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    Another vote for isopropyl alcohol. I wonder if...

    Another vote for isopropyl alcohol.
    I wonder if the haze is from spreading the film around - you need to do one wipe, then turn to a clean section.
    I use (lots of) newspaper for the initial passes.
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    I don't have any experience with "Parallels" but...

    I don't have any experience with "Parallels" but have used "VirtualBox" on Windows and Linux PCs.

    This link might give you some ideas to follow up on:
    VMware Vs VirtualBox Vs Parallels: Which One...
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    Whereabouts on the Central Coast? We have...

    Whereabouts on the Central Coast?
    We have several packages of clay from when my daughter was interested in pottery...
  4. Umm... there's quite a few bits of various fruit...

    Umm... there's quite a few bits of various fruit trees, and some steaming involved. Or if you mean "grain" literally, it's probably because the grain has been milled and sifted, then boiled for a few...
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    Not toys, not all wooden, but handmade & Christmassy
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    Re: the wobble - "throwing off the hump" can...

    Re: the wobble - "throwing off the hump" can overcome that. YouTube has lots of examples of developing countries where rudimentary potter's wheels have large amounts of wobble.
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    Do you have some way of stopping the clay slurry...

    Do you have some way of stopping the clay slurry from running down the drive shaft where it comes through the bottom of the splash guard?

    Wheels tend to have a tube coming up from the base of the...
  8. Thread: Diy cnc

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    Another option may be : CNC Routers - 3DTEK |...

    Another option may be :

    CNC Routers - 3DTEK | AU Shop


    I haven't dealt with them, but I think there are a couple of owners of these kits here on these forums.
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    Your answer will depend on: What software are...

    Your answer will depend on:

    What software are you using to do the downloading
    What operating system are you using
    What format is the disk
    Disk hardware (cache size and strategy)
    What is the...
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    eBay has plenty of options to replace that (once...

    eBay has plenty of options to replace that (once you get the last bit out :))
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    Christmas tree decoration

    There isn't much Christmas activity in here - where are the bandsawn reindeer etc.?
    Merry Christmas!
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  12. It's also worth looking at Thingiverse for things...

    It's also worth looking at Thingiverse for things like this - you may have to scale the items, or convert formats, but there is a lot of worthwhile models.

    For example, a search for "sleigh"
    ...
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    "river table" seems to be a good term to google...

    "river table" seems to be a good term to google for; and a few resin suppliers have bulletin boards to support use of their products.

    Eg:
    How to make a Live-Edge Resin River Waterfall Table...
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    The official line I got was that all ads *are* a...

    The official line I got was that all ads *are* a result of my search history. Hopefully that's being reconsidered these days...
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    Paul Sellers offers an alternative philosophy...

    Paul Sellers offers an alternative philosophy here:
    Scraper Burnishers That Work - Paul Sellers' Blog

    I used the shaft of whatever screwdriver was handy (learned from my dad), and that still...
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    19mm is long enough, according to at least one...

    19mm is long enough, according to at least one commercial product, and there's another with quite a short rod:
    ...
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    This morning we learned that belt sanders are...

    This morning we learned that belt sanders are noisy, dusty, prone to throwing the workpiece (or themselves) around, and that belts stored for a while last about 2 minutes before the belt joint fails....
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    I haven't seen the project paperwork, just...

    I haven't seen the project paperwork, just offered access to tools and supervision to hopefully get it done in time.
    He wanted to reuse & recycle, so the plywood is the only new material.
    Legs...
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    Year10 student's pallet wood coffee table

    I've been supporting a kid who finally got approval to do a table - 2 weeks out from the assessment deadline!
    It seems the teacher wanted 3 of them to collaborate on a key hanger, and only gave the...
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    It seems like there are two modes: Milling,...

    It seems like there are two modes:
    Milling, where the tool is locked to the Z-axis, and
    'floating', where it can move up and down separately to the Z-axis. In this mode, does the white nose piece...
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    Workout/gym weights are typically $1/kg on...

    Workout/gym weights are typically $1/kg on gumtree, or brand new about twice that in Kmart.
  22. Two out of the box ideas are: bits from...

    Two out of the box ideas are:
    bits from household ceramic disc taps, or
    ceramic disc wind chimes.
  23. Not sure about cutting the slots, but I have read...

    Not sure about cutting the slots, but I have read of hammering the keys to compress them a bit, then they expand with the glue to fill irregularities in the slots.
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    Nearly finished - only 1 part to go, and saving...

    Nearly finished - only 1 part to go, and saving that for the person who gave me the kit ��
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  25. Like this... Cable Latch Systems | Latch Lock...

    Like this...
    Cable Latch Systems | Latch Lock Pins | Glassmaster Controls
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    Dodgy sketch on phone ��
    Orange rubber band pushes blue pin into hole in the end of the leg, keeping it held up.
    To release the legs, pull the black ring, pulling the pins back out of the...
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    More hours invested - steering, dashboard,...

    More hours invested - steering, dashboard, bodywork, lights, flexible number plate...
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    Running chassis, bodywork and trim still to go...

    Running chassis, bodywork and trim still to go
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    Wheels and tyres 461244 Tiny fiddly bearings ...

    Wheels and tyres
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    Tiny fiddly bearings
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    Rubber band motor
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    Ugears Roadster

    I've been given a Ugears Roadster kit, which I'm currently working on.
    (It's a grown-up toy, and could possibly be an automata; it's laser cut, so gets a CNC tag.)

    Very impressed with the...
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    Like these? Oak and Walnut Wave Box - Stephenson...

    Like these?
    Oak and Walnut Wave Box - Stephenson Design Furniture
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    Huon Pine Fan, he used olive oil 460432

    Huon Pine Fan,
    he used olive oil
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    I'm surprised that Marvel haven't sold...

    I'm surprised that Marvel haven't sold advertising space on the Hulk.
    After all, he's just a giant Banner...
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    Slow, interrupted progress... first leg is...

    Slow, interrupted progress...
    first leg is repaired.
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    Have you tried the various compressor...

    Have you tried the various compressor manufacturers?
    This is just grabbed from a Google for "air compressor parts", and I note they do second hand, so may carry bits for brands other than their own...
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    Have you tried the various compressor...

    Have you tried the various compressor manufacturers?
    This is just grabbed from a Google for "air compressor parts", and I note they do second hand, so may carry bits for brands other than their own...
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    That looks like a not uncommon repair. Here's...

    That looks like a not uncommon repair.
    Here's another example:
    Wooden jointer plane repair - by Dave618 @ LumberJocks.com ~ woodworking community
  38. Thread: Seated Turning

    by arose62
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    Video discussing this: YouTube...

    Video discussing this:
    YouTube

    UKworkshop.co.uk Sit down lathe? : Wood Turning - Lathes - UKworkshop.co.uk

    Sit down Lathe Stand | The International Association of Penturners

    More links if...
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    The focus of the assessment was the interior...

    The focus of the assessment was the interior design, rather than the building, so colour, texture, and student's own work were factors. Plus, she likes making things by hand.:)
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    Aldi 3D printer being useful again

    My Aldi 3D printer came in very useful over the last few days - my daughter was doing a hexagonal model house, and needing more arms than an octopus to line up the various walls while visualising,...
  41. At least one person has tried to replicate the...

    At least one person has tried to replicate the Toy Story 2 cleaner's chest in real life:
    https://youtu.be/bSy_3zRT6sA
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    The wheel is made of 3 layers: 456429 456430

    The wheel is made of 3 layers:
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    All I know is it was purchased in NZ, packed for...

    All I know is it was purchased in NZ, packed for transport to Australia, and was unpacked in pieces. The owner had been to the Ashford factory prior to buying the wheel privately.

    The first thing...
  44. Thread: "Home" sign

    by arose62
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    I just looked at the pictures, and thought "CNC"...

    I just looked at the pictures, and thought "CNC"
    (didn't think to check which sub-forum this is posted in)
    Lucky I decided to watch the video, and then watched you make "Frabjous".
    Impressive...
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    The jigsaw continues... 456397 456398 To get...

    The jigsaw continues...
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    To get these pieces together, I had to tilt, twist, and wiggle, and the first attempt took ages. When glueing, I'll need to be able to get them together...
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    Unfortunately, it's not just one leg, it's two...

    Unfortunately, it's not just one leg, it's two legs and both uprights that have been snapped off.
    The holes for the uprights go right through the table
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    so I'll try to knock those...
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    Another spinning wheel repair

    I have spotted a couple of problems with this wheel...
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    Step 1 was to chase down the cardboard box which had been 'protecting' it, and collect the splinters and chips of...
  48. I've just got back from the show, and the one...

    I've just got back from the show, and the one thing that sticks in my mind is the way the young adults I took were treated!
    Two Yr 11 woodwork students, and a woodwork-interested uni student:

    My...
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    The "too old" can be problems with new...

    The "too old" can be problems with new accessories (because there aren't the drivers for them), or security problems which are no longer addressed.
    If you choose to stay on an older version, and be...
  50. If you search for "chisel handle pattern", and...

    If you search for "chisel handle pattern", and choose image results, there are several useful results....
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