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  1. :whs:

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    I don't think they will warp

    I don't think they will warp
  3. +1 for a random orbit sander, even a cheapy from...

    +1 for a random orbit sander, even a cheapy from Bunnings, but you can get away with a circular motion by hand if you start at 240 grit. Or you can try to more-or-less follow the grain direction....
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    If you want an easy spray/wipe product, try...

    If you want an easy spray/wipe product, try Mirotone Spray Glow.
  5. :whs: If you don't know what you're doing, don't...

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    If you don't know what you're doing, don't risk it. A trip to the hospital is a lot more expensive than hiring an electrician.
  6. Thread: wet wood!

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    Doesn't look that bad at all, just a sand and you...

    Doesn't look that bad at all, just a sand and you should be fine.
  7. Thread: wet wood!

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    Any pics? Once it's properly dried out, you...

    Any pics?

    Once it's properly dried out, you might be able to get away with planing/sanding the top down a bit to get to a fresh surface. It's at least worth a try, you certainly won't make it any...
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    The most likely cause of the warping is the...

    The most likely cause of the warping is the substrate (more specifically, what's NOT on the substrate). It all comes down to the golden rule: "Do the same thing to both sides". This applies for...
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    You shouldn't need any fancy jigs, it can be done...

    You shouldn't need any fancy jigs, it can be done just with a (good) straightedge; that's how our Altendorf tech did it.

    Normal printer paper is 0.1mm (about .004") thick, which is the clearance...
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    +1 for more, thinner strips. Glue choice is...

    +1 for more, thinner strips.

    Glue choice is another factor, each has its pros/cons:
    PVA will tend to creep over time and can leave you with a ridge at each glue line, but it's easy to work with...
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    HELP I'd be paying for someone who knows what they're...

    I'd be paying for someone who knows what they're doing. Some things are just not worth the risk of DIY; if you get it wrong, the potential damage is going to be a hell of a lot more expensive than...
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    N.S.W. Yeah, 4 and 5 are definitely the same width;...

    Yeah, 4 and 5 are definitely the same width; should be 2" (51mm) though, not 40mm.
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    So is the long-term performance of your lungs...

    So is the long-term performance of your lungs :2tsup:

    I can't remember the exact distance, but the marketing blurb was that Abranet in conjuction with the 48(?) hole Mirka pad meant that any dust...
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    Yep, 15H fits. Used to have these from Wurth at...

    Yep, 15H fits.
    Used to have these from Wurth at work which were a pretty good balance of price/performance Buy Veh. sand. disc hook a. loop fast. RL dust free online
  15. I think you mean Baltic Birch ply Baltic Pine...

    I think you mean Baltic Birch ply

    Baltic Pine is that knotty stuff they use for floor boards
  16. Never used them, but the nature of how carbide is...

    Never used them, but the nature of how carbide is machined means that there's a certain amount of built-in accuracy.

    With the HSS stuff, you can just shove (more or less) a grinding wheel through...
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    I suspect it might be a blade issue as well, I...

    I suspect it might be a blade issue as well, I used to get pretty good results with Festool S 75/4 blades.

    I did manage to get a hold of a couple of Hitachi branded carbide tipped blades years ago...
  18. :whs: Full depth, full width, full speed. When...

    :whs:

    Full depth, full width, full speed. When nesting small parts it's best to cut all the parts leaving 1-2mm on the bottom so everything is still attached to the sheet, then come back at the...
  19. What you're calling "very fast" is a normal day...

    What you're calling "very fast" is a normal day at the office for a machine like that. I used to run a 1/2" 3-flute up-spiral roughing bit at 12,000 mm/min with a spindle speed of 18k rpm all the...
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    Even if not under official warranty, it should be...

    Even if not under official warranty, it should be covered by statutory warranty. The expected life of such a product is well over 1 year. Of course, they might argue that seals are consumables and...
  21. QUEENSLAND I'm just trying to process the fact that a $2k...

    I'm just trying to process the fact that a $2k suitcase even exists :oo:
    You could forget the suitcase altogether; just buy a new wardrobe when you arrive, leave it there when you depart and still...
  22. I'm sure our resident expert will be along soon,...

    I'm sure our resident expert will be along soon, but 5m of hose sounds waaaaaay too long. Is there any reason you can't just move the vac to where you're working and stick to the 2.5m hose you...
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    I doubt it. The only way the smell will go is if...

    I doubt it. The only way the smell will go is if the gasses that cause it are allowed to escape.

    People say that small trays of sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) help with fridge smells, maybe they...
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    Complete speculation, but perhaps the...

    Complete speculation, but perhaps the intermittent and somewhat unpredictable nature of how much power is getting fed back via wind and solar is giving their load monitoring systems trouble?

    When...
  25. Wrong colour for Vic Ash I reckon; hard, heavy...

    Wrong colour for Vic Ash I reckon; hard, heavy and dense pretty much rule it out.

    I'm leaning towards Blackbutt.
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    Or even just a white wheel on a normal grinder;...

    Or even just a white wheel on a normal grinder; one of the great things about HSS is that it doesn't lose its hardness when hot, any bluing is just cosmetic
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    Definitely not the cheapest place around, but,...

    Definitely not the cheapest place around, but, IMO, the quality of work is worth the premium
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    Collision Craft in Moorabbin. I had a full...

    Collision Craft in Moorabbin.

    I had a full detail done by them a couple of years ago and recently sent a mate there for a full respray, both cars came back looking like they just drove off the...
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    I'd say $600 is worthwhile if you'll be using it...

    I'd say $600 is worthwhile if you'll be using it regularly


    The alternative is buying raised panel moulder heads and they're just as expensive as the adaptor.
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    Cue the sad tuba :(

    Cue the sad tuba :(
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    N.S.W. If you were in Victoria I would have taken it...

    If you were in Victoria I would have taken it long ago
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    Maybe you could just buy a filter for a fume...

    Maybe you could just buy a filter for a fume extractor and integrate it into your current vent?
    W270 - WE-100 Welding Fume Extractor | Hare & Forbes Machineryhouse Head down the page to the spare...
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    Short of a proper fume extraction/filter unit...

    Short of a proper fume extraction/filter unit (like those available for welding fumes), a fan that vents outside is probably your best bet. Much cheaper too.
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    I have a 60mm Stanley Aus. HSS blade and cap...

    I have a 60mm Stanley Aus. HSS blade and cap iron, brand new, still in the rust proof coating from the factory. PM me if you're interested.
  35. Blasphemy!! :o

    Blasphemy!! :o
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    Moulders initially used square blocks, but they...

    Moulders initially used square blocks, but they were phased out a long time ago for safer and quieter alternatives.
  37. You should set your angle finder to zero on the...

    You should set your angle finder to zero on the table, then stick it to the blade and measure your angle; that way you're always setting your angle relative to the table, rather than to whatever...
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    That cutter style is actually extremely safe and...

    That cutter style is actually extremely safe and is pretty much identical to modern replaceable-insert rebate heads; the entire body is the safety limiter and it won't allow you to feed too...
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    IMPORTANT Turned off AdBlock to see what I'd get and my...

    Turned off AdBlock to see what I'd get and my banner ads have been a variety of business, data analysis and oscilloscope tips. Never searched for or been remotely interested in any of those. The best...
  40. Try these guys Welcome - J.C Walsh Service &...

    Try these guys Welcome - J.C Walsh Service & Maintenance
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    Oops, missed that bit :doh: You'll have to buy...

    Oops, missed that bit :doh:
    You'll have to buy wide leaf and cut strips yourself
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    Google gave me this mob Timber Veneer Edging –...

    Google gave me this mob Timber Veneer Edging – Beyond Tools
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    Use whatever you want, US Oak glues fine

    Use whatever you want, US Oak glues fine
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    I have a Starrett 47 bevel and am very happy with...

    I have a Starrett 47 bevel and am very happy with it; there's enough spring tension in the beam to hold the blade steady while not clamped and when it's tightened it's very securely locked.

    Not...
  45. I think it's gone. Maybe just send them an...

    I think it's gone.

    Maybe just send them an email asking for whatever manuals you're after.
  46. :aro-u: I'm with them, nothing wrong with...

    :aro-u: I'm with them, nothing wrong with standard water.
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    No, no, no, it doesn't work like that :no: ...

    No, no, no, it doesn't work like that :no:

    Trying to break a biscuit in a vice has very little similarity to trying to break a join with a biscuit inside it.

    1) When a biscuit is in a join, the...
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    This should be at the entrance to every hardware...

    This should be at the entrance to every hardware store.
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    I'd pay $15 for it and ebay the salvageable...

    I'd pay $15 for it and ebay the salvageable parts, I reckon repairing is probably more effort than it's worth
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    Couple of issues with the glueup video (aside...

    Couple of issues with the glueup video (aside from the table saw with zero safety equipment :doh:)...


    This is why you dress the timber you buy. He's using timber bought dressed from the yard,...
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