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    Used to have to deal with an architect that...

    Used to have to deal with an architect that insisted on giving internal cabinet measurements + 20mm for the sides. Had him on the phone SO MANY times to ask what mattered. Was told every time is the...
  2. free old skil saw and planer/ thicknesser $50

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    Obviously thicknesser works but clearly needs a clean up and unless you find a matching one for parts...
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    All I can say is As far as trimmers go- some are...

    All I can say is As far as trimmers go- some are worse -but good - still waiting to get feedback -still waiting etc. The metal bodies are a clear advantage conpared to the plastic -accuracy etc. -...
  4. FREE: VIC free old 1960s all metal circular saw. and otherthings.

    Have my dads old 60s era - Bakelite handle all metal body circular saw - free to any one that collects or will use such things. Has had the old (rubber) lead replaced -so probably won't kill you -has...
  5. Most obvious is to use a climbing cut- the...

    Most obvious is to use a climbing cut- the opposite to how they say to use a router in fact they advise NOT to attempt it however with small cuts and the knowlage that the router will want to runaway...
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    Stay away from the weak hollow tube framed units,...

    Stay away from the weak hollow tube framed units, My current one is from presumably some kinda engineering student. Great head #2 morse taper similar on tail stock. Needs a better bed -3mm x25 x25 ...
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    s with anything -dry is good. will follow your...

    s with anything -dry is good. will follow your exploits as have a number of banksia grandis cones. Only tried to turn one as a kind of tube format for the top -vent for a light. It broke away from...
  8. Thread: Hey folks

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    Sorry King slide means nothing much (pics would...

    Sorry King slide means nothing much (pics would help more) However if there is about 12.5 mm free on the sides the cheap (and durable) full extension ball race runners cost not much more as apposed...
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    about 12 years into my own thing. Still working...

    about 12 years into my own thing. Still working in a factory, However just needs those jobs to keep going, then you are there -good luck. BTW my best profits were from my own business -Just...
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    Impermeable does not happen- movement ALWAYS...

    Impermeable does not happen- movement ALWAYS will. The term wood stabilisation is generally referred to GREEN wood soaked in various chemicals to avoid it shrinking TOO much. This replaces some of...
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    I have my dads old one which he made a large bent...

    I have my dads old one which he made a large bent perspex cover over both the blade and the planer blade. I still use this when required -but could deal with at least double HP , But always scared...
  12. If trying to match a stain -Find matching...

    If trying to match a stain -Find matching material and have many goes at it. aim for slightly lighter with the actual object as DARKER is very hard if you cant sand it off - sometimes might need a...
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    ONLY good things I've had from Ozito were there...

    ONLY good things I've had from Ozito were there random orbits These have lasted for far longer than expected - even NEEDING brushes and main bearing on the random orbit bit. Every other piece of...
  14. My dads standard was blue hammertone for anything...

    My dads standard was blue hammertone for anything reconditioned - sure it had something that they used at work kinda thing
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    Bandsaw rear guide wheel.

    Have a presumably Chinese band saw Exactly the same colour white as my Leda Craft planer /thicknesser, but totally unbranded. Not a bad deal for the $. Lots of cast iron 20" wheels, 3HP motor....
  16. The obvious way to save a $ is to DIY the designs...

    The obvious way to save a $ is to DIY the designs are available and intuitive as well. sheet steel is cheap - some go for poly-carbonate so they can see flow and blockages. Pop riveter, silicon, a...
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    Mostly from what I've heard of the practice is...

    Mostly from what I've heard of the practice is it's all about scarcity ie. Huon etc.
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    Have noticed with redgum house stumps - I utilise...

    Have noticed with redgum house stumps - I utilise a few if those -sometimes the underground sections go almost black for 10-15mm depth. Makes it hard to mix with other redgum but always put it aside...
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    VERY nice box. The burl looks somewhat like some...

    VERY nice box. The burl looks somewhat like some i did a series of. Mallee root slices
  20. NEW Haven't researched lately. But when I got mine...

    Haven't researched lately. But when I got mine -looked for months at second hand. Gave up and spent $1450 or so on a presumably Chinese 250 x 200 planer thicknesser Has been good so far. Though did...
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    I came across a proper dovetail machine (not a...

    I came across a proper dovetail machine (not a gig) years ago at the auctions for $80:D. Does the basic -even dovetails. However proper hand cut dovetails look far better and should be that little...
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    No 3rd set of legs -That's been the problem

    No 3rd set of legs -That's been the problem
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    yeah same question.

    yeah same question.
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    Always thought Bunnings was full of Meranti

    Always thought Bunnings was full of Meranti
  25. I have an old 60s? version of this kind of thing...

    I have an old 60s? version of this kind of thing (Different brand) and was wondering what that side table where the shaft protrudes on the left is intended for? Could be for a sanding disk, but could...
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    Yeah as others have suggested Insulate while you...

    Yeah as others have suggested Insulate while you are at it -even just sarking helps. If it is a practical shed -not worried about looks. WELL get in contact with comercial cabinetmakers -They will...
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    Personally I don't mind an honest repair...

    Personally I don't mind an honest repair (otherwise the blank woud be scrapped or shrunk down till the fault was gone) However cusomers are not me. have had customers love cracks in bowls before...
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    just athought

    Most -all compressors generate heat. Therefore can't be sealed up. Seen a lot of compreeors moved outside (noise and space) but obviously need ventilation - could vent to the shed - then there is the...
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    Was not aware of the censorship here -you get the...

    Was not aware of the censorship here -you get the gist
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    Don't @#$% with the Romans - Jesus.

    Don't @#$% with the Romans - Jesus.
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    Only played with a small 6-7" branch offcut...

    Only played with a small 6-7" branch offcut mostly using scrapers. Cretanly better than pine but propper turning tools will help. By the way young wood has little colour.
  32. Thread: LV Box

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    Have heard of the practice of grabbing an old...

    Have heard of the practice of grabbing an old mans bowling balls and playing with them. Yours looks much better than the google search:D
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    I KNOW EXACLY WHAT YOU MEAN- the fairys told me...

    I KNOW EXACLY WHAT YOU MEAN- the fairys told me so:)
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    some many years ago bought a 20" 3HP bandsaw with...

    some many years ago bought a 20" 3HP bandsaw with the primary purpose of resawing -had close to a 12" cut needs work on the top guide at the moment -but has done some impressive things -bit dangerous...
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    Finish was DO? not familliar with the term?

    Finish was DO? not familliar with the term?
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    All sorrts of crap come in spray cans! Etch...

    All sorrts of crap come in spray cans! Etch primer is NOT going to be solid zinc - you will note the cans of galvanising zinc by the extreme weight difference. Will not be "gold" either-nor acrilic...
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    Reguatds the general construction- Mitred joins...

    Reguatds the general construction- Mitred joins with splines would probably be superior to tennons on the corners- the inner joints between levels obviously can't be such and tennons - domminos would...
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    A.C.T. Just our of curiosity- how much$ -have a three...

    Just our of curiosity- how much$ -have a three blade planer/thicknesser -250mm. Am aware that the conversion cost can be more than the equipment. However can understand the benifits. By the way -true...
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    Glueless -Pinned ? Want to se the finished photos...

    Glueless -Pinned ? Want to se the finished photos please. Looks good so far.
  40. I must admit - have posted things to the wrong...

    I must admit - have posted things to the wrong place on Facebook recently by accident - have clicked and then gone to the next and posted as to the previous -caused some confusion - both from them...
  41. Thread: Tiny House

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    Really the obvious thing is to build something...

    Really the obvious thing is to build something -To the maximum width onto a tri axle semi trailer would be bigger than the crap on the show and have standard shipping rates. Could also go pop out...
  42. Thread: Tiny House

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    I presume that you use the term tiny house based...

    I presume that you use the term tiny house based on the cheap ass USA show of the same name. Everything that I've seen from the show is a caravan that you need a truck to move -They have the bizzare...
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    Is titebond 3 an advanced pva -a polyurethane or...

    Is titebond 3 an advanced pva -a polyurethane or what? gather titebond 1 and 2 are pva,s but so much stuff now continues to use the brand name - ie aquadhere -the poly urethane version still sounds...
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    Probably related -but probably brittile as all...

    Probably related -but probably brittile as all whatever - extreme heat compliance and bendibility RARELY meet. Mica probably involved in both -bonding will be completely different.
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    Still keeping it on the backburner -Want to move...

    Still keeping it on the backburner -Want to move -don't know what next place offers -space etc. But best wait and see - however tools need looking at and consolidating ie. old 10" planer thicknesser...
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    We have a Lab - he HATES cats And he is @$&@...

    We have a Lab - he HATES cats And he is @$&@ useless when it comes to such matterers - keep telling him mice -made of meat. :doh: he don't get it.
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    By the way anyone know of a cheap source of the...

    By the way anyone know of a cheap source of the old shellac/ mica sheets that were so popular in 1920+ america lovely warm glow to them and could be reshaped with a bit of heat?
    sorry don't know the...
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    Have had that with full blown RAT kNOW THE...

    Have had that with full blown RAT kNOW THE DESIGNand it doe's work however bulky and inconvenient.
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    By the way tried hard to buy what was clearly a...

    By the way tried hard to buy what was clearly a heavy duty 240V chainsaw from the bottom of the Dandenongs (where I lived at the time) Wouldn't give me a price and I diddn't know that it worked -had...
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    sounds a bit like the old 1920s mica sheets -with...

    sounds a bit like the old 1920s mica sheets -with shellac -made lovely lamp shades.
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