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    I’ll second what Lordbug said, the Kreg is a...

    I’ll second what Lordbug said, the Kreg is a great little unit.
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    Plan was from Aschis workshop.

    Plan was from Aschis workshop.
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    Couple of new toys

    Finished these off today, daughter wanted some small trucks to put some gift cards in for her business and a series two Landrover.464313464314
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    Sticky: Ex girlfriend!

    Ex girlfriend!
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    WANTED:SA. Not sure where you are based China, but I would...

    Not sure where you are based China, but I would talk to the boys at Southern Timber (O’Sullivans Beach Rd) in Lonsdale they may be able to supply or point you in the right direction.
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    Thanks Crowie, much appreciated.

    Thanks Crowie, much appreciated.
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    Finishing baby toys

    Hi everyone, looking for some help here, I have made a few small baby rattles with wooden rings which I coloured with food colouring mixed with isopropyl alcohol, left 24 hrs and then gave a light...
  8. Thread: "Celtic Pride"

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    Beautiful, you should be justifiably proud of...

    Beautiful, you should be justifiably proud of your work.
  9. Lovely work, sadly if I gave my wife that she'd...

    Lovely work, sadly if I gave my wife that she'd say" what have you done now!"
  10. Thread: Lathe hammer

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    I sold them for near on 10 years, I have an old...

    I sold them for near on 10 years, I have an old Cl2.

    very underrated lathe
  11. Thread: Lathe hammer

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    I like that idea, looks like you are running a...

    I like that idea, looks like you are running a Record Coronet, what model?
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    one layer only, works for me.

    one layer only, works for me.
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    I put a piece of masking tape around my blade,...

    I put a piece of masking tape around my blade, run rear thrust bearing up to the back and lock off, then adjust the left and right bearings the same way, hand rotate the blade and check as it comes...
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    World of Books has 4 copies at 11.50 with free...

    World of Books has 4 copies at 11.50 with free shipping, second hand if anyone is interested.
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    I winged it, my own design, would probably make...

    I winged it, my own design, would probably make the seats on the chairs about 40mm shorter next time. 1st time I have ever done a chair, enjoyed it, will probably tackle something more elaborate next...
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    Simply beautiful, great finish and I love the...

    Simply beautiful, great finish and I love the wedged tenon for easy assembly.
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    Childrens Table and Chairs

    With the recent arrival of a grandchild and another on the way I thought I'd get ahead of the game and make a table and chair set ready for the inevitable tea parties.
    2nds pine and a bit of ply and...
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    Senbloodysational, absolutely gob smacked.

    Senbloodysational, absolutely gob smacked.
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    Nice job mate, lots of fun in that for your young...

    Nice job mate, lots of fun in that for your young bloke. You should be very proud of your effort.
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    Watching this with interest, need to re do our...

    Watching this with interest, need to re do our kitchen in the next few years. Looking good
  21. Thread: Jarrah Box

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    Lovely work, got to be happy with that

    Lovely work, got to be happy with that
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    Very nice artful, love the shape of the first bowl

    Very nice artful, love the shape of the first bowl
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    Lovely craftsmanship, absolutely beautiful.

    Lovely craftsmanship, absolutely beautiful.
  24. Thread: 10 years ago

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    Jeez Wongo, I'd hate to owe you money!:U

    Jeez Wongo, I'd hate to owe you money!:U
  25. Thread: combination set.

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    I think the spring is just slotted over the ruler...

    I think the spring is just slotted over the ruler so that it will stand upright on the narrow edge, this combined with the semi circle gauge could then be used like a protractor possibly
  26. Thread: Opinion poll

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    2 for me, I like clean straight lines.

    2 for me, I like clean straight lines.
  27. Love the contrast between the timbers, stunning.

    Love the contrast between the timbers, stunning.
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    I thought about that for the next, car, truck,...

    I thought about that for the next, car, truck, wheeled monster, may even whip those off and throw them on the lathe and recess them
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    Used a few scraps

    I'm just getting back into playing around up the shed and had plenty of scraps laying around and a couple of spare afternoons plus the motivation of the impending arrival of two grandkids I thought...
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    Lovely work Ian, congratulations on turning the...

    Lovely work Ian, congratulations on turning the lathe back on and having a crack at it again.
  31. Thread: Organisation

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    Nicely done

    Nicely done
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    Very nice, love the laser flower..

    Very nice, love the laser flower..
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    Thankyou Uncle Al, just my second attempt at...

    Thankyou Uncle Al, just my second attempt at upholstery, first was the carver chair, amazing what you can learn on Google, YouTube and forums like this one.
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    Very Nice, got to be happy with that. Great...

    Very Nice, got to be happy with that. Great colour in Jarah.
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    Great save and may be just good practice for...

    Great save and may be just good practice for something in the future. Resins seem to be all the go in some quarters nowadays.
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    Finished a rocking footrest I picked up two days...

    Finished a rocking footrest I picked up two days ago, goes well with the carver.
    Before and after photos456649456650456651
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    Sticky: Bad moon rising

    Bad moon rising
  38. Thread: First chuck

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    Hare and Forbes have the Record Power Scroll...

    Hare and Forbes have the Record Power Scroll Chucks on sale at the moment, I have the no 3 and im very pleased with it. I believe it will accept the Nova jaws.
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    I've always sharpened mine the same way as Wonga,...

    I've always sharpened mine the same way as Wonga, quick and easy.
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    Federation Carver Chair

    This chair belonged to my great grandfather and has languished in my shed for twenty years, I finally got around to restoring it last month. I completely pulled every joint apart, re jointed, sanded...
  41. Thread: Hello everyone.

    by Potts
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    Hello everyone.

    I'm Potts a relatively recent retiree from the the tool wholesaling industry for 35 plus years.
    Just getting back in to doing some small wood projects and some turning. Re building a workshop and...
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