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  1. It's finger jointed and laminated , no knots. ...

    It's finger jointed and laminated , no knots. Nine fingers
  2. Thread: Jeep JC

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    Yes Geoff, photos of his jeep. John

    Yes Geoff, photos of his jeep. John
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    DONE: I will take it. Will go to our mens shed ...

    I will take it. Will go to our mens shed john. I will send you a private email
  4. Thread: Jeep JC

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    Hi Potts, Love your Jeep , it reminded me of...

    Hi Potts, Love your Jeep , it reminded me of one I made about 3 years ago. It was made left hand drive but an old soldier spotted it and ask if I could change it to right hand drive to match the...
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    Hello Mervyn, I'm a bit slow at answering your...

    Hello Mervyn, I'm a bit slow at answering your query on bearings for the clock. I made a wooden geared clock about 14 years ago, I still have it and it is still running and keeping really good...
  6. SOLD: The one with chalk on it is Red Pine. John.

    The one with chalk on it is Red Pine. John.
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    Smidsy , I never bought plans for my models, so...

    Smidsy , I never bought plans for my models, so with your past arts and your ability to use various equipment , draw your own plans.
    Limited machinery required , a small band saw (10 inch), a...
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    Hi Dallas . I have the same as Keith. john

    Hi Dallas . I have the same as Keith. john
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    Some more photos. John

    Some more photos. John
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    Drop saw dust collection

    As it is my position to maintain machinery and keep everything running smoothly in our village mens shed. The Makita drop saw created heaps of saw dust,we had rough type of collection , but it only...
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    Alan , its a 20 to 1 scale , wheels are 60 mm. ...

    Alan , its a 20 to 1 scale , wheels are 60 mm. John.
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    missed this

    missed this
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    Toyota 4wd

    With the village shed still closed and bored my son suggested I make a model of his Toyota Landcruiser . Working on a bench in the garage with just enough tools to get it done . It has solid axles...
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    Hellbells, I was only 67 when I joined, if only...

    Hellbells, I was only 67 when I joined, if only the threads from those days were available . John.
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    Hello Vern, Lovely batch of boxes , Dorothy took...

    Hello Vern, Lovely batch of boxes , Dorothy took a liken to a couple of them. cheers John.
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    As an old petrol head, I saw Stirling Moss race...

    As an old petrol head, I saw Stirling Moss race at Albert Park in the 1956 gran prix. John.
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    Kerry , look closely at the corners on the lid...

    Kerry , look closely at the corners on the lid of the Huon pine box. John.
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    My method. Lie the box sides and ends ,mitre...

    My method. Lie the box sides and ends ,mitre side down on a flat board, line them up against a straight edge make sure the mitres are tight together, stick two or three pieces of masking tape over...
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    No chamfer, I set the hinges with 1mm gap, on the...

    No chamfer, I set the hinges with 1mm gap, on the closing edge there is a 1mm rubber bump which shows the gap. John.

    I must thank the members who have posted replies , it gives me much...
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    A few boxes

    I thought it was about time I done something for myself instead of working for the Village mens shed . Boxes of various timbers,
    Huon pine with purple heart trim, Redgum with huon inlay,...
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    Sound proofing DC3

    Our mens shed has 2 DC3 dust extractors inside the building, we wish to put them outside to reduce noise .
    Can any one suggest what type of building and sound proofing required ,we don't wish to...
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    VICTORIA Dawn no 10 vice

    My Mens shed at a retirement village has this vice that we have no use for its a DAWN number 10 , any interest in $100 , pick up in Geelong. John.
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    Dallas, The pens and boxes are great. I don't...

    Dallas, The pens and boxes are great. I don't know how you find the time for everything you do. regards John.
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    I consider myself very lucky to have a shed 16 x...

    I consider myself very lucky to have a shed 16 x 9 m plus air conditioned kitchen and meeting with 2 computors and a printer. In the early stages I was ask what machinery would be needed, I...
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    Bowling Club sun shelters

    I'm now in a retirement village with a fully equipped mens shed. The management requested if the mens shed could design, construct and install sun shelters on the new bowling greens, a price was...
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    Vern, you amaze me , the ideas you can come up...

    Vern, you amaze me , the ideas you can come up with,your models ,turnings and cabinetmaking are much
    appreciated. Not able to get further north than Coolangatta this year, hope you are keeping...
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    wooden geared clock

    Years ago, 2006 to be precise I designed and made a wooden geared clock. Some of the older members will remember it as the Naked Clock as all the works were fully exposed to anyone to see it...
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    Pastry board

    A request to make a pastry board also to be used to roll out icing etc , not a chopping board.
    What coating would it need ,if at all.
    Would clear NZ pine be suitable. NF
  31. In the 50s as an apprentice we used heaps of Qld...

    In the 50s as an apprentice we used heaps of Qld walnut ply, thats what it looks like. John.
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    Bushmaster

    Army Bushmaster, approx scale 17 to 1, various timbers ,Rimu (salvaged) red cedar, jelutong wheels (painted)and little bits of ebony.
    General specs, 7.5 diesel, 6 speed manual.unladen weight 13...
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    Red gum bar

    Have been asked for advice on filling large holes in a redgum slab (what to use } and what hard coating, sprayed , rubbed , roller to use. Will see it in a couple of days, not sure of the size but...
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    Cheney hammer

    What is a Cheney hammer worth , original oak handle , been given 2 . NF
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    Mel, You have done it again, another one of your...

    Mel, You have done it again, another one of your beautiful models for all the model makers to enjoy, I think you have a few more surprises to come.
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    Mel, You make my day admiring your work. ...

    Mel, You make my day admiring your work. John.
  37. Keith the Honda is far better than I could do. ...

    Keith the Honda is far better than I could do. John
  38. Mel, glad to see you back on www, now you can...

    Mel, glad to see you back on www, now you can show some more of your beautiful work. John
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    N.S.W. Rand Mull, I,m interested in the lot of camphor,...

    Rand Mull, I,m interested in the lot of camphor, could you please ring me on 0447 132 209 , staying in Coolangatta at present , our next stop will be Yamba. Cheers John Wickham
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    Vern, Your fingers are better than mine, such...

    Vern, Your fingers are better than mine, such detail on small items, they look great. John.
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    Wow!

    Wow!
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    Hello Will, If you search woodwork forums for...

    Hello Will, If you search woodwork forums for wooden gear clocks , go down to 27 th Oct 2006 you will see all about a Naked Clock.
    I transferred the works into a Grand Father case a few years...
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    I made a wooden geared clock in 2006, all the...

    I made a wooden geared clock in 2006, all the wheels (gears) were cut from Satin Box kiln dried and a few years old. One piece not segmented , never had any major troubles , the clock is still...
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    Same scale as mine. John.

    Same scale as mine. John.
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    On the first post I stated a friend from...

    On the first post I stated a friend from interstate sent me drawing of the BT19. He has made the car, here is a couple of photos to show the quality of his work, makes mine look like a toy. ...
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    Peter, The model is 280 mm long, 12 /1 scale . ...

    Peter, The model is 280 mm long, 12 /1 scale . If you look closely on the first photo the tyres were one solid piece , treads were set into grooves ,
    routered out with the jig I used for the...
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    Massey Harris 102 Junior

    A year or so after WW2 my father purchased a Massey Harris 102 Junior, I remember it coming down the drive all shiny red.
    So for the first time I have painted a model , red and shiny. Scale is...
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