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    Tonyz The jig saw is not my favourite tool. I...

    Tonyz

    The jig saw is not my favourite tool. I have one and I would place it in the medium price bracket. It is a "blue" Bosch which today would weigh in at over $400 although I did not pay that...
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    I may have to go to plan "B" a little sooner than...

    I may have to go to plan "B" a little sooner than planned. Three phase from the street may be available, but more expensive. In the past down at the location in NSW I used a diesel generator for...
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    Thanks Tony VIR. That's the stuff. I agree...

    Thanks Tony

    VIR. That's the stuff. I agree with your assessment on the insulation casualties. I never have a problem with such awareness issues being mentioned. I have one or two hobby horses of...
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    Vann The supply is single phase and I think...

    Vann

    The supply is single phase and I think the 20amp outlet will be right on the limit which is why I mentioned that I have 32amp outlets, which I already have, in the grand plan. The reason I...
  5. I don't think that is an issue. The overall...

    I don't think that is an issue. The overall length of the setting tool is 225mm and it is probably produced to fit quite a range of similar machines.

    Regards
    Paul
  6. Yoboseyo Is this the gauge tool that is...

    Yoboseyo

    Is this the gauge tool that is missing?

    462867462868

    This is one from a pensioned off Timbecon version of the lunch box thicknesser, but I think they are all the same. If you...
  7. yoboseyo To my mind an electric hand planer is...

    yoboseyo

    To my mind an electric hand planer is a hand held jointer and in theory you can use it to flatten one side. This in fact is the preferred method of thicknessing timber: Flatten one side...
  8. Thread: Table Saw

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    I have received a reply from Weinig Australia and...

    I have received a reply from Weinig Australia and despite contacting Weinig in Germany they have not come up with any information. This is the reply I received:

    Hello Paul
    That is a very old saw...
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    Thanks Tony I will look forward to catching...

    Thanks Tony

    I will look forward to catching up.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Thanks China In fact I had already emailed...

    Thanks China

    In fact I had already emailed them but not received a reply so far, which is why I threw it open to the Forum cognoscenti.

    Regards
    Paul
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    This thread should answer the concerns over the...

    This thread should answer the concerns over the line shaft:

    Robinson Thicknesser

    Regards
    Paul
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    I see that I mistakenly entered this thread in...

    I see that I mistakenly entered this thread in the wrong section by accident. It should have gone in the "Antique and Vintage Machinery" section. If the moderators are able to move it there, it would...
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    Large Antique Dust Collector

    I was going to be mischievous and post this in the DC section, but decided against it. I don't propose to use it and in addition it may not even work that well even if I did have a suitable power...
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    Table Saw

    When moving some old machinery from their storage place this old table saw was amongst the gear. I have brought it back up to sunny QLD and hope to restore it so it will become a user. At this stage...
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    Just recently I commenced moving some machinery...

    Just recently I commenced moving some machinery out of the location it has been stored in since around 2000. It included the line shaft with flat belt drive pulleys for the thicknesser.
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    forrestmount There is always a "rolling...

    forrestmount

    There is always a "rolling reserve" in the system to take up any shortfall (at least mostly). Generators place their bids in price bands so they are mostly not at full load. It is...
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    Ross That is a good link and goes a long way...

    Ross

    That is a good link and goes a long way to explaining some of the intricacies of electrical generation as it exists on the eastern seaboard. It is however a little out of date (2010) and...
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    Tony The link was indeed broken and I can't...

    Tony

    The link was indeed broken and I can't remember the details of how either. It has been repaired for some time now and it appears on our maps of the grid along with the other states. I don't...
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    Kenny And those handles that are unsuitable...

    Kenny

    And those handles that are unsuitable for "reconditioning" you could make new handles from whatever hardwood you have to hand and use the old hardware. Easy.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Thanks Tony I probably should have gone into...

    Thanks Tony

    I probably should have gone into those aspects but did not. Besides which you have explained it better than I would.

    The advent of increased solar power (and wind power) has changed...
  21. Peter Looking a lot like Spotted Gum to me. ...

    Peter

    Looking a lot like Spotted Gum to me.

    Regards
    Paul
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    TB No I don't mind at all. My objective in...

    TB

    No I don't mind at all.

    My objective in these discussions is to make sure people have good information on which to base their own judgements. I would also explain that some of the finer...
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    TB There are many issues around this subject...

    TB

    There are many issues around this subject and a huge amount of misinformation. Some of that misinformation is deliberate and some is just by people who don't know. In every instance you have to...
  24. Lance Thanks for the write up. I enjoy the...

    Lance

    Thanks for the write up. I enjoy the journeys. I believe identifying the trials and tribulations helps others enormously. Not everything is plain sailing.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Derek Swedish steel. Interesting. I have it in...

    Derek

    Swedish steel. Interesting. I have it in the back of my head (plenty of room there by the way) that the Japanese have in the past, and maybe the present too, sourced Swedish steel for...
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    Tonyz Sometimes called a "Wok Burner" too I...

    Tonyz

    Sometimes called a "Wok Burner" too I think.

    Regards
    Paul
  27. Lance The ultimate answer to all our...

    Lance

    The ultimate answer to all our recommendations and theories is "Whatever works best for you." Remember there are also the templates for tooth spacing:

    Blackburn Tools - Saw tooth spacing...
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    Matt I have a different plan in mind for the...

    Matt

    I have a different plan in mind for the next sortie.

    Still have all fingers and even more confidence since Elan's vote of confidence.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Thanks for that information Elan. I had,...

    Thanks for that information Elan.

    I had, wrongly, assumed that because it was an old machine it must not have included any safety devices. Did some moulders have a square block and is that what...
  30. Lance 10ppi would be a good number for a fine...

    Lance

    10ppi would be a good number for a fine crosscut and possibly 6ppi for your rip configuration, particularly for hardwoods. If you are specifically looking to deepen tenon saw cuts you might...
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    CBaulds I'm afraid it is a long way off. Not...

    CBaulds

    I'm afraid it is a long way off. Not even on the back burner at this stage.

    Regards
    Paul
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    ChrisI'm not sure that this is the on the same...

    ChrisI'm not sure that this is the on the same lines as you originally envisaged. It uses a Pullman ducted vacuum unit. The hose that came with it had wires built into the corrugated hose, but I...
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    Harbs Spindle Moulder

    I may have mentioned in the past that back around 2000 I bought the woodworking machines from a joinery that had been established in the mid fifties but shut down by the late eighties. The gear had...
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    I agree with Ian in that the only thing you can...

    I agree with Ian in that the only thing you can be sure of is that the medallion was made by Disston and dates from 1897 - 1917. Disston backsaws had a fairly heavy stamon the the back or spline and...
  35. Thread: What is it?

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    Rawlplug was a brand name as successful in it's...

    Rawlplug was a brand name as successful in it's own field as Hoover in vacuum cleaners for a long time until the advent of mechanised plugs such as Ramset and Dynabolt etc..

    Regards
    Paul
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    Bob Think of it like an awl for brickwork and...

    Bob

    Think of it like an awl for brickwork and as the others have said you give it a helping tap. It was designed for the days when the bricks were kiln fired and can be distinguished by the frog....
  37. I am probably opening Pandora's box here, but on...

    I am probably opening Pandora's box here, but on a list of racing madness I would have to include:

    Le Mans 24Hrs
    Bold d'Or (held on the Le mans circuit but with bikes)
    Mille Miglia
    Targa Florio...
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    Ian I apologise. I have a little more...

    Ian

    I apologise. I have a little more information that I have not shared forgetting that not everybody's book shelves are jammed packed full with ancient catalogues!

    There is some confusion...
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    Graham So many questions. :) I have already...

    Graham

    So many questions. :)

    I have already applied some BLO and have a few moments ago put the final coat of matt varnish on. There are a couple of further steps which I will leave until I...
  40. Taz It is not quite as simple to learn the...

    Taz

    It is not quite as simple to learn the course as that and many of the best riders are not from the IOM. The problem is that although you can ride the complete course any day of the week it is...
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    Matt Truthfully, the only advantage I can see...

    Matt

    Truthfully, the only advantage I can see over a back saw is if you had to poke the saw into a hole and this is more a function of the narrow blade than the absence of a back. Possibly a...
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    Ian I feel that the feeling of being there to...

    Ian

    I feel that the feeling of being there to witness a possible failing will far outweigh any shortcoming.

    Bsides which, with the number of planes you have made I don't really see any of them...
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    I decided to do a restoration on this saw and in...

    I decided to do a restoration on this saw and in a way I am pleased I did. It does raise the issue of whether we should interfere with a saw of this age. Some would say leave it as it is and I can...
  44. Isle Of Man TT - Madness or Thrill Overload?

    I have found myself in the course of the last couple of weeks pointing people in the direction of the Isle of man TT races. It is an insane series of races. I am not quite sure why I feel the need to...
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    I was toying with starting a new thread for this...

    I was toying with starting a new thread for this post but in the end thought I would bounce it off the Simonds No.166, which was their Pattern Makers saw and I featured earlier in The Simonds Story....
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    Ian Thank you for the offer of brass. I may...

    Ian

    Thank you for the offer of brass. I may take you up on that in the future, but I might also get more information about you supplier and perhaps call in there one day on the way to Brissy....
  47. Some stats for information. I weighed my shoulder...

    Some stats for information. I weighed my shoulder planes (HNT Gordon) today as follows:

    1/2" 229g
    3/4" 435g
    1" 636g
    1 1/4" 934g

    The timber is Red lancewood except for the 1",...
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    Rick What are the dimensions of the eggs or...

    Rick

    What are the dimensions of the eggs or can they be variable and what length do you start out with as a minimum for turning purposes? I have often thought that it is a wonderful project for...
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    Eggsactly! Nicely done Rick. Regards Paul

    Eggsactly!

    Nicely done Rick.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Graham I included that link to Harvey W. Peace...

    Graham

    I included that link to Harvey W. Peace really only because, as you say, it was of some interest. I have only a single catalogue that relates to that company and it dates from 1895 after...
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