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16th Sep 2014 10:55 PM
SCMS Dust Extraction
Thanks Bob. I am going to have to talk to my friendly electrician to make this up I think. (2,263 views, 31 replies)
16th Sep 2014 10:51 PM
Picked up a McMillan MA15 Air compressor
Hi Peter, Mine is a 3hp but i think it's only about 10CFM. I would aim for a 16CFM at least, since you don't have 3 phase you can't really go bigger easily. I'm tossing up whether to buy one of the... (468 views, 15 replies)
16th Sep 2014 10:47 PM
Down Under Turn Around 2014.
SOME MORE PHOTOS OF A GREAT WEEKEND. (2,006 views, 29 replies)
16th Sep 2014 10:39 PM
Melbourne T&WWW Show - FORUM STAND 2014
Greg hoping to be there Friday and Sunday, can do Friday 3 to 4 or 4 to 5 or both. On Sunday I can do 2 to 4. (2,907 views, 19 replies)
16th Sep 2014 10:36 PM
So for a dowelmax bench you havent actually seen it in action that much yet, thats because of that PITA top needed flattening etc, So tonight adjusted the leg rails to the width of the bench as its a... (1,177 views, 15 replies)
16th Sep 2014 10:35 PM
Borax in water that runs on bandsawblade ?
:) smartarse. no, (incase your not having a lend) I've got into bandsaw milling. Its a horizontal bandsaw mill. You have to run water on the blade when its cutting green timber as a lubricant,... (1,167 views, 15 replies)
16th Sep 2014 10:24 PM
Nice work there Derek even space around the draws, did you use wood for the draw slides anda nice clock also:2tsup::2tsup: regards john. (532 views, 5 replies)
16th Sep 2014 10:18 PM
Torpedos in Split - Any Interest?
This one isn't mine, but it's identical. Well actually, I had to make the bend in front of the gearbox, as mine didn't have that - must have been for an A or B model. If you want dimensions I'll... (657 views, 22 replies)
16th Sep 2014 10:14 PM
Best local timbers for handling hammers?
I thought of you, Paul when I read that about the reaction wood :U Boy, you did skim that document if you'd read the second paragraph you'd now that Oregon is an abrupt transition conifer and has... (1,582 views, 42 replies)
16th Sep 2014 09:52 PM
How hard is it to get a trailer GTM reduced?
Talk to one of the trailer mobs (brooks, Treg, ect.). They will know what you can and cant do. The trailer mobs might just be able to replate it and derate it for you. (264 views, 3 replies)
16th Sep 2014 09:46 PM
Early on in the thread some reference was made to electricians being involved in a high proportion of deaths by electrocution. Not surprising really as they are the people in most contact (oops,... (2,973 views, 29 replies)
16th Sep 2014 09:37 PM
spare time in Adelaide
From what I understand the Malls Balls (sorry spheres) have just had a polish and could be worth a look ....... (616 views, 6 replies)
16th Sep 2014 09:32 PM
Exhaust Length and Tortuosity - Impact on DC Performance
Gareth, After my dust collection system was upgraded Ronboult was kind enough to bring his clever instruments to my shop to measure the airflow. The results were clear. The biggest losses were... (858 views, 6 replies)
16th Sep 2014 09:24 PM
A not so nubie trying to catch up......?
Hello Fletty, I understand the situation. Did a dummy spit two years ago and did as close to a proper job on dust collection as I could. BobL was a constant and reliable guide, and others like... (959 views, 4 replies)
16th Sep 2014 09:21 PM
Pricing your work
Local craft fairs are a lot like school fetes when the school asks you to donate a cake for the cake stall - the cake that cost you $8.90 in ingredients ends up on the $4 cake table. Craft fairs are... (330 views, 5 replies)
16th Sep 2014 09:07 PM
The prettiest wood is under the ground Evan...did a Jacaranda and Bloodwood today as well...those pics tomorrow http://d1r5wj36adg1sk.cloud front.net/images/smilies/smile.gif...glad you like ém... (571 views, 10 replies)
16th Sep 2014 09:03 PM
Filter or cyclone?
Just to support wobbz ... I followed BobL's advice and put my 2 HP vac outside under a hood and ran about 6 metres of 50 mm PVC pipe into the shop. I also removed the filters from the vac (careful,... (2,741 views, 35 replies)
16th Sep 2014 09:01 PM
What Mortise and tenon for a bed?
Thanks for the suggestions guys, although as Astrodog says I'd prefer to leave metal out of it. Yeah I'll be making it a king single for sure, might as well do it once. I wasn't fully thinking it... (248 views, 6 replies)
16th Sep 2014 09:01 PM
Why does the rubbed surface do this?
Unfortunately, scratches are what are needed to ensure that the new layer can adhere once the poly is out of its green stage and is no longer chemically reactive... ...well, adhere is the wrong... (990 views, 7 replies)
16th Sep 2014 08:42 PM
Red Cedar pen blanks
Cheers Steve...Sold to you...MM (552 views, 5 replies)