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    Whilst i know its not timber but aluminium box...

    Whilst i know its not timber but aluminium box tube may be a better option as it would be a lot stronger than 19mm meranti spaning 2.2m and would also help to keep your weight down
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    Boutique timbers at rollands plains

    Boutique timbers at rollands plains
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    Molasses bath with electrolysis will get rid of...

    Molasses bath with electrolysis will get rid of the rust. Quite a few people use it on cast iron camp ovens.
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    I have a razer tip and quite like it. I mainly...

    I have a razer tip and quite like it. I mainly use a writing tip, skew tip and curved bottom shader. Can't remember the proper name for it. Not trying to promote my woodwork business but if you go to...
  5. A.C.T.Swap Matthews timber and annangote timbers have a nice...

    Matthews timber and annangote timbers have a nice range of stock.
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    Tiger myrtle at a guess not norfolk island pine...

    Tiger myrtle at a guess not norfolk island pine as nip is a real blond colour.
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    Spotted gum would be my other suggestion for a...

    Spotted gum would be my other suggestion for a timber suitable for a outdoor table.
  8. Matthews timber

    Matthews timber
  9. If you can talk with the contractor doing the...

    If you can talk with the contractor doing the work you may be able to get a few logs if you have a big enough trailer, it just depends on what the contract that the company has bid on states and what...
  10. I had one scammer annoying me one day so i told...

    I had one scammer annoying me one day so i told him that i worked for the government and to take me off his call list as i was expecting a very important phone call. He tried to play the i cant do...
  11. QUEENSLAND No, any camphor laurel that i get from my...

    No, any camphor laurel that i get from my contacts i use for furniture or chopping board production. To me its to nice to burn. If you dont mind me asking what are you using the charcoal for?
  12. QUEENSLAND There are quite a few aussie hardwoods like...

    There are quite a few aussie hardwoods like ironbark that produce good charcoal.
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    From when I talked with Candy who was in charge...

    From when I talked with Candy who was in charge of the sydney show the shows will always be timber focused. They were looking at running more try woodworking courses and specialty courses. They ate...
  14. Yes you want chaps as they offer some protection...

    Yes you want chaps as they offer some protection in the event that the chain brakes or for some reason the saw makes contact with your leg. Stihl sell chaps that would suit what you want to do and...
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    I have done the above ratio or one very similar...

    I have done the above ratio or one very similar and left the pva out and they dried flat. I finished it with shellac. I used tight bond to glue it onto my plywood substrate for the box lid
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    with the right tools brass can be machined/cut. I...

    with the right tools brass can be machined/cut. I would do your drawing in a cad program and then send that with your enquiry to a cnc place to get a quote on it. The other option would be to get it...
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    most of the time brass is used for decorative...

    most of the time brass is used for decorative inlays into timber floors. can you post a pic of what you are thinking of doing and then we might be better able to assist you.
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    I would look at doing step cuts on the branches...

    I would look at doing step cuts on the branches to be able to remove them safely and to get the log to sit down on the ground safely. Ill do a drawing later of what I would do
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    spotted gum is readily available from hardware...

    spotted gum is readily available from hardware and general at dural in 19mm thick T&G boards 98, 130 they have some quite wide boards of spotty in flooring
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    Maybe talk with some of the large veneer...

    Maybe talk with some of the large veneer suppliers and you may be able to get it sliced by one of them of they may know of a custom slicing crowd.
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    1. Euro Beech 2. kauri or Tas Myrtle 3. Tas...

    1. Euro Beech
    2. kauri or Tas Myrtle
    3. Tas Blackwood
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    Look at getting some Anti Vibration gloves as...

    Look at getting some Anti Vibration gloves as they will help to reduce the numbness in your fingers at the end of a cut. I often wear AV gloves at work whilst running chainsaws for opening up fire...
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    Cockatoo Creek Timbers no affiliation to them...

    Cockatoo Creek Timbers no affiliation to them just seen a post in one of the wood selling groups on fb
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    The pics that you of the tree removed by the...

    The pics that you of the tree removed by the tree loppers looks very similar to a celtis aka hackberry. the first tree id with a offcut is a chinese elm going by the bark and leafs. It turns quite...
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    Normally from my experience wood shavings like...

    Normally from my experience wood shavings like pine are used in horse stables due to them having little to no odour as something like camphor laurel would be to overpowering in a stable.
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    If you post a picture of the tree we can give you...

    If you post a picture of the tree we can give you a more positive identification.
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    American Cherry and Rock Maple can be purchased...

    American Cherry and Rock Maple can be purchased from Matthews timber
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    you could use pva which dries clear to attach the...

    you could use pva which dries clear to attach the veneer. Alternatively you could veneer the ply first then cut the board to your required size and then dress the solid trim to your required...
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    Poplar | The Wood Database - Lumber...

    Poplar | The Wood Database - Lumber Identification (Hardwood) and American tulipwood hardwood I AHEC this might help you. At a guess I would say that it is fine to use for spoons and butter knifes....
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    It sounds like your timber is from a paperbark...

    It sounds like your timber is from a paperbark going from your description. I have found that a waterbased paint is better for sealing the ends of cut logs
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    Pic 2 looks like red silky oak and pic 3 looks...

    Pic 2 looks like red silky oak and pic 3 looks like red mallee burl
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    I think that you might find that shipping and...

    I think that you might find that shipping and customs might be too expensive for most people in Aus when it comes to importing heavy and long timbers from overseas.
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    Ill give you another recepie for veneer softener...

    Ill give you another recepie for veneer softener tomorrow from a advanced veneering book that I used with good success on a job recently
  34. could always talk with the builders who are...

    could always talk with the builders who are making the homes or look up the development on councils website and see what materials they are using. normally the finishes and internal materials are...
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    populous alba- silver poplar

    populous alba- silver poplar
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    Hi FenceFurniture, I am the one that shanesmith80...

    Hi FenceFurniture, I am the one that shanesmith80 met probably at a woodshow in sydney. I used to have access to a lucas sawmill through work but I had a disagreement with the boss to put it at best...
  37. My apologies rustynail, I should have worded my...

    My apologies rustynail, I should have worded my post better. I am used to people having different names for some trees which at times may or may not be correct so when I saw the cheese wood I assumed...
  38. Pittosporum undulatum - Sweet Pittosporum or...

    Pittosporum undulatum - Sweet Pittosporum or native daphne is not cheese tree the cheese tree is Glochidion ferdinandi – Cheese Tree
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    Pic 1 looks like douglas fir although it could be...

    Pic 1 looks like douglas fir although it could be dawn cedar.
    pic 2 looks like bunya pine although it could be Norfolk island pine. Bark doesn't look quite right for holly.
    pic 3 looks like a...
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    I think that you will find that this is a old...

    I think that you will find that this is a old pruning cut that has calloused over as it is common to have a black mark down the centre of callouses wood on trees.
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    Box elder will kind of grow any where as long as...

    Box elder will kind of grow any where as long as it can get enough moisture, that is mainly around the creeks and bush in my area. I second the specimen being box elder
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    Looks like some of the Oregon that I have that...

    Looks like some of the Oregon that I have that has been cut on the quarter which has planer grain. Will try to get a pic of some of my Oregon later.
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    I am in the same boat at Xanthorrhoeas...

    I am in the same boat at Xanthorrhoeas I would prefer to do a online survey than send answers via my email for my own computer safety. I mainly use timber that I salvage myself as a part time...
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    Just turn the mill and chainsaw onto it's side...

    Just turn the mill and chainsaw onto it's side like you would do for normal cross cutting with a chainsaw and sharpen it that way with the hand file. I prefer hand sharpening over machine grinding as...
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    VICTORIA The timber that you have for sale is weastern red...

    The timber that you have for sale is weastern red cedar not aus red cedar as aus red cedar is a darker red
  46. round corner landscaping supplies at dural might...

    round corner landscaping supplies at dural might have timber in that size other than railway sleepers
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    I use feast Watson proof seal and I can get a...

    I use feast Watson proof seal and I can get a glass finish when lacquering it. Second silky oak
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    leaves and bark don't look right for sweet...

    leaves and bark don't look right for sweet pittosporum will post pics or sweet pittosporum later
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    I think that you will find that it is claret ash....

    I think that you will find that it is claret ash. from seeing some friends use it works nicely as inlays and bowls/ other turned/ cabinet pieces.
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    Hi AlexS, I would suggest that you talk to Ian...

    Hi AlexS, I would suggest that you talk to Ian Raper from Hornsby Mens Shed if you cant find anyone. I do pyrography but I am too busy at the moment to consider taking on a commission and I am still...
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