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    It’s English made so quite late. The advertising...

    It’s English made so quite late.
    The advertising tag is probably traceable.
    ”The best tools you can lay hands on”
    When I worked for Stanley Oz in 1981 it was “Australia’s most borrowed tools”....
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    That’s not a router bit.

    That’s not a router bit.

    This is a router bit.:o

    ( Apologies to Crocodile Dundee).

    H.
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    VICTORIA Hi Matty, How long ‘tween centres? Centre...

    Hi Matty,
    How long ‘tween centres?
    Centre height?
    Thread on spindle?
    Hollow spindle headstock, tailstock?
    A better photo of those cast legs please, l can just see this sitting under my...
  4. I can’t make your photo work. Im a bit of a...

    I can’t make your photo work.
    Im a bit of a Luddite with my iPad.
    I do have experience moving stuff but have usually had large bandsaws delivered by a machinery mover as my entrance doorway is not...
  5. The Wadkin DR30 and 36” bandsaws had 750 rpm...

    The Wadkin DR30 and 36” bandsaws had 750 rpm direct drive motors.
    You should be able to find a 1425rpm single phase motor and gear it using pulleys.
    Good luck with your PK search.
    I had one but...
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    From the Patent dates 1895 and 1910 it would be...

    From the Patent dates 1895 and 1910 it would be 1910,1911 or 1912 manufacture.
    The Patent lasted 17 years.
    Ie 1895 plus 17 is the latest as the date was removed after the Patent ran out.
    The...
  7. I suggest you get onto the vintage machinery.org...

    I suggest you get onto the vintage machinery.org site and do some research, even join and ask your queries.
    This is a US old arn site and they probably have your Crescent jointer catalogue etc.
    I...
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    I’m keen to see some more design on here anytime....

    I’m keen to see some more design on here anytime.
    I also visited The Museum of Fine Art in Boston in late 1983.
    On the same trip I dropped in on Sam Malouf, Wendel Castle, Don McKinley,Art...
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    QUEENSLAND I gave a few of these away not so long ago on...

    I gave a few of these away not so long ago on this forum.
    They came from a deceased estate a mate was clearing out.
    Ive never seen the Steelfast diefiler although I’ve owned a Steelfast Bandsaw....
  10. I hit the tank button unintentionally. Any ho...

    I hit the tank button unintentionally.
    Any ho the handle should just come off the long rod.
    The rod is threaded top and bottom.
    Id try just wriggling the handle to loosen it.
    There is a small...
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    His son Michael who took over his job at Sydney...

    His son Michael who took over his job at Sydney Teachers college has just retired as subject master at Trinity. If anyone would know it would be Michael.
    H.
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    Thanks fletty I’ll check that out. That was a...

    Thanks fletty I’ll check that out.
    That was a year or so back at Rooty Hill.
    I’m due to drive down to Mittagong at some time in the near future so I might take you up on that.
    H.
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    I’m about to add a fence to my circ saw side...

    I’m about to add a fence to my circ saw side table router lift set up So was interested to see your great job.
    Im completely out of touch with fittings available so could you tell me about the red...
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    Well it looks like we are in for some rain in...

    Well it looks like we are in for some rain in Sydney over the next few days.
    Ive cleaned the leaves and dirt out the front and rear gutters on the house and pulled up the down pipes into the...
  15. The original looks like teak. Maybe some white...

    The original looks like teak.
    Maybe some white beech for the contrast rays.
    Exxy but works in weather.
    H.
  16. I’m on the same page as most here but here’s a...

    I’m on the same page as most here but here’s a few thoughts for discussion.
    The east coast of Oz was mostly rain forest way back, a lot of species that now only exist in Tas were up here.
    This has...
  17. N.S.W. I’ve put some photos in the original post. Can...

    I’ve put some photos in the original post.
    Can take more if needed.
    If you are wondering why a Woodworker would want one of these saws look up the article from ‘Fine Woodworking’ No. 32 in the...
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    Porsche Spyder buck in Oz

    This buck for a replica Spyder is at Brian Tanti workshop in Sydney.
    Brian retored Lindsay Fox’s Spyder now he’s making one from scratch.
    H.
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    That looks like a buck for the bodybuilders for...

    That looks like a buck for the bodybuilders for the 356, I made similar at Leyland for the P76 when we hand made the prototypes.
    The fancy car sales place under the bridge has an similar Aston...
  20. N.S.W. My photos won’t download from the cloud so I’ve...

    My photos won’t download from the cloud so I’ve taken a few more.
    As usual at least one is upside down.
    H.
  21. N.S.W. Funditor printers Compi saw. Small sliding table circ saw.

    467021467022467023467024Bought this recently and am now wondering why as I have a Hammond Glider.
    So it’s up for grabs if anyone is interested.
    Asking $250 ono and am able to deliver in the Sydney...
  22. N.S.W. Hyco 12” tilting arbor tablesaw ‘project’.

    467014467015467016467017467018I’ve decided that now I am a few years past my use by date that I should move on a few items that I am not going to ever start let alone finish.
    This 12” Hyco table saw...
  23. If you don’t have a lathe or 28mm holesaw and...

    If you don’t have a lathe or 28mm holesaw and there’s only a few of them just Bandsaw them out and sand them on the disc sander.
    I scored some bargain door hardware recently and had to make plugs...
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    Bob I had an ancient Racal Airstream circa 1983...

    Bob I had an ancient Racal Airstream circa 1983 and after the batteries died I used a 12volt transformer on it. I bought this as I’ve always had a beard and masks just don’t work, you need positive...
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    I agree, having disposed of my panelsaw and now...

    I agree, having disposed of my panelsaw and now only having a 12” table saw and a Hammond Glider I use my Festo track set up to break down ply etc to manageable sizes.
    The dust set up means I can do...
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    How about shellac? Make up a brew but don’t thin...

    How about shellac?
    Make up a brew but don’t thin it, just dip your tools in it and leave them to dry.
    When you want to use them just clean off with metho.
    Ive used paint on car engine parts for...
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    N.S.W. I bought this and it has helped. Weve just...

    I bought this and it has helped.
    Weve just replaced the filters.
    If you type in CLI AP30 they are available for $209 atm online.
    H.
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    It looked fine out this morning, so I left it...

    It looked fine out this morning, so I left it out.
    H.
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    Interesting you tube from HNT. That’s my old...

    Interesting you tube from HNT.
    That’s my old Barker bandsaw Terry has.
    I was hoping they’d pan out so I could see if he still has the Gemini heater duct under the blade for dust extraction.
    H.
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    Worth a crack? I’d be over the moon with a saw...

    Worth a crack?
    I’d be over the moon with a saw like that.
    H.
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    I’m very well eguipped for this sort of gig...

    I’m very well eguipped for this sort of gig nowadaze.
    I beam and travellers and chain blocks in the ‘shop.
    Picked up an old Abbey crane which makes these Ching engine cranes look sad.
    It doesn’t...
  32. Mods

    Here’s a few photos of the end section of the tool rests I modified.
    I felt the flat top was too wide and would inhibit one changing the height of attack using different tools.
    The second photo is...
  33. N.S.W. What diameter saw does it take, saw spindle size...

    What diameter saw does it take, saw spindle size also?
    the width of the jointer and thicknessing capacity of the thicknesser?
    Do you have the jointer guard?
    Thanks
    H.
  34. There’s been a few Wolfenden tablesaws mentioned...

    There’s been a few Wolfenden tablesaws mentioned on here.
    Probably in the Antique and vintage machinery area.
    I know of a few in Canberra and there was postings by Melbourne Matty and other...
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    I don’t know what’s outside or how high your...

    I don’t know what’s outside or how high your window is but it’s nice to get natural light on and have a view from your workbench. Just a thought as to move it would require you to move stuff around...
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    It doesn’t look like iron to me and the die marks...

    It doesn’t look like iron to me and the die marks and lack of fillets suggest it’s not.
    A magnet will tell you.
    H.
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    I scored some recently cut Jacaranda. Knocked...

    I scored some recently cut Jacaranda.
    Knocked off the bark with a 3 1/2” slick I’ve only ever previously used to remove tile glue on a balcony.
    Used the bark as mulch.
    Rough turned about 8 bowls...
  38. Goldie ?

    Here it is.
    It May have been made by the Tech itself.
    It is a bit of a mixture with a cast rear leg and fabricated front.
    Steel section bed ways.
    Origonal tool rest not currently in use.
    I...
  39. As one old fart to another, the bloke is 19.:D...

    As one old fart to another, the bloke is 19.:D
    Get used to it.:o:no::o:C:;
    H.
  40. I have just done a deal with a mate and scored a...

    I have just done a deal with a mate and scored a WL-14 to teach my daughter woodturning.
    She found my Wadkin RS a bit intimidating and the Goldie x Patternmaking from Ultimo tafe is just a beast....
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    We drove thru in 2016 in a motorhome with a...

    We drove thru in 2016 in a motorhome with a Tassie front plate no probs.
    Before we’d left Canada a mates wife had begged us not to go there.
    Same with Detroit although we did come in thru Dearborn...
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    N.S.W. I’ve had a few of these. One was on a hardwood...

    I’ve had a few of these.
    One was on a hardwood bench I bought at auction fron the small arms factory at Lithgow.
    The factory was originally eguipped with US made tooling so it figures that Yankee...
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    Why not squeeze a little polyurethane glue in the...

    Why not squeeze a little polyurethane glue in the bottom of the mortices ?
    When it expands it will fill the gap amd glue the end grain on the tenon to the bottom of the mortise.
    Dont use to much or...
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    Welcome

    Not sure where their at with it but the Canadians are building a wall to keep US refugees out.:rolleyes:
    Google Adam Hill ‘Bricking it for Canada’.:2tsup:
    Apparently they won’t assimilate and they...
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    A mate had a waterfront unit and a few of us...

    A mate had a waterfront unit and a few of us would gather for cool drinks on occasion.
    My mate had the loudest laugh.
    The old dear in the unit above didn’t appreciate it and used to bang on the...
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    N.S.W. I’ll take one set. Thanks H

    I’ll take one set.
    Thanks
    H
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    :whs:
  48. N.S.W. If this falls thru I’d like to be next in line....

    If this falls thru I’d like to be next in line.
    Im just up the road.
    H.
  49. I’ve still got this turkey on the go. Ive sent...

    I’ve still got this turkey on the go.
    Ive sent his email details to Gumtree and received a nice email back full of general advise on how to avoid being scammed, I think they might have mentioned...
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    VICTORIA My first cars number platewas HOS123. I called a...

    My first cars number platewas HOS123.
    I called a Heap of S.
    Was a neat old thing.
    H.
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