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    Elan If you ever decide on a career in...

    Elan

    If you ever decide on a career in politics I recommend you don't use that statement as your platform. :) Actually, a large proportion of the population are not too fussed about having even a...
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    Elan You may have picked up from my earlier...

    Elan

    You may have picked up from my earlier post that last sentence. The bit about fundamental flaws. Nuclear is no exception. Yes, the more modern reactors are much safer than the old types:...
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    Dave I take your point absolutely. We are...

    Dave

    I take your point absolutely. We are comparing apples and oranges. It is tempting to say the primary beneficiary is Amazon!

    It would be interesting to compare just a few selected bits that...
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    Spyro I have mentioned many times on this...

    Spyro

    I have mentioned many times on this Forum and bored friends and relatives to tears pointing out that, thanks to a number of governments progressively privatising the industry, the market is...
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    Matt I think you may be the king of spit and...

    Matt

    I think you may be the king of spit and polish. If I have sought to curry favour using antiquated and outmoded screw threads, surely you have taken the sycophant thing to new levels in this...
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    Pagie Having regard to my history, I am not...

    Pagie

    Having regard to my history, I am not sure I have the right to ask this, but was the coffee still hot?

    Regards
    Paul
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    Gentlemen I owe you an apology. I would like...

    Gentlemen

    I owe you an apology. I would like to recount a little conversation I had today:



    SWMBO: Would you like me to read something off the net about the rape situation in the annals of...
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    I would very much like to tell you that won't...

    I would very much like to tell you that won't happen, but to some extent it will. Gradually those practices will cease too. What we can say if that this is not commenced at some point in time it will...
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    Thanks Ian. I got the name slightly wrong, but...

    Thanks Ian.

    I got the name slightly wrong, but it brings up the Westford site, which is pretty ordinary to view.

    A friend and I put a 42" bar on his Stihl. I don't recall which model now but it...
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    Ian That's good going. What length bar were...

    Ian

    That's good going. What length bar were you using? It looks as though it could be around 36" - 42". The mill looks like a commercial variety similar to the Wexford that once was, or may still...
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    :) Chief I am leaning towards stub axles in...

    :)

    Chief

    I am leaning towards stub axles in from either side and drilled into the cap as as it is 10mm thick and plenty of meat there, but I will probably lean towards the heftier side with 6mm...
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    Matt I think I might stick with "The Antibody"...

    Matt

    I think I might stick with "The Antibody" as anything even remotely broaching on the ecclesiastical tends to lock horns with my heathen nature.

    I am getting little bits done, but much more...
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    Anthony Travelling at less than warp speed I...

    Anthony

    Travelling at less than warp speed I am nowhere near your level of completion, but I think the intention was to post in this thread when our planes are complete.

    Plane Complete, Ready...
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    Phil I will soooo envious if you end up with a...

    Phil

    I will soooo envious if you end up with a Cert 4 in "prattling."

    Regards
    Paul
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    Wow! So fast. We may have to rename the plane...

    Wow! So fast.

    We may have to rename the plane "Flynn."

    Regards
    Paul
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    I am safety conscious within what I describe as "reason." By that I mean most of the time I take reasonable precautions. Right now I am wearing safety glasses (prescription) and safety boots as I sit...
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    I'll be there this week. Regards Paul

    I'll be there this week.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Chief Cloud cuckoo land at the very least. ...

    Chief

    Cloud cuckoo land at the very least.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Anthony I had to look up "Wabi Sabi." I think...

    Anthony

    I had to look up "Wabi Sabi." I think that is very humble of you.

    I now have this image of you offering up your plane before the three judges with your head dipped and the body slightly...
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    Ian I had forgotten those side pieces: If you...

    Ian

    I had forgotten those side pieces: If you say nothing about that, I will never mention again the piece of steel to which the knob is glued. In fact I can already no longer remember what this...
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    Lance Lovely concept and good use of recycling...

    Lance

    Lovely concept and good use of recycling ( Hold on, it was kayaking not cycling :? ). Anyhow, a good opportunity to use the newly refurbished lathe and test the boundaries. Nice job.
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    Matt I see the same effect when some timbers...

    Matt

    I see the same effect when some timbers just get wet. However, the swarf may well add to the problem. It may be that it can be sanded off as it may not have penetrated the timber very far...
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    Matt That is the tannins bleeding through and...

    Matt

    That is the tannins bleeding through and raised by the water. I don't know how to resolve it. If nobody else knows a solution I will experiment with some of my timber, but I am not hopeful....
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    RB It varies: Green timber a lot of set,...

    RB

    It varies: Green timber a lot of set, softwoods, partuclarly those that are fluffy, quite a bit and seasoned hardwoods the least of all. :)

    I have to say I never measure the kerf thickness,...
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    CK It may not move if epoxied, but a couple of...

    CK

    It may not move if epoxied, but a couple of panel pins with the heads cut off and glued in place on the bun should suffice. As the point is down the bun can be gently tapped against the metal....
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    RB Are you talking about large logging saws....

    RB

    Are you talking about large logging saws. Either way most people use a saw set of some description with the majority being the "Pliers" style.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Ah! The body beautiful. Regards Paul

    Ah! The body beautiful.

    Regards
    Paul
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    The subject of relative qualities was an...

    The subject of relative qualities was an interesting one for me. I agree that to judge the worth it is necessary to perform a lot of work with the bits and have the same size and profile bit from...
  29. Thread: Saw Handle

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    Andy Not easy to see from the pix, but the...

    Andy

    Not easy to see from the pix, but the gullets look large compared to the teeth. I note the saw is 15ppi. What file were you using? I think you said it was a needle file. Ian is better...
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    Matt Those are very smooth, regular looking...

    Matt

    Those are very smooth, regular looking shavings. I see a lot of polishing ahead and if it were up to me, which it is not, I would allow you more than one bottle of cider: Or was that a keg?
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    Pete It certainly gives "The Body" a new...

    Pete

    It certainly gives "The Body" a new twist.

    Regards
    Paul
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    CK If Pete changes his mind it could become a...

    CK

    If Pete changes his mind it could become a headboard for a bed,

    Regards
    Paul
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    And BIG! Regards Paul

    And BIG!

    Regards
    Paul
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    Spyro Anybody with a pecuniary interest,...

    Spyro

    Anybody with a pecuniary interest, whether that is employment, ownership or investment. Not going to be easy.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Work commitments mean I can't participate this...

    Work commitments mean I can't participate this week, but I should be good for next week.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Bill I thought that odd too, but in the videos...

    Bill

    I thought that odd too, but in the videos posted by conarobb you can see a 90 deg adaptor, not that it was being used for dust collection :rolleyes: . Also when the saw is in some of the many...
  37. Thread: 24" Jointer

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    Thanks RN I do have a 3PH power feeder...

    Thanks RN

    I do have a 3PH power feeder somewhere. Haven't seen it for while though....:rolleyes:

    Regards
    Paul
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    Interesting discourse between Rustynail and...

    Interesting discourse between Rustynail and GraemeCook.

    If I had been asked, I would have said it was driven by the ability to use up "shorts" and provide stability thus adding value to what may...
  39. Yvan I am anticipating you will get a million...

    Yvan

    I am anticipating you will get a million replies to this question, but I am reluctant to exaggerate.

    Tung oil is used as the base oil for many preparations. Used by itself it relies on a...
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    :- Regards Paul

    :-

    Regards
    Paul
  41. Yes, the rough side is a sponge. Even the smooth...

    Yes, the rough side is a sponge. Even the smooth side is very absorbent. I have never seen hardboard smooth both sides. I was going to suggest gluing two pieces together so you have the two smooth...
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    My understanding too. Very careful, with the...

    My understanding too. Very careful, with the correct hook angle for this purpose. Best to use the table saw for ripping as Fergiz has stated.

    Regards
    Paul
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    I'm speechless Ray Thanks Regards Paul

    I'm speechless Ray

    Thanks

    Regards
    Paul
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    Fergiz That looks like a good solid saw. It is...

    Fergiz

    That looks like a good solid saw. It is a Wadkin, so what else would we expect.

    At first I thought it was framing saw, but looking at your pix It does seem that the head can be swivelled...
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    Thank you Brad and Matt for your thoughts. I...

    Thank you Brad and Matt for your thoughts. I could do either suggestion. I was in fact going to weld, but I also like the idea of a beauty spot in brass, although that may fly in the face of my...
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    We seem to be focusing on my hole for the moment...

    We seem to be focusing on my hole for the moment so I am bringing it back to my thread. The latest concept of leaving it there so it can be padlocked to a heavy object seems to be gaining favour. Now...
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    Brad Your plane making skills are only...

    Brad

    Your plane making skills are only surpassed by your eloquence and I think you have indeed captured the essence of the challenge. I have spent the morning so far on the internet so did not get...
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    Frictional resistance is the killer with most...

    Frictional resistance is the killer with most flows whether fluid, a gas or even electricity. It is the same principle as with dust collection, which has been discussed extensively on the this Forum....
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    I will not be available on the Forum for a while...

    I will not be available on the Forum for a while as I will be shopping for a towel to throw into the arena. I am hoping to reduce cost by getting a trade-in on the new tea towel previously bought for...
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    I have just had a thought on reading your post....

    I have just had a thought on reading your post. Dust extraction!!

    Regards
    Paul
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