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    Didn't want to put my foot into it, but I was...

    Didn't want to put my foot into it, but I was sort of referring to everywhere more than about 2 hours drive from Greater Sydney.
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    New Zealand is still only 2 hours ahead of New...

    New Zealand is still only 2 hours ahead of New South Wales.

    Daylight saving time 2020 in New Zealand will begin at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 27

    and ends at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 4,...
  3. HELP as I read the fuses in your switch box ...

    as I read the fuses in your switch box

    https://www.woodworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=481134&d=1600257157

    1. your garage is wired for a light and single 10 amp GPO -- all protected...
  4. Sorry, but I'm going to be the wet blanket here. ...

    Sorry, but I'm going to be the wet blanket here.

    TYhe box as you have constructed it will most likely blow itself apart.
    ...
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    Chris perhaps you could be guided in part by...

    Chris
    perhaps you could be guided in part by Elan's responsegiven the thousands of metres that Elan would have put through his former work's thicknesser, five years on, your original cutters are...
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    deern' IanW was commenting the other day that...

    deern'
    IanW was commenting the other day that getting a hand saw really sharp is a skill that is easy to learn and perhaps essential to today's woodworker given the demise of "your local Saw Doctor"...
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    In addition to Elan's tip about the b lade...

    In addition to Elan's tip about the b
    lade extending to just below the lower edge of the plane, also make sure that when you come to work on the blade, the lower bevel (the blade should be sharpened...
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    get it right Paul ... Canberra AND Queanbeyan...

    get it right Paul ...

    Canberra AND Queanbeyan AND Yass AND Murrumbateman AND everywhere else in that general area of NSW has the best record of anywhere in Australia !!!

    :D


    Can't (perhaps...
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    given that you are one of the judges for the...

    given that you are one of the judges for the plane making "contest" I have to ask ...

    does your highly modified #80 -- aka scraper holder -- count as a "plane" in the context of the challenge?
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Keano don't wait too long to get started on the...

    Keano
    don't wait too long to get started on the baby's cot / crib.

    Knowing the pace many of us woodies work at, if you wait for a possible promotion in December, the bub is likely to outgrow the...
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    well, I'll take that back 3/8" shank bits do...

    well, I'll take that back

    3/8" shank bits do exist. However, I can only find straight 3/8" shank bits Velepec Plunge Cutting Router Bits 3/8 Inch Shank - Pro Source Center
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    8 mm dia is more likely to be 5/16" (= 7.94 mm)...

    8 mm dia is more likely to be 5/16" (= 7.94 mm)
    9.5 mm dia is more likely to be 3/8" (= 9.525 mm)
    16 mm is more likely to be 5/8" (= 15.875 mm)
    19 mm is more likely to be 3/4" (19.05 mm)

    all of...
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    Hi Croccy, It's now almost Thursday. How did...

    Hi Croccy,
    It's now almost Thursday.
    How did Tuesday's colonoscopy go?

    Or would you prefer not to say ??
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    so standard collet sizes are 6 mm 6.35 mm aka...

    so standard collet sizes are
    6 mm
    6.35 mm aka 1/4" -- do not confuse these two collet sizes
    8 mm
    9.53 mm aka 3/8"
    12 mm
    12.7 mm aka 1/2" -- again do not confuse 12 mm and 12.7 mm collets

    ...
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    AFAIK, the Record #071 router plane is a copy of...

    AFAIK, the Record #071 router plane is a copy of the Stanley #71.

    Veritas also make a router plane and claim that their high-carbon blades "fit ... [the] Stanley #71 router planes (with the...
  16. Thread: Heritage Saws

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    in for a penny, in for a ... my niggles ......

    in for a penny, in for a ...


    my niggles ...
    the dimensions of the saw ?? -- blade length, depth of cut, etc.

    inclusion of what appears to be sap wood in an otherwise very well positioned...
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    :whs:

    :whs:
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    Andrew, you are remembering your Periodic Table...

    Andrew, you are remembering your Periodic Table "correctly" but you are recalling the number of protons rather than the atomic mass.

    Nitrogen has 7 protons and 7 neutrons -- for an atomic mass of...
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    Dredging my memory of basic chemistry (again) ...

    Dredging my memory of basic chemistry (again)


    Finishes dry -- more accurately cure (?) -- through a combination of solvent evaporation and a chemical reaction between the finish and oxygen from...
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    Maddie It's 6 days since you posted about your...

    Maddie
    It's 6 days since you posted about your dad's GI tract bleed.
    How is he (Old Croc) doing? Do you have an update on his condition you are willing to share?
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    As far as i know, welding gas is a mix of Ar and...

    As far as i know, welding gas is a mix of Ar and CO2, or Nitrogen and CO2.
    I can see no chemical reason why the argon/CO2 mix can't be used.
    I'm less sure about the nitrogen / CO2 mixes as I'm...
  22. Thread: Garrett Wade

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    hi Kim the "menswear store in town on the corner...

    hi Kim
    the "menswear store in town on the corner of Market Street" was the Sydney icon Gowings (as in "Gone to Gowings"). It was on the corner of Market and George and most definitely was not...
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    I believe the technical term is the "halo effect"...

    I believe the technical term is the "halo effect"

    chuck an "organic" label on the sweepings from the floor and the resulting crud must be "better for you"
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    N.S.W. Oh, if only I wasn't temporarily stuck in Canada,...

    Oh, if only I wasn't temporarily stuck in Canada, I'd find the $6k asked for the lot

    Plus hire a truck to move it

    plus find a person to store it for me till I can return to Australia ...

    ...
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    I'm tending to agree -- though a claw hammer...

    I'm tending to agree -- though a claw hammer would (should?) be easy to source which makes the ball-pane hammer a possible original item.
    The spoke shave may also be a "replacement". I would...
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    the issue with using abrasive paper on glass is...

    the issue with using abrasive paper on glass is the possibility that abrasive particles will dislodge from the paper and become embedded in the woody's sole.
    If you have an iron plane that is...
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    barbaric ???? It's how I'd do it. Though I'd...

    barbaric ????

    It's how I'd do it. Though I'd probably use a scrap of paper to sketch the template
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    when it comes to bowl gouges I understand that...

    when it comes to bowl gouges I understand that there are three basic profiles
    1) "V" shaped,
    2) "U" shaped,
    3) "Parabolic" shaped

    how each of these different profiles are ground affects how...
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    The front grill on one of the early 1960s...

    The front grill on one of the early 1960s Chrysler Valiant's was a near "perfect" radar absorber. It wasn't until most, if not all of that model vehicle was removed from the fleet that the NSW...
  30. Thread: Near miss.

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    here's another test The Monkey Business Illusion...

    here's another test
    The Monkey Business Illusion - YouTube
  31. Thread: Table saw safety

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    in addition, Fine Woodworking has moved Marc...

    in addition, Fine Woodworking has moved Marc Adams' seven table saw videos outside their paywall.
    I can't tell if the move to outside the "unlimited access required" area is temporary, long term...
  32. Thread: Near miss.

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    They are 750 cm wide need an operating width...

    They
    are 750 cm wide
    need an operating width of 100 cm
    are assumed to have an eye height of 140 cm -- for comparison, car drivers are assumed to have a lower eye height
    are assumed to be 175 cm...
  33. Thread: Near miss.

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    Geoff given the time difference, I should have...

    Geoff
    given the time difference, I should have been in bed over two hours ago.


    But I really need to emphasize the following

    The Australian "design driver" is based in part on the ability...
  34. Thread: Near miss.

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    Geoff please do me a very big favour -- from...

    Geoff
    please do me a very big favour -- from here on can you make a very conscious effort to turn your head both ways before entering intersections or crossing railway lines.
    the degeneration...
  35. Thread: Near miss.

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    Hi Geoff These are the guidelines / rules in...

    Hi Geoff

    These are the guidelines / rules in NSW for drivers over 70.

    70-74 years old
    There are no special requirements if youíre between 70 and 74 years old, unless you hold a...
  36. Thread: Near miss.

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    Geoff Can I suggest that you go out and practice...

    Geoff
    Can I suggest that you go out and practice controlled "foot through the fire wall" stopping with the land cruiser as it is -- just to get a feel for how the ABS braking on the land cruiser...
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    Yvan why are you contemplating using an abrasive...

    Yvan
    why are you contemplating using an abrasive to true the sole of your plane?

    Not that I own many woodies, but I always understood that wooden plane soles were trued using a jointer plane --...
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    :whs: :huh:

    :whs:

    :huh:
  39. Thread: Near miss.

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    As far as I know there is no requirement for a...

    As far as I know there is no requirement for a rider of a recumbent bike to display a mast and flag.
    Though it would be a very good idea if they did.


    But ...
    Assuming the road you were...
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    what and lose the ACCC's approval for Festool...

    what and lose the ACCC's approval for Festool using retail price maintenance ??
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    "galling" is not IMO an euphemism to my mind a...

    "galling" is not IMO an euphemism

    to my mind a very apt description of the Federal government's "responsibility" shifting and the like
  42. Thread: Remember Me?

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    well put, Oh master overlord. is there anyway...

    well put, Oh master overlord.

    is there anyway we can shame Skymesh into giving rod a fresh IP address??
  43. Thread: Garrett Wade

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    only being picky because after last year's car...

    [/QUOTE]

    only being picky because after last year's car crash I've been advised to regularly exercise my grey matter


    How is read it here different to Option B: someone who had tried to...
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    "rub the salt off" -- you philistine ... ...

    "rub the salt off" -- you philistine ...

    what's wrong with the UNSALTED peanuts from Kingaroy the "peanut capital of Australia" ?
    AUD $5.45 from here: Australian Unsalted Peanuts | J.C.'s Quality...
  45. Thread: Garrett Wade

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    So, IanW, you know this because you A: tried...

    So, IanW, you know this because you

    A: tried to buy one and Patrick said "sorry, I stopped making them XX years ago" ? :)

    B: someone who had tried to acquire one told you they were no longer...
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    HELP Yes the guy who used to live across the street...

    Yes
    the guy who used to live across the street from me had a DW 735, several times I had his planner hooked up to a dust deputy and a Rigid 52 l shop vac.
    All the large chips ended up in the DD...
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    HELP Luckyb I think you would be better off with one...

    Luckyb I think you would be better off with one of these

    https://www.oneida-air.com/media/catalog/product/cache/bda80c023d03fc636783517d3032ebba/d/u/dust-deputy-deluxe-clear-1-bucket-front_2.jpg...
  48. whittling down the herd is only a requirement if...

    whittling down the herd is only a requirement if you now go out and buy Veritas's version of the Record #405

    :rolleyes:
  49. Thread: Garrett Wade

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    Well Stanley did produce a #1 hand plane between...

    Well Stanley did produce a #1 hand plane between 1869 and 1943 see Patrick Leach's idiosyncratic prose here The Superior Works - Patrick's Blood & Gore: Planes #1 -
    #8
    According to Mr Leach,...
  50. don't want to burst your bubble -- but I will...

    don't want to burst your bubble -- but I will anyway ...

    I don't see the slitting cutter ...




    Yes, I'm jealous -- very jealous
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