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    The answer is "It Depends" It depends on what...

    The answer is "It Depends"

    It depends on what you have on hand, is it weight or looks, heavy duty or finesse.

    Spotted Gum is a good balance for weight and heavy duty, having weight and...
  2. Thread: Dawn no 10 vice

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    VICTORIA Give away price! I have one, which I paid more...

    Give away price!

    I have one, which I paid more for and had to service.
  3. WP, thanks for reminding me of Jim Bode, the pool...

    WP, thanks for reminding me of Jim Bode, the pool of drool forming beneath me threatens to engulf me!:;
  4. Thread: Mystery blanks.

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    Artme, they are the internal dimension, in both...

    Artme, they are the internal dimension, in both imperial and metric.
  5. Thread: Mystery blanks.

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    Here are some pics.468370468371468372 Sierra...

    Here are some pics.468370468371468372

    Sierra tube.
  6. Thread: Mystery blanks.

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    Could be Sierra tubes, as most of the Circuit...

    Could be Sierra tubes, as most of the Circuit board blanks I have seen are for the Sierra Series of pen kits.

    Measuring the inside diameter of the tube depends on what measuring implements you...
  7. Having seen a demo of the system at one of the...

    Having seen a demo of the system at one of the proprietors, I must say that it is very simple to operate.
  8. Thread: Eucalypt Goblet

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    Yep, might have to try to max out the spindle....

    Yep, might have to try to max out the spindle. Around 850mm with a chuck.
  9. Thread: Eucalypt Goblet

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    Eucalypt Goblet

    Goblet, 525mm tall, stem thickness 11mm tapered down to 9mm, 435 mm of whippy length.

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    I have the adapter to my dinky Jet Spindle...

    I have the adapter to my dinky Jet Spindle Moulder. Used with the larger 1/2 bits at 10K, works well and have used dedicated SM Raised panel cutter, wasn't that an experience, I have all my fingers....
  11. Thread: Shed Layout Advice

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    Mark, is the shed insulated? How many electrical...

    Mark, is the shed insulated? How many electrical circuits are there? 10 Amp and 15 Amp?

    What I did, with my then new shed, insulated all surfaces, yes even the floor, lined the walls with 19mm...
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    Looking good, Chris, maybe young Master Parkes...

    Looking good, Chris, maybe young Master Parkes has earn't his board for the week :U
  13. Thread: Euro Screws

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    Try Screw it Screws....

    Try Screw it Screws.
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    A shed build, that's all I need! Comfy chair...

    A shed build, that's all I need!

    Comfy chair and adult beverage at the ready! :cheers2:
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    The asymmetry of the finial provides a contrast...

    The asymmetry of the finial provides a contrast to the perfection of the form of the vessel.

    Well done!
  16. Thread: Enough is enough

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    Matt, leave it alone, it's hand made, not...

    Matt, leave it alone, it's hand made, not cnc/computer made soulless "perfection"!
  17. Thread: Unkown cutter

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    FREE: A.C.T. John, so what is it?

    John, so what is it?
  18. Thread: Alien UFO Bowl

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    Alien UFO Bowl

    After breaking a screw in another blank, I dug thru the junk pile and found this piece of ugly, junky, cracked Camphor. It said it was a challenge piece and to make a ufo bowl.
    Now me being a...
  19. Thread: lathe lighting ?

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    Yep, that's the beastie...

    Yep, that's the beastie!
  20. Thread: lathe lighting ?

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    I have 2 of the CWS magnetic lamps, ended up...

    I have 2 of the CWS magnetic lamps, ended up buying another 6 for the club, that I am in. 1 on the lathe and 1 for the Bandsaw or Drill Press.

    Magnets on the headstock, I have rare earth magnets...
  21. Thread: lathe lighting ?

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    I have a number of the task lamps, but found that...

    I have a number of the task lamps, but found that a good general lighting over the lathe made life easier. I installed a 1200*300 LED light panel above the lathe bed. It's a plug'n'play so no sparkie...
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    So when are the toys going into the shed?

    So when are the toys going into the shed?
  23. Again not toys but Xmas trees? 466234 ...

    Again not toys but Xmas trees?
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    Laminated Pine 510*185

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    Southern Silky Oak 180*108

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  24. Thread: Poly Clay Sierra

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    Poly Clay Sierra

    Just a simple sierra for my wife for xmas

    Poly Clay blank from the us.

    Dayacom Rose Gold and Swarovski crystal kit from GPW.

    blank tuned to the kit, polished to 12000 and Aussie Oil finish....
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    I have the Woodpeckers to 1200mm I buy them from...

    I have the Woodpeckers to 1200mm I buy them from PWS, 1 at a time. All metric and I got 1 end stop, which I move to whatever rule I am using.

    I also have the Veritas straight edges from Carbatec,...
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    I was at a large market today and found...

    I was at a large market today and found this.465805465806

    No I already have one, so it's a spare :;. I'll clean up the base etc, so it's useable.
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    Hello Rasmus, for me, getting the DC out of the...

    Hello Rasmus, for me, getting the DC out of the working area is a priority, porting the pipework through the wall.
    Putting the bandsaw on wheels and away from the tablesaw, against the wall until...
  28. Thread: Driveway Lights

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    Ray, the conduit idea wont fly at Chris', it's a...

    Ray, the conduit idea wont fly at Chris', it's a concrete driveway at a 45 angle. Walking up or down in bright light is an adventure, at night, I'm not that brave or foolish any more:U
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    It's called "racking" the vice. Tightening with...

    It's called "racking" the vice. Tightening with the workpiece outside of the supports to the point it looses parallel. As mentioned by Poundy, the solution is to have piece of material to balance the...
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    N.S.W. Someone buy this! I just brought, restored and...

    Someone buy this!

    I just brought, restored and installed a Dawn 9" QR vice . . .
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    To me it looks like the roughing gouge has been...

    To me it looks like the roughing gouge has been ground with a skewed angle.

    Why I am not certain, Maybe to cut Right to Left, but this would reduce the versatility of the tool, for me.
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    Interesting, but I cannot see me getting rid of...

    Interesting, but I cannot see me getting rid of my Hammer N4400 for the baby hammer.

    The mitre gauge looks flimsy compared to the Aussie made one too, although the use of the Ali extrusion for the...
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    Gorm, nothing stupid about it. In this...

    Gorm, nothing stupid about it.

    In this thread, click on Moby's name to see the panel below.
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    Click on Private Message

    There are limitations to pm's, explained in the faq's.
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    Gorm, it would be better if you pm Moby and...

    Gorm, it would be better if you pm Moby and remove your number, lessen the chances of scammers getting the number.
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    Rob, I use the Magfence and the Magswitch gear on...

    Rob, I use the Magfence and the Magswitch gear on my Hammer from time to time. Once set, it won't move, unless you are being an idiot.

    Yes they are expensive, but the ease of use and versitility...
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    Gorm, great lathe, good luck in finding spares. ...

    Gorm, great lathe, good luck in finding spares.

    Manual

    Brief History
  37. Thread: Kuffy's Workbench

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    Kuffy, the beach is over rated, sand gets...

    Kuffy, the beach is over rated, sand gets everywhere!
  38. Thread: WHITE BOX Burl

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    White box, so you used a water jet to cut it? ...

    White box, so you used a water jet to cut it?

    Turns beautifully, if you like sharpening your expensive high end turning tools every 2 minutes:;
  39. Thread: Sharpening Systems

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    loudav, look up The Woodworkers Association of...

    loudav, look up The Woodworkers Association of New South Wales. The course page is a good place to start.

    Also, Jim Davey has a good introduction to the fundamentals of sharpening.

    I was at the...
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    Doragus, a suitable size forstner bit will create...

    Doragus, a suitable size forstner bit will create a "flat" for the chuck jaws to register against.
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    Hello Jerry, the reverse. 464089

    Hello Jerry, the reverse.
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    I also have the Vermec Drive Dog and have been...

    I also have the Vermec Drive Dog and have been meaning to put up a pic.

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  43. Thread: club craft sales

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    Hello Ted, funnily enough, this subject was...

    Hello Ted, funnily enough, this subject was raised in discussion last week at the club, that I am a member of.

    I'll have a look at prices etc for further discussions.
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    A few Goblets . . .

    So, back from DUTA,462575 back at work but still enjoying the skill challenges of Goblets.

    Yesterday I put a scrap on the lathe and poof, it turned (sic) into a 335mm tall Tasmanian Myrtle...
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    Yep!

    Yep!
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    TS, so all that is damaged is the lever cap and...

    TS, so all that is damaged is the lever cap and handle?

    Buy a "new" lever cap and make a new handle.
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    HPF, not turning chisels, but bench gouges, the...

    HPF, not turning chisels, but bench gouges, the bottem 3 are out cannel and the top one is a socketed in cannel (inside the cannel of the gouge).

    Sharpening the out cannel is easy, treat as any...
  48. Thread: Sharpening Systems

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    Chris, you know I have the Torment and an A&A...

    Chris, you know I have the Torment and an A&A with CBN's. The Torment is used regularly for turning chisels and rarely for reshaping damaged carving/bench chisels.

    I also have the MkII, which I...
  49. Thread: A little practice.

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    A little practice.

    With DUTA less than a month away, I had the thought of actually taking projects that I can do there, instead of just arriving then thinking of what to do.

    For some weird reason, I have chosen...
  50. Thread: Huon pine burl.

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    Nice bit of birds eye in that piece!

    Nice bit of birds eye in that piece!
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