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    Thanks RN. How do I know which is which? I have...

    Thanks RN. How do I know which is which? I have assumed that all kiln dried TP is pressure treated and things like 150 x 25 rough sawn fence plinth is surface (because its soaked in a bath)? Is this...
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    Ta dah!!!!!!!!! Now you're makin' shavins' to...

    Ta dah!!!!!!!!! Now you're makin' shavins' to quote a old American woodturner I used to watch a bit on YouTube
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    Hi Andy. Looks like you're travelling down the...

    Hi Andy. Looks like you're travelling down the same rabbit hole as me. I love it!!
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    Hi Andy. IanW put up a link ages ago to a saw...

    Hi Andy. IanW put up a link ages ago to a saw sharpening guide that has really helped me. The only confusing bit was the description of modifying the guide block to help with fleam angles. I just cut...
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    Does dressing TP (to remove the rougher headed...

    Does dressing TP (to remove the rougher headed grooves) undermine the preserving process then?
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    Hi GC. It would be great to pick your brains...

    Hi GC. It would be great to pick your brains further about the timber industry.
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    Hi GK and RN. Would lamination mean that the...

    Hi GK and RN. Would lamination mean that the treated pine post/stump was better treated? I believe the point of end sealing after cutting is to make up for the difficulty of getting the preservative...
  8. SOLD: Thanks Fuzzie. Picked up blades this morning.

    Thanks Fuzzie. Picked up blades this morning.
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    Hi Andy. Looks a lot better :)

    Hi Andy. Looks a lot better :)
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    Hi B. One power tool I use less and less in my...

    Hi B. One power tool I use less and less in my work shop is my sliding comppund mitre saw. Cutting timber to length by hand is quick and a good chance to practice accuracy. Even for simple tasks, I...
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    Hi Brad. Well done. It looks superb. And it...

    Hi Brad. Well done. It looks superb. And it works!!!
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    All right. My chamfer plane comes in at 1kg....

    All right. My chamfer plane comes in at 1kg. 187mm long, 74mm wide and 153mm to the top of the wedge (in the half way position). Iron is 50mm wide (a skinny 2")
  13. You can also get pneumatic versions

    You can also get pneumatic versions
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    Hi Michael, Nice to see some Woden planes in your...

    Hi Michael, Nice to see some Woden planes in your till. Do they follow the Stanley Bailey system with regards to sizing? How do they compare in terms of functionality? And a Swedish jointer. Good...
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    Ditto

    Ditto
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    Hi Q. Have you considered random orbital sanders?...

    Hi Q. Have you considered random orbital sanders? I have the blue Bosch 5" one and it's great. But if you are using 40 grit would a belt sander be better. I am assuming you are removing some serious...
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    Hi NN. I use a Hitachi C1 bradder and a Makita DA...

    Hi NN. I use a Hitachi C1 bradder and a Makita DA bradder on a daily basis and would recommend both. C brads are thin, have small heads and max out at around 45mm long. DA brads are thicker, have D...
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    Ah hah! I thought they had been closer to saw...

    Ah hah! I thought they had been closer to saw greatness than it turns out :D. My S&J does have the dowel with a little cap on the top of the handle (reminds me of the flat end of a bullet) and the...
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    Hi Paul. By double Disston I mean that the...

    Hi Paul. By double Disston I mean that the medallion has •Disston•Disston• written on it, above and below the symbol. As opposed to •Disston•USA• or •Disston•Philada• etc. Looking on the Disstonian...
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    Hi CK. Loved it in tne 1st plane and love it just...

    Hi CK. Loved it in tne 1st plane and love it just as much here. Bun looks great. And I will weigh and measure my chamfer plane soon.....I keep forgetting to bring it up to the house.
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    Hi CT. I will keep my eyes open.

    Hi CT. I will keep my eyes open.
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    Thanks Ian. The solution I came up with on site...

    Thanks Ian. The solution I came up with on site was to use my multi tool to make series of cuts, then chisel away waste, then make another series of cuts, more chiselling....it would have been much...
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    Hey Matt. Taking the compost up to the compost...

    Hey Matt. Taking the compost up to the compost bin, I saw the same piece of inspiration lying in the grass. Each saw now has a piece of hose and 2 elastic bands to hold it in place. Great minds think...
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    Handsaws at work

    Hi all. Thanks to the generosity of another forum member, I have been busy restoring plenty of handsaws. I recently found myself renovating a deck for a client and wished I had a rip saw to cut a lap...
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    They don't look very tasty!

    They don't look very tasty!
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    :2tsup:looking forward to some shavings

    :2tsup:looking forward to some shavings
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    I worked with a plasterer once who had the same...

    I worked with a plasterer once who had the same nickname.....took me a while to work it out (I was young) :rolleyes:
  28. SOLD: I'll take them. Thanks

    I'll take them. Thanks
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    Hi Anthony. I have an Samsung phone and have to...

    Hi Anthony. I have an Samsung phone and have to remember to take shots in landscape mode otherwise they rotate 90°
  30. SOLD: Hi Fuzzie. How much for the lot, posted to 3791?

    Hi Fuzzie. How much for the lot, posted to 3791?
  31. WEST AUST Wow Derek! What are you keeping then?

    Wow Derek! What are you keeping then?
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    Welcome aboard. Doubly welcome because you're...

    Welcome aboard. Doubly welcome because you're making a wooden plane :wink:
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    Hi AP. What are number 5 biscuits?

    Hi AP. What are number 5 biscuits?
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    Love it CK. More Chinese elm?

    Love it CK. More Chinese elm?
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    Hi Doug. Really like the look of your planes. I...

    Hi Doug. Really like the look of your planes. I think I might like to make myself a pair very soon
  36. Sticky: Ditto. The journey is as important as the...

    Ditto. The journey is as important as the destination....... :doh:. Cliche possibly but often true
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    Hi PP. Great to have another wooden plane guy on...

    Hi PP. Great to have another wooden plane guy on board. And CT is spot on, this will be a monster!
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    Hi DW. They look great. How do you create the...

    Hi DW. They look great. How do you create the "circular stopper" at the end of the tang? Are you intending them to be paring chisels?
  39. Hi MJ. Why are you using treated pine? The...

    Hi MJ. Why are you using treated pine? The ceiling of a verandah is quite protected and paint will protect the timber further. Surely regular VJ lining boards would be cheaper?
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    I too noticed the lack of an actual tablecloth....

    I too noticed the lack of an actual tablecloth. Glad you brought it up Matt :D!
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    Agree 100%

    Agree 100%
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    Hi CK. I think it's a great idea. And always nice...

    Hi CK. I think it's a great idea. And always nice to have an "ace up your sleeve"!
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    Hi Brad. Wow! Looks great and the timber has come...

    Hi Brad. Wow! Looks great and the timber has come up beautifully. Who made the plane iron?
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    I think that some sort of circular blade would...

    I think that some sort of circular blade would have to be used. Maybe a little like the cutter set up that IanW uses to cut a slit in his brass backs. Or you could modify any blade that was so shaped...
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    Hi Andy. I love it! And glad to be of some help...

    Hi Andy. I love it! And glad to be of some help :D. Paul Sellars has a video on re shaping handles although you may find it a bit redundant now. And I blame Paul for encouraging me :)
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    Sticky: Sounds pretty reasonable to me :wink:

    Sounds pretty reasonable to me :wink:
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    Sticky: Not directly maybe but as an inspiration? :D

    Not directly maybe but as an inspiration? :D
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    Sticky: Hi Steve. Well done. The purpleheart is stunning...

    Hi Steve. Well done. The purpleheart is stunning and the simplicity is so right.
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    Hi Ian. The shame of it is that I don't always...

    Hi Ian. The shame of it is that I don't always try to line them up but it always "seems" the right thing to do. The remaining two bolts seem to be holding nicely and the shaft of the broken one is...
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    Loving the progress Mike

    Loving the progress Mike
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