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post #1 of 10 Old 09-13-2009, 08:08 AM Thread Starter
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Foredoms???

Any of you guys here use Foredoms???
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post #2 of 10 Old 09-13-2009, 09:16 AM
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Are they similar to condoms?

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post #3 of 10 Old 09-13-2009, 09:17 AM
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No,
my wife is passed her child bearing years. I do advise my kids to use them though.
Sorry, couldn't resist,
Mike Hawkins

PS, what's a foredom?
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i had to google what it was. I use my little dremel pretty often for all sorts of stuff, and occasionally on woodworking projects.... certainly not enough to justify the cost. I can see how someone doing small carving might be interested in something like that

http://www.foredom.com/
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Out of my price range.
Trojans are better, anyway.
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Any of you guys here use Foredoms???
hey i do
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I use an older Foredom with flex shaft and variable speed foot switch.






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post #8 of 10 Old 12-09-2009, 12:01 AM
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I have one simular to it but i think it is a craftsman. I am not really sure much about it because i have not yet used it. it was one of the tools my good friend had left me when he died of brain cancer.

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George C---As Larry the cable guy would say "Now i don't care what you say that theres funny"

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Sorry i couldn't resist commenting
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post #10 of 10 Old 12-17-2009, 02:10 AM
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A great tool

I picked a Foredom up at a trade show a two years back. It came with a high speed and a carving handle and several carving blades. Then Lowes was clearing bits out and I ended up with a heck of an assortment, topped off with some Harbor Freight diamond bits.

Though way more spendy than a Dremel, this thing has proven a fun and useful toy. But I'd been wanting one for a few decades.

When it rains it pours - a lady gave me another one because it quit working. One switch later and another wood worker is in Foredom/Hog heaven.
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