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Blog entry by Woodfix posted 05-22-2009 03:24 PM 949 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tomorrow I am off to the 2009 Timber and Working with Wood Expo in Brisbane. This will be my second year. Last year I was a little lost amongst the technical and wood exhibits. I think this year I will be a little bit more at home. I am hoping to catch some of the demonstration and maybe even try out some equipment. I am going to take a notebook to keep a track of my observations.

Specifically, I am hoping to get some serious low down on Thickness Planners. At this point, my workshop does not have much space. A bench top thicknesser could be used to joint the width of my timbers using a supporting frame and of course to thickness a piece. Combined with the cheap table saw I already have, I should be able to do some limited sizing of some of the salvaged timber I already have. So here comes some bread boards, boxes and maybe a tool tote as well.

Should also look for a cheap metal detector as well.

The digital camera will be there with me, so I will post some images if anything interesting is apparent.

Cheers

-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.



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Splinterman

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#1 posted 05-22-2009 04:12 PM

Hey Woodfix…......enjoy your trip and post some pics.

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#2 posted 05-22-2009 04:43 PM

Have fun. It’s a good idea to bring something for notetaking if you’re going to attend and process demos etc. I do that each time I go to a show. The camera is also a good idea.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#3 posted 05-22-2009 10:26 PM

See you there !!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#4 posted 05-24-2009 11:58 AM

Ya wouldnt believe it. I had the camera and my son (see profile photo), but I forgot to take any photos. The Lee Nielsen stand was breath taking. Next year I am going to buy a Lee Nielsen tool, even if it is just a tooth pick.

-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.

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