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    I showed SWMBO this thread... and that's how...

    I showed SWMBO this thread...

    and that's how the fight started.......
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    house

    house
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    @Woodwould ...and your dog doesn't usually...

    @Woodwould

    ...and your dog doesn't usually care if you pet the neighbour's dog. :wink:
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    We have a 2006 Yaris and it's been a good...

    We have a 2006 Yaris and it's been a good vehicle. Got ours with all of the optional safety equipment and thus equipped it has a fairly high safely rating.

    No problems with it so far at 30,000...
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    You forgot to add, "uphill both ways!" :D

    You forgot to add, "uphill both ways!" :D
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    :2tsup: I read that this 'manager' expects to...

    :2tsup:

    I read that this 'manager' expects to skim about $20,000 per year from the fees paid to this (/sarcasm on) poor misunderstood lad. (/sarcasm off)

    I would predict that eventually this...
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    :whs:

    :whs:
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    Sorry folks, I thought this was a thread about...

    Sorry folks, I thought this was a thread about this.
    :wink:
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    Never try to teach a pig to play the piano...it's...

    Never try to teach a pig to play the piano...it's a waste of your time and it annoys the pig.


    :piggy:
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    If it isn't when he gets it, it soon will be! ...

    If it isn't when he gets it, it soon will be!

    Happy Birthday Derek :bday3:
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    Thanks for a job well done Groggy and it was a...

    Thanks for a job well done Groggy and it was a pleasure meeting you at the Melbourne woodworking show. :2tsup:
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    Life is like a s**t sandwich, ...the more bread...

    Life is like a s**t sandwich,
    ...the more bread you have, the less s**t you have to eat.
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    Amazing craftsman

    This has absolutely nothing to do with woodworking but I found this individuals craftsmanship and processes very exceptional none the less. I thought others here might find it interesting also.
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    Poll: Pirates!! Check out this. ...

    Pirates!!

    Check out this.
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    Ban 'em I say! Too many hoons roaming the...

    Ban 'em I say!

    Too many hoons roaming the streets with sharpened spirit levels!

    :minigun:
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    Almost sounds like...

    Almost sounds like Succotash.
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    Action. Arnie or Sly?

    Action.

    Arnie or Sly?
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    Thanks Pops, the #71 is from Derek Cohen so it...

    Thanks Pops, the #71 is from Derek Cohen so it came to me in great condition and as sharp as...

    The #4 came new from the local hardware so it ought to look new because it is!!

    I think that the...
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    My small collection.

    OK, here's my small collection of planes.

    On the back row left to right has a new English Stanley #4, an old English Stanley #5, and an old US made Stanley #7 (one of my pride and joys).

    Front...
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    Being from Kentucky we deep fry anything...and I...

    Being from Kentucky we deep fry anything...and I do mean ANYTHING! And usually in lard.
    Deep fried bacon sounds like a great addition to Sunday breakie to me!!:2tsup:
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    Ooooh! Very nice mate! :2tsup: The last...

    Ooooh! Very nice mate! :2tsup:

    The last 'Racegun' I owned in the US was a Springfield frame custom 45 ACP that I must admit I couldn't drive quite as well as some of the other shooters from the...
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    Sorry, no pics BUT... I got a Makita power...

    Sorry, no pics BUT...

    I got a Makita power planer, 4 Irwin 'Quick-Grip' clamps, a couple of bunnies gift certs and a beautiful vintage USA made Stanley #7 plane in 98% to 99% of new condition!
    ...
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    Here I sit listening to the cricket and looking...

    Here I sit listening to the cricket and looking at the screen on the shed computer laughing and my family once again thinks I have lost my mind!

    Thanks wheelin'

    :D:D:D
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    Having been exposed to both Australian and...

    Having been exposed to both Australian and American English (?) my daughter is fully bi-lingual.

    To somewhat paraphrase George Bernard Shaw, "England and America (and Australia) are two (three) ...
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    'Onya wheelinround! :2tsup: A true-blue...

    'Onya wheelinround! :2tsup:

    A true-blue 'Aussie Christmas Carol'. Top effort Mate!

    Hope everyone has a great Christmas.
  27. Greetings from the other jolly fatman...

    The prezzies have all been wrapped on a previous night so I have spent the evening putting a coat of polyurethane on a new work shed table. Darn MDF top soaking it up like a sponge but the pine...
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    Poll: The German has the fish... oop...sorry, wrong...

    The German has the fish...

    oop...sorry, wrong puzzle

    :missing:
  29. IANAME (I am not a mechanical engineer) but,...

    IANAME (I am not a mechanical engineer) but, having followed the three hole procedure and also being slack I have only tightened via one chuck hole, and I really can not see much difference.
    ...
  30. Absolutely beautiful workmanship. :2tsup:

    Absolutely beautiful workmanship.

    :2tsup:
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    You might also want to file a police report...may...

    You might also want to file a police report...may not seem like much good but then at least you have some documentation if you see your saw on ebay or cash converters.

    Or if you see some other...
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    Even though I voted for him...(yeah, I know), it's still funny! :D:D:D
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    That would be right!

    When I first moved to Australia I was living in Dry Diggings...just outside of Dalesford & Hepburn Springs and I went to the Castlemaine movies a few times with my wife ( sat on the old couch in the...
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    Be careful of those Yanks! :wink: Best to...

    Be careful of those Yanks! :wink:

    Best to check with US Customs I think.
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    Hey seafurymike, just for the record...which...

    Hey seafurymike, just for the record...which brand and model of saw are you talking about, and is it 'tweakable' to make it more accurate?

    Thanks
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    :D Just got all the the bits together to build...

    :D

    Just got all the the bits together to build an ax84 Hi-Octane.

    Now I need to teach myself how to build a proper cabinet for the head and a speaker cabinet!
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    Sorry, but I didn't know it was possible to eat...

    Sorry, but I didn't know it was possible to eat too much Vegimite...I love the stuff!

    ...now peanut butter and banana sandwiches may be another story...:D
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    She is a true beauty Arch... Well done! Very...

    She is a true beauty Arch...

    Well done! Very well done indeed. :2tsup:

    ...now time to build a custom valve amp to feed her into :D
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    Good day SteveAdelaide As F & E implyed...

    Good day SteveAdelaide

    As F & E implyed "google is your friend..."

    try this:

    http://www.oldtoolsshop.com/z_pdf/shopImprov/BobAndDavesGoodFastAndCheapBench-ne.pdf

    Looks like a good place...
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    The regulations vary from state to state in the...

    The regulations vary from state to state in the US so you have 50 possibilities.

    However, I have personally been across the 110/120V 60 Hz from the US AND the 220/240V 50 Hz from Australia and...
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    Thanks Sean, and thanks to all the other helpful...

    Thanks Sean, and thanks to all the other helpful individuals here...

    This forum is a great resource.

    Cheers!

    Rick (against the grain) :)
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    Yep, me too. Lots of great demos and displays....

    Yep, me too. Lots of great demos and displays. And many quality goodies at bargain prices.

    I just need to take more money next year. :D
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    G'day all, I was good to meet you all at the...

    G'day all,

    I was good to meet you all at the stand today. And the show was great.

    Looking forward to the continued good advise and instruction from all here.

    Cheers!
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    Good looking pieces of wood and craftsmanship....

    Good looking pieces of wood and craftsmanship. Like the others, I'm looking forward to seeing (and maybe hearing) the final product. :2tsup:
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    Good update. Thanks!

    Good update. Thanks!
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    Sounds like my boss!:D

    Sounds like my boss!:D
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    Just a couple of states south of my hometown...:U

    Just a couple of states south of my hometown...:U
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    Beautiful instruments and nice looking amp!...

    Beautiful instruments and nice looking amp! :2tsup:

    I actually originally found this group because I want to build a couple of cases for amps and speakers. I'm an electronics tech by trade and a...
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    Oh my goodness...don't tell him mate!! ...

    Oh my goodness...don't tell him mate!!

    :rolleyes:
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    I have a single car garage that is not used for a...

    I have a single car garage that is not used for a vehicle ( thank goodness! ) ...6M x 3M.

    I do have to share it with the electronics workbench and the family clothes dryer plus storage of...
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