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    Looking now at the 200mm 800w table saw for $109....

    Looking now at the 200mm 800w table saw for $109. might be a nice addition to my little workspace. Only planning on working in radiata pine, so....:)
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    Skills, quality and thanks Crowie

    Some thoughts;

    What has kept me posting? Seeing crowie's waving and thanking me for pictures. :)

    Clearly some of the work shared on this forum is very high quality.

    Then you have plodders...
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    picked one up, seems sturdy enough, I will treat...

    picked one up, seems sturdy enough, I will treat it kindly. :)
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    wolf 2

    slight improvement, I have been freehanding the patterns from another's pic. if I get a printer and trace it, it would look better. :)

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    Sticky: Reduce photo size

    I found if I reduce the size of my pic, it uploads more quickly. :)
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    Hesitate to post this, as I don't think it's very...

    Hesitate to post this, as I don't think it's very good :)

    But I did a wood burn, it's supposed to be a wolf but looks like a fish lol. anyway got to start somewhere. I bought a bandsaw today and...
  7. Hi Crowie, what are the overall dimensions,...

    Hi Crowie,

    what are the overall dimensions, and wheel size? and where do you get the wheels from?

    thanks
    skeg
  8. planshape cut

    now to clean it up :)

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  9. Next job

    Removing fibreglass from an old board I shaped 10 years ago and reshaping. Going from 8' to 7'.
    Left side showing new planshape. :wink:

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  10. nearly done

    fins attached, sanded to 400 grit. put my name on it. :;

    Finish coat and leash plug to complete.

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  11. update

    sanded fibreglass by hand 40-80-120-180-240

    recycled some fins and tacked on with epoxy glue ready for glassing on :)

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  12. sanding coat to underside

    done :2tsup:

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  13. sanding coat on deck complete

    looks OK (prep work and catalyst/resin calculations very important) :)

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  14. deck laminated

    used 800 ml resin 10 ml mekp. that's above 1%. for that size board, I would use 900 ml in future. not much wastage.

    still ran out of time. :C

    but a better result. :2tsup:

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  15. it's a learning process (so they tell me)

    mix gelled early on me :oo:

    some sanding to be done :C 495044
    read glassing advice after the fact, ie use 1% mekp for lam coat. (I used 2%) :doh:

    I need a hug :D
  16. 4 oz fibreglass cloth trimmed

    bottom ready for lamination resin mix. :;

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    WANTED:N.S.W.. I'll take it. pm sent ty

    I'll take it.

    pm sent ty
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. How do I pay you? ty skeg

    How do I pay you?

    ty
    skeg
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Spokeshave plane

    On the lookout for a spokeshave. New or second hand. A stanley would be preferred but not essential. Or advice as to best place to buy online. :)

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  20. still sanding

    I joined and posted on the backyard shapers facebook page also. feeling more confident. :)
    494371494372:)
  21. costs for a board made from a 7' blank. blank...

    costs for a board made from a 7' blank.

    blank $80

    fibreglass resin cloth and hardener $150

    set of 3 fins including plugs $45

    $275 excluding delivery costs
  22. almost done (before glassing)

    ready for final sanding :)

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  23. ordered the fibreglass

    pick up Saturday :hpydans2:

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  24. ready for 80 grit

    Keeping wood stringer flush is not so easy, need a really sharp block plane, otherwise it tears wood and foam. :no:

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  25. Still a way off yet till glassing stage, but, ...

    Still a way off yet till glassing stage, but,

    Considering adding (green?) pigment to bottom layer or spraying the blank in an abstract way.

    Adding a pic (stencil or hand drawn) onto the top...
  26. rocker

    not roller :wink:

    pic 1 is deck up looking nose to tail. pic 2 is deck up looking stern to bow. :D

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  27. the journey has begun

    It will be a slow build. patience is a virtue :wink:

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  28. the blank I'm using

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    :2tsup:
  29. Hi Derek, I do an outline on one side using a...

    Hi Derek,

    I do an outline on one side using a flexible length of material to give me a curve, mostly using my eye and the width and curve that I want/like. I then cut the shape on one side of the...
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    I've moved the project to here

    Shaping a polyurethane foam fibreglass surfboard

    thank you
  31. Shaping and glassing a polyurethane foam fibreglass surfboard

    Finally started work on my favorite hobby. I am on a facebook page for backyard surfboard builders, but find it too intimidating. :no:

    I feel more comfortable on this forum. (I have worked...
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    basic shape 6' 10" x 21"

    now to get rid of the bumps :)


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    finally made a start

    shaping stand. :)
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    Surfboard Shaping Stand

    basic, but should fit the bill. :)

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    Old movies on Youtube

    I have been watching these old movies on Youtube, from the 40's and 50's. So entertaining. Anyway I found this movie (see attached link). Its only a B grade. It's about a guy who gets in some...
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    surf hand plane prototype

    16" x 10" could be used in either direction. lots of sanding required, 40g, stay tuned. :;


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    Thanks for the replies, also found this. ...

    Thanks for the replies, also found this. YouTube

    cheers skeg
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    job done, council approved :2tsup:

    job done, council approved :2tsup:
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    How to hold log secure?

    G'day

    Trying to split some round logs (for firewood) approx 18" x 6".

    Any ideas for a jig/clamp that will allow me to hold the log in a vertical secure position? so I can whack it?:brucelee: ...
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    So my application is processed as a DA. Which...

    So my application is processed as a DA. Which means council treat the installation of a wood fuel heater as important. Glad I asked you chaps and glad I applied now. :wink:
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    AAMI has advised me that it is included in the...

    AAMI has advised me that it is included in the home insurance policy. In that; it is not specified in their policy. It is considered as part of the building after installation. (I will probably call...
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    Well I have paid the application fee, $230, now...

    Well I have paid the application fee, $230, now the application has to be assessed. :wink:
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    Thanks for your input. I have sent off the...

    Thanks for your input. I have sent off the application. I will let you know how I get on.

    cheers
    skeg
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    CC completed. I have OC, council damage bond...

    CC completed.

    I have OC, council damage bond has been refunded, waste bins provided;

    House was completed under a private certifier.

    SH
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    council double speak interpreter required

    So further to my earlier post

    Wood Heater - would you advise council?

    I have found the application form, but curious as to how others would read point 4?

    I got my CC 6 months ago, but plans...
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    Yes the glassing is tricky, one of those jobs the...

    Yes the glassing is tricky, one of those jobs the more you do, the better you get at it. I was planning on just having a clear glass finish for that reason. I may put a simple design, undecided. :)
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    good quote thanks :)

    good quote thanks :)
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    I have a gas spigot and was leaning that way. Now...

    I have a gas spigot and was leaning that way. Now its getting cooler a wood fire would be preferable, the feel of a wood fire is my preference now. Plus gives me something to do around the house,...
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    nice haircut, good wetsuit, you stud :D

    nice haircut, good wetsuit, you stud :D
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