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    OK, I took the Stanley #4 apart to give it a bit...

    OK, I took the Stanley #4 apart to give it a bit of a clean, and check it out. According to the Stanley identifier at How to Identify Stanley Hand Plane Age and Type (Type Study Tool) | Wood and Shop...
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    While my rip blade is shipping, tried the new...

    While my rip blade is shipping, tried the new combo blade on some cross cuts. So sharp and clean! Didnít know what I was missing!!!


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    Found some more, including the other from the set...

    Found some more, including the other from the set https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210226/7357b3c75053846f7a951a2b85bf8f6e.jpg
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    Friday lunch prattle

    Oh the no-name days Soba on the side. I think previous owner bought this set - I have all the pieces

    Handtool Starter Set in Wooden Box - 5 Pces | Carbatec...
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    Oh the no-name days Soba on the side Sent...

    Oh the no-name days Soba on the side


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    On that note, Paige was trying to convince me to...

    On that note, Paige was trying to convince me to give hand tools a go, planes in particular. Hereís what I found in the shed ...
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    I'm 80%. Happy to prattle on whatever topic we...

    I'm 80%. Happy to prattle on whatever topic we decide :)
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    Welcome. I too, would like to make a few $ from...

    Welcome. I too, would like to make a few $ from my hobby. Seems like making frames for my wife's canvas art is the best bet right now - doubles the price!
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    I have a lm72m010 (24t) ordered due Tuesday....

    I have a lm72m010 (24t) ordered due Tuesday. Guess my thin kerf snap purchases will be useless until I can find a way to make a riving knife


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    Thanks for the tips on blade height! I had it...

    Thanks for the tips on blade height! I had it just above the top of the timber.


    And the riving knife for the thin-kerf blades! I might not have noticed that. Any idea where to get one? Saw is...
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    I tried to push it evenly, but looking at the...

    I tried to push it evenly, but looking at the marks, maybe not even enough.

    I switched to the bandsaw, which cut without burning, but has a pretty rubbish wavey finish, so needs sanding anyway. ...
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    @yvan it's a 40t combo blade (branded as Jet),...

    @yvan it's a 40t combo blade (branded as Jet), per the original post. Probably a bit old.

    I asked here for some blade recommendations, but nobody has replied yet - maybe it's one of those...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210224/de1858a0...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210224/de1858a06b8135f666dcb9d78c48cb42.jpg

    So much sanding required :/
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    About 2Ē

    About 2Ē
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    A couple of table saw questions...

    A mostly Newbie woodworker here

    Was attempting to cut some Blackwood into 1/8 and 1/4 strips for making some box dividers, but am getting significant burn marks.

    Is this wood especially bad for...
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    Welcome. Lots of Melbournites here. What sort of...

    Welcome. Lots of Melbournites here. What sort of woodwork things are you into / expecting to be into?
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    Is this the "full length wooden drawer slides"...

    Is this the "full length wooden drawer slides" video you were talking about?
    How To Make Wooden Full Extension Drawer Slides - Woodworking - YouTube
    At about 65 seconds into the video he flashes up...
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    Welcome! Lots of knowledgable people around here,...

    Welcome! Lots of knowledgable people around here, to help requiring those rusty skills :)
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    I just bought a chainsaw too, and wouldn't touch...

    I just bought a chainsaw too, and wouldn't touch the thing without chaps and sturdy boots. I didn't get a full-face helmet (a bit spendy for me, when I don't do much real felling), but always wear...
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    Planning to attend!

    Planning to attend!
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    Any tips on getting real wood in 32mm and ~300...

    Any tips on getting real wood in 32mm and ~300 depth? DAR from Bunnings costs a fortune, even if they stock something this wide. MDF is about $100/sheet at 32mm. Ply about the same. I have a...
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    I need a back on the shelf for aesthetics (did...

    I need a back on the shelf for aesthetics (did you see the wallpaper??) and rigidity. I figure I'd make most of the shelves adjustable, with maybe a middle one solid for strength. Maybe solution...
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    Related question - what's a good couple of...

    Related question - what's a good couple of spiral/compression bits to have in the inventory? I don't own any - all my pattern and straight bits are straight cut. What is the "right" bit for cutting...
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    > the depth less the thickness of the moldings...

    > the depth less the thickness of the moldings suggests that the shelves are over still 400mm deep. This is incredibly deep for bookshelves - normally 200mm is very generous, 150 mm is fairly common....
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    I went and measured the space (it's two alcoves...

    I went and measured the space (it's two alcoves each side of a fireplace). The space is 362cm tall, by 140cm wide, by 59cm deep (where the dresser is in attached photo)

    488399

    I'm not...
  28. SOLD: If that sale falls through, Iím interested. ...

    If that sale falls through, Iím interested. Moving it will be a challenge!
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    Test worked well, but wife is off painting a...

    Test worked well, but wife is off painting a mural on the art-studio wall now, so my opportunity has passed. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210119/52ca5dc60f12b0c2b4a11c916db157bc.jpg

    Off...
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    I assuming 3/4" ply for the shelves, with a Tas...

    I assuming 3/4" ply for the shelves, with a Tas Oak edging strip for appearance of thickness, and some stiffness. Given the shelf will be so far above our head, the "fake" thickness would be...
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    The Sagulator – WoodBin...

    The Sagulator – WoodBin is cool!
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    Very tall bookshelf: design and sagging

    Hi all,

    Sometime this year, I'm going to be asked to build a couple of very tall bookshelves, with design pretty similar to the link below, but with about double the total height (maybe a bit...
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    Ahh good! I just couldn't get my brain around...

    Ahh good! I just couldn't get my brain around that on the fly, so gave up and used no-more-gaps ;)

    For an octagon-shaped pergola, the internal angle is 135į, so the table saw would be set at...
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    You do want a bit of a fall in the slab to help...

    You do want a bit of a fall in the slab to help with water egress if it happens (so that's good), but 100mm is probably more than you want in a shop floor (presumably that's over about 6m, if this is...
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    Welcome! There's always something to talk about. ...

    Welcome! There's always something to talk about. So much varied experience here, can't help but chat/learn.
  36. My house had ~40 year old cedar, which looks like...

    My house had ~40 year old cedar, which looks like it was only finished a couple of times. Looks like something varnishy (ick), which was flaking off, but the frames still roughly original cedar...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    With no sign of actual water ingress, I'd just...

    With no sign of actual water ingress, I'd just lay some H3 pine bolted to the slab, with 5mm packers underneath to create a gap and a way for any water to flow, then screw yellow tongue to the top.
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  39. Disassembly isn't that hard, I used the guide,...

    Disassembly isn't that hard, I used the guide, took me maybe an hour to service mine. I reckon your rack and pinion is full of cruft - clean it well (toothbrush time - even a little bit of caked-on...
  40. SOLD: Lovely! If only you were a bit closer (I'm on...

    Lovely! If only you were a bit closer (I'm on Mornington Peninsular). Don't let it go for a bargin! I'd totally take it for $850, or even $900, if it could be delivered :)
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210111/f9eedf9c...

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    Lots of tiny drawers. Making them was quite zen

    Sorry blurry photo. Saved it from a chat with a friend. Here's...
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    Iím out for this week, have kids birthday lunch....

    Iím out for this week, have kids birthday lunch. With next week being xmas, I guess Iíll see you all early next year? Itís been fun catching up. Cheers, Simon


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    My computer is hanging attempting to connect to...

    My computer is hanging attempting to connect to zoom. Will try and fix.
  44. DONE: Dang, I was in Pakky yesterday. Would be keen on...

    Dang, I was in Pakky yesterday. Would be keen on the "interesting" stuff only, not pine or tas oak or sheet goods.
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    Welcome! Sounds a bit like me - my wife is...

    Welcome! Sounds a bit like me - my wife is artist/creator, and I hope to do woody-related things with here (no concrete plans yet). I'm hoping to quit my tech job one day, and we also are into...
  46. Thread: G'Day from WA

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    Gidday, again :)

    Gidday, again :)
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    WANTED:VIC My piece is about 5ft tall, a couple of inches...

    My piece is about 5ft tall, a couple of inches thick (for scale). Photos a full profile, close up, and a bit of water and rub. Surface looks finished with a rough sand.
    HTH, Simon

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    WANTED:VIC I've got a bit of timber that has "African...

    I've got a bit of timber that has "African Mahogany" written on it. Probably not for sale, but I can photograph etc if that would help you with wood identification? No idea on value, but IIRC there...
  49. Thread: Resaw finish?

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    Crowned? Wheel is pretty flat. Was more talking...

    Crowned? Wheel is pretty flat. Was more talking about guide setup etc


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  50. Thread: Resaw finish?

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    Resaw finish?

    Hi
    Just got around to swapping out the blade on my second-hand bandsaw, the old one was probably a bit tired, and doing the snodgrass tune-up. Now it cuts nice and straight, but I was a bit...
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