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  1. Thread: European green Oak

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    European green Oak

    I am interested in purchasing a slab of either European or American oak. If you can help please contact me through the forum.
    thanks
    Me 2

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  2. Thread: European green Oak

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    WANTED:VIC European green Oak

    I am interested in purchasing a slab of either European or American oak. If you can help please contact me through the forum.
    thanks
    Me 2
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    Liogier hand stitched rasp

    I purchased the cabinet makers 150mm hand stitched rasp a couple of months ago it is really efficient and removes stock at twice the speed as regular rasps I have four well known makes, the French...
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Thanks I went and had look and agree it's pretty...

    Thanks I went and had look and agree it's pretty poor and moved on to look at a Bosch
    thanks
    Me2
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    Sydney tools table saw BAYER BT255

    Has any one used a BYER BT255 table saw and can give me an good user report on its performance standard of construction and any other information.ThanksRoger
  7. Thread: Triton WX7

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    Triton WX7

    Any one know when the Triton WX7 saw and router extras will be available in Australia, it's out on the USA and UK.
  8. Thread: English oak

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    Hi will you be selling the oak? I may be...

    Hi will you be selling the oak? I may be interested in a slab.
    thanks
    Roger
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    Steam Bending

    I have been steam bending Blackwood for Windsor chairs for some years and have found green wood is best I use metal straps to hold the curve . I got my straps from a band saw blade which had no teeth...
  10. Thread: Steaming OLD wood

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    Steam bending

    I find dry wood even though you leave it to soak for a week still has less than10 percent chance of bending successfully, you will also need sprung steel strap to hold the outer surface and stop the...
  11. Thread: Mitrebond glue

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    Mitrebond glue

    Has any one tried Mitrebond glue? I saw it demonstrated in the UK and was wondering how good it was.
  12. Thread: Green wood

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    Green Blackwood

    I need green Blackwood for steam bending my regular guy is selling up but gave me the phone number of a man in Wandin who is cutting a fresh log soon. If this is any good for you email me.
    Me2
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    Alaskan Mill operator

    I have two 1.5 by about 400mm dimeter logs of sheoak in my back garden which I would like to have cut into boards in situ (due the weight).
    If you can do it or know some one who can, I would...
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    Travisher for chair makeing

    Hi I have just finished a course on Windsor Chair making in the UK and have decided to hand make them here. I have ordered some items from Canada (Lee Valley) but need a Travisher to form the seat....
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    Triton Router in the USA

    I just received my copy of Fine Woodworking direct from Taunton Press and on page ten is an interesting question and answer on the Triton
    2 1/4 Router, the reply is the interesting part.
    Me2
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    Dawn 10 Woodworking Vice

    Hi Looking for an Australian made Dawn 10 Vice Ebay.com.au Item number 160332859163
    Me2
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    Hi Dj I have been running at full speed with a...

    Hi Dj
    I have been running at full speed with a 1800w Hitach router. I do have a variable speed router if slower speed would help.
    Me2
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    Routing 20 year old Jarrah

    I have been trying to route dovetails in some old Jarrah and find that the wood shatters on enty and exit. I taped the ends No luck I added some thin Ply wood in front and behind but still the Jarrah...
  19. Thread: Tool Guide 2008

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    Tool Guide 2008

    Its the Yearly assesment of selected tools published by Taunton Press. I forgot to say that the Triton product mentioned is one of the two Routers.
  20. Thread: Tool Guide 2008

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    Tool Guide 2008

    Have seen what the 2008 Tool Guide says about the Triton Mofoo1k as its called in the USA. Its on page 45 they rated it the best in every class.
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    Tambour slats to canvas

    I have made the roll top desk from plans in the Woodsmith magazine, everything has worked out fine but I am having trouble with gluing the tambour slats to the canvas. I have tried PVA and clamps (on...
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    Poll: I go every year because i am in the powertool...

    I go every year because i am in the powertool business and like to know whats going on in Australia. I take most of the magazines ang get good info from those, but there is nothing better than...
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    Working height for a Planer

    I have just purchased a thicknesser Planer and was wondering what the IDEAL WORKING HEIGHTH woud be, befor I make a mobile table for it
    Thanks
    Me2
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    Carba-tec

    They are closed and there was a receiver in the store. I called Brisbain who confirmed that they are closed as there licence has expired. Brisbain said they were going to open a new store in a better...
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    And the Washington Post Quote

    A poor state of affairs when we cant quote a News paper on a current affair.
    Me2
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    Melbourne Carba-Tec Store

    I have Just been looking through the February edition of Australian Woodworker and wondered if any one else noticed the Carba-Tec adverts on The inside cover pages 8 and 9 and the inside back cover....
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    Record Coronet lathe for sale

    Hi
    I have a Record number 1 lathe made by Coronet in England for sale, it has solid bars, cast head and tail stock and comeswith both centres. It is brand new although I purchased it over ten years...
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    Jarrah in Melbourne

    As a new Victorian I want some furniture Quality Jarrah. Any one know a good source of supply in the Eastern Suberbs.
    Me2
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    Kango

    Remember to check the availability of nails Bostic nails are harder to ome by than Pasload nails. The deal seems very good for the gun We sell Duo Fast Airco and ProtonAir all for more than...
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    Metabo Service

    Metabo have an excellent service department in Melbourne and carry out Warrantee work very quickly. I sell Powertools and sell more Metabo angle grinders than any other make and very few come back...
  31. Nail Guns and compressors

    Most nail guns only need small compressors to operate them adequetly, however if you are going to use a coil nailer to rapit fire in decking or fencing then you need a larger pump and tank i.e 50 ltr...
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    Metabo Angle Grinders

    Metabo make about 11 different angle grinders from a small 4inch single handed korean made to a 2500 watt 9 inch model with swivel rear handel, they all have saftey clutches and three years...
  33. Thread: The horrible Audio

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    The horrible Audio

    Who ever put that horrible audio on this site I have had to turn my volume off untill I exit from the site. It might be Christmas but it still gets on your nerves after a few times. Me I love...
  34. Thread: price vs quality

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    Im still waiting for someone to invent handyman...

    Im still waiting for someone to invent handyman wood and steel so I can buy cheap handyman tools and save myself a fortune.

    Me2
  35. Thread: van Dyke crystals

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    Rich I have used Van Dyk Crystles on New parts...

    Rich
    I have used Van Dyk Crystles on New parts for antique furniture then used french polish to finish, once the crystal solution is sealed it keeps its colour. You should think about coating the...
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    Troutface To create an aged look, first finish...

    Troutface
    To create an aged look, first finish sanding the table top to a very smooth finish. Purchase some Van Dyke crystlals, dilute and leave the crystals to stand until youhave a liquid without...
  37. Thread: Cordless Drill

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    Metabo now have three years unlimited warrantee...

    Metabo now have three years unlimited warrantee on all their products, compared with DeWalts limited warrantee. They are made in Germany and seem to suit most Trades people.

    Me2
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    Chris Check that the wood is perfectly...

    Chris

    Check that the wood is perfectly straight, because if there is a bow in it it will tighten up against the blade and riving knife. I made a simple sledge with an alluminium straight edge...
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    The Tool centre in Richmond or Kilsyth has them...

    The Tool centre in Richmond or Kilsyth has them they are called PIT tapes (I think) and come in 5 or 2 mtr lengths

    It happened to Me2
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    If you continually use the 10 inch blade to cut...

    If you continually use the 10 inch blade to cut to its maximum you may well burn the motor out, as it was only intended to run a maximum of 9 and a quarter blade and cut the wood that it is capable...
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    I had this happen to me whilst squaring up 16...

    I had this happen to me whilst squaring up 16 pices of 40 x40 1500 long and about half way through the guard hit the blade with simmilar consequences to my new blade. I called Triton and complained...
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