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  1. Yes I bought a large Carbatec 3.5 Hp Cyclone...

    Yes I bought a large Carbatec 3.5 Hp Cyclone system that I have now been using for about seven years. Following the advice from Bob L. on this forum I have it fully ducted and it works well. I...
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    Take care to use good quality airhose such as...

    Take care to use good quality airhose such as "Total Tru Blue" made in Australia to AS2554 rated to 250PSI. Lots of cheaper imports do not handle our wide variations in climate and swell and...
  3. Hi Havabeer69, one...

    Hi Havabeer69,
    one solution that a lot of people do is to check out the Grizzly USA website and you can usually find similar machines to many of the locally sold units. Then...
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    Hi Mobyturns, I agree it is...

    Hi Mobyturns,
    I agree it is not expected that on a 20 inch wheel you should get such an outcome. Over many years of trying several different blade suppliers I have also had a few...
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    On our PortaMill horizontal bandsaw mill we...

    On our PortaMill horizontal bandsaw mill we switched from 50mm blades to McDivens bi metal 1.5TPI that are 0.65mm x 27mm and they are so much better to use especially so in regard to tension and...
  6. Thread: Silky oak

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    Am currently half way through cutting about 20...

    Am currently half way through cutting about 20 logs 300-400 Dia. using a band saw mill, The larger ones are quarter sawn usually about 40mm thickness and then stickered and airdried in a drying shed...
  7. apart from local distributor issues I suspect the...

    apart from local distributor issues I suspect the real problem is related to supply/manufacturing issues out of China. Triton tools is now a UK company and I recall being told by a former Australian...
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    Hi Hodgo, three years ago I moved...

    Hi Hodgo,
    three years ago I moved from a large property to a 830m2 block with an existing house. I had a shed built in one corner with a pitched roof 7.2mx 6.0 m x 4.5m height at the...
  9. Thread: Pine Cabinet

    by PaintMan
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    Hi Chris,As a retired paint chemist I can say I...

    Hi Chris,As a retired paint chemist I can say I am not aware of any technology that can prevent timber from aging/darkening over time. It is true that the newer acrylic/PU finishes do not yellow like...
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    Mutli Combination machine options/reviews Your Message

    Hi Alex,
    yes I dealt with SCM in Melb. via their "I Like Wood" website. At the time ,Feb 2017,the price was $6750 and I picked up the unit from the SCM facility in Scoresby which they...
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    Hi Alex, I had a MiniMax CU-300...

    Hi Alex,
    I had a MiniMax CU-300 classic that I used for several years and found it an excellent machine and at the time I bought it new I did get excellent service including set up. I did...
  12. Hi Derek, I use my SC-2 slider with...

    Hi Derek,
    I use my SC-2 slider with a wooden frame attached to the slider that I clamp boards or panels onto to make raised panel sections . Easy to setup and use to get good a good...
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    Hi Graeme, yes it does look...

    Hi Graeme,
    yes it does look nice. Something else to consider is a second hand ELU small table saw. I started off some years ago with one of these units and used it to build a home...
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    Whilst shellac has a lot of uses in DIY...

    Whilst shellac has a lot of uses in DIY furniture/restoration I have not seen it used much for spray application. Some years ago I did use shellac sealers followed by brush applied Cabothane type...
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    I have also made wheel attachments for most of my...

    I have also made wheel attachments for most of my large machines to optimise the space in my 7.2x6m shed. I also put in a mezzanine floor and a swing hoist.
    I use a two wheel dolly to jack up the...
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    Hi Wood Pixel, yes I use...

    Hi Wood Pixel,
    yes I use Mirocat PC 3242 followed by Mirocat 3220 topcoat for all of my wood projects. I have found these products to be easy to use and higher solids (better...
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    Hi Norm C, I also have a large airless spray...

    Hi Norm C,
    I also have a large airless spray unit (electric) which is ideal for large areas and can handle most coatings by using different tip sizes. However I do not use this equipment for...
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    I have been using a MiniMax SC-2 for a few years...

    I have been using a MiniMax SC-2 for a few years and find it an excellent unit with very good accuracy. I prefer a panel saw rather than a cabinet saw especially for safety reasons and the SC-2...
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    Not familiar with the Laguna but do use the...

    Not familiar with the Laguna but do use the Powermatic 5Hp in our wood group and it handles all difficult woods with ease. The other one to check out is Grizzly who have a 5Hp 12 inch spiral...
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    I have been using my single phase N4400 for a few...

    I have been using my single phase N4400 for a few years and fitted ceramic guides as soon as they were available. In my experience where I do extensive ripping cuts and trim cuts the ceramic guides...
  21. I have been using the jig for many years and do...

    I have been using the jig for many years and do make a high volume of boxes and other articles easily due to the excellent performance of the jig . I even have 6 routers permanently set up in tables...
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    Hi Riverbuilder, I have been using mine on the...

    Hi Riverbuilder,
    I have been using mine on the Woodfast for about 5 years without any issues. It is easy to re calibrate the unit by adjusting the stop collar on the shaft and setting to zero etc. I...
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    I have a W oodfast 16 inch thicknesser which is...

    I have a W
    oodfast 16 inch thicknesser which is the same as the UK Axminister and the digital readout is an excellent feature. The shaft size is 20mm. The other factor is the length of the shaft. In...
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    I have been using a MiniMax SC-2 Classic for a...

    I have been using a MiniMax SC-2 Classic for a few years now and find it is excellent to use and very accurate and solid and fits into a compact space . Certainly my previous MiniMax had a bigger...
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    I also use my Hammer N4400 just for resaw work...

    I also use my Hammer N4400 just for resaw work and cutting up small logs for use in box making. I have tried over many years several H&F as well as Carbatec machines that all had issues especially...
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    Just checked mine with about 2 second start and 4...

    Just checked mine with about 2 second start and 4 to 5 second stop.
    Cheers,
    Paintman
  27. Agree with many of the comments above but need to...

    Agree with many of the comments above but need to add most pigmented decking paints do not contain Titanium Dioxide but iron oxide colouring pigments along with quite abrasive fillers such as silica...
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    Just to comment on the use of carbide tipped...

    Just to comment on the use of carbide tipped blades. In discussions with McDivens saws here in Vic. they said best not to use tungsten tips on any saw unless the wheels are 18inch or larger. I...
  29. Thread: Epoxy pumps

    by PaintMan
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    Agree fully that using weight is the safest and...

    Agree fully that using weight is the safest and best repeatable way to go especially if you are working with smaller amounts. Just find the data sheet for the product you are using then look for the...
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    VICTORIA Hi Auscab, thanks I will mark...

    Hi Auscab,
    thanks I will mark them as sold. PM me for payment and pick up details.
    Cheers,
    Paintman


    THESE ARE NOW SOLD
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    VICTORIA London Plane Logs

    Recently felled 4 London Plane logs located in Warragul. 1-1200x650,1-1250x850,1-1550x430,1-1850x450 $250 the lot
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    VICTORIA Now Sold privately

    Now Sold privately
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    VICTORIA Bosch GCM 305 MM GDL Glide Mitre Saw

    Excellent condition only light hobby use and fitted with Bosch Optiline 120 tooth blade plus brand new Bosch 60 T blade.Still under warranty .Located in Gippsland Vic. $700
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    Hi WoodyOwen, I have just made the final unit...

    Hi WoodyOwen,
    I have just made the final unit using std aluminium 32x20x3mm angle. This is better as the 20mm angle piece beside the blade gives the new one piece assembly more strength with the...
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    New Gyro Dust Extractor

    I recently noticed this new type of fine dust extractor now being offered in the UK by Axminister. Whilst I have not seen this in Australia I do have a thicknesser from Taiwan that I bought here and...
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    Hi Owen, I have now fitted my first...

    Hi Owen,
    I have now fitted my first attempt at the 4mm AL zero clearance plate and whilst it works fine I intend to make a larger version that enables the riving knife to be closer to...
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    Hi Owen, I use a MiniMax SC-2 and...

    Hi Owen,
    I use a MiniMax SC-2 and have experienced the same issues. I made a ply replacement that was easy to fit and is held down by the original easy access screws from the top....
  38. Thanks to Bob,Derek and all of the other...

    Thanks to Bob,Derek and all of the other contributors I have followed the advice and cut a large opening in the lower front door of my Hammer N4400 and after using for several hours cutting a large...
  39. Hi James, having built several steel...

    Hi James,
    having built several steel sheds in Vic. over the last few years both for myself and assisting with my local woodworking group I am happy to share some of my experiences....
  40. I use a Portamill with a 50mm 1.5 TPI blade...

    I use a Portamill with a 50mm 1.5 TPI blade driven by a Honda 5.5 Hp petrol engine via an adjustable chain drive. This machine has been used for many years and does an excellent job considering the...
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    Hi Bob, I firstly wanted to thank you...

    Hi Bob,
    I firstly wanted to thank you for all of your excellent advice on dust control and in particular for your blast gate gallery which gave me the plans to make a couple of 150mm...
  42. I have just checked my invoice and can confirm...

    I have just checked my invoice and can confirm the price was $6750 back in Feb 2017. SCM in Australia sell domestically via their I Like Wood company and I was able to pick up directly from SCM in...
  43. Hi Warmtone, I just wanted to...

    Hi Warmtone,
    I just wanted to share some comments relating to my own experience with using the Italian Minimax panel saws as well as downsizing to a smaller workshop. I have been...
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    Hi Barramonday, I have...

    Hi Barramonday,
    I have been using my N4400 for over three years and I built my own mobility kit that works just fine on this and all other machines. I have two fixed rear...
  45. Thread: Elm Log

    by PaintMan
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    VICTORIA I can now confirm this log has been sold to...

    I can now confirm this log has been sold to Thumbsucker.
    Thanks for all of the interest.
    Paintman
  46. Thread: Elm Log

    by PaintMan
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    VICTORIA Hi Thumbsucker, yes the...

    Hi Thumbsucker,
    yes the log is still available and yes the price is flexible. It is certainly a very good quality log and will yield some excellent slabs.
    Please PM me if...
  47. Thread: Elm Log

    by PaintMan
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    VICTORIA Apologies to all this large log is English OAK . ...

    Apologies to all this large log is English OAK . I should have listed this log as English Oak not Elm. It is from a local development and was originally planted by early settlers. My confusion was...
  48. Thread: Elm Log

    by PaintMan
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    VICTORIA Hi Mapleman, my understanding...

    Hi Mapleman,
    my understanding it is an English Elm that was planted well over 100 years ago.
    Cheers,
    Paintman
  49. Thread: Elm Log

    by PaintMan
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    VICTORIA OAK Log

    Large OAK LOG 2.7M x 1.4M Approx 4MT Reluctant sale as too big for our small wood club mill. Located in Warragul Vic.
    For sale at $800 O.N.O. Oak-2.jpg (419.5 KB)
  50. Yes it will work but one issue I can see is that...

    Yes it will work but one issue I can see is that of what is technically called block resistance. This could be an issue if a hot cup is placed on the coaster and the more thermoplastic nature of the...
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