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    And BIG! Regards Paul

    And BIG!

    Regards
    Paul
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    Spyro Anybody with a pecuniary interest,...

    Spyro

    Anybody with a pecuniary interest, whether that is employment, ownership or investment. Not going to be easy.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Work commitments mean I can't participate this...

    Work commitments mean I can't participate this week, but I should be good for next week.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Bill I thought that odd too, but in the videos...

    Bill

    I thought that odd too, but in the videos posted by conarobb you can see a 90 deg adaptor, not that it was being used for dust collection :rolleyes: . Also when the saw is in some of the many...
  5. Thread: 24" Jointer

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    Thanks RN I do have a 3PH power feeder...

    Thanks RN

    I do have a 3PH power feeder somewhere. Haven't seen it for while though....:rolleyes:

    Regards
    Paul
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    Interesting discourse between Rustynail and...

    Interesting discourse between Rustynail and GraemeCook.

    If I had been asked, I would have said it was driven by the ability to use up "shorts" and provide stability thus adding value to what may...
  7. Yvan I am anticipating you will get a million...

    Yvan

    I am anticipating you will get a million replies to this question, but I am reluctant to exaggerate.

    Tung oil is used as the base oil for many preparations. Used by itself it relies on a...
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    :- Regards Paul

    :-

    Regards
    Paul
  9. Yes, the rough side is a sponge. Even the smooth...

    Yes, the rough side is a sponge. Even the smooth side is very absorbent. I have never seen hardboard smooth both sides. I was going to suggest gluing two pieces together so you have the two smooth...
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    My understanding too. Very careful, with the...

    My understanding too. Very careful, with the correct hook angle for this purpose. Best to use the table saw for ripping as Fergiz has stated.

    Regards
    Paul
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    I'm speechless Ray Thanks Regards Paul

    I'm speechless Ray

    Thanks

    Regards
    Paul
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    Fergiz That looks like a good solid saw. It is...

    Fergiz

    That looks like a good solid saw. It is a Wadkin, so what else would we expect.

    At first I thought it was framing saw, but looking at your pix It does seem that the head can be swivelled...
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    Thank you Brad and Matt for your thoughts. I...

    Thank you Brad and Matt for your thoughts. I could do either suggestion. I was in fact going to weld, but I also like the idea of a beauty spot in brass, although that may fly in the face of my...
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    We seem to be focusing on my hole for the moment...

    We seem to be focusing on my hole for the moment so I am bringing it back to my thread. The latest concept of leaving it there so it can be padlocked to a heavy object seems to be gaining favour. Now...
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    Brad Your plane making skills are only...

    Brad

    Your plane making skills are only surpassed by your eloquence and I think you have indeed captured the essence of the challenge. I have spent the morning so far on the internet so did not get...
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    Frictional resistance is the killer with most...

    Frictional resistance is the killer with most flows whether fluid, a gas or even electricity. It is the same principle as with dust collection, which has been discussed extensively on the this Forum....
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    I will not be available on the Forum for a while...

    I will not be available on the Forum for a while as I will be shopping for a towel to throw into the arena. I am hoping to reduce cost by getting a trade-in on the new tea towel previously bought for...
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    I have just had a thought on reading your post....

    I have just had a thought on reading your post. Dust extraction!!

    Regards
    Paul
  19. Thread: Tool Chest

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    Guiliano I have the book (second edition which...

    Guiliano

    I have the book (second edition which includes full dimensions of the chest and specifications of many of the tools including chisels and handsaws as well as a replica build of the...
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    I'm not sure complexity ever was a big factor: It...

    I'm not sure complexity ever was a big factor: It just evolved. I am resolved to a life at the bottom of the pile.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Nick If you decide to go down the pine...

    Nick

    If you decide to go down the pine replacement track send me a PM.

    See this thread for some reclaimed radiata I have. (post #397). Ridiculously cheap if it suits you.

    Regards
    Paul
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    VICTORIA Pagie That looks like a very handy lathe. If I...

    Pagie

    That looks like a very handy lathe. If I did not already have three lathes and lived a about 1000Km closer I think I would be most interested. Actually, If I just lived 1000Km closer I would...
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    Matt Does that mean stoning is back in favour...

    Matt

    Does that mean stoning is back in favour and permissible? (I must check if our insurances cover stone damage).

    :rolleyes:

    Now, on a more serious note, could you enlarge on the steel...
  24. Thread: Tool Chest

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    Giuliano You mentioned that the English style...

    Giuliano

    You mentioned that the English style chest was your inspiration and looking at it I was immediately remind of the Benjamin Seaton Tool Chest, which was made in 1797. The outside of your...
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    If I had not already removed it, I would have...

    If I had not already removed it, I would have taken a pic of the sign SWMBO hung in my shed:

    THE BEATINGS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL MORALE IMPROVES

    Regards
    Paul
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    Ciao Guiliano Molto bene. Regards Paul

    Ciao Guiliano

    Molto bene.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Smidsy After being the harbinger of doom, I...

    Smidsy

    After being the harbinger of doom, I think you nailed the issue in your second and third paragraphs. It depends entirely on the source of the mains power electricity. So hydro, solar and...
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    Anthony The Chief's suggestion looks pretty...

    Anthony

    The Chief's suggestion looks pretty good, but if you don't wish to part with hard earned cash at the moment and if you have an angle grinder, use it with a thin cutting disc to cut a slot...
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    +1 for the Hitachi DA nailer. Brads 25mm to 67mm...

    +1 for the Hitachi DA nailer. Brads 25mm to 67mm as MA has said. Now goes under the brand name Hikoki. Mine is a pneumatic tool but I see they are available as a cordless, battery driven model as...
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    Brad I think you just got the jump on the...

    Brad

    I think you just got the jump on the other contestants. Beats a tablecloth.

    :wink:

    Regards
    Paul
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    I did, I did. Very streamlined. Regards Paul

    I did, I did. Very streamlined.

    Regards
    Paul
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    AND..Does this beauty have a name? (That's the...

    AND..Does this beauty have a name? (That's the plane, Not Matt)

    Regards
    Paul
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    Wow Brad. She's a beauty! Can you give some...

    Wow Brad. She's a beauty! Can you give some dimensions?

    Regards
    Paul
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    Can't make it tomorrow. Have a whale of a time...

    Can't make it tomorrow. Have a whale of a time without me.

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    Regards
    Paul
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    MA A factory was opened in 1926. I don't...

    MA

    A factory was opened in 1926. I don't know whether they actually made saws or whether it was a distribution centre for Canadian and American product.

    Very good to hear your saws are earing...
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    MA Now I understand. "Disston Disston" was...

    MA

    Now I understand. "Disston Disston" was used during the ownership of Disston by HK Porter, which began in 1955. They moved the business from Philadelphia to Danville in 1956 so references on...
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    MA I am not sure I understand the reference...

    MA

    I am not sure I understand the reference to a double medallion. Would you like to give some more information? Disston's No.99 had three medallions but I think that was the only model that had...
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    That is definitely a Matt finish or is it a...

    That is definitely a Matt finish or is it a "purple patch " (of a blade?)

    Good luck with the judges being "Blinded by the Light." (Apologies, to Manfred Mann, Bruce Springsteen and anybody else...
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    I too have heard that. Often aluminium ...

    I too have heard that. Often aluminium components are anodised for this purpose. See how it goes: It may not be an issue.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Matt If the polishing is anything like the...

    Matt

    If the polishing is anything like the screw cap furled knob it will be spectacular, but will each facet have a Matt reflection in super gloss (Is that an oxymoron?)

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    And, how...
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    CK I think "Lightning" would be a very...

    CK

    I think "Lightning" would be a very appropriate name under the circumstances. Pity we are not making axes as the name there would be a given.... never strikes twice in the same place....
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    Matt I wondered if you would consider shaping...

    Matt

    I wondered if you would consider shaping the the top part of the blade too. It is looking a little square and somewhat out of place on "The Body."

    Regards
    Paul
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    Anthony I'll add my welcome to the many before...

    Anthony

    I'll add my welcome to the many before me. It looks as though you are getting stuck right in and doing an impressive job.

    The pic thing is an issue for many. If I take landscape pix...
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    MA Slightly more than four and and a little...

    MA

    Slightly more than four and and a little bit less than six.

    :shrug:

    Regards
    Paul
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    Pete I'm glad you have waded in on this as you...

    Pete

    I'm glad you have waded in on this as you have literally just addd a new dimension.

    The old two blade in the wood trick (apologies to Maxwell Smart)! At that width the plane could easily...
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    Pete What width are you considering bearing in...

    Pete

    What width are you considering bearing in mind that much is dictated by having a suitable blade? I am not familiar with Crows Ash. I could look up the properties in my books, but am away from...
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    DW IanW and Mountain Ash beat me to the punch...

    DW

    IanW and Mountain Ash beat me to the punch requesting information on the bolster technique so you have already answered my question there. The chisels have come up spectacularly well and...
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    Do we have a super heavyweight division? ...

    Do we have a super heavyweight division?

    Regards
    Paul
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    Pete With credentials like that it sounds to...

    Pete

    With credentials like that it sounds to me that you are good to go. There are no preconceived ideas or prejudices to restrict the imagination.

    60". So you are not going into jewellery box...
  50. Sticky: I agree with Steve. My own viewpoint is that the...

    I agree with Steve. My own viewpoint is that the essence of the challenge is participation rather than meeting a deadline. Of course,so the challenge had a reasonable time frame, a finish date was...
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