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  1. Nice to see your made and converted Planes...

    Nice to see your made and converted Planes getting the job done Ian and Derek.

    Reading your link Derek. You changed it back to a dado in the end to match the bought HNT Gordon Dado . No need for...
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    QUEENSLAND Hi Hoey. I had the same problems as you . And...

    Hi Hoey. I had the same problems as you . And Market Place was the only place I could post as well . I managed to lock myself out of the Forum.
    What Ever caused it is being discussed down here
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  3. Nice. Did you get to use any of them ? The 180....

    Nice. Did you get to use any of them ? The 180. Which ones ?
  4. Ever seen a Shouldering Plane or have any info on them ?

    I Hadn't seen one before.
    Then I went to visit a tool collector/ dealer a number of years ago and walked away with a Shouldering plane. Not much at all like a Shoulder Plane . He Collected...
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    Just sent it then Sam . I Just got back in from...

    Just sent it then Sam . I Just got back in from the shed


    Rob
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    Hi Sam . What are these dimensions. And How...

    Hi Sam .
    What are these dimensions. And How long should the missing piece be ? 400mm ?

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    If you cant find a match and want a part made I can make and send in post . You'd have to...
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    Yeah Ill have a chat and try and see from better...

    Yeah Ill have a chat and try and see from better pics . See what happens . Ill send a mobile number PM for texting.

    Thanks :)
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    A biscuit in 17 or 19mm is ok . Go too thin...

    A biscuit in 17 or 19mm is ok .

    Go too thin like 9mm and the 3.2 kerf leaves 2.9mm per side at the biscuit .

    Biscuits swell with the glue when they go in and grab quick , that's good . But a...
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    The Veneer in the doors look nice ! Its just one...

    The Veneer in the doors look nice ! Its just one of those light weight wardrobes isn't it ?

    A picture of the whole thing from the front would be better . Just all those parts like that doesn't...
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    First thing Id be looking at is how loose is the...

    First thing Id be looking at is how loose is the veneer going round those corners. I can see raised parts . Sometimes they are slight and not lifted off and can be sanded flat . Or its just a small...
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    Yes its worth buying for that price !!!!! Rush...

    Yes its worth buying for that price !!!!! Rush back and get it ASAP.

    In good nick their $1000 or more I think . Parts have got to be worth a lot more than $15.

    Even if its to much effort to...
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    Hi Mike . Thanks , its nice to hear that you like...

    Hi Mike . Thanks , its nice to hear that you like it and its inspiring to you . Its worth the effort to do as much as possible as far as features go so they are there when you need them .

    The...
  13. Salt is one of the most bizarre additions to this...

    Salt is one of the most bizarre additions to this gluing problem Ive heard of lately .

    Salt attracts moisture so the glue may want to be water proof .. It would dissolve in a water based glue and...
  14. Just change the glue to something that does not...

    Just change the glue to something that does not contain water.

    I had a similar problem glueing parquetry to a table top many years ago . I was using PVA or Titebond . The sawn veneers I was...
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    I have a number of Shoulder planes . I like the...

    I have a number of Shoulder planes . I like the old infill types . Some have a fine mouth some are open . Both types are good and have their own uses . If I was having only one plane Id be making...
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    Pretty much lines up with when Dowel constuction...

    Pretty much lines up with when Dowel constuction took off Ian . Victorian furniture was good quality stuff in 1850 , got cheaper and nasty by 1880 and not long after that they started Doweling...
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    It is amazing Ian. I think I can see a few...

    It is amazing Ian.

    I think I can see a few other uses .

    Is it also a bottle opener , the mouth reminds me of one. Or a shoe horn as well ? :)
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    Thanks Paul. From Page 1 post 13 in that...

    Thanks Paul.



    From Page 1 post 13 in that Practical Machinist thread.

    A Plane made from a file or Files!

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    Sorry to hear Wayne . Hope all is OK . You built...

    Sorry to hear Wayne . Hope all is OK . You built a huge nice shed for it too . Id be interested in knowing how much the Thicknesser and The Wadkin buzzer would be .

    Rob
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    Oh Wow ! There it is . Its huge . I was...

    Oh Wow ! There it is . Its huge . I was expecting a much smaller one . It was staring me in the face all the time :)
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    Got a great trap that Kidbee recommended in post...

    Got a great trap that Kidbee recommended in post 6 . Nice solid piece of well made trap .

    Cat Trap

    Three days later cat gone . One nasty piece of cat it was too . Wouldnt want to get my hand...
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    QUEENSLAND Just a bit of info If it helps . Ive bought a...

    Just a bit of info If it helps .

    Ive bought a lot heavier machinery than this to my workshop from all over Australia and it surprised me how cheaply it can be done if you do it the right way .
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    What Id like to know is . I get to do this...

    What Id like to know is .

    I get to do this sort of thing on the Wadkin LQ .
    The legs and column and panel decoration in the picture is the same for the WW and larger machines as well as for the...
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    Vann. The 1924 Catalogue with the WW on page 6 ....

    Vann. The 1924 Catalogue with the WW on page 6 . Just after the larger WM and WJ on Page 4 and 5 .

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    This is the 1924 Catalogue .
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    Thanks Vann for the great load of pictures to...

    Thanks Vann for the great load of pictures to pick through.
    Looking at The PK top extension for the guard I was thinking it could be another way of flipping it out of the way, If a tapered pin and...
  26. Thread: Dovetail table

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    That's nice . Arts and crafts style was about...

    That's nice . Arts and crafts style was about showing the joinery off. Nice way of doing the legs too . Do they just slide up and glue or did you screw them through to the rails from the back?

    Rob
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    Forgot to say. It doesn't have to be canvas. Big...

    Forgot to say. It doesn't have to be canvas. Big Cutler roll tops need a sturdy fabric like canvas. A more fine fabric can be used on smaller stuff. As long as its strong .
    You also see sometimes...
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    The symbols just mean its Art Nouveau styleing ...

    The symbols just mean its Art Nouveau styleing

    art nouveau symbols - Google Search

    Yeah Ive seen thin copper over steel . It rubs off easy . If its rusted through I'm pretty sure you can only...
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    Here is one type of re paint the glass stuff . ...

    Here is one type of re paint the glass stuff .

    Here

    Never tried it but Ive seen nice work done on new glass doing repro old stile aged stuff with some sort of paint on product.

    Rob
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    We did a twin tambour door cabinet each at trade...

    We did a twin tambour door cabinet each at trade school back around 1982. Ive still got the piece holding the workshop stereo next to my workbench atm.

    The way they got us to make them was the...
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    There's two pictures there Neil. The Huon with...

    There's two pictures there Neil. The Huon with the split on the left sort of blends in . I didn't see it at first glance but its there plain as Day.
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    I have the Carbatec twin drum . Its a great tool...

    I have the Carbatec twin drum . Its a great tool . I wouldn't be without one again after having bought it and found out for myself how they are good for me . And Id buy the same machine again . Two...
  33. Real Nice pair of tables Luke, and plane cabinet....

    Real Nice pair of tables Luke, and plane cabinet.
    Lol at the holes in the runners.
    Did you mortise all that by hand ?
    Yow! a bit cheap . You got to do that a few times though before you learn...
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    Water based poly is nice . It’s non yellowing and...

    Water based poly is nice . It’s non yellowing and finishes with a lovely flat low sheen .
  35. I don't think G Brown Antiques has them . Unless...

    I don't think G Brown Antiques has them . Unless some of the other threaded knobs happen to match that. Most of that type Ive seen there have small fine threads .

    What are they , a knob that goes...
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    Your Lund plane looks like an old one. I looked...

    Your Lund plane looks like an old one. I looked it up.


    British Plane makers
    from 1700 ...
  37. I find Metho the best. Sometimes with fine steel...

    I find Metho the best. Sometimes with fine steel wool although on some woods steel wool is no good . It sends it black . So I use a rag instead .
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    Yeah . It's supported underneath . Down to the...

    Yeah . It's supported underneath . Down to the floor . Foot's a good word for it isnt it ? :)

    looks like it will work with no problems. Your rebate over a frame to hide the top edge of the pine ....
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    Just screws through pine won’t hold up a 150 to...

    Just screws through pine won’t hold up a 150 to 200 mm wide board straight for long . It’s got a foot under it as well hasn’t it ? Looks like it has . That’ll be the thing that makes it work . Simple...
  40. Thread: CMT Dado Set

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    QUEENSLAND Hi Peter. I bought that set off Flindersia. Are...

    Hi Peter.
    I bought that set off Flindersia. Are you trying to see if a similar set will fit your saw ?

    Yes its got 5/8 bore . If you only have space between your flanges for one blade then it...
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    The sort of piece normally described under Anglo...

    The sort of piece normally described under Anglo Indian Bob. Pretty sure it was sold a lot in the UK . It turns up all the time through local auctions here.

    History Of Anglo Indian Furniture In...
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    Me Wee Maul . 459417 Just sawed out of the...

    Me Wee Maul .

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    Just sawed out of the heaviest bit of waste I had at the time . I don't use it on the end of chisels much . Specially mortises cause Ive got a top of the line Chain and...
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    The mortise chisel is made like this for good...

    The mortise chisel is made like this for good reason .

    Pounding the absolute C##P out of it .

    Vintage HALE BROS 9/16" MORTISE CHISEL Old Antique Hand W^D Tool #610 | eBay




    See this...
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    Lance . 1. Yes a mortise chisel is best if...

    Lance .
    1. Yes a mortise chisel is best if you don't have a Mortiser.
    1/2 inch would be better than 1 inch any way . When ever I'm chopping holes narrow blade width which allows good depth...
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    General flat one type laying to cover a piece in...

    General flat one type laying to cover a piece in veneer for what ever un important reason . Use all the above mentioned. I use white PVA , original titebond , two pack , and Poly in the last year . ...
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    I made this this afternoon . Needs more work yet...

    I made this this afternoon . Needs more work yet . Think I'll make a couple more then see how I go . The size of the Wadkin Gap is something that had to be bridged without the banjo on such an angle...
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    There's a good trick for repairing broken...

    There's a good trick for repairing broken spindles like that where a dowel can be added. You may get a use for it on some of the others.

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    You drill 1 and then cut 2 through the first...
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    The old Woodfast lathes are good . They handle...

    The old Woodfast lathes are good . They handle anything you need for furniture . I see second hand ones for $700 to $1000. They have a indexing head which I use on mine every now and then .
    Does...
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    So the sides are trenched and would have had the...

    So the sides are trenched and would have had the horizontals glued in with hide glue . Its let go and sprung out . And the screw has been added to the 3mm sprung side ? Not the 10mm ?
    Doesn't...
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    I re positioned the rest in like Jerry...

    I re positioned the rest in like Jerry recommended and it gave me a little more working room . I was not perfect . To steep an angle with the rest but I got the bottom down a bit more and some more...
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