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    I think the Festool belt sander with sanding...

    I think the Festool belt sander with sanding frame is great and something that hasn’t been mentioned i think is the length of the soul plate meaning the longer the better.

    The Festool really needs...
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    Just curious if anyone has imported one of the...

    Just curious if anyone has imported one of the tiling routing lifts OLF 3
    and motors from Sauter tools in Germany. They come with a UK plug so they would need to changed but apart from they they...
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    Well thanks everyone for their input. I’m waiting...

    Well thanks everyone for their input. I’m waiting on the Sawstop cast iron router table (space saving) which is due around the beginning of Oct i was told. Soi far i have decided on the Incra router...
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    AUK 1800 Watt router

    Hi guys, have pretty much decided to go for the Incra router lift with the AUK 2400 Watt router. The router with remote speed control seems quite expensive at $865. Has anyone else opted for the AUK...
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    Looking great!

    Looking great!
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    Thanks Bob I looked a little closer at your pics...

    Thanks Bob I looked a little closer at your pics and worked it out. i have ordered the fine ,med and course x 6 pads..so fingers crossed.
    Cheers and Thanks.
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    Sounds like a plan Bob. The YouTube demos look...

    Sounds like a plan Bob. The YouTube demos look great…but the Scotch-Brite wheels seem pretty rich. I think your approach looks really good.
    I meant to ask….how do you attach them to your bench...
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    I agree with BobL the Taiwanese machines...

    I agree with BobL the Taiwanese machines generally speaking are more expensive than the equivalent Chinese machines and generally better. But if you have ever used a high end Vert drill they are a...
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    3m

    Hi, has anyone tried using the 3M Scotch-Brite wheels for their 8” grinder. I saw one being used on YouTube and it seemed very impressive. I have 2 grinders, one with 8” grinding wheels and one that...
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    When i went to trade school as a boatbuilder...

    When i went to trade school as a boatbuilder shipwrights had huge gaps in a lot of their work….there was always the banter about aweful joinery to which they would always reply……ya gotta allow for...
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    Thanks for the tips, I totally get Greg’s idea...

    Thanks for the tips, I totally get Greg’s idea that finish seems a painful process and the finish is pretty impressive for how thick the paint seems.
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    Paint

    Hi, i have an old SCM Linvincible 120C Spindle moulder which needs a little tidy up visually. Can someone tell me what paint was used and what you can use to re paint the cast body. The original...
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    Router Lifts inserts

    Sawstop is about to land some of the cast iron tables that bolt directly to the Sawstop saw. However they are not going to import a router or router table top insert for the cast iron top.

    So my...
  14. Thread: Shed build

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    I know i posted the original thread some time...

    I know i posted the original thread some time ago. Once the builder came and saw the shed at the almost complete stage he realised my issues about scratches etc and z-purlin spacing were no where...
  15. Is the dust collector still for sale?

    Is the dust collector still for sale?
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    Laguna Dust extractor

    Has anyone purchased either the Laguna Pflux1 or the PFlux3. And generally what were their thoughts…..and yes i know they seem quite expensive.
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    I have the small Makita ….roughly 85mm dia. blade...

    I have the small Makita ….roughly 85mm dia. blade i think…it is an awesome machine as it is so light. I’m lining the inside of my shed and find in combination with my larger saw for the very big cuts...
  18. Thread: Scm t120 c

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    I have no idea about cutter blocks for spindle...

    I have no idea about cutter blocks for spindle moulders and really have looked at heaps of YouTubes…as you do to get ideas. One brand that comes up quite well is an English brand called Whitehill....
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    Doing what you want to do.

    Hi Pixel. The article was really great reading…and thanks for finding it.
    Steven
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    Ok will do..it will take me a couple of weeks as...

    Ok will do..it will take me a couple of weeks as the shed is not well lit and power is on its way is few weeks…hence lots of lights sorry replying to pics asked.
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    Great news and thanks for the offer!

    Great news and thanks for the offer!
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    Ok just an update…purchased the SCM T120C...

    Ok just an update…purchased the SCM T120C Linvincible. It was a quick purchase and it is seriously heavy. So the moulder is in the shed with no power which is supposed to happen in the next few...
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    Scm t120 c

    Hi, has anyone had much experience with the SCM T120c moulder….if you had the choice is the T130 a much better machine?
    Can anyone tell me the difference between a L’invincible moulder which is...
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    Vac tables are just so worth the effort its not...

    Vac tables are just so worth the effort its not funny….no more clamps no more thinking about bridges….and the extra cost of running a good vacuum table will be a non issue once you have it sorted....
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    Sounds like you had a fun time. In regard to the...

    Sounds like you had a fun time. In regard to the work bench i get totally where Frank is coming from. You use what you have and that’s it. But workbenches have become pretty impressive looking...
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    Workbench

    Great work Siggy, did you cut the wooden threads for the vise yourself? And by chance do you have plans for the bench ?
  27. Thread: Shed build

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    Thanks Ash, the shed is actually being built as...

    Thanks Ash, the shed is actually being built as we speak. of all the sheds that are marked 95% are of the front of the shed….
  28. Thread: Router lifts

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    Is there any real difference between the Jessem...

    Is there any real difference between the Jessem and say the incra router lift? And the router motors for these units do they have variable speed and do you actually use the variable speed? Are there...
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    Super Surfacers were and are sold in many...

    Super Surfacers were and are sold in many different sizes, I have personally seen them design for making Kumiko so quite small and I think that was made by Hitachi

    And As for the wide belt sander...
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    Hi Pete going through the same cost pain as you....

    Hi Pete going through the same cost pain as you. At the moment I can’t anything as cheap as T&G 3600 800 x 19. The area i need to cover is roughly 290 square so the cost is not to be sneezed at.
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    Keep looking around. I bought mine for the long...

    Keep looking around. I bought mine for the long term as I’m still building my shed. I bought 1 for a mate of mine and quite literally I paid for postage from Canberra to melb.
    They are around and...
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    I have along with many other tasks to line some...

    I have along with many other tasks to line some of the walls and ceiling. At the moment the most viable option is to use 15mm T&G costing around $40a sheet. Anyone else found something else i should...
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    The last pics I posted is where the shed is now....

    The last pics I posted is where the shed is now. So effectively the shed needs 1 maybe 2 days to go and the shed is finished. The shed builders left it start a new shed some 130k’s away because 1 of...
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    Hi Neil, as you know I bought diamond wheel for...

    Hi Neil, as you know I bought diamond wheel for the Tormek and an extra jig to use the side of stone. Time will tell how good it is but I suppose
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    Thanks Dave, I went the 45Degrees and 3.3m on the...

    Thanks Dave, I went the 45Degrees and 3.3m on the boundary based on a few issues. Location on the block , next door neighbour and so on. At the end of the day council was a pretty painful process and...
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    I love the Guzzi's especially the 850 Le mans but...

    I love the Guzzi's especially the 850 Le mans but trouble is you are tall you have your knees are bagging on the cylinder heads. So I guess thats why I ride the best bike there is and that of course...
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    I have used a product which was epoxy of some...

    I have used a product which was epoxy of some sort impregnated plywood. Was that stuff was so dense I found with it really hard for basic cutting or drilling and come to think of it just about...
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    Thanks woodpixel just the info I was looking...

    Thanks woodpixel just the info I was looking for..
    Steven
  39. Yessem I acted before thinking..

    Yessem I acted before thinking..
  40. Angle of 22.5 sounds fine to me. 22.5 x 2 equals...

    Angle of 22.5 sounds fine to me. 22.5 x 2 equals 45 degrees. As it is an octagon 360/8 equals 45 degrees half angle for the cuts 22.5. The only thing I can think of is how your measuring the 22.5 or...
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    505196Ok , well the shed Is nearly finished, and...

    505196Ok , well the shed Is nearly finished, and I think it will be another day or two before the shed is in a lockup state. The outside flashings etc and then Mezz floor, inside floor coating of...
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    Hi Wood, yes we have actually spoken about my...

    Hi Wood, yes we have actually spoken about my Marunaka in the past. I can’t say I know much about them other than the first YouTube clip I saw …that was it I started my search. Actually I did see the...
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    Marunaka

    I also own Supersurfacer which hasn’t fired a shot in the 4 years I have owned it. When these machines (auto planer) were sold they were generally sold with a automatic grinding wheel for...
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    Ok well the Naniwa horinzontal water stone 180 s...

    Ok well the Naniwa horinzontal water stone 180 s has been withdrawn from sale and I was in two minds about it anyway. The one I was after was a 300s Naniwa which was as I said earlier was an imported...
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    Hi, I am aware of different brands of MDF. And I...

    Hi, I am aware of different brands of MDF. And I was curious if any one hand experience with different brands. For example the stuff you buy at Bunnings water resistant or not and then the stuff you...
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    That model is similar to the Makita, I don’t have...

    That model is similar to the Makita, I don’t have any idea of goods or bands. Makita seem to have 2 models. The more expensive version has a slide bar on top so you can sharpen planer blades.
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    I'd just like to thank everyone for the great...

    I'd just like to thank everyone for the great replies. It is one of those area of sharpening that can be a dead set pain. If your doing it full time and your geared up it might not be such an issue...
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    Thanks for the replies Neil. I also own a...

    Thanks for the replies Neil. I also own a Marunaka Super Surfacer that took me years to find. Now i'm trying to find a grinder to sharpen the blades and at the moment i will just take the 2 blades...
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    Mdf

    Has anyone tried the various brands of MDF and found much variation in the quality of types ie Density, sizes. And for that matter has anyone purchased HDF.
    Steven
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    Hi Neil, if the sale goes ahead i will let you...

    Hi Neil, if the sale goes ahead i will let you know. The Naniwa comes in a few different models and the one for sale is only 180mm dia. It would be great if it was around 300mm Dia. But then i would...
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