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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Keep looking and be persistent, they are out...

    Keep looking and be persistent, they are out there. Got an LN 164 smoother yesterday that was used maybe a handful of times. Perfect condition for $300.
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    WANTED:TAS Hi Lance, sorry about that! Cleaned up now.

    Hi Lance, sorry about that! Cleaned up now.
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    WANTED:TAS Hi Lance. Yep I have 2 Stanley 151s (flat and...

    Hi Lance. Yep I have 2 Stanley 151s (flat and curved) with the adjustment nuts at the top for blade depth. One is missing the nuts but I could source those for you if youíre interested. Send me a PM...
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    I havenít done any stringing before but bought...

    I havenít done any stringing before but bought 10-20 pieces of African Blackwood not long ago. Does it need to be perfectly flat, or because of the relative thinness and flexibility is it ok if not...
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    G'day Hurcorh, timber was sanded to 600 in raw...

    G'day Hurcorh, timber was sanded to 600 in raw state. Applied first coat of oil and let soak for 15 mins or so (as per directons on tin), then sanded while still wet to get a paste going to fill the...
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    Ah! Right you are, Brian. Notwithstanding, and as...

    Ah! Right you are, Brian. Notwithstanding, and as you say, I expected a bit more resilience. Iíll wait to see what Osmo says. Iíll keep you posted when I get a response from them.
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    Good idea Brian. Iíve sent an email off. I...

    Good idea Brian. Iíve sent an email off.

    I was of the understanding that a wipe on poly would be perfect to counteract those accidental spills and provide a robust finish. Itís quite...
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    Beginner finishing question

    Hi all,

    I have what Iím hoping is a very simple question to respond to. I completed my first proper furniture build a few months back - a walnut coffee table. I decided to finish it with Osmo...
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    Nice Ian, was this the one you were working on...

    Nice Ian, was this the one you were working on the other weekend? The lace SO didnít fit? The ebony looks much better, such a great combination as others have said. I couldnít see a description, but...
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    WANTED:TAS Hi Lance, I think I have one still in the box and...

    Hi Lance, I think I have one still in the box and wrapping. Let me have a look to see if I can find it. How much did you want to spend?
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    Oh!!! I had secretly hoped you would change the...

    Oh!!! I had secretly hoped you would change the handles for pulls (but would never be one of those Ďyou should have done thisí people). In my opinion it lets the figure of the draw fronts do the...
  12. QUEENSLAND PM sent on Wenzloff saw. Thanks, Josh

    PM sent on Wenzloff saw. Thanks, Josh
  13. Thread: berg chisels

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    N.S.W. Hi McNulty, Any interest in selling the...

    Hi McNulty,

    Any interest in selling the lighter coloured handle separately (its got 79 written on it in the first pic)? I'm chasing 1 for either my 1 3/4" and 2" berg. Looks like it might fit.
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    QUEENSLAND Hi wood chopper, got any more like this? After a...

    Hi wood chopper, got any more like this? After a large and dark piece like this if possible. Can pickup so save hassle of post. Cheers
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    TASMANIA PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    TASMANIA Hi Wayne. Iíll take Lot 1. Post to 4006

    Hi Wayne. Iíll take Lot 1. Post to 4006
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    I agree Euge. For me, itís about availability....

    I agree Euge. For me, itís about availability. The piece I want is $60USD + the crazy cost of post from the US, so tiny in comparison to those boards. Most of the timber apparently ends up in the...
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    It is about $1,700usd per board foot. So a few...

    It is about $1,700usd per board foot. So a few thousand for those. The piece Iím looking at is far far cheaper and actually very affordable I think.
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    Thanks Euge. Think Iíll give it a try. I see itís...

    Thanks Euge. Think Iíll give it a try. I see itís in appendix II of CITES and youíre meant to have a permit. Might risk it and see what comes of it. Price isnít sheep stations but Iím super keen to...
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    Thanks Crocy. Reckon Iíll go for the crazy stuff...

    Thanks Crocy. Reckon Iíll go for the crazy stuff first but will definitely keep the offer in mind if Iím chasing more. Thanks very much for the offer, greatly appreciated.
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    Hi Crocy, yep interested thanks for the offer....

    Hi Crocy, yep interested thanks for the offer. I’ve attached a pic of a piece I was looking at. Is your timber highly figured too?
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    Importing small piece of timber from US

    Hi brains trust.

    I have a question for you. Iíve managed to get a hold of a guy in the US who is selling Honduran Mahogany from Robert Novakís Ďthe treeí. The piece is only about 300mm long by...
  24. VICTORIA Hi Euge. Just send me an email with them. Usual...

    Hi Euge. Just send me an email with them. Usual email address is fine! That way I donít miss out. Cheers, Josh
  25. VICTORIA Thanks Euge. Whatever burls you were thinking of...

    Thanks Euge. Whatever burls you were thinking of listing next. No need to go digging, whatever is at hand with tight grain and no inclusions.
  26. VICTORIA Euge, let me know if you have any other burl...

    Euge, let me know if you have any other burl panels you were thinking of listing.
  27. VICTORIA Damn I keep missing the burl panels! Gotta be...

    Damn I keep missing the burl panels! Gotta be quick!
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    READ ME! Hi hurcorh, what are you after per board for the...

    Hi hurcorh, what are you after per board for the fiddleback redgum? I might be interested. Send me a PM if you prefer. Cheers.
  29. A.C.T. Thanks Thumbthumper. Could you send me a PM with...

    Thanks Thumbthumper. Could you send me a PM with costs for freight to a Brisbane depot? Iím interested but will depend on transport costs. Thanks!
  30. Thread: TH Chair WBIP

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    Wow Roy! This is up there with my favourite...

    Wow Roy! This is up there with my favourite projects on the forum. The lines and materials work so well together. I had a few questions - what type of timber did you use and what did you finish it...
  31. A.C.T. Both beauties! The 3 drawer is lovely. Any...

    Both beauties! The 3 drawer is lovely. Any experience in shipping to Brisbane?
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    Great information Euge! The qualities of each are...

    Great information Euge! The qualities of each are so unique. I assume that all of them are quite hard now and that working them would dull edges quickly? On your inspections of each piece, does there...
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    Hi Euge, how did you manage to find these? Did...

    Hi Euge, how did you manage to find these? Did you carbon date them to confirm age? How do you find specimens like this? Particularly the red gum in such a large billet size (Iím assuming itís a...
  34. SOLD: Iíll take the other 4, postage to 4006.

    Iíll take the other 4, postage to 4006.
  35. Those are shockers CB. I've had similar issues...

    Those are shockers CB. I've had similar issues with Ashley Isles dovetail chisels where the blade (tanged version) wasnt even put in the handle square and was off-centre. Good idea saving for...
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    Hi Justin, Same thing with my shooting plane....

    Hi Justin,

    Same thing with my shooting plane. I was told that apparently Veritas is starting to outsource production (formerly done in house) and that there was a bit of lead time to work this...
  37. Thread: Lie Lucky

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    Thanks Derek, good insight. Reckon ill try both...

    Thanks Derek, good insight. Reckon ill try both for a while and work out what to keep.
  38. Thread: Lie Lucky

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    Hi Ian, insightful as always. I agree and see...

    Hi Ian, insightful as always. I agree and see little value in having both. It was more of a 'too good to pass up' opportunity, but I think the low angle will do more than I ask of it. As a user I'm...
  39. Thread: Lie Lucky

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    Awesome! I love the 102 but havenít had a chance...

    Awesome! I love the 102 but havenít had a chance to use this one yet. I think it may be reasonably early as there is no laser engraving of a logo on the iron. I also have a mix of block planes, with...
  40. Thread: Lie Lucky

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    Lie Lucky

    I went to the Toowoomba swap yesterday for a poke around. Plenty of the usual late model Stanley planes, paint can opening chisels and a few tool sellers (one had a badly pitted Norris A5 for $250...
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    VICTORIA Hi Scott, Iíll take Great Designs from Fine...

    Hi Scott,

    Iíll take Great Designs from Fine Woodworking: Furniture. Post to 4006. Send me a PM when available. Thanks! Josh
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    QUEENSLAND Sold

    Sold
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    VICTORIA Hi Euge, will also take the nrm mallee burl - #3...

    Hi Euge, will also take the nrm mallee burl - #3 I think?
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    VICTORIA Euge, Iíll take the other 2 blackwoods. Thanks!

    Euge, Iíll take the other 2 blackwoods. Thanks!
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    QUEENSLAND HNT Gordon Shoulder Plane and mallet

    HNT Gordon 3/4Ē shoulder plane and matching HNT Gordon mallet. Used the shoulder plane for a few swipes as a test and the mallet is unused. Both basically brand new. Plane still has setting block and...
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    They look great, Ian. And quite ergonomic! Nice...

    They look great, Ian. And quite ergonomic! Nice one.
  47. VICTORIA No worries Ern, but thanks also for checking....

    No worries Ern, but thanks also for checking. Burls too. Cheers.
  48. VICTORIA Damn, I keep missing out! Ern, do you have any...

    Damn, I keep missing out! Ern, do you have any more blocks/billets with fiddleback or quilting? Doesnít specifically need to be qld maple, but something around that size?
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    Cava, he didnít tell me over the phone beyond...

    Cava, he didnít tell me over the phone beyond that it was new tools, itís lobger term though. when I see him in the next month or so we are going to chat about it. Iíll keep you posted. Iíve asked...
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    Gday OG, I havenít done anything to mine, the...

    Gday OG, I havenít done anything to mine, the handles were tight and havenít come loose through any of the seasons, perhaps because of how hard and dense the timber is.

    Spoke to Trent yesterday...
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