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03-08-2017 11:10 AM

3 and 4 mm Plywood - 8 replies

Do you have a need for some good quality plywood ? I have about 40 sheets of three and four mm plywood Its all interior marine grade G1S and S1S the Mill number is on every sheet. no rubbish, apart from some damage through moving it about all the time The sheets vary around 2.1 m and 1.6m x 900mm There is also a few sh...

02-26-2017 10:54 PM

Ivans two Chisels...? A puzzling dilemma ( Actually Gouges) - 15 replies

I was given some tools that were part of my daughters DIL Dad’s toolkit. He was a very talented graphic artist, carver, model maker and Bonsai propagator. I decided to clean up the chisels and return them to their former glory In doing so I started on the larger of the two.First up I had to dress a grinding wheel to the curve...

08-23-2015 09:08 PM

Water/Swamp Gum Epoxy repair Gone Wrong? - 5 replies

I had a slab length of Water/Swamp Gum a friend and I used to make a breakfast bar.The piece we used is on the left bearing the 270 chalk mark We milled it up and needed to Epoxy some defects. I used West System Epoxy and sawdust from the slab to effect the repairs. The West System Epoxy. The sawdust used. Take particu...

08-21-2015 06:30 AM

Using a round over bit on timber - 10 replies

I used a 2” round over bit on some Kitchen workbench legs. It worked out well until I had a close look at the stopped section. As you can see there is a reverse curve on each side, side 3 and 4 are the same as 1 and 2. Try as I may using every WW trick I knew I could not remove it on the router table, so I used my Oscillat...

06-28-2015 09:32 PM

Moulder cutter knives - 0 replies

I have a set of three knives I have no use for. Do they fit your head? email me a postal address and they are yours

10-13-2014 10:18 AM

Water Swamp Gum - 3 replies

Do any LJs have any experience of the subject timber? I have about 6 lengths, and was advised they were cut from a log as it was being squared up and as refered to as Water Gum. Here is one section I cut into three then flattened . It looks to be reasonable timber. I found a spec sheet referencing Swamp Gum

08-13-2014 12:12 AM

Using a scraper to finish equalivent Grit rating? - 6 replies

I was using my scraper on some QLD Walnut and I found the scraper produced what looked like it was a higher equilavent grit to the 1200G I was using. I the did a couple of tests to follow up my curosity to see if I could find out the answer myself Shot No 1 using surface refelection as a gauge Timber on the left is Jarrah. Shot No 2...

08-06-2014 09:14 AM

Green Nylon Scouring Pad - 9 replies

I was working on my New Guinea Rosewood boxes today and needed to remove some “fur” from a routed Vee profile, I was going to use steel wool as my first choice but was concerned about metalic residue. As I rummaged about under the sink my wifes green nylon scouring pads caught my eye and I decided to “liberate” a coup...

11-26-2013 09:32 AM

Looks like the gremlins are back with us - 6 replies

I see some suspect new LJ or out right non related woodworking members have manage to sneak in somehow. WewradaJanetgurleymarjoriebeacupauloningerkanderseonqebeayurura yururaoheqga

11-17-2013 09:02 PM

Waddington AEC Regal Double Decker Bus - 3 replies

I have a request to make a toy bus. Its as per the subject title but I cannot find and design specs anywhere.This is what it looks like It needs to be about 1meter long by whatever but I can scale it to suit. !waddington AEC! second try

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