View Full Version : chicago tools
12-16-2000, 04:53 AM
new woodworker looking for inexpensive tools notices harbor freight tools and some very good prices on biscuit joiners. any experience with chicago tools. or am i better off to save up for the more expensive makita, porter-cable etc. thanks
12-16-2000, 01:36 PM
I have tried to save money in my youth by buying cheap tools. All I managed to do was end up spending more money. I have a number of tools that I have thrown away or are taking up room in the back of my shop not being used and the replacement tool is being used.
The price difference between the cheap stuff and quality is not as much as you would think.
SAVE YOUR MONEY
BUY GOOD QUALITY TOOLS.
Even if you choose to quit woodworking, Cheap tools have no value.
Quality tools have a resale value.
You will find many people here that will buy used PC quality tools.
12-17-2000, 11:48 PM
I've stopped in a looked at many of the tools at Harbor Freight.
I think that their tools are best described as: