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  1. Thanks Clinton. I have given up the idea of...

    Thanks Clinton.
    I have given up the idea of dowels due to the learned advice given here, and looking forward to mortise and tenon. Nice to have confirmation that it is the right way to go.

    Also...
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    I just drilled the "finish" hole then the entry...

    I just drilled the "finish" hole then the entry hole about half way through the block of hardwood, then a cheap step reamer (like thesehttps://www.ebay.com.au/b/HSS/bn_7064420346), to graduate it a...
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    Have made a few dowels lately from very old (and...

    Have made a few dowels lately from very old (and very hard) recycled Grey Iron Bark and plantation Southern Spotted Gum deck boards, left over from demolishing and rebuilding a front and side...
  4. Thanks all for your suggestions and input, much...

    Thanks all for your suggestions and input, much appreciated.
    Have sent an email to the retailer re rough sawn size and some photos, but won't hold my breath for a positive outcome.
    Do realize the...
  5. This is pretty devastating to read, I did some...

    This is pretty devastating to read, I did some research (but obviously not enough) before deciding on WRC and a few web articles/blogs said it was suitable for doors.
    Have had doubts about it,...
  6. More great advice, this forum is beaut. I will...

    More great advice, this forum is beaut.

    I will try this drilling method on some scrap, sounds good. I have a fence and table on the drill.

    The best of both worlds, yeah wedge and drawbore, why...
  7. Understand how the slot would help guide and less...

    Understand how the slot would help guide and less material to hog out but I haven't got a "mortiser with a chisel or chain", that's why I thought to drill first to be able to clearly follow the set...
  8. Good info Guy's, thanks for confirming M & T's...

    Good info Guy's, thanks for confirming M & T's the way to go.

    Fuzzie, I did in fact buy a stile and rail router bit kitchen set when on special, ready for a job in the future, shame they are to...
  9. Build a stile and rail raised panel front entrance door

    Finished painting the old house and after getting it restumped the main thing left was the verandah 13m+ across the front and 6m down one side, took me 3.5 months, solo on senior work hours but more...
  10. Did splash a bit on there but will be far more...

    Did splash a bit on there but will be far more thorough now :2tsup:
  11. Well handy to know if i have this problem with...

    Well handy to know if i have this problem with the thicknesser :)
  12. Thank you gents. First up I went over the blades...

    Thank you gents.
    First up I went over the blades again to have them just moving a straight edge, rather than being same height as outfeed, then started off with 900mm lengths and all was going OK...
  13. They seemed very sharp Mark. Will check the...

    They seemed very sharp Mark.
    Will check the blade settings first up but pretty sure they are right as the pine came out great.
  14. This dilemma of mine is more than likely a simple...

    This dilemma of mine is more than likely a simple newbie error that skilled woodworkers would take for granted, if that's what it is i don't mind being told.
    Would really like to make a dent in the...
  15. Trouble preparing western red cedar with a planer/jointer

    Decided to build a stile and rail front entrance door. I have really only used Australian hardwood on other projects (except one pine tongue and groove door) and thought Aussie hard wood would be way...
  16. Yes, Triton must steal a lot of sales because of...

    Yes, Triton must steal a lot of sales because of the great application to a router table, which was the obvious winning reason it I purchased it. Reviews were quite good then, mine sat around with...
  17. Unfortunately didn't work for me, had to buy part...

    Unfortunately didn't work for me, had to buy part form England $100+ (on a unit with barley 3 hours!).
    Trust and faith in Triton dropped dramatically.
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    probably to late now but the reason the old...

    probably to late now but the reason the old boards were not sealed is because the timber was seasoned properly in those days.
    Today everything is "wham bam thank you mam" and you have green timber,...
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    I sanded back a very old neglected house with a...

    I sanded back a very old neglected house with a Bosch GEX 150 Turbo Professional and couldn't fault it. It is a true dual action random orbital and with speed/torque control.
    Since then it has done...
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    Apologizes Dom, must have missed they were for a...

    Apologizes Dom, must have missed they were for a shed, wow, any house would do proud to have them.
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    Dom, your door looks great already and a credit...

    Dom,
    your door looks great already and a credit to your workmanship.
    Can't work out how you could use farm gate strap hinges on such a fine piece of "furniture".

    I have only made one door for a...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
  23. Hi Larks, Could you tell me what price on the...

    Hi Larks,
    Could you tell me what price on the Woodman you were looking at?

    Much the same position as most here ... would like a Hammer but can't justify the (comparative) cost, especially as a...
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    Holytek TBS3000 sliding table rip saw

    Just a heads up for anyone with 415 volts and needing a TS, looks a good deal.

    Brisbane demo and used sale: Holytek TBS3000 sliding table rip saw
    Sydney & Melbourne stuff too.:)
    ...
  25. Ah thanks Mark, that's just what I needed to...

    Ah thanks Mark, that's just what I needed to know.

    I see in one of your photo's you have a plate of MDF or ply. Do you recommend I do this?
  26. "You didn't order the 8mm bit with the collet...

    "You didn't order the 8mm bit with the collet adaptor."

    My router is only 6 and 8mm with respective collets.

    "I assume you couldn't PM me because you haven't been a member long enough."

    I...
  27. HA, ha, have already bought these from you! Along...

    HA, ha, have already bought these from you! Along with your:
    16 Pcs M8 Plastic Clamping Knob AssortmentHope they turn up soon.
  28. "The bracket that holds my router to the stand is...

    "The bracket that holds my router to the stand is held in place by threaded studs and I have some shims that i can use to raise the whole assembly for larger workpieces."

    OK I'll keep that in...
  29. Hi Mark, I bought the mortising attachment you...

    Hi Mark,
    I bought the mortising attachment you have, great piece of gear.
    Must say was very impressed with machineryhouse, ordered Monday afternoon and it arrived (from Sydney) yesterday...
  30. "The mount for the router was made from a...

    "The mount for the router was made from a redundant dovetail jig but actually any way of rigidly mounting the router in the horizntal position via the router baseplate will work."

    If I could...
  31. Have rethought how to join the rails - with about...

    Have rethought how to join the rails - with about 50mm checked in (dry) and hidden bolts on the footing end and checked in with countersunk semi hidden bolts on the headboard end, (as they won't be...
  32. Thanks Mark, Have found the attachment you used:...

    Thanks Mark,
    Have found the attachment you used:

    https://www.machineryhouse.com.au/W61

    More expensive, but that's understandable.

    Yes it was your post that got me thinking about a...
  33. Thanks David, The surprising thing regarding the...

    Thanks David,
    The surprising thing regarding the mcjing vs a US 'spitting image' router table, the mcjing is a lot cheaper, usually the other way around.

    MLCS Woodworking FLATBED Horizontal...
  34. Hello, have been researching for a while...

    Hello,
    have been researching for a while regarding joining timber and almost sure 'loose tenons' are the way I will go.
    I have a Makita RP0900 6 and 8mm router, and thinking of buying or building a...
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