Hands On
From Our Owner's

JULY/AUG 2004
Volume 47/Issue 4


IN THIS ISSUE
Project Articles
Antique Quilt Display Rack
Heart-Shaped Display Stand
Duck Napkin Holder

DEPARTMENTS
Ask Smitty
Owner’s Gallery
Letters from Owners
New Baby Workshop Calendar
 
Academy Notes
Hardwood Information You Should Know - Pt 1
 
Service Pointers
MARK V Alignment

Woodworking Technologies
New Woodworking Glues
 
Safety
Safety Lessons I've Learned

What's New
The Shopsmith Gift Card

EDUCATION
Find A Shopsmith Woodworking Academy Near You

National Woodworking Academy in Dayton, OH

ONLINE CATALOGS
Online Accessory Catalog
Request Printed Accessory Catalog
Online Replacement Parts Catalog

MARK V INFORMATION
Find A Shopsmith
MARK V Demo Near You

Request MARK V Information Package

LINKS
Links Worth Visiting
Free Woodworking Tips

FEEDBACK
Contacting Shopsmith

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Shopsmith, Inc.
All Rights Reserved

Real Letters from
Shopsmith Power Tool Owners

Here at Shopsmith, our mailbox is constantly stuffed with great letters from Shopsmith Power Tool Owners, talking about how they use their tools and what they think about them. Here are some excerpts from just a few of the thousands of letters we’ve received from the members of our Shopsmith Family of satisfied owners throughout the years. We hope you’ll enjoy reading them as much as we have.

Pennsylvania man sings MARK V's praises

Steve Hanner of Bethlehem, PA writes...
“Several months ago, I saw your ad on TV for the Shopsmith MARK V and went to a local demonstration. Needless to say, I was impressed enough...that I bought it. In the two months that I have used the MARK V, I have found it to be quite accurate, easy to switch from tool-to-tool and very time-saving, not to mention space-saving.

During the short time that I have had the MARK V, I've had to call twice because of a problem. The first time was when I was setting-up the Jointer. One of the nylon angle setscrews broke. I called for a replacement and the person who took my call was very polite and efficient. The replacement part arrived a short time later.

The second time I needed to call was when the Bandsaw blade broke after only two hours of use. I was expecting Shopsmith to tell me the blade would not be replaced. Boy! Was I wrong! Again, the person who took my call was very polite, asking me if the blade broke at the weld joint. I hadn't looked to see where it broke and told her that. She said, 'We'll send one right out.'

I am very happy with the equipment and service that I have received thus far. I don't usually write letters like this, but I just wanted you to know that it's nice to see a company stand behind its products and its customers.

 

California woman sincerely enjoys Shopsmith classes

Melinda Hodge of Santa Rosa, CA writes...
“I wanted to write and tell you how helpful the Shopsmith Workshops were that I attended in Santa Rosa, CA. I learned so much on the first day that I came home on my lunch break, called your offices and paid to re-take the same seminars over again on the following day!

All of the information was given with a view toward safety, practicality and enabling students to learn how to get a Shopsmith MARK V system to do all it was designed to do. And that to me is exciting, joyful and wonderful! That's why I like woodworking....it's so much fun!

For me, I learn best when I can see something done...then do it. If you continue to provide these seminars, I will continue to support them. There are many areas of woodworking which could be expanded into a class...joinery, turning, finishing, etc. Please consider offering more workshops.

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