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Forum: CNC Routing   04-08-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By rjtwin501
Hi Gary When I am painting signs I either spray...

Hi Gary
When I am painting signs I either spray them with a clear finish or paint them (Particularly MDF) with a couple of coats of watered down Titebond. The Titebond on MDF does need a light sand...
Forum: Woodturning and Lathes   03-30-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By rjtwin501
Thanks for sharing Herb. Sure gives me a lot of...

Thanks for sharing Herb.
Sure gives me a lot of inspiration even though I am not much at art.
Cheers
John T
Forum: General Routing   03-13-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 829
Posted By rjtwin501
My way of painting signs may work for you...

My way of painting signs may work for you although my signs are not as detailed as yours.
First I spray a coat of clear finish to the whole sign, this is to stop bleeding.
Then paint the low parts...
Forum: Lobby   12-22-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By rjtwin501
Thanks Harry I live in Victoria and the weather...

Thanks Harry
I live in Victoria and the weather you have arrives here after few days.
Gives me time to crank up the air conditioner.
Forum: Lobby   11-12-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By rjtwin501
I had the same issues changing blades on my...

I had the same issues changing blades on my Laguna 14/12 that I had purchased to update from my very old Easy Cut 12".
The Easy Cut was old school (1956) with small table exposed belts and wheels...
Forum: Lobby   10-02-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,405
Posted By rjtwin501
I do wish you luck. My uncle had the operation...

I do wish you luck.
My uncle had the operation and it helped him heeps.
Cheers
John T
Forum: Lobby   08-16-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,011
Posted By rjtwin501
USA rare total Eclipse

America is about to get a total Eclipse on Monday the 21st August 2017.
Most people get to witness a total once in a life time.
For an inclination of how rare this occurrence is, the last time a...
Forum: Lobby   07-30-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,261
Posted By rjtwin501
Getting old is not for wimps!!! Hope it all...

Getting old is not for wimps!!!
Hope it all goes well for you Danny.
Cheers
John T
Forum: Router Bits - Types and Usage   06-28-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By rjtwin501
All my cross grain box joints I saw. Set up the...

All my cross grain box joints I saw.
Set up the sled adjust the blade height and go for it.
Cheers
John T
Forum: Lobby   05-29-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By rjtwin501
Happy Birthday James. See you also use jw2170...

Happy Birthday James.
See you also use jw2170 on the Australian Camper Trailer site.
Might catch up with you at Peak Hill later this year.
Have a birthday beer.
Cheers John T
Forum: Lobby   03-11-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By rjtwin501
Old fashioned "Weather Proof Oil" Ready to...

Old fashioned "Weather Proof Oil"
Ready to use,can be thinned
Linseed oil based with dryers
Wont crack or peal
Recoat as nessesary depending on conditions
Been selling it for 40 years in my...
Forum: General Routing   03-02-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,659
Posted By rjtwin501
I have been using pallet material for smaller...

I have been using pallet material for smaller frames and projects for some time.
First I cut or rip out the bad bits then re join them to make up boards.
Most of the time I finger join my pieces...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   02-06-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,254
Posted By rjtwin501
Hi Mike What about making smaller boards then...

Hi Mike
What about making smaller boards then fitting them in a frame or making a join to hold them together while being used.
A joint similar to floating floors use would keep them together while...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   01-25-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By rjtwin501
Great Gary I must make a clock one day. ...

Great Gary
I must make a clock one day.
Thanks for sharing.
Cheers John T
Forum: Show N' Tell   12-27-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,940
Posted By rjtwin501
Wow sure come up nice Bryan What a pity your...

Wow sure come up nice Bryan
What a pity your son in law will be messing it up.
But he could move it into the kitchen and use it there.
Well done
... John T
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   12-23-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By rjtwin501
Thanks Frank Pretty much what I want, a...

Thanks Frank
Pretty much what I want, a dedicated smaller band-saw for tighter work.
Like you I use my larger Band-saw for other jobs.
Thanks for your input, now I am more comfortable purchasing a...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   12-23-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By rjtwin501
Thank you for your informative reply Tom You...

Thank you for your informative reply Tom
You have given me heaps of information, Like honing the back of the blade,never thought of that!!
I am looking at a Stabilizer and to make my old band-saw a...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   12-21-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By rjtwin501
Band-saw advice?

What do you think of me fitting a Carter blade stabilizer to my band-saw? Has any one had experience with these?

My story is a couple of years ago I purchased a new Laguna 14/12 band saw and...
Forum: Show N' Tell   11-28-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By rjtwin501
Hey Charlie I am sure not in your league 428 is a...

Hey Charlie I am sure not in your league 428 is a lot of work.
Mine are not finished to your standard.
Sure is good to be able to give away something you have made.
Most people appreciate the gift...
Forum: Show N' Tell   11-27-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By rjtwin501
Christmas give aways

Each year I run up a batch of band-saw and scroll saw reindeer to give away.
I give them away as I go about my business, shopping etc.
Amazing the response I get with such a simple gift.
Mostly...
Forum: Jigs and Fixtures   10-31-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,514
Posted By rjtwin501
If it is an angle groove you want why not do it...

If it is an angle groove you want why not do it on a table saw.
Forum: Lobby   10-12-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By rjtwin501
More Advice

Rick, when I posted I thought it was going to the joke thread. Maybe more than my ears need checking :frown:
Forum: Lobby   10-11-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By rjtwin501
Bad Advice

I went to have my hearing aids adjusted yesterday.
As many with hearing aids will know crowded rooms are a problem.
After making adjustments the specialist advised me to turn my back on loud...
Forum: Google Sketchup   09-14-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By rjtwin501
Me to Thanks Jim I use sketch Up so...

Me to
Thanks Jim
I use sketch Up so infrequently that I need a refresher each time.
Got it on my hard drive now.
Great Jim.
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   08-28-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By rjtwin501
Hi John I use a solution of watered down glue...

Hi John
I use a solution of watered down glue as you described quite often.
My mixture is 10:1 with Titebond II or III. By making it thinner I find it soaks in better.
I have a 2Lt plastic...
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