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    Old site now closed. :hpydans2: Old prices now...

    Old site now closed. :hpydans2: Old prices now gone. :C
    New site fully up and running, :U fully operational, :U fully all new prices. :o:censored2::gaah:

    Sorry! :U
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    FOUR DAY SALE - ENDS Sunday at 5:00pm

    Old website (U-Beaut Polishes) will be taken down at 5:00pm Sunday night. Bearing in mind that all the prices on our new site are from our newest price list Dec 1st 2021

    So anyone wanting to get...
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    Yeah but it feels like I lost a decade working on...

    Yeah but it feels like I lost a decade working on the new site.

    Couple of things I forgot to mention in initial post.



    Today is day one of our first real price increase for a few years. So...
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    U-Beaut Polishes - NEW WEB SITE

    Back in January 2021 I started work on building a new Online Shop for U-Beaut Polishes thought it was about time to get rid of the old, 1990's, baby poo coloured, dinosaur, website and crawl kicking...
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    Hello Islandview23 and welcome to Woodwork...

    Hello Islandview23 and welcome to Woodwork Forums.

    Oxalic acid will lighten it a little as will some household bleach but be careful. Do it in an inconspicuous place and make sure to wash the...
  6. Thread: Wood Stain help

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    Also bear in mind that walnut isn't all a deep...

    Also bear in mind that walnut isn't all a deep brown it can vary from golden honey colour to deep brown.

    What you have in the pic looks very much like teak which may darken when wet with water or...
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    Just a quickie here. If the wax was on raw...

    Just a quickie here.

    If the wax was on raw wood then it is very hard to remove completely with turpentine and or citrus solvent and the poly may not stay put over it. Could possibly delaminate...
  8. Thread: Revive EEE

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    The link below is for EEE Info Sheet. Info on how...

    The link below is for EEE Info Sheet. Info on how to repair soft or hard EEE is in the top 2 paragraphs in the right column.

    :aro-r:http://www.ubeaut.com.au/pdf/no10.pdf...
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    NEW DRAW Christmas 2021 prize draw # 133

    NEW Prize Draw No. 133

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    https://www.woodworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=485438&d=1606776056&thumb=1

    THIS ONE WILL BE DRAWN

    WEDNESDAY 22nd...
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    Thanks for letting me know. Sorry folks. I knew...

    Thanks for letting me know.
    Sorry folks. I knew I'd forget something. Doh! :doh:

    Well n truly under the hammer at the moment. I think the "Oldtimers" is beginning to set in.

    I'll get to it...
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    Page for Hide Glue is back up and updated on the...

    Page for Hide Glue is back up and updated on the old web site. New site coming some time this month.... Been threatening that for almost 12 months now.

    Anyway. For what it's worth, new page is...
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    Hide Glue is back at U-Beaut Polishes

    I noticed a bit of posting about Hide Glue recently and thought this might be of some interest.


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    I'm currently working on a new upgrader...
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    (1600x1600x36) Stupid question but does it...

    (1600x1600x36)

    Stupid question but does it have to be 36mm thick? You can buy 30mm thick and for bench top and it's much better than chip board. Made a few carving and work benches using 30mm High...
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    Have to admit I've had and used PnN tools since...

    Have to admit I've had and used PnN tools since the first ones they made and I can't from memory ever recall them making a 1.5" German Spindle Gouge. I think what you have there is probably one of...
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    Shearing shed or wool store. Could be full of...

    Shearing shed or wool store. Could be full of lanolin. Old bench top or flooring. Engineering workshop, could be full of silicone, etc



    For watermarks etc it is sometimes worth spending a few...
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    For the fisheye. Go to paint shop and get some...

    For the fisheye.

    Go to paint shop and get some Fisheye Eliminator to add to the polish.

    If you are anywhere near an engineer that uses arc welding then silicone from the welding can carry in...
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    Shellac is used to seal sap veins and knots. No...

    Shellac is used to seal sap veins and knots. No reason why it won't work with the decking oil but no guarantee it will either. Nothing to lose if it doesn't work. As a rule it's used prior to any...
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    Fixed Steven's the one who deserves the thanks as he...

    Steven's the one who deserves the thanks as he fixed it.

    Unfortunately he was cutting zzzz's when things started to unravel around 9:50pm.

    Up until then we hadn't had a problem for 20 days, 5...
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    Fixed Forum problems Overnight 27 - 28 Sept

    Some members will have noticed an odd problem on the forums late last night through to around 6:20 this-morning. The problem stopped members from seeing posts / threads and showed an error message.
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    HEADS UP hell no!

    hell no!
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    UPDATE DangOnline39 Aggressively banned...

    UPDATE



    DangOnline39
    Aggressively banned to Stop Forum Spam


    DangOnline53
    Aggressively banned to Stop Forum Spam
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    Bit of useless information. For what it's...

    Bit of useless information.

    For what it's worth the below world map is of spamming countries. More spam comes from the darker countries. Russia leads the way with 2,640,507 reported spammers...
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    If ever anyone sees someone or something that...

    If ever anyone sees someone or something that looks dodgy please report it or them immediately. If you can't report it then send a PM to me or DJ

    We'll sort 'em out in quick time, either allowing...
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    My grinder now sits on top of a shipping...

    My grinder now sits on top of a shipping container in the factory and has done for the past 10+ years since moving to our current factory. Prior to that it was in a dark corner of the old factory and...
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    DEATH NOTICE VALE - Bruce Talbot

    It is with a heavy heart, that I belatedly announce the passing of Bruce Talbot last Saturday morning 18 Sept 21.
    Bruce was a friend and inspirer of many woodturners across Australia, New Zealand...
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    I never said he didn't like it. However he and...

    I never said he didn't like it. However he and family would be out of there in a shot (pun) if they could. It's all too easy to say "don't like it - leave!" but definitely not all that easy to do...
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    Hahaha :lolabove: yeah that was one of the bits I...

    Hahaha :lolabove: yeah that was one of the bits I laughed at the spelling of aloud instead of allowed.

    Made me think you could take them in so long as you were quiet about it....
  28. Thread: Mineral Oil

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    Hehehe. :lolabove: I'm pretty thick skinned but...

    Hehehe. :lolabove: I'm pretty thick skinned but I do have a stress reliever which I have posted below. Mine is printed on A3 card Jim Carroll has a similar one in his office I made some 12 years...
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    Not sure if this is funny, sad or just an plain...

    Not sure if this is funny, sad or just an plain old dumb. I went for dumb myself and had a chuckle to myself, but it really wasn't funny as it was deadly serious.

    Half a mile from my sons house is...
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    Over 30 years ago we purchased a cheap Russian...

    Over 30 years ago we purchased a cheap Russian made 5 draw freezer. Works a treat and in all those years it has never missed a beat and and is as quiet as a church mouse.

    I was dubious when we...
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    Gotta love Texas USA

    I never comment on political or other seriously stupid stuff but just can't help myself here.

    I have a son and his family living in Houston Texas USA and this is the latest from him.....
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    Blasts from the past...

    Here's a bit of a blast from the not too distant past. Some of you may have had or remember some of these. All written, printed in house and compiled by me with help from Pauline.

    Woodworkers...
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    If it was a water based filler you could just use...

    If it was a water based filler you could just use some good old fashion water colours from a childs' paint set (s0rta thing you probably had as a little tacker). Wouldn't be too hard to match the...
  34. Ever been to a cafe, etc with wooden tables only...

    Ever been to a cafe, etc with wooden tables only to find the finished surface sticky and the finish with an almost rubbery or punky feel. Where you can often scrape some of the surface off with a...
  35. Pics from CVWG (Main Woodworkers) WOODIES SWAP MEETS

    CVWG is/was initially the Central Victorian Woodworkers Guild and later became Maine Woodworkers (Maine being short for Castlemaine)

    Going through the old pic as per my previous thread I found a...
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    Odds n Sods

    Odds 'n' Sods:

    Duck in egg full size egg (X-LARGE)
    Made chickens, duck, other birds & snakes.
    Kids loved them
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    Gum leaf brooch/brouch? Approx 45mm long.
    Made lots of these, some plain...
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    Rocking horse restoration and death

    Rocking horse restoration.

    Series of badly treated, very low res pics of another restoration job.

    This poor fellow had been severely mistreated and then left in a shed to rot, for around 30...
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    Some restoration makes you SAD.

    I have done a lot of restoration work and sometimes it makes you a bit sad or at least leaves you feeling bad.

    Below are some pics and info from one such job:

    A Ballarat Antique Business aske...
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    Found photo of other end of Memorabilia Cabinet...

    Found photo of other end of Memorabilia Cabinet Bendigo
    Cabinet bit came up alright but carvings are pretty ordinary looking.

    This one has carving of Set Square and T Square to left of centre,...
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    Grave Markers, Signs and Lectern

    Must have done hundreds of signs over the years. Most were all hand cut the few that were router cut were all done free hand no stencils or overhead computer driven stuff. Traced or drawn onto the...
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    Bendigo Library

    A German cabinet maker in Castlemaine made a beautiful 2 piece or 1 piece semi oval display cabinet for the Bendigo Library. This was froim my bad memory back in the late 90s.

    I was commissioned...
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    Sorry I missed one posted at 1:54 am this morning...

    Sorry I missed one posted at 1:54 am this morning but forgot to hit the submit reply button. Doh! :doh:

    It's there now above Toms post, Work done for the Gypsy.

    :U
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    Work done for the Gypsy

    I did work for all sorts of people in my time and one of my favourites was for a Gypsy gentleman, Rayer Pots (couldn't spell his last name or even pronounce it so most people called him Mr Pots)
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    Unless I find anything else really good I'll...

    Unless I find anything else really good I'll leave the ANZ Bank / Old Stock Exchange / Safe Deposit project with this last post and couple of pics.

    Below: A couple of a number of linenfold panels...
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    More Stock Exchange and Safe Deposit building work

    Another carving of Stock Exchange doors

    Below: Close up(ish) pic of left door Stock Exchange door section
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    Below: The 2 side panels ready for fitting
    Below right: Final fitting on site...
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    Sorry had a bit of a late night (early morning)...

    Sorry had a bit of a late night (early morning) problem with that last post which compounded as I tried to fix it.

    Working on it now and will post it again if and when I get around the problem.
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    More from ANZ Bank complex

    Here are a few more pics from ANZ Bank complex - Stock Exchange doors.

    Below: Front door to Stock Exchange
    The RH pic is almost the same as what I was given to work off for the doors.
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    :lolabove::rofl:Hehehe..... Probably more...

    :lolabove::rofl:Hehehe..... Probably more infamous than famous. :U

    Funny thing about 35 years ago when we lived in Welshmans Reef (Central Victoria) - middle of nowhere (sort of). I received a...
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    Hello Stan You have not been banned. Your...

    Hello Stan

    You have not been banned.

    Your problem was that you never responded to the registration conformation email sent to you when you signed up. You obviously got the one with this new...
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    As mentioned earlier I did a number of jobs for ...

    As mentioned earlier I did a number of jobs for Donald Vary and Co (Heritage/restoration Builders) in Melbourne. Unfortunately they're no longer in business.

    However another of my big commissions...
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