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    QUEENSLAND RB Not an issue for me. My need is as well as,...

    RB

    Not an issue for me. My need is as well as, not instead of.

    :)

    Regards
    Paul
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    I had to do a little work on the sole (yes, on...

    I had to do a little work on the sole (yes, on the soul too probably would not have gone amiss, but this method is a bit too abrasive for my liking). I have a piece of compressed fibre board that...
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    QUEENSLAND Section 1 If you are able to accept $2200 and...

    Section 1

    If you are able to accept $2200 and providing I don't have to pick up immediately ( say one month) I will take it.

    I look forward to hearing.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Bob I can only imagine the pride you felt...

    Bob

    I can only imagine the pride you felt seeing the fruits of that labour benefitting your own grandchild. It was clearly a very worthy project from more than one point of view.

    Regards
    Paul
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    The Rabbit Proof Fence? I hope to be there. ...

    The Rabbit Proof Fence?

    I hope to be there.

    Regards
    Paul
  6. Phil That's amazing. If it were wood coloured...

    Phil

    That's amazing. If it were wood coloured I wouldn't know it wasn't an original. I like the idea of the wedges protruding to get a better grip for removal provided they don't get in the way...
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    Sticky: Matt I stress that I am guessing much of this...

    Matt

    I stress that I am guessing much of this reply, but most Cooper's jointers had a hole at the toe. I believe the reason for this was they had to be anchored to a bench or support and the hole...
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    Sticky: Matt As the plane was in use at a brewery,...

    Matt

    As the plane was in use at a brewery, where they tend to have barrels, I think that tool would be a Coopers plane, which is designed to be used in a fixed position, upside down and at an...
  9. Bill The Disstonian Institute is a superb...

    Bill

    The Disstonian Institute is a superb reference tool, but is limited to hand saws and does not extend to the type of saw displayed above.

    Regards
    Paul
  10. Not the same tooth pattern but cutting stone : ...

    Not the same tooth pattern but cutting stone :

    Limestone cutting the old way demonstrated - YouTube

    Regards
    Paul
  11. Mole-Rat I would go with oraloon's suggestion....

    Mole-Rat

    I would go with oraloon's suggestion. Perhaps not used so much for hard material like concrete, but sandstone or limestone. Disston used that metal handle held by two rivets for their...
  12. Should be home from work by then: Just. ...

    Should be home from work by then: Just.

    Regards
    Anonymous
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    Ian That invisible ink is terrific stuff, but...

    Ian

    That invisible ink is terrific stuff, but could you please supply the active ingredient. (Possibly not in a link until the catalyst is available :D )

    Regards
    Paul
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    Ck The Anti-Body has indeed evolved that way...

    Ck

    The Anti-Body has indeed evolved that way in that potentially (I stress "potentially") it should be able to be all things to all men (and women). In fact it could be a universal plane providing...
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    In fact there has to be a least one other brass...

    In fact there has to be a least one other brass mouth: Maybe two as I think the scrub blade will need much more clearance if it is to work as intended.

    Regards
    Paul
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    htl Nice subject choice. Looks good. Which...

    htl

    Nice subject choice. Looks good. Which model and from what era are you replicating?

    Regards
    Paul
  17. Chris The medallions are a little tricky. The...

    Chris

    The medallions are a little tricky. The rim can be cleaned on the fibre wheel. The centre has to be cleaned the old fashioned way with some sort of polish. There is no easy way that I have...
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    Thank you gentlemen for the kind comments. ...

    Thank you gentlemen for the kind comments.

    There is some tuning to go yet, but I could not resist a try out.

    I have sharpened the three thinner blades at 30 (that was the one I tried), 35 and...
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    First cut 493045 Second cut. Not exactly...

    First cut

    493045

    Second cut. Not exactly gossamer thin. Needs some tuning.

    493046

    Only tried one blade so far. Another four to go. :)
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    Rod Sorry to hear of these physical ailments....

    Rod

    Sorry to hear of these physical ailments. Much of what has already been posted is good information. Exercise is most important, but one of the hardest aspects is to balance that with...
  21. Alkahestic The recognisable brand name...

    Alkahestic

    The recognisable brand name products are superior. No question about that, but value for money the knock offs are very passable. Go for the more dense products. 7p or 9p. I have not...
  22. Alkahestic Just a small demo as this rusty...

    Alkahestic

    Just a small demo as this rusty framing square has been offending me for some time now (years!!)

    492996

    I used my very expensive kitchen timer to see just how long the process...
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    Jim I am not sure how adventurous you are in...

    Jim

    I am not sure how adventurous you are in terms of replacing handles, but if you are interested there are to my mind two issues for chisels that are intended to be struck. Typically a ferrule...
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    Ian Funny you should mention that, as when I...

    Ian

    Funny you should mention that, as when I asked the same question here I received a similar conflict of colour attitude! So I am working on another tack :wink:

    Regards
    Paul
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    Lyle Matt's reference is excellent, but the...

    Lyle

    Matt's reference is excellent, but the search engine can be quite finicky.

    This will take you straight to the Stanley catalogues:

    Internet Archive Search: stanley tools catalogue
    ...
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    Smaller routers, such as trimmers tend to have...

    Smaller routers, such as trimmers tend to have slightly higher speeds than their bigger brothers. This is because the smaller machines are usually restricted to 1/4" shafts, which in turn "tend" to...
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    Bob And if you do get caught it is easier to...

    Bob

    And if you do get caught it is easier to seek forgiveness than permission.

    I am hanging out for a quilt, but I don't like my chances.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Matt At least you didn't ask for pictures! ...

    Matt

    At least you didn't ask for pictures!

    Regards
    Paul
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    CK I quite understand why you would ask that...

    CK

    I quite understand why you would ask that question, but I am afraid there is a far more banal explanation. I have a Dremel tool and a pneumatic die grinder and I keep them and the associated...
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    Ian I am very reluctant to question this...

    Ian

    I am very reluctant to question this having regard to your profession before you became a plane maker. However I was advised specifically to use the left arm. I think the primary reason was to...
  31. Phew! Panic attack averted. Equilibrium...

    Phew! Panic attack averted. Equilibrium re-established. Time to go looking for more angle grinders.

    Regards
    Paul

    PS: Is ten days sufficient respite between purchases?
  32. When you see a toolbox hidden under something...

    When you see a toolbox hidden under something else and wonder "What is in that one?" (happened to me yesterday.)

    When you have an angle grinder for each of cut-off discs, sanding discs, grinding...
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    MA I was waiting for somebody to mention that,...

    MA

    I was waiting for somebody to mention that, because it is the crux of the matter. Doesn't matter how appealing it may be if it can't deliver the required shaving.

    I remember a story about...
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    Matt That reminds me of the question as to...

    Matt

    That reminds me of the question as to where is the best place to me in the event of a nuclear mishap? The answer being anywhere you can still say "what the hell was that?"

    Regards
    Paul
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    Chief I did think of a smart retort to your...

    Chief

    I did think of a smart retort to your comment, but realised I might not be allowed to remain on the Forum long enough to finish "The Anti-Body."

    :rolleyes:

    Regards
    Paul
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    Matt As you point out none of them worked out...

    Matt

    As you point out none of them worked out well, but I do agree : Should that stop them?

    :wink:

    Regards
    Paul
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    Aw, Shucks!! Can't they even have a little...

    Aw, Shucks!! Can't they even have a little platonic peep?

    "The Anti-Body" is getting all fancied up just in case.... I put the components together with the exception of the brass mouth
    ...
  38. Ok. If that is truly what you wish. I am starting...

    Ok. If that is truly what you wish. I am starting to sound like "Lucifer."

    I will have to work on some prompt cards. :)

    Regards
    Paul
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    I think "The Anti-Body would be most flattered if...

    I think "The Anti-Body would be most flattered if "The Body" would glance in his direction.

    :rolleyes:

    Regards
    Paul
  40. Once I realised you had returned from daylight...

    Once I realised you had returned from daylight saving I was there!

    This is the McFarlane bow sander.

    MacFarlane Bowsander - Dunstone Design

    It was designed primarily for the curved...
  41. I got to log in a little late, but there was...

    I got to log in a little late, but there was nobody there when I did. I left the app running while I was posting on the Forum. I heard a noise and Pagie was there, but there was also background noise...
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    I think the time taken, in my case anyway, is...

    I think the time taken, in my case anyway, is inversely proportional to the amount of skill I can summon. I estimate it will take for ever plus a fudge factor approximating to another 10%!

    Having...
  43. WP I have only watched the first minute or so...

    WP

    I have only watched the first minute or so of the video, but I think I know where it is going and it the same old story. To illustrate this, I would draw your attention to two different...
  44. Phil At least the remedy is fairly cheap and...

    Phil

    At least the remedy is fairly cheap and relatively easy. Those tungsten cutters are hard and brittle (not soft or tough), which is why these are so intolerant of ferrous metal. Tungsten...
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    Graeme In those temperatures (his video of the...

    Graeme

    In those temperatures (his video of the Quinzee build was -30C from memory) I think they would both drop off. :oo:

    Regards
    Paul
  46. Ian I had started to read this thread and got...

    Ian

    I had started to read this thread and got distracted so I did not get to your reference. (Thanks for the email heads up).

    These wheels are referred to as "fibre", probably more...
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    Matt I am reluctant to confuse "The Body"...

    Matt

    I am reluctant to confuse "The Body" further but Elle has an ancestral connection to "The Body" and is also the French for "She": Hence EWMBO. My "Anti-Body" is quaking in her boots at the...
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    RN Moose antlers are impressive, although I...

    RN

    Moose antlers are impressive, although I think my image is probably of the males. You would not want to see them at close quarters. I don't know what sort of camera Simon and his mate use, but...
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    Tony Having been a little flippant about you...

    Tony

    Having been a little flippant about you thread, which is very admirable I would like to redeem myself by recounting a story from Millmerran. A local lady put her name down for...
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    Tony I can't offer too much advice on this...

    Tony

    I can't offer too much advice on this subject other than to point to Russell Crowe's humanitarian appeal:

    Russell Crowe says "Adopt an American!" - Bing video

    I am sure people on the...
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