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    I wasn't going to mention it, but I had a look...

    I wasn't going to mention it, but I had a look around after Simplicity posted.

    There are copies going rather inexpensively (AUD72): LE LIVRE DE L'OUTIL by VELTER Andrť/LAMOTHE Marie-Josť/Marquis...
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    About 2 years ago, I translated documents for...

    About 2 years ago, I translated documents for university PhD researchers. They were French medical texts on tuberculosis in Algeria.

    Yeah, pretty esoteric.

    I did 98% no problem, but local...
  3. Damian, how do you see the next election?

    Damian, how do you see the next election?
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    That bevel technique is interesting. When I...

    That bevel technique is interesting.

    When I had the laser, I simply told it to OFFSET by the width, with was 0.1mm on the inner piece.
  5. Hmmm. This is a woodworking forum. I don't...

    Hmmm.

    This is a woodworking forum. I don't think this is the correct place for your ... contemplations.

    I suspect however, that you are pretty angry and need to work on that.

    May I suggest...
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    That is one scabby trailer! :D

    That is one scabby trailer! :D
  7. Reddit isn't left leaning. There are forums on...

    Reddit isn't left leaning. There are forums on there that are as far right as its inhumanely possible.

    People aren't really anonymous. If one looks at their comments its entirely possible to see...
  8. and a zippo hot water dispenser :) Oh! and a...

    and a zippo hot water dispenser :)

    Oh! and a microwave :)
  9. I saw this originally and my thoughts were 1...

    I saw this originally and my thoughts were

    1 - Prefab!
    2 - Bunnings!
    3 - MDF!

    Barely qualifies as woodwork, burn this heretic at the stake! Buttttt, its a good idea.

    I looked into doing...
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    A sled sounds like it would be useful. I've...

    A sled sounds like it would be useful.

    I've found I used mine continuously
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    That looks mighty close to a polished cement top...

    That looks mighty close to a polished cement top with quartz chips in it.

    I had a look at our modern kitchen where the (vandals) installed a sink. They've clearly used an angle grinder.

    Maybe...
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    Brass offcuts supplier VIC - FYI

    Hi all,

    I was just informed that 3D CNC is now selling small offcuts of brass: Off Cuts – 3D CNC Store




    I'm not aligned in any way. Just thought people might be interested due to infill...
  13. Thread: Never again

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    Raiders of The Lost Arc - packing scene

    Remember this from the film... where Indy captures the arc and the Good Guys nail it all up into a crate, its then wheeled into a faceless warehouse that pans out into an unseeable background?
    ...
  14. Thread: Never again

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    Lappa, the gods are warning you man. There are...

    Lappa, the gods are warning you man.

    There are reasons for this! Reasons!
  15. Thread: Never again

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    Bunnings has customer service? Since when!

    Bunnings has customer service?

    Since when!
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    what? No 16-month agonised process.... just...

    what?

    No 16-month agonised process.... just boom pop and its done?

    How unconventional! :)


    I had to look up Cadagi. It seems like a fantastic tree. It grows so fast. A weed, but a useful...
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    Makes me wonder why those vendors and...

    Makes me wonder why those vendors and marketplaces don't set up a simple sales site, even a shabby one.

    Some of those markets are Wonderlands.
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    saw melamine | no chip | woodworking | dave...

    saw melamine | no chip | woodworking | dave stanton | how to basics - YouTube

    OP, this is indeed the way to do it.

    If you are using a track saw, I did a write up some time back on it, but...
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    I like the sexiness of the machined stainless...

    I like the sexiness of the machined stainless steel and anodised aluminium.

    Very futuristic, very attractive.

    They are much like anything else in any other hobby. They aren't selling to...
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    Is it all a Cunning Plan ???

    I'm still seeing the ads.

    I had a thought.

    Perhaps all these appallingly bad knockoffs are actually a GOOD thing for Woodpecker.

    1 - Imagine thinking, upon seeing these knockoff ads .......
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    Perhaps just a wee bit more care in the shed?...

    Perhaps just a wee bit more care in the shed? :rolleyes:
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    Tonyz, that is very naughty. I have a good...

    Tonyz, that is very naughty.

    I have a good story. A month ago I bought a 16Gb stick of RAM for the lappie. A SODIMM. The seller didnt ship it and provided a dud tracking number. Received all the...
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    SOLD: ill take them. Will PM with my info.

    ill take them.

    Will PM with my info.
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    Interesting stuff. The Logic Trace program...

    Interesting stuff.

    The Logic Trace program pricing is absolutely FIERCE!

    I use others which do the same-ish job: InkScape and VectorMagic. Curiously a new program I was stuffing around with...
  25. Ancient kauri trees capture last collapse of Earth's magnetic field | Science

    an interesting read: Ancient kauri trees capture last collapse of Earth's magnetic field

    A good article if a bit of science rounds off your day.... plus its wood!



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  26. I know its in hand tools, but I'd say my Makita...

    I know its in hand tools, but I'd say my Makita trim router is absolutely excellent.

    Its reasonably quite, light and the 1/4" bits are cheap. Its damned useful for some many jobs that are a pain...
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    Just today... Amazon says it’s permanently...

    Just today...

    Amazon says it’s permanently banned 600 Chinese brands for review fraud - The Verge
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    SOLD: Any of the router bits, or are they being sold...

    Any of the router bits, or are they being sold separately?
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    The REAL question for BobL is WHY would you put a...

    The REAL question for BobL is WHY would you put a circular indent into some random log, in the middle of winter and WHY would you photograph it! :U
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    Thought to add a little knowledge. Amazon is...

    Thought to add a little knowledge.

    Amazon is combatting this unrelenting infection.

    The names from Post 1 are generated. The products are then machine-stuffed into any orifice that will accept...
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    They are set up to deal with business, not...

    They are set up to deal with business, not one-off sheets or individuals.

    I'm more than a bit amazed they even take orders from the public given I've seen the insides of their operation. They are...
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    Why did we stop smoking? Why do we concern...

    Why did we stop smoking?

    Why do we concern ourselves with fine dust?

    Why bother with smog and air pollution?


    Some of the comments here are troubling.
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    I don't get attitudes like this. If I had a...

    I don't get attitudes like this.

    If I had a highly communicable disease, such as TB or a haemorrhagic fever such as Ebola or Marburgs, how would it feel to know I went to the shops, the chemist,...
  34. Recharging NiCD battery packs (18v)

    Just a question for the knowledgeable.

    I've a very old dustbuster. It has a "charging pack", but its a dumb thing. One simply leaves it on for 10 hours. There is no timer inbuilt (!!!).

    The...
  35. 100% recyclability MUST be the standard

    Our worldwide society really must adopt recycling and recyclability as a very first principles standard.

    Everything we buy should have a place for how to recycle and consideration of its eventual...
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    This is so shameful.

    This is so shameful.
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    Almost the same symptoms as lupus. Fascinating...

    Almost the same symptoms as lupus.

    Fascinating what can be found in blood tests now.
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    FYI - the nice slow belt speed of the 9400 is...

    FYI - the nice slow belt speed of the 9400 is perfect.

    So happens has the 9400G 940w 100mm for only $169 -- Sydney Tools

    Im off tomorrow to grab one! :) :) :)

    extra smilies :) :) :)
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    I have a Festool RO 125 and its an angle grinder....

    I have a Festool RO 125 and its an angle grinder. Its feral when in rotex mode. It absolutely gnaws through timber and chews everything to bits.

    Its easy to control and highly predictable. I love...
  40. For batteries, I use the NiteCore UM4 charger...

    For batteries, I use the NiteCore UM4 charger. Its the bees knees.

    On phones, swapping a battery out isn't too challenging. Done it many times.


    My experience is only anecdotal, but I've...
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    There are places where a powered sander is...

    There are places where a powered sander is required.

    Bulk work. Big projects. Chopping boards, things that don't need an ultra-fine finish.

    I think most of the people here have it right,...
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    This is one of the most satisfying jobs in...

    This is one of the most satisfying jobs in woodworking.

    You've done an outstanding job.
  43. Nice. I thought so. I've a few cans of clear...

    Nice. I thought so.

    I've a few cans of clear from doing the car. Its fantastic for doing small jobs. Hard as nails.

    I've been playing a lot with bookbinding. Its very interesting how many...
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    SOLD: I must have missed these. DOH! On the...

    I must have missed these. DOH!

    On the thickness, how fat are they?

    Even though sold, I wouldn't mind seeing a side picture :)
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    Love my Festool ROS150 and the Mirka Ceros...

    Love my Festool ROS150 and the Mirka Ceros sanders, with the new mesh sandpapers they are fan-tas-tic.

    Though, Ill say, I bought a Veritas low angle smoother by mistake. It was YEARS ago from...
  46. With the paper prints, they are glued down with...

    With the paper prints, they are glued down with PVA?

    You then coat them with something like Mod Podge?
  47. This is a very interesting project. I've been...

    This is a very interesting project.

    I've been pushed by a couple of my "smaller" clients into making toys of various kinds. I need to make small, because my work space is tiny (to the point of...
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    Too good a fake can catch one out. Isn't there a...

    Too good a fake can catch one out. Isn't there a story that the Soviets caught out the Yanks faking their spies passports because their staples didn't promptly rust? :)


    On faking a vaccination...
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    After reading everyone's comments, I feel that he...

    After reading everyone's comments, I feel that he has conclusively proven what was to be tested: That glue is 2 times stronger than the timber, even on end joints.

    On some of the comments above, I...
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    100% agreed. Even on their site, absolute ZERO...

    100% agreed.

    Even on their site, absolute ZERO on capacities, draws, watts, Kwh, etc.....

    Its 100% marketing spin and press releases.

    Using google and its image search, it has found a single...
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