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  1. aalewis contacted me by PM last night with the...

    aalewis contacted me by PM last night with the same question, probably because I had not seen this post at that time, so I will copy my response here so that others may benefit from it if they...
  2. I am not sure if I will be attending either. I...

    I am not sure if I will be attending either. I had my surgery on Monday and it has knocked me around a bit more than I had expected.

    I left hospital on Thursday evening, rather sleep deprived from...
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    Hi Yvan, As far as I know the scheduled times...

    Hi Yvan,

    As far as I know the scheduled times are starting at 12:00 and ending at 12:40.

    We had three participants yesterday.

    When I logged in at 12:03, Simon was already there. It was...
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    We got disconnected at pretty much spot on 12:40,...

    We got disconnected at pretty much spot on 12:40, which is supposed to be the finish time, so that is probably to be expected. See you next time you call in, Bob. thanks for joining us.
  5. Thread: New Monarch

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    You don't have to read it if you don't want to. ...

    You don't have to read it if you don't want to.

    Personally, when I was sworn in as a member of the Australian Army I made the following affirmation:

    "I, (name), promise that I will well and...
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    Bob, Sorry it seemed like a lost cause today with...

    Bob, Sorry it seemed like a lost cause today with the internet problems. Hopefully you will have it working next week.
  7. Sorry, not going to make it tonight. Fathers'day...

    Sorry, not going to make it tonight. Fathers'day visitors still here.
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    I did a bit more on the vise screws today. It's...

    I did a bit more on the vise screws today. It's more metalwork than woodwork today but the end result will be a woodworking vise. It's a means to an end.

    I mentioned in the previous post that I...
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    NEW DRAW I'm in

    I'm in
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    I have just started making the Moxon Vise to go...

    I have just started making the Moxon Vise to go on this bench. I figured I may as well post about it in the bench build thread as although it's is an accessory to the bench, in my mind it is really a...
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    Thanks for the feedback Gentlemen. I think I made...

    Thanks for the feedback Gentlemen. I think I made the right decision to not burden myself with their product. :no:
  12. Ok, so my 17 was closer to Paul's 17 than Pagie's...

    Ok, so my 17 was closer to Paul's 17 than Pagie's 17 was so somehow i get to pick the topic for next week's jabber. :rolleyes:
    If that makes no sense to you then you should have been there.

    Since...
  13. Thanks Matt, I just managed to find a...

    Thanks Matt, I just managed to find a downloadable PDF of that so I will read it soon.
  14. A while ago Matt put me onto a youtube channel...

    A while ago Matt put me onto a youtube channel called Clickspring. I think he also shared it with the Sunday chat group.

    The video he recommended I watch was about recreating the Antikythera...
  15. Here's another one with Kumiko pattern deck. ...

    Here's another one with Kumiko pattern deck.

    Building the most Incredible Cedar Strip Kayak with Kumiko Deck - YouTube
  16. Paul, I know Corin Urquhart, the barrel knife...

    Paul, I know Corin Urquhart, the barrel knife maker, quite well.

    He runs Gameco Artisan Supplies, where most Aussie knife-makers get our materials from.

    Gameco Artisan Supplies is actually a...
  17. A scroll saw is very useful for other things than...

    A scroll saw is very useful for other things than just thin timber.

    I use mine mainly to cut out saw handles (25mm thick) and roughing out 4mm perspex for templates for pattern routing.

    What...
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    Squeezing the offcut and the workpiece together...

    Squeezing the offcut and the workpiece together is a rookie error that could occur on any tablesaw whether the fence is on the right or left of the blade.

    It's a hard way to learn the lesson and...
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    The real benefit of the Triton system was that it...

    The real benefit of the Triton system was that it put practical tools in the hands of everyday people at an affordable price. Many have beaten the quality but for the price at the time Triton was the...
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    Patents last for 20 years. After that all the...

    Patents last for 20 years. After that all the copy-cats pop up.
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    Has anyone ever gone to the trouble of reversing...

    Has anyone ever gone to the trouble of reversing the guides on their bandsaw and turning the blade inside out so that they can use the fence on the right hand side of their bandsaw blade?
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    Then I would disregard the information on the...

    Then I would disregard the information on the basis that either the full question wasn't asked or the full answer wasn't given.
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    Did he have anything to say about whether it's a...

    Did he have anything to say about whether it's a left or right tilting blade?
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    I always use the Triton with the fence to the...

    I always use the Triton with the fence to the left of the blade.

    If you are "wide ripping" using the extension table in the "locked" mode with the (extension table) fence parallel to the blade it...
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    Hi Simon, Sorry I didn't make it today. I got...

    Hi Simon, Sorry I didn't make it today. I got called away on a family issue. My partner's mum has been acting like a goose so we had to do a quick trip up to Benalla. I just got home five minutes...
  26. Hi everyone. Matt just contacted me off-forum...

    Hi everyone.

    Matt just contacted me off-forum to ask me to run tonight's session because Paul decided to chicken out after losing the draw last week and Matt is feeling unwell.

    So the topic...
  27. Poll: I built my bench from recycled building...

    I built my bench from recycled building materials. Not one piece of timber in my bench cost me a cent other than the fuel to go and collect the bits. Maybe I got lucky getting all that for free but I...
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    Yes there was still time left according to the...

    Yes there was still time left according to the timer, but I looked at the clock and it was exactly 12:40, which is the scheduled time to finish. I know sometimes it has started counting from the time...
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    And it sure was a well contested game. The...

    And it sure was a well contested game. The toughest game I can recall seeing. All jokes aside it was a great game to watch.
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    Never had a problem with it clogging up, but I do...

    Never had a problem with it clogging up, but I do take the filter out and clean it with the compressor occasionally, like once or twice a year.



    We did almost that with the Dyson unit here....
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    For Sale or Swap

    Sorry if this is in the wrong forum but ... :D

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    We have been using one of these for the past five...

    We have been using one of these for the past five or six years.

    Dyson Purifier Hot+Cool™ | Dyson Australia

    Filters out dust to 1 micron, removes odors, bacteria, pollen etc and heats the room...
  33. Graeme I use similar methods already, including...

    Graeme I use similar methods already, including metal-grinding flapdisks when needed. It has not so much been the extra steel bits, which have been few and far between. Some of the timber I have...
  34. Not me, I'm too busy rotating the cutters on my...

    Not me, I'm too busy rotating the cutters on my thicknesser.

    5 years of processing recycled timber has taken it's toll on the Shelix head.

    I'm sure there's about 1000 little cutters on the...
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    Thanks Spin Doctor. That confirms that I was on...

    Thanks Spin Doctor. That confirms that I was on the right track investing in the genuine Makita base. It arrived a couple of days ago and I am more than happy with it.:2tsup:

    I have spent the last...
  36. Well, I tried ... :rolleyes:

    Well, I tried ... :rolleyes:
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    Yes, I know this is an old thread. I found it...

    Yes, I know this is an old thread.

    I found it on a google search while researching a plunge base for my Makita trim router I have had for probably 7 or 8 years.

    I was wondering if I should buy...
  38. Discounted sheet goods - Plyco's birthday (Melbourne)

    I have no interest in this business other than as a happy customer.

    Plyco, who stock excellent Premium Baltic Birch Plywood and other sheetgoods are having a 19% discount day for their 19th...
  39. How about this one, Graeme? Look sharp enough? I...

    Should still look sharp! Ask Pagie if you disagree.[/QUOTE]

    How about this one, Graeme? Look sharp enough? I made this one for an ex-army friend out of part of an old fencepost and an offcut of a...
  40. Not if it's a mallet.

    Not if it's a mallet.
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    Here's a picture of the Tambour topped box I was...

    Here's a picture of the Tambour topped box I was talking about today.

    This is an internet image since I haven't actually made mine yet and mine will be a little different but this is the general...
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    https://qph.fs.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-c04faecc876b...

    https://qph.fs.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-c04faecc876b0027ce3ca62d78aa237f-lq
  43. There's plenty of other things you don't know...

    There's plenty of other things you don't know too, Pagie. Life is a learning experience. :wink: :rolleyes:
  44. I've never done any steam bending. Good topic...

    I've never done any steam bending. Good topic choice though, Pagie.

    Sunday night is also State of Origin Game 2, so it is very likely that I will be watching that instead.

    Go the Maroons.
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    Thanks for everyone's input. The item came up in...

    Thanks for everyone's input. The item came up in an email I got from Vevor. I have bought a few items from them in the past which have been of surprisingly good quality for the price.

    My chainsaw...
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    One for Pagie - Would you think this would be...

    One for Pagie -

    Would you think this would be a good investment?

    VEVOR VEVOR Chainsaw Mill For Saws Wood Cutting 14"-36" Bar Woodwork Carpentry | VEVOR AU
  47. No Matt, this is your opportunity to talk about...

    No Matt, this is your opportunity to talk about it. :wink: :2tsup:
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    N.S.W. It would probably help your chances of a sale if...

    It would probably help your chances of a sale if you post pictures of the sole and also take the blade apart and show pictures of the blade and chipbreaker. I am not personally in the market for...
  49. Paul, I'm pretty sure I have seen him and his...

    Paul, I'm pretty sure I have seen him and his work at one of the Lost Trades Fairs a few years back at Kyneton. They look great in person as well as in the photos.

    I notice his website/blog...
  50. Last Sunday night I "won" the lucky draw so I...

    Last Sunday night I "won" the lucky draw so I have the honor of picking the topic for this Sunday's Round Table Jabber.

    If someone asked my what my hobby was I would tell them I am a woodworker....
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