Search:

Type: Posts; User: doug3030

Page 1 of 83 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.15 seconds.

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

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

    501284
  2. 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.
    ...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    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....
  6. Replies
    20
    Views
    872

    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...
  7. 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...
  8. Get a WIFI booster. I think mine cost me $20.

    Get a WIFI booster. I think mine cost me $20.
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    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?
  13. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    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...
  14. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    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...
  15. 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.
    ...
  16. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,018

    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...
  17. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    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:
  18. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    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...
  19. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    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...
  20. Replies
    14
    Views
    557

    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...
  21. Replies
    3
    Views
    332

    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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. Doesn't measure projects or doesn't measure time?...

    Doesn't measure projects or doesn't measure time? :D
  25. Replies
    635
    Views
    74,825

    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...
  26. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

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

    Where did I even mention an individual city? :rolleyes:
  27. 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/
  28. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    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...
  29. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    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...
  30. Replies
    635
    Views
    74,825

    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
  31. Replies
    20
    Views
    872

    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...
  32. Replies
    160
    Views
    22,609

    No problem at all Steven, hopefully my reply will...

    No problem at all Steven, hopefully my reply will help you find what you were looking for. :2tsup:
  33. Replies
    160
    Views
    22,609

    Not sure of the relevance to Rob Cosman's vise...

    Not sure of the relevance to Rob Cosman's vise hardware to my build, since I didn't use any of Rob's hardware and any resemblance to his bench is purely coincidental.

    The vise screws in my bench...
  34. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    However, these statistics could be skewed because...

    However, these statistics could be skewed because the vaccine is not evenly distributed among the population. More unvaccinated people might be catching Covid because they fall into a demographic...
  35. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    It is not the people working from home that are...

    It is not the people working from home that are the big users of Netflix etc. It is all the others who can't go out and clog up the supermarkets and shopping centres or going to school/uni. Their...
  36. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    One of the most common-sense things to come out...

    One of the most common-sense things to come out of Covid is the Telehealth appointments. Bob, your doctor is probably claiming an appointment fee from Medicare when he writes you up a script under...
  37. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    Warb, you may be able to answer this. Do you mean...

    Warb, you may be able to answer this. Do you mean the pharmacies who offer the $6.60 scripts that pensioners and us DVA Gold Card holders are entitled to at $5.60? I thought that these still count...
  38. Replies
    8
    Views
    809

    SOLD: If nobody here wants it, put it up on Facebook...

    If nobody here wants it, put it up on Facebook for $300 and let some idiot beat you down to $150. :rolleyes:
  39. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    If common sense was indeed common, there would be...

    If common sense was indeed common, there would be no need for most of the laws that exist. But as people get stupider, stupid governments seem to think that making more stupid laws will fix the...
  40. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    There are also government incentives for...

    There are also government incentives for companies to conduct research. I have a relative who works for the Research and Development Tax Incentive Office of the Federal Government. There are...
  41. Replies
    128
    Views
    10,932

    David, the desk frames with electric motors have...

    David, the desk frames with electric motors have been around for a long time, but have recently dropped in price dramatically.

    Last year when Jools started working from home we got her a manual...
  42. Replies
    128
    Views
    10,932

    Last time I replied to this thread, a few...

    Last time I replied to this thread, a few lockdowns ago, I was working on completing my bench "on my bench" with the benchtop upside down.



    Now, I have ANOTHER BENCH upside-down on my...
  43. Thread: shed or shop

    by doug3030
    Replies
    21
    Views
    611

    For me it is a contextual thing. At my...

    For me it is a contextual thing.

    At my previous home I had two sheds; a 6x12m shed where my tools etc were housed and I mostly did my woodwork, and a 3x6m galvanised "lawnlocker" where I stored...
  44. Replies
    635
    Views
    74,825

    So it's BYO mallet - have a smashing time? ...

    So it's BYO mallet - have a smashing time?

    Hopefully I will be there with a mallet or two.
  45. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    But all the snowflakes would complain that they...

    But all the snowflakes would complain that they do not want to ask personal questions in front of everyone.
  46. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,008

    SOLD: Possibly one member with two logins - one that...

    Possibly one member with two logins - one that puts the infernal Tapatalk advertisement on the bottom of the post and the other one possibly on a PC?
  47. Replies
    635
    Views
    74,825

    For Yvan, Link to my workbench build....

    For Yvan,

    Link to my workbench build. Long-overdue workbench build

    Plans can be bought here Woodworker's Journal A Traditional European Workbench Plan | Rockler Woodworking and Hardware or see...
  48. Replies
    635
    Views
    74,825

    Let's just be clear here before anyone makes a...

    Let's just be clear here before anyone makes a fool of themselves; you mean vices like smoking, drinking, gambling and the pursuit of women of easy virtue, right?

    Or will it be vises like shoulder...
  49. Replies
    8
    Views
    809

    SOLD: I used to use mine a lot, it was a valuable...

    I used to use mine a lot, it was a valuable accessory to my "temporary workbench" I was using while I built my proper workbench. Even now it still comes in handy occasionally due to its portability.
  50. Replies
    367
    Views
    11,708

    Good thing I didn't follow that advice :rolleyes:...

    Good thing I didn't follow that advice :rolleyes:

    US averaging 57,000 new COVID-19 cases per day due to delta variant - YouTube
Results 1 to 50 of 4136
Page 1 of 83 1 2 3 4