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    I always had it drummed into me that when not...

    I always had it drummed into me that when not using the plane to lay it on its side. Seem the skills of the past have go by the by.
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    Is the extension Council approved?

    Is the extension Council approved?
  3. Yep the original carcase is chipboard. Solid...

    Yep the original carcase is chipboard. Solid timber including plywood can also suffer from water damage. You should consider moisture resistant MDF. you should also consider NOT having any panel...
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    Yes the outer surface layer is denser. You want...

    Yes the outer surface layer is denser.
    You want put it through a thicknesser :damn: you had better :running:
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    WEST AUST Cape Lilac slab for River Table

    Here's the start of your proposed River Table using the beautiful Cape Lilac timber (timber colour is as per the second picture). This slab measures 1580mm x 300mm at its widest, and is 50mm thick,...
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    Further to what's been stated above, yes...

    Further to what's been stated above, yes collect/save sanding dust (saw dust is too coarse) and mix it with whatever your chosen lacquer finish will be and work it well into the blemishes. Don't use...
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    What is the finish that the bloke in the video...

    What is the finish that the bloke in the video clip applies?
  8. Thread: trailer base

    by rod1949
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    Formply will be very slippery :party5::damn:

    Formply will be very slippery :party5::damn:
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    In addition to what has been said above, stick...

    In addition to what has been said above, stick polystyrene foam to the panels (inside) or that spray on foam.
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    :whs:

    :whs:
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    What height are the walls? I would go 22...

    What height are the walls?
    I would go 22 degrees. If it's a truss it will give you more storage space.
  12. I would be checking the installed depth of the...

    I would be checking the installed depth of the intended LED lights first.
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    The specs say it has a 16hr drying time and an 8...

    The specs say it has a 16hr drying time and an 8 hr pot life. I would say don't use it.
    Resin is much much faster to go off.
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    Here's a photo of majestic Salmon Gums at sunset....

    Here's a photo of majestic Salmon Gums at sunset. Notice the glowing gold refection off the leaf foliage, this only lasted a few seconds. This is at an area named Clampton Mine that was active back...
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    A lot of big words there Ian:D. It's Salmon Gum....

    A lot of big words there Ian:D.
    It's Salmon Gum. These small bits are from a150mm dia branch. The tree was a victim of a storm.
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    Timber identification

    Who would like to if this timber. I think it only grows in Western Australia. I know what it is, so let's see who is correct
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    yep you're right.... forgive him:doh:

    yep you're right.... forgive him:doh:
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    We've gotta just look outside the box eh! They...

    We've gotta just look outside the box eh! They are absolutely brilliant :2tsup:
  19. Yep 3M/bear brand has been around for years. You...

    Yep 3M/bear brand has been around for years. You have a choice of liquid or gel. Use the gel as its a lot easier to use in terms of not making a mess if you are a novice. Before you apply the glue...
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    So how do you go with the heal and toe effect...

    So how do you go with the heal and toe effect when using the 100mm Makita? Have you mastered it?
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    Power sander for me. If history had power...

    Power sander for me. If history had power sanders then that is what they would have used.
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    Then simply your gunna die :oops:

    Then simply your gunna die :oops:
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    I made this box about a year ago now from a piece...

    I made this box about a year ago now from a piece of Mulga. The tree had fallen across a track that runs along the eastern side of the Mt Manning range here in West Australia. I had a little ozito...
  24. So its from an industrial unit then?

    So its from an industrial unit then?
  25. Thread: Mallee burl

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    Absolutely magnificent. How the b hell is it...

    Absolutely magnificent. How the b hell is it made?
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    One bag fills Quicker than the other

    I have recently up graded from a single bag dust extractor to a twin bag unit. What I have noticed is one bag will be full whilst the other bag is lest than quarter full. Is this normal? Whilst I...
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    Here's a bit of mine.

    Here's a bit of mine.
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    Going by the first photo I'd call it 9 toes...

    Going by the first photo I'd call it 9 toes timber :D
  29. So in your title you state "Shaker" and I note...

    So in your title you state "Shaker" and I note that its not stated again in yours or any of the replies. So what does "Shaker" mean?
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    I have the same and have done full width plans on...

    I have the same and have done full width plans on Jarrah at about a millimetre per pass so subject to your board width there should not be any issues.
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    No nun what so ever. The thicknesser should be...

    No nun what so ever. The thicknesser should be able to pull it through. If it sounds like bogging down then decrease the depth of cut.
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    Its probably going to be an ongoing problem...

    Its probably going to be an ongoing problem including ware by general foot traffic. So maybe you should consider a type of stair tread front edge protection.
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    Pretty sure the general consensus will be to let...

    Pretty sure the general consensus will be to let it dry for a few years.
  34. Thread: Jointer advice

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    6"...NO, 3 blade cutter head...NO and constant...

    6"...NO, 3 blade cutter head...NO and constant blade sharpening so again NO. You will live to regret. Suggest at least an 8" with helical cutter head. My self I have a Leda 12" helical head long...
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    I appreciate this post is a bit old but I had the...

    I appreciate this post is a bit old but I had the same issue when it came to a blue glass here in Perth as it was not available hence I settled for a blue acrylic.
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    So Mines Bigger did you complete/fill this void?

    So Mines Bigger did you complete/fill this void?
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    Yep its a real bugger when you're pouring resin...

    Yep its a real bugger when you're pouring resin and then you see a wet patch on the floor and there's nothing you can do. I started using masking tape and had the failures. Then one day in West...
  38. Thread: Shed leaks!

    by rod1949
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    Whats that song? "there's a hole in the roof...

    Whats that song? "there's a hole in the roof dear Lisa dear Lisa a hole. Well fix it dear Bob fix it."
  39. PM sent

    PM sent
  40. What is the timber? Are they clean? How many do...

    What is the timber? Are they clean? How many do you want faced?
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    Why don't we say "chisel" or "cut". Chop reads...

    Why don't we say "chisel" or "cut". Chop reads like you're getting firewood.
  42. So what you are saying is that you have some...

    So what you are saying is that you have some timber that is 1600mm long and vary width between 200mm to 300mm. I would just call them boards not slabs. Seems what you want to do is just a whole lot...
  43. Thread: Termite Table

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    Termite Table

    Further to my post from January 2008 Termites they're funny things eh... (woodworkforums.com) I have finally made a termite table. I cut a section of termite eaten Jarrah timber, dressed it to 40mm...
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    So did this workout?

    So did this workout?
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    Its all great looking and very skilful work. ...

    Its all great looking and very skilful work. Reminds me of when I was an apprentice chippy in the mid sixties and where I worked was at the Weapons Research Establishment just north of the suburb of...
  46. Simply stunningly beautiful:2tsup:

    Simply stunningly beautiful:2tsup:
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    Put some 25mm aluminium angle at the back and on...

    Put some 25mm aluminium angle at the back and on the front edge use aluminium 'C' or 'U' (one of the same) channel section that will fit neatly/tightly over the thickness of the board you are using...
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    Tell you who do need a medical and have to pass...

    Tell you who do need a medical and have to pass it is the people on Axe Men. They are totally dangerous.
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    Mother Nature at work.

    Mother Nature at work.
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    Thanks for the info John. So where you are...

    Thanks for the info John.

    So where you are saying "solarez" and then further on a "sanding sealer" are you still referring to solarez or two different products?
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