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    Build a cradle that holds the legs so the edge is...

    Build a cradle that holds the legs so the edge is point up then use a router to cut out a mortice on the edge.

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  2. Yesterday I turned the tarp into a tent. It now...

    Yesterday I turned the tarp into a tent. It now has large open side however it is completely covered. The vertical pole is a sapwood bark board so it is waste.

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  3. Doug that was my concern with the gazebo - I am...

    Doug that was my concern with the gazebo - I am thinking that I will stick with the tarp but using Steel Fence Posts to make an under cover area that is durable, airy and dry.
  4. I opened up the long side so the timber is out of...

    I opened up the long side so the timber is out of the rain but the air gets in. - Will do until the gazebo.
  5. Hi - It has been now 8 months since the logs were...

    Hi - It has been now 8 months since the logs were milled for the last 7 months they have been sitting in the rear sun room of my last place however I needed to move house and now I have relocated to...
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    Pissssssed Off

    Pissssssed Off
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    Market Rules

    Market Rules
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    I am interested in the whole lot depending on...

    I am interested in the whole lot depending on price
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    I had a look at the Woodfast TS315B and it looks...

    I had a look at the Woodfast TS315B and it looks like it comes with far more in the basic package like Outrigger, full on dust hood on an arm for a few $1000 less.

    However Woodfast TS315B comes...
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    I have a Hammer B3 winner the version with the...

    I have a Hammer B3 winner the version with the spindle moulder (with collet adapters to take 1/4" and 1/2" router bits and 30mm bits) and I opted for the medium size sliding table (1250 mm). I think...
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    I awoke this morning with an idea that may...

    I awoke this morning with an idea that may reconcile the varied concerns while further increasing the tables rigidity.

    By turning the single sided V dovetails into double side sliding butterflies...
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    Looking at this image and gauging size by his...

    Looking at this image and gauging size by his finger nails - it looks like the stretcher ends are max 50 x 50 its only in the middle were it has the bridal joint that it expands to 90 high so to...
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    Fine woodworking published an article on this...

    Fine woodworking published an article on this sliding dovetail and tabletops I will dig it up tomorrow to get it from the horses mouth.
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    Adding a bottom stretcher would maker it less...

    Adding a bottom stretcher would maker it less prone to racking. However in all the antiques I have seen the bottom stretcher always gets the kicked out of it. Because people rest their feet on it.
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    Maybe its not clear from the drawings but their...

    Maybe its not clear from the drawings but their are 4 legs with a total of eight 10mm dowel pins. That much draw bored joinery should in theory be plenty strong.
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    I agree a good solid chamfer is essential....

    I agree a good solid chamfer is essential. Especially in a piece with such a strong Arts & Craft aesthetic,

    I am a high school woodwork teacher, I have a degree and a post graduate degree in...
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    I quickly drew some dovetails in assorted sizes....

    I quickly drew some dovetails in assorted sizes. Honestly only the 50 x 60 one looks okay the others are way to big. Otherwise we make the table 35mm thick and add a 4th dovetailed stretcher in to...
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    The idea of the V came from this piece. I think...

    The idea of the V came from this piece. I think it is very striking feature.

    Thinking aloud

    The question of the shoulder is valid. Is it the shoulder in conjunction with the dovetail or the...
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    Sorry if some of my CAD is wonky I am no expert....

    Sorry if some of my CAD is wonky I am no expert.

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    The design has evolved from the figure 8 washer...

    The design has evolved from the figure 8 washer towards sliding dovetails.

    I like the look of the lattice frame structure, the two longitudinal under table structure members are almost decorative....
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    You are right alignment would be a challenge...

    You are right alignment would be a challenge having the table in two halves.

    When routing with a dovetail bit. You never remove the bulk of the material directly with the dovetail bit. Because the...
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    Great to hear from you Mike well from anyone. I...

    Great to hear from you Mike well from anyone. I was getting lonely.

    The top will be quarter sawn Eglish oak so cupping is not a possible problem.

    I have thought of using sliding dovetails....
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    MY Trestle Table Design Feedback Sought

    I have some large size Quarter sawn English Oak. As it is drying I am starting the design process, by the time I finish the design and build all the jigs the timber will be ready.

    Here is my take...
  24. This thread caught my interest because I have...

    This thread caught my interest because I have been eyeing a LN No. 164 Low Angle Smooth Plane. I have been wanting a bevel up bench plane because I dont have one but I dislike the Norris adjuster but...
  25. The tarnish needs a soft mild abrasive and elbow...

    The tarnish needs a soft mild abrasive and elbow grease here are a few options.

    Clean rag + rust inhibitor (My preferred is G15 Corrosion Inhibitor) + U-Beaut Tripoli Powder + Elbow grease...
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    Fear is not rational. We are seeing panic buying....

    Fear is not rational. We are seeing panic buying.

    I do not know what to make of this Covid-19. Governments says its nothing no worse then the common flu (not wanting to cause a panic) but then...
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    People are afraid - I took trip to Woolworths...

    People are afraid - I took trip to Woolworths today (Regional Victoria). Very busy, crowded.

    The staff were sanitising and wiping down shopping trolleys and baskets.

    Toilet paper all gone...
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    A company I order Jewellery tools for school...

    A company I order Jewellery tools for school cannot fill my full order at this time saying that stuff is not being shipped or is stuck in customs due to the virus.

    Globalisation has been with us...
  29. Yes simple polite English is fine. State you...

    Yes simple polite English is fine.

    State you want Sigma Power Select II Ceramic Water Stones and that you want these grits and a photo will help.

    Shipping to Aus and he can get it.

    I have...
  30. No one in Australia will sell those. Tools from...

    No one in Australia will sell those. Tools from Japan used to be the best source otherwise I would buy them direct out from Japan. But with the weak Aus dollar they are way expensive now.

    I bought...
  31. Thread: Linisher

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    I got the RM-48 - Radius Master Pedestal Belt...

    I got the RM-48 - Radius Master Pedestal Belt Grinder / Linisher - Series 2 for my schools metal workshop.

    I bought it through total tools.

    The Radius Master is solid the motor does not bog...
  32. Thread: Linisher

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    Welcome you should post in...

    Welcome you should post in https://www.woodworkforums.com/f155

    For metalwork I can recommend the Radius Master Belt Grinders made is Australia and versatile. However it maybe outside your budget.
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    VICTORIA I am interested

    I am interested
  34. Thanks for the link and tonight I will try with...

    Thanks for the link and tonight I will try with some adjustment to see what works.
  35. Please Explain - Guides Position Influancing Cut

    I have a Hammer 4400 Bandsaw with ceramic guides and on the weekend I took of the top guide assembly for a quick clean. Dust and stuff.

    I then remounted the guides, however after remounting the...
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    Recomendation Cordless Drill For Kids

    I need to purchase a general purpose Cordless Drill for school kids I am looking for something robust and durable but small enough so kids can feel confidant with it. Can anyone recommend a make and...
  37. QUEENSLAND I will take Peter Galbert- Chairmaker's notebook...

    I will take Peter Galbert- Chairmaker's notebook $60 postage to Traralgon 3844 VIC
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    How To Route This M&T Joint

    I want to start using this style of M&T joint in a few pieces. I like the look of flat faced rungs/stretchers intersecting the round posts/legs. Where the rail / stretcher has a half round top and...
  39. ANYONE GOING PAST: Ian will do

    Ian will do
  40. ANYONE GOING PAST: Ian - When do you think you will be coming...

    Ian - When do you think you will be coming through to Traralgon? And how much?
  41. ANYONE GOING PAST: It is

    It is
  42. ANYONE GOING PAST: The guy in Warragul is away but he will be home...

    The guy in Warragul is away but he will be home in 3 days he will then send me the dimensions.
  43. ANYONE GOING PAST: Hi Ian I will find out exact dimensions.

    Hi Ian I will find out exact dimensions.
  44. ANYONE GOING PAST: Gippsland Timber from Warragul to Traralgon

    I purchased some timber in Warragul and now find I have no means to move the stash to Traralgon.

    I am in need of anyone who goes from Warragul to Traralgon and who can move a small pile less than...
  45. Cheers I will pass on the information - I assume...

    Cheers I will pass on the information - I assume its of no use or vale.
  46. Tool Identification Specialist Hand Drill

    A friend acquired a house that was filled with old tools. The man was a German migrant who brought a bunch of German tools with him.


    Can anyone explain what this tool is. It is some kind of hand...
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    Nah never - I am just not that into Japanese...

    Nah never - I am just not that into Japanese thing’s. :;
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    I have seen them and I think of them as a kind of...

    I have seen them and I think of them as a kind of oddity
    I think that the value of a Japanese kanna blade is its mass plus the steel, just having the steel is like having the fruit skin without the...
  49. :doh: Dry so i would need to add 20% to get a...

    :doh: Dry so i would need to add 20% to get a better figure

    I will rig some kind of shade cloth for the timber
  50. Questions: 1 - Is direct sunlight an issue for...

    Questions:

    1 - Is direct sunlight an issue for drying timber? I placed the oak against the wall and it gets no direct sun, however the plane boards do get direct sun. People have said that the...
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