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post #1 of 12 Old 02-21-2008, 04:38 PM Thread Starter
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Desperately Seeking Woodtek Matchmaker or JDS Multi-Router!

Hello Everyone,

I just joined this forum, I am a cabinetmaker and house renovator working on Victorian houses in Staten Island, New York.

Recently, I ran into some issues trying to make tenons on long rails and aprons for tables I'm building.

Primarily, I've been using Martin Godfrey's Woodrat WR-5 and Leigh's FMT Jig to do mortise-and-tenon operations, but both of these rigs don't work very well with long workpieces that have to be tenoned.

So, I am DESPERATE to find a second-hand Woodtek Matchmaker routing machine.

I'd also be very interested in a used JDS Multi-Router.

Two of them just sold on Craig's list this week for between $200-$300.

If ANYONE has one they'd like to sell, please contact me right away.

I'll pay all shipping costs to Staten Island, New York 10301.

I'm ready to purchase today, so don't delay.

Many thanks in advance, glad to be a part of this group.

Cheers,

Gary Brant
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Hi as I have told the others spend a little more and get a better machine. ****************.com
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Gary, my husband works for Woodworker's Supply, and he might have access to someone who wants to get rid of a MatchMaker. We will NOT part with ours--it's too valuable for us to part with. I'll check with him in the morning (he's already gone to bed) and see what he can find out.

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Gary, David checked around today and didn't find anyone who wants to part with a Matchmaker. Usually those who buy this machine are users and aren't inclined to get rid of it (like us). I'll keep my eyes and ears open, and I'll post your request on two other forums where I'm a member, and see if I get any bites.

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Gary, did you ever find a Matchmaker??

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Hi guys I see that this thread is quite old but I do have a matchmaker that I need to sell. So if either of you know anyone that's interested please let me know, thanks.
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I have a matchmaker with several accessories I would consider selling as well.
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I have a matchmaker with several accessories I would consider selling as well.
They probably don't need one now, this thread was posted back in 2012.

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They probably don't need one now, this thread was posted back in 2012.
2008, then revived in 2012. Guess it comes back about every 4 years

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Hi as I have told the others spend a little more and get a better machine. ****************.com
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What does this reply have to do with this topic?

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Also note the classified section is for the purpose of buying and selling, not the tool forum.
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It's a horizontal router/mortiser

Our own Al B Thayer has plans for them on You Tube:

The answer to your question will only be as detailed and specific as the question is detailed and specfic. Good questions also include a sketch or a photo
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