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    Freakin' goblins :D They keep moving or hiding...

    Freakin' goblins :D

    They keep moving or hiding my old man's taskbar all the time...little buggers :D
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    If it hasn't returned... Right click the top of...

    If it hasn't returned...
    Right click the top of the FF window, select Customize, and see if the icon is there...should be able to left click/hold and drag it back into place.

    Otherwise...F5 for...
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    Still there in current version 66.0.5 (64-bit)...

    Still there in current version 66.0.5 (64-bit) for me.
    Bit odd...
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    Don't lose your Dad licence

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  5. Not so much a joke as it is a tree's revenge :)

    Remember folks...clear your fall area :C


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7jv1ZO_GOE
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    I used to use one in a furniture making job years...

    I used to use one in a furniture making job years ago and it did well tacking pieces of hardwood (redgum, spotted gum) in place for glue ups.
    I bought one just as long ago but haven't used it...
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    Just a lil somethin' that I saw this week that...

    Just a lil somethin' that I saw this week that looks similar, but...is different? I kinda like it more...intersecting dadoes rather than bored holes.
    Each to their own of course :)
    ...
  8. Thread: Elm Treen

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    Had to look up "treen" coz I thought you mistyped...

    Had to look up "treen" coz I thought you mistyped "tree" twice...

    Vociferous gratitude for the augmentation of an inquisitive vocabulary....

    I mean, great work :D
  9. Hmm...not particularly a fan of sanding off the...

    Hmm...not particularly a fan of sanding off the neck finish (but will keep it in mind). Never had to resort to that before, but have also only ever had 2nd hand (worn in) instruments before.
    How...
  10. Getting (factory) guitar neck/fretboard nice and slippery

    I've recently bought myself a new axe (Shecter Omen 7) to relearn on after 20+ years of not playing. It's an awesome plank and the therapy feels so good :U

    But I'm finding that, particularly...
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    This vid loosely explains how to do it with a TS...

    This vid loosely explains how to do it with a TS Aligner (basically a dial indicator jig), but doesn't provide the calculations for how much to shim the front/back of the table so it's just guess...
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    I didn't understand "mitre" until I saw the blade...

    I didn't understand "mitre" until I saw the blade angled in the saw for a "bevel"...
    So the following is quite possibly your problem...

    If you've set your saw up, and checked that the mitre slots...
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    One reason might be is that the adhesive on a...

    One reason might be is that the adhesive on a proper blue painter's tape doesn't fully cure for around 2 weeks.
    You can leave it on longer without leaving residue, and it comes off easier.
    It seems...
  14. The full set arrived today...over a week early!!...

    The full set arrived today...over a week early!! Woohoo!!

    They're not sharp out of the box and there's epic machining marks on the backs, but big deal...I expected that and have fixed much worse...
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    Welcome to the fold. Post, lurk, observe and...

    Welcome to the fold.
    Post, lurk, observe and search...there is a truly ridiculous amount of gold plated info to be found here.
    But also...don't forget to show off your work, whether you personally...
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    Hey again, A few things: - interested on the...

    Hey again,

    A few things:
    - interested on the compounds being used. I'm sharpening on a 6000gt waterstone generally, but what compound comes next? To be honest I'm hoping it's a Blahnnings...
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    One ocular sucking coming up :D Thanks Kuffy :)

    One ocular sucking coming up :D

    Thanks Kuffy :)
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    DIY Strop - Would this leather suit?

    I've got a small bunch of kangaroo leather sheet...2ish mm thick, and quite soft...that I'm thinking might be useful as a strop (wood mounted)
    Too thin? Too soft?
    And if not, does it go smooth side...
  19. Good ol' AU

    Good ol' AU
  20. The whole over-flattening, rushed...

    The whole over-flattening, rushed grinding/burning and over sharpening of my already shortened chisels was the impetus for this purchase (at last...yay).
    I have quite a few OCD traits, and if I can...
  21. T'would be a pleasure :) I did only a little...

    T'would be a pleasure :)
    I did only a little hunting around, but rather quickly it was within Amazon I found was the cheapest place by far that I could get them even with p&p
    ....I can't link,...
  22. Cheers Ian. Great tips. This will be my first...

    Cheers Ian. Great tips.

    This will be my first ever set of good chisels. I'll probably take them to bed with me for the first little while :D
    I'll keep my current mix of knackered old chisels for...
  23. Cheers, Wanna. I've been looking at...

    Cheers, Wanna.
    I've been looking at them/reviewing since 2012(!) and hadn't heard that tip. I'll keep an eye out for it.
  24. Just ordered a set of new chisels and I'm ready for a hot date.

    8pc Stanley Sweethearts.

    Delivery is estimated between Feb 11-15.

    How romantic would it be if my Sweethearts turned up on Feb 14...Valentine's day :snog:

    :hahaha::hahaha:
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    Hey, thanks guys. I failed chemistry in a big way...

    Hey, thanks guys. I failed chemistry in a big way at school (spent too much time piping water into the gas lines :B) so I'm really enjoying this read and lessons.
    I was always under the assumption...
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    :2tsup: to that, but I rarely do these rust...

    :2tsup: to that, but I rarely do these rust removal runs. Very good to know otherwise.
    I scrub the anodes between each session just for the hell of it.
    Disposal = emptying of each deprived...
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    YEARS!!!! Holy heck!!! I'm using two stainless...

    YEARS!!!! Holy heck!!!
    I'm using two stainless rods for anodes and scrub them between sessions, outside of the solution, and if I was really tight I'd pour out the top part of the clean solution and...
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    Electrolysis solution longevity

    I've just made up a 100+lt solution of water/lectric soda (1lt/10gm) in a large camping esky and currently derusting a spindle molder table.
    I don't have much other use for the solution at the...
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    I never had any luck with the first one/pair. ...

    I never had any luck with the first one/pair.

    I guess I've always emulated the second one with a flat bit of hardwood and lots of swearing.
    Drives me mad how that last tiny little turn of the...
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    Yep, the EEE works at removing the marks, but it...

    Yep, the EEE works at removing the marks, but it feels like it's at a very minute cost to the feeling of the brilliant finish the oil the leaves.
    I've been buffing one side of the piece for the last...
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    I've just tried rubbing a...

    I've just tried rubbing a little-eensy-teensy-tiny-winy bit more oil on a "bad" area...
    (...holy heck!!! Just one atom of this stuff goes for miles!!!...)
    ...and while it half improved one area, I...
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    Aussie Oil and EEE Wax - Removing marks

    I've rubbed a few coats of Aussie oil on to a piece of work (sanded to 2000) and typically it feels spectacular, but if I tilt it around in the light I can see a few (presumably) finger marks and...
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    3d printing workshop parts

    If you've got a 3d printer...or even if you don't...check out this fella's video.
    He's got some nifty ideas (and gives away the plans) for things to print for around the workshop.

    The dust...
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    Hoey: I'd love to show you what temperature...

    Hoey:

    I'd love to show you what temperature does to our work, but unfortunately I haven't got anything to show atm...I'm just worried about my stacks and what to do with them for later when the...
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    I only noticed because of the metallic popping...

    I only noticed because of the metallic popping and banging sounds, and you know exactly how hot it's been here lately.
    No other tins have suffered the same fate, but they also haven't been...
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    I'm also worried as to what it's doing to my...

    I'm also worried as to what it's doing to my timber.
    The weather is so bad that I've got nowhere to acclimatise pieces...the house is just as intolerable as the shed...
    But my impersonation of a...
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    This heat scares me

    My nearly empty tin of paint stripper had been bulging, which was scary enough...I'd open it and a rush of air would shoot out.
    But then it started doing this (pics).
    It was when it started...
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    Hey Matt (from back home) Nice to see you're...

    Hey Matt (from back home)
    Nice to see you're still around.
    You saw my old container workshop...and now I have a 4 car garage to play with...BIIIIIIIG difference eh? :D
    Just like clamps, you can...
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    I've moved to the GV

    Hey all. Long time, no post.

    In Jan 2018 I moved from Ballarat to Shepparton (not particularly by choice) and have recently bought a house up here...with a massive shed/workshop...and have only...
  40. LOL...the simplest things often turn out the...

    LOL...the simplest things often turn out the worst eh? Love the collapsing shed tale :D

    I heard today that the property owner where I've been cutting had a "professional" tree guy come out who...
  41. That's a hat for crazy people :U I hide my crazy...

    That's a hat for crazy people :U
    I hide my crazy and spread the tin foil around more subtly ;)
  42. Felling oversized trees...no probs. Little ones however...

    Dumb story...

    I've been helping the old man out by dropping a bunch of fire killed trees on his mate's property in Scotsburn/Clarendon. I've only got a 22" bar and most of the trunks have been 26"...
  43. PM received and I'll still be popping out. Just a...

    PM received and I'll still be popping out. Just a for little while.

    To help with identification, I'll be the one with all the shiny metal filled holes in his head :U
  44. Heya Matt, Don't count me in for catering but...

    Heya Matt,
    Don't count me in for catering but I'll do my damndest to swing by and say hey while I'm back in town. Love to catch up again.
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    Heya Bill, I'm a Ballarat boy, born and bred,...

    Heya Bill,

    I'm a Ballarat boy, born and bred, but recently moved to the giant bumhole that is Shepparton. I'm back down here until the 12th and would be happy to catch up and say hey and show you...
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    The Hard Shellac performed better than expected....

    The Hard Shellac performed better than expected. No melting and no marks even with splashes left over night. Perhaps the coats were too thin ;)

    Making a trip to Carroll's tomorrow and have to make...
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    I'm in the midst of testing UBeaut's Hard Shellec...

    I'm in the midst of testing UBeaut's Hard Shellec on an old reject box (jarrah/yellowbox/claret ash) that has had at least 3 coats put on it.
    Half a dozen coffee and tea cups (with varying bases)...
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    How do either fare with heat from coffee mugs...

    How do either fare with heat from coffee mugs etc?
    I've had to restore too many things with mug rings :)
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    Finish for coasters (Aussie Oil?)

    I've been asked to make a few sets of coasters from Red Iron Bark and I'm tossing up which finish to use.

    I've been absolutely loving Ubeaut's Aussie Oil on my pens...such a super sexy and easy...
  50. Yep, pretty much what I did. Rebalanced the the...

    Yep, pretty much what I did. Rebalanced the the MDF roller and put a new hook/loop strip on. All experiments of adhesive removal failed to yield a decent result. I'm the ultimate tight ass of...
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