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    Nice restoration. That has come up really well. ...

    Nice restoration. That has come up really well.

    Stewie D
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    Jiminy ! He certainly had a few. I bet there...

    Jiminy ! He certainly had a few.
    I bet there were a few gems in that lot.

    Stewie
  3. While I'd normally agree with you, in this case...

    While I'd normally agree with you, in this case one of my machines is a cordless collated screw gun that gets used only on rare occasions. A newer version would set me back $350+ which is a lot more...
  4. Older pod style 18v Makita to new 18v battery adapter

    As per the title, has anyone had any experience with these?
    Basically, an older 18v Makita cordless tool that takes the Nicad "pod" style batteries and with this adapter inserted allows the newer...
  5. FREE: NSW I'll take the dovetailer for sure. I already have...

    I'll take the dovetailer for sure. I already have a 12" Hyco bandsaw but maybe I could use it for parts? Hmm

    Stewie
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    FREE: NSW Makita DC1414T battery charger

    I was given this charger recently and have no need for it. It works as I also have a couple of older 9.6volt Makita drills that refuse to die and I have charged those batteries with this charger....
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    FREE: NSW Ozito 12 volt cordless drill

    Clearing out some of my FIL's stuff a year or so ago and forgot about this Ozito 12 volt cordless drill that I have no need of. If anyone wants it, it's yours. It has been used maybe 10 times so is...
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    ID Bench Grinder/Linisher

    I bought a 12 ton hydraulic shop press locally at the weekend and after a natter with the owner who was selling off a lot of his late fathers stuff asked if I could do with a polisher for nix. Sure I...
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    Nice finish. That HBO shows up the grain very...

    Nice finish. That HBO shows up the grain very nicely. Do you have any drawings or sketches of the Art Deco design?

    Stewie
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    The Pope Plays Golf

    The Pope Plays Golf


    The Pope met with his Cardinals to discuss a proposal from Benjamin Netanyahu, the leader of Israel.


    "Your Holiness", said one of his Cardinals, "Mr Netanyahu wants to...
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    N.S.W. Any photos ? Cheers

    Any photos ?
    Cheers
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Thanks Jim. I received it today. All good. It...

    Thanks Jim. I received it today. All good. It will be well used.
    Thanks again.
    Cheers, Stewie
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    Your best bet is to take it apart and measure...

    Your best bet is to take it apart and measure them if no-one else chimes in here with the correct sizes for those bearings. Use a micrometer. If you don't have one borrow or buy one. You'd be...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Thanks Jim. I just sent you a PM. Cheers,...

    Thanks Jim. I just sent you a PM.

    Cheers, Stewie
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Yes mate they do but at $40 plus shipping it's...

    Yes mate they do but at $40 plus shipping it's more than I paid for the grinder and the case. If I can't source one from here then I may have to fabricate one as per a mates suggestion. I already...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Angle grinder guard

    Hi. I'm after a guard for a Makita 180mm angle grinder. If I can't get one of those then one from either a Makita 9" grinder or any other make that has an internal diameter of 47mm or bigger will do....
  17. FREE: QLD No problem. Cheers

    No problem.
    Cheers
  18. FREE: QLD I'd love this but I am in Sydney. If no-one local...

    I'd love this but I am in Sydney. If no-one local takes it would you consider posting it ( at my expense of course ) ?
    Cheers, Stewie
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    In another thread dating back to the beginning of...

    In another thread dating back to the beginning of last year someone has an exploded diagram.
    https://www.woodworkforums.com/f307/tanner-300mm-thicknesser-manual-211496
    Personally I think you'd...
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    I can't help with the riving knife but I have the...

    I can't help with the riving knife but I have the kickback pawl that came from my FIL's old deWalt RAS. He is long retired and the three RAS' I have ( 2 Sawmasters and a newer de Walt compact RAS...
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    Interesting. Necessity is the mother of...

    Interesting. Necessity is the mother of invention.

    Stewie
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    You've done well. Two for sale on ebay at the...

    You've done well.
    Two for sale on ebay at the moment ...
    This one in Vic for $240
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    And this one at a BIN price of $1,950 in Sydney !
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    which looks pretty much like the others...
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    Nice restoration. I've seen a few of these for...

    Nice restoration. I've seen a few of these for sale over the years and always thought that they looked really cool. They also looked like they'd be really handy.
    Stewie
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    Nice job but how the hell do you shape foam with...

    Nice job but how the hell do you shape foam with an angle grinder? Sounds like it belongs in the same box as how to iron a live cat!
    Stewie
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    Carba-Tec 150mm Jointer for $50

    I hope someone here on the forums from Vic was able to score this. Seen on ebay a few days ago , the ad was up for about two hours before it was snapped up.
    446705

    Stewie
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. If your budget is limited then look at...

    If your budget is limited then look at secondhand. There have been some well priced sales on both Gumtree and ebay lately.

    Stewie
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    I've used both a Leda "Big Boy" edge sander and a...

    I've used both a Leda "Big Boy" edge sander and a 12" tablesaw before and they were both very good. The tablesaw was a heavy older style of solid build 240v and easy to setup or change settings. The...
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    Bring on game three for a whitewash, or is that a...

    Bring on game three for a whitewash, or is that a bluewash ???

    Stewie
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    Whichever way you look at it, getting it for free...

    Whichever way you look at it, getting it for free is a pretty good deal! Good score.
    The real cost though will be any tooling for doing metalwork on that lathe.

    Stewie
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    Bummer. So if I found a 5HP 3Phase 415 wired in...

    Bummer.
    So if I found a 5HP 3Phase 415 wired in Y motor that can be changed to delta but at 240v, from what you are saying you would still get the full 5HP?
    Sorry if my questions are pretty basic....
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    So similar to Steve Manos I recently purchased a...

    So similar to Steve Manos I recently purchased a compressor pump and 3 Phase motor cheaply.
    The motor specs say 5HP, 415v, 1420RPM, 7.0A delta wired
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    On removing the terminal plate cover the...
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    Just be aware with some of those flat pack...

    Just be aware with some of those flat pack supliers that they use a relatively poor quality melamine board. It generally has a type of flat feel to the surface unlike the good quality board that is...
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    A lot of it will come down to the type of job and...

    A lot of it will come down to the type of job and what price range you are looking at. A simple one room extension to an average house is pretty easy to work out as per my guide above and homeowners...
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    Well I did say " This was for pretty standard...

    Well I did say " This was for pretty standard construction with medium quality inclusions ". Take a bedroom, living or rumpus room extension etc - footings, sub-floor,walls, ceiling, roof. All pretty...
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    I have to agree with Ian. A lot of the jobs I...

    I have to agree with Ian. A lot of the jobs I priced years ago in the 90's to 2000's - extensions, additions renos etc was to work out the materials first lets say $20,000 then add the same amount...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. B & D 8" Circular saw guard

    I inherited one of these old B & D 8" circular saws recently but it came without the guard. Someone had mounted it in a frame as a cheap tablesaw and removed the guard then lost it. So I'd like to...
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    If no-one here gets back to you with advice on...

    If no-one here gets back to you with advice on the parts for these machines , just a reminder to keep a lookout on ebay and Gumtree. A few crop up now and again for sale. The sale probably won't...
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    I'd have to agree Bob. I keep a close eye on eBay...

    I'd have to agree Bob. I keep a close eye on eBay and Gumtree and see Radial Arm Saws for sale in good condition all the time. The ones that are priced $400+ rarely sell and then only if they are a...
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    I can't comment on the one you are talking about...

    I can't comment on the one you are talking about but any Woodman gear I've used in the past or seen has been very good. Well made and easy to setup.

    Stewie
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    Good advice Paintman. Stewie

    Good advice Paintman.

    Stewie
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    There was an MBT combo Tablesaw/Jointer that sold...

    There was an MBT combo Tablesaw/Jointer that sold for $275 in what looked like pretty good condition the other day on eBay.
    433381433382433383433384433385

    Stewie
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    I would have thought around $600-700 for a combo...

    I would have thought around $600-700 for a combo like that in good nick but it will really depend on how much someone wants it.
    I'd stick it on here for sale ( include the specs like motor HP, max...
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    Nice. As elanjacobs says above, these old cast...

    Nice.
    As elanjacobs says above, these old cast iron jointers like a lot of other woodworking machines of that era, once serviced and setup properly will last a long long time if used correctly.
    ...
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    Nice work so far. That is going to look stunning...

    Nice work so far. That is going to look stunning when it is finished.

    Stewie
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    I don't know if this is any help to the guys...

    I don't know if this is any help to the guys involved in this thread but I just came across an old Jambro brochure that I must have gotten when I bought my nailguns. It may help others trying to...
  46. I have to agree with Rustynail. Any framing and...

    I have to agree with Rustynail. Any framing and site work I'd always prefer my 24oz Estwing. All my other hammers like a lump, scutch or brickies hammer are all wooden handled. Same as any of my...
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    Good progress. Stewie

    Good progress.

    Stewie
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    If Jim doesn't reply, here's what happened....

    If Jim doesn't reply, here's what happened.
    About halfway through this year I alerted him by PM to an ebay ad in Queensland for a genuine Makita 9803 sharpener which from memory he got for about...
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    All the old Woodman gear used to be made in...

    All the old Woodman gear used to be made in Taiwan as far as I know ( or any of the machines I used anyway ) and was solid as all get out in the tradition of the older US and English brands. I've...
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    I think you've hit the nail on the head there...

    I think you've hit the nail on the head there Chris.
    For most of us running pretty basic gear as you say drill presses, grinders etc the only thing we'd want is to be able to run a 3 Phase machine...
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