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  1. WANTED:QLD. Thanks for all the prompt replies. :; I'll hit...

    Thanks for all the prompt replies. :;

    I'll hit the electrical wholesalers etc 1st thing Tuesday.
  2. WANTED:QLD. Start cap for 750W (1HP) dust extractor

    G'day
    I think i found the reason my dust extractor wont start. :)

    492332

    Trouble is... it exploded exactly where the cap info is eg uf & watt info.

    Can anyone tell me what cap i need, and...
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    I wouldn't live in a house with any amount of...

    I wouldn't live in a house with any amount of asbestos in it. Period!
  4. I use wireless in-ear head phones (not noise...

    I use wireless in-ear head phones (not noise cancelling), rather than over the ear head phones.

    It get's really hot in summer, and I cant wear over-ear anything for more than 5 minutes.

    I find...
  5. It does look like red cedar. If it is OLD red...

    It does look like red cedar. If it is OLD red cedar, it may be heavier than YOUNG red cedar.
    It is very nice either way.
  6. For everyday use I use the Bahco, available...

    For everyday use I use the Bahco, available everywhere.
    It just works! But, I am a bit of a Bahco fan. I think Bahco stuff is a bit Toyota Corolla! ;)
    9574-200 Bahco 200MM Sliding Bevel | General...
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    You can get the acoustic pinboard from the big...

    You can get the acoustic pinboard from the big green shed in a couple of sizes and colours.
    What if you use 6mm or 9mm ply as a back board? You could then screw cleats onto it, and groove ply into...
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    FREE: QLD My nephew has picked this up. Big thanks to...

    My nephew has picked this up.

    Big thanks to KahoyKutter :)
  9. I use Combined Saw and Knife for all my circular...

    I use Combined Saw and Knife for all my circular blades. I'm happy.
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    Geez, I hope you get it back. I would be...

    Geez, I hope you get it back.

    I would be traumatized if someone stole my car. Every year I reassess the agreed value replacement cost, so I can replace it.
    It costs more, but...

    I hope you...
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    FREE: QLD G'day. I'm sending you PMs, but I don't know if...

    G'day.
    I'm sending you PMs, but I don't know if you're receiving them, as they don't show up in my Sent Items/PMs.
    Are you getting PMs from me?
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    FREE: QLD I'm interested, but I'm on the Sunny Coast. I...

    I'm interested, but I'm on the Sunny Coast.
    I can check if my nephew can pick up for me. He's always out & about around Brissie for Queensland Rail.
  13. Industrial paint stripper, time, steelwool, elbow...

    Industrial paint stripper, time, steelwool, elbow grease. Repeat, repeat.

    If you go down the sanding route to get the colour out, you are going to remove a lot of timber once you get to the bottom...
  14. I have had both battery & air types. Now I have...

    I have had both battery & air types. Now I have gas & air types.
    IMO gas guns are much better than battery guns, but more expensive. Buy once, cry once.
    For me, it's horses for courses. Each one is...
  15. A new heater in a new house. I'd be doing it all...

    A new heater in a new house. I'd be doing it all by the book.
    In my Experience, the longest distance between 2 points is a shortcut.
  16. IF there is any shank protruding above the...

    IF there is any shank protruding above the timber, I have had success by drilling 6 or so very small holes (1.5mm) around the perimeter of the screw thread.
    This removes some timber beside the screw...
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    Thanks ian

    Thanks ian
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    Bl**dy hell. There seems to be a lot of Nissan &...

    Bl**dy hell. There seems to be a lot of Nissan & Mitsi's in that lot ;) Thanks for the link.

    I have been researching. I found this link informative
    Everything you need to know about towing heavy...
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    Single versus tandem axles on caravans

    G'day all

    After 3 decades of my wife saying "don't even mention it" she now wants to go on weekend caravan trips.

    I have been towing trailers off and on etc for decades and prefer long drawbars...
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    I purposely kept away from angle joins. Gravity...

    I purposely kept away from angle joins. Gravity works better with a flat surface.
    I checked & screwed the overhead bits into the top beams.
    I mortise & tenoned the top & bottom rails on the side...
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    Here is one I made for my son's wedding. 2.4m...

    Here is one I made for my son's wedding.
    2.4m high x 3.0m wide x 1.2 deep.
    Freestanding, 100mm square posts, designed to be disassembled & reassembled (3 pieces, 2 ends & 1 top)
    465555

    465556
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    With Vic Ash & OSMO polyx clear. I have had great...

    With Vic Ash & OSMO polyx clear. I have had great success.
    1. Sand timber @ 180.
    2. Quality 4mm nap roller. Thin coat.
    3. Dry overnight.
    4. Wet sand (wet & dry 400+ with a flat block). Light...
  23. Thanks Yvan My concern is that the Sikkens...

    Thanks Yvan

    My concern is that the Sikkens products are all coloured. I know that the pigments help UV protect the timber, but I am constrained by the original door design.
    Also, I don't know how...
  24. Which clear coat for external door, over colour and raw timber.

    G'day all
    I eagerly seek some urgent advice.

    I am currently restoring a hand-made solid timber pivot door for a customer.
    This door is a piece of art. Multiple species, shapes and timber...
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    That is fantastic. How much do you sell that...

    That is fantastic.

    How much do you sell that for?
  26. QUEENSLAND Sorry, both items now sold

    Sorry, both items now sold
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    QUEENSLAND Now sold.

    Now sold.
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    QUEENSLAND Dust extractor, 1HP, 100mm, mobile

    I am selling a 1HP dust extractor.
    Setup suits 100mm hose, mobile.
    Not much else you can say about one of these units.

    Located on the Sunshine Coast. You wont need a trailer to pick up.
    ...
  29. QUEENSLAND Table Saw, 10" Carbatec with mobile base. Model MJ2325B

    I am selling my very reliable 10" 3HP table saw and mobile base.
    The mobile base makes this table saw very easy to move around, which I do a lot in my workspace.
    I am only selling due to moving to...
  30. I think it depends on the type of work you do. I...

    I think it depends on the type of work you do. I have a combi unit with straight knives, and a drum sander.
    For my money, finish is the real issue. The sooner I can get the level of finish you...
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    I bought the complete battery kit. I actually do...

    I bought the complete battery kit. I actually do use all the different parts & attachments.
    I would use it a lot less if I didn't have all the extra bits & bobs, which come in a complete carry case.
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    I'm using a Swann system. 6 x HD day/night...

    I'm using a Swann system. 6 x HD day/night cameras, power over ethernet, NVR, viewable via smart phone.
    Happy with it. Works well.

    Now that I have cameras, my new question is...
    - What is a...
  33. Which spray clear finish for Vic Ash benchtop?

    We went with Osmo Polyx Satin.
    Using a 5mm nap microfibre roller.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190416/805454b64e1fda2477fc1fa94024eb13.jpg
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    G'day I am about to try Osmo Top oil on a large...

    G'day
    I am about to try Osmo Top oil on a large kitchen benchtop for a customer, recommended by another member here.
    The distributor also suggested Osmo Polyx Oil, as they are the same thing, but...
  35. Which spray clear finish for Vic Ash benchtop?

    G'day all

    We are making a few large solid Vic Ash kitchen benchtops for a customer.
    We will be using ~150mm wide timber strips, without end joins, except for the mitres.

    The client wants a...
  36. Hi Homey Can I ask where you are getting your...

    Hi Homey

    Can I ask where you are getting your Tru-Oil from?

    Thanks
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    Hi AndyJ We have a rule in our house. "If you...

    Hi AndyJ

    We have a rule in our house. "If you don't fight, you lose."
    You just have to say "No!" more times than Carbatec.
    FWiW, I would be concerned about buying this, even if 2nd hand.
  38. Thanks for all the info WoodPixel All your...

    Thanks for all the info WoodPixel

    All your paint advice mkes sense. Thanks again, for the photos & charts etc.
  39. Woodpixel Re the Haymes Prepcoat Elite...

    Woodpixel

    Re the Haymes Prepcoat Elite (Tricoat),
    What size needle are you using to spray it? 2.0 or 2.5!?
    Are you using a flow cup to get consistent thinning prior to spray?...
  40. G'day Woodpixel I rang Mirotone. They told me...

    G'day Woodpixel
    I rang Mirotone. They told me what I already knew. Chemical reaction between synthetic rubber & 3150.
    I'll be more instructive with future customers.
    This stuff never used to...
  41. I have repaired quite a few 2-pac MDF kitchen...

    I have repaired quite a few 2-pac MDF kitchen doors like this.

    My tried & tested solution is to:
    Cut off ALL the swollen MDF in a straight line.
    Cut pine to replacement size, glue & clamp. ...
  42. Thanks for your posts I ended using a version...

    Thanks for your posts

    I ended using a version of these 4mm threaded (8-16mm wall thickness spec) which i have had many a success previously with plasterboard.
    simialr example...
  43. Which wall plugs? Tile, plaster, steel frame

    Gday all
    I have a job have fitting 5mm thick steel brackets to a newly tiled wall. 5mm thick subway tiles.
    Supporting a 30mm thick timber shelf, 1300 wide.
    I want to ask which wall plugs are...
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    Interesting bit of gear. Be great to get your...

    Interesting bit of gear. Be great to get your feedback on it.

    Is it just me, or did the same person right every 4-star & 5-star review on the website!?
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    As if the rain isn't slowing me down, I've...

    As if the rain isn't slowing me down, I've changed to a 1/2" blade on the 14/12 bandsaw to half lap the posts, and the cut is drifting all over the place :((

    Maybe I need more tension... As if I...
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    It'll keep me busy for too long. I don't earn an...

    It'll keep me busy for too long.
    I don't earn an income working on my own place :C
    And to top it off, it won't stop raining which slows me down considerably, as I usually moves things outside my...
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    Thanks Lappa My half laps wont be nearly as long...

    Thanks Lappa
    My half laps wont be nearly as long as yours, the rot is only ~100 long. But same principle :2tsup:
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    Have you tried The Bunker in Doonan?

    Have you tried The Bunker in Doonan?
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    Renovate 108 y/o verandah. Ideas?

    Sometimes it starts with "I want a spa... over there" she said.
    That's how this saga started.

    "I'll have to repair the verandah first" I said, "coz I aint ever going back there to repair it once...
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    QUEENSLAND Chain morticer for sale, Gympie Qld

    G'day all

    A friend of mine who is a joiner in Gympie area Qld has a chain morticer for sale. $450. Stand is not included.

    I know 2/3 of bugger all about chain morticers, so i have taken some...
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