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  1. Thread: Happy meals.

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    I was having a go at BobL, haven't heard anyone...

    I was having a go at BobL, haven't heard anyone except Americans using fractions for a long time. On another forum (US based) they were discussing buying/selling wood and the backwards and forward's...
  2. Thread: Dinner time.

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    Actually I do. When we lived in the US in the...

    Actually I do. When we lived in the US in the 80ies, we were in Texas and I had stopped to photograph a particular species of Cacti when I spotted a Skunk, so I followed it trying to get a good...
  3. Thread: Happy meals.

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    4/5ths? Did you write that so RRich could...

    4/5ths? Did you write that so RRich could understand that😂
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  4. Thread: Happy meals.

    by Old Croc
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    Happy meals.

    Canít believe what I saw in McDonaldís today. An old man placed an order for one hamburger , French fries and a drink.
    He unwrapped the plain hamburger and carefully cut it in half , placing one...
  5. Thread: Dinner time.

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    Well we have Ducks here, also invasive Deer, but...

    Well we have Ducks here, also invasive Deer, but I don't think I can wrangle up a Skunk.🤣 A dead Roo stinks nearly as bad though.
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  6. Thread: Dinner time.

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    Dinner time.

    One night a Duck, a Skunk and a Deer went out for dinner at a restaurant. When it came time to pay, the Skunk didn't have a scent, the Deer didn't have a buck, so they put the meal on the Ducks bill....
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    Is that a clothes dryer in the 1st group of...

    Is that a clothes dryer in the 1st group of photos? If it is, that certainly won't help with your humidity problem.
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  8. Imagine if that poor guy didn't have Parkinson's...

    Imagine if that poor guy didn't have Parkinson's disease, he would have been able to use that nice sharpening jig he had. 🥺
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  9. Phil, have you tried AZCarbide? I buy a few...

    Phil, have you tried AZCarbide? I buy a few different tips from them for my hollowing rig, very happy with his service.
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    The guy that did the castings is a knife maker...

    The guy that did the castings is a knife maker and I give him all the offcuts from my milling. During a conversation I showed him a photo of some pepper grinders made from the shells in green resin...
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    A Blonde joke.

    A young Blonde gets a job as a physical education teacher at a junior high school.
    She notices a boy at the end of the field standing alone, while all the other kids are running around having fun...
  12. It must be the day for mishaps. I cut a hidden...

    It must be the day for mishaps. I cut a hidden screw with a brand new 4TPI bandsaw blade, so hard it took the sharpness off every tooth. Nearly 1 hour to touch them up with the diamond disc. And to...
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    That's exactly the problem. I did think of using...

    That's exactly the problem. I did think of using Acetone, but wasn't sure if was the best option to leach out the oil.
    Thanks,
    Crocy.
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    Pistachio Shells.

    Hi everyone, need some help please? A mate is doing me a favour casting up some blanks using Pistachio Shells. I am not sure what resin he has used, but the 1st blank didn't stick to the shells, so...
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    Maybe you could give us a bit more info. Are you...

    Maybe you could give us a bit more info. Are you buying new equipment that will be delivered in boxes or crates? I would go to the nearest men's shed and hopefully you may find an experienced person...
  16. Thread: Confessional

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    Kryn, this is one of your best! Crocy.

    Kryn, this is one of your best!
    Crocy.
  17. DONE: Google Ratchet Lever Handles. Rgds, Crocy.

    Google Ratchet Lever Handles.
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    I am not sure if this will work for a lot of...

    I am not sure if this will work for a lot of people, but some of you may want to do the same. I live in Townsville, approx 175-200,000 people, it changes due to industry. A lady set up a group on FB...
  19. I have a 150 litre Poly drum under my 2hp dusty,...

    I have a 150 litre Poly drum under my 2hp dusty, I just used a 50mm holesaw, punched 3 holes vertically near the lid to watch the dust rise. Found some 12mm clear polycarbonate sheet, turned 3 pieces...
  20. N.S.W. Just goes to show, I have spent so much time over...

    Just goes to show, I have spent so much time over there I forgot about that little town.
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  21. N.S.W. Hi Bingo, welcome to the forum. Not sure if you...

    Hi Bingo, welcome to the forum. Not sure if you checked but this is an Australian based forum and it appears that they were sold. Also the freight charges from Aus to Texas is frightening.
    Rgds,...
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    Ray, I quite like it. Not every box has to be out...

    Ray, I quite like it. Not every box has to be out of this world, the wood you have used is lovely. Keep making them.
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  23. Thread: Ouchhhhh

    by Old Croc
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    Ouchhhhh

    I mowed the lawn today, and after doing so

    I sat down and had a cold beer.

    The day was really quite beautiful, and the drink facilitated some deep thinking.

    My wife walked by and asked me...
  24. I haven't made a box for quite a while, too busy...

    I haven't made a box for quite a while, too busy doing other stuff, but when I started to make my 1st boxes I cringed at the look of boring old felt. So I bought stacks of different Chinese Brocade,...
  25. Thread: Pen Blanks

    by Old Croc
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    WITHDRAWN: Mods, can you mark this as withdrawn from sale...

    Mods, can you mark this as withdrawn from sale thanks,
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    Phil, do you really want wood screws? I don't...

    Phil, do you really want wood screws? I don't often use faceplates, but when I do I use these guys,
    Buildex Type 17 Timber Cladding Screwsq2 - Buildex
    Don't buy that Zenith rubbish, these are...
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    Welcome to the forum Chris, Rgds, Crocy.

    Welcome to the forum Chris,
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  28. Thread: Vaseline

    by Old Croc
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    I thought it was going to be the one where the...

    I thought it was going to be the one where the couple mistakingly grabbed the Vicks instead of the Vaseline.
    Crocy.
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    Welcome to the forum, Rgds, Crocy.

    Welcome to the forum,
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    Welcome to the forum mate, Rgds, Crocy.

    Welcome to the forum mate,
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  31. Thread: Pen Blanks

    by Old Croc
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    WITHDRAWN: Pen Blanks

    The cleanup continues and I found a stack of pen blanks to go.
    Maple Silkwood stunningly figured (MSWF). all long ones, 4 @$2 each and 8, 2nds, may have a borer hole, hairline crack or fine lines of...
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    Vern, I am taking a guess here, could it have...

    Vern, I am taking a guess here, could it have been the reaction to the moisture in the Titebond seeing the veneers are dry? Would epoxy have been better?
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  33. Phil, I will send you a PM tomorrow, Thanks,...

    Phil, I will send you a PM tomorrow,
    Thanks,
    Crocy.
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Not sure if you are wanting timber, but I will be...

    Not sure if you are wanting timber, but I will be putting a lot of figured blanks up on the market place tonight.
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    Lovely part of the country, my old stomping...

    Lovely part of the country, my old stomping ground, I stay in West Chester and go to Maple Grove Raceway. If we ever get over this China bug and I get back over I will look you up.
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  36. Thread: Howdy all,

    by Old Croc
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    Welcome to the forum, Rgds, Crocy.

    Welcome to the forum,
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    Welcome to the forum Johnnie. Where in the US are...

    Welcome to the forum Johnnie. Where in the US are you?
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    Welcome to the forum Woolfie, Crocy.

    Welcome to the forum Woolfie,
    Crocy.
  39. I am quite limited for space, the Robinson...

    I am quite limited for space, the Robinson bandsaw is approx 1.5 tonnes and does not move, it has a swing arm electric chain hoist crane above it, the planer thicknesser is on a mobile base and has...
  40. Holiday in Cairns? thumping my head. Phil I will...

    Holiday in Cairns? thumping my head. Phil I will be most appreciative of your offer, we can workout payment details as you progress.
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    We get a green shield beetle up here that sucks...

    We get a green shield beetle up here that sucks the sap out of everything. I use the toe end of pantyhose inside the hose secured by the nozzle. When I am done, pull it out of the hose and dispose...
  42. Phil, as I said in the other thread I would be...

    Phil, as I said in the other thread I would be interested in these connectors. I have a standard 2 hp dusty with a pleated filter with the flexible hose permanently on it and I swap the free end...
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    Top one Russ, mist it with alcohol to see the...

    Top one Russ, mist it with alcohol to see the pattern.
    Crocy.
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    Groan heavily. Rgds, Crocy.

    Groan heavily.
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  45. Af, seeing you have posted this in Woodturning...

    Af, seeing you have posted this in Woodturning General you may not get many bites. I would think you would be better off in one of the other topics on offer..
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    Welcome Dennis, Rgds, Crocy.

    Welcome Dennis,
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    Welcome mate, Rgds, Crocy.

    Welcome mate,
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
  48. Thread: Jesse here!

    by Old Croc
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    Welcome mate, Rgds, Crocy.

    Welcome mate,
    Rgds,
    Crocy.
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    Phil, I really like what you are doing here. I...

    Phil, I really like what you are doing here. I have a similar situation where I use plastic conduit to do the same job, but if you sell these or you make the file available to allow us to get them...
  50. Thread: Finish?

    by Old Croc
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    Freddy, the finishes you have available over...

    Freddy, the finishes you have available over there will be totally different to what we have here. I am surprised to hear that you are not happy with Danish Oil. I only use 2 finishes on my work, 90%...
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