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    HEADS UP No worries about the timing - just the way the...

    No worries about the timing - just the way the timber splinters! :D

    Now there is a good idea - host an event - I am (still!!) in the process of sorting out the workshop - once done I may well...
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    HEADS UP Wondering if my weekends are too busy or if these...

    Wondering if my weekends are too busy or if these things are organsied when I already have something on!

    Unfortunately I cant make Sunday - hopefully I can make the next one and put some names and...
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    Hi Dave Very sorry to read about the passing...

    Hi Dave

    Very sorry to read about the passing of your Mum, unfortunately not much else you can say but a sincere sorry.

    Good to see you back at it and the escapism comment struck a chord with...
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    Great work thanks for sharing the project with...

    Great work thanks for sharing the project with us.

    You have blended the pieces really well - thanks also for sharing this tip! :2tsup:
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    Great work!! Looking very nice :D

    Great work!! Looking very nice :D
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    Looks great - such a nice colour! How did the...

    Looks great - such a nice colour!

    How did the repaired section come up?
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    [QUOTE=Thumbthumper;1601092]I was thinking of...

    [QUOTE=Thumbthumper;1601092]I was thinking of chipping it and using it for mulch :D

    I was going to use it for kindling!

    Great to see you using the Record 44, I have a Sargent and a Stanley 45 -...
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    Looking good :2tsup: If you have no use for...

    Looking good :2tsup:

    If you have no use for the rest of your cedar slab I could get rid of it for you! :wink:
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    Good to see some more progress Dave and very glad...

    Good to see some more progress Dave and very glad to read that you were not affected by the fires,...very nasty and a big loss from what I saw
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    Thanks for the invite guys - I am keen. Just let...

    Thanks for the invite guys - I am keen. Just let me know the where's, what's and whatevers and I will be there :D

    Cheers

    Cam
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    Hi Snoopy, Welcome and congratulations on the...

    Hi Snoopy,

    Welcome and congratulations on the new project. Looks like it will be a lot of fun during and after restoration!

    Not sure about the red finish with the timber unless you stain it. No...
  12. Wow! Very interesting - looking forward to seeing...

    Wow! Very interesting - looking forward to seeing how this progresses
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    True, but good stuff costs good money and good...

    True, but good stuff costs good money and good timber needs a good finish :D
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    U beaut supply the white shellac,. White Shellac...

    U beaut supply the white shellac,. White Shellac
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    Nice,..unfortunately our local Tender centre...

    Nice,..unfortunately our local Tender centre closed down almost a year ago :( - picked up some great things there.

    You can get white shellac if you dont want it too yellow - I like the shellac as...
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    No problem at all. I should have added, if I...

    No problem at all.

    I should have added, if I had seen that at an auction I would have bought it as well! I have a heap of pine furniture from that era. I love the colour that it shows when it's...
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    Thanks for the dropbox entries Dragonfly,..very...

    Thanks for the dropbox entries Dragonfly,..very handy :)
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    Hi Rozza Looks to be either Hoop pine or Kauri...

    Hi Rozza

    Looks to be either Hoop pine or Kauri pine - I always have a hard time telling the difference between the two.

    In terms of age, I would put it at late Victorian/ Edwardian so anywhere...
  19. I used Monocel Marine varnish on my Merranti rear...

    I used Monocel Marine varnish on my Merranti rear doors,..happy with the results and after 5 plus years the only spot showing signs of requiring retouching is the bit that gets lots of sun and rain....
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    Of course we are interested!! :wink:

    Of course we are interested!! :wink:
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    Thanks Andy- It is labelled Natural Oil Sealer...

    Thanks Andy- It is labelled Natural Oil Sealer Art # 244-002. I guess that's the one. I can see why it is popular!

    Thanks Tony :)
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    Thanks for the positive feedback everyone, much...

    Thanks for the positive feedback everyone, much appreciated! :)

    Pete, I will be up your way early next year - If the WC is in Rocky too, I will try and get my hands on some more while I am up...
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    Well it's been a few months however I thought I...

    Well it's been a few months however I thought I should post some pix of the hall table that I just finished. I have been busy doing lots of other things, so unfortunately this has taken me a little...
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    That's looking great,...how many thousand scrubs...

    That's looking great,...how many thousand scrubs to get to that point!?!
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    Good to see some progress, keep it up and looking...

    Good to see some progress, keep it up and looking forward to seeing some results of all this hard work!
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    [FONT=Verdana] Photos!!

    [FONT=Verdana]

    Photos!!
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    Good to hear that you are progressing and that...

    Good to hear that you are progressing and that the first coat of shellac is not too far away :) Sadly, your addiction will only increase once the shellac goes on.

    Sadly my German is limited to...
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    :2tsup: Looking great!

    :2tsup:

    Looking great!
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    Don't have too many glasses of red - you won't...

    Don't have too many glasses of red - you won't strip the paint straight!!
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    Ha and very true!

    Ha and very true!
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    Yes thats it fletty,..details on the bottle are a...

    Yes thats it fletty,..details on the bottle are a bit thin! :)
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    Happy to help Lawry, it's no big deal. I only...

    Happy to help Lawry, it's no big deal.

    I only drink red wine to be polite, interesting and to stimulate conversation,......unfortunately some nights it makes me rude, uninteresting and unable to...
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    Looking good!! Glad the piece made the long...

    Looking good!!

    Glad the piece made the long journey south intact and look forward to seeing how it comes up. :)
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    Might be a good idea to do a search through the...

    Might be a good idea to do a search through the forums for this one,...somewhere in my brain is remembering reading a thread about this and talking about the paint removal systems avaiable. From...
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    "Jo Sonja" makes a paint on medium that when a...

    "Jo Sonja" makes a paint on medium that when a top coat is applied leaves a cracked finish to the paint. It's available at all good craft shops yet very few butchers,...
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    Careful it's addictive!

    Careful it's addictive!
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    Thanks Philip and yes only planning on a single...

    Thanks Philip and yes only planning on a single thickness middle panel. :)

    I don't believe that the euro hinges are inferior in any area except looks. I know they make sense for what I am trying...
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    Looking forward to your next WIP Lawry - I hope...

    Looking forward to your next WIP Lawry - I hope it's as enjoyable and satisfying as your first :)
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    Thanks for the kind words Lawry, however I think...

    Thanks for the kind words Lawry, however I think thats what this site is all about. We all share a common interest and passion, and offer support and help were we can, even if only minor. I learned...
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    Ok ok, I am listening,.... :) Thanks

    Ok ok, I am listening,.... :)

    Thanks
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    I would probably find a way to object!! :) I...

    I would probably find a way to object!! :)

    I should say two things I forgot to mention earlier. I dont mind seeing a hinge however would like it to be a nice strip of brass or chrome.

    Also the...
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    True you will only see the Euro hinges when the...

    True you will only see the Euro hinges when the doors are open however I am a perfectionist pain in the a*se who is not very good with compromise. Hence my dilema! :) I think the person who I am...
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    Thanks for the tip meuls69,..still not quite what...

    Thanks for the tip meuls69,..still not quite what I was hoping for.

    I might have to put some more thought into the design
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    True, but still to be appreciated and enjoyed!

    True, but still to be appreciated and enjoyed!
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    Excellent! I have never used pumice as I have...

    Excellent!

    I have never used pumice as I have never done what I would consider to be "French polishing" I have only ever applied shellac and then wax polished it or applied shellac and a wipe on...
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    Thanks for the suggestion mic-d - is there a more...

    Thanks for the suggestion mic-d - is there a more aesthetically pleasing option! Hoping to not have to go down the route of kitchen type hinges,... :)
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    Fantastic once again WW,...nice work, no...

    Fantastic once again WW,...nice work, no beautiful work
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    What thickness is it? I picked up what was...

    What thickness is it?

    I picked up what was left behind by the termites of a hoop/kauri staircase from an old house here in Newcastle. Would be happy to send you a piece. I dont think that small...
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    Hinges and design

    Hi

    I am in the process of designing up a new project. It will be a four door sideboard. I am looking to have the doors flush mounted and ideally with minimal gap between them. The sideboard will...
  50. Agree with you Antipodes,...maybe it's not nitro...

    Agree with you Antipodes,...maybe it's not nitro I am thinking of - I just don't think all deco furniture was finished with shellac.

    As you point out, one easy way to find out! :)
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