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  1. out of curiosity. why veneer to ply board? At...

    out of curiosity. why veneer to ply board? At such thickness why not make it out of solid 6mm thick wood? or laminate 2 x mm solid timber pieces to make 6mm thus avoiding ply and with that capping...
  2. when using wood make sure you put a layer of...

    when using wood make sure you put a layer of plastic between the clamp and the work.. (glad wrap works a treat) also timber might bend a bit.. but for you needs it might be sufficient just be careful...
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    standard pva glue works fine.. it glues the same...

    standard pva glue works fine.. it glues the same as tas oak... nothing special about it..
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    I honestly dont understand the issue people have...

    I honestly dont understand the issue people have with sawstop. through several woodworking shows during the demo the most used comment from the public was .. so it will wreck my $100 saw blade and i...
  6. I use different clamping method.. home made...

    I use different clamping method.. home made clamps.. basically 2 pieces of steel tubing 20 x 45 one end has been joined by steel strips having a block in the middle.. 10mm screw through it. other end...
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    from the specs it seem quite a bit underpowered.....

    from the specs it seem quite a bit underpowered.. .for 20V motor it has only about 29NM of torque...comparing to an 18V bosch which has 67NM,,, no wonder it wont strip screws.. it just doesn't have...
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    How about you just get a half face mask with P2...

    How about you just get a half face mask with P2 filter.. that should solve the problem... they are not expensive.. and you can later use it for other projects
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    I've bought one from Ebay,, looked identical to...

    I've bought one from Ebay,, looked identical to the carbatech one... it has variable sensitivity.. .at the highest it detect rebar from the slab when the detector is located about 150mm above slab....
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    I've got metabo 150mm and I am quite happy with...

    I've got metabo 150mm and I am quite happy with it. compared to cheaper brands.. it has better dust collection, keeps going (did a 4 hours non - stop sanding without issues.. just replaced sandpaper...
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    small pliers from victorinox pocket knife is my...

    small pliers from victorinox pocket knife is my tool of choice for splinter extraction.. so far.. quick and easy extraction every time...
    Basically its like tweezers on steroids.. excellent grip and...
  13. I've got that T-square.. and basically any...

    I've got that T-square.. and basically any standard 0.5 pencil works like a charm.. (i've also got the smaller 85mm version which I use quite often) again..standard 0.5mm mechanical pencil is good.....
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    agree with elanjacobs... the difference between...

    agree with elanjacobs...
    the difference between a good blade and a cheap blade is huge...
    I was given a cheapie blade for my tablesaw.. straight away upon mounting it and starting the saw i've...
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    thanks for the info guys considering it is a...

    thanks for the info guys
    considering it is a bathroom so not really outside item UV shouldn't be too much of an issue...
    I do understand am oak timber movement.. but was wandering if the sink is...
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    Hi Wakefield.. I've watched it few times.. my...

    Hi Wakefield..
    I've watched it few times.. my personal worry about his tub that it was leaking (there is followup on that where he tested for leakage and he patched it later but considering there...
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    thanks guys... that's the thing.. lots of...

    thanks guys...
    that's the thing.. lots of beautiful pictures of wooden sink bowls.. but they are all basically brand new... (or photoshopped) and very little mention of of finishes...
    and also not...
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    How to make wooden sink

    Hello everyone...

    I would like to make few wooden sinks for the bathroom
    I've been searching around ... and the forum and there are several suggestions...
    My question is ... has anyone here...
  19. Thread: Bandsaw BP-355

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    The fence is not that great... it does the job...

    The fence is not that great... it does the job for stuff under 100 mm but anything higher you might have issues
    I've purchased 25 mm blade and the saw took it well... My recommendation would be to...
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    GORE WARNING Seeing this makes me appreciate sawstop even...

    Seeing this makes me appreciate sawstop even more...
    I know it is a bit more expensive comparing to your standard saw but then again... I rather replace cartridge and a blade and walk away with...
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    Thank you guys...some very nice designs and...

    Thank you guys...some very nice designs and ideas.. The weight might be concern in full solid timber, so Derek's design is now even more appealing.
    Derek what sort of finish did you end up using ???
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    thank you derekcohen and seriph1 some very nice...

    thank you derekcohen and seriph1 some very nice work there
    In ideal world i would like to laminate timber like table top.. but current knowledge of materials tells me I will be asking for trouble if...
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    Yeah I am afraid that pure solid timber door...

    Yeah I am afraid that pure solid timber door would be just one of those .. nice idea.. but in reality and practicality might not be achievable..
    Unless someone has idea (example) of how it might be...
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    wish I could do that Bohdan.. :) Unfortunately...

    wish I could do that Bohdan.. :)
    Unfortunately she "wants to be involved" so won't be able to hide the material...
    But also I wouldn't mind making it out of solid.. as long as I can figure out...
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    Solid timber kitchen cabinet doors options?

    Hi everyone

    SWMBO has requested kitchen cabinet doors to be done out of solid timber...
    So far so good..
    Now complications.. She does not like raised panels so she wants doors to basically be...
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    Hi Ian I've used tas oak dowels.. for screws...

    Hi Ian
    I've used tas oak dowels.. for screws
    American Oak for nuts

    I had about 80% success rate with screws...
    Nothing wrong with the tool.. it is just the way how grain runs...
    I've found...
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    hi graeme that box cutter is exactly what i've...

    hi graeme that box cutter is exactly what i've suggested.. Used it to make that shelf (see images above) basically threaded dowel and threaded nuts to hold the shelf... so shelves are adjustable by...
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    two thumbs up for armadillo from me too... I've...

    two thumbs up for armadillo from me too... I've bought it as a replacement for the bunnings one.. and loving it...
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    Ive used this thread cutter ...

    Ive used this thread cutter with great success.. made shelving for my parents.. 409285409286

    Just make sure you test the timber first.. some dowels I've used did not thread well .. most likely...
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    the only benefit of this system is that there is...

    the only benefit of this system is that there is no time spent setting the angles... you have two angle options (the handle is grind in such way) and all you have to do is insert the chisel on the...
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    I've got this kit... Pros You dont have to...

    I've got this kit...
    Pros
    You dont have to worry about the angle... as angle is alwasy set.. 25deg and 30 deg (on top of my head)
    Using low grit you can remove fair bit of material ... used a...
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    Hi Steve Welcome to the forum I'm in same trade...

    Hi Steve
    Welcome to the forum
    I'm in same trade as you and got bitten by a woodworking bug several years ago...
    I've started with cheap tools (first tool was a $50 jigsaw) and very quickly...
  33. Hi guys...I've just realised that as well./.....

    Hi guys...I've just realised that as well./.. Acacia.. my apologies...I did indeed made grinder not the shaker.. so my sketch is not good for you project... But as a potential solution why don't you...
  34. Hi Accacia SPUR drive - Spur Drive - 25mm No....

    Hi Accacia

    SPUR drive - Spur Drive - 25mm No. 2 MT - Woodturning Tools and Timber, Woodturner Accessories, Woodcarver Supplies, Woodturning Equipment attaches to the machine end of the lathe.....
  35. I've made 9 of them for presents (4 pairs for...

    I've made 9 of them for presents (4 pairs for family ) and a single one for work coleague. Basically I've turned big blank (70mm diam) cut to length, drilled required holes then turned the shape....
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    from what I've seen at motorcycle shows... pretty...

    from what I've seen at motorcycle shows... pretty much you can bring your own in ear headphones or they will provide you with the string.. which keeps them together so you dont loose them.. they...
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    Hey Elanjacobs may I suggest this solution...

    Hey Elanjacobs
    may I suggest this solution (earmould)
    Very popular with motorcycle riders. (thus my knowledge of them)
    Basically they inject compound into your ear... wait for it to set and voila...
  38. Surprisingly it did not hurt at all at the...

    Surprisingly it did not hurt at all at the beginning.. two days later big migraine and blocked sinuses... Lots of blood though... :(
    and I'm not an easy bleeder...
  39. I have actually screwed it in... with 6 ...

    I have actually screwed it in... with 6 screws... and screws did not give in as on inspection screws still had fair bit of wood on them.. My suspicion is that the wood had some internal crack which...
  40. Result of lifting faceshield before turning lathe off

    As mentioned in the woodturning section.. had a hmm very close contact with a nice chunk of red gum... all good now but end result was ... broken nose.. and bruised fist...
    Lifted face shield prior...
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    Sorry to re-phrase it... the special risky stuff...

    Sorry to re-phrase it... the special risky stuff category does not mean literary I'm going to play dumb and do something stupid while relying on my providence or safety gear to keep me out of...
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    Yep and that is exactly what I've got.. the...

    Yep and that is exactly what I've got.. the Armadillo one.. The MC helmet is there for hmm special risky stuff... Hasn't been tested on a lathe but was definitely tested on a motorcycle crash and was...
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    I had a similar scenario few months ago.....

    I had a similar scenario few months ago.. unfortunately I wasn't so lucky... Same ... red gum vase... Finished turning.. Finished sanding ...Finished applying wax... Lifted the face shield to turn...
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    Hi Optimark / and everyone After now some time...

    Hi Optimark / and everyone

    After now some time of using the sawstop..
    impressions

    Still impressed

    Pros and cons

    Pro's
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    I've got the previous version of 30" excalibur......

    I've got the previous version of 30" excalibur... From what I could see.. looks identical .. Just different colours...
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    You have to be careful with outside stuff......

    You have to be careful with outside stuff... Lacquer might protect it.. but being exposed to direct sunlight would most likely cause either lacquer to yellow or crack or even timber to fade and turn...
  47. west systems has clear epoxy I've used it and it...

    west systems has clear epoxy
    I've used it and it works quite well
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    Used the polishing cream and the oils.....

    Used the polishing cream and the oils.. absolutely love them...
    Even with 400grit sanding finish I've achieved quite a nice gloss... I can imagine wjat gloss sanding to 600 or 1200 would achieve...
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    Couldn't find spare filters in Melbourne Mt...

    Couldn't find spare filters in Melbourne Mt Waverley.... but got two masks.. for $5 it's not bad expense.. Hopefully will have a chance to try it over the Weekend... :)
  50. Thread: New Scroller

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    If you think scrollsaw is a messy beast.. try...

    If you think scrollsaw is a messy beast.. try using router :) Scrollsaw dust is my least problem in the shed... routing, tablesaw, and bandsaw are quite bad not to mention sander.. also known as...
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