" bandsaw / drum sander
bandsaw has ability to resaw wood for small projects and cutting curves
drum sander can do double duty as a planer just by switching grits and if you look up planer sleds, also a jointer."
"Philip, I know this is a little late and you've probably already made up your mind or even purchased your next tool, but I thought I would toss in my 2 cents just in case you may find it helpful.
I've owned all of the tools you listed for…"
"I think Ken was spot-on. Although I use my planer and jointer a lot, I upgraded my band saw from a 9 inch bench top model to a 14" floor standing (Laguna 14bx) and have been more pleased with that addition than any other tool in my shop.…"
"I believe I am now convinced to get a band saw. I love my Grizzly Table saw. I would recommend it to anyone wanting a table saw. The only issue I have with it is the wrench that comes with the table saw to change out the blade is cheep and I would…"
"Considering your focus, I'd say band saw, 14" or bigger. The other tools on your list are a little more specialized and unless you plan on doing large runs, there are other ways to get good results, like using a router table for edge…"
#1 BandSaw---for cutting curves, as well as straight line cuts---short and fairluy long pieces.
A very handy tool, for use in any shops.
For long pieces, an infeed and outfeed extension is very helpful, to support the workpiece.
A fence is…"
My pics, from your list, are:
For a joiner, my choice is a router table.
I 've had two joiners, a 4" and 6", got rid of both of them.
A planer is useful, if you're cleaning up lots of rough…"
I am looking to get a new tool for my wood working shop. Here is a link to what I currently have... My Tools. I want something that will be used an not sit in the corner collecting dust. I do a lot of small builds. I am thinking of getting the following:BandsawDrum sanderPlanerJointerScroll SawI honestly am not sure what to get, any thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated.See More