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    Count the boards, estimate an average length and...

    Count the boards, estimate an average length and width and thickness, then work our cubic metres.
    Hardwoods, say $1500/cm. exotics say $3000/cm
    For slabs, count number, large (3m+ x 7-800mm wide)...
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    Camphor burls rare, pink and brown inside....

    Camphor burls rare, pink and brown inside.
    Worth? a few hundred dollars whole, more if sliced and they are sold individually
    Greg
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    Veneer

    Conract Sveta at Boutique Timbers.
    She has a range that nay suit and will mail: hoop pine, jarrah, red cedar others I'm not sure: 65858296 or 0439 895 626
    Greg
  4. I always say to my wife, you can't take an single...

    I always say to my wife, you can't take an single or even several incidents and generalise them.
    I don't think she understands either, or maybe she doesn't want to.
    Relax, The US is not imploding,...
  5. Failed State? Imploding? What? Obviously you...

    Failed State?
    Imploding?
    What?
    Obviously you don't own Apple or Netflix or Facebook or Caterpillar or Tesla shares or understand the military power of the US.
    We've had more political angst in...
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    N.S.W. Sveta's veneer

    Attached as promised some photos.
    Sveta says best to discuss with her personally (0439 895626).
    Stated the $2 per leaf was for bulk buys of whole pack of 20-30 pages.
    Guide to individual sales:
    ...
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    Contact Mal at Boutique Timbers, check his...

    Contact Mal at Boutique Timbers, check his website for varieties, can saw down to 5mm thick on the bandsaw mill
    email: [email protected] or call 0416097827
    Greg
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    N.S.W. I've already posted penblank pricing by type...

    I've already posted penblank pricing by type above
    I'll get Sveta to give me a list of veneer prices to tidy it up as you suggest, hope you managed to sort your interest with Sveta however yourself?...
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    N.S.W. Pen Blank Price file

    As requested a PDF file containing blanks and pricing.
    Prices from $1 to $3
    Sveta will also add a few extra, it will give Mal something to do.
    I'll post photos of veneer when they are prepared...
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    N.S.W. WoodPixel Sveta's away with Mal, back Saturday...

    WoodPixel
    Sveta's away with Mal, back Saturday evening I'll get some photos of veneer when she returns.
    Regarding speadsheet with penblank types and pricing, again, when she returns, I'll sort,...
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    N.S.W. Not a problem, let me know colour, size you need...

    Not a problem, let me know colour, size you need and budget and we'll be in touch when Sveta comes back from Sydney where i guess she is helping Mal unload the truck.....
    Thanks. She is ecstatic...
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    N.S.W. They can be cut to size, so 440mm long x 270mm...

    They can be cut to size, so 440mm long x 270mm wide is preferred size?
    Thanks
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    N.S.W. Noi problem. Sveta's gone with Mal to deliver a...

    Noi problem.
    Sveta's gone with Mal to deliver a load of boards to some schools in Sydney and a few customers, back on Saturday.
    I'll get her to get the order ready Sunday and pm you with the types...
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    N.S.W. Hi, Pen blanks are 140mm long, so a metre would...

    Hi,
    Pen blanks are 140mm long, so a metre would be 7 blanks.....if that is what you want?
    If not, Price per blank is:
    12. $3
    19. temp out of stock but I'll see if Mal can cut some next week
    20....
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    N.S.W. Also zebrano and Qld maple let me know size you...

    Also zebrano and Qld maple
    let me know size you need to suit Aust post and I’ll give you a price normally around $2 for around 1m length x 150 wide
    Regards Greg
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    N.S.W. Yes. she has a lot, I'll get a list, but...

    Yes. she has a lot, I'll get a list, but blackbean, red cedar, jarrah, hoop pine are some I know.
    I'll post it later today
    What lengths and widths do you need?
    Greg
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    N.S.W. Sveta's Pen Blanks

    Mal's wife makes a few dollars each year selling pen blanks and veneer at the Sydney and Brisbane Wood Shows in April and June. This year, no show, no sales for her.
    With the interest shown in the...
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    To all the armchair critics regarding testing and...

    To all the armchair critics regarding testing and virus management.
    Test kits don't just come from thin air, so early testing was only possible and is still only possible with what is around to use....
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    I live in a forest, I have a garden there where I...

    I live in a forest, I have a garden there where I grow my food. My family and I live in a home with screen doors.
    It’s been a bad autumn and 1 million mosquitoes have invaded my garden, 10 of them...
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    Remember when we were predicting 100,000 deaths...

    Remember when we were predicting 100,000 deaths in Australia
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    Hi Ruddy, How many years did that piece take to...

    Hi Ruddy,
    How many years did that piece take to hatch? You've been watching that timber for quite a while, hope you've got some other good cranky bits to play with as well. Let me know if you'd like...
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    Intelligentsia

    Statistics.
    This thread loves figures. Now from my understanding, 50% of the globe at Trump lovers, the other 50% are Trump haters.
    Now, the few contributors to this thread all seem to be in the...
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    Speaking of propaganda, take a look at RT and...

    Speaking of propaganda, take a look at RT and CGTN.
    That's how you do it!
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    I enjoy this thread but personal attacks are...

    I enjoy this thread but personal attacks are ridiculous and notwithstanding the current situation, you should all take a cold shower. We are in this together and snarky bitchy remarks are demeaning...
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    Not necessarily. Just like the annual flu shot,...

    Not necessarily.
    Just like the annual flu shot, in a year or so, we may be able get an annual virus shot.
    Researcher interviewed from the US this morning said they have been working on this since...
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    That's great work! There was an old sawmiller...

    That's great work!
    There was an old sawmiller down near Bulahdealh and he closed down 2 years ago and had an auction.
    Had a chat to him, it's red mahogany country that way and he said that in all...
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    Don't know if any of you have seen the ABC comedy...

    Don't know if any of you have seen the ABC comedy skit on corona virus armchair experts, their degree gained in 2 days from a study of Wikipedia, their knowledge broad and their competence unalloyed....
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    Calm everybody, some empty rhetoric is once again...

    Calm everybody, some empty rhetoric is once again starting to flow
    Know you are all stressed but nasty comments about other nationalities is possibly really not appropriate at this time
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    I can't comment of overseas costs, the AUD will...

    I can't comment of overseas costs, the AUD will have an infuence. But don't know where you get your local stock from.
    Our wholesale price for camphor boards is 1500/cm. silky oak, 2000/cm, hardwoods...
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    Timber prices and inflation. Don't worry, the...

    Timber prices and inflation.
    Don't worry, the price paid for red cedar timber has not increased in the past 30 years, so stop buying tools and buy some timber
    Regards
    Greg
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    Stir crazy old men Isolation forum frustration...

    Stir crazy old men
    Isolation forum frustration relief
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    Been reading the discussion for a period. We...

    Been reading the discussion for a period.
    We have a range of members, some have been high flying executives, some teachers, a lot in IT, some sole traders, many retired. None have had to manage a...
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    America may deserve criticism but also our...

    America may deserve criticism but also our ongoing thanks for their use of power across the globe in the past and current centuries.
    We sit here in relative comfort and can rail against whoever and...
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    Shed time. Time for all those projects that have...

    Shed time.
    Time for all those projects that have sat in your head for years.
    There's a suggestion that camphor may have antiviral properties and the same may (or may not) be for any rainforest...
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    You are taking too much a short term view. It...

    You are taking too much a short term view.
    It really doesn't matter if you look long term, we all become stardust in a few billion years.
    As for extinctions, over 99% of all species that have...
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    Hi Alex, Great to see you still at it. I'm sure...

    Hi Alex,
    Great to see you still at it.
    I'm sure there is still a challenge you have in your head, for that box that can't be produced..... so what is it and what timbers will you use?
    Thanks as...
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    Ok forget elephants Replace with eunuchorns

    Ok forget elephants
    Replace with eunuchorns
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    Come on...... let's not seek for elephants...

    Come on...... let's not seek for elephants outside the window on a horse farm.
    Greg
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    If we change the date, it will still be be called...

    If we change the date, it will still be be called 'Australia Day', so that will still generate the same emotions.
    On the new 'date' there will still be demonstrations as the concept of the 'Day'...
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    Benefits of ageing? So Many. You discover...

    Benefits of ageing?
    So Many.

    You discover that cruising is after all a good way to view the globe.
    Your alcohol imbibation drops
    Your libido drops
    But you discover that there are pills for...
  41. HEADS UP Shane Rock up. We will be there all day and...

    Shane
    Rock up. We will be there all day and evening.
    We are putting on a BBQ in the evening for anyone who is camping, normally have quite a few campers.
    They have toilet and shower facilities and...
  42. HEADS UP 2019 Auction Lot List

    Find attached a PDF of the interim lot list final will be printed late next week, but should be 99% correct.
    Around 450 lots, over 180 slabs461087
  43. HEADS UP Photos of more lots

    Getting ready, country very dry, would rather have rain to show the colours.
    Dark red cedar slabs, highly figured camphor, Mackay cedar, red silkwood, Huon pine, American oak, African mahogany,...
  44. HEADS UP Timber auction 15 September

    More lot photos.

    Mackay cedar table tops sanded ready to go, Mackay cedar bar top, red cedar hobby packs, camphor mirror frame slab, Qld maple boards, Tas blackwood slabs, white beech boards, red...
  45. HEADS UP Boutique Timbers and Cedarworks Timber Annual Auction Sunday 15 Sept 2019

    The annual Timber auction will be held once more at the Rollands plains Recreation Ground at 10.00 Sunday 15th September.
    BBQ the night before at the Ground, camping available
    Viewing from 8.0 or...
  46. Thread: 10 years ago

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    Scott, Finding it hard to remember last week....

    Scott,
    Finding it hard to remember last week.
    Greg
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    It was a very successful show as far as all the...

    It was a very successful show as far as all the timber suppliers were concerned. Sales were great.
    Patron numbers on Sunday apparently were double those of last year.
    The show had a warm...
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    Mal is taking some to the Sydney wood show end...

    Mal is taking some to the Sydney wood show end next week Rosehill gardens, contact him at [email protected] or call evenings 65858296 and he can bring extra down for you of you want.
    Regards...
  49. HEADS UP Huon Pine Featured

    Mal had a semi of Huon Pine logs delivered.
    Photos show some of the Huon he will be bringing to the show for sale.
    Also some Mackay cedar table tops and highly figured camphor
    See you there
    Greg
  50. HEADS UP Timber

    Boutique Timbers will be there.
    Preparation is under way.
    Photos show dark red cedar slabs to dining table size, Mackay cedar slabs, redgum burl slices, African mahogany boards, camphor rounds to...
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