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    You brought back memories there when I started my...

    You brought back memories there when I started my apprenticeship in the mid sixties and the old tradies who trained me giving me these imperial measurement :2tsup:
  2. What riving knife:o

    What riving knife:o
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    Looks good

    Looks good
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    For its intended use filling it with epoxy is a...

    For its intended use filling it with epoxy is a complete waste of time and materials. Have you considered drilling right through the edge and doweling gluing and clamping or screws long enough to go...
  5. If you have a Router you can use that.

    If you have a Router you can use that.
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    What is a "Vice Chop" ?

    What is a "Vice Chop" ?
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    Can't help with the staining issue but the wagon...

    Can't help with the staining issue but the wagon looks fantastic:2tsup:
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    I assume pattern side is the top? If so then...

    I assume pattern side is the top? If so then there is the potential that crack/s will appear. Good luck.
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    Thanks for the replies. I decided to give it a...

    Thanks for the replies. I decided to give it a clear coat/s using a waterbased matt finish. It came up a treat.
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    To Stain or Not to Stain

    I'm in the throws of making a solid Pine timber Coffee table which I intend to sell after its completion. I have a quandary and therefore seeking suggestions, ie. do I stain the table or do I leave...
  11. Use MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard) and go 18mm...

    Use MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard) and go 18mm thick. The cut edges of fibreboard are a lot easer to work as opposed to particle/chipboard.
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    Maybe Cape Lilac/White Cedar, the bark looks...

    Maybe Cape Lilac/White Cedar, the bark looks similar. This timber has grubs that like to eat it.
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    Couple of photos, one of my stash of Cape Lilac /...

    Couple of photos, one of my stash of Cape Lilac / White Cedar and the other of my River table made from the same.
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    I'll sit and watch this one :)

    I'll sit and watch this one :)
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    SOLD: sold.

    sold.
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    SOLD: Its now $200:)(

    Its now $200:)(
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    SOLD: Carbatec FM300 Dust Extractor

    Carbatec FM300 dust extractor, single phase 10amp, 1500 watts, 2hp motor, 1200cfm, 4 spare plastic collection bags and operating instruction manual. Price $300.

    Sorry about some of the pictures...
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    WANTED:VIC 18x4=72:oo::rolleyes::?:o

    18x4=72:oo::rolleyes::?:o
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    Its now in the shed... was delivered today. Then...

    Its now in the shed... was delivered today. Then the problem was to un-crate it and get it off the crate/pallet by myself. Tried a fair bit of grunting but that didn't work:no:. What can I...
  20. So Derek where did you get the drum from that...

    So Derek where did you get the drum from that under the dust extractor? Thanks Rod
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    Its in the Country

    Received notification from Carbatec today that their new stock of 20" thicknessers with helical head cutters have landed In Brisbane. So all being well my unit should be in Perth around this time...
  22. Why don't you buy one that way you have it for...

    Why don't you buy one that way you have it for all time. And I don't mean a festool (that one needs to own a gold mine in order to buy), there are plenty of other quality brands.
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    If the timber is not completely dry and done all...

    If the timber is not completely dry and done all its bending, bowing and twisting then don't do any epoxy pours until it is. When you are ready of the epoxy process there is an aluminium foil tape...
  24. GORE WARNING I bet that :damn: hurt.

    I bet that :damn: hurt.
  25. Thread: snipe control

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    "Lunchbox" thicknessers.... I like that. That's...

    "Lunchbox" thicknessers.... I like that. That's what they eh!
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    :iagree::iagree::iagree:

    :iagree::iagree::iagree:
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    No but I have this 12" dia and works a treat.

    No but I have this 12" dia and works a treat.
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    Is he the one who had that saying/quirky...

    Is he the one who had that saying/quirky mannerism after nearly everything he said to you? I wanted a Jet 22/44 drum sander and they wouldn't budge on price, their Bunbury store had one as well, it...
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    Power Tools and Machinery

    Who remembers them in Bayswater? Here's a couple of photos of the building then and now.
  30. I'm all set for a 20" Carbatec unit.... when they...

    I'm all set for a 20" Carbatec unit.... when they arrive later this month.
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    Have a look in the WA Forest Products Commission...

    Have a look in the WA Forest Products Commission site.
  32. SOLD: It's SOLD.

    It's SOLD.
  33. SOLD: Carbatec 15" Thicknesser with Byrd Helical cutter head

    Carbatec 15" single phase thicknesser with Byrd Helical cutter head (fitted in 2012). 20 spare cutter inserts included. The only minor fault is the plastic knob on bolt of the rear bed locking is...
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    I use me index finger... is always ready and...

    I use me index finger... is always ready and works a treat.
  35. Thread: Cedar Stump

    by rod1949
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    Where's my piece?

    Where's my piece?
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    I went horizontal. I'll add some pictures...

    I went horizontal. I'll add some pictures tomorrow.
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    I find that you have to make it and they will...

    I find that you have to make it and they will come... eventually.
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    WEST AUST Scissor Lift Trolley - Double Scissor

    This unit helps take the strain out of loading and unloading items from raised levels. The table is elevated by a pump action foot pedal and smoothly lowered by a hand operated release trigger. The...
  39. Parker Furniture eh. So that would be veneered...

    Parker Furniture eh. So that would be veneered chipboard that people paid a fortune for?:o
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    20mm and 12mm finished dressed thickness.

    20mm and 12mm finished dressed thickness.
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    Selleys aquadhere has always worked for me.

    Selleys aquadhere has always worked for me.
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    In Darwin after Cyclone Tracy in 74 there was...

    In Darwin after Cyclone Tracy in 74 there was 100's of tilt up concrete panel homes built. People we knew complained about how hot they were to live in. Layout plus very small opening widows would...
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    Why would you want to plant an avocado tree in a...

    Why would you want to plant an avocado tree in a veggie patch? In the short term while the tree is a young seeding it would be okay but eventually the tree is going to be 4-5 metres tall and cast a...
  44. Thread: Glueing Burl

    by rod1949
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    Sellys Aquadhere works for me.

    Sellys Aquadhere works for me.
  45. My guess - Kapur

    My guess - Kapur
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    Norfolk Island Pine Seedling

    A couple of months ago Norfolk Island Pine trees here in my neck of the jungle dropped their seeds so I collected several hundred of them. I cleared an area totally free of weeds and laid out...
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    Mini Cooper S Countryman

    Looking for some feed back on the Mini Cooper S Countryman (2020) so if you have or had one would you like to provide some? Thanks in advance.
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    What about Alaskan Yellow Cedar? Bunnings did...

    What about Alaskan Yellow Cedar? Bunnings did sell it about 15 years ago. I think its gone more specialty suppliers now.
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    Yes particularly with pine:C

    Yes particularly with pine:C
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    A couple of years air drying :oo: and then when...

    A couple of years air drying :oo: and then when you dress it it will still want to crack and twist:o.
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