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    Maybe for roughing out bowl blanks. :think:

    Maybe for roughing out bowl blanks. :think:
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    After 40 years in computers I have deduced that...

    After 40 years in computers I have deduced that they have the same traits as females..... the answer to your question is the same as what happens when you interrupt a female?
    You can never tell.......
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    I have some 'Larry' maple in the shed too.

    I have some 'Larry' maple in the shed too.
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    Looks good, I would have oiled it, the piece I...

    Looks good, I would have oiled it, the piece I got from an old bloke in Ingham was like that & the dept of the quilt increased with oil.
  5. Ads? What ads? I have 4 different ad blockers...

    Ads? What ads?
    I have 4 different ad blockers running & rarely see any. :D
    There are less available for the iPad but I have one, some of the ads get past it.
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    The noise cancelling headphones are only good if...

    The noise cancelling headphones are only good if they don't touch anything, if you are trying to sleep with them on & they touch the head rest, they pick up the vibration through the body of the...
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    Keen & watching/waiting to hear if anyone tries...

    Keen & watching/waiting to hear if anyone tries it.
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    Arh, thanks for that, I'll save it for the Satin...

    Arh, thanks for that, I'll save it for the Satin Finish rustic stuff.

    I am keen to hear of anything else in water base that works.
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    I told the metalworker friend what I wanted to do...

    I told the metalworker friend what I wanted to do with it.

    It only runs at 722RPM.

    I copied the Stewmac one, it is the same length, same shaft size, runs at the same speed & mine has less...
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    I have three 14" mops from Stewmac, one for each...

    I have three 14" mops from Stewmac, one for each compound.

    There is room on the thread to stack more than one mop on at a time if I wanted to.
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    Buffing Machine

    G'day.

    This most likely belongs in the metalwork section but it is something I built out of bits to make a large buffing wheel for polishing guitars.

    In a past life I installed, upgraded &...
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    I'm interested too, I am about to try out some...

    I'm interested too, I am about to try out some Cabothane Water Based Polyurethane to see what I can do with that.
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    What happened to Sam?

    What happened to Sam?
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    That one looks like it is cut out of plywood....

    That one looks like it is cut out of plywood. :think:
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    a few ideas here. timber Guitar stand design -...

    a few ideas here.
    timber Guitar stand design - Google Search
  16. Olive. :yes:

    Olive. :yes:
  17. The red will fade, it will go chocolate brown, if...

    The red will fade, it will go chocolate brown, if you start colouring it now it will finish much darker.
  18. Looks like the stuff they sell in bunnies as tas...

    Looks like the stuff they sell in bunnies as tas oak.
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    Here are a few, photos most likely gone. ...

    Here are a few, photos most likely gone.

    Sturdee's Triton's dustbucket/mini cyclone.
    Gumby & Sturdee's Triton Dust Bucket Cyclone
    Sturdee's Triton's dustbucket/mini cyclone.
    Another take on...
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    I'd try to get into the CMOS setup & set it to...

    I'd try to get into the CMOS setup & set it to boot from the CD.
    Actually, I wouldn't, I would try to get it to boot from a USB 'cos the is how I install Win 10 now.
    Once I got it up & running Win...
  21. Fingers crossed, I knew an old Bloke in Cairns...

    Fingers crossed, I knew an old Bloke in Cairns who had that liver chemo treatment and he lived past the age of 90.
  22. Thread: Cows

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    DOWNright.

    DOWNright.
  23. I'd put the lathe in the room marked Household...

    I'd put the lathe in the room marked Household storage.
    The bloody thing would be the messiest machine in the shed, it fires chips & shavings everywhere.
  24. Thread: Cows

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    That was plucking awful. :D

    That was plucking awful. :D
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    "Get down from there."

    "Get down from there."
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    Two cows are standing in a paddock & one says...

    Two cows are standing in a paddock & one says "Moooooo."
    The other one says "Fjook, I was gunna say that."
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    What did the farmer say when he saw his cow on...

    What did the farmer say when he saw his cow on the roof?
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    I said I had 'Dead Finish' Archidendropsis...

    I said I had 'Dead Finish' Archidendropsis basaltica from west of Longreach, I didn't know he wanted red timber, that wasn't made clear to me.
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    Other Australian native trees called lancewood...

    Other Australian native trees called lancewood are Acacia species.

    IE; Acacia shirleyi, Acacia doratoxylon & Acacia crassicarpa.

    Common names in general are misleading.

    A past member here...
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    I disagree with that, there is a marked variation...

    I disagree with that, there is a marked variation in the colour & grain of some of this stuff depending on where it grows.
    None of the Archidendropsis basaltica that I collected west of Longreach...
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    Red lancewood Archidendropsis basaltica

    Red lancewood Archidendropsis basaltica
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    Probly not, SO may be having another op close to...

    Probly not, SO may be having another op close to then.
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    That was Archidendropsis basaltica that I sent to...

    That was Archidendropsis basaltica that I sent to him.
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    That is the problem with common names, often the...

    That is the problem with common names, often the same common name is used for different species in different areas.

    The one from where I grew up in Central Western Queensland is Archidendropsis...
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    OK, for those who don't do FB, here is the story...

    OK, for those who don't do FB, here is the story book in PDF form in Dropbox, it is a 7Mb file.
    If you try to download it in a year or 2, it may not work, I might need the extra room in Dropbox.
    ...
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    The platter sold today in a silent auction for...

    The platter sold today in a silent auction for $90, not bad I reckon.
    The proceeds go to The Charlie Teo Foundation for Brain Cancer Research.
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    Yeah, there are a few people who aren't on FB,...

    Yeah, there are a few people who aren't on FB, the item was finished for a fundraiser that was mostly promoted on FB so that is where I put the album.
    I have the story book in Word & PDF form but,...
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    Bloody hopeless this arvo.

    Bloody hopeless this arvo.
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    Mate, I have about 50 started roughed out wet &...

    Mate, I have about 50 started roughed out wet & left to dry, I also have about another 100 dry blanks just sitting there.

    I have to live to about 306 to use all the timber I have stashed. :D
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    I have a new lathe room, I enclosed 2 bays on the...

    I have a new lathe room, I enclosed 2 bays on the back veranda of the shed so I don't cover everything else in the shed in chips & dust. :2tsup:

    The Avatar is uploaded here, blame the forum, it is...
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    Crikey, you need a hobby, ever thought of taking...

    Crikey, you need a hobby, ever thought of taking up woodwork? :think: :D
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    Silky Oak Bowl.

    From a thread I started about 11 years ago, here is the end result.
    The photos from the original thread are gone but I had a copy.

    The whole process now is in an album on my facebook page if you...
  43. We have a Leichardt in our yard, the leaves don't...

    We have a Leichardt in our yard, the leaves don't look the quiet like your photo.
  44. Just in case you haven't seen it, save this link...

    Just in case you haven't seen it, save this link as well.

    Species List Botanical: Australian Native Tree & Shrubs Identification Images & Descriptions
  45. Could be a Diploglottis. Have a poke around...

    Could be a Diploglottis.

    Have a poke around here.
    Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants

    Could also be Ylang Ylang Cananga odorata, if it is, you will know when it flowers.
  46. There are a few of the Macaranga that have 3...

    There are a few of the Macaranga that have 3 lobes, I went for the tanarius as it is a native.
  47. I'd go with Macaranga tanarius.

    I'd go with Macaranga tanarius.
  48. Try Schizolobium parahybum. Schizolobium...

    Try Schizolobium parahybum.
    Schizolobium parahyba - Wikipedia
    Schizolobium parahybum - Google Search
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    That is what I thought, thanks.

    That is what I thought, thanks.
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    Hafco OS-140 Bobbin Sander?

    G'day.

    Anybody got one?

    Any comments or reviews?
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