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    N.S.W. bump

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    N.S.W. Bump

    Bump
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    The motor will run at the same speed for...

    The motor will run at the same speed for different line voltages.
    415V will be slightly more efficient but there is no reason to switch from 240V to 415V
    You would have to pay for a new VFD and...
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    I made a new hold down bracket for the electronic...

    I made a new hold down bracket for the electronic boxes today.
    Works really well. I can change and secure a box in seconds and they're all in the same place.
    I don't even have to re-zero the DRO.
    ...
  5. I'd just like to point out that the Songle SLA is...

    I'd just like to point out that the Songle SLA is not a solid state relay. It's a mechanical relay. Doesn't really make any difference to the discussion but mechanical relays can be more reliable...
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    N.S.W. I hope so Paul. I'd like to see it go to a good...

    I hope so Paul. I'd like to see it go to a good home.
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    N.S.W. Cousens Super Saw Radial Arm Saw

    It's time to move on my Cousens Super Saw.
    It's been disassembled and stored at a friends house for quite a few years now.
    The photos are old ones I had from when it was in use.
    500mm cross cut...
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    N.S.W. Wabeco Milling Drilling Stand

    German made. Excellent quality. Two axis movement. I think 500mm vertical and horizontal columns.
    Complete with two tool holders, a right angle tool holder and a spare table.
    Good working...
  9. SOLD: I'll take the FMT. PM incoming.

    I'll take the FMT. PM incoming.
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    Hate to be the safety police here but I think...

    Hate to be the safety police here but I think that is a terrible idea. With people, presumably, sitting around the fire anyone that wants to leave has to walk between these people and the fire. If...
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    NEW DRAW I'm in

    I'm in
  12. It needs the 'spring' quality of stainless and...

    It needs the 'spring' quality of stainless and not be prone to tarnishing. Try an electrical contractor for some offcuts or a short length of SS band-it strap.
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    What does it say on the spec plate? Is there a...

    What does it say on the spec plate? Is there a model number on there?
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    What's wrong with the K5?

    What's wrong with the K5?
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    You know it's not real right? It's a skit. Filmed...

    You know it's not real right? It's a skit. Filmed for TikTok.
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    No, this is a 1920s or 1930s drill press. No...

    No, this is a 1920s or 1930s drill press. No morse taper, no slot. Pretty sure it's a jacobs taper or a straight shaft that the chuck is pressed onto.
    The chuck is a CE Johansson CEJ 80-3, made in...
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    The DRO scales are installed and I made up a...

    The DRO scales are installed and I made up a display holder that clamps onto the drill post.
    Works really good and makes cutting out accurate holes much easier.
    501807501806501805
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    It actually has a DE port cast into the blade...

    It actually has a DE port cast into the blade housing. I've enclosed it with bits of MDF with magnets in, to keep them in place, and have a shop vac attached but it does bugger all. Well..it does do...
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    The arbor is fairly easy to pull out. Start...

    The arbor is fairly easy to pull out. Start undoing bolts and you will have it in no time.
  20. Thread: Bandsaw

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    Hi normanarch, I saw that the machine is working,...

    Hi normanarch, I saw that the machine is working, however, it doesn't require an earth to operate. It does require an earth if there is a possibility that the frame can come in contact with a live...
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    Hi Mat, yes that is where I attached the riving...

    Hi Mat, yes that is where I attached the riving knife. If you don't have those screws, do a search for table saw splitter. There are lots of good instructions for adding a splitter to an older table...
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    Check the sharpness of the bit too Mick

    Check the sharpness of the bit too Mick
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    Bit of a price difference there but the fact that...

    Bit of a price difference there but the fact that the Hansa has a Honda engine would tip the scales for me.
    If I could afford it I would go the Hansa. Looks like a quality unit.
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    I may have accidently clicked on buy now for a...

    I may have accidently clicked on buy now for a small 2 axis DRO for the milling table. Oops :roll:
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    Low voltage DC motors are usually repurposed from...

    Low voltage DC motors are usually repurposed from a treadmill or something similar. They work pretty good but you need the speed controller that goes with it.
    Search for a 240V input/ 24V, 40A DC...
  26. Drive a wedge against the cut side so it can't...

    Drive a wedge against the cut side so it can't deflect away from the blade. The first cut is straight because there is enough material there to support the cut and stop it from deflecting.
  27. Thread: Tormek 1200

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    Just look through the Tormek website. Here's...

    Just look through the Tormek website.

    Here's the jigs. Look through these and see if you can spot the bits you have.
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    Made a couple of box hold downs today. With the...

    Made a couple of box hold downs today. With the box sitting flat it is rock solid.
    500278

    With the box on its side it's not so tight.
    500277

    So I added some horizontal clamps. It's ok but I...
  29. Triton used to make one. A bit hard to find now....

    Triton used to make one. A bit hard to find now.
    Or there is this one which looks good but will be a bit expensive once you add on freight from the US
    Double Taper Sanding Disc mike farrington
    ...
  30. Although not applicable for woodhog, I noticed...

    Although not applicable for woodhog, I noticed Bunnings have a similar thing mounted on the shelves where the nuts and bolts are. I was in there on Saturday looking for Nyloc nuts for some small...
  31. SOLD: Forget about justification, I have a No 46...

    Forget about justification, I have a No 46 Traut's Patent with a full set of cutters and it is my all time favourite plane. I love using it and it makes cool spills on straight grained timber.
    These...
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    I've denailed many meters of old HW. I always use...

    I've denailed many meters of old HW. I always use a metal detector, it was from carbatec but I don't think this model is still available. There is ALWAYS one or two you cant see. The screws that have...
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    I can tell you how to pair the remotes but you...

    I can tell you how to pair the remotes but you will need to open the remote unit up and may void warranty with CVOz. Send me a PM if you want to go ahead.
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    Thanks Bernard, I actually buy the boxes direct...

    Thanks Bernard, I actually buy the boxes direct from China with the cutouts I need already milled. It's only for the new boxes that I am developing or modifying.
    I made some T nuts today.

    499816...
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    Milling Cutouts

    I've been doing a bit of prototyping and development with electronics lately and I find it very time consuming and annoying to get accurate cutouts, in boxes, by hand.
    This XY table arrived today....
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    You can wire an on/off switch to FOR to start...

    You can wire an on/off switch to FOR to start and stop the motor and you can wire the E/Stop to REV and set Pd45 to 13 (Emergency stop). This should cut power to the motor and it will coast stop...
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    Is it magnetic or just a height gauge?

    Is it magnetic or just a height gauge?
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    Joop was 96 years old in 2004 when he made that...

    Joop was 96 years old in 2004 when he made that post. I hope he's still going strong but I doubt he cares about disassembling lathes now days. He also hasn't logged in since 2005.
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    If the article is TLDR I will sum it up here....

    If the article is TLDR I will sum it up here. These were miracle items that were supposed to prevent the build up of scale in boilers. They did absolutely nothing but through excellent marketing and...
  40. Do a search on Youtube for home made incremental...

    Do a search on Youtube for home made incremental fence systems. There are some really clever ideas using threaded rod for the incremental part. You just cut a matching nut in half to get your...
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    Timbecon have addressed the hardwood/softwood...

    Timbecon have addressed the hardwood/softwood confusion in this recent "live stream". TIMBECON LIVESTREAM - Understanding Japanese Saws with Geoff Doube - YouTube
    If, while using a Japanese saw, you...
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    SOLD: Clamps arrived yesterday. Thanks Ric

    Clamps arrived yesterday. Thanks Ric
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    SOLD: Can I please take the two hand screw clamps and...

    Can I please take the two hand screw clamps and the Bessey LM
  44. That is not a terrible price for a motor VFD...

    That is not a terrible price for a motor VFD combo. You could get it cheaper if you shopped around a bit but Conon are pretty good to deal with.
    The motor by itself is around $250. Getting decent...
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    Shane...that's Mt Fuji

    Shane...that's Mt Fuji
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    I think it is: Settings (Top menu bar) - My...

    I think it is:
    Settings (Top menu bar) - My Settings - DBTech-Post Thanks, Settings - Notification Settings - (Tick the two disable boxes) - Save Changes.
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    That looks like a " Add a feature then invent a...

    That looks like a " Add a feature then invent a problem that it solves" video.
    Did you like how the "old" versions of the plane and saw were tarnished to make the LN versions look better.
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    QUEENSLAND I'll take it please mrmoon. PM incoming

    I'll take it please mrmoon.
    PM incoming
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    Lignum Vitae was listed under CITES in 1975. You...

    Lignum Vitae was listed under CITES in 1975. You may need to provide proof of purchase prior to 1975 before you can sell it. I don't actually know how it's supposed to work. Just guessing.
    I think...
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    That's not the only bit of dubious wisdom to come...

    That's not the only bit of dubious wisdom to come from Timbecon. I stopped watching their product videos as several have similar assertions.
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