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    I'm with Doug on the blade width, I believe 3/4"...

    I'm with Doug on the blade width, I believe 3/4" is way too wide for a saw of that size. I am surprised that McDiven's recommended that to you. A 1/2" blade will be about right so that you can get...
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    I think I need to become a politician and move to...

    I think I need to become a politician and move to Canberra. What a fantastic setup and supply of timber you have got for your members.
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    I wholeheartedly endorse chambezio's comments....

    I wholeheartedly endorse chambezio's comments. Most of us have no idea what goes on in the background to keep this site functioning and even more so when it isn't.
    I don't do facebook so this is my...
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    Here (https://www.lumberjocks.com/reviews/422) is...

    Here is a review of one Paul and a video. They have been around for years but I don't know of anyone who has one.
    I would have thought that if you secured your workpiece down to the table of your...
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    That looks amazing. Considering what you started...

    That looks amazing. Considering what you started with, the ugly duckling and then turned it into a beautiful swan.
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    Welcome Daniel. Good to see you doing the right...

    Welcome Daniel. Good to see you doing the right thing by your boys and doing things together. Making cutting boards is an enjoyable task and doesn't have to cost you a fortune in materials or...
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    Welcome Rudy. I know the feeling when that last...

    Welcome Rudy. I know the feeling when that last one finishes school and cash is freed up a bit. Like you are looking forward to, it gives you that little bit more freedom to purchase a few things you...
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    Very nice collection of boxes. Fit and finish...

    Very nice collection of boxes. Fit and finish looks spot on and the McJing hinges also look the part. Your splines look very fine and just wondering how the grooves were cut for them?
    Do you have...
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    I am no expert on this but I have a basic 14"...

    I am no expert on this but I have a basic 14" Bandsaw and can resaw without much trouble at all.
    I use a 4 TPI blade which is either 12 or 16mm wide. I find that if the blade starts to get a bit...
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    Nice result David. Sometimes jobs just seem to go...

    Nice result David. Sometimes jobs just seem to go on forever which is the way I feel about a box I have just finished. Little things just seem to keep cropping up that you have to overcome, but the...
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    You're a patient man Mik. Do you have a good...

    You're a patient man Mik. Do you have a good outlet for these to justify your time or do you just enjoy being creative?
    Fantastic job by the way.
  12. Thread: Seam rippers

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    I was thinking they look better without the clip...

    I was thinking they look better without the clip but what Gary says makes sense.
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    As I was reading this I was wondering if it was...

    As I was reading this I was wondering if it was the case that Norcal states. Just a sign of the times where good names are slowly reducing quality to compete.
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    You only thought it was fast back then. Check...

    You only thought it was fast back then. Check this
    The vid doesn't help Elan's case but at least posts keep this in front of everyone and makes them aware to be on the lookout.
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    Unfortunately I don't think that is a diagram of...

    Unfortunately I don't think that is a diagram of your unit so it won't help.
    What are the 2 round shafts for that we can see in the upside down shots in post 37?
    Squirting it with a hose won't hurt...
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    That looks like a nice supply of figured timber...

    That looks like a nice supply of figured timber for future projects. There's more satisfaction cutting your pieces from rough timber and sizing it yourself.
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    Welcome Hamish. Once you start on the wood...

    Welcome Hamish. Once you start on the wood projects they seem to get the juices flowing and you want more and more if that is your passion. Some head down the DIY path and others want to specialise...
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    Welcome Sandy. A basic bench is all that is...

    Welcome Sandy. A basic bench is all that is needed to make life a bit easier, and then look at building a more sophisticated one down the track once you have got some of your wish list completed....
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    Can't help with the clearances required but it...

    Can't help with the clearances required but it certainly looks nice at the moment. I have seen your other thread and followed that a bit so what you have learned there you have put into practice....
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    This is probably the article.
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    By the look of the collet housing it looks like...

    By the look of the collet housing it looks like it has had some pretty hard hits to gouge out the sides of the locking slot like that. Did they just happen this time or has the collet been very...
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    I like the idea of the rechargeable light. Is the...

    I like the idea of the rechargeable light. Is the rechargeable type of light in common use for bikes now?
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    I hope he gets to see your reply because he...

    I hope he gets to see your reply because he hasn't logged on since the 16th of March.
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    Remove the collet and thoroughly clean all...

    Remove the collet and thoroughly clean all sawdust from the internal and external threads. Then put a bit of graphite powder on the threads and tapers. This will reduce the amount of drag between the...
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    Yes as samo did, just lock the switch on with a...

    Yes as samo did, just lock the switch on with a cable tie and either turn it on & off at the powerpoint or buy an auxiliary switch to mount on your table.
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    Probably been locked up for leaving your...

    Probably been locked up for leaving your premises. Remember we are still in lockdown until midnight:roll:
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    I am subscribed to your channel so I get notified...

    I am subscribed to your channel so I get notified before you even put something on here. There are certainly some interesting tools out there from China so thanks for bringing them to our attention....
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    Definitely don't hit the thread or handle with a...

    Definitely don't hit the thread or handle with a hammer especially when you are near to getting the threads together as you can damage the ends of the threads and it will never engage until you get...
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    Now that you have the depth adjustment disengaged...

    Now that you have the depth adjustment disengaged from the table can you get your hands under the table just below the dovetail/Gib area and try to lift the table up pulling in the same angle as the...
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    Now I understand, thanks.

    Now I understand, thanks.
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    Good to see you are still busy while being locked...

    Good to see you are still busy while being locked down Paul. I find it a good excuse to spend more time in the shed.
    So the 2 panels on the end move back and forward to move the rubber band front...
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    Yes, being American it will be imperial and most...

    Yes, being American it will be imperial and most likely 3/16".
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    I assume this...

    I assume this is the clamp you are referring to.
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    Welcome aboard Amanda. Great to see you having a...

    Welcome aboard Amanda. Great to see you having a go at things and we look forward to seeing some of your projects in the future once you find your way around here a bit.
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    Is there any limits to your talents Paul? You are...

    Is there any limits to your talents Paul? You are always coming up with something to solve a problem and with minimal costs. Sounds like you could be on to a new business venture. Be good to see your...
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    Here...

    Here is a site that has some info on the company that made your unit.
    Also a couple of files from there but it may not be your model. Jointer_1 Jointer_2
  37. What sort of RPM are you using? The spiral bits...

    What sort of RPM are you using? The spiral bits have quite an aggressive cut and if running too slow will bite in more and pull, possibly off line. You should be running the router at full speed for...
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    Go for the cross hole bits as they give the...

    Go for the cross hole bits as they give the smoothest surface whether it be metal or wood.
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    Very nice collection there David. Looks like you...

    Very nice collection there David. Looks like you have been keeping yourself out of mischief while we can't do much outside of home.
    Some fine looking pieces of timber you have used.
    Do you still...
  40. Are they ex railway sleepers you want to put...

    Are they ex railway sleepers you want to put through it? If they are you won't be wanting to get one with HSS blades as the surface of the sleepers will be full of stone from the ballast.
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    They are beautifully made including the grain...

    They are beautifully made including the grain wrap. Certainly different to the normal box you see.
    Just one question, how do you open the draws as I see no pull on them?
  42. Is this the type of Jointer you have? 472523 If...

    Is this the type of Jointer you have?
    472523
    If it is you should be able to remove the bearings quite easily and replace them. You will need to remove the grubscrews No.53 first and then remove the...
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    Your attention to detail has really paid off....

    Your attention to detail has really paid off. From the Blackwood I have seen the best seems to come from Tassie.
  44. Another beautiful piece Paul. You just keep...

    Another beautiful piece Paul. You just keep churning these out one after the other and all look fantastic. I have been working on a box for about 3 weeks now and still nowhere near finished. I must...
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    Here's...

    Here's an online calculator that you can use once you measure everything. Looking at your bandsaw it looks like about a 14" but the photos could be decptive. A basic 14" bandsaw is quoted as running...
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    Thought that might have been the reason but also thought I might be missing something (do that quite often).
  47. Interested to know what you mean by the P.S....

    Interested to know what you mean by the P.S. comment about Zoom?
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    Cast Sheoak pods always give an interesting...

    Cast Sheoak pods always give an interesting effect and you're done the blank justice. Well done by you and Brad.
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    Do you know if the the motor pulley is the...

    Do you know if the the motor pulley is the correct diameter? If it is too big it could be that the machine is spinning too fast which will cause vibration.
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    The inside of the collet looks a bit worse for...

    The inside of the collet looks a bit worse for wear but I would think that if the router is run at top speed and reasonable depths of cut are taken it should still hold the bit in place okay. It...
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