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ShopNotes Podcast 141 — Buy Once, Cry Once

By: Phil Huber
There's more to buying tools for your workshop than clicking 'buy.'

Logan offers a case study in buys workshop machines. He bought a new-to-him lathe — it was 400 miles from his home. Why this lathe? Why now? What did he think he was doing?

Buying tools

Outboard turning attachment for Logan's lathe. Vikmark outboard turning

John and Phil share their tool buying strategies with wins and misses along the way.

Free Plan: Are these the best-ever sawhorses? Maybe. Phil thinks so. Make a set and find out for yourself.

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Published: Jan. 6, 2023
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