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    Carter never used HSS irons.Stanley had them...

    Carter never used HSS irons.Stanley had them available for sale but they were never fitted as original in their planes.Anyway I doubt if any 1960 plane would have its original iron if it had been...
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    That shipsaw is amazing.David Upfill Brown has a...

    That shipsaw is amazing.David Upfill Brown has a yank one as I remember down the coast but these are rare as.Love the pit.I do have a White cattledog so I’ll see what I can dig up.Thanks heaps for...
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    These early Woodfast variable speed lathes are...

    These early Woodfast variable speed lathes are getting pretty old now.
    The belts are no longer available as far as I know.
    Fairly small capacity if you want to turn bowls.
    We have been given...
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    I used similar with a 6 metre length of al tube a...

    I used similar with a 6 metre length of al tube a mate gave me.
    The saw was on another metre which was slit and held on with a jubilee clip.
    Worked well to trim branches off a couple of blueberry...
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    Pictures would help. Your title says paring...

    Pictures would help.
    Your title says paring gouges and you then say curved gouges?
    Buck Made Patternmaking paring gouges and these would normally be sharpened on the front.
    Whereas carving gouges...
  6. Thread: Brace bits

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    Same here in 65 to 69 plus of course a Yankee...

    Same here in 65 to 69 plus of course a Yankee pump screwdriver.
    You had to be carefull of the brass screws as they’d shear off.
    Surely they had battery screwdrivers in your day.
    Hang on! Sydney...
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    VICTORIA So. EMACHISIT H.

    So. EMACHISIT
    H.
  8. 8 Iron

    I have a record #8 blade.
    Id want $50 plus postage from 2137.
    H.
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Pawliona sample needed Sydney.

    I am helping a student make a stand up paddle board and we look like we’ll be resawing some 4 metre lengths of 150mm high lengths of this timber.
    I have a rather used Wadkin Bursgreen 20” Bandsaw...
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    I turned up some posts for a terrace resto a...

    I turned up some posts for a terrace resto a while back.
    The timber was old solid posts the neighbor scored from Luna Park.
    I sawed them into 6 segments and used epoxy.
    About 12’ long by 10” dia....
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    I went along to the sharpening workshop last...

    I went along to the sharpening workshop last night.
    Most worthwhile, so thanks for posting the heads up.
    I took along all my Japanese tools and managed to sharpen one.
    A rather large slick that...
  12. Found these. Not exactly what you want. The mob...

    Found these.
    Not exactly what you want.
    The mob who publish the local ‘Restored Cars’ mag are into early fords.
    If you can’t find what you need a letter or email to them may help.
    H.
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    Hi, I realise this is a bit late but here’s my...

    Hi, I realise this is a bit late but here’s my experience with a Tas Oak kitchen benchtop.
    It was old stuff I scored at an auction even had some nice grain.
    We took some trouble with the splash...
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    I helped a mate in the States glue new tyres on...

    I helped a mate in the States glue new tyres on his 30” Bandsaw a while ago.
    We had a number of bits of dowel between the tyre and wheel.
    We could get the tyre on evenly then lift the tyre up and...
  15. AGS Wadkin Bursgreen tablesaw in evilpay

    This would have to be the latest of these I’ve ever seen, looks to be 1992 from the number.
    I don’t know how to link ads to here but if your after a good tilting arbor saw its in Dara Qld.
    Calling...
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    Post drillsOne of the members of the TTTG had to

    Hope this makes your day Vann.
    One of the members of TTTG had to sell his stuff about 18 months ago.
    Heres a pic of some of his post drills.
    Enjoy
    H.
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    Say g’day to David White from the mob here in...

    Say g’day to David White from the mob here in Sydney will yah.
    We’ve got a club sale happening on August the 25th.
    All welcolme but it’ll be small compared to the normal TTTG sales.
    H.
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    Here’s my two blocking hammers and a nicely...

    Here’s my two blocking hammers and a nicely polished round headed one.
    The big blocking hammer is a Matheson, it’s so heavy its a joke for someone like myself swinging it.
    The other Guido the...
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    N.S.W. Fair enough but another advantage of buying from...

    Fair enough but another advantage of buying from this site are the interesting bods you get to meet and put a face to other members.
    Must say I’ve met a few ok people thru evilpay and dumtree also....
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    Re the gap in Red Cedar drawers. I made a small...

    Re the gap in Red Cedar drawers.
    I made a small bedside cabinet in Canberra and the drawers would pump each other in and out.
    When it came to Sydney it jammed solid.
    H.
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    Who uses genuine mahogany nowadays in the real...

    Who uses genuine mahogany nowadays in the real world?
    We had contacted the well known merchants here in Sydney, I spoke to one at the WWWS and he said that anyone still using mahogany was happy with...
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    My daughter and her friends make the trek up your...

    My daughter and her friends make the trek up your way for clothes at your local op shops.
    In Canberra there used to be a branch of Adams timber plus there’s a great recycling mob at Mittagong and a...
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    Nice bowls, most turning shapes have been done...

    Nice bowls, most turning shapes have been done before by potters over millennium.
    Do you wear a respirator when turning Blackwood.
    A very good mate of mine turned it for years and then suddenly...
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    I did post a bit when we made the first few. Its...

    I did post a bit when we made the first few.
    Its in the Metalwork Forum under foundry.
    The cost is around $4K.
    Peter Tommasini is down your way, he’s an amazing craftsman and a nice bloke also....
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    I was at a workshop at St Marys last week and...

    I was at a workshop at St Marys last week and they had a similar machine which he’d rebuilt a few years ago.
    He said he got guides from Carter in the US.
    He said they were the same as the originals...
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    Here’s some end product. H

    Here’s some end product.
    H
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    Ewheels and metalforming.

    Love the design.
    Ive a couple of mates here in Sinny do a bit of metalforming.
    They use and sell locally made Ewheels.
    I did the pattern for them a few years back, we usually cast them in iron but...
  28. Looks like this should work ok.

    Welded up some tube and gave it a test in the old Macson.
    Runs true enough.
    Still to slit the big tube and add the jubilee clips.
    Probably adapt an old 4 jaw chuck onto the Wadkin so I can play...
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    Barker pics from McPhersons cat.

    Here’s a pic from the Centenary cattledog.
    That 1960 from memory.
    Ill check out my earlier ones when I get some time.
    The guard looks to be the same as the one on the 30” saw so I’ve included a...
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    N.S.W. I’m interested in buying this. Ill pm you my ...

    I’m interested in buying this.
    Ill pm you my phone number to tee something up.
    H.
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    Possibly a boring or morticing bit fitted there,...

    Possibly a boring or morticing bit fitted there, is the table height adjustable?
    Ill have look thru my McPhersons cattledogs when I get time.
    The were the agents for Barker and have pics of most of...
  32. FREE: NSW Charles and Hunting dovetail machine plus 12” Hyco Bandsaw.If you want it

    I mate turned up this arvo with a C & H dovetailer in his boot.
    PM me for his contact details if you want it.
    Pick up inner west Sydney.
    He also mentioned a 12” Hyco Bandsaw He’s lost motivation...
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    I recommended an old mate for a job at a tertiary...

    I recommended an old mate for a job at a tertiary institution and he turned up in the morning smelling of wine.
    He didnt get the job.
    It was bloody embarrassing for myself and the bloke he would...
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    When I turn up tool handles I leave the brass...

    When I turn up tool handles I leave the brass ferrule over the dead(tailstock) Centre.
    Then you have a gauge sitting there as you turn down to size.
    Perhaps you could use a similar idea with a hole...
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    That listing is interesting. No mention of...

    That listing is interesting.
    No mention of Western Red Cedar which is carcenagenic.
    Blackbean can cause serious chest and heart problems.
    Redbean no mention.
    H.
  36. Help/advice needed to turn off set chair legs

    I’ve decided to finish a few chairs I designed and made a while back for my son.
    As part of the ongoing design refinement I’ve tapered the front legs and have decided I’d like to tapet the rear...
  37. Thread: Silver Ash

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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Silver Ash

    I’m after some Silver Ash, I’ve posted in the ‘Wood’ area but here’s a rough idea.
    Need some 40 x 40mm for legs and 32 x 63 for rails.
    H.
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    NSW Silver Ash wanted.

    I’ve decided to complete a few sets of chairs for my kids so I need some decent Siver Ash for the rails/legs.
    For legs I need stuff to get 8 pieces 40 x 40mm x 500.
    Rails I need to get 8 pieces 32...
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    FREE: NSW I’d like to grab this. Not for myself but I’m...

    I’d like to grab this.
    Not for myself but I’m mentoring an IA student from the ACU who wants to make a table.
    He needs to know how to tune a plane and then how to use it.
    Ive an old 5 we can start...
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    QUEENSLAND The Turners came with ‘Turner’ branded Eric Anton...

    The Turners came with ‘Turner’ branded Eric Anton Berg irons.
    Also die cast frogs( which bent if too much force was put on them by the lever cap).
    I couldn’t sell one here last year for $40 so you...
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    I’ve done some tighter laminated bends than what...

    I’ve done some tighter laminated bends than what you want but they were not weight supporting.
    They were made using veneer and epoxy.
    I’d suggest you source some veneer to make your footstool....
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    Hand Adze from Italy

    Whilst on our bus trip from Rome to Venice we had a coffee stop and the monthly market was on.
    After the usual capachino and a leak I had look at what the ‘antique’ dealers had on offer.
    This adze...
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    Barker Bandsaw Bit.

    Here’s the handle/lever from the stash.
    Ive no idea what it’s off but if you can use it it’s yours for postage.
    It weighs a bit over 500 gms and my postcode here is 2137.
    H
    It has a 1/2”...
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    I may well have something in the stash that will...

    I may well have something in the stash that will work if the end was modded.
    I’ll dig it out and post a pic tomorrow.

    Cam, I’ll give you a call tomorrow, glad to hear your ok.
    H.
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    We visited a mill just out of Tamworth in 74...

    We visited a mill just out of Tamworth in 74 which had an old boiler from Morts Dock in use.
    They had numerous small steam engines mounted under floor and the waste was moved on belting.
    They were...
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    During the depression FDR built the huge dams as...

    During the depression FDR built the huge dams as a work maker in US.
    We visited one on the Columbia, that’s up near Seattle where Boeing made all those planes that smashed the Japs and krauts a few...
  47. Thread: Joke

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    Our jack Russell went blind after diabetes but he...

    Our jack Russell went blind after diabetes but he still had only one aim in life.
    To escape our double fenced yard and go down 3 houses where they fed the stray moggies.
    On one occasion he was...
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    That’s Cam. I asked him if he wanted to sell one...

    That’s Cam.
    I asked him if he wanted to sell one a while back for a mate and he said he’d think about it but he never contacted my mate so I’d say he’s not interested in selling atm.
    There were 2...
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    Nice saw these. Camoz has one but he’s not been...

    Nice saw these.
    Camoz has one but he’s not been active on here in ages.
    If you ever get to Brisbane the Furniture/maker/teacher Richard Vaughan has one of these saws.
    Hes very busy so I’m not...
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    I’m os currently but will be back in Oz next...

    I’m os currently but will be back in Oz next week.
    Can measure the nut for you then.
    Probably Whitworth.
    If you post the tag Vann can date your machine.
    H.
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