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  1. Thread: Mystery blanks.

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    Eyesight not good Pat!! Did not notice the tube...

    Eyesight not good Pat!! Did not notice the tube in the photos!! The blanks I have Are a bit grotty around the ends and i could not get a good/reliable
    reading on my verniers. I will check in the...
  2. Thread: Mystery blanks.

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    Thanks Pat but it is the inside dimension that I...

    Thanks Pat but it is the inside dimension that I need. Perhaps I should get my drill bits out and try the. Surely something I have must be close!
  3. Thread: Mystery blanks.

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    Mystery blanks.

    Sveral years back we were in the States and went to Penn State Industries where i bought some kits - since used - and two computer circuit blanks
    I did not get kits for the blanks and I have not...
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    Turning lessons/ classes in Grafton.

    I have 2 grandsons in Grafton, high schoolers. They were here during the Oct. holidays last year and each turned a pen.

    Both are keen to do more turning and their father has purchased what looks...
  5. Thread: I'm back!.

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    I'm back!.

    For some reason I have been unable to log in for a couple of years but things seem to be OK now.
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    I have missed the forums but have kept in touch with a few via facebook.

    I need to get...
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    Hanging cupboard doors

    Boy do I hate this Job!!

    I have never been good at hanging doors on cupboards, not that i have done many.

    My latest foray into this dark art has left me wondering why I bother!

    I have a...
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    They really are special Ted!!!:o:o:o

    They really are special Ted!!!:o:o:o
  8. Thread: Coffee table

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    A truly admirable piece!! Love the simplicity...

    A truly admirable piece!!

    Love the simplicity of the design!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
  9. Thread: Ares Spectrum

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    Well done as always MIK! Very...

    Well done as always MIK! Very colourful!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
  10. Thread: Toadium!.

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    Toadium!.

    We have a few fruit trees - and a problem with fruit bats. So I took the nets that I have used
    to cover a couple of the trees and laid them out On the concrete area around the pool.

    First net,...
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    :o:o:o Stunning work sire!!! ...

    :o:o:o Stunning work sire!!!

    :clap3::clap3::clap3::clap3::clap3:
  12. Thread: Black Butt table

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    Extra noice!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: i reaaly...

    Extra noice!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    i reaaly like blackbutt.
  13. Thread: Sharpening

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    I would say that the Tormek system is the best of...

    I would say that the Tormek system is the best of all. Repeatability of the grind is guaranteed and the finish it the best
    I have seen from any wheel.

    Just waiting for a rich uncle to die so I...
  14. Just wondering about the speed of the powered...

    Just wondering about the speed of the powered sander method. Is it not going to present a problem with the heat generated, thereby causing surface cracking??
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    Great thread!! :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: I guess...

    Great thread!! :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: I guess there will be more to come!!
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    That is some flashy grain!! Love it!! Very...

    That is some flashy grain!! Love it!!

    Very neat box!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
  17. Thread: A bit of a saga.

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    Success! First pepper mill done. Coated with...

    Success! First pepper mill done. Coated with UBeaut Foodsafe Plus. Good gear.

    Will round everything up later and post some pics.
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    Bit envious of that score!! I can see lots of...

    Bit envious of that score!!

    I can see lots of nice bowls coming up.
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    All you need now is a flock of miniature birds!:p

    All you need now is a flock of miniature birds!:p
  20. Thread: A bit of a saga.

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    :p:p

    :p:p
  21. Thread: A bit of a saga.

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    That's what the the treasurer says - all the...

    That's what the the treasurer says - all the time!
    T
  22. Thread: A bit of a saga.

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    A bit of a saga.

    Son wanted a pepper mill for the new pizza/pasta place he is managing. Good old dad can do that.
    Has to be a big one! say 40-50ms! Was near David Drescher's place in Beenleigh so so dropped in and
    ...
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    Should be easy enough to get the bar parallel to...

    Should be easy enough to get the bar parallel to the wheel. \i have always found there is a little play
    in most of theses mass produced items and that will allow you to adjust things to a fine...
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    :o Now that really is something for the rev heads...

    :o Now that really is something for the rev heads o ogle!!!

    Beautiful work!!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    Many thanks!! Should hve thought there would be a...

    Many thanks!! Should hve thought there would be a Tormek forum somewher!!
    Cheers, artme.
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    Anybody willing to ...

    Post a sketch with detailed dimensions for a Tormek TTS- 100 turning tool jig.??

    This is the plastic jig with two distance setting holes and two small wheels.

    Much appreciated!! Thinking of...
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    Car insurance and prescription drugs.

    Had a minor bingle, only my vehicle damaged, the other day and the wife contacted the insurance company- Aami.

    She was asked if I took any prescription drugs and the answer was yes and details...
  28. Thread: Huon Professor

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    A beauty!! Again the darker timber looks...

    A beauty!! Again the darker timber looks great!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
  29. Thread: Huon Lucida

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    Cracker!!! Love the darkness of the...

    Cracker!!! Love the darkness of the timber!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
  30. Thread: Slotted pot

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    Something different! A;most like a metal lathe...

    Something different! A;most like a metal lathe piece.:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    This machine does not have the truing device and...

    This machine does not have the truing device and I somehow doubt the foresight of the members to buy one!!

    This is why I asked about using my 1 point diamond dresser.
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    Magic story!!!:D Think I( will stop while I...

    Magic story!!!:D

    Think I( will stop while I am(just) ahead!!!!:rolleyes:

    On a more serious note about one thing leading to another a mate went to the doctor with a sore foot.
    The doctor looked...
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    Thanks for that George. I will take a closer look...

    Thanks for that George. I will take a closer look next trip to the club.

    What are your thoughts on truing the wheel with a 1 point diamond dresser??
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    Thanks fellas!! I have a 1 point diamond wheel...

    Thanks fellas!! I have a 1 point diamond wheel dresser that will probably do the job. I will have to get past the clique of knowalls to try this.


    As for the CBN wheel, well I do not think the...
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    A Tormek question.

    Our club has acquired an older model Tormek. It has a 150mm wheel plus the honing set up on the left hand side.
    The instruction manual is a hardcover book!

    I note the wheel is well out of round,...
  36. Thread: A Watch Box

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    That is a stunner!!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    That is a stunner!!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
  37. Thread: Red Cedar

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    All that trouble and you still manage to produce...

    All that trouble and you still manage to produce a very fine box!! Well done!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    Love 'em all!!! fine work...

    Love 'em all!!! fine work indeed!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    Beautiful work there Vern!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:...

    Beautiful work there Vern!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    How did you find working with the beefwood? That vein would have put me off!!
  40. Thread: Gidgee Sierra

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    Great looking pen!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Great looking pen!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    What a stonking...

    What a stonking unit!!!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    Gorgeous pen!!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Gorgeous pen!!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    Great looking pens indeed!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:...

    Great looking pens indeed!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Nor a kit I am familiar with but I like the look of it!
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    Excellent piece Smife!!!:clap3::clap3::clap3: ...

    Excellent piece Smife!!!:clap3::clap3::clap3:

    I would gladly park that in my lounge room!!
  45. Thread: Maple bowl

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    Top piece there Jim.:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Top piece there Jim.:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    My very first thought on this was Symtec! I saw...

    My very first thought on this was Symtec! I saw one demonstrated many years ago at the Brisbane T&WWW Show by the inventor.

    I remember that lathe as being quite expesive but was struck by its...
  47. Thread: Polymer Clay

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    Great piece!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Great piece!!:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    Love ém all!!! Very pleasing shape to aal of...

    Love ém all!!!

    Very pleasing shape to aal of those pieces.:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    I envy the fact that you had that heavenly scent to enjoy while labouring away!
  49. Thread: olive bowl

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    Always liked olive grain and that bowl with its...

    Always liked olive grain and that bowl with its natual edge and good shape
    shows it off very well. Nighswerk!!! :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    We have had roadworks going on near wo schools on...

    We have had roadworks going on near wo schools on the edge of Hervey Bay. The worst part of this
    is th poor placement of signage, especially temporary signage. Some signs actually have wide tape...
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