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  1. Thread: Best finish

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    Best finish

    Im looking to get into doing Intarsia and one thing I have been investigating is the best finish to use on the finished product

    Have seen others using products such as Rubio Monocoat and Wipe On...
  2. Thread: Intarsia

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    Intarsia

    Im looking to get into doing Intarsia and one thing I have been investigating is the best finish to use on the finished product

    Have seen others using products such as Rubio Monocoat and Wipe On...
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    Very interesting, nice work

    Very interesting, nice work
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    Picked a good day to come back. Congrats to Neil...

    Picked a good day to come back. Congrats to Neil and all :brava
  5. Thread: Red Oak Ply

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    Sounds interesting, just had a look at it on...

    Sounds interesting, just had a look at it on their website. How does it look once you apply a finish to it?
  6. Thread: Patterns

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    Great patterns Noel, thanks :2tsup:

    Great patterns Noel, thanks :2tsup:
  7. Thread: Scrolled Signs

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    They are called Ambigrams, they arent really...

    They are called Ambigrams, they arent really fonts.
    The sign came from a design I found and just adapted it a bit for the scroll saw
  8. Thread: Scrolled Signs

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    I did a specific search on those fonts, I cant...

    I did a specific search on those fonts, I cant remember which site I got them from, but I can send you the font file if you like.
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    I put down a layer of blue painters tape (to...

    I put down a layer of blue painters tape (to allow for easy removal after) and then glue the printed pattern over the tape with spray adhesive ... drill the holes ... cut out the pattern ... then...
  10. Thread: Scrolled Signs

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    Scrolled Signs

    Did some name signs for the kids, the SarahJane done in Twilight font and Jack done in Ben10 font.

    Also made the Come In/Go Away Ambigram sign for Sarah, she is 12 so im guessing it will be set at...
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    Well got them done today and this is the result,...

    Well got them done today and this is the result, this is at a ratio of 4:1 water to dye.

    Did some name signs for the kids, the SarahJane done in Twilight font and Jack done in Ben10 font.

    Also...
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    Of course :U

    Of course :U
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    Thanks Wendy, yeah I figured I would do some...

    Thanks Wendy, yeah I figured I would do some testing over the weekend and start out with a 4:1 ratio and see how it goes.
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    U-Beaut Water Dyes

    I am going to make some name signs on the scroll saw to hang on the kids doors. Im going to cut them out on some 6mm MDF I have spare.

    Will the water dyes work ok on MDF or would it swell too...
  15. Thread: Bragging Again!!

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    Very well done on the cutting :2tsup: and...

    Very well done on the cutting :2tsup: and congrats on the award and recognition :yippy:
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    Nice work

    Nice work
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    Hope it's a good weekend for you

    Hope it's a good weekend for you
  18. Thread: A dumb question

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    Would sanding the section where they connect help?

    Would sanding the section where they connect help?
  19. Thread: jimi hendrix

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    Looks great Bob Interesting pattern, doesnt look...

    Looks great Bob
    Interesting pattern, doesnt look like there would be many blade changes needed to cut it
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    Very sorry to hear that, my condolences

    Very sorry to hear that, my condolences
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    They dont sell new Delta's anymore

    They dont sell new Delta's anymore
  22. Thread: My latest.

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    Very nicely done Marg, looks great :2tsup:

    Very nicely done Marg, looks great :2tsup:
  23. Thread: Bonanza

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    Nice work on the sign, he should be pleased with...

    Nice work on the sign, he should be pleased with it
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    Congrats on the new saw, im glad it's going well...

    Congrats on the new saw, im glad it's going well for you.
    Done well with your first projects, keep up the great work.
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    Re: The Ledacraft 2 speed saw .. I had the WMS...

    Re: The Ledacraft 2 speed saw .. I had the WMS (Trupro) 2 speed saw and found it to be fine with the work I did. I now have the variable speed WMS and find most of the time I had it set around 6 - 7...
  26. Thread: Crapiata bed

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    Nice work, looks to be coming along nicely to me....

    Nice work, looks to be coming along nicely to me.

    I like the idea of the hidden compartment, is the 'box' going to sit flush with the top of the post or you going to have a finial on top so it...
  27. Thread: 18" carba-tech

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    I have a similar saw, but didnt get it from...

    I have a similar saw, but didnt get it from Carba-Tec. Is it out of alignment sideways or from front to back? Are the blade clamps in the right way? Any chance of some pics to get an idea of what you...
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    Nice work on the portrait Bob I have done a...

    Nice work on the portrait Bob


    I have done a couple and use good quality hoop pine plywood (4mm), avoid the cheaper plywoods you can get (you know the place I mean). Just look for the right...
  29. Thread: biker

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    Great work on that Bob

    Great work on that Bob
  30. Thread: GMC scroll saw

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    I wish we had scroll saws in the woodwork rooms...

    I wish we had scroll saws in the woodwork rooms when I was in school

    Anyway, Harris Traders are another good place to try for blades

    Harris Traders
    PO Box 1384, Murray Bridge, SA 5253
    Phone...
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    Simple and effective, nicely done

    Simple and effective, nicely done
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    Good to see the boozin kanga doing some travelling

    Good to see the boozin kanga doing some travelling
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    The pens look great :wtg:

    The pens look great

    :wtg:
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    :coolio:

    :coolio:
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    Looks great. Just a question though, how do you...

    Looks great.
    Just a question though, how do you turn a coin into a pen? do you have an example of a finished coin pen?


    Years ago I saw a guy out at Silverton which is near Broken Hill who...
  36. Thread: Tru-Quarters™

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    Nice work Do you make jewellery from them?

    Nice work
    Do you make jewellery from them?
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    My son hasnt mentioned anything about these...

    My son hasnt mentioned anything about these characters yet, so maybe they havent become the rage in Australia just yet.
    But another great looking puzzle there Carter.

    Do you put any coating on...
  38. Thread: Wooden Pegs

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    Try a craft place, something like Spotlight?...

    Try a craft place, something like Spotlight? Bunnings have a craft isle too, they might have something like what you are after.
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    Amazing work Carter, and a very novel idea for a...

    Amazing work Carter, and a very novel idea for a Christmas card.
    Do you cut the puzzle tabs on the run, or do you have a template for them?
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    I wonder if it's foot-powered or electric .. and...

    I wonder if it's foot-powered or electric .. and if I find myself short on blades for my saw, i'll know just where to get some temporary blades :rolleyes:
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    :wtg: Nice work on those Lawrst, are you...

    :wtg:
    Nice work on those Lawrst, are you planning to paint or stain them?

    Also best to be careful with the dust when cutting MDF, apparently it contains nasty stuff which can cause health...
  42. Thread: Meddings Jig Saw

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    Sounds good Eric, so all is good with the saw? ...

    Sounds good Eric, so all is good with the saw?

    I couldnt see in the post if you had trouble or needed something answered.
  43. Thread: Which scroll saw?

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    Hi Shaunno, Unfortunately you arent going to...

    Hi Shaunno,
    Unfortunately you arent going to find a saw that takes pinless blades for under $200. You could get the Ryobi from Bunnings or the Toolex brand and then fit a conversion kit from CWS...
  44. Thread: Pyrography work

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    That's amazing work David, very talented

    That's amazing work David, very talented
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    They look good Bob

    They look good Bob
  46. Thread: Father's Day

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    Very nice, I think he will like that a lot

    Very nice, I think he will like that a lot
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    Nice work Bob

    Nice work Bob
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    I'll have to keep an eye out for this as my...

    I'll have to keep an eye out for this as my partners uncle is a driver on the Ghan
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    Welcome to Australia, glad you are settled in...

    Welcome to Australia, glad you are settled in now.

    This site should help you find a Men's Shed nearest to you: Men's Sheds: Shed Locator
  50. Thread: New Saw

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    I have the WMS saw, which is the same as the...

    I have the WMS saw, which is the same as the Carba-tec one you mentioned. I have had no problems at all with mine and im quite happy with how it performs.

    The only thing you may find you want to...
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