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    Thanks DJ. That sounds like a good idea.

    Thanks DJ. That sounds like a good idea.
  2. Taylor Toolworks in the USA has a good coping saw...

    Taylor Toolworks in the USA has a good coping saw kit. I've made one.
    Here's the link. :2tsup:
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    The bearings are not an easy fit. They required a...

    The bearings are not an easy fit. They required a bit of force to get them seated (in the housing). I made sure I bought the same bearings as were in the gearbox before. They are all quality Nachi...
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    I have a problem with the gearbox. When putting...

    I have a problem with the gearbox. When putting it back together, I cracked the back screwing the lid on. It was really hard to do and I had to use a lot of force. I bought another gearbox and...
  5. Thread: Rip Off or What?

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    How does $99 grab you? I assume this is the right...

    How does $99 grab you? I assume this is the right part. I found it on Google.

    Audel Tools in Dandenong, Victoria.
  6. Thread: JET Contractor Saw

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    DONE: Hey. That worked out well. You were just after a...

    Hey. That worked out well. You were just after a table saw and up pops a good one for free! Nice. You're on your way.
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    A nice Cheeseboard. I also have a Carpenter...

    A nice Cheeseboard. I also have a Carpenter Smurf. :rolleyes:
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    Ah. Great. I had a look in your previous posts...

    Ah. Great. I had a look in your previous posts but didn't find it. Cheers. I'll have a look. :2tsup:
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    Cklett, You can't just show us a photo of your...

    Cklett,

    You can't just show us a photo of your home made shooting plane in post #25 and not give us an explanatory post. How about starting another thread about it? It looks great. Please show and...
  10. HEADS UP I'll be there at 9am. Their show a couple of...

    I'll be there at 9am. Their show a couple of weeks ago at the Brighton Town Hall was good.
  11. Thread: "art deco"

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    My goodness. That's magnificent!

    My goodness. That's magnificent!
  12. Thread: Ace Mortsier

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    SOUTH AUST That's a magnificent machine. I cant believe...

    That's a magnificent machine. I cant believe nobody has grabbed it yet.
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    There will, sadly, be no more planes from Gerd...

    There will, sadly, be no more planes from Gerd Fritsche. He passed away in September 2022. :(
  14. Thread: Woodworking Screws

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    You could also look at two of our sponsors...

    You could also look at two of our sponsors websites. I've bought from both sites and been happy with their products.

    Scrooz
    Screw it Screws
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    They look great. The meranti is much nicer than a...

    They look great. The meranti is much nicer than a plastic or metal one.

    I have a Makita job site saw too. The insert is on its last legs. I'll have to have a go at it as well.
  16. Thread: GMF 8 grinder

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    SOLD: That's a beautiful machine. I'd jump on that if I...

    That's a beautiful machine. I'd jump on that if I was in Sydney.
  17. Thread: Slow to open

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    I'm finding that's happening all over the net...

    I'm finding that's happening all over the net lately. The big boys don't like us hiding behind VPN's. It interfere's with their data gathering. They're trying to dissuade us with annoyance.
  18. Bandsaw Blades

    Hi Mat,

    On the subject of bandsaw blades, you might try the Wood Slicer resaw bandsaw blades from Highland Woodworking in the USA. You can order a custom length and they are great for resawing. I...
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    WANTED:QLD. I'd like one too but I gag at the price.

    I'd like one too but I gag at the price.
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    You could also check out Thomas Johnson Antique...

    You could also check out Thomas Johnson Antique Furniture Restoration channel on YouTube. He does great work. I've spent hours watching his restorations. You'll pick up some very helpful hints.
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    Thanks Greg. I'm new to the mechanical stuff....

    Thanks Greg. I'm new to the mechanical stuff. Obviously! :rolleyes: I assume I'd have to use a synthetic oil if I'm using a synthetic grease.
    What dry spray do you use, and how often? Questions,...
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    I haven't bought the grease yet. I just wanted...

    I haven't bought the grease yet. I just wanted something smaller. I cleaned the chains in some old petrol that I can't use in an engine. I'm really enjoying restoring the machine.
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    Thanks for the recommendation Treecycle. I've...

    Thanks for the recommendation Treecycle. I've already taken them off and cleaned them (and everything else too). I was wondering if I could use something like this "AMSOIL GPOR1CR Synthetic Polymeric...
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    Next, I need to find a lubricant for the chain...

    Next, I need to find a lubricant for the chain gear.

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    It had grease on it but I'm wondering if I could use a spray lube like CRC TAC2. Can I use a spray or should I stick with grease? If...
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    I've ordered from Eastern Bearings in Knoxfield....

    I've ordered from Eastern Bearings in Knoxfield. Primarily because they are in the same street as Mathews Timber so I could check out their current stock.
    Steve at the front counter was quite...
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    Thanks guys for your answers. I appreciate the...

    Thanks guys for your answers. I appreciate the advice.
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    Restoring Hafco T380A Thicknesser

    Hi guys,

    I need to buy a set of bearings for the Hafco T380A Thicknesser I'm restoring. I don't have much experience with bearings. Where do you guys get your bearings? I'm in Melbourne's outer...
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    NEW It's for sale on Amazon again. Current price;...

    It's for sale on Amazon again. Current price; $230.37. :2tsup:
  29. Thread: photo rotation

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    I also do what NeilS suggested. It works for me...

    I also do what NeilS suggested. It works for me too.
  30. Thread: Workshops for hire

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    Why don't you join a Men's Shed? They've got all...

    Why don't you join a Men's Shed? They've got all the equipment and someone to show you how to use it. All for a low yearly membership fee. It should cost around $60 to join. There one in Newborough,...
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    That's really nicely put together, Tom. Silly oak...

    That's really nicely put together, Tom. Silly oak is such a lovely wood. I especially like the leg arcs. I might pinch that design myself. :rolleyes:

    Lyndon
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    You can try using Google Translate with your...

    You can try using Google Translate with your phone camera on the manual if you cant find an English one online. They speak German in Austria though. There is no Austrian language. Good luck.
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    Ha! Never. My tools are for using. Though I like...

    Ha! Never. My tools are for using. Though I like them to look nice as well.
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    Thanks for the info Chris. Damn. I thought I'd be...

    Thanks for the info Chris. Damn. I thought I'd be able to use my current compressor but when I checked it, it was only 7.8 cfm. It sounds like it's going to be a more expensive purchase than I...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Sandblasting cabinet

    Thanks Paul.
    I'm interested in buying a Sandblasting cabinet to help with tasks like this, which I enjoy. I love seeing things sandblasted in resto videos. It's my favourite part of the video. I...
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    I ended up using the SCA Lightweight Body Filler...

    I ended up using the SCA Lightweight Body Fillerfrom Super Cheap Auto. I didn't use it all over. Just on those cuts and one larger gouge on the side. I used a Dulux etch primer and Rust-oleum...
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    I've only just seen this thread. My goodness...

    I've only just seen this thread. My goodness that's a fine looking plane. Those are some sexy thumb screws. I bet you could manufacture and sell them if you could make them cheaply enough. I'd buy...
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    Hi Thom, Welcome to the Woodwork Forums. Our...

    Hi Thom,

    Welcome to the Woodwork Forums. Our unofficial master of welcomes' (Crowie) must have missed your post so I'll say what he would have.
    "G'Day & Welcome to the Great Southern Land and to...
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    That's really nice work. You must be happy with...

    That's really nice work. You must be happy with it.
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    Thanks for the recommendation DJ. YOW!!!...

    Thanks for the recommendation DJ. YOW!!! Bushmiller. I know you love your saws but damn that's expensive.
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    40 years experience! :doh: I knew your posted age...

    40 years experience! :doh: I knew your posted age of 22 was a joke. I kept thinking, how is a 22 year old this well set up in the workshop and so good already at woodwork?
    I love the saw horses....
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    Great! Thanks WP. I'll check it out.

    Great! Thanks WP. I'll check it out.
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    The bottom ones look a bit scary. :C I enjoy...

    The bottom ones look a bit scary. :C I enjoy cutting mortises though. It's going to be really interesting watching them come together.
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    "File the hacksaw marks out...."!!!!! :oo: I...

    "File the hacksaw marks out...."!!!!! :oo: I think not! :;
    I'd like to be able to weld them but will settle for a filler.
    I think I'm going to get SCA Lightweight Body Filler from Super Cheap Auto....
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    Cheers Mountain Ash. I've shopped at AA...

    Cheers Mountain Ash. I've shopped at AA Industrial before but never seen the saw files. I'll have to go check them out. I've got plenty of Wiltshire 6" triangle files but nothing smaller.
  47. Thread: Sashigane

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    Shoyan Japanese Carpenter is great. I've watched...

    Shoyan Japanese Carpenter is great. I've watched a few builds like the staircase build. Korean channel "Hammer Sound" is also very good though it is now a building channel.
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    Thanks BobL. It's not on the jaws. I don't know...

    Thanks BobL. It's not on the jaws. I don't know anyone who could weld it.

    Cheers China. I came across Devcon today as I was looking for something to use but even a small container will cost more...
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    Vise restoration filler

    I have recently bought a small Dawn bench vise (3.5") which has some cut marks on the rounded top, presumably from a hacksaw. I have stripped it back to bare metal and think I want to use a filler to...
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    I spy an Italian coffee lover. I see there's a...

    I spy an Italian coffee lover. I see there's a coffee grinder in the back room to the left of the Trinacria flag.
    Are you using Japanese chisels or any other Japanese tools for the shed...
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