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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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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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  12. Like this... Cable Latch Systems | Latch Lock...

    Like this...
    Cable Latch Systems | Latch Lock Pins | Glassmaster Controls
  13. 461887 Dodgy sketch on phone �� Orange rubber...

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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
  25. Thread: Seated Turning

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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,...
  28. 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...
  31. 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...
  35. 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...
  37. 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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    I had a problem sourcing a drive belt for a...

    I had a problem sourcing a drive belt for a bandsaw, and finally had a good experience with naismith.com.au

    Thread here: https://www.woodworkforums.com/f27/bas-350b-drive-belt-225035
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    Generic, but the pics and explanation may give...

    Generic, but the pics and explanation may give you some guidance:

    https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions/41020/how-can-i-repair-my-hammer-drill
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    Here is one for the first day of May. Bucking the...

    Here is one for the first day of May. Bucking the trend of exotic timbers, this is from an unknown chunk of firewood. 453782
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    The first pic in the second lot shows the tank...

    The first pic in the second lot shows the tank fitting where the pump pressurises the tank.
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    453591 This shows the big copper pipe leading...

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    This shows the big copper pipe leading from the cylinder head at top left, down, then along to a fitting in the tank.
    You should have something similar on the back side of the compressor.
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    That's to unload the pump when it stops. (or at...

    That's to unload the pump when it stops.
    (or at least the same looking pipe on my SuperCheapAuto compressor does that)
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    Super Works was a house brand of SuperCheapAuto...

    Super Works was a house brand of SuperCheapAuto before they changed to Black Ridge.

    Agree with other posts, the intake filter, and output regulator are missing.... as are your yet to be purchased...
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    A quick Google for Zebrano pen has quite a few...

    A quick Google for
    Zebrano pen
    has quite a few images where the grain is parallel. For example, this fountain pen
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    from The Pen Makers Boat: #159
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    There's not a lot of surface area on a pen, so...

    There's not a lot of surface area on a pen, so contrasting grain does tend to reduce to just a line down the pen if the grain runs parallel.
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    Zebrano Roman Harvest

    At least the owner doesn't have to experience the "wet dog" smell of the wood as it's being turned 😀
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    Fumbler, I make a custom adjustable multi-layer...

    Fumbler,
    I make a custom adjustable multi-layer bushing which adapts to varying pen tube sizes.
    Which is a fancy way of saying that I wrap stuff around the pen mill shaft until it fits neatly in...
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    Bunnings wood moisture meters marked down

    Seen today (28-Mar-2019) at Lake Haven Bunnings,
    Scandia firewood moisture meters for $15.
    Packaging says calibration for Australian timbers. 451552
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    Ditched the folded metal legs, but replaced them...

    Ditched the folded metal legs, but replaced them with the cast iron ones.
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