In the midwest, Homier holds travelling tool shows in the outlying rural
areas of major cities. Most of their stuff is poorer quality than what you
would find at Harbor Freight, but they do have a few decent items.
They recently started selling a 8" x 65" jointer for $300. I have not seen
it in person so I can't comment on its quality. Obviously if you need it
shipped, your savings will quickly evaporate. But if you live in the
midwest and are looking for a jointer, have a look:
If this link doesn't work, go to www.homier.com and put "jointer" in the
Last time, I posted a deal I saw from MSC. People accused me of shilling
for the company and blasted me for not having a disclaimer. So here it is.
I am not affiliated with Homier, Harbor Freight, or the overseas jointer
manufacturer. And I swear this is true.