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    Not much help but I agree with John's thoughts.

    Not much help but I agree with John's thoughts.
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    Their name will be "Tool Kit Depot" according to...

    Their name will be "Tool Kit Depot" according to a recent press article.
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    A sign of a shrewd teacher making the kid feel...

    A sign of a shrewd teacher making the kid feel important.
  4. Thread: Square cuts

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    [QUOTE=Treecycle;2254761]This...

    [QUOTE=Treecycle;2254761]This vid should get you the info you require. Just use the units that you feel comfortable with, you don't have to use feet as in the video. Going by the dimensions of your...
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    I have had graduates or multi-focal glasses for...

    I have had graduates or multi-focal glasses for some years now.
    One pair played up and it turned out to be that the "imaginary line" that is between the different strengths was not in the correct...
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    :iagree: Any damaged or rusty screws go...

    :iagree:

    Any damaged or rusty screws go straight out.
    Invariably, you never have the right sized screw so finish up buying more anyway.
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    A small piece of corkboard or canite is useful...

    A small piece of corkboard or canite is useful also for pinning notes up
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    Looks like they have a spelling problem also.

    Looks like they have a spelling problem also.
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    A Small Lockdown Project

    Last week, I finished these two cheese/grazing/charcuterie boards from some red gum fence posts.
    The larger, slightly lighter coloured one is from an off-cut of a new post which I have had for a...
  10. Thread: Dog Day

    by Chesand
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    It is International Dog Day at our place every...

    It is International Dog Day at our place every day. We are in danger of being reported to the RSPKA (Society for Prevention of Kindness to Animals)
    Our Jack Russell mix, Dexter, a rescue dog from...
  11. Thread: DomAU in AWR

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    DomAU in AWR

    The current issue of Australian Wood Review which arrived today has an article by Dom and his ambition.
    Follow your dream Dom, as having seen your work, I am sure you will be successful. :2tsup:
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    Yes, John I am old enough to remember a Dixie ice...

    Yes, John I am old enough to remember a Dixie ice cream - also wafers. :2tsup:
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    I was in first grade at school in a class of 60...

    I was in first grade at school in a class of 60 with Mrs Gardner as our teacher.
    I remember the school being taken to the local reserve to celebrate the end of the war.
    My father did not serve...
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    Ditto

    Ditto
  15. Thread: shed or shop

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    It could also be that more of us are fortunate...

    It could also be that more of us are fortunate enough to have something better and larger than the "shed" in the back yard as used to be the case.
    I am set up in a double garage, which is hardly a...
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    SOLD: A great deal there for someone. They are a...

    A great deal there for someone. They are a great router - I have one in my table and it handles anything thrown at it.
  17. :iagree: As a panel beater once said, there...

    :iagree:

    As a panel beater once said, there are 43 shades of white (and black)
  18. There is also Bitumen Paint.

    There is also Bitumen Paint.
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    In the absence of a better explanation, I believe...

    In the absence of a better explanation, I believe it is a overhead power point/s that run along a suspended cable.

    Overhead power points are very useful. I have 5 in my 6metre by 6 metre double...
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    I am not sure if this is what you mean but I have...

    I am not sure if this is what you mean but I have a clamping bar from an old generic thicknesser. It is about 12mm wide and 8mm thick with 7 small bolts that tighten it down to hold the blade.
    I...
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    I received this one from a friend on Saturday so...

    I received this one from a friend on Saturday so it must be currently doing the rounds.
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    I am not a betting man but reckon those odds are...

    I am not a betting man but reckon those odds are far, far better than the 1 in 10 of dying of Covid - hence have had both shots of AZ and got my certificate to prove it. :2tsup:
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    Common sense ain't very common nowadays. :D

    Common sense ain't very common nowadays. :D
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    Perhaps they checked your ancestry without your...

    Perhaps they checked your ancestry without your knowledge.
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    As well as a Tyzack which I bought in the early...

    As well as a Tyzack which I bought in the early 1960's, I inherited 2 from my father-in-law ( a Spear and Jackson and one un-named) which I had professionally sharpened - one as a crosscut and one...
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    While no where as bad as the private groups, be...

    While no where as bad as the private groups, be aware that Hearing Australia also have a profit motive even though they are a Govt organisation. This started when their structure and name was...
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    They probably did if they were being chased in...

    They probably did if they were being chased in the way described.
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    There is a small piece about that in our morning...

    There is a small piece about that in our morning paper. Apparently one cow was saved to be sent to an animal shelter.
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    We had our second jab Astra-Zeneca 24 hours ago...

    We had our second jab Astra-Zeneca 24 hours ago and no after effects so all good.
    They gave us details of how to get proof of Covid-19 vaccination through Medicare so will follow that.
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    SOLD: Direct deposit is probably the easiest and...

    Direct deposit is probably the easiest and quickest way. Exchange details by private messages
  31. Thread: Jarrah finish

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    Try adding a little oil to the sanding disc NOT...

    Try adding a little oil to the sanding disc NOT the timber. Just dab a little on the disc from a damp rag.
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    That is exactly their plan. A big article in...

    That is exactly their plan. A big article in this morning's paper.
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    I am watching with interest as, later in the year...

    I am watching with interest as, later in the year subject to Covid of course, we are contemplating putting the car on the Indian Pacific from Adelaide to Perth and then driving back.
    My...
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    I would agree with that. :D

    I would agree with that. :D
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    FREE: VIC If all else fails, ring the Helping Hands Mission...

    If all else fails, ring the Helping Hands Mission in Airport West. I realise that they are a long way from you but they may know of a similar organisation near you.

    Their phone no is 1300 892 010
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    I have mine on a magnetised bar on the wall above...

    I have mine on a magnetised bar on the wall above a small bench and screwdrivers on another bar. They have been that way for about 4 years and it does not seem to be a problem.
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    SOLD: You tell the "other half" that you bought the set...

    You tell the "other half" that you bought the set for them as an investment and that you will lease it from them for a nominal amount.
    I used that excuse many years ago to justify the purchase of a...
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    That was one of my father's favourite sayings...

    That was one of my father's favourite sayings although he was not a tradie.
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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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    DRAWN 1 CLAIMED 1 UNCLAIMED 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.
  44. 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
  48. 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
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