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    QUEENSLAND This item is withdrawn from sale.

    This item is withdrawn from sale.
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    QUEENSLAND If anyone is interested I will reduce the price...

    If anyone is interested I will reduce the price to $200
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    QUEENSLAND Gifkin Dovetail jig

    I have used this jig once; it comes with an A10 template and dovetail bit and a straight bit that was purchased from Gifkin when I bought the jig. It is in the original box and the paper shims have...
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    I have been on that website and had no luck with...

    I have been on that website and had no luck with their downloads. I tried the Sketchup vesion of the file and the pdf. All I get in the PDF is a single blank page no matter where I open it from....
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    Chicken that lays an egg

    I came across a toy wooden chicken some years ago that laid an egg (ping pong ball) when you pushed down on the body of the chicken. It stored about 4 or 5 eggs inside its body but I have never seen...
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    While i'm at it, our shed has installed a...

    While i'm at it, our shed has installed a Defribrilator and about 20 of our members attended an instruction course on how to use it. It is quite true the machine tells you what to do but it is also...
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    Well what a can of worms this thread has opened...

    Well what a can of worms this thread has opened up. Firstly let me say I am a shed leader in my area and we are a member of the AMSA and I was very concerned about my liability should something...
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    Sad news indeed; I had the pleasure of meeting...

    Sad news indeed; I had the pleasure of meeting John on several occasions and he was always there to give advice or help you out if he could. I can add no more to the comments that have already been...
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    Thanks Crowie, just what I needed, thanks. Been...

    Thanks Crowie, just what I needed, thanks.
    Been a long time mate but will try to get back on the forum more often I miss the guys on here.
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    Monster truck wheels

    Hi guys, haven't been posting much for a while been heavily involved with managing a men's shed. but thats another story. I remember a few years ago someone posted a detailed method of making those...
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    HELP SOMEONE ELSE! Biancas family and myself would like to thank all...

    Biancas family and myself would like to thank all of you for your kind words and offers to help and good news is that Bianca has been located and is safe and well. We have seen her and she is safe....
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    HELP SOMEONE ELSE! Thanks guys we need all the help we can get.

    Thanks guys we need all the help we can get.
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    HELP SOMEONE ELSE! Help find my missing grand daughter

    My grand daughter Bianca went missing 3 days ago and hasn't been seen or. heard of since. She was driving a dark blue jeep as in the picture. Rego Number 760-TOT if anyone has seen the Jeep or know...
  14. Free software for computer users with hand tremmors

    Here is a little free software program, Steadymouse ,that really works for people with hand tremors (Essential tremor) it can be configured to suit your needs depending on how bad your tremors are...
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    Nice work, looks great. :2tsup::2tsup:

    Nice work, looks great. :2tsup::2tsup:
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    Nice work, great build, look forward to seeing...

    Nice work, great build, look forward to seeing this progress.:2tsup::2tsup:
  17. Excellent work. they look terrific. love the...

    Excellent work. they look terrific. love the hinges. :2tsup::2tsup:
  18. Thread: Cedar Box

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    Thanks to Steve

    Hi Steve, nice to hear from you and thanks for all that lovely timber. I gave this box to a lady friend of mine who made some bedding for some dolls cradles I made recently (see my thread here)( for...
  19. Thread: Puzzle This

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    Wow! terrific. :2tsup::2tsup:

    Wow! terrific. :2tsup::2tsup:
  20. Thread: Cedar Box

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    I wont say anything if you don't Ray:)

    I wont say anything if you don't Ray:)
  21. Thread: Cedar Box

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    Looking at the pictures I can see that the...

    Looking at the pictures I can see that the dovetails I spoke of are not visible in the pictures so I am posting this one I took when I had just finished the box before and one before I did the final...
  22. Thread: Cedar Box

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    Cedar Box

    I made this box recently and gave it to a lady friend of mine and she posted these pictures of it on her facebook page. so I thought I would share this with you. The box is made of Red Cedar with an...
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    Just caught up with this. nice work. looks...

    Just caught up with this. nice work. looks great. :2tsup:
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    Finished

    This is what they look like finished. A lady friend of mine made the bedding which consists of a mattress, sheet , quilt and pillow. 258641
  25. Thread: Another car

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    I am making this truck based on a plan that is...

    I am making this truck based on a plan that is available from a local Australian toy manufacturer who also sells plans for the toys they produce. you can view his trucks, toys and plans available...
  26. Thread: Another car

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    Another car

    Started making another toy car. not sure of the timber, I have had it for ages but it is softwood of some kind. the fenders are just pine. Took me a day to get to this stage.
    Not doing a WIP as I am...
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    Replacing Ozito thicknesser blades. How?

    I have an Ozito thicknesser and after five years of work, needs the blades replacing or reversing. I have looked at the instructions on installing them which seems not too difficult.
    Has anyone...
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    Thanks Crowie, yes I sort of started out making...

    Thanks Crowie, yes I sort of started out making the first one with just plain cuts and then I progressed and experimented as I made each one in turn. :)
    the measurements for the cradle is 240mm long...
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    The link in the original post is not working any...

    The link in the original post is not working any longer. for me anyway.:no:
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    There are no hinges, the cradles rock by being...

    There are no hinges, the cradles rock by being attached to the stand with dowels as you can see in the pic, these dowels are not glued in but a tight fit on the stand but the hole slightly larger in...
  31. Thread: A few semis

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    Nice trucks. simple but really nice. making the...

    Nice trucks. simple but really nice. making the wheels yourself is not really difficult but guess if you are making a heap of toys needing wheels, it would be a full on job. :):2tsup:
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    Excellent work. :2tsup::2tsup:

    Excellent work. :2tsup::2tsup:
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    Sorry guys but I prefer the clean black. Nice...

    Sorry guys but I prefer the clean black. Nice work fozzy, looking really good. :2tsup::2tsup:
  34. Thread: cute toy tram

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    Looks good. wouldn't be difficult to make. :2tsup:

    Looks good. wouldn't be difficult to make. :2tsup:
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    Something for the girls

    Not been posting much lately but still making some toys. Here is my latest project I did over the last 2 days. something for the girls. I seem to make a lot of toys for boys so thought I would give...
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    Sawdust all over the place is intentional Ray,...

    Sawdust all over the place is intentional Ray, helps to soak up the moisture in the air and prevents rust.. Thats my story and I'm sticking to it.:U
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    Coming along but still working out some...

    Coming along but still working out some procedures. Have fashioned 2 heads and toying around with which one to use. Originally I had planned to use the straight head but now not too sure about that....
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    He doesn't seem to mind it Arthur.. are you back...

    He doesn't seem to mind it Arthur.. are you back in the shed yet, hows the hand? Miss you down here mate.
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    you don't miss much do you Ray? :) The...

    you don't miss much do you Ray? :)



    The top rail is in two halves and is only pine but that could be changed for something tougher. Still may go along with the idea of using something to...
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    Not screwed or glued at the moment Crowie I am...

    Not screwed or glued at the moment Crowie I am still thinking of using a sleeve or bush to take the wear.
  41. I think its all been pretty well said here but...

    I think its all been pretty well said here but whatever you decide to buy, definitely buy good quality hole saws, its the only way to travel, cheap ones will just frustrate you and will wear out...
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    Nice work there George and thanks for sharing...

    Nice work there George and thanks for sharing with us. I think your work does deserve to be finished as it is good quality work and with a little bit of sanding here and there and a nice finish...
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    Nice work, looks great. how about a car carrier...

    Nice work, looks great. how about a car carrier or a flat bed trailer? :2tsup::2tsup:
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    New toy over the christmas break.

    Hi guys, haven't been posting much on the forum lately but I am still here. This is what I am working on at the moment a rocking/swing horse. Not anything like wongo's horses but I am happy with it...
  45. Thread: First Toy WIP

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    Looks terrific Derek. Love it. :2tsup::2tsup:

    Looks terrific Derek. Love it. :2tsup::2tsup:
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    Excellent work, nicely finished, great paintwork...

    Excellent work, nicely finished, great paintwork and one very happy child I am sure. Great pictures. Well done.:2tsup::2tsup:
  47. Thread: Collaboration

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    Well done all round guys. excellent job and the...

    Well done all round guys. excellent job and the kids must be delighted with their new toy. wow! what would I have given for something like that when I was a kid. :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    You have done yourself proud Crowie, great WIP...

    You have done yourself proud Crowie, great WIP which has created lots of interest and is great. This is what its all about, sharing with each other. Congratulations mate, a job well done....
  49. Thread: Collaboration

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    Great work guys, love it but hey, wheres the...

    Great work guys, love it but hey, wheres the safety rails.? :U Excellent project :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
  50. Excellent work. Looks great. Nice bright colours....

    Excellent work. Looks great. Nice bright colours. Its going to make a lovely Christmas pressie.:2tsup::2tsup:
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