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Blog entry by Roger Clark aka Rex posted 12-09-2009 07:58 AM 1378 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When the holiday season comes along we often find we have more to give to than we afford – especially this year. Big expensive gifts are out of the question this year, but a small bargain gift may be appropriate to let someone know you have not forgotton them. After all any gift given, however small will be appreciated.
I have listed some very inexpensive items that are very usable. Take a look and see if any of them fill your needs.

This item would be great for the well heeled “high end” woodworker.
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=94885

You can never have too many clamps
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=37056

Give it a punch
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=99855

Karson’s Clippers
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=90708

Gouging something
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=95599

D Pins
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=95224

D more Pins
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=95225

Spring is here
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=99855

Striking or Marking?
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=99961

A little bit handy
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=31192

Never too many
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=96237
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=96235

Automatic
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=91080

Great for making Rockler or DeGoose “coasters”
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=66948
Hope you find some useful.. Merry Christmas.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.



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Splinterman

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#1 posted 12-09-2009 11:24 AM

Hey Roger,
Some nice suggestions there…like the gouger.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 12-09-2009 01:16 PM

Now all I need is a cheap stocking…..<(;O}#

-- -** 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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degoose

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#3 posted 12-09-2009 02:03 PM

So how many shares do you have in HF…?
or do you have everything in the cataloque….:::
??

You is a very good shopper…!!

All I need now is A HF or A HD here in the land downunder…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 12-10-2009 09:22 AM

Guess I’m going to have to go to HF and get some cheap goodies. It’s hard to screw up a clamp, I think?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#5 posted 12-10-2009 09:48 AM

Topamax: If you go to HF just look around and you’ll probably find some inexpensive items that are pretty good and which someone would use. I don’t get any power tools from HF but I do get consumables there as they are at a good price point and you’re only going to throw them away when used. You have to watch your pennies today!!
Sorry Larry about no HF in Oz.
Splinterman: They had a spyglass telescope there I thought you might like>

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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BlankMan

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#6 posted 12-12-2009 03:50 AM

Have’ta remember those toggle clamps next time I need some, paid 3-4 times that at Rockler.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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