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    Apologies, same excuse as the other Paul.

    Apologies, same excuse as the other Paul.
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    That's is what I thought.... In this case, the...

    That's is what I thought....
    In this case, the frog definitely slides up slightly as I move the frog back.... The bed on these planes are not level but inclines slightly.
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    Ian, you understand more than you say you do :q...

    Ian, you understand more than you say you do :q
    I went to the garage this morning and had another look.
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    I never paid much attention, and my Bailey #6, #7, #7C, #8 and #51/2 all look...
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    I don't have a Carter #7 but I do have a Bailey...

    I don't have a Carter #7 but I do have a Bailey Stanley #7 and I gave it a try with the 60mm chip breaker.
    As you can see from the first photo the slot is slight further away from the edge of the...
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    I used to call it the cap iron but I found it...

    I used to call it the cap iron but I found it sometimes it confuses people who think cap iron and lever cap are the same thing. So I now call it chip breaker.
    I know Paul Seller doesn't like the...
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    Had a bit of experience. We decided on LPG...

    Had a bit of experience. We decided on LPG instantaneous because on our holiday house because we didn't want to pay the supply charge for natural gas for the occasions that we are down there. 1KG of...
  7. NEW DRAW I'm in.

    I'm in.
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    Product Review - Luban Chip Breaker

    Recently I came across these chip breakers from McJings, and I ordered a few to try out.
    Orginially they didn't come with cap screws, and upon a few emails and telephone calls. McJing went and...
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    Down the rabbit hole, you go! Welcome!

    Down the rabbit hole, you go!
    Welcome!
  10. Another thing to note is the noise difference. A...

    Another thing to note is the noise difference. A induction motor is much quieter than an universal motor.
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    These are the calipers...

    These are the calipers that I was talking about. They are not super high quality, its mild steel but I think they are accurate. They are also 10". I think they are better than what you can buy on...
  12. Have you tried the Ubeaut Polish Reviver...

    Have you tried the Ubeaut Polish Reviver? the owner of this website
    Also, there is a homemade recipe which includes 1/3 vinegar, 1/3 linseed oil and 1/3 ethanol.
  13. I have been saying that there is no practical...

    I have been saying that there is no practical benefit going above 4000~6000 grit. But I feel that there is a difference between 1500 grit and 4000 grit. Of course, our definition of 1500 grit may be...
  14. Cheap water stone is that false advertising

    If you do a search on Amazon AU for Japanese water stones, you see a myriad of choices, some seemingly excellent value for money. But looking at some of their reviews - the most common complaints are...
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    WANTED:WA For a first router plane, I'd go for a stanley...

    For a first router plane, I'd go for a stanley #71 or equivalent. As far as router plane goes, it's the equivalent of Bailey Stanley #4 in bench plane, a bit of a all rounder.
    It comes up here from...
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    I still remember the good old days before GFC...

    I still remember the good old days before GFC when the little battler was worth more than 1 buck US. It hasn't been like that for 12 years. I promised the family that I would take everybody to Hawaii...
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    VICTORIA Parcel received today thanks.

    Parcel received today thanks.
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    I've done hard wax oil on a douglas fir bedside...

    I've done hard wax oil on a douglas fir bedside table. It came up well.
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    SOLD: @woodpixel, I expect pictures of nice shavings...

    @woodpixel, I expect pictures of nice shavings streaming from your #7 soon. We also have to compare notes on the Veritas scraper plane.
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    VICTORIA Barri I'll take it How much does it cost to...

    Barri
    I'll take it
    How much does it cost to post it to 3147?
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    Yes, it was quite a bit of fun. We even have a...

    Yes, it was quite a bit of fun.
    We even have a half-decent discussion of joinery techniques.
    Naturally, the polarising topic of pocket hole screws came up.
    I mentioned I use pocket hole screws for...
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    I believe these are the same ones that I got....

    I believe these are the same ones that I got. Rather than using them together, I always pair the cap iron with a different plane iron, because like you said, they are a bit too thick together. If...
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    A paying job, with cash flow to fund the hobby.

    A paying job, with cash flow to fund the hobby.
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    N.S.W. Are the handle plastic?

    Are the handle plastic?
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    May I suggest furniture joining technique? M&T,...

    May I suggest furniture joining technique? M&T, domino, dovetail, dowel etc;
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    I have a flat chip breaker myself. It was a...

    I have a flat chip breaker myself. It was a custom made job I bought from another forumer. Luckily mine is completely flat.
    You can as a temporary fix, use a strip of adhesive backed aluminium tape....
  27. Isn't this just illustrate my point. Festool...

    Isn't this just illustrate my point. Festool tilts the balance so much that you are either UNABLE or it becomes too costly to buy it from wherever you think it gives you the best deal. Well fear not,...
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    @NCArcher I think someone will come along very...

    @NCArcher I think someone will come along very soon and lend you the jig.
    Just as an alternative, I am offering to sharpen your straight knives for you. I have the long knife jig, the extended...
  29. WEST AUST Hi John It's all paid for. you should get it in...

    Hi John
    It's all paid for. you should get it in a day or two. Will send you a PM tonight.
  30. I am not saying that guy is selling hot goods,...

    I am not saying that guy is selling hot goods, but if there is a chance he is selling stolen goods, I for one, am not willing to encourage them by buying from them.
  31. Places that I go online are: Local: Just tools,...

    Places that I go online are:
    Local:
    Just tools,
    C&L tools
    Carbatec
    McJing
    Hares and Forbes
    bestbuytradesupplies.com.au for paints/varnish/finishes
    Scrooz for screws and fasteners...
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    They are all water stones and will need a good...

    They are all water stones and will need a good soaking in water.
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    I let the brew stand over night. This morning I...

    I let the brew stand over night.
    This morning I put the mix in a Tomato sauce bottle.
    I squeezed out the finish while rubbing it with a 1200 grit sandpaper.
    After that I let it soak in while I...
  34. WEST AUST Sounds like a deal. Can you PM me with your bank...

    Sounds like a deal. Can you PM me with your bank details? and I'll pay up.
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    I was curious, and I also wanted to have...

    I was curious, and I also wanted to have something that will dry. So I was experimenting with adding some polyurethane to the mix. The blent came from a recipe for Tru-oil and Doug's utility mix.
    ...
  36. WEST AUST Hi John, Would you take $350 postage incl to VIC...

    Hi John,
    Would you take $350 postage incl to VIC 3147?
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    You'll be better off with an exterior oil finish...

    You'll be better off with an exterior oil finish if you like oil, and re-coated it once a year or there about.
    Penetrol is just boiled linseed oil. It will disintegrate in the sun.
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    I remember trying it out. I think turps create a...

    I remember trying it out. I think turps create a suspension (like milk), but when dried, becomes a flaky mess. It gives a patchy spread when applied.
    I also remember liquid paraffin; on the other...
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    Doug and Phil, Have you used Limonene...

    Doug and Phil,
    Have you used Limonene? I think I'll use it as a substitute to gum turpentine. It dissolves wax quite readily and it smells nice and it's edible
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    I think I arrived late, so I missed out when this...

    I think I arrived late, so I missed out when this was shared by Doug,
    I'd like to know if this was a wax oil mixture and how long would it take to cure?
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    Despite the lack of splines to interlock panels,...

    Despite the lack of splines to interlock panels, the plywood has an advantage of being a more substrate for screws and for hanging shelves and cabinets. May be you can use biscuits to lock the...
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    N.S.W. Hi Ian If you don't want to split it up. I'll...

    Hi Ian
    If you don't want to split it up. I'll offer you $700 plus postage to the whole setup.
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    The Bosch mentioned by Midnight Man isn't bad at...

    The Bosch mentioned by Midnight Man isn't bad at all. I have the Bosch, and also a much bigger pedestral drill from Hare and Forbes. I find myself going to the Bosch much more often. It has variable...
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    A 4000 g watersone with a Tormek would be very...

    A 4000 g watersone with a Tormek would be very nice, but if cost is an issue, using the SG-2xx combination stone and the leather stropping wheel with honing compound would give you something workable...
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    So let me get this right. You have several...

    So let me get this right. You have several reasons that make you disinclined to consider a Tormek setup that I'm using, and these are:


    the cost difference;
    How many stones will you need?
    ...
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    This is the place...

    This is the place where I got my wax products. Carbatec in springvalue gave me their name - It's on the same street, Osborne Avenue.
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    N.S.W. "I'll take it Ian" Sorry Ian. I misread and...

    "I'll take it Ian"
    Sorry Ian. I misread and thought it was a 250g Diamond, instead of 1200g
    I already have one. I need to back out of it.
    Hope others can jump on it soon.
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    I do all my plane blade and chisel sharpening...

    I do all my plane blade and chisel sharpening exclusively on the Tormek as I would with the turning tools. Generally I don't use the leather honing wheel. I find that the edge to be more than sharp...
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    Its also heavy too at 35Kg and bukly. I have a...

    Its also heavy too at 35Kg and bukly. I have a hard time lifting it.
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    My own setup consists of both half-speed grinder...

    My own setup consists of both half-speed grinder and tormek. In fact, I like Tormek so much that I bought my 2nd one recently. I use 220 grit on the half speed to reshape my tools, and then I move to...
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