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    Thanks Derek. Humbling, to say the least.

    Thanks Derek. Humbling, to say the least.
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    A photo of the underside showing both the joint...

    A photo of the underside showing both the joint and the general construction would help decide the best method for rectification.
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    "Sweetie"? Not at any school I went to.

    "Sweetie"? Not at any school I went to.
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    You need to take your question to the supplier....

    You need to take your question to the supplier. Afterall, they will have control of both design and timeframe. Every shed can be different as to is every site.
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    No videos. Back in those days a camera was three...

    No videos. Back in those days a camera was three parts useless during winter up there and my mushing wasn't to a skill level where I could race with one hand holding a camera to my eye with the...
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    There was a Moose season each year in most...

    There was a Moose season each year in most Scandinavian countries, starting in either September or October dependant on which Country.
    Sweden had a split season each side of the rut. Any of the elk...
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    If you are after a wide selection and small...

    If you are after a wide selection and small quantities the retail Companies already mentioned would fill the bill. If you are looking for specifics and uniqueness, niche market urban millers would be...
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    Brings back fond memories of my time in...

    Brings back fond memories of my time in Scandinavia and dog sled racing. We used moose sinew and tree resin for bindings. It just keeps getting tighter and tighter as it dries out. I have a mate in...
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    For us old hands, if it is not recognisable as a...

    For us old hands, if it is not recognisable as a known specie there is a good chance that it may be a Hybrid. With that in mind, I am inclined to go with LYPTUS. This is a hybrid of Rose Gum (Euc....
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    QUEENSLAND The burning question here is just how much of the...

    The burning question here is just how much of the timber is shown in the picture? Thirty cube is a semi load.
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    A small dob of weld on each side of the bottom...

    A small dob of weld on each side of the bottom edge of the ring. The weld burns into the timber a little and prevents the ring from slipping up.
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    Sticky: Room with a view.

    Room with a view.
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    Maybe if they came painted in green and yellow...

    Maybe if they came painted in green and yellow the Yanks would be more interested.
    I agree with Peter. If you have the room a slider is going to give you more options. IMHO it is also a safer option...
  14. Thread: Drum sander

    by rustynail
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    DONE: I've got a 16" Carbatec on stand and castors that...

    I've got a 16" Carbatec on stand and castors that has done little work if you are interested.
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    Slide in slide out bottle storage (wine rack)....

    Slide in slide out bottle storage (wine rack). This allows access to the inspection opening in particular and the complete stack in general.
  16. Normal practice is to glue and back block risers...

    Normal practice is to glue and back block risers to the grooved tread. If left unglued creaking may become a problem, particularly if the treads and risers are not wedged.
  17. Thread: LVL Formply?

    by rustynail
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    LVL covers a wide range of products with an...

    LVL covers a wide range of products with an equally wide range of adhesives and preservitives used in their manufacture, some more toxic than others. If there is no identification shown on the...
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    SOLD: I'll take them. PM sent.

    I'll take them. PM sent.
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    SOLD: $400?

    $400?
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    Sticky: Torch.

    Torch.
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    End grain picture even better for Messmate. Euc...

    End grain picture even better for Messmate. Euc Obliqua.
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    Each state has a Commercial Timber List. In NSW...

    Each state has a Commercial Timber List. In NSW there is a bit over 50 species on the list. Many timbers are not listed for various reasons. NIP is one of them.
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    Do me for Messmate.

    Do me for Messmate.
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    I thought liners for screws were boat trips for...

    I thought liners for screws were boat trips for prison officers.
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    Sticky: Hesaidshesaid.

    Hesaidshesaid.
  26. A fellow footballer went into insurance broking...

    A fellow footballer went into insurance broking not long after we had both come to our senses and ventured into sensible jobs. We were both car nuts as young fellas and were always looking for the...
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    Not all KD pine is pressure treated. Much of the...

    Not all KD pine is pressure treated. Much of the pine produced in Aust is sold untreated. Pressure treatments include CCA and LOSP. Spray or soak treatments are Blue and Red. Red is for Northern Aust...
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    25% of blade thickness for seasoned timber was...

    25% of blade thickness for seasoned timber was what we were told as apprentices. Seems to work just fine.
  29. If you want fair value on specialist cars you...

    If you want fair value on specialist cars you usually have to go to a specialist insurer. Well, that's been my experience. I currently use Shannons.
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    Impregnated treatments can be dressed. Surface...

    Impregnated treatments can be dressed. Surface treatments are not so lucky.
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    My next door neighbour departed this world aged...

    My next door neighbour departed this world aged 91. He had been a timber getter all his life. Still cut and split his own fire wood with an axe and maul right up to the end. Raced axes until he was...
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    Did you veneer both sides? If so, were both sides...

    Did you veneer both sides? If so, were both sides laid and pressed at the same time?
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    Impregnation difficulty was and still is...

    Impregnation difficulty was and still is dependant on many factors, not the least of which is the sophistication of the plant. Add to this the various forms of treatment (CCA and LOSP) just to name a...
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    As others have said, dedicated rip blade,...

    As others have said, dedicated rip blade, sharpened and set, right size riving knife, gullets clearing top surface. One more thing - a bit of parafin wax on the saw table and fence will make feeding...
  35. Thread: 24" Jointer

    by rustynail
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    I'd be dangling a power feeder on that.

    I'd be dangling a power feeder on that.
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    Likewise. We didn't use shorts, even though we...

    Likewise. We didn't use shorts, even though we did have fingerjointers. It was an executive decision at the time to remain with full length material due to the individual pieces in a fingerjointed...
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    I guess, when you break it all down, everything...

    I guess, when you break it all down, everything comes down to a cost decision. Afterall, the purpose of the exercise was to make a quid. There are many factors that can dictate the reason for...
  38. Obsolete to most, but when it comes to slabs they...

    Obsolete to most, but when it comes to slabs they still have a place. Mine cost me $40. As for space, you need plenty. Dust extraction by pressure not suction.
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    Woods and Forests South Australia started...

    Woods and Forests South Australia started manufacturing these laminated posts back in the 70's. All posts were glued up with opposing grain configuration. In the interest of stability.
    As an...
  40. I do the flatening with a Lucasmill fitted with a...

    I do the flatening with a Lucasmill fitted with a planer head. Should be someone wandering round your area that can help.
  41. Not available in Australia to the best of my...

    Not available in Australia to the best of my knowledge. We used to run the ruff side through a sander for a couple of our customers.
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    The purpose of the lamination is to help keep...

    The purpose of the lamination is to help keep the buggers straight. It certainly is an improvement on posts cut from small logs which have a tendancy to bow in all directions.
  43. I meant wind as in shape of the slab, not wind as...

    I meant wind as in shape of the slab, not wind as in atmospheric. A drum sander is not the machine for the job, the drive motor on the feed belt will hate you and the belt itself will probably slip,...
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    What a solid set of legs! Could play front row...

    What a solid set of legs! Could play front row for anybody. I would replace the top and probably with pine. I work mainly in cedar, so prefer a soft top. Lets face it, you are not going to be looking...
  45. When you say slabs I imagine we are talking 50mm...

    When you say slabs I imagine we are talking 50mm plus in thickness? Hardwood? In or out of wind? All these factors will have a detrimental effect on the average drum sander, they are not up to the...
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    As above but I would recommend a slow bench...

    As above but I would recommend a slow bench grinder. Many a good chisel has been ruined by a fast grinder by beginers.
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    Sticky: Officer.

    Officer.
  48. Blue pine treatment is an envelope water based...

    Blue pine treatment is an envelope water based synthetic pyrethroid. It is an insectacide only. There are no timber preservatives in the mixture. In other words, the timber is coated on the outside...
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    Barometer, thermometer and clock.

    Barometer, thermometer and clock.
  50. Thread: Short story

    by rustynail
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    16th Century English... Drawers - Undergarment.

    16th Century English... Drawers - Undergarment.
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