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    That's fantastic! The photo with the plane on...

    That's fantastic!

    The photo with the plane on its side presents it beautifully. Great job!

    Kind regards,
    Lance
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    Hi Derek, The angled sectional/veneer drawer...

    Hi Derek,

    The angled sectional/veneer drawer front reminded me of this piece I saw last year by Chris Salomon, which if you intend to retain that element may offer an option. The idea sets part...
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    Thay is looking fantastic. I am interested in...

    Thay is looking fantastic. I am interested in your planned hold down holes. How have you arrived at the number and placement? I've yet to add any to my bench, as I plan to use clamps for six months...
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    Whilst living in the UK, my boss asked me one day...

    Whilst living in the UK, my boss asked me one day if Australians really were as relaxed as the stereotype suggested. I responded by saying how it was quite normal when you visit someone to just wear...
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    The video linked below is the technique I use,...

    The video linked below is the technique I use, and found it very easy to get great results the first time I tried it.

    Start at 21:50.
    ...
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    A.C.T. I'm interested in the sliding bevel and bull nose...

    I'm interested in the sliding bevel and bull nose plane. Can you please provide a price for those items.

    Kind regards,
    Lance
  7. Yes! Only yesterday I mentioned to my wife that...

    Yes! Only yesterday I mentioned to my wife that I was so pleased to have persevered with learning to use planes reasonably well. 30 seconds with a sharp plane produced a glass like smooth surface...
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    WANTED:TAS Veritas small plough plane

    Hi All,

    I am looking for a Veritas small plough plane (right handed). I am only interested in either a post 2016 model with the upgraded depth stop and skate, or an earlier one that has been...
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    I used to have a cheep no-name brand which was...

    I used to have a cheep no-name brand which was horrible. When we were building our house it died. I then bought a barrel style Makita (the older version of the photo below), and it was night and...
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    Thanks for a really informative reply China. ...

    Thanks for a really informative reply China.


    Hmmm, that's really interesting, and makes me look at gluing slightly differently. For whatever reason I have always assumed that glue needs...
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    Just a heads up, like most hobby supplies,...

    Just a heads up, like most hobby supplies, finding the industrial application often leads to a cheaper source of the same article. In this instance, rubber bonded cork is used as gaskets, so...
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    Mark has already mentioned surface voids. The...

    Mark has already mentioned surface voids. The other issue you will encounter with lower quality plywood are voids in the inner layers which will not only cause weakness, but also may result in...
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    I'm very impressed with your ability to cut a...

    I'm very impressed with your ability to cut a thread with a Dremel style tool!

    Kind regards,
    Lance
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    Thanks for your thought Ian. I think the knifing...

    Thanks for your thought Ian. I think the knifing of edges will be my first port of call as you have all suggested that, and see how I travel from there.

    Kind regards,
    Lance
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    China, do you still routinely use rub joining? I...

    China, do you still routinely use rub joining? I don't dispute that it's not common, I'd just never come across it before.

    As you were taught the technique, I would be interested to hear when...
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    Gluing without clamps - The rub joint

    A while ago I read an article by Paul Sellers about spring joints. In it, he made an almost off-hand comment about the once common practice of edge joining panels without any clamps at all. Given...
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    Whoops, yes I woke up unexpectedly early this...

    Whoops, yes I woke up unexpectedly early this morning and my brain has already switched to power saving mode. But ohh, Iíll file this one away! Very neat idea. I only recently got my router plane,...
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    Using a plough plane against the grain

    Thanks Derek. There has been a bit about back bevels in threads over the last couple of months. I just didnít transfer that notion to a router plane against the grain.

    My thought process that...
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    I would be interested in hearing responses to...

    I would be interested in hearing responses to this thread too, as I'm not long down this road.

    I own a couple of 4s, a 4Ĺ and a couple of 5s. All used Stanley or Record.

    In general, I use...
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    Thanks chaps! Derek, knowing your very...

    Thanks chaps!

    Derek, knowing your very comprehensive reviews, I did look at your review of the plane first, but somehow missed that article. Thanks for the pointer in the right direction.

    I...
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    Using a plough plane against the grain

    This is a question for those of you who use a plough plane as a standard part of your construction process.

    I am vascelating over purchasing Veritas' small plough plane, which as far as I am...
  22. Thread: Pencil box

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    Wow Adam! It's amazing what a difference the...

    Wow Adam! It's amazing what a difference the finishing has made relative to when I saw it on the weekend. The depth of grain in the lid is beautiful! And the dovetails look great.

    Kind regards,...
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    Oh wow! They're wonderful.

    Oh wow! They're wonderful.
  24. I think it's unfortunate when a company that...

    I think it's unfortunate when a company that offers truly innovative products trades on their good name to sell junk, and worse, intentionally uses hyperbolic language (how many workshop fires have...
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    by LanceC
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    Michael, are you doing that with a soldering...

    Michael, are you doing that with a soldering iron? It's very impressive.

    The last (only) bit of pyrography I did was whilst in primary school. During the summer holidays I drew a picture of our...
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    Warrick, you can't simply throw out a sentence...

    Warrick, you can't simply throw out a sentence like that without further explanation! I, and I would imagine many others, would be intrigued as to why you were out hinting spiders.

    Kind regards,...
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    Unfortunately no photos this time. We had a...

    Unfortunately no photos this time.

    We had a great collection of saws on the bench, My saws (some with and some without teeth), Yvan's auction wins and Tarwood's rummage through his shed. Adam...
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    462032 Hi All, Today is the day, and for...

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    Hi All,

    Today is the day, and for those of you who've not been here before, there is plenty of room in the shed and house, so if the weather concerns you, don't let it.

    I look forward...
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    Missing socks? I always thought that once the...

    Missing socks? I always thought that once the washing machine had accumulated sufficient lint, it created a new sock.

    Kind regards,
    Lance
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    While the table is beautiful Ian, the legs are...

    While the table is beautiful Ian, the legs are simply stunning!
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    Wow, that's great to know. I did wonder why some...

    Wow, that's great to know. I did wonder why some clamps were more expensive than others when the sizes were comparable. The automatic adjustment is a stand out feature in my mind, as it's the one...
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    Thanks Brad. I did try, but he wasn't...

    Thanks Brad.

    I did try, but he wasn't interested in negotiating. He has my contact details should he reconsider. Something else will come along. About four months ago there were two Woodfasts...
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    Another great video, with something I'd not seen...

    Another great video, with something I'd not seen before. Good job Dennis.

    I was intrigued by two things in the video.
    1. The fact that the clamps work with a range of stock thickness. Is that...
  34. I had an inkling that the men's shed up the road...

    I had an inkling that the men's shed up the road from me where I am a member may have a guillotine, so popped out from work briefly and was pleased to see that they did indeed. A couple of minutes...
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    Wow, that's very clever. Thanks for the heads up...

    Wow, that's very clever. Thanks for the heads up though, as I will be sure to check that the indexing head works if I find a suitable Woodfast.

    I'm getting a little excited about this. While...
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    Iíve never heard of indexing on a lathe, but then...

    Iíve never heard of indexing on a lathe, but then thatís not surprising...
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    It appears as though I got my terminology wrong. It is indeed negative rake according to your description above.

    Phew!
  38. Following shared commiserations and encouragement...

    Following shared commiserations and encouragement from some of the master saw makers amongst us, I thought, why not.

    Two of the smaller saws have very elegant skew-backs. These are the saws Iíve...
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    I wanted to add two vises to my bench, a front...

    I wanted to add two vises to my bench, a front and tail vise. Both of them of the cast iron Record style quick release. I already had an old Australian made Dawn No. 9. Itís position in the bench...
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    Excellent. I look forward to seeing you then. ...

    Excellent. I look forward to seeing you then.

    Kind regards,
    Lance
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    Bob, you recently tested the Cork-Rubber on your...

    Bob, you recently tested the Cork-Rubber on your bench vice. Assuming you had some left over, did you consider tightly rolling some of that into a conical shape?

    I do like your solution. Were...
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    You're absolutely right, I was focused on the...

    You're absolutely right, I was focused on the seating part of the drawing, and drew the movable cleat as a single piece of wood, which as you correctly noted, should be two. Thanks for clarifying.
    ...
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    Face "b" as per the photo below needs to sit...

    Face "b" as per the photo below needs to sit flush, and as long as the point above "a" locks, there should be no tipping. Either the heal (height) isn't long enough to resist levering, or the cleat...
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    We'll be sorry not to have you there Mike, but...

    We'll be sorry not to have you there Mike, but hopefully we will do something in late summer or early Autumn. Do you have any photos of your dingy in the water?

    Kind regards,
    Lance
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    Thanks all for the responses. That particular...

    Thanks all for the responses. That particular one is asking for a lot more ($800), but knowing that they do come about from time to time at the $400-$500 mark, I'll bide my time. When I do find one...
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    Wow, that's a fantastic piece of machinery. ...

    Wow, that's a fantastic piece of machinery. Congratulations.

    Kind regards,
    Lance
  47. HELP Hi Gav, To look rustic, does it really need to...

    Hi Gav,

    To look rustic, does it really need to be distressed? To my eye, anything made with rough sawn or skip planed timber (basically anything that's not smooth planed will look the part. Not...
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    Value of old woodfast lathes

    Every now and then an old woodfast lathe like that shown below comes on the second hand market in Tassie. While it may not have all the bells and whistles, I figure it would be a good solid unit to...
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    461720 Everyone who has expressed an interest...

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    Everyone who has expressed an interest in coming should have received a PM from me with my address and phone number. If you haven't let me know and I'll try again. If you've not yet put...
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    Thanks Paul.

    Your second reading was correct, I will be using the saw instead of my tenon saw.

    I just rang a couple of sharpening places, and despite advertising sharpening hand saws, none of...
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