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  1. Thread: Howard Products

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    Great job Lappa !

    Great job Lappa !
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    I’ve never used liquid Hide glue . It’s got a...

    I’ve never used liquid Hide glue . It’s got a reputation for being not as good as the old way . It’ll stick stuff though . Joints have got to be spot on for hide glue . If there are any gaps the...
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    Interesting conversion ! Very nice ! Its a...

    Interesting conversion ! Very nice !
    Its a Mitre plane converted to a smoothing plane . And R. Rogers (Roy ?) if he did the work, has done a smart job of it. It doesn't look like a backyard hack...
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    These Jacobean revival things were popular . Ive...

    These Jacobean revival things were popular . Ive seen imported stuff in Oak . Australian made stuff, some in Oak and plenty in Aussie hardwoods. I remember seeing some mixed with both timbers in the...
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    looks nice Bob . What do you cut with the thin...

    looks nice Bob .
    What do you cut with the thin blade ?
    If you run a grinder on a VFD does it loose power if you run it slow like 1/2 or 1/4 normal speed ?
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    I don't have CBN , Wouldn't mind one or two . Ive...

    I don't have CBN , Wouldn't mind one or two . Ive been looking up some info on them lately.
    What I would like is a cheap way of getting slower speeds for my grinders so I could run white wheels...
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    Wow !! $1800 for logs that size . Id be running...

    Wow !! $1800 for logs that size . Id be running from that .

    I have milled and used London Planetree .
    Its Nice stuff ! Its got nice pronounced medullary ray on the 1/4 like silky Oak but its...
  8. Hi . Cutting back with paper helps . It doesn't...

    Hi .
    Cutting back with paper helps . It doesn't have to be between every coat . Give it three and then try a cut back .

    Pro polishers don't cut back with fresh new paper at these light weight...
  9. Thread: Big shed door

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    The way I now see it . If Ive got it . If that...

    The way I now see it . If Ive got it .
    If that slot was 200 mm long and it replaced a normal single hole for the axle that was placed at the center of the slot position, the 100mm point along the...
  10. [QUOTE=artful bodger;2147970] It was awhile...

    It was awhile back in another section artfull :)


    A Ferral Cat Problem
  11. Thanks Paul . I spent a few hours looking at all...

    Thanks Paul . I spent a few hours looking at all the links you posted . Great stuff !

    I think I will start off with the face plate . I like the look of it and Ive got the gear for it . I'll get a...
  12. Thread: Big shed door

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    I started thinking this could happen :D . I...

    I started thinking this could happen :D . I wouldn't mind another look . Check out the walk out there .

    Have a look at this, The pt Welshpool long Jetty . This is it before the restoration . Its...
  13. Hi Tony . The one Cat I mentioned is still around...

    Hi Tony . The one Cat I mentioned is still around I think. As well as others Ive spotted and the foxes. I am still planning on getting the trap.

    Thanks for the metric thread info . That's a new...
  14. Thread: Big shed door

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    Oh Yep . Now I see it . :) Hell, I was staring...

    Oh Yep . Now I see it . :)
    Hell, I was staring at that thing yesterday and it wasnít making sense !
  15. Thread: Big shed door

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    Thanks rustynail. So the wheels hit a stop at...

    Thanks rustynail.
    So the wheels hit a stop at the end of the track and the door can keep going a bit ?
    Has me wondering why wouldn't they make the track longer . I suppose there must be...
  16. Thanks Mick. Makes good sense . Id want it for...

    Thanks Mick. Makes good sense . Id want it for the inboard side of the Wadkin.

    That Wadkin of mine has 1 3/8 Whitworth thread on the inboard side. Wonder if that size can be had ? Ill ask .
    ...
  17. Hi Ian . Nice Offer ! Thanks . I'm just down...

    Hi Ian . Nice Offer ! Thanks .
    I'm just down the other end of the 90 mile beach from you . In Behind Wilsons Prom near PT Welshpool.

    Ill keep that in mind if I happen to be going that way and...
  18. Good one Kuffy . Ive been really enjoying...

    Good one Kuffy .

    Ive been really enjoying Stuart Batty on youtube but hadn't searched Vimeo yet or hadn't worked out how to.

    Hes good to listen to for sure .

    Rob
  19. Thanks artfull. Ive been looking at those on CWS...

    Thanks artfull.
    Ive been looking at those on CWS
    CWS Store - Vicmarc VM120 M30 dedicated thread chuck

    Perhaps Ill ring there and check on adapter details to suit that and what ever else I may...
  20. Some Leg pictures and a bowl turning question or three

    I turn stuff. I'm not super fast but the job gets done without a catch . Mostly .
    Here is some table legs just turned on the Wadkin and Reeded on the Woodfast. They are 128mm square.
    ...
  21. Thread: Big shed door

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    Big shed door

    I saw this the other night out fishing . Its one of a pair on a shed at the end of the Port Welshpool long jetty in Vic .

    Its hanging on rollers and looks as if it was made for somewhere else...
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    No Braces means they will sag . And water getting...

    No Braces means they will sag . And water getting in means they will rot . It'll just take longer . That stuff has 25 in ground rating so they say. And Id bet their liars. Same rating as Red Gum...
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    Hi Tommy . Dundee looks to be 150 Km from Ayr ....

    Hi Tommy .
    Dundee looks to be 150 Km from Ayr . Does that make your chances good for parts over in Scotland? Something Ive often wondered . Spiers stuff turns up all around the world it seems ....
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    As the come from Carbatec they sit on the bed of...

    As the come from Carbatec they sit on the bed of the Woodfast but don't locate . They would work just clamped down tight enough . I made a wooden bit for the under side. Machining it gets it...
  25. Pine or Hardwood and Your in Melbourne. Go to...

    Pine or Hardwood and Your in Melbourne.

    Go to The Tile Importers for a good range and the best price .

    https://www.tileimporter.com.au/

    Ive got nothing to do with them , I used to buy from...
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    I've forgotten the two speeds my Machine does...

    I've forgotten the two speeds my Machine does Vann . It could be in one of my Old posts on the LQ ? Not sure though.
    We discussed it in a message once and I was going to write it on the machine but...
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    Wadkin LQ doing some cast Iron milling

    I just got a new small three point steady for my Woodfast lathe from Carbatec. They are made to fit a couple of the Carbatec lathes . I thought Ill get it and do what I have to to try and make it...
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    We have both Sideboards and Chiffoniers down here...

    We have both Sideboards and Chiffoniers down here Ian . The sideboard went from a 6 leg Sheraton piece to a 4 door with drawers above and a back over 100 years . The chiffoniers were 2 door, 1 or 2...
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    Hi Matt. Who is your service provider .? ...

    Hi Matt.

    Who is your service provider .?

    I'm with Optus and had problems because of them .

    It was all being talked about in another thread in a different part of the forum so go there...
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    Its a double barreled thread now by the looks...

    Its a double barreled thread now by the looks Matt :)


    That's a pretty interesting way of being able to adjust balance.

    But balancing works by carefully dressing the wheel as well doesn't it...
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    Thanks for a great explanation rustynail! I...

    Thanks for a great explanation rustynail!

    I take back the BS or wrong thing I said about you .

    I Just learnt something new.

    Rob
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    Here is some tops Luke . I drew these first ones...

    Here is some tops Luke . I drew these first ones after thinking the pictures were not so good .

    I called the ends on those tops cleats before. That made things more confusing .

    Cleats added...
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    Nails and a touch of glue in the right spot is...

    Nails and a touch of glue in the right spot is how the old blanket boxes / tool box type were always done Luke . No other options really . You could skew the nails a touch . This way of holding the...
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    Well you seem very sure so maybe your not BSing...

    Well you seem very sure so maybe your not BSing just confused .

    Never have I seen something that looks the same as normal cut wood that came out of something like a pencil sharpener .

    Ill put...
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    Don't miss the chance for a little extra work now...

    Don't miss the chance for a little extra work now for a lifetime of the benefits of the Sliding Deadman as you are calling it . The Board Jack as I have known it .

    Mine works with my wooden Face...
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    Hi Giles . Your first Post . :2tsup: Rob

    Hi Giles . Your first Post . :2tsup:


    Rob
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    There are more joints here as well .Left and...

    There are more joints here as well .Left and right of your coloured one which I also included.


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    Looks to me once again like its sliced like that below.
    I don't believe its rotary ....
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    If you were there and saw it thatís good enough. ...

    If you were there and saw it thatís good enough. Iím scratching my head thinking how could it be though :rolleyes: .

    Anything Iíve seen rotary cut is sort of a pattern of circles .

    How you...
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    It doesn't look like full rotary peeled though ....

    It doesn't look like full rotary peeled though .
    They would swing a log through an arc and get longer width slices which probably gets it looking slightly more towards a peeled look . The Half round...
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    Thought about it Mark but didn't think they...

    Thought about it Mark but didn't think they looked like they'd work as well as those white ones .
    The flexibility and the little recess looks like they would hold well .
    And if a cork get jammed...
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    Thanks for that Ian . It is a good read which I...

    Thanks for that Ian .
    It is a good read which I enjoyed before rushing out this morning
    . The Chooks and how it was routine for them to go in when they felt like it had me laughing . We have 4...
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    looking OK. Plastic plugs for salt and pepper...

    looking OK.

    Plastic plugs for salt and pepper shakers | woodturning projects | Craft supplies | Tasmania


    I liked the look of those white rubber ones in last link better better though
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    Lol . OK . May try that one .

    Lol . OK . May try that one .
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    Thanks gidgee1. I went had a look at the...

    Thanks gidgee1.

    I went had a look at the first place. Perfect I thought .
    But, the size I wanted was out of stock. Hoping for 1"

    Rang them and out of stock sizes are discontinued..

    ...
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    Salt and pepper rubber stoppers

    Where do buy the rubber stoppers for the end of turned salt and pepper shakers?

    Searched a few of the most Likely places with no luck . I could be typing the wrong name for them in the Carbatec...
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    Great story Ian and the plane is a GEM! it sure...

    Great story Ian and the plane is a GEM! it sure is a good example of bush engineering . Definitely museum quality just as it is . That type of thing is rare and to have that story to go with it makes...
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    You can rout that with the router inverted in a...

    You can rout that with the router inverted in a table and the wood standing or running on its thin edge as said.
    Or You could also just hold the router in a vice upside down, safety first of course....
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    Looks like its working good Henry . This is...

    Looks like its working good Henry .

    This is one of those things I saw twenty five years ago which really solved the
    "how did they do that " question I had on the chairs that have the turned and...
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    It looks to be in great condition Pete. Lovely...

    It looks to be in great condition Pete. Lovely thing !! That will shine up nicely I think .
    You still have the chisel attachment , That's a good bonus . Its so easy for parts to get lost over time...
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    Looks pretty good . I think you will be very...

    Looks pretty good . I think you will be very happy with how they work . Any machine that does its work while your off making a coffee has got to make anyone happy .



    1.6 is thin . It'll fly...
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