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  1. WANTED:SA. I've been tinkering with my own version of the...

    I've been tinkering with my own version of the RUWI for a bit. Interrupted by the need to sort out the workshop floor.

    Prototyping with whatever I had lying about - ply with recycled hardwood...
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    It pays to Cancel

    It infuriates me how poorly companies reward loyalty.

    I've had three subscription services renew recently, all of which tried to up the price significantly for another year. All suddenly came up...
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    Would be interesting to compare the original TSO...

    Would be interesting to compare the original TSO with the festool version. If anyone near Newcastle gets one, I have TSO's - let's do an appropriately socially-distanced side-by-side!
  4. Might be worth talking to Peter of Artisans on...

    Might be worth talking to Peter of Artisans on the Hill - he has a similar setup of home/accomodation/Gallery/arts & woodwork school, and a workshop which you can pay to use.
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    As poundy says, a search will answer this...

    As poundy says, a search will answer this extensively discussed Q.

    I'd lend mine to a trusted local, but wouldn't hire it out. It's a precision tool, and I wouldn't risk it in unknown hands
  6. Thread: Transformations

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    I thought for a moment, "that bugger have...

    I thought for a moment, "that bugger have cheated... there is no drawer..."

    Nek minnut... a drawer!
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    Thanks all Itíll have to be the rwbuild method...

    Thanks all

    Itíll have to be the rwbuild method I think. Itís not soil - itís that awful 70,s pebble-dash concrete stuff. Hard as F
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    That's the problem with Sydney tools. Total Tools...

    That's the problem with Sydney tools. Total Tools will do change-of-mind returns
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    Waterproofing advice

    The previous owners bodged a carport into a garage. I'm slowly converting it to a decent shed.

    I'm about to level the last bit of floor with red tongue boards, but there's a bit of water ingress...
  10. I'd grab a couple

    I'd grab a couple
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    N.S.W. Discussion is diverging from the poor OP's for...

    Discussion is diverging from the poor OP's for sale thread!

    These amazing little beasties will currently cost you between $470 and $500 depending on exchange if you get them direct from the states...
  12. and worth noting that Sydney Tools have a poor...

    and worth noting that Sydney Tools have a poor returns policy compared to the Big Green Shed. I like the blokes at my local ST, but they're a last resort for any tool purchases because both Bunnings...
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    I wonder whether it's worth it? Spiral cutters...

    I wonder whether it's worth it? Spiral cutters are nice, but not essential. They're much quieter... but I still have to wear my ear protection because the dusty howls like a banshee. The only other...
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    Looks like a direct copy of TSO's GRS-16PE at...

    Looks like a direct copy of TSO's GRS-16PE at half the price. I hope they gave TSO some money!
  15. Thread: Hammer C3-31

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    Indeed - I had Ron Camilleri, NSW Felder's...

    Indeed - I had Ron Camilleri, NSW Felder's machine fixer man here recently, and he's fitted several of the Shelix heads to Hammer machines. There's absolutely no problem with fitting an OEM spiral...
  16. Thread: Hammer C3-31

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    That's actually the third of these older C3's...

    That's actually the third of these older C3's I've seen recently. I got a quote for a new one to compare - 16-17K +GST depending on spec.

    The other two were quite a bit cheaper, but this one looks...
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    You don't need a separate website. You do need a...

    You don't need a separate website. You do need a paypal business account.

    There's reasonably extensive help online for setting it up - eg Set-Up and Link PayPal | eBay Seller Centre. You'll be...
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    The stuff I used is kind to small furry animals,...

    The stuff I used is kind to small furry animals, so I may have a crack with something more potent +/- a bit of scouring
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    Cleaning blades and the value of coatings

    My 2nd-hand saw came with a bunch of blades, some of which were in a bit of a state - absolutely caked in resin. I thought I'd have a go at cleaning them.

    What was very clear from the start was...
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    Just delete it. Don't click the manage...

    Just delete it.
    Don't click the manage subs/unsubscribe either - at the very least it will confirm that your email address is valid and active so they can target it (and sell it on).
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    Derek, where did you get the UHMW from? Is the...

    Derek, where did you get the UHMW from?
    Is the insert made from the same material, and if so, how is it holding up?
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    ye gods. furniture grade shop. And so many tools!

    ye gods. furniture grade shop. And so many tools!
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    Fixed! 475698 Not without a considerable...

    Fixed!

    475698

    Not without a considerable amount of swearing and head scratching. Had the slide on and off several times before it clicked.

    Turns out it pays to read the small print:

    As...
  24. Dammit! Paid full price for mine a few weeks ago

    Dammit! Paid full price for mine a few weeks ago
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    I suspect there's an issue with mine then - fully...

    I suspect there's an issue with mine then - fully forward, I only have half the blade exposed. I think that the scraper cage is hitting the two small allen bolt stops on top of the bed, and stopping...
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    Andrew's makes much more sense though - you have...

    Andrew's makes much more sense though - you have full access to the blade when changing. Might have been an update I suppose.

    I think I'll the table apart just to be sure everything is moving...
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    Hammer K3 Owners: Slide Travel

    Question for the K3 owners out there: what are the limits of your slider's travel? I've stripped, cleaned and lubed most of the bits of my new saw. The extent of the slider travel can be seen in the...
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    Table Saw magnetic storage

    Nothing original about this - should have thought of it earlier. I have a bunch of rare earth disk magnets waiting to become drawer-keeper-closed-thingamabobs, so decided to use a few to stick the...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. To Borrow: Pallet Jack in Newcastle Area

    Anyone in the Newcastle area have a pallet jack that I could borrow for a day or two? I'd buy one, but it's a dirty great lump to have lying around the place, and hire prices are silly!
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    Bob, whats the etiquette for collecting stainless...

    Bob, whats the etiquette for collecting stainless clothes dryer drums from the side of the road? Do you grab the whole machine, disassemble and then get rid of the unused bits, or do you attack it on...
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    Bunnings will price match and their returns...

    Bunnings will price match and their returns policy is much better than Sydney tools.
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    WANTED:TAS If the pixel doesn't find his, Ideal Tools do...

    If the pixel doesn't find his, Ideal Tools do seneca stuff - could probably get one in for you
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    Rikon: New 2016 rikon 50-122 Belt Sanders in...

    Rikon: New 2016 rikon 50-122 Belt Sanders in AIRPORT WEST, VIC
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    :U I showed the pic to my other half before...

    :U I showed the pic to my other half before reading the rest of the thread. Asked her if she thought you might have a problem when you got to the middle of the log. After a minute or two working out...
  35. vs free Fusion 360....

    vs free Fusion 360...

    I'm not a big fan of subscription models, but the software industry have worked out it's a good way to keep the income coming.

    You'd have to be a pretty regular user to...
  36. What are you going to do with it? If you're using...

    What are you going to do with it? If you're using it on a lot of recycled wood, then the carbatec might be a better option because you're likely to ping blades, no matter how careful you are at...
  37. I had an older H&F not-spiral spiral thicknesser...

    I had an older H&F not-spiral spiral thicknesser in the same style as above, and I have the DeWalt. Chalk and cheese in terms of build and robust-ness. The DeWalt is a solid piece of kit. It seems to...
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    #winning :2tsup:

    #winning :2tsup:
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    If iGaging will do, best prices I've found are...

    If iGaging will do, best prices I've found are from TheWoodKid. I was a bit suspect initially because he's so much cheaper than the likes of Timbecon etc, but I've bought from him a few times and had...
  40. Felder's prices start to make Ruwi's Ä320 kit...

    Felder's prices start to make Ruwi's Ä320 kit look reasonable... Sicherheit an der Formatkreissage on Vimeo
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    N.S.W. sold pending payment

    sold pending payment
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    Think you'll need to flip it over so the motor is...

    Think you'll need to flip it over so the motor is on top; remove the bottom frame if you don't have the wall mount version without it; cyclone where the intake is now, and then reconfigure the bags -...
  43. Fusion 360 + mapboards pro. Steep learning curve...

    Fusion 360 + mapboards pro. Steep learning curve but worth it in the end.

    I did learn sketchup but found out the hard way that non-parametric design is a waste of time. Needed to change the...
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    You can also speak to Felder. They can arrange...

    You can also speak to Felder. They can arrange for their machines to be transported (even if they're 2nd hand / private sales). May not be the cheapest option, but I've found them pretty helpful, and...
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    I'd fit the sensor at the top of the window, and...

    I'd fit the sensor at the top of the window, and then adjust the sensitivity to trigger when things go black. That way, it only triggers when the sawdust fills to above the window and no light gets...
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    N.S.W. badly spelled Shakespeare 'cos I is culcherd...

    badly spelled Shakespeare 'cos I is culcherd innit?
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    N.S.W. Hammer A3-31 knives

    Set of 3 x 500-07-002 3x 310mm reversible knives for the Hammer A3-31 Jointer/planer.

    Couple of months old.

    One side has not been used at all
    The other side has had very little use, and are...
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    My rip fence is the same as yours, so the F&F is...

    My rip fence is the same as yours, so the F&F is on the list... as is the Jessem mod now
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    Any update on this mod, Derek? Had a chance to...

    Any update on this mod, Derek? Had a chance to use them much?

    I'm trying to decide what to do with my Jessems now that I've moved over to a K3 too
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    Good memory. 500-102 Table extension set A3-31,...

    Good memory. 500-102 Table extension set A3-31, C3-31 106.00 + VAT - bought one recently
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