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    The Triton TRA001 and Makita RP2301FC can be...

    The Triton TRA001 and Makita RP2301FC can be adjusted from above the table.
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    Feast Watson sanding sealers (and other wood...

    Feast Watson sanding sealers (and other wood flour sanding sealers) don't seal the wood in the normal sense of the word seal - lacquer sanding sealer is different in this regard as well. With wood...
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    Hi Don, I'm thinking you mean sanding sealer?...

    Hi Don, I'm thinking you mean sanding sealer? Lacquer sanding sealer is a bit different from the Feast Watson sanding sealer. The Feast Watson is more of a 'traditional' sanding sealer, much like a...
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    That tiling job is great. I'm doing my laundry at...

    That tiling job is great. I'm doing my laundry at the moment and found the same thing, the tiles ended at the toe kick. Fortunately I didn't have to do anything with the floor tiles as the new...
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    What about using another piece of timber that...

    What about using another piece of timber that sits on top of the legs. Screw the intermediary piece into the leg and then screw the top on the intermediary piece, with holes 43mm wide. In the paint...
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    My understanding is that wood will move in all...

    My understanding is that wood will move in all directions but generally any movement that is not tangential to the grain is small enough to be negligible in comparison. That said, if the top is fixed...
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    Hopefully the dodgy paint drawing makes sense....

    Hopefully the dodgy paint drawing makes sense. Orange and yellow are holes larger than the screw you intend to use. Use a screw and washer so the washer sits against the counterbore and allows the...
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    N.S.W. Yes, if you take it apart, it will fit. Just...

    Yes, if you take it apart, it will fit. Just bring an XL garbage bag to put the pleated filter in. The base the motor/impeller and castors are attached to is about 900mmx600mm. The filter and housing...
  9. The Veritas router plane and plow plane are...

    The Veritas router plane and plow plane are absolute delights to use. My only other 2c would be echoing Ian's sentiment about the slow Norris adjuster. The normal Veritas adjusters are pretty precise...
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    I'd also recommend the Veritas sliding bevel,...

    I'd also recommend the Veritas sliding bevel, nice to use and obtainable without making a blood sacrifice. I have one of IanW's mini sliding bevels and it is even nicer to use and lockdown, but you...
  11. Oh man, I've given you a bum steer. I previously...

    Oh man, I've given you a bum steer. I previously just had a look at specs and the hose for the GAS M is 35mm but the fitting at the end of the hose looks pretty much exactly like the VAC024 small...
  12. There is a Bosch adaptor (VAC024...

    There is a Bosch adaptor (VAC024) which has a small end that will fit snugly on ports meant for 27mm Festool hose fittings like the Domino and ETS sander. The larger end fits a 38mm Shopvac hose,...
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    Bootle in Loganholme are great to deal with but...

    Bootle in Loganholme are great to deal with but unfortunately you can't really select your boards, you get what you get. Watts wood in Salisbury is pretty good as well and they have a rack section...
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    Nice bench, nice vice, nice SCMS! And about that...

    Nice bench, nice vice, nice SCMS! And about that Bosch glide - how are you finding it for accuracy?
  15. I made a step stool out of surian cedar, also...

    I made a step stool out of surian cedar, also quite soft, about 3 months ago. Two coats of oil based Feast Watson semi gloss poly and so far it's held up fine with daily use. The poly definitely...
  16. How was it stored? If you put it cupped side down...

    How was it stored? If you put it cupped side down in the sun (not that there is much sun today) it may flatten out again. Was the last cut a resaw or plane down to final thickness?
  17. I find it a lot easier to square off tenon...

    I find it a lot easier to square off tenon shoulders with a chisel. Put the stock in the vice or on your bench and use the chisel vertically. If the chisel work feels clumsy or not accurate enough,...
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    Looks a lot like spotted gum. Does it feel...

    Looks a lot like spotted gum. Does it feel slightly slick or greasy? It'll also be very hard and very dense. Any pictures of the end grain?


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    They're a bit pricey but the TCT forstner bits...

    They're a bit pricey but the TCT forstner bits from Timbecon are really excellent. They're out of 25mm but do have 24mm in stock which would align with your plans to pare down the dowels.
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    I'm taking this one - spoken to newqlder about it...

    I'm taking this one - spoken to newqlder about it already but forgot to update here :B
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    You can get 200gm bags of hide glue from the...

    You can get 200gm bags of hide glue from the forum owner HIDE GLUE - Joiners Pearl Glue if you still feel so inclined.
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    If you do use silicone 'inside' the frame and the...

    If you do use silicone 'inside' the frame and the tape together then you'll want to switch to a structural tape. These open cell tapes allows air and moisture to pass through so the silicone can...
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    If you use tape, use PE or PVC tape. Avoid any...

    If you use tape, use PE or PVC tape. Avoid any 'structural' tapes as they will likely be made for construction use where the glass is being stuck to aluminium and may also be open cell so any silicon...
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    That's really nice. Your joints look...

    That's really nice. Your joints look fantastically tight.
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    QUEENSLAND I most certainly do! I've sent you a private...

    I most certainly do! I've sent you a private message.
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    QUEENSLAND If this hasn't been taken yet, I will take it.

    If this hasn't been taken yet, I will take it.
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    Very nice. Really like the grey velvet and the...

    Very nice. Really like the grey velvet and the striped fabric on the lid interior.
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    QUEENSLAND I'm pretty sure Bob is in the Gympie area. ...

    I'm pretty sure Bob is in the Gympie area.

    I'd be interested in the timber too, photos and dimensions please.
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    The second time I did the glue up, I took my time...

    The second time I did the glue up, I took my time getting the edges jointed just right with a #6. Glued up in 2 sets, 4 boards and 3 boards, then glued those together. Much less stress and the...
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    I think I'm with AlexS and Moxon on this one (not...

    I think I'm with AlexS and Moxon on this one (not that I'm an expert). The edges of my irons are curved away to avoid track lines when face planing but the rest of the blade isn't cambered. I'm a...
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    I've got the same Carb i Tool 6 flute (TSS 13...

    I've got the same Carb i Tool 6 flute (TSS 13 1/2) that Lappa and lovetoride have. Does a great job in a TRA001 at speed 3.

    Timbecon have their version on sale at the moment. I have a few...
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    This may not just be a Carbatec thing. Triton in...

    This may not just be a Carbatec thing. Triton in Australia themselves are terrible for parts, it seems like they stock nothing here. All they do is point you to a UK website for spare parts.
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    This spotted gum bench was sanded to 180 then 1...

    This spotted gum bench was sanded to 180 then 1 coat (2 coats are recommended) of Osmo PolyX extra thin clear applied. It needs to cure for a few days and looks a bit 'muddy' during this time. It's a...
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    The fence is essential for jointing. You run one...

    The fence is essential for jointing. You run one of the wide face of a board over the jointer first, then use that face to reference against the fence to get a 90 degree edge to that face. You could...
  35. I'm a bit late to this thread but pine is...

    I'm a bit late to this thread but pine is perfectly fine for a workbench - or I hope it is because it's what mine is made out of. Bunnings 90x45 MGP10. About $90 total for all the wood for the...
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    I've used a 6 flute 50mm Carb i tool surface...

    I've used a 6 flute 50mm Carb i tool surface planer bit (TSS 13 1/2) in a TRA001 with no burning or ruination of the bit. But the TRA001 does have speed control and it was wound down to 14500 rpm.
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    How big is your table going to be? I've done a...

    How big is your table going to be? I've done a countertop out of spotted gum which is just under the 1000kg/m3 density and at 2000x600x38mm it is just manageable working alone. Flipping it over is a...
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    N.S.W. You're missing doug3030's point - it's not how...

    You're missing doug3030's point - it's not how convenient a deposit is or isn't, it's the trustworthiness of the seller. If the seller is willing to double deal and sell to someone else when they've...
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    A.C.T. It's a wet grinder. The smoky gray plastic bit in...

    It's a wet grinder. The smoky gray plastic bit in the last photo is the trough for the wheel.
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    Superb. Hat off to your dedication, finding the...

    Superb. Hat off to your dedication, finding the time and energy to keep plugging away at such a large project is something else.
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    You could also paint the carcass white, so using...

    You could also paint the carcass white, so using pine or plywood won't be an issue - and with the careful application of filler and sanding you can hide any/many imperfections. Put Tas Oak drawer...
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    I've got one of the Carbatec granite surfaces -...

    I've got one of the Carbatec granite surfaces - imo, just get it. You'll never need to worry about 'is my surface flat' again. As long as you don't drop it, it's a lifetime tool. I do abuse mine a...
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    If you have a steam cleaner/clothes steamer,...

    If you have a steam cleaner/clothes steamer, steam also works well with making Titebond and other PVA and hide glues come apart. You can make your own buttons as elan suggests or use pre made ones...
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    Edit: double post

    Edit: double post
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    Can't add much to the experts - but I can throw...

    Can't add much to the experts - but I can throw in a recommendation for a Spear and Jackson resharpenable handsaw, and you can get it from Bunnings. You can get good quality saw files from Jim Davey...
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    QUEENSLAND I'm seeing photos of a ruler in both posts. Do I...

    I'm seeing photos of a ruler in both posts. Do I need another ruler? Probably not. But I'll take one anyway. Sending you a PM.
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    Out of curiosity, what made it difficult? Was it...

    Out of curiosity, what made it difficult? Was it genuine mahogany?
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    A good vice will save you endless frustration -...

    A good vice will save you endless frustration - if you're not too keen on spending on a new Dawn/Veritas/ HNT Gordon, check out ebay and Gumtree for second hand vices. Old Dawn vices without quick...
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    My 15 year old kitchen, laundry, and bathrooms...

    My 15 year old kitchen, laundry, and bathrooms with laminated MDF cabinet doors would beg to differ with your sentiment. I'm the third owner and it's was previously rented out for 6+ years, so the...
  50. I've got a Woodstar which is rebadged Scheppach...

    I've got a Woodstar which is rebadged Scheppach (or is it the other way around). For a hobbyist or for someone on a budget I'd say it is a genuinely good option. The dust collection isn't as good as...
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