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    Joe, This was my effort and very similar but...

    Joe,

    This was my effort and very similar but also thicker, an I made a rebated frame box and ten used the router to put a rebate all around for the Wenge. I'm sure it would be the same principle....
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    Cant say I have had any experience with the...

    Cant say I have had any experience with the Sherwood sorry.
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    I did the same for my club, but bought the WL-20...

    I did the same for my club, but bought the WL-20 (1100 bed), then had to arrange others to help me unload as its double the weight. almost. its a 92kg box!!
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    Brainstrust, why not sign up as a Machinery House...

    Brainstrust, why not sign up as a Machinery House Mate and you'll get $50 off (atleast covers the GST)
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    Its exactly as Redbeard says, his description is...

    Its exactly as Redbeard says, his description is basically on the money, and although I'd like the bed extension also I am somewhat restricted with space. its a very good lathe for the money...
  6. Thread: Will this work

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    I cant imagine that it'd fall apart too quickly,...

    I cant imagine that it'd fall apart too quickly, maybe over time, but I think most of the time the relationship of face grain to end grain glue up is in joints that come under stress, as this wold be...
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    great idea, and congrats on the 6wk mark. think...

    great idea, and congrats on the 6wk mark. think of all the tools you'll now be able to buy with the extra cash!! I'm trying, but admittedly very unsuccessfully maybe put it in terms that my brain can...
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    Joe, I initially used a 1.6mm Kerf slot cutter on...

    Joe, I initially used a 1.6mm Kerf slot cutter on the router table, to keep as much body as i can but used to spend too much time setting it up, then making several passes to ensure I didn't go...
  9. My experience with Chinese made tools are not to...

    My experience with Chinese made tools are not to trust their measurements, but as this is set by 1. Calipers to the kerf thickness, and 2. The thickness of the piece of timber, there’s no way it...
  10. I liked it, and took me 40sec to find, but 40min...

    I liked it, and took me 40sec to find, but 40min to figure out that Banggood didn’t like opening in IE, so opened in Chrome and whalla. 2 now on their way, one for me and one for my club which I’m...
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    unfortunately Alex that was last week and now I’m...

    unfortunately Alex that was last week and now I’m staring at the boxes and cutting board and realise I have to get cracking. But trust me I only lifted the arm to call the poolside waiter over for...
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    No point wasting time putting the feet up and...

    No point wasting time putting the feet up and having a cuppa, hey Keith?!! Straight back into it.

    I think I might skip watching this one however........not, are you kidding. I'll never miss a...
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    Sorry but no further as just been relaxing and...

    Sorry but no further as just been relaxing and enjoying the view. I have to just post these as you’ll understand why no more progress.
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    Sadly i I have to report, no fish!!
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    Euge, It happens to me also, so now I just run...

    Euge,

    It happens to me also, so now I just run with it.

    Richard
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    And the can of beer that occasionally got a...

    And the can of beer that occasionally got a showing.......

    Beautiful work
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    Thanks, so is my choice of lining colour. I have...

    Thanks, so is my choice of lining colour. I have 6 to choose from and they all add something. i'll take the week off and drink I mean think about it.
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    Bit further along, ie ready for final sand then...

    Bit further along, ie ready for final sand then finish to be applied. For the jewellery box I will use Livos oil.

    here we are, tray supports in, finger slots on box side walls, tray done, splines...
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    Brian, another beaut box there!! I used to love...

    Brian, another beaut box there!! I used to love nothing but gloss, but then found the beauty of satins and oil finishes, but there on occasions the call for gloss, this sir is one of those times....
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    Single side glue up strikes again!

    In the midst of making a couple of boxes, and a charity auction cutting board, I had a few minutes spare to tidy up the shed. I found a number of laminated timber bench top off cuts that I should be...
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    So got a bit done today and over the weekend. ...

    So got a bit done today and over the weekend.

    tray and tray supports cut but not sanded or glued.

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    Now i I have been banging my head against a wall as to how to hinge the...
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    I have chopped up and used and pallets from...

    I have chopped up and used and pallets from Europe, UK and Japan and all had HT as the treatment on the stamp box and there are several 2 letter codes see pic

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    HT = Heat Treated, MB =...
  22. Thread: Jewellery Box

    by Fumbler
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    Better late than never!! Nice work, I love the...

    Better late than never!! Nice work, I love the striking blue.
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    Just found this

    YouTube

    test will be done today.
  24. To salt or not to salt, this is the question...........

    Team, I have in the past made a few cutting boards, some to a success some, some i have managed to recover from clamp up disasters.

    My question is, and this will explain the disaster part.

    Is...
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    That's brilliant, I love it, maybe the garden can...

    That's brilliant, I love it, maybe the garden can provide some logs for the flat bed or you can make a trackscavator for it. and then some bandsaw animals for the pig pen at the back, as for the...
  26. Thread: Jarrah Box

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    That's what its all about. Nice work.

    That's what its all about. Nice work.
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    Bit of shed time today, and in between cutting up...

    Bit of shed time today, and in between cutting up a Sydney blue gum/Blackbutt charity auction chopping board, and a Union Jack end grain chopping board for Moir, I managed to seperate the lid for the...
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    I finally managed to get the lid glued in on the...

    I finally managed to get the lid glued in on the jewellery box, and used a rather crude way of keeping in place/pressure.

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    First was a shading board, then a European Oak 320x430 - 40mm...
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    Joe, I have some 1.5mm thick Clear acrylic I...

    Joe, I have some 1.5mm thick Clear acrylic I could send your way, its left overs from a photo frame I made for the Mother In law a few year ago.

    let me know what size you need and I can have it...
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    Brian, the timber was well dry, the lid was...

    Brian, the timber was well dry, the lid was machined and glued in Aug/Sept 2017, and been floating around my shed for a while, as i figured out what to do with it. Its also the off cut from a box lid...
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    So, I am ready to sort the hinges out on the...

    So, I am ready to sort the hinges out on the medal box Red Gum with Silky Oak top. And low and behold all the faffing around I did flattening the lid, then mucking it up was a waste of time, we’ll...
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    Can’t wait for this one!! It looks fantastic so...

    Can’t wait for this one!! It looks fantastic so far.
  33. Derek, Welcome to the forum. That must be...

    Derek,

    Welcome to the forum. That must be some sizable timber to stop a table saw, or just one of a list of issues. blunt blade, ripping with a crosscut, etc

    Please let us know where you are...
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    If it didn’t come off I was going to suggest you...

    If it didn’t come off I was going to suggest you apply heat to the casing around the double which should also hep. Hopefully a bit of copper-coat will stop it sticking for good.
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    With lip bevel 459593 Still doesn’t look bad...

    With lip bevel
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    Still doesn’t look bad but prefer the flush look.

    back to the sanding board.
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    Treecycle, you weren’t an architect in your...

    Treecycle, you weren’t an architect in your previous profession were you? Hahaha, kidding.
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    Yes, you’re correct, anti-clockwise to undo.

    Yes, you’re correct, anti-clockwise to undo.
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    The jewellery box splines are in 459551 459552...

    The jewellery box splines are in

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    And trimmed, now with lid sitting in, not glued. Which is where I am at - Stuck at a crossroads. The Huon Pine lid moves faster than my grandma. I...
  39. I use $2 shop 18mm wide double sided tape, super...

    I use $2 shop 18mm wide double sided tape, super thin and sticks like the proverbial. If you want to hold something whilst you still and screw, then this is the stuff as you can leave in afterwards...
  40. Thread: Resin burl box

    by Fumbler
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    I love it, got one just like it!!! Hahaha

    I love it, got one just like it!!! Hahaha
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    Brad, I, like others are pretty impressed with...

    Brad, I, like others are pretty impressed with these kit-less turnings. Can you please elaborate a bit on the process etc, how you do it, mandrels you use, and threat cutting gear etc.

    PM me if...
  42. Thread: More prepped

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    and like my beauty sleep I need to stay in bed a...

    and like my beauty sleep I need to stay in bed a month..... it needs lot and lot of practice. I have been giving them far too many coats, but enough to be able to give a solid 'levelling' sand. I...
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    Skew, I guess you wont be in the shed this...

    Skew, I guess you wont be in the shed this weekend without the heater on? I hear its snowing down your way.....
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    [QUOTE=LanceC;2151855] they mate up perfecly...

    [QUOTE=LanceC;2151855] they mate up perfecly (with everything but the blackwood, which I found realy obstinate to work with)[/QUOTE

    Its a beautiful timber, but i have to agree its a bugger to work...
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    Thanks Alex, I’ll try that next time, as I now...

    Thanks Alex, I’ll try that next time, as I now have my chisels sharpened properly. Sharpened by Peter Dunn at the woodshow as part of his Demo.
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    This is the third time I have written this as my...

    This is the third time I have written this as my phone was playing up. Anyway the NGR glues joint box now has a lid and will become my personal money box, unless another idea pops up. Now what are...
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    Good luck, oh, and a word of caution, its hard to...

    Good luck, oh, and a word of caution, its hard to keep the gap fill straight. there will be a small banana bend in it as its rolled up. you can probably try and lay flat and straight then warm ever...
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    open the pic on your phone hit 'edit' on bottom...

    open the pic on your phone hit 'edit' on bottom left (if iphone) hit the little square, then if orientation incorrect, flip it. then touch bottom right hand corner and drag diagonally up slightly and...
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    Yes, and a very small kerf.

    Yes, and a very small kerf.
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    The Medal box, which has rebate joins. The trays...

    The Medal box, which has rebate joins. The trays I’m not concerned with as mitred and will use splines. I was wondering about the structural integrity of the rebate join in the box itself. I was...
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