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    What was happening with the Acetal insert was it...

    What was happening with the Acetal insert was it would pull out out of flat when the retaining screws were tightened. I was using a similar method to the Kreg levellers with two set screws, one...
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    Did you find the information you needed? I had...

    Did you find the information you needed? I had a Ryobi router for many years, but I am not sure exactly what model it was. I think it had 1100 in its name. I buddy had the exact same model, and...
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    We used the Kreg Precision Router table with a...

    We used the Kreg Precision Router table with a TRA001 for several years at the Blenheim Menz Shed. Then about two years ago we were donated several machines including a router table with cast iron...
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    Kreg Insert Warped

    I started a thread a week or two back after breaking a $200 spiral carbide bit when a Porter Cable style brass guide bushing came loose and jammed the bit in the recess I was routing and shattered...
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    Hi Tom. I'm in Rapaura near Blenheim, and post...

    Hi Tom. I'm in Rapaura near Blenheim, and post here occasionally. It's a fantastic source of knowledge and information and the lads have helped me out of some fixes.

    As for hardwood, it's a...
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    I think the problem was that the guide bushing...

    I think the problem was that the guide bushing fell into the recess and had nowhere to go, so jammed the bit and carbide bits can break from a stern look. I doubt I'll use the brass bushings again,...
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    I Said A Rude Word Today

    As the subject, I said a rude word today, and I said it with gusto! The story is that I'm fitting casters to the coffee table that we have in front of the couch. The couch has those lifting leg...
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    On hold for the moment after tweaking my right...

    On hold for the moment after tweaking my right knee. :-( The hospital ED said six weeks which I don't believe, but it's not the best fun I've ever had. It's a bugger getting old.
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    I actually had a TRA001 delivered a couple of...

    I actually had a TRA001 delivered a couple of weeks ago. I love the Bosch 1600CE, but it is not working nearly so well as the Tritons I am used to when table mounted. While you can adjust the...
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    It's been a few days and I've not heard anything...

    It's been a few days and I've not heard anything from Kreg, so I made a simple mod to extend the guide arm. When I noticed the web reinforcement it seemed like an ideal way to locate an extension...
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    Email sent. Will let you know how they respond.

    Email sent. Will let you know how they respond.
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    Kreg Portable Crosscut

    Has anyone got one of these?

    Kreg Portable Crosscut : Amazon.com.au: Home Improvement

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxLnuqgnugM&t=26s

    I thought it an excellent idea and bought one from...
  13. That desktop is very attractive. Of course we'd...

    That desktop is very attractive. Of course we'd all love a big slab of hardwood for our furniture, but the reality is that the finger jointed hardwood benchtops from Vietnam are infinitely more...
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    Just an update to this thread. Carbatec did get...

    Just an update to this thread. Carbatec did get back to me with the following response:

    Hi,
    No B is only their model update they did a long time ago. There's noperformance difference and is...
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    I've not had to deal with Bosch directly here in...

    I've not had to deal with Bosch directly here in NZ, and I get most of my tools locally just for the convenience, but Bunnings and Mitre 10 have limited stock of Bosch Blue and don't carry the GKS...
  16. Hi and thanks for replying. I found this video...

    Hi and thanks for replying. I found this video after starting this thread. It makes the point of not unwrapping the packaging until you are ready to use it, and to seal the edges and ends as soon...
  17. Timber Benchtop for Router Cabinet Worktop

    I came across this product in Bunnings NZ today.

    501565

    I'd gone there looking for something like a Formica laminate to finish the two sheets of 18mm MDF I intended remaking my router cabinet...
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    I've emailed Carbatec NZ, but I am not sure when...

    I've emailed Carbatec NZ, but I am not sure when I'll get an answer. The shop is closed until Auckland drops a COVID Level, and they are going to be flat out filling orders when they open, so unless...
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    Triton TRA001'B'

    Carbatec NZ have had the Triton TRA001 back in stock for a few weeks now, but they are showing TRA001B. I can't find any reference to the B even on the Triton site. I can ask Triton, but they are...
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    This thread is a month old, so I suspect you have...

    This thread is a month old, so I suspect you have finished your project, but you've had no replies, so I thought I'd throw my two cents worth in. A flush trim bit with a decent template will...
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    Hey thanks for that. It turned out that the tiny...

    Hey thanks for that. It turned out that the tiny allen bolt, you can see in the lowest image in my last post, did indeed adjust the clamp tension, so I have it set so I can comfortably undo the...
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    I love that circle cutting jig. Do you have to...

    I love that circle cutting jig. Do you have to screw the side plates onto the workpiece? My background is as a toolmaker, and we have a well equipped metal shop at the Blenheim Shed, so I used a...
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    I was thinking in terms of Hodgo's micro...

    I was thinking in terms of Hodgo's micro adjuster. If you knew, for instance, that one division on the adjuster was 0.1mm but if the fence pivoted about its far end when applying that one division...
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    It took me a moment to see what was going on with...

    It took me a moment to see what was going on with your clear insert. I couldn't work out why I was seeing the router base floating in the air. :)

    You appear to be in the normal ball park height...
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    I like the micro adjust mechanism. I can't see...

    I like the micro adjust mechanism. I can't see from your earlier pictures how the fence clamps to the table. Is it like some table saws that clamp just at one end? I guess what I am asking is how...
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    Our experience at the Blenheim NZ Shed is that...

    Our experience at the Blenheim NZ Shed is that machines tend to get at least some level of abuse and misuse. A lot our members are generally reluctant to ask for help, and machines get much more...
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    Ideal Fence Height?

    If you are building a fence for a router table, what is the ideal height? I've used two Kreg tables with proprietary fences which both have the sort of 75mm height, and I can't say that I've wished...
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    Hi Dallas. I came across some pictures of...

    Hi Dallas. I came across some pictures of another version which does have adjustment (which I think is the 1617, and as sold in America). So I got all excited and had another look at mine, but they...
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    Bosch 1600CE Base Mounting Clamps

    I've almost finished table mounting my Bosch 1600CE using the Bosch Fixed Base. Unless I am missing something, you have to release the main clamp to adjust the router height, and it is pretty tight,...
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    I was thinking the same thing, but I guess it...

    I was thinking the same thing, but I guess it would come down to how well the bit is balanced. Even our TRA001 vibrates a tads with some big bit. The Bosch 1600CE I've recently acquired seems to be...
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    Yes that would work. I have some 25x6 steel bar...

    Yes that would work. I have some 25x6 steel bar that I could clamp flush with the edge, and cut through the laminate with a Dremel and clean up with a chisel.

    I have it in mind to do one corner at...
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    How to Tighten a Corner Radius?

    I'm progressing my table build and today cut out the insert hole in the table top. I'm guessing that my method was the bog standard usual way. I cut out some MDF the size of the inner hole on the...
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    That link is solid gold. I shall bookmark it and...

    That link is solid gold. I shall bookmark it and hope to never need it. (as opposed to not bookmarking it and wishing I had done when our TRA001 breaks some time in the future.

    BTW When read the...
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    Thanks. Allowing additional airflow to make...

    Thanks. Allowing additional airflow to make extraction work efficiently is something I only discovered in the last few days while researching my build, but it does make sense. How did we ever...
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    Skew, thanks for that. In my case the table will...

    Skew, thanks for that. In my case the table will be in the centre of my workshop garage with access all round. The only reason I was thinking of making the cabinet flush with the back edge of the...
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    Thanks. I would still rather have gone with the...

    Thanks. I would still rather have gone with the Triton TRA001 if I could have got one), and I'd have saved NZ$350 over the Bosch 1600CE and fixed base I now have. The Bosch does look like it is...
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    Table Top Overhang?

    Having seen some of the amazing cabinet style router tables on this and other forums (plus of course, YouTube) I have changed my own planned build to a cabinet with storage. However, it has occurred...
  38. I got quite excited by this when I saw the $119...

    I got quite excited by this when I saw the $119 price tag, but it's AU$235 at Pro Woodworkers Supplies. I always get caught out by Amazon because even allowing for the exchange rate, there is still...
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    I get my plastic stock from Blenheim Engineering...

    I get my plastic stock from Blenheim Engineering Supplies which is just across the road from my Menz Shed. They have a range of about six different plastics, but only keep round stock on hand. ...
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    I have one of those Bangood bottom and top...

    I have one of those Bangood bottom and top bearing flush trim bits. It was cheap as chips and I thought if it does not last long I'll just get another. It has turned out to be pretty good and has a...
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    It is ridiculously simple. It's the snail shell...

    It is ridiculously simple. It's the snail shell shaped wheel behind the man's wrist in the image. You set it to zero and push it up against the fence and lock it. Then unlock the fence and rotate...
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    Sticky: My planed build changed as I progressed through...

    My planed build changed as I progressed through this thread. At one stage I thought why not use square section steel tube and weld, but I had earlier switched from a simple table top design to a...
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    I gave up waiting for the TRA001 that I've had on...

    I gave up waiting for the TRA001 that I've had on order since November, and have ordered a Bosch GOF1600CE. So I let Carbatec NZ know to take me off their waiting list, and they told me that they...
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    Thanks. Bunnings Oz won't ship to NZ...

    Thanks. Bunnings Oz won't ship to NZ unfortunately. I ended up ordering a Bosch GOF1600CE from a NZ supplier. Now I have a fun project building a table and fence etc.
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    I used a Kreg table for a couple of years, and...

    I used a Kreg table for a couple of years, and could never get used to that cam arrangement that was supposed to allow fine adjustment. Half the time I couldn't even remember which way to turn the...
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    Did you go ahead with the AEG 1400W ? If yes,...

    Did you go ahead with the AEG 1400W ? If yes, can you please confirm that the body is 3.5" (89mm) so it will fit in the JessEmm and Kreg router lifts?

    I'm actually trying to get one shipped to NZ...
  47. Hey, that's a great idea. I guess not as...

    Hey, that's a great idea. I guess not as convenient as PVA though.
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    Same as the other replies. I use Titebond III...

    Same as the other replies. I use Titebond III for most of my wood to wood joints and have subsequently used a lot of boiled linseed oil with no hint of the joint being eaten into. Titebond II & III...
  49. Thanks for the welcome guys. Finding such a big...

    Thanks for the welcome guys. Finding such a big resource so near to NZ and a county that has the same grid voltage was solid gold. There must be an incredible amount of information and experience...
  50. Triton Router Availability Australia & New Zealand

    This is going to be my very first post to the Woodwork Forums, and when I registered I did not know that a Triton sub forum existed. It happens to be of great interest to me as I have had a TRA001...
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