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    i thought the screw head sits deep down beneath...

    i thought the screw head sits deep down beneath the brown plastic rig not just the softer oring in the lighter colour?
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    I have solid oak chairs where the front legs are...

    I have solid oak chairs where the front legs are straight but rear legs on a angle.

    I have polished solid wood floors.

    Slipstick Sliders CB210 and CB215 | Slipstick Foot

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    The above...
  3. Hi Fuzzie I think you are right I used my...

    Hi Fuzzie

    I think you are right

    I used my vernier gauge and the Top of the metal head (ie w the wedge) oval shaped is smaller . Its 31mm wide by 41mm long.

    The bottom of the metal head is...
  4. Hi Fuzzie "Did you note a flare in the hole...

    Hi Fuzzie

    "Did you note a flare in the hole through the head when you started? "

    one can never take enough photos! i should have taken some of the head. I did ensure that the end of the head...
  5. I just sent the images from my initial post to...

    I just sent the images from my initial post to Cyclone.com.au support and they said it was on the right end and its meant to be belted down until the head comes up firm against the wider part of the...
  6. Cheers for the responses guys, so would i be...

    Cheers for the responses guys,

    so would i be overconfident thinking i had the luck that the handle happened to fit perfectly and is well expanded against the sides of the metal head w requiring...
  7. Sledgehammer Handle Replacement - Do you need wood and metal wedges?

    Hi

    I had a spare sledgehammer head after the old handle broke. I think it was a cheap Triton sledgehammer from Bunnings, last about 5 years.

    I went and purchased this cyclone spotted gum...
  8. Topcoating a existing painted surface - outdoor garden bench seat

    Hi

    I recently posted a thread about repainting white a varnished wooden daybed.

    Garden Bench Seat
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  9. I will use oil based for the primer, but due to...

    I will use oil based for the primer, but due to yellowing i was going to use water based dulux aquaenamel for the 2 x topcoats. Are you saying this is okay or that I should be oil based for the...
  10. What liquid (solvent) to moisten a wrag with to clean dust from scuffed varnish coat

    Hi guys, thanks for the replies.

    I have almost scuffed (no dremel :>) the entire piece with 120 grit.

    I will vacuum the dust off with a bristle tipped std vacuum. I dont have a compressor at...
  11. Hi Arron I have seen that product and was...

    Hi Arron I have seen that product and was skeptical. If i combine it with the type of scuff up you can already see, I should put myself in a good position for Zinsser over the top?
  12. Hi all thanks for the responses. That Lee...

    Hi all

    thanks for the responses. That Lee Valley has some quality stuff

    also saw these

    3M™ Ultra-Flexible Sanding Sheets
    3M™ Ultra-Flexible Sanding Sheets - Lee Valley Tools
  13. Dremel or similar tool to sand small intricate carved parts on wood

    I have posted this in part (along with paint questions in the general section) - I see this is for Dremels so also posted here

    See these intricate parts on the daybed

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    I...
  14. Also meant to add, can you link the oil based but...

    Also meant to add, can you link the oil based but non yellowing Aquaenamel Dulux product?

    They have a oil based range as below

    https://www.dulux.com.au/products/378

    I just check with them...
  15. Hi thanks for the quick response Tonzeyd ...

    Hi thanks for the quick response Tonzeyd




    Can I ask specifically with the Dremel, will it make the laborious hand sanding faster on the intricate parts? or do you see those attachments i...
  16. Sanding and Priming a Varnished Daybed to paint white

    Hi I have a wooden daybed as below. I think its from Indonesia so not sure the wood type. I believe its varnished as where I have sanded there is a white powdery substance.

    I have been using 120...
  17. I had one response from the Cabots Contact Us line

    I had one response from the Cabots Contact Us line
  18. Good Sealers for Hardwood Table tops like Marri to preserve natural look

    359631359632The one on the left, Acrylic preserves the natural look of the timber whilst the marri on the right has been yellowed. I prefer the natural look personally.

    Apparently they achieve...
  19. Hi all I was pondering the idea of the...

    Hi all

    I was pondering the idea of the 'stretcher' myself though didnt realise the word is stretcher for it. I was ready to set off to bunnings tonight to buy some pine and then I realised that...
  20. Converting troublesome Wooden drawer runners to Metal runners

    Hi

    I have some wooden drawer runners on a cot, not only are they stiff and are not smooth in operation but it falls out quite easily. It falls out well before full extension, partly because the...
  21. Acheiving Paint Coverage over various coloured undercoat / Painting technique

    Greetings,

    As per attached pics, Iam painting a wooden picket fence.

    The fence is roughly 4years old, with a existing colour scheme of maroon posts and cream pickets.

    Pickets were sanded...
  22. Brick Veneer

    Hi there guys

    House is Brick Veneer. After reading your advise, I am thinking that the suggestion of re-routing the plumbing in the cavity would be the neatest and most logical way.

    The wall...
  23. Pictures of Pipework to be chased and hidden

    Some images of the pipework to be chased in, the lagging on the hot pipe makes it quite large. Should this be removed and grey duct tape used instead?
  24. Capping to go along a brick wall - knee height

    In my patio area I have a L shaped zone separated by one pillar. So 2 rectangles of
    235mm (two std bricks width) by 1290mm long and the other by 1640mm long.

    What types of relatively simple...
  25. How to Chase pipework into the brick - Outside walls

    Hi there

    I am contemplating rendering a brick section of my house and currently there is some fairly ugly protruding water pipe (hot and cold) feeding two taps. It is curved and about 3m long.
    ...
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    Techline setup - review please

    Hi Mirz,planned landscapes, all

    I went and bought some Techline (30cm dripper spacing 1.6Lphr) and assorted fittings. Please peruse images and offer any criticism as to my layout.

    Flowrate at...
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    Hi Mirz,Planned Landscape Constructions, all ...

    Hi Mirz,Planned Landscape Constructions, all

    I think I will head past Turf and Irrigation and pumpworks on the weekend,

    Mirz - can you remember how much per 50m roll the 13mm TechLine AS PC...
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    Hi Mirz, Planned Landscape Constructions, all ...

    Hi Mirz, Planned Landscape Constructions, all

    Mirz wrote "finally today i bought whole setup from a local supplier in Melbourne. cost me $545 for both front and back yard. very happy with their...
  29. ridgecap vents vs whirly birds and thanks

    Hi there

    Thanks for the suggestions, I believe right near the ridgeline but on the non street side is the best combination cosmetically and functionally.

    However what about using these...
  30. Colourbond Roofs- Placement of Whirlybirds - Cosmetic considerations

    Greetings

    I was wondering what peoples opinions were on where whirlybirds should be positioned. I understand they must be as high as possible near the ridge capping to vent all possible air....
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