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    Sound deadening an internal wall.

    Not sure where to post this but itís part of my final sorting of my ducting from my cyclone room into the wood shop.
    The wall is steel framed in 100 x 50 about 1500 wide by 2 metres high with a...
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    Lucky bs weíre stuck here in Sydney. Not that...

    Lucky bs weíre stuck here in Sydney.
    Not that Iím going to run out of jobs in my little shed anytime soon.:D
    H.
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    Ian W, I didnít make those kits or the small palm...

    Ian W, I didnít make those kits or the small palm planes.
    Ray is the guy I started the tool sales in 1986 here in Sydney when with he was between jobs I guess.
    Heíd been a keen collector and when...
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    Grahame I think possibly a tradesman gave an...

    Grahame I think possibly a tradesman gave an apprentice a broken #7 and he then made the pattern.
    Why longer ? Why not ? Like my Al Ewheel because you can. You also leave a conundrum for people to...
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    Not to be picky but I think the moulders and...

    Not to be picky but I think the moulders and other Foundry riff raff might disagree with that statement Ian.
    They are the ones who control the ramming, runners, risersí metal etc etc.

    Off course...
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    The pattern faker probably made it 28Ē long...

    The pattern faker probably made it 28Ē long because he could.
    Same as my English wheel is Aluminium rather than cast iron like the production ones.
    Hereís a florin from an old tool box.
    Hardly...
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    It hasnít been said by the owner of this plane...

    It hasnít been said by the owner of this plane what the frog is.
    Is it type 4 or 5 ? This would be a start to dating it.
    Iíd be interested to know what thread the frog hold down screws are?
    Are...
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    John, you mentioned seeing old crafts at a fair...

    John, you mentioned seeing old crafts at a fair in England.
    We have a ĎLost Trades Fairí here in Oz where a multitude of old skills are demonstrated.
    A chairmaker ĎGlen Rundleí started it off in...
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    READ ME! Good luck with the sale of the lumber. This is...

    Good luck with the sale of the lumber.
    This is an Australian based forum.
    We do have a few North American members and a possibly quite a few lurkers/lookers.
    Iíve in-laws in Red Deer Ab over the...
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    Stanley couldnít have called it a #9 as this #...

    Stanley couldnít have called it a #9 as this # was already in use in 1870 for the Cabinetmakers block plane.
    Out of interest does the blade adjusting wheel have a left or right hand thread?
    If type...
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    Same clown has a Paulco Bandsaw and jointer combo...

    Same clown has a Paulco Bandsaw and jointer combo for sale.
    No guard on the jointer and what looks like a 3 phase reversing switch?
    Same almost lifetime quality? Whatever that means:C
    H.
  12. Thread: Wire wheel

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    That nut could be off an EMF Pilot Arc welder....

    That nut could be off an EMF Pilot Arc welder.
    Matter of fact I would be keen to see what you could create with an old pilot arc.:o
    H
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    Yikes tough stuff mate. A mates wife has bad...

    Yikes tough stuff mate.
    A mates wife has bad sight from diabetes and she has a wall mounted screen on an arm near where she sits which shows the pages sheís reading at a decent size.
    I can find out...
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    Interesting odd lathe. Thanks for putting up...

    Interesting odd lathe.
    Thanks for putting up that link dubrossa.
    There is a photo on there of a chain drive on the headstock end with crude guarding.
    Reminds me of a story my father told my bro...
  15. WANTED:QLD. I have a spare fence for a 79 if your missing...

    I have a spare fence for a 79 if your missing that.
    H
  16. Thread: shed or shop

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    Junk city

    Bit of a late reply to Bobís post re his sign on the shed door.
    I have a large shed itís actually a ridgy didge factory in my backyard.
    I guess I say to the missus Iím going out to the workshop to...
  17. A couple of lockdown projects for a mate.

    I have a few years worth of car/bike and machinery plus furniture projects on the go so I passed a couple of bitza planes onto a good mate whoís on his own in lockdown in his house and unable to...
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    Another couple of quick ways to check if a plane...

    Another couple of quick ways to check if a plane with a broken frog was prelateral is if there are any Patent dates in the adjusting wheel and whether itís right or left hand thread.
    with a right...
  19. Thread: Wire wheel

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    Thanks :doh: Just out of interest how would you...

    Thanks :doh:
    Just out of interest how would you shape angle with the vertical on the inside.
    With it on the outside I guess you could hammer stretch.
    H
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    I have seen those smoke replacement kits...

    I have seen those smoke replacement kits elsewhere but canít remember where.
    Peter Brocks energy polariser is worth a look on google.
    Iíve a dead Ď59 +4 and Ď37 Mac in the shed plus some japcrap....
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    How do you form the angle into circular shapes ?...

    How do you form the angle into circular shapes ?
    Iíve used a sheet metal Shrinker or stretcher to do up to about 1.6mm but youíre bending thicker than that.
    H.
  22. I had one for my Wadkin PK it was 18Ē dia and...

    I had one for my Wadkin PK it was 18Ē dia and thought it would be handy as with the tilt on the saw I could dial in the 2 or 3 degrees of taper for patterns.
    It was a waste of time, the saw was way...
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    You mean. Lucas. ĎPrince of darknessí. ...

    You mean. Lucas. ĎPrince of darknessí. :o:;:o:;:o
    H.
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    The left tilt of the blade whilst the table stays...

    The left tilt of the blade whilst the table stays horizontal is nice.
    I guess the table is adjustable sideways to accomodate the blade movement.
    I an ad in a UK wood magazine a few decades ago...
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    No, but ask her how to to a field repair on a...

    No, but ask her how to to a field repair on a Land Rover, and she might have words to offer. She did, after all, work in the Motor Pool during World War II.[/QUOTE]

    How so ?
    The Land Rover is...
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    Yeah guess I was a bit judgemental. Iím just...

    Yeah guess I was a bit judgemental.

    Iím just not a you tube guy.
    Iíve designed and made a lot of stuff and most of it was never even photographed let alone had a movie made about it.
    Guess...
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    That piece of extruded aluminium that hangs off...

    That piece of extruded aluminium that hangs off the jointer will leave a nasty bruise on your hip when you walk into it. Oops itís the guard funny place to have it.

    I guess they donít own any...
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    $2k which is the same $ the used one sold for in...

    $2k which is the same $ the used one sold for in Sydney last year.

    H.
  29. SOLD: Thatís bloody scary mate. John McDonald in...

    Thatís bloody scary mate.
    John McDonald in Canberra was a big time tool collector especially Matherson.
    He was most enthusiastic and came to all my Sydney Tool Sale & Swaps also held tool sales in...
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    I painted my floor with paint I bought thru...

    I painted my floor with paint I bought thru Gumtree or eBay.
    The seller had new tins of known brand paint that had dings in the tins.
    The paint was perfect.
    Ended up with two colours and two paint...
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    I bought an 1/8Ē Berg at the Bathurst swap a few...

    I bought an 1/8Ē Berg at the Bathurst swap a few years back for $2.
    It was ok but not mint, I put it on the table at the last tool sale I was selling at and got $80 for it from memory.
    Stuff does...
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    Thereís been an annual tool sale in Sydney since...

    Thereís been an annual tool sale in Sydney since 1986.
    I started them after attending one in the US in Xmas Ď83.
    Still going but now run by The Traditional Tools Group which I started in 1991....
  33. Thread: Wadkin 12BGP

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    Robb, l donít know if itís just my iPad but your...

    Robb, l donít know if itís just my iPad but your attachments arenít working.

    Ive had a bit to do with these saws, made some sliding table stop castings using lost foam.

    Id be very careful...
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    SOLD: Tom is the Sargent the same width as a 40 or...

    Tom is the Sargent the same width as a 40 or wider like the 40 1/2 ?
    I had a mate in Albury who had a comprehensive collection of Sargent planes.
    H.
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    I inherited a small set of drawers from a mate...

    I inherited a small set of drawers from a mate who worked out of my Ďshop 30 plus years ago and thatís the basis of my fastener storage.
    Plus a set of plan drawers but they also house my turning...
  36. Thread: Luban planes

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    I agree with what you say about the Chinese...

    I agree with what you say about the Chinese having existing companies that can make good stuff. I bought a vernier height gauge back in the late Ď80s which was more than accurate enough for a...
  37. Thread: Luban planes

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    I havenít bought into this discussion up to now...

    I havenít bought into this discussion up to now Ďcause Iíve never needed better than a Bedrock 605 1/2 a prelateral 5 and a early 3, 4 and 5 1/4 but the mention of India Iíve a bit to add. Plenty of...
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    Clamp cupboard, lockdown project.

    Finally just about finished this project I started about a month ago.
    My ĎTí bar and flat bar sash clamps had lived behind a cupboard in the main workshop for the last 20 years or so. They weíre...
  39. Thread: Carpentry.

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    Must say I had a laugh myself. Bit stuck here...

    Must say I had a laugh myself.
    Bit stuck here with covid so I had a trawl back thru to some of the early posts on the jokes.
    Thereís lots of good stuff been posted over the years.
    H.
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    Are you a high school drop out or did you choose...

    Are you a high school drop out or did you choose to leave and get a trade rather than graduate and progress thru Uni so you could serve hamburgers at Maccas.
    I was pulled up by a friend years back,...
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    WANTED:VIC Looks a nice plane. Those razee style planes are...

    Looks a nice plane.
    Those razee style planes are easier for a novice to use.
    When I was doing the tool sales an older cabby would always have a chat and heíd buy planes just to lower the rear tote....
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    Blackwood which is only medium hard can be...

    Blackwood which is only medium hard can be darkened quite a bit by fuming in a sealed container with some ammonia in it.
    Ive used this a bit and the fuming is more than a surface effect.
    Holly is a...
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    Thatís basically how sliding wedges work. Yes...

    Thatís basically how sliding wedges work.
    Yes under the table and the block to slide the wedges against should be parallel to the wedges not at 90% as in your pic.
    H.
  44. Thread: H&F prices

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    Iíve had a bit to do with H&F lately on a project...

    Iíve had a bit to do with H&F lately on a project build for their pr mob and theyíve had a bumper year thanks to COVID-19.
    They had about 30% more sales and had run out of a lot of stuff.
    Locked...
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    If you canít screw to the wall hereís a...

    If you canít screw to the wall hereís a suggestion.
    Screw a suitable piece of wood eg about 250mm x 50mm x 50mm to the underside of each end about 50mm in from the edge.
    Then make up two sets of...
  46. That bandsaw looks identical to the one in the...

    That bandsaw looks identical to the one in the photos in the brochure above.
    Certainly looks to be an Oz made Saw.
    H.
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    Stretcher lengthways on legs would be in the way....

    Stretcher lengthways on legs would be in the way.
    Possibly bigger stretchers Ďtween end legs and one up the centre joining these.
    H.
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    This may sound like a complete cop out but first...

    This may sound like a complete cop out but first what do you plan to use this table for?
    If a desk or computer spot have you the funds and need to just get 2 two drawer filing cabinets and put the...
  49. I think the 350 is an import. Dont think thereíd...

    I think the 350 is an import.
    Dont think thereíd be much like the info for the Oz made old ones on these.
    H.
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    Reading what you want use it for ie gum veins...

    Reading what you want use it for ie gum veins etc, l use Ebony dust Iíve collected plus some black pigment mixed in with the epoxy. Using this sort of filler you can just use cheap common two tube...
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