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Forum topic by Rink posted 05-07-2018 02:12 PM 504 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Rink

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05-07-2018 02:12 PM

A Craigslist ad recently caught my eye. A fellow had purchased a Craftsman jointer in 1999, and never used it. Not only unused, but still in the strapped unopened box in the back of his garage. I paid him $150 for it, opened the box, and put it together. Everything was sealed in plastic, nicely machined, well written instructions, everything fit together perfectly. It’s a Craftsman model number 351.22724. It almost seems a shame to get sawdust on it!


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#1 posted 05-07-2018 02:24 PM

Nice, it would look better with some saw dust on it though.

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Bill White

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#2 posted 05-07-2018 02:25 PM

I didn’t find your location, but I’ll be there Wednesday to pick it up. $300.00 cash. Teehee!

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#3 posted 05-07-2018 02:27 PM

What a find!! I would have that baby covered in sawdust and shavings in no time.

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Rink

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#4 posted 05-07-2018 02:41 PM

Speaking of sawdust, there’s no built in dust collection on this machine. Next project is figuring out how to build that in.

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#5 posted 05-07-2018 02:46 PM

They call me the king of craigslist’s
But Dang you got the deal of the century!
Good snag
Scott

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#6 posted 05-07-2018 02:47 PM

Must be something about Craftsman tools and assembly. My dad bought one of their RAS and it sat in the box for years until I noticed it and assembled it for him. He was a little afraid of it and never used it. I got the update/recall for it and installed it, he still never used it. I eventually inherited it.

Good find on the jointer!

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