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    There's a lot to be said for older cars, remove a...

    There's a lot to be said for older cars, remove a few plastic trim caps and you can usually unscrew anything. Had to do actuators for the power locks in my CRX and it was just a few screws and some...
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    We used 18mm for painted panels as well. It's...

    We used 18mm for painted panels as well. It's just white melamine on MDF, but with a smooth finish instead of the textured stuff you normally see in cabinets. I think our local board shop got theirs...
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    The jig is safe, the saw isn't; no riving knife,...

    The jig is safe, the saw isn't; no riving knife, no OH guard...typical of American youtubers. Funny how many of them end up doing a "how to prevent kickback" video when their lack of basic safety...
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    Because the profile goes down below the highest...

    Because the profile goes down below the highest point of the profile and the low part is not symmetrical (it's angled on one side and round on the other side), it is impossible to copy it exactly...
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    You shouldn't need anything more than a...

    You shouldn't need anything more than a straightedge and feeler gauges to set the sliding table, that's all the tech used for ours at work and he's ex-Altendorf.

    The official number in the book...
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    30mm is industry standard for larger machines

    30mm is industry standard for larger machines
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    From the site "Offered in a metric 6.0mm kerf" ...

    From the site "Offered in a metric 6.0mm kerf"

    EDIT: Also, $130 for a special blade is downright cheap in my books. I don't know what you were expecting/hoping to pay for it, but I certainly don't...
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    Those have conical teeth, you won't get a square...

    Those have conical teeth, you won't get a square groove with them.

    Here's one ̶y̶̶o̶̶u̶̶ ̶̶c̶̶o̶̶u̶̶l̶̶d̶̶ ̶̶h̶̶a̶̶v̶̶e̶̶ ̶̶r̶̶e̶̶-̶̶g̶̶r̶̶o̶̶u̶̶n̶̶d̶̶ ̶̶t̶̶o̶̶ ̶̶6̶̶m̶̶m̶̶,̶̶ ̶̶n̶̶o̶̶t̶̶...
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    VICTORIA Rob, please empty your PMs, I can't reply because...

    Rob, please empty your PMs, I can't reply because your box is full. Thanks
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    We used to have a recycled surcharge. Also, we...

    We used to have a recycled surcharge. Also, we NEVER trusted de-nailed timber, every piece was checked again regardless of the source
  11. I'd be going with that plan. Moulders are a...

    I'd be going with that plan.

    Moulders are a lot of fun and can really punch out the work, but they're an expensive piece of gear to tool up (think a couple of hundred per head at least), let alone...
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    eah it does look a bit like crown cut Tas Oak....

    eah it does look a bit like crown cut Tas Oak. Got a pic of the end? That might get a more definite answer.
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    VICTORIA 7C and 8C are now spoken for

    7C and 8C are now spoken for
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    Truck spray brushes Spray Suppressant – Single...

    Truck spray brushes Spray Suppressant – Single Mudguard Skirt Brush 100mm x 1600mm to suit Truck/Tr - Unbranded/Generic
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    VICTORIA Hi all, All current purchases were sent on...

    Hi all,

    All current purchases were sent on Friday, so they should be arriving to you this week some time.

    This is what's left (the 8C is under negotiation)

    456180

    The No 3 Type 2 has been...
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    Unless it's in mint (or close to it) condition,...

    Unless it's in mint (or close to it) condition, it's not "worth" much as a collectible. As a functioning plane, it's worth about the same as any other good (pre-WW2) Stanley.
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    +1 for Walnut, also +1 for the smell :/ The...

    +1 for Walnut, also +1 for the smell :/ The American stuff smells so much nicer
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    Now now, play nice :p If you're just making them...

    Now now, play nice :p
    If you're just making them for your own enjoyment and not to sell, you might have a "fair use" defence.
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    :whs: There are very few accidents that are...

    :whs:

    There are very few accidents that are genuine accidents and not caused by any combination of poor work practises, disregard for basic safety gear (overhead guards and riving knives) and...
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    VICTORIA He's taken it, sorry.

    He's taken it, sorry.
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    VICTORIA Update: Thanks all for your payments. I finish...

    Update:

    Thanks all for your payments. I finish late tomorrow, so Friday will be post office day...hope my car can handle all the weight in the back :rolleyes:
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    Good luck trying to instantly stop a buzzer or...

    Good luck trying to instantly stop a buzzer or spindle moulder without totally destroying something.

    The only reason they can make it work on saws is that the rotating mass is fairly low and the...
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    Get 100, you'll want some spares and I think...

    Get 100, you'll want some spares and I think there's a discount for 100s (it's a full carton)

    EDIT: Also, to prolong their life, only rotate every second row (if it's a big machine with many...
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    +1 for SJE IMO they are actually better than...

    +1 for SJE

    IMO they are actually better than the genuine SHELIX inserts from Byrd
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    VICTORIA See the post above yours

    See the post above yours
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    We used polyurethane glue at my old work without...

    We used polyurethane glue at my old work without any solvent cleaning, never had an issue.
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    Not unless you're really, rEaLlY, REALLY good,...

    Not unless you're really, rEaLlY, REALLY good, and even then probably not.

    I used to do laminations the same way as auscab if there was more than 2 pieces, but if it was only 2 I'd have them so...
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    VICTORIA This is what I have so far on the 'specials...

    This is what I have so far on the 'specials ones'. I'm trying to be as thorough as I can (taken about 2 hours to write up and photograph 3 of them) as there are fairly significant amounts of money...
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    VICTORIA Thanks all, dibs have all been noted and I'll be...

    Thanks all, dibs have all been noted and I'll be in touch with everyone later this evening.

    There's been more interest than I expected in the "specials", so I will be making a gallery tonight and...
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    :whs: Some of the more specialised stuff might...

    :whs:
    Some of the more specialised stuff might be direct order only and not available in hardware stores even if you did find the product code.
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    Over 600mm, I reckon MDF will be ok. If you're...

    Over 600mm, I reckon MDF will be ok.

    If you're really concerned, just add fixings in the middle; if the shelves are fixed, screw them from the back, if they're adjustable, run a line of shelf...
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    Unfortunately I've got nothing to test it with,...

    Unfortunately I've got nothing to test it with, I'm no longer making sawdust
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    There's just one catch...no power socket for a...

    There's just one catch...no power socket for a tool, it's a vac only.
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    VICTORIA Hi Gab, the 3C has been claimed, but the 4C is...

    Hi Gab, the 3C has been claimed, but the 4C is yours.

    For everyone needing postage prices, I'll get back to you tomorrow; just depends on what I can squeeze in the AusPost bags.

    Thanks all for...
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    VICTORIA Yep, missed it by that much :p C just means it...

    Yep, missed it by that much :p

    C just means it has the corrugated base (grooves milled in it for less friction or something), I'm sure someone's done a study as to how effective they are...

    The...
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    Duravac Maxum

    I'm seeing these advertised for about $330, not bad for 'M' class and a filter shaker, are they a viable alternative to the more expensive brands with similar features? (you all know who I'm talking...
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    VICTORIA BIG Stanley plane clearout

    The time has come to free up funds for other interests, so I'm clearing out my collection of (mostly) USA made Stanley planes. All are in "as found" condition as I felt the naturally aged look was...
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    You don't need anything. A 16 ga. brad gun...

    You don't need anything.

    A 16 ga. brad gun holds your edges in line while you drill and screw them (glue is overkill and not really needed) and the back holds the cabinet square.
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    This isn't trickle down economics...

    This isn't trickle down economics...
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    If you want one they'll make one, that's what...

    If you want one they'll make one, that's what they do.
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    No sarcasm at all, I was being completely serious...

    No sarcasm at all, I was being completely serious with my suggestions, particularly the router bit idea. You could be done with the whole job in a couple of hours
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    How about a flexible curve/ruler that you mould...

    How about a flexible curve/ruler that you mould to fit? You can get them at officeworks https://www.officeworks.com.au/shop/officeworks/p/staedtler-flexible-curve-400-mm-st57160400

    EDIT: Or...
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    300mm of travel?? I don't think that's a thing......

    300mm of travel?? I don't think that's a thing...

    What are you trying to copy? There might be another way to do it
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    I wonder if that might make them too fragile?...

    I wonder if that might make them too fragile? You'd end up with the MDF version of short grain and I don't think the feather edges would survive.


    I wish I took a photo of what MDF did to one of...
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    Used to do this sort of thing fairly regularly....

    Used to do this sort of thing fairly regularly. The trick is to tilt the saw to the complementary angle (90 - the angle you want) and have the "bottom" face against the fence. Stick/clamp a...
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    Not really. The table extensions on this one make...

    Not really. The table extensions on this one make for a useful length to properly joint timber. I've seen larger over/under planers for industrial use (some with a pair of side heads at the outfeed...
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    If it works, why change? We used to have one just...

    If it works, why change? We used to have one just like what you have and it was great, I called it our CNC cos it Cut Nice Circles :D

    Then we got a real CNC...
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    I'm assuming it's a 2-stage collet, so the collet...

    I'm assuming it's a 2-stage collet, so the collet itself should be held captive by the nut, sounds like the collet nut isn't engaging the ring in the collet to pull it out when you undo it.

    I did...
  49. Finally, someone who gets it. There's a reason...

    Finally, someone who gets it. There's a reason abrasive manufacturers tend to stop their wood specific products at 240.
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    How strong are shelves actually?

    Lots of fun stuff on this channel, some of it is just for fun, some of it is actually useful

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jESD2-lv-M
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