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    TADGE Imperial equivalent to a Smidge; similar to...

    TADGE Imperial equivalent to a Smidge; similar to how a Litre and a US Quart are equivalent
    BEE's WINKY An ultra-precise engineering measurement between a Dog's Hair and Duck Fluff
  2. Sounds like you need to learn how to joint using...

    Sounds like you need to learn how to joint using a handplane. The 18" Stanley you have is likely a number 6 foreplane; a bit short but it will do. Forget about the sander.

    In a nutshell these are...
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    Thanks CK, The blade is the same as used in...

    Thanks CK,

    The blade is the same as used in the Stanley 66 and 69 hand beading tools; they can be made quite simply from scraps of saw plate but the one shown is a modern laser-cut reproduction. ...
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    All over Red Rover

    Wow, I canít believe itís been over eight weeks since my last post. In a nutshell for four of them I was away at work, two of them I spent on my hand and knees replacing flooring and most of the...
  5. Thread: What is it

    by Chief Tiff
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    :whs:

    :whs:
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    For what itís worth I agree.

    For what itís worth I agree.
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    Yep; thatís the one I linked to earlier. Didnít...

    Yep; thatís the one I linked to earlier. Didnít know it could handle the blades out of side rebates; thatís useful!
    Derek; will you be posting a review on this guide (and maybe the side clamping one...
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    Most jigs won't hold these blades as they are...

    Most jigs won't hold these blades as they are very short. Veritas made one for the Mk1 honing guide; the 05P3203 "small blade holder" but I'm not sure if it's still in production. They have however...
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    Hmm, I thought the square drawer was pretty...

    Hmm, I thought the square drawer was pretty perfect before! Is it your intention to remove the Veritas square from your inventory or simply relocate it somewhere else? I often see it on the bench in...
  10. You know the rules; no pictures = it didn't...

    You know the rules; no pictures = it didn't happen!
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    That looks good enough to join mine on the...

    That looks good enough to join mine on the podium!

    Well done; a fantastic bit of design work has gone into this pretty unique offering!
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    I hope that journey is plane sailing...

    I hope that journey is plane sailing...
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    Well; don't come complaining to me if both...

    Well; don't come complaining to me if both entries end up under a mushroom cloud :D
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    No no no no no!

    You cannot allow The Body and The Anti-Body to ever meet; it would be catastrophically cataclysmic! What happens when matter and anti-matter meet? Instant obliteration of both!!! :oo::oo::oo:
    Any...
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    I have a Disston 3D vise and it too has jaws that...

    I have a Disston 3D vise and it too has jaws that are gently curved. The reason for this is that the jaws get thinner the further from centre they are so in order to retain full clamping pressure all...
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    I am REALLY liking the woodwork! If you find...

    I am REALLY liking the woodwork!

    If you find the rivnuts donít hold well when you glue them in I have some expanding inserts that definitely will; theyíll be a bigger diameter only by a beeís...
  17. SOLD: The rule is very straightforward; Rev is the...

    The rule is very straightforward; Rev is the buyer at the posted price for the whole shebang. If you want to buy some of the parts you need to negotiate directly with Rev; after he has taken...
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    Itís looking real good! Regarding sharpening...

    Itís looking real good!

    Regarding sharpening the blade; once the hook has worn out and canít be restored I use a Veritas Jointer/Edger first with a smooth file then with a pair of thin 350g and...
  19. QUEENSLAND The bar on all the clones is 12mm dia, same as a...

    The bar on all the clones is 12mm dia, same as a Tormek. The supplied angle gauge is rather ordinary as is the blade holder; but all the clones accessories are interchangeable. I have the older TiGer...
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    Try Jacksons ...

    Try Jacksons over in Tassie; if they donít supply what you want I reckon theyíd know who would. Also maybe Anton Gerner?
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    Looking good; what did you use as a finish? Also;...

    Looking good; what did you use as a finish? Also; how small are these? Any chance of a coin or something to give us an idea of scale?

    I sympathise with your struggle to get the stuffing in tight...
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    Screw them from the inside of the cabinet with...

    Screw them from the inside of the cabinet with screws that are flush or just under the surface, then cover them with little stick on melamine screw covers. These are available pretty much everywhere.
  23. QUEENSLAND I know itís effectively brand new but $250 is a...

    I know itís effectively brand new but $250 is a little steep, considering itís identical to the Scheppach TiGer 2000S available pretty much everywhere for $220+shipping.
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    One down; nine to go! Looks like youíll be...

    One down; nine to go! Looks like youíll be clearing a fair amount of your tool wall?
  25. I currently own 3 of these; one normal, one...

    I currently own 3 of these; one normal, one cambered and one with the narrow jaws, as well as my own sharpening needs I use them for sharpening demos. I also find they can produce a skew and agree...
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    Thatís one lucky brother! Sign and date it...

    Thatís one lucky brother!

    Sign and date it somewhere; maybe the underside of the drawer? If thereís enough room maybe write a little backstory behind it. No need to tell anyone either, it can be...
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    SOLD: Go on then; I'll take the 1/4" and 1/2" ones with...

    Go on then; I'll take the 1/4" and 1/2" ones with postage to 4670. Don't know if you'll find a buyer for the 8mm's; I think they're rarer than 3/8" shanked bits round these parts.

    If you PM me...
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    Very nice, and looking forward to see how you...

    Very nice, and looking forward to see how you tackle fitting out the drawers.

    :2tsup:
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    Gdonya!

    Gdonya!
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    Unless youíre using a plexiglass screw to hold...

    Unless youíre using a plexiglass screw to hold your load the usual arguments regarding higher tensile strength (fine thread) versus resistance to thread stripping (coarse thread) arenít going to...
  31. If the original item was supplied AS2000...

    If the original item was supplied AS2000 compliant with a 10A plug there is no need to add a 15A outlet to your wiring. If it is now sold with a 15A my thoughts would be that the motor has been...
  32. Measure at the top of the blade too; you need to...

    Measure at the top of the blade too; you need to establish if the knife is parallel with the blade vertically as well. If itís out youíll need to bend it until it is. But you should be measuring at...
  33. They have their uses... I have a generic...

    They have their uses...

    I have a generic Made-In-China copy of a Stanley 102. I purchased it from the old (pre warehouse) Bunnings in Darwin around 15 years ago when they were consolidating all...
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    Drilling through the end of the bar was a very...

    Drilling through the end of the bar was a very courageous move!

    I reckon your original set up would have worked with one minor adjustment; starting the hole with a centre bit:
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    Twist...
  35. You need to define what you mean by ďout of...

    You need to define what you mean by ďout of alignmentĒ. If the knife is proud of the blade on either side AT ALL then you have a problem but if you just mean itís a smidge narrower than the blade...
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    I love my old Stanleys! My favourite bench plane...

    I love my old Stanleys! My favourite bench plane is an early type 11 number 5 (early in that it still had the type 10 blade). All my users (bar 1) are either pre-WW2 Stanleys or pre-Ď57 Records. I...
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    VICTORIA You won't find too many takers for milling bits...

    You won't find too many takers for milling bits here; you should consider moving this post to the Metalworking Forums.
  38. I buy all my Veritas gear direct from Lee Valley...

    I buy all my Veritas gear direct from Lee Valley; I resent paying the Carbatax.

    2" assemblies in PMV-11 will be available in early April; 2-3/8" will be available in July. If you're after the...
  39. Invest in some HSS blades

    I can highly recommend having some HSS blades to hand for this sort of thing. You can go the premium route and invest in the Veritas replacement blades for Stanley/Record planes (even better when...
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    Do I hear the words "Group Buy"?

    I'd be interested in a couple of them if you'd like to on-sell? Or add to your purchase and pay a proportionate share of the shipping cost?
  41. Thread: Scrub Plane

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    If you are using a tight mouth

    If you are using a tight mouth <1mm for smoothing then trying to take rough cuts will cause jams so yes you would need to move the frog back. If you have 3-5mm in front of the blade then the mouth is...
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    Carter branded polyurethane tyres are a little...

    Carter branded polyurethane tyres are a little expensive but worth it. No adhesive required, just a bit of brawn to stretch them over the wheels.
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    SOLD: Would you accept a slightly cheeky offer of $100...

    Would you accept a slightly cheeky offer of $100 inc postage to 4670? :roll:
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    Iíll use a CA finish; same as I applied to the...

    Iíll use a CA finish; same as I applied to the handle. A real deep gloss can hide all the tiny little scratches and gaps that you wouldnít notice on a larger item but stick out like canine genitalia...
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    Digit extracted... The Nuke is approaching critical mass...

    Over the last couple of days Iíve managed to find a few hours to start working on the bun. This was from the same bog oak blank that the handle was turned from; I just managed to save enough. First...
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    Does it need a pivot rod? Rather than trying to...

    Does it need a pivot rod? Rather than trying to affix a long thick-ish rod accurately across the span of the plane body and then cutting out the required groovy notch across the lever cap you could...
  47. SOLD: Iíll take it; can I get a price for postage to...

    Iíll take it; can I get a price for postage to 4670 please?
  48. READ ME! PM Dai Sensei (Neil Wright) ; he is located in...

    PM Dai Sensei (Neil Wright) ; he is located in Nerang and has a portable mill. Importantly, he knows how to ďseeĒ the grain inside the timber and how to get the best figure for either planks or...
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    Seriously?

    A few days ago someone put in an advert to sell 3 ďwooden moulding planesĒ. The descriptions were somewhat ordinary as the seller clearly knows little about them and the pictures appear to be photos...
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    Looking pretty spectacular! Your jointing fence...

    Looking pretty spectacular! Your jointing fence makes it resemble an old Stanley 95 but the wider blade and longer body should make it out-perform one.

    Now; has your plane been named yet?...
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