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    The Irwin Speedbor Tri flute bit is designed to...

    The Irwin Speedbor Tri flute bit is designed to be used in a powered drill not a bit and brace, they are effectively a screw auger tip with spade bit cutting edges. They require very little effort as...
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    Looking at your pics the internal bucket looks to...

    Looking at your pics the internal bucket looks to be sitting far higher than the external, it need s to be pushed down as tightly as possible. Rims touching.
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    I just slipped mine inside another bucket,...

    I just slipped mine inside another bucket, strengthens the side walls.
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    1921 Model T Ford

    Just finished this one.466977466978466979466980 In the old money 11 1/2 long x 5 1/2 wide. Done in Radiata pine and beeswax finish
  5. Try ubeaut polishes food safe, child safe non...

    Try ubeaut polishes food safe, child safe non toxic dyes, pack of six colours is approx forty dollars, good value, can dilute quite a bit for subtle colours or less so for vibrant colours.
    check out...
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    Seen similar nails in my great grandfathers...

    Seen similar nails in my great grandfathers carver chair that I restored, dated around 1910 -1920 as best the family can estimate it first arriving in the house in Bendigo.
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    Wd40, spray, wipe off, wipe down with soapy rag...

    Wd40, spray, wipe off, wipe down with soapy rag to remove wd40. Done.
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    Look at Kreg.

    Look at Kreg.
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    I remember selling the old Record Power Turbo...

    I remember selling the old Record Power Turbo Visors, two in the range, battery pack was on the head strap, filter and pre filters on the top. Sold for $400 and $500 if memory serves me right. That...
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    I can’t vouch for the Bessey units but having...

    I can’t vouch for the Bessey units but having been with Irwin for 25 years before their sale to Stanley I know that if you reverse the clutch plates you can sometimes extend the clamps life if they...
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    Brian, can I ask how old, could they be covered...

    Brian, can I ask how old, could they be covered by warranty?
  12. Thread: Merry Christmas

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    Merry Xmas everyone, I hope the ol fat fella was...

    Merry Xmas everyone, I hope the ol fat fella was kind to you all. To those in the bushfire and drought ravaged areas i hope things take a turn for the better and you get some good rains sooner rather...
  13. This one is going into our SecretSanta. 465849...

    This one is going into our SecretSanta.
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    This one might get a run cutting the Xmas pavlova.
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    and these are some little stocking stuffers
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    sorry not sure why some images have...
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    Where to get toy plans from?

    Does anyone have any sites other than Aschis, Toy Making Plans or Bearwoods where they buy plans from?

    Thanks in advance.

    Cheers
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    PWH, if the New Zealand market is the same as Oz,...

    PWH, if the New Zealand market is the same as Oz, Irwin product is no longer available to the general market and is being sold exclusively to Bunnings. This is a decision made by Stanley after they...
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    NEW I picked one of these up off Amazon, three day...

    I picked one of these up off Amazon, three day turn around, set it up yesterday and I have to say I’m impressed with it, quick set up, mounted on my existing drill bench, removed safety guard and...
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    Has anyone tried the Irwin Mesh Discs now stocked...

    Has anyone tried the Irwin Mesh Discs now stocked in Bunnings, I have used the 150mm dia on my disc and belt sander. Can be washed, dried and re used. Not sure I got any more life than standard discs...
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    Flat tray delivery truck

    Finished this one off yesterday approx 210mm long

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    Noblett Furniture were based on Morphett Rd North...

    Noblett Furniture were based on Morphett Rd North Plympton in SA, they were a manufacturer of Teak Dining And Occassional Furniture. Your guess of 1960 is pretty close, they were still in business in...
  20. Thread: My Burl Box

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    Very nice.

    Very nice.
  21. Thread: AWTEx 2020

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    Having been in the tool industry for nearly forty...

    Having been in the tool industry for nearly forty years and exhibiting at many trade, wood shows, field days etc over that period and can honestly say that the returns for suppliers and exhibitors...
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    I’ll second what Lordbug said, the Kreg is a...

    I’ll second what Lordbug said, the Kreg is a great little unit.
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    Plan was from Aschis workshop.

    Plan was from Aschis workshop.
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    Couple of new toys

    Finished these off today, daughter wanted some small trucks to put some gift cards in for her business and a series two Landrover.464313464314
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    Sticky: Ex girlfriend!

    Ex girlfriend!
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    WANTED:SA. Not sure where you are based China, but I would...

    Not sure where you are based China, but I would talk to the boys at Southern Timber (O’Sullivans Beach Rd) in Lonsdale they may be able to supply or point you in the right direction.
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    Thanks Crowie, much appreciated.

    Thanks Crowie, much appreciated.
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    Finishing baby toys

    Hi everyone, looking for some help here, I have made a few small baby rattles with wooden rings which I coloured with food colouring mixed with isopropyl alcohol, left 24 hrs and then gave a light...
  29. Thread: "Celtic Pride"

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    Beautiful, you should be justifiably proud of...

    Beautiful, you should be justifiably proud of your work.
  30. Lovely work, sadly if I gave my wife that she'd...

    Lovely work, sadly if I gave my wife that she'd say" what have you done now!"
  31. Thread: Lathe hammer

    by Potts
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    I sold them for near on 10 years, I have an old...

    I sold them for near on 10 years, I have an old Cl2.

    very underrated lathe
  32. Thread: Lathe hammer

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    I like that idea, looks like you are running a...

    I like that idea, looks like you are running a Record Coronet, what model?
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    one layer only, works for me.

    one layer only, works for me.
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    I put a piece of masking tape around my blade,...

    I put a piece of masking tape around my blade, run rear thrust bearing up to the back and lock off, then adjust the left and right bearings the same way, hand rotate the blade and check as it comes...
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    World of Books has 4 copies at 11.50 with free...

    World of Books has 4 copies at 11.50 with free shipping, second hand if anyone is interested.
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    I winged it, my own design, would probably make...

    I winged it, my own design, would probably make the seats on the chairs about 40mm shorter next time. 1st time I have ever done a chair, enjoyed it, will probably tackle something more elaborate next...
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    Simply beautiful, great finish and I love the...

    Simply beautiful, great finish and I love the wedged tenon for easy assembly.
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    Childrens Table and Chairs

    With the recent arrival of a grandchild and another on the way I thought I'd get ahead of the game and make a table and chair set ready for the inevitable tea parties.
    2nds pine and a bit of ply and...
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    Senbloodysational, absolutely gob smacked.

    Senbloodysational, absolutely gob smacked.
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    Nice job mate, lots of fun in that for your young...

    Nice job mate, lots of fun in that for your young bloke. You should be very proud of your effort.
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    Watching this with interest, need to re do our...

    Watching this with interest, need to re do our kitchen in the next few years. Looking good
  42. Thread: Jarrah Box

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    Lovely work, got to be happy with that

    Lovely work, got to be happy with that
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    Very nice artful, love the shape of the first bowl

    Very nice artful, love the shape of the first bowl
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    Lovely craftsmanship, absolutely beautiful.

    Lovely craftsmanship, absolutely beautiful.
  45. Thread: 10 years ago

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    Jeez Wongo, I'd hate to owe you money!:U

    Jeez Wongo, I'd hate to owe you money!:U
  46. Thread: combination set.

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    I think the spring is just slotted over the ruler...

    I think the spring is just slotted over the ruler so that it will stand upright on the narrow edge, this combined with the semi circle gauge could then be used like a protractor possibly
  47. Thread: Opinion poll

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    2 for me, I like clean straight lines.

    2 for me, I like clean straight lines.
  48. Love the contrast between the timbers, stunning.

    Love the contrast between the timbers, stunning.
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    I thought about that for the next, car, truck,...

    I thought about that for the next, car, truck, wheeled monster, may even whip those off and throw them on the lathe and recess them
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    Used a few scraps

    I'm just getting back into playing around up the shed and had plenty of scraps laying around and a couple of spare afternoons plus the motivation of the impending arrival of two grandkids I thought...
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