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  1. Fair enough - I am looking to make some shelving...

    Fair enough - I am looking to make some shelving BUT will be framed out of H2 pine framing timber and 2400 x 445 x 16mm Melamine Shelving. it'll be behind sliding doors so doesn't have to be too...
  2. Hey Scott, whats the go with using Formply? Is...

    Hey Scott, whats the go with using Formply? Is that an expensive way to build shop cabinetry? Full 17mm sheets cost $90 from Bunnings yeah?
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    N.S.W. Are these the bits your referring to: Straight...

    Are these the bits your referring to: Straight Bit ?

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    I wonder if this oil is OK to lube mortiser chain...

    I wonder if this oil is OK to lube mortiser chain break bars? It's from SuperCheap Auto. What I did (which I may strip down again) dismantle the bearing part and then packed grease in the bearings, I...
  5. Thread: Wadkin MA

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    OK - cool. Not sure when Andrew was thinking of...

    OK - cool. Not sure when Andrew was thinking of getting some made up BUT he did say next year. I've been trying to get on to a guy up here in Queensland who does casting work to see what this may...
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    Nice one - that base gives it a bigger foot print...

    Nice one - that base gives it a bigger foot print which is good! I know what you mean regarding the height. I find this with most machines being 6 foot. I've got mobile base my table saw is currently...
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    There is heaps online about VFDs (Jump on...

    There is heaps online about VFDs (Jump on YouTube) or take a look at this forum below:

    VFDs for Newbies

    VFD install summaries

    I think I saw that second one on FB Market place here in...
  8. Thread: Wadkin MA

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    Well I have found a guy in the UK who can provide...

    Well I have found a guy in the UK who can provide me with one component of this part, see below.

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    So really then it's the 'body' that I would look at perhaps getting made up. I still...
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    SOLD: Just had a read of: Aldi Supermarket Chisels are...

    Just had a read of: Aldi Supermarket Chisels are Here Again - Paul Sellers' Blog :2tsup:
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    Have you seen this:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybWrsqUA0HA
  11. SOLD: Interested to know what setup you have? I am...

    Interested to know what setup you have? I am about to go down the 4" route purely as it's heaps cheaper for piping & fittings. My workshop is also only a double garage size. I get commercial guys...
  12. Thread: Wadkin MA

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    I came across this picture - a breakdown of all...

    I came across this picture - a breakdown of all chain mortiser parts. Not all bars are equal - these come with a grease cap. I really need to go through and see what I need from driving sprockets...
  13. Thread: Wadkin MA

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    Thanks Auscab. Will give it a go. That oil...

    Thanks Auscab. Will give it a go.

    That oil bath idea is awesome!
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    I bought he's MA Mortiser. The rest was still...

    I bought he's MA Mortiser. The rest was still there when I was there but apparently someone was interested - mind you he's not the easiest guy to get in contact with.
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    I've started overhauling some of the bars. Half...

    I've started overhauling some of the bars. Half of them I can't seem to get the bolts out as they are rusted. I've already broken a couple of flat head drill bits and some bolt heads have snapped...
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    Nice one Van, I came across one of these bad boys...

    Nice one Van, I came across one of these bad boys when I was looking at a Thomas White Chain & Chisel Mortiser. Is this machine original or has it been restored at some point? Looks very tidy!
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    I was around at ol'mates place who sold me the...

    I was around at ol'mates place who sold me the machine. I looked for a good 20mins for the block that the chain breaker attaches to but couldn't find anything. The owner of the workshop looked around...
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    Thats awesome. I can't see that I have the tool...

    Thats awesome. I can't see that I have the tool your referring to - any idea what it looks like?

    Where from China are you buying tooling from out of curiosity?
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    N.S.W. Not sure what happened with my maths either! ...

    Not sure what happened with my maths either!

    I've always tipped closer to the exy side of things for good quality and longevity. But recently came across the Hooked on Wood guy China Tools who got...
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    N.S.W. I've had the cheap ones that does the rounds on...

    I've had the cheap ones that does the rounds on eBay and Aliexpress with the bradpoint drill bit which are bit rubbish. Has anyone had experience with the ones from Sydney Tools? They look the same...
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    Yup - it's an interesting workshop. The guy shut...

    Yup - it's an interesting workshop. The guy shut shop about 8yrs ago due to health reasons. I don't think he owns a computer as he's brother initially put something up on FB. I'd say he's close to...
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    Felder F7 Spindle Moulder

    Not mine but putting it up here for anyone who is interest a great quality Felder F7 Spindle Moulder. There was some tooling there too but didn't get any pics. PM me if you are interested and I can...
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    Altendorf Panel Saw

    Not mine but putting it up here for anyone who is interest a great quality panel saw by Altendorf. It looks to be the same as the one on Gumtree at the moment for $4k down in Victoria. PM me if your...
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    Comag Spindle Moulder

    Not mine but putting it up here for anyone who is interest a great quality Comage Spindle Moulder. It doesn't have a fence as it was used for pattern making and irregular shapes so I'm told. PM me if...
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    This machine was originally a 3-phase machine....

    This machine was originally a 3-phase machine. The single phase motor that is on the machine comes with a pulley much smaller than the original. From my calculations the shaft RPM would run around...
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    Some pictures of the machine - needs a good...

    Some pictures of the machine - needs a good cleanup and lubrication.

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    This is the dovetail jig which seems to be missing bits - just don't know what? I also have some dovetail...
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    Too late for that :q

    Too late for that :q
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    Jeffwood Spindle Moulder 402

    I bought a Jeffwood Spindle moulder last weekend. I've yet to take some photos but will post some when I get a chance. It came with a silly amount of tooling which I'd say is worth more than the...
  29. Thread: Wadkin MA

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    Ha ha ... nope - I don't mind that colour scheme...

    Ha ha ... nope - I don't mind that colour scheme but when I get around to repainting the MA I'll highly likely not go with those colours :q
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    Thanks - yes got a fair amount of stuff with the...

    Thanks - yes got a fair amount of stuff with the machine, I'm about to clean it all up - lots of chains and breakers, I've been really keen to getting into make traditional benches with traditional...
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    Have bought a couple of things off Andrew Hill...

    Have bought a couple of things off Andrew Hill (Login • Instagram) over in the UK (thanks Wallace and Auscab for directing me to him).

    Grinding wheel:

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    Chain sharpener sleeve with...
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    If only I could go back in time ... :U Still...

    If only I could go back in time ... :U

    Still waiting patiently!
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    My dream machine would be a Wadkin RM 24" Planner...

    My dream machine would be a Wadkin RM 24" Planner Thicknesser with a helical head. The cost of the head alone to manufacture would be in excess of $5000 however. If I was a professional...
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    Good to know :) I've got a mate coming over who...

    Good to know :) I've got a mate coming over who is a sparky who can take a look at my garage. I have 3-phase so am leaning towards getting some plugs installed.
  35. Thread: Wadkin MA

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    Yes - here is a picture of a machine where they...

    Yes - here is a picture of a machine where they have had this part made up (not a great picture).

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    Anatomy of a mortise chain 1. Chain pitches ...

    Anatomy of a mortise chain

    1. Chain pitches

    The pitch is the distance between one pin in a link and the third successive one, as shown in the image below at right....
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    One other component I am missing is a set of...

    One other component I am missing is a set of sprockets that are fixed to the motor shaft which transmits the rotary movement to the chain. These seem to be available from India with prices ranging...
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    Thanks Wallace - I've messaged the guy selling on...

    Thanks Wallace - I've messaged the guy selling on eBay BUT it does say he doesn't ship internationally ... grr - lets see what he come back with.

    Riverbuilder - I don't think casting will see me...
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    Thanks Vann, Odd - had to delete them and reload...

    Thanks Vann, Odd - had to delete them and reload them. All good now :)

    Going to soak the tooling in some Evapo-rust - hope to get some good results.
  40. Thread: Wadkin MA

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    Wadkin MA

    I have wanted a Wadkin MF, ME or MA ever since falling in love with old vintage machinery. My issue previously was not having 3-phase. The new place I've just moved into fortunately does! I came...
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    I've taken a look at Bob's VFD info her posted...

    I've taken a look at Bob's VFD info her posted here: VFDs for Newbies does anyone know if the motor on the MA is ∆ or Y?
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    SOLD: Thanks Graham, will take them. Have messaged you...

    Thanks Graham, will take them. Have messaged you :)
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    SOLD: Hi Gmoss, would you consider posting them?

    Hi Gmoss, would you consider posting them?
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    Nice work DJ - lots of guys on here with lots of...

    Nice work DJ - lots of guys on here with lots of knowledge! Am a bit jealous of your recent haul!
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    There was a Hammond Glider saw down in Victoria a...

    There was a Hammond Glider saw down in Victoria a couple of weeks ago but looks to have been sold now. It was a missing a couple of bits thou. Nice find on the P K Douglas!
  46. I guess no one ever came back to Cam on this. I'd...

    I guess no one ever came back to Cam on this. I'd be interested to hear from people on what they think about these?
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    That a not so common reducer bush (1.5" to 1")....

    That a not so common reducer bush (1.5" to 1"). Got a mate with a metal lathe? As Van said, try the blade supplier guys couldn't be much more than $10 inclusive of shipping. Failing all other avenues...
  48. Right you are - thanks.

    Right you are - thanks.
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    Nice find - a couple of these have popped up here...

    Nice find - a couple of these have popped up here in Brisbane at good prices in the last 12 months. I would be keen one day to replace my Bosch Glide Compound Saw with one of these or a Dewalt one...
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    Thanks Henry - I think I have fallen in love with...

    Thanks Henry - I think I have fallen in love with the Wolfenden. Some tabletop overhang would have been nice but not that big a deal given the space on the right where the router insert is.
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