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    Was not aware of the censorship here -you get the...

    Was not aware of the censorship here -you get the gist
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    Don't @#$% with the Romans - Jesus.

    Don't @#$% with the Romans - Jesus.
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    Only played with a small 6-7" branch offcut...

    Only played with a small 6-7" branch offcut mostly using scrapers. Cretanly better than pine but propper turning tools will help. By the way young wood has little colour.
  4. Thread: LV Box

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    Have heard of the practice of grabbing an old...

    Have heard of the practice of grabbing an old mans bowling balls and playing with them. Yours looks much better than the google search:D
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    I KNOW EXACLY WHAT YOU MEAN- the fairys told me...

    I KNOW EXACLY WHAT YOU MEAN- the fairys told me so:)
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    some many years ago bought a 20" 3HP bandsaw with...

    some many years ago bought a 20" 3HP bandsaw with the primary purpose of resawing -had close to a 12" cut needs work on the top guide at the moment -but has done some impressive things -bit dangerous...
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    Finish was DO? not familliar with the term?

    Finish was DO? not familliar with the term?
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    All sorrts of crap come in spray cans! Etch...

    All sorrts of crap come in spray cans! Etch primer is NOT going to be solid zinc - you will note the cans of galvanising zinc by the extreme weight difference. Will not be "gold" either-nor acrilic...
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    Reguatds the general construction- Mitred joins...

    Reguatds the general construction- Mitred joins with splines would probably be superior to tennons on the corners- the inner joints between levels obviously can't be such and tennons - domminos would...
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    A.C.T. Just our of curiosity- how much$ -have a three...

    Just our of curiosity- how much$ -have a three blade planer/thicknesser -250mm. Am aware that the conversion cost can be more than the equipment. However can understand the benifits. By the way -true...
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    Glueless -Pinned ? Want to se the finished photos...

    Glueless -Pinned ? Want to se the finished photos please. Looks good so far.
  12. I must admit - have posted things to the wrong...

    I must admit - have posted things to the wrong place on Facebook recently by accident - have clicked and then gone to the next and posted as to the previous -caused some confusion - both from them...
  13. Thread: Tiny House

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    Really the obvious thing is to build something...

    Really the obvious thing is to build something -To the maximum width onto a tri axle semi trailer would be bigger than the crap on the show and have standard shipping rates. Could also go pop out...
  14. Thread: Tiny House

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    I presume that you use the term tiny house based...

    I presume that you use the term tiny house based on the cheap ass USA show of the same name. Everything that I've seen from the show is a caravan that you need a truck to move -They have the bizzare...
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    Is titebond 3 an advanced pva -a polyurethane or...

    Is titebond 3 an advanced pva -a polyurethane or what? gather titebond 1 and 2 are pva,s but so much stuff now continues to use the brand name - ie aquadhere -the poly urethane version still sounds...
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    Probably related -but probably brittile as all...

    Probably related -but probably brittile as all whatever - extreme heat compliance and bendibility RARELY meet. Mica probably involved in both -bonding will be completely different.
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    Still keeping it on the backburner -Want to move...

    Still keeping it on the backburner -Want to move -don't know what next place offers -space etc. But best wait and see - however tools need looking at and consolidating ie. old 10" planer thicknesser...
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    We have a Lab - he HATES cats And he is @$&@...

    We have a Lab - he HATES cats And he is @$&@ useless when it comes to such matterers - keep telling him mice -made of meat. :doh: he don't get it.
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    By the way anyone know of a cheap source of the...

    By the way anyone know of a cheap source of the old shellac/ mica sheets that were so popular in 1920+ america lovely warm glow to them and could be reshaped with a bit of heat?
    sorry don't know the...
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    Have had that with full blown RAT kNOW THE...

    Have had that with full blown RAT kNOW THE DESIGNand it doe's work however bulky and inconvenient.
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    By the way tried hard to buy what was clearly a...

    By the way tried hard to buy what was clearly a heavy duty 240V chainsaw from the bottom of the Dandenongs (where I lived at the time) Wouldn't give me a price and I diddn't know that it worked -had...
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    sounds a bit like the old 1920s mica sheets -with...

    sounds a bit like the old 1920s mica sheets -with shellac -made lovely lamp shades.
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    Old crude made table saw

    bought something along these lines many years ago at auction -had a new 10" blade cost$2 Had 3 phase moter - scrapped. Table and most of frame -clearly was made from something else - Is it worth...
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    What do you mean by FLEXIBLE Abolone?

    What do you mean by FLEXIBLE Abolone?
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    Can't give specifics - however the thinner the...

    Can't give specifics - however the thinner the cut the less load on the motor -the greater thr motor watts (output -not input) the better(chinese are sneaky about this -look up indipendant reviews)...
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    THANK YOU Have been a hoarder as I now recognise -...

    Have been a hoarder as I now recognise - collected more wood than i could deal with in the next 10 years - some hard to replace 18-20" hoop pine other 1950s hardwood studs -yes have used all the...
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    While bulky have seen this work in the backyard....

    While bulky have seen this work in the backyard. Plastic water bucket - floating rat -obviously fell in and couldn't get out.
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    When it comes to clamps -pushing till breaking...

    When it comes to clamps -pushing till breaking point is kinda pointless (the glue won't hold) hAVE BENT/ BROKEN F clamps/ pipe clamps etc. Realy if it NEEDS this kind of force -well nothing is going...
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    Have had the horrific toaster event happen -...

    Have had the horrific toaster event happen - Bread in - push down hear horrible squeeks - yes did catch one of the MFs doing what they do -our appliances go into cupboards now. (by the way left the...
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    Kill kill kill

    They definetly grow immune to poisons . We gave up on ratsak after we felt like we shoud name them (kept eating it - no bodies -Went to talon was good they appear to be avaoiding it now (no bite...
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    fire

    DANGER DANGER Will Robertson:o
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    Fill or no

    For the purpouse desired I would fill the major gum veins only. I have had a cofee table that I deliberately left unfilled (a few veins and nail holes) out of old house frame stuff, just to see how...
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    drill press

    With the budget you are offering there should be plenty available - brand new. The metal guys will tell you about accuacy> Mine is a cheap nasty small chinese piece of @#@# however by changing the...
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    In the last year or so I picked up a free oval...

    In the last year or so I picked up a free oval dining table -blackwood 1920s -only made 1 box and 4 tall candlesticks (legs) still have some parts left, but with the damage (both as a table and screw...
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    Have turned very occasionally for many years....

    Have turned very occasionally for many years. Started with my dads homemade lathe -baisicly a say3/4 " industrial collet on bearings and a friction tailstop with a lever action tightening. My current...
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    I have a rather minimal dust extractor - 1 HP...

    I have a rather minimal dust extractor - 1 HP auctions $40 and hardly used . If you can locate something like this outside the shed under some sort of shelter then at least its not realeasing very...
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    I think it called pretty. Probably someting...

    I think it called pretty. Probably someting called ......Oak not a true oak more something like She Oak, Bull Oak - probably native dry region?
  38. 220 grit the FINEST??? at work we sand down seal...

    220 grit the FINEST??? at work we sand down seal coats with 320 as standard these are available at most hardwares as a disk as well as finer' 2000 grit and finer you might have to find a supplier to...
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    If the toddler can undo the screws - get him in...

    If the toddler can undo the screws - get him in ya shed -kids a natural:D
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    not at all familliar with the glue in question...

    not at all familliar with the glue in question but as a general rule try a scraper as some glues will gumm up a sanding belt in seconds.
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    Only done this once - so might have been lucky -...

    Only done this once - so might have been lucky - was on a small display unit (all joints slightly rebated -1.1/2 mm or so and fairly firm) with no other support (no pins/screws or even a back)made...
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    toughened acrilic

    Does any one know of this type of glue? Had some years ago found in a rubbish skip. Its a 2 part -one thick and clear (kinda like epoxy) and the other in a brush on bottle marked as annaline (brown...
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    Cloroform

    Cloroform is ofted used for "welding" acrilic. Is very liquid and works like methel ethel ketone MEK used for styrene. Is baisicly a suitable solvent that disolves the surfaces its in contact with...
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    We get it in 20litre drums at work. Has a slight...

    We get it in 20litre drums at work. Has a slight latex smell - Thats how we check if a glue bottle is av56 or x link pva. We also use a lot of the yellow stuff for MDF or timber that isnt too...
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    We get it in 20litre drums at work. Has a slight...

    We get it in 20litre drums at work. Has a slight latex smell - Thats how we check if a glue bottle is av56 or x link pva. We also use a lot of the yellow stuff for MDF or timber that isnt too...
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    Epoxy to timber bond?

    All those tables with large epoxy pours down the middle look great but how do they go over the years with wood movement? Is the bond that good? As some of these have anything up to 200mm of epoxy...
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    At work we just hold the corner up with the left hand and press the bourd to the sliding table with the right. there is normaly a slide out arm which helps with this. 3.6m x1.8 m sheets definetly...
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    Water based finishes

    Have only experianced water based finishes in their early days the thing that stood out then was being water clear as opposed to the usual yellowing of polyurethanes (which I mostly like) the other...
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    71 HQ Kingswood 173 engine, faded paint but went...

    71 HQ Kingswood 173 engine, faded paint but went hard for three years of thrashing -till the hole in the piston. GOOD car.
    68 HK kingswood $200 with reco engine (186) bad paint and daylight under...
  50. Thread: 4x2

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    4x2 in Victoria. Though have read strange US...

    4x2 in Victoria. Though have read strange US terms would be something like - 8/4 x 16/4 though this seems to be in small sizes. Weird lot the yanks -no offence to any reading:U
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