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  1. The ideal grain direction is parallel to the...

    The ideal grain direction is parallel to the neck. However it also depends on how interlocked the grain is. That can change the "rules".

    I reviewed the IT and LN 13 years ago, when I won a NOS IT...
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    I have also been using the Bosch 35mm hose for...

    I have also been using the Bosch 35mm hose for some years now on a Festool CT26e. Mine is the blue antistatic version.

    More recently I purchased a Mirka 27mm as I needed a light antistatic hose...
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    Jay, that is a standard part of the Makita. The...

    Jay, that is a standard part of the Makita. The dust control is fantastic. The hose is a Mirka 27mm. I purchased this for a Mirka Ceros ROS, and it fits the Makita outlet perfectly. The hose is light...
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    Oskar, contact David Eckert at The Toolworks...

    Oskar, contact David Eckert at The Toolworks (Google for this as I cannot link directly here). He is in Australia and used to run LN Australia. I have an O1 blade from him for my LN #103, but I fear...
  5. I don't think that is correct. The Medium is...

    I don't think that is correct. The Medium is around 3000-4000 grit and the Ultra Fine is around 8000-10000 grit.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
  6. Jeffrey, hopefully to put your mind at rest, the...

    Jeffrey, hopefully to put your mind at rest, the slider section may be locked in place, and then the saw is used in the exactly same manner as a standard table saw (cutting against a rip fence). In...
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    Thanks Jay. Yes I did. Pretty easy. You can...

    Thanks Jay. Yes I did.

    Pretty easy. You can purchase Lexan (brand name for polycarbonate) on eBay. I think that this is 10mm. Leave the protective film on, draw the shape and bandsaw it. Use the...
  8. Out of curiosity, Fred .. do you use the router...

    Out of curiosity, Fred .. do you use the router with dust control?

    See: https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?275588-Corded-vs-cordless-trim-routers

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    I would support a sharpening forum. That way all...

    I would support a sharpening forum. That way all those disruptive and boring discussions can be hidden away :D I may dip in occasionally, but only to make sure that everyone is still alive.
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    I would be really impressed if they made a...

    I would be really impressed if they made a hoseless vacuum to attach to the cordless router :)

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Corded vs cordless trim routers

    I was using my Makita RT0700C corded trim router yesterday to remove the waste from (handcut) dovetail sockets ...


    https://i.postimg.cc/XJkGQLH8/B11.jpg


    I really like this router. It is...
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    Bill, as I mentioned, this is my experience....

    Bill, as I mentioned, this is my experience. Everyone has a different need. I respect that you may use the Moxon differently to me.

    I plan to build a new Moxon (with steel screws and wheels) when...
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    Mike, I have long recommended against using a...

    Mike, I have long recommended against using a table behind and attached to the Moxon vise. It adds the appearance of assistance, but in reality complicates matters.

    I do not know how many...
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    There is a small ledge at the rear of my Moxon,...

    There is a small ledge at the rear of my Moxon, not a table ...

    http://www.inthewoodshop.com/Furniture/HarlequinTable_html_207506a0.jpg

    This is wide enough to attach a clamp.

    It folds away...
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    I have used the Elipse mask for several years...

    I have used the Elipse mask for several years now. It is the most comfortable type I have used to date. The filters are great. My only complaint is that the straps stretch and wear. I have replaced...
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    As with Jamie, I would saw the legs straight,...

    As with Jamie, I would saw the legs straight, then mark the round section, and plane it: rough out with either a jack plane, rasps, drawknife or spokeshave, and finish with scrapers and sandpaper. If...
  17. o Winston, if I understand you, what you want...

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    Winston, if I understand you, what you want is an angled and splayed leg. If so, this is how to do it ...

    First mortice the legs (and turn them, as in my case) ..
    ...
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    Aaron, I imagine that the panels have bowed as a...

    Aaron, I imagine that the panels have bowed as a result of one side drying more while in the rafters of your garage. If this is the case, it is worth wetting one side to equalise the moisture, and...
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    I built my Moxon vise in 2011. I still use the...

    I built my Moxon vise in 2011. I still use the basic shell ...

    http://www.inthewoodshop.com/ShopMadeTools/MoxonDovetailVise_html_57a8f820.jpg

    The screws are set 520mm (20 1/2") apart, but the...
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    I am not sure if it is possible, or even if you...

    I am not sure if it is possible, or even if you want to attempt this, but the rear of the dovetailed boards should ideally be mitred. This will enable the rear to be easily rebated - all the way...
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    Patrick, I finish my European Oak bench top by...

    Patrick, I finish my European Oak bench top by first using a toothing blade to roughen the surface slightly. Then I rub in a single coat of Danish Oil. That’s it.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Chris, the slips are glued to the sides. Here is...

    Chris, the slips are glued to the sides. Here is a picture from another build ...

    https://i.postimg.cc/vBJGf5Gt/Building-The-Drawers-html-54592df5.jpg

    The bead in the slip adds definition ...
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    How about a photo? Have you considered (1)...

    How about a photo?

    Have you considered (1) epoxy, (2) making a handle?

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    For those that do not follow my build on the Hand...

    For those that do not follow my build on the Hand Tool forum, the Harlequin side table has reached the beginning of dovetailing the drawers. The drawer fronts have been fitted. These are all...
  25. Hell, I am a hand tool guy, and have 7 routers....

    Hell, I am a hand tool guy, and have 7 routers. 10 if you include the hand powered ones! :)

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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