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  1. Interesting woodPixel, Henry Bros only today told...

    Interesting woodPixel, Henry Bros only today told me they can't sharpen the RSK. Ordered another blade from them keep me going. Dengy might give CSK a call. Will be going to Maleny at the end of...
  2. I am yet to find anyone who can sharpen this...

    I am yet to find anyone who can sharpen this blade. Was great while it was sharp, but Australian hardwoods are tough on this blade. Looks like I will be sourcing my resaw blades from Henry Bros from...
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    Andy can't remember for sure as it was a few...

    Andy can't remember for sure as it was a few years ago now. I have had a look through my shelf of finishes and can see a small tin of Feast Watson Clear Varnish, so it may have been this as I don't...
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    Andy, I used the Maloof finish on my chair but...

    Andy, I used the Maloof finish on my chair but did not use the last step. When I was satisfied with the number of coats I just used a wax finish. If I remember right it was Ubeaut Traditional Wax. Am...
  5. Thread: Cold press glue

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    Cold press glue

    Could not find what I am looking for via a search hence the new thread. I am having trouble finding anyone here is Aus that sells cold press glue. I don't want to use yellow glue. Timbecon sell the...
  6. I am using the resaw king on a Laguna 14SUV. I...

    I am using the resaw king on a Laguna 14SUV. I have has it for some time now. It is being used for mainly resawing as I have another bandsaw. Whilst it cuts beautifully, when moving through timber...
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    Steve the hinge I am looking for is 38 x 22 (or...

    Steve the hinge I am looking for is 38 x 22 (or there about). It will support a door 320 x 390 x 19. Not sure that I understand your comment. I have picked up some terrible hinges that made...
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    Thanks for the reply. It is not so much the...

    Thanks for the reply. It is not so much the finish I am interested in - though a consideration. I am more interested in the quality. Are the leaves square to each other; is there slop in the...
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    Graeme brown antiques hinges

    Am looking for special hinges and the ones from Graeme Brown look like they might fit the bill. However, the images on the web site are only monochrome and not very clear. Has anyone used these...
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    I used the Maloof finish then applied a natural...

    I used the Maloof finish then applied a natural wax. I found that the slats and arms took quite a while to do. They have to be matching so I was going too and fro making small changes to get them the...
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    groeneaj I used a Saburr Tooth 4" wheel - EX...

    groeneaj I used a Saburr Tooth 4" wheel - EX coarse to shape my seat. Wnet through the blackwood like it was butter. Looks like you will be able to borrow a cutter and save some money. The Saburr...
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    Just found this thread. Made this chair a few...

    Just found this thread. Made this chair a few years ago from Tasmanian Blackwood. Looks like you are progressing really well. Only advice I can offer is the obvious - GO SLOW. You should have...
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    After much research including various forums I...

    After much research including various forums I settled on a Street Guardian SG9665GC. Some youtube videos on this device. Good luck
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    Very Nice. Well done.

    Very Nice. Well done.
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    Update to this thread. Got my hands on a low end...

    Update to this thread. Got my hands on a low end sound metre. With the shed closed, at 1metre the reading is 76.7db. At 7m it is 69db (far corner of the shed). Open the roller door which has a 10m...
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    Tony, I am not off grid but have a sister who is....

    Tony, I am not off grid but have a sister who is. Most of their power is provided by a large bank of batteries charged by wind and solar. However, for large power consuming items she has to fire up...
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    Under Windows Explorer right click on each drive...

    Under Windows Explorer right click on each drive in turn. Select properties. Bottom box under the General tab will be selected if Indexing is turned on - if it is deselect it. You will need to wait...
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    If indexing is turned on all data on the computer...

    If indexing is turned on all data on the computer is indexed to speed up retrieval during searches. However, the indexing process can slow the computer down. I run with it turned off.
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    I like it Jerry. Love spalting.

    I like it Jerry. Love spalting.
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    Also check if indexing is turned on. If you don't...

    Also check if indexing is turned on. If you don't need it turn it off. Depending on what you use your computer for this can slow it down.
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    After reinstalling Win8 I found another dirty...

    After reinstalling Win8 I found another dirty trick. I have chosen to be notified when upgrades are available and not just automatically installed. Notification usually breaks the upgrades into two...
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    Woke up this morning to find Win10 installed on...

    Woke up this morning to find Win10 installed on my Win8 laptop - two Win7 have been left alone. Declined the terms and conditions and Win8 was reinstalled. Took about an hour of wasted time with me...
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    Same problem here. If it is vBulletin and IE this...

    Same problem here. If it is vBulletin and IE this must be a flakey bit of software. I believe VBulletin was also blamed for loosing photos on the forum.
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    Nice box. That reducer looks like one for a Leigh...

    Nice box. That reducer looks like one for a Leigh jig. If it is, then you need to ensure that the full split down the side is in line with the split in the collet on the router. The compression...
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    Thanks for the comments. Just got back from...

    Thanks for the comments. Just got back from Maleny - great time except for the weather after day one. As mentioned in my response to BobL, the longer lengths of 4" flexy is to share connection...
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    All constructive input welcome Bob. In your first...

    All constructive input welcome Bob. In your first graphic B is shared with jointer/thicknesser and mobile thicknesser, while C is between drum sander and router table. Would have preferred shorter...
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    Just to finish off my installation info. Here are...

    Just to finish off my installation info. Here are two photos taken from each end of the shop showing the ducting. Just have to paint the cabinet now.
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    Finally have found time to do more work on the...

    Finally have found time to do more work on the cabinet. Wish I could find the person who told me I would have plenty of spare time when I retired.

    The first image shows the VFD installed on the...
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    Hi Mick, am happy with the work Greg did with the...

    Hi Mick, am happy with the work Greg did with the electrics. Not wrong about the noise. My research indicated that if the unit is going to be in the shed then don't mount it on a wall but in a...
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    With school holidays and visiting grandchildren...

    With school holidays and visiting grandchildren things came to a bit of a stand still. I will put some more photos up in the next couple of days. The electrician has been and all is up and running....
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    Look great Steve. Is this a new workshop.

    Look great Steve. Is this a new workshop.
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    Clearvue CV1800 installation WIP

    Was in the process of adding a super dust deputy to a 2HP DC when I came to the conclusion that this was not going to do what I wanted. So took the plunge and purchased a CV1800. I had heard one of...
  33. In thickness mode the lever engages/disengages...

    In thickness mode the lever engages/disengages the feed rollers. Can't help you with your other question.
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    Thanks for the replies. I have seen reference to...

    Thanks for the replies. I have seen reference to smooth inside flex pipe. Can't remember where I saw it though.
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    Smooth flexible hose

    Have started the dust collection system installation. Will post photos as things progress. I am unable to tell from the various web sites if the vendor's flexible hose is smooth on the inside. Does...
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    Thanks anyway Mark.

    Thanks anyway Mark.
  37. Bob, 5mm is quite a distance - even over 525mm (...

    Bob, 5mm is quite a distance - even over 525mm ( the length of the infeed table). For many jobs this may not be a problem. When using the jointer as soon as the timber emerges from under the blade...
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    Thanks Neil. In the absence of anything better...

    Thanks Neil. In the absence of anything better turning up that may be the option.
  39. Bob I have this machine from Carbatec (ML392) and...

    Bob I have this machine from Carbatec (ML392) and after some adjustments early in the peace have had no further problems with it. Out of interest, how did you determine that you had a .5mm slope away...
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    150mm to 125mm (6" to 5") reducer.

    As mentioned in an earlier thread I am in the process of installing a dust collection system. The PVC pipes and fittings arrived today. Have ordered the clearvue gates. However, I need one of the...
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    Your usual excellent work Alex. Sounds like some...

    Your usual excellent work Alex. Sounds like some trickey work went into this one.
  42. Thread: 150mm metal gates

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    Hi Mick, am very interested in looking at your...

    Hi Mick, am very interested in looking at your set up. Would also like to look at the blast gates. If you PM me your contact details I will give you a call.
  43. Thread: 150mm metal gates

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    Thanks for the pages John, will look at them...

    Thanks for the pages John, will look at them later today. I note your comments BobL - thanks.
  44. Thread: 150mm metal gates

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    Thanks for the reply John. I would be interested...

    Thanks for the reply John. I would be interested in looking at your plans.
  45. Thread: 150mm metal gates

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    150mm metal gates

    Had a quick look around and could not find any recent comments on this topic. About to fit the workshop out with a permanent dust extraction system. Looking for a source of 150mm blast gates that...
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    Childs Rocking Chair

    Back in late 2012 I posted a WIP on a Tasmanian blackwood rocking chair that I made. Now some two years later I have made another one - half size, for my granddaughter. Many say that it is quarter...
  47. Thread: Blanket chest

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    Hi TT. My lid is 1113 x 480 with a timber frame...

    Hi TT. My lid is 1113 x 480 with a timber frame and MDF insert. Can't remember the weight I used in my calculations, but it was not light. The Rockler calculator suggested three hinges - 2 x...
  48. Interesting! I have used both Titebond Original...

    Interesting! I have used both Titebond Original and Titebond III with Tas blackwood with no problem. Suspect that it may be something other than these two components that is causing the problem.
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    Like the piece - well done. However, I would have...

    Like the piece - well done. However, I would have to agree that sliding dovetail joint for top and bottom would have left a cleaner side and contributed more strength to the joint. This is just...
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    With the Tormek they recommend having the wheel...

    With the Tormek they recommend having the wheel turning into the blade when you want to remove metal quickly. For just touching a blade up have the wheel approach from behind the blade. The Tormek...
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