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  1. I spent a bit of time working this out around...

    I spent a bit of time working this out around Xmas last year


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  2. Another I can't remove the bit thread

    From memory it doesn’t work if the power button is depressed

    Whoops I did not read the entire post

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    Not sure if I should post a response on this...

    Not sure if I should post a response on this topic as I am not an expert in power distribution, but I was told by friends who are in the industry the single biggest issue solar power presents to the...
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    Why do you have to wait 24 hours? Is your,real...

    Why do you have to wait 24 hours? Is your,real friend not contactable by phone? I would make the assumption that they have fallen victim and the scammers may now have som kind of control of your...
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    I bought very mouldy very smelly unused hardwood...

    I bought very mouldy very smelly unused hardwood breadloaf from demo yard a few years ago when repairing a deck.
    We treated the wood with this The Flood Company Australia » Anti-Mould Products »...
  6. I went on Saturday, the numbers were much higher...

    I went on Saturday, the numbers were much higher than the previous year. I actually decided last year would be the last time I would attend. I thought with the new owners I would give it another go...
  7. I have a couple of the Festool Rotex sanders. We...

    I have a couple of the Festool Rotex sanders. We have sanded two Queenslanders and a few smaller projects. I can only use them on weekends and holidays etc so time saving was important. I really like...
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    I have checked large capacitors with the ohm...

    I have checked large capacitors with the ohm reading before. You put the leads on on way and as the capacitor charges the reading goes up. Put the leads on the opposite way and the reading goes down....
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    Thanks for the feedback, I took the advice to...

    Thanks for the feedback, I took the advice to contact the supplier. I went into Hafele and the guys were very helpful. I have new hinges, not soft close but able to deal with the thicker door size.
    ...
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    Thanks that was my assumption but I was hopeful...

    Thanks that was my assumption but I was hopeful there was a model availability for thicker doors


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    Yes I can adjust the gap when the door is closed...

    Yes I can adjust the gap when the door is closed down to 1mm but then I cannot open the door.

    I believe I understand the position of the cup and bracket and have this correct. I am wondering if...
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    Cupboard door hinge gap

    Thanks for the replies
    Here are some photos, one image shows the closed door this shows the gap.
    the other image is with the door being opened part way this shows the tight clearance


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    Cupboard door hinge gap

    Hi all, I am in need of some help.
    I have been building a shaker style bathroom vanity and it was decided I should use European style hinges. I don’t have any experience building cupboards or wth...
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    The auction has ended and both items sold ...

    The auction has ended and both items sold

    Thanks


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    Sorry mate, we both work two jobs getting to the...

    Sorry mate, we both work two jobs getting to the post office is hard


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    TR12 router and Triton table

    Hi all
    I am selling my old but barely used router and table, the items are listed on eBay and will be sold this weekend.

    Router...
  17. I was told about this scam a few months back ...

    I was told about this scam a few months back

    They call and hang up

    You call back out of curiosity but the number you are dialling is a pay by the minute service call.


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    If the deck is under cover I would personally use...

    If the deck is under cover I would personally use untreated partly as the cubby house will most likely have a 5-10 year use depending on the age and number of children.

    If not under cover I would...
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    I have a very heavy doghouse I built sitting on...

    I have a very heavy doghouse I built sitting on our deck. We don’t have any issues. I made the corners “studs” sit 100mm below the floor of the dog house. The floor of the doghouse was made with...
  20. I for one wished there was more options for...

    I for one wished there was more options for timber listed on the forum, if the sellers were making “good”, “great” or “too much” money I would expect an endless number of listings.


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    I just realised today that I might be a hoarder....

    I just realised today that I might be a hoarder. My scrap timber piles/s are bigger than I thought. I have been thinking of ways to use some all day.

    Objects I have made in the past

    Bakelite...
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    When I first saw the advertisements for these...

    When I first saw the advertisements for these miniatures I had the same thoughts Elan expressed. Building a shelf and turning these items into what looks like something that children will spent a lot...
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    Hi Andrew I had this issue a while back, I...

    Hi Andrew

    I had this issue a while back, I actually measured one board and had a run made to this width. I the discovered all boards on the one section varied in width by a few mm. So I measured...
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    What happens if you alternate every second piece...

    What happens if you alternate every second piece 180 degrees to have the bottom become the top


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    I have seen companies in other retail sectors...

    I have seen companies in other retail sectors adopt this approach, market discounts and keep the customers away from the show where the competition are only a few meters away.



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    I went last year, I suspect the top two comments...

    I went last year, I suspect the top two comments as these would reflect last years event. I also went to the Maleny show. I had not been to a wood working show before and I my feeling was that the...
  27. Agreed I would be very happy with any of these...

    Agreed I would be very happy with any of these suggestions


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    READ ME! I have bought traditional style brass screws from...

    I have bought traditional style brass screws from Paddington Hardware in the past. Paddington Hardware
    I cannot comment on the size you want as BSW 2 inches etc means little to me, I just like the...
  29. I don’t know what you requirements are however, I...

    I don’t know what you requirements are however, I would do the following. Pick an area big enough for a workshop or similar under the house that should not get wet. Frame out the walls attaching load...
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    I had an old MGB with the similar symptoms for...

    I had an old MGB with the similar symptoms for around 10 years. Eventually I found that whilst I still had spark the voltage drop from the battery being a little colder was the issue. I fitted a 12...
  31. Thread: Air B&B

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    We stayed in a house whilst staying in the Samona...

    We stayed in a house whilst staying in the Samona Valley. It was booked on Airbnb however we had no real host as we had the whole house. The only negative I had was we had to thoroughly clean before...
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    I had a call yesterday This Jim from “the...

    I had a call yesterday
    This Jim from “the insurance company” I just wanted to let you know we have now closed the case and found you are not at fault. The only outstanding item (from the closed...
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    Try looking for mobile data, the option should be...

    Try looking for mobile data, the option should be under settings.


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    I am fascinated with moulding planes, never used...

    I am fascinated with moulding planes, never used one but really I want to learn how to make mouldings. I was jealous looking at the pictures of the planes you made yourself and noticed your...
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    We have always implemented the same idea as...

    We have always implemented the same idea as Crowie however we also add whirlybirds. The basic idea is prevent the roof space reaching a higher temperature whilst insulating the roof cavity from the...
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    We live in Brisbane and don't have air...

    We live in Brisbane and don't have air conditioning yet recently we have been woken by the sound of our 4 year old Blackbutt floor boards making a cracking sound early in the morning. We used...
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    Mate we have installed a select grade blackbutt...

    Mate we have installed a select grade blackbutt floor and I can say don't accept this. Easy to say as you already know you are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Our floor boards have some...
  38. We live in a QLDer, we have had some small items...

    We live in a QLDer, we have had some small items stolen but always feel our freedom and safety ( fire) is more important than getting carried away with security, we don't have cameras but IMO this is...
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    I just purchased a set of brad point drill, after...

    I just purchased a set of brad point drill, after looking and out of desperation I ended up buying a set of Festool drill bits. I would have preferred to buy a Sutton or similar set but no-one seems...
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    I had an old 100 plus year old Queenslander, dust...

    I had an old 100 plus year old Queenslander, dust everywhere, I vacuumed the ceiling ( from inside the roof ) and installed fibreglass bats. The dust was evident for a few months as things settled...
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