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    QUEENSLAND I've picked these up.

    I've picked these up.
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    Mark out the shape then cut in from the end grain...

    Mark out the shape then cut in from the end grain with a handsaw to as close to the line as you dare, then cross cut to remove most of the waste. Rough shape with a rasp or spokeshave and finish with...
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    Ovangkol? Any chance of a shot of the cleaned up...

    Ovangkol? Any chance of a shot of the cleaned up end grain?
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    QUEENSLAND I'll take it! I'll figure out what to do with...

    I'll take it!

    I'll figure out what to do with it later.
  5. Thread: Euro Screws

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    Wilson & Bradley have these 6.3mm x 11mm Wilson &...

    Wilson & Bradley have these 6.3mm x 11mm Wilson & Bradley

    If these ones are the right size for you, let me know and I can send you a couple of hundred. I have a box of 1,000 and used about 30 of...
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    Fantastic, crispy joinery. Is that a Rotring 600...

    Fantastic, crispy joinery. Is that a Rotring 600 I spy? If you ever decide to become a monk and give away your worldly possessions, I call dibs on it. Hope the finger mends well.
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    QUEENSLAND Yes, this has been sold and picked up.

    Yes, this has been sold and picked up.
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    Grizzly/Shop Fox/Woodstar/Scheppach all sell a...

    Grizzly/Shop Fox/Woodstar/Scheppach all sell a very similar track saw and there seems to be another type sold under Wen/Detroit/Bayer brands. One of those plus a 1400mm track shouldn't be very...
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    Lovely box Jacques. And such a nice Parker...

    Lovely box Jacques. And such a nice Parker collection as well! Definitely agree with AlexS, the pulls are a great design.
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    Sounds like the perfect job for VCI (vapor...

    Sounds like the perfect job for VCI (vapor corrosion inhibitor) paper inside a VCI poly bag. Nothing to discolor the wooden handles and the VCI paper and poly will work for years. Wrap the tools in...
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    QUEENSLAND Sold to Derek pending payment and pickup. I'll PM...

    Sold to Derek pending payment and pickup. I'll PM you my details.
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    QUEENSLAND No bites? How about a price drop to $175 or make...

    No bites? How about a price drop to $175 or make an offer, worst I can do is say no!
  13. Coarse, Fine, Super Fine EZE Lap diamond plates...

    Coarse, Fine, Super Fine EZE Lap diamond plates followed by stropping on leather charged with Veritas honing compound, copied straight from Paul Sellers. I have the Veritas MkII guide and it is very...
  14. Pine! You can get dressed clear pine boards from...

    Pine! You can get dressed clear pine boards from Bunnings. Some stores have rubbish left overs only so you may have to look around to find one that carries some straight boards. The North Lakes store...
  15. They're ok but the price is a little off at...

    They're ok but the price is a little off at Carbatec. Groz vices are just rebadged generic products. Have a look at TradeTools and Machinery House. You can get Chinese made 230mm quick release vices...
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    QUEENSLAND Brisbane - Carbatec 2HP dust collector

    $200. 4 year old DC that's been used on weekends. Taken mostly apart it will fit in a mid sized hatch or SUV. Taken completely apart it will fit in a compact vehicle. I believe the new units are the...
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    Is it just me or were all the chairs/lounges...

    Is it just me or were all the chairs/lounges (including the steambent bench) very pleasing to look at? The two pod chairs are definite standouts, Pod Chair - Australian Wood Review Pod Chair -...
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    N.S.W. Maybe Bunnings and Total Tools have different...

    Maybe Bunnings and Total Tools have different SKUs? This is my unopened pack of Diablo mesh from Total Tools, you can see the black protector pad in the cutout window on the back.

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    N.S.W. If you need one in a hurry - Diablo mesh net...

    If you need one in a hurry - Diablo mesh net comes with a pad per pack of discs. Bunnings carry the 125mm and Total Tools do the 125mm and 150mm.
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    N.S.W. I'll take two sets/lots.

    I'll take two sets/lots.
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    Poll: VICTORIA If only this was in Brisbane, I'd have that...

    If only this was in Brisbane, I'd have that Mahogany for sure!

    If it helps the sale - the Mahogany is about $3,500/m3 and the Silky Oak around $3,700/m3, happy to be corrected but those sound like...
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    Timbecon have a ripping blade in their store...

    Timbecon have a ripping blade in their store brand with a 30mm bore https://www.timbecon.com.au/ripping-circular-saw-blades

    I've got the 250mm blade being used with a bushing for my 5/8" arbor, it...
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    QUEENSLAND I'll take the smoothing plane, sending you a pm.

    I'll take the smoothing plane, sending you a pm.
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    QUEENSLAND Is the smoothing plane still available?

    Is the smoothing plane still available?
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    N.S.W. I'll take it. Sending you a PM.

    I'll take it. Sending you a PM.
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    I've got the CT330X spiral head and it's great....

    I've got the CT330X spiral head and it's great. It's handled wood from pine to spotted gum nicely. Only reason I'd get a different unit would be if I wanted a wider machine.
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    The Triton TRA001 and Makita RP2301FC can be...

    The Triton TRA001 and Makita RP2301FC can be adjusted from above the table.
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    Feast Watson sanding sealers (and other wood...

    Feast Watson sanding sealers (and other wood flour sanding sealers) don't seal the wood in the normal sense of the word seal - lacquer sanding sealer is different in this regard as well. With wood...
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    Hi Don, I'm thinking you mean sanding sealer?...

    Hi Don, I'm thinking you mean sanding sealer? Lacquer sanding sealer is a bit different from the Feast Watson sanding sealer. The Feast Watson is more of a 'traditional' sanding sealer, much like a...
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    That tiling job is great. I'm doing my laundry at...

    That tiling job is great. I'm doing my laundry at the moment and found the same thing, the tiles ended at the toe kick. Fortunately I didn't have to do anything with the floor tiles as the new...
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    What about using another piece of timber that...

    What about using another piece of timber that sits on top of the legs. Screw the intermediary piece into the leg and then screw the top on the intermediary piece, with holes 43mm wide. In the paint...
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    My understanding is that wood will move in all...

    My understanding is that wood will move in all directions but generally any movement that is not tangential to the grain is small enough to be negligible in comparison. That said, if the top is fixed...
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    Hopefully the dodgy paint drawing makes sense....

    Hopefully the dodgy paint drawing makes sense. Orange and yellow are holes larger than the screw you intend to use. Use a screw and washer so the washer sits against the counterbore and allows the...
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    N.S.W. Yes, if you take it apart, it will fit. Just...

    Yes, if you take it apart, it will fit. Just bring an XL garbage bag to put the pleated filter in. The base the motor/impeller and castors are attached to is about 900mmx600mm. The filter and housing...
  35. The Veritas router plane and plow plane are...

    The Veritas router plane and plow plane are absolute delights to use. My only other 2c would be echoing Ian's sentiment about the slow Norris adjuster. The normal Veritas adjusters are pretty precise...
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    I'd also recommend the Veritas sliding bevel,...

    I'd also recommend the Veritas sliding bevel, nice to use and obtainable without making a blood sacrifice. I have one of IanW's mini sliding bevels and it is even nicer to use and lockdown, but you...
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    Oh man, I've given you a bum steer. I previously...

    Oh man, I've given you a bum steer. I previously just had a look at specs and the hose for the GAS M is 35mm but the fitting at the end of the hose looks pretty much exactly like the VAC024 small...
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    There is a Bosch adaptor (VAC024...

    There is a Bosch adaptor (VAC024) which has a small end that will fit snugly on ports meant for 27mm Festool hose fittings like the Domino and ETS sander. The larger end fits a 38mm Shopvac hose,...
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    Bootle in Loganholme are great to deal with but...

    Bootle in Loganholme are great to deal with but unfortunately you can't really select your boards, you get what you get. Watts wood in Salisbury is pretty good as well and they have a rack section...
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    Nice bench, nice vice, nice SCMS! And about that...

    Nice bench, nice vice, nice SCMS! And about that Bosch glide - how are you finding it for accuracy?
  41. I made a step stool out of surian cedar, also...

    I made a step stool out of surian cedar, also quite soft, about 3 months ago. Two coats of oil based Feast Watson semi gloss poly and so far it's held up fine with daily use. The poly definitely...
  42. How was it stored? If you put it cupped side down...

    How was it stored? If you put it cupped side down in the sun (not that there is much sun today) it may flatten out again. Was the last cut a resaw or plane down to final thickness?
  43. I find it a lot easier to square off tenon...

    I find it a lot easier to square off tenon shoulders with a chisel. Put the stock in the vice or on your bench and use the chisel vertically. If the chisel work feels clumsy or not accurate enough,...
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    Looks a lot like spotted gum. Does it feel...

    Looks a lot like spotted gum. Does it feel slightly slick or greasy? It'll also be very hard and very dense. Any pictures of the end grain?


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    They're a bit pricey but the TCT forstner bits...

    They're a bit pricey but the TCT forstner bits from Timbecon are really excellent. They're out of 25mm but do have 24mm in stock which would align with your plans to pare down the dowels.
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    I'm taking this one - spoken to newqlder about it...

    I'm taking this one - spoken to newqlder about it already but forgot to update here :B
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    You can get 200gm bags of hide glue from the...

    You can get 200gm bags of hide glue from the forum owner HIDE GLUE - Joiners Pearl Glue if you still feel so inclined.
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    If you do use silicone 'inside' the frame and the...

    If you do use silicone 'inside' the frame and the tape together then you'll want to switch to a structural tape. These open cell tapes allows air and moisture to pass through so the silicone can...
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    If you use tape, use PE or PVC tape. Avoid any...

    If you use tape, use PE or PVC tape. Avoid any 'structural' tapes as they will likely be made for construction use where the glass is being stuck to aluminium and may also be open cell so any silicon...
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    That's really nice. Your joints look...

    That's really nice. Your joints look fantastically tight.
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