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post #1 of 9 Old 06-07-2011, 10:59 AM Thread Starter
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I am new to woodworking and found the site after a short search. I am eager to get started and learn from the thousands of members on Woodworking Talk.com.
What type of tools should I invest in? The tool options are endless and am looking for some help.
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Depends on what type of projects.


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Ideally,tools/equip pay for themselves.......thats one of the cool things about the sport,err hobby...uhhh,profession,whatever.Good luck and welcome!BW

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Welcome to the forum. Where in NC? I have relatives in Raleigh and vacinity.

As mdntrdr said, we can't very well advise you on tools with no idea what projects you want to undertake. "Woodworking" is a VERY broad area.

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Thanks for your responses. I am planning on doing some fine finish work around the house, mostly moldings and door frames. I also have the plans to build a bookcase.
I am close to Woodworkers Supply store in NC and I was thinking about shopping there. I want to buy hand saws. Power tools are too advanced for me right now.
I have heard of a few brands but need soem direction.
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Hey Bunky.
welcome to the forum.

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Woodworkers Supply carries some heavy duty quality tools and if you need hardwoods you might take the Gibsonville exit just south on I-85 and check out Gibsonville Hardwood Store. The prices are competitive and the guys there are very helpful. I live in Lexington and its good to hear from a fellow woodworker in my area.
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Woodworkers Supply and AWFS in Las Vegas

Thanks weavilswoodshop. I think I will try to go to the store this weekend. I also shopped the web for some good finds. Amazon had several saws I was looking at.
Is anyone going to the woodworking show in Las Vegas July 20-23. It is AWFS Fair. Has anyone attended? How is it?
I might plop down the airfare and go there.
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