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    THIS! I have the BP-310 and was spending an...

    THIS!

    I have the BP-310 and was spending an inordinate amount of time adjusting guides to get as close as possible to the blade, but without the bearings spinning. Once adjusted the damn thing...
  2. I'll second that. Another great Lost Art Press...

    I'll second that. Another great Lost Art Press title.
  3. Hi, Can you provide a bit more information?...

    Hi,

    Can you provide a bit more information? Who is your target audience - young kids, teens, adults, disabled etc? Are you contemplating them using power tools, hand tools or both?

    For hand...
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    The park spot price actually has a cap - it's set...

    The park spot price actually has a cap - it's set at $12,500/MWh ($12.50/KWh) This is less rare than you may think, as it can be invoked by the market operator at any time to force load shedding...
  5. What happened 2 weeks earlier to make this...

    What happened 2 weeks earlier to make this sensible???

    (BTW - I don't agree with this marketing hype from LN - either learn to "feel" parallel, or just drop your hand a smidge!)
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    On your computer, open Chrome. At the top...

    On your computer, open Chrome.
    At the top right, click Profile https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/PpYvDudbvEdxODkBihJNd1VaQ87I7sCxgfgVkz-Yz7ECM5wcf0UFJ8QIMh9b91lxUg=w18-h18-rwa...
  7. Don't use salt, it will impact the glue bond (I...

    Don't use salt, it will impact the glue bond (I have experimented using salt& PVA a long time back when this was suggested me)
    Instead, assemble the joints and let them sit a while to allow the...
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    Or you could save yourself $400 and buy a Bosch...

    Or you could save yourself $400 and buy a Bosch PDB40. A recent thread in the forums has a review and a lot of discussion. Most owners are more than happy. Also check out "Manor Wood" on YouTube, a...
  9. Thread: Sliding bevel

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    Hardness is probably more important. And...

    Hardness is probably more important.

    And price :D :D :D
  10. Thread: Sliding bevel

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    Shinwa have a great alternative to the...

    Shinwa have a great alternative to the Vesper/Stanley
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    Mike at The Woodworks looks to have 5" and 6"...
  11. Thread: Sliding bevel

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    Shinwa have a great alternative to the...

    Shinwa have a great alternative to the Vesper/Stanley
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    Mike at The Woodworks looks to have 5" and 6"
    Bevels-Sliding : Bevel, Sliding, Shinwa

    Fine Woodworks have 10"
    Shinwa Sliding...
  12. Thread: Sliding bevel

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    Here u go -18 pacific pesos: Stanley No 18...

    Here u go -18 pacific pesos:

    Stanley No 18 Bevel 8" Long & Patented 7-14-08 - The Tool Exchange
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    Thanks for the replies. I'll add a few drops of...

    Thanks for the replies. I'll add a few drops of detergent to my spray bottle & see if I notice better swarf removal.
  14. This - given all your constraints.

    This - given all your constraints.
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    Fluid for waterstones - what do you use??

    I'm looking for a better option than plain old tap water for sharpening on water stones (the non-soaking variety) & diamond plates.

    It seems that HoneRite Gold is no longer available in Oz - PWS...
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    Thanks Chris. I saw these, but they don't do an...

    Thanks Chris. I saw these, but they don't do an M18 :(
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    I was all set to buy the spherical washers from...

    I was all set to buy the spherical washers from Woodturner Wonders, but $US60 for shipping :oo::oo::oo:!! Seriously???

    Now looking for a local supplier at reasonable cost (to fit 18mm shift) ...
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    Oh no!! Beware the fake Fotek SSRs :oo: :oo: :oo:...

    Oh no!! Beware the fake Fotek SSRs :oo: :oo: :oo:

    Please be aware that online retailers are awash with fake Fotek SSR - they look identical to the real thing, but are made with vastly under-rated...
  19. I can also recommend Lars - his YouTube channel...

    I can also recommend Lars - his YouTube channel is a great resource, and beyound his beginner series, his couple of woodwork oriented videos are great. There are also a few other video tutorials that...
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    Well - that's the rookie mistake - believing the...

    Well - that's the rookie mistake - believing the Adobe marketing BS. They make it look like you can doe useful work with low specs (to sell their software - actually RENT it, you can't actually buy...
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    Well, that is the best example of the pot calling...

    Well, that is the best example of the pot calling the kettle black that I've seen in a long time!!

    Facebook is a security scourge, both at a product and corporate level. If you value the...
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    Possibly not a waste of time - I'll bet you...

    Possibly not a waste of time - I'll bet you tested the battery without any load??

    If you measure the batteries with a 150 ohm resistor in parallel to provide some load, you will possibly see a...
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    Agreed - I prefer the use of the word "crash" ...

    Agreed - I prefer the use of the word "crash" when it comes to vehicles - it perhaps raises more awareness of the seriousness of what has occurred.
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    The Format4 is top of the range. I don't thing...

    The Format4 is top of the range. I don't thing you would buy one for less than $40,000 and probably more than that!
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    NP - I would still replace the battery - if...

    NP -

    I would still replace the battery - if the time loss issue is relatively recent, battery it is likely cause. If its not attended to, low battery voltage can lead to other erratic PC behavior...
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    Low voltage of the battery is the most common...

    Low voltage of the battery is the most common cause of Real Time Clock (RTC) errors. Given the likely age of the machine (you said its running Win7) this is probably the issues. However there are...
  27. Any discount tickets for Forum members?

    Any discount tickets for Forum members?
  28. Any online ticket discounts for forum members?

    Any online ticket discounts for forum members?
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    Some details are on the Felder website:...

    Some details are on the Felder website:
    https://www.felder-group.com/fg-en/pcs.html

    "patent pending" so I guess we will see if Festool are as litigious as Gass was before he sold Sawstop.
    ...
  30. You might want to check out Affinity Photo (...

    You might want to check out Affinity Photo ( https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/photo/desktop/ )

    Its arguably on a par with PhotoShop at a fraction of the price (retails for about $AU80, but can...
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    Hi Derek, Any reason for three fretsaws,...

    Hi Derek,

    Any reason for three fretsaws, (other than he who dies with the most tools wins :wink:)?
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    N.S.W. Your probably right. Add to that, the number of...

    Your probably right. Add to that, the number of forum members who are in the right area to pick up an item is probably quite small. I often see items in Forum Marketplace that I would like, but they...
  33. Thread: eye muffs

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    I wear the Eye Muffs over my glasses - no...

    I wear the Eye Muffs over my glasses - no problem, they work well for me.
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    N.S.W. SOLD (via Gumtree - a LOT of enquires!!)

    SOLD (via Gumtree - a LOT of enquires!!)
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    N.S.W. Its now on Gumtree. If I don't get much response...

    Its now on Gumtree. If I don't get much response there after a week or so I'll add FleaBay.

    Price for forum members is cheaper than I posted on Gumtree.
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    N.S.W. No takers? I'm about to post to Gumtree.

    No takers?

    I'm about to post to Gumtree.
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    N.S.W. Hafco Bench Drill Press 2MT 16 Speed 1.0Hp

    In perfect working order.

    Upgraded with a precision Llambrich chuck, manufactured in Spain.
    The one piece chuck gear ring and sleeve eliminate the possibility of tooth breakage & the Jaws, Gear...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. huh - duplicated post!

    huh - duplicated post!
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Or did you consider this?? WoodRiver Adj Mouth...

    Or did you consider this??

    WoodRiver Adj Mouth Block Plane

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  40. Thread: New thicknesser

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    Having used both, I can state unequivocally that...

    Having used both, I can state unequivocally that the spiral vs helical difference is marginal at best - no where near a "nirvana" difference. Nearly all of the advantages are present in both styles...
  41. Thread: New thicknesser

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    https://www.machineryhouse.com.au/W815?gclid=CjwKC...

    https://www.machineryhouse.com.au/W815?gclid=CjwKCAiA_P3jBRAqEiwAZyWWaIlh1knmRJ-JZ3lzT4MjxflbrwHOG5Z0_pNd6As22DXOVOz20mmxXhoCe18QAvD_BwE

    The spiral head has several advantages. In your case the...
  42. Thread: Sawstop

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    WANTED:N.S.W.. :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: I live near salt water....

    :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    I live near salt water. g15 is the only thing that keeps rust at bay. I tried Camelia oil and a raft of other things, but G15 is way better than anything else I have tested.
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    Hi Derek, I'm intrigued that you are stropping...

    Hi Derek,

    I'm intrigued that you are stropping using green compound. If I recall from one of your previous posts, you are using the Spyderco ultra fine stone. That is about 2-3 microns. But green...
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    I have not had any real success with WD40 as a...

    I have not had any real success with WD40 as a preventative. I have used Ferro-pack G15 for a long time with great success. Many items are on the verandah, and I'm only 150m from salt water. I do...
  45. McJing have a cast iron shave with 2mm blade for...

    McJing have a cast iron shave with 2mm blade for $20 . No idea of the quality, but it might be worth looking at it. Given you want 20, Max might be willing to send one on a sale or return basis for...
  46. Thread: Bandsaw tension

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    This!!!!! :D

    This!!!!! :D
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    IIRC that was Wizard Australia (a.k.a. Wood Craft...

    IIRC that was Wizard Australia (a.k.a. Wood Craft Supplies), the guys at the wood shows who do the sandfleas & sanding mops. I have not seen them promoting that lift system for a while now.
    ...
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    Arlo from NetGear. ...

    Arlo from NetGear.
    https://www.arlo.com/au/products/default.aspx

    The free service for video capture storage has been more than sufficient .I've been using this for a few years and it's been...
  49. Yebbut, yebbut, yebbut, yebbut - climate...

    Yebbut, yebbut, yebbut, yebbut - climate change??? Faaake newwws!!!! Just ask Donald & Tony.
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    It's worse than that. Various tear downs show...

    It's worse than that. Various tear downs show that the components in many of these units are only capable of safely handling a fraction of the rated power draw.
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