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    Thanks for everyones advice - I ended up going...

    Thanks for everyones advice - I ended up going with boiled linseed oil. Just got to work out what to do in the middle, draws cupboards etc, and probably replace the vise with a larger one466553
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    Finish for a Workbench

    I am currently making a bench out of repurposed hardwood 4 x 2's. I am wondering what most people finish it with. I was thinking of something like Danish oil.
    Any pros or cons would be appreciated.
  3. Thread: Presto Plane

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    Presto Plane

    454342I purchased a few Stanley planes from Facebook, and this Presto No.4 plane was included. I can't find any information on this brand. Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks.
  4. Thread: Picture Frame

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    Picture Frame

    453674Just a simple frame, square timber with a large chamfer on the inside edge. The timber I think is Woollybutt . I needed a frame to show off a nice photo purchased at Christmas time.
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    The head looks to be cast metal, threaded on to...

    The head looks to be cast metal, threaded on to brass. It is just a dimple in the ferrule, to hold it in place I believe.
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    He was a sheet metal worker by trade, but also a...

    He was a sheet metal worker by trade, but also a bit of a hoarder, so could be anything!
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    Any ideas on what this Is?

    Below is a photo of an old tool I have from cleaning my grandfather's garage. I have no idea what it is. Does anyone have any idea?

    Thanks
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    Old Silky Oak Box

    I have an old box, made out of silky oak I think, that was made by my grandfather in school, so it would be at least 80 years old.
    I would like to clean it up and refinish it, so am looking for...
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    It's always beer o'clock

    Clock made from hoop pine, resin and bottle tops431489
  11. Thread: New Clock

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    I made some 1" dowels from some wooden rod, the...

    I made some 1" dowels from some wooden rod, the titebond II glue
  12. Thread: New Clock

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    New Clock

    New wooden clock i have just completed. Eucalyptus burl finished in poly.429386
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    Thanks for all this. I suppose the next question...

    Thanks for all this. I suppose the next question is it any good this jig?
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    Thanks, that looks damn close.

    Thanks, that looks damn close.
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    Torquata Dovetail Jig

    I have been cleaning out my grandfather's garage and three sheds. Amongst alot of rubbush, i have found some great old hand tools to keep. I have also gound a Torquata new style 12" dovetail jig,...
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    Sticky: I'll have a shot too

    I'll have a shot too
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    Display Cabinet

    Attached is a picture of a display cabinet I have been making forv a while. The original idea came from a post on here.

    It is made from Huon Pine, and finished with hardened dewaxed shellac.
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    Surprisingly no. I thought i would have.

    Surprisingly no. I thought i would have.
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    Packing Timber

    Picked up some packing timber from work, some sort of compressed particle board. Had no idea how it would turn out. Happy with the wood, but think the neck and top could have been smaller. Was just a...
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    It is heavy. I think i will be the only one...

    It is heavy. I think i will be the only one moving it!
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    Thanks for all your ideas. I ended up using a...

    Thanks for all your ideas. I ended up using a cove bit on the edge of the board, it was a bit thick for the other suggestions.
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    Thanks for the suggestions. I will post a picture...

    Thanks for the suggestions. I will post a picture once I have decided and finished. I am still in the glueing up stage at present.
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    I like that idea. Any special jigs or ideas to...

    I like that idea. Any special jigs or ideas to help. I have a triton router table.
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    Thanks. Do you route this while the side are...

    Thanks. Do you route this while the side are still square?
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    Round Cutting Board Help

    I am making a round checkerboard patterned end grain cutting board. It is about 40cms in diameter and 9cms high, and am chasing ideas for handles / hand holds. I am open to any ideas people may have....
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    Probably toonold, but plus 1 for Maktek. Mine g...

    Probably toonold, but plus 1 for Maktek. Mine g as been abused, and still going strong
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    Finish for Huon Pine

    Hi,
    I am building a display cabinet, roughly based on the one shown by Ian. It is to be built from some Huon Pine I had originally earmarked for a bookcase. I am after a satin or semi gloss finish,...
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    Hi Rob, I have never considered this method ...

    Hi Rob,

    I have never considered this method before, but like the idea, especially for an amateur like me with long mitres.

    Thanks
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    Cupboard Door Hardware

    Does anyone know the correct name for the sliding attachment below? I am addding another cupboard next to a current one and would like the same if possible.
    Thanks in advance.

    Paul Q

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    If it is a flat surface, plenty of paint stripper...

    If it is a flat surface, plenty of paint stripper as mentioned above, and scraper blade on an oscillating tool. Has worked a charm on hard to remove varnish for me.
  31. Thread: Candlesticks

    by Quinny01
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    Hi Smife, They are 10, 12 and 14 inches high,...

    Hi Smife,
    They are 10, 12 and 14 inches high, and finnished in wipe on poly.
  32. Thread: Candlesticks

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    Candlesticks

    Just a few basic candlesticks i turned over the weekend. The timber i believe is Woolybutt. I still need to add some brass candle cups into them
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    Love the letter opener. I would love to be able...

    Love the letter opener. I would love to be able to make something like that.
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    I purchased a sandpaper cleaner from the...

    I purchased a sandpaper cleaner from the Sandpaper man, when I was buying a few things. Norton Brand I think, works a charm.

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    Christmas Trees

    Some small Christmas tress I have turned recently. They are made from Huon Pine, Camphour, and an offcut of some dark wood I had around, not sure what it is. Finished in estapol.

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  36. Thread: Tide Clock

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    Tide Clock

    A Christmas present I have made for a fisherman. A tide clock with temperature and humidity.

    Made from some red cedar I had, and finished with high gloss poly.
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    Basic Mantle Clock

    Below is a mantle clock I recently completed. It is made from Red Cedar, and finished in high gloss estapol.

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  38. Thread: Hutch WIP

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    Finally pulled my finger out and finished the...

    Finally pulled my finger out and finished the drawers.
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    Chopping Board

    A chopping board i have recently completed. Just a simple board from hardwood i had laying around, with a cutout and recess to take a bowl to push the cut up food into. Finished in kitchen oil.
  40. Thread: Hutch WIP

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    Sorry, it hasn't been much of a WIP, but I am...

    Sorry, it hasn't been much of a WIP, but I am nearly there now.

    I have finished with hardened shellac, just need to fit in the two draws at the top and I'm done.

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    They look fantastic. They are on my to do list...

    They look fantastic. They are on my to do list now too. I have some nephews who would love them
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    Thanks to everyone for their help, all ideas are...

    Thanks to everyone for their help, all ideas are much appreciated.

    I have some great ideas for the next one now, or when this breaks.
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    That is a great idea - I will try that one first...

    That is a great idea - I will try that one first I think.
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    I was thinking along those lines of silicone too....

    I was thinking along those lines of silicone too. At least it has some give in it.

    Having said that, super glue has lasted over 12 months, with many cups of coffee in it.

    If it breaks, Unless...
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    Wooden Coffee Travel Mug

    Below is something I made probably 12 months ago, and has had daily use ever since.

    I turned it from Mango, and finished inside and out with wipe on poly. I then glued in with super glue, an...
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    I love the timber. Not sure what to fill the...

    I love the timber.

    Not sure what to fill the cracks with, I haven't had much experience with that.

    As for a finish, I'm not associated with them, but have had great success with U beaut's Hard...
  47. I remember having knife blades for a jigsaw years...

    I remember having knife blades for a jigsaw years ago. Looking online I found this.

    http://www.valutool.com/BOSCH-JIGSAW-BLADE-p/t313aw3-jig-saw-blade.htm

    Mean looking thing,but about right for...
  48. Thread: Hutch WIP

    by Quinny01
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    Got some more time over the weekend. The two...

    Got some more time over the weekend.

    The two ends and top are now also attached. I have made a slight change to the design, now only having two drawers instead of three across the top.


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  49. Thread: Hutch WIP

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    Unfortunately, I'm not milling my own, and it...

    Unfortunately, I'm not milling my own, and it definately has cost more than I would have liked, but you don't get a huge choice up here in Mackay, especially if you do want something seasoned.

    I...
  50. Thread: Hutch WIP

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    Hutch WIP

    I have started a combination lowline hutch, with a wine rack included. Here is my (very) rough plan.
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    It is made primarily of 45 by 220mm hardwood, first I cleaned the edges on the triton...
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