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  1. possibly ... if my original estimate of what...

    possibly ... if my original estimate of what happened is correct

    regards david
  2. fine woodworking magazine ... conversion problems

    i recently received an email from fine woodworking saying that they were using a different provider for despatching the magazine ... i followed the prompts and changed my password etc and...
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    my dad had a last and one of those hammers .. i...

    my dad had a last and one of those hammers .. i don't know where (or why) he got them but it would have been between the depression and the second world war ... i never remember him using them at...
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    looks like a cobbler's hammer to me regards ...

    looks like a cobbler's hammer to me

    regards david
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    about 5 years ago my local library had kit...

    about 5 years ago my local library had kit (checklist information etc) with a thermal camera that you could borrow for a week

    regards david
  6. might have been easier to download a latvian...

    might have been easier to download a latvian course?

    regards david
  7. there used to be one in cooma …. i visited there...

    there used to be one in cooma …. i visited there in 1973, it was in the main street …. if it is still at cooma, it has moved elsewhere

    regards david
  8. shaper?

    shaper?
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    i use silbergleit on the table regularly .. i...

    i use silbergleit on the table regularly .. i will try a wax if i need to do that again ... thanks

    regards david
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    all interesting stuff .... i got a new dust...

    all interesting stuff .... i got a new dust extractor several months ago which is a big improvement on my old system ...

    BUT at the router table which has a downdraft box connected to a four...
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    can’t compare different machines but i have had a...

    can’t compare different machines but i have had a hammer a3/31 for several years …. i have the standard blades which perform well and are dead simple to change (they are also double sided so you turn...
  12. Thread: Harvey G700

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    i have been using one for about four months now ...

    i have been using one for about four months now ... i considered a clearview as an alternative but decided against that for a few reasons ... i replaced a generic 2hp dust extractor

    i figure...
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    i see ... you certainly need to clamp it...

    i see ... you certainly need to clamp it somehow but i don't recall whether i ever got the other part there ... if i did i haven't used it ... i just use a good square

    regards david
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    https://www.timbecon.com.au/micro-jig-matchfit-tab...

    https://www.timbecon.com.au/micro-jig-matchfit-table-saw-dado-stop

    $47.50 ? .. it does work well i use it for all my box and tray dividers but also for other things


    regards david
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    i suspect kerfmaker would work very well …. i now...

    i suspect kerfmaker would work very well …. i now use, though, the microjig matchfit dado stop …. it is accurate and easy to use …. costs under $50 from timbecon (at least)

    regards david
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    when i was between 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 we lived on a...

    when i was between 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 we lived on a farm at bellingen ... i believed (from a noddy/bigears cartoon in womens' weekly) that the world was flat .. ( times were hard and my father...
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    very cool ... well done .. one of my...

    very cool ... well done .. one of my (currently unfulfilled) ambitions is to do one of those

    regards david
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    not a joke this one .. headmaster of my bil...

    not a joke this one .. headmaster of my bil school about 1960 (northern ireland) addressed the assembly and said "henceforth it will be tradition to sing gaudeamus igitur at assembly" ... when...
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    not frequently for me but it does happen .. i...

    not frequently for me but it does happen .. i have to log in about 3 or 4 times a year ... a minor inconvenience only for me


    regards david
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    john ewart is somewhere up that way ... not...

    john ewart is somewhere up that way ... not quite sure where

    regards david
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    i have a number of toys and joys plans ... more...

    i have a number of toys and joys plans ... more models than toys perhaps and also gatto plans but they are even more models rather than toys

    regards david
  22. by the way: i first went to the wood show in...

    by the way: i first went to the wood show in sydney about 1991 (and have attended one or three of sydney, melbourne and canberra almost every year since) and it was huge and vibrant BUT in those days...
  23. it was certainly a fair bit smaller than the last...

    it was certainly a fair bit smaller than the last time i attended canberra (2 years ago) ... on the plus side, there still seemed to be a bit of money being spent and was mildly interesting to see a...
  24. i believe i am on your mailing list ... ...

    i believe i am on your mailing list ... certainly got emails last year (and for about ten years or more prior to that) and also about sydney show this year and pretty sure about melbourne as well ...
  25. yes, i will be at this one ... accommodation...

    yes, i will be at this one ... accommodation booked ... i haven’t received any emails yet about it which seems odd, but took a chance that this information was still correct ... glad that it is ...
  26. Thread: Question

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    i have found glue fine, but i do use toothpicks...

    i have found glue fine, but i do use toothpicks as dowels often as well .... the only place i have found any weakness is with dowel for axles ... whilst i use dowels as well, i not infrequently...
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    you had me convinced with “plane” ... i have one...

    you had me convinced with “plane” ... i have one of those (never knew what it was for) from my father’s tools .. he worked for CAC ( commonwealths aircraft something) during the second world war....
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    IMPORTANT indeed it does and furthermore if you use a gmail...

    indeed it does and furthermore if you use a gmail account it picks up from that (or at least used to some years back) .... several years ago i emailed one of my grandnieces telling her that she,...
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    IMPORTANT it is a not uncommonly held fallacy that ads...

    it is a not uncommonly held fallacy that ads relate only to browser history ... one can also buy ads based on gender, age, location and interests (where they have been recorded) or combinations...
  30. up until a week or so ago the show website said...

    up until a week or so ago the show website said that too but it HAS been updated .... it concerns me after sydney last year where the change was advised less than two weeks before the show (and...
  31. thanks for the response .. no i won't get to...

    thanks for the response .. no i won't get to melbourne this year but will pick up the canberra show later

    regards david
  32. Thread: Hammer time

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    i think it is a european style cross peen or...

    i think it is a european style cross peen or warrington hammer

    regards david
  33. i missed all three shows (to which i can...

    i missed all three shows (to which i can reasonable go) last year and didn't bother with the sydney show this year BUT if i lived closer to them i wouldn't hesitate even if they were no better...
  34. thanks very much matt regards david

    thanks very much matt


    regards david
  35. can anyone tell me what parking is like at that...

    can anyone tell me what parking is like at that site ... i have looked at maps and it is not far from where we have routinely been staying (a unit at princes park) when we come to melbourne but i...
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    when you are talking to the sparky, check how...

    when you are talking to the sparky, check how much extra it would be to have a twenty amp circuit ... i had some work being done and had two 20 amp circuits put in at negligible extra cost ... as...
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    i have it and found it very awkward ... i need...

    i have it and found it very awkward ... i need to move my machines a lot though ... if you don't need to do much moving it might be ok ... i ended up building a frame under it and putting...
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    toothpicks from coles are exactly 3/32" ... ...

    toothpicks from coles are exactly 3/32" ... and cheap ... i use them extensively for feature, as in wheel nuts on model wheels, and strength, as in dowelling things (including larger dowels) ...
  39. well done ... good representation of it ...

    well done ... good representation of it

    regards david
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    my experience exactly haven't actually looked...

    my experience exactly

    haven't actually looked at what i might need to do to change it

    regards david
  41. i no longer use those wheel cutters .. i do...

    i no longer use those wheel cutters .. i do mine on the bandsaw (roughing) and then disc sander (refining) .. you can fancy them up a bit on the drill press (do it before you cut them out) by...
  42. Thread: Graders

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    good job regards david

    good job

    regards david
  43. Thread: Woodman CNC

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    i, personally, know nothing about cnc machines so...

    i, personally, know nothing about cnc machines so cannot give recommendations per se

    but am aware that:

    vermec in qld manufacture one or two and their other...
  44. thanks for that regards david

    thanks for that

    regards david
  45. that looks really good .. i am impressed with...

    that looks really good .. i am impressed with your "jug" ... i did a similar (overall) blank for a turned platter (but with a contrasting coloured straight bit between segments) and used rubber...
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    i think lee valley stock them as well regards...

    i think lee valley stock them as well

    regards david
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    CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
  48. Thread: Hummer

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    it’s worth the effort, very good regards david

    it’s worth the effort, very good

    regards david
  49. sorry to hijack the thread (and maybe this should...

    sorry to hijack the thread (and maybe this should go in humour section), but my wife set up a VPN because she wanted to see some BBC stuff that was geoblocked (young musician of the year in...
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    i've done it, alex .. (not the driving round in...

    i've done it, alex .. (not the driving round in circles), but fortunately with the first ever practice ones i tried ... still capable of making (and occasionally repeating) mistakes but that one...
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