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  1. Hi, I use the SG on both my Band Saw and Router...

    Hi, I use the SG on both my Band Saw and Router tables but both are cast iron and maybe different to what you have. I redo them about once a month and the timber just glides over the tables. Have...
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    Hi Euge, Thanks for the kind offer but am not in...

    Hi Euge, Thanks for the kind offer but am not in desperate need at the moment, am having a go at a couple of love spoons (first attempt) using White Beech which seems to be ok and supply is good here...
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    Basswood-Amazon

    Hi Midnight Man, Thanks for the info re Amazon have ordered some today and will se how I go with it. Have also thought about having a go at Kumiko as well, am having a think about getting one of the...
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    Basswood/Limewood

    Hi Woodpixel, I've found it hard also hence the the reason for starting this thread, have contacted two suppliers who advertise as having stocks of some of the timbers listed by you and others in...
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    Basswood/Limewood

    My thanks to all who replied, this forum never fails to answer a query. Thanks for the information sheet Graeme have copied it for future reference and subject to supply offers a number of options...
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    Hi Euge, Thanks for the info I have used QLD...

    Hi Euge, Thanks for the info I have used QLD White Beech before for kitchen spoons and spatula's and still have a block in the shed but. Not sure I like the dark colour of the timber when finished...
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    Seeking Basswood/Limewood.

    Hi All, Anyone know of suppliers of Basswood/ Limewood in QLD or anywhere in Aus, have been Chip Carving for about 18 years but want have a go at figure carving etc but do not want to waste my supply...
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    Welcome to the Forum, I think you find all the...

    Welcome to the Forum, I think you find all the help you need right here. Plenty of expertise here on this forum. Cheers Brian/
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    Interesting conversation this, got me off my...

    Interesting conversation this, got me off my chair to check two tapes that I have. No1 a Wattmaster from China when checked against a Stanley steel rule was spot on. No2 Komelon made in the USA...
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    Thanks for the info Bob the rust was mainly on...

    Thanks for the info Bob the rust was mainly on the shaft and the outer circumference surface of the head and the cutting edge is still looks ok will try it out on some scrap. Cheers Brian.
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    Hi all, went the vinegar route with a couple of...

    Hi all, went the vinegar route with a couple of forstner bits the had firly heavy surface rust left them in overnight. Next morning the rust was all gone but left me with two jet black forstner...
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    Hi Fumbler/double.d, Have had the same problem...

    Hi Fumbler/double.d, Have had the same problem with a piece of Spotted Gum which after being cut to size cupped quite badly due to the humidity here in Brisbane. I did turn it up the opposite way on...
  16. Hi Elanjacobs, Thanks for your reply, will try...

    Hi Elanjacobs, Thanks for your reply, will try the water treatment and if no success will probably finish it life a firewood. Thanks again. Brian.
  17. Hi Alkahestic, the piece has been stored flat on...

    Hi Alkahestic, the piece has been stored flat on shelf for about 5 months. It was cut from a longer length just a short while after I got it and was finish machined just needing a light sanding. The...
  18. Advice needed regarding cupping on a piece of Spotted Gum.

    Have a great looking piece of Spotted Gum which was destined to be a box lid. Since being cut to size it has cupped 3.5 mm over a width of 210mm. Can this be redeemed and if so how. Any and all...
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    A tour-de- force in the design the construction...

    A tour-de- force in the design the construction and also the documenting of the processes involved. Absolutely brilliant. Brian.

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    A tour-de- force in the design the...
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    Lovely stuff put my name on the list a well, that...

    Lovely stuff put my name on the list a well, that is if some is going to be available. Brian.
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    Hi everyone, Thanks for all the replies, what a...

    Hi everyone, Thanks for all the replies, what a great resource this forum is with such knowledgeable people willing to share their experiences with others. Thanks again Brian.
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    Finish for Spotted Gum

    Hi everyone, Am making a jewellery box out of Spotted Gum and am seeking advise on a suitable finish. I notice some people use various oils or waxes while some use a combination of both. What is the...
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    Thank you, Add my thanks and appreciation to all...

    Thank you, Add my thanks and appreciation to all who keep this forum running as it is meant to run. Brian.
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    Spectacular stuff, anybody know how that effect...

    Spectacular stuff, anybody know how that effect is formed during the tree growth. Brian.
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    Hi Rabster, Just spectacular, well done. Brian.

    Hi Rabster, Just spectacular, well done. Brian.
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    Hi Ben. Regarding Henry Bros I suggest you look...

    Hi Ben. Regarding Henry Bros I suggest you look at their website all the details are there . There have been many posts on this company and I have not seen one complaint. I ordered three blades...
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    Placed my first order them Craig was the person I...

    Placed my first order them Craig was the person I spoke to for the order late on Mon 14th delivered in Brisbane early Thurs 17th. Great service would definitely recommend them. Brian.
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    Hi China, Same thing for me, I logged out and...

    Hi China, Same thing for me, I logged out and then back on again and it has been OK since. Cheers Brian.
  29. Thread: Wall art II

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    Hi IDEFIX, This is certainly not useless its a...

    Hi IDEFIX, This is certainly not useless its a work of art and a most useful and decorative one a that. I really like it. Well done. Seasons greetings to you and yours. Brian.
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    Great looking work, very detailed. Like the way...

    Great looking work, very detailed. Like the way tree tree grows from the wood base. Thanks Brian.
  31. Thread: Huon

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    Hi jw2373, Your best bet here in Bris is Trevor...

    Hi jw2373, Your best bet here in Bris is Trevor Gaskell (TG Creations) 3142 0754. Is on his way to Tassie today stocking up on Huon. Give him a couple of weeks and he will fix you up with whatever...
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    Very good likeness, well done. Looks like a...

    Very good likeness, well done. Looks like a really wise old sage as well. Brian.
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    Many thanks for the post MM it's a privilege to...

    Many thanks for the post MM it's a privilege to view them, fantastic application of his talent. Brian.
  35. What a great way to say thank you.

    What a great way to say thank you.
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    Great work Lance, certainly thinking outside the...

    Great work Lance, certainly thinking outside the square and a very unusual use for the timber. Brian.
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    I use boards with melamine both sides from...

    I use boards with melamine both sides from Bunnings and glue different grades of sandpaper each side. When sanding I sand with a circular motion, not sure at all about a back and forth motion as it...
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    Just beautiful, a vey lucky recipient. Just lost...

    Just beautiful, a vey lucky recipient. Just lost our 51/2 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback to cancer two weeks ago would have loved a picture like that of her. Cheers Brian.
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    With a beard like that, working with rotary power...

    With a beard like that, working with rotary power tools is just plain silly.
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    Spectacular, nothing else to say. Brian.

    Spectacular, nothing else to say. Brian.
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    Timber and Working with Wood Shows.

    Have just received an email from The Australian Wood Review. It seems tat he TWWW Shows now have a new owner Phoenix Exhibitions P/L. The email shows an interview
    with Candice Tocknell'Gray of that...
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    Beautiful piece of work. Love it. Brian.

    Beautiful piece of work. Love it. Brian.
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    Hi all, The writing was on the wall for me after...

    Hi all, The writing was on the wall for me after last years show (or was it a no show ) so I did not go his year. However I believe that a move to somewhere like Samford would be a great idea, but...
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    Thanks for your comments Gabriel much appreciated...

    Thanks for your comments Gabriel much appreciated Brian.
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    Thanks for your comments guys much appreciated....

    Thanks for your comments guys much appreciated. Brian.
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    Cutting Boards

    Hi All, Am considering making some end grain cutting boards using some CL, does any have any comments please regarding the suitability of CL. Cheers Brian.
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    I knew I should not have left Tassie an moved to...

    I knew I should not have left Tassie an moved to QLD. Brian.
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