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    OK Found some Mirotone Spraylac, JH Wilberforce...

    OK Found some Mirotone Spraylac, JH Wilberforce in Malaga stocks it (around $25 a can)
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    Keen on trying spray lacquer on some of my...

    Keen on trying spray lacquer on some of my smaller projects, does anyone know where I can find it in Perth
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    WEST AUST Yeah Jarrah and brass go really well together....

    Yeah Jarrah and brass go really well together. Drop me a line whenever you're ready.
    Like the idea of storing the rod inside, will have a play with the next one to see if I can squeeze it past the...
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    WEST AUST If anyone else is interested please let me know,...

    If anyone else is interested please let me know, happy to make more of these
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    WEST AUST No don't have a metalworking lathe, so have to...

    No don't have a metalworking lathe, so have to buy the thumbscrews and then drill and tap into the brass strip that I glue along the bottom edge
  6. Bunnings sell a M12 threaded non slip foot about...

    Bunnings sell a M12 threaded non slip foot about 100mm long with a ball and socket so the foot can adjust to any floor slope
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    WEST AUST Lathe Depth Gauge

    Just finished making a depth gauge for the lathe (over the years I've made too many bowls where I've gone too deep and ended up wasting usually expensive and often unique timber) and made a second...
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    WEST AUST Torquata Featherboards

    2 Vertical and 2 horizontal Torquata Featherboards for sale, retail for $89 from Timbecon, $40 plus postage
    (around $14). Never used
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    WEST AUST Sold

    Sold
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    WEST AUST Hafco Air Filter

    Air Filter for sale, following is an extract from the Hafco website for this unit. Remote works but for some reason the fan runs on slow whenever the power is on. It's been like this since just after...
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    WEST AUST Sold

    Sold
  12. Thread: Tassi Trip

    by Dave Reed
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    Island Speciality Timbers are a great source of...

    Island Speciality Timbers are a great source of Huon Pine, Shops in Strahan or down at Geeveston on the Huon River. Island Specialty Timbers Island Specialty Timbers.
    Don't take all the good...
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    I cut my own belts for my drum sander, typically...

    I cut my own belts for my drum sander, typically purchase 5 metres of various grits straight off the roll (about $4 - $5/m). Timbecon has it but haven't found any 75mm wide rolls at Hare and Forbes...
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    WEST AUST Down to $50 cos I need the space

    Down to $50 cos I need the space
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    WEST AUST 1 HP Dust Collector

    Dusty for sale $100 pick up only, no hanging arm for the top bag but the air pressure looks after that, bit of overspray from paint jobs that got a bit close but otherwise in good condition. Have...
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    don't be gross Out of context now, it was...

    don't be gross

    Out of context now, it was supposed to be read in association with Lyle's comment (page 1) re a Bakers Dozen.
    PS For those born after the last ice age a gross is 12 dozen
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    Around the Ashfield Flats generally but along the...

    Around the Ashfield Flats generally but along the drain on Iveson St there are a number of clumps around 3m high, You'd need to clear it with council i should imagine.
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    If that is a single sheet of ply you might find...

    If that is a single sheet of ply you might find that it is hard to keep it flat and level, maybe something like a torsion box (try youtube) under the ply or quicker and easier would be to glue 2...
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    What about Bamboo, no shortage around Bassendean

    What about Bamboo, no shortage around Bassendean
  21. Any of the Tung oil based products will do the...

    Any of the Tung oil based products will do the job but keep in mind the oil will darken the wood over time (degree of darkening is mainly dependent on the type of wood). I don't think this is a...
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    Eye Irritant from Sanding CA glue

    Recently I used Super glue to fix a piece of brass tubing into the handle of a knife to attach a lanyard. When I came to rough-shape the handle on the disc sander I sanded the edge of the tubing and...
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    VICTORIA Hi I'll take one Cheers Dave

    Hi I'll take one
    Cheers
    Dave
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    WANTED:VIC That is spectacular, never seen this before

    That is spectacular, never seen this before
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    Glueing 90 degree joins

    Like most beginners I was daunted by the amount of clamping required to join 2 boards at 90 degrees to each other. Some to hold it in place, others to apply force to the joint and all needing to be...
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    Like DaveVman I'm keen to hear more about the use...

    Like DaveVman I'm keen to hear more about the use of Poly to make jigs, even some photos would be great
    Cheers
    Dave Reed
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    WANTED:VIC Yes, just had a look at the site and it doesn't...

    Yes, just had a look at the site and it doesn't do itself justice. Used to have descriptions of the range of pieces for sale. My apologies I should have vetted it a little closer but don't be misled...
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    WANTED:VIC Hi Necromancer You will need to specify whether...

    Hi Necromancer
    You will need to specify whether you are chasing dry or green timber as they have a range
  29. Thread: Drum Sander

    by Dave Reed
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    WANTED:WA Drum Sander

    Hi
    I'm looking for a drum sander in good condition in the Perth area, if anyone knows of one for sale please send a message or comment
    Cheers
    Dave Reed
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    WANTED:VIC Hi Necromancer Not hard to get hold of, contact...

    Hi Necromancer
    Not hard to get hold of, contact Island Specialty Timbers in Tas (Island Specialty Timbers Island Specialty Timbers). Chris Emmet is the manager and very helpful
    Cheers Dave
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    Glass Cutting in Perth

    Does anyone know where I can get glass cut and tempered to this sort of shape in Perth. I've tried Modern Glass and Perth Art Glass without any success.
    Cheers
    Dave
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  32. Shed Clean Out - Free stuff but pick up only

    Have completed the shed extension (the wife calls it the East Wing - just a little bit of sarcasm there I think) and badly need to get rid of some bits and pieces to make sure it doesn't get as...
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    Signing our Work

    Most of us like to sign our pieces and I've tried pens (not really long term), soldering irons (too many burnt fingers and many times the tip of the iron follows the grain resulting in some strange...
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    Fitted a spinner knob to the wheel on the Bosch,...

    Fitted a spinner knob to the wheel on the Bosch, works great BUT the drill base has to be secured front and back to manage the forces on the drill head when turning the wheel (particularly when the...
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    I've used a Huon Pine chopping board for over 10...

    I've used a Huon Pine chopping board for over 10 years and don't find it too soft, definitely saves wear and tear on knife edges (bonus for me because although I can get a good edge on planes and...
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    Sorry Rushil 89 Seems like the Bosch Fan Club...

    Sorry Rushil 89
    Seems like the Bosch Fan Club have taken over your thread
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    Wheel is certainly too small, particularly when...

    Wheel is certainly too small, particularly when you have the amount of travel that this drill does. I've had to 'walk' around the wheel to get a further grip on many occassions
    I've been looking for...
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    Hi Peter Electronic speed control is good, it...

    Hi Peter
    Electronic speed control is good, it responds well keeping the revs around the 2500 rpm mark even with a fair amount of feed and using a 30mm spade bit into Jarrah. Even drilling 10mm holes...
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    I'll take it, sending PM

    I'll take it, sending PM
  40. HEADS UP Perth Wood School Open Day - Tools, Timber & Techniques FREE ENTRY

    Following is a Notice from the Perth Wood School on 81 Abernethy Rd, Belmont, WA. These are really good days, plenty of toys on display and some great practical demos. Pity you Easterners miss out
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  41. Thanks gents, but I tried removing grub screws...

    Thanks gents, but I tried removing grub screws and still couldn't budge the chrome hand wheel from the shaft. Did a little more research on the forum and Youtube and found that there are circlips on...
  42. Help - Changing Drive Belt on a Carba Tec mini lathe

    Can anyone help with the best way to remove the shaft so I can change the belt on my lathe
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  43. Thread: Knife Scales

    by Dave Reed
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    Now where have I seen that name before

    Now where have I seen that name before
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    Try the Perth Wood School in Belmont

    Try the Perth Wood School in Belmont
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    Thanks Pat Tongue in cheek about throwing them...

    Thanks Pat
    Tongue in cheek about throwing them in the bin, feature in the timber is just too good. Disappointing though when you buy timber by weight and a % is just moisture. All the timber I...
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    Thanks Neil, will rough turn them now and put...

    Thanks Neil, will rough turn them now and put them away for a while. Any recommendations for the 60 x 60 x 300 mm blocks?
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    Black Heart Sassafras - Help!!

    Picked up some wax covered turning blanks of Black Heart recently in Tassie and cut them into round on the bandsaw today, exposed wood felt damp so I tested the moisture content and it measured 35 -...
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    Timbecon have just announced a sale on drill...

    Timbecon have just announced a sale on drill presses.
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    Have a look at the Bosch PBD 40. Bench mounted...

    Have a look at the Bosch PBD 40. Bench mounted with electronic speed control, soft start and most importantly able to drill holes at least as long as the drill bit as the drill and motor is mounted...
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    Thanks for all the information gents, they will...

    Thanks for all the information gents, they will always be treasured as they belonged to Dad but knowing some of the history behind them makes them even more special. I will get the new finds back...
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