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    Thanks for the info on the larger corers Neil,...

    Thanks for the info on the larger corers Neil, guess I will have to lash out on a set next time I get a big tree to cut up.
    It has been about 25 years since I had a decent crack at turning a heap ...
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    Yes I sure do wear a respirator whenever I work...

    Yes I sure do wear a respirator whenever I work with timber. I use a Sundstrom one which is a good one. I looked at a full face version the other day but did not buy it because it was really just...
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    Hi Alan Thanks for the comments. With these...

    Hi Alan
    Thanks for the comments.
    With these bowls there was not that big a pile of shavings as the bowls had already been rough turned, plus it has been rather chilly down here and with my...
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    Oh Gee!, guess I am ripping off the Romans then....

    Oh Gee!, guess I am ripping off the Romans then.
    Hope they don't come after me with copywright lawsuits. :oo:
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    A dozen blackwood bowls.

    I have a stack of blackwood blanks that were rough turned last year and have started re-turning them. Starting from the smallest and gradually working my way up.
    Here are the first 12.
    Four of the...
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    Cheers Peter Blackwood does have a bit going for...

    Cheers Peter
    Blackwood does have a bit going for it. It cuts/turns well is relatively stable and can have quite attractive grain. It is also a widespread tree here in Australia.
    I am very wary of...
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    Blackwood bowl

    First posted about this bowl here. Since then it has been sitting in my house drying out.
    I am surprised by how little the bowl has moved in that time. Was able to give it a final fine sand on the...
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    Figured Myrtle

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    Those things used to be available, they were...

    Those things used to be available, they were called a "pin gauge".
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    TASMANIA $58.25

    $58.25
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    TASMANIA Bunch of Huon Pine

    Bone dry. pictures show both sides of boards. package measures 810x170x170, approx 12 kilo will be sent from postcode 7054.
    Asking $165 plus post.
    1@735x145x27
    1@770x120x27
    1@725x149x23...
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    TASMANIA sold.

    sold.
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    TASMANIA Bunch of Huon Pine

    Dressed all round. Dry as, been inside for 20+ years.
    1@900 x148x26
    1@900x147x25
    1@780x106x27
    1@897x103x27
    1@870x102x27
    2@900x82x26
    Package measures 90x16x16cm and weighs 13kg will be sent...
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    TASMANIA No PM received this end Bevan, Just sent you one,

    No PM received this end Bevan,
    Just sent you one,
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    TASMANIA $33.35.

    $33.35.
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    TASMANIA Blackheart Sassaras

    BHS boards, dressed, for sale.
    Dimensions are,
    2@ 690 x 102 x 15
    1@690 x 102 x 17
    1@670 x 102 x 16
    1@700 x 98 x 16
    1@700 x 98 x17
    1@560 x 98 x 16
    Bone dry timber with great colour. 3 of...
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    TASMANIA Sold

    Sold
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    TASMANIA Sold.

    Sold.
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    TASMANIA Now $50. Going once.....

    Now $50.
    Going once.....
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    TASMANIA Now $70

    Now $70
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    TASMANIA Itty bitty bits of burl myrtle

    Numerous small bits of dry burl myrtle. The majority of them are 20mm x 15mm x various lengths and are dressed on 2 sides and fine sawn on the other 2 sides. Pictures give a reasonable idea of what...
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    TASMANIA Now $60 plus postage.

    Now $60 plus postage.
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    TASMANIA sold

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    TASMANIA Sold

    Sold
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    TASMANIA PM sent Cal, regarding postage.

    PM sent Cal, regarding postage.
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    TASMANIA Bunch of Huon Pine

    Huon pine boards x 8 for sale. Bone dry, dressed all round.
    1@ 600 x 212 x 23
    1@600 x 199 x 23
    1@600 x 125 x 25
    1@600 x 143 x 26
    2@520 x 114 x 25
    2@500 x 79 x 25
    Pictures show both sides of...
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    TASMANIA Myrtle squares.

    Myrtle squares x 4 for sale. Each one is 56 x 56 x 600mm, bone dry. Has figuring, quality stuff.
    Pictures show all 4 sides. Asking $80 plus postage
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    TASMANIA Sassafras squares

    For sale is 12 bone dry sassafras squares, may suit coffee table legs, turnings etc,
    There are 8 measuring 50 x 50 x 450mm
    and four that are 48 x 48 x 450mm.
    No blackheart in them however there is...
  29. Ok, thanks.

    Ok, thanks.
  30. Makes sense.

    Makes sense.
  31. Thicknesser/buzzer blades, at what stage do you stop sharpening them and replace.?

    The tile says it all really.
    Machine is a 500mm invincible four bladed number.
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    Love it. Not often you get to grow your on bowl...

    Love it.
    Not often you get to grow your on bowl blanks.
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    WARNING - WARNING!!! That's bad news indeed. If that is all they took...

    That's bad news indeed.
    If that is all they took then things could be worse.
    Once had all my hand held power tools stolen, while I was home and awake. I live in a country area with no neighbours...
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    Thanks Paul. The new owner of the bike showed me...

    Thanks Paul. The new owner of the bike showed me that video on his Ipad the day I saw it at the show. I'm sure others will be interested to see it.
  35. If your wife has arthritic ears, then those...

    If your wife has arthritic ears, then those ear-rings should do the trick.
  36. Nice work!. How about this big game trophy that...

    Nice work!.
    How about this big game trophy that I saw hanging on the wall in a Hotel in Texas (Queensland).
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    I usually use scandinavian/danish oil on huon...

    I usually use scandinavian/danish oil on huon pine items, except if those items are table/bench tops then I will use a 2 pack lacquer. Some single pac lacquers will work but they must be thinner...
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    Spinal injury first aid.

    Deary me!.
    https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=NQ8_1556147903
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    Nice spheres Pat. Do you find there is an eager...

    Nice spheres Pat.
    Do you find there is an eager market for them?.
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    Motorcycle pub crawl/ride.

    Went on an 8 day motorcycle trip just before Easter from south of Hobart to Texas in QLD with 4 others.
    5000klm in 8 days which included 2 leisurely 300klm days to boat and back.
    Normally I like to...
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    First model Vincent V-twin

    At the same show where the Black Ligthning was the other day, it's owner had a few more of his bikes there.
    This one is is the first model v twin Vincent made, I think he said it was a 1938 model...
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    This bike was an out and out race bike. Notice...

    This bike was an out and out race bike. Notice the back wheel has a sprocket either side. One for racing, the other for racing with a sidecar. Just turn the wheel around for the correct gearing....
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    An even more expensive motorcycle.

    Went down to a small village south of here 2 weeks ago to see the annual car and bike show.
    There was one bike in particular I wanted to see in the flesh/steel.
    It is the Vincent black Lightning...
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    Well, seeing as Margate is just down the road...

    Well, seeing as Margate is just down the road reckon I'd be up for it. Any day suits with a bit of notice.
  45. [QUOTE=88rob88;2131095]Thanks! If things get...

    [QUOTE=88rob88;2131095]Thanks! If things get much more frustrating I might take you up on it. Kingston?[/QUOT


    Kaoota. I do venture up to town most weeks and would be happy to bring a face plate...
  46. Mine is a 1 inch x 10 thread. However I have...

    Mine is a 1 inch x 10 thread. However I have bought 1 inch by 10 nuts for it before to make special chucks and they do not quite fit. If you want to borrow a face plate to settle the matter you are...
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    Thanks for that Jerry. I am aware of those type...

    Thanks for that Jerry. I am aware of those type of windows and am keen to have a crack at a few, just have not got the design details in my mind completely clear yet. A proper drawing of how they...
  48. Hi Euge, In the first 2 pictures of this thread...

    Hi Euge, In the first 2 pictures of this thread it is hard to believe that it is actually timber (bulloak), looks more like 2 minute noodles just cooked.
    Is that a flat surface you have pictured.
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    Take Two, small opening round window.

    Posted a thread a while ago about making this small opening round window, see picture below.

    450774 It drew a bit of flak due to the robustness (or lack of) of the hinge. Which was also a concern...
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    Not your cup of tea rwbuild?. It is hard to...

    Not your cup of tea rwbuild?. It is hard to please everyone. I have seen a glowing review of this chaps work though.
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