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    I am still searching for something...each day the...

    I am still searching for something...each day the dust annoys me just that bit more to motivate me.

    For my small one man, one tool at a time shop would the HafCo DC3 with a pleat filter be a...
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    @Aldav so what is the difference do you think? ...

    @Aldav so what is the difference do you think?

    @Bobl i have the room etc to put this outside, but i need to build some lean to on the shed, would need to look nice, i'm not sure. The only...
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    Ahh so thats where the higher CFM spec comes...

    Ahh so thats where the higher CFM spec comes from, bigger bags? Its actually the exact same machine though isnt it?

    I was never buying it new, but there is the leda available cheap second hand,...
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    Please help understand the difference

    Whats the difference between these 2, they are both similar to look at and similar features and spec eg 3hp, 300mm fan but 1800 vs 2800cfm rating - i know this calc can be wildly inaccurate - is it...
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    Thanks they do look nice, but a little spendy for...

    Thanks they do look nice, but a little spendy for me.

    The ones i have are approaching extreme lighting...i almost need to wear sunglasses in the shed now :) But i dont mind as my eyes appear to...
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    Floor Joist Material

    Hi there, what are floor joists in Victoria typically made of. I think from either 1970s or 1980s house. Here is a pic.

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    I like to buy used where possible, esp without a...

    I like to buy used where possible, esp without a really strong recommendation for a specific product. You just end up buying twice, perpetuating more plastic and production of junk. So without being...
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    I found some on facebook, all converted to LED...

    I found some on facebook, all converted to LED with 5 tubes each. They bright and cheap!

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    I am ready to finish lining this wall and put...

    I am ready to finish lining this wall and put some doors jambs in.

    I have found some ply that even cheaper than yellow tongue and i was thinking of this for the other side. Is non structural 12mm...
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    Got 2/3 wall lined, framing the last 3rd today...

    Got 2/3 wall lined, framing the last 3rd today and then doors later this week. Then i can concentrate on benches, tool stations and timber racks. I have 4m+ of shadow board on the right, i am...
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    No it was in the post in the middle of the wall...

    No it was in the post in the middle of the wall with the 4 studs. But a little more anchoring and then the sheet and its solid, it was a tiny wobble.
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    Thanks i have fair bit of shed to light up, 50 a...

    Thanks i have fair bit of shed to light up, 50 a panel aint happening. if there is still nothing more cost effective and good as the old fluros i will stick with them.

    I havent had much luck with...
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    Its definitely AUD and includes shipping.

    Its definitely AUD and includes shipping.
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    Shed Lighting

    Wondering if there is shed lighting that everyone commonly users, not to expense, LED, covers the shed well? Is there a new standard that replaces the old fluro tubes?

    I need something similar to...
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    SOLD: Is there anyway one of you would sell me a cut...

    Is there anyway one of you would sell me a cut down piece with the nice printing...its our family name...would be awesome in my workshop up on the wall.
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    I went to totaltools because its walking distance...

    I went to totaltools because its walking distance from home. But since it came up, here is some info.

    Totaltools was sued in 2020 by Sydney tools for using an ex staff password to obtain...
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    So i made the next bit and i got to the end and i...

    So i made the next bit and i got to the end and i was looking at it laying on the ground and i thought "fug, i forgot the jack studs". So i screwed everything around the door. All of the studs above...
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    I bought this MAKITA 18V Brushless 2 Piece 1 x...

    I bought this MAKITA 18V Brushless 2 Piece 1 x 5.0Ah Combo Kit DLX2180T1 | Total Tools and an extra battery from TotalTools and there was a $25 tax for not travelling to SydTool where it was...
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    Thanks, i have watched these (and more) and i...

    Thanks, i have watched these (and more) and i watched them again. I am gonna dive in tomorrow and start with the drills.

    18v vs 40v - they will be separate product lines. It’s Official – Makita...
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    and is buying into the 18v range the old range...

    and is buying into the 18v range the old range that is being replaced by the 40v range?
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    OK, i am convinced. Any thoughts on this...

    OK, i am convinced.

    Any thoughts on this before i grab it? MAKITA 18V Brushless 2 Piece 1 x 5.0Ah Combo Kit DLX2180T1 | Total Tools
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    I have got a range of corded tools, Bosch blue...

    I have got a range of corded tools, Bosch blue and green, hitachi and metabo/hikoki on the way. I also still have my Dads orange black and decker from the 60s or 70s.

    I'll go in and check out the...
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    Thanks i will use some corded tools. But i do...

    Thanks i will use some corded tools. But i do like the battery saw as i try and do the breaking down outside. But i get the point, makes sense to used corded inside where you can.

    Makita also have...
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    Cordless Platform Advice

    I have Dewalt 14.4 Lithium based platform, many are still like new and i intend to keep using them. But nothing modern is compatible, so i am not really bought into any of the current systems. I have...
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    Might be a little but help the next person. These...

    Might be a little but help the next person. These are 160 at Totaltools (under Hikoki) and 96 delivered on Amazon right now. Metabo HPT Brad Nailer Kit, Pneumatic, 18 Gauge, 5/8-Inch up to 2-Inch...
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    Thanks, i will be having a go at this frame...

    Thanks, i will be having a go at this frame either thurs or fri, i get what you're saying, so this is the right way to do this no problem?
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    Yep, doors are second hand. I even tried to beg...

    Yep, doors are second hand. I even tried to beg the door company for 'seconds'. I am a good scrounger :)

    I insulated the outer walls, i wasnt going to bother with internal ones. Is there much...
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    I am about to make the next section of wall that...

    I am about to make the next section of wall that will have double doors. I have the doors, 2040 high x 920mm wide each. How wide and tall do you make the frame opening. I have sourced or even thought...
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    Made a little progress. Making the 9x3m workshop...

    Made a little progress. Making the 9x3m workshop section. Bought the doors, built and installed 1st stud wall section...will finish the next 2 stud wall sections (each is 3m) and have it lined this...
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    Nice build. Any thoughts on how to seal the gap...

    Nice build. Any thoughts on how to seal the gap between the top of the roller door and the front of the shed?
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    SOLD: Would you accept 1000 if I take the air cleaner...

    Would you accept 1000 if I take the air cleaner and the router table?
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    SOLD: Hi there, i'd like the router table. I'll message...

    Hi there, i'd like the router table. I'll message to coordinate a time
    thanks
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    Thanks. I have made some final decisions. I will...

    Thanks. I have made some final decisions. I will do normal swing out doors. 1 set of doubles and 1 personal access door. I was getting too fancy with sliding (slower and more costly). I intend to...
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    Thanks i dont want rollers. I am keen for a...

    Thanks i dont want rollers. I am keen for a timber solution.

    I will use DC, i dont mind running fans, it hasnt occurred to me to think about air pressure, but i havent given any of that much...
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    I've done a little bit of a plan for the space. i...

    I've done a little bit of a plan for the space. i have decided against the L shape, the other 2/3 of my shed has other purposes.

    The Blue stuff is already there or fixed.
    The Green i intend to...
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    Thanks mate that is crazy cheap compared to wood....

    Thanks mate that is crazy cheap compared to wood. I have seen these so many times on office builds i worked on (I am in IT) and didnt think of it for this. I watched a video on using it, i will...
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    Shed Overhaul

    My shed is 9m x 9m. Its chokkas with stuff and all of that stuff gets covered in dust or sparks everytime i work in there.

    At the rear of the shed are 2 x 11500 litre water tanks. I started...
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    Thanks, i was just double checking. I am getting...

    Thanks, i was just double checking. I am getting started and will start a shed build thread.
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    Sorry to drag up an old one, but makes sense to...

    Sorry to drag up an old one, but makes sense to continue.

    I have the colourbond shed with horizontal hat style purlins.

    I uses yellow tongue, 3600 x 800 x 19. Its rated against termites and can...
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    Thanks. So i guess its personal preference based...

    Thanks. So i guess its personal preference based on what type of projects you are working on. Since i don't really know, is there a sensible default? I feel like the 1st version, on the end, means i...
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    Thanks. I have actually been around woodworking...

    Thanks. I have actually been around woodworking for decades and completed heaps of wood working projects, but always kind of considered it building. I have a 9m x 9m shed and i have half built a work...
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    Just in case i am not making much sense. I am...

    Just in case i am not making much sense. I am asking about landscape vs portrait, eg

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    Table saw mobile cabinet

    I am building a movable cabinet to home the dewalt table saw and a router table and associated bits n pieces. I am looking at features from lots of pictures and putting together my own design. I am...
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    SOLD: Hi Tony, is the table saw still available? Many...

    Hi Tony, is the table saw still available? Many thanks
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    Hey from Melbourne

    I joined because i like forms better than facebook.
    I am setting up from scratch to make things from plywood.
    I will start with a good cart/workbench and tools and go from there.
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