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    QUEENSLAND Hi Troy, I'm interested in having a look to...

    Hi Troy,

    I'm interested in having a look to see if it would be suitable for for a small carpentry project I have. How urgently do you need it gone?

    David
  2. Welcome to the forums. I agree with China about...

    Welcome to the forums. I agree with China about budget, but don't give up hope yet. Unfortunately, some of the best bargains will be in 3-phase machines. My father-in-law gave away a whole...
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    Second hand dealers and junk shops often...

    Second hand dealers and junk shops often accumulate a supply of left over pieces. I usually start with with our local antiques dealer (but we're too far from Melbourne for you to go to him!)

    Some...
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    Brands of Danish oils behave differently to each other

    Hi Fumbler, What Euge said is correct of course, but I have also found that different brands of so called 'Danish Oil' are very different in nature. Some are basically polyurethane while some are...
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    QUEENSLAND Hi Bob, Does Silver Ash look like Crows Ash? I...

    Hi Bob,

    Does Silver Ash look like Crows Ash? I tis the same genus.

    Where in Queensland are you and can you please give some photos and dimensions?

    Thanks

    David
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    NEW That's a lovely neat workshop Tom. I wouldn't...

    That's a lovely neat workshop Tom. I wouldn't dare to show my bench!

    I like the idea of rotating the unit to get more room for long bits. If it was a frequent need one could also have a...
  7. QUEENSLAND Is there any interest in this? I think the price...

    Is there any interest in this? I think the price is reasonable, but am open to offers.
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    A.C.T. Hi Woodpixel, I should not be in the market...

    Hi Woodpixel,

    I should not be in the market for timber - have far too much really, and have to sell some myself soon, but would suggest that you may get a better result if you give some dimensions...
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    There are quite a few DIY alternatives for...

    There are quite a few DIY alternatives for cleaning back old furniture. I can't find any current references to it as such, but 40 years ago I was told about "Bristol Museum Mix" . It it made up of...
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    WEST AUST I would like those please. Are your bank...

    I would like those please.

    Are your bank details still the same?

    Regards

    David
  11. QUEENSLAND Canon EF 24-70 mm f 1:2.8 L series lens for sale

    I am re-jigging my camera gear and looking to buy a new body & lens kit so I’m wanting to sell my Canon EF 24-70 F1:2.8 L series zoom lens. The L series are designed to have higher resolution and...
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    NEW Interesting. I have mine set on a wide bench so...

    Interesting. I have mine set on a wide bench so have had no issues. I will be interested to see a photo of it fitted to the Bosch though ... may be useful in the future. I haven't been making...
  13. QUEENSLAND Hi Dusty, I'm amazed you haven't had an...

    Hi Dusty,

    I'm amazed you haven't had an answer, but ten again green timber can be a hassle. The drying and slabbing (in whatever order) is a lot of work so people usually need to get the timber...
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    That's not a silly question Dengue. It is a nice...

    That's not a silly question Dengue. It is a nice smell, even though there's a lot of debate on the internet about it being toxic. I echo both earlier responses. I have cutting boards of CL with...
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    DONE: Hi David, You are absolutely correct, Banksia...

    Hi David,

    You are absolutely correct, Banksia is a beautiful timber. Because of the large medullary rays it has a tendency to split very badly if not end sealed. If it is possible for you to...
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    As russ57 has said, it will depend to a great...

    As russ57 has said, it will depend to a great extent on your planned use and whether it is holding together as it is. I have used the epoxy wood rot stabiliser and it does work well if the timber...
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    QUEENSLAND Sold

    Sold
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    QUEENSLAND I would like that please. Birds-eye Huon is one...

    I would like that please. Birds-eye Huon is one of my timber favourites. I will PM you for details.

    David
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    QUEENSLAND I took it to my local Australia Post outlet and...

    I took it to my local Australia Post outlet and they told me that bubble wrap for the case and post in one of their tough bags would be $20 to Perth (wrap, bag and postage included). The batteries...
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    QUEENSLAND Sold

    Sold
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    QUEENSLAND Good morning mpot, I will weigh and measure it...

    Good morning mpot,

    I will weigh and measure it and let you know. There may be some issues about the legality of sending lithium ion batteries by post. I'll check and let you know. Otherwise...
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    QUEENSLAND Bosch Green Battery drill kit for sale

    I have for sale this PSR 14.4 volt Lithium ion drill with charger and two batteries in a case with the original Bosch set of drills and bits. It is lighter-in weight than the larger 18 volt drills,...
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    I agree with mature one. The only drawback I...

    I agree with mature one. The only drawback I find is that some of my neighbours have unlisted numbers - I don't answer those either - but have missed out on some parties as a result!

    The vast...
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    QUEENSLAND Gone

    Gone
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    QUEENSLAND Sold pending collection

    Sold pending collection
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    Thanks Zsteve, It is a heavy hammer, but no...

    Thanks Zsteve,

    It is a heavy hammer, but no weight mark that I can see. Any idea of the dates of operation?

    I do find it fascinating, and quite sad, that Australia once had the industry to...
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    QUEENSLAND Good morning Kivlor, The majority of the...

    Good morning Kivlor,

    The majority of the timber is less than 190 mm diameter, but can cut to be any shorter length a purchaser wishes as I have a chainsaw. There is one end of one limb that is...
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    Information on Cyclone Forging please

    I recently found this claw hammer marked "Cyclone Forging" "CF" in a shield and, I think "Ironmaster", Australia. The ...master is difficult to make out so it may be something else.

    454012

    I...
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    QUEENSLAND Precision mitre hand saw

    I have had this saw for many years but it does not get used because I have become machine-dependent (read lazy)! It has some slight rust on the blade as can be seen in the photos.

    I am seeking...
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    QUEENSLAND White Cedar for sale

    I have for sale a quantity of white cedar logs/branch timber. The logs vary from about 120 mm to 190 mm diameter, with most around 170 mm diameter. They are 1300 to 1700 long. The tree was cut...
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    Hi China, What is Aussie Clear? Is it an oil...

    Hi China,

    What is Aussie Clear? Is it an oil or a polyurethane - other? How exposed to the weather is the spa? The exposure and UV levels make a huge difference to the longevity of a finish. ...
  32. N.S.W. Which adhesive and technique (e.g. vacuum...

    Which adhesive and technique (e.g. vacuum bag/press) did you use to affix to the ply? I presume that the under-side is plain plywood (i.e. veneered one-side only)?
    David
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    Exterior timber

    Agree with both of the above. The black is most probably a mixture of oxidisation of the timber and resin as well as quite possibly some blue-green "algae" (not regarded as an alga any more but that...
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    Final cut and polish

    Good Morning Mark,

    There are different ways that people do things. For the mangrove boxes above I stopped polishing before a high gloss had been created, so I didn't need to cut back before...
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    Final wax

    Hi Mark,

    Yes, the non-caustic paint strippers are easier on the user and on the timber and less likely to leave a residue that affects the final finish.

    Above, Brian (Homey) mentions scrapers....
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    If you purchase new then Felder supply the Hammer...

    If you purchase new then Felder supply the Hammer units set-up ready for use. In my case I needed a few very minor adjustments to get it perfect but if your local agent is on the ball you wouldn't...
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    What a superbly organised workshop. certainly...

    What a superbly organised workshop. certainly puts mine to shame!
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    Hi Mark, You may get a lot of varied responses...

    Hi Mark,

    You may get a lot of varied responses as lots of us have our favourites and regard what we do as "the only way". I recommend that you get yourself a copy of The Polishers handbook by...
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    I 'm not sure if these comments will help you -...

    I 'm not sure if these comments will help you - but here goes. I have the Hammer C3-31 combination machine, which I believe is the K3 with an over/under planer-thicknesser and spindle moulder in...
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    QUEENSLAND Sold

    Sold
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    QUEENSLAND Hi Brian, I've just double-checked the router...

    Hi Brian,

    I've just double-checked the router and it is not as good as I thought. I have only ever tried it on the highest speed setting and does work perfectly at that but I have now found that...
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    Shellac on Birds-Eye Huon Pine

    I have used a variety of finishes on Huon Pine but have found that shellac gives the best result, depth of image etc. I have used the old fashioned brown-button shellac on antique items and also...
  43. It is great to see such pieces being kept and...

    It is great to see such pieces being kept and made useful. I admire your skilful use of the Domino, mine is more hit and miss, but then I don't get much practice at it.
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    QUEENSLAND Triton TRA 001 for sale - cheap

    This is an older model TRA 001 that came in a router table that I purchased a few years ago. I thought I would keep it as a spare since it works fine, but have run out of storage. AFAIK this one is...
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    Like many timbers, Toona ciliata, so-called...

    Like many timbers, Toona ciliata, so-called Australian Cedar (also grows in Asia), shows a wide range of colour from quite light pink to very dark red. It is possible that the original colour that...
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    One of the issues with polyurethane is that,...

    One of the issues with polyurethane is that, while excellent to start, it does degrade with time, depending on how much sun and UV it gets. When it degrades you have a nasty job scraping, burning or...
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    NEW Well, as I have said before, I am a pretty...

    Well, as I have said before, I am a pretty light-weight user of my drill press. However, its precision can't be faulted in my use. My precision can be faulted (far too often) but the drill does the...
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    NEW Hi Chris, Do you mean runout so that holes are...

    Hi Chris,
    Do you mean runout so that holes are oval?
    I haven’t had that problem.
    David
  49. VICTORIA Hi Euge, I'm interested in 1a, if it is still...

    Hi Euge,

    I'm interested in 1a, if it is still available. Could you please let me know postage to 4068?

    David
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    I'm VERY late to this conversation, but, while...

    I'm VERY late to this conversation, but, while Spotted Gum and Lemon Scented Gum are regarded as closely related and look similar apart from the delightful lemon scent, their timber is not similar. ...
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