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    That's pretty good. :2tsup: Considering the...

    That's pretty good. :2tsup:

    Considering the age of your chuck its better than I was expecting. I am guessing that if you were to measure the runout at the quill without the chuck it would be a lot...
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    VICTORIA Hey that might be just the thing for a little...

    Hey that might be just the thing for a little experiment I have been thinking about. I will take it thanks Chris
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    Sorry to hear about your medical problems Bob. I...

    Sorry to hear about your medical problems Bob. I have had my share too recently, but on the mend now.

    Australia Day weekend Jools and I will be going to Horsham, whether Dave runs Dooen or not, to...
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    Hi Derek, Nice work on the DP table. I...

    Hi Derek,

    Nice work on the DP table.

    I have the Nova Voyager on the shortlist for my next major acquisition and would love to hear your opinion of it overall once you have given it a fair run....
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    I see a big contradiction in your thinking here....

    I see a big contradiction in your thinking here. You are making the overall system big enough to handle the heaviest load one of your machines will give it yet you want to lighten the load when using...
  6. I am not Mark,but I have one of those devices....

    I am not Mark,but I have one of those devices. Here is a video that explains what it does.

    YouTube

    Veritas Tools - Sharpening - Saw File Holder

    Mark might want to add further details of how...
  7. QUEENSLAND Hi Mark, I will take the HNT Gordon Smoothing...

    Hi Mark,

    I will take the HNT Gordon Smoothing plane please.

    If you can PM me your bank details and total cost including postage to 3029, I will transfer the necessary and and advise the...
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    Matt - there's no need to get into a bind about...

    Matt - there's no need to get into a bind about it. Just relax and stick to what you know. :roll:
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    He uses them interchangeably - even on electrical...

    He uses them interchangeably - even on electrical work. :oo:
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    From Aus post website Compensation for lost or...

    From Aus post website Compensation for lost or damaged items - Australia Post

    Unless there is extra cover arranged the most they will pay is $100. THey would be worth that as scrap steel and...
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    I don't even have an Instagram account :no:...

    I don't even have an Instagram account :no: :roll:



    One of the reasons I have been so slow in completing this is that as a partly complete bench (trestles and the main body of the top with just...
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    Matt really doesn't know anything about...

    Matt really doesn't know anything about electrical tape, does he?

    You use the black stuff for first aid, to stick yourself back together when you cut yourself.

    You're supposed to use the green...
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    Look on the bright side - at least there are...

    Look on the bright side - at least there are photos of everything that's missing.

    Grab the photos and hunt through ePay to find similar saws and note the prices.

    See if you can find some more...
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    VICTORIA Good to meet you today Darren. I will keep an eye...

    Good to meet you today Darren. I will keep an eye out for your future offerings. Very happy with the Walnut. :2tsup:
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    Just the tools I was using to do the job....

    Just the tools I was using to do the job. :rolleyes:
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    Ok I'm back again aftr another long break. I've...

    Ok I'm back again aftr another long break. I've been fighting a leg infection for about seven weeks and just getting back to being able to stand in the shed for a while.

    I can't stand for too long...
  17. Bearing pullers are cheap. I think I paid $40 for...

    Bearing pullers are cheap. I think I paid $40 for mine at Supercheap. Easy to use as well. I have used it a fair bit since I have had it, works on pulleys as well.

    I did my Shelix upgrade to my 8"...
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    VICTORIA I will take it thanks Doug

    I will take it thanks

    Doug
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    VICTORIA I will take it thanks Doug

    I will take it thanks

    Doug
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    THAT must be why you use up all your electrical...

    THAT must be why you use up all your electrical tape on parcels :rolleyes:
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    That makes a lot of sense for a surgeon's saw...

    That makes a lot of sense for a surgeon's saw given the antibiotic properties of Silver.

    Medical uses of silver - Wikipedia
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    You have my sympathies Lance. I got an...

    You have my sympathies Lance.

    I got an infection in my leg which started nearly six weeks ago. Plenty of projects lined up but I can't do much in the shed.

    I spent three days in hospital and...
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    Poll: VICTORIA Hmmmm - I wonder who he could have bought them...

    Hmmmm - I wonder who he could have bought them from? :roll:

    Around that time I was not buying much timber at the shows because everything was overpriced. :rolleyes:
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    Yes, in a lot of their boxed drill sets sold at...

    Yes, in a lot of their boxed drill sets sold at Bunnings you can't get individual drills to match every drill in the set, and guess which ones you always break :rolleyes:

    Luckily Total tools is...
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    Correct. Agreed. Hard to imagine someone...

    Correct.




    Agreed. Hard to imagine someone who is disappointed with HSS being happy with high carbon steel.
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    Sutton Tools - generally available at Total...

    Sutton Tools - generally available at Total Tools, I don't think Bunnings stock them.

    Very good quality
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    So it's a metric offset marker - but it's still a...

    So it's a metric offset marker - but it's still a non-specific-measuring-system centrefinder. :wink:
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    oh dear - now I'm in trouble :B

    oh dear - now I'm in trouble :B
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    How do you divide 19 by 2?

    How do you divide 19 by 2?
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    How is this metric?

    Not sure where to put this so why not the jokes forum.

    How can a centre finder be metric, or imperial for that matter?

    https://www.timbecon.com.au/centerfinder-metric
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    Last year I bought a drill chuck online from a...

    Last year I bought a drill chuck online from a business in Dandenong. Postage to Hoppers Crossing (just the other side of the Westgate Bridge) took 10 days. Yes, you guessed it - via Brisbane. :doh:...
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    Watching with interest.

    Watching with interest.
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    I turned 60 in August and still do not wear...

    I turned 60 in August and still do not wear reading glasses.

    I can't read everything I used to be able to read but for the odd occasion I need a bit of help I have a desk-lamp magnifier on the...
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    Thanks for the tip on the Grobet needle files...

    Thanks for the tip on the Grobet needle files Ian.

    There's a couple of saws I am building from scratch that I want to do some fine teeth in when I get a little better at it. I will keep an eye...
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    Theoretically yes - in practice it would depend...

    Theoretically yes - in practice it would depend on the details. Brand/quality, sizes etc.

    If there is enough people interested it could be worthwhile
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    nice work on that handle Lance.

    nice work on that handle Lance.
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    I bet that donkey will be happy to get that lot...

    I bet that donkey will be happy to get that lot off of its back. :D
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    You better hope she doesn't take up Folk Art...

    You better hope she doesn't take up Folk Art between the delivery and your return home. There could be some beautiful landscapes painted on those saws. :no:
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    Possibly not - As I said way back at the start of...

    Possibly not - As I said way back at the start of this thread:
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    My saws have already arrived :wink: :2tsup: :cool:

    My saws have already arrived :wink: :2tsup: :cool:
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    This only happens on large flat surfaces like the...

    This only happens on large flat surfaces like the benchtop. Usually there is not too much once you get a feel for how much to put on. The message in the statement is really that if you put too much...
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    Absolutely :2tsup: I've used it on lathe...

    Absolutely :2tsup:

    I've used it on lathe tools, hammers, mallets, axes, brooms, mops etc

    If it's got a wooden handle and is at my place, it has had a coat of it. :wink:
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    Hopefully I will be well enough to travel by the...

    Hopefully I will be well enough to travel by the time it gets rescheduled for. Get well soon Matt.
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    This is a list of the saws in the order they...

    This is a list of the saws in the order they first appear in the thread (that means the original post by Matt,not when someone else quotes a photo in a post.

    The thread is getting a bit long so...
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    You know how it is Matt. we see the shiny baubles...

    You know how it is Matt. we see the shiny baubles and we just have to have them.

    Right now with my infected leg, I can't even walk out to the shed to do anything. I am stuck at the desk and forced...
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    Please put #2 on my pile Matt.

    Please put #2 on my pile Matt.
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    Can you please put #66 "what a ripper" on my...

    Can you please put #66 "what a ripper" on my pile, Matt. Just something about it catches my eye.
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    Well it's got me floored Matt. I will put my hand...

    Well it's got me floored Matt. I will put my hand up for that one, #42. Can you hang on to it until we meet up next?
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    A blatant misuse of a technology which could have...

    A blatant misuse of a technology which could have been used for a far better purpose :no:
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    I saw the thread title and I knew I shouldn't...

    I saw the thread title and I knew I shouldn't have looked. :oo:

    The last thing I need in my life right now is another project, particularly one involving saws. :rolleyes:

    I hate you guys :D
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