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  1. Carving in Adelaide

    Hi Michael

    Good to know there is another philomath in Adelaide who also likes woodcarving. By now I guess you would have found your way around, especially if you have had a few lessons. If you...
  2. Sorry I'm late. Can I use last year's pallet? I...

    Sorry I'm late. Can I use last year's pallet? I had cut and cleaned it but ended up not having time to do anything.
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    Poll: Thanks Ed... I think the unusual design did it,...

    Thanks Ed... I think the unusual design did it, yours looks better finished than mine. :)
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    Ditto. Trying new things is the fun part, isn't...

    Ditto. Trying new things is the fun part, isn't it? Thanks for your time.
  5. Yes, Ern, a comprehensive analysis would require...

    Yes, Ern, a comprehensive analysis would require the consideration of a greater number of factors. I was only wondering what was the reasoning behind the statement that one speed is more important...
  6. In that article, BN states that "the speed of the...

    In that article, BN states that "the speed of the lathe is less important" and prefers 6000 rpm on the sander and 500 on the lathe. The diametre of the pad and of the object being sanded is not even...
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    No, it will not become a problem. If it were that...

    No, it will not become a problem. If it were that sophisticated, the marketer would have done a bit of research and found immediately that the discussion would quickly become, as it has, the usual...
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    Sorry to hear that Christopha. You obviously had...

    Sorry to hear that Christopha. You obviously had a bad experience with the Woodgroup. In any association it is common to have personality clashes, the world is good because it is varied. Some of the...
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    Yes, unfortunately that seems to be the case,...

    Yes, unfortunately that seems to be the case, Sir. Welcome to our backwaters. There is not much going as far as recycling timber is concerned, my sparse attempts convinced me that the price to value...
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    :D..........:2tsup:

    :D..........:2tsup:
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    Too narrow, Robbo. I agree though that the...

    Too narrow, . I agree though that the English usage of the word philology as a synonym for linguistics is philologically... interesting. :wink:

    I am enjoying this discussion about turning....
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    That's right, Jim, I did not want it to be a...

    That's right, Jim, I did not want it to be a philological question. :)
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    Two questions, the first practical, the second...

    Two questions, the first practical, the second philosophical, just to be true to form. :D

    I have just assassinated a flexible shaft, the bit that goes into the mandrel gave up, but the handle is...
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    But if there is only one open category, this is...

    But if there is only one open category, this is my entry.

    Is it a vase? A box with a finial? No, an apothecary jar with mixing bowl and pestel. And it all fits in the 50mm cube. :)

    Western...
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    Poll: But if there is only one open category, this is...

    But if there is only one open category, this is my entry.

    Is it a vase? A box with a finial? No, an apothecary jar with mixing bowl and pestel. And it all fits in the 50mm cube. :)

    Western...
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    Poll: If there is a separate category for scale models...

    If there is a separate category for scale models this is my entry in it: doll house table.

    Blackwood, Shellawax
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    If there is a separate category for scale models...

    If there is a separate category for scale models this is my entry in it: doll house table.

    Blackwood, Shellawax
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    If there is a separate category for boxes, this...

    If there is a separate category for boxes, this is my entry in it: the Rubik's cube box.

    Acacia sp. Shellawax
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    Poll: If there is a separate category for boxes, this...

    If there is a separate category for boxes, this is my entry in it: the Rubik's cube box.

    Acacia sp. Shellawax
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    Well, it's very unlikely that there will be a...

    Well, it's very unlikely that there will be a separate category for jewelry, so the ring and the earring do not count. :D

    If there is going to be a separate category for bowls, this is my entry...
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    Poll: Well, it's very unlikely that there will be a...

    Well, it's very unlikely that there will be a separate category for jewelry, so the ring and the earring do not count. :D

    If there is going to be a separate category for bowls, this is my entry...
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    Yes Paul, that was clear. Those dealers already...

    Yes Paul, that was clear. Those dealers already have their sources, though. The one I buy from imports from Germany. Unless the price to quality ratio justifies it, they will stick to their current...
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    Good. This forces us to pick what we think is our...

    Good. This forces us to pick what we think is our best shot and not enter all the other so-so efforts that would only split the vote to our detriment. :2tsup:

    Unless somebody is so good that s/he...
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    Robbo, could you please clarify how the poll will...

    , could you please clarify how the poll will deal with multiple entries? That is, only the highest counts or the sum of votes for all a person's entries? Thanks.
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    Agreed, Paul, the problem is that this market is...

    Agreed, Paul, the problem is that this market is not big enough, and this forum is not the right audience.There is not enough money to be made for dealers to be interested.

    I would not mind...
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    Sorry TL, I am still experimenting, I have no...

    Sorry TL, I am still experimenting, I have no time to waste on old technology. :D

    Seriously though, I found that because I enjoy always trying something new, I never invest the amount of time...
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    Thanks WW. Messmate, AFAIK. This piece had deep...

    Thanks WW. Messmate, AFAIK. This piece had deep resinous veins. That's why a walking stick became a chopstick.:D
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    Finding 1: I will never be a bodger, it took 65...

    Finding 1: I will never be a bodger, it took 65 minutes.
    Finding 2: reasonable time for restauring old furniture.
    Finding 3; Yes, I smoothed slight bumps with 60 grit, so sue me.
    Finding 4: no...
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    Yes, it would be interesting to compare these...

    Yes, it would be interesting to compare these with the Leuco ones that cost 7-8 times as much. If anything is organised I'll be in it also.
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    Thanks Issatree, I thought it could not be huge....

    Thanks Issatree, I thought it could not be huge. Agree on it being beautiful, I saved a long bough of the thickest I could find but it is only a couple of inches across.
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    OK, I sucked it (for 5 minutes only). The Saburr...

    OK, I sucked it (for 5 minutes only). The Saburr disk meets my expectations, it offers the level of aggressiveness and control I was looking for. It is good for shaping but leaves a reasonably smooth...
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    :o How big can you find cotoneaster?

    :o How big can you find cotoneaster?
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    +1 for ironbark. Another one harder and heavier...

    +1 for ironbark. Another one harder and heavier is swamp mallet (E spathulata).
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    No, spike for "tribal" wood earring. You can see...

    No, spike for "tribal" wood earring. You can see dozens of them if you google "wooden earrings". I am reliably informed that in Europe you can find them at every street corner (cynical me thinks with...
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    Poll: No, spike for "tribal" wood earring. You can see...

    No, spike for "tribal" wood earring. You can see dozens of them if you google "wooden earrings". I am reliably informed that in Europe you can find them at every street corner (cynical me thinks with...
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    No, china ink. A quick ebonisation attempt. Bet...

    No, china ink. A quick ebonisation attempt. Bet you can't guess what their purpose is. :wink:
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    Poll: Here they are. Red messmate, one stained. :U

    Here they are. Red messmate, one stained. :U
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    Here they are. Red messmate, one stained. :U

    Here they are. Red messmate, one stained. :U
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    Ok, seen that we show the "non-serious" pieces...

    Ok, seen that we show the "non-serious" pieces while we whittle away the time...

    This is the Official Ring of the Woodworkers' Secret Society. :D

    Western Myall, off the tool, one coat of CA.
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    Poll: Ok, seen that we show the "non-serious" pieces...

    Ok, seen that we show the "non-serious" pieces while we whittle away the time...

    This is the Official Ring of the Woodworkers' Secret Society. :D

    Western Myall, off the tool, one coat of CA.
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    Exactly. :D ...

    Exactly. :D

    https://www.woodworkforums.com/attachments/f8/152420d1289184626t-long-skinny-stick-practice-chopsticks2.jpg
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    No joy with the picture, Kcam, but I got the...

    No joy with the picture, Kcam, but I got the idea: it's a DIY sanding pad. Jim sells good ones already made . :wink: The sticking of velcro hooks to supports that suit you is a good idea, you can do...
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    If I can do it without putting my fingers where...

    If I can do it without putting my fingers where they shouldn't be, yes. :D

    Otherwise, I will have to use more sophisticated tools... :whistling:
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    Well, I'll suck and see. I have ordered the...

    Well, I'll suck and see. I have ordered the coarsest wheel and will work my way down if necessary. Thanks.
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    Thanks again, my eyeballing is still pretty good...

    Thanks again, my eyeballing is still pretty good then. I must try some. :)
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    Thanks WW. They look about 1/2" x 24", is that...

    Thanks WW. They look about 1/2" x 24", is that right?
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    Thanks Robbo, now I know about bodging also. :) ...

    Thanks , now I know about bodging also. :)

    I was only referring to the spindles, though, and the description given made me think that they were not turned:

    from the linked Windsor chair...
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    Thanks for the offer Woodspinner. The idea is to...

    Thanks for the offer Woodspinner. The idea is to support our local importers and Jim has those, the question was about KA products he no longer imports.
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    Thanks Jim, that's why I was asking whether there...

    Thanks Jim, that's why I was asking whether there are disks 50mm for the mini grinder and 100mm for the full size grinder that do the same job as the Arbortech wheels but work for longer. I have only...
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    I am confused now. They all look pretty much the...

    I am confused now. They all look pretty much the same, are you saying that the brand changes but they are all made in the same place? It would not surprise me a bit...

    As regards

    "Won't be...
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