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  1. Thread: Ordering Pizza

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    Closer to the truth than we might like.

    Closer to the truth than we might like.
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    DRAWN Congratulations to the winner - enjoy your prize.

    Congratulations to the winner - enjoy your prize.
  3. Thread: Wood screws

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    WANTED:VIC Col I have about 20 if you don't get any...

    Col

    I have about 20 if you don't get any better offers. They are unused but pretty grotty.
    I am happy to post to you if you want them.
  4. Thread: A dog's life

    by Chesand
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    A similar life to our dogs. One gets tucked in...

    A similar life to our dogs. One gets tucked in and covered at night.
    If there is an after-life, I want to come back as a dog that lives at our house.
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED Congrats to the winners. Have a great Christmas.

    Congrats to the winners.
    Have a great Christmas.
  6. There is no hole in the drum of the Carbatec...

    There is no hole in the drum of the Carbatec version as shown in that video. The spring loaded bolt on the frame goes into the open end of the drum and as said above, pull the drum towards the...
  7. What Woody said. I also found that I needed...

    What Woody said.

    I also found that I needed to cut a sliver off the side of the belt to allow it to slip into the inner slot a little further so that the clamp grips it properly.

    I am pretty...
  8. Made it into the Herald-Sun down here this...

    Made it into the Herald-Sun down here this morning.
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    I received that and was going to post it but you...

    I received that and was going to post it but you beat me to it, Elan.

    There was a quote in the paper the other day "he spat his dummy and threw the toys out of his cot".
    A quote on ABC24 by a...
  10. THANK YOU It certainly was excellent. Our local RSL held...

    It certainly was excellent.

    Our local RSL held a "non" ceremony this morning that was "non" attended by many of us. In the circumstances, it went well with wreaths laid by many of local service...
  11. THANK YOU Last Post by Mark Knopfler. The Last Post by...

    Last Post by Mark Knopfler.

    The Last Post by Dire Straits guitarist, Mark Knopfler - YouTube
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    A great first effort. I started at High School...

    A great first effort. I started at High School many years ago and am still learning.
  13. Thanks for the likes and comments. The bears...

    Thanks for the likes and comments.

    The bears belong to SWMBO but I did not have to curry any favours. I would have bought some of the bears over the years. They had been living in an old cheap...
  14. My second lockdown project - Jarrah display unit

    Last week, I finished this display unit from Jarrah boards that I got from Highland just before last Christmas. It is finished with three coats of my version of Crowie's Wipe on Poly which has...
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    I use Haymes General Purpose Clear Satin, Haymes...

    I use Haymes General Purpose Clear Satin, Haymes Tung Oil Finish and Mineral Turps in the same proportions as Crowie. The Tung Oil Finish is made for floors and I believe it might contain a small...
  16. Thread: Twiggy Forrest

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    From what I read, they are made here now and he...

    From what I read, they are made here now and he has assured staff that it will stay that way.
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    Not much effort required to make that a user.:D

    Not much effort required to make that a user.:D
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    DEATH NOTICE I add my condolences also - a great loss to the...

    I add my condolences also - a great loss to the wood-working fraternity.

    vic profile

    I have an association with Coburg High School so like the story of him and Pentridge.
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    SWMBO bought me a magnetic pick-up stick. Cost...

    SWMBO bought me a magnetic pick-up stick. Cost about $5. It concertinas down to about 160mm and extends to around 600mm. It sticks onto a shelf bracket near my bench ready for use. It also has a...
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    I don't drink so my BAC is always below the legal...

    I don't drink so my BAC is always below the legal limit. :D
  21. Mineral oil is Paraffin Oil also called Liquid...

    Mineral oil is Paraffin Oil also called Liquid Paraffin.
  22. Both of those, or very similar, are available...

    Both of those, or very similar, are available locally from Carbatec and/or Timbecon.
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    I am sure that Neil will be along soon to help.

    I am sure that Neil will be along soon to help.
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    :whs: I should have added that - much better to...

    :whs: I should have added that - much better to have a slightly smaller or larger gap at each end rather than at one end only.
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    Divide the total gap space, 790mm by the number...

    Divide the total gap space, 790mm by the number of gaps, 13 to give the width of each gap, 60.77mm.

    You could also make the gaps an even figure and take up the space with a couple of wider stiles...
  26. Thread: Another Scam?

    by Chesand
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    I have just received the same email as Chris. It...

    I have just received the same email as Chris. It went to my Junk folder and I have reported it as spam and deleted it.

    I don't pay them by credit card, so it was immediately suspicious to me.
  27. I think I have a spare depth gauge but I doubt...

    I think I have a spare depth gauge but I doubt that I have a screw. I will check tomorrow.
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    CLAIMED Don't hold back, Ian do both.. :U

    Don't hold back, Ian do both.. :U
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    CLAIMED There is another simple answer. If you don't...

    There is another simple answer. If you don't like the rules, don't enter and don't read the thread at all.
  30. Thread: Cyclone

    by Chesand
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    If there are new houses being built nearby, there...

    If there are new houses being built nearby, there might be one or two in the rubbish heaps/skips.

    My drum is a 20 litre ex concrete sealer drum so that is another possibility.
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    Google is your friend. There may be others...

    Google is your friend. There may be others nearer to you

    Saw Doctor | Guillotine Sharpening | Bandsaw Blade Sharpening | Saw Doctor Brisbane | Combined Saw and Knife
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    Having had a fall from a ladder I was told that...

    Having had a fall from a ladder I was told that there is only one place for a ladder belonging to anyone over 50 and that is on the nature strip for hard rubbish collection
  33. Thread: Online horrors

    by Chesand
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    Andrew Potocnik gives lessons either in his...

    Andrew Potocnik gives lessons either in his workshop or he will come to you. He lives in the Eltham/Macleod area so it might depend on where you are situated. He has an article in the current Aust...
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    CLAIMED Congrats also.

    Congrats also.
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    I use it also and "scrub" it in with a kitchen...

    I use it also and "scrub" it in with a kitchen scourer then polish off with a soft cloth. A small amount goes a long way and it will not affect any finish that is to be used later
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    The version I saw had an American doctor doing...

    The version I saw had an American doctor doing the same to produce a President.
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    As a Jack Russell owner, I feel your pain - they...

    As a Jack Russell owner, I feel your pain - they are great little dogs.

    Mourn your loss but treasure your memories. Take care.
  38. Thread: Near miss.

    by Chesand
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    Using the "Enter" key on the keyboard, I get...

    Using the "Enter" key on the keyboard, I get similar results to you but using the mouse, I scored as a 54 to 57 year old. Either figure makes me happy but does not encourage me to be complacent...
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    FREE ANYWHERE: I had a Red Balloon voucher that I was not able...

    I had a Red Balloon voucher that I was not able to use so I gave it to Very Special Kids who grant wishes for kids with cancer etc.
    Hope that helps
  40. Thread: Near miss.

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    I was sent this some time ago. It is worth...

    I was sent this some time ago.
    It is worth playing with but form your own opinion of its worth.

    The Reaction Time Test | JustPark
  41. Yes it seems complete but not necessarily the...

    Yes it seems complete but not necessarily the best in the looks department. My blade is not as thick as Chief's appears to be so might have to investigate that aspect.
    I had a fiddle with it this...
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    I use Crowie's brew 30% Tung Oil, 40% Oil...

    I use Crowie's brew 30% Tung Oil, 40% Oil based Poly satin, 30% Mineral Turps.

    Works a treat and can be brushed on as well as wiping.
  43. I will be watching the new thread with interest...

    I will be watching the new thread with interest as I have a 112 which needs some attention.

    I was lucky enough to inherit a complete Record 405 from my father-in-law.
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    Good to see you back on deck, Alan.

    Good to see you back on deck, Alan.
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    Sometimes you can get 32mm as I have done in the...

    Sometimes you can get 32mm as I have done in the past.
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    Explain the potential ongoing cost of damaged...

    Explain the potential ongoing cost of damaged fingers - much greater than the initial cost of Sawstop. Very happy with mine but still treat it with respect when using it.
    I have a 6m by 6 m double...
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    Think that is the same crowd that RSD posted.

    Think that is the same crowd that RSD posted.
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    I set up a separate bank A/c for all internet use...

    I set up a separate bank A/c for all internet use which never has more than $500 in it. If the purchase is greater than that, I top it up. It costs $3 a month for card fees but I reckon it is worth...
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    I quote I saw yesterday which might be apt ...

    I quote I saw yesterday which might be apt

    "Never confuse education with intelligence"
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    Having been on several bus tours in Europe, you...

    Having been on several bus tours in Europe, you soon realise that most of them have no idea about Australia. A few were eager to learn.
    The Canadians seem to know more - perhaps that is because we...
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