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    If you want to make a red timber go brown you...

    If you want to make a red timber go brown you need to cancel out the red by staining with a Black / Green mix . You mix it strong enough to just kill out the red and keep it as light as possible ....
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    Does the Tough have the same indexing set up ?

    Does the Tough have the same indexing set up ?
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    Oh yeah , that would work. Is there a through...

    Oh yeah , that would work.
    Is there a through fitting with a bearing for that I wonder ? Or is it just done running on what ?
    Never seen the tail stock for the Woodfast apart.
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    I don't know about that. I'm pretty sure any...

    I don't know about that.
    I'm pretty sure any lathe can be fitted with an indexing plate and some way of locating the holes with a pin .


    The Woodfast with the 48 holes (I checked ) comes all...
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    It lets you hold a turning at 24 or 12 or 4 , or...

    It lets you hold a turning at 24 or 12 or 4 , or any number that divides evenly into the whole number of holes on the indexing plate or head . The Woodfast could be 48 holes I think.

    So for legs...
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    They are a great lathe . Well above the average...

    They are a great lathe . Well above the average later cheaper stuff around. A lathe like that covers just about everything you can see on furniture construction when it comes to turnings . Longer...
  8. HELP Hand planing the boards is the best way . A...

    Hand planing the boards is the best way . A roughing plane with a radius to the cutting edge gives the real look.
    Sand blasting can look good . The Cement mixer would work as well .

    After you...
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    They look good and all there to Me. I had an...

    They look good and all there to Me.
    I had an Italian saw with the same sort .
    The L&R guides didn't spin and are just left off the blade .I just used to bring them in until they touched then...
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    Not wanting one for me . Thanks for the...

    Not wanting one for me . Thanks for the consideration though Vann .

    The no 2 I showed is a parts plane, a purchase I bought for its lever cap . That cap went to my good no 2 and the broken part...
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    Possibly or Probably this . Rimu timber -...

    Possibly or Probably this .

    Rimu timber - Google Search


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    Clamping with Elastic Bandage

    Thought Id show this off.

    If you've ever wrapped a rubber band around a finger and felt how the pressure builds with each layer to become unbearable you will know what elastic wrappings can do ....
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    Nice little plane Ian ! Pretty too. I don't own...

    Nice little plane Ian ! Pretty too.
    I don't own a no 1 but have held them . They fit in your hand and there is no way adult fingers are getting around the handle like a larger plane in use . The...
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    Would be interesting to see what no 2 parts are...

    Would be interesting to see what no 2 parts are worth. I have a similar rough smashed up no 2 somewhere. It cost me a lot more than $15. Ill have a look for it .

    There was a guy asking about /...
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    The decoration is the same sort of impression in...

    The decoration is the same sort of impression in the way Kangaroo chair backs (Aussie made) and US made chair backs were done around 1900 1920 with a rough guess. Its an impression done under weight...
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    Sizes in here. ...

    Sizes in here.


    http://zengrain.com/library/catalogs/Stanley-R-L_pocket-cat_c1900_Lo-OCR.pdf
  17. Nice to see your made and converted Planes...

    Nice to see your made and converted Planes getting the job done Ian and Derek.

    Reading your link Derek. You changed it back to a dado in the end to match the bought HNT Gordon Dado . No need for...
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    QUEENSLAND Hi Hoey. I had the same problems as you . And...

    Hi Hoey. I had the same problems as you . And Market Place was the only place I could post as well . I managed to lock myself out of the Forum.
    What Ever caused it is being discussed down here
    ...
  19. Nice. Did you get to use any of them ? The 180....

    Nice. Did you get to use any of them ? The 180. Which ones ?
  20. Ever seen a Shouldering Plane or have any info on them ?

    I Hadn't seen one before.
    Then I went to visit a tool collector/ dealer a number of years ago and walked away with a Shouldering plane. Not much at all like a Shoulder Plane . He Collected...
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    Just sent it then Sam . I Just got back in from...

    Just sent it then Sam . I Just got back in from the shed


    Rob
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    Hi Sam . What are these dimensions. And How...

    Hi Sam .
    What are these dimensions. And How long should the missing piece be ? 400mm ?

    461120461122

    If you cant find a match and want a part made I can make and send in post . You'd have to...
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    Yeah Ill have a chat and try and see from better...

    Yeah Ill have a chat and try and see from better pics . See what happens . Ill send a mobile number PM for texting.

    Thanks :)
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    A biscuit in 17 or 19mm is ok . Go too thin...

    A biscuit in 17 or 19mm is ok .

    Go too thin like 9mm and the 3.2 kerf leaves 2.9mm per side at the biscuit .

    Biscuits swell with the glue when they go in and grab quick , that's good . But a...
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    The Veneer in the doors look nice ! Its just one...

    The Veneer in the doors look nice ! Its just one of those light weight wardrobes isn't it ?

    A picture of the whole thing from the front would be better . Just all those parts like that doesn't...
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    First thing Id be looking at is how loose is the...

    First thing Id be looking at is how loose is the veneer going round those corners. I can see raised parts . Sometimes they are slight and not lifted off and can be sanded flat . Or its just a small...
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    Yes its worth buying for that price !!!!! Rush...

    Yes its worth buying for that price !!!!! Rush back and get it ASAP.

    In good nick their $1000 or more I think . Parts have got to be worth a lot more than $15.

    Even if its to much effort to...
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    Hi Mike . Thanks , its nice to hear that you like...

    Hi Mike . Thanks , its nice to hear that you like it and its inspiring to you . Its worth the effort to do as much as possible as far as features go so they are there when you need them .

    The...
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    Salt is one of the most bizarre additions to this gluing problem Ive heard of lately .

    Salt attracts moisture so the glue may want to be water proof .. It would dissolve in a water based glue and...
  30. Just change the glue to something that does not...

    Just change the glue to something that does not contain water.

    I had a similar problem glueing parquetry to a table top many years ago . I was using PVA or Titebond . The sawn veneers I was...
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    I have a number of Shoulder planes . I like the...

    I have a number of Shoulder planes . I like the old infill types . Some have a fine mouth some are open . Both types are good and have their own uses . If I was having only one plane Id be making...
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    Pretty much lines up with when Dowel constuction...

    Pretty much lines up with when Dowel constuction took off Ian . Victorian furniture was good quality stuff in 1850 , got cheaper and nasty by 1880 and not long after that they started Doweling...
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    It is amazing Ian. I think I can see a few...

    It is amazing Ian.

    I think I can see a few other uses .

    Is it also a bottle opener , the mouth reminds me of one. Or a shoe horn as well ? :)
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    Thanks Paul. From Page 1 post 13 in that...

    Thanks Paul.



    From Page 1 post 13 in that Practical Machinist thread.

    A Plane made from a file or Files!

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    Sorry to hear Wayne . Hope all is OK . You built...

    Sorry to hear Wayne . Hope all is OK . You built a huge nice shed for it too . Id be interested in knowing how much the Thicknesser and The Wadkin buzzer would be .

    Rob
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    Oh Wow ! There it is . Its huge . I was...

    Oh Wow ! There it is . Its huge . I was expecting a much smaller one . It was staring me in the face all the time :)
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    Got a great trap that Kidbee recommended in post...

    Got a great trap that Kidbee recommended in post 6 . Nice solid piece of well made trap .

    Cat Trap

    Three days later cat gone . One nasty piece of cat it was too . Wouldnt want to get my hand...
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    QUEENSLAND Just a bit of info If it helps . Ive bought a...

    Just a bit of info If it helps .

    Ive bought a lot heavier machinery than this to my workshop from all over Australia and it surprised me how cheaply it can be done if you do it the right way .
    ...
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    What Id like to know is . I get to do this...

    What Id like to know is .

    I get to do this sort of thing on the Wadkin LQ .
    The legs and column and panel decoration in the picture is the same for the WW and larger machines as well as for the...
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    Vann. The 1924 Catalogue with the WW on page 6 ....

    Vann. The 1924 Catalogue with the WW on page 6 . Just after the larger WM and WJ on Page 4 and 5 .

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    This is the 1924 Catalogue .
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    Thanks Vann for the great load of pictures to...

    Thanks Vann for the great load of pictures to pick through.
    Looking at The PK top extension for the guard I was thinking it could be another way of flipping it out of the way, If a tapered pin and...
  42. Thread: Dovetail table

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    That's nice . Arts and crafts style was about...

    That's nice . Arts and crafts style was about showing the joinery off. Nice way of doing the legs too . Do they just slide up and glue or did you screw them through to the rails from the back?

    Rob
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    Forgot to say. It doesn't have to be canvas. Big...

    Forgot to say. It doesn't have to be canvas. Big Cutler roll tops need a sturdy fabric like canvas. A more fine fabric can be used on smaller stuff. As long as its strong .
    You also see sometimes...
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    The symbols just mean its Art Nouveau styleing ...

    The symbols just mean its Art Nouveau styleing

    art nouveau symbols - Google Search

    Yeah Ive seen thin copper over steel . It rubs off easy . If its rusted through I'm pretty sure you can only...
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    Here is one type of re paint the glass stuff . ...

    Here is one type of re paint the glass stuff .

    Here

    Never tried it but Ive seen nice work done on new glass doing repro old stile aged stuff with some sort of paint on product.

    Rob
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    We did a twin tambour door cabinet each at trade...

    We did a twin tambour door cabinet each at trade school back around 1982. Ive still got the piece holding the workshop stereo next to my workbench atm.

    The way they got us to make them was the...
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    There's two pictures there Neil. The Huon with...

    There's two pictures there Neil. The Huon with the split on the left sort of blends in . I didn't see it at first glance but its there plain as Day.
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    I have the Carbatec twin drum . Its a great tool...

    I have the Carbatec twin drum . Its a great tool . I wouldn't be without one again after having bought it and found out for myself how they are good for me . And Id buy the same machine again . Two...
  49. Real Nice pair of tables Luke, and plane cabinet....

    Real Nice pair of tables Luke, and plane cabinet.
    Lol at the holes in the runners.
    Did you mortise all that by hand ?
    Yow! a bit cheap . You got to do that a few times though before you learn...
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    Water based poly is nice . It’s non yellowing and...

    Water based poly is nice . It’s non yellowing and finishes with a lovely flat low sheen .
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