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  1. WANTED:N.S.W.. FOR SALE:NSW Worksharp System for Sale $450...

    FOR SALE:NSW Worksharp System for Sale $450 (woodworkforums.com)
  2. Gee, I hope no one takes the video at face value...

    Gee, I hope no one takes the video at face value and ignores the first step. Aligning a mitre slot is not using the saw it is the first step needed to calibrate the fence and slot to the blade.

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  3. He at no time recommends or shows how to adjust...

    He at no time recommends or shows how to adjust the table so the mitre slot is parallel to the blade which is the first thing that should be done. Anyone reading this should take note, release the...
  4. The table is moved, most if not all true cabinet...

    The table is moved, most if not all true cabinet saws have the movement built into the mounts to do this. I have done it on two saws myself, the holes in the frame are well oversize to enable the...
  5. I think the video is totally misleading and those...

    I think the video is totally misleading and those watching it will believe that this is the correct way to align a mitre gauge. I have been around for a few years now and years ago it was known that...
  6. So you are saying the slot can't be straight...

    So you are saying the slot can't be straight along its length therefore can't be made parallel to the blade? OR are you saying that very few users attempt to make the slot parallel to the blade as...
  7. The white PVA crap works just as well, call me a...

    The white PVA crap works just as well, call me a sceptic but I reckon Titebond run a very clever marketing exercise.
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    The input does not have to be the rating of the...

    The input does not have to be the rating of the elements and is usually less and can be configured for how much goes into the HWS with a cutout if the solar output is not sufficient. Using off peak...
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    Is it perpendicular to the chuck? This can be...

    Is it perpendicular to the chuck? This can be checked roughly but not precisely by putting a large drill in the chuck and placing a square on the table and up against the drill bit. A ground rod...
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    Spotify works without a subscription and I have...

    Spotify works without a subscription and I have used it but my music collection is so large and it is now all digitised onto a NAS via SONOS so I don't listen to much streaming at all. My son uses...
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    I've got the solar with a Fronius inverter and...

    I've got the solar with a Fronius inverter and data manager and to do it properly I was quoted around $1200. I believe there are cheaper options but they don't work as well but I really don't...
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    I looked at doing this a while ago and the price...

    I looked at doing this a while ago and the price was stupid, so much so I doubt it it would have been paid back in my lifetime.
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    GJ, see my edit. Looking back I think it was the...

    GJ, see my edit. Looking back I think it was the thick end of 30 years ago which seems unbelievable now. It had to go because a house was built next door and it never saw sun and I guess the early...
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    We had a very early Siddons and the heat exchange...

    We had a very early Siddons and the heat exchange panels used to vibrate when the pump was running but the newer ones may not do that now. I liked it because in effect it was a quick recovery system...
  15. Or a plastic drawing square which is just as...

    Or a plastic drawing square which is just as accurate, there is no practical difference between my machinist squares and my drawing squares. I haven't checked them on a surface plate against a...
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    The large plug on the end of the tank is for...

    The large plug on the end of the tank is for inspection purposes. This is a sprung loaded drain valve from a truck tank and the cable can go anywhere convenient, draining the tank then becomes very...
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    I have had experience with two compressors that...

    I have had experience with two compressors that rusted to the point of failure and both were a non event with pin holes becoming the leak points. Some compressors also have inspection access through...
  18. A very good substitute for a machinist square is...

    A very good substitute for a machinist square is a large plastic drawing/geometry square from office suppliers as they are very accurately made. Set it up on spacer block to get it above the table...
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    I would be surprised if there is not an entry in...

    I would be surprised if there is not an entry in the bottom of the tank for a drain valve which may have begun to leak or broken and been removed. If it pumps air I doubt I would give it some TLC as...
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    You could use a single Nyloc nut also, that would...

    You could use a single Nyloc nut also, that would be easier to set rather than using two. Interestingly I came across this yesterday showing how to do it on a Nova. Go to about 13:30 to see the...
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    Graham, there so many ways to cut DT's and most...

    Graham, there so many ways to cut DT's and most work well IF you practise.
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    This one is pretty good also but I Like Frank...

    This one is pretty good also but I Like Frank Klaus using a full size frame saw.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix3mphsKGJg

    The winner!

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    What is the quality like Evan, drilling wood is...

    What is the quality like Evan, drilling wood is one thing but drilling metal is another and I do a lot of that. Lately I have been considering giving myself a present and buying a full .1mm set to...
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    I still lean to them trying to look after...

    I still lean to them trying to look after themselves rather than the community they represent and do anything that helps them stay in power. I think there was only one who did put the community...
  25. I only offered it as an alternative but each to...

    I only offered it as an alternative but each to their own.
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    I can't understand how the government can't see...

    I can't understand how the government can't see the benefit to the country by adding infrastructure such as the Singapore proposal and the various other solar and battery proposals mostly funded by...
  27. This guy does an MFT top without the expense of...

    This guy does an MFT top without the expense of the PARF system but getting it done on a CNC would not be too expensive and a whole lot less trouble.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3rFr39P354
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    I worked with a toolmaker who used a jeweller's...

    I worked with a toolmaker who used a jeweller's loupe to sharpen number drills on a grey grinding wheel.
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    They had exactly the same policy pre the virus...

    They had exactly the same policy pre the virus issues.
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    Norway is actively going down the path of...

    Norway is actively going down the path of alternative energy in spite of what it will do to their huge oil production that supports those goals of reduced emissions while Australia refuses to do...
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    The idea for taxing BEV's came from the US and...

    The idea for taxing BEV's came from the US and Australia would just be copy cats if it happens here which it must do eventually. The difference between the US and here is that in the US there are tax...
  32. The space needed for a short stroke slider is...

    The space needed for a short stroke slider is exactly the same as a cabinet saw because the infeed and outfeed are set by the material and a short stroke slider with no out rigger is usually smaller...
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    I had the loan of the Tormek sharpener and in two...

    I had the loan of the Tormek sharpener and in two words.......Don't bother. It has to be the single and most frustrating thing I have ever used. It might become easier with more practise but the...
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    Cut them flush and drill the dowell out then a...

    Cut them flush and drill the dowell out then a new dowell slightly larger can be used.
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    I recall reading many years ago that if you had a...

    I recall reading many years ago that if you had a job coming up that needed hand cut DT's then every morning you walk into the workshop you should cut a couple to get your eye in.
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    One is a mitre saw and one is a table saw and...

    One is a mitre saw and one is a table saw and both generally use different blades.
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    Not as easy as it sounds, the postage for small...

    Not as easy as it sounds, the postage for small stuff is off the scale and I am told it is necessary to have an account with them. I had to buy some springs for my latest project and finding them in...
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    I made the point about Blackwoods earlier in the...

    I made the point about Blackwoods earlier in the thread. They are an online disaster area because you have to log in to access pricing and that does not fly in this day and age. I don't use their web...
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    They respond to the market which demands and...

    They respond to the market which demands and shops for the lowest price and totally disregards everything else. We as the market created the place for Bunnings existence in the first place and we...
  40. No need to complicate things, close all gates and...

    No need to complicate things, close all gates and adjust the opening to close when one gate is opened.
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    Wollongong Bunnings has always had a stand alone...

    Wollongong Bunnings has always had a stand alone site just for trade though they will sell to non trade customers but very few people know where it is. I think they used to have two trade outlets but...
  42. I don't understand the question and I have never...

    I don't understand the question and I have never heard anyone complain about the practise.
  43. There is a lot of scrap metal there.

    There is a lot of scrap metal there.
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    They own Blackwoods the industrial supplier so...

    They own Blackwoods the industrial supplier so the Tradie market will be what they are after. I don't think I have ever seen anyone buy a power tool from Bunnings but maybe I am not observant ...
  45. Using a Clearvue? I always advise CV owners to...

    Using a Clearvue? I always advise CV owners to leave one port open at all times to scrub the air and a side affect of that is to reduce the negative pressure that would cause this sort of thing.
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    Telstra do a similar thing with their NBN modems...

    Telstra do a similar thing with their NBN modems if the owner enables it. Telstra Air - Your Home Gateway- Telstra Wifi Network
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    Will This Amazon Idea Come to Oz?

    This makes interesting reading, Amazon want to make their own mesh network using near neighbours internet access.

    Amazon devices will soon automatically share your Internet with neighbors | Ars...
  48. Over many years I have been using a blue 205...

    Over many years I have been using a blue 205 plastic drum with no collapsing and I have not heard of it happening at all including one commercial site using a Max. What has become a problem with the...
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    It would be interesting to see what came out of...

    It would be interesting to see what came out of it even after all this time.
  50. This might be a good place the start Sliding saw...

    This might be a good place the start Sliding saw shoot out.

    Using the Frits and Frans jig (look at YT for many videos) the small sliders are way safer than a SS providing as Lance points out you...
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