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  1. Thread: Huon pine burl.

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    Nice bit of birds eye in that piece!

    Nice bit of birds eye in that piece!
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    Derek, cars, especially the Porsche are...

    Derek, cars, especially the Porsche are waterproof.

    I have the mobility kit and use it every time I use the bandy. Quick, simple and easy, especially with the height of the N4400, safe.
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    Careful sanding of the post. Start at 80#. Sand...

    Careful sanding of the post. Start at 80#. Sand the end till it just fits, then progress up the shaft. Polish out the 80# with 120#, 180# & 240#

    DAMIKT!:wink:
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    VICTORIA Elan , good prices on those. I am not in the...

    Elan , good prices on those.

    I am not in the market as I have most of these. Good luck on your next venture.
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    Hello Derek, was that your normal height of the...

    Hello Derek, was that your normal height of the board for cutting the waste or just for the demo? The movement of the board could be affecting the smoothness of the cut.
  6. Thread: missing jaws

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    Ted, did you pull out all the benches . . . it's...

    Ted, did you pull out all the benches . . . it's behind a bench!:;
  7. Thread: Lathe Decisions

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    I've only been turning for few years(14 or 15),...

    I've only been turning for few years(14 or 15), on to my 3rd lathe. Yes it's a slippery slope, you get a lathe and a set of carbon or "HSS" chisels and a grinder with a white wheel. After a while,...
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    Yep, drill the tang hole whilst the blank is...

    Yep, drill the tang hole whilst the blank is square, rough round, size for the ferrule(s), shape, sand and part off.

    If it's for a socket chisel, rough round, size the spigot, shape, sand and part...
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    As with China, find a shape you like and copy it....

    As with China, find a shape you like and copy it. Remember to leave plenty of meat around the tang.
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    That hinge looks brand new!

    That hinge looks brand new!
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    VICTORIA Excuse me while I wipe the drool from the...

    Excuse me while I wipe the drool from the keyboard!
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    Micah, the original Stanley Sweetheart tools were...

    Micah, the original Stanley Sweetheart tools were manufactured in the 1920's and 1930's. The new version is a very recent revival/marketing ploy.

    This site may help in narrowing down the date...
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    HELP Australian Woodwork Review...

    Australian Woodwork Review
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    The machine corner, covered in sheets and what...

    The machine corner, covered in sheets and what ever other carp gets thrown there :;
    Jet Thicky, Jet Spindle Moulder, Carbatec Jointer and the Hammer N4400 Bandsaw.

    The recliner is one of the pups...
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    Tonto, all my machinery lives in the corner of my...

    Tonto, all my machinery lives in the corner of my shed, so I can have free space to work with.
  16. Thread: Sphere practice

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    People like them, but they are a novelty, so not...

    People like them, but they are a novelty, so not so eager for discretionary frivolities.

    I've made a number on a commission basis, for martial artists and a mixed media artist, two totally...
  17. Thread: Sphere practice

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    Hello Jerry, a Spherical box, done them. They are...

    Hello Jerry, a Spherical box, done them. They are actually easier to turn than a regular sphere, as long as you allow for the mortice and tenon, DAMHIKT!
  18. Thread: Sphere practice

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    Sphere practice

    I haven't turned any sphere's for a while and as with any other skill, if you don't keep practising, you loose the finer details.

    So I turned a couple spheres. I rough turn, then refine with the...
  19. Thread: Everything must go

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    VICTORIA So, rule out returning to Tasmania, for you. ...

    So, rule out returning to Tasmania, for you.

    May I suggest that you keep a small selection of tools, you never know when you might find time, in your wanders, to carve a tree branch while watching...
  20. Thread: Pen mill question

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    Another Rick Herrell jig,sanding disc and...

    Another Rick Herrell jig,sanding disc and Transfer punch set user here. I then use a single blade counter sink to ream the brass to allow easier construction of the pen.
  21. Don, oil finishes are not fully "dry" until at...

    Don, oil finishes are not fully "dry" until at least a month or so after the final coat. You have to build the coat up over a few weeks.
  22. Don, what is the end use? I recently turned a...

    Don, what is the end use?

    I recently turned a plinth for a bust, that was going to live on a redgum table that is in an "outdoor" entertaining area, undercover. I went with spray epoxy resin to...
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    Try Robert Sorby

    Try Robert Sorby
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    A good short length 1/2" bench chisel. Knock the...

    A good short length 1/2" bench chisel. Knock the handle out and clean up. Be careful cleaning the socket, no abrasives there, bang home the handle and you have a perfectly usable bench chisel.
    ...
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    8 grits, boxes of 50, comparable to Mirka...

    8 grits, boxes of 50, comparable to Mirka. Big initial investment, but buying smaller numbers is not viable for the retailer.

    I use the Mirka abrasives and am very happy with the duty cycle of the...
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    Find a tame turner . . . For me, if it's to...

    Find a tame turner . . .

    For me, if it's to be round and under 950mm in length, then it goes on the Yellow Peril.

    The idea of doing this on a Spindle Moulder is feasible, but not in my skill...
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    You could always buy a locally produced lathe -...

    You could always buy a locally produced lathe - Omega Stubby, made in Carrum Downs, with the castings done in Dandenong at last conversation.
  28. Thread: Surprise!

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    Egg-cacterly!

    Egg-cacterly!
  29. Thread: Surprise!

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    Fletty, just cut the blessed veneers, whilst the...

    Fletty, just cut the blessed veneers, whilst the bandsaw is behaving itself. Don't question it's vicarious behaviour.
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    60# sandpaper tacked to the bench is quicker. ...

    60# sandpaper tacked to the bench is quicker.

    I'll attach a pic of the bulk of my planes.

    The No71 router plane is with my router bits . . . it makes sense to me and the Veritas Low Angle Block...
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    I'm a turner, but I have a large drawer full of...

    I'm a turner, but I have a large drawer full of planes, from No 3 to No 8, several block planes and assorted "specialty" planes, No 71, No 55 etc.

    A freshly sharpened plane on timber is joy.
    ...
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    Carroll's Woodcrafts, Timberbits, Pop's Shed,...

    Carroll's Woodcrafts, Timberbits, Pop's Shed, Gary Pye, SE QLD Woodturning.
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    Find a local woodturner. I hven't seen handles...

    Find a local woodturner. I hven't seen handles available commercially.

    I'd turn them for you but Aussie post's charges would make it ridiculously expensive.
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    I finally installed the light panel above my...

    I finally installed the light panel above my lathe, I even did some flat work, straight and square . . . :;

    450145

    The frame is suspended from the purlin.
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    Smiife, pen blanks are not just for pens, Finial...

    Smiife, pen blanks are not just for pens, Finial blanks . . .
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    I'll throw my vote in for the M910. I have a...

    I'll throw my vote in for the M910. I have a Yellow one, aka "The Yellow Peril".

    One of the first chinese made ones, but brought direct from Woodfast in '09. I can,t fault it. Spindles to 950mm,...
  37. Thread: Surprise!

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    As above, I have a 2tpi and a 3 tpi blade for...

    As above, I have a 2tpi and a 3 tpi blade for ripping. The 2 tpi is very aggressive!
  38. Thread: Surprise!

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    Maybe you need a bigger bandsaw . . . :q

    Maybe you need a bigger bandsaw . . .
    :q
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    I'll throw Spotted Gum into the ring. Looks a bit...

    I'll throw Spotted Gum into the ring. Looks a bit like some Fence Furniture had a few years ago.
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    Yep, one or two passes, sometimes I cheat and...

    Yep, one or two passes, sometimes I cheat and touch the edge up with a #600 hone, is working on a soft wood. Eucy's are grinder retouches only.:;
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    Much the same as Tony, used to remove tool marks...

    Much the same as Tony, used to remove tool marks and tearout. Kept sharp, whispy shavings, more a finishing tool then a hogging tool for me.
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    The 300*1200 would be perfect over my lathe . . ....

    The 300*1200 would be perfect over my lathe . . .

    Looks like I'll be installing it next weekend:wink:
  43. Thread: Sandpaper

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    I got them from Best Abrasives....

    I got them from Best Abrasives.
  44. Thread: Sandpaper

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    I use the 3mm intermediate pad, I brought 2 at...

    I use the 3mm intermediate pad, I brought 2 at the time and have placed the spare somewhere safe in the shed. I don't think I need to bother to try to find it atm.
  45. Probably been broiled! :;

    Probably been broiled! :;
  46. Thread: Sandpaper

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    I'll throw in Abranet, especially for machine...

    I'll throw in Abranet, especially for machine sanding.

    Yes it's on the expensive side, but you save by using less discs, quicker sanding time and IMHO a better finish.
  47. GORE WARNING Ouch! Has your "friend" turfed the offending saw?

    Ouch! Has your "friend" turfed the offending saw?
  48. Jarrah, Jarrah, Jarrah!

    Jarrah, Jarrah, Jarrah!
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    Just get the Carbitool, you won't regret it! ...

    Just get the Carbitool, you won't regret it!

    After the pain of seeing burn marks from a easily blunted "Cheap" bit, the price difference does not make a difference, when you factor in the pucker...
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    Southern Silky Oak, Backsawn? Very bland/beige...

    Southern Silky Oak, Backsawn? Very bland/beige for Silky.

    Well you have 50 weeks to finish off the project, get on with it!:;
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