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    Surely an hour and a half at a time of squatting...

    Surely an hour and a half at a time of squatting down pushing mortar into bricks would be enough for any sane person. Time to reward yourself with a little break. :D
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    VICTORIA Just for correctness 1.85Kw is about 2-1/2HP not...

    Just for correctness 1.85Kw is about 2-1/2HP not 1-1/2. That's a big difference in a DC.
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    You obviously haven't been using the right plane....

    You obviously haven't been using the right plane. :D I love the style of these cabinets Fuzzie, they're looking great. :2tsup:
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    Hi John, Sorry for the delay in replying, been...

    Hi John,

    Sorry for the delay in replying, been busy. :D I've attached a few photos that will hopefully be of some help. The material that I've been using for the ring holders is a stiff foam that...
  5. VICTORIA I don't know whether you're still working on your...

    I don't know whether you're still working on your listing mumbo, but if not here are a few of the rules for posting in the Marketplace.

    3. Pictures. If possible, attach an image of the item for...
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    That link just took me to the Gumtree home page.

    That link just took me to the Gumtree home page.
  7. Thread: AJ's Projects

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    Nice work. :2tsup: Do I detect a similarly...

    Nice work. :2tsup: Do I detect a similarly inspired cupboard in one of the photos? Only problem you've got now is that if the wife works out she's only getting MDF and you're getting 'real' timber...
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    Thanks Alex. Yes it is a bit of a relief to have...

    Thanks Alex. Yes it is a bit of a relief to have it finished, if it hadn't have worked out I would have had to keep schtum. :wink: The stain is Feast Watson Proof Tint black. Next time I use one of...
  9. I Love My Drum Sander

    I wasn't downplaying the value of a drum sander, I have one and use it. Simply pointing out that they are a machine that is ripe for abuse. As to why any owner would have their machine set up to...
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    Jewellry Box for my Sister

    This box is made from a small log of Banksia, which was harvested from a tree at my sisters previous home. The dimensions were constrained by the useful timber I could salvage, there was a very...
  11. I think you might be over estimating the value of...

    I think you might be over estimating the value of the drum end support. These machines are sanders, NOT thicknessers. If you over work them you will pay the price in burned out motors and a buggered...
  12. Thread: Medal Box

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    Deleted duplicate post. Stupid forum.

    Deleted duplicate post. Stupid forum.
  13. Thread: Medal Box

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    Nice box. :2tsup: So once you glue it up you've...

    Nice box. :2tsup: So once you glue it up you've only got the sanding and finishing to go :C, you're actually only halfway there. :D Not hard to tell which bits of making a box I enjoy. :wink:
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    QUEENSLAND Get it right guys. At the top of this thread,...

    Get it right guys. At the top of this thread, "All correspondence between Buyers and Sellers is to be done in the thread, NOT by PM.
    PMs' and Emails are ONLY to be used for exchanging personal...
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    QUEENSLAND I'm not surprised. :D Good buying Joel. :2tsup:

    I'm not surprised. :D Good buying Joel. :2tsup:
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    I own an older model 12" contractor saw, a...

    I own an older model 12" contractor saw, a forerunner to the SB12. If you can stretch the budget to something like this -...
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    Thanks for that Dennis. I don't know why you...

    Thanks for that Dennis. I don't know why you would buy the Ehoma clamps from Axminister in the UK at EUR70 when you can buy them (branded Juuma) from Dieter Schmid Fine Tools in Germany for EUR50....
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. PM on the way TT. I don't want anything for it....

    PM on the way TT. I don't want anything for it. Postage will be $8.95.

    Cheers,
    David
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Hi TT, The mitre guide I have is to fit the...

    Hi TT, The mitre guide I have is to fit the standard 3/4" x 3/8" (19mm x 9.5mm) mitre slot so won't fit your saw. I don't think you're going to find it easy to find the appropriate size bar, you...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. I've got one you can have a TT, but all your...

    I've got one you can have a TT, but all your attachments are invalid so I don't know what your specifications are. I can't imagine that you require anything special but best to be sure.

    Cheers,...
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    What do you mean by 'gear'?

    What do you mean by 'gear'?
  22. Sounds fine to me, BUT is there anywhere to...

    Sounds fine to me, BUT is there anywhere to attach it? The lack of a suitable attachment point seems to be the problem more often than not.
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    Hi Grahame, I notice that on the ProRouter Fence...

    Hi Grahame, I notice that on the ProRouter Fence page the mounting track spacing is reported as 732mm (17"), 17" is 432mm. Just thought you might want to fix this.

    Cheers, David
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    Not for me it isn't. :no: I'm very sure that I'd...

    Not for me it isn't. :no: I'm very sure that I'd seen it attached to your previous post though. Curiouser and curiouser.
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    Hi Dennis, I see that you have some of the Ehoma...

    Hi Dennis, I see that you have some of the Ehoma parallel jaw clamps (yours might be branded Juuma?). I'd be interested in how you think these compare to Bessey clamps. Although we are able to buy...
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    We feel your pain. :C I find that too large a...

    We feel your pain. :C I find that too large a portion of my woodworking time is spent on recovery from errors or just plain bad luck. Of course it's a front leg, where else would it be located? :~
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    I'm expecting these to look very classy. Really...

    I'm expecting these to look very classy. Really looking forward to seeing the finished product Fuzzie.
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    11/64" (just under 4.4mm) and 3/16" (just under...

    11/64" (just under 4.4mm) and 3/16" (just under 4.8mm) are both between 4 and 5mm. 3/16" is probably more likely. If you don't have an imperial set of Allen keys it's time you bought one.
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    That's fine if you want to purchase something...

    That's fine if you want to purchase something where the vendor will accept Paypal payment, but if they don't, or you need cash, you then have to have a way of getting the funds out of your Paypal...
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    Other than posting a few pictures you didn't...

    Other than posting a few pictures you didn't respond to a single enquiry on here. Why would any of us want to waste our time?
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    You're assuming that the Ugandan banking system...

    You're assuming that the Ugandan banking system is reliable, such an assumption can be a fatal error when dealing with third world countries. If the recipient has a local bank account the process may...
  32. Most front vises I see have the timber faces...

    Most front vises I see have the timber faces extending at least 50mm either side of the metal jaws. It effectively gives you a much larger and longer clamping area, which can be very handy if working...
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    What currency would you suggest he sends?

    What currency would you suggest he sends?
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    I wouldn't have any qualms about Western Union in...

    I wouldn't have any qualms about Western Union in these circumstances, and it's fast. Not sure if Paypal would be an option.
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    You should have searched through the pile to see...

    You should have searched through the pile to see if you could find any more. :D
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    H'mm, talk about variations on a theme. Sounds...

    H'mm, talk about variations on a theme. Sounds like he's stuck in a rut Lance. :D
  37. Thread: Parallel Clamps

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    QUEENSLAND I'm surprised there's been no interest in these....

    I'm surprised there's been no interest in these. They're Parallel Action Clamps and at less than $40 each they represent very good value. It looks like Gary has hardly used them. From memory these...
  38. Surprised you didn't fit some decent sized faces...

    Surprised you didn't fit some decent sized faces to your front vise it makes them so much more useful. Any reason?
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    Right, time to play your get out of gaol free...

    Right, time to play your get out of gaol free card! :D :2tsup:
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    I haven't seen these innards done as a cabinet...

    I haven't seen these innards done as a cabinet saw before. I guess it's a cabinet saw not a hybrid? I would think it's probably a 90's build. In answer to your questions:
    1. Yes there is a steel rod...
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    Other than the blade brake technology I don't...

    Other than the blade brake technology I don't believe you get anything more in a SawStop than is available in a high end Carbatec, Harvey or Laguna cabinet saw. There are probably a few other brands...
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    A Men's Shed is a totally different proposition...

    A Men's Shed is a totally different proposition to a home workshop. Men's Sheds have lots of members of greatly varying abilities. Let's face it some people should never be allowed anywhere near a...
  43. If you can get the speed that you feed the router...

    If you can get the speed that you feed the router bit to the work right burning shouldn't be a problem. Do a few practices before you start on the job. Remember, if the bit is getting hot enough to...
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    Is the 4mm rebate the 4mm channel? I can...

    Is the 4mm rebate the 4mm channel? I can understand why you'd add glue to a single point midway where the end grain of the base sits in the channel, but not along the entire length of all 4 sides. Am...
  45. Thread: Spit

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    Whoo! That one's a bit risque KB.

    Whoo! That one's a bit risque KB.
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    If that's a stud that you can see in the pic's it...

    If that's a stud that you can see in the pic's it actually looks pretty good, certainly not what I'd expect to see if it is a water damaged stud. Although happy to acknowledge that Ray may well be...
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    That looks like the start of full bathroom...

    That looks like the start of full bathroom renovation to me, but you never know you might get away with a patch up for a few years yet. The concern would be what damage is being done that you can't...
  48. Thread: Lucky Man

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    Good to see that they fell in to safe hands....

    Good to see that they fell in to safe hands. :2tsup:
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    I guess it could mean a lot of things. Military...

    I guess it could mean a lot of things. Military Police immediately comes to mind, but I wouldn't want to offend you by reporting some of the other things that popped into my head. :D Regardless it...
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    Believe me you can still make a hell of a mess...

    Believe me you can still make a hell of a mess with a dovetail jig! :D Now, CNC takes cheating to a whole other level. :rolleyes:
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