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    All good. I Managed to get through to Anthony...

    All good.

    I Managed to get through to Anthony today. He's sorting out my refund now.

    Happy days.
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    Can't get in contact with Ideal Tools

    Wondering if anyone recently has corresponded successfully with Ideal Tools? I've rung and emailed a few times in the past week without success.

    I made a purchase of some Walko surface clamps late...
  3. I've always had great dealings with them too....

    I've always had great dealings with them too. always prompt responses to queries, and super fast delivery from the UK.
  4. At the 8:30 mark of that video. Bingo! :)

    At the 8:30 mark of that video. Bingo! :)
  5. Hi all, and thanks for the responses. Instead...

    Hi all, and thanks for the responses.

    Instead of individual replies, I'll address your feedback together.

    When I started my setup, I referred to this video from Peter where a novice was using...
  6. Issues found with UJK Parf Guide System. mis-aligned holes. Check yours

    Hi all,

    I've just started to use a recently purchased UJK parf guide system to make an MFT style top. Unfortunately, I discovered that the holes in the guides are poorly aligned in the lengthwise...
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    My wife has three horses. Horses are r-e-a-l-l-y...

    My wife has three horses. Horses are r-e-a-l-l-y expensive when you want to compete in eventing and dressage etc.

    So her argument against my toys is quickly countered!

    :U
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    Sorry guys, I stopped receiving notifications of...

    Sorry guys, I stopped receiving notifications of the thread having responses.

    The website for the Mafell panel saw.

    Holzbearbeitungsmaschinen Holzbearbeitung - Kirchner GmbH

    The staff were...
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    The World’s most expensive work bench?

    Hi all,

    Following are details on the $7410 work bench! (you could say things got a little carried away...) :;

    The idea:

    I’ve had the plan to build a good quality replacement for my first –...
  10. thanks for the feedback gents. :) As Stef...

    thanks for the feedback gents. :)

    As Stef suggests, it may well have been a typo. There is a Dulux Clear Satin polyurethane. (Never considered the anagram at all)

    I will heed Tex's advice...
  11. polyurethane or danish oil for interior veneered doors?

    Hi all,

    I'm scratching my head regarding finishing options for the interior doors that I'm using for my major renovation.

    I'll be using Corinthian Arcadia doors throughout the house. They use...
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    Victorian Ash supplier recommendations?

    Hi all,

    Have started planning a new improved workbench based on the design in the Jan 2004 issue of American Woodworker and have Ash as the material of choice for the laminated bench top.

    I've...
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    Rick_rine, Yes I did do the correct thing and...

    Rick_rine,

    Yes I did do the correct thing and concrete the letter box in. I do hope it stays there. For such a straight forward job, it took me ages. (probably laziness)

    Regarding the join. I'm...
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    Something to keep the Postie happy

    Something that was begging for replacement at my house was the decrepit tin "thing" that used to collect the mail. It was small and buckled and always resulted in waterlogged mail whenever it rained....
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    This thread is handy to the question I had in...

    This thread is handy to the question I had in mind.

    I'm thinking of upgrading from the Triton and it seems from posts, that the TSC-10HB is the saw of choice.

    I was going to start a thread...
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    Hello all, I bought the DeWalt about 2 years...

    Hello all,

    I bought the DeWalt about 2 years ago and am very happy with the purchase. No regrets at all. The price I notice seems to be a bit more competive at the moment, as I paid $1300 at the...
  17. Thread: Mortising Jig

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    John, The parts are in aisle 4 at the Bunnings...

    John,

    The parts are in aisle 4 at the Bunnings store in Wollongong. Builders hardware. The brand is Cornall. They live in the same area as the rubber stoppers that go on chair legs etc. The T-nuts...
  18. Thread: Mortising Jig

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    Hi John, The knobs are just in the builders...

    Hi John,

    The knobs are just in the builders hardware area. I think most stores are arranged the same, so it's near the other fasteners etc. I'll go for a walk at lunch and check which isle number...
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    Hi all, Something I always keep in mind...

    Hi all,

    Something I always keep in mind whenever using the router table, is to always have a little bit more length than actually required when making the pass(es). Better still, do all the...
  20. Thread: Mortising Jig

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    Hello All, It only took me about a year after...

    Hello All,

    It only took me about a year after I actually requested the plans from Rocker, to actually pull my finger out and build it, but I'm really happy I finally did.

    Last year I built a...
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    Okay, Here's the web addresses for the T-track...

    Okay,

    Here's the web addresses for the T-track in the American Woodworker article. Price guide is in $US and most are supplied in various lengths from 12" - 96" (300 - 2400mm for the metric...
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    Hi all, I know it's not much help for...

    Hi all,

    I know it's not much help for Australian sourcing as the article is for suppliers in the US, but the current issue of American Woodworker, American Woodworker - Issue 107 has a full story...
  23. Thread: Wooden scraper

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    Thanks for the education Derek. Like the help...

    Thanks for the education Derek.

    Like the help that Rocker gave me in regard to router bits awhile back, I'm always learning something new that makes a task a bit easier or will give me a better...
  24. Thread: Wooden scraper

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    Rocker / Derek, Sorry to come across as...

    Rocker / Derek,

    Sorry to come across as completely dumb, but I've been wondering lately what the actual purpose of scrapers and burnishers is.

    In Dereks reply he mentions the smoothing of...
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    The cheap bit price guide...

    Hi all,

    Relating to a post I had awhile ago about spiral bits and the advice that Rocker gave me at the time about Lee Valley having relatively good prices...

    I can finally afford to buy a few...
  26. Thread: Nail discovery

    by paulver
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    I recently picked up a combination electronic...

    I recently picked up a combination electronic tester / metal locator from Jaycar for $20.

    See: Jaycar QP2270 metal detector

    If this link doesn't work just go to www.jaycar.com.au and search...
  27. Thread: Jesada sale

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    Jesada sale

    Hi all,

    To anyone who might be interested, Jesada tools' Australian site has a 50% off all stock sale at the moment it seems.

    See Jesada Tools

    I went to the site to browse some router bits,...
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    Yep, It was a work proxy issue. Disabled the...

    Yep, It was a work proxy issue.

    Disabled the proxy and she's fine now.

    Cheers.

    Paul.
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    What happened to Lee Valley (Veritas)?

    Don't know if anyone else has encountered this problem or not.

    I've been trying to access the Veritas tools www.leevalley.com website for the last few days and keep getting a time out. It seems...
  30. Hi George, Other than the discovery I made on...

    Hi George,

    Other than the discovery I made on the weekend regarding the play in the fence, the extension is pretty quick and easy to set up. I'm happy I made the purchase.

    The instructions...
  31. Hi all, Made a discovery about using the...

    Hi all,

    Made a discovery about using the extension table yesterday, and was going to post an informative message, but found this one already, so thought I'd add my two cents worth. (the credit...
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    Great. Thanks for the assistance. Regards....

    Great.

    Thanks for the assistance.

    Regards.

    Paul.
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    Darren, Great that I found your post. I...

    Darren,

    Great that I found your post.

    I recently took delivery of the unit too and spent an hour on the weekend trying to make sense of the cryptic instructions for assembly. Your feedback...
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    Thanks for the advice gentlemen. I did notice...

    Thanks for the advice gentlemen.

    I did notice that the carbi-tool spiral bits were in the vicinity of $90, but the Lee Valley option sounds good too. I guess if I want to do it , I need to spend...
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    Like Rocker, I was unsuccessful in attaching a...

    Like Rocker, I was unsuccessful in attaching a photo recently. I ended up having to create a link to the photo on a hosted page. (option 2)

    Frissen frassen frecken computers... (Muttley from the...
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    Suitable bit for morticing

    Hi,

    In my attempts in the past to cut mortices with my router, I've used a TCT straight bit. The one I was using was 19mm in diameter, so if I didn't have my work (and myself for that matter)...
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    Thanks for the feedback. Having the saw and...

    Thanks for the feedback.

    Having the saw and thicknesser at waist height does seem a smart idea.

    Coupla things I'd have had to accommodate though. Both of these heavy items are on separate...
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    Mobile equipment cupboard

    Hi all,

    For anyone interested, this is a cheap and nasty cupboard I constructed recently to store the majority of my power tools etc. It's on castors so I can move it around the garage if need be,...
  39. Oops. Got mixed up a bit with my explanation of...

    Oops. Got mixed up a bit with my explanation of dimensions huh.

    What I meant was... I've got some smaller limbs at around a metre or so, and then the large trunk which is cut into lengths of about...
  40. Seasoning timber. As a log, or cut to nominal dimensions?

    Hi,

    Due to the recent high winds that hit the Illawarra area, I've got one trunk of a Black Wattle that came down in my yard. I've also got a large Camphor Laurel that I want to cut back.

    The...
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