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    Couple of things to try: make sure the SSID...

    Couple of things to try:

    make sure the SSID and password are not showing in the display window of the dongle. The Telstra supplied Netgear dongle does this and anyone can steal the password.
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  2. Last week I watched a uTube clip on plane...

    Last week I watched a uTube clip on plane restoration. The resident expert clamped a belt sander in a vise and turned it on. Despite my yelling at the monitor he did all the surfaces of a previously...
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    Must be old-timers night!

    Must be old-timers night!
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    Good to see the stand will be up and running -...

    Good to see the stand will be up and running - well done guys! Unfortunately work has had me in Canberra for the last month and I only discovered on Monday the show is on Friday but have been too...
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    Nice work there Willy. Groggy (aka the other...

    Nice work there Willy.

    Groggy (aka the other work ww forum moderator)
  6. I stumbled across a photo of my workbench under...

    I stumbled across a photo of my workbench under the 16000 plans ads and to say I was unhappy is an understatement. This person needs to be gelded.
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    Well, first mistake was to hold the show at a...

    Well, first mistake was to hold the show at a Racecourse - everyone started nagging. :U

    I'm a hobbyist woodworker and have enjoyed the show for years. I intend to go to this one too. I'd love to...
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    Thank you

    Thank you all for your comments, I appreciate them.

    I spoke to my daughter and we have decided that we are going to make another workbench, this one will be a miniature and will hold Sally's...
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    Vale "Sally", the original bench dog

    After fifteen long years Sally the loving Labrador has passed peacefully. She had arthritis, gait problems, bowels issues and a host of other things but still struggled up to say 'hello' when I came...
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    Day 3

    All good things come to an end. Sadly it is back to work for me tomorrow and a harsh dose of reality :sad1:.

    Overall I think the show was pretty good for the vendors. No records set but also not...
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    Day 2

    Quite a day today: axe racing; Big Stan and the motley musicians; Vic Wood demos; Incra LS positioner demos at the Timbecon stand; Terry Gordon, Colen Clenton and Phoebe Everill; the "I wood like"...
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    "decent" coffee? Not if I make it but I am sure...

    "decent" coffee? Not if I make it but I am sure there are caches of it around the building and in DFO somewhere...
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    Day 1

    A reasonable run into the city and an on-time arrival saw a good start to the day.

    Unfortunately my phone has decided that because it is out of contract by 18 days it is time to play up on me and...
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    Allowing for the uncertainty of Melbourne...

    Allowing for the uncertainty of Melbourne traffic, I hope to be there about 0920-0930.
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    :bleh:

    :bleh:
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    Still looking for volunteers for late Saturday...

    Still looking for volunteers for late Saturday between 1600-1700 and Sunday 1200 - 1600. It doesn't need to be a full two hour shift, an hour helps and fills the roster too!

    Check the roster to...
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    Still looking for volunteers for Saturday between...

    Still looking for volunteers for Saturday between 1400-1500 and Sunday 1200 - 1600. It doesn't need to be a full two hour shift, an hour helps and fills the roster too!

    Check the roster to see...
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    Nearly time for last drinks folks....but still...

    Nearly time for last drinks folks....but still some slots left!

    Still looking for volunteers for Saturday between 1400-1500 and Sunday 1200 - 1600. It doesn't need to be a full two hour shift, an...
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    Coming down to the wire now, still lots of times...

    Coming down to the wire now, still lots of times available still folks - free entry for minimal work, best deal at the show, roll up, roll up!

    Still looking for volunteers for Saturday between...
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    Is anyone willing to swap their shifts on Friday...

    Is anyone willing to swap their shifts on Friday with Tiger's shifts on Sunday?
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    Lots of times available still folks - free entry...

    Lots of times available still folks - free entry for minimal work, best deal at the show, roll up, roll up!

    Friday is now full but Saturday and Sunday are only half full so plenty of room for more...
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    Lots of times available still folks - free entry...

    Lots of times available still folks - free entry for minimal work, best deal at the show, roll up, roll up!

    Still a slot on Friday, Saturday and Sunday are half full.

    Check the roster to see...
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    Lots of times available still folks - free entry...

    Lots of times available still folks - free entry for minimal work, best deal at the show, roll up, roll up!

    Check the roster to see what is still available. < - click here

    How this works: You...
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    Pagie, yes, Jeffs Shed. Sorry for the delay in...

    Pagie, yes, Jeffs Shed. Sorry for the delay in updates I have only just got out of hospital so will do my best to be more frequent from here on in.

    Mannum, you are booked, thank you.

    John T,...
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    doug3030 - fixed, 1-3 Friday, thank you. tea...

    doug3030 - fixed, 1-3 Friday, thank you.

    tea lady - 12 to 1 on Friday, thank you.

    Chesand - 1-3 on Friday, thank you.

    Simplicity - saving assigning you for later.

    Issatree, mannum3 and...
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    We seem to have a serious case of premature...

    We seem to have a serious case of premature volunteering :U

    I've got the link up, thanks for starting without me!

    Volunteer Roster

    Chesand, Issatree and Simplicity - any particular days?...
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    Great day! Learned some good stuff as always,...

    Great day! Learned some good stuff as always, caught up with a bunch of people I have not seen for too long, bought some goodies had a long yack with interesting and highly skilled people. Thanks...
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    Dont forget robbo's custard tart...

    Dont forget 's custard tart...
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    I can confirm now, I will be there.

    I can confirm now, I will be there.
  30. Good job guys (and partners)

    Good job guys (and partners)
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    I should be there too.

    I should be there too.
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    Noisy blades and more dust and less chips are my...

    Noisy blades and more dust and less chips are my rule of thumb. You get to know your machine.

    For bad embedded grit a run over with a belt sander will knock the rocks off but may also leave some...
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    Oh dear, this thread really did not deserve to go...

    Oh dear, this thread really did not deserve to go where it did. A good question and some fair responses. General consensus seems to be no but there are occasions it would be nice to converse in real...
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    I've a few mixed feelings about this one....

    I've a few mixed feelings about this one. Firstly, Facebook is a leaker of personal information and they keep saying they will do better whilst changing their terms to allow them to collect more...
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    A darn fine job so far!

    A darn fine job so far!
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    Thank you brother Wongo!

    Thank you brother Wongo!
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    Thanks Allan, had a good day with the boss and...

    Thanks Allan, had a good day with the boss and daughter. Saw a movie and had a nice lunch.
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    Only one thing comes to mind when looking for...

    Only one thing comes to mind when looking for things to provide comment on. Although the curves on the brass are visually pleasing I am wondering what they may do during a cut? I tend to align things...
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    Thanks for the advice in response to my...

    Thanks for the advice in response to my questions, I used a Somax blue saw set and was quite surprised to feel the teeth crumble and give way. What I have decided to do is give the saw to the young...
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    Great read, thank you!

    Great read, thank you!
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    Ok, I have watched the video and now I have a...

    Ok, I have watched the video and now I have a question for the brains trust. I noted he said to measure the thickness of the saw plate then allow 20% for the set (or more for softwood). He then went...
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    Stewie, thanks for the link!

    Stewie, thanks for the link!
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    It cuts ok! This was gifted to a young son of a...

    It cuts ok! This was gifted to a young son of a guy at work so he will be pleased with it. I am thinking the second pic was taken part way through the filing but can't be sure now :shrug:

    The saw...
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    Reworked an old saw

    I did these teeth by eye, following the existing angles as best I could. I filed this almost back to plain steel as the teeth were brittle and crumbling. Comments, anyone?

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    Some very impressive work guys, well done! I...

    Some very impressive work guys, well done! I haven't got back to mine yet but I have refurbished a backsaw as a gift for a friends young son. Should start back on mine again soon, unfortunately I...
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    Dale, Ian and Ray, thank you helping to stave off...

    Dale, Ian and Ray, thank you helping to stave off the loss of some basic saw making skills. A very informative day and and a HUGE amount of pre-work went into it; the day was a credit to you.

    I...
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    I am in the same situation as Doug and will need...

    I am in the same situation as Doug and will need to borrow a vise if possible.

    Sent from my GT-I9300T using Tapatalk
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    A summer build? Let's hope that is an Arctic...

    A summer build? Let's hope that is an Arctic summer so you have a bit longer . . .

    Will watch with interest!
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    Freebies

    I have in my possession 20-25 magazines that are looking for a new home. Various publishers and dates, mostly Australian Woodworker. If anyone attending the workshop would like them let me know and I...
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    Thanks for that, I have most of that stuff. PM...

    Thanks for that, I have most of that stuff. PM sent.

    What about handle material? (Hmmm, read the thread Groggs) :U
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