Search:

Type: Posts; User: doug3030

Page 1 of 84 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.26 seconds.

  1. Replies
    11
    Views
    386

    I have had an engine crane for quite a while. It...

    I have had an engine crane for quite a while. It was great when I moved house last time. It got all the machines into the trailer. I also put all my timber on pallets and loaded them with the engine...
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    561

    If your dust extractor is pulling enough air out...

    If your dust extractor is pulling enough air out of the machine I would think you would be better off NOT sealing around the door. The seals would restrict the clean air being pulled into the saw to...
  3. Replies
    651
    Views
    82,126

    Ok, here's mine. I will talk through it on...

    Ok, here's mine. I will talk through it on Friday.

    502261
  4. Consider it? I probably over-thought that too. :B

    Consider it? I probably over-thought that too. :B
  5. Replies
    17
    Views
    561

    It would be a right PITA to change the bandsaw...

    It would be a right PITA to change the bandsaw blade.
  6. Might be a good job I took the night off if...

    Might be a good job I took the night off if over-thinking was the problem. It's one of my strong points.
  7. We know :rolleyes:

    We know :rolleyes:
  8. Replies
    651
    Views
    82,126

    I cant be completely sure but I think that is...

    I cant be completely sure but I think that is where I got my Wixey gauge I installed on my thicknesser maybe 5 of 6 years back.

    I did a WIP thread on the install because there was quite a bit of...
  9. The NRL Grand final kicks off at 6:30 pm in...

    The NRL Grand final kicks off at 6:30 pm in Queensland tonight. This is now coincidentally the same time as the 7:30 Sunday chat in Victoria.

    While I am not a fan of either of the competing...
  10. In my Veritas Mk II jig, the axle hole of the...

    In my Veritas Mk II jig, the axle hole of the inner roller is off-centre by an even amount each end.

    501776501777

    The axle is locked in to the inner roller with a grub screw and an outer...
  11. Matt, it may have slipped your mind but this...

    Matt, it may have slipped your mind but this Sunday is the day that Australia goes from three easy to understand timezones to five confusing ones.

    Did you mean 7.30 AEST or AEDST?

    This small...
  12. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,086

    There's no doubt that the real talent at...

    There's no doubt that the real talent at Woodpeckers is in the marketing department.

    Most of their offerings are "one trick ponies" costing a fortune to do one of the tasks easily performed by...
  13. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,086

    I haven't seen any recent ads for the knock-off...

    I haven't seen any recent ads for the knock-off Woodpecker tools like the drill locator for quite a while now.

    My feeds were full of them a few months back but I kept reporting them as fakes or...
  14. That one cost me about $3200 I think. You can get...

    That one cost me about $3200 I think. You can get a single speed one for a fair bit less but you really need the variable speed particularly if using it on wood. If I was buying one now (nearly four...
  15. It was never intended to be a polished Youtube...

    It was never intended to be a polished Youtube performance. It was transmitted live without the chance to edit or review the quality. We just went out there and turned on the lights and got into it....
  16. Replies
    75
    Views
    2,429

    I guess Bundy Rum could stand some improvement. ...

    I guess Bundy Rum could stand some improvement.

    In my travels I have collected quite a few wine barrel staves or parts thereof, including a piece of a Bundy Rum barrel.

    Whenever I take shavings...
  17. Sometime during the evening's program, I will...

    Sometime during the evening's program, I will switch to a live broadcast from the shed to demonstrate some very effective techniques for accurately grinding and honing bevels, straight and skewed.
    ...
  18. Replies
    651
    Views
    82,126

    Thanks Paul. I agree with pretty much all you...

    Thanks Paul.

    I agree with pretty much all you are saying there, but I think it is pretty much impossible to grade the difficulty of the project by catch-all descriptions such as knife, chisel,...
  19. Replies
    651
    Views
    82,126

    I just want to clarify a few things that may have...

    I just want to clarify a few things that may have gotten confusing today when we were talking about annealing and normalising.

    501418501419

    Both screenshots come from the same website: Metal...
  20. My new shed computer has arrived. :D:cool: ...

    My new shed computer has arrived. :D:cool:

    501284
  21. Well that's just great! In he came for just...

    Well that's just great!

    In he came for just one meeting, sets the topic for the next one then blows up his computer (ironically the topic he nominated) and disappears never to be seen again.
    ...
  22. My current shed computer is a basic but modern...

    My current shed computer is a basic but modern laptop.

    I use it to play music, usually 1970's youtube playlists.

    I also have the tables of cutting speeds for the metal lathe and milling...
  23. Ideally, accurate measurement is the way to go...

    Ideally, accurate measurement is the way to go but not everyone has access to them or knowledge to operate them effectively.

    The important thing to be able to do is to tell whether a change you...
  24. Replies
    367
    Views
    13,714

    Exactly - and we protect ourselves from influenza...

    Exactly - and we protect ourselves from influenza with an annual vaccine.

    Even before Covid I had to show proof of influenza vaccination before being allowed to visit my mother in a nursing home....
  25. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,086

    Not sure about that. I have gotten items...

    Not sure about that.

    I have gotten items delivered from China to Melbourne in 48 hours but anything I have ever ordered from WA takes over two weeks.

    Once I got a large package from Mainland...
  26. Cross section area is a guide but not exact. Very...

    Cross section area is a guide but not exact. Very little is exact, particularly if you don't have BobL's measuring gear.

    When you go from 1 x 6" to 3 x 4" you get a bigger cross section but that...
  27. Get a WIFI booster. I think mine cost me $20.

    Get a WIFI booster. I think mine cost me $20.
  28. Sometimes it is good to go with 4" ducting. A...

    Sometimes it is good to go with 4" ducting. A good example would be to split the 6" duct into three 4" ducts to go to three collection sites on a bandsaw.

    Also, some machines are just too damn...
  29. If you decide to go with 4" ducting you might as...

    If you decide to go with 4" ducting you might as well go with a 1 hp dusty. The extra HP will move very little extra air until you increase the size of the ducting too. a 2hp with 6" ducting moves...
  30. Hi Lemery, As you may have suspected you are...

    Hi Lemery,

    As you may have suspected you are currently standing at the top of a very slippery slope.

    I think almost everyone who has contributed to the DE forum has at some time had a setup...
  31. Replies
    367
    Views
    13,714

    So, an aged care facility has a duty of care to...

    So, an aged care facility has a duty of care to their employees, customers and visitors but a Supermarket or other businesses don't?
  32. Replies
    367
    Views
    13,714

    I am not a health-worker. My mother has been...

    I am not a health-worker.

    My mother has been in aged care for five years. My father is now in there with her for the past year. My partner's mother has been in aged care in a different state for...
  33. Replies
    367
    Views
    13,714

    Not quite. Carrying a knife as an action in...

    Not quite. Carrying a knife as an action in itself does not kill anyone. You have to use the knife to kill, not just wave it around. I carried a knife on me from the age of 14 right through til I...
  34. For Matt, as requested - my secret recipe for...

    For Matt, as requested - my secret recipe for handle/bench finish

    1 part Pure gum terpentine
    1 part BLO
    add grated bees wax until you can't get more to dissolve

    Shake well before pplying.
    ...
  35. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,108

    Yep - I really hate that curve look. Does my head...

    Yep - I really hate that curve look. Does my head in too.

    Glasses on to mark something, glasses off to look at the whole item, find the place to mark the next thing, glasses back on, rinse...
  36. Replies
    367
    Views
    13,714

    When I was in Indonesia in the 1990's a...

    When I was in Indonesia in the 1990's a counterfeiting ring was exposed because their "money" was better than the real thing. :rolleyes:
  37. Replies
    367
    Views
    13,714

    As a former Warrant Officer in the Army, I was,...

    As a former Warrant Officer in the Army, I was, on a few occasions, responsible for preparations for taking large numbers of soldiers overseas. One of my responsibilities was to ensure that all...
  38. Replies
    367
    Views
    13,714

    It only worked in the 1960's because back then...

    It only worked in the 1960's because back then virtually no household and very few businesses had the facilities to make a credible copy of the document. Now, there are few households which do not...
  39. Replies
    18
    Views
    714

    One thing I have found to help with space...

    One thing I have found to help with space management.

    I used to put my shelving along the walls and that seemed to work at the time. I have since started putting my shelving perpendicular to the...
  40. Replies
    3
    Views
    396

    what are they made of?

    Here's a classic from the Big Green Shed.

    Have a look at the the product dimensions (blue arrow)

    If that isn't bad enough look at the red arrow. Thats 20kg per scroll saw blade. Must be made...
  41. Well it all started with chainsaws - Kind of...

    Well it all started with chainsaws - Kind of understandable, being a woodwork forum and all - but there are always sinister connotations around chainsaws. I should have seen the warning signs but I...
  42. Is there some sort of competition on between the...

    Is there some sort of competition on between the Sunday Round Table Jabber and the Friday Lunch Prattle over which gathering can come up with the most gruesome discussion topics? Things are going...
  43. Doesn't measure projects or doesn't measure time?...

    Doesn't measure projects or doesn't measure time? :D
  44. Replies
    651
    Views
    82,126

    I will be absent, getting my second shot of AZ. ...

    I will be absent, getting my second shot of AZ.

    Great topic and wish I could be there to see what curiosities emerge from deep in the toolchests.

    It would be greatly appreciated if people...
  45. Replies
    367
    Views
    13,714

    Where did I even mention an individual city?...

    Where did I even mention an individual city? :rolleyes:
  46. Here is the link I promised to post on the...

    Here is the link I promised to post on the Rockwell testing files

    https://www.artisansupplies.com.au/product/rockwell-hardness-test-files/
  47. Replies
    367
    Views
    13,714

    As I see it, If NSW had implemented a proper...

    As I see it, If NSW had implemented a proper lockdown in a timely manner and enforced the rules properly then Victoria would not be in it's current position. And taking it one stage further, all of...
  48. Replies
    367
    Views
    13,714

    I agree that any level of uptake of vaccination...

    I agree that any level of uptake of vaccination is going to be beneficial, but there is also the downside, and teh Delta strain is going to accentuate that downside. Vaccinated people are still able...
  49. Replies
    651
    Views
    82,126

    It's all Pagie's fault for using the "C" words. ...

    It's all Pagie's fault for using the "C" words.

    Castration, Circumcision, Chainsaw ... :rolleyes:

    499801
  50. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,086

    I have seen this and a few others of a similar...

    I have seen this and a few others of a similar nature - that is being knockoffs of Woodpecker tools being sold at prices much lower than Woodpeckers do. I have been reporting them as possible scams...
Results 1 to 50 of 4155
Page 1 of 84 1 2 3 4