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    This is my next project. I have a plan to do...

    This is my next project. I have a plan to do something like Old Tom's as I just need something simple right now to store my restored and my "project restores". In the future, as I actually figure out...
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    Thanks for that post Bob. I think I read your...

    Thanks for that post Bob. I think I read your post about this somewhere else on the forum. Those look great as restores. I don't know about you but I find the "family" connection gives it a bit...
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    So a little update. First off the saw. Cleaned...

    So a little update.

    First off the saw. Cleaned the blade off, sanded back the handle (but kept a lot of the character), cleaned and polished the medallion and screws etc, sharpened and...
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    Great thread. Looking at doing my first bench in...

    Great thread. Looking at doing my first bench in the coming 6-12 months, so watching this closely.

    Going to steal a few ideas ;)
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    Been saying this for years. I have no time for...

    Been saying this for years. I have no time for extremes. Extreme left, extreme right...both burning from different ends of the same damn candle.

    I have also been saying I am right and the rest of...
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    LOL...I figured there was a few on here like that...

    LOL...I figured there was a few on here like that John.

    Ok that link above is the correct model TM444S5 and they are not on the bunnings site anymore (they where last week).

    have not opened...
  7. Wow...some awesome info in here. I used some...

    Wow...some awesome info in here.

    I used some Timbermate with coffee to stablise the rear of the handle that had been split and someone had "gunked" it with a glue. The only reason I did it was...
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    Pretty much the same story here mate. 42, moved...

    Pretty much the same story here mate. 42, moved house, part of the deal was I get my own shed to teach myself (still waiting on the shed). Inherited some damn old tools. Playing and learning at the...
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    Sorry for the late reply. Well I could not...

    Sorry for the late reply.

    Well I could not find them listed on the bunnings site anymore and I used to have them in my wish list. So I reckon they are discontinued, hence the price.
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    Bunnings Special - Marples Chisels - $10

    Not sure if this is Australia wide (our store is moving up the road so they may be liquidating stock not moving) but if it is...

    The 5 pack of Irwin Marples is going for $10. I know they are not...
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    Ok so just ducked out to the shed to have a quick...

    Ok so just ducked out to the shed to have a quick look before all the light disappeared. I made a break through with sharpening a chisel so that was awesome...

    But I checked out the two wood...
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    I havn't had a chance to really look at the wood...

    I havn't had a chance to really look at the wood planes yet. I plan on cleaning and sharpening all the blades I have lying around which will include these two. I can tell you the irons are nice and...
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    Tools from an inheritance

    So, several years ago my Great Uncle passed away. He was rather eccentric, but a top shelf kind of guy. Lived very very conservatively and cheaply.

    Anyway they finally got around to selling his...
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    I just invented time travel. I opened this...

    I just invented time travel.

    I opened this thread, looked at the vice, saw the price....I lost 15 minutes somewhere.

    That was a bit of a shock. I mean I get how things are priced and how items...
  15. Thread: Workbench top

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    Great thread. I am planning my first "workbench"...

    Great thread. I am planning my first "workbench" while waiting to get a shed sorted. I plan on something basic for my first one with the future endevour of a laminated top a LONG way away.

    Couple...
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    Yeh I have started the freezer treatment, will...

    Yeh I have started the freezer treatment, will give it a few weeks then I think it might be put aside. The iron is awesome, the wedge is in decent condition and the whole iron recess looks ok. The...
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    Yeh, after I looked at it this morning my heart...

    Yeh, after I looked at it this morning my heart sank. Still the repeated freezer trick will be performed over the next week.

    The discovery of possible burning will be a good learning curve for...
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    Will so. I will freeze it for about a week and...

    Will so. I will freeze it for about a week and take pics after it....fingers crossed.
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    Update with photos. Well i finally had to...

    Update with photos.

    Well i finally had to time to go and give this a look. My optimism I think took a hit.

    Opened up the plastic bags and there is sawdust everywhere...not great. This thing...
  20. I don't discourage my boy when he wants to get in...

    I don't discourage my boy when he wants to get in the shed. However it is VERY clear he can only be in there when I am in there. I gave him an old screwdriver or two, a very small hammer, some plyers...
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    Awesome. So it sounds like its not a lost cause....

    Awesome. So it sounds like its not a lost cause. It does feel very solid. There is one small piece on the base that looks a bit...iffy. I will post pics tomorrow with more questions but that is...
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    I was an original "esporter" as in I used to win...

    I was an original "esporter" as in I used to win prizes and cash playing games. Nothing compared to what it is now.

    BUT I always get the whole "I just don't get it" etc etc. My favourite is when...
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    Will do. Only got it last night and slept in this...

    Will do. Only got it last night and slept in this morning ;) Will try to get something up in the next day or two.
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    Woodworm in an old plane

    Gday. Well the father in law handed me an old plane surrounded in plastic bags and a distinct kero smell. After cleaning out a part of his shed he found his grandfathers old 58cm wooden plane. He has...
  25. This thread has been fantastic. I have an old...

    This thread has been fantastic. I have an old bunningsesque saw that I was thinking about grinding off the teeth. I kind of wanted to wait for another crosscut saw before I do it (I have REALLY...
  26. New member is the south west here as well mate. ...

    New member is the south west here as well mate.

    Where abouts down here are you situated??

    The mens shed looks pretty good for information, I just can't get there in the times its open.
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    I edited the first post. Half of the post had...

    I edited the first post. Half of the post had disappeared...and it made no sense at all, so I edited it back in.
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    Tracmach Great Southern

    Sot sure if this is right place...move as needed.

    EDIT: The first half of this post disappeared...so we will try again.

    So yesterday I woke up with a hangover. I had won a golf tournament with...
  29. Thread: Walnut Box

    by Slothman
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    Truly magnificent.

    Truly magnificent.
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    Gday Adam. Nickname from highschool that has...

    Gday Adam.

    Nickname from highschool that has never left me ;)

    Yeh just browsing and "lurking" for a while, heaps of info on here. Combined with youtube (Paul Sellars, Woodworking by Wright etc...
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    Time to rip out the baggy 26 Red jeans with the...

    Time to rip out the baggy 26 Red jeans with the extra long pockets ;)
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    A quick update, not sure where to post it,...

    A quick update, not sure where to post it, thought this will do.

    I am using Timbecon and pretty much check out the monthly sales and grab whatever is at a decent price. So slowly adding. Anyway...
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    I think patience comes with age....or so I am...

    I think patience comes with age....or so I am told. I play golf as well so "the process" is all that keeps me going back, if it was for the results I would have quit years ago ;)
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    Gday from Albany, WA

    So thougt I better sign up and say gday.

    Very Very new woodworker here. I have never been very practically minded, but I just purchased a property so the other half can run some horses (yeh yeh). ...
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