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    The first method you mention uses an insert...

    The first method you mention uses an insert commonly referred to as a bow-tie or butterfly, this video shows a method of making them
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Iryk-76bmH4
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    VICTORIA Had a few days away and when I got home today the...

    Had a few days away and when I got home today the 100-1/2 was waiting for me in all it’s tiny cuteness!
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    The plan view shows the legs being half-round...

    The plan view shows the legs being half-round where they join the carcase sides, but the front elevation doesn’t indicate any transition to fully round. My suggestion would be to have the legs fully...
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    N.S.W. Go on then, I’ll take them. Can you add on...

    Go on then, I’ll take them. Can you add on postage to 4670 please?
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    Both the H&F and the Carbatec use the same head,...

    Both the H&F and the Carbatec use the same head, it is neither a spiral nor a helical but a segmented head. Saying that, they do give a better finish than the majority of straight knife thickies. A...
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    SW stands for Stanley Works, in this context it...

    SW stands for Stanley Works, in this context it refers to planes made just after the merger of the Stanley Rule And Level Company and the Stanley Works. These tools carry the nickname “Sweetheart”...
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    That’s not an easily answered question beyond “it...

    That’s not an easily answered question beyond “it depends”. How ”valuable” is a Holden Commodore?

    It depends on the condition.
    It depends on the era of manufacture.
    It depends on your...
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    Close... but knot quite. That description...

    Close... but knot quite.

    That description matches a heaving line, if you tie it without the benefit of a hammer handle through the middle it allows a rope end to be weighted for throwing. A hammer...
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    VICTORIA Dammit, I’ve spent all night agonising about how...

    Dammit, I’ve spent all night agonising about how I don’t need a 100-1/2... but now I want one!

    Sigh, I’ll take it!
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    Comfy chair pulled up, just waiting for the...

    Comfy chair pulled up, just waiting for the popcorn to be ready.

    Will your curved drawers also have half-blind dovetails like those in your apothecary cabinet?
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    My personal belief is that you can achieve pretty...

    My personal belief is that you can achieve pretty much everything with 5 saws; 3 of them are available new from you local hardware store.

    1: Fretsaw. Available from anywhere; prices range from...
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    I enjoy reading 3 magazines, Australian...

    I enjoy reading 3 magazines, Australian Woodworker, Australian Woodworking Review... and Viz. AWR is my preferred woodie reading material, AW less so but I still get something out of it. And Viz?...
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    Forum sponsor Screwit sells screws suitable for...

    Forum sponsor Screwit sells screws suitable for pocket holes, but only for softwoods used for indoor or undercover projects. They do advertise a “hardwood” screw but as it’s still a coarse thread I...
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    QUEENSLAND Keep an eye out for a Titan plane blade, these...

    Keep an eye out for a Titan plane blade, these are HSS tipped and would be a correct period replacement for the missing Turner blade in the number 4. They crop up on Ebay a few times a year, this...
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    Hey, they don’t look too shabby at all;well done!...

    Hey, they don’t look too shabby at all;well done!

    You could strengthen them further by drilling a hole straight through all the fingers and inserting a dowel.

    Don’t knock the Aldi chisels,...
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    I haven't bought any Carbitool products since the...

    I haven't bought any Carbitool products since the mid-2000's but I'm pretty sure all my existing cutters are fitted with straight inserts; certainly the old-style pin guided roundovers and cove...
  17. Thread: Tool chest

    by Chief Tiff
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    That's worthy of a thread of its own, because now...

    That's worthy of a thread of its own, because now I want one!

    Did you weld or braze on some hidden threaded fittings to hold the handle and knob?
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    Carbitool still use inserts chopping into the...

    Carbitool still use inserts chopping into the wood at 90 degrees; although their edges are wickedly sharp and polished you still get scalloping. CMT set their carbide inserts at an angle to give...
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    That's an excellent job; well done! :2tsup: ...

    That's an excellent job; well done! :2tsup:

    Quick question; what is the dinky little smoother next to the block plane?
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    I'm with Kuffy on this one; many years ago I...

    I'm with Kuffy on this one; many years ago I purchased a couple of generic very cheap router bit sets comprising of a mixture of straights, roundovers, and flush trims, they also held at least one...
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    N.S.W. THESE...

    THESE “vintage” Supacraft abominations are as low as it is possible to go!
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    N.S.W. No, Stanley planes made after 1983 are still...

    No, Stanley planes made after 1983 are still sloppy!
    The first planes manufactured with the ogee shouldered frog still used tight tolerances, the central rib in the base and the mating gap in the...
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    N.S.W. Your research may be slightly off, Stanley didn’t...

    Your research may be slightly off, Stanley didn’t produce planes in England until 1937 :rolleyes:

    Yours looks to have been made somewhere between 1945 and 1983; going by the sloppy fit of the frog...
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    Are you talking about the painted scales on the...

    Are you talking about the painted scales on the series 2000 or the stickers on the MK3?
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    That looks a very interesting design and the...

    That looks a very interesting design and the frame wouldn’t be too hard to make.

    Probably the “modern” way to make those joints would be by using Dominos, but that tool is well out of your budget....
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    by Chief Tiff
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    How have I missed this build? :oo: I’ve always...

    How have I missed this build? :oo:

    I’ve always liked that style of toolchest and I’m looking forwards to seeing it all finished. G’donya too for using recycled timber.
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    VICTORIA Hi Sheddie, I’ll take the drill press table if...

    Hi Sheddie,
    I’ll take the drill press table if it’s still available; will need posting to QLD 4670 if that’s ok?
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    Good to see some old tools given a new lease of...

    Good to see some old tools given a new lease of life rather than a trip to the scrap metal bin.
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    How big do you want to go with router capacity?...

    How big do you want to go with router capacity? All three Tritons have above table height winders, above table bit changing and excellent dust & chip extraction. The only real differences between...
  30. That’ll be another happy little customer, well...

    That’ll be another happy little customer, well done!
  31. Bunnings have a Makita and a Dewalt biscuit...

    Bunnings have a Makita and a Dewalt biscuit jointer, either of those will perform well for you but will still require you to wear hearing protection. They also stock a Ryobi and an Ozito model; as...
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    What does it feel like, is it heavy and hard?...

    What does it feel like, is it heavy and hard? Going by the picture alone it looks like a gidgee
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    I’m going; I’ve booked myself a coopering...

    I’m going; I’ve booked myself a coopering workshop for the Monday and already committed myself to buying a Dunstone bowsander and one of Chris Vespers exquisite little precision squares.
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    It's described as "In a very good condition"... ...

    It's described as "In a very good condition"...

    I tend to agree, for example the handle is in such good condition that the uninformed could easily mistake it for a replacement. And look; the...
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    How could anybody not like Sammy; happily wearing...

    How could anybody not like Sammy; happily wearing his Easter present?

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    (I'm away at work; daughter has recently flown the nest, partner is lonely and obviously needed a...
  36. This Spear & Jackson model is for all intents and...

    This Spear & Jackson model is for all intents and purposes exactly the same as yours; here is the manual:
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  37. Found your major problem; the pressure regulator...

    Found your major problem; the pressure regulator has been snapped off.

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    Unfortunately it looks like it had a cast male threaded piece; if so you'll have to replace the entire assembly...
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    The top three are my favourites. I love puns...

    The top three are my favourites. I love puns where you may have to look twice before groaning...

    I also have a suitably sarcastic T-shirt; "I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for...
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    One liners...

    Here are a selection of one liners that I enjoy, and often put to various electronic documents :rolleyes:

    Some of them have been plagiarised from signatures on this and other forums; please feel...
  40. How about a track saw? You'll need to cut the...

    How about a track saw? You'll need to cut the timber to length and one plank at least will need to be ripped to a different width. When I first started woodworking such things were unknown to me, and...
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    There are many, many online articles about...

    There are many, many online articles about setting up and using combination planes and they all pretty much say the same things. ALF’s site just sort of condensed all the useful info into one site...
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    This link to ALF’s Combi plane central is a very...

    This link to ALF’s Combi plane central is a very good read that will answer or provide guidance for pretty much all your questions.
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    VICTORIA So bloody annoying for you, you have my sympathy....

    So bloody annoying for you, you have my sympathy. Maybe if you can keep an Interweb account you could do a tour round oz stopping with different forumites, like Dai Sensai did a few years back?
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    Lurching precariously back to the original...

    Lurching precariously back to the original thread... :rolleyes:

    There is another reason not to consider that American product and its claims regarding holding power, in the US their plasterboard...
  45. An easy way to find your recent posts is to click...

    An easy way to find your recent posts is to click on your own name and there is an option to view your latest posts. However, this seems to be the first one you have submitted so I guess your...
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    Definately a weird one; that notch appears to be...

    Definately a weird one; that notch appears to be the throat! If you look closely the way the blade has been set right now means that there is nowhere for the shaving to go. I reckon the blade is...
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    Chromium oxide is cheaply available from...

    Chromium oxide is cheaply available from Aliexpress, but if you have polishing soaps lying around not doing anything much they will do. The cheap CO can be of varying quality however. There are...
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    My method would be to counterbore the board so...

    My method would be to counterbore the board so that the dowel is snuggly located in a hole. If the board is too thin, then double the thickness where the dowel goes by adding a smaller piece of board...
  49. I would take the Evolution over the Ryobi;...

    I would take the Evolution over the Ryobi; actually if I was shopping in Bunnies for a table/contractor saw I’d pass on the Ryobi and get the Ozito. The reason I saw that is because the Ozito is a...
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    I see you’ve finally stopped painting them...

    I see you’ve finally stopped painting them :rolleyes:
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