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Next New Tool
Sep 18th, 2017 at 8:19am
 
Will Autumn coming and many people getting back into the shop for another season, there always seems to be a need for a new tool.

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What is the next new tool you plan on purchasing and why?
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Re: Next New Tool
Reply #1 - Sep 18th, 2017 at 10:58am
 
Does it count if I JUST bought it??

That really nice Stihl MS 362 chain saw with a 25" bar!!! Smiley Smiley

Now if i could just get some free time to actually use it!!! Shocked

Too rainy today which is the norm as it is one of my days off.
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Reply #2 - Sep 18th, 2017 at 12:54pm
 
Upgrade my electricity. Do not have 220 in shop and house box is out of date.  G. Jacobs
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Reply #3 - Sep 18th, 2017 at 2:55pm
 
A larger bandsaw to cut bigger logs.
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Re: Next New Tool
Reply #4 - Sep 18th, 2017 at 6:56pm
 
I'm like Ralph.  Bought a new Stihl M 362 with the 25" bar.  Unlike Ralph I have used mine and it is realllllllly nice!!!!!!
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George Stratton
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Re: Next New Tool
Reply #5 - Sep 18th, 2017 at 7:27pm
 
A bowl gouge. From what I read on this forum its something I need if i'm going to start turning bowls. The videos convince me its safer??.
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Reply #6 - Sep 18th, 2017 at 7:57pm
 
George, I would recommend Thompson bowl gouges. You can call and talk with Doug and he can give you a lot of good advise on size and shape. They are a little more expensive then some of the others but well worth the price.
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Reply #7 - Sep 18th, 2017 at 8:42pm
 
I would like to replace my worn out inertia sander. I'm sure there are other things as well.
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Reply #8 - Sep 19th, 2017 at 12:01am
 
My big tool purchase will be a drill press.
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Reply #9 - Sep 19th, 2017 at 7:02am
 
My next tool purchase will be the one that turns me into a GREAT turner, not just an average turner  Grin Grin Grin
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Reply #10 - Sep 19th, 2017 at 8:54am
 
Ron, let us know when it goes on sale!!! Shocked Shocked Grin
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Re: Next New Tool
Reply #11 - Sep 19th, 2017 at 9:22am
 
Ron Carrabotta wrote on Sep 19th, 2017 at 7:02am:
My next tool purchase will be the one that turns me into a GREAT turner, not just an average turner  Grin Grin Grin

Ralph Fahringer wrote on Sep 19th, 2017 at 8:54am:
Ron, let us know when it goes on sale!!! Shocked Shocked Grin


I don't think they make those anymore
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Re: Next New Tool
Reply #12 - Sep 19th, 2017 at 3:30pm
 
I need a time stretcher... anyone seen these Huh in the catalogs?.. I can't seem to find one Undecided... maybe I get the wrong catalogs ..... Shocked
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Re: Next New Tool
Reply #13 - Sep 19th, 2017 at 5:57pm
 
Going to buy the Makita UC4051A Electric Chain Saw, 16"  just for cutting bowl blanks.  Tried the Worx 16"   worked good for 2 years   then needed   brushes,   NO PARTS AVAILABLE
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