SOLD: I bought this Makita biscuit joiner in the 1990s after our magazine did a group review of these tools. After using all the brands, I bought this one for myself. It is more robust and solidly built than the Porter-Cable or DeWalt models. And it is as accurate as the Lamello in my opinion.
I have mollycoddled this tool. It is in as good shape as the day I bought it. It has a nice long rubber cord, the original case, a sharp carbide-tipped cutter and a big bag of biscuits. This is a professional tool, not a toy. Built in the United States. New 3901s retail for $200.
Price: $100 plus $13 domestic shipping.
About Tool Sales on My Blog
Please read this if you are interested in buying a tool. Why am I selling these tools? Read this entry before you freak out. There is no “master list” of tools that I can send you. I am working through several piles of tools and will list them when I can.
Want to see only the tools that haven’t sold? Easy. I’ve created a category for that on this blog. Click here and bookmark that page. When you visit that link, you’ll see only the tools that haven’t been sold.
While you can ask me all the questions you like about the tool, the first person to send me an e-mail that says: “I’ll take it,” gets the tool. Simple. To buy a tool, please send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payment: I can accept PayPal or a personal check. As soon as the funds arrive, I’ll ship the tool using USPS. If you want insurance, let me know. I’m afraid I can only ship tools in the United States. Shipping internationally is very time-consuming and paperwork-heavy. My apologies in advance on this point.
If you don’t like the tool when you get it, I’ll be happy to refund your money if you return the tool. But postage is on you.
— Christopher Schwarz