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    Bunnings and Drones

    I see Bunnings are now selling Drones :o
  2. Thread: What am I?

    by rod1949
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    what are ya?

    what are ya?
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    Its just going to crack/split no matter what. ...

    Its just going to crack/split no matter what. Mother Nature will have her way.
  4. Thread: Tiny House

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    They are just another form of caravan.

    They are just another form of caravan.
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    The photo is the right way.... cause we're at the...

    The photo is the right way.... cause we're at the bottom of the world:D. The mahogany tree/timber is quite hard, I'd see a few pieces of it during my time in Darwin. Another probably little unknow...
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    No it was/is veneered chipboard and early non...

    No it was/is veneered chipboard and early non water resistant stuff. With this one the edges are the giveaway.
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    Yes I would use timber pick up off the street. ...

    Yes I would use timber pick up off the street. If you are that worried about it being contaminated, which it probably won't be, then wash/pressure clean it. And then it has to be dressed so any...
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    Firstly I'm by no means an expert on this...

    Firstly I'm by no means an expert on this subject. However I did have a Redsail 80watt laser machine (I sold it a few months ago). The only material I experienced soot with was Jarrah timber. I...
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    N.S.W. Good price and if some one was looking for and/or...

    Good price and if some one was looking for and/or wanted to convert it to a helical head machine this would be a cheap way of doing it. I did it to my machine.
  10. Thread: mulga , buloke

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    :whatonearth:

    :whatonearth:
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    Red Cedar or Alaskan Yellow Cedar. Both will...

    Red Cedar or Alaskan Yellow Cedar. Both will endure the elements.:2tsup:
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    It was a low speed accident no more than 500...

    It was a low speed accident no more than 500 metres from home. A car coming out of a side street didn't want to stop and thus drove into and under my left side with my rear wheel mounting the cars...
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    Using 12mm ply. Sit the sides on the bottom and...

    Using 12mm ply. Sit the sides on the bottom and glue and nail using 30mm brads. Then screw 25mm x 25mm x 1mm aluminium angle along the full lenght as per the attached photo.453953 ..
    These...
  14. Yes as all the comments above and I'm also...

    Yes as all the comments above and I'm also intersted as to how you did the "V" at the corner legs. I can only assume it was carefully and painstakingly done by hand.
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    He's making something that is so simple look very...

    He's making something that is so simple look very complicated.
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    Mother Nature eh!

    Mother Nature eh!
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    Back in the late 70's (when I lived in Darwin) I...

    Back in the late 70's (when I lived in Darwin) I made two conference tables from Raintree timber. One table was for the new NT government and to be used in the Cabinet Room and the second table was...
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    I was taught and thus have always used the palm...

    I was taught and thus have always used the palm of my hand.
  19. Turn the machine on and run some timber through...

    Turn the machine on and run some timber through it :2tsup:
  20. Was thinking about going. Had a look at the...

    Was thinking about going. Had a look at the online content... this one gave me a bit of a chuckle, looks like trying to stop it from...
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    Prime/undercoat then sand to remove furiness then...

    Prime/undercoat then sand to remove furiness then apply a White semi gloss. Or use a water based laquer.
  22. Thread: G'day from WA.

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    Yer ya do go on a bit but thats ok. Welcome to...

    Yer ya do go on a bit but thats ok. Welcome to the forum.
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    Have you still go power to the machine? Has the...

    Have you still go power to the machine? Has the circut breaker been tripped? Does it have a re-set button? Has a drive belt broken/perrished?
  24. GORE WARNING The first picture made me cringe :luck:

    The first picture made me cringe :luck:
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    The inside of palms are just strands of fibres...

    The inside of palms are just strands of fibres with lots of moisture. When cut and they dry out all the internall fibre falls apart. The only thing you will be left with is the outer shell/trunk
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    The tower and the kilns and the old roof are all...

    The tower and the kilns and the old roof are all an absolute eye sore and should be completly demolished. I know its all probably is protected as heritage but really who gives a s... about it. To...
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    If the top you are doing is anything like whats...

    If the top you are doing is anything like whats in the picture then why would you want to spoil/degrade the top with disgusting leg frame like that. I doubt the table would be very ridgid lenght...
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    My experience with these so called deck oils is...

    My experience with these so called deck oils is that they are nothing more then dirty coloured water and after awhile it just dis-appears.

    I wouldn't rush imto sealing it as given it a fair size...
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    Use a product called anticon. It is reflective...

    Use a product called anticon. It is reflective foil on insulation blanket. It goes imediately under the corrugated iron and over the top of the purlin. The foil side is on the underside thus it...
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    So whats the go with applying glue to a finger...

    So whats the go with applying glue to a finger joint joints? I would assume it would be tedious and messy..... yes / no?
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    Absolutley perfect for it.:2tsup:

    Absolutley perfect for it.:2tsup:
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    Then you can up grade it with an after market...

    Then you can up grade it with an after market helical cutting head to make it a briliant mechine.
  33. Do you have a saw bench? If so tilt the saw blade...

    Do you have a saw bench? If so tilt the saw blade to 45 degree. If you don't have a saw bench then I would use the job as an excuse to get one (even though it may cost more than the job you require...
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    WEST AUST Please note i have pulled this unit from the...

    Please note i have pulled this unit from the market place. Could the administrator/s please delete.
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    Correct me if I'm wrong but to me it appears to...

    Correct me if I'm wrong but to me it appears to have a few blemishes in it.
  36. Thread: Timber ID - WA

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    With some further research on/from the Forrest...

    With some further research on/from the Forrest Products Commission website I am convinced it is Mulga (Acacia aneura).
    Thanks to all for your imput.
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    Selley's now have an instant grab liquid nails....

    Selley's now have an instant grab liquid nails. It may be more suitable. But having said that I work in an appartment complex (finished in 2012) where the skirtings were stuck in with the old type...
  38. Thread: Timber ID - WA

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    Timber ID - WA

    This is a piece of timber from an area near the Mt Manning Range (about 450ks North East of Perth) here in Western Australia. Are you able to identify this timber for me?.... thanks
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    WEST AUST Redsail CNC Laser Cutting/Engraving Machine

    RedSail CNC Laser Cutting/Engraving Machine, Model No. RS80 7050.
    Specification: Working size - 500mm x 700mm x 200mm. Overall cabinet size 1420mm long x 900mm wide x 950mm high on castors. Laser...
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    They are not my ideas, but I have used both and...

    They are not my ideas, but I have used both and they do work. These methods of drying/treating burls have come from previous posts form members in this site. My experience these methods commenced...
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    They will crack. Best thing to do is bury then...

    They will crack. Best thing to do is bury then in sawdust for a few years and then soak then in water with dish washing liquid for a few weeks then remove from the water and let dry and the bark...
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    I have a 12" Leda spiral head. Brought in new a...

    I have a 12" Leda spiral head. Brought in new a couple of years go whence I decide to run a full 12" wide piece of timber across it which resulted in the belts slipping/burning and retensioning the...
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    Don't do it. Buy local. You won't save...

    Don't do it. Buy local. You won't save importing and then there's warranty issues.
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    To me it looks like you are trying to do the full...

    To me it looks like you are trying to do the full depth first, DON'T. Try setting up to do the width in full (if you wish) and do the depth in small incraments.
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    Bury it/them in sawdust and forget about them for...

    Bury it/them in sawdust and forget about them for 3 or 4 years. I've done this with burls, it does assist. I'd keep them at 100mm thick.
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    How well/long has it been seasoned for? Given...

    How well/long has it been seasoned for? Given that it still has the bark on it, and if the bark doesn't come off easy then I'd say its still green. I think you'll find it will still warp and crack...
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    Nice box and very nice timber. The timber looks...

    Nice box and very nice timber. The timber looks similar to some timber that I was given also from a pallet to which I made this box.
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    Thanks Arron. I can see the advantage of these...

    Thanks Arron. I can see the advantage of these discs. The wallet could be taking another hit:cry4:
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    Heres something for you to consider and if the...

    Heres something for you to consider and if the budget will allow its the Kutzall. Its a disc that fits onto an angle grinder, I have the set of 3 they are briliant. The fine is probably all you need....
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    All I want is what I've paid for ie a handle with...

    All I want is what I've paid for ie a handle with each clamp and because there is nothing on Frontlines web site to indicate anything else. Lets face it Frontline is making money thus ripping you...
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