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    There are many blade suppliers that will make...

    There are many blade suppliers that will make blades to suit your saw. I have got good service from Henry Bros , who will make blades to suit your needs.
    I am sure there would be a supplier closer...
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    A very handsome pair, well done CK :2tsup:

    A very handsome pair, well done CK :2tsup:
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    I keep saying it, use the stuff that doesnít give...

    I keep saying it, use the stuff that doesnít give off the fumes.

    Odorless CA | Super-Gold Cyanoacrylate
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    Good stuff Tony :2tsup: You might have turned up...

    Good stuff Tony :2tsup:
    You might have turned up later than most, but you certainly have made a good start. Well done.
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    NEW DRAW Iím in

    Iím in
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    Excellent :2tsup: Another finisher :cool: Those...

    Excellent :2tsup: Another finisher :cool:
    Those shavings look good, it obviously passes the Pine shaving test.
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    That stuff in the ofiriceworks link looks like...

    That stuff in the ofiriceworks link looks like the same thing. I had a look at my stuff earlier when I was down at my shed, itís A4 in size and was $1.50 for packs of 3 sheets.
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    Nice going Matt. That Tiger Myrtle would be...

    Nice going Matt. That Tiger Myrtle would be looking good against that copper kit.
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    Truestone Ballpoint

    I had a bit of time to kill today, so I had a poke around in the pen supplies and found this unused kit, I dont remember what its called but its the same as a Sierra just a bit different styling.
    I...
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    Hey Gary, so how do you like the Craft Foam ? Do...

    Hey Gary, so how do you like the Craft Foam ? Do you still use it ?

    I wouldn't consider changing to anything else.
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    The trouble with paper towels is that they soak...

    The trouble with paper towels is that they soak up a lot of CA, and some will start an immediate and violent reaction, as you found.
    I have been using craft foam as an applicator for years now. No...
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    Hi Nathan, the method I was talking about is the...

    Hi Nathan, the method I was talking about is the method I used to ensure that the rivet holes lined up. There are some pictures on post #246.
    What I did, was marked on the sides of the Lever cap...
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    That looks like it’s doing 100mph while standing...

    That looks like it’s doing 100mph while standing still Paul. Looking forward to more progress.
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    I am sure Paul would be working on a solution for...

    I am sure Paul would be working on a solution for this as we speak :D
    Cant wait to see what he comes up with :cool:
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    Sticky: I am calling my entry ( dubbed "The Rock" )...

    I am calling my entry ( dubbed "The Rock" ) finished.

    After a few changes of plans at the start, I ended up making a dovetailed infill coffin smoother with a 60 degree blade pitch, its design was...
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    No one has stepped up and given the plane a...

    No one has stepped up and given the plane a definite name, so I'll go with Cklett's suggestion of "The Rock".
    The plane feels rock solid when being put to use, so I feel it fits well.

    I wanted to...
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    Paul, thatís starting to look pretty damn good,...

    Paul, thatís starting to look pretty damn good, impressive what you have done with a piece of steel channel. Looks like it will be a very versatile plane once finished. :2tsup:


    Matt, the two...
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    Lookin good, I like the curvy style you have...

    Lookin good, I like the curvy style you have chosen.
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    Itís good for lubricating Matt while heís doing...

    Itís good for lubricating Matt while heís doing the polishing :D
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    Woo Hoo :2tsup: :2tsup: Sheís producin the goods...

    Woo Hoo :2tsup: :2tsup:
    Sheís producin the goods Matt. Good stuff mate.
    I know that feel of elation and relief when you see those shavings curling up through the mouth :U
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    Thanks for that Pete .

    Thanks for that Pete .
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    Thanks Peter. I assume itís finial twist, going...

    Thanks Peter. I assume itís finial twist, going by the looks?
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    A worthy addition to the collection Peter. Very...

    A worthy addition to the collection Peter. Very nice.

    I am intrigued by the hardware on the pen, do you know what it’s called ?
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    Itís for the ďBodyĒ, so it would be HOT :D

    Itís for the ďBodyĒ, so it would be HOT :D
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    Nice work, it’s looking good.

    Nice work, it’s looking good.
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    I am just happy to have finished, with a plane...

    I am just happy to have finished, with a plane that works :-
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    Lookin good Matt. Won’t be long till shavings,...

    Lookin good Matt. Won’t be long till shavings, wispy shavings :2tsup:
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    Putting your shed even partway underground on the...

    Putting your shed even partway underground on the Eastcoast of Queensland would be asking for trouble in the wet months. Our rainfall is in the 2 to 4 meter range per year. I have had close to 1...
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    I think I would get the arc welder out, pretty...

    I think I would get the arc welder out, pretty easy job to fill that hole and grind/sand it back flat. :)
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    Yes, there are times when lubrication is vital....

    Yes, there are times when lubrication is vital. :D
    I can only imagine the Body producing wispy fluffy shavings, there won’t be any dust around :U
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    This has been an interesting thread to follow. I...

    This has been an interesting thread to follow.
    I think it would be difficult to be totally one way or the other. I reckon 99.8% of people would fall somewhere between the 2. You just have to find...
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    Here are the comparison shots I promised. My...

    Here are the comparison shots I promised.
    My infill, HNT Smoother, and Turner #4 , which I believe is pretty much identical in size to a Stanley #4.
    The handle and blade look a bit crooked in the...
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    Here is the requested bottom shot :D I set the...

    Here is the requested bottom shot :D
    I set the blade flush with the sole, you can see the fine mouth.

    I also measured the HNT, it was 15 thou, compared my 3 thou on this plane.
    Maybe it could...
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    HI Gary, good to hear from you mate. I have...

    HI Gary, good to hear from you mate.
    I have possibly got a few bottom photos that wouldn’t get through :wink: .
    There was a few pics of the bottom of the sole after peening and cleaning up, but I...
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    Cheers Ian. When I started on this journey, I...

    Cheers Ian.
    When I started on this journey, I automatically went with a 60* bed angle, because I wanted to get the best finish off the tool as possible, on the most cranky, hard, and difficult to...
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    Well apparently you can’t have too many towels or...

    Well apparently you can’t have too many towels or tea towels, so I won’t try and discourage you from getting another one Paul :rolleyes::) . But there shouldn’t be any throwing of such said linen,...
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    I tried to get shots of the fiddleback Wattle,...

    I tried to get shots of the fiddleback Wattle, the pics look a bit flat. Almost need a video to show the 3D effect.
    But I am very happy with the finish I am getting straight off the plane.
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    And the Pine Money Shots :cool: 490157 0.03mm...

    And the Pine Money Shots :cool:
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    0.03mm ( 0.00118") I am happy with that. I did get thinner ones, but they weren't full width.
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    I went back down to the shed once it had cooled...

    I went back down to the shed once it had cooled down a bit, and put a coat of Ubeaut Traditional wax on the entire plane ( except the blade )
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    I noticed this posted on the wall in one of the...

    I noticed this posted on the wall in one of the sheds that I sometimes swing my spanners in.
    Thought it would be fitting to be posted in this thread, so I snuck a photo of it :wink:
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    Relax.........................and take a deep...

    Relax.........................and take a deep breath.......................................now repeat after me,
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    I gave the plane a longer workout on a few bits...

    I gave the plane a longer workout on a few bits of timber, the mouth was still clogging up with shavings. Got some feeler gauges and I couldnít get a 0.0015Ē strip in, all the way across. I got a...
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    Oh, ok, I took it literally, and answered so :U...

    Oh, ok, I took it literally, and answered so :U
    Thats ok though, as it’s a good thing to review your own work .
    I am in two minds with the lever cap, yes it’s good to be able to remove it quickly...
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    Well, I am still not entirely finished on this...

    Well, I am still not entirely finished on this one yet. I still want to polish the sides, and put some wax on the woodwork. Oh, and I noticed in the photos that the brass screw could do with some...
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    As to the name for my plane, I am happy to go...

    As to the name for my plane, I am happy to go with whatever is decided.
    Mr Authority, and The Rock have already been put forward. Any other suggestions ?

    I got the letter punches out this...
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    Thanks Paul. Just measured with the Lufkin tape...

    Thanks Paul.
    Just measured with the Lufkin tape measure that was on the lounge room floor.
    230mm long, by about 56.5mm wide at the widest spot, which is at the mouth, and 130mm high at the top of...
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    When I was getting the camera out of the cabinet...

    When I was getting the camera out of the cabinet to take the pics of the plane , I spotted this Rock Wallaby beside the house. So I put on the 50-150 Sigma lens, snapped the Wallaby, then used the...
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    Well I'm still waiting for the tablecloth to get...

    Well I'm still waiting for the tablecloth to get back from the drycleaners, so you just get the old floorboards again for now :rolleyes:

    I got a bit more filing, sanding, and polishing done on the...
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    Yeah,it will be good to be at the finished stage,...

    Yeah,it will be good to be at the finished stage, then I can just sit back and watch the rest of the field doing their thing .
    There may, or may not be a tablecloth present when I take my next lot...
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    Well it looks like I will have some spare time on...

    Well it looks like I will have some spare time on my next lot of days off to finish my plane.
    I reckon by next weekend I should be done .
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