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    If you can stretch to $1600, the Nova Viking is...

    If you can stretch to $1600, the Nova Viking is really worth the money. The pedestal version is closer to $3000 but it also has a two horsepower motor.

    You could be out of luck trying to find a...
  2. Some of the dado sets available have ATB teeth on...

    Some of the dado sets available have ATB teeth on the outside blades. These can leave a not completely flat flat bottom. I've heard some woodworkers refer to them as bat's ears.

    As I have a...
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    Slot cutters are not one piece tools like most...

    Slot cutters are not one piece tools like most router bits. Probably somewhere south of 15k is where these should be run. Most trimmers in the past were not really a good tool for this type of router...
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    How many of these incidents are you aware of?

    How many of these incidents are you aware of?
  5. QUEENSLAND Hi, I will take it. If you are coming to...

    Hi, I will take it.

    If you are coming to Brisbane sometime then great, but an alternative would be to drop it at my Father's place that is also in Wurtulla and I will pick it up sometime when I go...
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    Luthiers use a bending iron to bend the sides of...

    Luthiers use a bending iron to bend the sides of instruments. If you go to YouTube and search with luthier side bending you will find tons of videos on the topic.

    You can buy or build a bending...
  7. The problem with the suggestions so far is there...

    The problem with the suggestions so far is there is an assumption you are dealing with a continuous straight piece of material. A gunwale -- for anything other than a barge -- is, by definition, not...
  8. I'm in the Redlands area if that is of any help....

    I'm in the Redlands area if that is of any help. I have the smaller Domino machine.

    Send me a PM if that is helpful.
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    I've recently bought a few of the no brand...

    I've recently bought a few of the no brand Chinese made ones from Banggood. I was after things I knew I would not use that often so I did not want to spend a wad of money on CMT/Freud et al.
    ...
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    I have a Ryobi pin nailer. The inexpensive...

    I have a Ryobi pin nailer. The inexpensive pneumatic one. Works fine for me, every time and I use it quite a bit.

    Way better than the Porter-Cable unit it replaced which jammed every single time,...
  11. It's more about planning the cutting layout. I...

    It's more about planning the cutting layout.

    I use a piece of software to layout the panels on the sheets. You can optimise for rip or crosscut first. With a short slider, it's obviously easier to...
  12. No. I don't own one. I can see the use for...

    No. I don't own one.

    I can see the use for one, but I would not be able to justify one for the little use I would get as a reference surface.

    For flattening waterstones, I have one of those...
  13. I got the diamond files I ordered. Cheap and...

    I got the diamond files I ordered. Cheap and nasty; $11 including delivery from Amazon.

    But, they did the job and they still have life left in them. So totally worth it.

    I also ordered a...
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    I had to take the gauge apart again for another...

    I had to take the gauge apart again for another reason. I found that the face of the fence was not square to the table. The problem was that Incra put a very thin layer of some sort of tacky...
  15. Another option if you see something in the second...

    Another option if you see something in the second hand market is a machine that has a Tersa cutter block.

    Changing blades with a Tersa cutter block is ten minutes absolute max; from start to...
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    This is what I use: Veritas Cabinetmakers Mallet...

    This is what I use: Veritas Cabinetmakers Mallet | Carbatec

    I like it.
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    I got one of those yesterday too. I have my...

    I got one of those yesterday too.

    I have my own domain name. Interestingly it was to an email address that was used to sign up to a JB Hi Fi mailing list that is not used for any other purpose.
    ...
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    Setting an Incra mitre gauge square

    I have an Incra 3000 mounted on the sliding table of MiniMax combo. I made a bar to fit the slot from HDPE. I'm not concerned about wear as I don't actually slide the gauge in the slot except to take...
  19. The rule is relatively new. I bought a Starret...

    The rule is relatively new. I bought a Starret metric rule. It's about 18 months old. I'm not saying it isn't the problem, but it seems unlikely.

    I will have a look tomorrow.

    I have order some...
  20. Yeah, I think you're right. Certainly nothing...

    Yeah, I think you're right. Certainly nothing else does anything except polishing!
  21. Tuning a combination square with a hardened head

    I have an older Starret combination square that has the hardened cast iron head. It is no longer square.

    I've seen plenty of videos on requiring a combination square. My problem is, I think, that...
  22. It does require a bearing on the router bit. I...

    It does require a bearing on the router bit. I suppose solid carbide bits with end bearings are around; but I've never seen one.
  23. Yeah, basically the wrong tool for this job. ...

    Yeah, basically the wrong tool for this job.

    You can use stearate coated papers but the varnish is still going to stick like poo to a blanket.

    You would be better off using stripper first, as...
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    QUEENSLAND I will take it.

    I will take it.
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    I have a Creality Ender 3 V2. It does the basic...

    I have a Creality Ender 3 V2. It does the basic stuff well enough. Assembly is simple. There is active community of Creality users on the internet that can solve most problems. Not that I've had any....
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    I see there are those among us that think the BLM...

    I see there are those among us that think the BLM protests caused because it is often unsafe to be black in public in the USA, are the same thing as trying to overthrow (however incompetently and...
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    Mate, you were thoughtful and voted how you saw...

    Mate, you were thoughtful and voted how you saw it best. You didn't buy into the cult. Brother, you have nothing to apologise for.

    You're ahead of about 60 odd million (my back of the cigarette...
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    I think you are right. Can't imagine there would...

    I think you are right. Can't imagine there would have been a lot of those sold here!
  29. Thread: Vinyl LPs

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    You may find a dealer that will take everything...

    You may find a dealer that will take everything as a job lot. You might miss out if something rare is in the pile of dross though.

    I don't expect you will find that dealer nearby!

    As for...
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    I'm just going to plan as though I am going to...

    I'm just going to plan as though I am going to have side-effects and if I don't; no harm. In any event, that is what sick leave is for!



    A temperature of 104F -- to use an Australian expression...
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    5/8" is 15.875mm. It really does make a...

    5/8" is 15.875mm. It really does make a difference.

    The Torquata item recommended above has 15.9mm on the blade and is described as 16mm by Timbecon in the blurb. Your guess is as good as mine but...
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    I don't have an opinion. I don't live there...

    I don't have an opinion. I don't live there anymore. My Niece, Nephew, Sister-in-law and their partners do (none of whom are conservative) and they have not said anything. \_(ツ)_/

    A blue plank...
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    The only other way to acquire the antibodies is...

    The only other way to acquire the antibodies is to have had it. So it sounds to me that that this wasn't placebo.

    I have read about the reactions that some people have experienced with the...
  34. I think my trolley took about 4 hours to make....

    I think my trolley took about 4 hours to make. Most of that was figuring where to put stuff. Cost me nothing except the cyclone and plumbing. Scrappy plywood from a machine that was delivered and...
  35. What sort of shop vacuum machine are you guys...

    What sort of shop vacuum machine are you guys using?

    The ProTool one I'm using is not the most powerful unit around. Perhaps that is working in its favour in this setup, maybe.
  36. Well; I have the identical item to you, and for...

    Well; I have the identical item to you, and for me it works as advertised. Unmodified.

    I have changed the bag once in the past three years. That was only because the bag was not staying on the...
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    At least with hide glue, you get a reasonable...

    At least with hide glue, you get a reasonable open time and foul ups with tricky glue ups are reversible.
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    Having served, the sad part is that it is funny...

    Having served, the sad part is that it is funny because it more than likely actually happened!
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    We love you too man! :devilred::devilred:

    We love you too man! :devilred::devilred:
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    It's not a tool one uses a lot. McJing have a...

    It's not a tool one uses a lot.

    McJing have a Luban which is similar to the Record 2506 (I have one of those) for $118.

    I have a set of Stanley 98/99 planes as well. Mine are in similar...
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    Mate! As in most other things, you're on another...

    Mate! As in most other things, you're on another level to my workshop furniture!

    486574 486575

    This is one of those Czech workbenches that Carbatec used to sell. Nothing special but it does...
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    This might be a better link: Drillpro 12.5cm...

    This might be a better link: Drillpro 12.5cm creative flexible circle drawing tool rotary adjustable round measuring painting math woodworking tool Sale - Banggood.com

    I have one too. For $35...
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    ymmv \_(ツ)_/

    ymmv \_(ツ)_/
  44. Howdy neighbour, I'm in Birkdale. There are a few...

    Howdy neighbour, I'm in Birkdale. There are a few of us in the locality.
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    No.

    No.
  46. That'd be Canadia, mate ...

    <AussieCountryDrawl>That'd be Canadia, mate</>

    I don't have a landline any more. I never gave out the number and it was an unlisted; and still got the calls. In fact those were the only calls.
    ...
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    "Just buy a Festool" was in quotes for a reason....

    "Just buy a Festool" was in quotes for a reason. It's paraphrasing the vibe (geddit? Boom, Tish... I'm here all week. Try the veal.). It most certainly was not directed at you. Moreover, I joined...
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    In the same general milieu... Three guys --...

    In the same general milieu...

    Three guys -- Butcher, Baker and a Lawyer -- out fishing in a boat and it comes time to go home and the motor won't start. No mobile reception and nobody else around....
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    Which Festool sander are you comparing a cordless...

    Which Festool sander are you comparing a cordless tool to?

    I have a BO6050J and that is a beast. In the coarse mode it is very rapid at removing material. The finish in fine mode is, well, fine.
    ...
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    :wts:

    :wts:
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