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    I used rustoleum 2 in 1 spray paint, no have not...

    I used rustoleum 2 in 1 spray paint, no have not tried japanning as there is too much involved in doing it.

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    Here is some more stuff I have been doing the...

    Here is some more stuff I have been doing the spindles were for practising my bead and cove cuts, they ended up becoming part of a stand for my wood turning chisels


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    Well it beats having it sitting on my lathe to...

    Well it beats having it sitting on my lathe to take a photo and beats photographing it on a cluttered book case or cluttered computer desk and hey it scored me a response to my thread now that's a...
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    Work in progress - another vase

    Just waiting to be bored out as I want to do that in a chuck, but this would be my best bit of wood turning yet since I started learning a month or two ago. Unsure of what the wood is as it was given...
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    Yes turning is definitely fun and addictive I...

    Yes turning is definitely fun and addictive I have just started out myself and ended up having an experienced and well respected wood turner off a facebook group offer me lessons so I took that offer...
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    Latest bit of work - vase

    Made this one this morning out of an old cross member off a telephone pole, wood is Australian hardwood. Vase is incomplete as it is waiting till I can hollow it out when I can get a new lathe that...
  7. Thread: Salt shaker

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    Salt shaker

    Needed to get a new one to ditch our old plastic cerebos salt shaker container so why not knock one up for a quick after work project. This was made from a blank I prepared last night which was a...
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    Hand sanding done to the best i can to get rid of...

    Hand sanding done to the best i can to get rid of gouge marks definitely adding a scraper chisel to the three lathe chisels that I have been getting by with. Finished with some shellac

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    Done just in the process of hand sanding it then...

    Done just in the process of hand sanding it then i can move onto the finish which will be shellac and some beeswax polish
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    Nearly done ...

    Nearly done

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    Starting to shape the inside of the bowl after...

    Starting to shape the inside of the bowl after glueing and screwing the bowl onto a waste piece of wood that is screwed to the faceplate I also formed a recess for the bottom of the bowl to sit in
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    Thank you very much for that suggestion Jim much...

    Thank you very much for that suggestion Jim much appreciated and I will do this next as the bowl is ready for the face plate I have some polyurethane glue that I use for repairing plane totes so I...
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    Next Project: Natural edge bowl

    I have started my next wood turning project and probably a bit more advanced for someone that is getting back into wood turning. I have made a start on making a natural edge bowl the wood I am using...
  14. Here is the chisel with its new handle that I...

    Here is the chisel with its new handle that I turned on my lathe from right to left is attempts 1 - 3 and the big chisel was the best one I made



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  15. Last of the three chisels that needed a new...

    Last of the three chisels that needed a new handle I feel this one came out the best now my lathe is freed up for my next wood turning project


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  16. Thanks for that pointer Mick I will see if our...

    Thanks for that pointer Mick I will see if our local stores have any sample cards and try to get some, with the burning that I have been doing is the way I was taught in school on how to do it back...
  17. Thanks guys and here is handle no 2 for the day...

    Thanks guys and here is handle no 2 for the day and is closer to the profile I was originally aiming for the wire I used to burn the micro grooves I cut in the handle is 24AWG Kanthal that I use for...
  18. I have finally found out what brand that 1 inch...

    I have finally found out what brand that 1 inch chisel is which has the stamping I was asking about I have just seen two on our local auction site that has that same logo stamped on them, it is made...
  19. Funny you mentioned Titan I saw one of those on...

    Funny you mentioned Titan I saw one of those on Trade me which is our local Auction site but it was a 1 inch which is the same size as the big chisel in this thread, the paring chisel now has a new...
  20. My first bit of wood turning in over 25 years & my first wood lathe

    I was given this old dynalink 4 speed wood lathe by my stepfather who bought it new back in the late 90's and never used it, a couple of months back when I started getting back into wood work he...
  21. I agree about the old English made chisels being...

    I agree about the old English made chisels being good quality which is why I am trying to go for them to get the sizes in between the ones available at the shop but also to get away from using bevel...
  22. Has anyone seen this stamping on chisels before

    It was made in England and came with a few chisels I bought that need alot of TLC and noticed this logo on one of them but can't find it through google only part of it is showing as the rest has been...
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    No not at all my partner had it when I got...

    No not at all my partner had it when I got together with her 12 years ago, I have made a pine frame which the inside has been rebated and will be putting some canadian cedar in there which is the...
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    Once I finish rebuilding one of our coffee tables...

    Once I finish rebuilding one of our coffee tables that had sat outside and the MDF top got damaged I may look into another box build
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    You could very well be right or it could have...

    You could very well be right or it could have been made as an engineering project by an apprentice engineer who knows but it is heavier than my Stanley 71-1/2, the iron has a slight twist in the bend...
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    The box is now fully finished, just waiting for...

    The box is now fully finished, just waiting for second coat of beeswax furniture polish to dry and it will get a buffing. The one thing I have learnt for next time is to make the box with allowance...
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    If it was home made they did a pretty good job at...

    If it was home made they did a pretty good job at casting the iron

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    Unknown brand name router plane

    Just had this arrive on the courier and there is no markings on it to identify the brand has anyone got one of these router planes that is exactly the same as this one. Would live to know what brand...
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    You are right about tool acquisition syndrome it...

    You are right about tool acquisition syndrome it is a sod but I also suffer from guitar acquisition syndrome as well which I have to keep at bay at all times especially when it comes to buying...
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    Nothing else at the moment Taz, have to settle...

    Nothing else at the moment Taz, have to settle the spending on planes down a bit for a while and focus on some more projects
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    Yup I know I have got to sharpen them lol but I...

    Yup I know I have got to sharpen them lol but I have decided that instead of sharpening them all in one hit I will sharpen them as I go to use them. Have you seen that no 2 listed on trade me? I...
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    The box latches finally arrived so just waiting...

    The box latches finally arrived so just waiting to go and get some small tin snips to cut the rear corner protectors to fit around the hinges and that will be the outside complete and later this week...
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    Lapped mitre joints are on the menu on the...

    Lapped mitre joints are on the menu on the framing for the table top

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    My next project coffee table rebuild

    This had been sitting neglected on the back deck and exposed to the elements on my part as i had it out there in my days when I used to smoke. So it is time to undo what I allowed to happen to it....
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    Last lot of cutting irons cleaned up...

    Last lot of cutting irons cleaned up
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    This was a lucky find

    I recently won a couple of auctions for these combination plane irons there was all four boxes as seperate listings but I was happy just to be able to win two of the auctions. Front set has just come...
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    It is assembled just waiting on the latch to...

    It is assembled just waiting on the latch to arrive which will probably be Monday. I also need to get some small tin snips to modify the corner protectors for the rear of the box so they can work in...
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    Antique style hinges arrived today just waiting...

    Antique style hinges arrived today just waiting on the latch and corner protectors to arrive, these hinges are going to look good on the box there is 3 of those to go on, also final lot of mouldings...
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    Finished sanding the lid down to 240 grit ...

    Finished sanding the lid down to 240 grit including the sides this time and have just given it a coat of boiled linseed oil, I will be making some more beaded moulding to put around the base of the...
  40. Thread: Tool chest

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    Looks awesome, I should really do something like...

    Looks awesome, I should really do something like this in the form of shelves to house all my planes
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    I think I will let the photo talk on this one I...

    I think I will let the photo talk on this one I am liking what I am looking at as I post this


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    Lid is nearly finished, mouldings are on and top...

    Lid is nearly finished, mouldings are on and top of lid has been sanded a pic of box and lid together included

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    Gave the bottom of the box a bit of a sand with...

    Gave the bottom of the box a bit of a sand with some 180 grit sandpaper and rounded off the corners and top edges and it is starting to tidy up and look a bit more respectable. Also tossing up on...
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    Thanks Lance. I did originally try to cut the...

    Thanks Lance. I did originally try to cut the mitres with my compound mitre saw but gave up on that idea and went for the tenon saw and mitre box which is the result you see in the photos after a...
  45. I would give metal rescue a try it is cheaper...

    I would give metal rescue a try it is cheaper than evapo-rust and does the same job I tried the liquid form of it on a few planes I cleaned up this week and it did the trick plus you can get it in...
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    Success two strips of the moulding I made glued...

    Success two strips of the moulding I made glued and gently clamped to the lid and the mitre is bloody near perfect for my first time doing it with all the muddled attempts included and it is starting...
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    Some beading I cut with the Stanley 45 today...

    Some beading I cut with the Stanley 45 today which I will rip on the triton mk3 with my jig saw mounted on it to cut the beading down to a thin moulding which will go around the top of the lid now I...
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    Some pics of both the 45 combination plane and...

    Some pics of both the 45 combination plane and the router plane post bath in the metal rescue it did a pretty good job going by the state it was in when both the 45 and the 71 1/2 arrived and also...
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    well it has arrived and has been in the metal...

    well it has arrived and has been in the metal rescue for a whole of 5 hours and I have just pulled it out just waiting on the fence to finish its soak my 71-1/2 came out looking pretty good and most...
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    Some of the paint work I have been touching up...

    Some of the paint work I have been touching up with a paint brush just to cover the bare metal only and to leave all of the original japanning exposed plus repair to the rear tote which I was not all...
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