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  1. I've been thinking that I need a bigger shed. ...

    I've been thinking that I need a bigger shed. What do you reckon?

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    Just to show that occasionally some work is actually done in there....

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    Regards
    Twosheds
  2. Thread: Workshop Size

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    I can see a 6.0m x 5.6m area that would make an...

    I can see a 6.0m x 5.6m area that would make an even better workshop, plus it has roller door access to the driveway.
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    Too good to stay in the shed and get dusty. I'd...

    Too good to stay in the shed and get dusty. I'd have to move it into the house for use as a dining room sideboard.
  4. Thread: Drill doctors

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    Hi Brett57 Pretty much what snowgum has said,...

    Hi Brett57

    Pretty much what snowgum has said, especially his pro/con list. I have the DD500X and have found it very good. I also have the drill sharpening jig for my Tormek grinder. In...
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    Hi Huon.... the Luciclear casting resin is a 2:1...

    Hi Huon.... the Luciclear casting resin is a 2:1 ratio epoxy. I'm not sure whether it is thinner than other brands of epoxies used for filling voids in timber, however it will run into the smallest...
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    +1 for epoxy. I use Luciclear casting resin to...

    +1 for epoxy. I use Luciclear casting resin to fill all those small (and large) imperfections.
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    Thanks Crowie and Treecycle. Still can't find...

    Thanks Crowie and Treecycle. Still can't find one, the Bosch website link shows no stock at the retailer. And no old stock at de Rossi either. Plan A is no go.

    The Bosch website shows the part...
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    Bosch GEX 40-150 ROS

    Hi all,

    I currently have a Bosch GEX 125 AVE Professional ROS which is permanently connected to overhead dust extraction inside the shed. It is too cumbersome to move everything outside and a...
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    Hi Sam. Just my experiences. Usually in a off...

    Hi Sam.

    Just my experiences. Usually in a off the shelf combination kit you wind up with some tools either you don't need or are not good quality, so what BobL said is a great idea. I have a...
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    What BobL said. I forgot what it was like last...

    What BobL said. I forgot what it was like last time I tied to rip some 2 x 8 recycled ironbark with my trusty 20 year old Ryobi 7" saw. Almost let out some magic smoke.

    How about 2 circular saws...
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    Hi H + F Just an out of the box thought.......

    Hi H + F

    Just an out of the box thought.... cut each side of the post with your 9" circular saw which leaves about 2" square in the centre. The posts could be clamped together to do say five or...
  12. So you have about 45 well seasoned hardwood...

    So you have about 45 well seasoned hardwood sleepers in total to do. I think you may need to find some equipment which is a bit more heavy duty (ie much bigger).

    But if you are a glutton for...
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    Hi Cava, that is a very interesting question...

    Hi Cava, that is a very interesting question you've put forward. Although I don't have any specific knowledge about the food safety of glyphosate killed timber I can tell you that if you've eaten...
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    Hi again Mr B The luciclear usually cures hard...

    Hi again Mr B

    The luciclear usually cures hard within 24 hours or maybe a bit longer if it's cold. But if you don't add quite enough of the hardener it can take 2-3 days or longer for it to...
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    Hi Mr Brush If you are using the untinted...

    Hi Mr Brush

    If you are using the untinted clear epoxy to fill the defects I am assuming you wish for the defects (gum veins etc) to become a feature of your slab ie you will be able to see, for...
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    Hi Sawhack My advice is to buy the best you...

    Hi Sawhack

    My advice is to buy the best you can afford. I have a powermatic 8" jointer with a helical head and it is a great unit, much much better than the carbatec combo jointer/thicky it...
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    I have a Fisher & Paykel fridge and an upright...

    I have a Fisher & Paykel fridge and an upright freezer that both do the same thing. I believe its just the defrosting system working, the ice falling into the evaporation tray making the banging...
  18. Wow WP, how did you decipher the description...

    Wow WP, how did you decipher the description before you bought the naniwa whetstone? I did have a bit of a chuckle to myself when I read it. For those that haven't looked at the link I copied and...
  19. Hi Grahame There are a couple of TL1000...

    Hi Grahame

    There are a couple of TL1000 manuals in the Library - Manuals section on the forum. Page 2. Halfway down the page under 'Teknatool Manuals'. There is a diagram and notes on removing...
  20. Hi Simplicity I've noticed during the past 3-4...

    Hi Simplicity

    I've noticed during the past 3-4 years that many of the larger tool retailers price match each other for the mainstream power tools brands. Even Bunnings (who used to have different...
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    So to summarise as I see it, Learning to live...

    So to summarise as I see it,

    Learning to live with covid 19 as an endemic disease.... the same as we have already learnt to live with influenza as an endemic disease.

    The only real question is...
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    I totally agree with Warbs also. Just to...

    I totally agree with Warbs also.

    Just to relate my experience... In April I headed out to the hamlet of Boomi in northwest NSW to help my wife's cousin plant his winter crops. He is in his late...
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    Hi Lyle I hate to admit this, but...... I...

    Hi Lyle

    I hate to admit this, but...... I bought the stanley flush cut saw from the B.G.S. and to be truthful it has been pretty good. 25 bux, 13tpi and reversible handle. Cheap but definately...
  24. SOUTH AUST Hi Rev I'll take the dewalt DW625e router if...

    Hi Rev

    I'll take the dewalt DW625e router if it is still available. Can you let me know the postage to Soldiers Point NSW 2317.

    Regards
    Twosheds
  25. Hi Arry My one piece of advice is to make sure...

    Hi Arry

    My one piece of advice is to make sure the combo machine you buy is equal to or better than the two machines you are replacing.

    I started out with a ryobi generic 12" thicknesser which...
  26. Hi WP My wife's family are involved in timber...

    Hi WP

    My wife's family are involved in timber & building supplies. There is currently a bit of a shortage of scantling timber, which in eastern Australia is predominately radiatia, particularly...
  27. Unless you can borrow a fret saw from someone...

    Unless you can borrow a fret saw from someone sort of local to you I don't like your chances. Mail order may be the next quickest unless you fancy a drive to Carbatec in Sydney town. For mail order...
  28. Thanks double.d. I tried the cabots satin poly...

    Thanks double.d. I tried the cabots satin poly spray. After it had dried with a really good finish everywhere except over the LuciClear (which was blurry to look through) I came to the realisation...
  29. Need non streak finish over LuciClear casting resin

    I have a project on the go at the moment which I am having trouble achieving a non streak finish over LuciClear casting epoxy resin.

    Basically it is a 100mm thick slice cut from the butt of a Aust...
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    Hi Kolosom I bought mine through Woodcraft...

    Hi Kolosom

    I bought mine through Woodcraft Supplies as Crowie has listed above. They were good to deal with. I have the CTS cutterhead, not the Byrd. It was a bit cheaper, goes well and is easy...
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    Aussie dollar is up around 80c US at the moment,...

    Aussie dollar is up around 80c US at the moment, may be a good time to look on Amazon for Freud, Amana, whiteside etc or other good brands. Speaking from experience with Freud bits which I can...
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    Just to clarify, I haven't had any issues with...

    Just to clarify, I haven't had any issues with LuciClear, I think it is a good product. But then again I am mainly using it to fill voids and cracks in joinery timber, not for coating sanded...
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    For those using LuciClear casting epoxy

    I received an order of LuciClear casting epoxy today from Boat Craft Pacific and it contained an information sheet regarding fish eyes or crawling caused by contamination from stearated sandpapers. ...
  34. I'm thinking the timber base has further dried...

    I'm thinking the timber base has further dried out after construction and, because the base is glued into the rebate, it has been unable to move to accommodate the shrinkage. The timber has then...
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    Hi MM I was under the impression that a 15A...

    Hi MM

    I was under the impression that a 15A domestic circuit was only permitted one 15A powerpoint. When I had a 15A circuit installed a couple of years ago to run my welder, jointer and bandsaw...
  36. Which bench grinder for unicorn chisel sharpening

    I am about to give the 'unicorn' method of chisel sharpening a bit of a go. I currently have a Toolex brand 6" bench grinder which has a fine grinding wheel and a wire brush wheel fitted. I don't...
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    Oh bugga Woodpixel, mine's only plain old black...

    Oh bugga Woodpixel, mine's only plain old black without the python stripes. Yours looks so much cooler.

    Can you get it to suit 4" flexy for the dusty.

    Twosheds
  38. Another vote for the Dewalt DW735. I love it. I...

    Another vote for the Dewalt DW735. I love it. I added the CTS cutterhead which improved an already really good machine. You will need the infeed and outfeed tables to eliminate any possibility of...
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    Thanks Lappa and Bohdan, not only did I really...

    Thanks Lappa and Bohdan, not only did I really not know what terms to search for, I wouldn't have been able to reconfigure the new remotes to the receiver without the links you both have given me. ...
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    Spare remote for dusty??

    Can any technology gurus help me?????

    A few years back I fitted a "AC 240V Long Distance High Current 30A Relay RF Wireless Remote Control Switch"
    to my dust collection system. Only $21 from...
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    They look like Wera screwdrivers, 17 of them by...

    They look like Wera screwdrivers, 17 of them by my count.
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    This is a very timely post Derek, A few weeks...

    This is a very timely post Derek,

    A few weeks back I was having this very same issue when sanding back a large blackbutt dining table top. Eventually it pi**ed me off so much I bodgily joined two...
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    Lance, The finish from my thicknesser is much...

    Lance,

    The finish from my thicknesser is much better than that of the table saw. Plus I think the thicknesser is more accurate for final dimensioning in terms of obtaining parallel and square...
  44. Well I, for one, am glad that Rob has almost...

    Well I, for one, am glad that Rob has almost recovered from COVID19. I enjoy reading his contributions to this forum. I also enjoy reading D.W.'s contributions, most recently his 'unicorn' chisel...
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    Hi Clear Out I'm normally a 'go straight to...

    Hi Clear Out

    I'm normally a 'go straight to chemical shed' type of person to control pests but killing all the grubs while in the composting bins may be problematic.

    How about thinly spreading...
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    What's the story behind the python Bob?? I'm...

    What's the story behind the python Bob?? I'm assuming he wouldn't have been happy when you stood on him.
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    Hi riverbuilder Google 'AC 240V Long Distance...

    Hi riverbuilder

    Google 'AC 240V Long Distance High Current 30A Relay RF Wireless Remote Control Switch' and you will eventually find an eBay seller 'mfreelaa' who lists this item. They are about...
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    VICTORIA TM Sounds good, I'll take it. Regards...

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    Sounds good, I'll take it.

    Regards
    Twosheds
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    VICTORIA Hi Termi I'm interested in the number 6. Can...

    Hi Termi

    I'm interested in the number 6. Can you let me know postage to Soldiers Point, NSW, 2317

    Regards
    Twosheds
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