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    LanceC, I am going to apply water proof...

    LanceC,

    I am going to apply water proof coating. It will most likely be used under our covered patio but there is always a chance of it getting wet when SWMBO is watering the plants.
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    This Bench has cost $3 so far

    I am making a mobile Garden Workbench for SWMBO. I wanted to use existing timbers that I had in the shed to see how cheap I could do it.

    All the frame was made from posts from one of our former...
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    You could try this mob in Brisbane Stainless...

    You could try this mob in Brisbane

    Stainless Steel Fasteners, Fixtures and Fittings - Anzor Fasteners
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    Will you need to partly dismantle the lathe. I...

    Will you need to partly dismantle the lathe.

    I moved mine complete using a 6x4 trailer, hired motor hoist and some thick sisal rope.
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    I thought the guide bar on the mitre was a split...

    I thought the guide bar on the mitre was a split piece. You placed a screwdriver into the split and gave it a little tap to widen out the sides. I may be incorrect but I am sure I was able to take...
  7. Thread: Window covering?

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    My sister bought a venetian blind that I have to...

    My sister bought a venetian blind that I have to install on my mums 1200x900 window.

    It is adjustable to correct height ...from Spotlight....$15
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    New Listing Have been to Scottsdale...I will see what happens...

    Have been to Scottsdale...I will see what happens next year and may send a msg if able to get there.

    That's a big thumbs up.....458234 for Scotsdale
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    New Listing Jason, Which part of Tassie are you situated ?...

    Jason,

    Which part of Tassie are you situated ?

    For the first time in 10 years we are taking our car for our yearly trip to Cradle Mountain next April instead of flying & rental car. That means...
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    He was true to his word..... 457994

    He was true to his word.....

    457994
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    If this blokes prices are that good...DON"T try...

    If this blokes prices are that good...DON"T try to get Bunnings to price match. That's how the Big Green Shed drives competitors out of business then raise the price again once competitors are gone. ...
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    TASMANIA I wish your timber was for sale next...

    I wish your timber was for sale next April.....every year we go to Cradle Mountain but fly in and rent a car so no chance of timber purchases. Next year we are driving down and catching the Spirit...
  13. Thread: Butterfly inserts

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    I am wondering if they are meant to be functional...

    I am wondering if they are meant to be functional or were added for the effect of making them look like they are holding the split log together
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    Sometimes it's good to do favours

    Sometimes a good deed has it's rewards. A former client of mine who is retired but also has a love of timber as I do, asked a favour....he had a huge lump of Cedar, 120mm wide, 180mm high & 1100mm...
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    QUEENSLAND mic-d, I missed this one but if Peter decides...

    mic-d,

    I missed this one but if Peter decides not to take it, I will take it off your hands.

    I am just across the river from Kenmore
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    The siblings got together to discuss Mum's future...

    The siblings got together to discuss Mum's future care with the intention of talking to Mum in the next few weeks about
    a) Moving in with by brother's family - his wish...the other 3 of us were...
  17. VICTORIA Worth the money...not surprised if they have a...

    Worth the money...not surprised if they have a line up for buying it.

    I have exactly the same lathe with the same speed control and it does everything I need it to do.

    I bought mine 2nd hand in...
  18. Thread: Drill side handle

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    What about Supercheap Auto or Autobarn for a Oil...

    What about Supercheap Auto or Autobarn for a Oil Filter Strap Wrench

    or $6.50 one at the big Green shed.....https://www.bunnings.com.au/haron-100mm-strap-wrench_p4900118
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    Welcome to the forum, you have taken the first...

    Welcome to the forum, you have taken the first step in admitting you're a woodaholic.

    Unfortunately all the people on this forum are facilitators and there is no hope for you to be cured of your...
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    Welcome Tiho....all helpful people here, just ask...

    Welcome Tiho....all helpful people here, just ask any question and I am sure your will get an answer.


    456239

    You don't have to spend much.....I built this for my wife's cat and I purchased a...
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    I did find some places in WA that can supply...

    I did find some places in WA that can supply Banksia Pods
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    Turns out she wants Banksia Pods.....I'll look...

    Turns out she wants Banksia Pods.....I'll look around for those as well
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    Not sure yet, Bevan My wife asked if I am able...

    Not sure yet, Bevan

    My wife asked if I am able to get some. She does bonsai and and bought a slice of one in Melbourne recently ...like a coaster so that she can put a companion plant to the main...
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    Where can I buy Bunya Seed Pods ?

    I have looked on line but can not find a place where I can buy Bunya Seed Pods for turning and slicing into disks.

    Any pointing in the right direction would be appreciated.
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    Every Local/State Authority has different rules....

    Every Local/State Authority has different rules. Ring Brisbane City Council and ask the question. I do know that if branches from a neighbours tree cross over the property line, I have the right to...
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    Last weekend my daughter asked me if I could repair an old timber chair that had become wobbly due to the dowels working loose.

    Her partner's 9 yo daughter (from an earlier relationship) has shown...
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    Wife & I did pre poll voting last week as we will...

    Wife & I did pre poll voting last week as we will be interstate on Election day and it was so much quicker than lining up on the day. As for the How to Vote cards....I reject all of them and as they...
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    Not Noggin....it's Nogging nogging /ˈnɒɡɪŋ/...

    Not Noggin....it's Nogging

    nogging
    /ˈnɒɡɪŋ/
    nounBUILDING
    brickwork in a timber frame.
    a horizontal piece of wood fixed to a framework to strengthen it.
    plural noun: noggings
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    I have installed a number of these is a couple of...

    I have installed a number of these is a couple of different ways....

    MOST IMPORTANT

    DO NOT USE TOGGLES IN PLASTERBOARD TO FIX THESE......ALWAYS FIX TO SOLID TIMBER


    1) If you want it to be...
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    I think the option is there so that people that...

    I think the option is there so that people that send a lot of PMs don't have to continually empty their "Sent" folder due to a limit on the folders
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    pawoods...love the pattern and the scrolling. I...

    pawoods...love the pattern and the scrolling. I do have a question....that base looks like plywood , if so what type of blade did you use. I have only done a couple of designs with a standard blade...
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    oqimike....Welcome to the forum.......plenty to...

    oqimike....Welcome to the forum.......plenty to see and lots of helpful info. You just have to ask.
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    I know that you mentioned that you would prefer...

    I know that you mentioned that you would prefer to avoid clubs and would like to contact a private person BUT in this day and age if you are a learner and do something that causes damage or injury, a...
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    Regdop, I recommend the Woodturners Society of...

    Regdop,

    I recommend the Woodturners Society of Qld...They have their workshops at Greenslopes.

    I did several courses and they were very useful.

    The courses can run over 6- 7 weeks on...
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    Nothing on my computer either

    Nothing on my computer either
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    Hardenfast.......on a different matter...how big...

    Hardenfast.......on a different matter...how big is that shed of yours. Bloody hell, I 'd love to have that much room.
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    Mum made an appointment yesterday with her doctor...

    Mum made an appointment yesterday with her doctor for an ailment she has. I took her to the medical centre today and a member of the family now sits in on mum's appointments so that we get all the...
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    I have a Peugeot Partner Van with a 3 Bar Rhino...

    I have a Peugeot Partner Van with a 3 Bar Rhino Rack configuration on top.

    Inside I can carry 1800 x 1200 sheets but full sheets go on top
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    I have installed 6 x 6mp Hikvision Dome Cameras...

    I have installed 6 x 6mp Hikvision Dome Cameras around my property and are very happy with them.
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    I'd say Spotted Gum

    I'd say Spotted Gum
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    The 40's....do the chats involve talking about...

    The 40's....do the chats involve talking about WW2 ? I have had talks with mum about when she was young, she grew up in a house next to an armaments factory. Tells me how her older sister was digging...
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    It is a bit of a trial. All the best BobL. I had...

    It is a bit of a trial. All the best BobL. I had a long talk with my sister who between her & I are responsible for Mum. We are trying to let go of any frustration with the repetitions. As long as...
  43. I just looked at the The Wood Database and was...

    I just looked at the The Wood Database and was thinking that filtering within a certain Janka Hardness range might give a list of compatible timbers to use for endgrain cutting boards.
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    Received the ACAT Report today....6 days from...

    Received the ACAT Report today....6 days from Assessment to getting the report in the mail.

    Very impressed with that speed. Mum has been approved for Home Care Package Level 2 and Respite Care for...
  45. Trickle Down.......BCC will mulch the trees and...

    Trickle Down.......BCC will mulch the trees and use the mulch on the hundreds of Parks in the city thus saving the money by not needing to purchase mulch from suppliers.

    Same as the Green Waste...
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    To those who have already had an ACAT Assessment...

    To those who have already had an ACAT Assessment on your loved one, can anyone give me a rough idea of length of time from the assessment to receiving the report ?

    Weeks ? Months ?
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    Good idea BobL with setting up her room similar...

    Good idea BobL with setting up her room similar to home. My wife organised her Mum's old chair in which she always watched TV and that brought a sense of her old place into the room. Photos of the...
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    On a separate matter...I tip my hat to the ACAT...

    On a separate matter...I tip my hat to the ACAT Assessor that visited Mum today. We only told Mum about it this morning for an 11:30am meeting and that was fine as mum couldn't remember when the...
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    BobL, we have not reached the totally irrational...

    BobL, we have not reached the totally irrational discussion stage yet as we can still have a conversation with Mum but the frustrating thing I found was when she does something odd like becoming...
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    ACAT Assessment tomorrow for Mum....next step...

    ACAT Assessment tomorrow for Mum....next step along the journey.
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