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    Oh NO - Derek what have you done to the lawn...

    Oh NO - Derek what have you done to the lawn bowls - Only joking - Top work. They would be a great centrepice on the table at our Bowls Club :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
  2. Thread: Two Faced

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    Awesome. How do you come up with the ideas ? ...

    Awesome. How do you come up with the ideas ?

    Top work

    Regards

    Keith
  3. Thread: Pinch Pots

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    Beautiful work Derek. You must be running out of...

    Beautiful work Derek. You must be running out of space for all the top work you produce.

    Regards

    Keith
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    Beautiful and skillful work as always Derek. I...

    Beautiful and skillful work as always Derek.

    I love the butterflies.

    Top Stuff :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Lots of filing and sanding. I have got...

    Hi All,

    Lots of filing and sanding. I have got the main drive wheels up to the priming stage. Use Automotive primer in a spray can from Autobarn to prime the majority of my parts.
    This locomotive...
  6. Good luck with your fair this weekend Peter ...

    Good luck with your fair this weekend Peter

    Regards

    Keith
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    A very nice looking build Bruce. You have a wide...

    A very nice looking build Bruce. You have a wide variety of items that you build. Your threads are always very enjoyable and informative.
    Thanks

    Regards

    Keith
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    Great stuff Gus. Lots of design work involved and...

    Great stuff Gus. Lots of design work involved and many hours of labour. Keep up your top work.

    Regards

    Keith
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    Yes - it's a beautiful machine Bruce. I love the...

    Yes - it's a beautiful machine Bruce. I love the artistry of the colour scheme. It is going to be a joy to build :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, It's always slow work on the wheels of...

    Hi All,

    It's always slow work on the wheels of my locos.

    I have marked up the spokes and counterweights on my internal sections of the wheels.

    The Thatcher - Perkins has a radius at the...
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    Hi Gus, Thanks for your comments. Good to see...

    Hi Gus,

    Thanks for your comments. Good to see that you are home safe and sound.

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, I have been working on the main drive...

    Hi All,

    I have been working on the main drive wheels of the locomotive.

    I used my jigsaw to cut out the centres of the outer rim and then finished then up using my spindle sander.

    The inner...
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    Hi All, Thought I may as well make a start. ...

    Hi All,

    Thought I may as well make a start.

    I am making my wheels first up. I use the wheels because I know exact sizes and once these are made they are the Standard that I can use for getting...
  14. Top work Peter (and Handy):2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: ...

    Top work Peter (and Handy):2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Thanks for the links Peter, thanks for the info...

    Thanks for the links Peter, thanks for the info Kevin.

    I was thinking of emailing the museum for a few detailed photos.

    I found some blueprint engravings online for the 10 wheelers which will...
  16. Thread: Locomotive

    by Keith_1
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    Top looking loco - Great job...

    Top looking loco - Great job :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    1863 Thatcher Perkins 4-6-0 Locomotive

    Hi All,

    I have said all along that I was going to build a diesel as my next locomotive, but the beauty of steam has convinced me to build another steam locomotive.
    Having never built an American...
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    Hi Alan, Cathie put them there, she wanted a...

    Hi Alan,

    Cathie put them there, she wanted a bit of nature :doh:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Really nice Well Done :2tsup: Regards ...

    Really nice

    Well Done :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi Derek, In the same room on another stand...

    Hi Derek,

    In the same room on another stand (the old stand is smaller - this new one allows for larger builds)

    Regards

    Keith


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    Thanks to everyone for their kind words - it is...

    Thanks to everyone for their kind words - it is most appreciated.

    Cathie said that I couldn't get onto my next build until I built added shelving for my locos. Shifted some stuff around and...
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    Hi All, It has been just one month short of...

    Hi All,

    It has been just one month short of two years since I started the Rocket build. It is now complete. It has been an enjoyable and at times frustrating build but I am really happy with the...
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    Top Work Bruce :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: Regards ...

    Top Work Bruce :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
  24. Top looking truck Peter.:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: ...

    Top looking truck Peter.:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Getting near the end now. I have...

    Hi All,

    Getting near the end now.

    I have made up the rails and the rail clamps.

    Used pine to make both of these lots of components. The clamps were cut using my table saw at different angles...
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    Thanks Bruce. You are doing a great job ...

    Thanks Bruce.

    You are doing a great job

    Regards

    Keith
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    Top job :2tsup: Really enjoyed the video ...

    Top job :2tsup:

    Really enjoyed the video

    Regards

    Keith
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    Top work as always Bruce:2tsup: Accidentally...

    Top work as always Bruce:2tsup:

    Accidentally pushed Request for picture:doh:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Haven't posted for a while. I have...

    Hi All,

    Haven't posted for a while. I have been working on my base for the loco and carriage.

    I cut 6mm grooves in the pine vertical sections of the base and then fitted 6mm MDF for the bottom...
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    Nice work Bruce:2tsup: Regards Keith

    Nice work Bruce:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Top stuff Bruce Love your work Regards ...

    Top stuff Bruce

    Love your work

    Regards

    Keith
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    Well we made it safely back from Hervey Bay....

    Well we made it safely back from Hervey Bay. Weather was great although the fishing was pretty terrible. We fished a lot off the Urangan pier but there were so many baitfish (herring) around that the...
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    Thanks Kevin, Most appreciated Regards ...

    Thanks Kevin,

    Most appreciated

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, I am pretty good now - with a good...

    Hi All,

    I am pretty good now - with a good result from my specialist - thanks everyone for their concern and good words.

    Working on the sleepers.

    Off on holidays to Hervey Bay at the end...
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    Hi, I use my dremel with a cutting disc to cut...

    Hi,

    I use my dremel with a cutting disc to cut the skewers. Get the skewers from $2 shop

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Been a while since I posted. Been laid...

    Hi All,

    Been a while since I posted. Been laid up a bit and had a short hospital stay. On the mend now and have got out into the shed. I have finished off my carriage. Was thinking about labelling...
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    Derek, Take it easy mate. Hopefully a quick...

    Derek,

    Take it easy mate. Hopefully a quick recovery.

    All the Best

    Keith
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    You have done a fantastic job there Willem,...

    You have done a fantastic job there Willem, congratulations:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, I have found that some times the...

    Hi All,

    I have found that some times the easier looking components tend to be the most time consuming. I have been working on the access step for the luggage racks. These are located at both...
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    Looks great Bruce :2tsup: Regards Keith

    Looks great Bruce :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Have a safe trip Regards Keith

    Have a safe trip

    Regards

    Keith
  42. What a top job you have done Peter ...

    What a top job you have done Peter

    Congratulations :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    That is a really nice looking carriage Bruce ...

    That is a really nice looking carriage Bruce

    Top Work

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi Derek, Thanks for your tip. I will add...

    Hi Derek,

    Thanks for your tip.

    I will add some wire as you suggested and then enclose with bodyfiller.

    After that the next step will be a seat (or Step) at each end of the carriage outer....
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    Hi All, I have given the roof 3 coats of...

    Hi All,

    I have given the roof 3 coats of paint. I used Dulux "Bluescope Ironstone".

    The external luggage rack is 4mm mild steel rod. I have used 5mm split pins as the vertical support. The eyes...
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    Thanks Ian What's the weather like in Canada ?...

    Thanks Ian

    What's the weather like in Canada ?

    Regards

    Keith
  47. Thread: Spalted bowls

    by Keith_1
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    Beautiful bowls Derek:2tsup: Regards Keith

    Beautiful bowls Derek:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Great job - looks fantastic:2tsup: Regards ...

    Great job - looks fantastic:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Excellent stuff Gus:2tsup: Regards Keith

    Excellent stuff Gus:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Thanks for your excellent knowledge and feedback...

    Thanks for your excellent knowledge and feedback Kevin

    Regards

    Keith
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