Let's just say I had about $2500 to spend on my starter shop, what
would people buy.
Here is what I have
A craftmsan 10" table saw with a crappy fence and a burnt out 1HP
A Floor length drill press. No problems thus far.
New Hitachi Compound Miter saw.
ROS, Belt Sander, palm sander
A few drills.
A old scroll saw that I've never used.
A tiny old, old shop vac.
A nice Lei-Neilson dovetail saw
The normal things like hammers, screw drivers, etc.
A record low angle block plane.
A old Stanley Jack plane that needs a new blade, and maybe a new frog.
A decent collection of bar clamps 24"-6'
Well see what my wife gets for christmas. I've asked a bunch of basic
woodworking hand tools to round out the collection( sharpening stones,
compound bevels, marking gauge, etc)
Now that the table say motor is dead I'm thinking of replacing that
with a cabinet saw. I'd like to see a 6" jointer, 14-17" bandsaw,
planer, and maybe a dust collector in the shop. That is about all I
have room for. Any other large tools like drum sanders would probably
share space on a mobile cart with the planer. The shop is about