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  1. Yeah, I think you're right. Certainly nothing...

    Yeah, I think you're right. Certainly nothing else does anything except polishing!
  2. Tuning a combination square with a hardened head

    I have an older Starret combination square that has the hardened cast iron head. It is no longer square.

    I've seen plenty of videos on requiring a combination square. My problem is, I think, that...
  3. It does require a bearing on the router bit. I...

    It does require a bearing on the router bit. I suppose solid carbide bits with end bearings are around; but I've never seen one.
  4. Yeah, basically the wrong tool for this job. ...

    Yeah, basically the wrong tool for this job.

    You can use stearate coated papers but the varnish is still going to stick like poo to a blanket.

    You would be better off using stripper first, as...
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    QUEENSLAND I will take it.

    I will take it.
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    I have a Creality Ender 3 V2. It does the basic...

    I have a Creality Ender 3 V2. It does the basic stuff well enough. Assembly is simple. There is active community of Creality users on the internet that can solve most problems. Not that I've had any....
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    I see there are those among us that think the BLM...

    I see there are those among us that think the BLM protests caused because it is often unsafe to be black in public in the USA, are the same thing as trying to overthrow (however incompetently and...
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    Mate, you were thoughtful and voted how you saw...

    Mate, you were thoughtful and voted how you saw it best. You didn't buy into the cult. Brother, you have nothing to apologise for.

    You're ahead of about 60 odd million (my back of the cigarette...
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    I think you are right. Can't imagine there would...

    I think you are right. Can't imagine there would have been a lot of those sold here!
  10. Thread: Vinyl LPs

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    You may find a dealer that will take everything...

    You may find a dealer that will take everything as a job lot. You might miss out if something rare is in the pile of dross though.

    I don't expect you will find that dealer nearby!

    As for...
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    I'm just going to plan as though I am going to...

    I'm just going to plan as though I am going to have side-effects and if I don't; no harm. In any event, that is what sick leave is for!



    A temperature of 104F -- to use an Australian expression...
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    5/8" is 15.875mm. It really does make a...

    5/8" is 15.875mm. It really does make a difference.

    The Torquata item recommended above has 15.9mm on the blade and is described as 16mm by Timbecon in the blurb. Your guess is as good as mine but...
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    I don't have an opinion. I don't live there...

    I don't have an opinion. I don't live there anymore. My Niece, Nephew, Sister-in-law and their partners do (none of whom are conservative) and they have not said anything. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    A blue plank...
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    The only other way to acquire the antibodies is...

    The only other way to acquire the antibodies is to have had it. So it sounds to me that that this wasn't placebo.

    I have read about the reactions that some people have experienced with the...
  15. I think my trolley took about 4 hours to make....

    I think my trolley took about 4 hours to make. Most of that was figuring where to put stuff. Cost me nothing except the cyclone and plumbing. Scrappy plywood from a machine that was delivered and...
  16. What sort of shop vacuum machine are you guys...

    What sort of shop vacuum machine are you guys using?

    The ProTool one I'm using is not the most powerful unit around. Perhaps that is working in its favour in this setup, maybe.
  17. Well; I have the identical item to you, and for...

    Well; I have the identical item to you, and for me it works as advertised. Unmodified.

    I have changed the bag once in the past three years. That was only because the bag was not staying on the...
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    At least with hide glue, you get a reasonable...

    At least with hide glue, you get a reasonable open time and foul ups with tricky glue ups are reversible.
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    Having served, the sad part is that it is funny...

    Having served, the sad part is that it is funny because it more than likely actually happened!
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    We love you too man! :devilred::devilred:

    We love you too man! :devilred::devilred:
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    It's not a tool one uses a lot. McJing have a...

    It's not a tool one uses a lot.

    McJing have a Luban which is similar to the Record 2506 (I have one of those) for $118.

    I have a set of Stanley 98/99 planes as well. Mine are in similar...
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    Mate! As in most other things, you're on another...

    Mate! As in most other things, you're on another level to my workshop furniture!

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    This is one of those Czech workbenches that Carbatec used to sell. Nothing special but it does...
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    This might be a better link: Drillpro 12.5cm...

    This might be a better link: Drillpro 12.5cm creative flexible circle drawing tool rotary adjustable round measuring painting math woodworking tool Sale - Banggood.com

    I have one too. For $35...
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    ymmv ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    ymmv ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  25. Howdy neighbour, I'm in Birkdale. There are a few...

    Howdy neighbour, I'm in Birkdale. There are a few of us in the locality.
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    No.

    No.
  27. That'd be Canadia, mate ...

    <AussieCountryDrawl>That'd be Canadia, mate</>

    I don't have a landline any more. I never gave out the number and it was an unlisted; and still got the calls. In fact those were the only calls.
    ...
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    "Just buy a Festool" was in quotes for a reason....

    "Just buy a Festool" was in quotes for a reason. It's paraphrasing the vibe (geddit? Boom, Tish... I'm here all week. Try the veal.). It most certainly was not directed at you. Moreover, I joined...
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    In the same general milieu... Three guys --...

    In the same general milieu...

    Three guys -- Butcher, Baker and a Lawyer -- out fishing in a boat and it comes time to go home and the motor won't start. No mobile reception and nobody else around....
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    Which Festool sander are you comparing a cordless...

    Which Festool sander are you comparing a cordless tool to?

    I have a BO6050J and that is a beast. In the coarse mode it is very rapid at removing material. The finish in fine mode is, well, fine.
    ...
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    :wts:

    :wts:
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    Indeed. There will be changes. In my case because...

    Indeed. There will be changes. In my case because I may decide to enhance the aesthetics down the track. This started out pretty rough with the first objective to stop things rattling and moving...
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    The emphasis is mine. You missed it. Don't worry...

    The emphasis is mine. You missed it. Don't worry about it.
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    Vernier marking gauge from Banggood: 0-200mm...

    Vernier marking gauge from Banggood: 0-200mm measure scale ruler 0.05mm accurate parallel line digital vernier caliper w/case woodworking Sale - Banggood.com

    Just noticed it is on special for less...
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    The only COVID infections in this country right...

    The only COVID infections in this country right now are those brought in from returning expatriates. There was also a small outbreak from one of the quarantining travellers via a security guard at...
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    That is, of course, entirely a decision for...

    That is, of course, entirely a decision for yourself that should be taken with the advice of your primary health carer.

    No idea what that has to do with this discussion, but; good to know.
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    Chris, DW was specifically referring to the...

    Chris, DW was specifically referring to the Pfizer vaccine. Whole different thing and not to be compared.
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    The problem with boxes in drawers -- or those...

    The problem with boxes in drawers -- or those bins that hang on the wall -- is that is where they stay.

    Sometimes I want to take the hardware to the job. This is particularly true of wood screws,...
  39. QUEENSLAND Multitool sanding disk and linisher attachment.

    This is an attachment for a bench grinder. Unless you have an unusual 6" bench grinder, you are more likely to get this to fit an 8" grinder. My bench grinder went cactus a long time ago and this is...
  40. I've been pottering away on the rest of my...

    I've been pottering away on the rest of my acquisitions. Here's another one I did:

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    You can see in the middle photo above some products I bought from Timbecon.
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    Tool drawer organisation

    So a while back there was a thread going on drawer organisation and the use of Kaizen Foam. I'm not a fan of the stuff myself but plenty of people of disagree with me, and that's okay. I made the...
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    They are standing vertically together on shelves....

    They are standing vertically together on shelves. I've actually run out of shelf space so I am doing some more reorganisation.

    I write on one end of the box the broad category (eg. 6mm) with a...
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    You can buy new cardboard boxes in flat form from...

    You can buy new cardboard boxes in flat form from Banggood and Aliexpress in bulk.

    But, I've been buying these and have a dozen now:...
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    I suggest describing the problem you are trying...

    I suggest describing the problem you are trying to solve. This question does not have enough context to give a useful answer.

    I've used epoxy for almost everything at some point or another, but it...
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    I mostly use Titebond 3. If I have a tricky...

    I mostly use Titebond 3. If I have a tricky glue-up I use their liquid hide glue.

    I also use actual hot hide glue. There are some things that this is still the best for the job. For example, rub...
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    Have you tried a scraper to get the worst off? ...

    Have you tried a scraper to get the worst off?

    Bahco have carbide paint scrapers that are far superior to ye olden flat blade scrapers. Total Tools and all of the other usual suspects (with the...
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    I think you got lucky. I have applied veneer to...

    I think you got lucky. I have applied veneer to plywood panels with PVA in the past. Though this was not the generic PVA. Not Titebond either. It was a "cross linking PVA" I bought from the The...
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    I reckon you're really going to hate this link...

    I reckon you're really going to hate this link then: Sterling Tool Works – Fine Tools That Inspire!
  49. Clear Hoop Pine would be my pick. It 's a native...

    Clear Hoop Pine would be my pick. It 's a native and grown in plantations.

    It's a really nice timber to work with. I've used it as a secondary timber in furniture projects. Drawer sides and so on.
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    If you are after a finish with a smooth glossy...

    If you are after a finish with a smooth glossy finish, you are going to need to grain fill. Mahogany is fairly open grained, as you can see.
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