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    Ready for Judging

    Just a gentle reminder that your work needs to be posted in the "Ready for Judging" thread.

    Cubism - Ready for Judging thread (woodworkforums.com)

    Only a few hours to go.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Ready for Judging

    Just a gentle reminder that your work needs to be posted in the "Ready for Judging" thread.

    Cubism - Ready for Judging thread (woodworkforums.com)

    Only a few hours to go.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Ready for Judging

    Just a gentle reminder that your work needs to be posted in the "Ready for Judging" thread.

    Cubism - Ready for Judging thread (woodworkforums.com)

    Only a few hours to go.

    Regards
    Paul
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    CK Thank you for letting us know and it is a...

    CK

    Thank you for letting us know and it is a disappointment that you are unable to complete the project as you have devoted so much effort.

    Before you withdrew formally, the judges had already...
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    Sticky: WOOHOO IT'S HERE! Interim prize winner

    There are only two more days to complete your entry to the cubism competition so I would urge those that have not entered their submission into the "Ready for Judging" thread to do so.

    There is...
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    About ten pieces with the larger set being the...

    About ten pieces with the larger set being the cheaper one! The more expensive set has a choice of ratchets. The cheaper set expressly mentions the lifetime guarantee while the expensive set makes no...
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    I would have put my money on Bull Oak or Hairy...

    I would have put my money on Bull Oak or Hairy Oak as I still struggle to tell the difference (except Bull Oak is much harder, which is difficult to tell in pix :) ), but it certainly looks a little...
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    Hpf I rather like the steam punk scene and in...

    Hpf

    I rather like the steam punk scene and in the first post those wheels, if I am not mistaken, are from a Meccano set. Oh... the nostalgia.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Sorry to hear that Chief, but we understand that...

    Sorry to hear that Chief, but we understand that the trials and tribulations of life tend to get in the way of such things. Thank you for letting us know.

    Regards
    Paul
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    SPD On re-reading my post I realise I wasn't...

    SPD

    On re-reading my post I realise I wasn't clear.

    My comment on clamping pressure related to PVA glues such as Titebond, to quote one brand name. The recommended clamping pressure for...
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    Cubism - Ready for Judging thread

    This thread is, as the title suggests, the one where you submit your finished entry for judging. There should be a detailed description of the materials used in up to five hundred words, but rest...
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    RB Ditto the foregoing comments and lots of...

    RB

    Ditto the foregoing comments and lots of clamping pressure with those glues.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Only when you sell your car in QLD. Regards...

    Only when you sell your car in QLD.

    Regards
    Paul
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    HAB It is now more than twenty years since I...

    HAB

    It is now more than twenty years since I used those pens, but that was the brand I remember. They seemed different to the paint markers in the way they performed as I did use the paint markers...
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    Beardy That would only work in states such as...

    Beardy

    That would only work in states such as NSW where there are yearly mandatory checkups. However, perhaps a yearly odometer check could be organised in other states such as QLD.

    Regards...
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    TIAH In post #2 mpot mentioned a Sharpie would...

    TIAH

    In post #2 mpot mentioned a Sharpie would fade and that you could try a paint marker. I fully agree that the Sharpie would not last any time at all (I think even rain would dissolve it). I am...
  17. Snikolaev Good that Ukranians continue with...

    Snikolaev

    Good that Ukranians continue with humour during these tragic, disgraceful and disastrous times. Although the liberation of Kherson is indicative of the tide of war changing.

    I can see...
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    Sticky: WOOHOO IT'S HERE! This is from the first post and a reminder as to...

    This is from the first post and a reminder as to how your entry should be presented once the "Ready for Judging" thread has been created.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Sticky: WOOHOO IT'S HERE! Thanks Bob for the reminder: It is taken in the...

    Thanks Bob for the reminder: It is taken in the gentle way it has been offered. Life's trials and tribulations have impacted the judges with BobL's personal and tragic loss, Simplicity's move to the...
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    Beyond help. :wink: Regards Paul

    Beyond help.

    :wink:

    Regards
    Paul
  21. Thread: Sami Knife

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    Neil What a wonderful way to spend ten days! ...

    Neil

    What a wonderful way to spend ten days!

    We are still travelling for the moment so I have not been able to evaluate the knives in anger. When I come to sharpen them, the ease of...
  22. Thread: Sami Knife

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    DJ Sure can. I will forward Norwegian address....

    DJ

    Sure can. I will forward Norwegian address. But......be careful what you wish for! His middle name is Charles, but knowing what we do, if we were naming him now, we would choose...
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    Bob Just on hold until next week. Probably...

    Bob

    Just on hold until next week. Probably leaning towards solution #2.

    Regards
    Paul
  24. Thread: Sami Knife

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    CK Your Finnish knife has that basic essence...

    CK

    Your Finnish knife has that basic essence to it and exudes strength. At 1000 Euros for top of the line I can quite understand your choice! Thank you.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Arron Thanks for that extra information. I was...

    Arron

    Thanks for that extra information. I was only repeating my son's information. Karelian did not produce much information but Masur Birch certainly seems to bear out your take on the wood....
  26. Thread: Sami Knife

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    Sami Knife

    Our son is currently visiting from Norway and brought us a gift each. My gift is the Sami knives featured below.

    519078

    The leather sheath (Reindeer hide) actually contains two knives. The...
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    An interesting pilot development at Kogan Creek...

    An interesting pilot development at Kogan Creek for hydrogen production:

    Kogan renewable hydrogen project given the green light

    Regards
    Paul
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    Looks like a good product and if I had known...

    Looks like a good product and if I had known about it, I would have considered it. Happy with the Waterlox products so far, but too early to give a definitive comment.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Joel We have recently (last two weeks)...

    Joel

    We have recently (last two weeks) completed our new bathroom. The old vanity, which was pine with a gloss varnish finish was stripped and painted and and I got a new timber top from my next...
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    Thanks Graeme I will run the replacement lid...

    Thanks Graeme

    I will run the replacement lid option past SWMBO. I happen to have some thick stainless steel sheet too, although i accept this is departing significantly from the original aesthetic...
  31. Ray Don't knock No.8 fencing wire. It's...

    Ray

    Don't knock No.8 fencing wire. It's indispensible!

    :D

    Regards
    Paul
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    Beardy I mentioned silicone in my original...

    Beardy

    I mentioned silicone in my original post and the use for head gaskets, but that is more for sealing than gluing as the head bolts keep everything in place. I have always assumed it was an...
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    Arron If it were the main body of the pot it...

    Arron

    If it were the main body of the pot it would be a real concern, but it is only the lid that is broken. I am sure there would be a suitable glue, but the question of toxicity is slightly...
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    Brad That is an issue that had ocurred to me,...

    Brad

    That is an issue that had ocurred to me, but I forgot to mention. A few years back I had a kiln, but it was sold without every having been used and more recently the local Arts and Crafts...
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    Derek For when you have resolved the template...

    Derek

    For when you have resolved the template issue. Some clamps to suit:

    How to make the Ultimate Worktable Clamps - YouTube

    Regards
    Paul
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    Thanks Brad for that possibility. I am leaning...

    Thanks Brad for that possibility.

    I am leaning more towards a quick fix, which of course may be foolhardy.

    My limited reading is that there are often varieties of well known glues that have an...
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    Heat Resistant Glue

    Pictured below is a small, pottery casserole pot, which SWMBO tells me was a wedding present (I knew that :rolleyes: ) so it is a little on the ancient side. The problem is, as you can see, that the...
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    Ian No problem here. I am just going to hone...

    Ian

    No problem here. I am just going to hone my counting skills and enlist the hands and feet of friends and relatives.... I may have to find a few more friends.

    Regards
    Paul
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    MA I think Ian has nailed it or should that be...

    MA

    I think Ian has nailed it or should that be riveted it? I deliberately did not read Ian's post before checking out the saw details and "Frankensaw" immediately came to mind. Without etch and...
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    Bob What can I say that has not already been...

    Bob

    What can I say that has not already been said by so many people and probably thought by many times that number. I had no idea your wife had passed until Matt alerted me. While nobody escapes...
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    Ozymandiaz Yes, some pictures would help and...

    Ozymandiaz

    Yes, some pictures would help and in the meantime whether it is a full size hand saw, a panel saw (24" blade or less) or a backsaw. A closeup of the medallion too gives some more...
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    Derek I can imagine the situation your found...

    Derek

    I can imagine the situation your found yourself in growing up.

    The world evolves: Sometimes it is for the better: Sometimes it is stuck in the groove.

    Take the left hand syndrome, for...
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    Absolutely agree Bob I surpose it is a human...

    Absolutely agree Bob

    I surpose it is a human failing to ally ourselves with groups to gain "strength" or other status and decrying smaller or isolated groups. Most of us have done this in some...
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    There used to be a Forum member (woodwould? or...

    There used to be a Forum member (woodwould? or something similar), who made replica vintage 200+ years old furniture using the same methods as back in the day. His shed was what I call a lawn locker....
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    Lyle That set looks good and like Mountain Ash...

    Lyle

    That set looks good and like Mountain Ash I have not seen that version with the covered handle: It will probably stop a sweaty hand slipping too on our hot summer days.

    Remember that the...
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    We have spoken at length regarding the price...

    We have spoken at length regarding the price structure of the wholesale electricity market, but it seems there was an aspect of which I was certainly unaware. It seems as well as contracts and the...
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    Bob Solar has two limitations in sunshine and...

    Bob

    Solar has two limitations in sunshine and night time (I suppose that is the same thing really) and it can never work, by itself, at night. Wind on the other hand can work at any time of the...
  48. Matt That is a better looking Fergie than...

    Matt

    That is a better looking Fergie than mine.

    Regards
    Paul
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    All sheds are too small. :) Regards Paul ...

    All sheds are too small.

    :)

    Regards
    Paul

    PS: Build the largest shed you can afford/have space for/ will pass muster with your treasurer (consider adding a sewing room somewhere; A bribe...
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    Graeme It is difficult to say exactly how...

    Graeme

    It is difficult to say exactly how charging patterns will pan out. It may be given that a large part of renewable power will be solar so that where possible motorists will try to take...
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