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    Oh yes! Haven't played since in 40 years and my...

    Oh yes! Haven't played since in 40 years and my memory is failing me... Hehe
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    It's the site (and videos) that got me into...

    It's the site (and videos) that got me into woodworking so I'm definitely biased, Dallas.

    Yes, they're all by Paul and they're extremely comprehensive. E.g. his workbench build (the original from...
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    Well, don't ever listen to me, Dallas! :doh:

    Well, don't ever listen to me, Dallas! :doh:
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    Good to know, Lance. Thanks very much for the...

    Good to know, Lance.

    Thanks very much for the info :2tsup:. It will help me in my future endeavours.

    Regards Adam
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    Another paid one, unfortunately Dallas Regards...

    Another paid one, unfortunately Dallas

    Regards Adam
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    Great job, Lance! The Tas Oak looks amazing...

    Great job, Lance!

    The Tas Oak looks amazing (as does the joinery :) ). I really like the spalting and knotting etc. I think makes it look better than plain Tas Oak. And I think it looks great...
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    D'oh! It appears my reading skills were not up...

    D'oh! It appears my reading skills were not up to par last night :B

    Great stuff, Lance - I look forward to that. Will keep my eye out (and practise my reading in the meantime :) )

    Regards Adam
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    Gee that's come up beautifully, Lance! I can't...

    Gee that's come up beautifully, Lance!

    I can't recall, but was it at this stage at the 'get together'? The French polishing looks beautiful and really brings out the timber - even 'plain old' Tas...
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    Your boxes are works of art. Beautiful! ...

    Your boxes are works of art. Beautiful!

    Regards Adam
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    Only just came across this thread, Roy. Wow...

    Only just came across this thread, Roy.

    Wow that is a beautiful piece. I love the design. And your attention to detail and the thought that went into the design is wonderful. (I liked the...
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    That's a very unique and great looking cribbage...

    That's a very unique and great looking cribbage board, Mark! I love it.

    My grandfather, who I inherited a lot of old hand tools from (which got me into woodworking), taught me how to play crib as...
  12. Ah yes, agreed! :) Regards Adam

    Ah yes, agreed! :)

    Regards Adam
  13. Just to add that Mr Sellers would most definitely...

    Just to add that Mr Sellers would most definitely not say this :)

    My apologies, Ian, if I misunderstood your point!

    Regards Adam
  14. Stunning! (except the kitchen :rolleyes:......

    Stunning! (except the kitchen :rolleyes:... don't mind the bathroom, however).

    Regards Adam
  15. An excellent summation too, Lance! Great stuff....

    An excellent summation too, Lance! Great stuff.

    Regards Adam
  16. Now why couldn't I be that succinct! :p Very...

    Now why couldn't I be that succinct! :p Very good :)

    That's it, in a nutshell, for me.

    Regards Adam
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    Welcome Jason There's no shortage of excellent...

    Welcome Jason

    There's no shortage of excellent advice here. I've learnt a great deal.

    Regards Adam
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    Welcome Tim Regards Adam

    Welcome Tim

    Regards Adam
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    Welcome WanderOn I'm also fairly new and...

    Welcome WanderOn

    I'm also fairly new and there's certainly a LOT of looking around to do :)
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    Welcome back! No clue on the ebony, sorry ...

    Welcome back!

    No clue on the ebony, sorry

    Regards Adam
  21. Thanks for your kind words, Brian :) Regards...

    Thanks for your kind words, Brian :)

    Regards Adam
  22. Thanks very much, Lance :) I think I'll need...

    Thanks very much, Lance :)

    I think I'll need to pick your brain on achieving a good finish! As oil/wax is all that I've used. But look forward to discussing regardless. I remember you...
  23. Thanks a lot, Dallas :) Regards Adam

    Thanks a lot, Dallas :)

    Regards Adam
  24. Finished...

    ...with a week to spare! Lol.

    Just used 2 coats of Danish oil and furniture wax.

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    Time for the next project! :)

    Regards Adam
  25. As others have mentioned, great thought-provoking...

    As others have mentioned, great thought-provoking thread, Lance!

    My introduction to woodworking was much the same as yours too, Lance. Basic 'carpentry' (decks, cubby house, fencing, outdoor...
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    That sure has come up really nice. The timber is...

    That sure has come up really nice. The timber is beautiful.
    I really like the inlay.

    It must be nice to 'give back' in that way.

    How did you finish it? I can see a can of something but can't...
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    This is a great thread, Paul. I've learnt a...

    This is a great thread, Paul.

    I've learnt a lot of great ideas on this one!

    I recycle some of these things like the sticks and containers etc. And my dad did too.

    These were given to me by...
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    That loom is a stunning design. It looks amazing!...

    That loom is a stunning design. It looks amazing!

    Regards Adam
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    Got to love our Tasmanian town names, Mick! To be...

    Got to love our Tasmanian town names, Mick! To be honest I'd never heard of Nowhere Else (had to look it up)! What a great name.

    Regards Adam
  30. Thank you very much Dallas. Sincerely, your words...

    Thank you very much Dallas. Sincerely, your words are very kind.
    I guess I am a little 'chuffed' at how it came out. Lots learnt along the way with this project too. That's the best part for me :)....
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    Me too... Lol

    Me too... Lol
  32. Apart from a few days away over Easter I've been...

    Apart from a few days away over Easter I've been in the shed as much as possible and have finished the building phase and now just need to finish. I'm going to use what I've done in the past as it's...
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    Welcome to Tassie, Pete. You must be loving it...

    Welcome to Tassie, Pete.

    You must be loving it down there in Wattle Grove. A beautiful place. I used to visit a family friends' farm in Lower Wattle Grove regularly as a child.

    Look forward...
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    :)) Very good... Excuse the late reply, I...

    :)) Very good...

    Excuse the late reply, I haven't been online much since the Easter break began. That time of year...

    Wow Paul, that's a stunning looking handle! I like the Holden handle...
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    I gave the plate a quick going over with 240 W&D...

    I gave the plate a quick going over with 240 W&D and kero last night. Apart from the pitting, it came up well. In fact, as you can probably tell from the lack of mess, there wasn't a lot coming off...
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    Hi George

    Thanks for posting a photo.

    That's a great idea on the router plane. Especially the Allen key. And being held solidly with the coach bolt. 1200 would be more than sharp enough I would...
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    Oh yes, nearly forgot... 452829 Before I...

    Oh yes, nearly forgot...

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    Before I start restoring this one, I thought I'd drill 'the hole' first.

    Where would you recommend? And should I go a bit larger on this handle seeing as it's...
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    Thank you again, Matt (I reckon that's the word...

    Thank you again, Matt
    (I reckon that's the word of used the most in this thread... but I'll keep saying it :U)

    I will accept your offer - wait for it..."THANK YOU"! :2tsup: I feel I should...
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    Thank you again, Paul. Yes, I can see now that...

    Thank you again, Paul.

    Yes, I can see now that they don't enlarge as well as the originals. Dear, oh dear... not sure why some upload better than others. I'll look into that for future posts. ...
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    Thank you again, Ian. Ah, ok. It isn't too...

    Thank you again, Ian.

    Ah, ok. It isn't too bad, they are actual pits but they're not that deep and it kind of looks 'stable', doesn't seem to be too invasive. So that makes me very happy.
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    I also lurked for a while. You're spot on about...

    I also lurked for a while. You're spot on about that!

    That's great about the mallet. Especially if you can get your 3 year old interested :) My boys are nearly 16 and 18 and I think I missed...
  42. I've seen him also, Dallas. Agree about the...

    I've seen him also, Dallas.

    Agree about the 'fast paced' style! And also his skills. And he's certainly promoting the hand tools too... Just not my taste :)

    In case you haven't seen it... I...
  43. Ditto to what Lance and Dallas both said, George....

    Ditto to what Lance and Dallas both said, George.

    You'll definitely get no criticism, and only excellent help and advice. I was genuinely surprised with the amount of help I got with my first...
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    Welcome Slothman (I like your 'name' - it's how...

    Welcome Slothman
    (I like your 'name' - it's how I am with my woodworking...lol)

    I'm fairly new to woodworking too, but like you just love the feel of a sharp plane or chisel cutting through the...
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    Here we go again...

    A big brother has arrived! (or are saws female? lol)

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    This was also my granfather's and it's the same saw in a bigger version. I'm assuming they were both...
  46. Thanks Dallas I was pleasantly surprised at...

    Thanks Dallas

    I was pleasantly surprised at the fit. I enjoy taking the time to get it as good as I can. But you're right, having the process explained makes a huge difference! I've even...
  47. Thanks aldav I'm hoping he'll keep it inside...

    Thanks aldav

    I'm hoping he'll keep it inside :)

    Regards Adam
  48. Hi George I highly recommend the Veritas...

    Hi George

    I highly recommend the Veritas router plane. It's one of my favourite tools to use.

    Thanks for your kind words. I enjoy the process more than the final result! Probably why I take so...
  49. Thanks Lance I guess it was fairly clean....

    Thanks Lance

    I guess it was fairly clean. Pretty much like all the other Tas Oak I've used. Just buy it from Bunnings. I did plane this large panel from both directions but didn't get any tearout....
  50. WIP Tool drawer organiser (Paul Sellers design)

    Hi everyone

    Hereís my progress (including WIP photos) towards a Paul Sellers designed two drawer tool organiser. Iím making this for my sonís 18th birthday. No electricity used (apart from...
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