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CharlieM1958

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1832 days ago

I don’t know if any of you deal with Woodworker.com. They are a pretty good source in my opinion, and I’ve been satisfied with the price and quality of everything I’ve ever purchased from them.

I was kind of shocked when I received this email from them yesterday. Of course I never heard of the brand, and they’ve got to be some poorly made junk, but the prices are enough to grab your attention.

http://woodworker.com/PROMO/IRW11Hweb.htm

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"


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PurpLev

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#1 posted 1832 days ago

yeah, thats pretty incredible – I think that the material alone would cost just as much here in the states…

on a side note – if I spend any more $$$ I would really have to build another bed REAL fast. (I feel guilty buying a pack of screws for $3.99 these days)

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 1832 days ago

This is a reputable company. I used to get there catalog years ago.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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patron

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#3 posted 1832 days ago

i got the same notice last night ,
they are good , and will match any price out there ,
for same name brands .
their customer service is exelent , and parts
are available .
all the customer service guy’s are woodworkers,
so you can talk ( during business hours )
with someone that speaks the language .
thanks for posting , charlie .
i don’t know how to do that blue stuff yet .

this is a really good deal for a tight budget .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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lew

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#4 posted 1832 days ago

As Dick said, There catalog used to come to me all of the time. Never bought any power tools but they had other stuff similar to Rockler and Woodcraft that I purchased- never had a problem.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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blockhead

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#5 posted 1832 days ago

I found this on Sawmill Creek, someone said, “The Woodtek is made by Geetech, who also makes the GI 50-220CM1, the Sunhill CT-250T, and Craftex hybrids….all appear to be the same basic saw with different bolt-ons.”
I didn’t research extensively, but appears to be a quality company as the others have said. I just received my Jet contractors saw yesterday, and there are some striking similarities between the Geetech TS and the Jet.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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rwyoung

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#6 posted 1832 days ago

Sunhill is an importer for Geetech

http://www.sunhillmachinery.com/en/faq/34-why-dont-we-sell-sunhill-labels-on-the-machines.html

-- Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

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cabinetmaster

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#7 posted 1832 days ago

Great prices on those tools. I have bought quite a few things from them as they as located in NC. Great customer service as well. I’ll have to look into that table saw.

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

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1832 days ago

This is woodworkerd supply they have been around for years and are a great place to do business with,these tools I don’t know about.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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KayBee

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#9 posted 1832 days ago

A shop I worked in had woodworkers supply yellow and green machines, mostly different sanders. They got a lot of their supplies there and seemed pretty good all around.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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RBWoodworker

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#10 posted 1832 days ago

I bought a commercial 20” disc sander a few years back by woodtek and it has been perfect..absolutely perfect..not a single thing wrong with it. The balance of the big disc was unbelievable and it would continue to spin for at least 20 minutes after I shut it off till it stopped.. At the time it was $900..but has gone up a bit from there.. I wouldn’t hesitate to buy more woodteks in the future..

-- Randall Child http://www.racfurniture.com/

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Napaman

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#11 posted 1831 days ago

i would be interested in the 13 inch planer…anyone know about it?

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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