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  1. Thread: PC Networking

    by Bernmc
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    if you just want to share files then dropbox is...

    if you just want to share files then dropbox is an option.

    And have you considered another Linux flavour - I use Ubuntu. Toyed with mint and a few other flavours a while back and settled on...
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    All sorted. I'm not sure what the sparky did, but...

    All sorted. I'm not sure what the sparky did, but it's working. Oddly, we also had to have the spindle plugged in to the VFD controller before switching on - we were trying to troubleshoot with just...
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    FREE: NSW I'll take it if it's still available

    I'll take it if it's still available
  4. Barry, does the mechanism work without a drawer?...

    Barry, does the mechanism work without a drawer? Or is it faulty when not installed?

    All of these slides are VERY fussy when it comes to clearances and alignment. You have to be within a mm or so...
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    Turns out the 'can cut palm fronds and other...

    Turns out the 'can cut palm fronds and other fibrous stuff' just refers to the fact that the Hansa cutting flywheel is cantilevered. So the fact that it doesn't have a through-shaft means there's...
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    CNC Project #5: Slurpy Mc Slurpface

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    I had a lot of fun with this one! Kinda got away from me a bit...

    Way back, in the pre-COVID world, I cobbled up the traditional dual bucket separator for my Festool vac. I thought I'd...
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    I'm in Newcastle, and have the tools, but...

    I'm in Newcastle, and have the tools, but possibly not much knowhow! Happy to help (riverbuilder would be a good source of advice too).

    You'd need to be fully vaccinated to comply with COVID...
  8. some info here - Resources - Systainer.Store...

    some info here - Resources - Systainer.Store, otherwise Festool Owners Group has a few discussions around systainers, inserts etc. I don't specifically recall any talking about the cheat sheet...
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    bottom line - 500702 Still in development,...

    bottom line -

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    Still in development, and can only do certain sites
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    I use dashlane. You do need to set a robust...

    I use dashlane. You do need to set a robust password to get into it, or as you note, it's a potential risk.

    I was sceptical at first, but I reckon my online life is considerably safer now. As I'm...
  11. can't advise on the practicalities, but don't get...

    can't advise on the practicalities, but don't get conned by ebay - the big green shed does that swing arm for $30 less. I have a coupe of their hoists too - one lighter weight version that hauls a...
  12. Thread: Meatball Cart

    by Bernmc
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    great project!

    great project!
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    Yeah Im a fan of the Honda too

    Yeah Im a fan of the Honda too
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    Chipper/Mulcher suggestions

    I need to get a decent chipper, and wondered if anyone here has suggestions.

    I'm a buy-once-cry-once kind of guy, so would rather spend a bit more up front and have something that lasts.

    We...
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    Amanatool...

    Amanatool and Whiteside both have Fusion 360 (and Vectric) library downloads for all their tools. I've been using these for my AvidCNC without issues so far (mainly cutting cheap poplar-cored ply)....
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    That website needs to carry a drool warning

    That website needs to carry a drool warning
  17. David, I can't see how that cutter will do joints...

    David, I can't see how that cutter will do joints like those in the pictures above? each mortise is several centimeters wide.
  18. I get what you mean. I'm not sure if I can get...

    I get what you mean. I'm not sure if I can get fusion to recognise all of the mortises minus the outside - if they have to be selected individually it'll be painful. Will experiment
  19. Thicknessing can be done on the CNC - big...

    Thicknessing can be done on the CNC - big surfacing bits like this Amanatool beastie. However, it's a lot quicker to run stuff through a dedicated jointer/thicknesser/planer (I have a hammer A3) if...
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    Consider PETG rather than ABS. Easier to print,...

    Consider PETG rather than ABS. Easier to print, doesn't stink, easily recycleable, stronger... ABS is a bit more rigid and has a higher glass transition temp but I reckon PETG will do for most...
  21. I think this is probably the way to go - I was...

    I think this is probably the way to go - I was thinking about it during one of those 2am semi-conscious states. -ve 'stock to leave'... I have a few more drawers to make so will give it a go.

    And...
  22. CNC Project #3: UJK Parf Guide II box (finger joints)

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    I'm trying to pick initial CNC projects that will teach me some essentials.

    There's a lot more to get your head around with these machines than I expected! The software side is a...
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    aminster do the parf dogs in various sizes....

    aminster do the parf dogs in various sizes. They're not that expensive, and they do international delivery at reasonable prices (sometimes free over a certain value).

    The guide pups are the most...
  24. Thread: Milling Cutouts

    by Bernmc
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    If you need a lot of these done, I could probably...

    If you need a lot of these done, I could probably set them up on the CNC for you. No measuring required after the initial setup.
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    Orbital Geared Sanders | Festool Australia...

    Orbital Geared Sanders | Festool Australia
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    I use these multipurpose trolleys. They're made...

    I use these multipurpose trolleys. They're made of cheap ply carcasses and off-cut kitchen tops, and run around on some cheap 50mm ebay castors. There's a bit of recycled hardwood edging to protect...
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    I really don't like the McJing clamp (I've posted...

    I really don't like the McJing clamp (I've posted about them before). I can't remember what the one I got to have a look at cost, but I'd wait for Timbecon to have a special on their Torquata heavy...
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    Like Aussiephil, I ended up printing my own...

    Like Aussiephil, I ended up printing my own custom boxes. They take a while to print, but in contrast to making them out of MDF or similar, there's virtually no labour involved. I have a parametric...
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    I built one of these - some pics in the build...

    I built one of these - some pics in the build thread Paulk Workbench - really enjoyed making it, and the torsion box/dog hole system has formed the basis of most of my work surfaces ever since. Plans...
  30. I buy from these big blokes based on convenience,...

    I buy from these big blokes based on convenience, availability and customer service.
    1st choice - my local total tools. They know my face, are extremely helpful, and will sometimes go and find a...
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    I started out hoping for this too... and now have...

    I started out hoping for this too... and now have festool big 18V batteriesw, festool slim 18V's (for the sanders) - both fortunately use the same charger - dewalt flexvolt for their drill/impact...
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    Go into your nearest fe$tool dealer (total...

    Go into your nearest fe$tool dealer (total tools?) and try all three - they feel very different. Or call the rep and they'll come and visit you with all of them for you to play with an d pierce some...
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    SOLD: I'll take em. Want to pm me payment details?...

    I'll take em. Want to pm me payment details? (assuming post to NSW is ok?)
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    It will come with a UK plug. Mafell uses captive...

    It will come with a UK plug. Mafell uses captive power cords, as opposed to Fe$tool's plug-it type, so you either have to chop the plug off and put an aussie plug on, or use an adaptor (cheap) - like...
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    I don't have a DD, but I have a Mafell jigsaw. I...

    I don't have a DD, but I have a Mafell jigsaw. I bought it from Dictum in shermany. Took a while to get here (somewhere near the beginnings of the COVIDS), but pretty painless.

    Remember you're...
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    Frank Howarth has a pretty simple splitter hack...

    Frank Howarth has a pretty simple splitter hack for saws without riving knives (as an alternative) -
    https://youtu.be/zNXuYlwI8N0
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    Well, it turns out you can build one of these in...

    Well, it turns out you can build one of these in about 15 minutes. Which is nice.


    https://youtu.be/zy2rmZePwvI
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    Yes, I have the 4x4 pro, which is the same...

    Yes, I have the 4x4 pro, which is the same machine, only shorter (don't say dwarf - that's politically incorrect now).

    No issues with customs - you pays your money, and they buy doughnuts.

    The...
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    Poll: I had to look this stuff up - seems like a great...

    I had to look this stuff up - seems like a great alternative to MDF. Manufactured/similar to MDF, but pine fibres and mill waste, and coloured with 'organic' colourings. Water resistant, and can be...
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    I cut marine ply and mdf with mine when I had it....

    I cut marine ply and mdf with mine when I had it. No problems.
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    NEW No reason for the return on my amazon account,...

    No reason for the return on my amazon account, and I'm still waiting for the $ to hit my bank account.
    Have re-ordered, so will see what happens.
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    So, a stroke of luck: While browsing the...

    So, a stroke of luck: While browsing the internets for Aus aluminium extrusion, I recognised the packaging in a catalogue as being the same as some of the boxes the CNC bits arrived in. Turns out we...
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    NEW Has anyone else ordered and received the chuck...

    Has anyone else ordered and received the chuck yet? I ordered when it was originally mentioned, and then got a refund message from Amazon yesterday. I've had dispatch and tracking notices up to...
  44. This one was pretty good. I had to do a few joins...

    This one was pretty good. I had to do a few joins (hooray for the domino again) to get enough 40x40 for the frame, but the wider planks were pretty decent.

    If it was an indoor piece (beyond my...
  45. Yes, I suspect there'll be some issues down the...

    Yes, I suspect there'll be some issues down the track - I had to beat it a bit hard to get it all together!

    All down to limited experience and making it up as I go along. Be interesting to see how...
  46. Giving a pallet a new life: Plant and shoe shelf

    The missus frequently asks when I'm "going to make something useful". Apparently garage fit-outs don't count.

    We have had a couple of tons of backfill delivered on some hardwood pallets recently,...
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    I think Mat means it pokes you in your chubby...

    I think Mat means it pokes you in your chubby little belly when you retract it to process bigger bits of wood.

    This is Felder's official solution (a reassuringly pricey option of course):

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    Yes. Spindle and their plug & pray electronics....

    Yes. Spindle and their plug & pray electronics. Looks like the 3HP spindle I bought has now been replaced by a 4HP
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    It's almost done. I've got a ream of timelapse...

    It's almost done. I've got a ream of timelapse video of the build, which I'll get around to stringing together sometime.
    Around 25-30hours to get it together I reckon, mostly an hour or two snatched...
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    Be interested in the replies to this too. Big...

    Be interested in the replies to this too. Big part of the fun for me has been building it. Be interested to see what people get up to with theirs.
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