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  1. WEST AUST ECE wooden moving fillister rebate plane

    ECE wooden moving fillister rebate plane


    ECE is the brand of the Emmerich company of Remscheid. They make classic wooden planes in the best European tradition. This moving fillister is one of...
  2. WEST AUST Record #778 moving fillister rebate plane

    The Record #778 moving fillister rebate plane.

    https://i.postimg.cc/gJ7xJYHH/R1.jpg


    What makes this Record #778 so much more desirable than a Stanley #78 or the Record #78 is that it has the...
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    WEST AUST Large infill shoulder plane

    This is a beautiful shoulder plane. 8" long and 2 1/2" high (at the centre), with a 1 1/4" wide high carbon steel blade.

    https://i.postimg.cc/P5vdMWhh/SP1.jpg
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    Hi Chris Where about in SA are you from? ...

    Hi Chris

    Where about in SA are you from?

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Hi Andy There are many others of a like mind...

    Hi Andy

    There are many others of a like mind in Perth. My advice is to join the Fine Woodwork Association, which is a club which meets every second Monday evening of a month. We have prepared...
  6. Thread: Saw Handle

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    Hi Andy My advice for finding the sweet rake...

    Hi Andy

    My advice for finding the sweet rake for a saw is to use the rake angle from a saw you like. Simply sit the file inside the gullet and measure its angle. Now use that. Or, if you are using...
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    I would imagine that these are totally different...

    I would imagine that these are totally different planes, with totally different experiences.

    Not only would they weigh differently, but the #4 1/2 had a blade 2 3/8" wide vs the 2" of the HNT...
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    The top rated router bit in the USA is Whiteside....

    The top rated router bit in the USA is Whiteside. These always stand head and shoulders above all other router bits in every FWW mag comparison, which include CMT, Freud, and others. I have a few,...
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    I've just been reading the memories in FWW...

    I've just been reading the memories in FWW magazine of many well-known woodworkers in the USA eulogising the late Phil Lowe, who was highly revered both as a teacher and for his high technical...
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    I had this Delta many years ago, and build a...

    I had this Delta many years ago, and build a support for the bed.

    https://i.postimg.cc/wvChq26t/Thicknessertable1.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/pTw1wK4C/Thicknessertable2.jpg

    These Allen/Hex...
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    Perhaps you refer to this kist (blanket box),...

    Perhaps you refer to this kist (blanket box), David ...

    http://www.inthewoodshop.com/Furniture/Kist_html_m143e34e7.jpg

    It is Fiddleback Marri.

    The front panel is three boards. This wood is...
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    Zac, I must admit that I have never seen...

    Zac, I must admit that I have never seen fiddleback Karri. That would be a first. Mostly, I find it a coarse wood, sometimes even scaly.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    WEST AUST PM reply sent Derek

    PM reply sent

    Derek
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    My Karri is nothing like your Karri. :) That...

    My Karri is nothing like your Karri. :) That looks like Jarrah to my eye, but the only way you can tell one from the other reliably is by burning a splinter. My experience with Karri is from...
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    David, it is not simply that woods like Karri...

    David, it is not simply that woods like Karri (and Jarrah and She-oak and ....) are hard and abrasive. It is that they also have interlocked grain. This makes riving them impossible, or very...
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    RB, a discussion about a scrub plane is a great...

    RB, a discussion about a scrub plane is a great way to explain where and how a dedicated hand tool only approach fits in with a combined hand-power use. Please note that this is just my view.

    Back...
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    WEST AUST Glen Drake Joinery Saw

    For sale is a Glen Drake Joinery Saw. This is designed and manufactured by Kevin Drake in the USA. Kevin designed and manufactures the Tite-mark wheel gauges.

    This saw is primary designed for...
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    David, I am not aware that I wrote anything like...

    David, I am not aware that I wrote anything like this .... unless you read into my question how old you are. I know how old you are. I know what type if woodworking you prefer, what you are and are...
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    David, this issue is not about which is better,...

    David, this issue is not about which is better, hand or power. This is about deciding to do hand tools ONLY at age 72 years. How old are you?

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Hi Bucky To be blunt - you are 72 and, unless...

    Hi Bucky

    To be blunt - you are 72 and, unless you only plan to build small items, such as boxes, and have forearms like Popeye, you are going to do yourself an injury.

    I am 71, and spent...
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    I have the Freeman 23g and 18g. Not used much,...

    I have the Freeman 23g and 18g. Not used much, but I am impressed by their quality ... especially at the price. For the amount of use they will get, I really could not justify spending more, but call...
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    FREE: WA I will message you Cheers Derek

    I will message you

    Cheers

    Derek
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    FREE: WA Hi Kuriatko Apologies, but it needs to go to...

    Hi Kuriatko

    Apologies, but it needs to go to someone willing to pick it up. As mentioned earlier, no posting.

    Itís a great idea to add a sharpening lesson at that time.

    Regards from Perth
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    FREE: WA Stanley #5 1/2 plane

    This was the first plane I purchased when I was getting into hand tools about 30 years ago. I don't feel right that it should be sold, so I am offering it free. The conditions are that it should go...
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    WEST AUST Thanks for the kind feedback. It is always with...

    Thanks for the kind feedback. It is always with mixed feelings when one parts with special tools - special because I designed them to meet my ideals, and they do, but also that selling is a...
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    SOLD: sold

    sold
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    WEST AUST MA, I collect and use Kiyohisa chisels. I have a...

    MA, I collect and use Kiyohisa chisels. I have a set of slicks and built up a set of bench chisels (the latter just completed, hence selling off other Japanese chisels). I have a set of Koyamaichi...
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    David .. David ... :) I used to do this - just...

    David .. David ... :)

    I used to do this - just freehand on the original face - for years and years. It was not very successful. For a start, much of the work done by a router plane is across the...
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    WEST AUST Custom Vintage Stanley #750 Chisel Set

    I don't really want to sell these, but I realise that it is time. I shall retire in a couple of years, and down-size the home. Part of moving is having to rationalise what tools I want to keep. I...
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    Sounds the consensus is Merbau. Iíve made a...

    Sounds the consensus is Merbau. Iíve made a couple of chopping boards with it. No issue. It comes up a golden brown with an oiled finish. Really nice.

    I am not sure if your intended use is to...
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    SOLD: Good grief, that was quick! PM me with your...

    Good grief, that was quick!

    PM me with your details, and I will get postage costs.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    SOLD: Japanese chisel set (of four)

    I have a four chisel set of Japanese oire nomi ... bench chisels. Sizes: 9mm, 12mm, 18mm and 24mm

    I know that two ... possibly three ... of these are Iyoroi. They are all mid-range chisels, cost...
  33. I ordered parts for building a backsaw from a The...

    I ordered parts for building a backsaw from a The Wood Works Book and Tool Co (Sydney) in October last year. There was no indication that the parts were not in stock, and payment was accepted. I have...
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    Thanks for the heads up, Graeme. And thanks...

    Thanks for the heads up, Graeme.

    And thanks Chris for the video to Paul Sellers. I have been aware of his sharpening method here for a while, but not seen this video. I have used his sharpening...
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    The aim is to glue up the assembled drawer and...

    The aim is to glue up the assembled drawer and let it dry in the drawer case.

    This drawer fits ...

    https://i.postimg.cc/qB8HxGc8/D2-25.jpg

    ... however it is a tight squeeze and I know that...
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    Perhaps I need to explain the title, "Dovetailing...

    Perhaps I need to explain the title, "Dovetailing for Blood". In part, the description comes from a book, "Backgammon for Blood", by Peter Becker I read about 4 decades ago. It's about taking the...
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    Here's an idea for an enterprising hearing aid...

    Here's an idea for an enterprising hearing aid manufacturer: treat them like TrialWare or ShareWare software - give them away free, but the user is then subject to auditory adverts (via wifi) through...
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    Lou, with all due respect to the late Pat Warner,...

    Lou, with all due respect to the late Pat Warner, he excelled at making jigs. My interest is building furniture. Pat saw the router and router table as the centre of his workshop. For myself, these...
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    Graeme, there is no need for that mitre track. In...

    Graeme, there is no need for that mitre track. In fact, I do not agree (now) with including it. I'd like to hear the views of others.

    Firstly, the JessEm guides hold the workpiece against the...
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    Thanks Spyro. The old router table was similar...

    Thanks Spyro.

    The old router table was similar ...

    https://i.postimg.cc/L5dRSc3H/2a.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/LXcQhRWb/3a.jpg

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    Yvan, imagine adding a warning to everything just...

    Yvan, imagine adding a warning to everything just in case someone sues you for not warning them beforehand? Those with commonsense need not apply.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek

    Warning! This post...
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    Graeme!! :U These warnings apply to everything...

    Graeme!! :U

    These warnings apply to everything ... in California ...
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    Router Table Adventure

    I have just completed another router table: http://www.inthewoodshop.com/Powered%20Tools%20and%20Machinery/RouterTableAdventure.html
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    Warb, what you write is logical and, to some...

    Warb, what you write is logical and, to some extent makes sense, but is flawed, I am afraid.

    I could argue that the nature of the vaccines is different, but this is not the issue, and I do not...
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    Eddie I've built a couple of similar...

    Eddie

    I've built a couple of similar panel-based fixtures from the Merbau panels. One cupped, and that was my fault for being lazy. What I didn't do was seal the underside (with oil or whatever),...
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    Eddie, technique comes into this as well - which...

    Eddie, technique comes into this as well - which is possibly why I find a lighter metal hammer better (Iíve been doing this a while :-).

    What it comes down to is the size of the chips one attempts...
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    Hi Eddie I did write, "When hitting any...

    Hi Eddie

    I did write, "When hitting any chisel, I will use the mallet/hammer that suits it best. Some mortice chisels do not have hoops (e.g. LN), and it seems prudent to avoid using a steel head...
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    When morticing with a mallet/hammer, the chisel...

    When morticing with a mallet/hammer, the chisel is going to be hooped and have a steeper bevel (generally 30-35 degrees). Ideally, a mortice chisel.

    When hitting any chisel, I will use the...
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    Josh If you are looking to upgrade your 10"...

    Josh

    If you are looking to upgrade your 10" combo machine, my recommendation would be a 15" thicknesser with helix blades. The weakness in your combo is the width of the thicknesser. Keep the...
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    Evan, that looks like a kerfing "tool" (not...

    Evan, that looks like a kerfing "tool" (not chisel) made by Rob Cosman, or modelled on his. He brought his out a few years back. No one makes it in a chisel format - I understand why after...
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