ago

Before I get to carried away here I wanted to check with martin about posting all this stuff it seem to be getting a lot of attenshion so when he ok’s the post I will put up the link back. Sorry

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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Blake

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#15 posted 1996 days ago

Interesting. Good luck.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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