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    Chris I have no love for the V-blades, which...

    Chris

    I have no love for the V-blades, which cut on the skew. Once you have used a really sharp straight blade in a router plane, you will not even consider anything else! :)

    I am not sure if...
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    Double Mitre Gauge for slider

    Between furniture builds I either build a tool, such as a hand plane or cutting gauge or something, or tune up equipment. In the current situation, I tuned up a fixture I built. This was posted at an...
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    That is cheap! Regards from Perth Derek

    That is cheap!

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Well Shane, Pask did his 3 years earlier. That...

    Well Shane, Pask did his 3 years earlier. That bugger in the video I posted appears to have ripped him off, not just in the concept, but even in the method of build!

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
  5. Just give Stan my warmest regards. He is a top...

    Just give Stan my warmest regards. He is a top bloke.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
  6. Send an email to Stan Covington: ...

    Send an email to Stan Covington: Sutankabintan@gmail.com
    Stan is extremely knowledgeable about Japanese tools - probably the most knowledgeable person I know. An American living in Japan. He has...
  7. This shooting board is for moldings and is...

    This shooting board is for moldings and is designed to be used both ways.


    https://i.postimg.cc/6QL8w1GL/A10c-zps9d2319e8.jpg

    Similarly, this mitre jig for my table saw cuts complimentary...
  8. A good middle-of-the-road Japanese bench chisel...

    A good middle-of-the-road Japanese bench chisel is Koyamaichi. I suspect the only seller is Lee Valley since Stu Tierney shut up shop. They cost about the same as a PM-V11.

    They are also one of...
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    Pedro, how is the build coming along? I would...

    Pedro, how is the build coming along?

    I would guess ... just a guess ... that the HNT Gordon is better built that the one in the video :)

    ... but for those who enjoy building their own ..
    ...
  10. The strike block plane I built has a 38 degree...

    The strike block plane I built has a 38 degree bed ...

    http://www.inthewoodshop.com/ShopMadeTools/BuildingaStrikeBlockPlane_html_m74778748.jpg

    Straight blade (as used on a ramped shooting...
  11. Ian, the bed is skewed, not the blade (i.e....

    Ian, the bed is skewed, not the blade (i.e. opposite to what you expect) ...

    http://www.inthewoodshop.com/ToolReviews/LVShootingPlane_html_7409e8c0.jpg
    ...
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    Tail Vise - Brilliant!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKZgyr22VyY

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
  13. If one really wants a shooting plane to edge...

    If one really wants a shooting plane to edge joint, then the edges planed must be complimentary angles. The best way to ensure this is to use one plane for shooting both edges, and flip it over for...
  14. Ian, I wouldn’t do this. It does depend on...

    Ian, I wouldn’t do this.

    It does depend on what you want to shoot. If it is end grain, such as drawer ends, then the best you could do (assuming a flat shooting board) is a low cutting angle and...
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    In which case, contact Derek Doak The Timber...

    In which case, contact Derek Doak The Timber Bloke: Slabs and Feature Timbers in Perth — The Fine Timber Company

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Brett, to confirm, when I say "average" beard, I...

    Brett, to confirm, when I say "average" beard, I mean that I shave every day, and have done so since the age of 18 years.

    I've been using DE (double edged) razors regularly for the past 10 years....
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    Not sure if anyone has posted this: ...

    Not sure if anyone has posted this:

    Telehealth system expanded to help patients get help during coronavirus pandemic, more test kits and masks on the way - ABC News

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    I purchased the kit for a long rip from Felder...

    I purchased the kit for a long rip from Felder about a year ago, having viewed this video. And it has remained on my shelf ever since.

    I do plan to build one, but not for rips that long - perhaps...
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    Well Evan, I hate to say that I told you so ......

    Well Evan, I hate to say that I told you so ... but I Told You So! :U

    The older blades were high carbon steel. These modern blades are stainless steel and coated with Platinum, Titanium, Ceramic,...
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    I bet that was a Rolls Razor ... ...

    I bet that was a Rolls Razor ...

    https://i.postimg.cc/CKNnyWnk/RR.jpg

    Read about them here: Rolls Razor - Wikipedia

    I recall my father had one.

    Regards from Perth
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    Here is a video of Ishitani in which he uses a...

    Here is a video of Ishitani in which he uses a (Shimohira?) Japanese short-stroke table saw - which is used for crosscutting. All in the first 4 minutes ...

    ...
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    Just a quick update on the zero clearance ends...

    Just a quick update on the zero clearance ends for the crosscut fence and also the F&F jig. Note that these ends are not intended to prevent spelching (breakout), but rather to aid in lining up the...
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    It is relevant to add that there are two types of...

    It is relevant to add that there are two types of "short-stroke" sliders. A few of the sliders in that link fall into one group, and a few into the other.

    The first is styled on a traditional...
  24. So, about $400 for the Felder vs $75 for the...

    So, about $400 for the Felder vs $75 for the ToughCut.

    Jase, I will get back to you later.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Hi Ian I thought a bit more detail would be...

    Hi Ian

    I thought a bit more detail would be useful for anyone here who wants support and needs to know the ins-and-outs.

    I have constant input via the health departments.

    Regards from Perth...
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    What is so amusing? Regards from Perth Derek

    What is so amusing?

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Ian, Medicare have just released a new set of...

    Ian, Medicare have just released a new set of rebate claiming and criteria for Covid-19 ...

    New MBS telehealth items for the coronavirus - Services Australia

    This does not mean that I can...
  28. Okay then. With BD plane blades and bench chisels...

    Okay then. With BD plane blades and bench chisels (with the exception of Japanese chisels), I hollow grind all at 30 degrees. The purpose of hollow grinding is to reduce the amount of steel that will...
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    I work from home, but this is not the same thing....

    I work from home, but this is not the same thing. I have my professional rooms (like a granny flat) built above the garage. From there I see patients through the day.

    I have a large - LARGE -...
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    Keep in mind that I purchased mine 3 years ago....

    Keep in mind that I purchased mine 3 years ago. The base price then was $6500 for the Basic 31" x 31" (31" long slider and 31" rip fence rail). Then you add on for a longer slider, Professional rip...
  31. BU or BD? Regards from Perth Derek

    BU or BD?

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    vovo, I was in your position a few years ago. My...

    vovo, I was in your position a few years ago. My sites were set on a Sawstop with 36" fence - I work with solid wood, rather than sheet goods, and rarely need longer that 30".

    Going over the...
  33. :doh: that should have been Beyond Tools! ...

    :doh: that should have been Beyond Tools!

    Holding Down Clamp suit Diamond Series Panelsaws by Toughcut – Beyond Tools

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
  34. Chris, I do not plan to move the hold down...

    Chris, I do not plan to move the hold down around. The aim was always to have something to clamp at the fence. Some pieces there may be held with a clamp against the crosscut fence. Trying this with...
  35. Chris, it is easy enough to unscrew, if so...

    Chris, it is easy enough to unscrew, if so wanted.

    I thought that I would live with it on for a while, and determine where the shaft could be cut - it does not need to be the full length, and...
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    Chris, you will recall that I have the Hammer...

    Chris, you will recall that I have the Hammer N4400 bandsaw. Well the fence is half the K3 rip fence. It is quick to change over and use as you use yours. Another option. (They abound!).

    Regards...
  37. Eccentric hold down for K3 sliding table saw

    I have been looking for a hold down for the Hammer K3 slider for some time, to be used like this ...


    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/sawcam1.jpg


    Something like this eccentric clamp by...
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    Thanks Chris. I recall your photos, and that you...

    Thanks Chris. I recall your photos, and that you also purchased an outrigger, which enables you to use the far end of the slider wagon.

    What length is your slider? I have a feeling that it is...
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    Reversed Fritz and Franz Jig Mk 2

    Those who understand how a Fritz and Frans jig can revolutionise a sliding table saw, generally use a long slider table, and push the work piece against the far fence.


    This one is courtesy of...
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    A local club member came over, having just...

    A local club member came over, having just purchased a Voyager and gone through this. I would say that "breaker bar" = jemmy bar. That is, an extension (pipe) that lengthens a socket wrench, and aids...
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    I have not attempted to move my Nova Saturn. I...

    I have not attempted to move my Nova Saturn. I have recently loosened the bolt on a Nova Voyager (drill press) that holds the table. It required a breaker bar to turn it! Clearly the factory eat a...
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    That’s not to diminish that people have died and...

    That’s not to diminish that people have died and it’s been tragic. But we live in an era where we’re exposed to infectious agents and we are getting better and better at controlling most of those...
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    And I’m going to express an optimistic view. This...

    And I’m going to express an optimistic view. This world has amazing capabilities of doing amazing science. And if we apply it and work together, I think we can control this problem.
    Dr Sedger: Yes,...
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    Read more: Novel coronavirus: what does analysis...

    Read more: Novel coronavirus: what does analysis of the first patients tell us?
    Professor Wallach: The other thing, just on the rate of transmission. What they go according to is the people who show...
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    So I think there are lessons to be learned,...

    So I think there are lessons to be learned, number one. But, [Professor Wallach], I would disagree with you in one sense “that it is maybe not as bad as pandemic flu”, on the other hand: we do have...
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    Read more: Doctors call for stricter coronavirus...

    Read more: Doctors call for stricter coronavirus discharge rules
    Sunanda Creagh: And Professor Wallach, this reader wants to know: once you’ve recovered from coronavirus, can you just go back to...
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    So I would argue there’s two factors for why...

    So I would argue there’s two factors for why isolation worked in Wuhan: One was you limited the spread through the self-isolation and imposed quarantine, but at the same time, the number of people...
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    We’ve had real problems for health workers in...

    We’ve had real problems for health workers in China. Several died. And we face that problem here. One of the things we have to do is ensure that we protect our health workers because otherwise...
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    This virus, we’re still understanding the...

    This virus, we’re still understanding the clinical presentation and in different cohorts. So different age groups, different countries, different situations, we’re still understanding the symptoms....
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    Breaking it down to manageable bites: Edited...

    Breaking it down to manageable bites:


    Edited transcriptSunanda Creagh: Hi, I’m Sunanda Creagh. I’m the digital storytelling editor at The Conversation, and I’m here today with two of Australia’s...
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