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    Early Bursgreen thicky down the Gong.

    Grays had an auction recently and besides a Wadkin EQ spindle and Barker 27” bandsaw there was an 18” Bursgreen thicknesser.
    Looked to be before Wadkins takeover of Bursgreen from the tag mentioning...
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    A Wadkin JTA is what I use for this sort of work....

    A Wadkin JTA is what I use for this sort of work.
    You could obtain or turn up a piece of suitable diameter stuff a bit longer than a sheet of sandpaper and using double sided tape or contact attach...
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    N.S.W. Irwin used to sell a ‘Nail eater’ 9 1/4” circ saw...

    Irwin used to sell a ‘Nail eater’ 9 1/4” circ saw blade.
    Cut a bit of this stuff up with one of those years ago.
    Not a lot of teeth and when you hit the nails the carbide didn’t explode just...
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    Here’s a stupid suggestion.:D Keyhole fittings...

    Here’s a stupid suggestion.:D
    Keyhole fittings in the underside of the cupboards.
    Screws in the covers.
    Problem is you’d need a heap of them and they’d be very fiddly to mark out and get to line...
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    Trend or Annagote. H.

    Trend or Annagote.
    H.
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    You realise that epoxy doesn’t like high clamping...

    You realise that epoxy doesn’t like high clamping pressure, migrates out of joints. Urea was the choice for wooden water skis for that reason. Nightingale is a company that has been around for a...
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    Good on you guys for going ahead with your...

    Good on you guys for going ahead with your sale.:2tsup:
    The clowns now running the Sydney sale have wimped off and have postponed it until 2022.
    H.
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    I used a double Stihl 090 mill 40 odd years ago...

    I used a double Stihl 090 mill 40 odd years ago and since then pondered an electric powered chainsaw mill. Even picked up a 3 phase Stihl motor but other things got in the way so nothing happened....
  9. N.S.W. Misc tools including 2 Braces, 5 bits,2 eggbeaters,Stanley square etc

    More stuff from my bro’s stash. $60 the lot pickup Concord.
    All were stored in boxes in a shed up the coast so some rust needs cleaning off.
    Stanley C26 square ‘Made in USA’ with scribe and intact...
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    Hand planing is the way to go after ripping....

    Hand planing is the way to go after ripping.
    Especially with Blackwood, the dust generated by sanding you will regret sooner or later.
    Mate developed such a bad allergy he just had to walk into his...
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    Just a thought, could you rig up a vacuum clamp...

    Just a thought, could you rig up a vacuum clamp or a sanding table where they are held down by vacuum whilst you orbital sand them. Could take care any dust also.
    If they are a similar size possibly...
  12. Old fashioned stroke sanders are completely...

    Old fashioned stroke sanders are completely obsolete nowadaze.
    I tried selling mine for about 6 months and finally flagged it thru gumtree for a $100.
    Had twice that in new belts with it.
    They...
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    With Bursgreen the first two numbers are the year...

    With Bursgreen the first two numbers are the year made.
    So 1968.
    My understanding is that unless you’re careful and know what your doing ripping on a radial arm saw can be interesting.
    H.
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    N.S.W. 50mm Wad punch and belt punch.

    German made 50mm wad punch in nice condition.
    Belt punch has damaged 4.4 mm punch others usable.
    Asking $35 including postage in Oz.
    H.
  15. N.S.W. Crowie nothings come thru? Email now sending me...

    Crowie nothings come thru?
    Email now sending me notifications re likes, Even your previous post but no email from you that I can reply to:?
    H.
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    So which body of water did you cross before...

    So which body of water did you cross before releasing it?
    Hope it was the Hawkesbury and not the Parramatta.
    I need to find my trap and move them on, they are p!ssing on stuff from the Oregon beams...
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    The possum poo masks it ok. H.:roll:

    The possum poo masks it ok.
    H.:roll:
  18. N.S.W. Crowie, My email address was a few years out of...

    Crowie,
    My email address was a few years out of date.
    Ive updated it this morning or just send me a PM?
    H.
  19. N.S.W. Rain check on the visit ! Post no probs mate H.

    Rain check on the visit !
    Post no probs mate
    H.
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    How politically incorrect is this:oo: If it was...

    How politically incorrect is this:oo:
    If it was an allblacks game fair enough.
    But those poms!?
    H.
  21. N.S.W. Thanks Dev, Got your pm will send you my details...

    Thanks Dev,
    Got your pm will send you my details on the morrow.
    Just had dinner with the kids and as you know wine doesn’t keep overnight.
    H.
  22. N.S.W. No probs Crowie Do you want me to post or if...

    No probs Crowie
    Do you want me to post or if you’re coming down in the near future I’m in Concord.
    Be happy to meet you and give a tour of Sydney’s most full of stuff Shed plus shout you a coffee...
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    There’s a baffle made from an old sink drain just...

    There’s a baffle made from an old sink drain just after the drop down to the jar.
    That Bit is all old sink bits.
    The little fuggers are a little worse for wear by the time they make the jar.
    Some...
  24. N.S.W. Panel raising bit, dovetail bit, wheel bit.

    As per photos.

    Panel raising bit us for about 5 minutes max, wasn’t needed I found out after trying another solution. Bearing missing from top. $50 posted anywhere in Oz.
    Weird how close up pic...
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    Vac for stink bugs.

    We were chatting over coffee at the local men’s shed about stinkbugs on citrus and one of the blokes said he’d made an attachment for a vac to suck em off.
    I had a spare Hitachi 18v battery vac so...
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    Not an entry in the plane challenge.

    I had need of a method of running a 3/4” radius groove on the edge of the backs for the chairs I’m making for my kids.
    A there are about 22 of these to do I didn’t want to be using a paring gouge...
  27. WANTED:QLD. There’s an old post with links to “Norm” who...

    There’s an old post with links to “Norm” who apparently has parts for Tough Machinery.
    It May have been in the Metalwork forum on restoring a tough drill press.
    Possibly converting a Tough bench...
  28. SOLD: Wow that really is a time warp. Turner were...

    Wow that really is a time warp.
    Turner were taken over by Stanley after they got into trouble during the credit squeeze in 1960.
    So this is 60 years old give or take a few.
    I’m not knocking it but...
  29. N.S.W. Moore and Wright double sided protractor & Starrett 18” rule.

    Double sided protractor and Starrett imperial 18 inch rule which fits.
    $100 includes postage in Oz.
    H.
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    N.S.W. Goodell Pratt combination set.

    Imperial set in good condition.
    No scriber.
    $175 includes postage in Oz.
    H.
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    AGS is in bits, has a both side wings and the...

    AGS is in bits, has a both side wings and the sheet metal right hand extension table.
    Also a sliding table from a BRT which could be adapted as the bolt spacing on long chrom rail are the same.
    New...
  32. I don’t know if that was a typo but it’s...

    I don’t know if that was a typo but it’s Ivorywood.
    Rough planed a bit for a pic.
    You’re welcome to drop over and an cuppa is no probs.
    I’m retired supposedly so am around home mostly.
    PM me to...
  33. Another light coloured Oz timber is Ivorywood...

    Another light coloured Oz timber is Ivorywood which is quite dense.
    I have some in the rack from when Forestry cleared out their Putney stash.
    Also heaps of Silver Ash and NSW Rosewood scrap from...
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    I have a Delta Unisaw spare atm. Its about 10...

    I have a Delta Unisaw spare atm.
    Its about 10 years old and never been used, still had the US plug on it.(It is 240v):roll:
    Also an AGS.
    I’ll put up some pics if there’s any interest.
    H.
  35. Thread: Short story

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    Mrs wasn’t impressed when I put this up in the...

    Mrs wasn’t impressed when I put this up in the ‘shop.
    Sort of out of sight nowadaze.
    H
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    With a view like that how do you get any work...

    With a view like that how do you get any work done.:U
    H.
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    QUEENSLAND Troy, Just done the transfer. No hurry, get them...

    Troy, Just done the transfer.
    No hurry, get them in the mail when it suits you.
    Thanks
    H.
  38. Thread: 24" Jointer

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    I had a Yates 1920s 24” jointer back in the day....

    I had a Yates 1920s 24” jointer back in the day.
    Yours would be at least twice your weight estimate.:o
    H.
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    If for any reason you don’t get this I’d be...

    If for any reason you don’t get this I’d be interested in saving it from scrap.:roll:
    Even just the base casting.
    I don’t have a library as extensive as Matty but have a few cattle dogs mainly...
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    QUEENSLAND I’ll take these thanks. Please pm your contact...

    I’ll take these thanks.
    Please pm your contact details and I’ll pay you and pm you back my address.
    H.
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    That’s identical to the one I had for years....

    That’s identical to the one I had for years.
    Mine had a 1960s date and owners name engraved on the body.
    I bought mine from the manager of Tanner Middleton which was a large timber company here in...
  42. I’m currently stripping finish off floor boards...

    I’m currently stripping finish off floor boards and am using a skarsten scraper.
    Few different sizes and replaceable blades which are sharpenable with a small mill file or if your slack on the...
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    DONE: I have a Delta Unisaw to get rid of. Its about...

    I have a Delta Unisaw to get rid of.
    Its about 10 years old.
    Never been used, still had a US plug on it.
    I’ll get some photos and a few specs if you’re interested.
    Im in Sydney but shipping is...
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    Dunno if they are still available but I had an...

    Dunno if they are still available but I had an all steel chisel.
    Probably for for plumbers etc on site work.
    The early Stanley chisels had steel thru the handle, not in mortise pattern from memory....
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    Mr Grub is a K1W1 and his designs are just a...

    Mr Grub is a K1W1 and his designs are just a little left field of most ‘Woodies’ on here.:U
    Personally I like where he’s coming from and am gobsmacked at the skill especially welding and metal fab....
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    DONE: I had one of these for years. They are Bosch but...

    I had one of these for years.
    They are Bosch but after WW11 that wasn’t great name for marketing tools.
    H.
  47. FREE: NSW We have an old leather lounge on our front porch...

    We have an old leather lounge on our front porch permanently.
    Great for having a cuppa and watching the world go by.
    My daughter dragged the first one in and then years later when she scored a...
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    SOLD: Sold. H.

    Sold.
    H.
  49. Diamond file? H.

    Diamond file?
    H.
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    N.S.W.Swap Had some delivered today by Gavin who sells demo...

    Had some delivered today by Gavin who sells demo flooring.
    Looks the goods, now to sister the joists and do a couple of Jarrah thresholds.
    H.
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