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    What about a crafty mechanism like this? It...

    What about a crafty mechanism like this? It would also hold the drawer in place at the right depth.

    It could be put onto the bottom of the draw, or embedded into the side?

    Seems quite do-able....
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    Reminds me of a few clever mechanisms in the 18th...

    Reminds me of a few clever mechanisms in the 18th century David Roentgen cabinets... or this tool of the devil! YouTube
  3. Its really very easy. I've found people are...

    Its really very easy. I've found people are reluctant to send things as they haven't seen boxing or couriers as an approachable thing.

    If I can help change that, it will help commerce on the site...
  4. The labels. I print them on A4 sheets of super...

    The labels.

    I print them on A4 sheets of super bright yellow paper from OfficeWorks.... Quill Coloured Paper 80gsm A4 Sunshine 500 Sheet Ream | Officeworks

    They stand out so much they are like...
  5. COURIERS - getting a good price.... how to

    Three times recently I've been asked (due to my sales on the forum)...

    "How do I get such amazing prices?"


    Well, I get what anyone can, really, but there is something to know about HOW...
  6. COURIERS - making boxes that survive the abuse

    I've been asked 4 times this last week about the cardboard boxes I make for various parcels (pictured)

    I took the time to write up a bit of a PDF.

    It shows, in some detail, the why and how of...
  7. The ShopNShip is purely a pay by weight service....

    The ShopNShip is purely a pay by weight service.

    You could bring in a cubic metre of feathers and still only pay for a kilogram.

    I've not found a consumer level means of shipping that is...
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    A.C.T. INCRA T-track Plus - 48" - TWO

    Hi all, the great clear out starts.

    Here are TWO 48" Incra T-track plus' in METRIC.... 1220mm... they are very long!

    Absolutely BNIB, unused and as-new.

    Pick up is Molongolo Valley Canberra...
  9. A.C.T. Lathe mini chisel set - 5 piece - PSI woodworking

    The sales begin...

    An unused as-new set of mini chisels.

    PSI Woodworking LCMINI2 Mini 5-Piece HSS Wood Lathe Chisel Turning Set

    This specific kit, but in a box! -...
  10. QUEENSLAND Crikey we need to be fast! I was on the lookout...

    Crikey we need to be fast! I was on the lookout for one of these....

    if it falls through, Im next!
  11. So did a lot of other people! This one sold TODAY...

    So did a lot of other people! This one sold TODAY on eBay

    Bridge City Tools Jointmaker Pro v 2 with Precision Fence System | eBay

    $1511

    Man, that was a vigorous auction.

    I was thinking...
  12. Oh my God I love it!!! Add a couple of...

    Oh my God I love it!!!

    Add a couple of detachable wood thread vices and I'd be quite happy.
  13. Not quite yet. I'm looking around on Gumtree.......

    Not quite yet. I'm looking around on Gumtree....

    Im hoping to find a good, sturdy, rustic, heavy duty wardrobe with the characteristics of ... a workbench :D:rolleyes:
  14. I would take up Derek on his offer..... but I get...

    I would take up Derek on his offer..... but I get to the local shops only rarely, let alone Perth! :) .... (wife is pretty crook and is full time care ATM).

    Next year (!!! Where did it go!) I...
  15. It started with just one.....

    This gives me a headache!

    My wife used to complain about the way I bought sandpaper! The range of sizes, types and grits occupied moving boxes! :p

    Now, I fear it will be a crate of planes! :D...
  16. Ah! I found this...

    Ah! I found this https://www.inthewoodshop.com/ToolReviews/VeritasCombinationPlane-dados.html

    and this! https://www.inthewoodshop.com/ToolReviews/VeritasSmallPlowasaBeadingPlane.html
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    A.C.T. Monaro Timber in Canberra are looking for more in...

    Monaro Timber in Canberra are looking for more in their fab.

    Contact them :)
  18. Combination plane v. Skew Rabbet planes (of the Veritas variety)

    Further to my earlier attempts to understand what I really want (or need) on handplanes, I've a hopefully quick question.....

    Veritas sell their all singing and dancing Combination Plane. It is a...
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    WANTED:TAS Im PM-ing you with a lead.

    Im PM-ing you with a lead.
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    WANTED:A.C.T. A huge and public thanks to @MrBrush for his very...

    A huge and public thanks to @MrBrush for his very kind and awesome sale of the DX60 and two saws. I feel ... like a kid at Christmas.

    ALSO, a huge and public thanks to @Flindersia for helping with...
  21. The base kit is available on Amazon for AUD536...

    The base kit is available on Amazon for AUD536 and shipping is AUD269. https://www.amazon.com/Adaptive-Cutting-System-Project-Table/dp/B07NC5CVDM

    It has everything but the cart, which may be...
  22. Kreg - some things to really like

    I watched the video, below.

    There are some VERY good ideas well worth using if one has a Festool MFT table or a DIY Parf or Paulk.....

    -- the inbuilt measurement channels (yes, I could use the...
  23. The Parf Guides are incredible --> UJK Technology...

    The Parf Guides are incredible --> UJK Technology Parf Guide System Edit: There is a Mark 2... nice!

    I use my Parf table constantly (and I have a Festool table too, but use the Parf instead).
    ...
  24. GORE WARNING I'd wager that the place Choppy Boy lost his hand...

    I'd wager that the place Choppy Boy lost his hand will be investing in these saws THIS WEEK!
  25. GORE WARNING I take from the article that it was a meat saw. ...

    I take from the article that it was a meat saw.

    There is a local halal dude here where we shop and his lads use a giant bandsaw... Jesus H Christmas is it scary to watch. That thing has NO guards,...
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    The difference is UNBELIEVABLE. Absolutely...

    The difference is UNBELIEVABLE.

    Absolutely worth doing.

    BobL has gone over this with his usual scientific rigour.

    The optimal radius is simple - 50% of the diameter. If it is a 4 inch...
  27. I should mention, quite clearly, that this isn't...

    I should mention, quite clearly, that this isn't some one-off special I'm getting, but a regular price.

    I do log on, but Ive no special member discounts yet. They are upfront about it.

    It is...
  28. GORE WARNING Can I have a hand? No? HALF a hand! OUCH!!!

    Check this out. This chap SLICED half his hand OFF

    Thats gotta sting.....

    Queensland man has severed hand reattached in rare surgery - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
  29. Shipping the 6" Oneida from the USA via Aramex...

    Shipping the 6" Oneida from the USA via Aramex ShopNShip is AUD$62.00

    https://www.shopandship.com/en/home
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    QUEENSLAND Are there any Foams left? Wouldnt mind a few if...

    Are there any Foams left? Wouldnt mind a few if there are.

    BTW, if you are struggling with decent delivery costs, give TransDirect.com.au and E-go.com.au a go. Their prices murder AusPost.
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    Yoboseyo, why not include some pictures to show...

    Yoboseyo, why not include some pictures to show us your pain! :)

    Is this the devil wood I gave you? :) :) :)

    If so, I miss that stuff. It was one of my all time favourites. I was going to build...
  32. Best of luck with your sales. Ive just been...

    Best of luck with your sales.

    Ive just been through this and know exactly what you are facing and the traumas associated with it.

    This is an excellent community of truly fabulous people. They...
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    He is an ideas guy and super enthusiastic. I...

    He is an ideas guy and super enthusiastic.

    I am EXACTLY the same and feel for him.

    A lot of what I want to do... goes nowhere :(
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    WANTED:A.C.T. wooden planes are the absolute BEST.

    wooden planes are the absolute BEST.
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Hehe :) More like "woodpixel has almost run out...

    Hehe :) More like "woodpixel has almost run out of money. Again!"

    Still after a few things... need to update the list! Mr Brush sold me his DX60 and two saws!

    Ripper! :)
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    Dont be too hard on the dude. He was viciously...

    Dont be too hard on the dude.

    He was viciously screwed over by a bigger company (it ripped him off, there is a thing on his site) and then his manufacturers have been unimpressive.

    He is, after...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Actual silver might have been cheaper! 1Kg of...

    Actual silver might have been cheaper! 1Kg of 99.99% is only $860 :)
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    I prefer to get it close to the edge as it opens,...

    I prefer to get it close to the edge as it opens, but without a chamfer.

    I really dislike chamfers on the back of boxes. I personally feel they unbalance the aesthetic.

    Have to admit, Ive...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Interested! Im going to need extra insurance...

    Interested!

    Im going to need extra insurance soon.... :)
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    I am. I'll send you an message. Im pretty...

    I am. I'll send you an message. Im pretty straight forward.
  41. I wish I could just have a little caravan, near a...

    I wish I could just have a little caravan, near a bubbling creek, surrounded by tall timbers, ferns and frogs. Quiet quiet quiet while I slice away doing my boxes.

    Aaaaahhhhh...... so relaxing.
    ...
  42. Yes, here: YouTube...

    Yes, here: YouTube

    Its good. He farts around a lot, but the idea is good. I suppose I could use my Dozuki.

    Not sure why, but I was thinking of planes or some sort of sled for one. I must be...
  43. May I ask, if you used a handsaw, how did you get...

    May I ask, if you used a handsaw, how did you get them nice and exact, other than "being good"? (or careful)
  44. Oh yes, I use mitre keys a lot, in more than just...

    Oh yes, I use mitre keys a lot, in more than just boxes. I love them.

    I make them in a multitude of ways, but my favourite is making a biscuit with a bit of box scrap and a contrasting veneer.
    ...
  45. Veritas Combination Plane

    What a beast. Seems to do everything. An impressive tool.

    I wrote to Veritas and enquired about the blades. They wrote back with the two brochures attached.

    I'll include them here for others...
  46. Mitre keys in boxes - using hand tools - how?

    I'm trying to reduce my reliance on power tools. This is primarily as my situation.... limits.... their use :)

    Does anyone know, for box making, how I might go about accurately putting slots into...
  47. That THING has 14 knobs! FOURTEEN!!!!! I...

    That THING has 14 knobs!

    FOURTEEN!!!!!

    I love it!!!!!

    462784


    edit - yeah! I love it!
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Veritas veritas... veritas

    If you are following me, and happen to know of anyone selling these things, please do consider putting us in contact, I would as always be hugely appreciative!

    From the Veritas range.....

    --...
  49. OK! I'm getting there. What an adventure! Its...

    OK! I'm getting there. What an adventure!

    Its great fun to "re do" everything from scratch.

    @Poundy asked in another for-sale thread what I was thinking (it was about a moxon vice) and I...
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    WEST AUST On my tiny balcony! I'm doing either one of...

    On my tiny balcony!

    I'm doing either one of three plans. Still mixing the thoughts around....

    1 -- Doing the "Japanese Thing". Using a heavy duty outdoor BBQ table I have. Its made of kwilla....
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