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    I have not tried this but found this in the past....

    I have not tried this but found this in the past. I plan on trying it when I actually get a 150mm ROS.

    Smirdex 750 Net Disc 150mm

    its pretty affordable. There are a few autobody/panel beater...
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    I think I want to make up to 1/2" dowels - the...

    I think I want to make up to 1/2" dowels - the large end of the taper would need to be a good 3/4"?

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    Pencil sharpener sounds like a good idea. I dont...

    Pencil sharpener sounds like a good idea. I dont own a tapered reamer though - what are my options there?
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    VICTORIA I would like to buy it but what sort of time...

    I would like to buy it but what sort of time frame are you looking to sell it?

    also, what is the cutting capacity of the slider?

    And is the rip fence ruler only in inches?
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    wow thats it! thanks!! How did you figure it...

    wow thats it! thanks!!

    How did you figure it out? I googled for a while and the only things which were coming up was videos of making your own domino-like morticing machine
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    Hehe - I remember him posting this and...

    Hehe - I remember him posting this and complaining about festool/inaccuracy of the domino

    It was this - it was something much simpler. It was a plywood thing which went around the domino from...
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    domino vice jig

    I once came across a video or web page which showed a jig where which holds a domino up side down in a vice. From memory you set up stop blocks on your machine and bring the work piece to the tool...
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    I couldnt remember what the veritas one was the...

    I couldnt remember what the veritas one was the reason why i originally had my mind set on that was purely because of the brand - I figured I didnt need to think too hard or do research and know that...
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    Thanks everyone for the responses - ended up with...

    Thanks everyone for the responses - ended up with this:
    K10 Solid Cemented Carbide Tungsten Steel Round Bar Rods L: 10/20cm D: 2-10mm AU | eBay

    5mm round 100mm long. Ill make my own handle for...
  10. Britton timbers will have it and can machine it...

    Britton timbers will have it and can machine it to the size you want

    Global Hardwoods has a lot of imported varieties

    Both in dandenong
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    What length do you suggest? I tried looking for...

    What length do you suggest? I tried looking for carbide but could only find 100mm not sure if long enough.

    I saw that carbatec used to sell a veritas one but I couldnt find it anymore

    edit:...
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    Card scraper burnisher

    Will this HSS rod be suitable to burnish a card scraper?

    0.5mm-12.5mm 100 150 250mm HSS Steel Round Rod Bar Axis Metal Shaft Metalworking | eBay

    9.5mm round and 150mm long
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    Is this what you got? Mirka DEROS 5650XCV...

    Is this what you got?
    Mirka DEROS 5650XCV Orbital Sander 110V | TCO UK

    They dont seem to have a 240v version?
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    I cant believe its been a year since I started...

    I cant believe its been a year since I started this thread - I still havent bought a sander haha

    Has anyone tried smirdex sandpaper?
    Smirdex 750 Net Disc 150mm

    and

    Smirdex 740 Velcro 15H...
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    I saw the bunnings one just couldnt find it on...

    I saw the bunnings one just couldnt find it on the website to link. My concern was that it was small = smaller surface area and was worried about airflow or load on the motor but if its all good I...
  16. ebay/amazon/aliexpress tungsten forstner bits

    Has anyone tried cheap tungsten forstner bits?

    15mm-60mm Woodworking Forstner Drill Bit Set Boring Hole Saw Cutter Carbide Kits | eBay

    Forstner Drill Bit Tungsten Steel Woodwork Hole Saw...
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    pre filter for vacuum

    Anyone use something like this?
    YouTube

    Already have a cyclone but life would be easier if I also didnt have a bag in the vac.

    I thought another option is to cut a bag open and tie it around...
  18. Wow you are a pro!

    Wow you are a pro!
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    Dowel maker or plate

    Does anyone here make their own dowels? What setup do you have?

    Veritas has a dowel maker which looks pretty good but very expensive

    Lie Nielsen has a dowel plate but limited sizes

    And this...
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    I'm not actually needing to do this just asking...

    I'm not actually needing to do this just asking out of curiosity and best to ask those with experience rather than to assume.

    I didn't think of a rasp. I thought about a hand plane but didn't know...
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    Chamfer a rounder corner

    I saw this on instagram. What is the best way to get the corner looking like this on rounded corne if working on solid timber and dealing with endgrain? Just round corner and then use a really sharp...
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    Thanks for the clarification. Question on cbn,...

    Thanks for the clarification. Question on cbn, can I use it for kitchen knives which are stainless?

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    Im wondering if cosman is correct in this...

    Im wondering if cosman is correct in this situation - bobl has diamond wheel and is CBN often referred to as diamond?
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    I know this doesnt add to the discussion but I...

    I know this doesnt add to the discussion but I watched the bit where he is talking about the wheels and you can see printed on his wheel CBN. He might just be calling it diamond because it looks like...
  25. Thread: Hydro timber

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    The hydrowood from tasmania I've seen looks good....

    The hydrowood from tasmania I've seen looks good. Its generally old growth as far as I know and a bit darker/harder. Its also crown cut compared to most tassie oak I see which is quarter sawn. They...
  26. I would like to know too. And also if anyone...

    I would like to know too. And also if anyone knows, how much disturbance it will be if the joins arnt great - ie overlap with silicon and rivets
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    Thicknesser gearbox leaking

    I have the timbecon 20" thicknesser. Its the same as the carbatec and powermatic and other chinese brands. The gearbox has started leaking.

    Heres how it looks with the cover off

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    Its...
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    Paypal will refund the return shipping fee...

    Paypal will refund the return shipping fee Refunded Return Shipping Costs (8 Per Year, $45 Max Each, Activation Required) @ PayPal - OzBargain
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    Hand planes - #4 and #5

    Curious when do you guys choose to pick up a 5 and when do you choose to pick up a 4? (in terms of bevel down bench planes).

    How many are using 4 1/2 and 5 1/2 instead?

    Is the general set up,...
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    How can I tell if the wheel is running true? If...

    How can I tell if the wheel is running true? If its not, how would I correct that?
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    I couldnt get onto vicmarc today but asked...

    I couldnt get onto vicmarc today but asked timberbits and they said the fat washer is for their own grinder which has a long arbor and its ok to use the waster that came with the grinder :D
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    Thanks so it appears that the arbor is quite...

    Thanks so it appears that the arbor is quite short and I can have the bush on but not the thick washer. Do you think it's OK to use the stock washer?...
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    Is your block plane also 50degs secondary? Can...

    Is your block plane also 50degs secondary? Can you explain why you prefer 50degs?

    Anyone have thoughts using a 90deg blade in a LAJ for scraping?
    No. 62 Low Angle Jack Plane Blade, 90o Bevel...
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    choosing bevel angle

    After lots of thinking about a sharpening set up which suits me I have finally settled on something which I think will work for me.

    Now I would just like to read some discussion on how you guys...
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    Vic Marc cbn wheel bush

    Stupid question but does it matter which way the bushes go onto the cbn wheel?

    One is the actual bush and the other is a fat nut - does it matter which goes towards the grinder?...
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    Can you explain the set up further? Sent from...

    Can you explain the set up further?

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    Looks like a great set up. Who is Tom Bussey and...

    Looks like a great set up. Who is Tom Bussey and if one wishes to purchase the screws how would we get in contact with him?
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    Hoses are correct. Its possible there is air...

    Hoses are correct.

    Its possible there is air leak. The ply I used was from an old crate but I went around filling holes. Maybe I did a crap job.

    What I initially thought was that the dust was...
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    Shop vac cyclone really inefficient

    My cyclone used to run pretty good. I had it attached to a 15 or 20L pale/plastic bucket but they kept on collapsing under vac pressure so I decided to build a ply box. Most of the dust used to end...
  40. interesting - just googled some images:...

    interesting - just googled some images:
    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/67/41/c0/6741c07846dc351a69898fe7283d93d9.jpg

    is the joint weaker when the pins are that skinny?
  41. Dovetails - transferring tails to pinboard

    Watched a bunch of videos and it seems like there are 2 techniques to transfer your tails to the pin board.

    This technique seems like the most common
    YouTube

    where you remove the waste from...
  42. Thread: Sliding bevel

    by qwertyu
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    Found an old broken one which I fixed (just...

    Found an old broken one which I fixed (just needed the locking nut replaced). I dont have it in front of me but the brand is "Johnson" (I think) says something like "patent USA" on it. It looks like...
  43. Thread: Sliding bevel

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    Sliding bevel

    I am probably over thinking this but I need a sliding bevel and it seems like a simple tool but there is a huge price range in what is out there.

    Is there much of a difference between a cheap one,...
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    Veritas pmv 11 1/4" chisel

    Would like to get Veritas bench chisel but carbatec is out of stock. Anywhere else in Australia I can get it? Can't find anything!

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    Interesting responses and I appreciate all the...

    Interesting responses and I appreciate all the opinions given. I'm going to get the digital version :)
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    Anyone tried the digital marking gauge?

    I would like to get a marking gauge and this one seems cool:
    https://www.timbecon.com.au/measuring-marking/marking-tools-gauges/digital-wheel-marking-gauge


    Or am I better off getting something...
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    haha I remember the first time my father showed...

    haha I remember the first time my father showed me how to dress rough sawn lumber he used large bit of white oak (to me at the time it looked like some trash bit of timber) which had been sitting in...
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    Cast iron plates

    I would like to get some cast iron plates to use with diamond paste.

    I can see veritas makes them but $48 each :O

    where else can I source it?
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    Am I the only person who prefers back sawn white...

    Am I the only person who prefers back sawn white oak vs quarter sawn? :)
  50. I see. I was shocked at how pretty this piece of...

    I see. I was shocked at how pretty this piece of timber was. I see it all the time being sold on Facebook for only $80 for a large slab.

    Do you know if it's food safe?

    Sent from my ONEPLUS...
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