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    QUEENSLAND Hello Robyn2839, I was interested in 2 each of...

    Hello Robyn2839,
    I was interested in 2 each of 200x45 and 195x55 blanks. Are they rosewood or silky. Assume you would post to Sydney at my expense. Thank you, Drillit.
    PS. I have had trouble...
  2. HEADS UP Please explain why you now have to buy for a...

    Please explain why you now have to buy for a specific day rather than buying for any one day. Particularly when buying in advance. Thank you, Drillit.
  3. Thread: More Bunnings

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    I classify them as the Store of last resort. The...

    I classify them as the Store of last resort. The problem is where else to go for things for urgent little jobs. They have a terrible monopoly and the advice is the first thing that comes out of...
  4. Hello Hardenfast, Just a small suggestion. You...

    Hello Hardenfast,
    Just a small suggestion. You may find giving the piece 2 or 3 coats of a wood hardener will stabilise the rot and white ant damage (if not too bad). Costs about $20+ a bottle.
    I...
  5. VICTORIA Hello Ern, If still available, can I have No.2...

    Hello Ern,
    If still available, can I have No.2 Jarrah Burl and N. rough turned elm bowl. Postage to 2076. Thank you, John M.
  6. Me too. N'er a prob. Luv "em. Drillit.

    Me too. N'er a prob. Luv "em. Drillit.
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
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  9. Thread: Fresh Stock

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    Hello Greg, I am looking for good sized burls...

    Hello Greg,
    I am looking for good sized burls for bowls (say300+ x75+) redgum or mallee and some gidgee for ornamental work. I would appreciate if you could advise in due course. Regards, Drillit...
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    I generally agree with Fletty. I am also...

    I generally agree with Fletty. I am also positive about the new show and venue. I have two things that I think need rectification: (1) that all vendors be required to take debit/credit cards. There...
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    Well...talk about gouging...have a go at their...

    Well...talk about gouging...have a go at their woodturning tool prices vs. US prices. They would be delighted with this. Talk about a monopoly. I have not bothered to look at general items. But no...
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  14. Thread: Mallee burls

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    READ ME! Hello myrtlebank, Try Sparky's burls, Bogan...

    Hello myrtlebank,
    Try Sparky's burls, Bogan Gate, NSW. They have a website and normally
    do Sydney & Melbourne WWW shows. They also freight. Drillit.
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    Let us all hope that the costs to...

    Let us all hope that the costs to retailers/stallholders are more reasonable, so that the Show can be re-invigorated
    and have all the attractions of the old days at Moore Park. RGR is a good venue,...
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    Hello Jaybird, Agree with Chambezio that the...

    Hello Jaybird,
    Agree with Chambezio that the colour of the wood is worth the torment. If you have any tungsten carbide tools (or can access them) you will find it easier, in my experience. Drillit.
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    Heffa, Buy it.Drillit.

    Heffa,
    Buy it.Drillit.
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    Thank you for all your advice and responses. In...

    Thank you for all your advice and responses. In short the product is flammable
    and cannot be sent by Air, hence Sea Freight. It also cannot be sourced in Australia, yet.
    I will advise on the best...
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    Just to let you know that I have bought some...

    Just to let you know that I have bought some since the Masters exit on Ebay. Drillit.
  23. DRAWN I'm in.

    I'm in.
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    You could also look at Michael Mogy's site -...

    You could also look at Michael Mogy's site - Hardware and Creative Finishes at Dungog.
    I particularly like his coloured coded sandpapers. He does mail order. Regards, Drillit.
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    US-OZ freight costs.

    Thank you Midnight Man. I am pursuing this option. Seems like the go.
    Very much appreciated. As I said to ian, I will publish for all in due course,
    particularly costs/time etc. However, from...
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    Thank you Ian. They have to come by sea freight...

    Thank you Ian. They have to come by sea freight as
    apparently in Australia there is exclusion on any potential flammable type of
    product by air freight. I understand that worldwide, Australia...
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    Overseas purchases - USA.

    Hello All,
    I am looking to purchase some (small) overseas items that need to come by sea freight.
    I recall that some years ago, information was provided about ways and means to do this
    through a...
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    Hello Evanism, I tend to agree. I use hospital...

    Hello Evanism,
    I tend to agree. I use hospital grade paraffin from the Chemist and have never heard of it being unsafe. Furthermore, it is ingested by humans for medical problems, e.g...
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    Hello George, I agree with Bendigo Bob's views. ...

    Hello George,
    I agree with Bendigo Bob's views. I also use the same approach with Minwax antique oil. Definitely wipe off 1st coat before it gets tacky.
    If it is tacky and difficult to remove I...
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    HEADS UP Hello Christos, Are you now a southerner, given...

    Hello Christos,
    Are you now a southerner, given your proximity to the border, or do you remain true blue?
    Thought of you the other day when I got out those long clamps to use that I bought from you...
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    Hello Dalboy, For what it is worth, I would not...

    Hello Dalboy,
    For what it is worth, I would not burn this. I think the unique shape and colour dictates that it
    remain in its natural form. But beautiful it is. Drillit.
    PS. My wife agrees...
  33. A.C.T. Hello Baz, I have most of the woodturning books,...

    Hello Baz,
    I have most of the woodturning books, but would like to buy the 500 wood bowls book. Will you consider that for me where I would
    of course play postage to Sydney?. Would appreciate...
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    QUEENSLAND Hello tgcreations, I will take them. Thanks,...

    Hello tgcreations,
    I will take them. Thanks, Drillit.
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    Remember that with Vermec when cutting on right...

    Remember that with Vermec when cutting on right hand side with lathe running normally (as
    Sturdee says) that you have your cutter upside down and be careful how you bring that cutter into play....
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    Fumbler and Willy, As the owner of a Durden (now...

    Fumbler and Willy,
    As the owner of a Durden (now with EVS). The spindle thread of mine is M30x3.5 - The Australian
    Standard.
    They were made in SA, but alas no longer. However, for the future...
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    GJ, What about a dose of Ratsak. Drillit.

    GJ,
    What about a dose of Ratsak. Drillit.
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    Paul39 and Chuck1, Thanks I have tried to get...

    Paul39 and Chuck1,
    Thanks I have tried to get some tool steel or blade at 2"x3/8x12 (or 50x10x200) without luck so far.
    I want it for planing cuts only (obviously). I know they are about, but as...
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    50mm (2") Skew chisel.

    If anyone has a 2" skew for sale I would like to buy (with or without handle).
    Thanks, Drillit.
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    HEADS UP Hello Paul, Book me in for both please. How did...

    Hello Paul,
    Book me in for both please. How did you go
    with Liam O'N? Drillit.
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    Me too. First time ever. I said it was not a...

    Me too. First time ever. I said it was not a deceptive site. Drillit.
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    Hello Dan, You are no doubt very proud. They...

    Hello Dan,
    You are no doubt very proud. They are beautiful.
    Thank, you for sharing with us. I will look at them again
    to-day and try to get some inspiration for unsegmented pieces. Thank you....
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    Hello Fletty, If you try Megapoxy, Thornleigh, I...

    Hello Fletty,
    If you try Megapoxy, Thornleigh, I am sure they can help.
    We regularly buy our stuff from there. Go to their website. They also have
    a message box where you can ask questions etc....
  44. Thread: Beginner

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    Have a look at the Easy Wood tool handles I think...

    Have a look at the Easy Wood tool handles I think they are excellent. Drillit.
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    me too. drillit.

    me too. drillit.
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    Hello Smife, Generally I think without is...

    Hello Smife,
    Generally I think without is better, however, given the feature and where it finishes at or near the centre and the need to remove the existing foot, I wonder
    how much depth you have...
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    Hello Wigwood, Best lathe value for money on the...

    Hello Wigwood,
    Best lathe value for money on the market. Excellent performer. Amazing torque.
    Speak to John Ewart at Trend Timbers, Mulgrave. I am sure
    he will confirm and add to what I have...
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    Gabriel, Square skew. Also, abrade the long...

    Gabriel,
    Square skew. Also, abrade the long edges of the tool with light abrasive so it will slide better on the tool rest. I think oval skews
    are a gimmick and are not stable and I do not use...
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    Hello Faulko, I agree with Hughie. I use...

    Hello Faulko,
    I agree with Hughie. I use Vicmarc handles and have a series of
    colletts. Have a look at Jim Carroll's website, Timberbits and GPW (Gary Pye Woodturning) Qld.
    I think they are the...
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    No,. I think Titebond 111. Drillit.

    No,. I think Titebond 111. Drillit.
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