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    I took a cut into the end of the doors and...

    I took a cut into the end of the doors and surprise, surprise theirs no damage to either side. Now to glue on the new end timber and nail into place.
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    Hi Ian, I was hoping to use both sections once...

    Hi Ian, I was hoping to use both sections once cut. We use the same doors at work and they have honeycomb type cardboard inside. What the hell I'll take a cut into the 1/4 section and see what the...
  3. Update and Leo's passing : (

    02.11.19 Update - Carpet on the steps worked really well, the steps and concrete at 12 had to only be 25 degrees.

    23.10.19 - Sadly Leo went over the rainbow, he was a 14 year old Bull Terrier.
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    Cutting a hollow door

    Anyone had any experience cutting through hollow doors.
    I have 2 hollow doors that's been doweled and glued together to make a large RC plane hobby table and in 6 weeks were moving to the beach for...
  5. Thanks for the suggestions and this morning I...

    Thanks for the suggestions and this morning I purchased 5 of the woolen carpet samples and went about fastening them tightly onto the steps. I’m also going to erect a temporary shade tarp over the...
  6. Thanks for the suggestion but live in outback...

    Thanks for the suggestion but live in outback Australia and no store like that here but do have a carpet place. When you did your steps what product from Clarke’s rubber Di you use?
  7. A suitable covering for hot wooden steps

    Has anyone had this issue, our dog is 14 and lost most of his sight but still gets around okay.
    The outside wooden steps during our 40 degrees days get very hot and now that he canít run up the...
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    Thanks guys so A it is, the shed is only for...

    Thanks guys so A it is, the shed is only for workshop storage stuff until the next 6 cooler months when we'll setup the workshop shed which will need the council approval.
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    29.08.19 - Update: ended up going with the...

    29.08.19 - Update: ended up going with the easiest option and that was mounting the rail directly into the posts in the wall.
    The uprights are not directly across from the other wall but close...
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    Thanks for the suggestions, love the lathe idea...

    Thanks for the suggestions, love the lathe idea so I went and purchased a second hand wood working lathe and made some nice hardwood handles and Araldited them onto the shafts along with a metal pin...
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    Roof height measurement

    Is there anyone in the know about what the councils mean about a shed roof height. We allowed 2.4 meters and wondering would the standards be 2.4 from the slab to the pointy part of the roof or from...
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    Thanks Ray and Rich, yep have already though...

    Thanks Ray and Rich, yep have already though about using a piece of the hardwood veranda decking timber as a backing to support the rail but would prefer to mount the rail direct to the plasterboard...
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    Fitting grab rails into plasterboard

    Need to mount a pair of grab rails to a plain non tiled plasterboard toilet walls and the grab rails are 600mm long but the uprights are too far forward of the toilet so one end of the rail can mount...
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    F Clamp handles where to purchase

    Need to rehandle 6 F Clamps of my dads who passed on. Any suggestions who might sell quality F Clamp handles, either in wood or plastic.
    We only have a Mitre 10 for hardware stuff and there no help...
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    Furniture Bolts where to purchase

    Need a dozen of the 70mm & 50mm x 12mm flat headed furniture bolts and have been to a couple of bolt places and no one stocks them, have also looked online and again not having and luck finding...
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    1968 Morris 1100S 1975 Toyota Corolla 1948...

    1968 Morris 1100S
    1975 Toyota Corolla
    1948 Morris 10
    1984 Californian Moke
    1968 Toyota Corona
    1984 CM Chrysler Royal
    1968 Toyota Crown
    1993 Lexen/Commodore Wagon
    1968 HG stationwagon
    1971 HQ...
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    Thanks guys for all the suggestion and 450 apart...

    Thanks guys for all the suggestion and 450 apart works well. No need to work our machinery weights because where the heavy toys sit I'd layed 8'' full concrete blocks first ( reclaimed from my dads...
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    Floor joists distance apart

    Building a 6 x 4m shed and am about to lay the 25mm tongue and groove plywood flooring that's going over 70mm x 210mm, 70 year old reclaimed hardwood joists.
    Question is how far apart should the...
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    I'm a recent Danish Oil convert and just love the...

    I'm a recent Danish Oil convert and just love the product.
    I'm going to use the oil and everything internal.

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  20. Private use on a property, way out western...

    Private use on a property, way out western Queensland and the concretes arriving in 1/2 hour, 2 full days to dig the foundations, box up and setup the mesh and internal steel structure.
    The...
  21. Thanks guys and yes you're right the cost of the...

    Thanks guys and yes you're right the cost of the engineer and the additional reinforcing would be greater than removing the slab.
    The slab was drilled in several positions and yes she's a 30cm solid...
  22. Concreting over an existing concrete slab?

    I have a small concrete slab 1600W x 2000L x 300H (don't know why so thick) and because of the thickness I'd like to leave the slab where is and concrete over the slab.

    The slab sits level with...
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    Thanks and just Googled Silky Oak timber and the...

    Thanks and just Googled Silky Oak timber and the pictures match sopt on, now to find someone who sell it.
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    Timber identification

    Wondering if anyone might know what kind of timber was used on these draw fronts. Made in the 50's or 60's using dovetail joints. I'd like to make 6 more draws using if possible the same timber.
    I...
  25. Suggestions on how to cut timber long ways

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    Wondering if anyone has had success cutting timer long ways with a circular saw, I have an 8 inch one and a couple of hard wood saws.
    The pieces are about 60mm wide and I'd like to cut...
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    Thanks for the advise guys, I'm back now and want...

    Thanks for the advise guys, I'm back now and want to get this done before work on the 2nd.
    Any suggestions as to what I could use and I have no interest in covering the timber with the nasty paint....
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    Engine Oil and Diesel as a sealer

    I have a 30 old fence that I'd like to restore and am wondering if others have used the engine oil and diesel mixture as a finish.
    I've water blasted both sides of the 100M fence and have carried...
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    Nope no router, I'd thought about buying one so...

    Nope no router, I'd thought about buying one so maybe its time to buy some labour saving tools.
  29. Cutting 35 x 115 hardwood to make 12 x 115 pieces

    I'd like to make a shelf base for a TV stand I'm making and the hardwood timber I've been using is 35mm x 115mm and what I'd like done is have 6 one meter lengths sawn so to make 12mm x 115mm x 1mt...
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    Flattining TV table top?

    Been remaking my grandfathers 1950's electric saw bench into a TV stand.
    Pried all the joints apart reglued and clamped, replaced some of the top timber and have started sanding the frame and am now...
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    Danish oil it is, just finished off the frame and...

    Danish oil it is, just finished off the frame and now building a removable top.
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    Finished the frame a while ago and sure feels good to spread out and to be able to leave everything where you left in until next time.
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    Coating old timber

    I'm in the process of turning a 1950's saw bench into a TV table and would like to know what products you guys have used to coat old timber.
    Something to either spay or brush on would be ideal
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  34. Thanks for the help guys, all done. A perfect...

    Thanks for the help guys, all done. A perfect join now to add a sheet of the outdoors tyre floor covering to the top.

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  35. Sounds good and worth a try, I have 8 of the...

    Sounds good and worth a try, I have 8 of the straps and strapping them while on the trailer top would be perfect.
    Use several dowel joints for a little extra strength, glue and clamp using the...
  36. How to join masonite hollow doors without clamps

    I'm in the process of making an RC plane hobby table and so far have enlarged a steel table frame and now the time has come to make the top.

    What I have is 2 of the masonite hollow doors and would...
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