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  1. Yes. This was a plus for the DeWalt compared to...

    Yes. This was a plus for the DeWalt compared to similar offerings from other manufactures. I can stack a 6mm and a 4mm flat top blade set on mine.

    Cheers
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    Thanks for posting kamusur. I'm partial to using...

    Thanks for posting kamusur. I'm partial to using a threaded rod as a round file for wood. Works a treat.

    Cheers
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    A cheaper solution is to just clamp your track to...

    A cheaper solution is to just clamp your track to a large rafter square. It works a treat and is well worth the $20!

    Cheers
  4. I put a Diablo D1060XZ on mine. It's a 60 tooth...

    I put a Diablo D1060XZ on mine. It's a 60 tooth blade. Great improvement over the original blade and it works fine with the riving knife.

    Cheers
  5. Ive got one too - and thought about integrating...

    Ive got one too - and thought about integrating it into a workbench. In the end I did the same as PFH and put it on a rolling cabinet that slides away under my workbench.

    I tend to use my track...
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    D.W's post suggesting you buy a view scope, is a...

    D.W's post suggesting you buy a view scope, is a good one. When I got into to sharpening knives I bought a little usb microscope (they are quite cheap) which allows you to see the 'edge' on your...
  7. Thread: Never again

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    Looking good. Great job! - - - Updated - - - ...

    Looking good. Great job!

    - - - Updated - - -

    Did they end up replacing the sander?
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    Gee, I remember seeing these in Bunnies and...

    Gee, I remember seeing these in Bunnies and thinking at $75 they must be too cheap to be any good.

    At $2990 maybe the quality has improved :oo:
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    My list is nearly the same and I still put it off...

    My list is nearly the same and I still put it off for tomorrow.

    Sturdee, sorry to hear about your situation. I hope the treatment works out and that list can grow a bit.

    Cheers
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    For clarity's sake, what is the issue with the...

    For clarity's sake, what is the issue with the cyclone option? Is it because the fittings just can't be change to 6"?

    I'm asking as I will have to do something quite similar down the road.
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  11. Thread: Never again

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    Bugger! That is indeed a run of bad luck....

    Bugger! That is indeed a run of bad luck. Hopefully it will just get replaced.

    Now we'll really see if their customer service is up to scratch.

    Cheers
  12. Thread: Never again

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    It's a shame their communication was not better....

    It's a shame their communication was not better. A lot of business are struggling and some use covid as an excuse for their sloppy service.

    What is really noticeable to me, is that, those...
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    Welcome aboard. Orange is a nice part of the...

    Welcome aboard. Orange is a nice part of the world!

    Enjoy your retirement.
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    Also be careful with the surface where the guitar...

    Also be careful with the surface where the guitar makes contact with the stand. A lot of expensive guitars are still finished in Nitro and it reacts with a lot of rubber/plastic products.

    Cheers
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    I've been thinking about a better bench myself...

    I've been thinking about a better bench myself but I don't have the gear to deal with rough sawn timber.

    I'm tempted to try the Cosman idea of using multiple layers of mdf for the top surface.
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    Yes the bench looks great! And a nice little...

    Yes the bench looks great! And a nice little stash of timber behind it.

    Good luck with the box.
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    I think the scribing feature allows you to make a...

    I think the scribing feature allows you to make a very shallow cut before making the full cut to provide a very clean cut.

    CHeers
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    Sorry no experience with the Detroit other than...

    Sorry no experience with the Detroit other than considering it when I was looking at Tracksaws. I put off buying for years because I just couldn't decide - in the end I also went with the TS55. It...
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    Hi Mountain Ash, It's a Lie Nielsen #4 - and...

    Hi Mountain Ash,

    It's a Lie Nielsen #4 - and yes the handles are Cherry.

    It's my first Lie Nielsen - I thought I'd find out whether all the hype is true.

    Cheers

    Glenn
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    This turned up today. 501114 I am pretty...

    This turned up today.

    501114

    I am pretty impressed so far and look forward to giving it a challenging work out. I am still on the hunt for a number # 7.

    Thanks for all the very helpful...
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    Thanks Chief. I appreciate the information. ...

    Thanks Chief. I appreciate the information.

    Cheers
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    Thanks Ian - that makes perfect sense. I'm...

    Thanks Ian - that makes perfect sense. I'm already on the lookout for one.

    Cheers
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    Hi Chief - was that a special blade or did you...

    Hi Chief - was that a special blade or did you just by a spare blade and hone it to 50 degrees? Thanks.
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    Thank you all. You are so generous with you time...

    Thank you all. You are so generous with you time and wise advice.
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    Thanks everybody for the thought provoking posts....

    Thanks everybody for the thought provoking posts.

    Ian, I hadn't even considered getting a 7 - but I find it an intriguing suggestion and one I will consider.

    Derek i also hadn't considered a...
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    Which plane to buy next?

    Hi all,

    I Haven't posted for a while but have recently retired and able to spend much more time in the shed. I want to expand my plane collection which currently consists of a Luban Low Angle Jack...
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    Looks like a Tweed Deluxe or a Champ cabinet -...

    Looks like a Tweed Deluxe or a Champ cabinet - why not finish in tweed or tolex?

    Any gloss finish is going to get scratched the first time you take it to a gig.

    Cheers
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    I don't agree dogs are more important than family...

    I don't agree dogs are more important than family - they are family. They become your best mate in a flash and there is nothing harder thing than saying good bye to one.

    I have had dogs all my...
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    I buy from them regularly and there service is...

    I buy from them regularly and there service is excellent and a visit to their shop is a pleasant experience with plenty to look at. But don't expect to see boutique brands - more fit for purpose...
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    Welcome aboard. You can never have too many...

    Welcome aboard. You can never have too many guitars or tools to make guitars.

    Cheers
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    All I could get was the small size - I had to...

    All I could get was the small size - I had to drill and file to get it fit on the grinder. It needed to be supported with two very large washers.

    Cheers
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    N.S.W. Not a problem riverbuilder - just me making a...

    Not a problem riverbuilder - just me making a dumb joke.

    It looks like a good grinder - wish I'd seen it before i bought a new one a couple of weeks back.

    Cheers
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    N.S.W. Going by the pictures it must be a northern...

    Going by the pictures it must be a northern hemisphere model :D:)
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    VICTORIA The Waterstone arrived safe and sound today. ...

    The Waterstone arrived safe and sound today.

    Thanks for packing it so well and posting so quickly.

    Appreciate it :2tsup:
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    Awh you're just showing off! :2tsup: But nice...

    Awh you're just showing off! :2tsup:

    But nice work!
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    +1 on the Triton MOF001. I find it to be a good...

    +1 on the Triton MOF001. I find it to be a good all round but I do have a little Makita for trim work.
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    Welcome Brian. Good to have you aboard. Leave...

    Welcome Brian.

    Good to have you aboard. Leave some of the stupid questions for me :)

    Cheers
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    I'm having good results except for end grain. For...

    I'm having good results except for end grain. For end grain I still need to finish on a stone and hone.

    I expect its just me - so I'll keep on experimenting.

    Cheers
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    VICTORIA Yes - that's a big 'I'll Take It' Thanks.

    Yes - that's a big 'I'll Take It'

    Thanks.
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    VICTORIA Ok. Sold. PM me your bank details and I'll...

    Ok. Sold.

    PM me your bank details and I'll send you the money.

    Thanks

    Glenn
  41. Thread: Fret Saw

    by Fluddman
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    Sorry cant add anything about the blade but I...

    Sorry cant add anything about the blade but I purchased the 3 inch one but I wish I'd bought the next size up. It always seem to be a smidge too small for my dovetail work.
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    VICTORIA Hi - would you do $90 posted? Thanks

    Hi - would you do $90 posted?

    Thanks
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    Positive thoughts. All the best.

    Positive thoughts. All the best.
  44. Paypal. And have had no drama.

    Paypal. And have had no drama.
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    Thanks for preserving with this - I am soaking it...

    Thanks for preserving with this - I am soaking it up and having limited success.

    I don't think I am getting it quite as sharp as when I hone with a stone and strop. But it does seem to last.
    ...
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    You're looking at this all wrong! :; The only...

    You're looking at this all wrong! :;

    The only reason to take on domestic improvements is to justify buying more gear.

    Why settle for a belt sander. Opportunity don't knock all that often!
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    N.S.W. Thanks Ruddy. The parcel arrived today safe and...

    Thanks Ruddy. The parcel arrived today safe and sound.

    Thanks for packing so well and sending so quickly.

    All the best!
  48. Thread: New Toy

    by Fluddman
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    What a ripper. Don't think it's going to move...

    What a ripper. Don't think it's going to move around on you!

    Enjoy
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    N.S.W. Ruddy - i think you just put the price up. You...

    Ruddy - i think you just put the price up. You already had it down to $210. You must be from marketing :D.
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    N.S.W. I'll take it. Thanks

    I'll take it. Thanks
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