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  1. Thread: Awls

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    WEST AUST Many thanks Bob, will be in touch Cheers Dave

    Many thanks Bob, will be in touch
    Cheers
    Dave
  2. Thread: Awls

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    WEST AUST Awls

    Awl number 2 is sold
  3. Thread: Awls

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    WEST AUST Hi Delbs Can you send a PM with your address and...

    Hi Delbs
    Can you send a PM with your address and I'll organise this afternoon
    Cheers
    Dave
  4. Thread: Awls

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    WEST AUST Hi Doug With your experience in forges and heat...

    Hi Doug
    With your experience in forges and heat treating do you have any suggestions or comments on carbon steel v mild steel
    Cheers
    Dave
  5. Thread: Awls

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    WEST AUST Awl Steel

    Hi Doug
    The steel in these Awls is mild steel for a number of reasons, it is able to be re-sharpened easily and even reshaped if a different point profile is required, is more than strong enough for...
  6. Thread: Awls

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    WEST AUST Awls

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    More Christmas gifts for yourself from Dave's Woodshed, these are handmade Awls from some beautiful Australian timbers

    A mix of Jarrah and featured Huon Pine in...
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    SOLD: Thanks guys, Mallet has been sold

    Thanks guys, Mallet has been sold
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    SOLD: You won't be disappointed, if you send me a PM we...

    You won't be disappointed, if you send me a PM we can organise payment/delivery
    Cheers
    Dave
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    SOLD: American Timber Mallet

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    This mallet has been crafted from American hardwood timbers, the handle is American White Oak, the head is Black Walnut and the inlay is Black Walnut and Rock Maple and a...
  10. Thread: Ruler Stop

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    WEST AUST Ruler Stop

    I'm using up all the small pieces of timber in the shed to make space for a wood buying spree when Tassie opens her borders to WA. I found some small pieces of Birds Eye Huon Pine and with some...
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    WEST AUST Magnetic Strip for Marking Tools

    I have made some strips for hanging marking tools on the walls of your shed so they are readily at hand and you don't have to rummage about in a drawer for that marking knife (the one with the razor...
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    Thanks for your advice, makes me feel more...

    Thanks for your advice, makes me feel more comfortable with running the system.
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    Help

    This is great information and I am embarrassed to ask for more when you've been so helpful but I have a fairly major problem (I think).
    System I am using is the cheap ebay version with a small...
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    SOLD: Thanks everyone all SOLD

    Thanks everyone all SOLD
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    SOLD: Just the one on the right left

    Just the one on the right left
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    SOLD: Two left

    Two left
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    SOLD: Three on the right still for sale

    Three on the right still for sale
  18. SOLD: Looks like its going to a good home

    Looks like its going to a good home
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    SOLD: Marking Knives

    I have hand made 4 Marking Knives for sale, timber is Wodjil (Acacia Neurophylla) a beautiful hard dark timber and Sandalwood (paler and with distinctive grain) from the Wheatbelt in WA. Blades are...
  20. Thread: Ruler Stop

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    SOLD: Thanks everyone, all have now been sold

    Thanks everyone, all have now been sold
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    Thank you Neil and Eugene Such a wealth of...

    Thank you Neil and Eugene
    Such a wealth of knowledge and experience. You've certainly saved me from making some expensive and time consuming mistakes.
    Thanks again
  22. DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
  23. Thread: Ruler Stop

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    SOLD: Ruler Stop

    I have made some Ruler Stops/Centre Finders from some of our beautiful Western Australian Hardwoods. The timber used in these is Wodjil (Acacia Neurophylla) and Sandalwood (Santalum Spicatum) from...
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    Still a couple of pieces left if anyone is...

    Still a couple of pieces left if anyone is interested
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    Thanks Eugene and Neil for your very helpful...

    Thanks Eugene and Neil for your very helpful advice
    I'm always amazed at the depths of knowledge that is available on these forums and so freely given by, often, very busy people.
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    Thanks Gary, PM me your address and I'll post the...

    Thanks Gary, PM me your address and I'll post the timber over
    Cheers
    Dave
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    Standard process as explained on 129 You Tube...

    Standard process as explained on 129 You Tube videos that I watched (that number may be a bit conservative)

    Heat the wood using a small oven at approximately 100 Celsius for more than 24 hours...
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    Stabilised Huon Pine

    I have 3 pieces of Huon Pine that I have vacuum stabilised in Cactus Juice. Is anyone interested in making something from them ? (ideally a pen or knife maker) and returning one of the resulting...
  29. Thread: Ruler Stop

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    FREE ANYWHERE: Ruler Stop

    PM sent
  30. Thread: Ruler Stop

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    FREE ANYWHERE: Ruler Stop

    481233481234I made some Ruler Stops for marking out, unfortunately I marked the wood when I glued in the brass pins so being more than a little bit pedantic I started over and made two more.
    If...
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    FREE: WA Drawer Slides

    Just remodelled cupboards and drawers in the shed and have a number of drawers slides (350, 400, 500mm) and a few handles available. Suit someone on a budget who is fitting out their shed.
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    Thanks for that, I did find a NZ supplier but it...

    Thanks for that, I did find a NZ supplier but it worked out slightly more expensive (Aveteknz <[email protected]>). Still a little unsure of the grit sizes, Avetek in NZ had a 80 and 120 grit discs...
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    Dura Grit Tru Sander Blocks

    Anyone know where I can get these in Australia (the website mentions Timbecon as the Australian Agent but that is well out of date)
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    OK Found some Mirotone Spraylac, JH Wilberforce...

    OK Found some Mirotone Spraylac, JH Wilberforce in Malaga stocks it (around $25 a can)
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    Keen on trying spray lacquer on some of my...

    Keen on trying spray lacquer on some of my smaller projects, does anyone know where I can find it in Perth
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    WEST AUST Yeah Jarrah and brass go really well together....

    Yeah Jarrah and brass go really well together. Drop me a line whenever you're ready.
    Like the idea of storing the rod inside, will have a play with the next one to see if I can squeeze it past the...
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    WEST AUST If anyone else is interested please let me know,...

    If anyone else is interested please let me know, happy to make more of these
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    WEST AUST No don't have a metalworking lathe, so have to...

    No don't have a metalworking lathe, so have to buy the thumbscrews and then drill and tap into the brass strip that I glue along the bottom edge
  40. Bunnings sell a M12 threaded non slip foot about...

    Bunnings sell a M12 threaded non slip foot about 100mm long with a ball and socket so the foot can adjust to any floor slope
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    WEST AUST Lathe Depth Gauge

    Just finished making a depth gauge for the lathe (over the years I've made too many bowls where I've gone too deep and ended up wasting usually expensive and often unique timber) and made a second...
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    WEST AUST Torquata Featherboards

    2 Vertical and 2 horizontal Torquata Featherboards for sale, retail for $89 from Timbecon, $40 plus postage
    (around $14). Never used
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    WEST AUST Sold

    Sold
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    WEST AUST Hafco Air Filter

    Air Filter for sale, following is an extract from the Hafco website for this unit. Remote works but for some reason the fan runs on slow whenever the power is on. It's been like this since just after...
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    WEST AUST Sold

    Sold
  46. Thread: Tassi Trip

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    Island Speciality Timbers are a great source of...

    Island Speciality Timbers are a great source of Huon Pine, Shops in Strahan or down at Geeveston on the Huon River. Island Specialty Timbers Island Specialty Timbers.
    Don't take all the good...
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    I cut my own belts for my drum sander, typically...

    I cut my own belts for my drum sander, typically purchase 5 metres of various grits straight off the roll (about $4 - $5/m). Timbecon has it but haven't found any 75mm wide rolls at Hare and Forbes...
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    WEST AUST Down to $50 cos I need the space

    Down to $50 cos I need the space
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    WEST AUST 1 HP Dust Collector

    Dusty for sale $100 pick up only, no hanging arm for the top bag but the air pressure looks after that, bit of overspray from paint jobs that got a bit close but otherwise in good condition. Have...
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