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    I'm pretty sure the light lines going from top...

    I'm pretty sure the light lines going from top left to bottom right are medullary rays, if so, that would lock it in as a hardwood.
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    The nipples will probably be running to bearings,...

    The nipples will probably be running to bearings, so a general purpose ISO 68 hydraulic oil should be a pretty safe bet.

    Not sure about the gearbox itself, manual transmission oil might be the go...
  3. Do you know what the dimensions are? A power tool...

    Do you know what the dimensions are? A power tool repair shop might be able to help you out, or maybe even just googling the size would find them; I'd be surprised if they were a custom size that no...
  4. +1 for this. The blocks we have at my old work...

    +1 for this. The blocks we have at my old work had an extension on them so you'd F clamp them to the work (instead of glue/paper), then clamp across them. The same thing can be applied to curved...
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    Is it the large or small diameter you want...

    Is it the large or small diameter you want knurled?

    If it's the large bit, it could possibly be held in a collet by the small end, which would make it a pretty simple process. Otherwise it might...
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    https://external-preview.redd.it/8usMmdTvWrBYkWrte...

    https://external-preview.redd.it/8usMmdTvWrBYkWrte56sURj-BAA21FEcpm93brvyJ1g.gif?format=mp4&e064bef6
    The shockwave was clearly visible from space...
  7. The sheet thickness difference there was much...

    The sheet thickness difference there was much greater, so the individual plies would probably also have been quite different in thickness and move at different rates.

    I might have been wrong...
  8. Yeah, should be fine. Just make sure to spread...

    Yeah, should be fine. Just make sure to spread the glue evenly and give it plenty of time to dry fully
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    It's been a while, but I think my old work used...

    It's been a while, but I think my old work used 50x25x5mm C channel for tables. A CNC router made cutting the underside easy, but there's no reason you can't do it by hand.

    All the places online...
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    Resting. Sitting in a chair doing nothing. ...

    Resting. Sitting in a chair doing nothing.

    When doing strenuous activity its a LOT more than that; potentially over 13 CFM peak
    Inspiratory flow rates during hard work when breathing through...
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    There's lots of ways to hold uneven parts,...

    There's lots of ways to hold uneven parts, sometimes you just have to get creative.

    If the outside of the piece will be trimmed, just screw through a board and vacuum that. If not, hot glue it...
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    I got a replacement motor for an old Festo...

    I got a replacement motor for an old Festo (before they became Festool) shop vac for $80 from these guys Vacuum Cleaner Products- Bags- Filters- Hoses - repairs- Ducted vacuums Vac City
    If you...
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    Helical heads will do it with minimal breakout at...

    Helical heads will do it with minimal breakout at the back, but they don't like it and it kills the cutters (been there, done that). Your best bet will be finding a shop with a CNC that can level...
  14. :wts: I think the lathe might be worth a bit...

    :wts:

    I think the lathe might be worth a bit as well; second hand Woodfasts that size are asking $3-4k, surely a solid cast machine on a mobile stand would be at least $1000?
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    I didn't mean DIY Flocking Melbourne | Flocking...

    I didn't mean DIY
    Flocking Melbourne | Flocking Service | Flock Finishers
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    Get them flocked. Waaaaaay easier than trying to...

    Get them flocked. Waaaaaay easier than trying to DIY with real velvet.
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    Freshly sharpened blade set about 15mm above the...

    Freshly sharpened blade set about 15mm above the board and a slow-ish even feed usually works pretty well. With cabinets, only one face is visible anyway, except for shelves, so a bit of chipping on...
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    Also, don't forget that you'll need to varnish...

    Also, don't forget that you'll need to varnish the entire thing if you build out of ply, so factor the cost of that in on top of the 4x material cost over white melamine.

    If you want the look and...
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    Industry standard for wet areas (kitchen,...

    Industry standard for wet areas (kitchen, bathroom, laundry) is 16mm HMR white particle board, which Plyco has for $43/sheet White Melamine Particle Board | Plyco

    I've lived in a few houses built...
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    Any particular reason you're using marine ply for...

    Any particular reason you're using marine ply for the carcasses? Seems like a very expensive way to build something that won't be seen.
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    There is an old 1-10 x 0.1mm Dormer TiN coated...

    There is an old 1-10 x 0.1mm Dormer TiN coated set in the cupboard that I've used a few times; no complaints but haven't used it enough to really compare.
  22. Steps and Stairs - OHS Reps...

    Steps and Stairs - OHS Reps
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    Consider these as well Guhring 25pc Powerline...

    Consider these as well
    Guhring 25pc Powerline HSS Metric Drill Set 1-13mm x 0.5mm – General Tools
    Guhring 29pc Powerline HSS Imperial Drill Set 1/16″ – 1/2″ x 1/64″ – General Tools

    We...
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    If you have a lot to do, see how much local...

    If you have a lot to do, see how much local cabinet makers will charge to run it through their edgebander. I know it's cheating, but paying for an hour or 2 of their shop time beats spending a day...
  25. Looks like it says O-530 E. Not sure where...

    Looks like it says O-530 E.

    Not sure where you'll get one quickly at this time of year, the usual suspects (bearing shops) are probably shut for the week. Maybe Repco or Supercheap? Take it with...
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    Nice to see there's actual metal gears in there....

    Nice to see there's actual metal gears in there. The thin wall on the small one makes me a bit nervous though...
  27. I don't think it's Blackwood, looks more...

    I don't think it's Blackwood, looks more Mahogany-ish to me
  28. Can we get something a bit closer up? Maybe some...

    Can we get something a bit closer up? Maybe some endgrain too?
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    It all depends on the flitch, sometimes they look...

    It all depends on the flitch, sometimes they look like yours, sometimes not. It's a natural product, it's always going to vary :shrug:

    Wider veneers can tend to be more like your panel, but even...
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    We used Timbatech polyurethane for pretty much...

    We used Timbatech polyurethane for pretty much everything at my old work, even left some samples in a bucket of water for a few weeks and they didn't fail.
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    Could be anywhere from 100-300mm, depends on the...

    Could be anywhere from 100-300mm, depends on the species and what they have available, but Timberwood's crown US Oak I think was usually 6-7 pieces across a sheet so that'd make it 170-200mm wide.
    ...
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    If it's anything like the Festool T drills, the...

    If it's anything like the Festool T drills, the Li batteries have extra pins and the bodies have extra electronics to monitor everything, so adaptors aren't going to help.
  33. I believe the rule of thumb is 1/3 through and...

    I believe the rule of thumb is 1/3 through and 2/3 in. We used 50mm for 16-19mm material, 70mm for thicker stuff and 30/40mm for thinner stuff; Hafele Hospa and Wurth ASSY, no idea what gauge they...
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    In my experience, sizes here are usually...

    In my experience, sizes here are usually imperial, but in metric numbers.

    Rough sawn is generally in 300mm (1') increments for length (but sometimes 100mm), 25mm (1") increments in width, and 13mm...
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    As in the same face? If you give them money...

    As in the same face? If you give them money they'll make whatever you want I assume, might look a bit strange IMO. Maybe ask if they can do randomised
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    That's basically it. 18mm MDF is pretty darn...

    That's basically it. 18mm MDF is pretty darn strong though
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    Does it have to be plywood? They generally have...

    Does it have to be plywood? They generally have stock of MDF, not sure about ply.

    The standard is book matched, so if you order crown that's all you're getting. There's often some straight bits in...
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    Down Grade Back, it's generally the standard for...

    Down Grade Back, it's generally the standard for veneered boards. Means the veneer on the back face is the same species as the good face, but lower grade. Nearly all the Am Oak DGB stuff we bought at...
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    It can definitely be buffed, I've seen the guys...

    It can definitely be buffed, I've seen the guys at the paint shop my old work used do it. I think auto paint buffing/polishing compound is the way to go.
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    Yeah, but you can refill a petrol car in 5...

    Yeah, but you can refill a petrol car in 5 mins...EVs not so much
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    The bigger problem (that manufacturers...

    The bigger problem (that manufacturers conveniently omit) is that towing absolutely tanks battery life. The numbers look comparable on paper, but in the real world it doesn't add up yet.

    Good...
  42. Unless you have self-countersinking or funnel...

    Unless you have self-countersinking or funnel head screws, yes
  43. Generally the pilot should be roughly the screw...

    Generally the pilot should be roughly the screw body size, so 3mm or 1/8" should do. Get a drill + countersink bit if you don't already have one


    Always just eyeballed it freehand, you pick up a...
  44. This is how I was taught to do fillers. Strip of...

    This is how I was taught to do fillers. Strip of board screwed to the outside of the cabinet, then the filler is attached with either a loose tongue of 3mm MDF or biscuits and a few drops of glue.
    ...
  45. We build entire houses with nothing but nails...

    We build entire houses with nothing but nails :shrug:
  46. Yes and yes, everything still pulls up nice and...

    Yes and yes, everything still pulls up nice and tight.

    50mm is pretty safe from the edge for screws, but you can squeeze it right down to 20mm if you have to for cabinets that just have top rails...
  47. I usually just went all the way, minus about...

    I usually just went all the way, minus about 10mm; there's enough give in everything for it to pull up tight anyway. Partial thread screws give the effect of a crosswise clearance hole and longwise...
  48. 10 years building custom furniture and cabinetry,...

    10 years building custom furniture and cabinetry, never used glue for melamine.

    C or C1 brads to pin components together (not strictly necessary, but it makes life easier), then pilot drill for...
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    Poplar ply is quite flat and stable, also very...

    Poplar ply is quite flat and stable, also very light weight. Not as strong as some of the others though, so give it a miss if it needs to take a lot of load
  50. And whenever I try to explain that to people on...

    And whenever I try to explain that to people on other forums I get downvoted to oblivion. "But the extraction feels really strong and the bag is full of chips...it MUST be good." I can't see it so...
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