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    Tall vs short pleated filters for DC's

    Was talking to a woodworking chum today and we began talking about pleated filters. My thoughts seemed unsatisfactory.

    Is there an advantage to using the tall pleated filters (1800?) vs the...
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    Nooooo.... Absolutely not. They are the 1980's...

    Nooooo.... Absolutely not. They are the 1980's McDonalds of the industry, truly awful food ("chicken" nuggets??). Think back to that horror.... but people do shop there, in massive quantities. They...
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    You know, that's interesting advice. I've...

    You know, that's interesting advice.

    I've never seen a cabinet that's finished on the inside. I thought there was a reason for that.... I was going to ask somebody why this was, but then saw this...
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    Poll: Does The Dude know what he's doing?

    Here we have a screenshot of the latest promo from Rockler.

    Does this dude know which end of the chisel to use? Has he EVER used a mallet in his life?

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    Hint..... why is his chisel...
  5. Using image search.... Amazon.com: Pyramid...

    Using image search....

    Amazon.com: Pyramid Raised Garden: Patio, Lawn & Garden and these are the dudes who make it... Plant Pyramid - 7 Levels - Infinite Cedar

    Lets send them an email!
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    Dave, this was a truly fantastic thread. I've...

    Dave, this was a truly fantastic thread. I've learned a lot.

    I'm still unsure how you fit some of those boards in without taking off either the tongue or groove. You must have some some sort of...
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    I don't know about being in stock, but the part...

    I don't know about being in stock, but the part you want is 491837 Locking latch Maxi MP-4 $24.53 as a 4 pack. EKAT-Service - online

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    This dude used to sell a wide range of...
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    Xanthorrhoeas, what an excellent response. I'm...

    Xanthorrhoeas, what an excellent response. I'm super happy at the time you've taken to assist.

    I'm not a starving artist. :) it's more of an aspiration!

    I'm very familiar and quite skilled at a...
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    I'm sensing some duplicity on Woolworths part....

    I'm sensing some duplicity on Woolworths part. There are some shenanigans going on in this deal.

    I suspect that Lowes will exercise their option and then woolworths will announce a "root and...
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    Xanthorrhoeas, do you have any suggested books on...

    Xanthorrhoeas, do you have any suggested books on the restoration of antiques?

    I bought one on Amazon that's on it's way "The Furniture Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Restore &...
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    I was on Gumtree over the last few weeks and...

    I was on Gumtree over the last few weeks and thought that people selling old wardrobes and desks was an excellent source of timber!

    A $50 or $75 solid wardrobe or table has heaps of timber for...
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    Yvan is right. I have asked, but no answer yet. ...

    Yvan is right. I have asked, but no answer yet. I'm not an expert in antique or even old restoration, but I have fixed dozens of pieces over the last 4 years.

    I'm of two thoughts.

    First is to...
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    This is the little base I was describing:...

    This is the little base I was describing: Precision Router Base | stewmac.com and these are the bits: Carbide Downcut Inlay Router Bits | stewmac.com

    The bushings are something I've been...
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    I was thinking exactly that. Just like a knee...

    I was thinking exactly that. Just like a knee ligament repair :)
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    Advice on restoring/fixing a cabinet

    Hi all,

    I've been asked to effect a repair on a cabinet. I know nothing of its age or worth.

    Fixing it isnt really too much of a problem, but I do have a couple of questions from those in the...
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    Aldav, I was thinking about your quadrant hinges...

    Aldav, I was thinking about your quadrant hinges just this arvo. :)

    I found some fantastic carbide cutters from Stewart-MacDonald: Everything for building and repairing stringed instruments! |...
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    The absence of variable speed on these things is...

    The absence of variable speed on these things is weird. Its weird it is also absent on the regular sanders too.
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    Oscillating edge sander - is there a "best"?

    Almost time to blow some more cassshhhhh.

    Ilya is twisting my arm to go for a Sawstop, but I've also been thinking of getting an oscillating edge belt sander.

    I do lootttttts of boxes and...
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    If you pull all the crap off and send just the...

    If you pull all the crap off and send just the motor Id reckon it would be OK. Send it via courier (e-go.com.au) and it will only be ~$10 there and the same back. Don't be dragging it around, let the...
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    :) I deleted my post because it was stupid....

    :)

    I deleted my post because it was stupid. If you had tough bearings that were hard to spin, then of course you would have noticed it.

    On reflection, what BobL says makes a lot of sense. If a...
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    Wonderful! They scare me every time. It's a...

    Wonderful!

    They scare me every time. It's a nerve wracking experience, for when you are out a quarter of a smidgen....doom! Get it right and you look like a pro.

    Which hinges did you end up...
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    Master Spliter, being from Canberra and...

    Master Spliter, being from Canberra and experiencing the True Horror of Bunnings here, you know they should be actually called "press here to be ignored" or "press here to magically disapear all...
  23. If you trim all of them, you could put all the...

    If you trim all of them, you could put all the same ends on with these bits from Rockler: Train Track Router Bits | Rockler Woodworking & Hardware

    MCLS from Amazon also sell a similar kit: MLCS...
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    this occurs whether you put it into the left,...

    this occurs whether you put it into the left, middle or right side?
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    Rockler also sell urethane ties.

    Rockler also sell urethane ties.
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    Masters to close

    News this morning...Woolworths to pull plug on Masters after Lowe's exercises put option

    It's game over. An orderly sale... Which means the work is already done in the background and the plug will...
  27. Timber rack on a brick wall - how much weight?

    I've been meaning to build a real timber rack against the outside of shed for some time. At the moment I've just several piles!

    Others I've seen use cool counterleavered studs attached to the wall...
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    Dan Elewines book that you have pictured in the...

    Dan Elewines book that you have pictured in the background is exactly whats in my Amazon cart right now. Hopefully order it later in the month (this month's order just left today with heaps of...
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    Destroy the magnet

    If it's rare earth, destroy it... they shatter easily.

    Use a hefty nail or nail punch, centre it and wham! Extract the bits with said nail :)

    Lost magnet, but easy to replace.
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    Since its on a pallet, use EGO couriers pallet...

    Since its on a pallet, use EGO couriers pallet service. To WA, especially Perth, it can't be beaten.
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    Based on this information, you would be...

    Based on this information, you would be ABSOLUTELY INSANE to volunteer in ANY capacity in an organisation.

    Somebody could choke on a biscuit and you'd be sued. Even more reason to withdraw...
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    Simso, your offers are very welcome! Your...

    Simso, your offers are very welcome!

    Your business looks fantastic. If I lived in WA, I'd think you'd my newest best mate.

    I'm looking for a copy of Ubeauts Polishers Handbook and I'm about to...
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    Haha! I welcome their commercial-ness! The reason...

    Haha! I welcome their commercial-ness! The reason I found out about them was I needed their little precission plunge router base for the dremel (which is amazing BTW).

    What has me particularly...
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    AusPost in Canberra is woeful. Due to wifes...

    AusPost in Canberra is woeful.

    Due to wifes sickness, I order over the Internet a lot... Well, everything.

    It is unexceptional to have a parcel sent, lost, found, sent to Siberia via Tasmania,...
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    Ah, it's a little one :)

    Ah, it's a little one :)
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    I was thinking about this thread today. Tooooo...

    I was thinking about this thread today. Tooooo bloody hot for working. 38 and nearly died.

    The thing that bugs me, more than a bit, is the fact we in Australia get such a distinctly Australian...
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    Yesss, this old line. Well used it is. Well used....

    Yesss, this old line. Well used it is. Well used. :cool:

    Graham99, you are doomed. :no:
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    Thinking about those knots, that timber strongly reminds me of Baltic Pine, the very inside, just before you get the soft core when sawing small trees. The ring pattern is certainly tight enough for...
  39. Sound proof the shed? Here are some ideas....

    We all talk of dust collectors and invisible dust which is bad for your health, but so is noise.

    I hate noise and trying to do the right thing by neighbours and others in the house can be a...
  40. Thread: Lacquer

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    Just found out about Mirolac by Mirotone. They...

    Just found out about Mirolac by Mirotone. They have sealers, undercoats and two kinds of finish in either clears (usual range of glosses) and an opaque lacquer than can be tinted to any colour using...
  41. Since its ruined, lets try a test. Put some...

    Since its ruined, lets try a test. Put some water, thinners, metho and turps in different areas and tell us what moves the stain. If nothing does, then we move to an alkaline solution to test.

    It...
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    Joel, sounds like you have it sorted. Hold on to...

    Joel, sounds like you have it sorted. Hold on to that dream and pursue it. It's a good one.

    Making things exclusively with Japanese tools takes very little space. Everything can be packed away...
  43. A new video for the unbelievably beautiful...

    A new video for the unbelievably beautiful artistry that go into these: Gunmaking Craftsmanship - Holland & Holland - YouTube

    From 2:52 is the woodworky bits. There is also more in part 4 further...
  44. I think we've just found an alternative to nasty...

    I think we've just found an alternative to nasty chemical cleaners. Collection of it may be problematic....

    I'll order a 4 litre bottle :)
  45. Very true. I use a drill press for close to...

    Very true. I use a drill press for close to everything. The chuck in the Trade Tools press is junk (the machine is OK) and was replaced with a half decent one. Drills quite straight, but nowhere...
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    Unbelievable guitar repair resource

    This is incredible: Trade Secrets! | stewmac.com and FRETS.COM

    Probably 200 videos and turorials on every imaginable aspect of guitar repairs, preparation and modification.

    I've learned an...
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    I can't say much for the others, but I've a...

    I can't say much for the others, but I've a Festool CT33. It's older than those sold today, but it's very good. It is paired to a mini cyclone DustDeputy, which is fantastic.

    fence Furniture...
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    Oh yes, not those. My bad. No meat or eggshells...

    Oh yes, not those. My bad. No meat or eggshells either.
  49. Just bought a bottle 8oz/240ml from Western...

    Just bought a bottle 8oz/240ml from Western Firearms beverly Hills for $24 + $8 post.

    Very keen to try this out on some new boxes. I help a knife maker (@mattm) make handles and display boxes for...
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    Heat and moisture. I love to compost. Its weird!...

    Heat and moisture. I love to compost. Its weird! Love it!

    Black plastic on top. Moisture if it's dry. I stick Garden Grubs in.... long lengths of electrical conduit with lots and lots of holes...
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