OT. Festool domino

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Any woodworkers own a FT domino cutter. I have a ton of slabs that I need to make legs / bases for. This tool is crazy expensive but would save me countless hours. I’m seriously thinking about pulling the trigger on one.
 

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Crazy expensive but will last forever especially if your not in business as a woodworker. I have not seen the need for this particular tool in my shop and if I remember correctly the dominoes are very expensive as well. All I can add is that Festool is high quality well thought out engineered tools. I have had the 6" sander and dust extractor for over ten years and they are work horses. I have replaced the brushes in the sander twice but they are inexpensive and super easy to replace. This thing has sanded thousands if not millions of board feel.
 

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I don't own one but I've used them. Very handy but pricey, like all the Festool stuff. Keep in mind, though, it's pretty easy to make a generous supply of the dominoes yourself.
 

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The boys in the shop use it all the time. Basically a hand held tenon machine , quick, strong and precise . I would certainly use it for any furniture application especially narrow or thin stock where a biscuit would be too big. Easier than dowels as well. Yeah for a thousand bucks why not you could make your $ back on one table. By comparison ,
cheaper than a Lamello biscuit joiner!
 


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