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    Yep my grandpa sand blasted a table top and the...

    Yep my grandpa sand blasted a table top and the legs, too. The fast and slow growth timber wore at a different rate and produced a neat 3D grain. Was probably 30+ years ago.
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    WANTED:SA. Furniture grade jarrah

    Minimum 4m lengths, minimum 30mm thickness, width not too big of a deal. Want decent quality stuff... Anyone know of anything before I go retailing or recommended retailers? Cheers.
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    Have an ornament that sits on top of the side...

    Have an ornament that sits on top of the side table that has an embedded magnet. Something ferrus behind the surface of the drawer front for the magnet to latch onto, the drawer opens, do your biz,...
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    If you're in SA you're welcome to bring them over...

    If you're in SA you're welcome to bring them over and we can press them in my vacuum press. Even clamping pressure. I'd suggest Techniglue epoxy. Look up vacuum bag veneering and just imagine that...
  5. If you're in Adelaide I have one of aldav's...

    If you're in Adelaide I have one of aldav's similar to the dust deputy XL's sitting in my shed not getting used. Bought it and never used it. I think the inlet or outlet is 5" though not 6".
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    Tasai do them, too. I have no personal experience...

    Tasai do them, too. I have no personal experience with them.
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    Nice work. D'arenberg has some of these at their...

    Nice work. D'arenberg has some of these at their winery. They cut slots in the arm rests for wine glasses.
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    Nice work. I've sent you a PM

    Nice work. I've sent you a PM
  9. Spoke to the guy I know at Fujikawa. Current...

    Spoke to the guy I know at Fujikawa. Current recommended price is around 91,000 yen plus sales tax. That's around $1240 with current exchange rates. The finish on these chisels is called Kihada. Ki -...
  10. Towards the end of Stu's selling he said he was...

    Towards the end of Stu's selling he said he was having trouble with the quality coming from Fujikawa and i've seen a lot of their sets with laminations lines that other smiths would put straight into...
  11. Thinner veneers and techniglue or similar. Veneer...

    Thinner veneers and techniglue or similar. Veneer both sides. Will be solid and stable.
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    As most others, for mortises this large i'd go...

    As most others, for mortises this large i'd go with a hollow chisel mortiser or router to get rid of the worst of the waste or double mortise/tenon. Then clean up the ends with a chisel or round over...
  13. Thread: Shikaku stool

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    I don't have the longer auger bits. My Star-m...

    I don't have the longer auger bits. My Star-m bits I purchased when in Japan. I know Japanese tools australia sell them, too.
  14. Thread: Shikaku stool

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    Great work. You'll see Ishitani typically use his...

    Great work. You'll see Ishitani typically use his radial drill press (a beauty!) with the Star-M type bits. They leave a very clean hole with little to no tear out and there are versions for a handle...
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    Better late than never, and assuming your setup...

    Better late than never, and assuming your setup permits, as much as everyone tries not to accidentally drop a chisel or tool, sometimes it happens. For these rare circumstances I have a perimeter of...
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    I don't think it was designed for this sort of...

    I don't think it was designed for this sort of cut but at 10 degrees it probably works fine as long as you calculate your baseline to bit center distance (easy to test on scrap). Like you said, there...
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    Agree with BobL, an old waldown in good nick will...

    Agree with BobL, an old waldown in good nick will outlast a large % of the new products available in that price range IMO. Before getting mine I was looking at the METEX brand of presses but couldn't...
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    I made my workbench height adjustable and it's...

    I made my workbench height adjustable and it's very handy being able to adjust it for an outfeed on the drum sander, table saw, bandsaw, etc.

    I've seen a few guys use old electric hospital beds...
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    457530457529 I should note between stones the...

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    I should note between stones the NL-5 is always washed clean with water to ensure no contaminating the next stone with lower grits.
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    The plate you are referring to Chris, is...

    The plate you are referring to Chris, is typically known as a 'Kanaban' in Japan. As you said, originally used with Corundum powder as an abrasive to flatten the backs of chisels or plane blades...
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    Nanohone NL-5 diamond plate thoughts

    Hi all. I have been eyeing off Nano Hone's products for a while and when I found out Pro-tooling was becoming an Australia dealer / stockist I was quite excited. I purchased an NL-5 and 50 micron...
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    @China Probably a bunnings rep or something. :D

    @China Probably a bunnings rep or something. :D
  23. The dust that will be vented in a CV1800 is...

    The dust that will be vented in a CV1800 is mostly fine enough that a little wind will blow it away. A good baffle will help with the noise and a bit of dust will collect at the bottom. I'm in...
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    QLD walnut with a bit of figure maybe? May not be...

    QLD walnut with a bit of figure maybe? May not be the case now but QLD walnut has a distinct 'poo' smell to me before finish while milling, planing and sanding. Takes a great polish, though.
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    How long has the blackwood been drying for?

    How long has the blackwood been drying for?
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    Bummer. I'm out of town till the 19th. Oh well,...

    Bummer. I'm out of town till the 19th. Oh well, next time!
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    Might be worth looking at Paperock for the top....

    Might be worth looking at Paperock for the top. Very durable, strong, nice color. Will last a lot longer than most other plywood options. There is a solid version or a laminated version onto a good...
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    Agree with other posters. No point going above...

    Agree with other posters. No point going above 180 on a drum sander IMO.
  29. They're great, aren't they. Especially for, as...

    They're great, aren't they. Especially for, as you said, having the blade protruded and where the tsutsumi maybe be pressing out slightly, easy to see if it needs some refinement / relief. I don't...
  30. I've bought off of yahoo auctions via buyee a few...

    I've bought off of yahoo auctions via buyee a few times and you do get access to a lot of planes, chisels and tools you'd rarely see otherwise and you can get some well priced items. I purchased a...
  31. Beautiful. Thanks for posting. That black...

    Beautiful. Thanks for posting. That black hardware suits this blade perfectly. I have no complaints with my Takeo Nakano plane. I've purchased through Teshiba previously, good to deal with. I...
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    I sand no further than 180, use the osmo roller...

    I sand no further than 180, use the osmo roller to apply a very thin coat. After 24 hrs, buff in another coat with a white abrasive pad and remove excess. After allowing to cure for a week it is very...
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    What did you sand the timber to and what was your...

    What did you sand the timber to and what was your finishing process?
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    The Bondall stuff is similar to all the other off...

    The Bondall stuff is similar to all the other off the shelf poly's from bunnings in that they certainly yellow / darken the timber to some extent. Mirotone make some products with UV stabilisers in...
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    I used a clear penetrating marine epoxy (1:1...

    I used a clear penetrating marine epoxy (1:1 ratio very much the same consistency as water) and prior to that curing, 4 coats of satin exterior grade bondall from bunnings and that has held up well...
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    READ ME! Check the one you buy as I know a few guys who've...

    Check the one you buy as I know a few guys who've ditched the festool kapex, too.
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    Yamahiro/kiyohisa Japanese chisels

    Just posted 5 yamahiro chisels on ebay. Decluttering the chisel drawer.
    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Yamahiro-Japanese-chisel-set-of-5-White-steel-hand-forged-oiire-nomi/223458623621

    Yamahiro has...
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    QUEENSLAND If rolled up and in a bag I don't think i'd trust...

    If rolled up and in a bag I don't think i'd trust Auspost with it either, unless in a box.
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    QUEENSLAND Happy to take two $50 packs if available plus...

    Happy to take two $50 packs if available plus post to 5051, SA. Rolled up is fine. I've already bought veneer like that. Assuming it isn't too brittle.
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    VICTORIA If you were in SA, it'd be sold already :q

    If you were in SA, it'd be sold already :q
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    Thanks all for the kind words / constructive...

    Thanks all for the kind words / constructive criticism. All welcome. As you know, building for others has it's limitations and its not always what you think is best or would do for yourself. I was...
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    Tas Myrtle queen bed

    My first bed build. Myrtle was provided by the person I built the bed for, most of which had character, borer holes, all the rest that she liked (also did the shelving unit above the bed for her) ...
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    READ ME! Hey mate i'm in SA but have some highly figured,...

    Hey mate i'm in SA but have some highly figured, 40mm already milled boards up to 1400mm long. Approx 180-230mm wide. Excellent figure, little to no checking. Really nice stuff. Happy to try and...
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    READ ME! Ah yep if you don't have a transport method like...

    Ah yep if you don't have a transport method like a trailer or similar i suppose carbatec would charge a delivery in Adelaide, too. If length in the workshop is an issue the sherwood seems ok for that...
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    READ ME! Andy, the price difference will be made up when...

    Andy, the price difference will be made up when considering delivery from Perth or melbourne adding on another potential 80 dollars for the tailgate drop fee they may charge. Furthermore, judging...
  46. Yep PVC. They had 0.75mm or 1mm I just went for...

    Yep PVC. They had 0.75mm or 1mm I just went for the thicker of the two.
  47. Cheaper alternative for vacuum veneering bags

    Around August last year I purchased a second hand Vacupress veneering pump that came with a 1500x1380 poly bag. One of the highly durable and stretchy 30 mil bags. It's great for smaller projects....
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    Nice work. I'm looking forward to seeing your...

    Nice work. I'm looking forward to seeing your tambour work. I'm lining up a donation piece for a fundraiser ball I go to most years and was looking at doing a tambour front liquor cabinet possibly....
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    Grabbing the popcorn for this one. Looking...

    Grabbing the popcorn for this one. Looking forward to more progress :)
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    I found the course very enjoyable. The bench...

    I found the course very enjoyable. The bench situations weren't ideal. Some people did complain about sore backs but a lower stool / better posture would help. Or a higher bench. This room is used...
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