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    You should have no issues getting 133mm finish...

    You should have no issues getting 133mm finish wide decking boards in either 19 or 21mm thick depending on supplier.
    You can also look at Borals range of F27 structural hardwood at you local timber...
  2. Have done some exteriors of buildings with...

    Have done some exteriors of buildings with Tallowood and ironbark cladding and then coated with Cutek and left to silver off
    Clear Wood Coating | CD50 Timber Protection Oil | Cutek

    I also have...
  3. Thread: Electric planer

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    Having service and spares local is a big plus...

    Having service and spares local is a big plus although apart from blades there is unlikely a need for anything anyway on both brands
    With any tool I think it is very important that they feel right...
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    What Ross said or if you do want a timber floor...

    What Ross said or if you do want a timber floor start with a 19mm thick battern at the highest part of the floor and then use thicker batterns as the fall permits you to use. 70 x 35 or 45 on flat...
  5. My 2 cents coming from a tradesman and a business...

    My 2 cents coming from a tradesman and a business owner who has taken on a number of apprentices over the years

    Firstly
    If you donít like your current career get out of it and do something...
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    I think now is a great time to get into a little...

    I think now is a great time to get into a little business like that, if you have the right product to sell for the environment you are operating in.

    There is plenty of money around at the moment,...
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    That is good, you can apply a waterproof membrane...

    That is good, you can apply a waterproof membrane over the area that will withstand hydrostatic pressure as a safeguard before laying the floor. There may well not be a plastic underlay under the...
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    If there is a dampness/ water issue with the...

    If there is a dampness/ water issue with the floor you are asking for trouble laying a timber floor over it.
    The likes of Platon Stop are not designed to deal with a waterproofing issue but...
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    My preference has moved from silicone to a...

    My preference has moved from silicone to a Polyurethane like Sikaflex 11FC. Mainly because any excess can be removed from timber and it wonít effect any finishes you plan to use like silicone does
  10. Thread: I'm Sorry, but

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    I often think similar with some of the candidates...

    I often think similar with some of the candidates hanging around here at the pointy end of our political arena :~
    Is it just a reflection on how stupid and easily lead ( mislead) the general...
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    These look like a nice version How to Make...

    These look like a nice version

    How to Make Money Woodworking & Adirondack Chair Detailed Build - YouTube
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    if you can get away with it why not. At first...

    if you can get away with it why not. At first when I read the label I thought the item had already been sold and the piece of timber was what it was displayed on, then the penny dropped.......
    I...
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    This is what you want to do if you can get away...

    This is what you want to do if you can get away with it ,
    gift wrap firewood and call it a cake stand with a ridiculous price on it.($280.00) :oo: There was another one a little bit bigger that was...
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    Pine There is a trend to use it for stud...

    Pine
    There is a trend to use it for stud framing as well, it is pretty heavy by comparison though to just pine
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    Not much hardwood used in frames anymore, the...

    Not much hardwood used in frames anymore, the plywood beams you are referring to are referred to as LVL. Laminated Veneered Lumber. A very good product
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    I have been buying packs of stick pine for...

    I have been buying packs of stick pine for framing and it has come from Europe
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    There is actually a shortage of Australian...

    There is actually a shortage of Australian hardwoods at the moment as the fires has taken much of the stock.
    Pretty much all of our house framing timber is imported too.
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    Have a look at some of the composite boards they...

    Have a look at some of the composite boards they use on boat fitouts
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    Donít know about Parfix but if you are looking...

    Donít know about Parfix but if you are looking for a 11FC substitute look for a local Soudalflex retailer. Their product is excellent and half the price. I have used boxes of the stuff
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    DRAWN Iím in

    Iím in
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    Havenít done it myself but you could stand them...

    Havenít done it myself but you could stand them up in molasses for a couple of days and then clean them up from there
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    Either ask the dealer to fit one or just go to a...

    Either ask the dealer to fit one or just go to a reputable installer and have one fitted. It has no bearing on your warranty other than if the accessory you had fitted caused the issue you are...
  23. Thread: Midnight's Shed

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    I am no electrician but apart from any code...

    I am no electrician but apart from any code requirements how would it matter if they were 15 or 10 amp outlets?
    The circuit breaker can only react to the load so it will all come down to the load...
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    I recently did a number of blackbutt layups...

    I recently did a number of blackbutt layups including a breakfast bar 4.5m long with waterfall end and used Sika pva and didnít have any issues with staining but yes it does mark up easily against...
  25. H and F do a neat mobile gantry at a very...

    H and F do a neat mobile gantry at a very reasonable price and it has a 1 t capacity
  26. Thread: Pole chain saw

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    That is the blower and line trimmer I have. ...

    That is the blower and line trimmer I have.
    That is a good deal as a package, there is $300 worth of batteries there alone plus the dual charger

    I only bought the trimmer as a skin as I already...
  27. Thread: Pole chain saw

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    Just a general point to consider for those...

    Just a general point to consider for those contemplating a purchase.
    Regardless what brand you are looking at consider also there is no or minimal ongoing costs of servicing compared to the petrol...
  28. Thread: Pole chain saw

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    Good you asked as I was just about to edit my...

    Good you asked as I was just about to edit my post but will clarify here . I am talking about the 2x18v units.
    I also have the 18v blower but it is more like a powerful hair dry than a proper...
  29. Thread: Pole chain saw

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    Lappa I have no experience with their pole saws...

    Lappa I have no experience with their pole saws but I have the Makita battery chainsaw which is equal in performance to my little stihl petrol saw and likewise I have their leaf blower and whipper...
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    I have the Rotex 150. I was not trying to do a...

    I have the Rotex 150. I was not trying to do a comparison but more pointing the suitability of one over the other depending on its use.
    As far as the ďJust buy a FestoolĒ bit goes to be honest I...
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    it depends on what you are wanting from a sander ...

    it depends on what you are wanting from a sander
    I have a 18v Makita ROS and it is a very handy unit and gets used a lot but if I am sanding hardwood the Festool makes short work of it and would...
  32. Mine came with a spiral cutter head with...

    Mine came with a spiral cutter head with individual cutters with four cutting faces that you can rotate when needed
    I have used it on ironbark, blackbutt etc
  33. You would need to put a lot of ones like that in...

    You would need to put a lot of ones like that in it before you had an issue

    It will be fine, drill a couple more and mount your tv off it if it suits you
  34. I have this one W815 - T-13S Bench Mount...

    I have this one W815 - T-13S Bench Mount Thicknesser - Helical Head | Hare & Forbes Machineryhouse which looks very similar to the Sherwood unit
    no complaints and would buy again
    The spiral...
  35. Vic Ash ( tasty oak) is a nice timber to work...

    Vic Ash ( tasty oak) is a nice timber to work with that is reasonably priced if you are wanting something a bit more durable than pine
  36. SOLD: No interest from me but I can vouch for Soudal...

    No interest from me but I can vouch for Soudal being an excellent product and have used boxes of the stuff
    Made in Belgium from memory
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    The obvious legalities and potential for...

    The obvious legalities and potential for disqualification of your insurance aside I understand where you are coming from and it switches off with most 4wds when you select off-road mode or 4WD
    No...
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    Not that particular brand but Motorhome and...

    Not that particular brand but Motorhome and boatbuilders use this type of product all the time as is stable and lightweight although the Nover one does not appear to be so light compared to others I...
  39. Yes I understand that but the inaccuracies are...

    Yes I understand that but the inaccuracies are from human error not the saw itself so any jig arrangements should sort that The OP is considering a portable table saw as an option which is going to...
  40. I cut with a 2.8m track with my Festool and only...

    I cut with a 2.8m track with my Festool and only clamp maybe 5% of the time without issue
  41. Stick with your tracksaw, you wonít get anywhere...

    Stick with your tracksaw, you wonít get anywhere the quality of cut out of a little tablesaw.
    For repetition cuts you can use a gauge against the back of the track so that it sits in identical spot...
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    Treat it like melamine and you will be fine

    Treat it like melamine and you will be fine
  43. I have been told by my local supplier that the...

    I have been told by my local supplier that the tool prices are controlled but not the consumerables and have bought genuine blades and discs at discounted prices
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    The question as to if asbestos would effect the...

    The question as to if asbestos would effect the properties value I think would depend on the area you live. If fibro clad homes are commonplace in your area I think it will have little or no impact...
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    Unless you are wanting the formply finish I donít...

    Unless you are wanting the formply finish I donít think there is any major advantage in using it over any other quality waterproof ply and sealing it up well on all faces
    You can get formply in...
  46. The easiest and perhaps neatest would be to add...

    The easiest and perhaps neatest would be to add some packing to either the enclosure itself or the concrete itself
    Glue a piece of Fibre cement or screw some rubber bumpers to the bottom of your...
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    This is the document I was reading which is more...

    This is the document I was reading which is more recent

    https://www.aic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-05/sb17_indigenous_deaths_in_custody_-_25_years_since_the_rciadic_210219.pdf
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    So what is it when that same copper randomly pick...

    So what is it when that same copper randomly pick a young white Anglo Saxon ( or whatever because I think it is irrelevant) in his bommodore on his way to the shops to buy some smokes?
    Is that ...
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    and you donít think that happens to other people...

    and you donít think that happens to other people of various target groups that are not indigenous? There are plenty of suburbs where the same thing happens to a white fella or other ethnic groups...
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    All my indigenous friends agree with the...

    All my indigenous friends agree with the sentiment. Looking at the colour of their skin only taints the issue
    In general a lot of their issues are shared with other sectors of our community as...
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