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    YouTube (https://youtu.be/7ZvU2tyiMjM) link to...

    YouTube

    link to YouTube now operating, my first one Iíve done, thanks to poundy for giving me the tip :2tsup:
  2. I donít have an issue with space, itís a 35x18...

    I donít have an issue with space, itís a 35x18 metre industrial concrete tilt up unit Iím in, no fixing to walls. And with multiple areas for for gluing up, the rack needs to be mobile. But thank you...
  3. Glen I have had the festool track system for...

    Glen I have had the festool track system for years, I've never found it lacking in power or accuracy. It also is easy to set up and very repeatable (is that even a word?) yes, it's expensive, but...
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    So it turned out pretty good.

    Once everything was assembled, and tested!, I made a timber bar to join the two lever bars at the ends together, so it could be operated by foot, and it works well. Just have to mount the vise when...
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    The wheels

    I looked at lots of Youtube videos for ideas for bench wheels, and some were just plain horrible, so I thought that I could possibly conceal the wheels, and then push them down to lift the bench and...
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    N.S.W. Get it ready? What for? To build a pergola? Or...

    Get it ready? What for? To build a pergola? Or ready to sell? Just use it in your fireplace.
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    Apron to edge of top

    After discussion with my workmate, we decided that the rosewood was a trifle soft for the edges of the top, so I machined and fitted a 140 x 40 section of spotted gum for around it. First I fitted...
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    Top tool trays

    The trays directly below the top are for hand tools and such (but will probably just be overloaded with crap) I made them on a 15 degree angle so that it would be easier to access. I also ended up...
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    Yes you have strip flooring. My advice ( after...

    Yes you have strip flooring. My advice ( after pulling up plenty of other people’s DIY floors that have gone wrong) is to use a self levelling product called “Agnews water putty” do not use a cement...
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    Bottom shelf

    The bottom shelf is just a simple frame which for some unknown reason I decided to dovetail the corners and hand cut them. It's been years since I've done any apart from using the dovetail jigs for...
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    Legs

    The legs are BIG, I won't say why yet, you'll have to read through and see why. they are about 180mm square, but they are a hollow box. I machined them with the lock mitre bit, which works well, and...
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    My take on a bench build

    After 45 years of various workbenches and stools with planks and sheets of board and various other incarnations, I decided before Christmas that I might build a "proper" bench that will see me out. I...
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    I needed another jointer and thicknesser for a...

    I needed another jointer and thicknesser for a big job here on the river ( my other machines are simply too big to bring here) and I ended up after looking at the options with a 10” carbatec...
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    Leuco at Revesby, 0287084900.

    Leuco at Revesby, 0287084900.
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    3x3 METRES? :U:U:U

    3x3 METRES?
    :U:U:U
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    [QUOTE=MattB2085;2170922]These look good. How do...

    [QUOTE=MattB2085;2170922]These look good.
    How do the blades hold up?
    I know you canít ask miracles for the price but wondering if you can keep a decent edge on them

    mate they are fine, although...
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    Far out I thought my new bench was heavy! This...

    Far out I thought my new bench was heavy! This thing is a mammoth.
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    I bought these on a whim, when I was there (...

    I bought these on a whim, when I was there ( online is great) and they are really nice to use, and for the amount I use them, great value. McJING Tools Online
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    Rikon gear is quite good for the money you pay....

    Rikon gear is quite good for the money you pay. Iíve got a couple of their machines and canít fault them at all, good luck.
  20. Hence my asking here, WAY too many options on...

    Hence my asking here, WAY too many options on that YouTube ��
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    Corner butterflies

    During the build of my new workbench, for no real reason, I decided to put these ďBowtiesĒ on the corners, they came out pretty good. 467599467600467601467602
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    N.S.W. mate after looking at raw and polished species of...

    mate after looking at raw and polished species of native and exotic Timbers for 45 years I reckon a photo would be most useful to me to at least tell you what you’re trying to sell.
    good luck.
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    N.S.W. Any photos?

    Any photos?
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    Why? Nothing wrong with the original setup, it...

    Why? Nothing wrong with the original setup, it works, thousands of machines have it, Why throw hundreds of dollars at it when a bit of tweaking will get it running nicely?
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    Hi JimK, do you think that tape would work ok on...

    Hi JimK, do you think that tape would work ok on the bottom of drawer slides? Sorry to hijack the thread.
  26. Be fine for furniture and the like, no good for...

    Be fine for furniture and the like, no good for flooring or benchtops.
  27. Auracaria, Or more commonly known in Australia...

    Auracaria, Or more commonly known in Australia as Hoop Pine. Looks to be discoloured which would mean it’s been LOSP treated. Nothing wrong with using it, I always give any surfaces to be glued a...
  28. Looking for ideas for a clamp rack- mobile.

    Looking for any ideas to make a mobile clamp rack to take ALL the clamps, (there's a lot), vertical? horizontal on shelves? the sash clamps are particularly difficult, anyone had success? or any...
  29. Agreed about the flatness of the back. The main...

    Agreed about the flatness of the back. The main reason I got these for my main site work set is they have an unusual coloured handle, which makes it easy to recognise if someone has ďborrowedĒ one,...
  30. Excellent decision.

    Excellent decision.
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    Run it without a band first, quickest way to...

    Run it without a band first, quickest way to source vibration issues. Good to see an older machine being given a new life, most likely will outlast newer ones easily.
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    We used this mob when we set up the last big...

    We used this mob when we set up the last big joinery shop, and the old man got stuff from them when he put a bit in at the shed at home, it’s good and easy and relatively cheap compared to PVC....
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    Bosch PBD40

    Somewhere I read a thread about these drill press units, and what good value they were, and for ages I've been wanting to get a smaller more portable one for site work, so took the plunge and made my...
  34. Kirschen 1103000 Chisel Set with Plastic Handles...

    Kirschen 1103000 Chisel Set with Plastic Handles in Wooden Box 4016649110679 | eBay

    Ive beeen really impressed with these. Theyíre German, top quality. They have a massive range,so youíre bound to...
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    Good heavy welding bench

    Engineers work bench | Tool Storage & Benches | Gumtree Australia Brisbane South East - Hemmant | 1239011308
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    Good little start up or spare lathe

    peerless bench lathe and tools | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Newcastle Area - Hamilton North | 1239047165
  37. Hi Ray, I have the carbatec 10Ē one, with the...

    Hi Ray, I have the carbatec 10Ē one, with the helical multi head, and quite frankly, itís excellent value for the money. Only gripe Iíve found is itís a little underpowered, but it cuts well, just...
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    N.S.W. Thereís a brand new Harvey fence and track for...

    Thereís a brand new Harvey fence and track for sale on eBay or gumtree, I think Biesemeyer style table saw fence | eBay
  39. ������gotta learn to check the date ���� the guy...

    ������gotta learn to check the date ���� the guy would be a qualified tradesman by now ��
  40. Queensland Silver Ash is suitable for steam...

    Queensland Silver Ash is suitable for steam bending, light in colour and straight grain, I’ve used it before.
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    Jelutong, it’s used by model makers and pattern...

    Jelutong, it’s used by model makers and pattern makers. It’s available from Mathews Timber in St. Marys
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    Wanted to buy-cms insert table.

    Looking for a CMS-GE. Insert table , to suit the smaller inserts. Thanks.
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    Wanted to buy-festool cms table

    Wanted to purchase a Festool CMS- GE insert table/stand. Itís the smaller size one to suit the cms inserts. Hereís hoping someone has one around, Thanks.
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    yep, just cut some square blanks this evening, once I figure out how to get the three jaw chuck off and put the 4 jaw on (it's an old lathe I was given)
    I reckon I'll be off and running.
    Or would...
  45. I use a LOT of rosewood too, for the same reasons...

    I use a LOT of rosewood too, for the same reasons you do. I get nearly all mine from Mathews Timber in St. Mary's NSW, they always have plenty of stock, and don't mind me picking the eyes out of it...
  46. [QUOTE=Simplicity;2169387]Can you not just make...

    [QUOTE=Simplicity;2169387]Can you not just make plugs on the lathe with a slight taper.
    An fit these in place ?
    Yes but they would be end grain which wouldn’t look right
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    Recommendations for vise pads

    What is everyone using for lining the clamping surfaces of their vises? The old mans has felt, it's had felt for as long as I remember, it's about 5 mm thick but amazingly there was no stash of it...
  48. Whatís the best way to keep up to date on the forum?

    Hi, Iíve been a member for a while, and recently have become more active in the forum and browsing through it. My question is;How does everyone use the links? How do you keep up to date with the most...
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    Looks great. Just some advice though, never leave...

    Looks great. Just some advice though, never leave the cordless tool batteries in the charger without it being plugged in, the circuitry in the charger will drain the battery down past it’s lowest...
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    What a fantastic place, thanks for the tour. ��

    What a fantastic place, thanks for the tour. ��
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