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    Hi Derek my thoughts ... The harlequin table...

    Hi Derek
    my thoughts ...
    The harlequin table will act as a stretcher so you don't really need to add any stiffeners.

    The legs could be attached from the inside using 3 or 4 screws -- so the...
  2. Thread: Surprise!

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    could be because fletty's using a WOP

    could be because fletty's using a WOP
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    Too true

    Too true
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    the "a poor workman always blames their tools"...

    the "a poor workman always blames their tools" has it's origin in ignorance.

    The "poor workman" blames their tools because they don't know how to properly tune what they have so they "have at" a...
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    wet and dry vacuum would be the quickest...

    wet and dry vacuum would be the quickest (provided the vac has a float shut-off valve), but a 2 litre jug (or can) on the end of a stick would be the cheapest by three orders of magnitude.
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    two main issues here. 1. the if I cut my...

    two main issues here.
    1. the if I cut my fingers or hand off that's my problem brigade -- so "p1ss off" and take your technology with you.
    2. mandating SS technology would remove the "plastic...
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    Are you being a dinosaur? Seriously, if you...

    Are you being a dinosaur?
    Seriously, if you need PCS technology available on ALL your machines before you will consider upgrading it will be a very long wait before you need to consider an upgrade....
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    I believe it does

    I believe it does
  9. Thread: Advice needed

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    Do you need to remove all the tar? or just some...

    Do you need to remove all the tar? or just some of it?
    If you can flip the boat and treat the "loose" boards, could you leave the tar where it is?
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    thanks for posting that as the presenter says...

    thanks for posting that

    as the presenter says "innovation takes courage"
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    you're right. I got my "Fs" confused. As...

    you're right.
    I got my "Fs" confused.

    As you go on to say, it will be interesting what attitude Festool take to the SawStop patents ...
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    sorry John from memory Felder bought SawStop's...

    sorry John
    from memory Felder bought SawStop's "flesh sensing" technology about 2 years ago
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    funny you should have observed that "behaviour"...

    funny you should have observed that "behaviour" by "mumsie". Around here the schools actively discourage reversing to protect the "poor little turds" from being run over by the SUV
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    three broad options 1. ventilate your shed...

    three broad options

    1. ventilate your shed using a number of higher capacity fans (from memory BobL recommends using squirrel cage fans). The downside is noise.

    2. capture the chips in a...
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    what are you complaining about? AFAIK...

    what are you complaining about?

    AFAIK
    Adelaide has NO toll roads -- Sydney has ten (M2, LCT, M7, M5, M4, CCT, ED, SHT, SHB, Military Rd) with 4 more under construction. Of those, only the CCT is...
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    Thinking about it, a "typical" coal wagon of the...

    Thinking about it, a "typical" coal wagon of the time probably tared at around 500 kg. and carried around a a ton of coal -- which works out to be 9 wagons behind the loco. Which seems 4 too many,...
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    "very rusty screws" implies either zinc plating...

    "very rusty screws" implies either zinc plating or plain metal rather than galvanised.
    sounds very much as though you're the 3rd or 4th restorer.

    Leo Sampson's restoration is rather ambitious...
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    Pretty certain that you can purchase single...

    Pretty certain that you can purchase single sheets from Mr Ply&Wood
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    there's a guy on YouTube (Leo Sampson) doing...

    there's a guy on YouTube (Leo Sampson) doing something similar to what you are contemplating.
    Sampson Boat Co.
    well worth a longish look
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    :whs:

    :whs:
  21. Thread: Advice needed

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    I think the boat is fixable, so the real question...

    I think the boat is fixable, so the real question becomes -- how much out of pocket will you be after fixing it?

    Fixing the gap between the first bottom plank (2 off?) and the keel should be...
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    Hi Rob there's one important difference between...

    Hi Rob
    there's one important difference between Australia and the US -- Australia doesn't have "jingle mail".
    What this means is that if the bank forecloses on a property -- and in Australia...
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    Not according to last night's "the Drum" up to 5...

    Not according to last night's "the Drum"
    up to 5 WA seats are in play at this election -- that's almost 1/3 of all WA seats. Unless the "we've had a gut full" delivers a resounding victory to one...
  24. Thread: Shapton 5000 Stone

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    :whs:

    :whs:
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    Chris Shapton stones come in at least 3 grades...

    Chris
    Shapton stones come in at least 3 grades -- professional, glass stones and the one you have.
    Professional stones are the same all the way through and can be used on either surface.
    The...
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    yes No Yes Sorry

    yes
    No
    Yes

    Sorry
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    OK so it comes down to using either a courier or...

    OK
    so it comes down to using either a courier or a removalist. Using Two men and a truck would work, but you would need to be sure that they contracted to move only your item all the way to...
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    I always understood that the "great man"...

    I always understood that the "great man" attestation referred more to Whitlam's height and intellect than his ability to run the economy.

    Then again, his predecessor (Billy (big ears) MacMahon)...
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    it was 1975 when the "great man" got booted by...

    it was 1975 when the "great man" got booted by the then GG -- the one that was characterised by "Well may he say 'God save the Queen', because nothing will save the Governor General."
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    how big is your hollow chisel morticer? I ask...

    how big is your hollow chisel morticer?

    I ask because, in my experience, only the really big ones can drive a 5/8" or larger chisel
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    I wish. Think back to 1996 (?) and the election...

    I wish.
    Think back to 1996 (?) and the election of a well known candidate who had been dumped / dis-endorsed by their party.
    Although "dumped" and "dis-endorsed" the candidate remained on the...
  32. What I see is a joint that appears to contain a...

    What I see is a joint that appears to contain a loose plate that has been pinned with what looks to be bamboo pins.

    If the plate is made of quality 3 or 5 ply it should be plenty strong enough...
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    Look at page 42 of this...

    Look at page 42 of this https://www.romeomaestri.it/media/catalog/pdf/maestri-fastening-framing-packaging-line-catalogue_OxRqn_1.pdf
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    "Spotnails" might be a UK company but the...

    "Spotnails" might be a UK company but the ME30--08 is actually made in Italy.
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    Hi Lappa perhaps look for one of these ...

    Hi Lappa
    perhaps look for one of these

    Spotnails SE30/08 Veneer Pinner
    Dedicated for fixing scotia and quadrant. Head half the size of ME30 panel pin.
    Very small hole requires no filler.
    30...
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    hi Bob saw my Doc this morning. Based on that...

    hi Bob
    saw my Doc this morning.
    Based on that visit do you know what your blood pressure is?
    I ask because my Doc commented that low blood pressure is associated with excessive fatigue.
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    Hi Lappa Can't comment on the battery powered...

    Hi Lappa
    Can't comment on the battery powered 23ga Makita unit, but in Canada similar air powered units cost between $60 (2" Bynford) and $340 (2" Senco) with a matching compressor an extra $100.
    ...
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    Hi Derek I was more commenting on the size of...

    Hi Derek
    I was more commenting on the size of the piece of stringing you were after.
    150 x 25 is a very serious piece of "stringing" -- especially if what you really need is a piece that will...
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    500 x 150 x 50 is a serious piece of "string" --...

    500 x 150 x 50 is a serious piece of "string" -- especially if the real need is for something that will trim to around 3 to 4 mm square
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    As far as I know, McDonalds are primarily a real...

    As far as I know, McDonalds are primarily a real estate company who own the store location but franchise the store's operation. As a franchiser you can only sell what the franchisee supplies.
    ...
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    I was thinking along the lines of generalised...

    I was thinking along the lines of generalised lighting supplemented by specific task lighting.
    so you would use a pull switch to turn on the light over the table saw or router table, or...
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    I disagree The purpose of Australia's consumer...

    I disagree
    The purpose of Australia's consumer legislation is to protect Joe and Jane average from unconscionable conduct by manufacturers, importers and retailers. It is very difficult, if not...
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    Both the LED fixtures I have have "chain pull"...

    Both the LED fixtures I have have "chain pull" switches incorporated within the fixture.
    In terms of switching, I could switch them all via one or two circuits, and then use the pull switches to...
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    Chopper contacted me via PM and subsequently...

    Chopper contacted me via PM and subsequently emailed me some photos of his table. To close where this discussion went, I'm posting Chopper's email and the photos

    "I hope you are the ' Ian in...
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    perhaps not quite 70 back to 45, I think a two...

    perhaps not quite 70 back to 45, I think a two stop improvement would be roughly equivalent to becoming "old 55" again
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    I'm thinking that, for a commission, time is...

    I'm thinking that, for a commission, time is money -- or in this case rebuilding from scratch might represent a lower total investment of time compared to salvaging the timber already used.
    I...
  47. Thread: Hammer C3 31

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    FWIW, I strongly suggest that you DO NOT fit a...

    FWIW, I strongly suggest that you DO NOT fit a Beismeyer style fence to your machine.

    I've used the style of fence you are complaining about and believe that, used properly, they are safer on a...
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    Without drawing the design to scale, I think the...

    Without drawing the design to scale, I think the desired result can be achieved using brick construction and then applying veneer to surface of the blank. If you used balsa as the substrate you...
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    Last week I called by one of my "local" timber...

    Last week I called by one of my "local" timber merchants to take this picture.
    http://www.woodworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=449666&d=1550553666
    (Phone camera, plus pretty crappy...
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    Very harsh words there, m'Lord. the law --...

    Very harsh words there, m'Lord.

    the law -- as enacted by our beloved federal politicians -- allows retail price maintenance PROVIDED the company seeking to benefit from RPM can demonstrate to...
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