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Forum: Festool Tools 03-14-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,040
Posted By justinmcf
Re: New Festool C12/C15 and Carvex Jigsaw

hi russ, how did you find the strobe light on the carvex?
does it help?
regards, justin.
Forum: Machines and Power Tools 02-09-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,591
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Check out some odds and ends here...

hi RWeber, i would really like to take you up on that bet!

i would bet $1000 that bloke is from the south of ireland, not northern ireland.
i am from county tyrone myself and i would recognise a...
Forum: Marcou Planes 02-01-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By justinmcf
i had a delivery today...

i received a very heavy box this morning from New Zealand.
its a Marcou S20A.
Philip is an amazing toolmaker and craftsman.
the detail and precision of each piece that make up this plane are...
Forum: Marcou Planes 01-28-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 109,976
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Marcou Planes Progression Pictures

thanks for the replies gentlemen.
unfortunately, both products shown are not available in australia.
i will consult master marcou on this issue. otherwise steelwool it is.

regards, justin.
Forum: Marcou Planes 01-28-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 109,976
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Marcou Planes Progression Pictures

hi john, i bought the lie nielsen camellia oil for use with my recently acquired 102 bronze block plane.
i found the camellia oil useless for bringing the brass and bronze back to its original...
Forum: Marcou Planes 01-28-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 109,976
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Marcou Planes Progression Pictures

hi michael and john. i can confirm it is the s20a.
i am starting to get that christmas feeling.
i feel like a kid waiting to open his presents!

the plane looks stunning. philip is the man.
i...
Forum: Festool Tools 01-28-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,737
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Buying Festool and getting Cashback with Microsoft BING

hi everybody, i dont know all the details about festool and discounts in the u.s.
but i know they dont like discounting here in australia.
tts actually had to go to court here because of price...
Forum: Marcou Planes 01-26-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 109,976
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Marcou Planes Progression Pictures

hi philip, wow, you had to throw me a curve ball!

i agree with poto, i love the cap screw with the inlaid ring of blackwood.

however, i will choose the rhodesian teak.

sorry about the...
Forum: Marcou Planes 01-23-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 109,976
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Marcou Planes Progression Pictures

thanks for the great photos philip, i reckon this plane will put fred's to shame for sure!

how do you prevent scratches when clamping the pristine finished brass.
does the vice clamp against the...
Forum: Hand Tools 01-11-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,137
Posted By justinmcf
Re: My new Harold and Saxon Tools

hi john, you know, it was that photo and a chat with fred that convinced me that i had to get these chisels.

i actually have your photo on my desktop so i remember exactly what i have ordered.
i...
Forum: Hand Tools 01-10-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,137
Posted By justinmcf
Re: My new Harold and Saxon Tools

hi philip and john.
as i have never used a strop before now. i honestly dont know which is a better option.

i was intrigued by this method of sharpening as i was not aware it until i met trent...
Forum: Hand Tools 01-09-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,137
Posted By justinmcf
My new Harold and Saxon Tools

I have just picked these up yesterday from Trent's factory/workshop.

The handles are Tiger Myrtle, brass ferule and the blades are cryogenically treated M2 high speed steel.

I believe Fred,...
Forum: Marcou Planes 01-08-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 109,976
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Marcou Planes Progression Pictures

Good day Master Philip.

I would like to thank you for giving me the choice of knob base.
It is a very difficult decision.
I will try to be as diplomatic as possible, so here goes......

I...
Forum: Hand Planes 10-27-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,562
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Help me as I am hyperventilating!!!!!!

hello fred, you are one lucky boy.
i am very happy for you. your new plane looks beautiful. i am sure it will bring a smile to your face every time you use it.
i am patiently waiting for mine,...
Forum: Hand Tools 10-24-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 27,076
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Harold & Saxon Chisels

i am very sorry to hear about people having to wait over a year for their chisels.
i met trent from harold and saxon a couple of weeks ago, and he seemed very enthusiastic about catching up with his...
Forum: Festool Tools 10-22-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,007
Posted By justinmcf
Re: CTL26 Extractor

hi woodworm, and congrats on the purchase of the ct 26, lucky bugger!
i bought a ct 22 and ct 33 this year and i have to say, i love them.
my biggest regret is not buying them sooner.
as a...
Forum: Machines and Power Tools 10-20-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,409
Posted By justinmcf
Dewalt DW735 Planer and Helical Cutterhead

hi, i have a dewalt DW735 planer, in australia we call these a thicknesser.
anyway, i am thinking about installing a byrd shelix helical cutterhead into it.

i will get a licenced tool technician...
Forum: Festool Tools 10-16-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 31,711
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Kapex Owners - I need feedback about...

i did it about 10 months ago, i cant remember the exact thickness.
i measured the plastic insert with digital calipers, then rough cut it on the old makita tablesaw.thats it basically.

i didnt...
Forum: Festool Tools 10-16-2009, 04:21 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 31,711
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Kapex Owners - I need feedback about...

here you go dan.

regards, justin.
Forum: Festool Tools 10-16-2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 31,711
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Kapex Owners - I need feedback about...

hi dan, my kapex will be having its first birthday in 2 weeks time. it gets used every day of the week. i have only taken it on site once, to do some high quality trim work that the makita could'nt...
Forum: Festool Tools 10-14-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,777
Posted By justinmcf
Re: TS 75 Shipped today

i agree with the posts about kickback. i always get the rpm's up full before pushing down to plunge into a workpiece.

if you dont do this, well i expect you will join the festool club of damaged...
Forum: Meet the Members 10-13-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,014
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Whats the Craic from Queensland, Australia.

hi bob, if my memory serves me right, the decking timber is meranti.
the 200mm x 200mm posts are cypress pine with stainless steel fittings throughout. no galvinized bolts in my trailer!
...
Forum: Festool Tools 10-13-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,507
Posted By justinmcf
Re: DOMINO ORDERED. DELIVERY TOMORROW!

thanks everybody for the fantastic advice!

i bought some timber slabs today, so i reckon the garage will be full of dust in no time!
thank the lord for festool dust extractors, 2 is enough, but...
Forum: Festool Tools 10-12-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,507
Posted By justinmcf
DOMINO ORDERED. DELIVERY TOMORROW!

i have been looking to buy a domino for a quite a while now. i have a small kitchen to build for a client next week, so i thought i would get it this week and play with it for a few days.

i am...
Forum: Meet the Members 10-12-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,014
Posted By justinmcf
Re: Whats the Craic from Queensland, Australia.

it is not an aquarium jay. it is a roof top pool, on top of a 3 storey house. it also has an outdoor bar and bbq area with 3 stainless steel seats in the actual pool.
i hope to find more up to date...
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