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    Thanks all, thatís very useful information. Itís...

    Thanks all, thatís very useful information. Itís nice to learn how things develop, and it seems like there is at least some level of consensus out there, though I also take the point that itís not...
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    A Ďfiddlyí topic

    Euge and I were discussing fiddleback the other day and he thought it might be a good conversation starter here.

    What I was curious about is what causes the type of figure, why itís generally only...
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    QUEENSLAND Thanks Lance. No worries. I assume youíve still...

    Thanks Lance. No worries. I assume youíve still got my details? Iíll get a post quote for you.
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    QUEENSLAND Stanley no5 and 4 1/2

    Stanley no5 is Australian made and in very good condition. Never had an issue with it. The 4 1/2 is English made and probably best for parts as Iíve recently discovered a crack in one cheek (refer to...
  5. Thread: Big Huon slabs

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    Big Huon slabs

    Hi guys,
    for those of you interested, a friend of mineís brother is getting rid of some big Huon pine slabs heís had sitting in his shed for 20 years. The ones in the pic are 2700x650x40....
  6. Thread: Flame Myrtle

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    TASMANIA Hi Wayne, Iíll take Lot 2

    Hi Wayne, Iíll take Lot 2
  7. A.C.T. No offence taken woodPixel. Glad you got your sale

    No offence taken woodPixel. Glad you got your sale
  8. A.C.T. Hi Woodpixel, That being the case, I'll leave...

    Hi Woodpixel,

    That being the case, I'll leave it to someone else. Best to luck, a good deal for someone chasing it.
    cheers.
  9. A.C.T. Hi WoodPixel, Iím interested in the fiddleback....

    Hi WoodPixel, Iím interested in the fiddleback. Canít work out how to send you a message in the forum (something going wrong). Can you send me more pics? Also, cost to ship 1 piece to 4031. Thanks!
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    Hi Ian, found the thread! On the issue of...

    Hi Ian, found the thread! On the issue of drilling brass, my grandfather was a fitter and turner and I always remember him saying with brass you have to dull the points/cutters on the bit to stop it...
  11. Thread: Small Boxes

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    My dads an upholsterer and has always done it by...

    My dads an upholsterer and has always done it by wrapping very thin cardboard in felt and then sticking that to the sides and base of the box. He says itís pretty much the only way to get really...
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    QUEENSLAND Hi Charlie, apologies but the item sold early...

    Hi Charlie, apologies but the item sold early yesterday morning.
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    QUEENSLAND Veritas low angle smoother and micro adjuster

    Itís time to sell my Veritas low angle smoother. I bought it a while ago but it never really got much bench time. Itís in great condition. I also purchased a micro adjuster for it a few months ago...
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    Wow Ian, that re-sawing looked exhausting! A good...

    Wow Ian, that re-sawing looked exhausting! A good way to test the limits of the saw and probably the limits of lactic acid pumping through those arms!

    Great result and Iíll bet your glad to have...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Keep looking and be persistent, they are out...

    Keep looking and be persistent, they are out there. Got an LN 164 smoother yesterday that was used maybe a handful of times. Perfect condition for $300.
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    WANTED:TAS Hi Lance, sorry about that! Cleaned up now.

    Hi Lance, sorry about that! Cleaned up now.
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    WANTED:TAS Hi Lance. Yep I have 2 Stanley 151s (flat and...

    Hi Lance. Yep I have 2 Stanley 151s (flat and curved) with the adjustment nuts at the top for blade depth. One is missing the nuts but I could source those for you if youíre interested. Send me a PM...
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    I havenít done any stringing before but bought...

    I havenít done any stringing before but bought 10-20 pieces of African Blackwood not long ago. Does it need to be perfectly flat, or because of the relative thinness and flexibility is it ok if not...
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    G'day Hurcorh, timber was sanded to 600 in raw...

    G'day Hurcorh, timber was sanded to 600 in raw state. Applied first coat of oil and let soak for 15 mins or so (as per directons on tin), then sanded while still wet to get a paste going to fill the...
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    Ah! Right you are, Brian. Notwithstanding, and as...

    Ah! Right you are, Brian. Notwithstanding, and as you say, I expected a bit more resilience. Iíll wait to see what Osmo says. Iíll keep you posted when I get a response from them.
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    Good idea Brian. Iíve sent an email off. I...

    Good idea Brian. Iíve sent an email off.

    I was of the understanding that a wipe on poly would be perfect to counteract those accidental spills and provide a robust finish. Itís quite...
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    Beginner finishing question

    Hi all,

    I have what Iím hoping is a very simple question to respond to. I completed my first proper furniture build a few months back - a walnut coffee table. I decided to finish it with Osmo...
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    Nice Ian, was this the one you were working on...

    Nice Ian, was this the one you were working on the other weekend? The lace SO didnít fit? The ebony looks much better, such a great combination as others have said. I couldnít see a description, but...
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    WANTED:TAS Hi Lance, I think I have one still in the box and...

    Hi Lance, I think I have one still in the box and wrapping. Let me have a look to see if I can find it. How much did you want to spend?
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    Oh!!! I had secretly hoped you would change the...

    Oh!!! I had secretly hoped you would change the handles for pulls (but would never be one of those Ďyou should have done thisí people). In my opinion it lets the figure of the draw fronts do the...
  26. QUEENSLAND PM sent on Wenzloff saw. Thanks, Josh

    PM sent on Wenzloff saw. Thanks, Josh
  27. Thread: berg chisels

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    N.S.W. Hi McNulty, Any interest in selling the...

    Hi McNulty,

    Any interest in selling the lighter coloured handle separately (its got 79 written on it in the first pic)? I'm chasing 1 for either my 1 3/4" and 2" berg. Looks like it might fit.
    ...
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    QUEENSLAND Hi wood chopper, got any more like this? After a...

    Hi wood chopper, got any more like this? After a large and dark piece like this if possible. Can pickup so save hassle of post. Cheers
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    TASMANIA PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    TASMANIA Hi Wayne. Iíll take Lot 1. Post to 4006

    Hi Wayne. Iíll take Lot 1. Post to 4006
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    I agree Euge. For me, itís about availability....

    I agree Euge. For me, itís about availability. The piece I want is $60USD + the crazy cost of post from the US, so tiny in comparison to those boards. Most of the timber apparently ends up in the...
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    It is about $1,700usd per board foot. So a few...

    It is about $1,700usd per board foot. So a few thousand for those. The piece Iím looking at is far far cheaper and actually very affordable I think.
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    Thanks Euge. Think Iíll give it a try. I see itís...

    Thanks Euge. Think Iíll give it a try. I see itís in appendix II of CITES and youíre meant to have a permit. Might risk it and see what comes of it. Price isnít sheep stations but Iím super keen to...
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    Thanks Crocy. Reckon Iíll go for the crazy stuff...

    Thanks Crocy. Reckon Iíll go for the crazy stuff first but will definitely keep the offer in mind if Iím chasing more. Thanks very much for the offer, greatly appreciated.
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    Hi Crocy, yep interested thanks for the offer....

    Hi Crocy, yep interested thanks for the offer. I’ve attached a pic of a piece I was looking at. Is your timber highly figured too?
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    Importing small piece of timber from US

    Hi brains trust.

    I have a question for you. Iíve managed to get a hold of a guy in the US who is selling Honduran Mahogany from Robert Novakís Ďthe treeí. The piece is only about 300mm long by...
  38. VICTORIA Hi Euge. Just send me an email with them. Usual...

    Hi Euge. Just send me an email with them. Usual email address is fine! That way I donít miss out. Cheers, Josh
  39. VICTORIA Thanks Euge. Whatever burls you were thinking of...

    Thanks Euge. Whatever burls you were thinking of listing next. No need to go digging, whatever is at hand with tight grain and no inclusions.
  40. VICTORIA Euge, let me know if you have any other burl...

    Euge, let me know if you have any other burl panels you were thinking of listing.
  41. VICTORIA Damn I keep missing the burl panels! Gotta be...

    Damn I keep missing the burl panels! Gotta be quick!
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    READ ME! Hi hurcorh, what are you after per board for the...

    Hi hurcorh, what are you after per board for the fiddleback redgum? I might be interested. Send me a PM if you prefer. Cheers.
  43. A.C.T. Thanks Thumbthumper. Could you send me a PM with...

    Thanks Thumbthumper. Could you send me a PM with costs for freight to a Brisbane depot? Iím interested but will depend on transport costs. Thanks!
  44. Thread: TH Chair WBIP

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    Wow Roy! This is up there with my favourite...

    Wow Roy! This is up there with my favourite projects on the forum. The lines and materials work so well together. I had a few questions - what type of timber did you use and what did you finish it...
  45. A.C.T. Both beauties! The 3 drawer is lovely. Any...

    Both beauties! The 3 drawer is lovely. Any experience in shipping to Brisbane?
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    Great information Euge! The qualities of each are...

    Great information Euge! The qualities of each are so unique. I assume that all of them are quite hard now and that working them would dull edges quickly? On your inspections of each piece, does there...
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    Hi Euge, how did you manage to find these? Did...

    Hi Euge, how did you manage to find these? Did you carbon date them to confirm age? How do you find specimens like this? Particularly the red gum in such a large billet size (Iím assuming itís a...
  48. SOLD: Iíll take the other 4, postage to 4006.

    Iíll take the other 4, postage to 4006.
  49. Those are shockers CB. I've had similar issues...

    Those are shockers CB. I've had similar issues with Ashley Isles dovetail chisels where the blade (tanged version) wasnt even put in the handle square and was off-centre. Good idea saving for...
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    Hi Justin, Same thing with my shooting plane....

    Hi Justin,

    Same thing with my shooting plane. I was told that apparently Veritas is starting to outsource production (formerly done in house) and that there was a bit of lead time to work this...
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