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    Default Open Day & Hand Tool event at Melbourne Guild of Fine Woodworking

    This Saturday and Sunday there is annual Open Day and Hand Tool at Melbourne Guild of Fine Woodworking.

    Details are at Melbourne Guild of Fine Woodworking | Education Dedicated Towards Traditional Skills

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    Took the trip there today and it was good to see the demos happening and the quality tools for sale.
    There was a display of some of the excellent work that students had completed.
    Took a few photos if anyone is interested.

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    Cheers,
    Dallas

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    I must have been standing to your left when you took that photo of Steve Latta doing his demo. Hes a real pro and an excellent presenter, I really enjoyed his presentations.
    The infill smoothers were so nice also, my first time using one and was impressed.

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    Pity it has been so long since I had seen you otherwise I might have recognised you wandering around. Yes those planes were beautiful weren't they with a tremendous amount of work going in to making them. Very interesting and detailed work that Steve does too.

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    Do you know what that slab is Dallas? It's absolutely stunning.
    Forum members PM me for a discount on all my products - stores.ebay.com.au/aldavsstore

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    I'm not sure if I remember correctly but I thought I heard the name Mesquite mentioned. It came from a property in Clifton Hill.
    Maybe saladonion or someone else who was there may have heard the name and remember it. Whatever it was it was was certainly impressive, much like a burl.

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