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    The wheel on the track maintains the position of...

    The wheel on the track maintains the position of the axle. The over shot would be 200mm at either end as the axle would make its way to the end of the slot in no time at all and then rotate at the...
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    The burning question is what happens to the pin...

    The burning question is what happens to the pin on the other side of the door? If it is fixed then it is not an overshot roller. If the wheel axle is free to move in a slot on both sides it fulfills...
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    THANK YOU Evan, To you and your wife, all the best. My wife...

    Evan, To you and your wife, all the best. My wife and I have already been down the road you are now travelling. I trust the changes you are making will make life a bit easier for both of you. Just...
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    They were called overshot rollers. They allowed...

    They were called overshot rollers. They allowed the door edge to slide beyond the track length. The over shot was usually enough to bring the door edge in line or beyond the jamb when opened to give...
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    The Junior is a light weight, easy to set up and...

    The Junior is a light weight, easy to set up and remove unit but can be lacking when it comes to needing a bit of grunt. If you are running small section feed stock it will do the job. Once you go...
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    I can remember as a kid having this style of...

    I can remember as a kid having this style of doors on our garage. The opening was 3.6m wide with two doors of 1.8m each. There were no braces, only the cross rails. They stood for about 30 years...
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    I flatten slabs with a 50mm x 12mm two flute bit....

    I flatten slabs with a 50mm x 12mm two flute bit. The router is a Makita 3612C. The C is the difference - variable speed 9000 - 23000 rpm.
    The BR is a constant speed router, running at 23000rpm,...
  8. Thread: Tiny House

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    Sorry, I thought you were just seeking to locate...

    Sorry, I thought you were just seeking to locate one Tiny House. Seeing you wish to start another country you are obliged to seek permission.
  9. If you are going back and forth to Oberon I can...

    If you are going back and forth to Oberon I can lend you one on the way through.
  10. Nover and Co is another option.

    Nover and Co is another option.
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    Not all Councils are equal. The rules on fire...

    Not all Councils are equal. The rules on fire installs depends whether the Council's EPA lists it as COMPLIANCE or EXEMPT. If compliance is required it must be done through Council approval. If...
  12. Thread: Tiny House

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    If there is a Council there is zoning. As far as...

    If there is a Council there is zoning. As far as I am aware, if your structure is transportable, self contained and on private property there is little Council can do to move you on. This does not...
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    I do most of my turning seated (wheel chair.) an...

    I do most of my turning seated (wheel chair.) an adjustable height and tiltable lathe stand makes it quite simple. You just have to be prepared to cop a lap full of shavings but good dust extraction...
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    Visual learning can be a wonderful tool. Much can...

    Visual learning can be a wonderful tool. Much can be lost in translation or should I say comprehension of the written word. An apprentice is trained by a qualified tradesman. On Youtube it can be the...
  15. Thread: Tiny House

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    In our area it used to be legal to build a...

    In our area it used to be legal to build a managers residence as a second dwelling. This was abolished after a court battle with a local who was in a partnership business conducting a Thorough Bred...
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    Every council is different. If you are in a...

    Every council is different. If you are in a single dwelling zone council may well require transportability. Just ask them.
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    N.S.W. I'll take the Narex Butt Chisel set. PM sent.

    I'll take the Narex Butt Chisel set. PM sent.
  18. It is normal practice to attach a deck to the...

    It is normal practice to attach a deck to the side of a house. The piers are part of the side of the house. Provided the piers are not compromised there is no reason not to attach bearers to them....
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    General rule of thumb - resaw anything under 25mm...

    General rule of thumb - resaw anything under 25mm after drying.
    If you know you need 16mm, saw to multiples there of plus kerf thicknesses plus shrinkage. Say 16x2=32+3=35+10=45 minimum.
    50mm...
  20. Thread: Tiny House

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    I wasn't saying its too big, just that if its to...

    I wasn't saying its too big, just that if its to go on the road it would be oversize and you would have to conform to oversize rules. Hence caravans which are as long as a wet week but only 2.5 m...
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    N.S.W. I could ask you the same question. Rules are...

    I could ask you the same question.
    Rules are for honest people. The dishonest either use them to their own advantage or just blatantly disregard them. I m not saying there should be no rules - I...
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    As a young bloke I worked nights as a bouncer....

    As a young bloke I worked nights as a bouncer. Believe me the side effects can be sobering.
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    Sticky: Shoes.

    Shoes.
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    N.S.W. That is why deposits are paid. Nothing worse than...

    That is why deposits are paid. Nothing worse than chasing half way across the country on an open ended contract to find someone else had got there first and you don't have a leg to stand on. If you...
  25. Thread: Tiny House

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    Most Tiny Houses are made to be transportable. If...

    Most Tiny Houses are made to be transportable. If that is your aim you will have an issue at 3.5m wide.
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    It would be nice to see em with a guard on their...

    It would be nice to see em with a guard on their bloody saws!
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    As first year apprentices, we were supplied with...

    As first year apprentices, we were supplied with a brand spanking new tool kit. After careful instruction and demonstrations we were set the task of "tuning" our instruments of torture. This included...
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    I have tried this with both Blue gum and Forest...

    I have tried this with both Blue gum and Forest red gum. Even when I get the pigmentation of the epoxy to match the colour of the timber, the glue seems to react with the timber and forms a dark glue...
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    Epoxy on bluegum will eliminate creep but always...

    Epoxy on bluegum will eliminate creep but always gives a dark glue line. A quality chair would not be laminated, it would be sawn and shaped from a solid piece. The shaping off the saw gives an extra...
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    I have a piece of half inch laminated glass out...

    I have a piece of half inch laminated glass out of a shop front that has served me for over thirty years. When dropped it does the concrete floor more damage than the glass.
  31. A beginner would find pine far easier to work and...

    A beginner would find pine far easier to work and much cheaper than hardwood. If you are going to be flogging out large mortises or planing large chunks of gnarly hardwood the weight and strength of...
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    Morris chair arms come in so many different...

    Morris chair arms come in so many different configurations. I take it you are building a bow armed chair? Is it a supported arm design or does the arm self support between the front and back leg? Is...
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    Sticky: Fart

    Fart
  34. A mate of mine was selling a diamond ring on...

    A mate of mine was selling a diamond ring on Gumtree. He was contacted by a prospective buyer and arrangements were made to meet at a seller chosen location. The seller took his aging father along,...
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    N.S.W. I think we need to insert the word "Usually."...

    I think we need to insert the word "Usually." It's usually more civilized. I have been gazumped on this site and diddled by less than scrupulous sellers. I have been castigated for stepping in and...
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    Damn! And here I was all set to sue you for that...

    Damn! And here I was all set to sue you for that posh work bench you made.:U
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    Sticky: Boggabilla

    Boggabilla
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    OK. Lets try and explain the unexplainable....

    OK. Lets try and explain the unexplainable. Firstly, just let me say there is a lot of smoke and mirrors when it comes to veneering. Many different techniques have been tried with some being more...
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    Sticky: Plastered.

    Plastered.
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    VICTORIA 7c Arrived safe and sound. He is sleeping now....

    7c Arrived safe and sound. He is sleeping now.
    Thanks Elan.
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    Thanks for the Youtube Vids. Takes me back. The...

    Thanks for the Youtube Vids. Takes me back. The nearest thing to what I am talking about would be the first log in the first Vid. Looks like an Indonesian Kauri. The rest are pretty much just ply...
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    What is the problem with Spotted Gum?

    What is the problem with Spotted Gum?
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    I can understand the confusion but take exception...

    I can understand the confusion but take exception to be accused of BS. I supplied a lot of material to Parker Furniture during the !970's and early 80's. I know how it was laid and who by. I know who...
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    That's exactly what you are meant to think but...

    That's exactly what you are meant to think but it's not how it was laid up. As said, we supplied tons of the stuff back in the 60's and 70's. The rotary peeled section of the lay up was split through...
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    Veneer laid on particle board is not one full...

    Veneer laid on particle board is not one full width of veneer across the whole sheet. The veneer is made up of strips, taped together to form a suitable pattern, preferably as close to book matching...
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    Sticky: Penguin.

    Penguin.
  47. The use of multiple species in the one top comes...

    The use of multiple species in the one top comes with it's own set of dangers. Movement will be unequal as each specie will react differently to moisture variation. Its hard enough to keep like...
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    Rotary peeled Burmese teak veneer, laid on veneer...

    Rotary peeled Burmese teak veneer, laid on veneer grade particle, before the days of MR particle board. Used to supply them with tons of the stuff.
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    Sticky: May West

    May West
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    As a young bloke I worked on Stations in the far...

    As a young bloke I worked on Stations in the far west of NSW. The Boss had an old Corella called Chief who could mimmick the Boss to perfection. He would cast the dogs out to work with a gutteral "Go...
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