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  1. When I spoke to the assessor, he said that, when...

    When I spoke to the assessor, he said that, when determining market value, they do actually check the current market and factor that in to what "the book" says, but his hands were tied because of the...
  2. What they conveniently DON'T mention, is that if...

    What they conveniently DON'T mention, is that if your car has been previously written off and repaired, it automatically knocks some 40% off their assessed market value. That screwed me to the value...
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    With a 4" blade and 12" table, small work is...

    With a 4" blade and 12" table, small work is literally the only thing it can do :rolleyes:
  4. Make sure you're sitting down for a Shannon's...

    Make sure you're sitting down for a Shannon's quote, they wanted over $3k to insure my S2000 for $23k (which is still way under current market price). Currently paying $1800 with QBE; still stupid...
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    It does have a Teaky look, 100% not pine of any...

    It does have a Teaky look, 100% not pine of any sort.
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    If you like that, you'll love this one; the easel...

    If you like that, you'll love this one; the easel is ridonkulous :oo:

    The Roentgens' Berlin Secretary Cabinet - YouTube
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    Titebond is fine (and easier to clean up). ...

    Titebond is fine (and easier to clean up).

    Brass pins do look pretty cool, just make sure you sand them flush by hand with a hardwood block wrapped in sandpaper; foam orbital sanding pads will...
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    End grain doesn't glue well in general, that's...

    End grain doesn't glue well in general, that's why we use dowels/tenons/dovetails/literally anything other than a plain butt join to provide side grain for the glue to stick to. As others have...
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    It's probably normal (changing glue colours is a...

    It's probably normal (changing glue colours is a huuuuge pain unless the machine has a quick change glue cartridge system), a dark permanent marker can help cover it up.
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    Picture will help, but it's probably the glue

    Picture will help, but it's probably the glue
  11. Benchtop thicknessers all use universal brushed...

    Benchtop thicknessers all use universal brushed motors which are inherently loud; nothing you can do about that.
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    We exclusively ran Carbitool at my old work and...

    We exclusively ran Carbitool at my old work and never had any quality issues. The only exceptions were giant solid carbide spirals (16 and 20mm diameter, up to 70mm flute length) that Carbitool...
  13. I've never actually built one like that, just...

    I've never actually built one like that, just figured it would be easier to work it out by drawing it.

    As for the gap, it's no different to having a single cupboard with 2 doors; you've got the...
  14. Place them so that the hinge side of the door...

    Place them so that the hinge side of the door will fully cover the divider and the handle side will not cover it at all. It will not be symmetrical. In the drawing below, the 2 wider sections are...
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    It's been a while since I was in the market for a...

    It's been a while since I was in the market for a new tape, but, unless something has changed in the last few years, there are a few unique features the Hultafors has.
    ...
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    Accuride C3301 | Concept Latch Lock & Hinge...

    Accuride C3301 | Concept Latch Lock & Hinge
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    And there's genuinely no reason not to drive that...

    And there's genuinely no reason not to drive that fast on a freeway. Pretty much any car built in the last 30 years will comfortably cruise at 130 km/h, tires and brakes are miles better than they...
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    Control is fine too, I was running it hand held

    Control is fine too, I was running it hand held
  19. $1000 on a spiral head? Not in this lifetime :no:...

    $1000 on a spiral head? Not in this lifetime :no:
    https://shelixheads.com/SHELIX-heads_for_Planers/SHELIX_Heads_for_Planers_by_DURDEN $1500 with the exchange rate, plus you gotta get it here...
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    Nah you'll be fine, I've run 12k max bits at 18k...

    Nah you'll be fine, I've run 12k max bits at 18k and nothing exploded.
  21. Timberwood will also cut to order for non-stock...

    Timberwood will also cut to order for non-stock stuff
  22. If you're up for a drive to Moorabbin, my old...

    If you're up for a drive to Moorabbin, my old work has a 1300mm wide-belt sander that will happily chew though them. Also a big CNC router if they need flattening first.
    CONTACT - Dewhurst Furniture
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    Because the emissions are STILL lower than a...

    Because the emissions are STILL lower than a petrol car.
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    Sorry to be "that guy", but fully autonomous is...

    Sorry to be "that guy", but fully autonomous is not coming any time soon for a few reasons.

    1) The technology is nowhere near ready. Maybe on a closed loop where the autonomous traffic is...
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    Ehhh...I'm not so sure about that Again, not...

    Ehhh...I'm not so sure about that


    Again, not so sure. Your ongoing maintenance costs are basically nothing because nearly all the consumables on normal cars don't exist with an EV; all you have...
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    There are developments in recycling tech...

    There are developments in recycling tech happening. An Aussie mob called Envirostream says they can reclaim some 90% by weight of old batteries for re-use, and they're surely not the only ones...
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    Maybe in the tech department, but Tesla still has...

    Maybe in the tech department, but Tesla still has a LOT of catching up to do in terms of actually being able to build cars properly.
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    With an accuracy of +/- 3mm I wouldn't be...

    With an accuracy of +/- 3mm I wouldn't be trusting that for much. Measuring a cavity for a cupboard to go in? Sure. Measuring the inside of said cupboard for shelf length? No way :no:

    If you want...
  29. Could you upload some pics? There's a decent...

    Could you upload some pics? There's a decent chance it was sold under multiple brand names, so a manual for any of them would probably do if someone recognises it.
  30. Yeah...ummm....I thought this would be obvious,...

    Yeah...ummm....I thought this would be obvious, but the black coating on Formply is literally designed so stuff doesn't stick to it...y'know concrete formwork and all....
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    2mm per gap. Door width = ((total length to be...

    2mm per gap.

    Door width = ((total length to be covered) - (number of gaps * 2mm)) / (number of doors)

    Example: 6 doors over 3m with a painted panel at each end (long island bench)
    (3000 - (7...
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    Based on the pics in this thread, there doesn't...

    Based on the pics in this thread, there doesn't seem to be any noticeable taper in the belt from drive to driven pulley, indicating approximately 1:1 cutter RPM to motor RPM, and motor RPM is 2880
    ...
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    Yeah...yellow stuff in the grain = Merbau

    Yeah...yellow stuff in the grain = Merbau
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    Side note: those Shinto saw rasps are fantastic...

    Side note: those Shinto saw rasps are fantastic as well. Such a simple concept...
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    Thanks. Just been digging a bit further and found...

    Thanks. Just been digging a bit further and found this collection of proper lab tests done for a range of air quality sensors against a calibrated reference. Seems the Temtop sensor accurately...
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    So would a monitor in the $1-200 range still be...

    So would a monitor in the $1-200 range still be accurate enough to be useful at all? I'm looking at something like these for my bedroom to keep an eye on my allergies
    Temtop P600 Air Quality Laser...
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    Pen, paper and calculator? You really shouldn't...

    Pen, paper and calculator? You really shouldn't need more than that.
  38. Dang...at that price is doesn't even matter if...

    Dang...at that price is doesn't even matter if they're garbage :p
  39. Any CAD wizards want to have a go at modelling...

    Any CAD wizards want to have a go at modelling it? There's a few free computational fluid dynamics software options that might shed some light on what's going on inside.
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    I wonder if the extra restriction from the...

    I wonder if the extra restriction from the cyclone is making it trigger earlier than it normally would without the cyclone
  41. Depends what kind of work you end up in. I was...

    Depends what kind of work you end up in. I was lucky to have a production environment that was at the high end of the market; mostly bespoke one-offs, but even the retail clients we made for had...
  42. Looks like an overgrown Dyson Also, helical...

    Looks like an overgrown Dyson

    Also, helical planer heads would basically be mandatory because full width chips from straight knives will clog it up in about 10 seconds...
  43. Thread: 24" Jointer

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    Be a nice helical conversion candidate if you've...

    Be a nice helical conversion candidate if you've got a spare $5k ;)
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    Matthews, Britton Timbers, Global Hardwoods and...

    Matthews, Britton Timbers, Global Hardwoods and Hazelwood & Hill should all be worth a look, we used them all at my old work.
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    Helicals are definitely much quieter, but AFAIK...

    Helicals are definitely much quieter, but AFAIK all lunchbox type thicknessers, even the expensive ones, use brushed universal motors, which are inherently noisy.

    Moving up to a free-standing...
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    He's comparing separate machines to combos. They...

    He's comparing separate machines to combos. They do the same thing, it's just a question of 2 vs 1
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    Not sure how you came to that conclusion when...

    Not sure how you came to that conclusion when I've said nothing on the subject...

    I'm kinda ambivalent towards it; US timbers win in terms of price, but, aside from that, as long as you're buying...
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    Sorry, but I have to respond to that. We're not...

    Sorry, but I have to respond to that. We're not discussing whether it's good or not, it simply doesn't exist in your photos; there's just the back end of a knot and basically every board of US White...
  49. With no extraction, chips WILL get deposited...

    With no extraction, chips WILL get deposited behind the head and get pressed in by the outfeed rollers. I know this to be true because I've done it.

    That being said, it was a big industrial...
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    My first thought was "I'm sure Israel has figured...

    My first thought was "I'm sure Israel has figured something out", turns out they've developed a system to pull drinkable water out of the air Watergen | Water from Air
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