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  1. Thread: Trinket box

    by Skilsaw
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    Trinket box

    Made from Rimu offcuts, finished with boiled linseed oil inside and out, outside friction polished with multiple coats of OB shine juice (cheaper than buying ready made friction polish) with beeswax...
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    My latest one made from rimu offcuts that I glued...

    My latest one made from rimu offcuts that I glued together to make a 100mmx100mm blank


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    Finished product of the one in the post above ...

    Finished product of the one in the post above


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    Don't ask me how I managed to pull off the lid...

    Don't ask me how I managed to pull off the lid without destroying it in a spectacular way while using the bowl gouge but I am adamant it was a fluke this is box number 3 I like it more than the one...
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    I have got some jarrah here and you are right...

    I have got some jarrah here and you are right about the colour but this stuff is harder on my chisels than what jarrah is. My first attempt was a toothpick dispenser I just have not got around to...
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    Second go at box making

    Decided to make this to hold the reed diffuser type air fresheners. Unsure if the wood is Jarrah or if it another type of Australian hardwood but this was turned from a very weathered cross member...
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    Thanks for the feedback I appreciate it. Sent...

    Thanks for the feedback I appreciate it.

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    I like the look of Jarrah so I am always on the...

    I like the look of Jarrah so I am always on the lookout for it I actually made a handle for the replaceable tip bowl gouge I bought (I like to buy unhandled ones to keep costs down) from it the other...
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    A new project - Salt and pepper shaker set

    I thought I would share this with you guys the pics in this post is the salt shaker which is complete and will post the other parts as I complete them. The wood I am using is some Jarrah that I...
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    Have you thought about turning some stoppers from...

    Have you thought about turning some stoppers from the bits of waste wood to the size you want I did this with my one and worked very well.
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    I finally got to finish the vase ...

    I finally got to finish the vase


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    I used rustoleum 2 in 1 spray paint, no have not...

    I used rustoleum 2 in 1 spray paint, no have not tried japanning as there is too much involved in doing it.

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    Here is some more stuff I have been doing the...

    Here is some more stuff I have been doing the spindles were for practising my bead and cove cuts, they ended up becoming part of a stand for my wood turning chisels


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    Well it beats having it sitting on my lathe to...

    Well it beats having it sitting on my lathe to take a photo and beats photographing it on a cluttered book case or cluttered computer desk and hey it scored me a response to my thread now that's a...
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    Work in progress - another vase

    Just waiting to be bored out as I want to do that in a chuck, but this would be my best bit of wood turning yet since I started learning a month or two ago. Unsure of what the wood is as it was given...
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    Yes turning is definitely fun and addictive I...

    Yes turning is definitely fun and addictive I have just started out myself and ended up having an experienced and well respected wood turner off a facebook group offer me lessons so I took that offer...
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    Latest bit of work - vase

    Made this one this morning out of an old cross member off a telephone pole, wood is Australian hardwood. Vase is incomplete as it is waiting till I can hollow it out when I can get a new lathe that...
  18. Thread: Salt shaker

    by Skilsaw
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    Salt shaker

    Needed to get a new one to ditch our old plastic cerebos salt shaker container so why not knock one up for a quick after work project. This was made from a blank I prepared last night which was a...
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    Hand sanding done to the best i can to get rid of...

    Hand sanding done to the best i can to get rid of gouge marks definitely adding a scraper chisel to the three lathe chisels that I have been getting by with. Finished with some shellac

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    Done just in the process of hand sanding it then...

    Done just in the process of hand sanding it then i can move onto the finish which will be shellac and some beeswax polish
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    Nearly done ...

    Nearly done

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    Starting to shape the inside of the bowl after...

    Starting to shape the inside of the bowl after glueing and screwing the bowl onto a waste piece of wood that is screwed to the faceplate I also formed a recess for the bottom of the bowl to sit in
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    Thank you very much for that suggestion Jim much...

    Thank you very much for that suggestion Jim much appreciated and I will do this next as the bowl is ready for the face plate I have some polyurethane glue that I use for repairing plane totes so I...
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    Next Project: Natural edge bowl

    I have started my next wood turning project and probably a bit more advanced for someone that is getting back into wood turning. I have made a start on making a natural edge bowl the wood I am using...
  25. Here is the chisel with its new handle that I...

    Here is the chisel with its new handle that I turned on my lathe from right to left is attempts 1 - 3 and the big chisel was the best one I made



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  26. Last of the three chisels that needed a new...

    Last of the three chisels that needed a new handle I feel this one came out the best now my lathe is freed up for my next wood turning project


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  27. Thanks for that pointer Mick I will see if our...

    Thanks for that pointer Mick I will see if our local stores have any sample cards and try to get some, with the burning that I have been doing is the way I was taught in school on how to do it back...
  28. Thanks guys and here is handle no 2 for the day...

    Thanks guys and here is handle no 2 for the day and is closer to the profile I was originally aiming for the wire I used to burn the micro grooves I cut in the handle is 24AWG Kanthal that I use for...
  29. I have finally found out what brand that 1 inch...

    I have finally found out what brand that 1 inch chisel is which has the stamping I was asking about I have just seen two on our local auction site that has that same logo stamped on them, it is made...
  30. Funny you mentioned Titan I saw one of those on...

    Funny you mentioned Titan I saw one of those on Trade me which is our local Auction site but it was a 1 inch which is the same size as the big chisel in this thread, the paring chisel now has a new...
  31. My first bit of wood turning in over 25 years & my first wood lathe

    I was given this old dynalink 4 speed wood lathe by my stepfather who bought it new back in the late 90's and never used it, a couple of months back when I started getting back into wood work he...
  32. I agree about the old English made chisels being...

    I agree about the old English made chisels being good quality which is why I am trying to go for them to get the sizes in between the ones available at the shop but also to get away from using bevel...
  33. Has anyone seen this stamping on chisels before

    It was made in England and came with a few chisels I bought that need alot of TLC and noticed this logo on one of them but can't find it through google only part of it is showing as the rest has been...
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    No not at all my partner had it when I got...

    No not at all my partner had it when I got together with her 12 years ago, I have made a pine frame which the inside has been rebated and will be putting some canadian cedar in there which is the...
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    Once I finish rebuilding one of our coffee tables...

    Once I finish rebuilding one of our coffee tables that had sat outside and the MDF top got damaged I may look into another box build
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    You could very well be right or it could have...

    You could very well be right or it could have been made as an engineering project by an apprentice engineer who knows but it is heavier than my Stanley 71-1/2, the iron has a slight twist in the bend...
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    The box is now fully finished, just waiting for...

    The box is now fully finished, just waiting for second coat of beeswax furniture polish to dry and it will get a buffing. The one thing I have learnt for next time is to make the box with allowance...
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    If it was home made they did a pretty good job at...

    If it was home made they did a pretty good job at casting the iron

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    Unknown brand name router plane

    Just had this arrive on the courier and there is no markings on it to identify the brand has anyone got one of these router planes that is exactly the same as this one. Would live to know what brand...
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    You are right about tool acquisition syndrome it...

    You are right about tool acquisition syndrome it is a sod but I also suffer from guitar acquisition syndrome as well which I have to keep at bay at all times especially when it comes to buying...
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    Nothing else at the moment Taz, have to settle...

    Nothing else at the moment Taz, have to settle the spending on planes down a bit for a while and focus on some more projects
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    Yup I know I have got to sharpen them lol but I...

    Yup I know I have got to sharpen them lol but I have decided that instead of sharpening them all in one hit I will sharpen them as I go to use them. Have you seen that no 2 listed on trade me? I...
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    The box latches finally arrived so just waiting...

    The box latches finally arrived so just waiting to go and get some small tin snips to cut the rear corner protectors to fit around the hinges and that will be the outside complete and later this week...
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    Lapped mitre joints are on the menu on the...

    Lapped mitre joints are on the menu on the framing for the table top

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    My next project coffee table rebuild

    This had been sitting neglected on the back deck and exposed to the elements on my part as i had it out there in my days when I used to smoke. So it is time to undo what I allowed to happen to it....
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    Last lot of cutting irons cleaned up...

    Last lot of cutting irons cleaned up
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    This was a lucky find

    I recently won a couple of auctions for these combination plane irons there was all four boxes as seperate listings but I was happy just to be able to win two of the auctions. Front set has just come...
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    It is assembled just waiting on the latch to...

    It is assembled just waiting on the latch to arrive which will probably be Monday. I also need to get some small tin snips to modify the corner protectors for the rear of the box so they can work in...
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    Antique style hinges arrived today just waiting...

    Antique style hinges arrived today just waiting on the latch and corner protectors to arrive, these hinges are going to look good on the box there is 3 of those to go on, also final lot of mouldings...
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    Finished sanding the lid down to 240 grit ...

    Finished sanding the lid down to 240 grit including the sides this time and have just given it a coat of boiled linseed oil, I will be making some more beaded moulding to put around the base of the...
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