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    I didn't know that and am not likely to remember...

    I didn't know that and am not likely to remember it either but a great specimen
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    The local RSL here have organised a 12 hour vigil...

    The local RSL here have organised a 12 hour vigil by the scouts and other youth groups from the area from 6 tonight until the dawn service tomorrow which we will attend.
    My wife will be laying a...
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    NEW DRAW I'm in

    I'm in
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    Never be afraid to get a second opinion - whether...

    Never be afraid to get a second opinion - whether it be a GP, specialist or physio.

    My wife had both knees replaced five years ago and each time she was up and out of bed the next morning.
    Good...
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    Likewise, I have a single one that I inherited...

    Likewise, I have a single one that I inherited from my Father-in-law. Mine appears to be for a #8 screw.
  6. When clearing out my Father-in-law's garage...

    When clearing out my Father-in-law's garage several years ago, we found nine screwdrivers all the same size so they were spread among the family.
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    I use Haymes General Purpose Clear Satin in mine...

    I use Haymes General Purpose Clear Satin in mine with excellent results. It is just my preference to support an Australian company
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    I am booked in for mine on Thursday. I received...

    I am booked in for mine on Thursday.
    I received an email from Heath Engine telling me that I was eligible (which I knew anyway) and there was a link to clinics that were doing it. Going through...
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    +1 for Crowies brew

    +1 for Crowies brew
  10. SOLD: It is certainly good value. The pleated filters...

    It is certainly good value.
    The pleated filters are much better than the felt bags.
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    Sorry, I sold mine a while ago so I am no help...

    Sorry, I sold mine a while ago so I am no help now.

    MalB had one but I am not sure if he still does - he might be able to help
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    Have a look at Danihers Mitre 10 in Heidelberg. ...

    Have a look at Danihers Mitre 10 in Heidelberg. It is a long time since I have been there but they used to have a fair range of good timber
  13. Thread: Pws

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    I received that email also.

    I received that email also.
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    My second daughter is an audiologist also and...

    My second daughter is an audiologist also and from what she has said at various times, I would echo Aldav's advice and comments.

    She worked in hospitals and spent some time in the UK but has not...
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    Remember that the junk expands to fit the space...

    Remember that the junk expands to fit the space available. DAMHIK
  16. Thread: Ordering Pizza

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    Closer to the truth than we might like.

    Closer to the truth than we might like.
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED Congratulations to the winner - enjoy your prize.

    Congratulations to the winner - enjoy your prize.
  18. Thread: Wood screws

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    WANTED:VIC Col I have about 20 if you don't get any...

    Col

    I have about 20 if you don't get any better offers. They are unused but pretty grotty.
    I am happy to post to you if you want them.
  19. Thread: A dog's life

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    A similar life to our dogs. One gets tucked in...

    A similar life to our dogs. One gets tucked in and covered at night.
    If there is an after-life, I want to come back as a dog that lives at our house.
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED Congrats to the winners. Have a great Christmas.

    Congrats to the winners.
    Have a great Christmas.
  21. There is no hole in the drum of the Carbatec...

    There is no hole in the drum of the Carbatec version as shown in that video. The spring loaded bolt on the frame goes into the open end of the drum and as said above, pull the drum towards the...
  22. What Woody said. I also found that I needed...

    What Woody said.

    I also found that I needed to cut a sliver off the side of the belt to allow it to slip into the inner slot a little further so that the clamp grips it properly.

    I am pretty...
  23. Made it into the Herald-Sun down here this...

    Made it into the Herald-Sun down here this morning.
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    I received that and was going to post it but you...

    I received that and was going to post it but you beat me to it, Elan.

    There was a quote in the paper the other day "he spat his dummy and threw the toys out of his cot".
    A quote on ABC24 by a...
  25. THANK YOU It certainly was excellent. Our local RSL held...

    It certainly was excellent.

    Our local RSL held a "non" ceremony this morning that was "non" attended by many of us. In the circumstances, it went well with wreaths laid by many of local service...
  26. THANK YOU Last Post by Mark Knopfler. The Last Post by...

    Last Post by Mark Knopfler.

    The Last Post by Dire Straits guitarist, Mark Knopfler - YouTube
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    A great first effort. I started at High School...

    A great first effort. I started at High School many years ago and am still learning.
  28. Thanks for the likes and comments. The bears...

    Thanks for the likes and comments.

    The bears belong to SWMBO but I did not have to curry any favours. I would have bought some of the bears over the years. They had been living in an old cheap...
  29. My second lockdown project - Jarrah display unit

    Last week, I finished this display unit from Jarrah boards that I got from Highland just before last Christmas. It is finished with three coats of my version of Crowie's Wipe on Poly which has...
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    I use Haymes General Purpose Clear Satin, Haymes...

    I use Haymes General Purpose Clear Satin, Haymes Tung Oil Finish and Mineral Turps in the same proportions as Crowie. The Tung Oil Finish is made for floors and I believe it might contain a small...
  31. Thread: Twiggy Forrest

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    From what I read, they are made here now and he...

    From what I read, they are made here now and he has assured staff that it will stay that way.
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    Not much effort required to make that a user.:D

    Not much effort required to make that a user.:D
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    DEATH NOTICE I add my condolences also - a great loss to the...

    I add my condolences also - a great loss to the wood-working fraternity.

    vic profile

    I have an association with Coburg High School so like the story of him and Pentridge.
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    SWMBO bought me a magnetic pick-up stick. Cost...

    SWMBO bought me a magnetic pick-up stick. Cost about $5. It concertinas down to about 160mm and extends to around 600mm. It sticks onto a shelf bracket near my bench ready for use. It also has a...
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    I don't drink so my BAC is always below the legal...

    I don't drink so my BAC is always below the legal limit. :D
  36. Mineral oil is Paraffin Oil also called Liquid...

    Mineral oil is Paraffin Oil also called Liquid Paraffin.
  37. Both of those, or very similar, are available...

    Both of those, or very similar, are available locally from Carbatec and/or Timbecon.
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    I am sure that Neil will be along soon to help.

    I am sure that Neil will be along soon to help.
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    :whs: I should have added that - much better to...

    :whs: I should have added that - much better to have a slightly smaller or larger gap at each end rather than at one end only.
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    Divide the total gap space, 790mm by the number...

    Divide the total gap space, 790mm by the number of gaps, 13 to give the width of each gap, 60.77mm.

    You could also make the gaps an even figure and take up the space with a couple of wider stiles...
  41. Thread: Another Scam?

    by Chesand
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    I have just received the same email as Chris. It...

    I have just received the same email as Chris. It went to my Junk folder and I have reported it as spam and deleted it.

    I don't pay them by credit card, so it was immediately suspicious to me.
  42. I think I have a spare depth gauge but I doubt...

    I think I have a spare depth gauge but I doubt that I have a screw. I will check tomorrow.
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    CLAIMED Don't hold back, Ian do both.. :U

    Don't hold back, Ian do both.. :U
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    CLAIMED There is another simple answer. If you don't...

    There is another simple answer. If you don't like the rules, don't enter and don't read the thread at all.
  45. Thread: Cyclone

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    If there are new houses being built nearby, there...

    If there are new houses being built nearby, there might be one or two in the rubbish heaps/skips.

    My drum is a 20 litre ex concrete sealer drum so that is another possibility.
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    Google is your friend. There may be others...

    Google is your friend. There may be others nearer to you

    Saw Doctor | Guillotine Sharpening | Bandsaw Blade Sharpening | Saw Doctor Brisbane | Combined Saw and Knife
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    Having had a fall from a ladder I was told that...

    Having had a fall from a ladder I was told that there is only one place for a ladder belonging to anyone over 50 and that is on the nature strip for hard rubbish collection
  48. Thread: Online horrors

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    Andrew Potocnik gives lessons either in his...

    Andrew Potocnik gives lessons either in his workshop or he will come to you. He lives in the Eltham/Macleod area so it might depend on where you are situated. He has an article in the current Aust...
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    CLAIMED Congrats also.

    Congrats also.
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    I use it also and "scrub" it in with a kitchen...

    I use it also and "scrub" it in with a kitchen scourer then polish off with a soft cloth. A small amount goes a long way and it will not affect any finish that is to be used later
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