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  1. I do have a tablet, but without WIFI or decent...

    I do have a tablet, but without WIFI or decent internet reception in the shed / garage, it doesn't help very much

    Cheers
    Bob
  2. Good morning all. GraemeCook has hinted at...

    Good morning all.
    GraemeCook has hinted at probably the most important questions for a full discussion of this topic.

    It may be all good and well to want to have a computer in the shed, but is...
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    Feed up with lockdown

    Check out our Sunday evening Skype meetings https://www.woodworkforums.com/f303/sunday-round-table-jabber-sunday-evening-welcome-240554/13#post2254218.

    Looking forward to welcoming you any Sunday...
  4. Sunday Round Table Jabber 19th September 2021 ...

    Sunday Round Table Jabber 19th September 2021

    Hot topic for discussion

    Do you have a computer in your workshop / shed? Would you like one? If you answered yes to either of the above;what...
  5. Matt & Phil, Thanks for making your time...

    Matt & Phil,
    Thanks for making your time available, I am confident that I have a workable solution - not ideal, but probably as good as I can expect with the software and hardware limitations of my...
  6. Thanks Phil and Matt for the comments. I guess...

    Thanks Phil and Matt for the comments.
    I guess that my problems are compounded by age, not just mine but also my equipment.My laptop and most of my computer equipment needed for Skype etc was bought...
  7. My Skype communication problem - Solved, maybe

    My apologies for the problems I have been causing trying to participate in your skype chats. I know the problem and think I have found a work around.
    The problem is hardware related and exacerbated...
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    Needs Pictures Oldgreybeard wants picture(s) for...

    Needs Pictures Oldgreybeard wants picture(s) for this post Don't know how this happened or how to get rid of it - Sorry Bob
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    Missing attachment

    Don't know what happened to the attachment, but I have added it back to the original post

    Bob
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    Daly Waters Pub Groaners

    Few more to add to KB's groaners courtesy of Daly Waters Pub facebook page.

    Bob

    1. I started with nothing. I still have most of it.
    2. When did my wild oats turn to prunes and all bran?
    3....
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    Crickeys Croc did you find your Grandmother's old...

    Crickeys Croc did you find your Grandmother's old joke book. It's got be at least that old.
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    Sticky: Congratulations Chief, a magnificent result and...

    Congratulations Chief, a magnificent result and well deserved. When I issued the challenge to Matt last year, I knew you guys and gals could produce a plane which in the decision of our esteemed...
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    Sticky: Yours ha ha ha !! :D cheers Bob

    Yours ha ha ha !! :D
    cheers
    Bob
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    Sticky: Personally I don't have problem with the number...

    Personally I don't have problem with the number of words - it was originally only intended to be a guideline. I am sure that Ian and his team will err on the side of commonsence, but it is their...
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    Golf socks

    When I got dressed this morning I left 2 pair of socks on the bed. Soon after my wife came into the kitchen where i was having breakfast wanting to know why I left the socks on the bed.

    I replied...
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    Last post before the challenge is over

    Message to Sally:

    I told Matt yesterday that there was only 56 hours to go in order to get “the body” finished – and that was only if he didn’t work or sleep!

    Well, Sally, I checked this...
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    Get a wriggle on Matt - only 56 hours to go (if...

    Get a wriggle on Matt - only 56 hours to go (if you don't work or sleep):D :D

    Bob
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    Congratulations Jools, looking good. Bob

    Congratulations Jools, looking good.

    Bob
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    Looking good but don't forget Doug, you have to...

    Looking good but don't forget Doug, you have to get out of the shed sometime so Jools can work on her masterpeice!

    Cheers
    Bob
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    These are our assessment of those that have been...

    These are our assessment of those that have been finished AND those which we considered has reach a stage where they could be submitted for judging - hence the designation "??? finished". Hopefully...
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    Seems like I snipped the image from post #124 not...

    Seems like I snipped the image from post #124 not #125. Here is the correct image 495369
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    Thread #149 has been updated to correct my error...

    Thread #149 has been updated to correct my error re the status of sheets entry
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    OOPS!! Sorry Sheets - I have amended the text and...

    OOPS!! Sorry Sheets - I have amended the text and will include your image

    Bob
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    eerrrr!! maybe photoshop when I 'snipped" the...

    eerrrr!! maybe photoshop when I 'snipped" the original image -:B :no:
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    Last month

    We will also soon be starting a “Death clock” count down to June 30.
    Beware -- Big brothers are watching 🤓



    Aussiephil summed up the difficulty of this challenge with his prophetic words on...
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    Maureen's Plane

    Well here it is – Maureen’s plane!
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    Wait its embroidery. Is the Oldgreybeard just taking the mickey out of us? You know I wouldn’t do that (well maybe just a little bit). So what is on my...
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    We will see when and if yours is completed :D

    We will see when and if yours is completed :D
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    Firstly let me apologise for my absence from the...

    Firstly let me apologise for my absence from the forum over the last few weeks.
    Apart from my neck and shoulder issues which have not improved, we have had a death in the family and my elder sister...
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    Paul, have you seen this video -How to drill...

    Paul, have you seen this video -How to drill through the centre of a bolt | drill bolt guide?
    How to drill through the centre of a bolt | drill bolt guide - YouTube

    Looks like it could help, but...
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    Thanks for your comments Doug, I am looking...

    Thanks for your comments Doug, I am looking forward to seeing what you and Jools put forward.
    Bob
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    Where are we at? A quick update.

    On 7 September 2020, we launched the 2020 – 2021 Plane Building Challenge. By the end of that month 19 members had posted their intention to take on the challenge with another 4 in the months of...
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    Sounds like a great idea. What do others think. ...

    Sounds like a great idea. What do others think.

    Bob
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    Your memory is accurate Doug.

    1. Do we need to extend the deadline for planes to be completed and submitted for judging? I seem to recall that back at the start it was said somewhere that no time...
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    Please take time to read and add your comments

    Matt (Simplicity) rang me last night with the suggestion that we consider extending the time for us slow coaches to finish out planes. My first thought was 'that would not necessarily help me' – the...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
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    Looks like we will have a battle to the finishing...

    Looks like we will have a battle to the finishing line. I had my steroid injection last week and the neck and shoulder is slowly improving - anticipate getting going again mid January.

    Cheers
    Bob
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    Didn't read the title, eh? See you in the corner...

    Didn't read the title, eh?
    See you in the corner - don't do too much damage to your head:D

    Bob
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    Re post #269

    I know it's early in the day and my eyes might not be at their best yet, but am I seeing "dings" from miss hits when peening that front dovetail? :oo::no:

    Better keep the float glass for another...
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    Congratulations :2tsup::2tsup:- now that's out of...

    Congratulations :2tsup::2tsup:- now that's out of the way there is no excuse not to get back to helping make more babies - can't ever have too much practice :D

    Cheers
    Bob
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    Don't you hate it Chief, when to spend countless...

    Don't you hate it Chief, when to spend countless hours awake at night dreaming up alternatives for the use a common Pop Rivet. Just when you sort out not only how to use it backwards so that you can...
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    On Hold

    Have had discussion this morning with GP about my neck/shoulder problem which has prevented me from enjoying any shed time in the last 2 weeks. I will see the specialist again next week and hope to...
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    Looks great - you certainly raised the bar for...

    Looks great - you certainly raised the bar for those members still to produce shavings.

    Congratulations,
    Bob
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    Re Post #213

    Time to fess up - the old grey beard stuffed up the maths :no: and set the tool rest on the angle grinder to remove a 30 degree bevel instead of leaving a 30 degree bevel - end result was that he...
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    Sticky: Nuremberg Plane

    Further to Simplicity's post # 102, here is some further info from Jim Bode Tools

    Cheers
    Bob
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    This discussion "how square is square" is all...

    This discussion "how square is square" is all very interesting, but we are using woodworking tools - not tools with the precision of the lathes, mills , etc demanded by the precision engineering...
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    It's been a while.

    Since Doug's post it has taken Australian Post 18 days 21 hours and 56 minutes to deliver my blade a total of 47.4Km:( Well at least they didn't loose it! Here's the proof -
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    The dimensions...
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    Congratulations Brad, looks good - and you didn't...

    Congratulations Brad, looks good - and you didn't need to use Photoshop to get the clean crisp edges:D:D

    Cheers Bob
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    Looking good Doug, many thanks for your...

    Looking good Doug, many thanks for your help.:2tsup::2tsup:
    Cheers
    Bob
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    Thanks Doug, looking forward to receiving it and...

    Thanks Doug, looking forward to receiving it and getting back to the challenge. Haven't done anything in the past week - Neck & Shoulder playing up again:((
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    Congratulations, you should be very pleased with...

    Congratulations, you should be very pleased with your efforts. Looking forward to seeing the final polished article. :2tsup::2tsup:
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