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    Welcome to the forum, you have taken the first...

    Welcome to the forum, you have taken the first step in admitting you're a woodaholic.

    Unfortunately all the people on this forum are facilitators and there is no hope for you to be cured of your...
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    Welcome Tiho....all helpful people here, just ask...

    Welcome Tiho....all helpful people here, just ask any question and I am sure your will get an answer.


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    You don't have to spend much.....I built this for my wife's cat and I purchased a...
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    I did find some places in WA that can supply...

    I did find some places in WA that can supply Banksia Pods
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    Turns out she wants Banksia Pods.....I'll look...

    Turns out she wants Banksia Pods.....I'll look around for those as well
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    Not sure yet, Bevan My wife asked if I am able...

    Not sure yet, Bevan

    My wife asked if I am able to get some. She does bonsai and and bought a slice of one in Melbourne recently ...like a coaster so that she can put a companion plant to the main...
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    Where can I buy Bunya Seed Pods ?

    I have looked on line but can not find a place where I can buy Bunya Seed Pods for turning and slicing into disks.

    Any pointing in the right direction would be appreciated.
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    Every Local/State Authority has different rules....

    Every Local/State Authority has different rules. Ring Brisbane City Council and ask the question. I do know that if branches from a neighbours tree cross over the property line, I have the right to...
  8. Last weekend my daughter asked me if I could...

    Last weekend my daughter asked me if I could repair an old timber chair that had become wobbly due to the dowels working loose.

    Her partner's 9 yo daughter (from an earlier relationship) has shown...
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    Wife & I did pre poll voting last week as we will...

    Wife & I did pre poll voting last week as we will be interstate on Election day and it was so much quicker than lining up on the day. As for the How to Vote cards....I reject all of them and as they...
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    Not Noggin....it's Nogging nogging /ˈnɒɡɪŋ/...

    Not Noggin....it's Nogging

    nogging
    /ˈnɒɡɪŋ/
    nounBUILDING
    brickwork in a timber frame.
    a horizontal piece of wood fixed to a framework to strengthen it.
    plural noun: noggings
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    I have installed a number of these is a couple of...

    I have installed a number of these is a couple of different ways....

    MOST IMPORTANT

    DO NOT USE TOGGLES IN PLASTERBOARD TO FIX THESE......ALWAYS FIX TO SOLID TIMBER


    1) If you want it to be...
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    I think the option is there so that people that...

    I think the option is there so that people that send a lot of PMs don't have to continually empty their "Sent" folder due to a limit on the folders
  13. Thread: Mini Cooper S

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    pawoods...love the pattern and the scrolling. I...

    pawoods...love the pattern and the scrolling. I do have a question....that base looks like plywood , if so what type of blade did you use. I have only done a couple of designs with a standard blade...
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    oqimike....Welcome to the forum.......plenty to...

    oqimike....Welcome to the forum.......plenty to see and lots of helpful info. You just have to ask.
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    I know that you mentioned that you would prefer...

    I know that you mentioned that you would prefer to avoid clubs and would like to contact a private person BUT in this day and age if you are a learner and do something that causes damage or injury, a...
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    Regdop, I recommend the Woodturners Society of...

    Regdop,

    I recommend the Woodturners Society of Qld...They have their workshops at Greenslopes.

    I did several courses and they were very useful.

    The courses can run over 6- 7 weeks on...
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    Nothing on my computer either

    Nothing on my computer either
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    Hardenfast.......on a different matter...how big...

    Hardenfast.......on a different matter...how big is that shed of yours. Bloody hell, I 'd love to have that much room.
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    Mum made an appointment yesterday with her doctor...

    Mum made an appointment yesterday with her doctor for an ailment she has. I took her to the medical centre today and a member of the family now sits in on mum's appointments so that we get all the...
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    I have a Peugeot Partner Van with a 3 Bar Rhino...

    I have a Peugeot Partner Van with a 3 Bar Rhino Rack configuration on top.

    Inside I can carry 1800 x 1200 sheets but full sheets go on top
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    I have installed 6 x 6mp Hikvision Dome Cameras...

    I have installed 6 x 6mp Hikvision Dome Cameras around my property and are very happy with them.
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    I'd say Spotted Gum

    I'd say Spotted Gum
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    The 40's....do the chats involve talking about...

    The 40's....do the chats involve talking about WW2 ? I have had talks with mum about when she was young, she grew up in a house next to an armaments factory. Tells me how her older sister was digging...
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    It is a bit of a trial. All the best BobL. I had...

    It is a bit of a trial. All the best BobL. I had a long talk with my sister who between her & I are responsible for Mum. We are trying to let go of any frustration with the repetitions. As long as...
  25. I just looked at the The Wood Database and was...

    I just looked at the The Wood Database and was thinking that filtering within a certain Janka Hardness range might give a list of compatible timbers to use for endgrain cutting boards.
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    Received the ACAT Report today....6 days from...

    Received the ACAT Report today....6 days from Assessment to getting the report in the mail.

    Very impressed with that speed. Mum has been approved for Home Care Package Level 2 and Respite Care for...
  27. Trickle Down.......BCC will mulch the trees and...

    Trickle Down.......BCC will mulch the trees and use the mulch on the hundreds of Parks in the city thus saving the money by not needing to purchase mulch from suppliers.

    Same as the Green Waste...
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    To those who have already had an ACAT Assessment...

    To those who have already had an ACAT Assessment on your loved one, can anyone give me a rough idea of length of time from the assessment to receiving the report ?

    Weeks ? Months ?
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    Good idea BobL with setting up her room similar...

    Good idea BobL with setting up her room similar to home. My wife organised her Mum's old chair in which she always watched TV and that brought a sense of her old place into the room. Photos of the...
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    On a separate matter...I tip my hat to the ACAT...

    On a separate matter...I tip my hat to the ACAT Assessor that visited Mum today. We only told Mum about it this morning for an 11:30am meeting and that was fine as mum couldn't remember when the...
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    BobL, we have not reached the totally irrational...

    BobL, we have not reached the totally irrational discussion stage yet as we can still have a conversation with Mum but the frustrating thing I found was when she does something odd like becoming...
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    ACAT Assessment tomorrow for Mum....next step...

    ACAT Assessment tomorrow for Mum....next step along the journey.
  33. Thread: Boxing Day Sales

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    READ ME! Boxing Day Sales

    Got this email today from Trade Tools. I love shopping at TT and I am the type of person that loves to go to the store , pick up an item in my hand, ask questions then walk out of the store with my...
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    Just like to say to anyone whose loved one is at...

    Just like to say to anyone whose loved one is at the stage like my mum is at present, of hiding possessions & money due to their dementia.......... THERE IS NO PLACE TOO STUPID or INCREDULOUS to look...
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    Yes...I have found that small things that we...

    Yes...I have found that small things that we think are minor seem to get blown up in their mind and she looks at them as big problems.
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    Today we had our annual pre Xmas dinner at the...

    Today we had our annual pre Xmas dinner at the local hotel today for all the siblings & their children to gather to see my Mum as they scatter to the winds on Xmas day.
    This morning before the...
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    I do understand that the RAD can be any amount...

    I do understand that the RAD can be any amount that we want on a sliding scale. From what i have read, the facility can not determine the amount of RAD that we pay.
    That is our decision and we pay...
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    Thanks for the replies. I went up to a facility...

    Thanks for the replies. I went up to a facility only a couple of suburbs away and spoke to one of the Admissions staff to clear up some info together with the myagedcare website. I think I have a...
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    This is a question to any people on this thread...

    This is a question to any people on this thread who have had to place their loved one in an aged care facility.

    I know that most of the time it comes down to affordability but were you able to...
  40. Thread: Glass drills

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    I used these for drilling through Glazed Tiles...

    I used these for drilling through Glazed Tiles and they worked a treat...beautiful clean hole. I haven't tried them on glass but worth a try for the price.......
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    Picked up my chaps & full face helmet & ear...

    Picked up my chaps & full face helmet & ear protection yesterday.

    Chaps have a bit of weight in them considering that they are only the front part of a pair of pants ..I guess that's where the...
  42. Mower not starting....you may want to check the...

    Mower not starting....you may want to check the gap on the spark plug. A few motors I have had over the years that had trouble starting went well after resetting the spark plug gap.
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    Thanks Wood Collector....I contacted the local...

    Thanks Wood Collector....I contacted the local Mower Shop and that have ordered a set in for that price. I pick them up early next week.
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    BobL...there are some sobering statistics you...

    BobL...there are some sobering statistics you have ...no more chainsaw until I get my chaps & full face mask.
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    I'm not planning to have a bare backside or my...

    I'm not planning to have a bare backside or my todger out the front when I am using a chainsaw........... In the privacy of my home is another matter.
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    Chaps ?...Do I need them for chainsawing ?

    I picked up a new 18" Chainsaw this morning and it worked a treat on a tree that SWMBO wanted out but she kept on about safety gear.

    I had intended to purchase one for a while now that I can use...
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    WANTED:QLD. Paul...what dimensions are you looking for ?

    Paul...what dimensions are you looking for ?
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    BobL, Yes my sister & I are EPAs and I took the...

    BobL,
    Yes my sister & I are EPAs and I took the step about 6 months ago with her consent to gain 3rd party access to her Bank Account so I make sure all the bills are paid on time which I can do by...
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    I have noticed that my Mum can not add up the...

    I have noticed that my Mum can not add up the value of coins anymore. If she goes to the bakery and is told the items cost $3.80, she grabs a handful of coins and puts them on the counter for someone...
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    Thanks for that Bob, Hopefully your Mum can...

    Thanks for that Bob,

    Hopefully your Mum can still remember all her children

    My mum is not that far yet but as you said short term is shocking.....long term is OK. Important things in the last 5...
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