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    I use one for all my cut off jobs, but it's not...

    I use one for all my cut off jobs, but it's not as modern as that one Stanley 246 MitreBox& Saw That one doesn't seem to have the facility to fine tune the guides to get the saw vertical like my...
  2. Sounds like the arbor is 16mm not 5/8", which is...

    Sounds like the arbor is 16mm not 5/8", which is 15.875mm. The diameter of the thread is always slightly under the nominal size, hence the blades fitting over it. Measure the shaft diameter with a...
  3. Here you go Delbs, the photos you asked for. ...

    Here you go Delbs, the photos you asked for. 493854 493855
    The eye bolt has a point ground on it, to locate in the countersink on the plate that is set into the handle. It screws into a threaded...
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    As requested, here's a couple of more photos &...

    As requested, here's a couple of more photos & hopefully, the PDF for the template. If the PDF doesn't work, PM me your email address & I'll send it to anyone who wants a copy.
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    Here's a...
  5. I'll get some photos & scan the kerfing plane...

    I'll get some photos & scan the kerfing plane template tomorrow guys.
  6. I bought a kit from a forum member a few years...

    I bought a kit from a forum member a few years ago, which has a 48" x 3" deep blade.
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    It's really a bit long for the way I have my workshop set up, as there's not quite enough room at the...
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    Thanks for all the help guys. Turns out one of...

    Thanks for all the help guys. Turns out one of the guys in my fishing club spent his working life building Besser block buildings & today told me the simple solution. First clean with vinegar...
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    Thanks for the suggestions guys. The main problem...

    Thanks for the suggestions guys. The main problem with these is the $$$, with the suggested coverage I'm looking at $1500-$2000. I had a close look at the walls today & noticed some fine cracks...
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    Thanks for that wrongway, but I should have...

    Thanks for that wrongway, but I should have mentioned that there is around 130 sq metres of walls to be done & with that one covering between 1.6-4.8sq metres/L per coat, could get very expensive....
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    How to Fix Leaky Shed

    Only a minor inconvenience compared to others along the coast at the moment, but still need to get it fixed. My shed (garage) is built from Besser blocks, which are very porous which get wet on the...
  11. GORE WARNING One of the first things I was taught as an...

    One of the first things I was taught as an apprentice fitter-machinist, over 40 years ago :o, was never wear gloves around rotating machinary. I've had to politely tell a couple of WHS desk jockeys...
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    If you're using the fittings that have the spiral...

    If you're using the fittings that have the spiral ridge to screw into the flexi hose, make sure the fittings have the same "hand" spiral as the hose. I bought some 150mm hose from Gasweld when I got...
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    Not refilled, but I have heard of someone making...

    Not refilled, but I have heard of someone making an adaptor to connect the large bottles to the soda stream machine. They had it in a cupboard with a line coming up through the benchtop.
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    Not everyone will like his style, but he lays out...

    Not everyone will like his style, but he lays out the pros & cons very well.
    12 things I've learned after driving an electric car 9000km | Auto Expert John Cadogan - YouTube
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    I've got one I inherited from my late FIL. It can...

    I've got one I inherited from my late FIL. It can also be used as a dowling guide by putting nails in the two holes in the corners, place one on either side of the board, twist it until the nails are...
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    He hasn't said if he's from Texas USA or the town...

    He hasn't said if he's from Texas USA or the town of Texas on the NSW/QLD border.
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    I bought an Ozito pole saw & the hedge trimmer...

    I bought an Ozito pole saw & the hedge trimmer head a couple of years ago. I have given it a good workout without any problems, apart from one battery that died, but was replaced under warrenty. I've...
  19. I have an old Aldi chainsaw that when starting...

    I have an old Aldi chainsaw that when starting after not using it for a while, is an absolute pig of thing to start, can take over half an hour of pulling the cord before it starts. last weekend I...
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  21. Sorry for taking so long to get back to you Bob,...

    Sorry for taking so long to get back to you Bob, been tied up with family & friends visiting.
    I had a look at the brochure with a magnifying lamp, but it's still not real clear. It looks like the...
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    I restored one last year It Followed Me Home, Can...

    I restored one last year It Followed Me Home, Can I Keep It? - Woodfast Universal Woodworker
    I haven't been able to find any of the attachments yet. I'd love to get my hands on the lathe & morticing...
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  24. Hi Bob, here's a couple of photo's of the rods &...

    Hi Bob, here's a couple of photo's of the rods & clamps. The rods sit just under 25mm apart, just far enough so that the stop rod clears the front of the main body.
    You could easily make clamps by...
  25. You're going to a lot of trouble with this resto'...

    You're going to a lot of trouble with this resto' Bob, I just masked off the scale before spraying the main body. Mine doesn't have a pivot pin for the mitre bar, it is drilled & counterbored (on the...
  26. Sorry to burst your bubble, but 3X current energy...

    Sorry to burst your bubble, but 3X current energy density isn't going to help renewables replace coal & gas for baseload, dispatchable power. 300X is what's needed.
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    The Big Green Shed sells this version Kincrome...

    The Big Green Shed sells this version Kincrome Custom Cut Foam | Bunnings Warehouse The layers are 5mm thick compared with 3mm for the genuine one.
  28. Mine's now got bright shiny brass nuts instead of...

    Mine's now got bright shiny brass nuts instead of old wing nuts, thanks to Bob. :2tsup:
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    I had a small "incident" with mine recently, it ate my push stick. I was ripping some long boards...
  29. I wouldn't worry about a screw in locking pin,...

    I wouldn't worry about a screw in locking pin, I'd just turn down the end of the knob to fit the holes, and round it over. The weight will keep it in place, I've just got a brass machine screw...
  30. The spring anchor pin's not threaded, it only...

    The spring anchor pin's not threaded, it only slips into the pivot pin. I assume that's so you can easily remove the guard for planing wider material. Each diameter of the pin is about 25mm long.
  31. It looks like the pivot pin has been broken &...

    It looks like the pivot pin has been broken & then put in backwards. The cross hole is for the return spring pin, as shown in this photo.
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    The guard is in the closed position in the photo,...
  32. Without, they need an air gap either side to...

    Without, they need an air gap either side to work. If you go down the page in the link I posted to the section on using them in walls, it explains it all.
  33. When I was doing energy efficient building...

    When I was doing energy efficient building design, as part of a TAFE course I was doing, we were told that to keep heat in, in a cold climate, use bulk insulation (batts) & to keep heat out in hot...
  34. Shouldn't you have made FOUR of those nuts. :D

    Shouldn't you have made FOUR of those nuts. :D
  35. We're semi rural & our post lady is exceptional....

    We're semi rural & our post lady is exceptional. She's not suposed to deliver parcels, but does. If we're home she drives up to the house & takes a photo of us with the parcel. If we're not home she...
  36. Looking good Bob. I had to hunt round town to...

    Looking good Bob. I had to hunt round town to find someone with a press, that would let me use it, to press everything off the shaft. The previous owner had used a 20mm bore saw blade on the 3/4"...
  37. Here are a couple of photos of the mortising...

    Here are a couple of photos of the mortising cutters & adaptor that came with mine, they are 1/2" shank, made by William Ridgway.

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  38. Hi Bob, Nice job on the mortising attachment,...

    Hi Bob,
    Nice job on the mortising attachment, I'd love to find one for mine, there were a couple of cutters with my machine.
    Here are a couple of photos of the sanding disc, showing the sizes.
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  40. Yes Bob, that's how the adjustment of the rail...

    Yes Bob, that's how the adjustment of the rail works, as far as I could work out. It works, so must be right.
  41. Bob, here's the details of the guide rail. It's...

    Bob, here's the details of the guide rail. It's 1" diameter solid bar, 685mm long. The mounting hole on the jointer end is 75mm in from the end, with 468mm between the two, but check the spacing of...
  42. I'll try to remember to measure mine for you...

    I'll try to remember to measure mine for you tomorrow. The mounting on one end is adjustable to enable it to be set square to the blade & mitre slots.
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    You could add something like this Norglass Paints...

    You could add something like this Norglass Paints and Specialty Finishes: Slip Resistant Agent to almost any type of paint.
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    Oops, double post
  45. I'd love to get hold of a lathe & morticing...

    I'd love to get hold of a lathe & morticing attachment for mine. Let you friend know that the only place I could find that has the required 3/4" ID saw reducing bushes is Carbitool. I ordered some...
  46. There may have been different paint schemes over...

    There may have been different paint schemes over the years, mine's 1912-1913. Here's a link to some information on them. The Valley Woodworker: The Stanley Mitre Boxes family
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    Thanks for the review, i've had my eye on those...

    Thanks for the review, i've had my eye on those for a while, just got to work out how to sneak the funds past SWMBO. I've got a drill, impact driver & their ROS, which I should do a review on. What...
  48. Just a note about flexible ducting. I got some...

    Just a note about flexible ducting. I got some from Gasweld when I bought my dust extractor from them & then got some of these https://www.timbecon.com.au/hose-threaded-splice-102mm-connector to...
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    That ebay one's over $200 now :oo: Bargain...

    That ebay one's over $200 now :oo: Bargain compared to a new one Carbatec #778 Duplex Rabbet Plane | Carbatec NOT.
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    So....... what did you end up doing?

    So....... what did you end up doing?
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