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  1. Thread: Red Cedar

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    Chief Would you subscribe to Netflix? ...

    Chief

    Would you subscribe to Netflix?

    "Detective!!"

    Regards
    Paul
  2. Thread: Red Cedar

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    Wongo Funny you should mention that. It rings...

    Wongo

    Funny you should mention that. It rings a bell with me too, but I just can't put my finger on it so I will stick with the Bloodhound , although I can see aldav's Bighorn too. I'm very...
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    OK, here's a question since the Japanese woods...

    OK, here's a question since the Japanese woods have been introduced into Fluddman's discussion your Honours. What is the timber they use when with those giant planes (pulled too I think) and produce...
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    Matt An idea that is not without merit, but...

    Matt

    An idea that is not without merit, but also not without an issue. I think this is what you mean

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    The shadow and poor photography makes the blade look wider than they are. However...
  5. Thread: Red Cedar

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    A bloodhound? 476485476486 Regards Paul

    A bloodhound?

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    Regards
    Paul
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    I'd be interested to hear if there was a verdict...

    I'd be interested to hear if there was a verdict on which timber to use as the one and only.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Agreed Chief!! I am also considering a narrow...

    Agreed Chief!!

    I am also considering a narrow blade on my bandsaw.

    Keeping all options open.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Lance I won't be able to make tomorrow's...

    Lance

    I won't be able to make tomorrow's "Prattle." Pity, because the topic is a good one. I will be able to make Friday week, the 10th (I think I've got the date right too!).

    All the best to...
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    Bohdan and Mountain Ash Thank you for your...

    Bohdan and Mountain Ash

    Thank you for your comments. The fundamental problem is the depth of cut. Some cutting depth is lost with the plate insert (aout 12mm) and the curved cutting blade is then...
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    I assembled the contraption (don't really know...

    I assembled the contraption (don't really know what to call it) today as the finish had dried and it was time to test to see if it actually worked.



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    Doug I think you are alluding to the fact...

    Doug

    I think you are alluding to the fact there is a big difference between something that is sold commercially as a high end product and something that you are making for yourself. In many ways...
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    VICTORIA :D:D Regards Paul

    :D:D

    Regards
    Paul
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    CS I well remember Grumpy John's new man cave...

    CS

    I well remember Grumpy John's new man cave and his desire to build a cyclorama. You can see the link at https://www.woodworkforums.com/f43/cave-wip-162031). Your photographic accessory was not...
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    MA Short answer is no, but for tempering it is...

    MA

    Short answer is no, but for tempering it is a distinct possibility. In that case, if you have an oven thermometer to double check temp, you could dial in a number instead of relying on colour....
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    VICTORIA Matt That looks like a classic. I am sure...

    Matt

    That looks like a classic. I am sure there is a collector out there somewhere.

    Regards
    Paul
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    MA Firstly you have to source the leaf...

    MA

    Firstly you have to source the leaf springs. You may know somebody who has an old suitable vehicle as a wreck or alternatively go to a car wreckers. Nowadays it is probably only ute type...
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    MA This is probably not a direct answer to...

    MA

    This is probably not a direct answer to your question, but as you mentioned that you may build a forge, have you considered car leaf springs as a ready source of cheap high carbon steel? Of...
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    Matt The hard steel of the fence took me...

    Matt

    The hard steel of the fence took me completely by surprise too. As you saw I had first cut the curved sub fence out not anticipating the slightest difficulty. I used the table mounted jigsaw...
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    WoollyB I don't know how long the batteries...

    WoollyB

    I don't know how long the batteries will run for and that is always difficult to really say as it depends very much on the demand exerted. I have several batteries. 5/ah and 6/ah in the...
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    Bob Now I have a vision. :D:D Regards...

    Bob

    Now I have a vision.

    :D:D

    Regards
    Paul
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    I had a little think about the abuse to which I...

    I had a little think about the abuse to which I placed this tool. No pix: Didn't happen.

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    This was only in Cypress Pine but done in one pass. Quite acceptable for this style...
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    Matt You've nailed it! I am more of a gatherer...

    Matt

    You've nailed it! I am more of a gatherer (scrounger) than hunter, but so far you have only had the abridged version. The original back bearing had a 12mm hole and I had to find a bush so I...
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    Matt Anybody other than you I would agree...

    Matt

    Anybody other than you I would agree would be completely confused. The blade will still have to be removed from the jigsaw to cut out the waste from the hand hole but this is very simple. A...
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    A little more information as I had to disassemble...

    A little more information as I had to disassemble the arm for painting and varnishing. This is what is behind the washers:

    You can see here the provision for lateral adjustment of the bearings....
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    It would be interesting to hear from somebody who...

    It would be interesting to hear from somebody who has both Logier and Auriou for a comparison. I have several Logiers and one other brand of hand stitched rasp, but it doesn't come close and I have...
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    Milwaukeee Cordless Router

    Woodworking tools are not the first thought that comes to mind normally with the Milwaukee brand and I probably would not have considered this tool except that I have three cordless Milwaukee tools...
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    That's my experience too. Regards Paul

    That's my experience too.

    Regards
    Paul
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    I did get to do a little more work today,...

    I did get to do a little more work today, although it took me all day. Is that a little bit weird sounding? You don't have to answer that one if you don't wish.

    By that I mean I spent the day...
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    Matt and Bob I can confirm your suspicions....

    Matt and Bob

    I can confirm your suspicions. The blades have set: Quite aggressive in fact. I will make a few more observations. I just came back into the house for some checks regarding the...
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    Yes of course it should be "after" and the other...

    Yes of course it should be "after" and the other typo is the "longe" which should be "lounge"; not even "chaise longue!"

    In fact Matt said the same thing about the blades. He felt they would be...
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    I did advance a little on the contraption today...

    I did advance a little on the contraption today but took no pix so I will have to let that slide until tomorrow.

    So perhaps I can take the opportunity to address the scrollsaw suggestion mentioned...
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    Thanks JBTS. I was going to draw Lance's...

    Thanks JBTS.

    I was going to draw Lance's attention to this as it was the subject of one of the Friday Lunch Prattles and Lance had particularly requested information. However, I see that he is...
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    Apologies haveabeer. I thought I had responded to...

    Apologies haveabeer. I thought I had responded to your kind offer, but it would appear I only got as far as the thought process. :rolleyes:

    I have gone down the table path far enough now that I am...
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    Thanks Matt The miniature carving starts at...

    Thanks Matt

    The miniature carving starts at the 5min 42sec mark if anybody wishes to go straight there. I don't wish to go into hyperbole so I will restrict my comment to wonderous: However, if I...
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    "Me too." Oh, hold on: That may be the wrong...

    "Me too." Oh, hold on: That may be the wrong group :? .

    Regards
    Paul
  36. SJ I had to correct my previous post as I had...

    SJ

    I had to correct my previous post as I had confused Grey Box for Grey Gum. The confusion was mine. Your post was quite clear.

    Regards
    Paul
  37. Grey Box is an interesting timber. Very similar...

    Grey Box is an interesting timber. Very similar to some Ironbarks, but not as brittle as Ironbark can be, which is a little ironic for something that is so strong and hard. Greybox is a tough timber....
  38. Nail guns use very little air so quite viable...

    Nail guns use very little air so quite viable with a tiny compressor unlike most other power tools, which require a much bigger compressor than you would think. The difference being that the nail gun...
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    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro ...

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    I was being lazy. I guess it serves me right for not buying locally. I will call in at one of the bearing specialists in Toowoomba next time...
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    :D Regards Paul

    :D

    Regards
    Paul
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    :- :duh: "Annals." (get it right stupid...

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    "Annals." (get it right stupid :rolleyes: ).

    Phew! That could have been unpleasant.

    Regards
    Paul
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    The quick answer to both Simplicity and The Chief...

    The quick answer to both Simplicity and The Chief is "yes." Similar to guide bearings on a bandsaw. I have just got home from a wild night Friday night party: Actually Friday is the only real part of...
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    The new welding helmet arrived today and I was...

    The new welding helmet arrived today and I was able to secure the support arm to a piece of flat bar that in turn is screwed to the table:

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    The previous welding was cleaned up and you can...
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    The Edward de Bono of Brissy? :wink: ...

    The Edward de Bono of Brissy?

    :wink:

    Regards
    Paul
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    It's on. Providing I remember :rolleyes: . By...

    It's on. Providing I remember :rolleyes: .

    By the way, how did I get Friday 23rd? (post #20). Never mind it has been moved back to the 19th. :)

    Regards
    Paul
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    Ian I think the style of saw set is very much...

    Ian

    I think the style of saw set is very much a matter of preference, I suspect that one of your reasons for preferring the Eclipse is that it needs to have the saw clamped at a lower height and...
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    I thought I understood about top and bottom...

    I thought I understood about top and bottom bearings on flush trim bits. Since reading this thread I now know that is not the case.

    It actually seemed quite simple to me: When the bit sits in the...
  48. Heather For somebody who professes to have...

    Heather

    For somebody who professes to have little understanding of vintage, boy's toys (that's the toys not the boys :wink:) you have done well. I would agree with your time dating from the...
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    MA The short answer is the Stanley No.42X. ...

    MA

    The short answer is the Stanley No.42X.

    I have looked at quite a few sets and I definitely prefer the lower lever to be the one that moves. As I mentioned before, with a pistol grip the...
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    Ian I look forward to you being "quiet" on the...

    Ian

    I look forward to you being "quiet" on the Forum: I just know there will be something good to follow.

    I have not clicked on your many links yet, but I will.

    Regards
    Paul
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