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    I'm hopeless with editing pictures, but I hope...

    I'm hopeless with editing pictures, but I hope the following makes it clear.

    And let's just say I was talking only about the left edge of this window - but in reality, you'd use the same...
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    Hey Clare, I can see your diagrams, but there...

    Hey Clare,

    I can see your diagrams, but there are a few things I'm not quite clear on.

    Any chance you can take a photo of a window please, from outside, inside, and also top-down showing the...
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    We used Kingspan Insudshed 50 - from your...

    We used Kingspan Insudshed 50 - from your description, it sounds like the same stuff.

    Yes it will compress where the purlins are, that is no problem.

    All you do where the windows and doors are...
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    I hear ya Matt, and am in the same boat. Some...

    I hear ya Matt, and am in the same boat.

    Some time off sounds yummy... needed even, but you gotta keep the coin coming in the front door, or else!
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    For what it's worth I did some weighing of some...

    For what it's worth I did some weighing of some sheets I bought some time back - the Okume ply from Trademaster Joinery (www.trademasterjoinery.com.au) weighs pretty much exactly 10Kg per 6mm...
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    And best wishes to you too Neil - hope your...

    And best wishes to you too Neil - hope your fitout progresses quicker than this one!

    Your plan is exactly my thinking too - we have Insulshed 50 on the inside of the Colorbond walls - it is there...
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    Well, this build stalled for quite a while - life...

    Well, this build stalled for quite a while - life got busy, Christmas came and went, and with it, heat and distractions aplenty.

    With all of those out of the way, the build has started again where...
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    Thanks Chris and Bob, and sorry to semi-hijack...

    Thanks Chris and Bob, and sorry to semi-hijack the thread.

    I'll go join Riverbuilder at the Clearvue site now ;)

    (Isn't the current importer of these a member here?)
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    Forgive me for posting here, but I too am...

    Forgive me for posting here, but I too am sniffing around with an eye to getting a better system down the track, and I'd run across these: Carbatec Two Stage Dust Cyclone - 3hp | Carbatec

    That's...
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    We "inherited" one of these (7m x 10m) when we...

    We "inherited" one of these (7m x 10m) when we bought our place outside the "big smoke".

    We've been slowly working on turning it into a home office at one end, and workshop at the other, though we...
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    WANTED:QLD. I hope from Fine Tools in Germany as opposed to...

    I hope from Fine Tools in Germany as opposed to Fine Tools in Australia (see later in the thread): Fine Tools Australia
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    WANTED:QLD. Narex Dovetail Chisels - Set of 3...

    Narex Dovetail Chisels - Set of 3

    You've done your budget without shipping. I would say these are good for dovetail work, maybe not so much aimed at mortise work, though I suspect if you want to...
  13. Well, Lance, at least you *finished* with a good...

    Well, Lance, at least you *finished* with a good solution...

    /ducks
  14. N.S.W.Swap I don't want to tread on any potential trades or...

    I don't want to tread on any potential trades or deals, but if you get really stuck, Anagote timbers in Marrickville have European Beech.

    I wonder if they might have an offcut or two that could...
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    If you're going to go down the road of making...

    If you're going to go down the road of making your own, I would be very tempted to look at Richmond Casters - get all 4 wheels as braked units.

    I've got some of theirs, and they leave the stuff at...
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    WANTED:QLD. Forgive me, as I might be totally wrong, or...

    Forgive me, as I might be totally wrong, or misunderstanding - but a dovetail chisel is a different beast, I thought, than a mortise chisel?

    A dovetail chisel will have very narrow lands to allow...
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    Shush. You shouldn't suggest these sorts of...

    Shush. You shouldn't suggest these sorts of things. Like Garfield, I enjoy my food too much ;)
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    I've had a chance to take a happy snap - here's...

    I've had a chance to take a happy snap - here's the fence, screw and washer:

    469406

    The screw itself is 10mm long from the underside of the pan to the tip of the thread. The shaft including...
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    They're buried within the graph - X is how...

    They're buried within the graph - X is how contagious, Y is how deadly.
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    Thanks, and interesting. My handles are pure...

    Thanks, and interesting. My handles are pure black, with no sign of wood grain - so I suspect they're plastic in that case!
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    Funny you should mention that - ironically, I...

    Funny you should mention that - ironically, I picked up an unused (or so it looks to me) Stanley 71 a few months ago.

    I have been torn ever since on whether to actually use it or not - it's in the...
  22. Could I trouble you to let me know how you've...

    Could I trouble you to let me know how you've attached them to the Incra fence please? I was looking at these some time ago, and was keen to get some, but didn't think they'd work on the Incra!
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    QUEENSLAND I'll be clear at the outset - I'm not in the...

    I'll be clear at the outset - I'm not in the market for this, but you may have missed listing a price on this?
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    I have a Stanley 4 1/2 with the original paper...

    I have a Stanley 4 1/2 with the original paper inside, and sometimes there's a clue in the text.

    In my case, the line is something like "Since 1869, over 80 years ago" - this dates the plane to a...
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    Here's the solution to messy glue bottles (a.k.a....

    Here's the solution to messy glue bottles (a.k.a. most of them): https://www.fastcap.com/product/glubot-family
  26. Unless I'm reading incorrectly, this unit is...

    Unless I'm reading incorrectly, this unit is relatively inaccurate? The specs say "Horizontal / vertical accuracy: 0.2mm / 10mm", which would equate to 20mm out over 10m distance?
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    I'm far from an expert, but isn't there nowadays...

    I'm far from an expert, but isn't there nowadays a likely legal risk of NOT buying a SawStop?

    If one is buying for personal use, then the choice is to accept the risk of not having the stopping...
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    This might sound completely bonkers, so forgive...

    This might sound completely bonkers, so forgive me if so.

    But looking at the notch you want to cut, it strikes me that a corner chisel will cut this easily. You make up a jig to hold the chisel...
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    Might I (without trying to hijack the thread) ask...

    Might I (without trying to hijack the thread) ask if by "Accoustic batts" you mean these or similar please? Bradford SoundScreen, Australia's most trusted acoustic insulation
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    Here is some more info on this machine and other...

    Here is some more info on this machine and other "equivalent" units, together with a manual for one of those equivalents: Metabo ADH 1630 Jointer Planer | Info, Guides & User Tips | Machine Atlas
  31. QUEENSLAND These would make awesome blanks for slim pens,...

    These would make awesome blanks for slim pens, they're absolutely stunning looking pieces of timber!
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    As someone who appreciates the depth and quality...

    As someone who appreciates the depth and quality of these reviews, I will wholeheartedly second this. There are a lot of tools I still need to gather before my shop (which itself isn't complete) is...
  33. Thanks for the link to this place, WoodPixel - I...

    Thanks for the link to this place, WoodPixel - I wasn't previously aware of them.

    Out of curiosity, from those that have dealt with them in the past, how are the costs as far as shipping is...
  34. I had done some scurrying around on the 'net...

    I had done some scurrying around on the 'net looking for a set of chisels with small lands some time ago, and have these on a "wishlist": MHG chisels with side bevels ground down to the chisel face
    ...
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    Dangerous territory that Lee Valley site, be...

    Dangerous territory that Lee Valley site, be assured of that!

    One thing I got from them that I enjoy using, mainly if you're a person who has some MFT work surfaces, is this:...
  36. Am I missing something? That ad lists it for $1...

    Am I missing something? That ad lists it for $1 more than retail: https://www.carbatec.com.au/sawstop-contractor-saw-with-30-std-aluminium-fence
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    $15.40 at Total Tools. It *always* pays to do...

    $15.40 at Total Tools.

    It *always* pays to do your research - not saying that buying the cheapest is necessarily the best deal, but it avoids undue consternation when discovered post-purchase.
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    Author isn't selling anything, so I don't think...

    Author isn't selling anything, so I don't think it is.

    It's an online product review of a couple of products - the videos are well produced, and very informative. Several members have expressed...
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    Two week free trial membership will cost you...

    Two week free trial membership will cost you nothing ;)
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    Forgive my ignorance, but I'm picking up on the...

    Forgive my ignorance, but I'm picking up on the comment about insurance here, and perhaps I have misunderstood comments in this thread, please accept my apologies if so!

    If the space is being used...
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    I agree with Elan. I calculated as follows:...

    I agree with Elan.

    I calculated as follows:

    1570*210*30 = 9,891,000 (cubic millimetres). Divide 1,000,000,000 (this is the number of cubic millimetres in a cubic metre) by 9,891,000 and you...
  42. Here are a couple more bookmarks you can use,...

    Here are a couple more bookmarks you can use, though I haven't dealt with these folks yet:

    Products - Toronto Timber

    Hardwood Timber Supplier in Newcastle | Sweetmans Timber Pty Ltd

    Also...
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    Forgive me for asking the obvious, but if it were...

    Forgive me for asking the obvious, but if it were WRC (and I will say it's possible by the photo), surely the weight (specifically, lack thereof) would give this away?

    Can you throw this on a set...
  44. This is awesome stuff, and for someone like...

    This is awesome stuff, and for someone like myself who is currently fitting out the work space, I have a simple question - given that my electrics are yet to be wired up, is there a way the...
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    We haven't gotten to the stage of lining the...

    We haven't gotten to the stage of lining the framed walls yet - that is a little way off yet (it's too hot to work out there with the weather we're having lately).

    I'm planning on 18mm ply -...
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    There's a view counter? I have no idea where -...

    There's a view counter? I have no idea where - like Kuffy (awesome bench BTW, been lurking on this thread for a while), I see this forum as a place to ask questions, share information and get...
  47. I haven't used these folks yet, but I had a chat...

    I haven't used these folks yet, but I had a chat with them at last year's woodworking show, and they seemed good people to deal with: Combined Saw and Knife
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    Hi Lewisc, with apologies, I cannot comment on...

    Hi Lewisc, with apologies, I cannot comment on the unit in use, as mine is still unused, though I've opened it up to take a look at it. If a machine's quality can be judged by weight (it can, IMO,...
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    For what it's worth, we installed this stuff:...

    For what it's worth, we installed this stuff: AIR-CELL Insulshed 50 | Shed Insulation | Kingspan | Australia on the walls and ceiling. Note - both walls and ceiling, the ceiling alone still leaves...
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    Thanks for the good wishes all :) 37.5Kg of...

    Thanks for the good wishes all :)

    37.5Kg of sander landed on my doorstep today, boy it's heavier, and larger than I thought (this is a good thing, I like good, heavy kit that looks like it wasn't...
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