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  1. Thread: Hi everyone!

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    Hi and welcome Jess. Hope you enjoy your stay....

    Hi and welcome Jess. Hope you enjoy your stay. Can't wait to see some of your work!
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    Hi and welcome KwameB. Hope you enjoy your stay....

    Hi and welcome KwameB. Hope you enjoy your stay. Can't wait to see some of your work!
  3. Thread: Hey folks

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    Hi and welcome Boof. Hope you enjoy your stay.

    Hi and welcome Boof. Hope you enjoy your stay.
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    Nice work on the bed. I bet the daughter is very...

    Nice work on the bed. I bet the daughter is very happy with the end result. There is no need to apologise for your perceived bad English my friend. There is nothing wrong with it.
    Cheers, Tom
  5. Watched the video and was mezmerised!:oo: Loved...

    Watched the video and was mezmerised!:oo: Loved it and the results were amazing!
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    Hi and welcome Keith. Hope you enjoy your stay....

    Hi and welcome Keith. Hope you enjoy your stay. Men in sheds or Men's sheds as it known here in Oz are certainly a great place for us to get together and share yarns and discuss our problems.
  7. Thread: Hi Everyone

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    Hi and welcome Nealaron. Hope you enjoy your...

    Hi and welcome Nealaron. Hope you enjoy your stay. Can't wait to see some of your work!
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    Welcome to the forum Sammy. Hope you enjoy your...

    Welcome to the forum Sammy. Hope you enjoy your stay.
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    Welcome to the forum Chris and I hope you enjoy...

    Welcome to the forum Chris and I hope you enjoy your stay with us.
    There is a wealth of knowledge on this forum.
    Cheers, Tom.
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    Thanks John. I agree with you on making your own...

    Thanks John. I agree with you on making your own mallet. It is not very hard, it's good practice at using the tools and ....yes, good practice at fixing some mistakes!
  11. Thread: Hi everybody

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    Welcome to the forum Gorm and I hope you enjoy...

    Welcome to the forum Gorm and I hope you enjoy your stay with us.
    There is a wealth of knowledge on this forum. I'm sure there will be suggestions to help with the lathe.
    Cheers, Tom.
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    Welcome to the forum and I hope you enjoy your...

    Welcome to the forum and I hope you enjoy your stay with us.
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    My first wood mallet

    This is my first mallet that I have done. The handle is made from a piece of pine I had laying around that I shaped with a plane, router and sander.
    The head is made from some wood I kept from old...
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    Hi Mark and welcome to the forum.

    Hi Mark and welcome to the forum.
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    Hi Ed and welcome to the forum. Looking forward...

    Hi Ed and welcome to the forum. Looking forward to seeing the progress on the boat and the travels.
    Cheers, Tom. BTW a 1954 model here.
  16. Hi and welcome to the forum Norm. I couldn't see...

    Hi and welcome to the forum Norm. I couldn't see myself making wooden puzzles.....I think I would just confuse myself and never get it finished:rotfl:
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    Hi and welcome to the forum Grunpy1. Hope you...

    Hi and welcome to the forum Grunpy1. Hope you enjoy your stay.
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    N.S.W. Sorry

    Sorry
  19. Thread: Hi from NSW

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    What a great name my friend!!!!:2tsup::rolleyes:

    What a great name my friend!!!!:2tsup::rolleyes:
  20. Thread: Hi from NSW

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    Cheers and welcome to the forum. You forgot to...

    Cheers and welcome to the forum. You forgot to add your name in the post. Good top see you have an Aussie patriotic streak where tools are concerned. Hope you find what you are looking for mate.
  21. Thread: Hi from WA

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    Welcome to the forum Peter. Interesting projects...

    Welcome to the forum Peter. Interesting projects you have going there. It's good to hear the son is interested in woodworking as well. It shows we will use any excuse to buy new toys...
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    Definitely a common problem! I am constantly...

    Definitely a common problem! I am constantly purchasing tools and things to use for "upcoming projects". The wife keeps asking when she is going to see some of her wanted projects done. I keep saying...
  23. Thread: Gday all

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    Welcome to the forum. Hope you enjoy your stay....

    Welcome to the forum. Hope you enjoy your stay. I'm also looking to get a wood lathe in the near future. Don't let anything stop you fishing mate. We all need some extra relaxation and I find it is...
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    Hi Lee and welcome to the forum mate. Good to...

    Hi Lee and welcome to the forum mate. Good to hear you are getting back to woodwork again. There is a wealth of knowledgeable and talented people on this site that will be only too willing to help...
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    Hi Rayfish and welcome to the forum mate. Hope...

    Hi Rayfish and welcome to the forum mate. Hope you enjoy your stay with us.
  26. Welcome to the forum J. Hope you enjoy your stay.

    Welcome to the forum J. Hope you enjoy your stay.
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    Nice work guys.:2tsup: It's fabulous to see good...

    Nice work guys.:2tsup: It's fabulous to see good timber being saved to evolve into future projects and possibly family heirlooms.
    It wood (oops) would have been a waste for it to go to firewood.
  28. :2tsup:You have done a commendable job on this...

    :2tsup:You have done a commendable job on this machine mate. From what it started out to what it is now is no comparison. This will serve you well for many years to come and every time you use it you...
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    Hi There and welcome from a fellow Melburnian....

    Hi There and welcome from a fellow Melburnian. Sounds like you are into it pretty hard already! Remember we all love seeing the pictures of members work, so post them on the site mate.
    Cheers, Tom.
  30. Hi Peter. We are all with you mate. Hope the week...

    Hi Peter. We are all with you mate. Hope the week is good to you and the outcome is positive. Cheers mate:fingerscrossed:
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    Hi Tom from another Tom and Melbournite! Hope you...

    Hi Tom from another Tom and Melbournite! Hope you enjoy your stay mate.
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    Welcome to the forum. Hope you enjoy your stay.

    Welcome to the forum. Hope you enjoy your stay.
  33. Welcome to the forum John. Hope you enjoy your...

    Welcome to the forum John. Hope you enjoy your stay.
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    Welcome to the forum. Hope you enjoy your stay.

    Welcome to the forum. Hope you enjoy your stay.
  35. Hi Peter. Good to see the positive attitude. Hang...

    Hi Peter. Good to see the positive attitude. Hang in there mate!
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    Nice job Bob and I'm glad it worked out okay for...

    Nice job Bob and I'm glad it worked out okay for you. Looks striking mate!:2tsup:
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    NEW You got it Mike! I've had mine for 2 years and I...

    You got it Mike! I've had mine for 2 years and I love it. I particularly like the idea of not having to change belt pulley positions to change the speed.
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    NEW That's a great price mike. About half what I paid...

    That's a great price mike. About half what I paid for mine at Bunnies!:weeping2:
  39. Thread: Sunny Brisbane

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    Welcome to the forum. Hope you enjoy your stay....

    Welcome to the forum. Hope you enjoy your stay. Ask away!:2tsup:
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    Well done Mandj. Good buy. But as the salesman...

    Well done Mandj. Good buy. But as the salesman said.....once you make a purchase you will be inclined to stay in that family of tools. So it is worth it for them to make a small...
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    N.S.W. I would suggest that the two missing knobs (or...

    I would suggest that the two missing knobs (or suitable replacement) would be easy and cheap to get if required.
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    That looks the goods! Simple and quite adequate....

    That looks the goods! Simple and quite adequate. Well done.:2tsup:
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    Aldi tools are okay if you accept them for what...

    Aldi tools are okay if you accept them for what they are. I have a few I use as family loaners; so I don't lend out my Dewalt tools.:oo:
    We shop at ALdi and the missus has to drag me through when...
  44. Thread: kreg clamps

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    Hey Tony. From my dealings with Carbatech here in...

    Hey Tony. From my dealings with Carbatech here in Melbourne they are pretty good mate. If you can personally get to them and show them your problem they will either replace it due to being faulty, or...
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    Welcome to the forum Markus. I hope you enjoy...

    Welcome to the forum Markus. I hope you enjoy your stay here. Like Crowie said; we all LOVE photos!!:yippy::clap3:
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    Looks like some hard work there Peter. Should...

    Looks like some hard work there Peter. Should have some nice wood out of it though.
    Funny....the "peanut gallery" actually looks interested in what you doing though! :2tsup:
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    Haven't tried or seen this method before. It...

    Haven't tried or seen this method before. It looks good though. I chose to build a small wall mounted saw till for my workshop.
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    Yowie that's a good score. Those tools obviously...

    Yowie that's a good score. Those tools obviously belonged to a hard working craftsman, or craftsmen as the case may be. They are hard worked tools that could obviously tell a lot of stories if they...
  49. Thread: A pathway sign

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    Good one Lance!:2tsup: That should clear it up!

    Good one Lance!:2tsup: That should clear it up!
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    Welcome Gus. It doesn't matter how big or fancy...

    Welcome Gus. It doesn't matter how big or fancy your tool is, it's how you use it and what you do with it!:rolleyes:
    Great to hear your getting back on the horse mate. Hope you make many shavings...
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