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  1. https://www.facebook.com/buderimmensshed/?__tn__=%...

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    Hi Dallas. I injured my good leg. (unrelated to...

    Hi Dallas.
    I injured my good leg. (unrelated to woodwork). As a result I have to limit my activities even more. I retired from volunteer work at the Camphor Laurel Woodworkers as well. Thank you...
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    more harry potter wands and wand display stands

    More Harry Potter wands and wand display stands.

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    Harry Potter Party Props.

    Hi All,
    A self imposed year long sabbatical away from the sawdust and machinery has done little to dampen my enthusiasm for woodwork. I recently got back into woodworking when I got an order to...
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    Pins and things

    Although I'm primarily a toy maker and have been for the past 30 years I still like to explore new disciplines in woodworking that are within my skill set.
    Having said that, this last week I've...
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    422167 Hope we can get together Stevo.

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    Hope we can get together Stevo.
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    Hi Cava, We discussed using ply or thin timber...

    Hi Cava, We discussed using ply or thin timber for the cover but have not progressed to that point yet. We don't have facilities to steam timber so there may be some extra sanding or carving to do to...
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    Hi Cava, Here are some close ups of the work...

    Hi Cava,
    Here are some close ups of the work done so far.
    the edges have been sanded on the end of a bench top sander to give a concave feature. Then the leaves of the book are formed by using a...
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    3 x wheel cutters

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    A Little bit of everything and a lot of somethings.

    Hi Folks,
    I'm back again with some pics of recent projects and orders from customers.
    The Cooroy Camphor Laurel Woodworkers is powering on with great sales of our woodwork at the recent Farmers...
  11. Steam punk tank

    Love your work :2tsup:. Love Steam punk. I look forward to seeing it finished. If your current progress is anything to go by it will be outstanding.:U
    I'm inspired to have a crack at something like...
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    Hi Dallas, I use the scroll saw. Drill a...

    Hi Dallas,

    I use the scroll saw. Drill a hole and use a special blade like the one shown in the pic below.
    Specifically the Crown Tooth blade as it cuts so smoothly you don't need to sand. It...
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    417864 keeping it simple

    417864 keeping it simple
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    1930's Cars

    Hi Folks,
    Here are a few cars I've made over the past few days.

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    1930's Ford Roadster, Coupe and Sedan.

    Hi fellow toy makers,

    Here are a few new toy cars I made this last week.

    417296417297417298 I'll be making a few adjustments on the rear mudguard to bring it lower to the wheel next time....
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    Thank you for your interest Steve. I don't use...

    Thank you for your interest Steve. I don't use fancy finishes on my work. As a pensioner I can't afford the fancy products. I usually paint the toys with a sanding sealer, sand them back with very...
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    Deers, Orcas and construction vehicles.

    Hello again fellow woodies:)

    This week has been busy in house in the club with the new extension being added and a general tidy up of the whole work shop at the Cooroy Camphor Laurel Woodworkers...
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    414010 Hi Dallas, Thank you for your interest...

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    Hi Dallas,
    Thank you for your interest and thank you for your question.
    Yes , the blade is curved front and back.
    Using a larger piece of stock I used almost the full depth of a small...
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    Barn with horses and Fairy house

    Hello again,
    A busy weekend with a couple of online orders. A barn with 3 horses and a Fairy House with a stand alone tree. All made from recycled camphor laurel timber.

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    grader, roller and farm animals

    Hi Fellow Woodies,

    A quiet week this week with a couple of new items made in the workshop.

    413776 A simple design for a grader

    413777 Another simple design. I might work on this one to...
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    Tanks, Tugs, swords, saws and spoons.

    Hello Fellow Woodworkers,
    This week I've ventured into the military vehicle scene with a couple of robust toy tanks. Tug boats. A couple of simple swords. A couple of more detailed knives and a...
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    Thanks for the support Dallas. Here is a tug boat...

    Thanks for the support Dallas. Here is a tug boat I posted on Page 15 , some may have missed it on the skip to page 16. It turned out quite well , I think.

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    The Cooroy Camphor Laurel Woodworkers at The Cooroy Fusion Festival 2017

    Hello again,
    Here are a few photos of our activities at the Cooroy Fusion Festival. The day started out with rain but cleared up by 8.00 am. It was a very successful day. We sold nearly 200 sausages...
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    Tubby the Tug Boat, Mothers Day and an odd looking dog

    Hi,
    I never got much made this last week except for this cut tug boat and a couple of other items. The Cooroy Fusion Festival was on and we had a busy couple of days getting ready for that. More...
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    A Motor Bike, Antique Chairs, Wood Shavings, Cows and Decorative Fillagree

    Hi fellow woodies,

    Yes , another week of unusual jobs.:roll: It's a messy business making your own wooden wheels but well worth it when I was offered a pile of recycled Kwila timber. I paid $50.00...
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    Hi Dallas, There are about 15 active members at...

    Hi Dallas,
    There are about 15 active members at any given time. We have 40 financial members .
    4 -5 turn up nearly every day. We have a few on sick leave. A few members are on New Start and need...
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    The Kenilworth Wine, Cheese and Food Festival 2017

    Hello again,

    Here is a report about some of the recent activities of the Cooroy Camphor Laurel Woodworkers.
    While some of our members were at the Lions Park in Noosa raising funds with parking...
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    All in a days work

    Hi fellow woodies,

    Another busy month at the Cooroy Camphor Laurel and in my own workshop. With a steady stream of orders from https://www.pallet2play.com.au/ (my online presence) I've been busy...
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    book ends, bunnies, bilbies, boxes, puzzles and leafy trees

    Hi Woodies,
    Another update from the Cooroy Toymaker. It's been a busy week for me at the Cooroy Camphor Laurel woodworkers group. As Vice President and Secretary it was my duty to fill in for the...
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    Bunny Rockets

    Hello again,
    It's been a busy week at the Cooroy Camphor Laurel Woodworkers Group. Our resident painter was away so I and another member stepped up to fill in. Extremely hot in the spray booth. But...
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    Be safe this festive season.

    Hi All,
    Another busy week making toys for Santa. Sometimes I think his elves are just not cutting it :sleigh:.
    In the last two weeks I made dozens of toys for sale online not to mention the toys,...
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    Hi again, Here's another steam train I made...

    Hi again,
    Here's another steam train I made yesterday. It's camphor laurel again. An improvement on the last one. Larger boiler, more wheels and a smoother front scoop.
    It's made from a recycled...
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    Thanks for sharing, :2tsup: Great to see the...

    Thanks for sharing, :2tsup:
    Great to see the tradition of making wooden toys is not totally lost in a land of high tech.
    That is one country I'd love to visit if only for the magnificent woodwork...
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    Good evening, 1st. Day of Summer and only 23...

    Good evening,
    1st. Day of Summer and only 23 more shopping days left. :)
    Today I was given the chance to display my toys in the foyer of the awesome Cooroy Library.
    An amazing architectural...
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    Hello again fellow wood workers, Another busy...

    Hello again fellow wood workers,

    Another busy week or two. Felled a couple of trees in the yard to allow for solar power instillation on the roof. The trees were planted by the previous owner who...
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    Nice work , thanks for sharing. I had the same...

    Nice work , thanks for sharing. I had the same problem with safety vs. looks. My wooden toys swords and axes had to be registered with the police before I could take them into the Caboulture Medieval...
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    A simple center piece for the festive table. Fill...

    A simple center piece for the festive table. Fill it with nuts or lollies.
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    The web site is Rema Tip Top...

    The web site is Rema Tip Top
    They have an automotive products catalogue.
    Hope this helps.
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    We have a catalogue at the Camphor Laurel group...

    We have a catalogue at the Camphor Laurel group which was supplied to us by a local distributor. I'll get details of the mag and post tomorrow.
    Our distributor is Colin Palmer 0403048415
    They are...
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    Camphor Laurel Kitchen Utensils and the tools to make them.

    Hi again,
    I've finally finished all the wooden kitchen utensils I'll be sending my son the Chef.
    Some I'm sure he will use and others maybe not so much.
    However it has been a steep learning curve...
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    Back once again with another update to show off...

    Back once again with another update to show off the depth of colour in the camphor laurel timber.
    These items are on the painters bench after the first coat of varnish. They usually get 3 coats and...
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    Yes, it's that time of the year again

    Hi again,
    Just dropped in for show and tell.:U
    Here are some simple and not so simple ideas for the festive season.
    Tree decorations , a nut / lolly box table center piece and of course a sleigh...
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    M50 cal machine gun from scratch.

    Good day to you all,
    Another perfect day in sunny Queensland and a request for a 50 cal machine gun for the neighbors son.
    After a quick search on the net for a few pics of a 50 cal and a further...
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    Tree House and rustic tree house furniture.

    Hi All,
    I just completed another couple of tree houses for customers and thought I'd share them with you.

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    Made from recycled pine and camphor laurel.

    Time for a well...
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    New toys I made this week

    Hi,
    Back under the house in my man cave / woodwork shop making a couple of orders for customers.
    Firstly a new fairy house and then a plane design submitted by a customer.
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    Woodwork over the past week

    Hello again,

    Here are a few pictures of items I've made over the past 2 weeks.

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    My new brochure for the Cooroy Camphor Laurel Volunteer Woodworkers.

    This is the new brochure I created for the Cooroy Camphor Laurel Group.
    It will be distributed around town to cafes and the like and also to tourist information centers, city council offices and...
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    Hi Fellow toy makers, Here is a link to a...

    Hi Fellow toy makers,

    Here is a link to a short story about a little visit to a big Men's Shed in the Men's Shed Forum.

    Have a good day

    The Cooroy Toy Maker
  49. Buderim Mens Shed vist by the Cooroy Camphor Laurel Volunteer Woodworkers

    After a recent visit to Cooroy Camphor Laurel buying timber, woodworkers from the Buderim Men's Shed invited us to visit their facilities in Buderim, Queensland.
    On arrival two carloads of...
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    The Cooroy Camphor Laurel Woodworkers. Queensland.

    Hi all, A busy day today. Started at 7.30 am making long handle spatulas for chefs. By 9.30 I was at the Nambour hospital welcoming into the world my new grandson. Mother and baby doing fine. A new...
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