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    Good point, although my saw does not get moved...

    Good point, although my saw does not get moved but to adjust the lower blade guides i have to remove the table so it gets checked for squareness against the blade regularly as well.
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    I have also ruined some good timbers and learned...

    I have also ruined some good timbers and learned two valuable lessons,
    1. Sharp blade
    2. Check the blade guides very regularly
  3. Thread: Tassietimbers

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    DONE: Great timbers and service, would love to go down...

    Great timbers and service, would love to go down and raid his shed one day.
  4. I have been waiting nearly 2 months for a...

    I have been waiting nearly 2 months for a delivery from China.

    Tried to send a box to Canada yesterday and they said 4-6 weeks and when i asked how come they said no planes available :~
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    At the end of each make i like to put everything...

    At the end of each make i like to put everything away and start from scratch, but in the progress of a new make or in this case 4 new makes it all comes out again. After a disastrous March people...
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    Thanks guys, i found someone close to home.

    Thanks guys, i found someone close to home.
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    Thanks guys, i found someone close to home.

    Thanks guys, i found someone close to home.
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    Best to do a groove, i do mine on the table saw...

    Best to do a groove, i do mine on the table saw and do the first cut 3mm from the bottom and then adjust the fence a mm or two and test that your base material slides easily along the groove. I use...
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    Camphor Boards or Slabs

    Hi, looking for some Camphor boards or slabs in the Brisbane area please.
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    Tassie Blackwood Bugle Box

    I was contacted by a young man in Sydney back in January about making a box to house a Bugle he is donating to his cadet regiment for ANZAC day. We had a few conversations and he decided to fly up...
  11. Nice work Paul, that is a beautiful box. With...

    Nice work Paul, that is a beautiful box.

    With gnarly timber like that i always run the thread of the screws across a candle, they go in much easier with a coating of wax.
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    I lay 2-3 rows of tape longer than the 4 sides...

    I lay 2-3 rows of tape longer than the 4 sides put together and then lay each piece down using the edge of the bench as the straight edge. No need to put tension on the tapes as when you fold the...
  13. Thread: A few boxes

    by double.d
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    Lovely work, i fancy the Huon and Mahogany...

    Lovely work, i fancy the Huon and Mahogany examples. There is a distinct line where the lids meet the boxes, have you put a chamfer on both to get this effect?
  14. That is a stunner. If i could spend so much time...

    That is a stunner. If i could spend so much time on making such a beautiful piece i could never give it away.
  15. Thread: 2 panel door

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    Top and bottom rails on a hollow core door are...

    Top and bottom rails on a hollow core door are usually around 30-35mm but i wouldn't cut more than 10mm each end. If you need to cut more than the rail width then cut right through the door and clean...
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    That is a beautiful piece, well done.

    That is a beautiful piece, well done.
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    The Box Junkie – Addicted to Timber...

    The Box Junkie – Addicted to Timber
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    From one of many Chinese outlets. Grab a coffee...

    From one of many Chinese outlets. Grab a coffee and google box hardware.
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    Thanks Treecycle, i have a website with store and...

    Thanks Treecycle, i have a website with store and also sell on Etsy
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    Tassie Bog Blackwood

    I was lucky enough to get hold of one piece of this beautiful timber so i made a box straight away with it and was hoping to be able to show it off at the markets but it sold within hours of listing...
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    Lovely work, well done.

    Lovely work, well done.
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    Have a look on Pinterest, there are many.

    Have a look on Pinterest, there are many.
  23. I use Southside Sharpening 0419 659 510, reliable...

    I use Southside Sharpening 0419 659 510, reliable and 2-3 day turn around.
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    This Blackwood box has been on my bench making me...

    This Blackwood box has been on my bench making me nervous for a few weeks. I have been to scared to cut the lid off in this hot humid weather for fear it would twist and bow but today bit the bullet...
  25. Well i'm impressed, that is beautiful work. I...

    Well i'm impressed, that is beautiful work. I hope it doesn't take too long to sell the other two.
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    QUEENSLAND I'll take that thanks and will collect on...

    I'll take that thanks and will collect on Tuesday. Can you PM your address and bank details again or i can leave cash.
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    Lovely work, and timber, well done

    Lovely work, and timber, well done
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    Wedding date with the couples name and a message.

    Wedding date with the couples name and a message.
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    Its a solid panel lid chamfered to within a mm of...

    Its a solid panel lid chamfered to within a mm of the top edge and a disclaimer in writing that goes out with every box so other than that i don't know, maybe i'm just lucky. How much movement should...
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    Tasmanian Myrtle

    Its been a while since i posted anything but its not to say i haven't been busy, i have, making stock for markets and on line stores as well as the endless flow of custom orders and thanks to this...
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    VICTORIA I'll take them thanks with postage to 4127....

    I'll take them thanks with postage to 4127. Please PM total price and account info.
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    VICTORIA I'll take this thanks James. Postage to 4127...

    I'll take this thanks James. Postage to 4127 please.
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    VICTORIA I'll take them thanks. Could you please PM me...

    I'll take them thanks. Could you please PM me your bank details and postage to 4127.
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    It's all about saving money on materials.

    It's all about saving money on materials.
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    The minimum i cut my lids is 25mm

    The minimum i cut my lids is 25mm
  36. Thread: NZ Rimu

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    VICTORIA And this one thanks.

    And this one thanks.
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    VICTORIA I'll take it thanks Darren. Could you cut it...

    I'll take it thanks Darren.

    Could you cut it in half leave the Rimu as is at 1220 and confirm postage to 4127 please.
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    I don't see any problems as it would be KD and...

    I don't see any problems as it would be KD and stable but the only stipulation i would apply would be to make sure the framework and exposed ends are well painted once finished and that you use some...
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    Hi Fumbler, i have found some times that it is...

    Hi Fumbler, i have found some times that it is the lid insert that is causing the problem and not the box timber. This will happen when i book match a lid or have a large one piece lid with a twist...
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    I have the same setup and find that the 100 and...

    I have the same setup and find that the 100 and 120 grits wear really fast and then the higher you go with the grit the longer they will last.

    If you want to know when to change just change one...
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    VICTORIA And this one as well, just to make it worthwhile...

    And this one as well, just to make it worthwhile wrapping. Please cut them in half like the others.
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    VICTORIA I'll take it thanks.

    I'll take it thanks.
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    VICTORIA I'll take this thanks Darren. Could you cut it in...

    I'll take this thanks Darren. Could you cut it in half and PM me with postage to 4127please.
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    VICTORIA And i'll take this one as well thanks. Can you...

    And i'll take this one as well thanks. Can you cut both in half and PM me a price delivered to 4127 please.
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    VICTORIA I'll take this thanks.

    I'll take this thanks.
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    I'm having real problems at the moment as i have...

    I'm having real problems at the moment as i have a few boxes made for orders and the lids are moving. Last night after the washing was hung in the laundry i put a box that was playing up the most on...
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    Poll: VICTORIA If i was close enough to collect i would offer...

    If i was close enough to collect i would offer $500 for both. A lot of labor would go into turning these slabs into a saleable products so i think $800 is a tall order to start from.
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    It's just this dry windy weather we are having at...

    It's just this dry windy weather we are having at the moment. I cut lids off 5 boxes today and assuming what would happen i quickly as possible trimmed and hinged the lids and sure enough within an...
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    I buy my hinges from Michael at Hardware For...

    I buy my hinges from Michael at Hardware For Creative Finishes and while being a basic strap hinges they do not vary in length. I set the fence and stops as per my jig and use a scrap piece to run a...
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    Sorry for the late reply. If you are looking for...

    Sorry for the late reply. If you are looking for better than .15mm then i'm afraid my jig will not work for you. If i am that much out i just run it over the belt sander.
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