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    Oh and I should have added ... Get Rob to...

    Oh
    and I should have added ...

    Get Rob to send you a couple of sticks of this Simulated Natural Material Rods - Lee Valley Tools one 50 x 150 will be more than enough to turn a pair of discrete...
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    Hi Derek Building the piece with a pair of...

    Hi Derek

    Building the piece with a pair of flush drawers -- never mind the absence of a centre divider -- will substantially change the look of the piece.

    The image sent by the niece has...
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    Hi Derek I understand. However, if you do...

    Hi Derek

    I understand. However, if you do veneer the drawer fronts, you will want something like cock-beading to protect the veneer edges. The alternative will be to dispense with the veneer...
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    Hi Derek here's a better comparison of the two...

    Hi Derek

    here's a better comparison of the two tables
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    Hi Derek There are two very similar but subtly...

    Hi Derek

    There are two very similar but subtly different tables here

    The first one you posted is this one

    https://i.postimg.cc/RCY9BhMw/Jes_-Entry-Table.jpg
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    someone has to :D

    someone has to


    :D
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    Hi Derek This is what I see in that piece 1. ...

    Hi Derek
    This is what I see in that piece
    1. The drawer fronts are double booked matched veneer -- will you be replicating that detail?
    2. The drawers are cock-beaded (look at the thin outline...
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    Hi Brady some years ago I built something...

    Hi Brady

    some years ago I built something similar as a kayak building table.
    In my case the "bench" is about 10 mm thick, 4.5 metres long and 800 wide and it's supported by just screwing the top...
  9. Well there you go. Time to start building one. ...

    Well there you go. Time to start building one.

    :2tsup:
  10. Good luck and I mean it. I can't recall ever...

    Good luck

    and I mean it.
    I can't recall ever seeing a wardrobe that is "sturdy" or "heavy duty" enough to even come close to being suitable for use as a workbench.

    The best option I am...
  11. Take Derek up on his offer. I recall from a...

    Take Derek up on his offer.


    I recall from a slightly earlier post that you have purchased a wardrobe with drawers to store your tools.
    May I suggest that you install tills in the drawers. ...
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    WANTED:TAS Hi Lance The Lee valley upgrade to pre-Fbruary...

    Hi Lance
    The Lee valley upgrade to pre-Fbruary 26, 2016 models of the small plow plane is, according to their 2019-2020 catalog, still available -- and still the same great cost i.e. FREE
    The...
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    I'm going for Japan. As you say they are playing...

    I'm going for Japan. As you say they are playing well -- perhaps out of their skins, perhaps not.

    After the pool stage, the world rankings are:


    Men's World Rugby Rankings
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    my calculations are that if you run LED lights 12...

    my calculations are that if you run LED lights 12 hours per day, each installed 4000 lumen light will cost around 12 cents/day to run. (Electricity priced at 25 cents/kWh)
    The lights themselves...
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    around here, -9C is mid afternoon on a "sunny...

    around here, -9C is mid afternoon on a "sunny day". You quickly get used to it.



    but I do get what you are saying.
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    Who watched the game between Scotland and Japan? ...

    Who watched the game between Scotland and Japan?

    They play South Africa in the quarters.
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    Curious It's going to pretty dark in that shed. ...

    Curious
    It's going to pretty dark in that shed. Why are the windows so small? Working inside will require lighting 24/7.


    When I mentioned "fully insulated and wrapped", around here sheds...
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    Perhaps hire a biggish crane to install the water...

    Perhaps hire a biggish crane to install the water tank?


    BTW, around here (look at my signature line) even sheds are fully insulated and wrapped.
  19. Bummer Best wishes to your wife

    Bummer

    Best wishes to your wife
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Graham May I suggest you post the tools you are...

    Graham
    May I suggest you post the tools you are interested in selling in a separate post.
    This thread has almost run its course.
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    WANTED:A.C.T. As you say "common as muck" I note...

    As you say "common as muck"





    I note yours is signed by Lie Nielsen himself BUT is still in its almost pristine wrapping :D
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    WANTED:A.C.T. I get to say "Nah" again. :D I think I paid...

    I get to say "Nah" again. :D
    I think I paid well under AUD $200 for mine. (It was while the AUD was high relative to the USD, so it might have been well under AUD $150 including postage.)

    so...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. My "bling" version is a LN white bronze 102. Was...

    My "bling" version is a LN white bronze 102. Was my piece of "silver" for our 25th wedding anniversary. A sweet little plane.
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    and also this one...

    and also this one http://services.valsparprofessional.com.au/uploads/msds/Wattyl%20Traditional%20Stain%2010772.pdf
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    try this link...

    try this link http://services.valsparprofessional.com.au/Uploads/TDS/D5.02%20Traditional%20Stain.PDF
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    Have you tried sourcing the MDSS for the "reducer"

    Have you tried sourcing the MDSS for the "reducer"
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Nah This is the fanciest one Veritas Tools -...

    Nah

    This is the fanciest one Veritas Tools - Block Planes - NX60 Block Plane the special feature is that it is made from nickel-resist ductile iron
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Hi WP How are you holding the Stanley style...

    Hi WP
    How are you holding the Stanley style plane?
    Do you extend your Right index finger (I'm assuming that you are right handed) outside the rear handle? Placing it alongside the blade. ...
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    Are mitre keys acceptable? If so you need Hand...

    Are mitre keys acceptable? If so you need
    Hand saw, preferably filed rip
    Veneer for the keys
    bevel gauge (or square)
    use the hand saw to cut the slots for the keys
    glue keys into the...
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    N.S.W. Hi Derek Actually I'm back in Alberta. Still...

    Hi Derek
    Actually I'm back in Alberta. Still "recovering". I'm currently tapering down my medication. I have another week and a bit to go with the taper, then it'll be 6 weeks before I can...
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    N.S.W. Hi Derek are you planning another one of your...

    Hi Derek
    are you planning another one of your investigations demonstrating the superiority of Lee Valley's PM-V11 steel?



    Yes, I AM JUST teasing you.
    and finding an excuse to say "hello"...
  32. Thread: Coffee table

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    Posted on August 20 Wow, that's almost 6 weeks...

    Posted on August 20

    Wow, that's almost 6 weeks ago.
    How long is that glue taking to dry?

    :D
  33. quoting from the most recent Lee Valley Tools...

    I was confused as to exactly what this "conversion kit" was. I popped it in the cart as a reminder to look it up.[/QUOTE]
    quoting from the most recent Lee Valley Tools catalog ...
    "For blades over...
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    I thought Terry Gordon (HNT Gordon planes) took...

    I thought Terry Gordon (HNT Gordon planes) took over the supply when ASW's owner retired.

    But agree that PM-V11 is probably the best choice
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    looking at that list and trying for a "minimum" kit ...

    I'd add 2 x rip saws -- one about 4 tpi for cutting 4 x 2 or thicker stuff, the other (say 7 tpi) for stuff around 1" thick. Saws can be...
  36. Thread: Cows

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    no bull

    no bull
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    Duplicate post

    Duplicate post
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    I'm thinking that Chris's proposed system should...

    I'm thinking that Chris's proposed system should be designed (configured?) to turn on when the hand tool turns on and off a few seconds after the tool stops.
    The alternative is that the vac is on...
  39. just some comments on your proposed "kit"

    just some comments on your proposed "kit"
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    Thanks Ross Looks a much better process than...

    Thanks Ross
    Looks a much better process than what I was suggesting.
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    I'm just lucky that my heated garage has a flat...

    I'm just lucky that my heated garage has a flat floor and I can sweep the grit out every week or so.
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    yes I am back in Canada. But I'll be back in...

    yes I am back in Canada.
    But I'll be back in Sydney for about 3 weeks in November. We have a house to settle on and I have a stack of specialist appointments.
    Sorry that we didn't get to catch...
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    wouldn't you just brush the snow off? Saskatoon...

    wouldn't you just brush the snow off?
    Saskatoon gets as cold and dry as Alberta
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    Hi Chris As some know I'm renting here in...

    Hi Chris
    As some know I'm renting here in Canada.
    The typical automated ducted vacuum system uses a series of gates strategically located around the house. The system turns on and sucks whenever...
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    I'm pretty sure that what you are seeing is an...

    I'm pretty sure that what you are seeing is an autocomplete "feature" within the web browser you are using. The autocomplete feature may also store your passwords.
    What I think you need to do is to...
  46. While you still have some of the major tools...

    While you still have some of the major tools rebuild the cupboard so that the hand tools are readily accessible. I suggest that each group of tools be stored on a single layer arranged by task. The...
  47. Thread: Dead Horse Theory

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    being serious for a moment -- I know it is a...

    being serious for a moment -- I know it is a forum for jokes, but ...
    I'm not sure that the head of air conditioning is "wrong". Without installing monitoring units in every carriage, it could be...
  48. Thread: veneer edging

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    22mm is a bit on the narrow side if the OP is...

    22mm is a bit on the narrow side if the OP is looking for around 40 mm.
    Perhaps make your own from a suitable 40mm thick board?
  49. Thread: Any ideas?

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    might be a nail puller

    might be a nail puller
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    I'm not sure that some of the gas won't have...

    I'm not sure that some of the gas won't have dissolved into the metal of the cylinder. Pays to be sure.
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