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    Strange that Dremel didn't make it fit the 4200....

    Strange that Dremel didn't make it fit the 4200. I bought my wife an earlier model Dremel a few years ago for her Bonsai but I wanted a rotary tool for my shed so I bought an el cheapo Ozito...the...
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    Strange Dremel Pricing

    I have used the Dremel Grout removal tool for a few jobs now and am doing a refresh of a bathroom. The grout hasn't been redone sine the 1990's. My first purchase about 2 years ago was a Dremel 568...
  3. Thread: Where have I been

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    I wonder if we will ever get to the point of...

    I wonder if we will ever get to the point of "Pick & Pay". You subscribe to a paper and the price you pay depends on your selections.......I want "Latest News, Sport, Finance...Now how much do I pay...
  4. Thread: Where have I been

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    The advertising & stuffings are annoying but I...

    The advertising & stuffings are annoying but I remember talking to one of my Uncle's some 30 years ago when he was an Editor for the Sydney Morning Herald and he told us that if newspapers didn't...
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    Empty the pot and clean it with water....Fill the...

    Empty the pot and clean it with water....Fill the pot with clean water and spray onto a scrap bit of cardboard or paper until you are sure that it is only water coming out of the gun.
  6. Thread: yikes

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    Your dad must have thought a lot of it..to keep...

    Your dad must have thought a lot of it..to keep it for that long. Maybe he was very proud of you for making it.
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    I finally found the other part and now have a...

    I finally found the other part and now have a garlic press that is easier to clean than our other 1 piece unit

    Cheers all
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    I am lucky in that all my siblings get along and...

    I am lucky in that all my siblings get along and are on the same page as far as Mum is concerned. We all only want what is best for her and we all know that there is nothing we can do about her...
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    Yes the medical professionals have all said that...

    Yes the medical professionals have all said that will be some good days but it will be a downward spiral and we knew that would be the case. We tried to explain that to my brother and she seems fine...
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    Yes the medical professionals have all said that...

    Yes the medical professionals have all said that will be some good days but it will be a downward spiral and we knew that would be the case. We tried to explain that to my brother and she seems fine...
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    We were told that this was going to be a hard...

    We were told that this was going to be a hard slog and they weren't wrong.
    After moving Mum to live with my brother, she was sad for the first 3 days and was strangely concerned that she had...
  12. This is only an educated guess but there should...

    This is only an educated guess but there should be screws or bolts that fix the table to the base. If you loosen those fixings the table should be able to be rotated slightly ...the saw and motor...
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    Thanks all...I will have to have a look around...

    Thanks all...I will have to have a look around her kitchen for the other piece. The one we have at our home has the perforation portion non removable at it is 1 piece.
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    Another Pic 461088

    Another Pic
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    Help identifying this Kitchen Tool

    Hi all,

    My mother has moved out of her home due to old age and dementia. While packing up her kitchen items we came across this utensil but none of the family knows what it's purpose is.

    Mum...
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    BobL, How is your mum doing in Care ? I hope she...

    BobL,
    How is your mum doing in Care ? I hope she is settled in and some pressure has been taken off you and your siblings.

    This came to mind as we are just at the point where Mum is about to go...
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    This is your first post...what notifications were...

    This is your first post...what notifications were you expecting ?
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    Brian, The info above is missing the opening...

    Brian,

    The info above is missing the opening times on 20-22 Sept. at the Showgrounds.

    Can you let us know. I would like to pop up the range and have a look.
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    Nearly ready to bring it home for the wife.........

    Nearly ready to bring it home for the wife......

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    LanceC, I am going to apply water proof...

    LanceC,

    I am going to apply water proof coating. It will most likely be used under our covered patio but there is always a chance of it getting wet when SWMBO is watering the plants.
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    This Bench has cost $3 so far

    I am making a mobile Garden Workbench for SWMBO. I wanted to use existing timbers that I had in the shed to see how cheap I could do it.

    All the frame was made from posts from one of our former...
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    You could try this mob in Brisbane Stainless...

    You could try this mob in Brisbane

    Stainless Steel Fasteners, Fixtures and Fittings - Anzor Fasteners
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    Will you need to partly dismantle the lathe. I...

    Will you need to partly dismantle the lathe.

    I moved mine complete using a 6x4 trailer, hired motor hoist and some thick sisal rope.
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    I thought the guide bar on the mitre was a split...

    I thought the guide bar on the mitre was a split piece. You placed a screwdriver into the split and gave it a little tap to widen out the sides. I may be incorrect but I am sure I was able to take...
  26. Thread: Window covering?

    by skot
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    My sister bought a venetian blind that I have to...

    My sister bought a venetian blind that I have to install on my mums 1200x900 window.

    It is adjustable to correct height ...from Spotlight....$15
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    New Listing Have been to Scottsdale...I will see what happens...

    Have been to Scottsdale...I will see what happens next year and may send a msg if able to get there.

    That's a big thumbs up.....458234 for Scotsdale
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    New Listing Jason, Which part of Tassie are you situated ?...

    Jason,

    Which part of Tassie are you situated ?

    For the first time in 10 years we are taking our car for our yearly trip to Cradle Mountain next April instead of flying & rental car. That means...
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    He was true to his word..... 457994

    He was true to his word.....

    457994
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    If this blokes prices are that good...DON"T try...

    If this blokes prices are that good...DON"T try to get Bunnings to price match. That's how the Big Green Shed drives competitors out of business then raise the price again once competitors are gone. ...
  31. Thread: Celery Top Pine

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    TASMANIA I wish your timber was for sale next...

    I wish your timber was for sale next April.....every year we go to Cradle Mountain but fly in and rent a car so no chance of timber purchases. Next year we are driving down and catching the Spirit...
  32. Thread: Butterfly inserts

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    I am wondering if they are meant to be functional...

    I am wondering if they are meant to be functional or were added for the effect of making them look like they are holding the split log together
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    Sometimes it's good to do favours

    Sometimes a good deed has it's rewards. A former client of mine who is retired but also has a love of timber as I do, asked a favour....he had a huge lump of Cedar, 120mm wide, 180mm high & 1100mm...
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    QUEENSLAND mic-d, I missed this one but if Peter decides...

    mic-d,

    I missed this one but if Peter decides not to take it, I will take it off your hands.

    I am just across the river from Kenmore
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    The siblings got together to discuss Mum's future...

    The siblings got together to discuss Mum's future care with the intention of talking to Mum in the next few weeks about
    a) Moving in with by brother's family - his wish...the other 3 of us were...
  36. VICTORIA Worth the money...not surprised if they have a...

    Worth the money...not surprised if they have a line up for buying it.

    I have exactly the same lathe with the same speed control and it does everything I need it to do.

    I bought mine 2nd hand in...
  37. Thread: Drill side handle

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    What about Supercheap Auto or Autobarn for a Oil...

    What about Supercheap Auto or Autobarn for a Oil Filter Strap Wrench

    or $6.50 one at the big Green shed.....https://www.bunnings.com.au/haron-100mm-strap-wrench_p4900118
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    Welcome to the forum, you have taken the first...

    Welcome to the forum, you have taken the first step in admitting you're a woodaholic.

    Unfortunately all the people on this forum are facilitators and there is no hope for you to be cured of your...
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    Welcome Tiho....all helpful people here, just ask...

    Welcome Tiho....all helpful people here, just ask any question and I am sure your will get an answer.


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    You don't have to spend much.....I built this for my wife's cat and I purchased a...
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    I did find some places in WA that can supply...

    I did find some places in WA that can supply Banksia Pods
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    Turns out she wants Banksia Pods.....I'll look...

    Turns out she wants Banksia Pods.....I'll look around for those as well
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    Not sure yet, Bevan My wife asked if I am able...

    Not sure yet, Bevan

    My wife asked if I am able to get some. She does bonsai and and bought a slice of one in Melbourne recently ...like a coaster so that she can put a companion plant to the main...
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    Where can I buy Bunya Seed Pods ?

    I have looked on line but can not find a place where I can buy Bunya Seed Pods for turning and slicing into disks.

    Any pointing in the right direction would be appreciated.
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    Every Local/State Authority has different rules....

    Every Local/State Authority has different rules. Ring Brisbane City Council and ask the question. I do know that if branches from a neighbours tree cross over the property line, I have the right to...
  45. Last weekend my daughter asked me if I could...

    Last weekend my daughter asked me if I could repair an old timber chair that had become wobbly due to the dowels working loose.

    Her partner's 9 yo daughter (from an earlier relationship) has shown...
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    Wife & I did pre poll voting last week as we will...

    Wife & I did pre poll voting last week as we will be interstate on Election day and it was so much quicker than lining up on the day. As for the How to Vote cards....I reject all of them and as they...
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    Not Noggin....it's Nogging nogging /ˈnɒɡɪŋ/...

    Not Noggin....it's Nogging

    nogging
    /ˈnɒɡɪŋ/
    nounBUILDING
    brickwork in a timber frame.
    a horizontal piece of wood fixed to a framework to strengthen it.
    plural noun: noggings
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    I have installed a number of these is a couple of...

    I have installed a number of these is a couple of different ways....

    MOST IMPORTANT

    DO NOT USE TOGGLES IN PLASTERBOARD TO FIX THESE......ALWAYS FIX TO SOLID TIMBER


    1) If you want it to be...
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    I think the option is there so that people that...

    I think the option is there so that people that send a lot of PMs don't have to continually empty their "Sent" folder due to a limit on the folders
  50. Thread: Mini Cooper S

    by skot
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    pawoods...love the pattern and the scrolling. I...

    pawoods...love the pattern and the scrolling. I do have a question....that base looks like plywood , if so what type of blade did you use. I have only done a couple of designs with a standard blade...
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