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  1. Hi Evan, If I remember correctly, the low...

    Hi Evan,

    If I remember correctly, the low angle smoother came out first - it was one of the very early BU models, and in fact the first decent quality plane I ever owned. Later they brought out...
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    I'm guessing the bamboo benchtop would also be...

    I'm guessing the bamboo benchtop would also be very stable, since it doesn't really have grain as such?
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    Couldn't agree more. However, it doesn't help...

    Couldn't agree more. However, it doesn't help that most people turning right just stop bang slap in the middle of their lane, indicator on, with no attempt to position themselves as far to the right...
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    Awesome work - very nice designs. Love the...

    Awesome work - very nice designs. Love the dogwoods, but that Crane Box really caught my eye too. :2tsup:
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    "Allan scampers into the net, and delivers a...

    "Allan scampers into the net, and delivers a crisp volley return."

    Well played, sir. :D
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    "Inside every old person, there's a young person...

    "Inside every old person, there's a young person wondering what happened."
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    What they said. Two separate sleds are infinitely...

    What they said. Two separate sleds are infinitely preferable to one half-arsed "universal" sled. As soon as you've used that sled design for both 90 and 45 degree cuts, it's essentially trashed.
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Oh no, slippery slope ahead :D Can't help you...

    Oh no, slippery slope ahead :D

    Can't help you with this one, but maybe there is someone out there who has one (but found it too difficult to drive) ??

    Good luck on your quest, Sir Evan :2tsup:
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    VICTORIA Absolute bargain for someone in VIC (who has a...

    Absolute bargain for someone in VIC (who has a large shed)....looks very well cared for. :2tsup:
  10. Thread: Colonoscopy

    by Mr Brush
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    Had my first "top 'n' tail" this year, and all...

    Had my first "top 'n' tail" this year, and all clear. Procedure is nothing to worry about, because you're not "there" when it happens, but happily off in the land of nod. The preparation, though, is...
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    GORE WARNING True - but I've lost count of the places I've...

    True - but I've lost count of the places I've worked where interlocks were nobbled, etc. in the interests of productivity or usability. "It's all fun and games until someone loses a .....hand", as...
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    GORE WARNING Weird - I've seen more professional cabinetmakers...

    Weird - I've seen more professional cabinetmakers with injuries from a bandsaw than from a tablesaw. Maybe just something about their benign nature (all force directed down into the table) that makes...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Hi Evan - your parcel is on the launchpad and...

    Hi Evan - your parcel is on the launchpad and will hit the post tomorrow morning.
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Lol....I think it's the only tool for which I...

    Lol....I think it's the only tool for which I still have the original box, in which it lives between outings, and the Limited Edition certificate that came with it. Like you, I think mine was a WWW...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Oh, those old things. I have one of...

    Oh, those old things. I have one of those.....common as muck..... :rolleyes::D

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    WANTED:A.C.T. True - but I got the "user" version.....:D. The...

    True - but I got the "user" version.....:D. The one you linked is the "bling" version.......lol
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Also have a Veritas block plane that I never use...

    Also have a Veritas block plane that I never use (too big - got the LN ones instead).

    Trouble is it's the fanciest one they make, wind-tunnel tested to have lowest possible drag coefficient...
    ...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. I have a couple of Veritas dovetail saws, almost...

    I have a couple of Veritas dovetail saws, almost unused, surplus to requirements. Can't remember which ones they are, but will dig them out over the weekend if you're interested.

    I went over to...
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    Holy crap - are you sure you didn't plant a magic...

    Holy crap - are you sure you didn't plant a magic bean??

    That's a monster :2tsup:
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    I've been fascinated by peacock spiders ever...

    I've been fascinated by peacock spiders ever since seeing this:-

    YouTube

    Awesome little creatures
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    Love the egg !! Are peacock spiders found...

    Love the egg !!

    Are peacock spiders found across all states, or just WA?? I know they are tiny - how on earth do you find them???
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    Another vote for Selleys contact adhesive. I used...

    Another vote for Selleys contact adhesive. I used it to stick roo tail leather onto a timber substrate when I made up a set of strops.

    Lovely bench by the OP - very nicely done.
  23. There are several points on the IOM TT course...

    There are several points on the IOM TT course designed to remind riders that neither the brakes nor the steering work when both wheels are off the ground. :oo:

    I remember watching this some time...
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    QUEENSLAND The "Tiger Tank" of planes....just about...

    The "Tiger Tank" of planes....just about unstoppable. Very nice. :2tsup:
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    :whs: A CBN wheel on a slow speed grinder is...

    :whs: A CBN wheel on a slow speed grinder is your friend...... :2tsup:
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Ahhh - that's the first version I mentioned...

    Ahhh - that's the first version I mentioned above. A most excellent plane, but the blade doesn't fit other planes in the current BU "family" as far I know.

    The second version looks like this:-
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    WANTED:A.C.T. I presume by Veritas LA smoother you mean the...

    I presume by Veritas LA smoother you mean the bevel up variety? I only ask because there were 2 versions of this plane. The earlier one (with flat sides, suitable for shooting board) had a slightly...
  28. Thread: Common Sense

    by Mr Brush
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    I'm pretty sure that "retrospective abortion"...

    I'm pretty sure that "retrospective abortion" isn't legal in NSW?
  29. Thread: Common Sense

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    "Inside every old person is a young person...

    "Inside every old person is a young person wondering what happened." :D
  30. Thread: Common Sense

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    No, "common sense" has been demoted to oxymoron...

    No, "common sense" has been demoted to oxymoron status....:(
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    As we have come to expect from you, Derek, very...

    As we have come to expect from you, Derek, very nicely put together and exceedingly cunning :2tsup:
  32. Bench vises are for wimps..........he's certainly...

    Bench vises are for wimps..........he's certainly creative :2tsup:
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    It seems to be the mantra for politicians...

    It seems to be the mantra for politicians everywhere.....especially that orange chap you have running your place right now :D
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    6+13 (above) = "If you completely ignore the...

    6+13 (above) = "If you completely ignore the rules people will, half the time, quietly rewrite them so that they don't apply to you" - Terry Pratchett
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    Working on various large civil projects around...

    Working on various large civil projects around Sydney, we have to complete a "Take 5" checklist before commencing a specific task. This is formalised as a little pocket-sized notebook, in which the...
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    Eggs..quisite :2tsup:

    Eggs..quisite :2tsup:
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    Remember that with the addition of a simple...

    Remember that with the addition of a simple holder to keep the backside of the plate off the workbench/mat, you can use these plates double-sided with different grit pastes. I only have one of the...
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    Thinking on the small scale......I can see one of...

    Thinking on the small scale......I can see one of these somewhere in your future :2tsup:

    Jointmaker Pro v2

    Check out the videos.
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    I've always done this with a good quality...

    I've always done this with a good quality Forstner bit , e.g. Colt

    Useful trick if you're buying shop-made dowel material (e.g. Bunnies) - drill a hole using your bit of choice in a piece of scrap...
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    Couldn't one use that thin plastic coated braided...

    Couldn't one use that thin plastic coated braided S/S wire (usually used for hanging pictures) as the cable? It is very flexible and hard wearing, and readily available in gauges down to under 1mm...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. OK - so if the OP has a router spring from Bucky,...

    OK - so if the OP has a router spring from Bucky, Alan can have my complete router (sans motor) for any/all of the bits he needs.

    Alan - I'll try to get it packed up today or tomorrow, then will...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Hi Alan, It might be easier for me to remove...

    Hi Alan,

    It might be easier for me to remove the heavy bit (motor), and just send you the entire upper router body with all parts still attached. I assume the lower (metal) baseplate of your...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Just make sure that you have the little internal...

    Just make sure that you have the little internal metal tab that holds the worm gear in place - if yours is damaged, it should still have all the other parts required. My MOF-001 had the rise/fall...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. "I'm just going out to the shed and I may be some...

    "I'm just going out to the shed and I may be some time..." - Captain Oates, Scott Antarctic Expedition, 1912

    Christ - tricky getting anything done out there when your hands stick to any bare...
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    brainstrust - always better if your accidents...

    brainstrust - always better if your accidents stay on your own property. It's embarrassing having to knock on your neighbours front door (like a naughty kid), and ask "Can I have my blank back...
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    Spectacular timber, and you've done a fantastic...

    Spectacular timber, and you've done a fantastic job with it :2tsup:

    Whats the finish on the top?

    Cheers
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    WANTED:A.C.T. Alan - I definitely have that bit, as I had to...

    Alan - I definitely have that bit, as I had to purchase a replacement and fit it. May have a spare set of brushes too.

    I'll pull the thing apart tomorrow and put some photos up, then sort out PMs...
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    WANTED:A.C.T. I have a complete dead MOF-001 free to give away...

    I have a complete dead MOF-001 free to give away for parts - it was table mounted, but I'm sure I kept the spring when I took it out. Will check the shed tomorrow.

    If anyone wants any other bits...
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    Good one - thanks for posting.:2tsup: My BS...

    Good one - thanks for posting.:2tsup:

    My BS does adjust for drift using tracking, but this is still a useful way to zero in on the correct position. Take magnets/ruler off, run saw for a minute so...
  50. Ditto - I considered converting my JET JPT310 to...

    Ditto - I considered converting my JET JPT310 to a helical cutterhead. Mine is the old straight blade type, because the HH version didn't exist back then. Would have been well over $1000 (and that...
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