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Forum topic by Beginningwoodworker posted 11-25-2008 03:30 AM 1587 views 0 times favorited 25 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-25-2008 03:30 AM

Here are some tools that I got as donations!

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#2 posted 11-25-2008 03:38 AM

wow…those are great donations—-looks like you will need to put in a little “elbow grease” removing the rust…but these could be the beginning to a great shop…be careful to make sure that all the tools run safely…I am not an expert in that category at all…but I want you to be safe!!!

cant wait to see some results with these tools!!! good luck!!!


-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#3 posted 11-25-2008 03:46 AM


Congrats!! You deserve these tools, I have been watching your work progress and I am very excited to see that others have seen your potential. As Matt said- work safely and please post your projects!


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

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#4 posted 11-25-2008 03:47 AM

Wow CJ, that is awesome!! Tell us how this came about!! Man a Delta Unisaw, thats awesome!!! And a dovetail jig!! I hope you got a manual for the jig!! I’m still in the market for a drill press. I like the new Delta cause it has a large table, but I get a discount on Jet, so there lies the dilemma!! I got a planer just like that!! Good score CJ, I see furniture in your future!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#5 posted 11-25-2008 04:01 AM

I’m soooooo. jealous

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#6 posted 11-25-2008 04:08 AM

Matt it was guys that saw I have potential and wonted to provide me with some tools that I didn’t currenly have!

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#7 posted 11-25-2008 04:11 AM

You lucky dog!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#8 posted 11-25-2008 04:37 AM

Congrats, Charles. You have most of the essential woodworking tools that you are going to need for the foreseeable future. Great score!!

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 11-25-2008 11:19 AM

Wow, CJ, that is awesome! This will open up a lot of opportunities for you.

-- Eric at

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#10 posted 11-25-2008 03:53 PM

That is great. It’s good to see that someone who has been so supportive of others on this site has gotten some great support of his own. Good luck!

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#11 posted 11-25-2008 04:02 PM

That’s pretty thrilling! Let the fun begin.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#12 posted 11-25-2008 04:41 PM

Thanks guys for the comments.

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#13 posted 11-25-2008 04:42 PM

Charles, congratulations on a fine haul. It speaks very well of you that people have seen your potential and want to see you continue in this craft!

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

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#14 posted 11-25-2008 06:38 PM

looks like you already got most of the rust off. What did you use?

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#15 posted 11-25-2008 07:50 PM

Totally awesome. That should keep you out of trouble for a while.

-- Doug, woodworking in Alabama

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