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  1. Thread: Bench drill

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    Hughie, this is in "Sale on Ebay and other sites"...

    Hughie, this is in "Sale on Ebay and other sites" but no link, and no price if it was meant for another section :?. Knew I shouldn't have left that six pack there :wink:

    Cheers, Gary

    ps: the...
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    QUEENSLAND Thanks John.At that weight I'LL TAKE 'EM. Pls let...

    Thanks John.At that weight I'LL TAKE 'EM. Pls let me know total amount and payment details when ready.

    Cheers, Gary
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    QUEENSLAND Definitely interested, subject to postage costs....

    Definitely interested, subject to postage costs. Would appreciate cost to 2229, or total weight.,

    Thanks, Gary
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    What a great assortment of drills. Looking for a...

    What a great assortment of drills. Looking for a replacement for my el-cheapo one that hit its use-by date, yesterday I bought a breast drill that I hope to get back in working order. For just ten...
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    Nice work and lovely grain. And sharpening...

    Nice work and lovely grain. And sharpening practice as well. :2tsup:
  6. FREE: NSW Yes please, Hughie, they are just what I was...

    Yes please, Hughie, they are just what I was looking for. Could I put my hand up for the tool rests?

    Cheers, Gary
  7. Thread: camphor platter

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    Good one, Smiffe. The grain is fantastic and the...

    Good one, Smiffe. The grain is fantastic and the pyrography really sets it off. As a pyrograph ignoramus was the basket weave done freehand or with some sort of template? Either way, it looks great....
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    I didn't think it was possible, but your pens...

    I didn't think it was possible, but your pens just get better and better. This one has to be my favourite - the colour, design, workmanship, thread, clip; all are fantastic (and it's not even timber...
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    They're in the mail - watch for the snail :wink:...

    They're in the mail - watch for the snail :wink:

    Cheers, Gary
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    Not a problem. Please PM me with your address and...

    Not a problem. Please PM me with your address and they'll be on their way.

    Cheers, Gary
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    I have Lucida tubes which may may be the same as...

    I have Lucida tubes which may may be the same as your Elegant Beauty one. Lucida tubes are 8.4mm inside, 49mm long, and use a 9mm drill bit. If these will do the trick, just yell.
    I always buy...
  12. Thread: Back into it

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    Thanks,Brad and Peter. for your comments. Brad,...

    Thanks,Brad and Peter. for your comments. Brad, you're right - it's the Slimline style with the same diameter tubes and same mechanism etc. The timbers were from Old Croc and a top bloke from up...
  13. Thread: Back into it

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    Thanks, Gabriel. The acrylic was just finished...

    Thanks, Gabriel. The acrylic was just finished with micromesh and car polish. As you guessed, only the timber ones were finished with the spray can!
    The Partitioned pen kit is unusual, but makes for...
  14. Thread: Back into it

    by Gary H
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    Back into it

    Finally got to finish some that I started a while ago (before new kitchen got me sidetracked). Pen kits are Partitioned and finish is spray on lacquer. In order, from top, they are:
    Tiger Myrtle,...
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    Nice one, Smiife. What finish was used?

    Nice one, Smiife. What finish was used?
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    Thanks John. The woodworks.com screws only go to...

    Thanks John. The woodworks.com screws only go to maximum 20mm thick handles and heads are 10.75, so will see if any members have old spare parts.

    Cheers, Gary
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    Hand Saw Screw Caps Wanted

    I am doing up a Tyzack Nonpareil 26" hand saw (the one with the elephant emblem ) and looking to buy screw caps for it. The couple I have are solid brass with 5mm thread, 15mm diameter heads and the...
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    I am just SO dissapointed with the cruel...

    I am just SO dissapointed with the cruel comments and unfeeling actions of what I thought were members of a friendly forum. Am so disgusted that I am contemplating leaving this forum altogether. But...
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    Brad, congratulations on more fine work :2tsup: ....

    Brad, congratulations on more fine work :2tsup: . We all know you are your harshest critic but if we could match your pen making and photography skills there would be a lot of happy turners. But, as...
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    Ted, A thread started by tea lady 9/11/2014...

    Ted,

    A thread started by tea lady 9/11/2014 was headed "So how do others do those shaftless...." In that thread there is a reply from dai sensei with links to two lots of instructions. Both of...
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    Might be a while since your last pen, but you...

    Might be a while since your last pen, but you haven't lost your touch. Always a fan of burls and this one, combined with the Sierra, is great. :2tsup:
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    Thanks, Brad. It was bought as Wait A While...

    Thanks, Brad. It was bought as Wait A While (which is usually for thorny timber - if you get stuck, just ........). Euge calls it by that name but also explains it as follows: "Wait-a-while Acacia...
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    Wait A While - well named

    This particular piece should be named Wait A LONG While. Another piece of Euge's collection, this was delayed by my thick fingers giving Euge a wrong street number in my address. After being...
  24. Thread: Nova Chuck

    by Gary H
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    How about an adapter/converter to fit the spindle...

    How about an adapter/converter to fit the spindle so that the spindle was then, for example, M30x3.5. Might sound expensive but would be cheap in the long run as you could then buy M30x3.5 inserts...
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    My two bobs worth is join a club, try the club...

    My two bobs worth is join a club, try the club lathes, have a few lessons, talk to members about their lathes, look at quality second hand ones after you learn what to look for, and then get...
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    Nice looking platter. Big question is "Did you...

    Nice looking platter. Big question is "Did you work out why the massive catch"? That's important - I guess you would prefer not to do it again. :((
  27. Thread: Nova Chuck

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    According to an advertisement for that lathe, the...

    According to an advertisement for that lathe, the spindle is said to be M33x3.5. The Teknatool (Nova) and our local Carbatec web sites do not show that size insert for sale. Teknatool advises "If you...
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    Worth one more try? I have had several successes...

    Worth one more try? I have had several successes (and a couple of failures) using Loctite Freeze and Release, available from AutoBarn, Repco, Whitworths Marine and probably others - at around $20....
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    A very impressive pen. Olive root is a great...

    A very impressive pen. Olive root is a great looking timber, and the El Grande is really classy and well finished. :2tsup:
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    Brad, you've done it again. Thinking outside the...

    Brad, you've done it again. Thinking outside the box with kitless pens in (shock! horror!) resin and not a scrap of timber! Really well done and those clips (still from stainless hose clamps?) just...
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    It hasn't been raining and the neighbour didn't...

    It hasn't been raining and the neighbour didn't have his washing out, so my outdoors workshop has been back in business. Many thanks to Euge for his unusual timber blanks which I have finally started...
  32. Thread: New Pen Blanks

    by Gary H
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    QUEENSLAND Could I get 20 Macadamia and 10 Rose Sheoak...

    Could I get 20 Macadamia and 10 Rose Sheoak please. PM on the way.

    Cheers, Gary
  33. Thread: Sharpening jig

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    Do you mean the distance from the grinding wheel?...

    Do you mean the distance from the grinding wheel? I also use a TrueGrind jig, and as TurnerTed advised the chisel sticking out in front of the jig is a constant and the a,b,c, just adjust the angle...
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    SIL will be delighted. Great work and a very nice...

    SIL will be delighted. Great work and a very nice finish :2tsup:. How are the knuckles?:oo:

    Cheers, Gary
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    It's been a bit quiet on this topic, so maybe a...

    It's been a bit quiet on this topic, so maybe a post or two might encourage a few more to send in pens for the troops. As they say, out of sight - out of mind, so any chance of an update on how it is...
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    That's a "yes" from me. The green, especially...

    That's a "yes" from me. The green, especially being a darker shade of green, looks great. As does your usual brilliant work with kitless pens :2tsup:
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    I'll be back soon, Euge. Busy organising some...

    I'll be back soon, Euge. Busy organising some wall removals and a new kitchen, and then a bunch of pens (for the troops). The cold is not a problem here (in sunny Sydney - ha ha) but with my lathe...
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    Great work, Artful. Love the timber and the shape...

    Great work, Artful. Love the timber and the shape :2tsup:. Can hear the chariots coming to serve a law suit on you. See you at the Arena :oo:

    Alan, when you decide to have a play with a bowl...
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    Now you can "knuckle down and wrap it up"! After...

    Now you can "knuckle down and wrap it up"! After my first attempt at this style I had band-aids on every knuckle on one hand.:D. But it was worth it.
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    My preference is for the spigot, as I am much...

    My preference is for the spigot, as I am much happier clamping it to squeeze the timber together rather than the expansion where the forces would be trying to push it apart. Quite often I flatten...
  41. Or if you're lazy (and time limited) like me, you...

    Or if you're lazy (and time limited) like me, you could look at Topaz Studio. I use the free software and it does all that I require. There are many edits you can do manually or, in my case, upload...
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    Thanks, Treecycle. Ironwood's advice on applying ...

    Thanks, Treecycle. Ironwood's advice on applying CA was in reference to timber pens. but I had been "stalling" on both acrylic blanks and CA so decided to get it off my chest by doing both at once. ...
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    Yes, Uncle Al, the white shavings are a menace -...

    Yes, Uncle Al, the white shavings are a menace - I reckon I must have enough static electricity to solve the energy crisis, the way the stuff was sticking to me! I do prefer the wood shavings; they...
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    Couple of firsts

    So far, my pen making has been confined to timber, with finishes of spray lacquer or EEE and Shellawax Glow. My couple of firsts are that I have just turned my first acrylic blank and done my first...
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    You obviously have endless patience, as well as...

    You obviously have endless patience, as well as remarkable skills, and the pen is a credit to you. If this is your first attempt, after 30 odd years of pen making, I guess I will be trying it at age...
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    F***** F*******, = Fantastic Fotos!!! Every piece...

    F***** F*******, = Fantastic Fotos!!! Every piece worth hanging on the wall. Thanks for the art show.
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    That's a lovely grain, Peter, and great to see...

    That's a lovely grain, Peter, and great to see the Penpal trademark beads and coves. Improves the look tenfold.
  48. Thread: A Curiosity

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    Euge, that's what I call a DWIIBILI - Dunno What...

    Euge, that's what I call a DWIIBILI - Dunno What It Is But I Like It. Another fascinating timber and a Classic Curiosity.
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    I have yet to see a burl that I didn't like. Love...

    I have yet to see a burl that I didn't like. Love the timber, and the pen is turned and finished to that excellent Ironwood standard. It's great to see so many different pen kits, a lot of which are...
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    Thanks Pkroeze, Knappen, Euge and Treecycle -...

    Thanks Pkroeze, Knappen, Euge and Treecycle - your comments are appreciated. And special thanks to Ironwood for his generous supply of blanks from what must be a large and long held stash, and his...
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