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    Second that on fixing the leaky shed issues...

    Second that on fixing the leaky shed issues first. You are never going to get anywhere with woodwork in a shed that leaks. It will constantly be annoying you as it spoils your tools and projects....
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    The splitter on that is similar to the one on my...

    The splitter on that is similar to the one on my old Delta. It is a pain to take on and off but if you get that saw I would encourage you to use it when possible. Newer saws have a lo profile riving...
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    I dont think that mixing the leg woods would be a...

    I dont think that mixing the leg woods would be a huge problem provided the jointing and glueup is done right. A wipe down with acetone before gluing helps a lot. Other option is have each leg a...
  4. Welcome to the forum. Thats the problem with...

    Welcome to the forum.
    Thats the problem with those lathes, things that fit them are few and far between. I am not aware of anything commercially available for those. #2 Morse is about the universial...
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    Hi and welcome to the forum. I cant help a lot...

    Hi and welcome to the forum.
    I cant help a lot other than my guess it was an import. Handyman grade planes made in the UK like Acron, Span and others have England or Made in England on the casting....
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    You dont do things by halves Dom. Nice work as...

    You dont do things by halves Dom. Nice work as usual.
    Regards
    John
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    Bit of a blow after all that work but its likely...

    Bit of a blow after all that work but its likely to last long enough for you to find another body. Does not look like its affecting the performance. Could last a lifetime as long as its not dropped...
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    A bench to be proud of. Regards John

    A bench to be proud of.
    Regards
    John
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    Thanks all for the positive comments. I guess the...

    Thanks all for the positive comments. I guess the idea gradually came from using a bench bull for a few years.

    ‘Bench Bull:’ The Jack of All Bench Jigs, Part 1 | Popular Woodworking Magazine
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    Zero dollar moxon.

    Well what do you do in another lockdown but take to the shed.
    Been thinking that a moxon would be handy for a while now seeing as bending over the bench is getting to be more of a chore the older I...
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    That blade has come up better than I would have...

    That blade has come up better than I would have expected. My first saw rescue was about the same condition to start with but I had no etch left.
    Regards
    John
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    That would really irk me. I would be getting on...

    That would really irk me. I would be getting on to the place you bought it from. Not much point in a saw so safe its no use as a saw.

    Regards
    John
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    It would be lighter but thats not always a good...

    It would be lighter but thats not always a good thing. It uses less wood and box is usually from small thin logs. Thats my stab in the dark as I really cant think of anything else.
    Regards
    John
  14. Thread: New Bench top

    by orraloon
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    Scroll down a few posts to scrap workbench and...

    Scroll down a few posts to scrap workbench and watch the video. You'r plan is pretty much the same as that guy does.
    Regards
    John
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    I agree with Potts on both using primer and...

    I agree with Potts on both using primer and hardwood. Treated pine will not look great with varnish or oil. Hard wood decking would be a good cost effective way to get the slats.
    Regards
    John
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    This bloke likes the Ryobi plane but he has to...

    This bloke likes the Ryobi plane but he has to tweek it a bit first.
    How to tune up your electric planer for best results! - YouTube
    Regardless if you get the Ryobi or not the video is worth a...
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    That one has taken its share of abuse. Like the...

    That one has taken its share of abuse. Like the others say it can be bent back into shape with some local heat. Just make sure not to get the sharp end hot. Going by the tang it would have had a...
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    I got one a few years ago. When you get it set up...

    I got one a few years ago. When you get it set up it does the job but the setup is a fiddle. if you have a couple of different blades then you spend more time setting up than sharpening. Wish I had...
  19. There are some clips on youtube on the subject....

    There are some clips on youtube on the subject.
    Hand Saw Push Stick - YouTube
    I was a bit disgusted with this one as he turned a perfectly good saw into a push stick. He does have a CNC so hand...
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    There is no way of knowing how the original teeth...

    There is no way of knowing how the original teeth were so best yet for sure. Also nobody else managed documented proof of use.
    Regards
    John
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    I cant say I've used it but you could try a bit...

    I cant say I've used it but you could try a bit on a scrap of the same wood to see how it goes.
    Did a few with danish oil and that worked out fine.
    Regards
    John
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    Bico planes must be a long time forgotten. My...

    Bico planes must be a long time forgotten. My google searches turned up a cheese slicer, ice tongs and oil drilling equipment.
    Regards
    John
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    Check out you'r local motor rewind places in...

    Check out you'r local motor rewind places in yellow pages too.
    Long as its the same RPM, same pulley size and it can be made to mount on you'r saw it will do.
    Regards
    John
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    In ancient Egypt bronze saws were used and before...

    In ancient Egypt bronze saws were used and before that flint saws but from the iron age onwards it would have been iron and steel. I cant see any advantage of a brass blade saw on a practical level....
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    Its a bit hard to comment on machines from the...

    Its a bit hard to comment on machines from the USA that we have not seen here. All I can say is the oliver looks to be a proper helical head machine so should likely do an OK job. I have the drwalt...
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    Only time I cut myself with a chisel was putting...

    Only time I cut myself with a chisel was putting on one of those stupid plastic safety caps that chisels come with to stop you cutting yourself. Anyhow cold slows down bleeding.
    Regards
    John
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    Been keeping mine in the fridge but may have a go...

    Been keeping mine in the fridge but may have a go at the freezer.
    Regards
    John
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    Not a surprise with a plant stand as water would...

    Not a surprise with a plant stand as water would have spilled over on it quite often. In fact you would expect them on an old plant stand. As Bob said there is little chance of removing them without...
  29. Yes Paul it was tooth shape made me think it was...

    Yes Paul it was tooth shape made me think it was for stone cutting as the modern stone saws are very similar shape even if they are TC now.
    Regards
    John
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    I saw that on another forum. The light panel from...

    I saw that on another forum. The light panel from a flat screen is the nearest thing to natural light. They make a great artificial skylight.
    Regards
    John
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    Nothing wrong with a bit of recycling as it's a...

    Nothing wrong with a bit of recycling as it's a shame for good wood to go to landfill.
    Regards
    John
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    Epoxy if you can get it in there. Warming things...

    Epoxy if you can get it in there. Warming things up helps it run better. Other thing is CA glue as it tends to wick itself into small cracks. A clamp should close it up and should be near invisible...
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    My take on is is dont try and change the colour...

    My take on is is dont try and change the colour too much. A pine table should look like a pine table. That said if the customer wants it purple well the customer is almost always right.
    Regards
    John
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    I made one out of ironbark for a seriously heavy...

    I made one out of ironbark for a seriously heavy malet but perhaps aimed a bit high weight wise. Only really needed it a couple of times. Since then made a couple lighter ones. Good to have a few...
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    Not something I have come across either but a...

    Not something I have come across either but a google shows that the is Euc ply out there.
    Eucalypt Laserply | Plyco.
    Likely not the stuff Badgers Den is looking at however. I would imagine it comes...
  36. Like Nelson holding the telescope to the wrong...

    Like Nelson holding the telescope to the wrong eye here as well.
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    Really glad it's worked out. I was not game to...

    Really glad it's worked out. I was not game to say anything after your last post in case I jinxed things.
    Great thread and a stunning looking instrument.
    Regards
    John
  38. Hi Alex and welcome to the forum. As you will...

    Hi Alex and welcome to the forum.
    As you will be doing it all by hand things would be a lot easier if you used pine. Garden sleepers are usually low quality wood and likely to twist all over the...
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    I have a couple of plain chunks been sitting...

    I have a couple of plain chunks been sitting around for years after using all the good coloured bits. May have to have another look at what I've got. Thanks for posting that.
    Regards
    John
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    I will have to admit it was not something I gave...

    I will have to admit it was not something I gave enough thought too at the planning stage. The tail vice was an afterthought as I had an old vice laying about. I had aimed to have the same overhang...
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    Hello and welcome to the forum. Make the...

    Hello and welcome to the forum.
    Make the overhang as much as the vice needs. Your drawing looks ok. My overhang is a tad more than that and the top is only 75mm. Showing no sign of sag after 8...
  42. Stone cutting. Masonry Handsaw - White Label...

    Stone cutting.
    Masonry Handsaw - White Label from Danish Tool - YouTube
    Regards
    John
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    Pine is ok for a top provided its not got too...

    Pine is ok for a top provided its not got too many knots. The vic ash may be best kept for a more fitting project as laminating for thickness may leed to movement problems. You could rip it into...
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    Not having seen the FWW article in question I...

    Not having seen the FWW article in question I can't comment on it but tenon jigs in general are not really all that necessary. The shoulders can be cut on the tablesaw with just the mitergauge and a...
  45. Thread: Convince Us!

    by orraloon
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    So right about the miter saw station Lance. Most...

    So right about the miter saw station Lance. Most of us dont have room for that. A metal folding mitersaw stand costs less than a few sheets of ply in any case.
    Regards
    John
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    Sorry I sold that saw well over 10 years ago so...

    Sorry I sold that saw well over 10 years ago so dont have the info on it anymore. I would just ask H&F if they still stock spares for the old cast iron 14'' bandsaw and if so then take in the part...
  47. Ladies have bad hair days and we shove bits of...

    Ladies have bad hair days and we shove bits of steel through our machines.
    With the cost of timber going through the roof recycling is more attractive than ever but it comes sometimes with a hidden...
  48. As said some old rope does fine. Pair I made back...

    As said some old rope does fine. Pair I made back in the early 80tes are still doing the job.
    Regards
    John
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    Very sorry about your setback. Better luck next...

    Very sorry about your setback. Better luck next time round.
    Regards
    John
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    Bearings are only a few dollars. Knives you may...

    Bearings are only a few dollars. Knives you may get away sharpening them yourself if there is enough metal left. Here in Australia knives would be perhaps $40 not sure what they are over there. As...
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