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    SOLD: Wow. I wish I was in SA.

    Wow. I wish I was in SA.
  2. SOLD: I'll take the No. 27 for $65 plus postage,...

    I'll take the No. 27 for $65 plus postage, thanks.
    PM sent
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    Nova Comet II DR would be a very good alternative...

    Nova Comet II DR would be a very good alternative and much better quality than anything from H&F (imho):
    Nova Comet II DR Midi Lathe - EVS with Digital Readout | Carbatec
  4. On any plane an adjustable mouth allows for...

    On any plane an adjustable mouth allows for taking thinner or thicker shavings. Wider the mouth, thicker the shaving.

    Wider = coarser; narrower = finer. By just a fraction, of course.

    A...
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    Quite bizarre isn't it!

    Quite bizarre isn't it!
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    Wowsers! The same seller has 2000 model rip...

    Wowsers! The same seller has 2000 model rip fences and cross-cut fences too!
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    QUEENSLAND Hi, is the iron width 2 3/8" or 2 1/4"? Thanks

    Hi, is the iron width 2 3/8" or 2 1/4"?
    Thanks
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    SOLD: Marketplace rules: "Price must be included, add...

    Marketplace rules:
    "Price must be included, add ONO (Or Nearest Offer) if price is negotiable. If you are not not sure of a price, add a ballpark figure"
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    Great looking bandsaw! NLA Trove has lots of...

    Great looking bandsaw!

    NLA Trove has lots of hits for Nile 18" bandsaws in Qld. Mostly 1930s-60s. By the '50s all advertising seems to be secondhand classifieds. However, here is a retail ad from...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
  11. No, so pick any timber you like and technically...

    No, so pick any timber you like and technically you are correct :D
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    Bill, the mouth on a No. 75 is adjustable just as...

    Bill, the mouth on a No. 75 is adjustable just as on a Stanley No. 90 or 92, 93, etc. Just release the top screw and slide the top section along the body until the mouth is as desired and tighten it...
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    Ad for the upcoming Falcon plane in August 1945:...

    Ad for the upcoming Falcon plane in August 1945:
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    I've got a 9IN smoother and a F151 spokeshave. I...

    I've got a 9IN smoother and a F151 spokeshave. I use the spokeshave fairly regularly. I posted about refurbing the smoother plane few years ago with some detailed photos and research:
    Falcon 9 In...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
  16. If there was any doubt the froe Paul is selling...

    If there was any doubt the froe Paul is selling is an excellent quality tool. Very thick blade and well finished.

    I turned the handle and also a suitable maul. Once the BLO is dry they will be...
  17. Thread: Old Bandsaw

    by dubrosa22
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    Hi, welcome to the forum. I assume you tried...

    Hi, welcome to the forum.

    I assume you tried to post an attachment photo of your bandsaw in question?

    I believe that until you reach a certain number of posts you won't have that privilege....
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    VICTORIA Arrived today safe and sound - thanks very much...

    Arrived today safe and sound - thanks very much Mike :)
  19. No more metal shaves lurking: 8 x Stanleys (63,...

    No more metal shaves lurking:
    8 x Stanleys (63, 64, 55, 65, 51, 53, 62, 60) a Preston and a Falcon F151.

    I do have some woodies lurking but they'll get their own rack someday! :D

    V
  20. The other day I picked up a Stanley No. 62...

    The other day I picked up a Stanley No. 62 reversible spokeshave (dual irons facing opposite sides) and being a type 1 it doesn't have hang holes like the rest in my collection.

    So, recalling this...
  21. DONE: Found one for sale on eFlay so the hunt is over,...

    Found one for sale on eFlay so the hunt is over, thanks
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    VICTORIA I'd love one of these Paul. I'll take number 3...

    I'd love one of these Paul.

    I'll take number 3 (250x30)

    PM sent
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    SOLD: I'll take the first one on the left, thanks. PM...

    I'll take the first one on the left, thanks.
    PM sent for payment details
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    VICTORIA I'll take The Handplane Book plus its postage,...

    I'll take The Handplane Book plus its postage, thanks

    PM sent for payment details
  25. DONE: Thanks Chris, that's a good idea. I've seen a...

    Thanks Chris, that's a good idea.
    I've seen a few complete cheapies but I loathe on-selling a workcentre missing vital parts only to frustrate the next bloke.
    But, yes, one with two guards would...
  26. DONE: Thanks Peter, I did look at the TOCACT...

    Thanks Peter, I did look at the TOCACT Classifieds page a month or two ago and actually aquired from TOCACT a 2000 Workcentre riving knife in hopes I could mod it into use on the Mk3. I was sorely...
  27. DONE: Triton Mk3 overhead guard mount / riving knife

    Wanted:

    Triton Mk3 New Series Workcentre overhead guard mount / riving knife. Which I believe is part WCA042, the metal part fits into the table slot.

    Like this one:
    483272

    The one that...
  28. Thread: Ruler Stop

    by dubrosa22
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    SOLD: I'll take #2 thanks, pm on its way

    I'll take #2 thanks, pm on its way
  29. DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Poorer quality more like. The 19th & early 20th...

    Poorer quality more like.
    The 19th & early 20th century Stanleys are leaner and better overall.

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    Well said Ian, the Stanley No. 40 is so light and...

    Well said Ian, the Stanley No. 40 is so light and deftly applied it's a marvel how much material it can hog out very quickly.

    The Carter C10 is overkill for sure.

    Personally I find all Carter...
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    I thought I'd gone mad when I saw your pics of...

    I thought I'd gone mad when I saw your pics of your Carter Scrub Plane. I thought, that's no Carter Scrub!
    But of course you've modded the already heavy duty Carter Smoother.

    Carter did make a...
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    N.S.W. Type 9 or 10 according to the well-thumbed No.4...

    Type 9 or 10 according to the well-thumbed No.4 type study at Hyperkitten. Which makes it from between 1902-09. Of course the dating could be a bit off for a No. 8.

    Nice buy!
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    N.S.W. Arrived safe and sound - many thanks

    Arrived safe and sound - many thanks
  35. Beautiful tool box! I'd hate to see it sold...

    Beautiful tool box!

    I'd hate to see it sold and parted out into individual sale lots which could likely occur. It's a piece of history.
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    N.S.W. I'll take it, with postage thanks

    I'll take it, with postage thanks
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
  38. Thread: Hand planes

    by dubrosa22
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    Stanley No 24 transitional smoother Stanley No 5...

    Stanley No 24 transitional smoother
    Stanley No 5 (Type 11) wide mouth and cambered iron fore plane
    Stanley No 5 1/2 (Type 9) all rounder
    Stanley No 7 (Type 11) jointer

    Plus (a sneaky edit):...
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    Oxalic acid (Diggers Rust & Stain Remover) about...

    Oxalic acid (Diggers Rust & Stain Remover) about 100g diluted with 10l water is excellent and not too aggressive (like vinegar) and cheap-as compared with Evaporust etc.

    Let the metal sit in the...
  40. Flying Start - Triton MK3 & George Lewin ABC TV 1986

    Found this 1986 episode of Flying Start on ABC TV with George Lewin the inventor/founder of Triton.
    Lots of Workcentre MK3 footage and the manufacturing process:

    ...
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    N.S.W. I'll take the 12 1/2 thanks

    I'll take the 12 1/2 thanks
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    N.S.W. How much for the No. 12 1/2?

    How much for the No. 12 1/2?
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    These Paulcall/Paulco bandsaws date from the late...

    These Paulcall/Paulco bandsaws date from the late '40s to 60s. I seriously doubt there was ever a manual.

    But if there is one I'd like to see it too.

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    Ad from 1950
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    MacPherson's...
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    My pleasure! :U

    My pleasure! :U
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    This news interview is odd and mostly ridiculous...

    This news interview is odd and mostly ridiculous but I do agree with some arguments about division (3rds, 4ths, 8ths, 12ths, 16ths, etc.)

    "Esperanto died, but the metric system continues, this...
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    None of these 50s made spanners seem to have...

    None of these 50s made spanners seem to have 'Made in Australia' so presumably sometime later:

    https://youtu.be/-gGoFQx4bKI

    https://youtu.be/-gGoFQx4bKI
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    QUEENSLAND PM sent - re box 2

    PM sent - re box 2
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    Looks like a very nice bandsaw :) Mounting the...

    Looks like a very nice bandsaw :)
    Mounting the motor underneath is probably neater and more practical but it can also be mounted to the side like my Paulco was by its original owner. When I...
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    Are these the parts you need? Not cheap, but...

    Are these the parts you need?
    Not cheap, but cheaper than $18 or $12 each


    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F310408994235
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    I recently picked up one the same vintage. Not...

    I recently picked up one the same vintage. Not the type 10 or 11 currently 'supported' on the B&D website but slightly earlier. My guess is mid-90s/early-00s

    Still a good portable bench :2tsup:
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