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    Ian . Interesting plane set up . A skewed rebate...

    Ian . Interesting plane set up . A skewed rebate with a guide fitted on the side to slide on the DT ends.


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    This sort of plane by the looks .

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    Any ideas what you...
  2. If it stays to light looking in the open grain...

    If it stays to light looking in the open grain you may need to fill the open grain with a darker or a matching grain filler.
  3. 3 coats of sanding sealer in one day ? Are you...

    3 coats of sanding sealer in one day ? Are you drying it in the sun ? Thats good if you are .

    Are you coating it on straight out of the can ? No thinning ? Brushing it on ?
    If yes to all that...
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    That's a lovely 4 1/2 . Real nice plane to use in...

    That's a lovely 4 1/2 . Real nice plane to use in that condition . Materials and quality of build is top notch and in some cases un repeatable these days . EG the Brazilion Rosewood. Good score!
    ...
  5. No its fine . Its just typical Red Oak. White Oak...

    No its fine . Its just typical Red Oak. White Oak is pretty open grain stuff as well but not as open as Red Oak and Ive seen the same effect many times when starting out on it or playing around...
  6. Hi Sam . You have applied a gloss Varnish and...

    Hi Sam .

    You have applied a gloss Varnish and it would have soaked and dried in both the grain types I can see there, the flat closed grain parts and the open grain parts. So the flat glassy...
  7. Thread: Dowel jigs

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    I think all glues do best where they penetrate...

    I think all glues do best where they penetrate the wood the tiny amount that they can . HHG on fresh wood is better than HHG on older HHG glue . Ive seen HHG Fail many hundreds of times in repaired...
  8. Thread: Dowel jigs

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    Ive had to fix such stuff with English Antique...

    Ive had to fix such stuff with English Antique chairs made that way from 1870 to 1900 .
    Dowled , no reference faces left as they were all shaved or carved off before polishing when it was made.
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    Nice looking Project James. Love to hear the...

    Nice looking Project James. Love to hear the story of how you came across that .
    What sort of woodwork do you do? I like the Wadkin gear.
    I see two mortisers behind it , What are they ?

    Rob
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    Yeah making boxes is the go. I went thorough...

    Yeah making boxes is the go.

    I went thorough a stage of buying old tool boxes when I saw a cheap one at auction or ebay, before I knew I was moving . The 19th C cabinet maker or carpenter type...
  11. That's a great way . I like doing such clamping ,...

    That's a great way . I like doing such clamping , its the best way IMHO.

    If its an important glue up though I'm not so keen on the use the paper .

    The paper in between is for easy release...
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    No Probs Bob :)

    No Probs Bob :)
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    I"m just suggesting to muffle the vent that's...

    I"m just suggesting to muffle the vent that's attached to the cabinet that contains the Felder AF22
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    I had a very loud extractor until I fitted the...

    I had a very loud extractor until I fitted the Muffler that came with it . It surprised me how well it worked . Here's a picture of it . Its mostly just a single skin thin Galvanized sheet metal part...
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    Thanks Mal . That's a good link . Not just for...

    Thanks Mal . That's a good link . Not just for the repair. There's a lot of stuff in there that's well explained about other things as well .

    Rob
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    Thanks for that info . It doesn't sound promising...

    Thanks for that info . It doesn't sound promising with the patching . A local farmer said the same sort of thing .

    I didn't realize they had steel reo in their make up as well . Makes sense...
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    Here's a picture I took the other day . Looks...

    Here's a picture I took the other day . Looks like it runs right to the bottom and gets wider as it goes down so it must be in the bottom as well .

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    Patching a concrete water tank ?

    Any one know anything about patching a crack in a concrete water tank ?

    Its 40,000 LT and has a crack that's opened down the side . Maybe 3mm ? I thought if the side had opened it would mean the...
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    Yeah I'm thinking of adding to the drum . I will...

    Yeah I'm thinking of adding to the drum . I will see how the webbing around the bottom half goes and thought a bit of strap iron bolted tight art the join would be better. With a ring welded at that...
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    Lifting Tower

    I made a lifting tower for emptying my drum . Its 2 x 200 Litre welded together.
    It was a pain getting it empty in a trailer 1M off the ground with the drum at roughly 1800 high for a total of 2.8...
  21. If you want to see the Barker bandsaw move fast...

    If you want to see the Barker bandsaw move fast $300 to $600 might make it happen. If you ask $1500 You may sell in a month or two or may not .
    If you ask $3000 you'll most likely still be looking...
  22. Hi Robert . Being able to take a bed apart is...

    Hi Robert .
    Being able to take a bed apart is the only way to go. One bed I made had the Base frame all glued up with Mortise and tenon and the head board bolted on later, when in place . The same...
  23. The piece has to rest at some point against a...

    The piece has to rest at some point against a fence of some sort . Its best resting up near the exit end of a cut or slice . I just rest it on the corner of the 90 degree fence. If its a soft wood...
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    Dog holes for a bench top needs to be accurate...

    Dog holes for a bench top needs to be accurate drilling . It either needs a drilling jig of some sort or a drill press.

    Spade bits in a drill press will work . Spade bits free hand drilling wont...
  25. Drawing it out is the only way Id be doing it ....

    Drawing it out is the only way Id be doing it . 450 Diameter is nothing . I draw 3m x 1.2 M Parquetry top table tops for geometric sawn veneer fitting sometimes . Gives me something to stay on track...
  26. If you think your going to set precise angles on...

    If you think your going to set precise angles on a shooting board and end up with precise exact angles on your stock your going to end up with the same problem .
    It doesnt work that way , never...
  27. Thread: Timber veneers

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    That is one good result Basso! The first...

    That is one good result Basso!

    The first thing that stands out is the timber and veneer choice is well balanced. I like that. Big contrasts don't look as good IMHO.
    I have a good article on it...
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    Yes that's My Jarrah workbench. The link. ...

    Yes that's My Jarrah workbench.

    The link.
    https://www.woodworkforums.com/f213/jarrah-workbench-166577?highlight=jarrah+workbench


    Ahh yes, the Grandfather clock thread . I remember now . Gee...
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    Hi Eager B . What did we chat about a long time...

    Hi Eager B .
    What did we chat about a long time ago ? :U.


    You asked.
    "I couldn't help notice that beautiful cabinet in the background, where did it come from?"

    Thanks . Which cabinet ?...
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    This is a post on Instagram showing the method...

    This is a post on Instagram showing the method for shifting stuff using timber for the fittings and some cast iron wheels bolted on .
    There's a second picture in there showing the lever.

    Login...
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    I did the same with my two work tables that sit...

    I did the same with my two work tables that sit in front of the workbenches . Their both very heavy . One has three drawers full of screws and nails and a vice fitted to the Hardwood top . I used to...
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    If an auctioneer who handles a lot of furniture...

    If an auctioneer who handles a lot of furniture was listing that in a furniture auction with no idea where it came from
    I think it would be listed as a Piano stool . Or Duet Piano Stool.
    There's...
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    Rubbery isn't really a problem with veneer laying...

    Rubbery isn't really a problem with veneer laying . Contact glue is extremely rubbery and people like to use it .
    Plain old White PVA is good . Less likely to bubble from heat and moisture after...
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    Depends on how your laying veneer . If your...

    Depends on how your laying veneer . If your laying the red timber veneer first then after its flat and dry your cutting in and pressing the leaves then Hide glue is a good choice as heating and...
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    Re heating is the way to first try as Chief Tiff...

    Re heating is the way to first try as Chief Tiff said . Id try a hot block first though .
    Heat a flat block of hard wood the right size for a bubble + 15mm all round clearance in a microwave for...
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Ive used both types . Water based and non Water...

    Ive used both types . Water based and non Water based . Ive had disasters with WB and now steer clear in this type of use . You can work around anything though and it'll be fine. It also has a lot to...
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    Yes it will work Warb. It should be stronger than...

    Yes it will work Warb. It should be stronger than solid done right.


    "If I made a standard "thick" end grain board 250x300mm, and then put in through the bandsaw to create (for example) 7mm...
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    Have you got a spare for the handle Vann ? Or are...

    Have you got a spare for the handle Vann ? Or are you making or repairing that one?
    I probably showed you the one I made for My RD Planner. US Walnut is a pretty good match if your substituting...
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    To Me your saying your taste in design could be...

    To Me your saying your taste in design could be better .

    Sam Maloof would have been good at making Wooden Dildos .

    I wanted to put a link to Wooden Dildos to prove my point but as I carefully...
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    Seems funny to read of working wood in...

    Seems funny to read of working wood in thousandths of inch :).
    What ever works though .

    Old standard practice was to take rough sawn one inch and dress down to 3/4 " That leaves 3/8 for a tenon...
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    Hi Kieth. Very interesting build Your doing ....

    Hi Kieth.
    Very interesting build Your doing . Thanks for posting it. I look forward to following this .

    Reading your thread reminded me of an old tram I saw advertised for sale on Facebook ....
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    That's a great load of info you posted Neil ....

    That's a great load of info you posted Neil . Thanks for that .
    Ive tried grinding a few days ago using these images on a BG I have . Mirroring the end view when looking down at the flute. Don't...
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    I just added three more pictures to the post with...

    I just added three more pictures to the post with the others . Just with castings included . let me know if you need any more info .

    Rob
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    Ive seen and read about not using SRG in bowls so...

    Ive seen and read about not using SRG in bowls so intend to steer clear of trouble .

    If a bowl gouge is a U shape and a SRG is a U shape then isn't it just the swept back grind that is the only...
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    Here is some drawings with sizes Richard . ...

    Here is some drawings with sizes Richard .

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    Phone battery died so the second lot were taken inside house later...
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    Thanks Skew. Good info . Having a couple of types...

    Thanks Skew. Good info . Having a couple of types to try out and play with is probably the way to go .

    Rob
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    Great links thanks Neil . Those NZ HSS tips...

    Great links thanks Neil .

    Those NZ HSS tips are an interesting idea. Good to see. Shows that you could just grind the end of a 200mm long HSS round bar and stick a handle on it . 30 mm of shaped...
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    Bowl gouges V or U ?

    V or U Bowl gouges .

    Woodworking Supplies S/E QLD - Thompson 5/8 U Bowl Gouge Unhandled


    Woodworking Supplies S/E QLD - Thompson 5/8 V Bowl Gouge Unhandled



    Is one better than the other...
  50. Thread: Wood Stain help

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    Two pictures would be better. One of what you...

    Two pictures would be better. One of what you have, raw, stripped, and one of what you want it to look like.

    What you want it to look like is the picture you supplied . So what are you trying...
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