Search:

Type: Posts; User: Pearo

Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.05 seconds.

  1. Nice, for some reason I thought Newcastle, but...

    Nice, for some reason I thought Newcastle, but just realised I was looking at Bernmc's post!
  2. I use Mister Ply also, although sometime I buy...

    I use Mister Ply also, although sometime I buy from Peninsula Plywood in Redcliffe. As Alkahestic said, if you can get a B face ply you will be happy, however I often get C faced ply that is almost...
  3. I used 12mm on a set of draws for the shed...

    I used 12mm on a set of draws for the shed recently, its sagging with a 1000mm span. Not really a problem because I plan to fit a top to it at some point, but alone its useless.

    I would look at...
  4. Replies
    32
    Views
    10,388

    FWIW, there is (or was) a manufacturer that did...

    FWIW, there is (or was) a manufacturer that did make inverter splits that would run directly from solar, no grid and no battery. They were only pretty small units though, might get away with one to...
  5. I'll add some more common faults to this since I...

    I'll add some more common faults to this since I have repaired a few Danfoss units over the years, including some Waeco fridges. As I remember more, I'll add to it.

    Danfoss Bits:
    Blowing fuses...
  6. Replies
    51
    Views
    80,876

    I have some half arsed designs in Fusion 360 at...

    I have some half arsed designs in Fusion 360 at the moment. I am hoping to 3d print some blast gates at some point. Still working on a cheap way of doing it using DIY linear actuators. Been taking a...
  7. Replies
    44
    Views
    6,982

    I often bang on about safety, and how us (ex)...

    I often bang on about safety, and how us (ex) tradies get complacent using power tools. But to be honest, I have never even heard of chaps and I have been regularly swinging a chainsaw for many...
  8. Replies
    13
    Views
    3,126

    I used liquid nails to hold skirting to the brick...

    I used liquid nails to hold skirting to the brick downstairs at my place. Been going strong for 4 years now. I did not use anything to hold it in place, just applied toe glue and stuck it too the...
  9. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    The printed surfaces are much smoother than you...

    The printed surfaces are much smoother than you would expect (or at least with the Prusa). Sure they are not PVC quality, but I still struggle to comprehend how good these printed parts come out.
    ...
  10. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    The 6" Bellmouth is actually 275mm, with a 57mm...

    The 6" Bellmouth is actually 275mm, with a 57mm radius. It was supposed to be 225mm, I thought I had copied what you posted earlier in this thread! Must have typed the number in wrong. Its fixed now....
  11. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    Just for interest, here is some of the stuff I...

    Just for interest, here is some of the stuff I have done so far, mainly for practice. Other that the dust chute (incomplete) only the aforementioned adapter has been printed. (Let me know if the...
  12. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    Unless you have access to a 3d printer, it's...

    Unless you have access to a 3d printer, it's certainly not worth buying one just for the purpose of making ducting. However what I have realised is that if you have one, and you exclude the cost of...
  13. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    210 L x 210 W x 250 H I am currently designing...

    210 L x 210 W x 250 H

    I am currently designing a whole bunch of different duct parts. A lot is just practice with fusion 360, but some will get used.

    I cant seem to link to a directory in...
  14. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    Whoa, those parts are expensive!! At those...

    Whoa, those parts are expensive!! At those prices, I only have to print about 5 parts and the printer has paid for itself!!
  15. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    Question for you Bob, Are they 4" lines going to...

    Question for you Bob, Are they 4" lines going to the bandsaw? I think I can see reducers in the backround.

    I am designing new ports for the Bandsaw now. Currently printing a prototype part for...
  16. Thread: Laser Engraving

    by Pearo
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,526

    If you dont mind mucking around with electronics,...

    If you dont mind mucking around with electronics, the chinese 40W units are pretty good. Just be prepared to fix it when it arrives! I got one, works a treat. If you look around the internet for...
  17. Replies
    3
    Views
    5,347

    Chances are the existing wiring is not compliant....

    Chances are the existing wiring is not compliant. I am not a domestic sparky so I cant be sure, but I doubt you will get a plug in oven, most will be hard wired. Might be worth getting a sparky to...
  18. Replies
    42
    Views
    5,180

    Righteo, so I pulled my finger up and have...

    Righteo, so I pulled my finger up and have modelled the N4400 fence in Fusion 360. I'll embed the image at the bottom so I can leave it at high res.

    At this stage, its solid. Here is the dilema,...
  19. And yet another example, my weight scales (which...

    And yet another example, my weight scales (which I am scared to stand on at the moment) has 2 broken feet that are made from some sort of rubber that has broken down. Its a good scale and its...
  20. The 3d printer thing is awesome. The learning...

    The 3d printer thing is awesome. The learning curve for the modelling is the hardest part, but I have picked up Fusion 360 in a fairly short space of time. I have loads of experience in CAD used for...
  21. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    Its a pretty decent machine. The quality of the...

    Its a pretty decent machine. The quality of the prints blows me away. Not without its problems though. The biggest issue I have is the bed is not flat, and I think that it has warped as a result of...
  22. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    @BobL - I am going to be using it at some point...

    @BobL - I am going to be using it at some point to make bell mouths. I cant see any reason as to why it cant do it.

    @Graham99 - The machine is a Prusa i3 Mk3. I bought the kit, so it was $749 US,...
  23. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    You can get translucent filaments. BTW. This...

    You can get translucent filaments.

    BTW. This thing is not just for dust collection, it was just an added bonus!



    I am aware of thingiverse. Also aware of parametric design. Being a...
  24. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    I pay about $24/kg for the PLA used in that...

    I pay about $24/kg for the PLA used in that adaptor. I have not weighed it but at best it would be a 200g at a guess (probably less), so less than $5. It hardly made a dent on the reel.

    Not sure...
  25. Replies
    42
    Views
    5,180

    Here is the pics

    Here is the pics
  26. Replies
    42
    Views
    5,180

    New part turned up. Complete different casting,...

    New part turned up. Complete different casting, so Felder are obviously aware there was an issue. I'll post some pics up later tonight, but the fingers are a few mm thicker, and the casting is a lot...
  27. Thread: Qld Maple timber

    by Pearo
    Replies
    8
    Views
    1,633

    QUEENSLAND I wouldn't mind heading up for a day just to take...

    I wouldn't mind heading up for a day just to take a look at the process. When are you planning to mill the timber?
  28. I am just going to chime in here and say from my...

    I am just going to chime in here and say from my manufacturing experience that the break even point on moulds is typically about 1000 units if your price point is set right. Not sure how many units...
  29. Replies
    42
    Views
    5,180

    Felder has come to the party for me (...

    Felder has come to the party for me ( thankfully, given the money I have spent on their machines). I don't think they believe me when I said I was just moving the fence on the table, but that's how...
  30. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,877

    N.S.W. I think you missed a zero in that price. If not,...

    I think you missed a zero in that price. If not, I will buy it :D (I am serious if the price is serious, consider it sold!)
  31. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,548

    I am watching this thread VERY closely! I have...

    I am watching this thread VERY closely! I have several jobs I want to do in HDPE, including new water tanks for my boat. I have researched plastic welding but its really hard to find good...
  32. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    Sigh BobL, you could have made an excuse to buy...

    Sigh BobL, you could have made an excuse to buy another toy!

    I have been doing some yard work recently (for the last 5 years since buying this place) and one of those jobs was dealing with storm...
  33. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    The photo does not show the design well, but here...

    The photo does not show the design well, but here is better image from Fusion 360.
  34. Replies
    34
    Views
    4,105

    The worlds most expensive dust adapter

    I have needed some custom dust port adapters for a while now. Let me just post the pics and a brief photo because this is to hard on a phone. I will edit this post or follow up.

    Edited post.
    ...
  35. Thanks for the tips. This is the way I had...

    Thanks for the tips.

    This is the way I had planned to do it originally (with dominoes to align and add extra strength)

    https://i.imgur.com/jvAuxub.png?1

    But I was trying to hide the rebate...
  36. Will these rebates affect the strength of my cabinet?

    So quick rundown. Cabinets are 18mm melamine. Going to be wall hung on french cleat in my shed. Just started to draw it up and I was trying to come up with a way to hide the rebate for the back...
  37. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,445

    The mention of fingerless gloves made me think of...

    The mention of fingerless gloves made me think of my sailing gloves. I reckon they would be a perfect fit.
  38. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,445

    Gloves for woodworking

    I am guessing this has been done here before, but I couldn't find anything specific.

    Whilst I am good with every timber I have ever used so far, what does get me is particle board, specifically...
  39. Replies
    42
    Views
    5,180

    Mine certainly was not dropped. I just moved it...

    Mine certainly was not dropped. I just moved it on the saw table.

    I have not sat down and had a good look at it yet, but given I am learning fusion 360 right now it may be a good time to design a...
  40. Replies
    42
    Views
    5,180

    You can add me to the list of people with broken...

    You can add me to the list of people with broken fences now as well. Last night I went to use the bandsaw, moved the fence to the back and I heard something drop to the floor. thought it was a bit of...
  41. Thread: Cortisone shots

    by Pearo
    Replies
    15
    Views
    3,091

    Had issues with my hand as a result of a...

    Had issues with my hand as a result of a motorcycle accident. Ortho that did my knee reco sent me for a cortisone shot using an ultrasound. That was about 5 years ago now, all is still good and pain...
  42. Replies
    15
    Views
    29,077

    Aquadhere External is the same as TiteBond 3,...

    Aquadhere External is the same as TiteBond 3, both are d3 crosslinking PVA adhesives. I prefer using aquadere because unlike tightbond its shelf life is not normally half way spent by the time it...
  43. Learning from your own dangerous mistakes, then showing others

    I just spotted this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wJQn_UGAKY and it got me thinking. Before I start, lets not turn this into a anti/pro sawstop thing, just forget the machine is a sawstop....
  44. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,359

    I have one of those. Only problem is that its not...

    I have one of those. Only problem is that its not very square.... Mind you, its perfectly good enough for house framing.
  45. Replies
    52
    Views
    4,093

    I saw a wooden handle claw hammer in office works...

    I saw a wooden handle claw hammer in office works the other day...
  46. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,250

    OP wants it cut length-ways., I assume a tri quad...

    OP wants it cut length-ways., I assume a tri quad style moulding, which may or may not be any good because the corners are always shaved off....
  47. Replies
    31
    Views
    3,984

    I have a N4400. I am pretty happy with it and I...

    I have a N4400. I am pretty happy with it and I use it a fair bit. The only thing I dont really like about it is the guides, but I believe the new ones are shipping with the ceramic guides.

    Mine...
  48. Thread: 20mm Plug Cutter

    by Pearo
    Replies
    12
    Views
    662

    Came here to say this. I do the exact same thing....

    Came here to say this. I do the exact same thing.

    Just remember, hole saw is outside diameter. Also, drill test in scrap first because the can move around a bit. I hold the timber in a vice,...
  49. Replies
    58
    Views
    3,430

    Shame the dont have something like that in...

    Shame the dont have something like that in Brisbane.
  50. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,141

    I get similar results to Derek with the CSK...

    I get similar results to Derek with the CSK bimetal blade. I dont even know how to use a bandsaw properly, but I have resawn timber maybe 200mm high with the same result. Even resawn some merbou to...
Results 1 to 50 of 595
Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4