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    It's a photo of a real product. zoom in at 500%...

    It's a photo of a real product. zoom in at 500% and you can see it includes tearout in the frames. The porous nature of the end grain from the splines, in which half has been completely filled with...
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    If you are applying stain to just the spline, a...

    If you are applying stain to just the spline, a small artists brush would do the job nicely.

    To stain the entire frame while the splines have been masked off would be best done by spraying.
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    Yeah, that could have come in handy several...

    Yeah, that could have come in handy several times. I hate sanding internal shapes with a raging passion!
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    I'd do it the same way except I would need to...

    I'd do it the same way except I would need to take great care in applying the stain. And by great care, I simply mean I need to protect the splines from receiving any stain. There is/should be a glue...
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    I would build the frame, install the splines,...

    I would build the frame, install the splines, flush the splines to the frame, sand the frame. Then apply the pigment to the spline carefully. Spray the finish and ship it out the door. Trying to size...
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    From https://www.instagram.com/p/BaAdH_DhB_T/

    From https://www.instagram.com/p/BaAdH_DhB_T/
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    I'm curious if anyone else runs a shop vac with...

    I'm curious if anyone else runs a shop vac with an unprotected filter? Protection being from a vac bag or a pleated filter which separates the upper motor area from the lower dust collection area.
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    I have invisible mode on. There should be no...

    I have invisible mode on. There should be no trace of me ever being anywhere near this thread...well except for my replies :D
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    I reckon the asterisk * means the user has...

    I reckon the asterisk * means the user has activated invisible mode, however the tooltip for invisible mode says "Invisible mode allows you to browse the forums without appearing in the 'Currently...
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    I'd be adding a small 0.2-0.5mm flat at the...

    I'd be adding a small 0.2-0.5mm flat at the 35.75° acute angle so I can use that as a reference edge after the cut has been made. It also overcomes the problems of having a super scary sharp and...
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    One problem with over/unders or even four sided...

    One problem with over/unders or even four sided moulders is that if you plane with the grain on the top surface, you are automatically planing against the grain on the underside. And the over/under...
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    If I was God, I wouldn't change a thing. Life is...

    If I was God, I wouldn't change a thing. Life is work and if God was to fix things for us, what would be the purpose of life? I can accept that we may go the way of the dodo just as the dinosaurs...
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    Taken from...

    Taken from https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/your-heart/know-your-risks/healthy-weight/bmi-calculator

    I am 'overweight' at 1780mm tall and 90kgs.

    "Your suggested healthy weight range 58.6 -...
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    The length of the bit required is determined by...

    The length of the bit required is determined by the thickness of your workpiece when edge jointing or flush trimming. I use a 2" straight bit for everything, but it does mean that I often have 30mm...
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    The bits that I commonly use are 1/4" and 1/2"...

    The bits that I commonly use are 1/4" and 1/2" spiral upcut bits for mortising. 1/2" and 3/4" flush trim bits for producing same same components on a router table with template. 1/8" round over bits...
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    There is a very good article written by Ray...

    There is a very good article written by Ray Girling about dismantling the TRA001.
    Dismantling the Triton TRA001 3¼HP Router
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    I had the same problem with one of my Triton...

    I had the same problem with one of my Triton routers. Fine dust had built up inside the winding mechanism preventing it from operating up or down. It was a major chore to separate the plunge base...
  18. Thread: Some Felder news

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    The crosscut fence can be easily removed for long...

    The crosscut fence can be easily removed for long rips. My own panel saw has 50mm of gap between saw and crosscut fence so I only need to remove the crosscut fence when ripping lengths longer than...
  19. Thread: Some Felder news

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    Nah, it's pretty easy and comfortable to do....

    Nah, it's pretty easy and comfortable to do. Remove the slider from the equation and use the ripping fence rip a 6" wide board down the guts. It's done the exact same way as table saw users would do...
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    You need to get the slider running parallel to...

    You need to get the slider running parallel to the blade. Push the slider all the way forward to expose the stationary part of the slider. That stationary part bolts to the main machine body with...
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    Running long'ish spindles was only small run...

    Running long'ish spindles was only small run work. The same machine would turn and sand a 300mm long coffin handle in 22secs (slower than rotary knife but less skill level required and it was our...
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    Yeah, we used to use an auto lathe for lengths...

    Yeah, we used to use an auto lathe for lengths under 1500mm (2-3mins each and they come off lathe sanded to 150grit). Long lengths for retirement home handrails went through the four sided moulder,...
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    The way I have done this in the past is with a...

    The way I have done this in the past is with a four sided moulder using four precision ground cutters (right, left, top and bottom). It's a royal pain in the butt to setup because the first right...
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    Instead of pricing out a piece rate. It's best to...

    Instead of pricing out a piece rate. It's best to price out a lineal meter rate. Don't be afraid to bump up the lineal meter rate for lengths longer than 3.0m because they will take more time/meter...
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    I call it 'piping', but I think the correct term...

    I call it 'piping', but I think the correct term is honeycombing. It is a drying defect and very common with tassie oak/vic ash. I call it piping because there is open pipes running right through the...
  26. https://elraco.com.au/advanced_search_result.php?k...

    https://elraco.com.au/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=m8+insert+nut&search_in_description=1
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    My strop is also kangaroo leather, but mine is...

    My strop is also kangaroo leather, but mine is only about 0.7-1.0mm thick depending on where I measure. It is glued to a MDF backing and I find it to be quite good and firm. I don't know if 2mm will...
  28. Today's students are tomorrow's customers. With...

    Today's students are tomorrow's customers. With that in mind, I'd be hitting up Timbecon and Carbatec for their best prices while offering up a bit of trade by being willing to put up signage...
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    Good luck receiving a direct answer which doesn't...

    Good luck receiving a direct answer which doesn't start and finish with "umm?".
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    I have ladder racks on my BF falcon styleside...

    I have ladder racks on my BF falcon styleside ute. They suck donkey dongs! I don't trust them one bit! They are so very weakly connected to the ute tub. Two bolts "threaded" into the sheet steel car...
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    When thicknessing, did you send the board through...

    When thicknessing, did you send the board through in the opposite direction at all? A general rule I have always told lackeys, apprentices and trainees is that if it comes out like crap, spin it and...
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    First up, check that the fence is actually square...

    First up, check that the fence is actually square to the tables. Secondly, when you set the knife projection by measuring the travel distance that the knife carried a ruler, did you do this to both...
  33. Yep, that's for sure smashed this time. I think...

    Yep, that's for sure smashed this time. I think global warming must be fast becoming odds on favourite of being true now.
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    Well I'm not too sure, but the big bold letters...

    Well I'm not too sure, but the big bold letters have me a little frightened :D
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    A single day of 46.1° will leave me feeling...

    A single day of 46.1° will leave me feeling pretty smashed too. Luckily it's a lovely 39° here in Melbourne, with 19% humidity. The garage is a potato chip factory at the moment :D
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    It is called trailing snipe. Your outfeed fence...

    It is called trailing snipe. Your outfeed fence is set too far back. The other cause could be your infeed and outfeed fences are not parallel forming a concave VEE, but it's probably just the outfeed...
  37. Thread: Laminating Legs

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    If you are gluing up multiple legs in the one set...

    If you are gluing up multiple legs in the one set of clamps, you have to make sure that both the glue face and the opposite face of the boards are straight (or can be pulled into straight via the...
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    I use the Bear stuff from Bunnings also. I hadn't...

    I use the Bear stuff from Bunnings also. I hadn't noticed a change in it. It sticks very well to solid timber, and well enough to MDF. I can reuse the same tape a few times if it was between solid...
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    This is so true, and I just encountered a perfect...

    This is so true, and I just encountered a perfect example. I am making a vice handle, so last night I laminated some scraps suitable for the handle using Titebond III. Found a couple of pieces of...
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    It will probably be OK if the only problem with...

    It will probably be OK if the only problem with the glue up was that one board was bowed along its length. If you joined two convex edges together (join tight in the middle, and open at the ends),...
  41. Thread: 4x2

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    4be2

    4be2
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    We don't use much H2 blue in Melbourne. In the...

    We don't use much H2 blue in Melbourne. In the last two years making timber roof trusses, we have needed to use it on one job only...and the boss purchased CCA instead of H2 blue..LOL! But about 6...
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    You flick that switch, and the upper roller drops...

    You flick that switch, and the upper roller drops down releasing the belt tension so you can "easily" change the sanding belt. I put easily in quotation marks, because changing 1200-1350mm wide...
  44. I had the same issue with my Woodcut CBN wheel...

    I had the same issue with my Woodcut CBN wheel from CWS. I just needed to use spacers so the locking nut would engage the wheel. I've used both the standard grinder washers, plus some really thick...
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    A spiral cutter block requires more power to do...

    A spiral cutter block requires more power to do the same amount of work that a straight knife setup would do. You wouldn't think so since the spiral is only in full contact of the board at one area...
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    Easily hey? Tomorrows video will likely have some...

    Easily hey? Tomorrows video will likely have some crosscutting action. The camera is moving all over the place, because I am holding the GoPro with my right hand and controlling the work piece with...
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    I reinforced the bucket by cutting some MDF rings...

    I reinforced the bucket by cutting some MDF rings to fit on inside of my bucket. Just screwed in through the sides from the outside. Worked a treat. I'd take a photo but the bucket is full and my...
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    This would be a good machine for the job of...

    This would be a good machine for the job of 10s-1000s. If only it had an extra 150mm between centers, ah well.
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    I don't know enough about the bugs, but I do know...

    I don't know enough about the bugs, but I do know that there are different types of borers. Big ones, some that like everything, some that only like hardwoods.

    I did a bit of a cleanup through...
  50. I'm getting emails from Timbecon all the time....

    I'm getting emails from Timbecon all the time. Pretty sure I got one yesterday, and I just checked, there is a new one today. They are just the spammy sales promotions type emails. I've never bought...
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