Sea of Hands

Sea of HandsHeld at Vic Park in Camperdown / Broadway Sydney!

Sea of Hands Statement: Respect, Negotiation and Coexistence

“I believe that genuine Reconciliation can only be achieved by seeking agreement between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians about its outcomes. This will require genuine, good faith negotiations between Indigenous Australians and the Federal Government to achieve reforms that recognise and protect the rights of Indigenous Australians, including native title rights recognised in the High Court Mabo and Wik decisions.

Negotiations will strengthen a sense of national unity, reduce conflict and increase certainty – benefits which can only be obtained by respecting the legitimate rights of Indigenous Australians. Negotiation is fundamental to coexistence and the achievement of Reconciliation for our country.”

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Sleek looking Extra Flugzeugbau Extra 200

Looking for a fasssst plane…. heres one! fully certificated to +/-10g‘sdsc_2813.JPG

S/No. 021

General characteristics

* Crew: one pilot or two in tandem (newer models)
* Capacity: two
* Length: 6.80 m (22 ft 4 in)
* Wingspan: 7.50 m (24 ft 7 in)
* Height: 2.56 m (8 ft 5 in)
* Wing area: 10.4 m² (112 ft²)
* Empty: 540 kg (1,190 lb)
* Loaded: kg ( lb)
* Maximum takeoff: 870 kg (1,914 lb)
* Powerplant: Lycoming AEIO-360-A1E, 150 kW (200 hp)

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Finished product!

dsc_2704.jpgFollowing the second coat of lacquer and some more sanding, things were starting to look fairly reasonable, between coats 1 and 2 a filled up a few of the really bad chips etc, they still look a bit rough but hey it adds character!

The final coat up the coast had to contend with flying insects and very moist air, but after a few extra drying the finished product was ready for another 10 years + of service as a functional table.

The pictures say it all pretty well – a final touch with the silver brushed stainless steel handle and it was officially done!

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Stage 2 of the Table

dsc_2595.JPGOk, so it all glued together and it is pretty square, the legs are not all the same length…but a couple of little felt pads will sort that out later.

The finish is not too bad, not too much glue squeeze out and as a bonus the draw is a snug fit, probably gonna be alot tighter with a bit of laquer. So off I went with my 200 grade sandpaper – out the back of course…imagine the uproar it I got dust on the clan white sheets :)

After the first sanding session things were looking pretty good, a few large chips here and there but overall not too bad. Dont look too hard at the legs…they are not all the same!

So 11 o’clock one night I think, yeah, this would be an excellent time to put the first coat on.. noyt:). I had some left over lacquer from a project long gone, tested it on the underside of the table and was fairly happy with it. Got the first coat on with the use of two crappy brushes – mental note get decent set of brushes…. First coat looked good and after a quick sand things were getting pretty smooth…

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