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    Hi Damian ÖÖ sorry to hear the news. I can only...

    Hi Damian ÖÖ sorry to hear the news. I can only imagine how hard it must been for the transformation to be so sudden.

    My wife also has vision issues and in the past few years has lost the ability...
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    I read out the first one to my wife ÖÖ my timing...

    I read out the first one to my wife ÖÖ my timing was perfect Ö.. sent out the first line, then I got the immediate response, ďwhy is that even newsĒ, and then dropped the punchline [emoji3037] KO

    ...
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    Hammer Drill

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210816/e377e0f854b44c5ee7eaef4948416ab9.jpg
  4. The flip side is that it also makes it easier Ö.....

    The flip side is that it also makes it easier Ö.. if prices are always the same across all retailers there is no hunting around for a good price, or impulse purchases on a good deal. Just pick a...
  5. WANTED:SA. Thanks Ö. I donít think we have a particularly...

    Thanks Ö. I donít think we have a particularly strong menís shed culture close by. The website does list on at the end of my street, but I donít actually think that there is one there. There has been...
  6. WANTED:SA. Expression of interest - fabrication of container collection bins - Parkside SA

    Hi Folks,

    I posted this over at the Metalwork Forums, however as many members are dual skilled I thought it worth while posting here as well.

    I am the chairperson of the Grounds and Facilities...
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    If you are in no hurry itís worth keeping an eye...

    If you are in no hurry itís worth keeping an eye out on Gumtree, Marketplace and EBay for a used Drill Dr. Provided it hasnít been abused, it might just need the sharpening stone but replaced which...
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    Depends on the logic Ö.. perhaps the purchase of...

    Depends on the logic Ö.. perhaps the purchase of the table saw is for a love of the hobby, and can be put to good use on the wardrobe project, improving the return on investment of the saw.

    I...
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    I second the recommendation above. I purchased...

    I second the recommendation above. I purchased some of the Hafele full extension for my WIR and was very happy with them. I have purchased from the seller a number of times and never had an issue -...
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    Built in Wardrobes

    If you enjoy it and have the time Ö.. go for it.

    You have a table saw, but what are you going to do about edging? Iron on would work, but not as good as ABS edging.

    I did our walk in robe...
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    Looks sharp Ö. Good use of different timber...

    Looks sharp Ö. Good use of different timber colours and textures. Simple, but with just the right amount of detail.
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    The last one I picked up was from the local M10....

    The last one I picked up was from the local M10. The old guy in the paint shop was very surprised that somebody asked for a tack cloth.

    If I recall correctly there is information and a formula...
  13. SOLD: Good buy Ö.. I would have snapped it up in a...

    Good buy Ö.. I would have snapped it up in a heartbeat if it was closer. The table upgrades would come in very handy.
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    DRAWN 1 CLAIMED 1 UNCLAIMED Thanks to Mr Anonymous and Ubeaut! ...

    Thanks to Mr Anonymous and Ubeaut!

    Congratulations winners - enjoy. :welldone:
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    DRAWN 1 CLAIMED 1 UNCLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Just out of interest I tried the mesh discs...

    Just out of interest I tried the mesh discs available at Bunnings. Similar claims of lasting 2-3 times as long as the regular discs. The performance was ok, but it wasnít possible to judge the...
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    Wow. From the first photo I was thinking what is...

    Wow. From the first photo I was thinking what is this Frankenstein, especially with the towel. The last photo shows a very neat modification that doesnít at all look out of place. Well done.

    Has...
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    I fully agree Chris that their main interest is...

    I fully agree Chris that their main interest is in trade customers and not hobbyists. I donít know which category that you fall into so my post wasnít directed directly at you, however over the past...
  19. I was about to post something back in the Porters...

    I was about to post something back in the Porters Palm Beach black thread, but you have gone into more detail about your application requirements here.

    I would suggest that the future failure of...
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    It certainly is good customer service having a...

    It certainly is good customer service having a rep drop around and demo - explain a tool. Part of me wonders however how this service impacts on the cost of the product. I wonder how many $'s is...
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    Based off the other contenders it seems that the...

    Based off the other contenders it seems that the Incra product mentioned might be the IBox. I would agree however that the Incra router table fence offers lots of flexibility, but also at a higher...
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    True. The NCC is the renamed BCA. I tried to keep...

    True. The NCC is the renamed BCA. I tried to keep the answer as simple as possible to the question raised. Based off the original description it appeared to be an internal staircase connecting two...
  23. Hi Ö. Welcome to the forums. I would suggest...

    Hi Ö. Welcome to the forums.

    I would suggest giving Porters technical department to discuss why they donít recommend the use of Palm Beach Black on treated pine. In my experience the technical...
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    A short landing isnít a landing if itís not 750mm...

    A short landing isnít a landing if itís not 750mm :)
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    Door at top or bottom of stairs

    If itís at the top of the staircase it doesnít matter if the door swings in or out, you need a landing with a minimum length of 750mm from the top riser to the door. The intention is to give you time...
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    Door at top or bottom of stairs

    The answer to your question is contained within the National Construction Code - Volume 2 section 3.9.1.5 Landings. This is free to download and view if you want.

    Short answer is Ö..

    750mm long...
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    I came across a post on Facebook market place for...

    I came across a post on Facebook market place for same place - only the address was provided, not the company name, however the poster is Nathan Otto. It might be coincidence but I would suspect...
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    If you end up checking it out please post your...

    If you end up checking it out please post your thoughts. Certainly handy that itís open Saturday mornings.
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    Found them ..... Mountain River Timber. ...

    Found them ..... Mountain River Timber.

    Mountain River Timber are excited to announce that we have joined forces with Otto's timber to bring you Adelaide's newest specially timber store. Otto's...
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    I noticed on one of my social media feeds the...

    I noticed on one of my social media feeds the other day there is a new specialty timber dealer opened behind Stepney Salvage. If memory serves me correctly I think they were in partnership with...
  31. Creating inlay templates to an exact size

    Thanks for the replies. I did the job on the weekend, this is what I ended up going with:

    1. I looked up the speaker manufacturer and found the data sheets in pdf format which provided a line...
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    I would vote for leaving them unpainted as they...

    I would vote for leaving them unpainted as they look damn good as they are.
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    It would be worth preparing an owners manual and...

    It would be worth preparing an owners manual and leaving it in a drawer for a new owner. Unfortunately a lot of this cutting edge IT and automation systems are quickly made redundant with changing...
  34. Creating inlay templates to an exact size

    Hi Folks,

    Iím currently building some speaker enclosures and need to work out the best way to route a rebate for the speakers. Iím not sure on the easiest way to do this so thought I would ask for...
  35. No issues at all with the small Makita (3629). I...

    No issues at all with the small Makita (3629). I normally have a Rockler universal base mounted to it and just swapped it out. I used some different screws that I I had lying around as the ones I use...
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    How about some photos so we can live vicariously?

    How about some photos so we can live vicariously?
  37. Fully agree. I took multiple passes to get...

    Fully agree. I took multiple passes to get through the thickness with the last being very light. On the second speaker as I approached the final breakthrough point of the circle I moved put a little...
  38. Thanks .... I will look into it. I havenít had...

    Thanks .... I will look into it. I havenít had much shed time in the last few years, but fortunately itís ramping up a little more now so I will check it out. Itís sad to say that reading the steel...
  39. And we are off and running with the project! ...

    And we are off and running with the project!

    So far so good .... it would be handy to have a cordless router to prevent the cord winding, but other than that no complaints.

    This component...
  40. I have one and agree that it is a handy inclusion...

    I have one and agree that it is a handy inclusion to the table saw. Unfortunately mine seem to be playing up (about 9 years old) and the buttons are not working as they should. This make turning it...
  41. Product Review - Milescraft Router Circle Cutting Guide Kit

    The sales blurb:

    Cut small and large circles from 38 - 1320mm diameter with the CircleGuideKit. With the included TurnLock[emoji769] base plate, this product is compatible with most routers. There...
  42. The speakers will be sitting next to this...

    The speakers will be sitting next to this commercially made solid American Oak unit.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210306/3bf9d50012ee82df954c0d9703133962.jpg


    Not a bad match. I might...
  43. For those still playing along at home .... here...

    For those still playing along at home .... here is my first trial sample of the Palm Beach Black on some American White Oak veneer for the home theatre speakers Iím planning on starting today :
    ...
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    How about an architectural plan horse? (Might...

    How about an architectural plan horse? (Might need a google search).

    You could double mount the posters on a rack and then just hang the poster on the wall with the rack support bar still attached...
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    WANTED:SA. On Facebook Marketplace there is a guy selling...

    On Facebook Marketplace there is a guy selling off a bunch of Leda woodworking tools including a bandsaw. 14Ē by the looks of it. Located in Happy Valley.
  46. Me too. For the same project I had to use some...

    Me too. For the same project I had to use some treated pine. This required two coats of undercoat, and then three coats of black Weathershield ..... and it still looks crap compared to the Porters...
  47. Thread: Battens

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    Depending on the look your are going for, a...

    Depending on the look your are going for, a decking board - either full width or preferable ripped into two with a space in between would be relatively cost effective. If you wanted more of a batten...
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    Which wheels? The bandsaw wheels or a mobile base...

    Which wheels? The bandsaw wheels or a mobile base kit?

    If you post some photos of what you feel you might be missing (not that you can take a photo of what isn't there), I can take photos of my...
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    HAFCO BS16A manual and photo's

    A quick search of the forms unearths that I purchased mine in 2003 at the Melbourne Working With Wood Show for $729.

    The guides were different at the time - this is an image from an old Gumtree...
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    I bought mine new as a BP-16a .... here is my...

    I bought mine new as a BP-16a .... here is my model plate. Notice anything similar?

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210212/34b0fe38a2ec482e9fe1e2a6838b831f.jpg
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