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  1. Thanks for all the info and asking your Fujikawa...

    Thanks for all the info and asking your Fujikawa contact about them. I knew they weren't they weren't top tier chisels, or even particularly collectible, and I'm very surprised at the price...
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    WANTED:QLD. Woodpeckers 600mm precision square

    As per the title, I'm after the 600mm precision square by Woodpeckers. I will also consider other squares of this type and size (not carpenters framing square) from other manufacturers.



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    Wouldn't you know it, a day after writing the...

    Wouldn't you know it, a day after writing the previous post, Matt Estlea posts a video explaining exactly what I'm talking about. It's about 6:35 minutes in and he's making a box lid but the...
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    NEW So did mine. Now, if only that bloody aluminium...

    So did mine. Now, if only that bloody aluminium tube would arrive just as quickly.....


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    I'm relatively new to woodworking so take the...

    I'm relatively new to woodworking so take the following tip/advice with a grain of salt: When you edge join boards, unless they are quarter sawn, alternate their orientation in such a way so that the...
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    Waddya know, I'm not so useless after all!! ...

    Waddya know, I'm not so useless after all!!

    I'm glad it was an easy fix.

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  7. How about "laminating" three layers of 6mm MDF...

    How about "laminating" three layers of 6mm MDF sheets and stagger the joins to create a piece to your required dimensions ? That's the way I would do it.
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    NEW $23 from Hare & Forbes. Inside bore is 25mm and I...

    $23 from Hare & Forbes. Inside bore is 25mm and I believe the handwheel shaft on the drill is 19mm so I've ordered a 25mm aluminium pipe with 3mm wall thickness to use as a sleeve. It should bring it...
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    :2tsup: Hopefully you get yours soon. Mine...

    :2tsup:


    Hopefully you get yours soon. Mine was supposed to be delivered yesterday but they've since revised the expected delivery date to this Friday. It's still much better than their original...
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    Thanks very much for your detailed reply, Rob. ...

    Thanks very much for your detailed reply, Rob.

    Members, such as yourself, who are willing to share their wealth of knowledge and experience is what makes this forum such an invaluable resource to...
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    Hello Auscab, Firstly, what a cracker of a...

    Hello Auscab,

    Firstly, what a cracker of a bench!!! I'm currently doing a lot of research before I build my "serious" bench and yours is serving as an inspiration.

    In post #28 you wrote that...
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    QUEENSLAND Yep, no fractions.

    Yep, no fractions.
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    QUEENSLAND Mine does. The top left button changes it from mm...

    Mine does. The top left button changes it from mm to inches.
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    NEW Thanks for this info, Pedrogb. I'll be sure to...

    Thanks for this info, Pedrogb. I'll be sure to register mine when it arrives. I already have a replacement handle for it......


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  15. Thanks, Thumbsucker. From what I've read about...

    Thanks, Thumbsucker.

    From what I've read about Fujikawa they've been around for a while and built their reputation making mortise chisels. They've since branched out and started making other types...
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    Also, if you're interested in Japanese chisels,...

    Also, if you're interested in Japanese chisels, you may want to check out my thread in the Japanese Hand Tools sub-forum where I share what I believe is a great deal on a set of hand forged blue...
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    I can't give you any leads, and hopefully more...

    I can't give you any leads, and hopefully more knowledgeable members can point you in the right direction, but I just wanted to say that I'm officially jealous. Good luck and hopefully you come back...
  18. Thanks Euge. I'm about 95% sure it's a good...

    Thanks Euge.

    I'm about 95% sure it's a good deal but like you, I don't have enough knowledge or experience to know for sure. All I have to go on is my gut and that single eBay listing. I was...
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    NEW That's all good info. Thanks Lappa.

    That's all good info. Thanks Lappa.
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    Thanks Alkahestic. The Bosch Glide is indeed...

    Thanks Alkahestic.

    The Bosch Glide is indeed a great machine and accurate enough for my needs. The problem I had with it was I had it mounted on the Bosch Gravity Rise Folding Saw Stand and...
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    NEW :2tsup:

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    NEW I think some Mitre10 stores may still have it....

    I think some Mitre10 stores may still have it. Their price is $419 IIRC.

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    Totally agree.
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    Yep, it definitely has some great selling points...

    Yep, it definitely has some great selling points (direct drive, price, variable speed, keyless chuck, laser, work light, compactness, digital depth readout, etc) but some negatives as well (hand...
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    NEW No, I didn't. TBH, warranty isn't really...

    No, I didn't. TBH, warranty isn't really something that I consider especially with online purchases because most of the time they've been from overseas and from my experience most things break down...
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    One thing I forgot to mention.............Carabatec Brisbane had a second set !!! :dev::biggrin2:



    It's not on their website, but it's definitely available. I'm sure interested interstate...
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    NEW I agree, Tom. You can console yourself that that...

    I agree, Tom. You can console yourself that that price wasn't available when you bought yours and you've had the use of the drill for however long you've had it. Just a month ago when I checked...
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    NEW I posted the following on the Marketplace but I...

    I posted the following on the Marketplace but I thought it wouldn't hurt if I posted it on here as well:

    Just a bit of a PSA, I found a great deal on Amazon Prime for the Bosch PBD 40 Bench Drill....
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    Bosch PBD 40 Drill Press on Amazon

    Hey Everyone,

    Just a bit of a PSA, I found a great deal on Amazon Prime for the Bosch PBD 40 Bench Drill. Previously, the best "street" price I could find was around AU$410. Amazon's current price...
  29. Was this a good deal and is anyone able to identify the smith please ?

    Hello all,

    I'm very new to woodworking and even newer to Japanese tools. After a bit of research I decided to invest in some quality Japanese chisels. My motto has always been to buy quality and...
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    UPDATE: The bench is pretty much complete. It's...

    UPDATE: The bench is pretty much complete. It's had it's 2nd and 3rd coat of BLO/mineral turps and a couple layers of paste wax on top of that. Dog holes have been drilled with a slight mishap (see...
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    Great looking bench. The only thing I would have...

    Great looking bench. The only thing I would have done differently is put the long stretchers the other way around so that the "buttresses" are below but that's just my aesthetics.


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    FREE: QLD Sorry to hear that, Damian. Better luck next...

    Sorry to hear that, Damian. Better luck next time. Cheers.
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    Yep, I've got that type as well (the Blue Spruce...

    Yep, I've got that type as well (the Blue Spruce in the 1st pic and a Narex one) but for some reason I prefer using the point of a scalpel for my scribing. If it's good enough for Dave Barron......
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    That's a perfectly valid reason to use epoxy,...

    That's a perfectly valid reason to use epoxy, Jeremy. My main concern with using the grub screw was that there would be too much play in the blade and that it would wobble around everywhere. I'm...
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    FREE: QLD It's all yours, Broom. PM sent.

    It's all yours, Broom. PM sent.
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    Great minds think alike!!! I'm in the middle...

    Great minds think alike!!!

    I'm in the middle of doing like wise. I started modifying a Ramset masonry anchor.........


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    .....but then I decided to use solid brass stock and brass...
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    I was going to go down the "plywood path" and...

    I was going to go down the "plywood path" and build my own my own cabinets and drawer, but after I factored in the cost of drawer slides, quality ply, and other consumables, it wasn't that much...
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    FREE: QLD Free Elektra Beckum Dust Extractor

    Free DE to anyone that wants it. It's a 0.75 hp unit suitable for a single machine. I bought it as part of a package with a EB planer/thicknesser combo unit and it was more than adequate for that...
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    WANTED:QLD. Hi Alex, Would you mind sharing the price...

    Hi Alex,

    Would you mind sharing the price please. PM me if you don't want to broadcast it.


    Cheers,
    Mike
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    SCMS station/bench hybrid

    Hello All.

    I debated whether or not to post my mitre station / bench hybrid build on here. Firstly, there's more steel than wood. Secondly, it's a pretty straight forward build. Basically, it's a...
  41. Bessey Revo Parallel Clamps from TradeToolSupplies eBay

    Currently TradeToolSupplies are offering 15% off with the discount code "PLUNGE" on all of their stock including Bessey clamps. For example, a pair of 600mm x 95mm Revo clamps is discounted to $144...
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    Thanks Poundy. I did try Googling "Laguna 18BX...

    Thanks Poundy.

    I did try Googling "Laguna 18BX manual" but nothing came up. Who would have thought Bing would be better than Google !!


    Thanks again,
    Mike.
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    Laguna 18BX owner's manual

    Hello all,

    I've just bought a 2nd hand Laguna 18BX on Gumtree and I'm having trouble setting it up. I think the wheels may not be coplanar. No matter how much I tilt the top wheel I can't seem to...
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    IIRC, I ordered the BC classic leg vise +...

    IIRC, I ordered the BC classic leg vise + Crisscross and the Veritas twin screw chain vise from Highland Woodworking in the US. This was back when the US$ absolutely tanked and was about on par with...
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    This is such a hard question to answer because it...

    This is such a hard question to answer because it will come down to what you plan to build and how you work. What is best for one person may not necessarily work for you. I am in a similar situation...
  46. VICTORIA If you do decide to part it out, I'd be...

    If you do decide to part it out, I'd be interested in the HNT Gordon Tail Vise if it's the 150mm version.

    Also, does the BC leg vise use the Criss Cross mechanism ?
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