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    Bob Yup thats true. But for those not so...

    Bob Yup thats true. But for those not so familiar with silver soldering I added the low temp comment. If your going the stainless way you have really only two options 316 or Martensitic at least...
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    You can fix/weld/silver solder a HSS rod around...

    You can fix/weld/silver solder a HSS rod around 6-8mm dai to the leading edge of the toolrest this will take a lot of wear and bashing .Plus isf you use low temp silver solder it wont interfere with...
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    I would be interested in being part of a bulk...

    I would be interested in being part of a bulk buy, so keep me in mind. Thanks
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    Here you go, the first two seem to be sold and...

    Here you go, the first two seem to be sold and they collected a 2nd and 3rd ? But have not heard any confirmation etc, so if anybody is any the wiser be grateful for the heads up.
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    Very nice Jim

    Very nice Jim
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    ll Looks like two of mine have sold, but as yet...

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    Looks like two of mine have sold, but as yet no word back from AWTEX, must have a big year for them.
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    Yes , all my work is hand carved.

    Yes , all my work is hand carved.
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    I have a mix of free hand and captured systems...

    I have a mix of free hand and captured systems 90% of which I have made my self. Mainly due to the fact I have found the bars are of a minimal thickness ... well from my perspective :U

    So my main...
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    managed a 2nd and a 3rd in the Vases, not bad...

    managed a 2nd and a 3rd in the Vases, not bad under the circumstances. Sorry no images as yet
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    For me which ever is the top side or opening to...

    For me which ever is the top side or opening to that I screw a hard wood block. I have a couple made up 3,4 screws that match my chuck jaws and from there I will turn the outside including the foot...
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    N.S.W. BSP pipe stock and dies

    Stock and Dies, the old square type in good condition as they havent seen the light of day for around 50 years. Hence the dark staining of rsut preventative treatment.
    Stock USA made G.T.D Corp out...
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    N.S.W. Nova Power Grip Jaws

    Nova Power Grip Jaws to suit the large Super Nova 2 chuck or a Titan . New , never used,in fact still have the original Teknatool cable tie on them

    $50 ideally pickup at Prestons NSW 2170 , But...
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    N.S.W. Nova 130mm jaws with spare screws

    130mm Jaw set to suit either SN2 OR Titan chucks , slightly used but very good condition they come with spare csk screws and long series Allen key. They are the spare set I have had for years and...
  14. Good advice and I agree. Once you get things...

    Good advice and I agree. Once you get things sorted you will find these rings will be a rarity. Ebony will develop sanding cracks if your too aggressive much like most really pieces of hardwood.
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    try here ...

    try here https://mcjing.com.au/categorybrowser.aspx?categoryid=67
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    Hopefully not, but I has just sent the most...

    Hopefully not, but I has just sent the most likely contenders off in another direction. So had to send the second string stuff instead
  17. FREE: NSW No photograph I take it?

    No photograph I take it?
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    Im in although due to circumstances I only just...

    Im in although due to circumstances I only just made it.
  19. Thread: Kokopelli

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    Wow, thats an honour on a couple of levels, well...

    Wow, thats an honour on a couple of levels, well done sir.
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    I use stainless tube 1.6mm wall thickness. This...

    I use stainless tube 1.6mm wall thickness. This give a fair amount of lightness and strength and it has become my standard handle. The only thing that varies is the length and perhaps now I would...
  21. Thread: Nova G3 Chuck

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    hmmm

    Definitely a dodgy chuck I would be taking it back. I have 8 nova chucks for well over ten years and only one mishap. Chuck was too old for parts so I had to make my own. 15 years made in NZ :U
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    very nice ,great finish :2tsup:

    very nice ,great finish :2tsup:
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    Interesting read , the storm reeked a bit of...

    Interesting read , the storm reeked a bit of havoc up here, no trees tho' :) Holly still have yet to turn mine I have a couple of blanks, some a smudge from some sort of bacterial action, might try...
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    I guess it really depends on what resources you...

    I guess it really depends on what resources you have to hand. In my case I lifted the banjo up on a piece 75mm sq tube RHS 3,6mm wall, each end of the RHS had a flange welded to it as a base and a...
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    Sold

    Sold
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    3D drawing board-new-never used NSW

    3D drawing board never used, easy to use and a great present for Christmas. It is advertised on eBay at the moment.

    Price $45 pick up from Prestons NSW retails around $70 currently, Can post but...
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    It will dry quickly, probably the lot in 12...

    It will dry quickly, probably the lot in 12 months, roughouts in weeks. The good thing its very stable and if you are in a hurry turn to within 10% of the finished size and soak in meths for around...
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    Derek, Second Vicmarcs area a game of time and...

    Derek, Second Vicmarcs area a game of time and patience. :U But there several other good brands around for you to consider ie Woodfast, Stubby etc and sometimes you have to travel a bit to get what...
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    you can always use BLO

    you can always use BLO
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    So very true Paul its about experience guided by...

    So very true Paul its about experience guided by wisdom. Experience of time spent and the wisdom of an experienced turner.
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    Hmm, I reckon stick with the pine. When you have...

    Hmm, I reckon stick with the pine. When you have mastered the pine two things will have occurred
    [1] you will have a better knowledge than most on how to sharpen, whats a good angle for you and...
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    Jim write the book. :)

    Jim write the book. :)
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    N.S.W. Pat ok the best I can do is 70mm and I can fit it...

    Pat ok the best I can do is 70mm and I can fit it to the sander, the same price as its a one-off.
    If anybody else wants a larger I have to look into a price increase.
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    N.S.W. Pat what would the diameter be across the hex...

    Pat what would the diameter be across the hex points, might be able to do something
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    N.S.W. Currently I have 50mm, but will look into 75mm...

    Currently I have 50mm, but will look into 75mm and get back to you. But if you can get a 75mm one in, perhaps the standard type would do, or are they just too short on the handle.
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    N.S.W. internal inertia sanders

    I have for quite awhile been developing a simple effective sander based on the inertia principle and I have come up with this design as seen below. they are for sale at $85AUD as an introductory...
  37. Thread: natural edge

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    Swapping is fairly easy as long as no bark, no...

    Swapping is fairly easy as long as no bark, no worms holes I have done it several times. The only downfall is the cost for many its too much.
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    By far the easiest way to to turn and as...

    By far the easiest way to to turn and as mentioned its very stable, some warping but rarely cracking.
  39. Thread: natural edge

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    :U I left it a bit thin maybe

    :U I left it a bit thin maybe
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    Next one, yeah I reckon you're right.

    Next one, yeah I reckon you're right.
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    around 150mm or 6" stands about 125mm or 5.5" at...

    around 150mm or 6" stands about 125mm or 5.5" at its widest
  42. Thread: natural edge

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    natural edge

    I picked this up some time ago along with a few others and to this day dont know what it is, its anybody's guess.
    A small natural edge bowl oiled with DO, maybe I will buff it a little when its...
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    I seem to remember from way back that the tips...

    I seem to remember from way back that the tips were stellite a hard facing deposit done with an arc welder.Usually found in the earth moving game to hard face the buckets and teeth.
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    I had a set of Kelton Hollowers, essentially they...

    I had a set of Kelton Hollowers, essentially they are Oland tools and they are basically scrapers. I found them to be not what I expected and on-sold them. Now some folk may like them but they are...
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    Watch out for dust build up in there, you may...

    Watch out for dust build up in there, you may have to refine the vents to keep the ingress of dust at a minimum
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    That is so true, I have sorta given up unless its...

    That is so true, I have sorta given up unless its absolutely necessary
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    Hmm a bit of a can of worms. I have seen various...

    Hmm a bit of a can of worms. I have seen various formulae here and there. But for me, I sell through galleries and they often ask me what I want, then they add the commission on top.
    I guess its...
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    No worries, if ever in Sydney you can drop by and...

    No worries, if ever in Sydney you can drop by and have a yarn and a gander :) It has additional features as I can add my video camera to it, plus hang the big gulp of it as well.
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    I have a reasonable collection of calipers both...

    I have a reasonable collection of calipers both external and internal, some I have bought some I have made. These days I make all my own as needed and only buy if I get lazy.
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    Agreed, totally not needed.

    Agreed, totally not needed.
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