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    These are the photos that I was going to post the...

    These are the photos that I was going to post the other day.

    This is the candelabra box insert. This one is lined with velvet rather than suede.
    First, make a model of the piece...
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  3. I don't know if it's the case with current solar...

    I don't know if it's the case with current solar panels, but the earlier ones lost efficiency as they heated up. Hence, they were most efficient on cool sunny days, and days of light cloud.

    Ian,...
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    There's another way of making inserts that may be...

    There's another way of making inserts that may be a bit over the top for a one off, but is good if you're going to make a few the same, or one that's really complicated. I've used it for pen boxes,...
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    Even 0.75mm keys have plenty of strength in the...

    Even 0.75mm keys have plenty of strength in the direction it counts - along the grain. That's the direction mitres will pull apart. For thin keys, I use a gentleman's saw, like this, only a cheapie.
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  9. Thread: Fraud/Scam Alert

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    Sounds like you've done the right things, but...

    Sounds like you've done the right things, but gee, I like the sound of Poundy & RossM's revenge mail.:D
  10. Correct about the original purposes of Snowy 1 &...

    Correct about the original purposes of Snowy 1 & 2. However, I suspect that any government is likely to crumple in the face of an irrigator (or environmental or urban power user) push. All can be...
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    I didn't like the design I'd done for the...

    I didn't like the design I'd done for the undercarriage, so I did a re-design to make it taller and not so chunky.

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    I decided to do it in jarrah, so yesterday I dressed the timber and...
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    I haven't looked at Snowy 2.0 in any detail, but have been sceptical about it from day 1. Apologies if I've mentioned this before; pumped hydro requires the water to be kept as far upstream as...
  13. True, but if the people are no longer working for...

    True, but if the people are no longer working for National Parks (or Forestry) because of staff cuts mandated by lack of funding, the d!ckhead is a politician, not a public servant.
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    Apart from a multi-borer, is there any reason...

    Apart from a multi-borer, is there any reason you'd have a LH bit?
  18. Thanks Neil. I was aware of an earlier tidal...

    Thanks Neil. I was aware of an earlier tidal energy trial that was damaged and abandoned in a storm quite a few years ago, and for Australia, as others have said, the highest tidal ranges are well...
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    Sounds like the sort of thing you'd send the new...

    Sounds like the sort of thing you'd send the new apprentice out for.:D Mind you, if he came back with that you'd have to give him points for initiative. I'd never heard of such a thing.
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  21. It's good to see the contributions from people...

    It's good to see the contributions from people with expertise in lots of different fields, particularly power generation, transmission and pricing which is a black hole to me (apart from a...
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    Hi Dengue, I'd think about a simple box with a...

    Hi Dengue, I'd think about a simple box with a sliding (lengthwise) lid, like this, but different proportions of course.
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    On the bottom you could put an insert with a recess so the iron isn't...
  23. They're all people that Doug doesn't like. Says...

    They're all people that Doug doesn't like. Says more about him than them.
  24. Beardy said... That is a statement that Tim...

    Beardy said...

    That is a statement that Tim Flannery never made. He was verballed by the Andrew Bolt in an interview, where he spoke about climate change. Bolt said words along the lines of "So...
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    The lawn mower, the electric fence and me.

    We have the standard 6 foot fence in our backyard, and after hearing about numerous, recent, burglaries in our neighborhood, I decided to try & prevent my wife & I, from becoming just "another...
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    "Does this make my butt look big?" is a trick...

    "Does this make my butt look big?" is a trick question to which there is no correct answer. Just like "How old do you think I am?"
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    Thanks Greg, There are plenty of challenges still...

    Thanks Greg, There are plenty of challenges still there - just have to get them from my head to solid form.
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    I was told that in the winter, flies go to the...

    I was told that in the winter, flies go to the same place as surveyors go when it rains. No one knows where this is.

    As a cyclist, I was always aware that there is an FEV - Fly Escape Velocity. I...
  31. Been off line for a couple of days due to the...

    Been off line for a couple of days due to the storms in Sydney, so I've had to skim through a couple of pages of posts to try to catch up. However, without trying to go off track or divert from an...
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    Thanks. TTIT, yes, the handles are perpendicular...

    Thanks. TTIT, yes, the handles are perpendicular to the lid...or at least, they're meant to be.:D
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    All finished except for a final coat of oil...

    All finished except for a final coat of oil tomorrow.

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  39. The relationship between erosion, accretion,...

    The relationship between erosion, accretion, subduction and lifting are long established and reasonable estimates have been made. I would be very surprised if these have not been accounted for in...
  40. There appears to be a correlation, but that's not...

    There appears to be a correlation, but that's not necessarily causation, although some have proposed mechanisms where one is driving the other. I think the jury is still out on it.
    There seems to be...
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  42. Without going into Fitzhenry's publication in...

    Without going into Fitzhenry's publication in detail, it seems that he hasn't used the complete data set available. Data (collected by the former Maritime Service Board and its predecessors and...
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    With all the halves glued up and cleaned, l I set...

    With all the halves glued up and cleaned, l I set to making the bottoms. I dressed some thin boards and edge jointed them to give sufficient width, then gave them several coats of oil. I made a...
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    It's coming up as an "Invalid Attachment". Do you have a link please.
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  46. The science of the day never pointed to the earth...

    The science of the day never pointed to the earth being flat. It was scientists who showed that it wasn't.

    Sure, the earth's climate has always changed, but it has never changed as quickly. There...
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    +1 for the engineer's squares. They are without...

    +1 for the engineer's squares. They are without doubt the best value. I also have a small Colen Clenton adjustable square, but that's because I appreciate the design & workmanship. For pure...
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    Thanks Dallas, the next problem will be clamping...

    Thanks Dallas, the next problem will be clamping the two halves together - I think I have that solved.
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    Valentine's day Planter Boxes - WIP

    I'm having a short break before I make the undercarriage for my book case.
    I've received a commission to make six planter boxes similar to those in the first photo. As I didn't have detailed...
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