As those who have been here a while know, I have had great luck with Grizzly tools. The G0505 planer is a real workin' hoss at a very reasonable price; they have several good drill presses, mine is G7943 bench model. But don't make the mistake I made by getting a bench model. The G7944 is identical except it is a floor model and about a 1000X more versatile. The Grizzly 14" G0555 bandsaw is almost legendary, you can't go wrong. But, do check out the 'X' model of the bandsaw, heavier duty and some extras. More money, of course. Also, Griz has introduced what seem the identical machines except painted white in their Polar Bear line. They even have Grizzly plates on them and share model numbers. They may be less money during the introductory period.
Originally Posted by david graves
They also have nice jointers. Mine is an older heavy duty Delta I bought at a garage sale for $50.00.
Good luck and let us know what you end up with.
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