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    Ha ha, yes! When you put it back together you...

    Ha ha, yes! When you put it back together you would have noticed that the tilt trunnions (that bolt to the table with large cap head screws) have an elongated hole in them. This is to allow the saw...
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    Can you undo the nut and extract the nut, collet...

    Can you undo the nut and extract the nut, collet and bit as a unit? If so you can possibly mount the unit on the top of a vice or similar and drive the bit out of the collet. once you've got it apart...
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    Have a look at this - YouTube...

    Have a look at this - YouTube - Alex Snodgrass is the bandsaw guru. :2tsup:
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    Nice job. I guess you're looking forward to...

    Nice job. I guess you're looking forward to taking her for a spin? :D
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    VICTORIA I'm not surprised they went fast! :D

    I'm not surprised they went fast! :D
  6. Thread: table saw help

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    H'mm, sounds like something hasn't been put back...

    H'mm, sounds like something hasn't been put back together properly. The belt tension shouldn't have any effect on the blade rise and fall mechanism. See this thread, it sounds like your saw is the...
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    No problems reported so far Dallas. I guess it...

    No problems reported so far Dallas. I guess it just loves that air-conditioned office. :D I always build in a couple of mm expansion room for bases and lid centre panels to give things a chance of...
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    NEW DRAW I'm in.

    I'm in.
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    Thanks Alex, never thought of that. The Moxon...

    Thanks Alex, never thought of that. The Moxon vise makes things a bit easier as far as marking and cutting goes, glad I made it. Thanks for the inspiration Derek. :2tsup:
    For these relatively thin...
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    Jacaranda & Camphor Laurel

    Plenty of shed time at the moment :D so I've just completed the first commission - no. 2 well on the way.

    The carcass and lid frame is Jacaranda, which came from a fallen tree in the Blue...
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    Yeah you wouldn't want to get iced! :roflmao:

    Yeah you wouldn't want to get iced! :roflmao:
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    Double post.

    Double post.
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    McJing have a leg vise kit - Leg Vice Hardware...

    McJing have a leg vise kit - Leg Vice Hardware Kit There's probably some available on Aliexpress or Banggood too if you want to have a look. People have gotten by over the years with much more...
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    Well it is posted in your sub-forum Jim, which...

    Well it is posted in your sub-forum Jim, which should certainly supply a bit of a clue. Your dollars help keep this place turning over (pun intended :D). Don't think we don't appreciate it. :2tsup:
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    I visit this thread occasionally to see what's...

    I visit this thread occasionally to see what's going on, and occasionally is definitely too often! :D
  16. How big is the bank? :wink:

    How big is the bank? :wink:
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    orraloon's suggestion that it may be...

    orraloon's suggestion that it may be veneered/laminated makes sense. You can see a narrow, maybe 20mm, board each side on the length of the table and veneer would also explain the flat sawn sections.
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    If it's Australian made I'd guess it's Tasmanian...

    If it's Australian made I'd guess it's Tasmanian Oak/Alpine Ash/Mountain Ash/Messmate. That being said I'm surprised that there is a lot of flat sawn boards in the top and this makes me doubt my...
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    You start by saying the dogs were not out in...

    You start by saying the dogs were not out in public and then immediately contradict yourself. :? But of course if they 'weren't supposed to be out' it's clearly nobody's fault. Were the dogs put...
  20. I've sold hundreds of this exact same item for...

    I've sold hundreds of this exact same item for $87.50 a pair delivered (cheaper for forum members) - https://www.totaltools.com.au/66895-wolf-200mmx100mm-f-clamp-wfl200

    You tell me why Total Tools...
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    Hi Amos and welcome to the forum. It looks like...

    Hi Amos and welcome to the forum. It looks like you're running the left (20mm) end against the fence? You'll always get tearout like this if you're routing across the grain. The way to minimise it is...
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    Hi fletty, If this is indeed bone and you're...

    Hi fletty, If this is indeed bone and you're going to have a go at carving the inlay yourself my wife has a recipe for preparing the bone that she used to use at the lapidary club. My only...
  23. Thread: Which SawStop

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    Whoo!! Sounds like you're one of those people who...

    Whoo!! Sounds like you're one of those people who needs a sawstop.
  24. Thread: Which SawStop

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    Were either of your deployments because you...

    Were either of your deployments because you touched the blade? If so then the technology has indeed possibly saved you a finger, if not then all it has proved to be is a PITA, and an expensive one at...
  25. Thread: Which SawStop

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    Just for the sake of accuracy 1/64" is about .4mm...

    Just for the sake of accuracy 1/64" is about .4mm NOT .125mm.

    I'd never considered these differences between right and left tilt saws. Glad to have it brought to my attention. Thanks, Rich.
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    Guys, steel suppliers sell this stuff in 6.5...

    Guys, steel suppliers sell this stuff in 6.5 metre lengths. It's about $8 a metre. If the pipe is all too hard for you use the clamp heads designed for timber as pictured by orraloon. These are only...
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    As much as I admire your creativity Mark it would...

    As much as I admire your creativity Mark it would be hard to go past pipe clamps for a one off glue up (or perhaps the Groz type heads for timber stretchers - clamp heads - Google Search)

    The one...
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    Yeah well good luck with that! I can't imagine...

    Yeah well good luck with that! I can't imagine that these are going to provide good service over an extended period. Maybe you should be looking at some of these -...
  29. Congratulations on succeeding on your aim....

    Congratulations on succeeding on your aim. Beautiful box. :2tsup:
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    I've replaced the bearings in the saw arbor,...

    I've replaced the bearings in the saw arbor, they're a standard item you can get from any decent bearing supply place. I could feel that the bearings had tightened up over the, more than 20 years,...
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    Nope! What parts are you looking for? These saws...

    Nope! What parts are you looking for? These saws are pretty simple beasts.
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    'Jacob' was just a local brand name put on a...

    'Jacob' was just a local brand name put on a generic made in Taiwan saw. There's quite a few members on here with these saws. See this thread - Baker machinery 305mm and this one - Hafco SB12 -...
  33. Thread: Shelf strength

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    mjwoodman's situation is totally different to a...

    mjwoodman's situation is totally different to a bookshelf. The fish tank is 600mm wide and the shelf only 118mm wider. Most of the weight is carried fairly directly to the cleats. I can't see too...
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    See post #15 in this thread - Baker machinery...

    See post #15 in this thread - Baker machinery 305mm

    The material is very dense and stable. It's about the right thickness to sit straight on the existing supports. You can either drill and tap the...
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    A flush trim bit is certainly the way to make...

    A flush trim bit is certainly the way to make zero clearance inserts. As to what the most suitable material would be this can depend on the depth and support offered by the throat in the saw. What...
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    Col, it's the service they're complaining about,...

    Col, it's the service they're complaining about, not the quality of the tools. You can receive poor service regardless of the quality of the tools you're purchasing. The only way you can avoid a...
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    When it's all said and done the saw is hardly, if...

    When it's all said and done the saw is hardly, if any, better than a contractor saw and certainly never sold for 'a few thousands when new'. Cast iron is heavy and freight would take a big bite out...
  38. Hi hawkinob, Would the attached style of...

    Hi hawkinob,

    Would the attached style of numbers help? The actual numbers print out to about 75mm wide by 122mm high. I can send you a Word file so you'd only have to print them. Can do them in...
  39. Presumably the flooring is tongue and groove? I...

    Presumably the flooring is tongue and groove? I made a stirrup to take a piece of 25 x 50 x 3 RHS on either side to fit over a wind up scissor jack that worked pretty well. The idea is to remove a...
  40. Thread: Bosch GCM12GLD

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    I'm assuming the laser is turned on? These saws...

    I'm assuming the laser is turned on? These saws have a twin line laser, if neither line works and they are supplied by only one laser it's got to be either the switch, the power supply to it or the...
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    And by the way a TCG blade does NOT cut a flat...

    And by the way a TCG blade does NOT cut a flat bottomed groove. :no:
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    You need the small, high ATB teeth to get a crisp...

    You need the small, high ATB teeth to get a crisp clean edge. If you want to use the table saw then finishing the bottom of the groove with a router plane would be the easiest option. As China has...
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    The re-branded Jet clamps were the first thing I...

    The re-branded Jet clamps were the first thing I imported. It took a long time to clear them as most people were not prepared to accept that they were in fact re-branded Jet's. I used to get all this...
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    Hi sefrayser and welcome to the forum. I guess...

    Hi sefrayser and welcome to the forum. I guess you're in Virginia USA? Most of the members on here are located in Australia so many of the replies you get are likely to be in the local terminology...
  45. Good work Lance, this has ended up being a very...

    Good work Lance, this has ended up being a very entertaining thread. :2tsup:
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    Yes that's right. It's the offset that you need...

    Yes that's right. It's the offset that you need to get your head around, it can get complicated to the point of doing your head in in imperial. A 1-1/2" template guide bush is pretty close to the...
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    Glad to see that we're all in agreement about...

    Glad to see that we're all in agreement about that then. :D :2tsup: Now let's talk about religion, where we'll be able to thrash out not only which is the 'correct' one but also whether any of them...
  48. QUEENSLAND Hi Stoobydale, I guess you mean Fine Tools...

    Hi Stoobydale,

    I guess you mean Fine Tools Australia? Have you seen any of the recent posts in this thread - Fine Tools Australia - I'll cross my fingers for you that your experience is a good...
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    QUEENSLAND They look more like mortise chisels than dovetail...

    They look more like mortise chisels than dovetail chisels to me. Obviously I've got a lot to learn. :B
  50. How old are you now Lance? Will 30 or 40 years of...

    How old are you now Lance? Will 30 or 40 years of accumulated shellac have any kind of negative effect on your system? At least if you're getting some of the metho in you you should be well...
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