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    orraloon's suggestion that it may be...

    orraloon's suggestion that it may be veneered/laminated makes sense. You can see a narrow, maybe 20mm, board each side on the length of the table and veneer would also explain the flat sawn sections.
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    If it's Australian made I'd guess it's Tasmanian...

    If it's Australian made I'd guess it's Tasmanian Oak/Alpine Ash/Mountain Ash/Messmate. That being said I'm surprised that there is a lot of flat sawn boards in the top and this makes me doubt my...
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    You start by saying the dogs were not out in...

    You start by saying the dogs were not out in public and then immediately contradict yourself. :? But of course if they 'weren't supposed to be out' it's clearly nobody's fault. Were the dogs put...
  4. I've sold hundreds of this exact same item for...

    I've sold hundreds of this exact same item for $87.50 a pair delivered (cheaper for forum members) - https://www.totaltools.com.au/66895-wolf-200mmx100mm-f-clamp-wfl200

    You tell me why Total Tools...
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    Hi Amos and welcome to the forum. It looks like...

    Hi Amos and welcome to the forum. It looks like you're running the left (20mm) end against the fence? You'll always get tearout like this if you're routing across the grain. The way to minimise it is...
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    Hi fletty, If this is indeed bone and you're...

    Hi fletty, If this is indeed bone and you're going to have a go at carving the inlay yourself my wife has a recipe for preparing the bone that she used to use at the lapidary club. My only...
  7. Thread: Which SawStop

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    Whoo!! Sounds like you're one of those people who...

    Whoo!! Sounds like you're one of those people who needs a sawstop.
  8. Thread: Which SawStop

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    Were either of your deployments because you...

    Were either of your deployments because you touched the blade? If so then the technology has indeed possibly saved you a finger, if not then all it has proved to be is a PITA, and an expensive one at...
  9. Thread: Which SawStop

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    Just for the sake of accuracy 1/64" is about .4mm...

    Just for the sake of accuracy 1/64" is about .4mm NOT .125mm.

    I'd never considered these differences between right and left tilt saws. Glad to have it brought to my attention. Thanks, Rich.
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    Guys, steel suppliers sell this stuff in 6.5...

    Guys, steel suppliers sell this stuff in 6.5 metre lengths. It's about $8 a metre. If the pipe is all too hard for you use the clamp heads designed for timber as pictured by orraloon. These are only...
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    As much as I admire your creativity Mark it would...

    As much as I admire your creativity Mark it would be hard to go past pipe clamps for a one off glue up (or perhaps the Groz type heads for timber stretchers - clamp heads - Google Search)

    The one...
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    Yeah well good luck with that! I can't imagine...

    Yeah well good luck with that! I can't imagine that these are going to provide good service over an extended period. Maybe you should be looking at some of these -...
  13. Congratulations on succeeding on your aim....

    Congratulations on succeeding on your aim. Beautiful box. :2tsup:
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    I've replaced the bearings in the saw arbor,...

    I've replaced the bearings in the saw arbor, they're a standard item you can get from any decent bearing supply place. I could feel that the bearings had tightened up over the, more than 20 years,...
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    Nope! What parts are you looking for? These saws...

    Nope! What parts are you looking for? These saws are pretty simple beasts.
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    'Jacob' was just a local brand name put on a...

    'Jacob' was just a local brand name put on a generic made in Taiwan saw. There's quite a few members on here with these saws. See this thread - Baker machinery 305mm and this one - Hafco SB12 -...
  17. Thread: Shelf strength

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    mjwoodman's situation is totally different to a...

    mjwoodman's situation is totally different to a bookshelf. The fish tank is 600mm wide and the shelf only 118mm wider. Most of the weight is carried fairly directly to the cleats. I can't see too...
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    See post #15 in this thread - Baker machinery...

    See post #15 in this thread - Baker machinery 305mm

    The material is very dense and stable. It's about the right thickness to sit straight on the existing supports. You can either drill and tap the...
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    A flush trim bit is certainly the way to make...

    A flush trim bit is certainly the way to make zero clearance inserts. As to what the most suitable material would be this can depend on the depth and support offered by the throat in the saw. What...
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    Col, it's the service they're complaining about,...

    Col, it's the service they're complaining about, not the quality of the tools. You can receive poor service regardless of the quality of the tools you're purchasing. The only way you can avoid a...
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    When it's all said and done the saw is hardly, if...

    When it's all said and done the saw is hardly, if any, better than a contractor saw and certainly never sold for 'a few thousands when new'. Cast iron is heavy and freight would take a big bite out...
  22. Hi hawkinob, Would the attached style of...

    Hi hawkinob,

    Would the attached style of numbers help? The actual numbers print out to about 75mm wide by 122mm high. I can send you a Word file so you'd only have to print them. Can do them in...
  23. Presumably the flooring is tongue and groove? I...

    Presumably the flooring is tongue and groove? I made a stirrup to take a piece of 25 x 50 x 3 RHS on either side to fit over a wind up scissor jack that worked pretty well. The idea is to remove a...
  24. Thread: Bosch GCM12GLD

    by aldav
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    I'm assuming the laser is turned on? These saws...

    I'm assuming the laser is turned on? These saws have a twin line laser, if neither line works and they are supplied by only one laser it's got to be either the switch, the power supply to it or the...
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    And by the way a TCG blade does NOT cut a flat...

    And by the way a TCG blade does NOT cut a flat bottomed groove. :no:
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    You need the small, high ATB teeth to get a crisp...

    You need the small, high ATB teeth to get a crisp clean edge. If you want to use the table saw then finishing the bottom of the groove with a router plane would be the easiest option. As China has...
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    The re-branded Jet clamps were the first thing I...

    The re-branded Jet clamps were the first thing I imported. It took a long time to clear them as most people were not prepared to accept that they were in fact re-branded Jet's. I used to get all this...
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    Hi sefrayser and welcome to the forum. I guess...

    Hi sefrayser and welcome to the forum. I guess you're in Virginia USA? Most of the members on here are located in Australia so many of the replies you get are likely to be in the local terminology...
  29. Good work Lance, this has ended up being a very...

    Good work Lance, this has ended up being a very entertaining thread. :2tsup:
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    Yes that's right. It's the offset that you need...

    Yes that's right. It's the offset that you need to get your head around, it can get complicated to the point of doing your head in in imperial. A 1-1/2" template guide bush is pretty close to the...
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    Glad to see that we're all in agreement about...

    Glad to see that we're all in agreement about that then. :D :2tsup: Now let's talk about religion, where we'll be able to thrash out not only which is the 'correct' one but also whether any of them...
  32. QUEENSLAND Hi Stoobydale, I guess you mean Fine Tools...

    Hi Stoobydale,

    I guess you mean Fine Tools Australia? Have you seen any of the recent posts in this thread - Fine Tools Australia - I'll cross my fingers for you that your experience is a good...
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    QUEENSLAND They look more like mortise chisels than dovetail...

    They look more like mortise chisels than dovetail chisels to me. Obviously I've got a lot to learn. :B
  34. How old are you now Lance? Will 30 or 40 years of...

    How old are you now Lance? Will 30 or 40 years of accumulated shellac have any kind of negative effect on your system? At least if you're getting some of the metho in you you should be well...
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    How did you figure that out Tony? I don't see...

    How did you figure that out Tony? I don't see anything in the OP's posts to indicate that you're being 'spat at'. He even thanked Bob for his last post, which was less than complimentary of his...
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    You'll need to have a look at who's exhibiting,...

    You'll need to have a look at who's exhibiting, Timbecon usually attend the Melbourne show. Also have a look for any retailers who have specials on to coincide with the show even though they aren't...
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    Torquata Heavy Duty Parallel Clamps

    I see that Timbecon currently have their heavy duty parallel clamps in stock and on special. These are not the light duty clamps they always seem to have in stock but Jet clamps by another name and...
  38. If you're hoping to raise this on 4 posts you've...

    If you're hoping to raise this on 4 posts you've got a lot of sub-floor framing to do. The spacing of the existing joists is only just ok and because of the 70mm depth you might not get away with 3...
  39. The eBay/Aliexpress one won't fit. You don't want...

    The eBay/Aliexpress one won't fit. You don't want one of the original fitments they're a complete PITA and you'll just end up taking it off and not using it anyway. I have one too, but I won't sell...
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    Yes, that's the same seller that Matt linked to...

    Yes, that's the same seller that Matt linked to in the first post and as has already been stated, that's exactly what they do. Am I missing something here. :?
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    Wongdai have you seen this thread - LED Lighting...

    Wongdai have you seen this thread - LED Lighting Panels - where to buy? - and specifically the link in post #5 - Philips SmartBright LED Batten 11W (600mm) or 21W (1200mm). Could be a good way to go.
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    Bob, there's no point talking about the DC-2 or...

    Bob, there's no point talking about the DC-2 or the 90mm duct as the OP has, thankfully, committed to upgrade both. Like you I don't see the point of going to the cost of buying a DC-7 (Sherwood...
  43. Thread: Sydney Tool Sale

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    HEADS UP Much better value than any sale Sydney Tools...

    Much better value than any sale Sydney Tools would be having. :D
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    Did you realise there have been no posts to this...

    Did you realise there have been no posts to this thread for 8 years? Probably done and dusted by now. Pun intended. :D
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    The air flow capacity of a 5" SDD will be at...

    The air flow capacity of a 5" SDD will be at least 150% of the 4" version. If you're only going for the 4" one I'd suggest you buy a 2HP DE, the 3HP machine will be a waste of money for a 4" system.
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    Is the 4" version even available in Australia? I...

    Is the 4" version even available in Australia? I suspect he's talking about the 5" SDD and the 6" XL SSD. 6" PVC stormwater pipe will work fine with either of those cyclones. I wouldn't be using any...
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    Everybody will make their own decision on dust...

    Everybody will make their own decision on dust extraction and for many of us cost will be a major consideration. jon542 is 77 years old and without knowing the general state of his health and how...
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    So what is the price comparison between the...

    So what is the price comparison between the Minimax and the two Hammer models? Nobody seems to want to tell us unless we make an enquiry.
  49. Thread: Dust Deputy

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    It's 8 years since chrisb691 posted on this...

    It's 8 years since chrisb691 posted on this thread so probably achieved what he wanted to do by now. He's still around though.
  50. Thread: Sydney Tool Sale

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    HEADS UP It's held annually and 'haunted' by quite a few...

    It's held annually and 'haunted' by quite a few of the guys on here. Usually a very good sale, lots of vendors with user and collectable tools. Well worth a look.
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