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    N.S.W. I'll take the 12 1/2 thanks

    I'll take the 12 1/2 thanks
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    N.S.W. How much for the No. 12 1/2?

    How much for the No. 12 1/2?
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    These Paulcall/Paulco bandsaws date from the late...

    These Paulcall/Paulco bandsaws date from the late '40s to 60s. I seriously doubt there was ever a manual.

    But if there is one I'd like to see it too.

    V

    Ad from 1950
    456748

    MacPherson's...
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    My pleasure! :U

    My pleasure! :U
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    This news interview is odd and mostly ridiculous...

    This news interview is odd and mostly ridiculous but I do agree with some arguments about division (3rds, 4ths, 8ths, 12ths, 16ths, etc.)

    "Esperanto died, but the metric system continues, this...
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    None of these 50s made spanners seem to have...

    None of these 50s made spanners seem to have 'Made in Australia' so presumably sometime later:

    https://youtu.be/-gGoFQx4bKI

    https://youtu.be/-gGoFQx4bKI
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    QUEENSLAND PM sent - re box 2

    PM sent - re box 2
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    Looks like a very nice bandsaw :) Mounting the...

    Looks like a very nice bandsaw :)
    Mounting the motor underneath is probably neater and more practical but it can also be mounted to the side like my Paulco was by its original owner. When I...
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    Are these the parts you need? Not cheap, but...

    Are these the parts you need?
    Not cheap, but cheaper than $18 or $12 each


    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F310408994235
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    I recently picked up one the same vintage. Not...

    I recently picked up one the same vintage. Not the type 10 or 11 currently 'supported' on the B&D website but slightly earlier. My guess is mid-90s/early-00s

    Still a good portable bench :2tsup:
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    Most timber (deck) cleaner solutions sold by...

    Most timber (deck) cleaner solutions sold by Cabots, Feast Watson, Intergrain, etc. are either Oxalic acid or Citric acid water solutions plus some colouring agents and probably something that mildly...
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    Very interesting adjuster on the cap-iron! Will...

    Very interesting adjuster on the cap-iron!
    Will be interesting to see if any other of the same type exist or if this is an ingenious and well executed workshop one-off.

    V
  13. Thanks Euge. Yes, the qualities are exacting -...

    Thanks Euge.
    Yes, the qualities are exacting - straight, flawless grain. No features. Maximum density and tight grain is desired.

    Many Dalbergia (rosewood) are very good. Especially...
  14. Woodwind (flutes, recorders, whistles, pipes) ...

    Woodwind (flutes, recorders, whistles, pipes) instrument blanks would be nice. Anything greater than 280mm in length and around 50 x 50mm

    :)
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    https://youtu.be/txPcLOtbG3s ...

    https://youtu.be/txPcLOtbG3s

    https://youtu.be/txPcLOtbG3s
  16. I love my Stanley No. 45 and try to employ it as...

    I love my Stanley No. 45 and try to employ it as regularly as possible.
    I've sought out the hard-to-find reeding and fluting cutters and been tempted to buy a No. 55 to do more moulding work. But...
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    Sad to see this excellent website disappear. I...

    Sad to see this excellent website disappear.
    I referred to often when learning about my Stanley 45 and how to best use it. An invaluable resource.

    Thank goodness for archive.org capturing the...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
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    Despite being the "correct" size I still had to...

    Despite being the "correct" size I still had to glue my recently purchased urethane tyres on my Paulco bandsaw. They were slipping off gradually. Thin glue resolved that problem immediately. So, 'if...
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    Here's the closest thing to an English Stanley...

    Here's the closest thing to an English Stanley plane study:
    Stanley English Type Study Draft | TimeTestedTools

    Also some discussion here:...
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    No link or picture - can you post one or the...

    No link or picture - can you post one or the other?

    Welcome to the Forum :)

    V

    {Edit: Thanks for adding the pictures}
  22. Oddball Falcon F151 spokeshave modification - eBay listing

    On eBay currently (not my listing) an oddball shop-made Falcon F151 modification for rounding workpieces???

    Sort of like a jaffle-iron bred with a spokeshave! :?
    442302442303442304

    More photos...
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Please delete

    Please delete
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    I bought mine a few years ago from McJing. ...

    I bought mine a few years ago from McJing. Decent bit of kit for the low cost. Shame they aren't stocking them anymore.
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    And it has a mention of a 32" bandsaw: 440906

    And it has a mention of a 32" bandsaw:
    440906
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    A search at NLA Trove threw out this result; A...

    A search at NLA Trove threw out this result;
    A 1951 Industry Expo Catalogue features an ad for a Meco saw bench:...
  28. Very cool 50s kitchen! :)

    Very cool 50s kitchen! :)
  29. Just HSS and Cobalt twist drill bits and some...

    Just HSS and Cobalt twist drill bits and some other drill attachments for $5 or $3 (won't know until they're scanned at checkout) at Valley Heights, NSW. Snagged a couple of those.

    Hope the...
  30. Classic Bunnings buffoonery :rolleyes:

    Classic Bunnings buffoonery :rolleyes:
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    My wife works in RE in the Blue Mountains NSW and...

    My wife works in RE in the Blue Mountains NSW and she says between $700-1000 is typical for a house sale conveyancing.

    So you might want to get another quote!
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    I'm tempted to get one for my Sieg C3 if I can...

    I'm tempted to get one for my Sieg C3 if I can figure out if it'll fit.

    What size/type is your EMCO Lyle? A mini-lathe?

    Vaughan
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    Very cool! Thanks for posting

    Very cool! Thanks for posting
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    CLAIMED I'm in.​

    I'm in.​
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    As stated earlier, I think buying a secondhand...

    As stated earlier, I think buying a secondhand Stanley or Record is safest bet if you're willing to remove a bit of rust and sharpen the iron. All you'll need is some varying grits of wet n dry...
  36. If it is a true Japanese lacquer box the finish...

    If it is a true Japanese lacquer box the finish would be Urushi aka lacquerware.
    Urushi is the sap of a plant related to Poison Oak and has the same allergic and highly irritating properties.
    It...
  37. VICTORIA Agreed Henry! :U I love the No. 40 I bought...

    Agreed Henry! :U
    I love the No. 40 I bought from you at the TTTG sale last year but I find myself using a No. 5 with a cambered iron much more on harder woods. This C10 will be a great addition I...
  38. VICTORIA Some reading on the web tells me it is 2" which...

    Some reading on the web tells me it is 2" which is interesting. I have a nice old Carter 2" iron so I'll take it for $20 plus its postage. I'll PM you now.

    Vaughan
  39. VICTORIA Hi Steck, May I ask what the width of the iron...

    Hi Steck,
    May I ask what the width of the iron is/should be?
    The same as a Stanley No. 40 or 40 1/2? 1" or 1"?
    Thanks,
    Vaughan
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    Hmm, a browse on eFlay reveals a Stanley plane in...

    Hmm, a browse on eFlay reveals a Stanley plane in a Stanley Australia labelled box with the black plastic handles, no frog adjusting screw, Stanley Australia iron and its bed casting reads 'Made in...
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    The three pre-(G)12-00x examples I've seen all...

    The three pre-(G)12-00x examples I've seen all had Made in England stamped on their beds. Not sure what their original boxes said on them and if the irons and other parts were Stanley Australia...
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    Sorry about the poor filming (I really should...

    Sorry about the poor filming (I really should know better!)


    https://youtu.be/B8RpSOrSY8w
    Before


    https://youtu.be/ZI3UsYnVdTE
    After
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    Thanks! The urethane tyres are made by the US...

    Thanks!

    The urethane tyres are made by the US company Sulphur Grove Tools and sold locally by The Woodkid
    https://thewoodkid.com.au/shop/urethane-bandsaw-tyres/
    I can definitely recommend them...
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    437354437355 Advertising from 1950: 437357

    437354437355

    Advertising from 1950:
    437357
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    Paulco 12" Bandsaw restoration (Paulcall)

    In my recent Wanted thread ( https://www.woodworkforums.com/f228/bandsaw-cheap-dirty-221209 ) I described my acquisition of a 1940s/50s 12" Paulco Bandsaw. Here I'll briefly outline my quick...
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    The two-piece lateral adjuster and the cast...

    The two-piece lateral adjuster and the cast one-piece blade advancer plus no bed ribs and beech handle and knob all point to your No. 6 being 1945-72 as far as I can ascertain. Quite a chunk of time...
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    WANTED:VIC Hi Euge, as a budding flutemaker I'd be very...

    Hi Euge, as a budding flutemaker I'd be very interested in a 1/2 log or so of Cocuswood. I'll send you a PM.

    Vaughan
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    Not much info out there on the English Stanley...

    Not much info out there on the English Stanley planes. The above link seems to summarise the basic UK types well enough:

    Type 1. 1937-39 Rosewood w/brass nuts
    Type 2. 1939-45 Beech w/hard rubber...
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    Trend Timber (http://www.trendtimbers.com.au) in...

    Trend Timber in Mulgrave NSW always have stock of good Rock Maple in various sizes.
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    Thanks for the very detailed reply labrat - much...

    Thanks for the very detailed reply labrat - much appreciated

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