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  1. Welcome to the forum

    Welcome to the forum
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    Welcome to the forum.

    Welcome to the forum.
  3. Thread: What to get,

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    I purchased a 14 inch some 10 plus years ago. ...

    I purchased a 14 inch some 10 plus years ago. One of the most used piece of equipment in the shed.

    I sometimes think I need a better one for resaw capacity. Maybe one day. :U When the current...
  4. Thread: Ellipse

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    It is an interesting piece. I prefer the pieces...

    It is an interesting piece. I prefer the pieces to not align thus different from every angle.

    I should also mention that I donít have an artistic mind. Some people have commented that I have a...
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    Lets hope it’s not quite as long a time of...

    Lets hope it’s not quite as long a time of arrival to the time of posting.
  6. Thread: Roosters Gone

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    Roosters Gone

    I live in a small acreage and we have chickens(hens).

    We decided to get a rooster to hatch some chicks for our son(6 year old) to witness. We managed to hatch some chicks and among them were...
  7. Thread: kauri pine

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    Sometimes trees have to be removed. As others...

    Sometimes trees have to be removed. As others have mentioned try and take some.
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    It is a very nice piece.

    It is a very nice piece.
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    Merry Christmas everyone.

    Merry Christmas everyone.
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    Skewed as it gives a slicing action.

    Skewed as it gives a slicing action.
  11. Thread: Hey folks

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    Welcome to the forum.

    Welcome to the forum.
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    With such figure you used it on a work bench. :B

    With such figure you used it on a work bench. :B
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    Ok. Lets talk about it from a techno...

    Ok. Lets talk about it from a techno perspective.

    Cool.

    I would be very unhappy if it scared a child.
  14. Personally I like the idea of the dowels been...

    Personally I like the idea of the dowels been used. I would clean up the holes and glue it back on. As stated the problem is the clean up might make the dowel holes bigger.

    Before you start...
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    Lovely pieces.

    Lovely pieces.
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    Really nice platter. Great going on the extra...

    Really nice platter. Great going on the extra orders.
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    When I wanted to get into turning I ended up with...

    When I wanted to get into turning I ended up with a second hand one that I had to restore to get running. I was not sure if I really wanted to get into wood turning.

    I am not saying that you...
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    I have used boiled linseed oil for my top. I...

    I have used boiled linseed oil for my top. I also used that for the wooded handled garden tools after the original polish comes off.
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    I find that the jigsaw is not the best for exact...

    I find that the jigsaw is not the best for exact cuts. I use it mainly to get close to the line and then come up with other means to get to the line.
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    Well that's one way of ensuring that you have...

    Well that's one way of ensuring that you have some shed time.
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    That is exceptional. Wood turns like me, but...

    That is exceptional.

    Wood turns like me, but I use a face shield. :U
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    Very nicely done.

    Very nicely done.
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    I have seen people using penetrating oil in order...

    I have seen people using penetrating oil in order to remove two metal parts. That being said I have used WD-40 (only thing that I had in the shed) and left it for a while before attempting to remove.
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    I was not online on Tuesday.

    I was not online on Tuesday.
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    Happy Birthday Fletty.

    Happy Birthday Fletty.
  26. Thread: Stolen clamps

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    WARNING - WARNING!!! Now that is just cr.... to have something stolen.

    Now that is just cr.... to have something stolen.
  27. Thread: Hollow form

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    I think the repair is fine. The final might be a...

    I think the repair is fine. The final might be a little too round, maybe a little less curve.

    What I am trying to say a sort of blending in between the types of wood.
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    Great looking piece. I must admit that I am...

    Great looking piece.

    I must admit that I am a little surprised that you threw out two other pieces. If you salvaged them as part of some else I would feel a lot better. :U
  29. Thread: raindrops

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    I like the effect you achieved in this piece.

    I like the effect you achieved in this piece.
  30. Thread: Blue Flame

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    Looking really good.

    Looking really good.
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    When i was making pens i found that 9 was the...

    When i was making pens i found that 9 was the optimal number for me when I was doing batches. If something went wrong I would continue with the next one.
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    I have a similar one that I got from Carbatec. I...

    I have a similar one that I got from Carbatec. I have had it for 10 years. Pushed it to its limits and tried to keep it clean.

    I want another one with the spiral head but not until this dies...
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    Danish oil is usually made up of an oil, some...

    Danish oil is usually made up of an oil, some type of ploy and driers. Look at the back of the tin to get more info.

    I have used Danish oil and have now used hard shellac on a small stool. ...
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    As mention you will need some sort of middle...

    As mention you will need some sort of middle support.

    If this is the exact length that you require then all the better.
  35. Thread: New tool rack

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    Looks like a good idea. I am thinking that you...

    Looks like a good idea. I am thinking that you need something to be able to grab it so you can turn it. Less opporunity to grab a sharp piece of steel. 🤔
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    Really nice boxes.

    Really nice boxes.
  37. Thread: Simple bowl

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    Nice going on the bowl. How thick are the...

    Nice going on the bowl.

    How thick are the sides?
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    I think digging out the soft bits and replacing...

    I think digging out the soft bits and replacing with some coloured epoxy could result in some interesting results.
  39. Ah woodturning I used to do it onced. Will...

    Ah woodturning I used to do it onced.

    Will keep an eye on this one. :U
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    Love the way this has turned out.

    Love the way this has turned out.
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    If i was to seal it I would use an oil. No...

    If i was to seal it I would use an oil. No varnish.

    I have seen a few pieces that do not seem to have a finish applied and wondered about them. They were almost white.
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    I think more people will attend as it covers more...

    I think more people will attend as it covers more crafts. So for someone that is into one of the other hobbies will be exposed to wood working and vise versa.
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    Merry Christmas to all on the forum.

    Merry Christmas to all on the forum.
  44. Thread: Crack Bowl.

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    Nice look to the bowl as it has come up a treat.

    Nice look to the bowl as it has come up a treat.
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    They are very shinny. If it was a very sunny day...

    They are very shinny. If it was a very sunny day you might not have been able to take the phone due to the reflection. :shiny:
  46. Thread: Foot stool

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    It certainly is interesting to see how this comes...

    It certainly is interesting to see how this comes out.
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    Oh one of those is it. And the little...

    Oh one of those is it. And the little buggers(termites) traveled three stories up to eat it. Is the rest of the house still intact?
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    It's look a tad bigger than the original :), but...

    It's look a tad bigger than the original :), but other than that excellent.
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    Welcome to the forum.

    Welcome to the forum.
  50. Thread: G'day

    by Christos
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    Welcome to the forum.

    Welcome to the forum.
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