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    TASMANIA Down to $250 plus postage. If you wait long...

    Down to $250 plus postage.
    If you wait long enough I will pay you to take it :U.
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    SOLD: Can't believe how sphincterly challenged...

    Can't believe how sphincterly challenged ([email protected]#*d) some wood workers are.
    That is about 31 bucks a chisel.
    Cheap as chips.
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    TASMANIA Down to $275 now. Been for sale for too long.

    Down to $275 now.
    Been for sale for too long.
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    TASMANIA Postage calculator says $53.35. I weighed the...

    Postage calculator says $53.35.
    I weighed the timber on a vintage set of wool scales, if the postage is less I will refund the difference.
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    TASMANIA Now $300 plus postage.

    Now $300 plus postage.
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    TASMANIA Huon Pine Boards for sale

    Huon Pine boards for sale, dressed all round, dry as a bone.
    [email protected] 1m x 205mm x 27mm
    [email protected] 930mm x 193mm x 24mm
    [email protected] x 182mm x 25mm
    [email protected] x 185mm x 25mm
    [email protected] x 176mm x 25mm
    Pictures show both sides of...
  7. Thank you Wrongwayfirst. Looks like you nailed it.

    Thank you Wrongwayfirst. Looks like you nailed it.
  8. Can someone identify this plant/weed?

    This is a plant I have noticed in the last year near where I live in Southern Tassie in a relatively confined space so far but it is spreading.
    I have looked at all the "Problem Weeds" on the...
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    Yes, thanks indeed.

    Yes, thanks indeed.
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    I think the coopers bottle is just to give an...

    I think the coopers bottle is just to give an idea of the size of the thing.
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    Anyone know what this item is?

    I doubt it is a woodworkers tool. In fact I'd be very suprised if it was.
    However in another online forum I partake in a member has asked the question, Does anyone know what this is?.
    No one does....
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    Don't forget that some of the Wadkin...

    Don't forget that some of the Wadkin patternmaking lathes had tail stocks where you could purposely move the dead centre away from the centre line so you could turn nice straight tapers with the...
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    Hi Lance. I used to use timber jam/friction...

    Hi Lance. I used to use timber jam/friction chucks for holding bowls when hollowing out the inside before I bought a couple of vicmarc chucks. The cup chuck you scored looks like a beauty, they are...
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    I doubt it. Maybe if you called it "Clean Green,...

    I doubt it.
    Maybe if you called it "Clean Green, vegan suitable and gender neutral" you may increase the odds.
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    Old Croc. I have heard the South Australian...

    Old Croc.
    I have heard the South Australian string bark can be riddled with gum veins.
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    Yes it is Jerry.

    Yes it is Jerry.
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    Stringy Bark bowl.

    Got a few rough turned stringy bark bowls just kicking around in the way on a shed floor. Also some big blackwood ones.
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    Motivation has been low to finish them.
    I have receipt books from the...
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    A two year bender.

    Nearly two years ago a gum tree that was growing too close to my workshop was removed. I have no idea what type of gum it was (definitely not a local type) however the grain looked interesting...
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    cutting down a dead sequoia

    Demontage d'un sequoia geant - YouTube
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    Nice work Pommy Phil. What sort of size are...

    Nice work Pommy Phil.
    What sort of size are these bowls?.
  21. Anyone in Tassie looking for a lathe

    This might be worthwhile if you are,TasTAFE ALANVALE CAMPUS SURPLUS EQUIPMENT AND STOCK ONLINE SALE - TVA
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    It's nice to catch up with this thread again,...

    It's nice to catch up with this thread again, been busy the last 5 months finally restoring my old Honda 750four.
    Your tank looks great, the slight imperfections on the right side are not noticeable...
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    Hi Neil The one we have here that I am using is...

    Hi Neil
    The one we have here that I am using is obliqua.
    The 4 bowls pictured are the 4 smallest in the stack of rough turned ones I have. I like to start with the smallest and work upwards as I...
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    Have you rough turned yours, or just trying to...

    Have you rough turned yours, or just trying to dry big bits?.
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    Four small Stringy Bark bowls.

    Got a big stack of stringy bark bowls roughed out and ready to turn but motivation is low to turn them as bowls just do not seem to be in demand for a price that makes it worthwhile to make them...
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    They don't call them a "Spokeshave" for nothing....

    They don't call them a "Spokeshave" for nothing. Hard yakka but you will get there with determination and perseverance.

    Other than that, there is a method that is used in pattermaking to make...
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    A few pictures of a spoke you are intending to...

    A few pictures of a spoke you are intending to replicate would be helpful.
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    That bowl was made by Russell Hoffman, who used...

    That bowl was made by Russell Hoffman, who used to turn out of his workshop between Sandy Bay and Mt Nelson.
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    Agree with the above sentiments. Not all...

    Agree with the above sentiments.
    Not all piercings look great.
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    Had one of the instantaneous gas water heaters...

    Had one of the instantaneous gas water heaters for several years now. We get the gas delivered in those largish gas cylinders (approx1200mm tall). The electricity bill dropped by much more than the...
  31. DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
  32. If your timber is not a smelly one like camphor,...

    If your timber is not a smelly one like camphor, then just leave it raw. Unless it is a poisonous one like oleander or any other timber with known issues.
    Know your product.
    People get sued who do...
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    [/B] I guess it depends on what sort of turning...

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    I guess it depends on what sort of turning you are prepared to do for it to be more than a hobby.
    As an example I was turning a range of door hardware (basically handles) for a local architect...
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    As it happens the gallery owner I was quoting...

    As it happens the gallery owner I was quoting regarding non essential stuff, just put in a big order for non essential items that will take at least a month to fill. No bowls in the order though.
    In...
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    Did not mean to sound too overly positive NeilS....

    Did not mean to sound too overly positive NeilS.
    Winter is always quiet here in Tas if you are relying on Gallery sales and this one has been worse than ever as the borders were closed ages ago.
    i...
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    Galleries here in Tassie pretty well all closed...

    Galleries here in Tassie pretty well all closed shop when people could not come here. Leura woodwork gallery has ordered from me recently and so has Bungendore.
    My round windows have been going...
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    Bit of a long shot here, maybe the tailstock from...

    Bit of a long shot here, maybe the tailstock from this one will do.HYCO Wood turning lathe | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Pine Rivers Area - Joyner | 1236170544
  38. Floor is not very flat so more often than not I...

    Floor is not very flat so more often than not I have to poke something under one of the rocking legs.
  39. This one works a treat. It is 600mm x 600mm on...

    This one works a treat. It is 600mm x 600mm on the base cross by 65mm thick cast iron.Post is 2 1/2 inch steel bar fitted into base casting. Heavy and stable.
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  40. The one pictured in the original post does not...

    The one pictured in the original post does not look very good to me.
    Will try to remember uploading a picture of mine tomorrow.
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    That is a great picture and yes I can see the...

    That is a great picture and yes I can see the goat.
    Strangely enough down here in Tassie, Kookaburras' are considered introduced vermin and best dealt with by a bullet.
    Having lived here for 30...
  43. Some folk just do not worry about dust at all. I...

    Some folk just do not worry about dust at all. I remember copping many a ribbing from some of the older guys for wearing a paper type mask in the filthy patternshop of my apprenticeship. Was told...
  44. The deceased may have thought his particular shed...

    The deceased may have thought his particular shed was just ACE.
    You know, there are ear muffs, a fan, and a dust collector.
    Plus he was smart enough not to throw his butts in the sawdust. That...
  45. This is a great topic. Pretty sure an...

    This is a great topic.
    Pretty sure an entertaining book could be written about it.
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    Nice job Warrick. Great for a steaming brew of...

    Nice job Warrick.
    Great for a steaming brew of bark soup.
  47. It is possible to not buy Chinese stuff. Why...

    It is possible to not buy Chinese stuff.
    Why feed the hand that wants to bite?.
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    Oh, it is worthwhile showing all right. If you...

    Oh, it is worthwhile showing all right.
    If you have not had any training in sculpture you are doing better than a lot of folk who have fyarskme.
  49. I agree with Pat and Smife. Support Aussie, buy...

    I agree with Pat and Smife.
    Support Aussie, buy quality, leave rubbish alone.
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    Really like this project a lot, also the...

    Really like this project a lot, also the workbench backdrop.
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