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    I have a couple of stories from colleagues about...

    I have a couple of stories from colleagues about flood gauging on the Burdekin; Waldo of the Grandfather clock thread may also have heard some from his dad, who would have worked there I think.
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    NSW Leather (http://www.leatherco.com.au) have a...

    NSW Leather have a huge range, and will send small samples if you ring and ask them. I've bought from them for years, and found them excellent to deal with.
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    You're correct - I missed that that was the blade...

    You're correct - I missed that that was the blade being used. That being the case, I'd be surprised if a blunt blade was the problem. I have a similar blade on my Hammer, the Laguna is a similar set...
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    It can be a problem with the blade being unevenly...

    It can be a problem with the blade being unevenly set - it will cut more on one side, and the blade will tend to pull to that side. If that's the case, no amount of tension will solve the problem....
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    Looks a bit like some English chestnut I once...

    Looks a bit like some English chestnut I once had. It also had the yellowing.

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    Excellent!

    Excellent!
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    I sympathise with your problems Waldo. Cant offer...

    I sympathise with your problems Waldo. Cant offer any suggestions, but enjoying watching your progress.
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    Have you thought of making a moulded bed to house...

    Have you thought of making a moulded bed to house the knives?
    You make a male half-model of the knife and attach it to the bottom of a tray with the same inside dimensions as the box. Lay a piece of...
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    Did you exceed the safe dose?

    Did you exceed the safe dose?
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    Quite so. The least of these is a nasty,...

    Quite so. The least of these is a nasty, recurring dermatitis.

    From a typical epoxy MSDS...

    Hazard Statements
    H315 Causes skin irritation.
    H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
    H319...
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    From the blurb, I'd say it probably would work,...

    From the blurb, I'd say it probably would work, but haven't tried it. Looking at the volume, in the container, how does the price work out compared to Techniglue, or the comparable product from...
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    I can't send a PM with images, so here is the...

    I can't send a PM with images, so here is the information I have about him.

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    Hi Siggy, I'll send you a PM with the only other...

    Hi Siggy, I'll send you a PM with the only other photo I have of a piece of his furniture, and also some a clipping. I think most of his boxes were made after he "retired". I had hoped to write an...
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    Thanks Siggy, Neilsen was 35 when he arrived in...

    Thanks Siggy, Neilsen was 35 when he arrived in Port Douglas, with a wife and2 children. After a couple of years his wife returned to Denmark with the children. He would have been well past his...
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    Interesting that you mention the Danes. I've done...

    Interesting that you mention the Danes. I've done bit of research on a danish carpenter/cabinetmaker, Heinrich/Herman Neilsen, who worked in far north Queensland from 1893-1946. I started this...
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    Great post, Siggy. While I was at Sturt in...

    Great post, Siggy.

    While I was at Sturt in 2002, the Woodage in Mittagong was building a huge warehouse. Employed on the job were a couple of journeymen. I'm not sure what their trades were or...
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    Very nice work. Re the 'streets' of colour, are...

    Very nice work. Re the 'streets' of colour, are you putting the panels through a drum sander? It's possibly that could be causing it. Steaming, light scraping and hand sanding should fix it. Re the...
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    t's good to watch a stockman/cowboy who really...

    t's good to watch a stockman/cowboy who really knows his stuff at work, though. When we lived in the bush we were on 2 acres (an old school) and our neighbour on 3 sides ran sheep and beef cattle....
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  48. Nice result. Nice timbers in the pallet, too....

    Nice result. Nice timbers in the pallet, too. Were there many splits in the timber? Sometimes you need to fill them with epoxy.
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    If you're using hardwood longer shouldn't be a...

    If you're using hardwood longer shouldn't be a problem. I think mine are 1800 minus a bit for trimming. What I did do was run an aluminium strap from behind the top slat, down the back and under the...
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    I did a similar one a about 10 years ago....

    I did a similar one a about 10 years ago. Killrust black on the ironwork, merbau wood and decking oil. It's been in the weather ever since and is still in good nick.
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