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    Before you reluctantly decide, or get bullied...

    Before you reluctantly decide, or get bullied into investigating buying hearing aids, review the medications you are taking. Several are known to cause hearing loss.

    After noticing a decline in...
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    OOPS! I usually do check but occasionally get...

    OOPS! I usually do check but occasionally get caught up in the moment. Thank you.

    I hope someone can benefit from the information I posted.
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    [FONT=Verdana] Years ago we had a...

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    Years ago we had a ridiculously-quietly-spoken neighbour. I noticed at gatherings everyone had to lean in and give him their undivided attention while he was speaking. I stopped...
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    Wolfie, I am so sad to read abut your difficult...

    Wolfie, I am so sad to read abut your difficult choice and wish you all the best.

    While you are considering your dilemma don't overlook other considerations that may make your choice clearer, but...
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    My sister was recently diagnosed with...

    My sister was recently diagnosed with Steroid-induced Myopathy after years of steroid treatment and mis-diagnosis. A physiotherapist made the diagnosis. She's in a terrible condition and may never...
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    Undiagnosed cause of hearing loss.....

    DISCLAIMER: I am not a doctor. I have no medical training. The following is from personal experience only.

    Recently I became aware that my blood pressure medication can cause hearing loss,...
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    My Grandfather had one. Carried it every day. I...

    My Grandfather had one. Carried it every day. I always wondered why as he didn't have a limp! Of course as a child you don't know, or should be protected from knowing, how wicked the world really is.
  8. Thanks havabeer69. As noted in the post, I wanted...

    Thanks havabeer69. As noted in the post, I wanted to use what I had available so used the procedure in the Edit of post #1, but good to now for future reference.
  9. Thanks for the follow-up, Neil, but it's all...

    Thanks for the follow-up, Neil, but it's all done. I used the method described in the Edit of my first post. It was quite successful. Next time I'll take your advice on prep. that sounds like the...
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    Great information, Arron, thank you for sharing...

    Great information, Arron, thank you for sharing all those 'Do's and Dont's'. They should save a lot of people a lot of false starts and redo's.

    I know this is an old thread but that information is...
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    Disclaimer! I have not done anything with merbau...

    Disclaimer! I have not done anything with merbau or used the products that you mention.

    I have had success using shellac as a primer to block tannin bleed-through and it is excellent as a barrier...
  12. Applying Cabot's water-based stain and varnish on pine

    I'm refinishing a pine table and want to apply a Cabot's water-based stain and varnish to match as closely as possible the finish on some Tasssie oak which was done with that combination without the...
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Is this the original Radial Arm Saw?

    On Gumtree:

    Antique electric saw | Miscellaneous Goods | Gumtree Australia Caloundra Area - Mooloolah Valley | 1284889300
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    Are you more concerned with collecting the...

    Are you more concerned with collecting the sawdust to dispose of it or just getting it away from the workpiece?

    In a pinch a fan will make short work of clearing the dust away.
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    Thanks for clarifying that! I'll cancel the crew...

    Thanks for clarifying that! I'll cancel the crew to roll the shed over so it would work.

    You jogged my memory, though. We have metres of Pet-proof mesh. It's fibreglas so won't rust. Should be...
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    I can't visualize what you are telling me, Ray....

    I can't visualize what you are telling me, Ray. Sorry! If one leg of the angle is riveted to the vertical sheet's outward 'bumps' and the other leg of the angle turns horizontally inward to sit flat...
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    Thanks, Nifty Nev for that link. I had come...

    Thanks, Nifty Nev for that link. I had come across that article in my search for a solution. We are aware of the necessity of keeping the area clean and there are no bushes or anything stored against...
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    Thanks, rwbuild. Good point. Perhaps we'll skip...

    Thanks, rwbuild. Good point. Perhaps we'll skip it altogether and just use the foam.We don't have rats or mice. Jen
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    Thanks, havabeer67 and riverbuilder for that good...

    Thanks, havabeer67 and riverbuilder for that good advice.

    We probably would have headed to the Big Green Shed so we'll look for it at a more specialized outlet. On an American site I did see a...
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    Very cute! We don't have any holes that big,...

    Very cute! We don't have any holes that big, except the doors and windows, which we keep shut if we're not in there.

    Thanks for the good wishes, John. Jen
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    Thanks Beardy, I looked into the price of the...

    Thanks Beardy,

    I looked into the price of the metal trim and it would be very expensive as we have two large sheds, one with an addition. Also, it will be easier now to remove the gutters to get...
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    I've just read several posts about using...

    I've just read several posts about using expanding foam. It apparently keeps out mice, doesn't cost a lot and is readily available. Antichinus have bigger uglier teeth so may try shoving wire mesh...
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    Vermin proofing a shed.

    Hi,
    My workshop is under ongoing invasion from antichinus. True, I don't have cockroaches but I do have antichinus pee and poo which is piling up to the extent that I no longer use my shed, or...
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    Thank you John. Elegant and practical. It will...

    Thank you John. Elegant and practical. It will certainly improve posture and reduce fatigue.
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    There are large tracts of pine forest in British...

    There are large tracts of pine forest in British Columbia and other parts of North America that were decimated by the Asian Pine Beetle. Besides killing the trees the wood is stained with blue...
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    My blower is only 1.5 HP which I would like to...

    My blower is only 1.5 HP which I would like to upgrade.( purchased it when I only had a couple of tools)
    Do you know how hard it is to buy just a 3 HP blower without all the other stuff.
    Maybe...
  28. What a deal! If it's not a genuine antique, and...

    What a deal! If it's not a genuine antique, and it doesn't look like one to my semi-trained eye, you might want to consider shortening the length and eliminating the large open rectangle if you can't...
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    My old mouse caused the cursor to jump around on...

    My old mouse caused the cursor to jump around on wood grain so I had to use a mouse pad. The new mouse doesn't. Maybe I should have said 'Some mice require a pad on top of woodgrain (or other strong...
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    If you plan to use an optical computer mouse you...

    If you plan to use an optical computer mouse you may find some wood will require a mat on top of the wood. I haven't used a mouse for ages, mainly working on a laptop, but it's something to consider...
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    Bunnings has a range of drop cloths.......from...

    Bunnings has a range of drop cloths.......from plastic to canvas, even plastic backed canvas so you can use either side depending on the task.
    ...
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    I'll preface this suggestion by saying I haven't...

    I'll preface this suggestion by saying I haven't tried this, just thinking in print.....

    Is the burn deep enough to permit removing a micro-thin layer of wood and the print with a very gentle...
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    Here's a photo of the floor finish.450727

    Here's a photo of the floor finish.450727
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    Thank you for letting me know that it's not just...

    Thank you for letting me know that it's not just my problem. I was surprised to see I'd somehow double posted yesterday as well as having lost the post twice when I tried to upload it.

    Whenever I...
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    Ceiling paint is fairly fragile so it's likely...

    Ceiling paint is fairly fragile so it's likely that the more robust top coat will pull it off as it is applied.
    The paint we thinned for the floor was a high quality paint to begin. That's why I...
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    Ceiling paint is fairly fragile so it's likely...

    Ceiling paint is fairly fragile so it's likely that the more robust top coat will pull it off as it is applied.
    The paint we thinned for the floor was a high quality paint to begin. That's why I...
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    Agree that ceiling white is not suitable for...

    Agree that ceiling white is not suitable for anything other than ceilings that presumably won't be danced upon. I forget what exactly is missing but it's the component that gives wall paint its...
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    Pine flooring takes home-made limewash beautifully.. Modify for plywood walls.

    Wanting a uniform clear white transparent finish on our clear pine 140 x 21 floor boards we mixed our own.

    1. Sand to eliminate any height difference in boards. (Not necessary in plywood wall. It...
  39. Looks great, Newbie 57. Congratulations. It looks...

    Looks great, Newbie 57. Congratulations. It looks very professional and thanks for the photos and description of the process you used.

    Next project :2tsup: ?
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    Thanks woodPixel. As far as I know glitter isn't...

    Thanks woodPixel. As far as I know glitter isn't known for longevity. I don't have a particular use for metal filings at this time I've just eyed them off thinking that there must be something they...
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    Joe Greiner, in Post #2, suggested Rub'n'Buff but...

    Joe Greiner, in Post #2, suggested Rub'n'Buff but as he notes, that would be very expensive for a tabletop.

    I've looked longingly at the flakes of aluminium found in any machine shop or metal...
  42. Sounds like an interesting project, Newbie57. I...

    Sounds like an interesting project, Newbie57. I see this post is a few months old so if I'm telling you stuff you've already found out, my apologies, I just saw your post today.

    Gold leaf, as...
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    Depending on the size of the article you're...

    Depending on the size of the article you're trying to 'de-borer 'this might work for you.

    Some years ago I noticed borers in an antique spinning wheel I'd purchased for 3.00 at a garage sale. I...
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    Silicon carbide or aluminum oxide for an abrasive for tumbling?
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    CLAIMED Congratulations to the winner and thanks to the...

    Congratulations to the winner and thanks to the donor!
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    Beautiful work. Congratulations.

    Beautiful work. Congratulations.
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    is there a link to the picture that I can't...

    is there a link to the picture that I can't find?? Would love to see it.
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    Careful....it does have a copyright notation.()...

    Careful....it does have a copyright notation.() Did you get permission to copy it?

    OOPs! responded after reading the original post. I see the copyright issue has been dealt with.
  49. Would Letraset or Mecanorma work for you, with...

    Would Letraset or Mecanorma work for you, with dots, lines in India ink? Otherwise it sounds like a job for a calligrapher.
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    Possibly not. You can probably use a...

    Possibly not. You can probably use a shellac-based primer to isolate the oil finish then paint it with acrylic or oil paint. Bullseye makes one or you can buy straight shellac.

    I've done this...
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