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  1. Thread: Grinders

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    Back on topic. I was using my half speed grinder...

    Back on topic. I was using my half speed grinder last night and my 180 CBN wheel which is well broken in and was wishing it was either a full speed grinder or a coarser wheel. When I got both the...
  2. Thread: Grinders

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    Rich, the Japanese sharpen side to side and they...

    Rich, the Japanese sharpen side to side and they don't appear to have any problems with the result. Like all sharpening debates this could go on for ever.
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    OK, after a discussion with another forum member...

    OK, after a discussion with another forum member I was able to get it so to speak. This might seem elementary stuff to most people but I have a 3D mental block as in I can't think in it and can't...
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    Plans for rocker gates are already in a sticky in...

    Plans for rocker gates are already in a sticky in this forum IIRC.
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    I found this Honing guides are useful things....

    I found this

    Honing guides are useful things. If you have one, now is a good time to use it. Most block and bench plane blades are ground to 25 but some smart folks argue that there need only be...
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    Ian, firstly thanks for your input but confusion...

    Ian, firstly thanks for your input but confusion still reigns so to speak. I can't see in your link any reference to clearance angles, is this just a terminology thing between the two threads? I...
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    While sharpening it I was putting thought into a...

    While sharpening it I was putting thought into a jig to hold the blade but I was trying to imagine some sort of adapter attached to the Tormek tool rest. In the end I happened across a Paul Sellers...
  8. Albert, don't wooden barrels sort of resemble...

    Albert, don't wooden barrels sort of resemble what you want to do.
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    Sharpening a Router Plane Blade

    I was sharpening a router plane blade and began to wonder whether it would be an advantage to sharpen it with the edge at an angle across the blade so it would skew slice so to speak instead of...
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    It has a 30mm arbor with brake pin holes and I...

    It has a 30mm arbor with brake pin holes and I have put mine on a no name panel saw. Just be aware that it does require a thinner riving knife and if that is not available one could be made fairly...
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    Do up the collet nut finger tight and no more,...

    Do up the collet nut finger tight and no more, put a spacer of some description between the nut and the bit and undo the nut which will in pull the router bit out....I think....maybe....give it a go...
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    I bought one of the blades in this video. It was...

    I bought one of the blades in this video. It was $800 and does everything, cuts Sydney Blue Gum 100mm thick and that is tough stuff, cuts laminate with no chipping, is way way quieter and the finish...
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    There is a rule in retail....accessories make...

    There is a rule in retail....accessories make money and the Germans are experts at it. It has the advantage that the machine can be upgraded as required but if the Asian machines had been available...
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    I would like to make a comment on choice of...

    I would like to make a comment on choice of sliders. I have access to a full panel saw anytime I want it and I dislike it intensely for day to day use, cutting panels on it is great, anything else I...
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    As good as Pask is I think the best title belongs...

    As good as Pask is I think the best title belongs to Clickspring but let's not get too far off topic. I read some of the comments and one pointed out that his video had been ripped off which I...
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    Moxon Vise Hardware

    I was looking at McJings website which has been entirely rebuilt and noticed that they now have the hardware for Moxon Vises for anyone who is building one. Moxon Vice Hardware Kit
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    Thanks Lewis but I think I will pass, I wanted it...

    Thanks Lewis but I think I will pass, I wanted it for a different job.
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    Thread from the dead, Lewis, did you buy one of...

    Thread from the dead, Lewis, did you buy one of these and if so do you like it? In the video the magnets don't appear to be very strong when it slides off the fence.
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    It never hurts to ask but a heads up, Felder...

    It never hurts to ask but a heads up, Felder quote + GST which does not impress me one little bit.
  20. Glad to be of service and thank the Lord for...

    Glad to be of service and thank the Lord for credit cards.
  21. Try Japan Tools at Kogarah Japanese Tools...

    Try Japan Tools at Kogarah Japanese Tools Australia | Tools With Integrity | JTA They will let you try any tools you like at their showroom before buying.
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    I wonder if anyone wants to buy my three phase...

    I wonder if anyone wants to buy my three phase short stroke K3? Mrs P just gave me death look when I mentioned it so perhaps not. Investigate a single phase motor, I would be talking to Felder by now...
  23. I never have to sign in, it automatically happens.

    I never have to sign in, it automatically happens.
  24. If you want an impeller you have to ask the...

    If you want an impeller you have to ask the retailers if they can supply. It would not be rocket science to make one as many have done, there is a thread/post in the archives of the forum showing a...
  25. I used to stock & sell impellers and I thought...

    I used to stock & sell impellers and I thought Steven (Clearvue) would have continued that but perhaps not if the demand wasn't there. This machine uses a 17" impeller if you can persuade them to...
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    I have always considered the MM to be better...

    I have always considered the MM to be better value in the past but since Gabbets no longer are the agents I don't know if that has changed. This site was set up by Gabbets before they lost the...
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    All sliders are set a bit higher than the CI...

    All sliders are set a bit higher than the CI table most probably because the table can be used for ripping in most cases. There is at least one video on YT where the owner is adamant that this is...
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    Good point, it just popped up in my YT...

    Good point, it just popped up in my YT recommendations and the practicality of it is another thing altogether and something I would not have a clue about. How effective are the strips you put up?
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    A bit of a thread dredge but have a look at this...

    A bit of a thread dredge but have a look at this


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG3rOdFUcTg
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    NEW DRAW I'm in

    I'm in
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    Ring up a timber yard in Perth and get a price,...

    Ring up a timber yard in Perth and get a price, back loading out of Perth is usually a pretty good price as a rule.
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    I want to comment on this point in particular....

    I want to comment on this point in particular. Ten years ago it was planned that the baby boomers retiring with all their savings and super would go on a spending spree but that has not happened or...
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    Every time I see a YT video with the user...

    Every time I see a YT video with the user reaching over the top of a running blade I shudder.
  34. Thread: Hammer K3

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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Bernard, I would look at Minimax sliders as well,...

    Bernard, I would look at Minimax sliders as well, far better value IMHO and the quality is no different. I don't know if they offer the same sort of upgrade path as Hammer do though.
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    I don't know about the OP but all the saws I have...

    I don't know about the OP but all the saws I have experience with suffer from the same issue and the hoses are not exposed to UV because they are internal.
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    I bought two of these for my drill press, there...

    I bought two of these for my drill press, there are various sizes available.

    100mm White COB LED SMD Angel Eyes Halo Ring Fog DRL Light Bulb With Lampshades | eBay
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    I presume this is an internal Hose? That's...

    I presume this is an internal Hose?

    That's normal and no UV degradation on mine which just got replaced for the same reason. Mine was 100mm ID and I used what I had on hand. The worst part was...
  38. Duplicate post

    Duplicate post
  39. I've got the Shapton glass and they work for me....

    I've got the Shapton glass and they work for me. When I bought them I figured if they were no good I could hang them on the wall and just look at them. I also have the Sigma series that Stu used to...
  40. Note the metal strips in this video at about...

    Note the metal strips in this video at about 15:00 minutes in. For some reason the copy & paste at a time does not work.


    https://youtu.be/SOFHUfZMF_o?t=936
  41. WANTED:N.S.W.. Mick, give me a call.

    Mick, give me a call.
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    Mine likewise sits on a shelf never used, in fact...

    Mine likewise sits on a shelf never used, in fact I haven't seen it for so long I am not sure where it is. I actually had to do a long rip yesterday and used my long rip fence.
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    Buy 40 footer, encourage mates to fill it with...

    Buy 40 footer, encourage mates to fill it with extra stuff at a knock down freight cost and ship it to Oz. You paid for the container from said mates freight contribution and you keep the container....
  44. Do you need a freezer in Katoomba? We have three...

    Do you need a freezer in Katoomba? We have three freezers and they are never empty.
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    The short stroke slider available these days will...

    The short stroke slider available these days will most probably have a smaller footprint than a 51" cabinet saw and you will save a lot of miles walking around the slider compared to a full sized...
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    I have worked out how to change the face of the...

    I have worked out how to change the face of the F&F jig to allow for different blades or simply replacing it due to wear or special cuts. I will make one shortly but as I am in the middle of home...
  47. Jase, do you mean the semi circular plate the...

    Jase, do you mean the semi circular plate the fence is fixed to? I have a spare one of those if you think it will work on your saw.
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    Something I shudder at the thought of is peanut...

    Something I shudder at the thought of is peanut butter & jelly (is that jam??) sandwiches which I hear about.
  49. It may not be any advantage in your case but most...

    It may not be any advantage in your case but most users would want to be able to position it on the table as needed, this would give added flexibility, screw it to the clamp or to the slot. Speaking...
  50. Derek, do you leave it permanently installed?

    Derek, do you leave it permanently installed?
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