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  1. WANTED:VIC Finlayson's in Queensland do something similar in...

    Finlayson's in Queensland do something similar in pine. Cornice D2 140x19
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    If you can't skew the straight blade while you...

    If you can't skew the straight blade while you are working then you can used the spear point blade for a slicing cut.
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    Something to consider. I bought a 3/8th Diablo...

    Something to consider.

    I bought a 3/8th Diablo bit from the green shed today. After fighting the packaging to get it out without slashing my fingers I made the mistake of putting the bit straight...
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    You mean this one? 470978 From the lower...

    You mean this one?
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    From the lower shelf under the woodworking books.... :2tsup:

    It was also good for an OS. At least Primos (and presumable Multics)
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    I never understood the US obsession with...

    I never understood the US obsession with sourdough bread until I went to the States and tasted their plain white sliced bread from the supermarket. The amount of salt and sugar used in 'standard'...
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    My guess for the timber is Red Ironbark. Right...

    My guess for the timber is Red Ironbark. Right colour and sounds like the right density. Heavy as.
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    An American English Muffin is hardly close to...

    An American English Muffin is hardly close to buttered Australian toast! Rich, I'd suggest you try it on a single slice of toasted sandwich thickness sourdough bread.
  8. Hi Glyn. Not on my saw, there are a couple of...

    Hi Glyn. Not on my saw, there are a couple of places where the splitter mount can be adjusted.

    As it happens I have been using the saw this morning and it is the first time I have used it with...
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    I thought it was one of those old paint can lid...

    I thought it was one of those old paint can lid openers.
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    A little light relief (NSFW)

    All I can say is it must have been meant as an April Fools joke!

    I flipped the page on my NPCC (not politically correct calendar) this morning and was shocked, nay mortified, to see this this...
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    They are not independent statistics in as much as...

    They are not independent statistics in as much as the 'removed' cohort grows inversely to the number of infections in the model. At the moment there is a lag in the reported rate of change of...
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    What worries me is the stats for recovered vs new...

    What worries me is the stats for recovered vs new reported cases don't seem to be following similar trajectories yet. If most people recover the graph lines should sort of mirror each other....
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    NEW DRAW I’m in

    I’m in
  14. Thread: Idiots in 2019

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    Sometimes things just get lost in translation. ...

    Sometimes things just get lost in translation.

    True story. We were driving across the US a few years ago and not being accustomed to eating fast food are always challenged at fast food outlets at...
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    I actually got past just "tolerating" Natto. 2...

    I actually got past just "tolerating" Natto. 2 years ago after I broke my arm I was introduced to natto as the best natural source of vitamin K2 which is reportedly very beneficial for bone growth. I...
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    Urban legend (?) contends the original name given...

    Urban legend (?) contends the original name given to Vegemite when it was formulated to compete with Marmite was Pawill.

    If marmite pawill Archives - Twisted History | Limelight Tours
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    Just like Heinz did a Tomato Ketchup run called...

    Just like Heinz did a Tomato Ketchup run called Edchup (Ed Sherran liked it so much). Current batches of Vegemite have been coming out labeled Bartymite because they are sponsoring Ash Barty (Tennis...
  18. It turns out this guard is really only suitable...

    It turns out this guard is really only suitable for 10" saws. I mostly used 10" blades in my SB12, but the original geometry of the blade guard is designed for a 12" blade. The splitter on this new...
  19. What is the point of lift off hinges if the door...

    What is the point of lift off hinges if the door is pressed into the jamb by the recumbent person inside? If there is no head height above the door to lift it up, what use are the hinges on a closed...
  20. I've watched a few old floors being salvaged....

    I've watched a few old floors being salvaged. Apparently it goes a bit easier if you can hose the floor down and keep it wet while lifting the boards.
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    It's been an interesting experiment.

    It's been an interesting experiment.
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    I guess it depends on whether or not you are...

    I guess it depends on whether or not you are concerned about trying to save your grandchildren's children after all. It will be a much longer time after the human race is extinct before the planet is...
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    Sea Level | Vital Signs – Climate Change: Vital...

    Sea Level | Vital Signs – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet
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    Carl Sagan - "The absence of evidence is not...

    Carl Sagan - "The absence of evidence is not evidence of absence."

    If it had not been for the effort of Carl Sagan the whole ozone layer thing probably wouldn't have been addressed before it was...
  25. Thread: Tenon Saw

    by Fuzzie
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    Some info on the power planers here...

    Some info on the power planers here.
  26. Some modification required

    The blade guard arrived this morning. Some modification required.....

    The slot in the splitter will need adjusting to fit over the fixing bolt on my saw. The cover also doesn't come forward quite...
  27. Online tutorials seem to mostly suggest 3/4" with...

    Online tutorials seem to mostly suggest 3/4" with cleat strips screwed on at distances equivalent to wall stud spacing. The main forces of stuff hanging on the cleats is vertically down and might not...
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    I'm in the midst of a knock down rebuild myself....

    I'm in the midst of a knock down rebuild myself. Demolition companies have varying attitudes to what belongs to them after you have signed to contract them. My current neighbours had problems when...
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    You'll find info on how to drain the tank prior...

    You'll find info on how to drain the tank prior to removal in the installation guide such as this for a Rheem:...
  30. Is an outfeed table considered a jig?

    Is an outfeed table considered a jig?
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    Feast Watson Tung Oil is not pure Tung Oil, it's...

    Feast Watson Tung Oil is not pure Tung Oil, it's a formulation including some tung. It was previously called China Oil.

    I used China Oil early quite a few years ago for finishing some cheap...
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    Hi Alex, I was concerned when building the...

    Hi Alex, I was concerned when building the original lamp table the dimensions of the legs were going to be too delicate, but it really turned out better than I expected. Given the minimal cross...
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    I managed to eek out 6 fairly straight grained...

    I managed to eek out 6 fairly straight grained blanks for the legs plus another one that included a considerable portion of sapwood. Needing at least one more leg I decided to glue up some of the...
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    WIP Bedside Tables

    I've started a new project to make two new bedside tables based on the lamp table I made a couple of years ago. I played around with the design sketch by cut and pasting a second drawer on the plan...
  35. Thread: WIN10 Change

    by Fuzzie
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    I had that message yesterday, but I ignored it...

    I had that message yesterday, but I ignored it with similar disdain as you Chris and either declined or hit 'escape' to exit, I can't remember which. It must be a onetime setup thing and I didn't...
  36. I feel I should make some observations as I...

    I feel I should make some observations as I bought an equivalent contractor saw many years ago that came without a blade guard. I also make my comments based on the fact that I use the saw relatively...
  37. There are some available relatively cheaply on...

    There are some available relatively cheaply on ebay and aliexpress. e.g.
    Accessories Anti Dust Protective Cover With Dispensing Tool Table Saw | eBay

    I've ordered one but haven't received it yet...
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    Mostly I just used a dry microfibre cloth on the...

    Mostly I just used a dry microfibre cloth on the windscreen. If I've filled the back of the wagon up with a lot of garden stuff that has been left to build a sticky deposit on the glass I've been...
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    Not Baltic but I have used old dry Hoop Pine a...

    Not Baltic but I have used old dry Hoop Pine a bit for dovetailed drawer stuff. I initially had problems with the pine crushing and tearing out under the chisel rather than chopping out nicely but...
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    If a repair doesn't work out very well Lee Valley...

    If a repair doesn't work out very well Lee Valley have patterns and instructions of how to make replacement totes for Stanley planes. The No 5 pattern is here:
    ...
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    WANTED:WA Here's a pic of mine. 467797

    Here's a pic of mine.
    467797
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    WANTED:WA I've got one that is more like 9/16 with a...

    I've got one that is more like 9/16 with a different twist and cutting spurs. I'll get a picture later if it is of interest.
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    Also clamps do wear out. I've got a few old 2nd...

    Also clamps do wear out. I've got a few old 2nd hand F types as well as a couple of cheap sash clamps originally bought new that now have worn out parts. Plan for additions and replacements.

    I'm...
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    I tested a couple of finishes on scraps. In the...

    I tested a couple of finishes on scraps. In the end there really didn't appear to be a substantial colour difference between a Polyurethane finish and the other oil finishes. I decided trying to...
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    The Shakers did hanging wall shelves and there...

    The Shakers did hanging wall shelves and there are many copies around if you google them. With one shelf only it might be reasonably sound if built with dovetails to join to the sides to the base,...
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    I thought .001 would be 1 thou. See how easy it...

    I thought .001 would be 1 thou. See how easy it is to work in Imperial. :p
  47. I have used a triple chip negative rake aluminium...

    I have used a triple chip negative rake aluminium cutting blade for cutting laminate boards and it worked pretty well. Not as good as commercial cuts but OK for hobby work. I guess it depends a bit...
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    Jacaranda hanging wall shelf

    I had a go at making this wall shelf following an article by Peter Turner. There is no WIP but not really having a suitable saw to attempt the sliding dovetails by hand I made up some jigs following...
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    Yeeha! :ninja:

    Yeeha! :ninja:
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    Somehow the Government's response doesn't feel...

    Somehow the Government's response doesn't feel quite right.
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