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    I read an interesting article on this forum if...

    I read an interesting article on this forum if I'm thinking right that said the difficulty with supply was due to share holders taking the cream and suppliers including the millers were not showing a...
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    thanks for this info gives me more incentive to...

    thanks for this info gives me more incentive to attack the router when time permits.
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    wow watched the video ,how good was the lighting...

    wow watched the video ,how good was the lighting that would last for a long time, made from pieces of junk and cost peanuts to run.
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    thanks if I get the courage to attack repairs I...

    thanks if I get the courage to attack repairs I will get in touch with the club.
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    Thanks Dallas I will have to check this option...

    Thanks Dallas I will have to check this option from Ray, once again thanks.
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    bugger router has come back to bite.

    Well after reading all the recent comments on problems with Triton routers low and behold the lifting device on mine has died, does anyone know or have a fix for this I can still adjust b manually...
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    nature is a great healer I have a detached tendon...

    nature is a great healer I have a detached tendon in my right shoulder and refused to have an op that was only 30 to 50 percent successful and after about 7 years i'm still going just put up with...
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    I use bi metal blades always and from memory they...

    I use bi metal blades always and from memory they are as Bob said 0.65 on a fourteen inch bandsaw
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    what Bushmiller said I have experienced blade...

    what Bushmiller said I have experienced blade breakage because of wheel size not being compatible with blade gauge and the wrong advice from my ex bandsaw blade provider.
  10. well done Crowie it is a good feeling to pay...

    well done Crowie it is a good feeling to pay respect to a busy person and they always appreciate the gesture.
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    great looking truck I've built some trucks and...

    great looking truck I've built some trucks and front end loaders and while they are fidly the end result it always pleasing.
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    yep scrolling can be addictive, I think I spent...

    yep scrolling can be addictive, I think I spent almost four years scrolling whatever pattern I could get free or otherwise and that would have been almost 6 hours each day, now I'm lucky if I can get...
  13. Thread: Hummingbird

    by mature one
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    more uncommon I like the shadowbox bird

    more uncommon I like the shadowbox bird
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    patterns

    Steve Good has a variety of free patterns to keep your motivation going that are scrolling themed.
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    for accuracy I invested in a metal mill as for as...

    for accuracy I invested in a metal mill as for as I'm concerned was a good investment limited somewhat in depth of plunge
    but great but anyhow,I use it for a variety of cuts in timber as well as...
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    smoking ca glue

    I have experienced various material smoking and stinking with use not all materials react the same as stated.
  17. Thread: Advice

    by mature one
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    If you don't spend a reasonable amount of money...

    If you don't spend a reasonable amount of money you will be disappointed, the difference between cheap and somewhat expensive scroll saws is huge. I started with a cheap ryobi and was almost at the...
  18. I recently purchased a ukulele with a...

    I recently purchased a ukulele with a nitro-cellulose finish and it came with a health warning ,confusing .
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    beautiful work Alex if you chose to make more...

    beautiful work Alex if you chose to make more chess pieces they can be made on the scroll saw ,patterns are from Stevegood and while fidly are achievable probably a bit easier than turning and the...
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    Sorry Beardy I haven't a clue as to what it was...

    Sorry Beardy I haven't a clue as to what it was called only that it was very good as a clear sealer.
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    When I built my first house in far north...

    When I built my first house in far north Queensland it was a priority to seal the besser bricks, the sealer was a clear silicone based product can't remember the name it was in the seventies and Im...
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    I agree with the previous fix I clean the...

    I agree with the previous fix I clean the product being cut with the attached blower but collect almost all the dust in a cyclone operated with a vacuum cleaner at two points. One point is below the...
  23. Thread: T-13s

    by mature one
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    i have the H&F thicknesser and found form new its...

    i have the H&F thicknesser and found form new its rollers were not the same distance from the bed which caused problems when you wanted to machine multiple pieces of timber at the same time. The...
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    as he said no glue and strength to apply.

    as he said no glue and strength to apply.
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    beaut grain I used bottle brush and was surprised...

    beaut grain I used bottle brush and was surprised with the grain very similar ,however it has to be treated with respect in that it has a tendency to bend and twist.
  26. getting call back from business is a nightmare...

    getting call back from business is a nightmare most don't /won't do you the courtesy of ringing back ,my response is to not bother with these folk even though I appreciate that covid has been a pain...
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    check it out when you fall it I have used apple,...

    check it out when you fall it I have used apple, lemon, olive, pear and bottlebrush that I can remember and with a bit of care it was good timber .
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. If you don't have luck with Scribbly you can't go...

    If you don't have luck with Scribbly you can't go wrong buying from Timberbits in Sydney.
  29. Old trick when cabinet making was to use a...

    Old trick when cabinet making was to use a candle on the runners and they worked fine for as long as required.
  30. I used the same sort of jig for fitting tires on...

    I used the same sort of jig for fitting tires on my bandsaw no problem at all can't help with the tire coming off I haven't had any issues in about four years, got them from mob in Queensland.{ i...
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    do they have bunnies in mexico?

    do they have bunnies in mexico?
  32. what he said Mirka have available sanding pads...

    what he said Mirka have available sanding pads and they will mix grits if you ask.
  33. even though chip removal doesn't appear to be a...

    even though chip removal doesn't appear to be a problem if you don't remove chips they will certainly mark the finished product big time.
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    hopefully I haven't opened a can of worms ,can't...

    hopefully I haven't opened a can of worms ,can't explain the difference in possible posting.
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    You will find that carrols woodwork will deliver...

    You will find that carrols woodwork will deliver when you order from them if my memory servers me .
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    I have used EEE from u beaut for all but my...

    I have used EEE from u beaut for all but my acrylic pens and once sanded to a fine finish just apply the EEE polish with the lathe on, have had pens that are probably four years old still looking...
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    ditto to these comments went the same way no...

    ditto to these comments went the same way no space issues I now have a old combo and a bench top thicknesser .
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    most bushes you will use will suit the 7mm...

    most bushes you will use will suit the 7mm mandrel ie they will have the necessary step up bushes if needed, don't get one where you can't adjust the mandrel in or out to suit the project.
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    great bowl pattern Alex looks nice from above...

    great bowl pattern Alex looks nice from above ,keep up the good work with patterns.
  40. Thread: First Pen

    by mature one
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    great start, welcome to the addictive world of...

    great start, welcome to the addictive world of pen making.
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    I have intarsia that is finished with either...

    I have intarsia that is finished with either gloss or satin spray and I have found that rustoleoum is the only one that doesn't yellow in time. I have projects side by side for over 12 months and the...
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    led's every time for me I have both in my shed...

    led's every time for me I have both in my shed and the led lights are by far the superior
  43. one very important thing to look at is the...

    one very important thing to look at is the alignment of the headstock and tailstock centres, they have to be spot on when turning pens or you will have issues with the end result.
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    no problem ,you shouldn't have to check each time...

    no problem ,you shouldn't have to check each time you use the saw once adjusted to centre the blade if you apply locktite to the fitting that should suffice for a long time.
  45. I purchased a mini lathe and had nothing but...

    I purchased a mini lathe and had nothing but trouble getting it to go through the variable control to the point where I just got rid of it even though supplier came good with a warranty lathe, same...
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    big heads up to Alex he has a great range of...

    big heads up to Alex he has a great range of patterns and most are not too difficult to put together. Nice tiger head by the way.
  47. Hegner is number one expensive but great,I have...

    Hegner is number one expensive but great,I have the excalibur and it has been a good saw ,for gear cutting you need good blades with the right amount of tension.My go to for advice is Helen from...
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    the bend in the blade you talk of is most likely...

    the bend in the blade you talk of is most likely caused by the locking mechanism not being cantered that is the attachment is not locking the blade in the centre.
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    wow what a great fiddleback character I am...

    wow what a great fiddleback character I am picturing this as being used on musical instruments, wow again.
  50. Thread: Bottlebrush

    by mature one
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    i successfully cut on BS but had a sled I made...

    i successfully cut on BS but had a sled I made impossible almost without a sled of some sort.
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