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    My Triton has been in hibernation for a while...

    My Triton has been in hibernation for a while but I always had a issue with making sure the fence was parallel with the blade,this was one reason why I upgraded to a contractors type table saw
    The...
  2. Thread: AEG Battery Tools

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    Our son and I bought AEG at about the same time...

    Our son and I bought AEG at about the same time ,his gets a bit more work than mine, he found the battery charge lasted less and less Then his charger failed
    About 6 months later my unit had the...
  3. Thread: Waddy wood

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    That tree looks like an ironbark,are they of the...

    That tree looks like an ironbark,are they of the same species ?
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    The other issue with thin kerf blades is that...

    The other issue with thin kerf blades is that they can wobble if the stock is pushed too fast into the blade particularly in rip cutting
    you will need to get a riving knife the same thickness as...
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    Use some old towels with a spray of WD 40 sprayed...

    Use some old towels with a spray of WD 40 sprayed over the tool,check it regularly
    Just covering over will not protect it
  6. Thread: Outdoor table

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    Get it all together with the pocket hole screws ...

    Get it all together with the pocket hole screws then add more brackets from the legs to the side rails ,the pockhole screws would not be enough for a good strong job
    For a outdoor table use gal...
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    As melb says the one that sets to the outfeed...

    As melb says the one that sets to the outfeed table is fine for a jointer but will give you issues if it is a combination thicknesser/jointer
    This I found out after fitting new blades and using the...
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    ESP should work I have successfully painted on...

    ESP should work I have successfully painted on glass
    Wipe with ESP as recommended
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    I know what you mean about not having the ability...

    I know what you mean about not having the ability to bend to get in there,some time ago I needed to get under my house,problems,I worked with a guy who was not very tall in fact he used to buy...
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    Use treated pine joists 90 x 45 on edge,packed up...

    Use treated pine joists 90 x 45 on edge,packed up to level,450 centres,you said I think that there was about 60mm variation so rip some down a bit so you are not packing 60mm,screw down into the...
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    Timber floor, no worries

    Timber floor, no worries
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    Are you able to go through a wardrobe or...

    Are you able to go through a wardrobe or such,maybe in the laundry,under a bed,somewhere that will not be so visible?
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    I would use one of the decking finishes

    I would use one of the decking finishes
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    That is one way to do it,the problem is that the...

    That is one way to do it,the problem is that the nails are usually punched below the surface and the holes filled so the sander does not catch the heads
    When you drive the nails out from the back or...
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    Maybe a bit late but I would not drive the nails...

    Maybe a bit late but I would not drive the nails out but pull them completely through the boards ,a bit more effort but it saves splitting as the heads come out
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    My experience with these guys has been very...

    My experience with these guys has been very good,bought a table saw some years ago and had a problem that something had not been tightened up correctly,they sent a courier to pick it up,a couple of...
  17. Thread: Clothes valet

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    Looks great,I have been looking ,looking for just...

    Looks great,I have been looking ,looking for just that
    Any chance for a few dimensions please
    Thanks
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    Made a couple BUT never seemed to just right...

    Made a couple BUT never seemed to just right
    Ended up getting a Rockler mitre sled now everything great,go on youtube and see Dave Stanton's review and set up tips,ie the five cut square up method...
  19. Thread: Free wood

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    Yep,looks like some useful stuff there

    Yep,looks like some useful stuff there
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    Yes BobL,do a lot and you don’t need a...

    Yes BobL,do a lot and you don’t need a machine,but there must be many like me that do it “now and again “and make a mess by hand so we need a drill doctor or something like that
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    The drill doctor works for me ,simple to use I...

    The drill doctor works for me ,simple to use
    I bought it some time ago I think it was about $199
  22. Thread: Titebond 2

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    My question when I bought my last lot about shelf...

    My question when I bought my last lot about shelf life I was told If it gets thick time to throw out,after all where does the water go If it is in a closed container?
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    There are pipe cleaner crystals that will clean...

    There are pipe cleaner crystals that will clean the pipe and breakdown the roots but I am not sure how they effect a septic system
    You can buy this product at bunnies instructions on container
    I...
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    With the hex head screws I have had success with...

    With the hex head screws I have had success with Allen keys and a long lever,worked where the impact driver didn’t
    Couldn’t see Details in second picture
  25. Thread: Loss of Gloss

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    I had the same issue not with a spray but normal...

    I had the same issue not with a spray but normal gloss enamel
    Paint had been in the can for more than 5 years,used it for a touch up and it dried flat,I had retinned from a 4 litre to a 1 liter can...
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    Is it possible to partly break it into smaller...

    Is it possible to partly break it into smaller parts
    On a far smaller scale i broke down my planer/thicky due to weight issues i couldn’t handle on my own,ie over grass,down a slope and through...
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    Have a look at Jacsam Cut – CNC Plasma Cutting...

    Have a look at Jacsam Cut – CNC Plasma Cutting - Fabrication - Welding a plasma cutting service that has a great fire pit/holder,very solid that may suit you
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    It is a shame you have already drilled 20mm holes...

    It is a shame you have already drilled 20mm holes as it would have been easy to buy a forstner bit or what ever to suit whatever size dowels you can get off the shelf
    If you don't mind a few extra...
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    Instead of buying a new motor just have it...

    Instead of buying a new motor just have it repaired that way you have no issues with different mounts etc
    It will most likely be cheaper
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    After reading you’re post and others like it in...

    After reading you’re post and others like it in regard to ladders I have systematically been pruning shrubs and the like over the last year or so,so I can prune from the ground
    Any above this will...
  31. Thread: Dress screws

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    Can’t see the pictures yet Fumbler

    Can’t see the pictures yet Fumbler
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    That tape is at Aldi from time to time,they call...

    That tape is at Aldi from time to time,they call if Rescue tape,can’t recall the price but I thought it was a fair price
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    The comment “I will give this to the Ombudsman...

    The comment “I will give this to the Ombudsman “has magical power
    I understand that for every issue reported a charge is made to the power company which is not refundable no matter what the outcome
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    Have you considered starting with a chainsaw or a...

    Have you considered starting with a chainsaw or a big bandsaw
  35. When I have used cypress it always seem to twist...

    When I have used cypress it always seem to twist and develop cracks,maybe I haven’t used the correct grade or it was not seasoned well
    The thing is I don’t recall seeing any grading on it
  36. Thread: Spliter question

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    Hi a bit surprised your saw has no splitter or...

    Hi a bit surprised your saw has no splitter or riving knife, is it new or used,if new very surprised it would be sold like that
  37. Thread: New Hearing Aid

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    Yea mine work a bit like that i can turn off...

    Yea mine work a bit like that
    i can turn off each ear or adjust the volume so when you have had enough, action that feature
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    It’s great to make everything yourself but you...

    It’s great to make everything yourself but you can get that profile in a variety of sizes all finished and various timbers
    would save heaps of time and maybe the risk of finger injuries
    good luck
  39. love the jokes ,keep them coming

    love the jokes ,keep them coming
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    Out of the box for my saw,spot on

    Out of the box for my saw,spot on
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    Should be ok as long as you put a finish on it I...

    Should be ok as long as you put a finish on it
    I have used the same method but used ply,putting a finish on before you assemble I found gave a neat job
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    I have bought one at bunnies about two months ago

    I have bought one at bunnies about two months ago
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    I think it means it can be used as a plunge or...

    I think it means it can be used as a plunge or fixed router
  44. Thread: Bad luck

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    Would Rin Tin Tin. Be ok

    Would Rin Tin Tin. Be ok
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    I have had one like that for years in fact it was...

    I have had one like that for years in fact it was one of the first power tools I bought ,i use the belt more than the disc but with the belt in a horizontal position
    If i didn’t have it i would be...
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    I had this issue with thin blade and riving knife...

    I had this issue with thin blade and riving knife thickness and made a thinner riving knife to suit,but the material I made it from was not very stable and was easily deflected
    I then thought,why do...
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    Stick to metric it's a lot easier for old farts...

    Stick to metric it's a lot easier for old farts like me
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    Thanks for your chart,I started my apprenticeship...

    Thanks for your chart,I started my apprenticeship in the printing industry in the late 50's and all the machines were German so everything was metric,at trade school paper sizes and weight was all...
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    Great a different style but looks very neat

    Great a different style but looks very neat
  50. I had the same issues with my Triton,the table...

    I had the same issues with my Triton,the table flexed and i never got a consistent result even using all the hold downs ,my table was one of the very first models
    Sorry to give you that news,I...
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