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    I believe you can only edit within the first...

    I believe you can only edit within the first 24hrs after its been posted.

    Regards,

    Adam
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    set up a bevel gauge at the angle you need and...

    set up a bevel gauge at the angle you need and place it next to where you want to drill. Start drilling vertically so the bit bites, then tilt to match the gauge.
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    I thought that holdfasts need the surface to be...

    I thought that holdfasts need the surface to be 3+ inch thick. I've heard screwing wood underneath (so thickening the bench only at the dogholes) could be used if you plan to make a benchtop...
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    Nice win. Well done!

    Nice win. Well done!
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    VICTORIA Have you photos and a price? I can only see the...

    Have you photos and a price? I can only see the postage cost.

    Regards

    Adam
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    If it helps, tage frid has a Scandinavian...

    If it helps, tage frid has a Scandinavian workbench design in his series of woodworking books.

    I can scan these here if wanted.

    Regards.

    Adam
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    Do you have any other little tricks like the...

    Do you have any other little tricks like the pencilling for getting your dovetails so tight? I've not seen any Youtuber use that one before in that context but it makes perfect sense.

    Regards
    ...
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    Probably a silly question but how is this done...

    Probably a silly question but how is this done for curved (convex and concave) card scrapers? Is this the same process?
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    If it doesn't have to be on the table saw, matt...

    If it doesn't have to be on the table saw, matt estla has a similar task which users the thicknesser and is explained in detail.

    Its part of his router cupboard build series on YouTube.
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    I think it's called a contour gauge. Bunnings,...

    I think it's called a contour gauge. Bunnings, etc sell these.

    Regards,

    Adam
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    What does RAG stand for ? Regards Adam

    What does RAG stand for ?

    Regards

    Adam
  12. Thread: Plane till

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    Thanks Brett. It still needs more work (plus...

    Thanks Brett.

    It still needs more work (plus finishing) but at least now it's useable so i can start to work throughv some of my project list.

    Regards.

    Adam
  13. Thread: Plane till

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    Plane till

    Hi all.

    As many advise, my first projects are for my shed (i.e garage) so i can learn and practise the basic woodworking joints.

    I'm currently making a tools hanging cupboard for all my...
  14. Thread: Engels plane??

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    Maybe you should adopt the Darth symbol for your...

    Maybe you should adopt the Darth symbol for your own hand planes (just don't tell Disney)
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    It was flying pretty well. Unfortunately a wall...

    It was flying pretty well. Unfortunately a wall got in the way!

    If your ever in in central Sydney aldav you are welcome to give mine a test drive.
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    Its a really lovely fret saw. I treated myself...

    Its a really lovely fret saw. I treated myself to one recently after the Bunnings one i previously had suffered a tragic "accident".
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    This small tool museum in Germany might be able...

    This small tool museum in Germany might be able to help. Google translate lists a few mentions of the manufacturer.

    https://www.holzwerken.de/museum/hersteller/marken.phtml
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    Duplicate post

    Duplicate post
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    2nd attempt. This one references the company...

    2nd attempt. This one references the company itself.

    https://patents.google.com/patent/DE1057539B/zh-TW

    Search using the word "hobel" which seems to be German for "plane"
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    Here is a us patent filed by eduard engels for a...

    Here is a us patent filed by eduard engels for a tool. Maybe it's the same person?

    If so you have an approx date range.

    https://patents.google.com/patent/US378830A/en
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    Lie Nielsen and veritas on Gumtree

    Not mine (or associated with the sellers) but my Gumtree filter picked these up today.

    Just in case anyone hasn't seen these.

    Regards.
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    Be careful guys, with clive's history of...

    Be careful guys, with clive's history of litigation he's probably scouring every website and forum around...
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    What's on the bench?

    There have been a lot of really interesting discussions over tools and jigs recently. Less so about the projects I'm sure you are currently working on.

    To steal a phrase from Woodtalk, "What's...
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    Interesting article in the AFR this morning by...

    Interesting article in the AFR this morning by James Thomson on this very topic
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    An interesting question to ask next time you go...

    An interesting question to ask next time you go to the barbers is whether people are spacing out their visits more.

    I have found this to be quite a useful economic indicator in the past.
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    My daughters (8 and 6) help me out note on occasion. I'm trying to be mostly hand tools which makes things easier, so aside from chisels they have had a try with many of my kit.

    The router...
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    Very nice. Your daughter should be quite...

    Very nice.

    Your daughter should be quite proud of that.
    Is she catching the woodwork bug?
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    Definitely not my area, but i think that one of...

    Definitely not my area, but i think that one of the last Woodtalk posts had Matt Cremona talk about resin infusing some mallets.

    Does anyone know if this would work here?
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    Has there been a noticeable (or even measurable)...

    Has there been a noticeable (or even measurable) increase in the friction strike planing in this experiment?
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    Hmmm. After Derek's recent issues with overseas...

    Hmmm. After Derek's recent issues with overseas suppliers i might just stick to a local based seller.
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    Have you got an updated image of the design? ...

    Have you got an updated image of the design?

    Regards,

    Adam
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Have you looked at the veritas block plane? It's...

    Have you looked at the veritas block plane? It's quite a bit heavier than the Stanley and is lovely to work with.

    These tend to pop up on the 2nd hand market more than the LN.
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    I forgot to say thank you for your offer Ian. ...

    I forgot to say thank you for your offer Ian. Based on the advice so far i don't think I'll be needing a traditional pot.

    The disadvantages you mention, plus that the wax options above have more...
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    I think like shellac the ready made stuff has a...

    I think like shellac the ready made stuff has a shelf life.
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    Thanks everyone. That's given me plenty of...

    Thanks everyone.

    That's given me plenty of options and some great advice

    Best regards.

    Adam
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    Hide glue pot

    Hi all.

    I know this topic has been discussed years gone by but I'm wondering has anything changed on this topic.

    I'm thinking of experimenting with hide glue but can't seem to find anywhere...
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    Hi Rob, Due of the pertrusion of the blade i...

    Hi Rob,

    Due of the pertrusion of the blade i wouldn't have thought that being flat across the sole would matter.

    Don't Japanese planes have part the sole after the blade very slightly shaved...
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    I'd love to see what that is turned into. It...

    I'd love to see what that is turned into. It would have to be something special to do that timber justice
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    Tool acquisition disorder is hard to resist! The...

    Tool acquisition disorder is hard to resist! The only thing i hear is more addictive is making your own tools, but i haven't gone down that path yet...
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    Absolutely beautiful. It's an optical illusion...

    Absolutely beautiful. It's an optical illusion in timber!
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    Your collection of planes has grown...

    Your collection of planes has grown exponentially! What's next?
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    No comments on the construction, but one question...

    No comments on the construction, but one question on the design.

    With the thicker cupboard ok the left needing to have reasonable depth, with it quite close to the tv would it partially block...
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    Hi Derek, Thank you for the very thorough...

    Hi Derek,

    Thank you for the very thorough answer.
    I will definitely have a read of your website posts you listed.

    Best regards,

    Adam
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    Thanks again chief, I've had a good read...

    Thanks again chief,

    I've had a good read through Alf s site, very much liking her writing style.

    The skewer trick is perfect to help get the vertical issue corrected , that plus changing my...
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    Thanks chief, Is there anything that you have...

    Thanks chief,

    Is there anything that you have found that differs/ compliments what Alf put on her site, or is this pretty much the bible for all things combi related?
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    Using combination planes

    Hi all,

    I've just started experimenting with an old combi plane ove just finished tidying up (a Stanley 12-050) and would be really interested to get some pointers from the brain trust do i get...
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    Hi Gordon. Thanks for selling me your spare...

    Hi Gordon.

    Thanks for selling me your spare bow saw kit.

    It was nice to meet you and have a tour of the NSW woodworkers association shed in Abbotsford.

    Best regards.

    Adam
  48. Thread: Spare parts

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    Thanks Alan, I sent Jim an email this morning. ...

    Thanks Alan,
    I sent Jim an email this morning.

    Regards,

    Adam
  49. Thread: Spare parts

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    Spare parts

    Hi all,

    I've been cleaning up a Stanley 12-050 combination plane i purchased and have noticed that one of the adjustment screws is missing.

    Has anyone any ideas where i can source a...
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    If this is for the dewalt contractors saw Bunnings can order the dewalt blades in as special order. (My mistake. These need 210mm diameter, 30mm arbor which is less common)

    Saying that though,...
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