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    I've used them to flatten timber panels too wide...

    I've used them to flatten timber panels too wide for thicknesser or wide belt. Makes quick work of a mill or two unevenness between boards, just takes some practice to get the technique right so you...
  2. Thread: Hard Wax Oils

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    Yep the off the shelf stop loss bags are...

    Yep the off the shelf stop loss bags are ridiculously priced from places like Fiddes and livos for what they are.

    Been using these bags (attached) for years no issues just off ebay or aliexpress...
  3. Thread: Hard Wax Oils

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    If your second coat is smooth enough, you can...

    If your second coat is smooth enough, you can just use a brown paper bag to burnish the surface and take off those very fine nibs, buff with the grain, the brown paper bag will go a little shiny as...
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    Skip to the 4 minute mark. ISHITANI - Making a...

    Skip to the 4 minute mark. ISHITANI - Making a Cupboard with Glass Sliding Doors - YouTube
  5. Techniglue works great but the cure time doesn't...

    Techniglue works great but the cure time doesn't make it too useful for doing panel glue ups i don't think. I'm a poly user.

    Unobond Structural Adhesive | ABL Distribution

    This works great....
  6. Spiral. You're right that for thicknessing boards...

    Spiral. You're right that for thicknessing boards alone it doesn't really matter straight vs spiral but there are a few advantages past that.

    Edge jointing for glue ups, I don't even bother...
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    Yep adjust front to back level.

    Yep adjust front to back level.
  8. Thread: South Aussies

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    Philcox timber trading. It’s not a walk in retail...

    Philcox timber trading. It’s not a walk in retail site. Normally I call or email ahead with what I’m after and organise a time and date that suits them to go through and pick what I need. Very...
  9. Thread: South Aussies

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    For USA + aussie species there are far far far...

    For USA + aussie species there are far far far better options than MRT and Otto's. Maybe for small turning blanks and 'hobby' pieces of random species they are good but if you're doing a larger...
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    no, they’ve opened again.

    no, they’ve opened again.
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    Same sort of pricing as the one in Magill that...

    Same sort of pricing as the one in Magill that starts with O. Inflated to say the least. OK if you just need a small board or two i suppose, plus they have a lot of odds and ends you wont get at too...
  12. Thread: South Aussies

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    What outfit? If you mean the one that starts with...

    What outfit? If you mean the one that starts with an 'O' i'd say avoid at all costs unless you want to throw money down the drain.
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    A master at work

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLfhSrNTJHw&ab_channel=Cruisin%27Around


    A great video showing Funahiro Funatsu at work. There are some excellent videos on this channel worth checking out.
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    Nice one. The benefit of Neils veneer...

    Nice one. The benefit of Neils veneer thicknessing jig is your shop vacuum draws the veneer down directly under the cutterhead while it is passing through so you get a bit of suction keeping the thin...
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    What sort of thicknesser do you have? Neil...

    What sort of thicknesser do you have? Neil erasmus made a jig for his felder combo where he can thickness veneers down to about 1.6mm without too much issue, might be another option to look at. His...
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    Old drill presses are hard to beat unless you...

    Old drill presses are hard to beat unless you want to spend big bucks. I got a 'Kira' brand japanese made floor standing drill press cheap as, think I paid $125, cleaned it up, new bearings. It's...
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    Carbitool or have had good luck with the torquata...

    Carbitool or have had good luck with the torquata bits from timbecon for their price.
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    The swap over process on most of the modern...

    The swap over process on most of the modern combo's from Hammer, SCM, etc are quick and easy. Haven't heard much good coming from the QC side of Hammer lately, worth doing some research. You'll lose...
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    Go for a decent quality one with at least M class...

    Go for a decent quality one with at least M class filtration if you can. Cheaper ones tend to be noisier and if you're in an apartment I doubt your neighbours like noise much.

    I use the 42L...
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    Wood whisperer did a short comparison on food...

    Wood whisperer did a short comparison on food safe finishes recently and landed on 100% pure Tung oil as his preferred.
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    Make any major setting changes when you first put...

    Make any major setting changes when you first put the 1/2" blade on?

    Could replace the wheel tyres but after only two years they shouldn't be a problem.
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    No worries. Chiyozuru Korehide is the probably...

    No worries. Chiyozuru Korehide is the probably the national treasure but all of them are/were very talented indeed.
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    Yep GRadice is right. CHIYOZURUSADAHIDE 千代鶴貞秀 -...

    Yep GRadice is right.
    CHIYOZURUSADAHIDE 千代鶴貞秀 - YouTube

    Some info on the lineage of this name
    千代鶴貞秀 - 職人紹介

    If you haven't set up a kanna of this pedigree before it might be worth seeking...
  24. Can always do a test on the underside. Most...

    Can always do a test on the underside. Most bunnings ply will turn out quite blotchy due to the low grade of it.

    Osmo might be another option. Orbital sand to 150 grit, roll on a coat, allow to...
  25. I've got a bosch laser distance measurer. It's...

    I've got a bosch laser distance measurer. It's excellent. Good for quick site visits to take room / alcove measurements, measuring ceiling heights, it has a built in angle gauge accurate enough to...
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    Drop shipping from USA to Australia

    Anyone have a relatively cheap recommendation on a drop shipping service for stuff you can't get posted directly to Australia from the USA?

    Need some more 6" Blast gates and I like the clearvue...
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    Never set mine off in 5+ years. I don't run "wet"...

    Never set mine off in 5+ years. I don't run "wet" wood through it but anything sub 17% MC hasn't set it off. I've gone through the odd small staple and similar that sometimes come in the end of a...
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    You might be getting mixed up with fuming. That...

    You might be getting mixed up with fuming. That typically leaves a lovely warm brown colour on American oak. That is using ammonia.

    Steel wool+vinegar commonly used to 'ebonise' timbers with high...
  29. I can't guarantee what finish will adhere to that...

    I can't guarantee what finish will adhere to that surface as I don't know what was applied previously by the guy who made this. If you think it's a wax, most other finishes won't adhere well over the...
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    Assuming they are also working on ventilation,...

    Assuming they are also working on ventilation, it's good to see schools taking COVID-19 measures seriously!

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    What unit do you run in your shed, Bob?
  31. That's terrible, sorry you've had a bad...

    That's terrible, sorry you've had a bad experience like that! Purchasing a handmade custom bit of furniture should be exciting and rewarding. Ultimately things do go wrong sometimes but quality...
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    I assume your M18 milwaukee router came with the...

    I assume your M18 milwaukee router came with the larger diameter base? If so, this set should work https://www.timbecon.com.au/milescraft-imperial-router-template-guide-set
    The set states...
  33. Thread: Jet Bandsaw

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    I used to have the 15" version of your saw it has...

    I used to have the 15" version of your saw it has the same braked motor setup. Sold it not long ago, was a great saw I used to resaw a lot of veneer on it, no problem with the right blade.
  34. Thread: Jet Bandsaw

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    I tension the blade, turn it on and turn it off...

    I tension the blade, turn it on and turn it off quickly, adjust the tracking to a point where the blade isn't going to come off of the wheel, turn the saw on and adjust the tracking on the fly with...
  35. Thread: Jet Bandsaw

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    Does the saw run fine? My jet 15" was very hard...

    Does the saw run fine? My jet 15" was very hard to turn the bottom wheel on but ran fine i think they motor had a brake of some sort. Even though it isn't mentioned in the manual.
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    Yep i have sent a track saw in to Festool. Was...

    Yep i have sent a track saw in to Festool. Was about $80 for the repair and has worked flawlessly since. Most festool dealers can send it in for you.
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    Adheseal Unobond polyurethane for panel glue ups...

    Adheseal Unobond polyurethane for panel glue ups is great. Fast dry time, no creap, easy to apply in a caulk tube. I have used it on some coffee table joinery M&T's and haven't had any problems with...
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    The Aigner is great for jointer outfeed imo. ...

    The Aigner is great for jointer outfeed imo.

    These don't have to be inherently flat and stiff so the same degree as a cast iron jointer surface as long as they aren't causing the board to lift,...
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    How much did Felder slog for that 500mm...

    How much did Felder slog for that 500mm extension? When i asked SCM about them for my machine they laughed them off as being a waste of time but i've found them handy. I have the Aigner Folding...
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    Sold my festool TS75 as I was consistently...

    Sold my festool TS75 as I was consistently picking up the cordless Makita over it. The blade makes a big difference, iI like the blades from Key Blades and Fixings plus the postage from the UK with...
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    Phase changer are in Victoria you could try your...

    Phase changer are in Victoria you could try your luck at 'hiring' one to get your job done at least? They might have a floor model that is suitable.
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    Assuming you can find the techincal details of...

    Assuming you can find the techincal details of the brake, it might be able to be permanently bypassed? Just a thought and i'm not a sparky.

    As an alternative, could you get a phase changer and...
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    As well as making sure it is sufficiently...

    As well as making sure it is sufficiently loosened prior to taking the bit out or putting the new bit in, take the collet out completely and ensure there isn't anything stuck behind it that might...
  44. Hopefully not the Lamello for that price

    Hopefully not the Lamello for that price
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    Nice work on the table mate. Getting a black/dark...

    Nice work on the table mate. Getting a black/dark finish done well is tricky as all the light shows up even tiny imperfections. You're right, rolling Osmo I think is the way to go. I can give you a...
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    sandpaperman makes replacement conveyors to size...

    sandpaperman makes replacement conveyors to size I believe.
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    I'd give it a month or two at least as if you can...

    I'd give it a month or two at least as if you can hacking up the stock setup they might cause issues with warranty. If you're getting a machine from Carbatec that warranty is handy to hold on to IMO....
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    I took the easier route and just added a second...

    I took the easier route and just added a second 4" port to the cabinet instead of opening it to 6". The shroud around the blade of my TS is quite efficient with a 4" port so the second port just...
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    Are these even remotely that 'rare'? I think I...

    Are these even remotely that 'rare'? I think I have a few boxes somewhere.
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    No more glue creep on panels is nice, too.

    No more glue creep on panels is nice, too.
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