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    Sorry to hear you have been laid up but good to...

    Sorry to hear you have been laid up but good to hear "you are back on the rails".

    Looking good and John just adds that bit to it. You could always add a "Sam" to the jump seat, but he might loose...
  2. Here are a couple of products to assist with...

    Here are a couple of products to assist with aligning track saw rails. https://betterleytools.com/products/straight-line-connector-for-aligning-track-saw-rails.html or...
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    To reduce the dust problem I spent a few dollars...

    To reduce the dust problem I spent a few dollars to get a dedicated vacuum cleaner / dust extractor to connect up to my plunge saw, router, sander and planer. Also have an adapter for the impact...
  4. What a fine job Handy and you have done. Lots of...

    What a fine job Handy and you have done. Lots of pick ups with this one.

    I thought it came out of the Peterbilt factory, rather than the Ford workshop.
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    Fit Liberals - Tony Abbot as mentioned above....

    Fit Liberals - Tony Abbot as mentioned above. John Howard on his daily walks.
    Unfit pollies or want to be's - Clive Palmer. (If successful he may require more than one seat.)

    I work in a medical...
  6. In my case I went looking for a screw. Used a...

    In my case I went looking for a screw. Used a dremel with sand drum and all I found was the old red primer and then bare wood. Just a good fit.
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    Could Rocket pull 10 carriages? Not sure. Light...

    Could Rocket pull 10 carriages? Not sure. Light traction unit, with only a single driven axle; but the tare weight of the load would also be fairly light. It was designed to pull about 13 1/2 tons...
  8. I have just had a similar experience replacing...

    I have just had a similar experience replacing sash cords.
    In your case I would do as Beardy suggest, use a multi tool to cut the nails.
    In my case I had no fasteners, but the covers were a good...
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    For a few years I had a casual job cutting shapes...

    For a few years I had a casual job cutting shapes (for souvenirs) out of 3 and 6 mm MDF. Just had a vacuum cleaner to help with dust control but it kept the line clear. Wore dust mask and safety...
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    "I tried to get some Modeller's Ply but no luck....

    "I tried to get some Modeller's Ply but no luck. Went to Bunnings and they can get a special order of 2.7mm ply BUT minimum order quantity was 5 sheets. I would need to be making another 10 carriages...
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    FREE: VIC :(:sad2::weeping: Sorry no longer in one piece.

    :(:sad2::weeping: Sorry no longer in one piece.
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    Coming along nicely. With the roof, if using...

    Coming along nicely.
    With the roof, if using MDF, rather than steaming try cutting notches the length of the roof about 2/3 the thickness and see if you can get the curve. You will have some notches...
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    It is amazing what people pick up from hard...

    It is amazing what people pick up from hard rubbish collection. i have had the following picked up before the "official" collection.
    Arm chair, foot stool, lamp (cord cut), four loud speakers,...
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    You might find that there is something running in...

    You might find that there is something running in the background. If I have location turned on, my Samsung J8 will use more battery than when it is off, which is most of the time.
    Not sure if you...
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    You might find that there is something running in...

    You might find that there is something running in the background. If I have location turned on, my Samsung J8 will use more battery than when it is off, which is most of the time.
    Not sure if you...
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    If they are long enough, for extra strength try...

    If they are long enough, for extra strength try skew nailing.
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    Yet Another Scam

    This evening about 6 o'clock, I had a call from a "Les" claiming to be from a company called "Energy Expert" to say I had an amount outstanding on my electricity account and I risked disconnection....
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    QUEENSLAND If you remove the blade from the saw, and the...

    If you remove the blade from the saw, and the tensioner from the top it will come apart. As it is the guides are around the wrong way.
    I use the hand mitre saw when I am cutting aluminum sides for...
  19. If you have a router, what about slot cutting...

    If you have a router, what about slot cutting bits. CARB-I-TOOL - Router Bit and Accessories Catalogue - NOVEMBER 2015
  20. Thread: cooking

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    No wonder it is not cooked. That's only 60...

    No wonder it is not cooked.
    That's only 60 degrees. In my non metric oven though it would be 140. :?
  21. Thread: Nails

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    Yes nails still have there place. Pre battery...

    Yes nails still have there place.
    Pre battery tools, there was a lot of time spent in drilling holes and putting in screws.
    Nails can be ideal depending on the material, but also consider there...
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    If you want a challenge, the B class has a...

    If you want a challenge, the B class has a streamlined nose at both ends.
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    FREE: VIC Chipboard

    Aarggh, you are correct. It is laminated chipboard.
    Still open to offers. If none received I will be cutting it up for disposal and firewood, though not likely for the next week.

    Another couple...
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    Keith, the though of you making a second (and...

    Keith, the though of you making a second (and third) carriage for the Stephenson's Rocket would be awesome, but then the house becomes a showroom and the shed the bedroom. (Probably a better option...
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    FREE: VIC These two images (also in the opening post) show...

    These two images (also in the opening post) show the underside of the top, and the inside of where the two sections of the body join together. That is areas that would not normally be seen. You will...
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    FREE: VIC I will be able to look for you on the weekend.

    I will be able to look for you on the weekend.
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    At this point of time I do not even know how many...

    At this point of time I do not even know how many candidates are standing for either house in my electorate. Part of the reason might be that a lot of what gets put in my letter box goes straight in...
  28. VICTORIA The Midi is a great size to carry from site to...

    The Midi is a great size to carry from site to site.

    Is the cord storage removable to make the unit more compact?
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    FREE: VIC Buffet for material

    L shaped buffet which has been dismantled. Appears to have solid timber top and end panels. About 2 metres long.
    Could be re assembled if required. Will only be available for a short time as the...
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    The crane is well made. Although you state it...

    The crane is well made.
    Although you state it will be further back, my opinion is that it should be moved towards the cab. Without a reference to an actual vehicle, my reasoning is so that it is...
  31. Thread: Ikea fun

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    There have been times when I have been in and out...

    There have been times when I have been in and out in 10 minutes. Just need to know where you are going.

    You now know the secret of Ikea stores. Trap you inside so you buy, or is it good bye?
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    I have a similar size compressor. Used for...

    I have a similar size compressor. Used for checking and inflating car and bike tyres, nail guns and running a die grinder.
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    From the images, as Acco has said, the air intake...

    From the images, as Acco has said, the air intake filter is missing.
    The red hose has screw fittings at both ends, the yellow hose has female fittings at both ends. Normally the air hose has a male...
  34. Guy at work was showing a video on his phone at...

    Guy at work was showing a video on his phone at work of a guy using a chainsaw to cut down a tree.
    No obvious problems until he finished cutting and the tree started falling.

    It is then that you...
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    First class passengers would let the servants...

    First class passengers would let the servants handle the luggage. Servants get to travel in third class.

    And your work is only First Class! :2tsup:
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    Where I work full time we have AEG cordless...

    Where I work full time we have AEG cordless tools. I also have my own Makita 18v tools.
    AEG - I can only comment on the drills, drivers, angle grinder and torch that I have used.
    The drills work...
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    The clean undies are for wrapping your digit to...

    The clean undies are for wrapping your digit to stop blood spoiling the finish of your work.

    Also recommend the normal PPE of eye protection and hearing protection.
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    First class seats for a first class job. Give...

    First class seats for a first class job.
    Give Keith a problem and he comes up with a solution. :2tsup:
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    Looks first class to me. Better than walking. A...

    Looks first class to me. Better than walking. A bit of shelter from the weather too.
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    Tell 'em their dreaming. Perhaps the decimal...

    Tell 'em their dreaming.

    Perhaps the decimal point is in the wrong place.
  41. The other way around the problem is to just use a...

    The other way around the problem is to just use a long air hose instead of a long extension lead.
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    I have a scroll saw that was bought at a wood...

    I have a scroll saw that was bought at a wood work show in the late 1990's. (They were good shows.) Very basic. I can use plane or pinned blades. Managed with just the on/off switch on the saw.
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    Wait long enough and that will be a true ad;...

    Wait long enough and that will be a true ad; including the price. :oo:
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    Well Done Keith (& Co.).:2tsup: Now its time to...

    Well Done Keith (& Co.).:2tsup:
    Now its time to get back on track with the carriage build. No more chasing kitty and jack for a while. :rolleyes:
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    I have a Festool ETS 150/5. I needed to sand a...

    I have a Festool ETS 150/5. I needed to sand a couple of tables in the owners apartment so dust extraction was very important. I already had other Festool gear including dust extractor. Systainer is...
  46. Handy sure built a sweet truck with some help...

    Handy sure built a sweet truck with some help from Crowie. I guess next time it will be a Peterbilt.
    How many eggs can it hold? Depends on the size of the eggs.
    Hope the community club does well as...
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    Well if it wasn't a bloody shovel before it...

    Well if it wasn't a bloody shovel before it probably is now.
    My advice would be to let him keep the bloody shovel.
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    Well if it is not on the "right side" it must be...

    Well if it is not on the "right side" it must be on the "wrong side".
    Use a mirror so it looks OK!
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    Enjoying this build. Keep up the good work. Love...

    Enjoying this build. Keep up the good work.
    Love the seats but note the steering wheel is not on the "right" side. :rolleyes:
    I am sure you will come up the correct rims for the Buick.
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    NEW You could take it back - "Sorry none left in...

    You could take it back - "Sorry none left in stock. You can wait until we next stock it (whenever that is), or have your money back."

    Aldi tools can be a lottery. Many are good, others not worth...
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