Search:

Type: Posts; User: russ57

Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds; generated 28 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    21
    Views
    28,288

    The original thread here is pretty old... But...

    The original thread here is pretty old...

    But as per previous comments here, mechanical fixing would be best. Otherwise, in my opinion only cos I've never done it, epoxy, with some holes drilled...
  2. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: Bungle

    Bungle
  3. HELP There ought to be a separate rcd for the house...

    There ought to be a separate rcd for the house already, perhaps separate to the fuse board.
    Certainly I believe in Vic it would have to be installed with any other work.


    But I'm with the...
  4. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: Carbuncle

    Carbuncle
  5. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: 481024

    481024
  6. Replies
    9
    Views
    409

    Well, to be honest it's all a bit confusing. I...

    Well, to be honest it's all a bit confusing.
    I have read the software is nodemcu and it runs on a Devkit, of which there are apparently 3 versions. The first doesnt fit on a breadboard, and the 3rd...
  7. Replies
    9
    Views
    409

    According to Schematics for ESP-12E DevKit |...

    According to
    Schematics for ESP-12E DevKit | User Manual for ESP-12E DevKit
    There is a schottky diode between Vusb and Vin.
    But either way, what ever works on one ought to be fine on the other.
    ...
  8. Replies
    9
    Views
    409

    in both cases, i used the same plug pack....

    in both cases, i used the same plug pack. connecting via the usb port (just power pins) works, and the device boots fine on powerup.
    connecting via the Vin pin, it just sits there until i push the...
  9. Replies
    9
    Views
    409

    Esp8266 thingy power supply

    Anyone play with esp8266/nodemcu board?
    I've encountered something odd.
    If I power using a plug pack into the usb port, it starts fine when I turn the GPO on.
    If I connect the same plug pack to...
  10. Wouldn't worry about grade of sandpaper Confused...

    Wouldn't worry about grade of sandpaper
    Confused re primer. If it's fibreglass, why would you want wood primer?

    I would expect it to be very difficult to reproduce the original finish. Probably...
  11. Looks like some shelving strips. Various weights...

    Looks like some shelving strips.
    Various weights and sizes available.
  12. Replies
    2
    Views
    388

    HELP Looks like the connector is blum . Is that a...

    Looks like the connector is blum
    . Is that a part number above it?

    Look for a Blum catalogue on line somewhere. Of course it could be an obsolete part anyway. How old is it?

    Blum catalogue...
  13. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: Vicks

    Vicks
  14. What about a belt sander? Assuming these are...

    What about a belt sander? Assuming these are recycled /used real sleepers they will have ballast/gravel embedded which will destroy any cutting edge in no time.
  15. Replies
    1
    Views
    474

    Yep. The power of a charger is what it is able...

    Yep.
    The power of a charger is what it is able to supply. The phone will take what it wants up to that limit.
    (so long as the voltage is correct of course)
  16. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: Get a (covid) test..

    Get a (covid) test..
  17. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: Hussy

    Hussy
  18. Replies
    5
    Views
    442

    Sorry for the delay Wood would be fine I...

    Sorry for the delay

    Wood would be fine I think.
    Although metal could be smaller.

    I'd think 12mm or larger wood, may be 10mm metal.
    Assuming the cabinets are close, any stress would be in...
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    486

    Last time I enquired about brass plating, I waa...

    Last time I enquired about brass plating, I waa advised gold flashing would be cheaper
    Apparently the toxicity of the chemicals is the issue.
  20. SOUTH AUST Thanks for that. I think I had better pass. ...

    Thanks for that.
    I think I had better pass.

    Regards Russell
  21. SOUTH AUST i dont suppose the chuck thread is a removable...

    i dont suppose the chuck thread is a removable adaptor by any chance? my lathe is 3/4 x 10tpi (best i can measure since i cant find my thread gauges :(

    could you send a photo looking directly at...
  22. Replies
    5
    Views
    442

    What about locating pins /dowels, with a latch to...

    What about locating pins /dowels, with a latch to lock together.

    I think the dovetails and even the ledges would either bind or be difficult to align.

    Tapered dowels would be self aligning.
  23. Replies
    16
    Views
    586

    Interested in knowing what you have? Any supplier...

    Interested in knowing what you have? Any supplier links
  24. Replies
    17
    Views
    741

    What I would do. Or should have done. Or will...

    What I would do. Or should have done. Or will do...
    Pick a small project. A stool, a phone holder. A cheeseboard.
    Look for a couple of examples on y-t.
    Sit down, look at the tools you have, and...
  25. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,531

    You should have booked her in and charged double...

    You should have booked her in and charged double for a no-show...
  26. Replies
    20
    Views
    756

    Thanks, this explains a lot. Clearly half of my...

    Thanks, this explains a lot. Clearly half of my imperial tape measures are survey feet, the others international. So even though I measure twice, I'm doomed to failure.

    (not to mention the ruler...
  27. Thread: Blocked...

    by russ57
    Replies
    13
    Views
    734

    So, the secondary mesh (which was way too fine)...

    So, the secondary mesh (which was way too fine) blocked instantly using the thicknesser

    So I removed it, and promptly blocked the main grill again.

    Finally bit the bullet, removed the motor...
  28. I'd see if the supplier has any information. Is...

    I'd see if the supplier has any information.
    Is she past the chew everything in sight stage?
  29. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: Cocktail party

    Cocktail party
  30. Replies
    383
    Views
    15,661

    DRAWN I'm in

    I'm in
  31. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: 2 dimensional

    2 dimensional
  32. Replies
    0
    Views
    261

    What I did on my day off

    I learnt some things while I was undertaking some very rough cabinetry.

    1. My square, at least my "second biggest" square isn't. I've checked it before but I guess it's had a knock because it is...
  33. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: Miscarriage of justice

    Miscarriage of justice
  34. Replies
    3
    Views
    493

    I would expect a grill of some kind over the...

    I would expect a grill of some kind over the speaker horn.
    Vertical bars with cloth behind. Especially since three doesn't seem to be doors over it.
  35. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: Macadam

    Macadam
  36. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: Mask

    Mask
  37. Replies
    10
    Views
    437

    Its a bit cold and wet at the moment. I hope you...

    Its a bit cold and wet at the moment. I hope you don't need to dig any holes in the garden soon, before the nbn arrives...
  38. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: 2:30

    2:30
  39. Replies
    17
    Views
    722

    I have a length of 1/2 inch dowel, clearly ...

    I have a length of 1/2 inch dowel, clearly marked as such , hw, acquired at a very good price thanks to the demise of masters.

    However by some inexplicable mystery, it is a tight fit in a 13mm...
  40. Replies
    6
    Views
    744

    Great to hear the end of the story. Makes the...

    Great to hear the end of the story. Makes the thread so much more useful for the next person.
  41. Replies
    1,327
    Views
    30,737

    Sticky: Twitter

    Twitter
  42. Replies
    16
    Views
    717

    +1 for getting a supplier to cut and edge. My...

    +1 for getting a supplier to cut and edge.
    My supplier (all board, Melbourne) charges by sheet and cut, optimises the sheet size to the cut list, and even returns the offcuts.
    Guaranteed square,...
  43. Replies
    3
    Views
    461

    You can get a psuedo double glaze film, applied...

    You can get a psuedo double glaze film, applied with tape and heat shrunk to tighten.
    Obviously not robust so no good if the window is likely to be pushed etc.
    Eg Window Insulation Film —...
  44. Replies
    5
    Views
    497

    You could also try citric acid or vinegar. That...

    You could also try citric acid or vinegar.
    That will remove some surface rust, it might be enough to get the parts moving enough to disassemble or whatever you want to do next.
  45. Thread: Base moulding

    by russ57
    Replies
    15
    Views
    637

    How much of it do you need? If it's only a foot...

    How much of it do you need?
    If it's only a foot or so, and you are really keen, you could file a profile blade, harden and sharpen, rough out the shape and use the blade like a profile plane or...
  46. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,247

    Don't know if it is close, but I've never seen a...

    Don't know if it is close, but I've never seen a queue at bunnings Ringwood
    No guarantee of course.
  47. Thread: Myrtle

    by russ57
    Replies
    5
    Views
    738

    TASMANIA And arrived today... Thanks Wayne

    And arrived today...
    Thanks Wayne
  48. Replies
    5
    Views
    497

    A hot air gun may get it hot enough if you can't...

    A hot air gun may get it hot enough if you can't do a gas flame
  49. Thread: Burnishing Tool

    by russ57
    Replies
    10
    Views
    426

    Are scrapers hss? I've only ever heard of spring...

    Are scrapers hss? I've only ever heard of spring /carbon steel scrapers?
    (my education is limited...)

    But the shank of a drill bit, while still hss, is not hardened - that's why they can gall...
  50. Replies
    5
    Views
    244

    I reckon the boards will buckle. The only way I...

    I reckon the boards will buckle.
    The only way I could see a single layer remaining gap free would be to join them together like a giant table top, maybe dowels, and drop into the channels so the...
Results 1 to 50 of 590
Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4