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    BobL, I don't know how I have missed seeing this...

    BobL, I don't know how I have missed seeing this until now. I have not been on the forum much lately due to some of my own issues so I belatedly would like to add my condolences as well. I lost my...
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    NEW DRAW I'm in

    I'm in
  3. Thread: 14" bandsaw

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    I use a 1" 2tpi tungsten carbide blade for...

    I use a 1" 2tpi tungsten carbide blade for breaking down reclaimed/recycled hardwoods for many of my projects. It is used on a 21" bandsaw with a 3hp motor and they all work very well together. It...
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    QUEENSLAND Looks like what I need. I already have one, but I...

    Looks like what I need. I already have one, but I take the roller off of it and mount the body on a jig on my grinder for heavy accurate grinding when needed. It's a pain taking it off the grinder...
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    QUEENSLAND I'll take it, subject to the photos showing it to...

    I'll take it, subject to the photos showing it to be in suitable condition.
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    Paul Sellers Dovetails

    Simon,

    Here's the links to the videos we spoke about today. Parts 1 and 2

    Paul Sellers | Dovetail Technique - Part 1 - YouTube

    Paul Sellers | Dovetail Technique - Part 2 - YouTube
  7. SOLD: Just a quick note to all those who chose to pay...

    Just a quick note to all those who chose to pay out on me for responding to a three-month -old thread back in June.

    I have just returned from picking up all the Triton gear that I said I would buy...
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    This is my marking knife I made from a small...

    This is my marking knife I made from a small offcut of 1075 which was used to make a kitchen knife.

    Similar to the ones Chris Vesper used to make but the blade is longer and thicker and the handle...
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    QUEENSLAND What a pity I just spent my budget on a new...

    What a pity I just spent my budget on a new computer. :oo:
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    No worries. Would love to see a pic of the...

    No worries. Would love to see a pic of the finished modified product.
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    If you want one with a curve in the back how...

    If you want one with a curve in the back how about this one? I have detailed plans.
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    Arron, I will post the PDF here. Probably in my...

    Arron, I will post the PDF here. Probably in my own best interests for me to do so or I will be getting hit up every second week by people asking for a free plan. I'm sure it will be easier for you...
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    Looks like the photo didn't attach properly,...

    Looks like the photo didn't attach properly, trying again. :rolleyes:

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    Hi Arron, I have this one pictured below. The...

    Hi Arron,

    I have this one pictured below. The description doesn't quite match (5 piece back) but the timeline is about right as far as I can tell.

    If it's what you want, and this picture isn't...
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    That's possibly the best description of an...

    That's possibly the best description of an Amateur Woodwork Forum I have ever seen. :2tsup:
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    Sharpening flowchart

    I found this little chart in my wanderings.

    Nothing too exciting, but it seems to lay out the procedures in a logical manner and is not tied in to any particular sharpening medium or method.
    ...
  17. Even if it did not help overcome your...

    Even if it did not help overcome your shortcomings it must be reassuring to know that there are those whose shortcomings make our own shortcomings seem negligible.
  18. I wasn't overly impressed with what he was...

    I wasn't overly impressed with what he was presenting but he seemed to be streets ahead of this guy.

    Shop Vac Filter Hack - Make it Last! - YouTube

    Scroll to the 5 minute mark if you don't...
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    Back in April when I started this thread, I had...

    Back in April when I started this thread, I had every intention of submitting a project. Life didn't go that way, so at this point I have decided that in the interests of reducing stress, it is in my...
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    Along similar lines, I have a 40 ltr Engel fridge...

    Along similar lines, I have a 40 ltr Engel fridge in the back of the ute with a bank of AGM batteries and solar panels mounted on the roof racks.

    The fridge is always on. The alternator charges...
  21. aalewis contacted me by PM last night with the...

    aalewis contacted me by PM last night with the same question, probably because I had not seen this post at that time, so I will copy my response here so that others may benefit from it if they...
  22. I am not sure if I will be attending either. I...

    I am not sure if I will be attending either. I had my surgery on Monday and it has knocked me around a bit more than I had expected.

    I left hospital on Thursday evening, rather sleep deprived from...
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    Hi Yvan, As far as I know the scheduled times...

    Hi Yvan,

    As far as I know the scheduled times are starting at 12:00 and ending at 12:40.

    We had three participants yesterday.

    When I logged in at 12:03, Simon was already there. It was...
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    We got disconnected at pretty much spot on 12:40,...

    We got disconnected at pretty much spot on 12:40, which is supposed to be the finish time, so that is probably to be expected. See you next time you call in, Bob. thanks for joining us.
  25. Thread: New Monarch

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    You don't have to read it if you don't want to. ...

    You don't have to read it if you don't want to.

    Personally, when I was sworn in as a member of the Australian Army I made the following affirmation:

    "I, (name), promise that I will well and...
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    Bob, Sorry it seemed like a lost cause today with...

    Bob, Sorry it seemed like a lost cause today with the internet problems. Hopefully you will have it working next week.
  27. Sorry, not going to make it tonight. Fathers'day...

    Sorry, not going to make it tonight. Fathers'day visitors still here.
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    I did a bit more on the vise screws today. It's...

    I did a bit more on the vise screws today. It's more metalwork than woodwork today but the end result will be a woodworking vise. It's a means to an end.

    I mentioned in the previous post that I...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    I have just started making the Moxon Vise to go...

    I have just started making the Moxon Vise to go on this bench. I figured I may as well post about it in the bench build thread as although it's is an accessory to the bench, in my mind it is really a...
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    Thanks for the feedback Gentlemen. I think I made...

    Thanks for the feedback Gentlemen. I think I made the right decision to not burden myself with their product. :no:
  32. Ok, so my 17 was closer to Paul's 17 than Pagie's...

    Ok, so my 17 was closer to Paul's 17 than Pagie's 17 was so somehow i get to pick the topic for next week's jabber. :rolleyes:
    If that makes no sense to you then you should have been there.

    Since...
  33. Thanks Matt, I just managed to find a...

    Thanks Matt, I just managed to find a downloadable PDF of that so I will read it soon.
  34. A while ago Matt put me onto a youtube channel...

    A while ago Matt put me onto a youtube channel called Clickspring. I think he also shared it with the Sunday chat group.

    The video he recommended I watch was about recreating the Antikythera...
  35. Here's another one with Kumiko pattern deck. ...

    Here's another one with Kumiko pattern deck.

    Building the most Incredible Cedar Strip Kayak with Kumiko Deck - YouTube
  36. Paul, I know Corin Urquhart, the barrel knife...

    Paul, I know Corin Urquhart, the barrel knife maker, quite well.

    He runs Gameco Artisan Supplies, where most Aussie knife-makers get our materials from.

    Gameco Artisan Supplies is actually a...
  37. A scroll saw is very useful for other things than...

    A scroll saw is very useful for other things than just thin timber.

    I use mine mainly to cut out saw handles (25mm thick) and roughing out 4mm perspex for templates for pattern routing.

    What...
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    Squeezing the offcut and the workpiece together...

    Squeezing the offcut and the workpiece together is a rookie error that could occur on any tablesaw whether the fence is on the right or left of the blade.

    It's a hard way to learn the lesson and...
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    The real benefit of the Triton system was that it...

    The real benefit of the Triton system was that it put practical tools in the hands of everyday people at an affordable price. Many have beaten the quality but for the price at the time Triton was the...
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    Patents last for 20 years. After that all the...

    Patents last for 20 years. After that all the copy-cats pop up.
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    Has anyone ever gone to the trouble of reversing...

    Has anyone ever gone to the trouble of reversing the guides on their bandsaw and turning the blade inside out so that they can use the fence on the right hand side of their bandsaw blade?
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    Then I would disregard the information on the...

    Then I would disregard the information on the basis that either the full question wasn't asked or the full answer wasn't given.
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    Did he have anything to say about whether it's a...

    Did he have anything to say about whether it's a left or right tilting blade?
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    I always use the Triton with the fence to the...

    I always use the Triton with the fence to the left of the blade.

    If you are "wide ripping" using the extension table in the "locked" mode with the (extension table) fence parallel to the blade it...
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    Hi Simon, Sorry I didn't make it today. I got...

    Hi Simon, Sorry I didn't make it today. I got called away on a family issue. My partner's mum has been acting like a goose so we had to do a quick trip up to Benalla. I just got home five minutes...
  46. Hi everyone. Matt just contacted me off-forum...

    Hi everyone.

    Matt just contacted me off-forum to ask me to run tonight's session because Paul decided to chicken out after losing the draw last week and Matt is feeling unwell.

    So the topic...
  47. Poll: I built my bench from recycled building...

    I built my bench from recycled building materials. Not one piece of timber in my bench cost me a cent other than the fuel to go and collect the bits. Maybe I got lucky getting all that for free but I...
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    Yes there was still time left according to the...

    Yes there was still time left according to the timer, but I looked at the clock and it was exactly 12:40, which is the scheduled time to finish. I know sometimes it has started counting from the time...
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    And it sure was a well contested game. The...

    And it sure was a well contested game. The toughest game I can recall seeing. All jokes aside it was a great game to watch.
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    Never had a problem with it clogging up, but I do...

    Never had a problem with it clogging up, but I do take the filter out and clean it with the compressor occasionally, like once or twice a year.



    We did almost that with the Dyson unit here....
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