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  1. It can do the same job as the Chief says but...

    It can do the same job as the Chief says but you’d need to be very organised to say, cut all your grooves at once, then all your rebates without having to go back. To re-set it all up again is going...
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    I always appreciate the extra length of the toe...

    I always appreciate the extra length of the toe on the 5 over the 4. Helps to register/balance the plane.
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    Probably not much difference in quality given...

    Probably not much difference in quality given they’re a similar price. Check out the blade options - afaik the 254mm size is more common so you’ll have more choice and be readily available.
  4. Thread: Deleting account

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    Great to see your first post ! Welcome. Lots of...

    Great to see your first post ! Welcome. Lots of knowledgeable folks on he....oh nevermind...gone already ?
  5. Why can this thread be tagged as ‘important’ ? ...

    Why can this thread be tagged as ‘important’ ? Surely forum rule changes/security, safety re-calls or the like are the only posts ‘important’ here


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    'case it was posted in the wrong...
  6. Been giving ‘hand tools only’ a bit of thought...

    Been giving ‘hand tools only’ a bit of thought recently and one thing i’m stuck on is the initial ripping of kumiko strips with a handsaw. Seen Adrian Preda doing all by hand but Damn its a lot of...
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    I’d suggest just buying the pre-made bench tops. ...

    I’d suggest just buying the pre-made bench tops. Your project sounds significant with 8 metres of benches so buy them and focus on the rest. Is the material exactly the same in pre-made vs loose...
  10. Thread: Sliding bevel

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    Is the Veritas one still available? Veritas®...

    Is the Veritas one still available?
    Veritas® Sliding Bevels - Lee Valley Tools

    The Stanley one shown by Derek is excellent. Couldn’t see any for sale on epay aust though.
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    The fence is great, it locks down solid and is...

    The fence is great, it locks down solid and is easy to adjust with the rack and pinion.

    Rich, what are you saying ? Healthcare is cheap enough not to have to worry about sawstop ?
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    I second the dewalt dw745 in portable saws.

    I second the dewalt dw745 in portable saws.
  13. Seems to be a few posts like that...

    Seems to be a few posts like that recently.......and don’t forget to hit that subscribe button !
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    Don’t forget a router plane, they’re great for...

    Don’t forget a router plane, they’re great for tenons ! Hahaha it never ends.
    Think i’ve seen people use a chisel and paring block for mitred dovetails.

    Have you seen Paul Sellers videos on YT ?...
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    Why is this thread allowed to be marked important...

    Why is this thread allowed to be marked important ?
  16. Thread: Micro workshop?

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    I think noise will be your biggest hurdle, can...

    I think noise will be your biggest hurdle, can the neighbours see you ? My neighbours are fairly close but can’t see me so may not attribute all noise to me, on a balcony it could be hard to hide.
    ...
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    I bought an aldi metal chuck 18v brushless drill...

    I bought an aldi metal chuck 18v brushless drill earlier this year, it was their red/maroon colour. Went well for a few months until the chuck fell out ! Returned it and bought the ozito with same...
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    Google the holzwerken workbench, has a track saw...

    Google the holzwerken workbench, has a track saw not table saw but is an all one bench with router and fences
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    Thunder !

    Thunder !
  20. So is it a sawn off Number 8 or a genuine 7.5 ?

    So is it a sawn off Number 8 or a genuine 7.5 ?
  21. Thread: Chris Hall

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    He has updated his page with health news in the...

    He has updated his page with health news in the last few months but appears to be cracking on with a project at the moment and that is the subject of his last few posts.
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    It is a serious issue and hope it all goes well...

    It is a serious issue and hope it all goes well Bob.
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    Public toilets have had those holes for years !

    Public toilets have had those holes for years !
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    I think you’ll need the brace under the vice to...

    I think you’ll need the brace under the vice to stop it sagging with the orientation of those face glued pieces unsupported. In Frank K’s version he has a piece in the opposite direction to negate...
  25. It’s gumtree - offer him to swap it all for a set...

    It’s gumtree - offer him to swap it all for a set of VN interceptor rims :U
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    I just looked up Accoya Pine and it’s radiata...

    I just looked up Accoya Pine and it’s radiata pine modified with acetylation ? Is it like pine to work with or does the modification change it ?

    Sam
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    Congrats on your first post ! These things...

    Congrats on your first post ! These things shouldnt be rushed.

    Re the saw - what do commercial models have ? Most are in the centre of the table arent they ?
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    For hardwood buy F17 kdhw from mitre 10 or...

    For hardwood buy F17 kdhw from mitre 10 or another builders timber/hardware shop ie not Bunnings. It’s structural framing timber and is vic ash/ tas oak (or very close to, and close enough for a...
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    Check the whole thing, including the drawer sides...

    Check the whole thing, including the drawer sides and back is actually solid wood (if that’s what your after) ! A pitfall might be that you end up with a lot unusable bits to get rid of. Are you...
  30. The 10 minute workshop on youtube reviews cheaper...

    The 10 minute workshop on youtube reviews cheaper track saws regularly and his lidl/Parkside brand saw that appears similar to the ozito recently came up pretty well. From memory his Aldi saw which...
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    I’ve been watching the luban planes on finetools...

    I’ve been watching the luban planes on finetools for awhile (while waiting for a muji plane to be listed as in stock)and at one stage lubans were significantly cheaper than timbecon. Last time I...
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    Chris Hall - The Carpentry Way

    Upsetting news From Chris Hall regarding his health
    https://thecarpentryway.blog/

    My thoughts are with you and your family Chris.
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    Ban scary sharp

    Ban scary sharp
  34. Yes we can see you’re excited, the same thing is...

    Yes we can see you’re excited, the same thing is posted 3 times !
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    VICTORIA There was someone on here a recently looking for...

    There was someone on here a recently looking for a dewalt table saw in vic

    https://www.woodworkforums.com/f228/dewalt-dw745ex-table-227574
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    VICTORIA Might be a good idea just to reply/post where you...

    Might be a good idea just to reply/post where you live in vic. Also a list with model numbers or details of exactly what you’re selling. 6k worth of stuff requires some info...could include the...
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    Hi Ray, How many plane blades and chisels did...

    Hi Ray,
    How many plane blades and chisels did you start off with or how many have you processed over years ? Sounds like a massive job.

    Sam
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    Sydney tools demo’d a Chicago hush vs a Belt...

    Sydney tools demo’d a Chicago hush vs a Belt driven for me and the Chicago one was quieter.
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    No idea of the reason but my Milwaukee one had...

    No idea of the reason but my Milwaukee one had the blade on the left hand side (same side as my body if using right handed) and I found that an issue mostly when using a speed square to cross cut a...
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    Cordless track saw ! Great excuse

    Cordless track saw ! Great excuse
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    Bob, a quick google search doesn’t bring up...

    Bob, a quick google search doesn’t bring up anything regarding dust and stroke do you have a source ? Also it’s been on my mind (and sorry to hijack the thread) but what dust risk do hand tools...
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    Looks like a great course. What species of...

    Looks like a great course. What species of timber were you supplied with for the Kumiko ? Pine ?
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I’m in

    I’m in
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    The slab in it’s own may cantilever 900 but if...

    The slab in it’s own may cantilever 900 but if one of your heavy mates leans or sits on that end you could get a big enough deflection to spill the drinks !
  45. $27 ($215/8) an accurate cut sounds like a...

    $27 ($215/8) an accurate cut sounds like a bargain to me. You’ll be home by lunch with the cuts done and ready to go.
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    The whole forum website was blocked at the vic...

    The whole forum website was blocked at the vic govt high school I worked at !!!
  47. Ian is right. Unfortunately there aren’t any...

    Ian is right. Unfortunately there aren’t any shortcuts here and if you’ve seen ‘commercial/bespoke’ sun lounges for sale at eye watering prices you now how they arrive at that figure. It’s a lot...
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    I have a Dewalt dw745 which is similar but a...

    I have a Dewalt dw745 which is similar but a smaller table (?) and it’s great except for the noise, fence is rock solid and easy to adjust. Search for that model here as there’s a few threads about...
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    Thank you for the replies.

    Thank you for the replies.
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    I went yesterday morning and thought the venue...

    I went yesterday morning and thought the venue was great, even went thru the museum next door afterwards. Parked a few streets away near a relatives house and walked down. Plenty of timber there...
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