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    I've turned both, some with resin that seems to...

    I've turned both, some with resin that seems to be inexhaustible, and others with none. Presumably different species, or perhaps simply different growing conditions.
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    If its dry CKI its pretty tough on any cutting...

    If its dry CKI its pretty tough on any cutting edge so good luck planing & thicknessing it.
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    (bowl 2) Looks to me to be a "beefwood," a...

    (bowl 2) Looks to me to be a "beefwood," a Grevillea, which one I'm not so sure about. Most likely to be G. striata from the bark.

    Edit - check out Vern's TTIT site - Beefwood
  4. Thread: Hydro timber

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    :- Oops! Dyslexic fingers. Should have been a...

    :- Oops! Dyslexic fingers. Should have been a like.
  5. Thread: Pen blanks

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    N.S.W. The parcel arrived today, thank you. Nice...

    The parcel arrived today, thank you. Nice generous blank sizes & beautiful burl timber.
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    TASMANIA Wayne does a great job with the packaging, the...

    Wayne does a great job with the packaging, the timber is always well described pointing out any defects, and pretty good stuff!
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    The twist is caused by the "unsupported" weight...

    The twist is caused by the "unsupported" weight of the clamps & gravity. If you alternate the clamps i.e. one left, one right, it won't be as problematic.

    Back in the early 1970's we made solid...
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    That has been my experience too. I always save a...

    That has been my experience too. I always save a new blade for cutting veneers then it goes on for general cutting duties. Bandsaw tuning and paying close attention to the details, tracking, guide...
  9. Thread: Huon pine

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    TASMANIA Wayne payment has been made.

    Wayne payment has been made.
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    Raintree by any chance - light chocolate to rich...

    Raintree by any chance - light chocolate to rich chocolate brown?

    or

    Red Touriga?
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    Likewise I have been intrigued by the recovery of...

    Likewise I have been intrigued by the recovery of submerged timbers flooded during dam construction, huon pine etc, and buried timbers such as the NZ Ancient Kauri.

    I think the appeal is the...
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    An interesting thread. :D You have given me a...

    An interesting thread. :D
    You have given me a great idea for a Christmas gift for my model making son-in-law, no doubt our daughter will also be greatfull for organizing his clutter. :2tsup:
    But...
  13. Thread: Huon pine

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    TASMANIA Hi Wayne, I will take it. Your timber...

    Hi Wayne,

    I will take it.

    Your timber never disappoints. I have a nice project in mind, that these will be spot on for. The usual arrangement to direct deposit funds into your acct?

    Cheers...
  14. Thread: Pen blanks

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    N.S.W. I will take one pack. A standard parcel post...

    I will take one pack. A standard parcel post satchel is fine with me. Will PM to exchange address / payment details.
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    :- Another of those character building days. They...

    :- Another of those character building days. They say its how you handle those tribulations that matter. Hope you don't have close neighbours. :D
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    For Stanley's? Just wandering about some...

    For Stanley's?

    Just wandering about some markets the other weekend and picked up a Stanley #5 with the corrugated sole and a Record #5 1/2 with a chipped tote.
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    If you search "river tables +epoxy" you will find...

    If you search "river tables +epoxy" you will find plenty of info on the making of the top. Typically some good some bad, however tis is a start,
    ...
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    Talk to PowderPost about lining the shed with...

    Talk to PowderPost about lining the shed with insulation. Its made a huge difference to Jim's wood turning shed.
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    But you were still smiling when I dropped that...

    But you were still smiling when I dropped that timber off yesterday. :D One of those character building projects. It looks good mate.
  20. Its readily available from a number of suppliers...

    Its readily available from a number of suppliers and is an excellent furniture timber.
  21. Possibly New Guinea Rosewood (NGR) Petrocarpus...

    Possibly New Guinea Rosewood (NGR) Petrocarpus indicus & other related species are marketed under the trade name NGR also known as Nara, Amboyna etc which covers the white (sapwood) through honey...
  22. Thread: Wayne's Wood

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    HELP May pay to check the infeed & outfeed rollers,...

    May pay to check the infeed & outfeed rollers, perhaps the infeed roller is not secure.
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    Some times you get lucky! Nice bonus.

    Some times you get lucky! Nice bonus.
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    That was a Subaru! True story - we took our...

    That was a Subaru!

    True story - we took our 1982 Subaru to Kakadu & Jim Jim Falls amongst many other journeys in 1985. On the way into Jim Jim at the "Jump Up" near mid day we came across a...
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    I have the greatest respect for Len & his...

    I have the greatest respect for Len & his achievements - truly the last great Australian explorer. Having worked in similar environments his achievements are truly remarkable. I actually met Len and...
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    Kryn, Airbag assist suspension??? there is a...

    Kryn,

    Airbag assist suspension??? there is a huge clue there in itself. My personal 4WD vehicles have Old Man Emu suspensions.

    I spent a good 20 years of my surveying career working across the...
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    READ ME! Handy to know, its more common than not with...

    Handy to know, its more common than not with E-GO. Thanks for the tip off & hope you get a resolution soon. My experience with E-GO as a receiver & with pick up has been pretty ordinary as well. From...
  28. Elan's method is the correct way to set the saw...

    Elan's method is the correct way to set the saw blade square to the table surface. The digital gauge can also be used IF referenced and zeroed to the table surface first.

    As for the "89.95-89.97"...
  29. Thread: Pen blanks

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    N.S.W. Any chance of a photo/s of the blanks?

    Any chance of a photo/s of the blanks?
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    Never truer statements made about cutting edges...

    Never truer statements made about cutting edges on any tool! We have to compromise to find the most efficient solution for our needs, and there may not be one solution as or needs change from project...
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    IMPORTANT I've had banner ads for products / services that...

    I've had banner ads for products / services that I'm never likely to need or use & have never searched or viewed online, so some adds are "random" in that they are not related to your browser /...
  32. Certainly an everyday product that we have become...

    Certainly an everyday product that we have become very complacent about. Even see idiots smoking near the "swap n go" cages in front of the big green shed, and they don't like being moved on.

    My...
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    VICTORIA Ian, I will take them. Will PM for payment...

    Ian,

    I will take them. Will PM for payment details etc.
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    Tough day at the office :D nice worksite on the...

    Tough day at the office :D nice worksite on the bank of a creek. Looks a bit chilly though.
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    At only 2cm thick it doesn't give many options...

    At only 2cm thick it doesn't give many options for resaw, so presents a limited market. A bit wasteful for box makers, and being a timber
    very hard on planer knives, will deter some.

    As for...
  36. Thread: What is it?

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    Before the likes of the plastic Ramset wall Plugs...

    Before the likes of the plastic Ramset wall Plugs there was the "rawlplug" - http://www.galvinhw.com.au/grace2_files/galvins/product_images/A/APRAWL1225/TDS%20-%20RAWLPLUG2.pdf
  37. I think you posted the wrong URL.

    I think you posted the wrong URL.
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    I agree with KB. To many people become complacent...

    I agree with KB. To many people become complacent about what they are doing and should take the time to review how they are "working" and is it generally considered "safe" by their peers.

    Only a...
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    Oh and as a point of interest the most common...

    Oh and as a point of interest the most common measurement error with a steel tape or rule in wood working is the "offset / zero error." i.e. the unit does not measure zero when it should! This is...
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    As a surveyor through out my working career we...

    As a surveyor through out my working career we had an obligation to maintain "legal traceability of measurement" for all forms of measurement, be it a steel rule, tape measure, steel band (chain) or...
  41. 460474 PDF version of above docx

    460474

    PDF version of above docx
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    I like (like is probably not the correct word...

    I like (like is probably not the correct word choice here) to manipulate the banner adds by searching a product to see how fast it appears on the various platforms. Some are almost instantaneous...
  43. HEADS UP Euge, my copy arrived today, thank you.

    Euge,
    my copy arrived today, thank you.
  44. A really simple demonstration of how the moisture...

    A really simple demonstration of how the moisture absorbs into timber from the application of PVA glue can be gained by applying PVA to 0.6 mm veneer. Most veneers will start to cup immediately and...
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    Ian, very good & pretty darn accurate wrap up of...

    Ian, very good & pretty darn accurate wrap up of your experience with the Tablelands & FNQ timber industry. Few people understand that agriculture is largely responsible for the vast clearing of...
  46. The most authorative source would be the...

    The most authorative source would be the manufacturer. Being primarily a "construction adhesive" it may or may not be considered "food safe." Simply use their contact page and ask the question.
    ...
  47. HEADS UP My apology I forgot about this. Payment has been...

    My apology I forgot about this. Payment has been made this evening. Thank you.
  48. Could be Cadaghi, actually I would be 99%...

    Could be Cadaghi, actually I would be 99% confident, however I've never seen a board that well figured. I'll take it off your hands though - nasty stuff to work. :roll:
  49. Definitely not a poincianna due to the rather...

    Definitely not a poincianna due to the rather unusual branch union to the trunk which appears to be self shedding (
    Cladoptosis).
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    Came across this by chance the other night -...

    Came across this by chance the other night - https://www.livos.com.au/blog/livos-oils-are-suitable-for-ply-and-cabinetry_517s42
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