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    Hi, Didn't think I was allowed to post job...

    Hi,
    Didn't think I was allowed to post job listings here, oh well

    It's about 1400MM long, 360MM wide, and 100MM deep of each piece. (two parts to the compression mold)
    I can PM some detailed...
  2. Thread: VFD and RPC.

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    Hi From my understanding because it is a...

    Hi

    From my understanding because it is a rotary converter and uses a motor to get the third phase, you would encounter inrush current on startup, this inrush current could very well be several...
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    Thanks Mate :) only just in the pool to test all...

    Thanks Mate :) only just in the pool to test all of the vents and plugs were properly sealed, don't think I'll be using this one, she's going straight to the pool room !
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    Hi all, sorry about being so late on my...

    Hi all,

    sorry about being so late on my reply, I've been flat out.

    Finnaly finished the board, and I must admit I am rather happy how it turned out, for a first attempt anyways.
    I couldn't...
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    Also does anyone know where I could buy some...

    Also does anyone know where I could buy some putty that has the appearence of cork, or somehting i can mix up/make that looks like it, because there are a few joints/ends I want to neaten up?
    ...
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    Wow thanks Springwater, thats some handy advice....

    Wow thanks Springwater, thats some handy advice. I will be sure to follow up on that and ask around. I'll put some pics up of the board progress in the coming days.
    Thanks
    Dave
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    Hi Yeah thanks :) was thinking that could...

    Hi
    Yeah thanks :)

    was thinking that could happen, I'm not really experienced with fibreglass so bear with me, can a fibreglasser make the whole layering thicker? or double spray (Dual layering)?...
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    Hi All Apologies it's taking a little longer...

    Hi All
    Apologies it's taking a little longer than i'd hope got caught up in another project building a pergola :doh: I've managed to finish all the layering and round it all over, i'm just finishing...
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    cheers, one of the teachers at my school who does...

    cheers, one of the teachers at my school who does a bit of surfing, has found a special plug that is for the ankle strap, which has a gortex layer/membrane in it so it allows ventilation and also...
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    Hi all, sorry about the late reply, i've been...

    Hi all,
    sorry about the late reply, i've been helping out with other people projects at school and have had very little time to work on my board, but i've finished the frame, applied the top and...
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    Problem solved, with a bit of patience, which I...

    Problem solved, with a bit of patience, which I didn't have at the time I fixed it all.
    Regards
    David
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    Pro Desktop 8 - Wood turned legs design

    Hi everyone,
    been so busy with my hall table project at school, I have designed a leg on pro desktop like my template for my wood turned leg, but I want to be able to turn it from 2d to 3d (revolve...
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    -Unpowered: Irwin quick clamps (some might not...

    -Unpowered: Irwin quick clamps (some might not call it a tool, but I could find a 101 uses for it)
    -Powered: My Bosch GCM12SD mitre saw, cuts Ironbark posts like butter. :cool:
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    Hi I don't have two sheds ....... Yet. But I...

    Hi
    I don't have two sheds ....... Yet.
    But I have three cupboards in my shed and everything starts piling up in them, When I try to find things when I need them... I can't and end up buying them...
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    That's gold :laughing1:

    That's gold :laughing1:
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    It's going straight to the pool room. ...

    It's going straight to the pool room.

    Seriously though thats some very impressive work :2tsup:
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    Hi The pipe going underneath goes to a big gulp...

    Hi
    The pipe going underneath goes to a big gulp chute which you can see directly behind the saw, the pipe going from the dust port to the saw collects most of the material thrown up at the port, and...
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    Hi Thanks for that, sorry about the photo but...

    Hi
    Thanks for that, sorry about the photo but there is actually a workbench on the right where the plywood sheet is which is exactly the same height as the mitre saw bench so I can lay long pieces...
  19. Thread: Esseti

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    Hi there Yes there are many dealers throughout...

    Hi there
    Yes there are many dealers throughout Australia who sell, service and maintain Esseti welders, there is one place (may seem a bit far away for you) called Silverwater welding Supplies, who...
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    My first SCMS Bench

    Hi everyone
    Finally got round to posting some pictures of my mitre saw bench I made back in the christmas holidays for my Bosch SCMS which I got for my birthday a while back(aren't I lucy), since I...
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    Hi Have you by any chance made a mitre saw...

    Hi
    Have you by any chance made a mitre saw bench, because a really smart space saving idea is to make a storage shelf above it. Because space was limited in mine I did that, I also attached some...
  22. Thread: Angle Grinders

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    I thought I would give my two cents on this...

    I thought I would give my two cents on this subject,
    my father being a welder by trade uses angle grinders (all sizes and types) every day. I've seen him use it where there is dry grass, standing...
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    I used to own some koi myself a while back, and...

    I used to own some koi myself a while back, and they look strikingly similar, good on you for making some beautiful pieces.
    Can't wait to see what you make next :2tsup:
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    Hi everyone As suggested I have included some...

    Hi everyone
    As suggested I have included some images of the frame so far, now if you are going to ask where are the sie rails well the little attachment blocks were being glued while I took this...
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    Eddie Izzard has got a good bit on manuals,...

    Eddie Izzard has got a good bit on manuals, (tells it how it is)
    YouTube - Eddie Izzard- Technology
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    Hi Farmboy All I can say from experience is...

    Hi Farmboy
    All I can say from experience is 'practice makes perfect' I'm no pro and nowhere near close, it used to happen to me everytime I used it but when you keep practcing it will start working...
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    Hi whitewood, Thanks for the offer just sent you...

    Hi whitewood,
    Thanks for the offer just sent you a pm then with my email,
    Thanks
    David
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    Hi Sorry if my drawing was not as detailed as I...

    Hi
    Sorry if my drawing was not as detailed as I hoped, around the nose and the back there will be some ply going horizontally in the frame to add some ridgidity, and the stringers going around will...
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    Hi Well below is a drawing of my frame, I will...

    Hi
    Well below is a drawing of my frame, I will take a photo when school gets back to show my frame clearly. (you may ned to click on it to make it bigger)

    BTW whitewood to attach a photo the...
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    Hi Thanks everyone for the detailed responses,...

    Hi
    Thanks everyone for the detailed responses, It has given quite a bit to think about, just wanted to know has anyone had any negative expeinces wih the Hafco MC900 or W384?
    Thanks again everyone...
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    Hi all Thanks everyone for your advice, after...

    Hi all
    Thanks everyone for your advice, after thinking about what you all had to say I won't be filling the board with foam (phew decision made), but I will be incorporating a drain plug and a small...
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    nice one munruben:2tsup:, might 'add' that on to...

    nice one munruben:2tsup:, might 'add' that on to my one, yes it seems firefox has the upperhand when it comes to user customization.
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    Yeah, it's a shame it's just too far out of my...

    Yeah, it's a shame it's just too far out of my budget. Ideally yes that is what I would want, does anyone know of any similar lathes in America (gennerally much cheaper). The only similar one here...
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    Hi all Thanks for the speedy feedback. To...

    Hi all
    Thanks for the speedy feedback.
    To answer some of your questions my budget really goes up to about $800-$1000 or thereabouts, I am perfectly fine with importing one or owning a used one as...
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    Woodlathe decision- Carbatec vs Hafco

    Hi all
    Over the past year or so I have been practicing and making some nice things on my lathe, before you ask yes it is a $129 lathe off the internet.

    I have learned the pitfalls of owning such...
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    Hi I really like the idea of a drain plug hope...

    Hi
    I really like the idea of a drain plug hope you don't mind me borrowing that. :)
    We will be fibreglassing it in the end but I just thought the foam being dense would provide support for the...
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    Hi Thanks Pugwash for your speedy reply, I found...

    Hi
    Thanks Pugwash for your speedy reply, I found a place in Australia that has marine suited foam, would I just get the liquid/expanding type and spray it in and have a bit of scrap ply on top and...
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    Hollow wooden surfboard

    Hi all
    At school I am taking part in a surfboard making club, now I am making a hollow surfboard (basic ply frame/skeleton then veneer over top and around edge). I have made the basic frame and am...
  39. Thread: Where's Cub??

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    hey presto, thank you so much I just tried going...

    hey presto, thank you so much I just tried going from the square down to the round like you said and there were no chips, Thanks again
    David:U
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    Thanks Robbo for your speedy reply, I have tried...

    Thanks for your speedy reply, I have tried turning the shoulder at 1180rpm and at 1700rpm but this just made it worse. Pretty much before every time I use the woodlathe I sharpen the chisels I...
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    i'm back

    Hi all
    I have been over the past year or so been working on my woodwork, setting up my shop and focusing on my schoolwork and the school certificate this year. I have been perfecting my skills with...
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    Thanks for that, i did not know that. Happy...

    Thanks for that, i did not know that.
    Happy easter
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    thread

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  45. Thread: Triton Orange

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    It could be that they won't tell us (the...

    It could be that they won't tell us (the consumer) and that they supposely "copyright" it, but when it comes under investigation they deny ever saying that.
    Cheers..Cub
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    I guess this backs up the theory "you get what...

    I guess this backs up the theory "you get what you pay for"
    Thanks SS_11000 :thanx2:
    And :birthday:
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    What do you think about cheap scroll chucks off...

    What do you think about cheap scroll chucks off ebay?...
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    Thanks mate think my best bet is one from Hare...

    Thanks mate think my best bet is one from Hare and forbes (hafco woodmaster) for $120
    Seems of better quality too.
    Thanks for the advice
    Happy birthday and happy easter
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    Hey all i was just loking at gasweld website (not...

    Hey all i was just loking at gasweld website (not reliable as it breaks down a lot)
    I saw a set of 8PC lathe chisels for $39, just wanted to know if the quality is anygood?
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