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  1. D.W. I am not sure when they became known as...

    D.W.

    I am not sure when they became known as buck saws, but all the catalogues to which I have access from the major manufacturers and hardware chains described them, rather unimaginatively to my...
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    Doug Those shaves look great. Terrific job. ...

    Doug

    Those shaves look great. Terrific job.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Paul Good to hear from you. Nice saw and a...

    Paul

    Good to hear from you. Nice saw and a good subject for your "comeback."

    I had not heard of Charles Earnst, but he makes a good saw. I like that style of lambs tongue handle with the deep...
  4. N.S.W. Toymaker I so want to buy those, but SWMBO...

    Toymaker

    I so want to buy those, but SWMBO said "No."

    Muttered something about no water to put them on. I mean to say, " just how petty can people be?" Seriously, I would love to have a kayak...
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    hiroller You could, but not recommended in my...

    hiroller

    You could, but not recommended in my shed.

    :D

    Regards
    Paul

    PS: It is my turn to buy the beer at our next meet.
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    Sticky: WOOHOO IT'S HERE! I saw a request for pictures of the winning...

    I saw a request for pictures of the winning entries. In the first line of the post announcing the winners there is a hyperlink to the "Ready for Judging" thread and that will take interested Forum...
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    Sticky: WOOHOO IT'S HERE! The judges would also like to thank Neil for so...

    The judges would also like to thank Neil for so generously donating prizes and for facilitating the process for this competition. We will also be in touch with the winners for addresses so the prizes...
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    Sticky: WOOHOO IT'S HERE! Winners of the Cubism Competition

    The time has come for the judges to announce the winners. There were six entries submitted to the Ready for Judging thread as at least a couple of contestants had to withdraw through lack of time. We...
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    MA Out of all my Simonds saws I can count...

    MA

    Out of all my Simonds saws I can count those sourced from Oz on the fingers of a badly damaged hand. The 170 came from the US. Unfortunately for us "down under" while we can buy at the same...
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    Graham I had not noticed the brass plating on...

    Graham

    I had not noticed the brass plating on the Disston equivalent so thank you for pointing that out. Among the big three manufacturers there seemed to be a distinct trend to making sure they...
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    Ian We have observed in the past that a...

    Ian

    We have observed in the past that a "little exaggeration" (hyperbole?) is not beyond the marketing departments of these saw making giants. However, the 170 was a narrower gauge than the...
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    It has been quite a while since I last entered...

    It has been quite a while since I last entered anything new, as there are only a few missing models, but recently I acquired a Simonds No.170, which the catalogues describe as a "Back saw, Prof Ball...
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    Ready for Judging

    Just a gentle reminder that your work needs to be posted in the "Ready for Judging" thread.

    Cubism - Ready for Judging thread (woodworkforums.com)

    Only a few hours to go.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Ready for Judging

    Just a gentle reminder that your work needs to be posted in the "Ready for Judging" thread.

    Cubism - Ready for Judging thread (woodworkforums.com)

    Only a few hours to go.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Ready for Judging

    Just a gentle reminder that your work needs to be posted in the "Ready for Judging" thread.

    Cubism - Ready for Judging thread (woodworkforums.com)

    Only a few hours to go.

    Regards
    Paul
    ...
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    CK Thank you for letting us know and it is a...

    CK

    Thank you for letting us know and it is a disappointment that you are unable to complete the project as you have devoted so much effort.

    Before you withdrew formally, the judges had already...
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    Sticky: WOOHOO IT'S HERE! Interim prize winner

    There are only two more days to complete your entry to the cubism competition so I would urge those that have not entered their submission into the "Ready for Judging" thread to do so.

    There is...
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    About ten pieces with the larger set being the...

    About ten pieces with the larger set being the cheaper one! The more expensive set has a choice of ratchets. The cheaper set expressly mentions the lifetime guarantee while the expensive set makes no...
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    I would have put my money on Bull Oak or Hairy...

    I would have put my money on Bull Oak or Hairy Oak as I still struggle to tell the difference (except Bull Oak is much harder, which is difficult to tell in pix :) ), but it certainly looks a little...
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    Hpf I rather like the steam punk scene and in...

    Hpf

    I rather like the steam punk scene and in the first post those wheels, if I am not mistaken, are from a Meccano set. Oh... the nostalgia.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Sorry to hear that Chief, but we understand that...

    Sorry to hear that Chief, but we understand that the trials and tribulations of life tend to get in the way of such things. Thank you for letting us know.

    Regards
    Paul
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    SPD On re-reading my post I realise I wasn't...

    SPD

    On re-reading my post I realise I wasn't clear.

    My comment on clamping pressure related to PVA glues such as Titebond, to quote one brand name. The recommended clamping pressure for...
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    Cubism - Ready for Judging thread

    This thread is, as the title suggests, the one where you submit your finished entry for judging. There should be a detailed description of the materials used in up to five hundred words, but rest...
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    RB Ditto the foregoing comments and lots of...

    RB

    Ditto the foregoing comments and lots of clamping pressure with those glues.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Only when you sell your car in QLD. Regards...

    Only when you sell your car in QLD.

    Regards
    Paul
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    HAB It is now more than twenty years since I...

    HAB

    It is now more than twenty years since I used those pens, but that was the brand I remember. They seemed different to the paint markers in the way they performed as I did use the paint markers...
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    Beardy That would only work in states such as...

    Beardy

    That would only work in states such as NSW where there are yearly mandatory checkups. However, perhaps a yearly odometer check could be organised in other states such as QLD.

    Regards...
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    TIAH In post #2 mpot mentioned a Sharpie would...

    TIAH

    In post #2 mpot mentioned a Sharpie would fade and that you could try a paint marker. I fully agree that the Sharpie would not last any time at all (I think even rain would dissolve it). I am...
  29. Snikolaev Good that Ukranians continue with...

    Snikolaev

    Good that Ukranians continue with humour during these tragic, disgraceful and disastrous times. Although the liberation of Kherson is indicative of the tide of war changing.

    I can see...
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    Sticky: WOOHOO IT'S HERE! This is from the first post and a reminder as to...

    This is from the first post and a reminder as to how your entry should be presented once the "Ready for Judging" thread has been created.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Sticky: WOOHOO IT'S HERE! Thanks Bob for the reminder: It is taken in the...

    Thanks Bob for the reminder: It is taken in the gentle way it has been offered. Life's trials and tribulations have impacted the judges with BobL's personal and tragic loss, Simplicity's move to the...
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    Beyond help. :wink: Regards Paul

    Beyond help.

    :wink:

    Regards
    Paul
  33. Thread: Sami Knife

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    Neil What a wonderful way to spend ten days! ...

    Neil

    What a wonderful way to spend ten days!

    We are still travelling for the moment so I have not been able to evaluate the knives in anger. When I come to sharpen them, the ease of...
  34. Thread: Sami Knife

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    DJ Sure can. I will forward Norwegian address....

    DJ

    Sure can. I will forward Norwegian address. But......be careful what you wish for! His middle name is Charles, but knowing what we do, if we were naming him now, we would choose...
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    Bob Just on hold until next week. Probably...

    Bob

    Just on hold until next week. Probably leaning towards solution #2.

    Regards
    Paul
  36. Thread: Sami Knife

    by Bushmiller
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    CK Your Finnish knife has that basic essence...

    CK

    Your Finnish knife has that basic essence to it and exudes strength. At 1000 Euros for top of the line I can quite understand your choice! Thank you.

    Regards
    Paul
  37. Thread: Sami Knife

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    Arron Thanks for that extra information. I was...

    Arron

    Thanks for that extra information. I was only repeating my son's information. Karelian did not produce much information but Masur Birch certainly seems to bear out your take on the wood....
  38. Thread: Sami Knife

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    Sami Knife

    Our son is currently visiting from Norway and brought us a gift each. My gift is the Sami knives featured below.

    519078

    The leather sheath (Reindeer hide) actually contains two knives. The...
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    An interesting pilot development at Kogan Creek...

    An interesting pilot development at Kogan Creek for hydrogen production:

    Kogan renewable hydrogen project given the green light

    Regards
    Paul
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    Looks like a good product and if I had known...

    Looks like a good product and if I had known about it, I would have considered it. Happy with the Waterlox products so far, but too early to give a definitive comment.

    Regards
    Paul
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    Joel We have recently (last two weeks)...

    Joel

    We have recently (last two weeks) completed our new bathroom. The old vanity, which was pine with a gloss varnish finish was stripped and painted and and I got a new timber top from my next...
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    Thanks Graeme I will run the replacement lid...

    Thanks Graeme

    I will run the replacement lid option past SWMBO. I happen to have some thick stainless steel sheet too, although i accept this is departing significantly from the original aesthetic...
  43. Ray Don't knock No.8 fencing wire. It's...

    Ray

    Don't knock No.8 fencing wire. It's indispensible!

    :D

    Regards
    Paul
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    Beardy I mentioned silicone in my original...

    Beardy

    I mentioned silicone in my original post and the use for head gaskets, but that is more for sealing than gluing as the head bolts keep everything in place. I have always assumed it was an...
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    Arron If it were the main body of the pot it...

    Arron

    If it were the main body of the pot it would be a real concern, but it is only the lid that is broken. I am sure there would be a suitable glue, but the question of toxicity is slightly...
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    Brad That is an issue that had ocurred to me,...

    Brad

    That is an issue that had ocurred to me, but I forgot to mention. A few years back I had a kiln, but it was sold without every having been used and more recently the local Arts and Crafts...
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    Derek For when you have resolved the template...

    Derek

    For when you have resolved the template issue. Some clamps to suit:

    How to make the Ultimate Worktable Clamps - YouTube

    Regards
    Paul
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    Thanks Brad for that possibility. I am leaning...

    Thanks Brad for that possibility.

    I am leaning more towards a quick fix, which of course may be foolhardy.

    My limited reading is that there are often varieties of well known glues that have an...
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    Heat Resistant Glue

    Pictured below is a small, pottery casserole pot, which SWMBO tells me was a wedding present (I knew that :rolleyes: ) so it is a little on the ancient side. The problem is, as you can see, that the...
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    Ian No problem here. I am just going to hone...

    Ian

    No problem here. I am just going to hone my counting skills and enlist the hands and feet of friends and relatives.... I may have to find a few more friends.

    Regards
    Paul
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