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    WEST AUST Done. Pm incoming. Sent from my Pixel 4a using...

    Done. Pm incoming.

    Sent from my Pixel 4a using Tapatalk
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    WEST AUST Veritas Skew Rabbet Plane - Right Hand

    Near new, has about 3 hours use. Comes with an A2 blade that has had the back flattened using the ruler trick on Shapton stones up to 12000 grit.

    Just gave it a quick once over to remove any...
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    Poll: A.C.T. Count me in, I want to do some Kumiko of an...

    Count me in, I want to do some Kumiko of an evening but being away from machines has made it rough.
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    WANTED:WA Still on the hunt, Lee Valley keep bouncing my...

    Still on the hunt, Lee Valley keep bouncing my order deadline out and now it's March. Starting to feel like they're screwing with me given they have US stock and the price is now like a hundred...
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    WANTED:WA Veritas LH Skew Rabbet Plane

    Looking to complete the set and get the left hand Skew Rabbet plane. Let me know if you want to sell!
  6. Perth - co-worker wants a 6ft charcuterie board made

    As per the title my colleague wants a 6 foot charcuterie board made for his wife's birthday next month, he's asked me as I've done cutting boards in the past but I don't have the time right now as...
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    Only twice the price I paid for my Harvey.

    Only twice the price I paid for my Harvey.
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    Bingo. They won't be seeing my money.

    Bingo. They won't be seeing my money.
  9. Purchasing from Axminster the price is $1300 vs...

    Purchasing from Axminster the price is $1300 vs $1700 locally for the DF500. And the exchange rate isn't great right now either. There have been times where I have been able to import one for almost...
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    Thanks for sharing! I want to have a crack at...

    Thanks for sharing! I want to have a crack at making an apron now that I have a decent sewing machine, I have one I really like but it could be so much better.
  11. Checking in again after a bit of a break. I had...

    Checking in again after a bit of a break. I had another crack with the bottom panel of the till and hoo boy did it not go well. Combination of bad timber selection where the joinery lays and going...
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    Thanks all! I had a look around for Osmo but the...

    Thanks all! I had a look around for Osmo but the stockists were out so went with the wipe on poly that I already had. Been keen to try it out for ages so now is as good a time as any. It's Feast...
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    Thanks mate they're both 201Ks. First one is from...

    Thanks mate they're both 201Ks. First one is from 1953 and made from cast iron, one of the last before they switched to the new body shape and aluminium.
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    Singer sewing table

    Wanted to make some tool rolls which of course led to me buying an old piece of machinery or two.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200922/6b31241ec4c949ca0754134deb6fb11d.jpg...
  15. N.S.W. I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  16. Having another crack with mine this weekend, want...

    Having another crack with mine this weekend, want to get the bottom panel of my saw till ready for joinery. Thanks for all the advice!

    And +1 on needing the lefty to complete the set.
  17. WANTED:WA Still looking. Would prefer to buy from...

    Still looking. Would prefer to buy from established members if possible.
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    Have to admit I had a problem with a nut in my...

    Have to admit I had a problem with a nut in my moxon vise set and was prepared for hell. They replied to my issue very promptly and I had a replacement arrive in the mail a few days later....
  19. Midadventures with the Veritas Skew Rabbet plane

    Spent the morning dialling in the Veritas Skew Rabbet plane for some joinery I need to do and while I'm very happy with it now it gave me pause for concern after my first pass.

    Check out the...
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    Yeah my iGaging combination has problems as well....

    Yeah my iGaging combination has problems as well. It got retired to scrap metal duty.
  21. Thread: Near miss.

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    Completely agree. Just because you CAN, doesn't...

    Completely agree. Just because you CAN, doesn't mean you should. I've driven a lot of country roads over the years, wouldn't like the thought of riding a bicycle on one. Riding an recumbent sounds...
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    They do good promos in Australia? [emoji1]

    They do good promos in Australia? [emoji1]
  23. G15 is great but I use that for my cast iron...

    G15 is great but I use that for my cast iron table tops and any large surface areas.

    For my hand tools I've settled on a quick once over with a Sabitoru rust eraser to clear up any light surface...
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    Pictures to come soon but the breast drill rides...

    Pictures to come soon but the breast drill rides again, BobL was kind enough to donate a handle and I've already started taking it back to bare metal in preparation for fresh paint. I'm not going...
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    So cool Bob, thanks for sharing! If you're free...

    So cool Bob, thanks for sharing! If you're free this weekend I'd love to drop by and take a look at your progress, I need to drop that pipe die off anyway. If you're busy that's fine too I'll just...
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    Thanks for all the feedback everyone! Lot to...

    Thanks for all the feedback everyone! Lot to consider.
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    VICTORIA Lee Valley had stock pretty recently, took...

    Lee Valley had stock pretty recently, took delivery of a large router plane last week. They're definitely having trouble keeping up with some stuff though, I had an order for combination blades and...
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    Hand drills, braces and bits

    Found myself getting more and more interested in going unpowered for drilling lately, I have a Stanley A78 MK2 which I'm quite fond of and a handful of Mathieson bits in varying states of sharpness...
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    N.S.W. Oh go on then. I'll take it.

    Oh go on then. I'll take it.
  30. Keen to know as well. Thought my iGaging combo...

    Keen to know as well. Thought my iGaging combo was square but if when I bottom out the ruler it's out by a mile.
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    VICTORIA I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  32. WANTED:WA Wanted: Lie Nielsen Side Rabbet planes (pair)

    Missed the recent pair that came up here and hoping someone else has a set they want to move on.

    Let me know if you can help!
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    N.S.W. I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  34. N.S.W. You're too popular with these sales Ruddy,...

    You're too popular with these sales Ruddy, mailbox is full [emoji846]

    Payment made and pm me when you've cleared the inbox and I'll confirm shipping details.
  35. N.S.W. I'll take the pair thanks.

    I'll take the pair thanks.
  36. Thread: Which ShopVac

    by bueller
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    I like my 40L Shop Vac (actual name). It has a...

    I like my 40L Shop Vac (actual name). It has a good capacity, HEPA filter, power outlet for my orbital sander and easy to empty. The stated flow is a bit less than the Festool (2830 vs 3900 LPM) but...
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    Sticky: Great watch, thanks for sharing. The same channel...

    Great watch, thanks for sharing. The same channel has a few other videos on Japanese makers as well.
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    Beautiful work mate! I'd love to start making my...

    Beautiful work mate! I'd love to start making my own woodies one day but in the meantime I'll have to be satisfied drooling over everyone else's.
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    Oooh yeah that's great info. I've been happily...

    Oooh yeah that's great info. I've been happily using camelia oil for the last few months but trying to use it sparingly because of the cost. I've got mineral oil laying around for cutting boards...
  40. I'd definitely look at fitting a guard to it...

    I'd definitely look at fitting a guard to it before use but otherwise it should be a good first machine once it's setup.
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    Thanks Derek, I'll take you up on that! Will be...

    Thanks Derek, I'll take you up on that! Will be nice to talk wood again in person. Probably off tools for another week after surgery and I'll give you a shout.
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    Thanks DW for the informative post! Given me some...

    Thanks DW for the informative post! Given me some things to try next time I'm behind the planes again.

    At least I'm not alone in this frustration hahaha
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    Yep had to do the same thing quite a few times. I...

    Yep had to do the same thing quite a few times. I especially struggle with the HNT Gordon which is frustrating because it works GREAT when I can actually get it set properly. It's just rare that I...
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    Struggling with Norris adjusters

    Some of the recent discussions around hand planes has reminded me I wanted to ask for some help with Norris adjusters. I only have a small number of planes that utilise them but I feel like I always...
  45. Thread: Hand planes

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    Very good points Derek. I've been doing the ruler...

    Very good points Derek. I've been doing the ruler trick on all my new blades plus the usual sharpening process but hadn't thought about spending time on the modern chipbreakers. I'll have to revisit...
  46. Thread: Hand planes

    by bueller
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    Lots of great discussion here. Thinking about it...

    Lots of great discussion here. Thinking about it I agree with Lance on picking a plane and getting comfortable with it. I started out with an Stanley #4 like a lot of people and it was my only...
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    Even worse feeling is looking for planes for...

    Even worse feeling is looking for planes for MONTHS second hand, giving up and buying them new only to have them listed a week later. Saw them as they were posted yesterday, could have snapped up...
  48. Thread: Hand planes

    by bueller
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    I love some of my old Stanleys but I think there...

    I love some of my old Stanleys but I think there are definitely some areas the Lie-Nielsens and WoodRivers are well ahead of their vintage counterparts.

    1) Chipbreaker and iron. You can get by...
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    N.S.W. Sounds good thanks mate.

    Sounds good thanks mate.
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    N.S.W. I'll take it if you can post to WA

    I'll take it if you can post to WA
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