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    thanks for the tips

    thanks for the tips
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    Lube arbor thread 10"contractor saw?

    Yes or no?
    no rust evident - turned 70 and the fingers and arms don't have the power they used to - went to change the blade today and had a fight to get that 5/8"nut to loosen off. Thinks I'll get...
  3. ok great thanks all for the tips be feeding...

    ok great thanks all for the tips
    be feeding some kauri and old oregon but never radiata - watching the belt carefully
  4. Drum sander and softwoods - kauri, oregon

    Hopefully someone has poked a board or two of softwood through their drum sander. I done it with radiata once and stuffed a belt pretty much immediately and loaded full of sappy lumps that would not...
  5. Water base lacquer - Cromac -Intergrain

    I need to be able to lay down a few coats and block sand to a flat finish.
    Anyone had any experience with either of the products above or any others?

    After yet another bout of asthma bought on...
  6. VICTORIA dont know why but the photos are not showing...

    dont know why but the photos are not showing above - the upload facility seems to be broken - tried for over an hour to get some pics up there from my hard drive then from dropbox but to no avail -...
  7. VICTORIA Vintage Hand Plane Sale Melbourne Sth East bayside

    Selling a couple of nice old planes - Prices are a guide and if you have a fair lower offer, don't be shy. I may consider a bundle deal on both planes.

    Pope F6 $70
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  8. this post should be in market place sorry - ill...

    this post should be in market place sorry - ill get it over there with some decent pix
  9. Vintage Hand Plane Sale Melbourne - apols wrong forum

    see market place - sorry for my confusion
  10. Star spraygun parts Melbourne - south east

    Broke the spreader valve assembly on my trusty old S770 - not the first time I've dropped either but this time landed badly and snapped it.
    Looking for a replacement hopefully outer east or south...
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    see this thread on wood for sale

    curly york gum - thanks Ray
  12. Thread: Need advice

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    shellac goes through a gun nice if its the right...

    shellac goes through a gun nice if its the right consistency - shoot it like lacquer and rub it back with 1500 grit wetndry - burnish it with the back of the paper and youll have a pretty nice...
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    VICTORIA I am dropping the asking price on this board to...

    I am dropping the asking price on this board to $50 pickup only Carrum Downs
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    VICTORIA Curly York gum 780mm x 330mm x 30mm

    Lovely slice of nicely machined well figured york gum. Been in my workshop around eight years. Originally purchased from a craft wood dealer in Tasmania as an air dried machined slab. It is...
  15. HiChem MDF Sealer Clear [# MDFSC4] data sheets??

    anyone help with locating the data sheets?
    went to buy hichem sanding sealer from my usual supplier only to be told "this is the stuff we sell now"
    The sanding sealer is [was] an excellent product...
  16. DAR pine supplier Frankston, Carrum downs, Seaford area

    I'm after some 140x12 pine lining boards to line ceiling and one wall of the new workshop here at Carrum Downs. Seems from google searches there are several suppliers selling treated pine and fencing...
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    Thanks for that but I still don't know what the...

    Thanks for that but I still don't know what the resin is. Anyone else?
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    Mirotone PC 3220 - what is it?

    Been using this for a few years now with a pretty good success rate if you work within its parameters. I have often wondered exactly what this stuff is. It works a lot like the old fashioned...
  19. How does that work? - be nice if I could use it...

    How does that work? - be nice if I could use it till it blows up
  20. new finish sander1/4 sheet - what are you using

    My little Makita won't hold onto sheets any more. even 2 or 3 and they wander and tear up the job. Been using it for years and it still goes great guns. A pity the holding claws no longer work.
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    thanks for your interest Quite a lot on...

    thanks for your interest

    Quite a lot on YouTube on creating this type of finish using a base coat and various acrylic colours and scumbles to recreate the effect. One interesting technique is to...
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    Ii want to achieve a rusted effect on a piece of...

    Ii want to achieve a rusted effect on a piece of wood 450mm x 320mm x 50mm - I want it to look like a rusty piece of steel - it should be smooth to the touch which means it will be sealed with a...
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    Rust effect paint anyone?

    looked at the dulux offering at bunnings today and was gobsmacked by the price of the 1 litre pot base plus the rust effect solution.
    I heard a whisper that hydrchloric acid does the trick for the...
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    to make it worse it has gone up at bunnings to...

    to make it worse it has gone up at bunnings to 95c a sheet and I pay $1 at milsomes for good stuff - def looking at sandpaper man
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    Bunnings sandpaper - hmm no more

    Last batch of 400 grit white stuff I got there is so thin the little Makita 1/4 sheet sander won't hold it in the jaws for more than a few seconds it just lets go and slides off. It works allright...
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    always wondered about the americans wanting to...

    always wondered about the americans wanting to kick peoples donkey, burro or ass or sit on their own -

    The donkey or ass is a domesticated member of the horse family, Equidae. The wild ancestor...
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    probably yep i think i know what you mean but as...

    probably yep
    i think i know what you mean but as an aussie don't you me ar*e ?
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    New workshop heater

    Had one of these Full Boar units which worked very well:
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    Then it suddenly didnt work any more so I tried two similar models from bunnings both of which were patheticly inadequate in...
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    I remember the first and last time I put radiata...

    I remember the first and last time I put radiata through the DS here it ruined the belt in a few minutes. Last time I used hoop it was pre drum sander.
    thanks for the advice btw
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    you load up your drum sander belt with lumpy dags...

    you load up your drum sander belt with lumpy dags or sand hoop pine in your drum sander?
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    Drum sanding and Hoop Pine

    Wondering how Hoop pine will go in the carbatec 14" drum sander. I find sanding radiata pine and oregon the belt quickly gets covered in sticky lumpy bits making it useless fairly quickly. This is...
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    that was my next step - i sprayed inside the...

    that was my next step - i sprayed inside the chuck with wd40 and set it aside for an hour or two - then managed to get it to release. It was making some strange grating noises and I somehow think it...
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    chuck jammed open - bosch 18v cordless :(

    model is PSB 18 LI-2 and pic below

    not the first time its happened either- around 2 years old with 2 perfect batteries - any one got a quick way of fixing it - i pulled apart but the clutch motor...
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    hah! just noticed today the compressor running...

    hah! just noticed today the compressor running the brad and staple gun has its running opposite like yours as well - i looked over mine when i posted and also looked at the one i dropped on the floor...
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    thanks cliff - i always used it that way but i...

    thanks cliff - i always used it that way but i saw an ozito unit exactly the same but was marked as airflow going in the opposite direction. not the first time i got things upside down so i thought i...
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    spraygun moisture trap question

    got one of these to put on my mini star gravity feed gun
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    Which way is the airflow ? airline connects to the brass male thread? or female in the right hand end?
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    amazingly there is an inclinometer for windows...

    amazingly there is an inclinometer for windows phone which I downloaded - i immediately noted one problem however. it works well showing any deviation from level for 360deg and flips to a level when...
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    cheap digital inclinometer

    thats right I just found out today that such a device does exist and some of them are quite cheap
    just wondering if any one has experience with these.

    I know what it is like trying to set up...
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    Ive built electric guitars out of Vic Ash and...

    Ive built electric guitars out of Vic Ash and they worked exceedingly well. tassie oak, vic ash etc etc are marketing names - its all gum trees below is a clip of KOT with Q, the guitar player on the...
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    which filler for best adhesion

    have a project where adhesion is critical. there are quite a few holes in one surface around 3mm diam. that need to be filled and wonder what is best to fill these with and maintain optimal adhesion....
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    5/8" bore table saw blades in melb?

    seems like everyones finally gone metric - I need to replace a 10" x 5/8 bore 24 tooth blade - anyone got a tip as to where I could one in the outer east?
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    the head of the screw being under 3mm and no room...

    the head of the screw being under 3mm and no room on the face of the guitar to make a mess. the solution I posted above worked pretty good
    thanks for the suggestion
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    the solution

    http://www.carltonguitars.com.au/posting/IMG_7603.jpg

    6.35mm [1/4"] od brass tube with some points filed into the bottom which makes a nice mini hole saw - or i guess plug cutter - when i got to...
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    nice looking guitar - well done on the tang...

    nice looking guitar - well done

    on the tang cut back - that is used for when the neck has binding - not seen that done on an unbound neck before
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    Advice please - oops

    http://www.carltonguitars.com.au/posting/IMG_7600.jpg
    Not quite sure what to do here - the screw is snapped off just below the surface - diamater is 2.7mm x 25mm long - too big for the stewmac doo...
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    got it one - great tip -thanks this the one but...

    got it one - great tip -thanks
    this the one but the earlier model without the handy lock screws on the front and the easy to get at adjuster
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    i can see the set screws that are locking the...
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    jointer outfeed table adjustment problem

    this is an 8 year old carbatec 6" long bed
    i need to adjust the outfeed table down a smidge which hasnt been touched since new-
    after unlocking the lock screw all attempts to move the adjuster...
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    hah i was ribbing you of course - fine looking...

    hah i was ribbing you of course - fine looking guitar

    all the best with your medical adventures mate and i know you'll get through with flying colours
    i am sure you will be looking in here from...
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    nice job - great looking guitar i reckon you...

    nice job - great looking guitar
    i reckon you should work out a way to get more screws in that control cavity cover to make absolutely certain none of those pesky wires escapes
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    jointer problems

    using a carbatec 6" long bed which is about 5 years old

    lately i have been having problems planing flat edges especially on dense wood ie tassy myrtle -
    the harder stuff tends to to come off...
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