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    I just glue and clamp the mortise and tenon...

    I just glue and clamp the mortise and tenon together, punch a mark then drill and add the peg . I think back in a workshop in the 17th to 18th century they would have done the same . It’s a lot...
  2. Run a board through and groove and cut a 1/8 slot...

    Run a board through and groove and cut a 1/8 slot half way through the right distance from the side . Half the dowel width.

    Flip it over and and clamp it to saw table and bring the blade back up...
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    If I'm understanding the idea of your use of a...

    If I'm understanding the idea of your use of a shim use correctly. The mark on the tenon has to be back towards the shoulder 1/16th .
    Placing a shim moves the tenon out so is going in the wrong...
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    Nice Pin from that Old bolt ! Your going to like...

    Nice Pin from that Old bolt ! Your going to like using that cross cutting set up . Super accurate!

    You have that other screw I pointed out. We may have spoken about it . What do you think its for...
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    Here is the base and motor mount I did years ago...

    Here is the base and motor mount I did years ago . Pretty basic and has worked well ever since. The timber guards over the doors were supposed to be temporary. Ive ended up sticking memorable off...
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    Ha, hand cranked ! That's a rare thing. In...

    Ha, hand cranked ! That's a rare thing.

    In Matty's catalogue pic it looks like the other side of the machine to the blade wheel may be a big fly wheel ?

    What have you got there now , A pulley...
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    Wire brushing the unpainted steel parts has...

    Wire brushing the unpainted steel parts has always had me wondering how I could coat them with something to preserve the look . I started playing with the idea of waxing like I do my cast iron...
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    My opinion on the bent bracket is to make...

    My opinion on the bent bracket is to make something solid enough to bolt it to. Don't try using its original mounting place . Your really lucky that isn't already broken . Same hole as the original...
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    Nice Bandsaw Lance! Do you have the upper...

    Nice Bandsaw Lance!

    Do you have the upper guides and the arm that adjusts that holds them ?

    If you search through the Vintage Machinery Band saw page there are some nice examples with mesh...
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    The best way to make that disappear and not come...

    The best way to make that disappear and not come back is to saw it through, removing the crack and re joint to two pieces .
    Just gluing that up will not hold forever . There wound be to much...
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    Thatís amazing Vann !! The Birth of the PK on...

    Thatís amazing Vann !!

    The Birth of the PK on Wadkin paper work!
    It wonít be long until the PK is 100 years old .
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    Some pine comes up terrible with staining unless...

    Some pine comes up terrible with staining unless it’s lightly pre sealed first so the timber evenly takes up the colour . Otherwise it ends up blotchy . Radiata pine is one to be treated this way .
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    First thing I did once the table was upside down...

    First thing I did once the table was upside down was photograph it all then take all the bits off .
    I worked on the bed rollers first .

    I made a sanding form up as just the go over I gave them...
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    Pictures of the table flip 493509 493510 ...

    Pictures of the table flip

    493509 493510 493511

    I had only access to clean what was on top so far and had looked under with a torch to try and see past the mess as to why nothing worked...
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    I took the cover off . There's a pair of pressure...

    I took the cover off . There's a pair of pressure bars that rest on the timber as it passes in and out before and after the top rollers that are not shown .

    The aluminum pates either side of the...
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    A 24 " Jointer Henry . Huge Jointer! I suppose 24...

    A 24 " Jointer Henry . Huge Jointer! I suppose 24 inches means a long time in between sharpenings ? Or does the far side of the blades not get used as much ?

    I used a 12 inch square head...
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    Robinson VZ/T Thicknesser

    I bought this a few years ago from Sydney off ebay . Had it brought down on a truck with Gilders transport and its been waiting for some work to be started on it . Ive got my dust extraction...
  18. Always nice to see another Sparrow. And just as...

    Always nice to see another Sparrow. And just as rare if not rarer a Goldie! The pic has me wondering if that colour on the Goldie lathe is original ? I just bought a can of Flat Black for My...
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    N.S.W. Nice Planes SG ! Those Skew Jacks are Badger...

    Nice Planes SG !

    Those Skew Jacks are Badger Planes.

    Great things to have . I have the same two.
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    Nice looking machine there Henry . Love the...

    Nice looking machine there Henry . Love the colour !

    This Bursgreen table saw came up down here in Vic last week on Gumtree. Sold pretty quick I think . Single phase machine . Converted maybe ?
    ...
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    Show us a picture of the lock type if you can . ...

    Show us a picture of the lock type if you can .

    Rob
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    Try Here . Graeme Brown Antiques...

    Try Here .

    Graeme Brown Antiques
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    Yes there is . They seem to move reasonably fast...

    Yes there is . They seem to move reasonably fast if priced between 400 and 600. Thatís the ones needing a clean up and go over .
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    Ask Jalor tools in Knoxfield. They know their...

    Ask Jalor tools in Knoxfield. They know their stuff .
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    Really ! That's huge . Did they tell you what...

    Really ! That's huge .
    Did they tell you what speed that was at ?


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    Ill be weighing my blades from now on . Ive done it with spindle moulder blades. Never even thought of it for the...
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    This is My Guard . Original right through I think...

    This is My Guard . Original right through I think . They are called a Bridge Guard aren't they ? The one thing I'm not sure of is the tightening buckle looking thing, rather than a wing nut . I do...
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    I think I have a good solution to knowing when...

    I think I have a good solution to knowing when the bin is full .
    I have this old closed circuit monitor and camera I used to use in the shop . With it fitted into a box that locates over the window...
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    Thanks . Let us know if it does work . I cant...

    Thanks . Let us know if it does work . I cant imagine how saw dust would be able to lift a switch though .
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    Yep . Maybe Just the simple line of sight thing...

    Yep . Maybe Just the simple line of sight thing is best then .
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    Still playing with machine positions and getting...

    Still playing with machine positions and getting prices comparing New PVC, Metal Spiral Duct and smooth metal clip together Duct .

    Surprisingly spiral metal is cheaper than PVC ! There is a big...
  31. That's it ! Thanks for finding that . Sort of...

    That's it ! Thanks for finding that .

    Sort of thinking of adding side windows to my bin maybe .
    I just made my bin today . Ill add pictures on my Thread.

    Rob
  32. This sort of thing is what I think I'd be making...

    This sort of thing is what I think I'd be making for it . With the correct shaped sole .

    Pair of Tailed Coach Makers Planes | eBay

    Their a bit rare these Coachmaker types .

    I wouldn't be...
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    Yes Vann, to fit the moulding cutters . Wadkin...

    Yes Vann, to fit the moulding cutters . Wadkin calls it special order in the RD Paperwork. Both My ones don't have the feature. Same as S&S second machine .

    BTW S&S . You probably realize It'd...
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    Hi S&S . You have the special order cutter...

    Hi S&S .

    You have the special order cutter block in your first machine . is that right? Nice to have . Not that I'd be running mouldings in such a way.
    If I had no other way I would .

    Why...
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    Bends in Spiralduct

    Bob .

    The Spiralduct product comes standard with what they call a 1 or 1.5 CLR bend .

    1 or 1.5 Center Line Radius .

    For 1.5 CLR I'm pretty sure I understood right when they described that...
  36. Window in the side of dust collection container thread loctaion .

    I saw a thread here somewhere where a small window was installed to a collection container to see when its full .
    Ive done a bit of searching and cant find it .
    A light was possibly put in as...
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    Thanks Heaps Bob :2tsup:. In the past I had...

    Thanks Heaps Bob :2tsup:.

    In the past I had multiple users on machines at times . Now its just mostly Me and its one machine at a time .

    So you answering me, sometimes twice I know , really...
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    Thanks Bob . I think the cheap aspect is...

    Thanks Bob . I think the cheap aspect is affecting my judgement on this . I like to live with an idea and think it right through . The 450 mm set up and huge fan is a lot of system and a long way...
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    I was going to either weld 2 x 200 liter drums...

    I was going to either weld 2 x 200 liter drums together as high as I could go Chris .

    Or go Larger and weld up a square frame , rivet Ply that's well caulked and sealed to it and put 4 wheels on...
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    I have considered that but the price wasn't going...

    I have considered that but the price wasn't going to be any different, and with the time to go get it plus the price, it works out that just buying new was a better deal.

    Also , Its 2.5 hours...
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    This cyclone of mine has a round intake aperture...

    This cyclone of mine has a round intake aperture of 200 mm diameter which is 314cm2. And a rectangular exit 180 x 295 which is 531cm2 .

    Are these things designed with smaller a diameter on the...
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    Yeah thanks Bob your right . That was a surprise....

    Yeah thanks Bob your right . That was a surprise. I just rang and checked with the local Tradelink .

    225 stormwater PVC is 250 OD and 240mm ID ! Thats pretty misleading !
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    Thanks Pete and Bob . looks like going cheaper...

    Thanks Pete and Bob . looks like going cheaper larger steel may not be the way then . Its just going to be a less efficient slower air flow in the main line then.

    I just drew this up as a way of...
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    Ill remember that. Reminds me of when I was...

    Ill remember that.

    Reminds me of when I was fitting pipes to the pump /cleaning set up of a pool . I had read about taking care kids not get exposed to the suction end . I thought "How bad could...
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    Hi Guys . Back with another question . First...

    Hi Guys . Back with another question .

    First . Ive finally got things organized and moved tonnes of stuff around to get excess machinery out of the way to an outside hay shed storage area....
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    This is the Riving Knife for the BRA. Its used...

    This is the Riving Knife for the BRA. Its used with some sort of hold down fixture held at its front when ripping which I do not have .
    Its front for ripping is its back end when cross cutting
    ...
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    Is the cabinet hanging off a wall ? Or sitting on...

    Is the cabinet hanging off a wall ? Or sitting on the floor ?

    If itís on the floor the sag will start the day itís made . And get worse the more you fill the drawers and Center section up .
    ...
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    Just something to consider. Have you checked...

    Just something to consider.

    Have you checked the bearings that are already in the machine to see if they are still good ?

    Its a great project to get a machine and bring it back to life . And...
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    I had the same problem to solve years ago so I...

    I had the same problem to solve years ago so I laminated 10 or 12mm Jarrah to the 4 sides of each post with some oxide coloured two pack glue . The treated pine posts had been up a few years before I...
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    They do have some power Zac . Their great saws ....

    They do have some power Zac . Their great saws .

    Have you got a spanner to fit the Big Bronze Nut for the blade change ? I didn't . I ended up making one for it .
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