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  1. Thread: Hand planes

    by pippin88
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    QUEENSLAND Ian, I will take the English Stanley No4 and the...

    Ian, I will take the English Stanley No4 and the Veritas apron plane please.
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    Nope. Australia has a nominal 230v standard....

    Nope.

    Australia has a nominal 230v standard. In 1983 there was a 20 year plan to move from nominal 240v to nominal 230v but much of the country still runs on the high side.
    (There is of course an...
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    N.S.W. Sorry for slow reply, busy days. Item sold...

    Sorry for slow reply, busy days.

    Item sold pending payment
  4. Thanks for sharing. I thought I had achieved a...

    Thanks for sharing.

    I thought I had achieved a good result by using some heat shrink to secure top ends but over time the heatshrink gets pulled off.
  5. Thread: Avid Upgrade

    by pippin88
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    Re Z travel: You need the height of your...

    Re Z travel:

    You need the height of your thickest workpiece plus the longest bit you want to use.

    Example:
    150mm thick workpiece
    You want to cut full depth holes inside and all the way around...
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    Sticky: Plumbers Co-op cheapest I found in Newcastle. ...

    Plumbers Co-op cheapest I found in Newcastle.

    Big difference in prices between different places.

    For 150mm Plumbers Co-op was $10-14 for bends and wyes whereas other places were up to $30 each....
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    Agreed. English quality in a lot of journalism is...

    Agreed. English quality in a lot of journalism is terrible. Frequent failure to use sentences properly. Often sentences lasting a whole paragraph with multiple subjects.

    To be picky: "if my maths...
  8. I have IKEA Metod cabinets / drawers for one wall...

    I have IKEA Metod cabinets / drawers for one wall of my shed. Good for general storage.
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    FREE: NSW (Newcastle) Manual Mitre Saw

    Manual Mitre Saw

    Ok for basic cuts.

    Free if you pickup (Newcastle inner suburbs).

    512455
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    N.S.W. UNI-JIG 5 Gouge Grinding Jig

    UNI-JIG 5 Gouge Grinding Jig

    Can be used for various turning gouges, bowl gouges, skews and spindle gouges. Supposedly can sharpen Twist Drills also.

    Australian designed & made. No longer...
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    WOOHOO! Look great. Can we buy multiples now?

    Look great.

    Can we buy multiples now?
  12. How small?

    How small?
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    About 0.5% of NSW Health resigned or were stood...

    About 0.5% of NSW Health resigned or were stood down for refusal to be vaccinated. Hardly enough to be responsible for any shortage.
  14. Thread: Tippy saw

    by pippin88
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    Richmond 60mm x M12 Ball Jointed Levelling Foot -...

    Richmond 60mm x M12 Ball Jointed Levelling Foot - Bunnings Australia
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    My memory is about $1.10 to 1.12 was the best...

    My memory is about $1.10 to 1.12 was the best spot rate. Was great. Wish I bought more stuff then

    Nice work on the fence. The Jessem things sound like the business.
    There is now also a clone from...
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    Link or information to allow us to find out...

    Link or information to allow us to find out please?

    Edit: is this it? Felder Hammer C31 Combination machine - Spiral head. | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Ku-ring-gai Area - St Ives | 1294702985
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    Interesting but a single sample of each joint is...

    Interesting but a single sample of each joint is not enough to draw any firm conclusions. There have been better tests.

    Matthias Wendel has done some testing
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    I use KeePass, however it's not the simplest...

    I use KeePass, however it's not the simplest solution and other password managers may be better if you are not that comfortable with computers.

    I like KeePass for:
    Open source
    Secure
    My...
  19. N.S.W. haveabeer - Saw is yours. PM sent.

    haveabeer - Saw is yours. PM sent.
  20. N.S.W. haveabeer - I'll give Scally's mate the day to...

    haveabeer - I'll give Scally's mate the day to respond.

    If no better offer by tonight (~9pm), you can have it.
  21. Ah, I did not understand the average 4/8% figures...

    Ah, I did not understand the average 4/8% figures are for green to oven dry - not seasonal variation for already 'dry' timber.
  22. Tangential expansion is greatest. In a bench this...

    Tangential expansion is greatest. In a bench this will often mean the top gets thicker, as posted by others above.

    But radial expansion is around half tangential expansion (does vary substantially...
  23. N.S.W. Laser doesn't work. Have never gotten around to...

    Laser doesn't work. Have never gotten around to having a look why.
  24. N.S.W. Bosch GCM 12 GDL 12" 305mm Sliding Compound Mitre Saw $700

    Bosch GCM 12 GDL 12" 305mm Sliding Compound Mitre Saw

    Now surplus to needs.

    Takes up less space than most other saws because of the joint system - back of saw can be put right up against a...
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    Some general security tips: Use a different...

    Some general security tips:

    Use a different password for every site.

    Use a password manager to store all these different passwords.

    NEVER NEVER NEVER use the same password for your email and...
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    If no transactions happened, how do you know the...

    If no transactions happened, how do you know the OTP failed?

    OTP are not perfect, though the common way of defeating them is forced porting of your mobile so they receive the text.
    Fraudulent...
  27. I have been wondering the same. Is it...

    I have been wondering the same.

    Is it something to do with table tops being thin and liable to cupping or doming if rigidly held near the edges, whereas a bench has a very thick and robust top...
  28. Interesting. It looks like the only bit in the...

    Interesting.

    It looks like the only bit in the way for other use of the saw (e.g. panels) is the Perspex bits sticking up? Otherwise the lower aluminium extrusion is level with the slider and just...
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    Apologies, misread your post as being about rack...

    Apologies, misread your post as being about rack and pinion on the column / table.

    Ignore me
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    Today, I finally got around to installing the...

    Today, I finally got around to installing the spiral head I bought months ago.

    Took a couple of hours. Would have been easier if I had a large / deep socket set.

    Mostly self inflicted...
  31. Thread: Olives

    by pippin88
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    I'm with China. Do like olive oil. Cannot...

    I'm with China.

    Do like olive oil.

    Cannot stand olives. Even a hint of olive. Awful.
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    Interested in how you go with this. My...

    Interested in how you go with this.

    My thinking: Vac hold-down has two roles: 1) Large sheet production work / making a lot of stuff out of sheets (large spoil-board vac setups are not good for...
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    Why do the want to pull it apart? Strong...

    Why do the want to pull it apart?

    Strong neodymium magnets could be used to hold segments together
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    TASMANIA Is there meant to be a photo?

    Is there meant to be a photo?
  35. Pictures of your grinder Mk2 jig please

    Pictures of your grinder Mk2 jig please
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    A lot better priced than I was expecting

    A lot better priced than I was expecting
  37. Thread: Bargain

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    Sometimes when they don't have stock they Jack...

    Sometimes when they don't have stock they Jack the price right up. No one buys at the inflated price. Then lower price again when have stock.

    The listing remains, preserving the X sold etc and...
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    SOLD: I'll take em.

    I'll take em.
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    Padauk

    Padauk
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    From my understanding the Tersa heads on...

    From my understanding the Tersa heads on professional machines are a cut above (sorry..) the the usual straight knives on hobby level machines.
  41. Interestingly, ARM processors from 2023 onwards...

    Interestingly, ARM processors from 2023 onwards will not run 32bit code.

    Derek - something doesn't seem to add up: Apple dropped 32 bit support back in 2017 I believe?
  42. Have you come across the "unicorn" method? You...

    Have you come across the "unicorn" method?

    You may have arrived at the same thing. Though you can likely skip a few steps of your current process.
  43. QUEENSLAND Taylor toolworks have a 10% off special on these...

    Taylor toolworks have a 10% off special on these at the moment.

    10% Off 3M™ Xtract™ Net Sanding Discs
    Sale Ends February 4th at Noon CSTU
    Use Code 3M10


    I bought some other...
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    Bradpoint drill bit vs router would be...

    Bradpoint drill bit vs router would be interesting

    Router wins vs standard twist drill because the router bit is cutting on the corners / edge of hole first and severing the fibres.
  45. SOLD: I will take this please

    I will take this please
  46. SOLD: If you have the fence I will take it

    If you have the fence I will take it
  47. What direction does Z move? What does the DRO in...

    What direction does Z move?
    What does the DRO in Mach3 show after it has down to this Z move down?

    Chances are you have it set up so that Z moving down is positive.

    Z moving up towards the sky...
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    I bought Bosch about 5 years ago maybe, when...

    I bought Bosch about 5 years ago maybe, when brushless was starting to take off but still a premium option. Just a driller, driver and battery set.

    I am very happy with them. However, Bosch do...
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    Decriminalisation is a very different issue and...

    Decriminalisation is a very different issue and concept than legalisation.

    Cocaine is not a benign drug.
    (Many, quite rightly, will point out that tobacco and alcohol are both harmful drugs and...
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    Anyone know what replacement carbide inserts it...

    Anyone know what replacement carbide inserts it uses?

    Mainly interested if inserts are available from other sellers, e.g SJE SJE-Tool
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