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  1. Thread: puzzle box

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    love this, so much!!! all i could muster was a...

    love this, so much!!!

    all i could muster was a drawer with a hidden locking mech... :U
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    And the archery gear finally arrived... now to...

    And the archery gear finally arrived... now to get it all up to Wodonga during lockdown...lol

    Or do i wait another 5 weeks until we can travel from metro melbourne... :C

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    Had a sneak peek photo sent to me from my leather...

    Had a sneak peek photo sent to me from my leather lady in Tassie... can't wait for the quiver to turn up!!

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    That's what i was going for... unfortunately i...

    That's what i was going for... unfortunately i didn't get to use as much recycled timber as i wanted after the thickness planer decided to die on me.

    Now that this project is complete i'll be...
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    And its finished!!! Just waiting for all the...

    And its finished!!! Just waiting for all the custom leather Archery gear to turn up so i can get it all sent to my mates daughter!

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    Velvet lined... adhesive backed...
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    Mounted the key holder that doubles as handles...

    Mounted the key holder that doubles as handles for the lid and drawer then stripped down the hardware and got stuck into making it pretty.

    will be clear coating it tomorrow and then should have it...
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    Umm... wow!! i think i'll just go pack up...

    Umm... wow!!

    i think i'll just go pack up now... might concentrate on lures and building my boat. I'll leave boxes to the experts!!
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    bit more progress today... Floor glued in,...

    bit more progress today...

    Floor glued in, hardware fitted, everything tested and tweaked where required.

    Will strip it down tomorrow and apply the finishes then put it all back together.
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  9. Thread: Celtic Lace

    by IceManDude
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    looks great, love it!!

    looks great, love it!!
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    it's my favourite part of the design. The box is...

    it's my favourite part of the design.
    The box is for my best mates daughter's 16th birthday, who adopted me as her Dad around the age of 8. She is the daughter that i never knew i needed.
    She has...
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    i would love to join in... however i have a 16...

    i would love to join in... however i have a 16 foot bass boat to finish building before i start another major project!!
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    That's pretty, i'm a long way off making good...

    That's pretty, i'm a long way off making good looking boxes...lol
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    Productive session after work tonight... ...

    Productive session after work tonight...

    Tweaked a few things, sanded a few things, glued in a few things...

    Then decided to carve the hummingbird. The simplest thing to do however it is the...
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    The catch point has a brass strip inside so the...

    The catch point has a brass strip inside so the pine wont get torn up, if need be i can make the whole area brass lined for longevity
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    Here is the video... please let me know if it...

    Here is the video... please let me know if it doesn't work and i'll change the settings on it.



    https://youtu.be/GGgSJeBb2iA
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    Between zoom calls, for Father's day & Birthdays...

    Between zoom calls, for Father's day & Birthdays today i managed to get out to the shed.

    Cleaned up any glue that had run out and i had missed yesterday and gave it all a quick sand.

    i then...
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    busy couple of days... Made and glued the base...

    busy couple of days...

    Made and glued the base up with the drawer support, constructed the drawer had a few issues that have been successfully resolved and in all the chaos didn't take any photos....
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    Finished the 2nd Celtic inlay tonight, both will...

    Finished the 2nd Celtic inlay tonight, both will need a bit of a sand and a few tweaks

    i like the irregular look of a hand carving and the really bad bits will be painted black anyway so it should...
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    The first Celtic Knot inlay is done, other than a...

    The first Celtic Knot inlay is done, other than a little bit of clean up and sanding that is...

    should get a start on the other one tonight after work

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    Thought i'd...
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    Started the glue up today!! doweled and glued...

    Started the glue up today!!

    doweled and glued the panels then made sure it was all good... well its good enough!!

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    decided to construct the lid frame and then glue in the lid...
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    a little bit of cutting and routing then a dry...

    a little bit of cutting and routing then a dry fit... Saturday should be doweling and gluing day :U

    the lid is ready... need to glue the panels together, then sand it perfect, then rout the...
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    amazing work... love it!!

    amazing work... love it!!
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    anyways... back to the box (yesterday ended up...

    anyways... back to the box
    (yesterday ended up being a total waste after stripping down the thicknesser i still have a pile of pallet parts to rip down)

    a bit of progress today, football on the...
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    unfortunately i am, however i can't afford to get...

    unfortunately i am, however i can't afford to get one any time soon.

    i have sourced some timber that will get me out of trouble for this project, but i like using/reusing timber that doesn't cost...
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    It was an old Sherwood i believe. Dad and i...

    It was an old Sherwood i believe.

    Dad and i are looking at buying a new one, portable enough to be easily transported, have a good quality cutting head and still not cost too much. looking at no...
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    well it looks like the base and internal shelf...

    well it looks like the base and internal shelf thing will have to wait... the thicknesser planer died... looks like it had a hard life before i borrowed of off Dad and chunks of the plastic casing...
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    I am leaving the fingers protruding, just...

    I am leaving the fingers protruding, just trimming the corners down 2mm or so to a 45 degree angle.


    Its a bream, about 36cm bream from about 2007/08
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    Update time... cut out the finger joints...

    Update time...

    cut out the finger joints yesterday and tweaked them tonight and put it all together for a dry fit... a couple of joints i'm not 100% happy with but not too bad for the hack i am.
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    Thanks Crowie, I have one small project on the...

    Thanks Crowie,

    I have one small project on the go... the Celtic Hummingbird Box
    I have a major project that i need to start a thred on, my 16 foot bass boat
  30. Thread: Hey all

    by IceManDude
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    Welcome Duke, I'm new here too, its a big...

    Welcome Duke,

    I'm new here too, its a big forum with stupid amounts of info, plenty to keep you busy when not in the shed
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    Welcome to the forum mate

    Welcome to the forum mate
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    The boat should be at the top of the list...

    The boat should be at the top of the list especially that with the lockdown i'm not going anywhere other than work...lol... oh well

    the lid frame will be constructed to look like the finger joint...
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    Since embarking on making fishing lures i have...

    Since embarking on making fishing lures i have really enjoyed carving wood. So can't resist the opportunity to carve something meaningful into my work.

    I look forward to using fancy wood but don't...
  34. Thanks guys... still have a long way to go. but...

    Thanks guys... still have a long way to go. but have plenty of ideas and really want to learn how to do dovetails and other joining methods so pretty excited to where this could lead.
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    All the while i was working ideas for the box,...

    All the while i was working ideas for the box, what to do, where to put it, the usual tweaks and re-tweaks...lol

    I ended up throwing into AutoCAD to see if its going to work... i might need a few...
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    Once the design was sorted then i moved on the...

    Once the design was sorted then i moved on the box, and naturally went straight to mock up the locking mechanism, cos that is the logical order... :U

    The "key" is an arrow i cut out of some random...
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    The Celtic Hummingbird Box

    So here starts box number 2...

    Half way through my first box, the one for the Archery Arm Guard, i had the great idea of perfect 16th Birthday present for my niece. She really is like my own...
  38. Here are the rest of the photos as promised So...

    Here are the rest of the photos as promised

    So now i'm on to the next project (other than the boat).
    A larger box, roughly 590x400x315, with a lid, hidden draw, and hidden internal compartments...
  39. The lid strips were not done the most efficient...

    The lid strips were not done the most efficient way... all on a slide compound mitre saw... i desperately need/want a table saw.

    And yes i will post my boat build in the boat section, just need...
  40. I have photos of the completed project however i...

    I have photos of the completed project however i couldn't post them last night due to restrictions on my account, which is all good now.

    I will post more photos when i get home from work.

    I...
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    Thanks for the welcome Guys, Its a bit...

    Thanks for the welcome Guys,

    Its a bit daunting joining a new forum/community.

    I have been on a number of fishing forums over the years, some i ended up with thousands of posts but this is...
  42. First Box Build - for an Archery Arm Guard

    Hi All,

    My first real woodworking build (other than the chicken coop that was made from pine and old fence palings) was a box for my best mate who is more like a brother.

    His 40th was during...
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    Thanks Ross

    Thanks Ross
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Hello Everyone

    Just thought i'd make my first post and say G'day to everyone.

    I've always tinkered in the shed with various projects but seem to be getting into woodworking a lot more now.

    I have a couple of...
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