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  1. VICTORIA Yeah wow. Great! I'll be in touch soon! ...

    Yeah wow. Great!

    I'll be in touch soon!

    Cheers, Dom
  2. Thread: Harvey G700

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    Hi Lappa, My logic is that the sawstop...

    Hi Lappa,

    My logic is that the sawstop industrial costs about the price of a Clearvue more than a saw like a Harvey or Carbatec et al, and the reason often given for paying the premium, other...
  3. VICTORIA Hi James, Are all the posts free of heart or...

    Hi James,

    Are all the posts free of heart or are the larger posts boxed-heart? You say, select, so is it safe to assume no/minimal knots or other defects?

    Looks like a great stash!
    ...
  4. Thread: Harvey G700

    by DomAU
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    Not pushing you or anyone to buy a Clearvue mate...

    Not pushing you or anyone to buy a Clearvue mate and not trying to say what you do with regard to dust collection isn't adequate. Just saying that for me, having great dust collection is a...
  5. Thread: Harvey G700

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    I have the opposite opinion. As much as I love my...

    I have the opposite opinion. As much as I love my bandsaw and table saw etc I would give each up before the Clearvue. What I really don't get is when people spend nearly the price of a Clearvue...
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    Thanks guys, and thank you Grahame for your...

    Thanks guys, and thank you Grahame for your direct input. It's good to hear that the quality of the motors has been improved and that your AUK ones are top-spec.

    Prior to seeing your reply I...
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    Yeah, as already stated, and also recently...

    Yeah, as already stated, and also recently discussed in a post answering a question I had about 240v round-body motors, there are only really three 240v motors available in Australia - AUK from...
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    Thanks mate. Sounds like the motor will be...

    Thanks mate. Sounds like the motor will be powerful enough. I will be running good dust collection.

    So I guess any of the motors should be as good as any other?

    Cheers, Dom
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    Hi Paul, I'm looking at these because they are...

    Hi Paul,

    I'm looking at these because they are the only router motors that work with the Jessem/Incra router lifts and i'm currently thinking of going that route.

    I was considering either a...
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    Round Body 1800watt Router Motor

    Hi guys,

    Just wondering if anyone has experience with the round body router-motors available in Australia and sold under various names eg. Sherwood, Swiss-tec, AUK Tools etc.

    First question -...
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    Ah, must have sold quickly - not surprising. It...

    Ah, must have sold quickly - not surprising. It was $3700. In near-new barely used condition according to the seller but was a 1999 model. New would be approx. $7700- (but a short bed with extension...
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    Yep, it's a good deal for sure, and they don't...

    Yep, it's a good deal for sure, and they don't seem to come up in Victoria.

    I am not good at selling things - the process stresses me out so i'll stick with my VL200 swivel head. Had this have...
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    Vicmarc VL300!!! - Victoria

    Hi guys,

    For those that have been waiting for a decent deal on a Vicmarc, I just stumbled upon this during a minute of boredom -

    Vicmarc VL-300 wood lathe | Miscellaneous Goods | Gumtree...
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    Tell him he's dreamin ;)

    Tell him he's dreamin ;)
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    Is the problem that the jigsaw is not tracking a...

    Is the problem that the jigsaw is not tracking a line on the surface or that you are getting an angled cut from top to bottom? I found the latter is easy to do on thicker stock (40mm+) and I...
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    Thanks J, It's great to hear you are keeping...

    Thanks J,

    It's great to hear you are keeping the traditional methods alive. It would be terrible, but foreseeable, if traditional, time-tested, methods were not approved by the powers that be...
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    Thanks Mick, and thanks again for your advice and...

    Thanks Mick, and thanks again for your advice and havjng me over and letting me turn on your Laguna.

    Thanks for the tip about the safety collar - i'll pick one up.

    In the end the deciding...
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    Woohoo! Sorry, I'm excited and relieved because I...

    Woohoo! Sorry, I'm excited and relieved because I just got my final inspection approval letter for the garage from my surveyor. Even though i'd jumped through all the paperwork hoops from the...
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    Vicmarc - VL200 Swivel Head - so excited!

    Hi guys,

    After keeping an eye out for about 12-18 months I finally bought my first lathe - a Vicmarc VL200 Swivel Head. This was a small batch that Vicmarc produced before going into full scale...
  20. This tool actually looks like it could be handy. ...

    This tool actually looks like it could be handy. The original BCT version is $85- vs $27- for the knock-off. Normally I would be opposed to Chinese clones of tools designed / made originally by...
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    Thanks guys and thanks for the help along the...

    Thanks guys and thanks for the help along the way.

    Oh, I also automated those front doors - works great.

    Cheers, Dom
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    Just thought I'd post some small progress and...

    Just thought I'd post some small progress and shots of the front doors (documented on another thread) to keep this thread more complete.

    Front doors from Accoya Pine. First time making doors and...
  23. I recently renewed my car, home, and contents...

    I recently renewed my car, home, and contents policies. All three went up by 30-35% despite no claims or changes. I can only assume that whoever the primary underwriters for insurance are have...
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    Thanks guys, The side-table looks great Ian...

    Thanks guys,

    The side-table looks great Ian :2tsup:

    Nice stand also Derek.

    Great. Seems like I don't need to worry about the adequacy of a timber stand. Also it seems there's no need to...
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    Thanks guys, John and IanW your benches both...

    Thanks guys,

    John and IanW your benches both look great. It's good to hear that they are performing well. I'd initially planned on a wooden base but did a bit of web-browsing and 1. I couldn't...
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    Wooden Stand for Vicmarc Lathe?

    So i've just bought a Vicmarc lathe (very excited!), a VL200 Swivel Head with bed extension, which was a small-batch prototype run prior to increasing the swing and going into full production with...
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    With regard to sawstop I believe it's a case of...

    With regard to sawstop I believe it's a case of horses for courses - makes sense for some people/situations and not for others. There is no right or wrong and it's good that everyone can make the...
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    Hi Neil, Looks great, excited to see how it...

    Hi Neil,

    Looks great, excited to see how it ends up.

    The first thing that jumped out at me was the lack of infeed/outfeed space/length for the thicknesser and infeed for the planer. I have...
  29. Thread: Good prices?

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    Elan makes a good point, but I suppose it's even...

    Elan makes a good point, but I suppose it's even more complicated than that. The amount of disposable income after basic living expenses would arguably be a more relevant metric. In addition, the...
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    Hi Gary, I'm not sure what their usual process...

    Hi Gary,

    I'm not sure what their usual process is, but I spoke to the salesman and put down a holding deposit as I'm currently overseas and won't be able to collect until I get back, relatively...
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    Sounds like I might give the infeed/outfeed...

    Sounds like I might give the infeed/outfeed tables a miss for now then (benefit atm is a discount and free shipping because it would be sent with the machine - but it's not cheap if they aren't...
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    Thanks again for the feedback and advice. ...

    Thanks again for the feedback and advice.

    Since the decision is now made, the only other query I have is for those with a supermax - is the infeed/outfeed table accessory worthwhile?

    I plan...
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    Thanks guys. Sounds like it will be a useful...

    Thanks guys. Sounds like it will be a useful machine to have. I just placed the deposit on the machine.

    Also, my apologies, when i said double the mass of the Jet I was thinking of the 18-36 not...
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    Drum Sander Supermax 25-50 - Yay? Nay?

    I'm about to put a deposit on a Supermax 25-50 drum sander. Never had or used a drum sander before.

    I'm thinking that I want it to create veneers/veneered panels from highly figured timbers and...
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    Thanks guys, very much appreciate the kind words....

    Thanks guys, very much appreciate the kind words.

    Going on holiday soon but when i'm back its onto the rear bi-fold doors and some interior lining for the garage as well as some structural beams...
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    Thanks mate!

    Thanks mate!
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    One from the front. 459525

    One from the front.

    459525
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    Well the windows are in and doors are hung. I...

    Well the windows are in and doors are hung. I ended up trying the PE glazing tape and it's a fail. I'll need to try to fix with silicone around the outside edge - hopefully that works. Either way i...
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    The guys have already answered this question but...

    The guys have already answered this question but i'll chip in anyway :). I had to do a large number of 1.5" mortises up to 160mm deep and 240mm long recently. I used a large Woodowl auger bit to...
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    Thanks mate. Yeah, I have made some timber...

    Thanks mate. Yeah, I have made some timber glazing beads to hold the glass in from behind. The problem is there are so many products out there and it's hard to find one with UV stability, exterior...
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    Thanks mate! Yeah, I got some PE tape,...

    Thanks mate!

    Yeah, I got some PE tape, however it is 1mm thick and because I have a small amount (fractions of a mm) of misalignment between the back faces (where the glass presses against) of a...
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    I'm no carpenter, but I would guess that...

    I'm no carpenter, but I would guess that nail-laminated simply means you nail two studs together - yourself. Somebody please correct me if I'm wrong and there is some sort of specific "nail...
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    I finished the painting today and have brought...

    I finished the painting today and have brought the doors inside the house to fully cure. I've read the paint will take 7 days to fully cure/harden so figure i'll hang them next weekend and then...
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    Thank you. FYI I ended up with approx 3mm of gap...

    Thank you. FYI I ended up with approx 3mm of gap around the doors during the test fit - which i'm happy with.

    Cheers, Dom

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    Thank you. FYI I ended up with approx 3mm...
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    Started on the painting today. Just finished...

    Started on the painting today. Just finished undercoat. Will lay one top coat today and one tomorrow hopefully.

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    Cheers, Dom
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    No, there will be three.

    No, there will be three.
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    So last weekend I primed the tongue and groove...

    So last weekend I primed the tongue and groove boards amd inside the dado's on the rails and stiles, then glued-up the doors. I used draw-bore pegs as well as wedges on the through tenons and it all...
  48. If you are in Melbourne, Just Tools on Clarendon...

    If you are in Melbourne, Just Tools on Clarendon St is probably the cheapest place to buy Bessey clamps and cheaper than this site.

    Cheers,

    Dom
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    Hi Lappa, Yeah I thought the same thing - why...

    Hi Lappa,

    Yeah I thought the same thing - why market it as such a durable timber if a top coat is required to make it so. But worse than that is that this is not communicated well online nor at...
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    Thanks mate, The doors are for a shed/garage...

    Thanks mate,

    The doors are for a shed/garage so hopefully the strap hinges are not too out of place. A small gap is not an issue but hopefully I can get the gaps quite small!

    Maybe I made...
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