The search for new equipment! #2: Delta Tenoning Jig 34-184 at Lowes!

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Blog entry by Dustin Ward (aka Tearen) posted 08-20-2009 07:20 PM 2956 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just a heads up to anyone near a Lowes. I stopped in my local Lowes during my lunch hour today just to look at all the lovely power tools. While walking down one of the isles that contain secondary equipment I noticed a clearance tag on some Delta Branded items. Usually these don’t catch my eye, but then I noticed the tag was for a Tenoning Jig. So, got down on my knee to look on the lower shelf. There is was… a single, unopened, Delta 34-184. This is the same Jig that is featured in the latest issue of Wood Magazine. (Top Tool rating I believe).

So, I took a closer look at the clearance tag and had to pick up my chin from the floor. Yep, they had the jig priced at the large amount of $25.74….. Yes, that is correct. So, with Tax I walked out the door with a Delta Jig for $27.28

I don’t think anything can happen at work for the rest of the day that will get my spirits down.

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View PurpLev's profile


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#1 posted 08-20-2009 07:31 PM

cool. do you have the model number ?

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

View grizzman's profile


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#2 posted 08-20-2009 07:48 PM

was it the only one they had… sells on amazon for 100 bucks… got a good deal….you should be smiling all day…..too bad they didnt have more…you could have gotten some others and sold them for a profit…..or given as gifts to your woodworking friends…..happy for ya… scored a good tool…..for cheap

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 08-20-2009 08:02 PM

Picked one up a year ago for about $50 and thought I was hot stuff!
You sir, are really hot stuff!!!!!!

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

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Dustin Ward (aka Tearen)

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#4 posted 08-20-2009 08:04 PM

PurpLev – 34-184 is the model number. I mixed the numbers on the initial posting

Grizzman – There was only the one… There is another lowes on the way home, and I will stop tonight to see if they also have any. Yep, cannot hurt to make an extra $20 or help out another woodworker!

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#5 posted 08-20-2009 09:05 PM

I bought a dewalt 18 volt drill 2 batteries and charger (no case) at lowes in the parking lot sale for $29.95


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#6 posted 08-20-2009 10:19 PM

oh come now jim… broke the cycle of router purchases…..i can see it now…...drill heaven…next to router world…...that was a good score…..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 08-20-2009 11:11 PM

i just went to my lowe’s ,
and nada .
they didn’t even have them .

-- 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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#8 posted 08-20-2009 11:24 PM

Terean you seem to be attracted to these things. I seem to remember a little good fortune with a sander not too long ago. Good score guy.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#9 posted 08-21-2009 01:38 AM

Yep I just went to my local Lowe’s and they didn’t even have em.
nice score well done

-- Rick... A tree knows more about wood then I do.

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Kevin S Leadbeater Sr.

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#10 posted 08-21-2009 07:40 PM

not in florida either

-- Keivn S Leadbeater Sr.,FL 727.804.8422

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#11 posted 08-21-2009 08:51 PM

Just went to my Lowes here in Myrtle Beach and nothing there either. Going to try another on the way home tonight. Great Score!!!!

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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