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  1. QUEENSLAND withdrawn

    withdrawn
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    No. The sole behind the mouth is flat, the blade...

    No. The sole behind the mouth is flat, the blade leaves the work while the largest part of the sole still bears positively on the work, or should do. If there's any tendency for the plane to rock...
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    I don't have a pony in this parade any more, nor...

    I don't have a pony in this parade any more, nor do I want to, but I'm making available to you a pdf that once constituted some blog posts on plane mathematics that I posted on here a number of years...
  4. QUEENSLAND I reckon we can call these yours

    I reckon we can call these yours
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    Must have been my creativity that gave it away...

    Must have been my creativity that gave it away :wink:
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    Aust Red Cedar boxes

    I had a little false start when I posted these images and they were all sideways. Hopefully I sorted it out. Mostly now I choose very particular jobs to do, mostly love jobs. These were some...
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    QUEENSLAND good luck with it regards Michael

    good luck with it

    regards
    Michael
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    New base for a reasonably large telescope

    A bit over twelve months ago I resurrected a telescope I found on a pile of rubbish at a client's yard and it got me into a new hobby of basic astrophotography with an iPhone(I've always been a star...
  9. QUEENSLAND I am happy to do as you want. Equally, I don't...

    I am happy to do as you want. Equally, I don't care who it goes to so it is yours most definitely unless a 22/44 owner chimes in (with proof of purchase in form of receipt of purchase of sander,...
  10. QUEENSLAND Hi, I'm in Kenmore, does it suit? Cheers...

    Hi, I'm in Kenmore, does it suit?

    Cheers
    Michael
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    QUEENSLAND Thanks Peter, seen. Do I/ can I mark this as...

    Thanks Peter, seen. Do I/ can I mark this as sold?
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    QUEENSLAND I'm in Kenmore

    I'm in Kenmore
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    QUEENSLAND plate glass and base for lapping give away

    I have a good size piece of 10mm plate glass I used to use for lapping way back. Good size for planes. give away
  14. QUEENSLAND infeed/outfeed support tables Performax 22/44 drum sander

    I have two of these tables like the one in the photo that came with the sander when I bought it but they are unused and getting in the way. I'm happy to give away or a bottle of cheap plonk for my...
  15. Anyone coming to Brisbane through Kootingal (Tamworth area)?

    Hi, It has been a looong time since I was here! I am looking at getting a used telescope from Kootingal delivered to western suburbs of Brisbane and thought maybe someone here might be travelling...
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    kwilla deck and bench seat

    Here's a few photos of a custom deck and bench seating I just finished.
  17. Thread: memorial boxes

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    memorial boxes

    Couple of memorial boxes I did recently. One in walnut and one in Australian red cedar. I made a nice compound mitre jig for the table saw and took care that the grain runs across the corners.
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    Luna W59 saw blade cabinet dust shroud

    Long shot, but I am looking for an original dust shroud for the Luna W59 if anyone happens to know of one.

    Cheers
    Michael
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    'Robot' desk lamp

    Had a little length of stock left over from the oval box and waste not want not I had a little bit of fun and made this desk/task lamp. Also used a bit of leftover maple and tea tree. It's fitted...
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    I've been making similar hinges for years. I put...

    I've been making similar hinges for years. I put a post up a while ago as a user 'wooden hinge' where I showed some. Installation is exactly the same as Rob's for the dowel version I make. I also...
  21. Red Ash jewellery box. Long time making - recently finished

    This is a box I made a few years ago with my wooden hinge. I may have posted a pic under user wooden hinge to show of the hinge. Never really happy with it as a document box so I recently made a...
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    Hi Ian, the twist was intentional. I haven't...

    Hi Ian, the twist was intentional. I haven't found any problems with red ash at all, apart from things like to eat it. I think the fiddle back is unusual. Reports in old books say it is an...
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    Thanks. Red ash is alphitonia excelsa. M

    Thanks. Red ash is alphitonia excelsa.

    M
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    carved wooden spoons

    Red cedar tasting spoon, a small measuring spoon and a cooking spoon. Red Ash carved cooking spoon and a spatula.
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    Wooden clutch purse

    This was the last in a series of oval boxes. Forgotten how to organise photos so I'll just run thru them in the order they're in. photo 1 is open to show the brocade lining with two pockets. ...
  26. Thread: Chest of Drawers

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    Couple of extra pics to show the construction. ...

    Couple of extra pics to show the construction. Three wide boards dovetailed together make the top and sides, dadoed into the sides in deceasing graduations are the mortise and tenon drawer runners. ...
  27. Thread: Chest of Drawers

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    Thanks Peter, when you get the right board, Rose...

    Thanks Peter, when you get the right board, Rose Butternut is dazzling! I bought the walnut shaker knobs from Nice Knobs in the states as I don't own a lathe.
  28. Thread: Chest of Drawers

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    Hi Fuzzie, I would have preferred the colour to...

    Hi Fuzzie, I would have preferred the colour to be consistent but rose butternut is highly variable and the best I could do was two different blocks of colour. I had a limited supply so had to make...
  29. Thread: Chest of Drawers

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    Thanks. It was Liberon Superior Danish oil. ...

    Thanks. It was Liberon Superior Danish oil. Highly recommend it. The best formulation Danish oil I have used.
  30. Thread: Chest of Drawers

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    Chest of Drawers

    This is a chest of drawers I recently finished for ourselves. It is the seven-drawer dresser from Thos Moser's measured shop drawings. Mostly Rose Butternut. The first b& w is the book photo, the...
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    Thanks mate I got it sorted thanks very much

    Thanks mate I got it sorted thanks very much
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    Little bit of Rose Butternut needed

    I need a small stick to make the crown moulding of a chest of drawers I'm making. Need ~2100mm x 25mm x 38mm min.

    Cheers
    Michael
  33. Thanks Aldav, the cove is a nice feature, it's...

    Thanks Aldav, the cove is a nice feature, it's the first time I've tried this. Can't really tell you much about the hinge, but if you search back is the forum you'll find some other photos and you...
  34. Spotted gum, Tassie blackwood and ebony pen case

    Recently completed this pen case commission. The box is salvaged spotted gum and the inside is blackwood, ebony makes up the feet, knob and feathers in the mitre joints. Base and top are solid...
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    I put some on the work today although I've...

    I put some on the work today although I've decided to mount it under a small roof structure against a wall so it will be virtually undercover. seems to be a pretty convenient formulation....
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    anti-mould linseed

    Anyone used this anti-mould linseed oil?
    http://www.recochem.com.au/index.php/products/consumer_products/oil_products/item/diggers_anti_mould_linseed_oil

    M
  37. Thread: console table

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    It's finished with FW Scandinavian oil. About 5...

    It's finished with FW Scandinavian oil. About 5 coats I reckon. Wood was finished to 400 and the finish to 800 or 1200 'scouring pad' on the second to last coat.

    M
  38. Thread: console table

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    console table

    Today I finished a console table made from black tea tree I milled and stored about 5 years ago. The hardest timber I've ever used and the hardest to work, but the most beautiful timber I've ever...
  39. Thread: oval box

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    Thanks. Design influence, a bit of Game of...

    Thanks. Design influence, a bit of Game of Thrones a bit of Islamic architecture maybe.
    M
  40. Thread: oval box

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    oval box

    A variation on the theme of oval box. This one's a play on a design to suit a young man. Not perfect so it will be a present to a friend. Made out of camphor laurel, silky oak and Australian red...
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    The hinges are called casement stays and you can...

    The hinges are called casement stays and you can get new ones from Whitco. There are a couple of different sizes, you'll need to match the right ones. Bunnings will have them.

    Cheers
    Michael
  42. Thread: Jointing needed?

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    Do you have any references for the wood forming a...

    Do you have any references for the wood forming a 'skin'? Thanks.
  43. I thought you were always a valued member of the...

    I thought you were always a valued member of the community!
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    Good news, the kit in this link does contain...

    Good news, the kit in this link does contain plates for both MOF and TRA routers. So I can do what I was hoping for:U

    Cheers
    Michael
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    cool, as long as it was not metho. I think it's...

    cool, as long as it was not metho. I think it's probably just the cool weather.
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    Did he use metho or shellite/turps?

    Did he use metho or shellite/turps?
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    My word, I can't believe they'd leave that piece...

    My word, I can't believe they'd leave that piece of treated pine leaning there on the rack, that could fall on someone. (and there's a finger in the photo, how bad is that!)
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    I noticed that too. Maybe we should start one of...

    I noticed that too. Maybe we should start one of those e-petitions:D
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    Yes hate it too. Watch Ferrer and his grunt...

    Yes hate it too. Watch Ferrer and his grunt happens almost always when the ball lands in the opponents court, I don't get it.
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    Thank goodness it's not a Sharapova - Azarenka...

    Thank goodness it's not a Sharapova - Azarenka final:yippy: I thought a couple of years ago someone said they were banning players under a certain age doing it so we still have to put up with the...
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