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    Haha true. However, I am working in a 2 car...

    Haha true. However, I am working in a 2 car garage with single phase 240v, and fitting metal work in as well, so I think a bit large for me unfortunately.
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    I've been looking for a jointer but it's a bit...

    I've been looking for a jointer but it's a bit big for my needs... Tempting

    Looks like a great machine
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    Spindle rpm available? Bit size? Straight...

    Spindle rpm available?
    Bit size?
    Straight flute. Upcut, down cut?
    Number of flutes?
    Depth of cut?
  4. Nice! I've been contemplating the same design

    Nice!

    I've been contemplating the same design
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    Thanks for sharing. Very nice table setup

    Thanks for sharing.

    Very nice table setup
  6. Pays to shop around pretty much every year. Often...

    Pays to shop around pretty much every year. Often a great deal of variation without much reason that I can see.

    There does seem to be a tendency for the companies to gradually jack up the premium...
  7. Geez he is lucky to have you as a dad. I would...

    Geez he is lucky to have you as a dad.

    I would never drive without 3rd party insurance.

    In some countries the driver is insured rather than the car. Means you don't have to worry that someone...
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    The other term for the thin abrasive discs (used...

    The other term for the thin abrasive discs (used in angle grinders / Bobs diy setup) is "thin cut off disc"
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    Thanks for the photos. I was about to buy one...

    Thanks for the photos.

    I was about to buy one of these Sherwood "Industrial" ones to save doing the 2hp dusty mods myself, but finish looks lacking and I think better to save the money (~$250...
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    My phone is Android. I went to the application...

    My phone is Android. I went to the application properties / details and cleared the cache there
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    I was having the issue. Clearing cache seems...

    I was having the issue.

    Clearing cache seems to have fixed for me
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    I've mostly just cut MDF or ply up to 18mm. If...

    I've mostly just cut MDF or ply up to 18mm.

    If I was buying again I'd probably buy a better quality saw. The Bosch seemed ok when I looked years ago.

    But that's because now I have more money...
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    I have a Bayer track saw (Sydney tools) Works...

    I have a Bayer track saw (Sydney tools)

    Works ok for the money.

    A $30 Makita blade made a huge difference to cutting
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    SOLD: Might be a bit difficult for me to arrange at...

    Might be a bit difficult for me to arrange at present so count me out

    Thanks
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    SOLD: I'm interested. Any idea on weight and...

    I'm interested.

    Any idea on weight and dimensions?
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    Interesting. The relevant text: "You are...

    Interesting.

    The relevant text:

    "You are generally responsible for returning the product if it can be posted or easily returned. You are entitled to recover reasonable postage or transportation...
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    There is some loose terminology that might be...

    There is some loose terminology that might be confusing things.

    Jointer = used to make a straight surface on stock

    Thicknesser or Planer or Thickness Planer or Planer thicknesser (you will see...
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    Really? The business has to pay for return...

    Really?

    The business has to pay for return shipping from the consumer to the business?

    No store has ever come to my house and collected a faulty product, nor covered the cost of petrol / car...
  19. No reason they couldn't be made by machine. ...

    No reason they couldn't be made by machine.

    4th axis would be enough.
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    SOLD: Bern, I'll take it for $775

    Bern,

    I'll take it for $775
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    In NSW AGL was the best deal I could find. FIT...

    In NSW AGL was the best deal I could find.

    FIT 17c
    Supply ~29

    I often generate much more than I use. You can certainly get cheaper supply. I was with PowerShop before and paying ~22c, but FIT...
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    Fear over asbestos is not like gluten or a trend....

    Fear over asbestos is not like gluten or a trend. It's bloody rational.

    Very small amount of exposure to broken asbestos / asbestos dust can kill you years later.

    Unbroken / undisturbed...
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    Bernmc, I have a decent home built CNC Router...

    Bernmc,

    I have a decent home built CNC Router if you want to come and have a yarn and go through things.

    I'm a couple of suburbs over from you if I recall correctly.

    Send me a PM if you are...
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    I agree, do not jam a tight fitting stick in the...

    I agree, do not jam a tight fitting stick in the spindle bore and try to hold onto the other end.
  25. Thanks for the reply. I don't think the nominal...

    Thanks for the reply. I don't think the nominal 150cfm of the Fein is enough for fine dust.

    I have previous used it with a dust boot with 50mm PVC and then a short length of ~50mm vac hose. It did...
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    What are you planning to make? Almost none of...

    What are you planning to make?

    Almost none of the hobby machines are suitable for a real business.
  27. Forgot to mention: Shed has two roller doors on...

    Forgot to mention:
    Shed has two roller doors on one wall. No other venting, so there is no cross flow at all in current state.
  28. Dust (and noise mitigation) for mixed use shed

    Hi all,

    I have a CNC router which is a major dust generator. My shed is a double car garage (no car parking allowed, the shed is too valuable to waste on car storage). Small suburban block.

    My...
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    It's an expensive saw. If you have an issue past...

    It's an expensive saw. If you have an issue past 12 months warranty, you should be covered under Australian consumer law.

    One could argue that if registering results in 6 year warranty, that they...
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    Not ideal that he doesn't admit to receiving it...

    Not ideal that he doesn't admit to receiving it free until way into the video.

    Free product 'reviews' should be upfront and clear about the fact.

    The reality is that anyone getting a product...
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    Bernmc, May I ask what part of Newcastle you...

    Bernmc,

    May I ask what part of Newcastle you are in? (PM if you prefer not to post). I'm in Broadmeadow area.

    I would be keen to swap some tool / machine use at some point.

    I have a CNC...
  32. Look at BobL's posts about bell mouth hoods. He...

    Look at BobL's posts about bell mouth hoods. He has posted some nice photos showing the effects.
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    I've ordered some plug in LED battens to improve...

    I've ordered some plug in LED battens to improve my shed lighting. They are only about $21 each for 1200lumens.
    LEDVANCE LEDVALUE 1200mm Linear Linkable Batten 12W 220-240V 4K | 6.5K — The Light...
  34. Use fabric? Probably need a few more curved...

    Use fabric? Probably need a few more curved vertical supports.
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    It is very unfortunate that elective surgeries...

    It is very unfortunate that elective surgeries have to be cancelled.

    There are a number of reasons for cancelling non-urgent surgeries.

    Freeing up hospital beds is the most obvious but not most...
  36. For reference: The Super glue is not applied...

    For reference:

    The Super glue is not applied into a cut or wound (that is bad and will prevent healing).
    You need to hold the cut closed and apply a bridge of supeglue over the top.
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    Same here. 469074

    Same here.

    469074
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    Bob, shouldn't the Y axis units be watts not watt...

    Bob, shouldn't the Y axis units be watts not watt hours?

    Are the produced and consumed figures for the full 24 hours? To my eye looks like you've consumed more than produced over the 24 hours....
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    The secrecy was a major issue. No notification...

    The secrecy was a major issue. No notification that we had an acting Prime Minister.

    I don't have an issue with Scotty from marketing going on holiday. Follow the normal conventions. Leave someone...
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    Ironbark can be very hard, particularly if old...

    Ironbark can be very hard, particularly if old and dry.

    Predrilling may be needed.
  41. Unfortunately decent plywood is expensive and a...

    Unfortunately decent plywood is expensive and a bit harder to find in Australia.

    If you watch / read stuff from the USA you'll see them use heaps of Baltic birch. It's readily available and pretty...
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    I don't understand what this is? Don't you...

    I don't understand what this is?

    Don't you have a Z axis?
  43. HELP Sandblasting? Sometimes these trends are...

    Sandblasting?

    Sometimes these trends are pretty funny. A table that is uneven with ridges/edges meaning easy to knock things over and harder to clean...
  44. N.S.W. I'll buy! PM sent.

    I'll buy! PM sent.
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    N.S.W. I would grab this but I'm overseas until July...

    I would grab this but I'm overseas until July 2020...
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    N.S.W. Bugger, didn't see this until sold. I suspect...

    Bugger, didn't see this until sold.

    I suspect it's gone gone, but if sale falls through, I'll buy.
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    You could remake it. You could make a mold...

    You could remake it.

    You could make a mold using the broken one.

    Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    You may find the "earth" pin is not actually...

    You may find the "earth" pin is not actually connected to anything. A lot of Chinese spindles are missing the correct earth connection.

    Check with a multimeter for connection between each of the 4...
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    Imperial is not truely a base 12 system. It...

    Imperial is not truely a base 12 system.

    It just happens that there are 12 inches in a foot.

    It's not really any better to have a round number than a decimal. Eg cutting something accurately...
  50. Thread: Small CNC job

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    CNC can work very well for this, but may require...

    CNC can work very well for this, but may require a slightly different technique.

    Use a 30 V bit to cut the negative. Use the same bit to cut the positive inlay. The trick is to use thicker...
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