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Mark Baker

Mark Baker

3 May 2018

To achieve a beautiful cut is a great experience. We all strive for it but it doesn’t happen all of the time. There are many factors as to why this might not occur and that these are sharpness of tool, presentation angle of tool and cutting edge, timber used, where one is trying to cut and so on. Bu ...

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  • Nova DVR 3000 Power Supply Issues

    By hillo06

    Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 5:53 PM

    Thanks for the updates & comments, even though it's not very encouraging! I have sent the board & control panel off to Teknatool in USA just this week f...

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  • Nova DVR 3000 Power Supply Issues

    By Ian Thorn

    Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 11:27 AM

    This update by duncanh reminds me the replacement board we got was a refurbished one I have since found out so the one you have been quoted for will prob be for the new DVR Ian

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  • Nova DVR 3000 Power Supply Issues

    By duncanh

    Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 9:11 AM

    Whilst it is possible to change to board in the Nova DVR3000 for the new one it's a bit of a pain, unless they've changed the board since I did it 9 years ...

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  • Pink Ivory box

    By AllanJ

    Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 1:54 PM

    Thanks for the interest guys. Yes magnetic hinge.allanj

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  • skew chisel

    By bat21

    Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 7:55 PM

    Thanks for the replies, I will use the angles I have for now until I get a more practice.This tool comes with quite a reputation So i will proceed with cau...

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  • skew chisel

    By bodrighy

    Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 8:12 AM

    As Ian says there is no right answer. I have avbout 7 skews of different sizesa all with different angles of grind used in different situations. Basic rule...

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  • skew chisel

    By Ian Thorn

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:42 PM

    You may find you will get a lot of different replies to this so this is my opinion only . It doesn't matter it is what suits your way of using it I have se...

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  • skew chisel

    By bat21

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 7:38 PM

    Evening allI am learning to use the skew chisel but I am a bit unsure of what the correct grinding angles should be for a novice. The skew angle I am using...

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