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  1. So its all about getting the best hammer rather...

    So its all about getting the best hammer rather than using the hammer right
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    If the motor is smaller you feed the stock slower...

    If the motor is smaller you feed the stock slower and use a thin kerf blade. Mine is 2hp carbatec and I rip river gum, feed it at a speed that the saw can process. I'm happy with what it can do. I'm...
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    Good info re using washing soda

    Good info re using washing soda
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    SJE has the cutters. I bought a set for the same...

    SJE has the cutters. I bought a set for the same thicknesser.
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    Use Nappisan as a source of oxalic acid, soak it...

    Use Nappisan as a source of oxalic acid, soak it for a short time, scrub it and once dried, plane it.
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    I'm reasonably keen on this one, does it come...

    I'm reasonably keen on this one, does it come with the extension as a standard or is that an optional extra?
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    You can get kreg screws from carbatec. Kreg...

    You can get kreg screws from carbatec. Kreg screws are self drilling mushroom heads. If you use scrooz, you have to choose a pan head, but some how you have to do an extra step in drilling out a...
  8. If the protector wears out, wouldnt you expose...

    If the protector wears out, wouldnt you expose the screw which causes a lot of damage. I feel they are risky protectors.
  9. Just double check it's not a screw but a nail.

    Just double check it's not a screw but a nail.
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    Go to settings search for batter usage. I think...

    Go to settings search for batter usage. I think some of your apps are running non stop
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    Rob, not sure if I understood the last two...

    Rob, not sure if I understood the last two pictures, what's a interferogram?
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    QUEENSLAND That's a slippery slope Ian. I presume you will...

    That's a slippery slope Ian. I presume you will be on a hunt for a six soon.
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    There should be some local based seller on eBay,...

    There should be some local based seller on eBay, just search for wax heating pot
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    This one seems to work:...

    This one seems to work: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Pro-500ml-Wax-Pot-Heater-Warmer-Hot-Hard-Warm-Wax-Salon-Home-Beauty-Hair-Remover/123183513851?hash=item1cae4f40fb:g:rGYAAOSwqO1c0~Oi&frcectupt=true
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    Per picket 2 nails on the top rail and 2 on the...

    Per picket 2 nails on the top rail and 2 on the bottom rail
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    I'll go with the Brad's, less chance of...

    I'll go with the Brad's, less chance of splitting, looks better, 4 nails per picket is plenty
  17. May I suggest dowels as an alternative. It's...

    May I suggest dowels as an alternative. It's beautiful for alignment and the joints are at least as strong, you only need a decent drill and a dowelling jig and kit. No ear muffs necessary.
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    I get Oregon beams and planks all the time from...

    I get Oregon beams and planks all the time from my local timber yard. But they are plantation timber, not old growth. And it's only in 6x 2, 8x2 beam type sizes. May be it's best to try a salvage...
  19. I think Bosch also has the technology

    I think Bosch also has the technology
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    My bad, still I think Hitachi makes the best...

    My bad, still I think Hitachi makes the best nailer, like this one. I think it will all depend on how you use it. If you are always going to use it in a workshop with air supply, then an air gun is...
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    I'd say go for a cordless brad nailer, if you get...

    I'd say go for a cordless brad nailer, if you get a good one, you will be so happy. Builders have been using cordless nail guns for a while, and the feedback I heard have been positive. Hitachi is...
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    N.S.W. D-type I'll take it if it's still available can...

    D-type
    I'll take it if it's still available
    can you tell me how much it is to post it to VIC 3147?
    Cheers
  23. Firstly, do you use dust extraction under the saw...

    Firstly, do you use dust extraction under the saw table, if not the accumulation of saw dust could cause the threads to be filled, and forcing it could strip it. However, the thread should be of a...
  24. I personally don't think it was shellac. Shellac...

    I personally don't think it was shellac. Shellac does not tend to yellow with age.
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    The recording is there to prove that a member of...

    The recording is there to prove that a member of the teaching staff's health and safety requires serious attention of the education dept. The lawyer's will sort out the legality issue no doubt.
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    Sorry to hear that. All I will say is to make use...

    Sorry to hear that. All I will say is to make use of your phone's recording capability to catch those foul mouth up to no good sobs and report them, wether you are moving out or not.
  27. Thread: Leg vice

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    May be hardwood channel in the form of a U-shape...

    May be hardwood channel in the form of a U-shape that fits over the chop might work.
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    Oiled based poly over raw linseed oil will set...

    Oiled based poly over raw linseed oil will set just fine. You can even mix up to 30 % of raw linseed oil with
    Oil based poly and it will set over night.
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    I bought this one and I'm pretty happy with it....

    I bought this one and I'm pretty happy with it....
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    I found it accurate myself. I have done quite a...

    I found it accurate myself. I have done quite a bit of dowelling with it. I'd recommend it.
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    I'd say sanding or scraping is a better bet than...

    I'd say sanding or scraping is a better bet than planing.
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    I just checked. It's free postage to my place....

    I just checked. It's free postage to my place. Thanks for the heads up
  33. Thread: Magnets

    by justonething
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    All neodymium magnets come from China. You might...

    All neodymium magnets come from China. You might as well buy the cheapest one directly from eBay or Aliexpress.
  34. Impersonating official phone numbers are on the...

    Impersonating official phone numbers are on the rise. Because VoIP can easy mask the country of origin of the call ...
  35. You can buy steel gate frames from bunnings. No...

    You can buy steel gate frames from bunnings. No need to find a welder
    https://www.bunnings.co.nz/search/products?q=steel%20gate%20frames&redirectFrom=Any
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    I know they are not cheap. I already have a...

    I know they are not cheap. I already have a Woodcut CBN wheel, so it's a bit hard to justify layout that amount of money without first knowing more. Their ability to provide a honing/shaping surface...
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    It's been awhile since this thread was last...

    It's been awhile since this thread was last posted. Has anybody managed to lay their hands on one of these Tormek diamond stones? I'm particularly intersted in their abilities to flaten the back of...
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    QUEENSLAND It looks like your wish has been fulfilled.

    It looks like your wish has been fulfilled.
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    I highly recommend that you specify the saw to be...

    I highly recommend that you specify the saw to be shipped on a pallet. I shipped a crate of tools (~400Kg) on a pallet from Melbourne all the way to my garage in regional NZ. One guy with a hydraulic...
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    Maybe we should discuss how to sharpen bread...

    Maybe we should discuss how to sharpen bread knives. Do we use saw-files? :)
    I have to say I have never sharpened any serrated knives in my life.
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    Glad you had it sort out. The Bunnings caliper...

    Glad you had it sort out. The Bunnings caliper must be a real WPOS.
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    As far as measuring is concerned. You should test...

    As far as measuring is concerned. You should test your measurements against a known object, preferably not wood, measure the width of the object at the same point at least 3 times and see the...
  43. How to receive email from a subscribed forum?

    I am currently receiving email notifications for my subscribed threads, but not subscribed forum. What can I do to receive email for any activity on my subscribed forum?
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    That's very informative, malb. I always knew that...

    That's very informative, malb. I always knew that bondcrete is a versatile product and can be used like PVA. In fact, on Bunnings' website, it said that bondcrete is a Water-based, Vinyl Acetate,...
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    I have some ceramic knives from Japan which stay...

    I have some ceramic knives from Japan which stay sharp for a lot longer than steel knives. They can't be sharpened except with a diamond stone. They are my go-to knives when the others are a bit...
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    How often do you sharpen your knives

    I notice that it has been somewhat a yearly ritual for me to sharpen all my knives just before Christmas. I'll take them all down to the garage and grind them properly on my tormek. I'll probably do...
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    bondcrete has some kind of resin. It's a sealer,...

    bondcrete has some kind of resin. It's a sealer, a bonding agent, but certainly not a waterproof adhesive. If it is exposed to weather, you can try polyurethane or even one of these sealants
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    I have a Makita trimmer, and I'm quite happy with...

    I have a Makita trimmer, and I'm quite happy with it. If I were to buy another one, then I'd buy a cordless with a brushless motor for the convenience. That might be the first thing you'd want to...
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    The stop (cross batten) can be in just about any...

    The stop (cross batten) can be in just about any thickness equal to or above 25mm.
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    If you ask five people about sharpening, you'll...

    If you ask five people about sharpening, you'll get six opinions.
    My view is that a dry grinder is a shaping system as far as hand tools like chisels and plane blades are concerned. In other words,...
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