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    New spindle moulder on its way

    New Spinlde moulder on its way, put my 20% deposit downtoday.

    It is a SCM TI145 EP, fully specíed model with electrospindle,LCD display and side tenon table.


    It was not hard to decide...
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    Felder has 2 lines for their bandSaw,...

    Felder has 2 lines for their bandSaw, FB510/610/710 are Felders own bandsaw, they are good saw for professional hobbyist.
    the FB640/740/840/940, are made by Italian band saw maker ACM. true...
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    Itspretty straight forward, you ask the seller to...

    Itspretty straight forward, you ask the seller to put the saw flat on a largepallet, get a freight company to give you a quote to move it from A to B.


    Even Iam tempted to buy this saw. Its not...
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    yes, that is a risk of that. Comatic has been...

    yes, that is a risk of that. Comatic has been around for 30-40 years, this mode is not the first 20 or 100 they made, it has been around 4 years and the variable speed itself has been around for...
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    I don't really need variable speed for now but I...

    I don't really need variable speed for now but I hate to buy a machine twice and geared PF is only a few hundy less so went a head with the variable speed.
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    New toy arrived today

    My first power feeder.

    Comatic DC40
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    Still getting myself familiar with it.
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    if you want a really really good bandsaw with...

    if you want a really really good bandsaw with Felder/Hammer, you have to go to Felders 640/740/840 range, these are made by ACM.

    there is a 2nd hand 640 on machines4u for $4k, that is absolute...
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    Thanks. its handy when you need it but I rarely...

    Thanks. its handy when you need it but I rarely need the sliding carriage for the bandsaw as I mainly use the bandsaw for ripping,
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    I had a Sharkguard onmy previous saw, I didnít...

    I had a Sharkguard onmy previous saw, I didnít keep the Sharkguard and sold it with the saw, thereason I didnít keep it is because my new saw has a much larger guard and it isoverhead.


    I would...
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    Chris didnt you own a CF741S? did you go Separate?

    Chris didnt you own a CF741S? did you go Separate?
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    I bought my sliding panel saw second hand, a 5 yo...

    I bought my sliding panel saw second hand, a 5 yo Griggio, with amassive 3.8m slider, electric rise, I donít need the 3.8m slider but I put mybandsaw next to it so I have a sliding table for my...
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    a Hammer K3 sliding panel saw is a few hundred...

    a Hammer K3 sliding panel saw is a few hundred more,
    or a Felder K500 panel saw

    I rather buy a panel saw than a table saw for slightly more money
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    If you want to spendmoney once, buy quality, buy...

    If you want to spendmoney once, buy quality, buy a reputable brand, it will be expensive but in thelong run you will save money and time.


    I have had 3jointer/planer to date, I have only been...
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    Thanks Tonzeyd, I think I have an idea of what...

    Thanks Tonzeyd,
    I think I have an idea of what I need/want now...
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    Edge sander and optional equipment

    I am about to order an edge sander from a manufacturer, they have a list of optional equipment, I have a SCM 1100mm wide belt sander but new to edge sander and not sure if I need some of the optional...
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    given the constraint of space, I say go with a...

    given the constraint of space, I say go with a quality bandsaw, and a jointer/planer combo.

    tablesaw? I had one for 2 years, and upgraded to a sliding panel saw. its useful but when you...
  17. I am trying to stick with wood, fibreglass will...

    I am trying to stick with wood, fibreglass will work but it would be the last resort. I only need 3 of these walls so unless I go production otherwise cant see the value of investing in a good...
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    can this Silent power blade work on any saw?...

    can this Silent power blade work on any saw? seriously interested, $800 is cheap for a set of ear drum, money cant buy hearing back.
  19. Thanks for that, that is bending in in XY axis...

    Thanks for that, that is bending in in XY axis only, I have no problem in producing something similar to the link but I need to make a ball, 1.9m in diameter
  20. how to build a curved wall - not post. but a wall

    I am in the middle of my next project, am trying to build a pumpkin cart bed for my daughter.

    I have completed so far, and now I am stuck.

    HOW DO YOU BUILD A CURVED WALL???

    I need to build...
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    Perfect project during the lockdown! Thanks D!

    Perfect project during the lockdown!
    Thanks D!
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    I only use Leuco blade. cost a little more but...

    I only use Leuco blade. cost a little more but you get what you pay for.
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    congrats with the SC2. SCM makes great saw. they...

    congrats with the SC2. SCM makes great saw. they just dont market them as much as their competitor.

    The cast iron is always set slightly lower, being SCM, you can easily adjust this, there should...
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    If you are going to do it full time, you might...

    If you are going to do it full time, you might want to consider the possibility of you hiring workers in the future and legislation around this.

    100m2 is just enough for 1 person if thatís purely...
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    yes it is ‹BER expensive for an extractor, but if...

    yes it is ‹BER expensive for an extractor, but if you have seen one in person, you will appreciate the quality.

    You can always get an ex display unit from Europe via Machineseeker or second hand...
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    There are 2 x 160mm and 2 x 140mm on the top of...

    There are 2 x 160mm and 2 x 140mm on the top of the sander. here is a pic.

    the 2 blast gates are servicing the 160mm port, the clear flexi are servicing the 140mm.

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    The size of your ducting and the kw of your dust...

    The size of your ducting and the kw of your dust extractor dependson the biggest user of your dust extraction

    For me the biggest user is my sander, the user manual says itneeds a whopping...
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    150mm mains for a 100m2 shed maybe a bit small? ...

    150mm mains for a 100m2 shed maybe a bit small?
    You may also want to install the compressed air line which includes the drier, filter and so on, the blue pvc compressed air line is not expensive...
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    If you like Felder RL series/style, you may want...

    If you like Felder RL series/style, you may want to check out Alko. More kw, quieter, and better build. It’s available in Australia, but you do pay a premium for it...
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    I dont think $3k can go very far with metal...

    I dont think $3k can go very far with metal ducting (quick release type, not spiral), my workshop is only 54m2, and it costed me $10k and I have to install them, 5-6 machines connection, mains 300mm....
  31. Love the VAC SYS, changed its filter recently....

    Love the VAC SYS, changed its filter recently. dont buy the Festool filter replacement package, its like $50 (unless you really love Festool and wants parcels from them), you can get the filter from...
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    POST TITLE: A hardwood work bench ...

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    A hardwood work bench




    PRIMARY FUNCTION:
  33. Finally made a dedicated work bench and also this also arrived...

    Finally made a dedicated bench that houses my Festool boxes.




    also my 55 gallon/204lites/235kg of Titebond glue arrived yesterday, the grey bucket is 20kg, I use to buy them in 20kg buckets...
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    you will love your SC4 I have owned 3 SCM...

    you will love your SC4

    I have owned 3 SCM machines to date andthey are really well made. I am on my 3rd because they are good and I upgraded to a newer model.

    I currently have a Felder AD951...
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    That’s great to hear. I have numerous Festool...

    That’s great to hear. I have numerous Festool power tools and some of them are quite specialist, Festool does make very reliable and durable powder tools. However personally I won’t spend good money...
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    Kapex handles DE better than some, but it is not...

    Kapex handles DE better than some, but it is not the best,

    The best mitre saw when it comes to DE is Omga, the dust port is 80mm. you cant beat that.
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    3rd forklift in 2 years

    Finally bought myself a decent forklift after 2 years of struggling with my previous forklifts.
    1st forklift: bought private, 40 years old Komatsu, one side had no brake at all, one side has some...
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    If you buy a proper industrial fan then you...

    If you buy a proper industrial fan then you should be able to adjust the pitch of the blade to suit your application/size of room. Unfortunately proper ones with backup/support are not cheap....
  39. I use 6mm x 30mm, 8mm x 40 or 50mm, and 14mm x...

    I use 6mm x 30mm, 8mm x 40 or 50mm, and 14mm x 100mm

    if its a quick job where a few plunge is needed, we use the df500, if its a continuous job of more than 200+ plunges, df700 is used.
    ...
  40. Thanks Ian. Yes we do at least 200+ plunges when...

    Thanks Ian. Yes we do at least 200+ plunges when the domino is switched on, sometimes thousands, yet to break 10,000 plunges though.
  41. Hi Derek. I use them to make small mortise and...

    Hi Derek. I use them to make small mortise and tenon joint for furniture - domino are not real tenons but good enough in terms of strength.

    If you are hobbyist and you are the sole user of the...
  42. Festool DF700 vs DF500 and Festool CT36 vs Starmix 1635

    There are numerous reviews on Festool DF700 and DF500, I have owned a 700 for about 6-7 years now, although I have dropped it a few times, there is no alignment issue, I have also bought a 500...
  43. NEW if buying new, I will consider Robland. made in...

    if buying new, I will consider Robland. made in Belgium. happy medium between Austrian/Italian and Chinese machines.

    I had one for 3-5 years.
  44. Thread: comparing saws

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    Panhans (I dont think they are available in...

    Panhans (I dont think they are available in Australia/NZ)
    Agazzani (no longer in business but well made)
    Hema
    ACM
    Centauro (SCM bandsaw is made by Centauro, I bought a new SCM S400P couple of...
  45. SCM's manual website, at least what it used to...

    SCM's manual website, at least what it used to be, Partspronto.com now leads to SCM USA spare parts. would love to find out where the manual website is now located.
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    Stillage convert to storage shed?

    I have 4 of these large stillages, each measure 2.3m high x 1.3m wide x 1m deep, I reckon they weigh 100-120kg each

    I am wondering if anyone has converted stillage into a weather tight storage?...
  47. Thread: New A3-31

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    Welcome to the Felder/Hammer family. When I...

    Welcome to the Felder/Hammer family.

    When I bought my AD951, virtually the big brother of A331, I had 2 cubes of never used rough sawn Jarrah at 100mm x100mm at 2.4m length, I put one through...
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    Before I went full steam proper 3 phase wide belt...

    Before I went full steam proper 3 phase wide belt sander.

    I considered this and almost purchased one.

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    the working width is 420mm. its like a mini wide belt sander. and I understand...
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    You could always buy a mortiser to improve your...

    You could always buy a mortiser to improve your efficiency
  50. Thread: 10 years ago

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    10 years ago this month I started my solo bicycle...

    10 years ago this month I started my solo bicycle tour from Beijing to Istanbul via the Stans and Iran!

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    photo taken at Bukhara, Uzbekistan. near Turkmenistan

    just a little more...
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