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  1. FORUMS & MEMBERS HELP Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. General posts should be placed in the appropriate forum NOT HERE!

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    2. If you are not familiar with the rules of these forums then please read the posts in this. You may save yourself and others a lot of problems down the track.

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    3. Place details of your business or services in this forum, and it will live here for a month. If you contribute to the forums by posting recommendations or advice your listing will remain. Non-contributors will have their details deleted at the end of the month.

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    6. This forum is a common area for those taking part in the various challenges that are run from time to time. eg turning, boxes, pallets, furniture etc,

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    7. Off on a holiday to the country or interstate? Travel regularly to a certain town or area? Got a bit of room in the back of the car for a package or another person? Here's a chance to maybe help out another forum member by delivering them or their package for them.

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  2. FREE STUFF PRIZE DRAWS Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. FREE STUFF PRIZE DRAWS will be conducted on a regular basis. With prizes being donated by woodworking businesses. To be eligible to win you must be a currently active member of these forums.

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  3. FINISHING & RESTORATION Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. A forum for ALL WOODWORKERS, FINISHERS, RESTORERS, etc. both professional and amateur, to seek and give help, make observations and statements, etc. On anything to do with finishing, and restoration.
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    2. Got an antique you need to restore. Don't strip it and coat it with polyurethane and ruin it's value. Check in here for traditional finishes and genuine restoration help. Find out the ins and outs and how to keep or enhance it's value. Not just for furniture.

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    3. Make of it as you will.

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  4. WOODTURNING FORUMS Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. This is a forum for WOODTURNERS both professionals and amateurs alike. Make observations, statements, seek and/or give help and advice, etc.

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  5. WOODWORKING FORUMS - GENERAL Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. A forum for ALL WOODWORKERS both professional and amateur to seek and give help, make observations and statements, etc. On anything to do with general woodwork and cabinet making.

       

       

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    2. Mechanical figures or contrivances constructed to act as if by their own motive power. Do you make them have video or a work in progress. Post what you have and questions or help here.

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    3. Here's a chance to show off what you can do with bandsawn boxes. Got a problem or a new idea you want to share? Go for it.

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    4. This forum is specially for all you box makers out there and there are a lot of you. Seek help - offer help - show us your work, etc.
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    5. Do you make clocks and want to share, then here's a forum just for you. Grandfather clocks, wooden movement clocks, mantel clocks, naked (see the innards) clocks, everything from sticking a quartz movement into a chunk of wood right on through to the big fancy ones. Let's see 'em, talk about 'em, help with 'em etc..
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    6. This forum is for those that use CNC machines. Lathes, routers, mills. If it is computer controlled then post it here.
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    7. Got a Festool product or thinking about getting one? Having a problem and need some specific information? Ask questions, get help or generally talk about your Festools. Help and information isn't far away.
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    9. This one is for all the pyrographers out there. Show us your work, get or give advice, share patterns, etc.

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    10. Forum for router jigs, Woodrat, Gifkin, etc. etc. etc. Got a problem? Figured out how to use the thing? Found something new it will do? Found something it can't do. Then post it here.

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    11. This is your chance to partake in discussions, get or give information and help, etc. on routers and how to use them.

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    12. Not asking you to be health and safety officers, but if you have a health or safety concern, ideas, a fix for a problem or anything health and safety related, then put it here.

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    13. This forum is for the fast growing scrollsaw fraternity. Both professional and amateur scrollers are invited to seek and give help, make observations and statements, etc. On anything to do with scrollsaws and scrolling. If all you have is a fretsaw don't despair, just ask anyway.

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    14. Anything to do with Shed construction, fit-out and maintenance.

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    15. OK all you toy makers out there, here's a forum just for you. Show us what you can do.



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    16. A forum for Triton & GMC owners and would be owners. Get info and help from other Triton & GMC owners/users. Find out what's new and how it works. Air your views and get opinions from fellow users of these excellent Australian products.

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    17. A forum for WOODCARVERS both professional and amateur to seek and give help, make observations and statements, etc. On the subject of woodcarving, sculpture, whittling and related fields.

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    18. Add your pics here. Anything you like preferably to do with woodwork.
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  6. TIMBER Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. For those who mill their own and small commercial millers using chainsaw mills, bandsaw slabbers, Lewis saws etc for mobile saw milling.

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    2. A forum for ALL WOODWORKERS both professional and amateur to seek and give help, make observations and statements, etc. regarding timber. Supply, availability, characteristics, etc.
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    3. A forum where members can swap timber with other members.

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  7. HAND TOOLS & MACHINERY Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. The bandsaw is one of the more important pieces of machinery in the workshop. Now it has its own forum. Use it to seek help, give help, pass on hints and tips, etc.
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    2. A place to post/discuss Dust Extraction/Filters/Cyclones
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    3. Drill press, lathes, all small machinery at the lower end of the market and aimed at the hobby woodworker. Anything not covered in the above forums.
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    4. A forum for ALL WOODWORKERS both professional and amateur to seek and give help, make observations and statements, etc. regarding powered hand tools. A great way to get advice before spending your hard earned on a new tool.
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    5. This one's for the Dark Siders. Users, collectors and lovers of good old unpowered hand tools. No screaming motors, no power cords or batteries, just good old fashioned person power.
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    6. Got a homemade tool or jig you want to show off? Here's your chance. Show us what you've got

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    7. Got an Incra Jig? Here's a forum for you. Get and give, help, tips, information etc. This forum will be monitored closely by specialists in Incra Jigs..

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    8. A forum for the discussion of Japanese hand Tools. What makes them good, how to tell the good tools from the bad, and how to use and look after them.

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    9. Seek or give help on setting up and maintaining and fine tuning these machines. Get advice and info from other users and owners before you buy.
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    10. How do you sharpen your turning tools, carving tools, plane blades, router and moulding blades, etc. Ideas and help for newbies. New or advanced techniques, old, tried and true methods. How, when, why, etc

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    11. Seek help and info on the workhorse of the workshop. Talk to other owners and users before you buy. Find out how to fine tune and maintain the most expensive machine you're likely to own, etc.
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  8. SPECIAL INTERESTS Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Woodworking clubs from all over Australia are invited to place information of their upcoming events, news, information, raffle winners etc in this forum.

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    2. How do you get your designs and plans etc onto paper, CAD, Open Office, Coral, Adobe Illustrator, Google Sketchup, etc? Show us what you use and how. Offer or ask for help. Use this forum to also share Google Sketchup plans and ideas, get help with a project. Attach plans in .skp not .jpg please so others can edit them and upload them after the edit. DO NOT post if you have an issue with others using your ideas.

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    3. A forum for all those involved in or with an interest in the uniquely Australian Men's Sheds groups. There are well over 200 of these groups scattered across Australia and more on the way.

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    4. The place for Schoolies to ask questions about Woodwork/Metalwork or any School Project at all. Post photos of your School Project, or ask advice from the many experts available on these forums.

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    5. For everything to do with the Timber abnd Working With Wood Shows (WWWShows) Info from the Organizers, feedback from Exhibitors and the public. Meeting places for groups. New features, etc, etc.

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    6. For the woman who is serious and passionate about her woodwork. Here's chance for the woodworking women of Australia and the World to strut their stuff. Show us your work, give of your expertise and seek help in all facets of woodwork. From carving, turning, pyrography and intarsia to cabinet/furniture making, finishing, sculpture and anything else wood related.

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    7. A special forum for anyone with a disability whether it be mild or major. This forum may give you the help and ideas you need to carry out woodworking projects. You in turn may be able to help others in the same situation as yourself with hints tips and info on how you cope with your own special disability.

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  9. WOODIES STUFF Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. The never ending woodies yarn will keep you enthralled for years as it slowly unfolds form the minds keyboards of hundreds of woodies. Don't just read it. Write it. Be in it. Enjoy it!

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    2. Looking for employment or an employee, full time, part time, casual. Need someone to do a job for you, or want to put yourself out there for self employed work. Heres a place to try. No guarantees but at least it puts your name out there.

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    3. A forum to post births, engagements, marriages, deaths, illnesses, wellnesses. Anything currently in your life making you sad, making you happy, making you question what it's all about. You don't really have to be the strong silent type. Leave your Birthday, Christmas, New Year, Anniversary, Easter, etc, greetings, wishes, gripes & grumbles here.

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    4. This is your chance to have your say on what ever you wish. Rant and rave. Give someone a pat on the back, or a kick their bum. ONE STIPULATION: Keep it about woodwork and related woodies stuff.

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    5. This forum is open to all comers with hints and tips on anything at all to do with woodworking and all its allied crafts and trades.

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    6. This forum is for GENERAL DISCUSSION/DEBATE/CONFRONTATION etc. on any topic you like, so long as it has NOTHING TO DO WITH WOODWORK.

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    7. Need some feedback or special information then maybe polling the visitors to these forums will give you the answer.

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    8. List your upcoming Woodwork and related event. For clubs, individuals, businesses, organizations, etc.(AUSTRALIAN EVENTS ONLY)

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    9. Heard a good joke about woodworking lately? Seen a good comic strip? Maybe know a tall TALE or two that could even be true. Let's hear it from you.

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    10. O.K. It's quiz time. Answer the questions correctly and the prize will be yours. The prize being the glory of answering and participating. By the way all answers may be correct and not many will be deemed to be wrong.

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  10. NOT WOODWORK - MY OTHER LOVES Threads / Posts  Last Post

    This section is for those who also have hobbies and interests outside of the woodworking realm.

    1. ART

      Oils, water colour, pastels, charcoal, pen and wash, sketching etc. Whatever it is if it's on paper or canvas, wood or china. Got a question or want to show it off here's a good place to have a go.

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    2. Hardware, software, programming, art, games, etc. Talk about them seek help show us what you've got, BRAG a little. NO PIRATING PLEASE!

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    3. Favorite recipes, favorite place to dine, places not to dine, best meal, worst meal, weirdest food, etc

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    4. Road, mountain, BMX, racing, extreme, etc.

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    5. A forum for questions, answers and discussions on all forms of electronics... eg: digital, analogue, micro-controllers, opto electronics, computer controlled equipment, PLC (Programmable Logic Control) etc, etc.

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    6. Fly, surf, deep sea, pier, river bank, etc. There's a lot of fisherpeople out there let's hear from you.

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    7. Most of us have one. Some are full of flowers, some are full of trees, some are full of vegies, some are massive, some are small, some are in pots and some are made of cement. Tell us about yours.

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    8. Men's health, Women's health, everyone's health. There are a lot of health issues that we sometimes feel we can't or wont talk about or seek advice on. Here's a chance to talk to others who may be going through or have gone through the same thing as you. It could help ease fears and make life a little easier for you. NO DIAGNOSTICS - That's best left to the experts

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    10. For the leather-workers. Show us your work, swap designs, patterns, seek or give help. It's your forum do your thing.

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    11. If you do it tell us about it. Where have you been? When? What was it like? Recommend places to visit, camp sites, etc. Show us your house on wheels, etc

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    12. Cars, 4WDs, hot rods, dragsters, classic and vintage vehicles, motorbike, trucks, et Show us what you've got, make us drool, seek help etc.

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    13. Classical, Rock'n'Roll, Swing, Jazz, Heavy Metal, DooWop, Disco, etc, etc, etc. One of mans most favorite past times is listening to and playing music. Tell us your favorites musical genre, favorite web site, radio station, etc. Seek info on lost songs, lyrics, etc. NO PIRATING PLEASE

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    14. A section for all the issues and pleasures of having a rural (lifestyle) block.

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    15. Pets.... Most of you have one or more, cat, dog, bird, fish, horse, sheep, snake, turtle, etc. Most of you also like to talk about your pets show, them off, etc. Maybe you need some advice on training, feeding, grooming, health issues, etc. OK then, here's a place just for that.

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    16. Stills or movies, Brownie box, SLR or digital, help advice and ideas. Show us your best pic.

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    17. One for the quilters, many of whom are married to or partnered with woodworkers.

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    18. Football (all codes), cricket, baseball, basketball/netball, swimming, wrestling, boxing, etc, etc, etc.

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    19. Been anywhere interesting. Give us a rundown. Recommendations, things to avoid, things you must see, things that didn't live up to expectations.

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  11. HOME RENOVATION Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Home Renovations is now on an independently owned website.
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    You cannot post in the threads on this forums, you can however post to the original thread on Renovate Forum by clicking on the link in the thread.

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    8. Anything that doesn't seem to fit into another category can go in here. Make this your last resort, look at the other forums before just dumping it in here.

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  12. SPONSORS FORUMS Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Talk to our sponsors see their latest tools, equipment releases, products, ask for help or information, etc
    PLEASE NOTE - the banners below are linked to the sponsors own forum NOT their web site.


    1. Globak Woodcare® – supplier of quality Woodcare and home improvement products. 

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