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    Looks like its working good Henry . This is...

    Looks like its working good Henry .

    This is one of those things I saw twenty five years ago which really solved the
    "how did they do that " question I had on the chairs that have the turned and...
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    It looks to be in great condition Pete. Lovely...

    It looks to be in great condition Pete. Lovely thing !! That will shine up nicely I think .
    You still have the chisel attachment , That's a good bonus . Its so easy for parts to get lost over time...
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    Looks pretty good . I think you will be very...

    Looks pretty good . I think you will be very happy with how they work . Any machine that does its work while your off making a coffee has got to make anyone happy .



    1.6 is thin . It'll fly...
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    Kasmeister, have you got a link for the rest? Or...

    Kasmeister, have you got a link for the rest? Or can you tell me where it come from ? Ive been looking at a few the last day or two . Wondering if I should get or make a wooden one for my lathe . I...
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    Hi Wayne . I have a H&F old one of these...

    Hi Wayne . I have a H&F old one of these https://www.machineryhouse.com.au/B002

    Its done an awful lot of work and as it cuts while your off welding or grinding something else its a big time saver....
  6. This is what was on the ends. ...

    This is what was on the ends.

    https://www.allglides.com/3-prong-slides-for-wooden-legs.html
  7. They don't look to bad Katie . If they dont...

    They don't look to bad Katie . If they dont crumble when poked with a screw driver their good .
    Sure, you could fill it a little . I use something like builders bog but its a lot better . Its...
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    Thanks dogcatcher. Now I know what that thing is...

    Thanks dogcatcher. Now I know what that thing is called .
    I follow a couple of pro wood turners on instagram . Their posts are real good value .
    Watching the skew work they do is something else !...
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    Thanks Derek . Yes my, one because of the sweep...

    Thanks Derek . Yes my, one because of the sweep of that fence can shave down from a larger size . It works well like that . I hadn't thought of that with the Sorby . Good point !

    That Galbert's...
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    Great Chuck . That I have to try . It seems the...

    Great Chuck . That I have to try . It seems the tool I have and that Pin Gauge may be the only two ways .
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    Been some great replies here since I last looked...

    Been some great replies here since I last looked gents . Thanks
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    Tried that one the other day Henry . It was at...

    Tried that one the other day Henry . It was at the Headstock end . Used my now working sizing tool but having the ferrule there to test slip on is a good idea . Thanks .
  13. Beautiful looking thing Gaza . As Vann says...

    Beautiful looking thing Gaza .

    As Vann says with the paint, Black ,and not gloss.

    How much heat did you put into the piece with the stuck screw ?
    Did you get it glowing cherry red ?...
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    Its looking Nice . Im amazed how good a replica...

    Its looking Nice . Im amazed how good a replica that Lenticle is you found . Never heard of a Lenticle before .
    Does the company do other brass stuff as well . Do you have a link ? wouldn't mind...
  15. I think the router bit was the T1018 1/2 on page...

    I think the router bit was the T1018 1/2 on page 13 from here .

    CARB-I-TOOL - Router Bit and Accessories Catalogue - NOVEMBER 2015

    They only have 5 Degree and 15 Degree and I think it was the...
  16. Some of the first ones were done on table saw ....

    Some of the first ones were done on table saw . Then I got a router bit and did the rest on my inverted router . In its own little table . No Jigs for any of it , just a fence. Hogging out the bulk...
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    Depends what your doing and with what . What are...

    Depends what your doing and with what . What are you doing ?
    If its a back or a top then as Mark said . It may be more important that it looks good. If its a column for a table base or legs , as I...
  18. Red Oak should be nice Bill . All original tables...

    Red Oak should be nice Bill . All original tables and any I made all had tops that were 3/4" thick . You can see the Mahogany one I did there has an extra 3/4 edge glued on the under side of the edge...
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    I had just about given up on this tool . Like I...

    I had just about given up on this tool . Like I said above, the bit that rubs at the back was to thin and cut into the wood . Seeing Jim's link in his post above post made me give it some attention...
  20. I get decent sized tables orders on average once...

    I get decent sized tables orders on average once every two months I suppose, as well as all the other stuff I make. Its not very often I get Extensions tables of that sort . Haven't had one for about...
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    You will get a better understanding by knowing...

    You will get a better understanding by knowing how wood expands and contracts depending on how it is cut from the log .
    With two square bits of wood where one side is face cut and its side is 1/4...
  22. Hi Bill. I make timber ones for my tables. Its...

    Hi Bill. I make timber ones for my tables.
    Its not so much which material gives the most strength and least flex as it is what Table design does that for you . Metal flexes same as steel does.
    ...
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    Probably the same ones that Dance on them. ...

    Probably the same ones that Dance on them.
    Stand on them to get to the light globe .
    And even have Sex on them.

    In other words , plenty of people :rolleyes:.
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    A hand plane is how it was done before...

    A hand plane is how it was done before thicknessers were around . Yes planing gives better results than just a thicknesser. Machines are great for getting it pretty close first. The finish left by...
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    Thanks Jim That's a bit like my my older one ....

    Thanks Jim
    That's a bit like my my older one . It shows where my one is lacking I think
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    The red arrow points to the bit that rubs . With my one its so thin it itself cuts into...
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    Could work with a bit of sharpening smiife :) ...

    Could work with a bit of sharpening smiife :)

    The right adjustable wrench or shifter re ground may be a way ??
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    Thanks for the lead on the name artful. Gives me...

    Thanks for the lead on the name artful. Gives me something to search out .
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    Thanks Rod . I may have to give that another try...

    Thanks Rod . I may have to give that another try . I did it once but it was a bit rushed and didn't go so well .

    This is the similar thing that could be bought.

    https://www.turnersmate.com/
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    You want to try and have the heart of the board...

    You want to try and have the heart of the board on the one side for best match and best matching movement for any change in dimension it may go through later after its glued up . So if you cut a...
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    Repeat Sizing tool

    I'm interested to know any thoughts on what you think is the best way to repetitively size a turning end for a joint when its got to be dead on every time .

    Like when your doing post and rung...
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    I stopped buying most magazines around 20 years...

    I stopped buying most magazines around 20 years ago . I got sick of them . The adverts and the reviews of machinery with the brands being advertised in the same mag.

    One Old Magizine I do like is...
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    Are you out in your shed now P*ssi*g off the cats...

    Are you out in your shed now P*ssi*g off the cats :D . Yes its cold .

    That looks good . Do they need planing or sanding ?

    Something basic like this for holding in vice to plane and sand.
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    Yeah . May have to leave a little extra for...

    Yeah . May have to leave a little extra for planing off in one of :rolleyes: the jigs needed



    Really . Never seen it . Haven't moulded MDF . Hope I never have to mould MDF. The thought of it...
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    With the table saw . You cut the first one like...

    With the table saw . You cut the first one like Elan said . The second cut needs a cradle jig so the piece can be flipped and cut, holding the first cut angle. Otherwise it wants to be falling into...
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    The marble shouldn’t be attached to the legs . ...

    The marble shouldn’t be attached to the legs . Marble/stone in quality furniture sits on a frame to support it and that frame is attached to the legs . Pins , dowels or a raised lip or moulded...
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    If you put a dowel through that your heading in...

    If you put a dowel through that your heading in the direction of a hinge .I wouldn't reduce the glued sides of those fingers which is the strongest part of that joint . . Try it on a couple of test...
  37. Great looking plane Ian . looks like a comfy user...

    Great looking plane Ian . looks like a comfy user too, with the slope on the rear infill .
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    Hey . That's cheating . :D look at this . ...

    Hey . That's cheating . :D


    look at this .

    I'm sorry, I went a bit far with the Apprentice line . Ill go delete it .

    Rob
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    Im not trying to talk you into welding . I'll...

    Im not trying to talk you into welding .
    I'll go a bit further into what I said before
    I reckon fast and cheap is to screw it . Then fill and cover the screw holes with timber. You could reduce...
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    Welded steel base, sanded and covered in thin 8mm...

    Welded steel base, sanded and covered in thin 8mm Oak . Glued down with Techniglue . Sanded , stained , sealed with Oil based sanding sealer , shellac and beeswax on top of that . Delivered in 2011 ....
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    Well you must have still had your L plates...

    Well you must have still had your L plates hanging around your neck when you were doing it and still had some more learning ahead of you :).

    If what you were saying was true then Plywood would not...
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    I’d be welding the base up and covering It in re...

    I’d be welding the base up and covering It in re sawn 5mm glued on facings / veneers . That will last and your kids can give it to their kids . I’ve seen such tables bases done in wood and know they...
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    I'd suggest that you DONT , what ever you do ,...

    I'd suggest that you DONT , what ever you do , change the email address the forum has for you while using the same server that may or may not be the problem. Test it by first swapping to a new email...
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    Good Brisso57 . If your going to steam bend...

    Good Brisso57 .
    If your going to steam bend rather than laminate, Silky Oak may be good for it. I was told years ago anything with pronounced medullary ray was good at steam bending . Not sure if...
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    Not according to this Ikea add . Beech is a...

    Not according to this Ikea add .
    Beech is a common as muck steam bent and anything else bent or just a chair timber in general .

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    Ive been using shellac in a hand pumped spray...

    Ive been using shellac in a hand pumped spray bottle . The bottle was an old half size thing of something like Armor All , some car upholstery spay I had used all up . The bottle still worked so I...
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    If its holding together and not falling to...

    If its holding together and not falling to pieces, that's very good .
    Kill them and fill the holes . Freezing sounds good if it works .
    I use Kero but with a insecticide added. Do Both ways . ...
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    Steam bent and glue lam are two different ways of...

    Steam bent and glue lam are two different ways of making . The two aren't done together as one .

    A more simple solution would be to buy a chair and remove the finish back to clean raw wood and...
  49. Thread: Hide glue pot

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    They are available from the US . For me there...

    They are available from the US .
    For me there has been huge changes in the way I use Hide Glue .
    I would now only use a traditional glue pot if I wanted to glue up a whole cabinet or table ....
  50. Hi Craig . That piece sitting on the coffee cup...

    Hi Craig .
    That piece sitting on the coffee cup is 28mm thick ? Must be the picture and Me , It Looks thicker.

    Its an English made Billiard table is it ? Being Walnut which it looks like it is...
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