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    Nice work Paul. :2tsup: The visual effect is...

    Nice work Paul. :2tsup: The visual effect is stunning, when you look from the centre of a panel to an edge you expect the edge to be saw toothed. :oo: From your description I assume they're all solid...
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    And they'd want to be. :oo:

    And they'd want to be. :oo:
  3. Just looking at the pic's again. Are you sure...

    Just looking at the pic's again. Are you sure it's the cutter block bearings that are the problem? The endcaps on the infeed and outfeed rollers look like they're only bush type bearings and I'd...
  4. Yeah, that's what it looked like to me and why I...

    Yeah, that's what it looked like to me and why I thought you would have to remove the bearings at both ends before you could maneuver the cutter head out by moving it towards one end to release the...
  5. If you don't have a manual there's a link to a...

    If you don't have a manual there's a link to a PDF version on this site - Jet Planers Owner's Manuals/Parts List - Mike's Tools

    It looks to me like the shaft and cutter block are a single item and...
  6. Thread: Dovetail Saws

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    You can certainly change that saw to rip cut....

    You can certainly change that saw to rip cut. Have a look at these two videos -
    YouTube
    YouTube

    In the first video he takes a new 'combination' handsaw with crosscut pattern and very quickly...
  7. Thread: kreg clamps

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    If the purchase is that recent, take it back....

    If the purchase is that recent, take it back. Assuming you can demonstrate that the clamp doesn't work I'd be surprised if there would be a problem.
  8. Thread: Dovetail Saws

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    Yeah, it's pretty hard when you don't have the...

    Yeah, it's pretty hard when you don't have the readies. Although you may get some feedback from an owner of a Lynx saw here I suspect you'd be better off posting on a UK based forum. I think Paul...
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    The reason he sells through Amazon is because he...

    The reason he sells through Amazon is because he has found it to be the easiest/cheapest way to access the American market. He also sells specialised router bits for guitar fret boards and neck...
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    Why not say 1/4" then, saves confusion. 6mm is...

    Why not say 1/4" then, saves confusion. 6mm is one of the most common size of endmills. I remember asking for some 1/4" UNC bolts at the local nut and bolt place once, I wanted them to use with some...
  11. Thread: Silver banksia

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    TASMANIA No pic's, only invalid attachments.

    No pic's, only invalid attachments.
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    I can't see an 8mm to 6mm collet adaptor on that...

    I can't see an 8mm to 6mm collet adaptor on that page. :? You can get one here though - High Precision Adapter collet shank CNC router tool Adapters holder 12.7mm change to 6.35mm/ 8 6.35/ 8 6/ 12...
  13. You have to be careful with furniture and floor...

    You have to be careful with furniture and floor polishes, a lot of them contain silicone, which is a big no-no for unfinished timber.
  14. Thread: New A3-31

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    The green eyed monster just appeared at my place....

    The green eyed monster just appeared at my place. :D I'm sure you'll be very happy with it.
  15. Thread: Guide Bushes

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    The forum is having hiccup's, I posted a reply...

    The forum is having hiccup's, I posted a reply and now it's disappeared. :?

    Part 492185 (the part you have) is a 30mm bushing with integrated adaptor plate, it's not designed to have other...
  16. Thread: Guide Bushes

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    The part you've linked to has a guide bush...

    The part you've linked to has a guide bush integrated into the adaptor plate. There's actually 7 different sizes to fit the OF1400 on that site. The adaptor plate on Amazon is to take standard Porter...
  17. Thread: Guide Bushes

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    Because Festool made it that way by not providing...

    Because Festool made it that way by not providing an adaptor with an industry standard size recess. You can rest assured that if they make a set of bushes to suit they would want an arm and a leg for...
  18. Thread: Guide Bushes

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    I think you'll find that the diameter of the...

    I think you'll find that the diameter of the recess in the router base to take the bushes is 1-3/16", not 30mm. The only place that I'm aware of that you can get a set of metric bushes is Axminster...
  19. Thread: Routing the feet

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    Have you got any pictures of the profile you're...

    Have you got any pictures of the profile you're trying to do? I guess you're using a table? Splitting generally happens at the end of the cut, although depending on the stock, how big a cut you're...
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    I agree with BobL, a hook up to a vac or DC would...

    I agree with BobL, a hook up to a vac or DC would be best. That being said the things you have suggested won't deliver sufficient surface area to prevent clogging of the filter medium in a very short...
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    One of these? - Beaver Extendable Lifting Beam...

    One of these? - Beaver Extendable Lifting Beam 2650mm x 3.1t - available in Melbourne - Where to Buy | Beaver Brands

    If it's a 'maker' you're after lots of engineering shops would be able to make...
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    The chisel fell to the floor, and it's not a...

    The chisel fell to the floor, and it's not a wooden floor is it. :~
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    These bits are not designed to be run in the...

    These bits are not designed to be run in the orientation shown in your example, they are run at 90 degrees to the cut shown in your example. It may be possible to use a bit to cut in the orientation...
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    Cut the dovetails on the router table and cut the...

    Cut the dovetails on the router table and cut the pins by hand. There are relatively cheap dovetail jigs along the lines of a Gifkins, but, like the Gifkins, you can only cut through dovetails and a...
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    Peter Sellers??? Yes I know Chris we're all...

    Peter Sellers??? Yes I know Chris we're all getting older. :D
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    Very creative mic, nice boxes. It's easy to tell...

    Very creative mic, nice boxes. It's easy to tell you're a lefty. :D
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    I've seen some very successful marrying of FRG...

    I've seen some very successful marrying of FRG and Jacaranda in larger furniture pieces. I'm sure it would be equally pleasing in smaller projects.
  28. Thread: Dovetail saw

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    Yeah, just make sure your wife doesn't see this...

    Yeah, just make sure your wife doesn't see this post. :wink:
  29. Thread: Dovetail saw

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    If you could get IanW to make one for you I'd be...

    If you could get IanW to make one for you I'd be surprised if you wouldn't be overjoyed. :2tsup: I also have been contemplating a dovetail saw (have been using a Japanese pull saw, but not really...
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    Very nice work, bet he loved it. That must be the...

    Very nice work, bet he loved it. That must be the Ettamogah birdhouse? :D
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    The most flexible hoses are the type that are...

    The most flexible hoses are the type that are used for the hand tools on upright vacuum cleaners. Apart from being vey flexible they also concertina to a fraction of their fully extended length. Best...
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    +1 for White Knight epoxy. It's tough. Although I...

    +1 for White Knight epoxy. It's tough. Although I don't think much of the idea of spraying it over rust, which seems to be what Bunnings is suggesting. :no:
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    QUEENSLAND I bought one lot of this from Zimbo, it's great...

    I bought one lot of this from Zimbo, it's great for box making. The buyer won't be disappointed. :2tsup:
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    A.C.T. Stunning! I've never seen Merbau like that...

    Stunning! I've never seen Merbau like that before, but if I buy, or even acquire for free, any more wood at the moment the wife will have my guts for garters. :rolleyes:
  35. Thread: Dust Extraction

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    Bob, it's not even 1hp, 3/4, 560 watts. :C If I...

    Bob, it's not even 1hp, 3/4, 560 watts. :C If I were you Fumbler I'd be tempted to try and move this on and look out for a second hand generic 2hp, or save up for a new one, you might even be able to...
  36. Thread: Dust Extraction

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    Sorry to say but that dust extractor is not...

    Sorry to say but that dust extractor is not suitable to be connected to any kind of a ducted system. :no: To have any hope of achieving anything you will need to keep it as close to the machine it's...
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    I'd be very surprised if you live to regret that...

    I'd be very surprised if you live to regret that decision. :2tsup:
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    Nice buying Tonto. I suspect that the Gifkins is...

    Nice buying Tonto. I suspect that the Gifkins is actually a 'dovetail joint thing'. What's the black and maroon item on the lower shelf of the router table?

    Nobody else has bitten so I will, what...
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    My mother has a Parker table of that vintage cava...

    My mother has a Parker table of that vintage cava and it definitely has a veneer top. Lots of their sideboards, book cases and wall units are also veneer. FenceFurniture has the explanation as to why...
  40. Well said Jim. :2tsup: If only it was as easy as...

    Well said Jim. :2tsup: If only it was as easy as some people seem to think it is. Invariably the people who complain about these things have never been in business for themselves, or if they have...
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    Just by looking at the edging I can tell this is...

    Just by looking at the edging I can tell this is a veneer top. It's likely to be pretty thin and any vigorous sanding will risk rubbing right through it. The table looks to be in pretty good...
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    Yeah, I went looking for that too. Looks like...

    Yeah, I went looking for that too. Looks like it's these ones -...
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    Yep, a picture paints a thousand words so if you...

    Yep, a picture paints a thousand words so if you could post your drawings that would really help.

    Tonto, the OP (she?) lives in Guyra, it gets so cold up there I'm surprised that it's possible to...
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    A ripping story Ian. Glad you survived to tell...

    A ripping story Ian. Glad you survived to tell it. :D The table is very pleasing indeed, the type of thing that will be passed down for generations.
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    You might be able to make it up using a couple of...

    You might be able to make it up using a couple of different/simpler bit profiles like they did in the 'old days' using molding planes. You might have to make 3 passes with 3 different bits, but at...
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    Yes that's right. Juuma is Dieter Schmid's...

    Yes that's right. Juuma is Dieter Schmid's in-house brand, they re-brand all sorts of tools from multiple manufacturers. All of the tools are good quality. From time to time you might see Luban...
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    I'm no expert, but as soon as I saw the photo's...

    I'm no expert, but as soon as I saw the photo's following your description Osage Orange jumped straight in to my head.
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    N.S.W. Hi John, nice table. If you want to advertise it...

    Hi John, nice table. If you want to advertise it here you have to put a price on it.
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    There's a lot of older table saws out there,...

    There's a lot of older table saws out there, particularly contractor saws with round rails, on which your fence would be a huge upgrade. You just have to find the right buyer. I agree with others...
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    If SJE has them why would you even bother looking...

    If SJE has them why would you even bother looking elsewhere? Any possible saving is going to be insignificant, he guarantees the fitment and quality and he's fast. :?
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