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    The robot never happened, a lack of sleep and...

    The robot never happened, a lack of sleep and keenness for woodworking knocked that on the head.

    My boss bought a bluetooth speaker for work and I was unhappy with it's performance so I ordered...
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    Seems you gents were right about glue creep with...

    Seems you gents were right about glue creep with PVA, the owl had quite pronounced bumps at most of the joins so it required a decent sanding before re waxing.
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    Both my builds have been abandoned for the short...

    Both my builds have been abandoned for the short term, the veneers I have do not contrast enough and just look like cheap ply when stacked so I will wait for Top Veneer to reopen and get some more...
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    Thanks gents, as people seem to like them I will...

    Thanks gents, as people seem to like them I will compress my other thread in to one post-

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    Would a depth gauge be accurate enough to do it?...

    Would a depth gauge be accurate enough to do it? Good excuse to get one if you don't already have one.
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    Thanks, like I said I lack tools and a decent...

    Thanks, like I said I lack tools and a decent bench so making things straight and square is not really something I can do so I make quirky stuff that makes my head hurt.

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    Not sure if you have a Mr Ply & Wood anywhere...

    Not sure if you have a Mr Ply & Wood anywhere near you but I found it quite nice to walk in to a store to ask questions and have a staffer fire back facts instead of opinions or tell me that they...
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    Thanks for the info homey and for the kind words...

    Thanks for the info homey and for the kind words :)
    The owl may appear to be a bit of an odd shape but it is a money box that can accommodate a lot of coins, you pop a coin in the top and rotate the...
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    Thanks gents, great to know but I should have...

    Thanks gents, great to know but I should have asked about the glue before starting.
    I used just a bog stock PVA on the owl and there's no creep, would the Titenond be worse?
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    Can finishes reduce glue joint strength?

    Possibly a bit of an odd question but I am laminating a stack of probably fifteen pieces of veneer(Titebond 3) and it will be sanded to show the layers of veneer. I have done this before and have...
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    Rough plan, clock arrived today but it was...

    Rough plan, clock arrived today but it was rubbish quality and stupidly noisy so I bought this one-
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    I'd think the old green ones are as good as the...

    I'd think the old green ones are as good as the current blue ones, my Ryobi was getting past it's used by date, the worn bearings seemed to make it be ore likely to tear out, the on/off switch was...
  13. Thread: Spray gun

    by Ubernoob
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    Yeah they are usually the brand you go for before...

    Yeah they are usually the brand you go for before you go to pro level stuff, they are made in China and that is why they are a bit cheaper than other brands.
    I have an Iwata gravity fed gun, it...
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    I think there is one that would do the job and it...

    I think there is one that would do the job and it is currently on the rise, we just need it to hit the feral ones.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feline_panleukopenia
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    A couple of weeks ago I spotted some baby Banded...

    A couple of weeks ago I spotted some baby Banded Rail birds on my Landcare site, a few days later I saw a cat that had a bell and a name tag running along where the birds would normally walk. I have...
  16. There is no way I'd buy a skin from OS, missing...

    There is no way I'd buy a skin from OS, missing out on a three or five year warranty seems pretty crazy in my eyes.
    I think most of the skins at full Australian RRP still represent excellent value....
  17. I really like that, nicely coloured and detailed....

    I really like that, nicely coloured and detailed.

    Did they really have helipads on the top?
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    Why? He's on a rural property, he has identified...

    Why? He's on a rural property, he has identified that the animal has killed multiple native animals and it appears to be feral.
    Shooting it with a bow should not be an issue as long as it is a...
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    This is the 1/4" trimmer, it worked out to be...

    This is the 1/4" trimmer, it worked out to be about $300 which is okay value, I like these more than the Makita as it is not as top heavy and most of the stuff I rout(route?) is pretty small....
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    Have a couple of toys to make for Christmas this...

    Have a couple of toys to make for Christmas this year, a robot with a small clock in it's stomach area and a jewellery box, haven't made a box yet and I just threw my Triton Workcentre out so it may...
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    You can add bluetooth speakers to the the Echo-...

    You can add bluetooth speakers to the the Echo- https://www.techjunkie.com/integrate-amazon-echo-bluetooth-speakers/


    I got given a Google Home thingy but I have zero trust in Google so it is...
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    All went well over there, my brother was happy...

    All went well over there, my brother was happy with the motorised head but just as I was about to head over he decided he wanted a portable macro rig so he ordered some bits and we got building. It...
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    All done and working well, gave it a stress test...

    All done and working well, gave it a stress test with a 400mm lens and used the camera body's mount.
    Apologies for the rubbish pic.
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    Almost finished, I decided to paint when it was...

    Almost finished, I decided to paint when it was far too cold and humid for the paint so it will need some touching up tomorrow.

    It looks very simple but it was quite a lot of work, keeping...
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    I haven't been able to do a huge amount as I...

    I haven't been able to do a huge amount as I can't get in touch with the guy I was hoping would do the machining.

    Painted the lower mount/motor housing, it looks okay, there are a couple of...
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    Ohhhhh, I am a bit slow, I thought he wanted 16...

    Ohhhhh, I am a bit slow, I thought he wanted 16 watch boxes.
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    The second motor finally arrived so I did a quick...

    The second motor finally arrived so I did a quick test to see if the fitment is right and now I can get the adaptors machined up and finish it off.

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  28. Thread: Hummer

    by Ubernoob
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    Wow, that is an amazing build!

    Wow, that is an amazing build!
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    Wow, that is very nice!

    Wow, that is very nice!
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    I am a freak and have promised myself that the...

    I am a freak and have promised myself that the last three phones will be the last Windows phone I will own, I currently have a HP one and it is pretty crazy for an old phone. It has a dock that is...
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    440305 That is the top part roughly sorted, I...

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    That is the top part roughly sorted, I can't finish it as I need an adaptor machined to connect the output shaft to the platform. It is annoying as this one is 3/8" and there are cheap off...
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    CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
  33. Metabo do a battery 9" grinder if you want to get...

    Metabo do a battery 9" grinder if you want to get really serious- https://www.metabo.com/us/enus/tools/cordless-tools/cordless-angle-grinder/wpb-36-ltx-bl-230-613101640-9-cordless-angle-grinder.html
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    Cal, that is an extremely kind gesture, I will...

    Cal, that is an extremely kind gesture, I will ask my brother if he has anything like it before saying yes. He did have quite a bit of studio gear years ago but I'm not sure if that made it to...
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    With the Gitzo tripod you can wind the centre...

    With the Gitzo tripod you can wind the centre column up to attach the camera on the bottom mount and then lower it then he can shoot via remote, even though the camera is 10yrs old it still allows...
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    Thanks Cal, my brother has one or two of them and...

    Thanks Cal, my brother has one or two of them and can't use them. He's had three carpel tunnel ops and they didn't work very well, his tremors and spasms stop him from levelling the camera.

    The...
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    This is all happening again but in a very...

    This is all happening again but in a very different way, there is no longer a motorised mast and the head will be timber and fibreglass but no timber will be visible. I have two Chinese 2.5RPM...
  38. I ended up with the Cheap meter as the rep gave...

    I ended up with the Cheap meter as the rep gave me an offer I couldn't refuse on a lightly used unit and I thought I might buy the better one later but the cheapie seems to do what I want. I do work...
  39. I have only just got around to ordering a meter,...

    I have only just got around to ordering a meter, I was going to go with the Hioki 4256 but I have opted for the best in their range, the 4282. It doesn't do a million things but it's a brand people...
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    BobL You'd be horrified if you saw my old man...

    BobL You'd be horrified if you saw my old man soldering, he does all of his soldering inside caravan usually with the doors and windows closed. He is 69 and does have short term memory problems but...
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    I use the BBQ, cylinder heads don't fit in the...

    I use the BBQ, cylinder heads don't fit in the oven.
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    Yup, I went straight off and looked at pictures...

    Yup, I went straight off and looked at pictures and you are correct, not even a mini would look right with hard 90deg angles.
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    That is a fantastic monster truck! It has also...

    That is a fantastic monster truck!

    It has also made me realise that I am an idiot, a friend asked me if I could make something similar to her 34 Tudor and I said no. But, the way you have done the...
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    Still no new toys but I have been doing loads of...

    Still no new toys but I have been doing loads of Landcare and may have a medium size and a couple of smaller Camphor Laurels to cut down in the future.
    I have never worked with the timber but some...
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    What would happen if one of these units caught...

    What would happen if one of these units caught fire and you had to make an insurance claim? If an insurance company can blame a non compliant piece of equipment for house/Men's Shed damage surely...
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    I have a cheap nasty almost dead Ryobi and I...

    I have a cheap nasty almost dead Ryobi and I recently use a mate's RTO700CX and I hated it, it is very top heavy and I had trouble keeping it perpendicular to the timber when doing finer stuff. I...
  47. No not this type but we did have a business many...

    No not this type but we did have a business many years ago and had one of the earlier types and it probably slowed the cheeky sods down but from memory the seals let go and allowed them to push the...
  48. Clearguard? The video is pretty average but it...

    Clearguard?
    The video is pretty average but it gives you an idea on how tough it is.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pW62PuTLwDg
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    Sort of a toy, sort of wood...... Got annoyed by...

    Sort of a toy, sort of wood......
    Got annoyed by a friend's subwoofer floating around with his passengers so I figured I'd make a safer more stealthy enclosure. It was a bit more difficult than I...
  50. Wow, that is a serious amount of work, well and...

    Wow, that is a serious amount of work, well and truly beyond my capabilities.

    Does the Audio DSP do any EQ or time alignment at all?

    The OP has the issue worked out so I'm sure the derail is...
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