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    You might be able to make it up using a couple of...

    You might be able to make it up using a couple of different/simpler bit profiles like they did in the 'old days' using molding planes. You might have to make 3 passes with 3 different bits, but at...
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    Yes that's right. Juuma is Dieter Schmid's...

    Yes that's right. Juuma is Dieter Schmid's in-house brand, they re-brand all sorts of tools from multiple manufacturers. All of the tools are good quality. From time to time you might see Luban...
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    I'm no expert, but as soon as I saw the photo's...

    I'm no expert, but as soon as I saw the photo's following your description Osage Orange jumped straight in to my head.
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    N.S.W. Hi John, nice table. If you want to advertise it...

    Hi John, nice table. If you want to advertise it here you have to put a price on it.
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    There's a lot of older table saws out there,...

    There's a lot of older table saws out there, particularly contractor saws with round rails, on which your fence would be a huge upgrade. You just have to find the right buyer. I agree with others...
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    If SJE has them why would you even bother looking...

    If SJE has them why would you even bother looking elsewhere? Any possible saving is going to be insignificant, he guarantees the fitment and quality and he's fast. :?
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    Yeah, Woodpeckers aren't like those French...

    Yeah, Woodpeckers aren't like those French buggers, eh Derek. :D

    And if you're happy with engineering plastic (probably very satisfactory in most situations) you couldn't go past these -...
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    If you happen to own one. :rolleyes: Agreed...

    If you happen to own one. :rolleyes:
    Agreed about the different thickness boards with the clamps I linked to Brett. I just can't get over the price of those Rockler clamps. :no:
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    Sorry Greg I can't give you any tips because I've...

    Sorry Greg I can't give you any tips because I've got no idea what's going wrong for you. :? They're quite easy to copy and save and you can rotate them in either Paint or Windows Live Photo Gallery.
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    The Clamp-it Jig is useless without the Assembly...

    The Clamp-it Jig is useless without the Assembly Square so why aren't they sold as a unit? The main pic. that Carbatec use shows both parts as a single unit and you have to do quite a bit of reading...
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    Had to get these up the right way so I could have...

    Had to get these up the right way so I could have a decent look. There's a lot going on in that stump timber.
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    In some of the pictures I've seen it looks like...

    In some of the pictures I've seen it looks like there is a full depth solid side that registers on a stop on these particular heads. That's why they can only be two sided. I'd be very wary of buying...
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    Sounds like God was on your side Dennis. :D...

    Sounds like God was on your side Dennis. :D :2tsup:
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    I've got quite a few boards of Myrtle, including...

    I've got quite a few boards of Myrtle, including one with some tiger, but none of them are anything like that. :C
  15. Unfortunately there are plenty of dips#$ts...

    Unfortunately there are plenty of dips#$ts around. They are best ignored. For our woodworking passion to survive into the future we need these young people.
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    N.S.W. Thanks Geoff, I'll send you a PM. They're quite a...

    Thanks Geoff, I'll send you a PM. They're quite a good size aren't they. Would love to see a photo if that's possible.
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    I've often wondered why the Carbatec version of...

    I've often wondered why the Carbatec version of this machine is so much more expensive than the H & F model. They both appear to have the same style of 'spiral' cutting head. The special price that H...
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    N.S.W. Hi Geoff, I'm going to be in Sydney on the...

    Hi Geoff, I'm going to be in Sydney on the weekend of 22nd June if that's not too late. How big are the chests and what kind of cedar are they made of?
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    N.S.W. I can see a big fence going up around this...

    I can see a big fence going up around this workshop. :D
  20. Commiserations Alex, a good day and a bad one all...

    Commiserations Alex, a good day and a bad one all in one. I'm not religious so the best I can do is cross everything for the safe return of the missing items. :2tsup:
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    You can source the carbide cutters much more...

    You can source the carbide cutters much more cheaply than that. See this thread - http://www.woodworkforums.com/f154/replacement-cutters-spiral-head-228337
    If SJE doesn't have the ones you want have...
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    Whatever. I'm sure I understand perfectly, and...

    Whatever. I'm sure I understand perfectly, and when it comes to being obtuse the shoe is on the other foot. Like many other box makers on here I regularly cut grooves (dadoes) on the router table and...
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    Sorry, but that statement is just WRONG! Have a...

    Sorry, but that statement is just WRONG! Have a think about it, if you've got the router on some stock in the hand held mode and you turn the router and stock upside down as a unit there is no change...
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    No it doesn't. :no:

    No it doesn't. :no:
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    Good price. Expensive little blighters aren't...

    Good price. Expensive little blighters aren't they. When you look them up on Amazon or Rockler both the pictures they have show a downcut configuration, but they describe them as upcut. :?
    Yours is...
  26. Thread: Track Saw Tips

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    Nah! Too much time wasted on setup. I'll take the...

    Nah! Too much time wasted on setup. I'll take the table saw any day. :D
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    And you can sharpen them once or twice on a...

    And you can sharpen them once or twice on a diamond stone, although from what Derek says, as a hobbyist, you'd have to live a long time to make this necessary. :D
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    I'm pretty sure that's the CTS Shelix cutters....

    I'm pretty sure that's the CTS Shelix cutters. Steve (sje) will confirm for you. Great product, good price and fantastic service. Plenty of members here can attest to this. :2tsup:
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    That's this guy in a sentence. 10 minutes to fit...

    That's this guy in a sentence. 10 minutes to fit a cyclone to a collection drum and suck a few paint chips through it. :doh:
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    If you've got the stock clamped to the bench or...

    If you've got the stock clamped to the bench or some other equally sturdy item it's not as scary as it might seem. Besides, you asked how and he told you. :D
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    Yes. :2tsup: If the holes aren't pre-drilled to...

    Yes. :2tsup: If the holes aren't pre-drilled to suit your router you can use the existing base to mark the hole positions.
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    I can't think of a way you can do this with the...

    I can't think of a way you can do this with the boards horizontal on the bench without building a fairly complicated jig. I suspect that Lappa has used a guide bushing to guide the router across the...
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    If you're making a number of cabinets of the same...

    If you're making a number of cabinets of the same size you can use your Parallel Action Clamps to keep things square. (No I'm not trying to sell him some, he already owns them. :D)
    - Fit dogs to the...
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    Don't get too excited guys, so far all he's done...

    Don't get too excited guys, so far all he's done is attach a cyclone to a collection drum. :D If you didn't have a redundant leaf blower lying around would you be better to purchase a shop vac to do...
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    The other option is to get a universal base that...

    The other option is to get a universal base that will take the standard Porter Cable style bushes - https://mcjing.com.au/categorybrowser.aspx?categoryid=1345
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    I agree. I think you owe us all an apology Doug,...

    I agree. I think you owe us all an apology Doug, and a solemn promise to never post anything like this again. :D
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    Reminds me of the drongo who posted a video of...

    Reminds me of the drongo who posted a video of his effort dovetailing. Cut the dovetails and pins in the side grain and couldn't figure out why they kept breaking off when he tried to hammer the...
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    How is that 3mm MDF 'riving knife' attached wP? ...

    How is that 3mm MDF 'riving knife' attached wP? I'd love something that moves with the blade tilt instead of the 'feather' in the rear of the zero clearance insert idea.
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    Torquata is Timbecon's in-house brand, they put...

    Torquata is Timbecon's in-house brand, they put their brand on products that they source from various manufacturers. This blade set will almost certainly be sourced from Taiwan or China. I would...
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    In my experience of using a dado stack you always...

    In my experience of using a dado stack you always have to do some test cuts and adjustments to get a good fit. You can't just build a stack of the appropriate sized components and expect the fit to...
  41. Thread: jet planer ??

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    Not without spending more money than the machine...

    Not without spending more money than the machine is worth. After all you can buy a lunchbox thickie with a helical head for $759 - https://www.machineryhouse.com.au/W815
    You'd need to check the Byrd...
  42. Thread: jet planer ??

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    Yeah! But if you've already got one and the Jet...

    Yeah! But if you've already got one and the Jet isn't a very significant improvement, why? Now if the Jet had a helical head I could see the sense.
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    Huh :? You can't do wider cuts without cutting...

    Huh :? You can't do wider cuts without cutting through the back of the sled anyway, can you? I guess you can cut part of the way and then flip the stock. :cool:
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    And if that doesn't work throw the blade away. If...

    And if that doesn't work throw the blade away. If the machine was previously working perfectly that's all the problem can be. The problems you're complaining of are often associated with a blunt...
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    The whole idea of a dado stack is that, through...

    The whole idea of a dado stack is that, through the use of blades, chippers and spacers it's infinitely adjustable. I can't see any advantage to a metric blade set, and as for paying more for one,...
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    Let me guess! You thought you'd teach it to fly,...

    Let me guess! You thought you'd teach it to fly, but found out it wasn't any good at that either?

    I keep looking at those Knew Concept saws, maybe I'll have some money next year.
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    Very classy bit of furniture there Mark. :2tsup:

    Very classy bit of furniture there Mark. :2tsup:
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    Also don't forget that if you could buy it...

    Also don't forget that if you could buy it cheaper and it had to be freighted/posted the extra cost is likely to be AT LEAST another $15. You're talking about 2 metres, $30. :?
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    VICTORIA That's a good deal. IMO the imperial model is the...

    That's a good deal. IMO the imperial model is the way to go if you intend to cut dovetails and box joints as most of the cutters available to use with it are imperial. The versatility of the imperial...
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    Yeah, you've got to love routers, downcut spiral...

    Yeah, you've got to love routers, downcut spiral bits and straight edges! :D

    Those bench hold-downs look pretty serious. :2tsup:
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