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  1. I have a set of Sandvik chisels since the 80s and...

    I have a set of Sandvik chisels since the 80s and I find them very good. They look pretty much like the Bahco chisel today.
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    I wouldn't be so quick in binning it either. I'd...

    I wouldn't be so quick in binning it either. I'd start with the brushes. I have repaired communator using epoxy to fill in pitted or missing segments. It worked for another 10 years before I gave it...
  3. It only saves money if you dont drink the beer.

    It only saves money if you dont drink the beer.
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    I'd get a cordless either a track saw or a...

    I'd get a cordless either a track saw or a circular saw and make my own track.
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    I want to help, but not sure if my intelligence...

    I want to help, but not sure if my intelligence extends that far.
    But after a few glasses of wine.
    I think the penny dropped.
    My solution would only involve a ruler and a marking knife/pencil,...
  6. Source of inexpensive plywood in Melbourne

    Inspired by the NSW boys having so much fun in sourcing inexpensive ply for the shed or furniture. Do we have any cheaper supply of plywood than Bunnings?
    So far I found that Robot trading has them...
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    If you can, please add me to your list. See you...

    If you can, please add me to your list. See you next Monday.
  8. It's probably too late as you have gone down...

    It's probably too late as you have gone down another path.
    But I've been using the Kreg shelf pin jig for quite a while. It's easy, and you can use it in situ and the system allows you to drill...
  9. VICTORIA Have you still got the original base?

    Have you still got the original base?
  10. VICTORIA I'll take all 15 of them. PM to follow

    I'll take all 15 of them. PM to follow
  11. Bar keepers friend...

    Bar keepers friend.
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    Please put me down as a definite maybe.

    Please put me down as a definite maybe.
  13. Will be interested in knowing how the voids are...

    Will be interested in knowing how the voids are distributed in the panel and if the integrity of the board is affected, eg stiffness.

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    Will be interested in knowing how the...
  14. Are the okoume ply solid core?

    Are the okoume ply solid core?
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    According to Dr Google, Soap contains glycerin...

    According to Dr Google, Soap contains glycerin which is hygroscopic, meaning they actually will draw moisture. This can prematurely rust screws and cause staining in some woods. I feel that dryer...
  16. OP, do you need both a compound mitre saw, and a...

    OP, do you need both a compound mitre saw, and a table saw? The answer would depend on what you are planning to do, and for the type of work that you are describing. I would guess that you will only...
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    It looks nice Doug

    It looks nice Doug
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    I always find long shank (150mm) bits better...

    I always find long shank (150mm) bits better because you can see what you are doing without having the impact driver in your way.
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    It is widely speculated that Phillips's head was...

    It is widely speculated that Phillips's head was designed to slip to prevent over-tightening. Apparently, it was mentioned in the 1949 refinement to the original design in the US patent. Whether this...
  20. Click on the quick analysis icon again it will...

    Click on the quick analysis icon again it will disappear. If you never click on that icon. it will never pop up. (see pic with only the quick analysis icon at the left bottom corner of the...
  21. +1 for electric plane with carbide blades. I...

    +1 for electric plane with carbide blades. I bought one from aldi just for this job. Save my makita for nicer work
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    Back off the chip breaker slightly and you should...

    Back off the chip breaker slightly and you should be fine.
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    I did a bit of research and experimentation on...

    I did a bit of research and experimentation on various oil finishes. I discovered that once I understood what each component does in the finish, I can experiment and predict what the outcome would...
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    I am just offering another point of view. I'm a...

    I am just offering another point of view.
    I'm a hobby woodworker, and I also appreciate quality tools. But I more interested in buying the right tools for the job. A while ago I considered buying...
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    VICTORIA I'll take it. PM to follow

    I'll take it. PM to follow
  26. About Upgrading on my lunch box thicknesser

    I currently have a 6" jointer from Timbecon and a 12" lunch box thicknesser with Helical cutters from Hares and Forbes. I found that I rarely used my jointer at all. I think the reason for that is 6"...
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    Generally, the resin is a bit denser than...

    Generally, the resin is a bit denser than hardener. I found it to about 1.05 times for epoxy from solid solutions, but it could be similar for others as well. For example, west system epoxy says that...
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    Why not give the whittle hardwax oil a go....

    Why not give the whittle hardwax oil a go. https://whittlewaxes.com.au/product-category/application/benchtops
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    I haven't used it myself, but I saw pictures of...

    I haven't used it myself, but I saw pictures of another former using a two part oil mix. And it looked real nice. Try looking in the finishing forum. The link is Hard wax oil
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    a 10 bux digital scale is the only way to...

    a 10 bux digital scale is the only way to accurately measure the mix
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    I just found that amazon is selling the 43" panel...

    I just found that amazon is selling the 43" panel max glue press kit for $324 + delivery, totaling $453. I ordered a set myself.
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    It will be good to catch up. My first in nearly...

    It will be good to catch up. My first in nearly two years
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    I would also investigate the use of paint...

    I would also investigate the use of paint stripper and steel wool to rub off the varnish, followed by rinsing it with methylated spirit.
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    It is likely that the program did run but...

    It is likely that the program did run but terminated itself after it found out from interrogating the os version number that it was not as it expected. Running 7zip would be a good option to bypass...
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    All 64 bits windows can run 32 bits exe files.

    All 64 bits windows can run 32 bits exe files.
  36. I received mine about 3 or 4 days ago. It comes...

    I received mine about 3 or 4 days ago. It comes in it's own box. It looks to be of high quality.
  37. A.C.T. Parcel arrived today in excellent condition....

    Parcel arrived today in excellent condition. Thanks for the sale, the packaging and posting it.
  38. A.C.T. I'll take it. PM to follow

    I'll take it. PM to follow
  39. I ordered one as well.

    I ordered one as well.
  40. Flameer Dia 6-25mm TCT Carbide Tip Hole Saw Drill...

    Flameer Dia 6-25mm TCT Carbide Tip Hole Saw Drill Bit Cutter Wooden Beads 6mm Shank High Speed Steel - Silver, 6mm: Amazon.com.au: Home Improvement
  41. Single Screw Extractor, 1/4"...

    Single Screw Extractor, 1/4" https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0032YWQ26/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_Wr0JDbN4V2H8F
  42. I remember a thread was set up by bushmiller on a...

    I remember a thread was set up by bushmiller on a minimalist tool handtool kit for his son, which I contributed.
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    NEW Same here. I didn't need one but wanted one.......

    Same here. I didn't need one but wanted one....
    Thanks for the heads up.
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    I'd have liked to come, but I'm having an...

    I'd have liked to come, but I'm having an operation in the week before so best if I don't commit myself. Have fun without me.
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    Just a note to Mandj, the six years warranty is...

    Just a note to Mandj, the six years warranty is only available if you register online. otherwise it's the standard one year warranty. still a good buy though, well done
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    Aldi Tools purchased this weekend

    I spent a bit of money this weekend on tools - a brushless combo of drill and impact driver.
    They are almost the same spec as the ozito brushless drill and driver set which are also on special at...
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    These are different than mine which are adjusted...

    These are different than mine which are adjusted in the old fashion way. I suggest that you have two avenues, both based on the premise that the product is fit for purpose, regardless whether the...
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    so yours are the standard style kreg clamps? can...

    so yours are the standard style kreg clamps? can post a picture. I adjust mine at the end of the handle. they work along the same principle as vise grip.
  49. Additions to cheap F-clamps to make them more useable

    Supercheap recently had a storewide sale, and I bought a few F-clamps, especially the 1000 mm ones. I like the price, I like the length, but I don't like the clamping mechanism. When you turn to...
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    Evicted owner of tiny home says idiotic...

    Evicted owner of tiny home says idiotic bureaucracy will force more people into homelessness | Stuff.co.nz

    Check your building code would be the moral of the story
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