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    The holes are hidden. Glue provides virtually no...

    The holes are hidden. Glue provides virtually no strength to a butt joint like this, so just glue your dowels in and clamp the joint until dry. My preferred method of joining on a butt joint like...
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    Now there's a good argument for going to hand...

    Now there's a good argument for going to hand tools if there ever was one. :D The size and strength of the operator probably made a significant difference to your chances of getting to the end of...
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    I doubt that you need any more than the 610mm....

    I doubt that you need any more than the 610mm. You've got to remember that these filters have a much larger filter area than your felt bag and they also have a paddle mechanism to dislodge the...
  4. All sorts on Aliexpress, Peter. hot stamp...

    All sorts on Aliexpress, Peter. hot stamp branding iron - Buy hot stamp branding iron with free shipping on AliExpress
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    Isn't that exactly what you said in post #14. :?

    Isn't that exactly what you said in post #14. :?
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    Yeah, I've used that blade for quite a number of...

    Yeah, I've used that blade for quite a number of years now, that's why I recommended it and linked to it in Amazon in post #11. :wink:
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    I've got that blade and while it does an...

    I've got that blade and while it does an excellent job with thinner stock (up to 25mm in softer woods) I wouldn't go beyond 19mm in any of the harder woods. It's really only designed for ripping...
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    N.S.W. Is it just me? I can't see any prices.

    Is it just me? I can't see any prices.
  9. Thread: Quadrant hinges

    by aldav
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    Yes. The hinge mortise is also cut with the...

    Yes. The hinge mortise is also cut with the router using a template and guide bushing.
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    I thought I'd been following this thread pretty...

    I thought I'd been following this thread pretty closely Graeme but I missed that one. :rolleyes: Bloody Queensland! who'd live there. :gaah:
  11. Thread: Quadrant hinges

    by aldav
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    Yes, they are quite challenging. I use a 1/8"...

    Yes, they are quite challenging. I use a 1/8" spiral upcut bit to cut the mortices for the stay followed up with a drill bit and chisel if necessary.
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    Anybody seen or heard anything of Bucky since...

    Anybody seen or heard anything of Bucky since post #11? He's probably in the shed, you know, doing some woodwork. :D
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    If you don't want to spend a fortune on good...

    If you don't want to spend a fortune on good quality bits have a look at these two sellers on Aliexpress -
    WoodWorking Office - Amazing prodcuts with exclusive discounts on AliExpress
    Tools From...
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    With underpowered saws like yours (and mine :D) a...

    With underpowered saws like yours (and mine :D) a dedicated ripping blade is mandatory for quality results. Combination blades are rubbish for ripping hard timbers. riverbuilder is on the money with...
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    Post deleted due to intemperate content. :B

    Post deleted due to intemperate content. :B
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    My interpretation of your post is that you're...

    My interpretation of your post is that you're only doing finish sanding, not shaping?
  17. This guy (recollect his name as Rob, but that may...

    This guy (recollect his name as Rob, but that may be wrong) - About Us | Australian Door Cards - imports a hardboard product for his vehicle door card business. I don't know the specification of the...
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    Can you lightly clamp your ROS in a vice and take...

    Can you lightly clamp your ROS in a vice and take the work to the sander rather than the other way around? I've found this works well sometimes. In my experience belt and disc sanders are far too...
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    I wouldn't expect you to run into too many...

    I wouldn't expect you to run into too many problems with that, particularly if you're not using the full 22mm depth of cut. If you have concerns you could start with a lighter cut before moving to...
  20. If you find nests an option is to take the eggs,...

    If you find nests an option is to take the eggs, hard boil them and put them back in the nest. The birds will sit on those eggs for the whole of the nesting season. :D
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    That's a drum sander NOT a belt sander. As to...

    That's a drum sander NOT a belt sander. As to made in New Zealand, I doubt it. The sander that rod1949 pictured would break your back if used as a floor sander.

    Not sure why you would have any...
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    That's a nice tool, with some ugly additions. :D...

    That's a nice tool, with some ugly additions. :D But hey, if it does the job. :2tsup:
  23. Thread: Router table

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    SOLD: Joel, I can see I need to make my point a bit...

    Joel, I can see I need to make my point a bit more obvious to you. Your location is shown as 'Australia', it will likely increase your chances of a sale incrementally if you tell potential buyers the...
  24. Thread: Router table

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    SOLD: This is a pretty bulky item and Australia is a...

    This is a pretty bulky item and Australia is a big place, assume it's pick up only?, Australia Post certainly isn't going to handle it for you. :no:
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    T-track is difficult to ship in lengths over...

    T-track is difficult to ship in lengths over 1050mm. Your location recorded as NSW doesn't help much if you're looking for recommendations as to where to buy. If you're in Sydney try McJing,...
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    Right, so make some of the nail heads stand even...

    Right, so make some of the nail heads stand even more proud of the floor and introduce an agent to rust them a bit. :? Sometimes you just have to suck it up and do it the hard way. :C
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    From the info. you've provided I'm assuming...

    From the info. you've provided I'm assuming you've got a 1.5 or 2 HP DE? You can only get so much air flow through a 100mm dust port. Putting a 'Y', which has a 100mm hose/duct, at the single flow...
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    If the SawStop fence comes with the rails grab...

    If the SawStop fence comes with the rails grab it, that's a bargain. My experience is that you'll never get the original fence reliable enough to enable you to do any accurate work without a lot of...
  29. Whilst the guides look home made I can't see any...

    Whilst the guides look home made I can't see any reason why they wouldn't work acceptably, suspect they'd be a PITA to adjust though. When you replace the bearings make sure you get sealed bearings....
  30. N.S.W. In my experience these blades are woeful at...

    In my experience these blades are woeful at cutting wood, but quite good at burning through it. :D If there was a fine finish ATB wood cutting blade available I would change the blade every time.
  31. N.S.W. I'll take it. My current one is getting pretty...

    I'll take it. My current one is getting pretty shagged out. PM coming.
  32. If you have dust extraction on your ROS mesh...

    If you have dust extraction on your ROS mesh discs are well worth the extra expense. You'd never regret it. :2tsup:
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    Like some other of the ancillary health care...

    Like some other of the ancillary health care fields this is certainly the direction audio health care has gone. To avoid becoming part of the sales machine my daughter has stuck with the government...
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    Chris, My wife has worn hearing aids for over a...

    Chris,
    My wife has worn hearing aids for over a decade. Our daughter is an audiologist with Hearing Australia, working mainly with complex adults and children, which meant that the advice we...
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    I've successfully used SikaBond, very similar to...

    I've successfully used SikaBond, very similar to Titebond 2, for veneering, but you must use platens, cauls and clamps for a satisfactory result. I found best results by rolling the glue thinly on...
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    I know for certain that...

    I know for certain that 'itsalovelydayforshopping' are drop shippers. They list stuff that they can buy from local stores, lots from Bunnings, add their mark up, ebay and paypal fees and postage and...
  37. You could look at getting one of the larger 75mm...

    You could look at getting one of the larger 75mm cyclones - Cyclone SN75T3 (third generation turbocharged cyclone) 1 piece|cyclone|cyclonic turbocharged - AliExpress - and using it with a Timbecon...
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    Welcome dm hero, as others have advised your...

    Welcome dm hero, as others have advised your suggested purchases will not provide the outcome you're hoping for. I'll send you a PM. :2tsup:
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    If you haven't tried it yet how do you know it...

    If you haven't tried it yet how do you know it needs improving? I'd be hooking it up to a 100mm hose and see what it's like before contemplating any modifications. Very interested to hear how the...
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    That looks like a 3612, they're a great router....

    That looks like a 3612, they're a great router. The collet shouldn't have come out of the nut when you released it. Although the router has a very deep recess the router bit appears to be very deeply...
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    If there's no significant slop in the quill and...

    If there's no significant slop in the quill and it runs you're probably on a good thing. These are pretty simple beasts.
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    McJing buy 'Luban' products that are both...

    McJing buy 'Luban' products that are both unbranded and/or have the brand of a reseller ground off. It's a Luban if they sold it as one. :2tsup:
    Were you buying a plane or a cardboard box?
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    Ha ha, I totally misinterpreted your initial...

    Ha ha, I totally misinterpreted your initial question, didn't I! :B
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    I've seen much larger steel sections straightened...

    I've seen much larger steel sections straightened with the use of pressure, as you've applied, and then peening to impart the shape that it's been bent to. Don't know whether this is possible for you...
  45. Wow, that really looks like a professional...

    Wow, that really looks like a professional install. :2tsup:
  46. Thread: TIMBER Newcastle

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    DONE: Ahh right, missed that, but I still can't see...

    Ahh right, missed that, but I still can't see 'free' in the heading? So you were just trying to undercut delbs then!
  47. Thread: TIMBER Newcastle

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    DONE: The OP hasn't even listed a price. How can you...

    The OP hasn't even listed a price. How can you take them without even knowing what you're up for? :?
  48. You're not the first and you won't be the last!...

    You're not the first and you won't be the last! :D For that setup to work you need to blow into the inlet, not suck out of it. There are people who use these small cyclones that way, but not for...
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    Spend anything extra on a spiral cutter block....

    Spend anything extra on a spiral cutter block. :wink:
  50. It's the later one, Peter.

    It's the later one, Peter.
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