The most essential shop tools

A Listmania! list by Brian Andonian (Plymouth, MI USA)
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Stanley 12-904 9-3/4-Inch Contractor Grade Smooth Bottom Bench Plane
1.  Stanley 12-904 9-3/4-Inch Contractor Grade Smooth Bottom Bench Plane by Stanley
The list author says:
  "One of the first tools a woodworker needs"
$50.74   Used & New from: $33.00
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

JET 708300K JWTS-10CW2-JF 10-Inch Right Tilt 1-1/2 Horsepower Contractor Saw with 30-Inch JETfence and 2 Cast Iron Wings, 115/230-Volt 1 Phase
2.  JET 708300K JWTS-10CW2-JF 10-Inch Right Tilt 1-1/2 Horsepower Contractor Saw with 30-Inch JETfence and 2 Cast Iron Wings, 115/230-Volt 1 Phase by Jet
The list author says:
  "Very fine table saw - should be adequate for just about all woodworking needs"
Out of stock
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Freud SD306 6-Inch Safety Dados
3.  Freud SD306 6-Inch Safety Dados by Freud
The list author says:
  "If you are into making dadoes - this is a fine set"
$131.93   Used & New from: $127.53
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Forrest WW10407125 Woodworker II 10-Inch 40 Tooth ATB .125 Kerf Saw Blade with 5/8-Inch Arbor
4.  Forrest WW10407125 Woodworker II 10-Inch 40 Tooth ATB .125 Kerf Saw Blade with 5/8-Inch Arbor by Forrest
The list author says:
  "Combined with the jet table saw, this blade gives exceptional performance"
$124.21   Used & New from: $107.87
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (215 customer reviews)

Bosch 1617EVSPK 12 Amp 2-1/4-Horsepower Plunge and Fixed Base Variable Speed Router Kit with 1/4-Inch and 1/2-Inch Collets
5.  Bosch 1617EVSPK 12 Amp 2-1/4-Horsepower Plunge and Fixed Base Variable Speed Router Kit with 1/4-Inch and 1/2-Inch Collets by Bosch
The list author says:
  "Best of both worlds when it comes to routers"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (303 customer reviews)

PORTER-CABLE CPF23400S 3 HP, 4-Gallon Side Stack Compressor
6.  PORTER-CABLE CPF23400S 3 HP, 4-Gallon Side Stack Compressor by PORTER-CABLE
The list author says:
  "Excellent compressor for small shops."
Out of stock
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

JET 708457DXK JJ-6CSDX 6-Inch 1 HP Jointer with Quick-Set Knive System, 115/230-Volt 1-Phase
7.  JET 708457DXK JJ-6CSDX 6-Inch 1 HP Jointer with Quick-Set Knive System, 115/230-Volt 1-Phase by Jet
The list author says:
  "If you don't have room in your shop for an 8-inch jointer, this is the one to get.  Very reasonably priced, plus Jet's customer service is outstanding."
$919.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Brian Andonian (Plymouth, MI USA)
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Last updated: 1/10/07
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