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    N.S.W. Chris, are you finally cleaning your shed? :q

    Chris, are you finally cleaning your shed? :q
  2. Well, there was some mention of Felder . . . ....

    Well, there was some mention of Felder . . . . Then the dollar signs spin :)
  3. Woodman do a 400mm (16") version . . .

    Woodman do a 400mm (16") version . . .
  4. Thread: Look I made a desk

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    Very nice Scott! How did you get it up the...

    Very nice Scott!

    How did you get it up the stairs from the workshop, into the house?:q
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    New digs, Matt?

    New digs, Matt?
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    Brett, looks ready for a forum gtg! Maybe in a...

    Brett, looks ready for a forum gtg!

    Maybe in a few months, I can handle Katoomba winter weather, but there are a few denizens of the lower levels of hell, that are not so cold resistant :)
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    Dust collection and filtration will be necessary...

    Dust collection and filtration will be necessary with the "other" hobbies.
  8. SOLD: Hello Tony, I'll take it, thanks.

    Hello Tony, I'll take it, thanks.
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    SOLD: Hello Neil, I dithered for a moment and paid the...

    Hello Neil, I dithered for a moment and paid the price :)
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    SOLD: Hello Tom, I'll take the 2 P&N chisels, please. ...

    Hello Tom, I'll take the 2 P&N chisels, please.

    Thanks

    Bugger, missed by that much :)

    I'll still take the spindle gouge, thanks
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    Hello Hughie, Candice is the organiser. I am...

    Hello Hughie, Candice is the organiser.

    I am going to the Trend open day on the 25/06/2022.
  12. Thread: bowl corer

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    So, what lathe/banjo are you using?

    So, what lathe/banjo are you using?
  13. Thread: bowl corer

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    The Mcnaughton comes with a 25mm post or you can...

    The Mcnaughton comes with a 25mm post or you can specify which size you want. Link

    As long as your lathe has the low speed torque and you take it easy, allow the tool to do the work and don't try...
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    Thanks Derek, another one to look for :;

    Thanks Derek, another one to look for :;
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    Hey Derek, what number square is your little...

    Hey Derek, what number square is your little Starrett. I have a 453e and a 457 and just cannot recognised yours.

    Here's a group pic with the Vesper version, 453e, 457 and a Brown & Sharpe 554,...
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    Derek's "shop" made set of drawers and even the...

    Derek's "shop" made set of drawers and even the bench look like they have just stepped out of a showroom from the swankiest furniture makers.

    Just a little thing I knocked up, to keep the dust off...
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    I went with 3mm cork for my latest vice, spray...

    I went with 3mm cork for my latest vice, spray adhesive, trimmed to size. Yes it is a bit easier to damage, but it easy to replace.

    I have, in the past, used 19mm pine and 25mm been a tree.
    ...
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    https://www.woodworkforums.com/image/jpeg;base64,/...

    https://www.woodworkforums.com/image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/2wCEAAkGBwgHBgkIBwgKCgkLDRYPDQwMDRsUFRAWIB0iIiAdHx8kKDQsJCYxJx8fLT0tMTU3Ojo6Iys/RD84QzQ5OjcBCgoKDQwNGg8PGjclHyU3Nzc3Nzc3Nzc...
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    Mop & Bucket to Aisle 3, Drool puddle! I...

    Mop & Bucket to Aisle 3, Drool puddle!

    I cannot help you with set up, but say, they are some Purdy planes!
  20. Geez, there are nice toys there. The Leady Bowl...

    Geez, there are nice toys there. The Leady Bowl lathe looks new.

    The Lie Neilsen planes are cools.
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    All natural bark inclusions . . . No wonder my...

    All natural bark inclusions . . . No wonder my edge's vanished :)
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    Crocy, I didn't fill any cracks and Mineral Oil...

    Crocy, I didn't fill any cracks and Mineral Oil is the finish. Sanded only to #320, as I value my fingers :)
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    Olive Root burl Bowl

    Just a tiddler, 270*100. Punky, holy and fun to finish turn.

    Originally rough turned in 2017.

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    Leyton, have you treated the mould spores? ...

    Leyton, have you treated the mould spores?

    Otherwise they will bloom, again. Pressure washing only removes the visible layer.

    I use white vinegar for mild spots or diluted oil of cloves for...
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    I second the Vermec. I had one for my Woodfast...

    I second the Vermec. I had one for my Woodfast M910. Worth every cent, especially when a mate asked me to make multiple "balls" of hardwood at 50mm for a martial art.

    Easy to learn to use...
  26. Thread: Cubismís Revised.

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    Sticky: HEADS UP - COMPETITION There you go Bob, you have just set your task,...

    There you go Bob, you have just set your task, the 1mm3 item . . . I'll just go and get my glasses :eyeglasses:
  27. Thread: Cubismís Revised.

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    Sticky: HEADS UP - COMPETITION Matt, I am interested . . . Tony, Vase...

    Matt, I am interested . . .

    Tony, Vase finished today, about 1615 this afternoon, only used for a example of a turned item.

    250mm2 is an interesting sizefor turning, too big for the smaller...
  28. Thread: Cubismís Revised.

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    Sticky: HEADS UP - COMPETITION Would this be an example of a turned item, 230mm...

    Would this be an example of a turned item, 230mm height.509951
  29. Thanks Neil, but I think I would just use my...

    Thanks Neil, but I think I would just use my western slicks at 3 1/2" and 2" width, in a pinch.509840

    Or just go with the slightly narrower Japanese Tsuki-Nomi 509841 and other Nomi in my care....
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    Watch out, chisels and planes multiply if you do...

    Watch out, chisels and planes multiply if you do not keep an eye on them . . .

    At least in my shed, they do!
  31. Clinton, enough of the teasing. Here is my...

    Clinton, enough of the teasing.

    Here is my tool buying over the last few weeks :q

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  32. How wide is wide? 54/55mm is about the widest I...

    How wide is wide? 54/55mm is about the widest I know for Japanese chisels.
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    Size comparison time, Shapeleigh 2" slick to the...

    Size comparison time, Shapeleigh 2" slick to the T H Witherby 3 1/2" slick
    900mm rule for scale.

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    Hello Tom, it's a 2" Shapeleigh - Diamond Edge....

    Hello Tom, it's a 2" Shapeleigh - Diamond Edge.
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    Ummm, the slick is huge! 508595 It makes the...

    Ummm, the slick is huge!
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    It makes the 2" chisel, small!
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    Hello Ian, yep, these are keepers. Tom, the 2"...

    Hello Ian, yep, these are keepers.

    Tom, the 2" version is a no75 Bevel edge mirror finish.

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    I do have a 3 1/2" slick in the mail atm.

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    Well, I got a roundtoit today. I dressed the 6...

    Well, I got a roundtoit today.
    I dressed the 6 Witherby's in Rock Maple, with a Paring style handle, so I am not tempted to use percussive force . . .

    I have plenty of other chisels to use with...
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    Generally, if you have to ask that question, yes...

    Generally, if you have to ask that question, yes it is!
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    Hello Ian, Paul and Tom. Ian, I'll take some...

    Hello Ian, Paul and Tom.
    Ian, I'll take some side profile pics when the rain eases. From looking at a 1918 Catalogue, I think the 2 smaller ones are Witherby Socket Firmer Cabinet Chisels, at 4 1/2...
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    T H Witherby Chisels

    I present another addiction . . . TH Witherby/Witherby chisels. Made in Winsted Conneticuit.508369
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    HEADS UP Yep, it was a good event, got a couple good...

    Yep, it was a good event, got a couple good bargains and missed out on a Veritas LA Jointer, because I dithered!
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    What are you saying Ian, that I dont need the...

    What are you saying Ian, that I dont need the multiple sets of bevel edge, firmer, mortice, butt in both western and japanese styles, then the "specialist" or "oddball" chisels? :)
  43. Thread: The Books re read,

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    Matt, is this an exclusively "Tool" book post or...

    Matt, is this an exclusively "Tool" book post or a general WW book post? At last count I have a few books . . .

    Woodworking courses : Woodworking Course, Richard Crosland (Aust), Tage Frid...
  44. Thread: Sharpening

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    Turning is not cheap. I use a Tormek,...

    Turning is not cheap.

    I use a Tormek, because repeatability and speed of honing is the key to efficient turning of jobs. I am not a pro, there are a few on this board, but I have trained with...
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    Hello Ian, both had to be completely reground due...

    Hello Ian, both had to be completely reground due to damage at the tip and the old 60# cloth back emery paper had to be deployed. A few hours each to get the backs to a suitable level, no where near...
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    Re handled Ward Firmer chisels

    I picked up a couple Ward 31mm Firmers some time a go

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    and finally got round to turning some new handles.

    The Tanged version got dressed in Paperbark with Copper Ferrules
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    Yep, enforce the use of the spreadsheet,...

    Yep, enforce the use of the spreadsheet, otherwise the "smarties" will never bother.

    Don't worry, where I work, we enforce the use of a Payroll Enquiry form, otherwise you don't get paid your...
  48. Thread: The Toolbox Book

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    I have it, pm me and we can discuss the logistics...

    I have it, pm me and we can discuss the logistics of the loan.

    It's been sitting on my shelf along with a few other woodwork books . . . I started this journey pre internet :;
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    Hello Neil, I knew this sub forum existed, but...

    Hello Neil, I knew this sub forum existed, but never got around to posting in it.

    I'll take the old Kanna blades please. The long term "plan" is to make a kanna . . . at a time yet to be...
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    Misadventure, I bet your wife had a few more...

    Misadventure, I bet your wife had a few more illustrative words to describe it and you.

    Take it easy!
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