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nz_carver
11th Jan 2011, 09:09 PM
Rite it's Ray Sue and my birthdays this month and its time for another GTG here in the west so I
think I have a BBQ this time :U
and just might have some BEER as well:roll:

Ray says hes only here for the free cake:o:q

Date SUNDAY 30th
TIME from 11am

Names in by pm to Ray or me plz
List to Start
Ray
Sue
Pat
Nick (if the GPS works this far out:o)
Ross??

wheelinround
11th Jan 2011, 09:16 PM
Cheese Cake is preferential :U

Dave will be doing Carving demonstrations this time. He's been practising doing Frog's:q


Pat will be doing demonstrations of everything gleaned at Kiewa

jefferson
12th Jan 2011, 10:30 AM
Pat will be doing demonstrations of everything gleaned at Kiewa

So Pat will be starting with finials???? :D:D:D

Jim Carroll
12th Jan 2011, 01:07 PM
So Pat will be starting with finials???? :D:D:D

Very SMALL finials

Sawdust Maker
12th Jan 2011, 02:45 PM
...
Nick (if the GPS works this far out:o)
...

GPS - hmm that must the the UBD in the glove box
Look the car nearly knows it's way to your place, turn left at bathurst :q

tea lady
12th Jan 2011, 03:36 PM
So Pat will be starting with finials???? :D:D:DDidn;t we do lidded boxes? :think: doh: Oh yes! I left before Ken was turning those tiny finials for his creation! :C

So you better show us how Pat! A WIP perhaps? :whistling: :D

Sawdust Maker
12th Jan 2011, 06:59 PM
are finials too dainty for the yella terra? :o

I could video and put it on u-tube (if I knew how)

Pat
12th Jan 2011, 09:26 PM
I could barely see the finials, that Ken was turning!

Count me in as a definite maybe, I'll ask MBGitW tomorrow evening.

wheelinround
13th Jan 2011, 08:22 AM
List is growning

Date SUNDAY 30th
TIME from 11am

Names in by pm to Ray or me plz
List to Start
Ray
Sue
Pat
Nick (if the GPS works this far out:o)
Ross??
Hughie & his tools :;

Pat
13th Jan 2011, 08:07 PM
My attendance is confirmed :;

I wonder if Ted will turn up and blow us away with his creations again?

Sawdust Maker
13th Jan 2011, 08:22 PM
I'm there
may be a little late as have a swimmin lesson just beforehand

wheelinround
14th Jan 2011, 10:11 AM
I'm there
may be a little late as have a swimmin lesson just beforehand


Expecting floods are you.:U or your way of a bath :q

Sawdust Maker
14th Jan 2011, 12:46 PM
That's it you rude bvgger, no jar of chutney for you now

wheelinround
14th Jan 2011, 02:26 PM
That's it you rude bvgger, no jar of chutney for you now


:o Poor Sue she'll have me guts for garters.:U

Sawdust Maker
14th Jan 2011, 02:38 PM
Might give her a jar with strict instructions not to let you have any :p

turnerted
14th Jan 2011, 04:37 PM
Not sure if I can make it yet.I will let you know closer to the date .

Ted

wheelinround
15th Jan 2011, 09:56 AM
List UPDATE
Date SUNDAY 30th
TIME from 11am

Names in by pm to Ray or me plz
List to Start
Ray
Sue
Pat
Nick (if the GPS works this far out:o)
Ross??
Hughie & his tools :;
TurnerTed a possible maybe
Greg Ward possible maybe with Camphor and wife

nz_carver
15th Jan 2011, 11:41 AM
Thanks for that Ray:2tsup:

wheelinround
17th Jan 2011, 05:48 PM
We have a possible mystery guest coming :roll:

powderpost
17th Jan 2011, 09:20 PM
Sharon and I will come if Nick can pick us up....
Jim

wheelinround
17th Jan 2011, 09:37 PM
If you leave now Nick you'll be back just in time.:U Maybe if the waters reseed.

Sawdust Maker
17th Jan 2011, 09:45 PM
Sharon and I will come if Nick can pick us up....
Jim

I'd better leave now and I probably should strap the floaties to the roof racks :p

Sawdust Maker
17th Jan 2011, 09:46 PM
We have a possible mystery guest coming :roll:

do I have to wear my mask and cape?

wheelinround
18th Jan 2011, 06:02 PM
List UPDATE
Date SUNDAY 30th
TIME from 11am

Names in by pm to Ray or me plz
List to Start
Ray
Sue
Pat
Nick (if the GPS works this far out:o)
Ross??
Hughie & his tools :;
TurnerTed a possible maybe
Greg Ward possible maybe with Camphor and wife
Mini (Pat knows the way)

wheelinround
18th Jan 2011, 06:07 PM
do I have to wear my mask and cape?

What :rolleyes: so you can hide the food under the cape.........do they make them big enough.:p

:whistling2: :seald:

Ross
23rd Jan 2011, 07:24 AM
Kerry and I will be there. I'll bring my Thompson "V" bowl gouge for Nick to try.

Ross

wheelinround
23rd Jan 2011, 09:52 AM
List UPDATE
Date SUNDAY 30th
TIME from 11am

Names in by pm to Ray or me plz
List to Start
Ray & Sue
Pat
Nick (if the GPS works this far out:o)
Ross & Kerry
Hughie & his tools :;
TurnerTed a possible maybe
Greg Ward possible maybe with Camphor and wife
Mini (Pat knows the way)

nz_carver
23rd Jan 2011, 10:58 AM
Rite after 1 month I have use of the computer
(sisters boy has been here from nz)
(DAM FACE BOOK!!!!!:doh: )

so thanks Ray for doing the updates :2tsup:
workshop is all clean with some new toys
and wood

I have a Box of pen blanks you all can go nuts over

looking fwd to the GTG

Pat
23rd Jan 2011, 03:05 PM
I'll be there about 11 ish, a few things have come up to be done early Sunday morning. Ray, I'll have to take a rain check on testing out the nova.

wheelinround
23rd Jan 2011, 07:12 PM
After speaking with Dave this morning its going to be an interesting day
Mini lathe is all that available unless we refit the Yellow Bird to the bench as Dave has had to do some re-arranging to the workshop.

By all weather reports we are looking at 35C+, humidity at Rooty Hill will be around 85%

Pat is giving a demo on Bandsaw Blade joining.

Hey Pat there is always afterwards on the way home.:;

nz_carver
23rd Jan 2011, 10:49 PM
ok Well after talking to Ray
Old Yellow will be set up four our rig turning only:2tsup:

Had a #### around ond sstuch down some mdf on a bench to fit Little BoyBlue
and the Bench Grinder

wheelinround
24th Jan 2011, 09:24 AM
Dave can you Pm the mystery visitor your address he reckons, I won't give it to him cause I don't want him there. Better Pm those who don't know where you live also.

nz_carver
24th Jan 2011, 09:33 AM
everyone thats going has been here befor
Hey nick if you start the long drive now from Nth Sydney you will make it here in time:D

Sawdust Maker
24th Jan 2011, 10:14 AM
Raspberries to you too :q

wheelinround
24th Jan 2011, 07:15 PM
I have some Bottle Brush on offer anyone interested let me know ASAP and I'll bring some.

Sawdust Maker
24th Jan 2011, 07:20 PM
I have some Bottle Brush on offer anyone interested let me know ASAP and I'll bring some.

Yes please :2tsup:

Pat
24th Jan 2011, 07:23 PM
I have some Bottle Brush on offer anyone interested let me know ASAP and I'll bring some.


Me too!

nz_carver
24th Jan 2011, 09:31 PM
Sorry nick sorry pat
Ray I have chess cake :2tsup:

nz_carver
24th Jan 2011, 09:52 PM
rite just found out we have more people :2tsup:
Now the talk is that pat has some wood to turn
ross or Mini has a tool to show off??


Nick is going to stand around and try get free wood and be first in line for lunch:D

Ray is gooing to eat cake
and I might just do some carving

hughie
25th Jan 2011, 05:38 PM
I have a box of blanks etc that'l be coming along, also might have another guest along with me.

wheelinround
25th Jan 2011, 05:39 PM
:2tsup: Hughie

Sawdust Maker
25th Jan 2011, 07:03 PM
...

Nick is going to stand around and try get free wood and be first in line for lunch:D

Ray is going to eat cake
and I might just do some carving

I've got a swimming lesson in the morning
so will head over after that

You can't eat until I get there :bbq2:

And I've been told Ray has had too much :bcake: this year already. :p

I'd like to see observe the fine art of carving in person

hughie
25th Jan 2011, 09:28 PM
I've got a swimming lesson in the morning
so will head over after that


Jeez Nick I would have thought a bloke your age should be able to swim. :no:

Greg Ward
26th Jan 2011, 10:57 AM
:Lynne has an overseas family visit that day, but I'm squeezing out a short visit late morning.
Can bring some rosewood (6" x 5" x 2' and camphor turning blocks if anyone want some.
See you then
Greg

wheelinround
26th Jan 2011, 11:34 AM
:U At least she won't be sitting at Macca's this time Greg look forward to seeing you.:2tsup:

Pat
26th Jan 2011, 12:16 PM
:Lynne has an overseas family visit that day, but I'm squeezing out a short visit late morning.
Can bring some rosewood (6" x 5" x 2' and camphor turning blocks if anyone want some.
See you then
Greg


mmm camphor . . . ok, I'll share . . .

Christos
26th Jan 2011, 08:47 PM
I received a reminder from one of the younger lads on the forum about this get together. At the present moment I am scheduled to be working. Hoping to find out on Thursday or Friday.

Sawdust Maker
26th Jan 2011, 09:07 PM
Christos

When you're running for President, you have my vote :2tsup:

As I said, if you can't come send along your young lady, we'll sell her a lathe :D maybe :C

wheelinround
27th Jan 2011, 07:57 AM
I received a reminder from one of the younger lads on the forum about this get together. At the present moment I am scheduled to be working. Hoping to find out on Thursday or Friday.

Would be great to see you both Christos, I agree with Nick though send Jane if you can't make it.:U
Looks like Nick has a cheap Nova to sell :;

Pat
27th Jan 2011, 08:20 AM
Looks like Nick has a cheap Nova to sell :;

Under utilised at that!:U

Sawdust Maker
27th Jan 2011, 08:27 AM
Under utilised at that!:U

Yeah, dammit :doh: but school resumes next week :woot:

but not for sale unless I can convince the chancellor I can have one of these (http://vermec.tripod.com/PDFs/Omega_Stubby_Dec_2009.pdf) :D
but that is extremely unlikely :((

wheelinround
27th Jan 2011, 09:10 AM
Yeah, dammit :doh: but school resumes next week :woot:

but not for sale unless I can convince the chancellor I can have one of these (http://vermec.tripod.com/PDFs/Omega_Stubby_Dec_2009.pdf) :D
but that is extremely unlikely :((


By that you mean the last on the page of course :;
Sue this mean you get that World Cruise you always wanted:U

turnerted
27th Jan 2011, 04:48 PM
G'day
Just confirming I'll be there.

Ted

wheelinround
27th Jan 2011, 05:00 PM
List UPDATE
Date SUNDAY 30th
TIME from 11am

Names in by pm to Ray or me plz
List to Start
Ray & Sue Gas torch and SS
Pat his Bandsaw Blade repair kit
Nick (if the GPS works this far out:o)
Ross & Kerry
Hughie & his tools blanks and mate
TurnerTed a possible maybe
Greg Ward possible maybe with Camphor and Rosewood
Mini and a surprise
Christos and Jane possible
Mystery Visitor


See you all Sunday

Sawdust Maker
27th Jan 2011, 05:03 PM
Hughie

Can you bring your Thompson Mark St Leger - I'd like to see it in action if you don't mind, Please





By that you mean the last on the page of course :;
Sue this mean you get that World Cruise you always wanted:U

If I thought I could get away with it, blood oath

Susan hates cruises but I think we are planning one to the southern most continent sometime. She needs some ice for a martini

wheelinround
27th Jan 2011, 05:08 PM
Hughie

Can you bring your Thompson Mark St Leger - I'd like to see it in action if you don't mind, Please

:D me 2






If I thought I could get away with it, blood oath

Susan hates cruises but I think we are planning one to the southern most continent sometime. She needs some ice for a martini

Nice trip will you be flying or sailing as in Arctic Explorer at least you'll be closer and snuggled up.:; Just watch out for the Arctic wood.

wheelinround
27th Jan 2011, 05:10 PM
Dave hope your awake and reading this is there anything food or drink wise needed.
Besides Nicks Coleslaw, Sue's Sunday Chocolate double mud Cake.

Sawdust Maker
27th Jan 2011, 05:23 PM
Dave hope your awake and reading this is there anything food or drink wise needed.
Besides Nicks Coleslaw, Sue's Sunday Chocolate double mud Cake.

Yeah I was wondering about the food issue

I can do a coleslaw if people want

or do we just flick Dave's dad a fiver?

nz_carver
27th Jan 2011, 05:33 PM
Yeah I am
I'm stuck in trific on the m4 going west
Got to love I phone

Ok well if people are going to bring a plate that will be grate

And I'm happy to give wood a nice new home bad well

Pat
27th Jan 2011, 05:35 PM
Isn't Sue making 3 Double Chocolate Mud cakes . . . 1 for Nick, 1 for me and 1 for the rest of the rabble. Sorry Ray, you're not allowed any:;

Cruel, but funny:U

wheelinround
27th Jan 2011, 05:39 PM
Isn't Sue making 3 Double Chocolate Mud cakes . . . 1 for Nick, 1 for me and 1 for the rest of the rabble. Sorry Ray, you're not allowed any:;

Cruel, but funny:U

Its ok I had a small piece of one last Sunday at sons 30th:q

Back in the kitchen Mr Mom

You could bring your Tortillas

wheelinround
27th Jan 2011, 05:40 PM
Yeah I am
I'm stuck in trific on the m4 going west
Got to love I phone

Ok well if people are going to bring a plate that will be grate

And I'm happy to give wood a nice new home bad well


:oo: Dave's driving and texting :;

wheelinround
29th Jan 2011, 09:02 AM
Nicks bring his new Tormek so bring your blunt tools.:U

nz_carver
29th Jan 2011, 11:20 AM
Sweet nick you can demo on my tools:B

munruben
29th Jan 2011, 11:55 AM
Hope its not too hot for you tomorrow, have a nice day guys and lets see some pics.:2tsup:

wheelinround
29th Jan 2011, 12:07 PM
Looking at 33C tomorrow John still it should be a great day thanks :2tsup:

Christos
29th Jan 2011, 12:15 PM
I just wanted to say that I am not able to make it. :C It looks like my timing is very bad.

So post pictures when you have them as I might get a feeling that I am there.

wheelinround
29th Jan 2011, 12:17 PM
No problem just send Jane along we'll look after her honest.:U Thats slack Christos maybe next time when we have one at your place you can make it :p

Hope Nick brings his camera

Christos
29th Jan 2011, 12:30 PM
You reply is almost as if you are hot and cold running water? :U

wheelinround
29th Jan 2011, 12:33 PM
It is but the situation is if my back does not settle down by tomorrow morning I may not be there either.:~

Sturdee
29th Jan 2011, 05:05 PM
So post pictures when you have them

Especially a good one of that young one that wants me to adopt him.:D


Peter.

wheelinround
29th Jan 2011, 06:34 PM
Especially a good one of that young one that wants me to adopt him.:D


Peter.


Only if we can drag him away from the food and commandeer the camera off him.

Sawdust Maker
29th Jan 2011, 07:19 PM
Sweet nick you can demo on my tools:B

Tormek is too new to leave home :no:
You mean they haven't been sharpened simce Jim's visit :doh:
besides it's good for your soul to learn to sharpen your own tools:U


...

Hope Nick brings his camera

I am, even charged the battery and put a new roll of film in it.


Especially a good one of that young one that wants me to adopt him.:D


Peter.

Hmm
I'd better dye the hair and have a shave if I'm going up for review :p



See you all when I get there

nz_carver
29th Jan 2011, 08:31 PM
Hey nick there is talks of holding off lunch at the Zoo till you get there whats your ETA?

Sawdust Maker
29th Jan 2011, 08:41 PM
Coleslaw and I should arrive approx 11.30 am

Though I might go via the new Iron Cove bridge just to see what all the fuss is about :doh:
In that case I'll be a little later :rolleyes:

That'll mean I should get in before Ray starts into his seconds (or thirds)

nz_carver
29th Jan 2011, 09:05 PM
Lunch is around 1230 1 so gives everyone
Time to get there

wheelinround
30th Jan 2011, 08:02 AM
Thats right leave the good never used gear at home everyone was lined up to use the Tormek we sold tickets..............how do you think Dave was paying for the food.:U

Greg Ward
30th Jan 2011, 08:25 AM
Sorry, just to make sure
Same place as last time?

Greg

nz_carver
30th Jan 2011, 08:57 AM
Yeah mate same place

did not win power ball last week so in the ssame place:;

wheelinround
30th Jan 2011, 06:42 PM
Great day with a bunch of great blokes shame Nick scoffed all the cake leaving me with none.

I have to say thanks to Fletty & Pat.
http://www.woodworkforums.com/f28/great-thanks-my-shed-fairies-130757/

Nice to finally meet .

nz_carver
30th Jan 2011, 07:04 PM
it's was asked of me what I wanted for my birthday and to that I replyed
I want a day in the workshop with my mates

and thats what I got so a big thank you to everyone for a grate day:2tsup:

Nick plz dnt post pics of me but pm me your eamil im after that pic of Ray Sue and myself to go on my workshop wall:2tsup:

Sawdust Maker
30th Jan 2011, 07:50 PM
Looks like I can't upload piccies at the moment - sorry my computer or the forum doesn't like me.

wheelinround
30th Jan 2011, 09:30 PM
Looks like I can't upload piccies at the moment - sorry my computer or the forum doesn't like me.


Understandable :p

nz_carver
30th Jan 2011, 09:35 PM
All I can say is I have sat down and had sues mud cake
Dam good cake !!!!!

wheelinround
30th Jan 2011, 09:40 PM
Thanks again to your Mum & Dad for allowing us to crash there Dave, Dad for his hard work in the kitchen, Tiff her efforts.

Happy Birthday for tomorrow :2tsup:

wheelinround
31st Jan 2011, 08:32 AM
Ross found it http://www.woodworkforums.com/f226/free-woodworking-mags-pick-up-only-61104/index2.html its been locked so could not post.

:no: No sign of a Sawdust maker in that thread :; but at least they have been past on to a 1/2 decent bloke Happy reading Nick. When done pass them on again. :2tsup:

Sawdust Maker
31st Jan 2011, 09:00 AM
Here are the piccies - in no particular order


160141 160142 160147

photo 1: Mini, Mystery Guest, Turner Ted, Greg Ward
photo 2: Wheelinround, Greg Ward
photo 3: Mystery Guest, Turner Ted, GW

160143 160144 160148

photo 4: Ross, Damien (young Ross)
photo 5: Pat, Hughie, Ross, TT, GW, Mystery Guest
photo 6: GW, TT, Pat

160145 160146 160149

photo 7: NZ Carver,
photo 8: Small cakes
photo 9: see photo 5


None of me so Sturdee will have to take me sight unseen

munruben
31st Jan 2011, 01:50 PM
Thanks for putting up the pics Nick, I'm sure everyone had a good time and were happy but maybe they should have told their faces about the good time they were having. :p

Mate, does anyone smile in NSW? :):p

wheelinround
31st Jan 2011, 02:16 PM
Good job with the photo's Nick especially prior Pat's snack attack 3 large pieces of each I was told.

Ross
31st Jan 2011, 02:57 PM
Thanks for putting up the pics Nick, I'm sure everyone had a good time and were happy but maybe they should have told their faces about the good time they were having. :p

Mate, does anyone smile in NSW? :):p

We take seriously.

Ross

Greg Ward
31st Jan 2011, 06:51 PM
What's to smile about in NSW?
Seen what our our state Labor Government has been up to lately?
Seen what our our Federal Labor Government has been up to lately?
And both governments are now run by a member of the fairer sex.

Not that I've got a thing about women, I mean I watched the tennis a lot over the past week.....

No wonder we're grumpy
(Hope Lynne doesn't read this.......)

Sawdust Maker
31st Jan 2011, 08:11 PM
We take seriously.

Ross

told us to take him seriously ...

So we did, he's the axe wielder after all :doh:

munruben
31st Jan 2011, 08:22 PM
Fair enough guys.:D

RETIRED
1st Feb 2011, 07:41 AM
Thank you to all who organised and participated.

I had a great time and it was good to put faces to names.

I got all my deliveries done and clients seen on Monday.

Got down the highway and the van overheated and blew the head gasket, so we had a nice trip home in a flat top tow truck.

wheelinround
1st Feb 2011, 08:13 AM
Thats not good news how did they tie you down to the truck :p

nz_carver
1st Feb 2011, 09:04 AM
Hey all im still eating cake and today I think I might sharpen my tools and do some turning

but big thanks to everyone for a grate day

tea lady
1st Feb 2011, 09:07 AM
Not that I've got a thing about women, I mean I watched the tennis a lot over the past week.....

No wonder we're grumpy
(Hope Lynne doesn't read this.......):rolleyes: I'm telling on you! :p

Christos
5th Feb 2011, 08:19 AM
It's been a week since I have been able to get onto the web site.

I also wish to add my thanks for the pictures.