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    Go as high as you can on the sidewalls. Iím in...

    Go as high as you can on the sidewalls. Iím in the process of 3.3m High on the boundary ( within 300mm of the fence )and 45 degree roof pitch. Doing a mezzanine for 2/3 of the length. Council has...
  2. Thread: Kanna

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    Hi and thanks for the info.

    Hi and thanks for the info.
  3. Really great work!

    Really great work!
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    The Alu blocks work well ...but in all...

    The Alu blocks work well ...but in all seriousness pre shave cream has made the Alu block almost redundant.
    Steven.
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    Hi, I think I would agree with Derek on this as...

    Hi, I think I would agree with Derek on this as best made safety razor is the Feathers. I reckon I have about 10 different types from various countries.
    The Feathers is very well made however I...
  6. Thread: Kanna

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    Kanna

    All good, and thanks for the YouTube clip.
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    Thanks for the info. I have a couple of kannaís (...

    Thanks for the info. I have a couple of kannaís ( 3 ) and I only use them for surface finish as I think Iím just terrible at planing to a line. I have both left and right veritable rebate planes...
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    Yes they do have some but they are $600 plus....

    Yes they do have some but they are $600 plus. Just curious as to when they add chip breakers to the planes. I noticed some have them and some don’t.
    Steven
  9. Thread: Kanna

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    Thanks for the info....they look great .. Steven

    Thanks for the info....they look great ..
    Steven
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    Thanks for the info..Very helpful. If I could ask...

    Thanks for the info..Very helpful. If I could ask for a contact as well. Where can I buy a reasonable rebate plane both left and right sided.
    So far I have only found $625 Aust dollars for a pair....
  11. Thread: Kanna

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    Kanna

    When your not using your Kanna for a period of time say 4-5 days do you tap the blade back out or leave it in place.
    Steven
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    Looking great Alex.

    Looking great Alex.
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    Thanks for the article Derek. Definitely worth...

    Thanks for the article Derek. Definitely worth chasing up.
    Steven.

    PS. The Vac I bought was from WA. The dealer as you have stated is a very interesting character! I ended up getting the Vac sent...
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    Great news thanks Derek.

    Great news thanks Derek.
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    I have an OF 1400 plugged into The standard...

    I have an OF 1400 plugged into The standard Festool dust extraction Hose then In turned plugged into a twin motor Nilfisk. So my question is. Is there a better option for the Festool dust extraction...
  16. Awesome machine Albert you blink and the mortise...

    Awesome machine Albert you blink and the mortise is done!....mind you at a cost.
    Steven
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    Routers can be addictive. I have a scheer HM-18...

    Routers can be addictive. I have a scheer HM-18 E. Very rare two Eli MOF 11ís and a MOF 96. And An OF 1400. I really wouldnít sell any of them. I think Trend routers makes a MOF 96. And your right...
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    Ok thanks for the input. You pretty much summed...

    Ok thanks for the input. You pretty much summed it up by say you send out your good blades. The high TCT blade sharpeners are a lot of money to I think I will just continue sending them out.
    steven
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    Hi John and thanks for the reply. They look a...

    Hi John and thanks for the reply. They look a fiddle to set up and I was wondering if they any good at all. Itís not hard on a Tormek T8 to spend a couple thousand dollars by the time you buy the jig...
  20. Thread: Hand planes

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    Sorry Derek, I may have been not so clear in my...

    Sorry Derek, I may have been not so clear in my original post. In saying not what is needed but simply what is your favourite planes. For me a no 8, number 3 a hand router probably my favourite...
  21. Thread: Hand planes

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    Well everyone seems to have very impressive hand...

    Well everyone seems to have very impressive hand plane collections..Thanks for the info.
  22. VICTORIA Hi Siggy just curious if you have received my...

    Hi Siggy just curious if you have received my message re the router table.
    Steven
  23. Thread: Hand planes

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    Hand planes

    If you could have only say 4 hand planes what would you pick. I donít mean what hand plane you reach for all the time but really what are your favourite hand planes. I know this varies a great deal...
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    TCT saw blade sharpeners

    Hi, has anyone bought one of the many TCT circular saw blade sharpeners..generally around the $300 bracket I was wondering if anyone has bought one of them and what was your experience.
    Steven
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    I have been a CAD designer for many decades and...

    I have been a CAD designer for many decades and previous to that on a drawing board. As mentioned earlier like most things people look for what has been done by hand many decades ago. And so there...
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    Looks really great work work Rob.

    Looks really great work work Rob.
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    On smaller cutters Round shaft drive doesnít...

    On smaller cutters Round shaft drive doesnít matter but as they get larger in diameter hex drive bits are way better. But you can expect to pay heaps for them.

    And really they are not easy to...
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    Thanks for the reply Albert, when I watched the...

    Thanks for the reply Albert, when I watched the YouTube clip it looked very big. But the ease at which it changed directions and speeds was really impressive. New spindle Moulder and power...
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    Hi Albert, that is the power feeder Iím looking...

    Hi Albert, that is the power feeder Iím looking for. I would like to Swap it between a couple of machines that I have.

    Can you tell me if your happy with it, and from the YouTube clips i have...
  30. Thread: CoMatic

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    CoMatic

    Hi, has anyone had much experience with power feeders on their machines. And by chance has anyone imported them direct from CoMatic.
  31. Thread: Base moulding

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    Hi Ian, a carpenter friend told me in Holland it...

    Hi Ian, a carpenter friend told me in Holland it was customary to leave mouldings and the moulding hand hands were left
    in the roof space of homes they were made for. I have no idea how many old...
  32. Thread: Base moulding

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    You can pretty much do with a router that you can...

    You can pretty much do with a router that you can do with a spindle Moulder. Spindle moulder are fast, accurate and With repetition work they are wonderful. But looking at the profile you have.
    ...
  33. Thread: Qf 2200

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    Sounds a great system...expensive but great..that...

    Sounds a great system...expensive but great..that power feeder you have sounds like the ones I looked at online from Comatic. Roughly similar price to the QF2200 and the base plate system. The SCM...
  34. Thread: Qf 2200

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    Thanks Albert, I was very recently in a store...

    Thanks Albert, I was very recently in a store where they had a base plate kit in a sustainer for $695.00 it’s now being discussed if it was old stock or wrongly priced. Judging by the dust I would...
  35. Thread: Qf 2200

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    Qf 2200

    Has anyone by chance upgraded from some brand of 3hp router to the QF 2200 and no regrets. Considering the big price difference Iím curious if others have taken the plunge and shelled out the huge...
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    Well said Ratbag.

    Well said Ratbag.
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    Is Laguna about the change hands in Australia?...

    Is Laguna about the change
    hands in Australia? I heard rumours the brand is to be handled by a different company in Aust.
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    Mitutoyo and yes even more expensive than...

    Mitutoyo and yes even more expensive than Starret. Look very hard as the prices vary greatly.
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    Hi, thank you everyone for all the input. Lots...

    Hi, thank you everyone for all the input. Lots more reading to do I think.
    Steven
    PS thanks for the imput about the MSWW Siggy.
  40. Thread: Scheer Router

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    I have an 1800 Watt variable speed unit machine...

    I have an 1800 Watt variable speed unit machine as well. They are not as nice to use as modern machines...but! You will never stop a Scheer router. <br>
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    A good test is to put a very large...
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    Siggy by chance have you done any of the courses...

    Siggy by chance have you done any of the courses at the MSWW in Blackburn?
    PS:Thanks for the clues RE: Scott Landis
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    Thanks for the clues Chief.

    Thanks for the clues Chief.
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    Hi Siggy, so far I have done squat! What does...

    Hi Siggy, so far I have done squat! What does appeal is the Scandinavian style bench and so Rob’s bench looks very impressive. But you are right about cost..simply put it’s nuts! But I just love the...
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    Vices for work bench

    Hi, I get excited about building a new woodwork bench then, do the usual reading about the good bad and great vice options.
    Rob Crosmanís vice that he uses is looks very impressive till you look at...
  45. Thread: Chris Hall

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    RIP Chris.

    RIP Chris.
  46. Thread: Chris Hall

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    I wish it was better news but thank you for...

    I wish it was better news but thank you for letting me know.
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    Leda vs jet Bobbin sanders

    Hi guys has anyone looked either of the larger bobbin sanders ( 1 hp) either the Leda or jet models.
    TIA.
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    Laguna LT14 SUV Bandsaw

    Anyone purchased one of these...??
  49. Thread: Chris Hall

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    Thks Sam, that is good news..

    Thks Sam, that is good news..
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    Chris Hall

    Hi, have been away from the forum for awhile. I think anyone who is keen on Japanese woodwork would have heard of Chris Hall (The Carpenters Way). I read a short time ago Chris was a little unwell....
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