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  1. Pedal powered scroll saw identify and assistance

    Hi,
    This was rescued from tip for doing up and now maybe a bit of use. Can you help me correctly identify it and any assistance with missing parts or I just make for enjoyment.
    Cheers,

    Nick
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  2. Doors basically sanded and now have some shellac...

    Doors basically sanded and now have some shellac added to see what i would look like

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  3. Doors are up for a cleaning next 491556491557

    Doors are up for a cleaning next
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    Progressing with shellac layers
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  5. Sanding has commenced first with ROS using 240...

    Sanding has commenced first with ROS using 240 (exposed a lot of hidden damage) then 120 and finally back to 240. The pine top had severe stained but most have been sanded out.
    Later I will spray...
  6. Converting silky oak wardrobe into bookcase / display cabinet

    This is a wardrobe that had been deconstructed for the wood and now I have decided that I should preserve the joint workmanship (half blind ..... can't remember the name but as it stands 5'4" tall...
  7. Finally to lock up stage and in use but needing a...

    Finally to lock up stage and in use but needing a lot more cleaning
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    Certainly not got oil on it. Doing that was my...

    Certainly not got oil on it. Doing that was my initial thought but I want to have a good pan for this table.
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    Recycle into workbench

    I bought this one today for a song in my books. I've had many before this and really they were assembly tables. This suits my preference to recycle and very much being a starter. The way I see it I...
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    Replaced bearing yesterday and after a lot of...

    Replaced bearing yesterday and after a lot of searching and offers to get them in I finally bought 6004 2RS bearing from local mower shop for $7 with knowledge they always have plenty of stock. They...
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    Following shows a hole I thought was for wheels...

    Following shows a hole I thought was for wheels but maybe it was a securing point for transport.
    After that is 2 shots home made guide on it now.
    After that is 2 shots of a guide I am considering...
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    Thank you I saw them but will now pay serious...

    Thank you I saw them but will now pay serious attention to them. I wonder if they would have stock in Brisbane :)

    Any idea what the wheels on these saws looked like? I see the 4 holes in the base...
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    That's amazing. I suspect mine predates 2006 and...

    That's amazing. I suspect mine predates 2006 and has a different upper guide.
    It looks like they do sell the same spares. I may be lucky and find they have spares actually in Brisbane for me to...
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    Photo of BS16A label

    Sadly they are different
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    HAFCO BS16A manual and photo's

    Hi,
    Can anyone help me with copy of the manual and some photo's? I'm rebuilding one and would like to see what it all was originally.
    Anyone with modifications out there that would share photo's it...
  16. Inside has been painted as well as the shelves....

    Inside has been painted as well as the shelves. Just for a bit of history I have left the lining on one small shelf.
    The broken pane of glass in the leadlight has been removed and replaced using...
  17. Looking for comments on wetting the top and...

    Looking for comments on wetting the top and placing in sun to get boards to curl back to flatter before trying to secure down again.
    I have been given bent table tops and just wet them before...
  18. Silky oak kitchen cabinet recovery into bookcase

    Picked this started project yesterday and in a rush to convert it into a bookcase for myself. It came from an estate at Amity Point Queensland I was told.
    I decided to strip and start with shellac...
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    Just an update the top ended up being sanded to...

    Just an update the top ended up being sanded to show the burnt area wasn't bad at all. I'm progressing with shellac and will just take my time with many thin layers. As it's just not about me this...
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    I certainly have a lot to learn. I do have some...

    I certainly have a lot to learn. I do have some old large pieces of red cedar and 2 large planks of mahogany (ex table top) that I will also bring out to compare. Local wood dealer mentioned red...
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    The carcass of the drawers feel like red cedar in...

    The carcass of the drawers feel like red cedar in weight but the front is much heavier so I'm really leaning to mahogany.
    Wife has seen it and asked where is mine as she needs our drawers to be...
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    No not soft like read cedar (my favourite wood) :)

    No not soft like read cedar (my favourite wood) :)
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    Thank you that was very informative and relevant...

    Thank you that was very informative and relevant to me.
    Bone makes sense to me.
    I'm very interested to understand what pricing did and why. Was it introduction of machinery?
    I have a mahogany...
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    Old drawers 1800's?

    I happened across these drawers by mistake and for the price could leave them. Now I want to learn and protect them.
    I thought they were red cedar but now I wonder if mahogany. I would like to learn...
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    Display cabinet Modern

    Hi,
    I'm looking for help to know what this wood is and how best to repair the finish. Should there be any sanding (I'm hoping not) or just cleaning and rejuvenation oil?
    I'm thinking this isn't too...
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    If you do end up removing the back I would...

    If you do end up removing the back I would consider any inside work with the easy access before replacing it. When the ply is too far gone for me I try replacing with similar vintage ply of other...
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    Cabinet maker scraper suit me well

    Cabinet maker scraper suit me well
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    Broken 3.6TPI handsaw recycle

    Hi,
    I acquired a saw yesterday and would like to understand what it was used for and how I can recycle it. Measuring 10" I counted 36 teeth so 3.6TPI?
    I was looking at using a hand grinder to cut...
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    I never thought of using hide glue or heat gun so...

    I never thought of using hide glue or heat gun so thank you that info.
    The 3rd bun foot has been removed and a different pair installed for now.

    I actually have a few projects I can't complete...
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    Antique red cedar drawers

    Always fascinated and wanted a set of these drawers and while these were free I made a donation in appreciation of finally getting these after missing out on so many.
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    Love the idea of...
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    Thank you for that, now I know it's a "English...

    Thank you for that, now I know it's a "English oak writing bureau"

    Here are some of the documents we found in it
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    Drop front English Oak desk

    Hi looking some information on the age and correct name for this desk. Bought it yesterday with legs in pieces and temporary put it together. Some replacement wood will have to go on but will be...
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    Didn't like the dark patches so waited and...

    Didn't like the dark patches so waited and finally sanded then applied water based satin lacquer.

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    Borrowed parts from a 4 1/2 plane I had hidden in...

    Borrowed parts from a 4 1/2 plane I had hidden in my shed. These are my first trial shavings. Thanks for all the advice and the details on where to get new parts.
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    Thank you very much for that offer. I just needed...

    Thank you very much for that offer. I just needed to get in clean the shed to find my stash of planes and parts. I found a 4 1/2 that I borrowed the parts from for the moment. I was given the...
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    Thank you I'm looking into these now

    Thank you I'm looking into these now
  37. How to blend in with the aged lacquer for a seamless repair?

    Hi,
    Looking for guidance to start learning to do minor repairs on aged lacquer and blend the repair finish to match the rest.
    Cheers,
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    Thank you

    Thank you
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    Bailey planes No 7 needing guidance

    Hi,
    Looking for advice on how to get these up to be users again. Picked these up today and looking for a way to get at least one of them as a user quickly. Can I get the missing parts from other...
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    Took the time to strip the drawer frame but think...

    Took the time to strip the drawer frame but think I haven't succeeded with the corners.
    A first layer of water based clear satin.
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    Pulled out another smaller set of drawers of the...

    Pulled out another smaller set of drawers of the same design to finish off and put together as a set. There is space underneath that show legs were attached before. I think it will be cool to get a...
  42. Thanks, that makes a lot more sense than being...

    Thanks, that makes a lot more sense than being open to the element. I'll cut some silky oak bars and work out the material.
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    Love the pictures showing the progress. Feel good...

    Love the pictures showing the progress. Feel good I'm not the only one reusing the original nails :)
  44. Wind up gramaphone with silky oak cabinet

    Looking for advice from people experienced with these.
    When I got this someone had started stripping it.
    Top was sanded, wood for hinge at back was removed, hinge and bracket were removed, and it...
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    Gave the top and drawers a 3rd coat. I try to run...

    Gave the top and drawers a 3rd coat. I try to run fine grit sand paper over each coat to ensure it's smooth.
    Packing up for the week so the drawers are in until I'm ready to cut new runners and then...
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    Just the top layer. I was thinking I need to use...

    Just the top layer. I was thinking I need to use some grease proof paper when I do it so that the melamine board I put against it doesn't get stuck.
    You are right I am thinking these doors will have...
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    Thank you. Started the hunt for suitable...

    Thank you. Started the hunt for suitable handles. The little bit left of the old ones actually match the kitchen cupboard I'm working on at the same time so they will go to it.
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    Decided to start painting with water based satin...

    Decided to start painting with water based satin clear to protect what I had started.
    I started some scraping of the top ply wood and realised I was succeeding.
    Next was the ROS with 120 grit...
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    Silky oak drawers recovery and repair

    Last lot of silky oak drawers no one liked but when they were done they were claimed by 2 family members.
    This is a light wait frame with ply wood. The drawer front have that nice rich red silky oak...
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    Did a trial run with the paint to see how it...

    Did a trial run with the paint to see how it looked.
    Now on to the ply wood doors. Initially stripped with scraper and then ROS using 120 grit.
    Next challenge is gluing and clamping the loose ply...
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