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  1. N.S.W. I’ll take it. PM your details.

    I’ll take it.
    PM your details.
  2. SOLD: Welcome back Tom! Still waiting for the update...

    Welcome back Tom!
    Still waiting for the update on your blog for the half finished deck. :;
  3. Thread: Disc Sander

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    SOLD: I’ll take it if it hasn’t sold.

    I’ll take it if it hasn’t sold.
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    Not sure where you are in Brisbane but you could...

    Not sure where you are in Brisbane but you could take the nuts down to someone like these guys:
    Store Locations | Where to Find Us at Bolts & Industrial Supplies
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    I see you upgraded from MDF to plywood, are you...

    I see you upgraded from MDF to plywood, are you sure you aren't revealing your true hand too early?
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    N.S.W. I'll take it. DM your address and I can collect...

    I'll take it.
    DM your address and I can collect at a suitable time.
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200914/49ee3319...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200914/49ee3319306c93a6680fc28520517d82.jpg


    Matt, I've been quietly sitting on the sidelines, reading the threads, taking it all in - but i'm worried that...
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    Hi Ian, The book lists some more examples of...

    Hi Ian,

    The book lists some more examples of the logo from different decades as per below.
    The B prefix is for Backsaws, the H for Handsaws.
    The only example of the oval is from 1860. While...
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    Certainly doesn't look heavily used. Looks like...

    Certainly doesn't look heavily used. Looks like more time was spent contemplating the job judging by the chewed end of the pencil.

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    According to Simon Barley’s book of British Saws,...

    According to Simon Barley’s book of British Saws, that logo is c1860.
    Which leaves plenty of time for someone to have had a play with the teeth.

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    I think this is a user made tool known as a...

    I think this is a user made tool known as a Striking Knife or alternatively a Marking Awl.
    They have an awl at one end and a knife at the other.

    There are some examples in the 1959 Marples Tool...
  12. Thread: Garrett Wade

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    The best thing about the Master and Commander...

    The best thing about the Master and Commander series is it has the English fighting the Americans. In the movie version with Rusty Crowe the Yanks were changed to the French for delicate US audiences.
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    Symonds made a one hand crosscut saw with a...

    Symonds made a one hand crosscut saw with a handle like that (#777) but with a longer blade:
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    They also sold handles:
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    However, it still looks like a de-horned handle to me.
  14. Thread: Garrett Wade

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    Don’t know but I’d guess that they are Eastern...

    Don’t know but I’d guess that they are Eastern reproductions.
    Others sell copies too:
    Axminster Rider No. 60 1/2 Deluxe Block Plane - Fine Tools Australia
  15. Thread: Garrett Wade

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    Garret Wade sell good stuff. It is where Thomas...

    Garret Wade sell good stuff. It is where Thomas Lie Nielsen worked before going out on his own.
    GW sold a locally made #95 copy and when the original plane maker retired , TLN bought the business...
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    Hi Paul, Just lay the rod in the top of your...

    Hi Paul,

    Just lay the rod in the top of your vice next to the tooth line and slide your saw file in each thread as you move down the saw and make a notch to mark each tooth.
    Hope you are keeping...
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    I saw an interesting idea recently to use...

    I saw an interesting idea recently to use threaded rod as a file guide to set the spacing:
    So:
    M6 = 20TPI
    M8 = 18TPI
    M10 = 16TPI
    M12 = 13TPI
    M14 = 12TPI
    M16 = 11TPI
    M20 = 10TPI
    M22 = 9TPI
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    I think the plate for the saw workshop was CS95...

    I think the plate for the saw workshop was CS95 which is equivalent to 1095.
    It was back in 2013 - how time flies!

    I have a couple of hard point saws, including one I keep in the back of the car...
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    There are some commercial guides available. ...

    There are some commercial guides available.
    Carter make them and there a few local dealers.
    Band Saw Guide Upgrade Kit - Retrofit Kits & Guides, Brackets & Studs | Carter Products

    Timbecon...
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    N.S.W. Hi, What are the dimensions of this unit?

    Hi,

    What are the dimensions of this unit?
  21. The alternative to a skewed blade would be to...

    The alternative to a skewed blade would be to make a ramped shooting board.
    You can then use the plane on both right and left sides i required and might simply building.
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    Maybe it is intentionally tight to burnish the...

    Maybe it is intentionally tight to burnish the wood so the finished product works better!
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    Thatís a big tap. Iím curious as to what might...

    Thatís a big tap. Iím curious as to what might cause the binding.
    Does it just need a larger diameter hole?
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    How does this compare to the commercial nickel...

    How does this compare to the commercial nickel plating solutions in price once you sourced the materials
    I assume you weren’t using US 5c coins.
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    VICTORIA I see it can also be wall mounted which must save...

    I see it can also be wall mounted which must save heaps of floor space.
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    Bad Axe Saw manufacturing

    Bad Axe have posted on instagram a little about their saw manufacturing process that is of interest.
    They have certainly scaled to beyond the individually crafted saw methods used by some of the...
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    Axminster in the UK also offer a homebrand range...

    Axminster in the UK also offer a homebrand range of chisels that look like they are made by Narex that could be an option.
    Axminster Rider 6 Piece Bevel Edge Chisel Set Hornbeam Handle - Bevel Edge...
  28. Thread: Plane ID help

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    ECE still make planes that shape. It has an ECE...

    ECE still make planes that shape. It has an ECE blade so there is a good chance it is also an ECE plane .. or started as an ECE plane.
    It does have a user made look about it. Where from scratch or...
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    All the Woden saw vices I've come across look...

    All the Woden saw vices I've come across look like that.
    Seems like it's made for leather or rubber strip in the middle to reduce the noise but still grip at the ends with metal on metal.
  30. Nice pickup. I'm not sure where you are planning...

    Nice pickup.
    I'm not sure where you are planning on applying paint.
    These were all plated planes. Originally in nickel and when nickel was banned in the UK, due to war shortages, was replaced by...
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    Fairfax Henty is listed under the directory of...

    Fairfax Henty is listed under the directory of Australian Tool Makers with the HTPAA but the parent company Parbury Henty were importer distributers of hardware so this is more likely a Hardware...
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    If you want quality castors then I recommend...

    If you want quality castors then I recommend these guys:
    Home - Richmond Wheel & Castor Co
    Very helpful and a good range including locally made product.
    Castors - Richmond Wheel & Castor Co
    They...
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    Looks like a 2 speed breast drill with built in...

    Looks like a 2 speed breast drill with built in level.
    Used for drilling horizontal holes in hard stuff.
    These were made by a number of manufacturers.
    The most likely places for ID are on the...
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    Glue it to a piece of 32mm MDF. Clamp it flat....

    Glue it to a piece of 32mm MDF. Clamp it flat. Add new sides.
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    Hi Wayne, Sorry to hear about the change in...

    Hi Wayne, Sorry to hear about the change in plans. I would definitely be interested in some of the saw doctor stuff you got.
    Still got the spare rubber drive wheel for your retoother here!
    Enjoy...
  36. Check with Hans Brunner. First home of fine old...

    Check with Hans Brunner. First home of fine old tools
    He used to have quite a pile of spares.
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    Couldnít find a local rep for Frost but there are...

    Couldnít find a local rep for Frost but there are others selling Parkerizing kits here including:
    Parkerising / Steel Blackening – Jane Kits
    Black Oxide or Parkerizing | Caswell Australia
  38. Thread: Hammer time

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    If you only had the occasional job you could...

    If you only had the occasional job you could surely replicate the LV tool with a small G-clamp.
  39. Thread: Kity 635

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    Hi, found a manual here:...

    Hi, found a manual here:
    http://www.targetmanufacturing.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Kity-master-combi-planer-manual.pdf
    Doesnt look very useful. You may be better looking at YouTube where there seems...
  40. Thread: Hammer time

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    Brades made some lovely tools. Their garden tools...

    Brades made some lovely tools. Their garden tools in particular still command good prices in the UK.
    My understanding is the hammer in question is an ďExeterĒ style hammer.
    I have a few and that...
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    The carbide tip drill bits you want are called...

    The carbide tip drill bits you want are called multi-purpose drill bits.
    They look like masonry bits but are a little more refined and not used with the hammer setting.
    Still a bit blunt. You may...
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    Some ads from Newspapers of the era with a few...

    Some ads from Newspapers of the era with a few difference styles of Servian drills:

    West Australian 23 Aug 1949...
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    QUEENSLAND There is a good chance that the Stanley blade in...

    There is a good chance that the Stanley blade in the #4 is original.
    Stanley purchased Turner and the they used up the remaining Turner stock before the all Stanley versions arrived on the market....
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    Sure looks like Goodell Pratt No. 66 ratchet...

    Sure looks like Goodell Pratt No. 66 ratchet Screwdriver.
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    I had always assumed that saws were taper ground...

    I had always assumed that saws were taper ground so was surprised when I found the patent.
    He does sound pretty confident in the patent that rolling is far superior method.
    Guess it didn't work out...
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    Looks like there wasn't a patent for the Morse...

    Looks like there wasn't a patent for the Morse Taper. Tapers were in use by machinery companies for a while.
    Looks like Morse sent a copy of his tapers to the Feds in Washington and suggested they...
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    Just found this. US Patent: 181,650 - Double...

    Just found this.
    US Patent: 181,650 - Double Taper Saw Blade
    Looks like you need some rollers for your next upgrade.
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    Hi Geoff, Had a quick look online and found that...

    Hi Geoff,
    Had a quick look online and found that Morse left the Morse Twist Drill and Machine Company shortly after setting it up according to museum records:...
  49. I A quick search on the International Tool...

    I A quick search on the International Tool Catalog Library https://archive.org/details/internationaltoolcataloglibrary
    Reveals a SW era Stanley Catalog No 34 from 1914. Other years are also...
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    I’m guessing that’s a Canadian Blower & Forge...

    I’m guessing that’s a Canadian Blower & Forge 612. Made in Kitchener.
    Some history here: Canadian Blower & Forge, Co. Ltd. - History | VintageMachinery.org
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