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    Hahaha. No. But I did get caught out another way....

    Hahaha. No. But I did get caught out another way. As I said, a forum member warned me that there is more to buy than the lathe. I did actually heed that and did some research before buying. I found a...
  2. NEW I had a similar issue and rang Sam. He led me...

    I had a similar issue and rang Sam. He led me through adjusting it over the phone. So try that. He is super helpful.


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  3. NEW Yes I agree. Use WD40 to clean after your anti...

    Yes I agree. Use WD40 to clean after your anti rust treatment but you need something like Lanotec to protect it from moisture.

    Same thing happened to my SWARTS saw when I left dust on it. I take...
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    Yeah I disagree. I suppose it depends why you are...

    Yeah I disagree. I suppose it depends why you are watching but I think for most people it is for inspiration etc rather than specific instruction. And inspiration comes in thousands of forms....
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    A forum member donated a stack of woodwork mags...

    A forum member donated a stack of woodwork mags to me about a year ago. So far I have looked through one. I feel guilty to not have read them (which is probably not something a younger person would...
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    I would like the larger one. It's a bit of a...

    I would like the larger one. It's a bit of a struggle to save up for it but we'll get there. I also have a space problem and I will have to get creative to solve that.

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  7. Thread: cumquat bowl

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    It is a very interesting shape. Sent from my...

    It is a very interesting shape.

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    I just found this thread and thought I'd bring it...

    I just found this thread and thought I'd bring it back to life. I'd love to know what you use for sounds in the shed.
    My radio has seen better days and so my wife bought me a bluetooth speaker. I...
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    I was thinking about getting this kit myself....

    I was thinking about getting this kit myself. However now I'm leaning more towards the OX. The OX just looks more robust but I don't know if it really is.
    What size is your XYZ?

    Please do post...
  10. When you can afford to replace the cutter with a...

    When you can afford to replace the cutter with a helical head. Which in the case of a SCM L`invincible 500mm thicknesser, could be quite some time.
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    Dam! I had the same idea, except I'm still saving...

    Dam! I had the same idea, except I'm still saving up for a CNC.

    I love it! The smokey glass background is a special touch.

    Please tell me all about how you generated the topography and turned...
  12. NEW Yes I go over all that in my video. The one real...

    Yes I go over all that in my video. The one real flaw/deficiency in this saw is that the positive stops are not all that positive. You can adjust it to be very accurate on the scale but you can't...
  13. Some years back my mate was a teacher. You...

    Some years back my mate was a teacher. You wouldn't believe the things 10 and 11 year old boys can turn out.
    You said yours were 10 and 8. They could have been in the shed 6 years ago.
    By the...
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    Sadly I can't afford to look at HNT Gordon's...

    Sadly I can't afford to look at HNT Gordon's website. If I could I'd buy one of his tail vices.
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    I only just turned something this weekend for the...

    I only just turned something this weekend for the first time. So I haven't even reached beginner status yet.
    However here is my experience for what it is worth.
    1. Your approach is the correct one....
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    My first go at turning something. It's fun!

    OK so I had my first go at turning something. It's fun!
    Bevin on the forums here donated a little offcut of something to me last year. I don't know what it is but I'm guessing it is QLD Red Cedar....
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    Mine is still going great with the original blade. As Cal said the cuts are excellent.
    I assume you watched my video review here:

    https://youtu.be/sJaobsjkg-M

    In there I point out the pros...
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    We are expecting a boom in infrastructure...

    We are expecting a boom in infrastructure construction, if not already experiencing it.

    Queensland might not get such a big boom because their government (a) pretty much is a do nothing govt and...
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    Ah! OK so I guess the process is carefully lay...

    Ah! OK so I guess the process is carefully lay down the masking tape so there are no gaps. Then spray adhesive or adhesive paper onto the masking tape. So this way there is no uneven surface?
    I must...
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    Thanks for the posts guys. Also thanks to those...

    Thanks for the posts guys. Also thanks to those who watched my video.
    I'm changing my mind about MDF. The dust worries me. I might explore some plywood or anything else you guys suggest. being...
  21. The board I bought the other day labeled inland...

    The board I bought the other day labeled inland rosewood is clearly the stuff that Elan has linked to. If they are really still using it for fence posts then I paid far too much for it.
    One of the...
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    Well the bit I have a definitely seems like a...

    Well the bit I have a definitely seems like a eucalypt timber to my completely uneducated eye. It reminds me of red gum. So your theory seems more realistic than the wattle theory I had been told.
    ...
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    Thanks for the good wishes. Maleny is...

    Thanks for the good wishes.
    Maleny is definitely a great show. Unfortunately they still have not provided an easy way to get your heavy wood purchases to your vechicle. That's the only gripe I have...
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    Video of the Maleny Wood Expo 2019

    OK my little video should be ready in half an hour from now.
    This will be the link to it: https://youtu.be/kf0IQ78JOEk

    Sadly, in the end only the first few minutes of the video shows you the...
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    I went today. The wet day meant that is was not...

    I went today. The wet day meant that is was not jammed packed like it was last year. Us Queenslanders are real softies like that. But there were plenty of people and plenty going on. I thought that...
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    Maleny Wood Expo 2019

    I don't see any thread on here for the Maleny Wood Expo 2019. Yet it is this long weekend. In 3 days time!
    Am I just looking in the wrong place?
  27. Perhaps they could have done better to advertise...

    Perhaps they could have done better to advertise it. However I feel for them in this regard. It is now more difficult to reach the right people. People get their entertainment by selective means via...
  28. I also wonder if you would be better off with a...

    I also wonder if you would be better off with a 2nd hand Triton Workcentre than one of those table saws. It would be more versatile and easier to pack away.

    You can have my one for a bargain if...
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    Thank you for the response about MDF. My next...

    Thank you for the response about MDF.
    My next question is, what are a useful sort/size of blades for a beginner? I want to make some Christmas tree ornaments, so the material will not be too thick. ...
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    Spray on contact adhesive. Ruins the smooth...

    Spray on contact adhesive. Ruins the smooth surface of your form ply benchtop also. Don't ask me how I know.




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    In this case the middle man provides a lot a...

    In this case the middle man provides a lot a value. If you cut him out then be prepared to pay the price. That is know all the risks.


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    VICTORIA Is there someway you could move to another part...

    Is there someway you could move to another part of the country, and make enough to continue doing what you love doing? Perhaps also produce something to sell?
    I have no problem with your plan to go...
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    Having a go at scroll sawing

    Hi guys,

    ALDI have/had a scroll saw for $90. Bunnings therefore dropped the price of the Ryobi to just under $90. As far as I could tell the are the same machine.

    I know a lot of you would have...
  34. I can see the attraction of the Total Tools one...

    I can see the attraction of the Total Tools one for your situation. Can you see and touch one of those in a shop?
    A lot will depend on what sort of things you want to make.

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    I doubt that the shape of the bin makes much...

    I doubt that the shape of the bin makes much difference.

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  36. Thread: My Man Cave

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    I have really enjoyed the WIP photos over time....

    I have really enjoyed the WIP photos over time. Keep em coming.

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    If you try to import something you might be...

    If you try to import something you might be staggered at all the extra fees that get added to the bill. We're inefficient and everyone pays for that inefficiency.
    We are also over regulated. All...
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    I created an insert into my plastic bucket but I...

    I created an insert into my plastic bucket but I have saved one of those 20L paint tins in case I decide to upgrade it or build a 2nd one. I'd inquire at one of those speciality paint shops to ask...
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    Yes I did and I made a series of 2min videos to...

    Yes I did and I made a series of 2min videos to explain the whole process I took.

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHQQFYx3I3RhW05ccWIp0hXFgwU_TCD08


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    hmmmm changing and adjusting on the Hummer maybe...

    hmmmm changing and adjusting on the Hummer maybe no big deal.



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    I love it! Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk

    I love it!

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    I'm not expert but if I had the space I'd keep my...

    I'm not expert but if I had the space I'd keep my 14 inch for curves and buy a bigger one e.g. 18 inch 2kw+ for resawing.

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    Total novice question

    Hi guys, Bunnings and ALDI have scroll saws for $90 at the moment. So I'm thinking of getting one. It would just be for very occasional use. For example, some Christmas decorations.

    Having never...
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    I have the T 13S from Hare and Forbes. The setup...

    I have the T 13S from Hare and Forbes. The setup to get everything just level was quite fiddly but not complicated. It explains how in the manual. It's just a lot of back and forth.
    Fortunately I...
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    I have the T 13S from Hare and Forbes. The setup...

    I have the T 13S from Hare and Forbes. The setup to get everything just level was quite fiddly but not complicated. It explains how in the manual. It's just a lot of back and forth.
    Fortunately I...
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    no idea but it looks nice. Sent from my...

    no idea but it looks nice.

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  47. Thread: Pastry board

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    Untreated radiata pine would be fine but it does...

    Untreated radiata pine would be fine but it does dent relatively easily. Hence a hardwood would be better.
    I wonder if using wood as a base for a large floor title would work?

    Sent from my...
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    It seems to me that the primary difference...

    It seems to me that the primary difference between this one and one twice the price is that this one has 2 HSS blades vs the ones twice the price have segmented cutter heads.

    The other thing is...
  49. The thing is that the video was on a Friday. A...

    The thing is that the video was on a Friday. A normal working day. I have no idea how many people came Sat and Sun.

    On reflection, it has to be somewhere with free or almost free parking. The...
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    Yes I forgot to mention the parking. I also was...

    Yes I forgot to mention the parking. I also was not happy about no pricing on entry. I knew they would charge something being in Albion but they never said what. I was only there a few hours as it...
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