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    Reminds me of this video. At the 13 minute...

    Reminds me of this video.

    At the 13 minute mark, he pounds out blind dovetails without effort! :)


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    Fascinating stuff. RogerWilco, did you acquire...

    Fascinating stuff.

    RogerWilco, did you acquire your diamond pastes locally?

    D.W. I found a good supplier in China. Nice and cheap. 1pcs Diamond Polishing Grinding Paste Water Oil Dual Used 60g...
  3. Thread: Router lifts

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    UNBELIVEABLE These are fantastic. Pivoting...

    UNBELIVEABLE

    These are fantastic.

    Pivoting router lift OFL3.0 - sautershop



    Watch this:
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    For sale right now on the forum :) JessEm...

    For sale right now on the forum :) JessEm Rout-R-Lift Prestige with Festool Router
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    Have to be honest, I didn't really work all that...

    Have to be honest, I didn't really work all that fast with CA.

    I'd scuff the tube, circle a bit in the blank end, a bit around the beginning of the tube, twirl it in, clean it up.

    There was no...
  6. Thread: Router lifts

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    I've had two of the Triton TRA001 lifters in my...

    I've had two of the Triton TRA001 lifters in my first incarnations.

    FIRST had a simple blue phenolic plate. It was upgraded to the chain-style lifter. The TRA bolted to the bottom.... but raising...
  7. SOLD: Ugh! Unbelievable! I've been on the hunt for a...

    Ugh! Unbelievable!

    I've been on the hunt for a Mk2 second hand for AGES.... didn't check the forum this morning..... UGH!

    Next in line please :)
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    Looking forward to this. Going to try Autosol...

    Looking forward to this.

    Going to try Autosol 75ml and a nice piece of merbau hardwood to see if I cant get more pizzazz out of my edges. :)



    edit - here is a well reviewed scope. I assume...
  9. Thread: Panic buying

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    Not sure what this may mean, but on AliExpress...

    Not sure what this may mean, but on AliExpress and AliBaba (industrial) there are a great many vendors no longer selling on it.

    Id say about 1/3rd of my bookmarks no longer point to the business/s.
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    My son and SIL work at a local IGA (he's an...

    My son and SIL work at a local IGA (he's an excellent employer).

    They had two big supply trucks not turn up this week, but still have managed to keep everything on the shelves... even the On...
  11. Thread: Panic buying

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    Profits before people. People can be replaced....

    Profits before people.

    People can be replaced.

    :~:~:~
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    Old Hilly, I like the idea of a tube inserter...

    Old Hilly, I like the idea of a tube inserter stick. Its a messy enough job.
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    DW, wouldn't mind sharing your eBay source? ...

    DW, wouldn't mind sharing your eBay source?

    Derek, I loved the article you wrote on radii/cambering on BU jacks and smoothers. I've saved that. Treasure! :)

    Would it be safe to assume you...
  14. There we go. Win! :)

    There we go. Win! :)
  15. Bit surprised that in true Aussie style that we...

    Bit surprised that in true Aussie style that we don't have armoured crocks :)

    Slip on thongs with a tough sole and toe covering....
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    Boring bits :)

    Boring bits :)
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    The economic ramifications are mighty. Illegal...

    The economic ramifications are mighty.

    Illegal importers will find themselves priced out. Quality would be unbeatable. Entire systems of cartel behaviour would fail.

    Exactly this has occurred...
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    There happens to be a PARF on GT right now...

    There happens to be a PARF on GT right now! --> $200

    The gods favour ye!

    It also includes the carbide tipped bit you need :)
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    The only answer is to offer a well regulated,...

    The only answer is to offer a well regulated, pharmacy guaranteed product that completely eliminates black market demand.

    This is then followed up with treating users as medical victims and...
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    That's pretty crazy that the FS90 could be out of...

    That's pretty crazy that the FS90 could be out of square.

    Is there some mistake, such as packing tape left on one edge perhaps? The rails bar having a kink?

    I had an eye on one of these. Its no...
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    +1 on BobL's 2.5mm pilot hole. This is the...

    +1 on BobL's 2.5mm pilot hole.

    This is the method used in the Parf Guide, which I see on Gumtree with some regularity :)


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  22. I'd thought that blade was nothing to worry...

    I'd thought that blade was nothing to worry about.

    A few minutes on the course stone, then the regular sharpening procedure will fixed it.

    IF you dont have stone yet (get them!) one can use...
  23. Thread: Retirement.

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    This, without question, would be the most...

    This, without question, would be the most rewarding part of life.

    Teaching others and enjoying a hobby.

    My daughter is 25 and SWMBO and I have tried very hard to keep both our kids in our...
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    Hmmm. I can buy bananas during the day for...

    Hmmm.

    I can buy bananas during the day for 0.00 cents each, or even get PAID $31.06, put them in my truck, then sell them for 23 cents each after 8pm.

    I only wish there were a technology or...
  25. Thread: Mdf

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    That they are. Just about finished my "portable"...

    That they are. Just about finished my "portable" mini-bench.

    I'm a BIG dude and it is bloody heavy. The final size used 98% of the panel... so its solid :)


    My straddle work-horse is next :)
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    Overall, I've found this thread to be highly...

    Overall, I've found this thread to be highly illuminating.

    I find the perspectives of those "on the ground" in the generation factories excellent. I'm also SUPER excited by the changes to come.
    ...
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    I should have kept the link, but... sort of. A...

    I should have kept the link, but... sort of.

    A dude did experiments with 4 different bands. Unsurprisingly the best brands did best, but none qqquuuuiiittteeeee fit.. just not wide enough and just...
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    I might have been inclined to simply spray clear...

    I might have been inclined to simply spray clear enamel over that badge and left it manky and wabi-sabi..... everything else perfect other than the badge :)

    Magnificent! :)
  29. Thread: Mdf

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    Bluenose, regular MDF works well. I made a...

    Bluenose, regular MDF works well.

    I made a Parf top with 18mm and its lasted years. I only just happened to toss it and will be making another soon.

    I've also a Festool MFT and the MDF used...
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    They are a bit expensive. I found another, posted...

    They are a bit expensive. I found another, posted above, that is half the price.

    As for the paper rolls, they are both wedged in there pretty darn tight. The shape gives away some of the...
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    there is more than one!

    Turns out there are other paper filters out there :)

    This one is $150 with free post off Amazon. It comes with two free replacement filters.

    Motor Guard M-60 1/2 NPT Sub-Micronic Compressed...
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    It is absolutely 100% toilet roll! Two of them...

    It is absolutely 100% toilet roll!

    Two of them :)

    When the device is unwound, there is a mesh at either end, the rolls fit/slide over a rod that runs through the centre and it is wound up...
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    Mobyturns, that Hertzog link looks like an...

    Mobyturns, that Hertzog link looks like an Aladdin's cave :)
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    100% using CA works. I've had not a single...

    100% using CA works.

    I've had not a single failure of the hundreds I've made.

    Ensure the tube is scuffed well. Medium CA on the entire tube and a little more at the begining of the blank. Once...
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    I sprayed heaps for about 10 years. I found...

    I sprayed heaps for about 10 years.

    I found the Amaxi filter. This is the bees knees for both cleaning oil, fug and water from the line.... It's brilliant.

    The fact it is sold by pro panel...
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    We've an old wet Vax "Darlek". It's great, but...

    We've an old wet Vax "Darlek".

    It's great, but a PITA for small jobs. If the cat has a spew or i drop a coffee.... Is a major drama to pull out, set up and then clean it to put away.

    For a 6...
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    Apologies for the politics. You are all correct,...

    Apologies for the politics. You are all correct, I shouldn't have put that. Soz. :2tsup:


    On the video, I watched it twice. Front to back. The presenter is not a propagandist/sensationist - she...
  38. DIY air purefier and some interesting charts

    I tripped over this on Reddit in r/WoodWorking and thought to share.

    I was hoping BobL might have a word to say if he finds time.

    The dude made a DIY dusty to simply clear the air and was...
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    How are the bees?

    How are the bees?
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    I thought to mention that I'm no expert on this. ...

    I thought to mention that I'm no expert on this.

    I've simply bought a large number of skins over the years for boxes. When I DO buy, I go nuts and get 2 of each colour.... yeah, it gives me a lot...
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    I saw this on AliExpress... aud$108 Electric...

    I saw this on AliExpress... aud$108

    Electric Polisher Knife Sharpener Hairdressing Scissors Manicure Knife Special Polishing Machine Diamond Grinding Disc|Power Tool Accessories| - AliExpress
    ...
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    This is very interesting. One would think its...

    This is very interesting.

    One would think its cheaper to keep a coal fired plant open, even if it were fully paid off? Wrong.

    It is cheaper, using LCOE, to build a new solar or wind farm. It...
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    These new wind farm announcements are now daily...

    These new wind farm announcements are now daily --> BlueFloat plans three Australian offshore projects - reNews - Renewable Energy News

    ANOTHER 4.3 GW of wind.


    Optimark, that YT video was...
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    Creases are removed with a mister and warm iron....

    Creases are removed with a mister and warm iron.

    Store them rolled on a tube. I keep them in brown paper and/or a custom cardboard box for moisture control.


    FYI - just found this mob today....
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    Durham, may we see some action shots?

    Durham, may we see some action shots?
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    Turbine bypass valve! Man, you need to upgrade...

    Turbine bypass valve!

    Man, you need to upgrade to the Hydrodyne supercritical turbopump reciprocating system.

    It DOESN'T even have a TBV, as it uses a unique and heinously clever arrangement of...
  47. Thread: Luban planes

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    DW, I need to bookmark this page and come back in...

    DW, I need to bookmark this page and come back in the morning.... Your ability to write massive slabs of text is most impressive :)
  48. Whereas I would LOVE a VCP. :) I've a pristine...

    Whereas I would LOVE a VCP. :)

    I've a pristine Record 045 and the blades I *happen* to have fit perfectly.

    This is an illuminating article:...
  49. Thread: Luban planes

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    Personally I think its excellent that China can...

    Personally I think its excellent that China can make things of such outstanding quality.

    I hope they push themselves to elevate across the board. Moving from bulk-cheap commodity crap to...
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    CLAIMED mmmm, flush cut saw....

    mmmm, flush cut saw....
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