New tool Saturday - Startrite TA 255

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Essex Barn Workshop

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I've long wanted a Startrite table saw. I know there might be better available, but I've always been drawn to them. I've missed out on several at auctions etc, but on Saturday went and collected a 240V TA255 from a closing down upholstery shop from one of the nicest men you are ever likely to meet.

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I paid £236 and it does need a clean, but is in very good condition. It came with 12 spare blades, plus one fitted, as well as the mitre gauge and fence.

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some are clearly in better condition than others, but one is unused and in its original box.

I was happy enough, but then saw his 8 complete and one broken sash clamps!

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Which he offered for £100, so I accepted of course.

Without me asking, he added two 22G air nail guns and a box of staples

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and as I was loading, brought out 3 mahogany table tops and one mahogany veneered board and asked if I'd like them

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so all of this for less than what I would have paid for the saw! A happy day.

These pictures were all taken in my barn workshop. Yes it's a bit messy!
 
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