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    Well done everyone! Thanks to groggy and fubar...

    Well done everyone!

    Thanks to groggy and fubar for posting so many great photos I wish I could have been there!

    It's now been over four years since Adelaide had a wood show and I miss them...
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    The photos are looking good and could be helpful...

    The photos are looking good and could be helpful for others trying to identify their pieces of wood. You are getting some nice looking samples together.

    I have a small collection myself that I...
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    Those look wonderful. Oh Neil you are such a...

    Those look wonderful.
    Oh Neil you are such a tease! :U


    I have already cut into and sanded offcuts of the slab but unfortunately it is grey and plain all the way through. It doesn't look like it...
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    Thanks for the info, Neil. So does that mean I...

    Thanks for the info, Neil. So does that mean I missed out on the nice figure in this piece?

    Your piece and those on the Hobbit House website look great. I use that site quite a lot it is...
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    Thank you both for the suggestions I am...

    Thank you both for the suggestions I am continuing the research and appreciate you giving me some leads to follow up. I have also been taking the small piece to some specialised timber merchants...
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    You may not be still going around on the first...

    You may not be still going around on the first bit of your trip but these other excursions are very interesting. Thanks for keeping us up to date and posting the pictures. I'm learning about places...
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    Pink Maple??

    Last year I purchased some small slabs from an elderly woodturner who was downsizing. All were named, but on two I have since found that the names don't add up.

    Through a lot of combing wood ID...
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    Hi again, I have been looking around some wood...

    Hi again,

    I have been looking around some wood ID sites for a timber I am trying to identify myself.

    I came across this page for you:...
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    I don't know what it is but it may not be black...

    I don't know what it is but it may not be black locust.

    I collect small pieces of timber and the heartwood of the piece of black locust I have is lighter than what is in your photo.

    The...
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    As Neil mentioned, Thursday night he gave a great...

    As Neil mentioned, Thursday night he gave a great demo at my club the Woodworkers Shed on how to turn pendants.

    Everyone was impressed with his skills, tools and stories.

    Today, Lee took...
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    At the Carbatec store in Adelaide I was told that...

    At the Carbatec store in Adelaide I was told that the DVD to be included in the box with the new router (TRA001B) is an idea that the new owners of Triton haven't managed to complete yet.
    ...
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    Triton Owners Club Northern Districts (S.A.) Inc...

    Triton Owners Club Northern Districts (S.A.) Inc now the Woodworkers Shed Northern Districts (S.A.) Inc.

    This Club is now in it's twelfth year. Many of our members still have Triton equipment but...
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    Thanks for everyone's comments so far - it is...

    Thanks for everyone's comments so far - it is very interesting to read them.

    Thank you especially to Endgrain - you have made some very important points. I have always tried to shop locally first...
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    Thanks to both of you. I'm not just interested...

    Thanks to both of you.

    I'm not just interested in freight costs for individual items. I'm more curious about about the good and bad of dealing with these people. I prefer to do my shopping in...
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    Tool Spares Online?

    Hi everyone,

    I have been looking at some of the previous posts that mention Tool Spares Online's website as a place to purchase parts for Triton gear.

    Many of my parts I have been able to get...
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    Hi Terry, I'm certainly no expert, but I have...

    Hi Terry,
    I'm certainly no expert, but I have been collecting samples for a wood species library that I can use to help me identify SOME woods.

    The piece you have there is almost identical to a...
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    Very nice timber Neil! You and Wendy enjoy some...

    Very nice timber Neil!
    You and Wendy enjoy some good 'give and take'.

    Do you think you can save me some when I come up for another visit :;?

    Bye the way, I have sliced up one of the...
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    I didn't find a lot about the timber for use in...

    I didn't find a lot about the timber for use in craft - probably because the pieces are so small. This page was very good for general info with nice pics of it as a plant, etc...
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    Thanks Woodkid. By using a search for 'cockspur...

    Thanks Woodkid.
    By using a search for 'cockspur thorn' I had a much better outcome trying to find the information I wanted on the internet.
    Previously I had gone through my books ie "Wood in...
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    Hi guys, I've been given a piece of wood and...

    Hi guys,
    I've been given a piece of wood and told it was cockspur for my small wood collection. I always like to look up info about the pieces I have, etc but I haven't found anything about this...
  21. This site is also very good for information:...

    This site is also very good for information:
    www.timber.net.au - The Australian Database of Timber - Species

    Cheers
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    PM sent. What a wonderful offer from a fellow...

    PM sent.

    What a wonderful offer from a fellow woodworker.

    Thanks very much Neil.

    Has anyone else got any recommendations of wood suppliers and wood crafts people that I can visit on my way...
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    Thanks to both of you. Lazarides is certainly...

    Thanks to both of you.

    Lazarides is certainly on my list and I do plan to stop into Stan's place as well. Unfortunately, Port Macquarie is out of the way as I am driving back to Adelaide via...
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    Timber suppliers - Brisbane to Adelaide

    Hi,
    Next week I start an adventure of woodwork discovery!

    I plan to catch a plane to Brisbane and hire a car to drive from there back to Adelaide. For four days out of the two weeks, I'll be...
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    Triton 3 in 1 sander manual

    Hi, I have just purchased a Triton 3 in 1 sander (T31BD) from a friend. Some of you maybe surprised at this, but I only have a small workshop and the machine is in excellent condition so this made...
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    Beautiful

    Hi,
    Your work is "jaw-droppingly" beautiful.
    Everything is so precisely designed and executed - the colours, the timber and such a inspiring use of metal as well.
    Whoever is getting your work is...
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    Yes, Eagle, I had already been following your...

    Yes, Eagle, I had already been following your thread and had checked out your ebay shop. I'm now waiting the two weeks you wanted to sort out your Triton stuff.

    Any consumables for the spin saw?
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    Triton too much

    I've been watching ebay for Triton stuff for years. On some occasions I have managed to purchase an item for a reasonable amount - bargains are very hard to find! Even before Triton stuff became a...
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    It's great to hear that someone will finally be...

    It's great to hear that someone will finally be selling Triton spare parts.

    Good luck Eagle - I hope you do well.

    Cheers:2tsup:
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    Thanks Neil, Jim and Tim. Like I inferred, I...

    Thanks Neil, Jim and Tim.

    Like I inferred, I can appreciate the huge costs to the traders.

    I love attending and spending my money at the Show and would hate to see them disappear. Because there...
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    Perhaps this year wouldn't have been profitable...

    Perhaps this year wouldn't have been profitable enough for the traders with many people having less money to spend. I certainly appreciate the costs involved for these people to attend. I have...
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    Not happy at all! And I have sent the organisers...

    Not happy at all! And I have sent the organisers an email saying so. Perhaps more South Australians should let them know we don't like missing out.

    In previous years, the shows where around my...
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    Hi Al, I believe they did have routers - but...

    Hi Al,
    I believe they did have routers - but only one or two. Didn't look at the price because I already have one. Give them a ring.
    Cheers
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    As mentioned by Aberdeen in a previous thread:...

    As mentioned by Aberdeen in a previous thread:
    STRATCO Big Shed at St Agnes north-east of Adelaide still have remaining TRITON items on sale at 30% off.

    I went there today and there are still...
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    Triton Owners Club

    Hi Woody Wood,
    I'm a member of the Triton Owners Club in Adelaide. I know they have a Mk3 going for sale cheaply. It may be more than you need but if the price was low enough, it may be the way to...
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    Far higher than full retail - the seller didn't...

    Far higher than full retail - the seller didn't do any research.

    Interesting too, how this seller has no feedback at all, yet has been registered with ebay for almost 3 years. Not to be trusted?
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    As Gamjm has already noted, one of these is the...

    As Gamjm has already noted, one of these is the same stuff from the same seller already mentioned in the other thread "Triton 2000 Workcentre". The seller originally had it as Buy Now for $100!
    ...
  38. Thanks again Doug, I have the Woodrack very high,...

    Thanks again Doug, I have the Woodrack very high, with other stuff underneath - so it could really do some damage if it all came down :eek:
  39. Thanks Steve and Doug, for the helpful replies....

    Thanks Steve and Doug, for the helpful replies.
    Now that I have a "feel" for how heavy 50kgs is, I am very impressed as to how much weight I can store on the Woodrack. I just hope I used the right...
  40. How much do these Triton products weigh?

    This is an unusual but (hopefully) simple question:
    Could someone please tell me approximately how many kilograms do the following Triton products weigh:
    Mini sliding extension table when still in...
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    I brought my workcentre only last year and have...

    I brought my workcentre only last year and have given it minimal use. One of the pins failed very early - Triton sent a replacement quickly via mail. The person there did say that they had some...
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    We had a representative from Triton speak at our...

    We had a representative from Triton speak at our owners club meeting (Northern Districts of Adelaide) last Thursday and amoungst other things he spoke about a world shortage of steel. They are having...
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    I apoligise if I'm stating the obvious, but have...

    I apoligise if I'm stating the obvious, but have you read the manual VERY carefully. Also, did you get the assembly video with your purchase? It makes the assembly instructions clearer.

    I'm new to...
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    I have just got a Triton Router and table for...

    I have just got a Triton Router and table for Christmas - they're excellent. A very helpful Triton demonstator (thanks Mick) showed me how to remove the spring.

    But what does barnesy mean by "I...
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    Think of the long term and many less hassels -...

    Think of the long term and many less hassels - buy a Triton saw.
    (Just look at the many previous problem posts from people who haven't used Triton saws).

    Also, do you have a Mega Mitre 10 in...
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    I'm really new to Triton products (having just...

    I'm really new to Triton products (having just started buying last year) so it's good to see the service on the drill problem is good.

    Having seen the drill in Stradco a couple of weeks ago - I...
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    "Triton prices are 25 to 35% higher in the UK." ...

    "Triton prices are 25 to 35% higher in the UK."

    I wonder is any of that government tariffs, etc? :confused:
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    Less money for more Triton stuff

    I have already spent so much on Trition gear (which I only use on some weekends) - and there is still so much more to buy ;). I certainly see your point, but I am hoping I can find something OK for...
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    Which vacuum cleaner?

    Hi everyone,
    I been enjoying all your pearls of knowledge for just a few months now since I brought my first Triton gear at the WWW show in Adelaide. I am very new to woodworking as well, having...
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