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    Carbatech should have the Veritas dowel former in...

    Carbatech should have the Veritas dowel former in 1/4" and 3/8" sizes -- though you may need to buy the 5 piece imperial kit.

    To use, just pound a roughly shaped piece of wood through the former...
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    can you break the 1000 mm drawer into narrower...

    can you break the 1000 mm drawer into narrower sections?
    say one or two sections for the LPs, ditto for the Cds and DVDs.

    That way your 1000 mm wide front still provides the "clean look" of a...
  3. Thread: Where do I get it?

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    My suggestion would be Toona Australis a.k.a....

    My suggestion would be Toona Australis a.k.a. Australian Red Cedar
  4. be careful using the words "effectively cooked" ...

    be careful using the words "effectively cooked"

    as far as I can see, the States retain significant power and it would all be perfectly legal. And the US tends to favour "black letter law". If...
  5. as far as I can tell, the decision of who the...

    as far as I can tell, the decision of who the "House by State vote" is cast for is up to the discretion of the State's Governor.


    Under the 12th Amendment, each state senator gets to cast one...
  6. Like most things in the US, it's complicated ...

    Like most things in the US, it's complicated

    The 12th Amendment to the US Constitution (which overrides the process set out in the Constitution itself) provides

    For an Electoral College to...
  7. Today, in a non-woodworking discussion group I...

    Today, in a non-woodworking discussion group I saw an election result where all the Republican State Governors -- who collectively control the slate of Electoral College votes -- can ensure Trump's...
  8. Thread: Where do I get it?

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    5/4 should be interpreted as five quarters. i.e....

    5/4 should be interpreted as five quarters. i.e. 1.25 inch or 32 mm near enough.
    I'm pretty certain that 5 fourths rough sawn timber is not available in Australia.

    What are you supposed to...
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    you mean "tri quad" moulding like this ...

    you mean "tri quad" moulding like this
    https://media.bunnings.com.au/Product-384x384/3c8a8575-f4db-4cf0-8497-ce9940d7f198.jpg
    about $6 per 1.8m length
  10. Thread: Base moulding

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    Ian, I'm thinking that the profile shown was cut...

    Ian, I'm thinking that the profile shown was cut with a shaper cutter.
    Given that the US is yet to adopt metric dimensions, it's possible that the profile is still a stock item somewhere in New...
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    I'd take issue with the term "modern" in the...

    I'd take issue with the term "modern" in the context of Terry's vice hardware.
    "well engineered" certainly
    "no nonsense" without a doubt
    "well thought out" also very true,
    but not "modern". ...
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    an expanded definition of "working from home" ??

    an expanded definition of "working from home" ??
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    For "super fast and easy" you could always...

    For "super fast and easy" you could always "stitch" the joint with Miller dowels
    https://assets.leevalley.com/Size4/10029/41K3200-mini-miller-dowel-kit-model-x-f-67.jpg

    The supplier's blurb says...
  14. In the now closed thread on a very similar topic,...

    In the now closed thread on a very similar topic, BobL posted that serum testing in LA area about six weeks ago, indicated that around 1 in 8 persons had been exposed to Covid-19. BobL was...
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    Just semi curious will you be fitting the HNT...

    Just semi curious

    will you be fitting the HNT Gordon to the new bench?

    if not will both benches fit in your two car shed?
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    it's the quality of the staff Office works et....

    it's the quality of the staff Office works et. al. employ
    were you trying to buy pencil carbon, Pelikan A4 Handifilm 205 Pencil Carbon Film Blue 100 Pack | Officeworks
    or transfer paper X-Press It...
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    Problem solved?? But more tools :D BTW,...

    Problem solved??
    But more tools :D



    BTW, the Veritas router cutters supposedly fit the Stanley #71 router -- so you could buy the metric cutters you need.

    I personally find it is only...
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    Have you thought this through? Would your...

    Have you thought this through?

    Would your proposed subdivision be on
    fastener size
    #1 to #10 in aisle #1
    #9 to #14 in aisle #2,
    1.6 to 6 mm in aisle #3,
    6.5 to 14 mm in aisle #4,
    coach...
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    and as a further comment, here in Canada, Home...

    and as a further comment, here in Canada, Home Depot (aka the Big Orange Retail Giant) is also "queue to get in" and the numbers allowed into the store re balanced against the number leaving.
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    These numerical values are for a different Wagner...

    These numerical values are for a different Wagner moisture meter, but I believe that the table is still useful.

    At some stage -- perhaps tomorrow, perhaps much later -- I'll attempt to follow...
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    OK, so now we are getting serious From the...

    OK, so now we are getting serious

    From the adjustment information that accompanies another of Wagner's moisture meters


    I'll post more later
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    IMO diamond paste is not worth the attempt, much...

    IMO diamond paste is not worth the attempt, much less the effort of acquiring any.


    To be effective, the diamonds in diamond paste need to embed themselves into a flat cast iron, or milled steel,...
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    Brett Did you note that there are three (yes...

    Brett
    Did you note that there are three (yes THREE) timbers marketed as "padauk" all with different SG settings 0.57, 0.71, 0.79, though the last two belong to the same species.
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    The words on the tube of Tormek PA-70 say ...

    The words on the tube of Tormek PA-70 say
    "Before first application impregnate the leather generously with light machine oil so that the compound penetrates into the leather."
    (my emphasis)
    I've...
  25. Thread: Base moulding

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    Hi Welcome to the forums To answer your...

    Hi
    Welcome to the forums

    To answer your question we need to know
    1. the dimensions of that baseboard profile, including the height, and radius of each section of the profile.
    2. whether you...
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    Hi Brett Here you go. I've added a few more...

    Hi Brett

    Here you go.
    I've added a few more species using the Business Queensland site -- see the web links in the comment column.


    Note that some of the values in the Wagner Species Table...
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    You want my Excel spreadsheet ?? Colour coded...

    You want my Excel spreadsheet ??
    Colour coded PDF not good enough?

    Yes, the data is stored in Excel.

    Given you are proposing to load the data onto a smartphone I thought a PDF would be most...
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    Yes, I did. Blue text is the data in Wagner's...

    Yes, I did.
    Blue text is the data in Wagner's Species setting table. (A bit of copy and paste followed by search and replace converted Wagner's PDF into a word document)
    Black text is data...
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    Hi Brett (and your partner in "crime") ...

    Hi Brett (and your partner in "crime")

    attached is an expanded species setting list for your "new" moisture meter

    The table is colour coded.
    Black text is data drawn from the Wood database...
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    WANTED:VIC Curious -- well at least I am Do you now own or...

    Curious -- well at least I am
    Do you now own or use a Domino?
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    yep when the sample is oven dried the moisture...

    yep
    when the sample is oven dried the moisture content approaches 0. I won't claim it gets to zero as I don't know for sure, but oven drying will pretty much desiccate the wood sample.
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    Welcome to the forums No I don't know for...

    Welcome to the forums

    No I don't know for certain that the N3701 motor housing will fit into a newer Makita plunge base.
    But you could always take the N3701 motor unit into a tool store, or a...
  33. You can enroll me as prospective member #13 -- 13...

    You can enroll me as prospective member #13 -- 13 is both prime and part of the Fibonacci sequence, an auspicious circumstance.
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    Hi The Tormek honing compound (item PA-70) is...

    Hi
    The Tormek honing compound (item PA-70) is less than AUD $16 from Ideal Tools in Melbourne, but Carbatech in Adelaide has it in stock(?) for AUD $18.

    IMO, it would be worth the drive or walk...
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    and then there's Huon Pine (Lagarostrobos...

    and then there's

    Huon Pine (Lagarostrobos franklinii) -- Average Dried Weight: 560 kg/m3 -- Specific Gravity (Basic 0.47 -- 12% MC 0.56)
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    Brett thanks for looking after the FRG for me ...

    Brett
    thanks for looking after the FRG for me


    To contribute to your requested list

    Mountain Ash, Victorian Ash (Eucalyptus regnans) -- Average Dried Weight: 680 kg/m3) -- SG (Basic 0.49...
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    WANTED:VIC I think Eski might be waiting a long time to...

    I think Eski might be waiting a long time to obtain one of these dowelling machines.

    Apart from Mafell -- which is possibly out of his price range -- I'm not sure who else still makes them.
    ...
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    Brett How many different species do you have in...

    Brett
    How many different species do you have in your stash?

    I'm thinking no more than about a dozen that are not also common in the US, Europe, South America, Asia or Africa and therefore listed...
  39. In NSW, clubs are usually registered as...

    In NSW, clubs are usually registered as "Asssociations" and require a minimum of five members.
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    Hi Brett looking at the Wagner species list, I...

    Hi Brett

    looking at the Wagner species list, I see
    Douglas Fir (known in Aus as Oregon) -- 0.48
    Gum, Black (US generic term for Eucalypti spicies) -- 0.50
    Gum, Red (ditto) -- 0.52
    Jacaranda --...
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    Brett Don't let your OCD get the better of you. ...

    Brett
    Don't let your OCD get the better of you.

    I have a much older version of what I think you have bought -- you have just purchased a pinless Wagner meter?
    BTW, Chris Becksvoort uses a...
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    WANTED:VIC It's one of these...

    It's one of these
    https://www.picclickimg.com/d/l400/pict/362996563086_/Triton-710W-Dowelling-Jointer-TDJ600-UK-186171.jpg
    requires left and right handed spiral drill bits

    some on-line reviews...
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    Did your T3 come with instructions and a tube of...

    Did your T3 come with instructions and a tube of honing compound for the leather wheel? or was it acquired second hand?

    If it came with instructions and the tube of honing compound then just...
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    Adrian Drilling five circular holes each 15mm...

    Adrian
    Drilling five circular holes each 15mm deep -- will yield you 10 pieces each 1.5 cm long -- and will be much safer and faster than setting up a table mounted router to cut a 15 cm long...
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    Graeme, Me thinks that that corner detail is...

    Graeme,
    Me thinks that that corner detail is extraordinarily wasteful in terms of material that requires removal.
    Can I suggest that the corners be constructed as a separate part attached to the...
  46. This story Trump and 3M reach deal to allow N95...

    This story Trump and 3M reach deal to allow N95 face masks to be exported to Canada | World news | The Guardian sourced from the Guardian suggests that 3M brand N95 masks manufactured in the US using...
  47. some questions to start with do you know how to...

    some questions to start with
    do you know how to mark the legs for the top and bottom cuts?
    do you own, or can you borrow, a mitre gauge?

    I'd make the cuts for the top of the legs first.
    make...
  48. Hi Midnight Man Charlielor is located in...

    Hi Midnight Man
    Charlielor is located in Wisconsin (USA). There may be a local Clark Rubber type store, but given that he was looking on Amazon.com I sent him links to Festool and Makita OEM...
  49. Makita non-slip strip...

    Makita non-slip strip https://www.amazon.com/Makita-194417-8-Non-Slip-Replacement-32-8-Foot/dp/B005JI1Z3Y/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=194417-8&qid=1594137364&sr=8-1

    Makita splinter guard Robot...
  50. try searching for this...

    try searching for this https://www.amazon.com/Festool-485724-Replacement-Non-Skid-Strip/dp/B003HLEFQ4/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=485724&qid=1594135687&sr=8-1

    and this should take you to the...
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