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  1. QUEENSLAND Sorry, both items now sold

    Sorry, both items now sold
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    QUEENSLAND Now sold.

    Now sold.
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    QUEENSLAND Dust extractor, 1HP, 100mm, mobile

    I am selling a 1HP dust extractor.
    Setup suits 100mm hose, mobile.
    Not much else you can say about one of these units.

    Located on the Sunshine Coast. You wont need a trailer to pick up.
    ...
  4. QUEENSLAND Table Saw, 10" Carbatec with mobile base. Model MJ2325B

    I am selling my very reliable 10" 3HP table saw and mobile base.
    The mobile base makes this table saw very easy to move around, which I do a lot in my workspace.
    I am only selling due to moving to...
  5. I think it depends on the type of work you do. I...

    I think it depends on the type of work you do. I have a combi unit with straight knives, and a drum sander.
    For my money, finish is the real issue. The sooner I can get the level of finish you...
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    I bought the complete battery kit. I actually do...

    I bought the complete battery kit. I actually do use all the different parts & attachments.
    I would use it a lot less if I didn't have all the extra bits & bobs, which come in a complete carry case.
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    I'm using a Swann system. 6 x HD day/night...

    I'm using a Swann system. 6 x HD day/night cameras, power over ethernet, NVR, viewable via smart phone.
    Happy with it. Works well.

    Now that I have cameras, my new question is...
    - What is a...
  8. Which spray clear finish for Vic Ash benchtop?

    We went with Osmo Polyx Satin.
    Using a 5mm nap microfibre roller.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190416/805454b64e1fda2477fc1fa94024eb13.jpg
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    G'day I am about to try Osmo Top oil on a large...

    G'day
    I am about to try Osmo Top oil on a large kitchen benchtop for a customer, recommended by another member here.
    The distributor also suggested Osmo Polyx Oil, as they are the same thing, but...
  10. Which spray clear finish for Vic Ash benchtop?

    G'day all

    We are making a few large solid Vic Ash kitchen benchtops for a customer.
    We will be using ~150mm wide timber strips, without end joins, except for the mitres.

    The client wants a...
  11. Hi Homey Can I ask where you are getting your...

    Hi Homey

    Can I ask where you are getting your Tru-Oil from?

    Thanks
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    Hi AndyJ We have a rule in our house. "If you...

    Hi AndyJ

    We have a rule in our house. "If you don't fight, you lose."
    You just have to say "No!" more times than Carbatec.
    FWiW, I would be concerned about buying this, even if 2nd hand.
  13. Thanks for all the info WoodPixel All your...

    Thanks for all the info WoodPixel

    All your paint advice mkes sense. Thanks again, for the photos & charts etc.
  14. Woodpixel Re the Haymes Prepcoat Elite...

    Woodpixel

    Re the Haymes Prepcoat Elite (Tricoat),
    What size needle are you using to spray it? 2.0 or 2.5!?
    Are you using a flow cup to get consistent thinning prior to spray?...
  15. G'day Woodpixel I rang Mirotone. They told me...

    G'day Woodpixel
    I rang Mirotone. They told me what I already knew. Chemical reaction between synthetic rubber & 3150.
    I'll be more instructive with future customers.
    This stuff never used to...
  16. I have repaired quite a few 2-pac MDF kitchen...

    I have repaired quite a few 2-pac MDF kitchen doors like this.

    My tried & tested solution is to:
    Cut off ALL the swollen MDF in a straight line.
    Cut pine to replacement size, glue & clamp. ...
  17. Thanks for your posts I ended using a version...

    Thanks for your posts

    I ended using a version of these 4mm threaded (8-16mm wall thickness spec) which i have had many a success previously with plasterboard.
    simialr example...
  18. Which wall plugs? Tile, plaster, steel frame

    Gíday all
    I have a job have fitting 5mm thick steel brackets to a newly tiled wall. 5mm thick subway tiles.
    Supporting a 30mm thick timber shelf, 1300 wide.
    I want to ask which wall plugs are...
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    Interesting bit of gear. Be great to get your...

    Interesting bit of gear. Be great to get your feedback on it.

    Is it just me, or did the same person right every 4-star & 5-star review on the website!?
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    As if the rain isn't slowing me down, I've...

    As if the rain isn't slowing me down, I've changed to a 1/2" blade on the 14/12 bandsaw to half lap the posts, and the cut is drifting all over the place :((

    Maybe I need more tension... As if I...
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    It'll keep me busy for too long. I don't earn an...

    It'll keep me busy for too long.
    I don't earn an income working on my own place :C
    And to top it off, it won't stop raining which slows me down considerably, as I usually moves things outside my...
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    Thanks Lappa My half laps wont be nearly as long...

    Thanks Lappa
    My half laps wont be nearly as long as yours, the rot is only ~100 long. But same principle :2tsup:
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    Have you tried The Bunker in Doonan?

    Have you tried The Bunker in Doonan?
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    Renovate 108 y/o verandah. Ideas?

    Sometimes it starts with "I want a spa... over there" she said.
    That's how this saga started.

    "I'll have to repair the verandah first" I said, "coz I aint ever going back there to repair it once...
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    QUEENSLAND Chain morticer for sale, Gympie Qld

    G'day all

    A friend of mine who is a joiner in Gympie area Qld has a chain morticer for sale. $450. Stand is not included.

    I know 2/3 of bugger all about chain morticers, so i have taken some...
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    Interestingly I have had some great success...

    Interestingly I have had some great success painting timber white. Showing the timber finish, whilst not the timber colour.
    New & refurbishing furniture.
    Can I suggest decent plyboard eg marine or...
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    Buy Aldi brushes For lots of reasons

    Buy Aldi brushes
    For lots of reasons
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    Premix cornice adhesive has many more uses then...

    Premix cornice adhesive has many more uses then adhering cornice.
    Well, it does in my part of the world. ;)
  29. I don't need to hear anyones side of the story to...

    I don't need to hear anyones side of the story to know their legal obligations. It's already documented.
  30. As a Quality Engineer in a previous life, one of...

    As a Quality Engineer in a previous life, one of my responsibilities was for compliance & certification of 240V items the company I worked for manufactured.
    I know first hand how much time, effort &...
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    Your spray area looks bigger than your workshop...

    Your spray area looks bigger than your workshop ;)
    Great job!
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    I also now store my bit shafts in...

    I also now store my bit shafts in acrylic/plastic. Here's one of my storage boxes, lid off.
    439958
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    Very tidy work. Nice![emoji1303]

    Very tidy work. Nice![emoji1303]
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    Has anyone tried heal balm? It is amazingly good...

    Has anyone tried heal balm?
    It is amazingly good for cracked heals.
  35. Cutter-1 Shroud-0 Half time, change sides!

    Cutter-1
    Shroud-0

    Half time, change sides!
  36. Assistance re restore an 'artisan' front door (seaside)

    G'day all

    I have a regular client who has a magnificent large heavy pivot door, purchased from an 'artisan door maker' some years ago.
    This door is quite something. Multi timber, multi coloured,...
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    I also have a 2nd hand Performax. Canít kill it...

    I also have a 2nd hand Performax.
    Canít kill it with a stick.
    Never had a motor problem.
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    I have a 10" Carbatec table saw. Mine doesn't...

    I have a 10" Carbatec table saw. Mine doesn't accept dado blades. I wish it did.
    If that may be important to you, ask the question.
    Still happy with it as a table saw though. Light years ahead of a...
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    More great work Derek. Are you keeping track of...

    More great work Derek. Are you keeping track of all your time? It will be interesting to know the total hours.
    Shiploads I expect ;)
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    Derek, I had never considered you were going to...

    Derek, I had never considered you were going to concave-curve the insides of the drawer fronts as well.
    No rest for the wicked.
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    I agree Client management is a skill Some...

    I agree
    Client management is a skill
    Some clients are very difficult to manage [emoji33]
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    I really felt your pain Derek when you realised...

    I really felt your pain Derek when you realised it just had to be redone.
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    Metal lining is gunna echo like a ba$tard!

    Metal lining is gunna echo like a ba$tard!
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    Drum sander burning wood

    Reducing your removal per pass may help.
    I remove 0.05 to 0.1 per pass on my drum sander, and i clean paper regularly.
    Any burns are removed from paper before continuing.
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    Great work Derek. Great photos as well....

    Great work Derek.
    Great photos as well. [emoji1303]
    Look forward to your next installment.
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    Thanks for the info re sanding 123

    Thanks for the info re sanding 123
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    Does anyone know if this is similar to Bullseye...

    Does anyone know if this is similar to Bullseye 123?
    https://www.rustoleum.com.au/product-catalog/consumer-brands/zinsser/primer-sealers/bulls-eye-1-2-3-water-base-primer/

    The big green shed had...
  48. Problem with stains on new nitrocellulose topcoat

    G'day all
    I recently manufactured a wall unit for a customer, and finished with Mirotone 3125 primer and 3150/60 semi gloss topcoat. White.
    Came up nice, customer happy. Get paid. :)
    Then i get a...
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    Where are you situated?

    Where are you situated?
  50. In my mind. Capacity first. Noise second. ...

    In my mind.

    Capacity first.
    Noise second.
    Cost third.

    Buy once, cry once.
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