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    Ducting Supplier (Extraction)

    Hi all - it's time to put in some permanent 6" backbone ducting in the workshop so I can stop dragging the duct collection unit around (will be about 4 locations with 4" gates / flexible hoses to...
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    I suspected that the toothed belt on the lathe...

    I suspected that the toothed belt on the lathe (when I bought it) wasn't right.

    Turns out the hint was in the spare part detail : WA013 | VEE BELT (M23) #13 | For Sale Sydney Brisbane Melbourne...
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    Hafco WoodMaster WL-20 - Belt size?

    Hi all - I picked up one of the above for cheap.

    It needs some minor work - nothing out of the ordinary - a bit of rust, a new power cord, stuffed speed selector (rust).

    While fixing the speed...
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    Tinted Metal Wax?

    Hi everyone.

    I've got some projects here (lamps, blacksmith work, etc.) that I'd like to finish with a buffable wax.

    As an extra I'm looking for one that is tinted (or can be).

    Something...
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    Large radius rounding over

    Hi all - I'm working on a furniture project and I need to put a large radius (90-100mm) rounding over on one edge of several lengths of 100x100 pine.

    This seems to be out of the realm of regular...
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    The responses from local suppliers / welders has...

    The responses from local suppliers / welders has been hilarious!

    The BOC Agent - "Yeah, the Argoshield 54 is the cleanest weld you'll get"
    The Air Liquide Agent - "Yeah, your can't go wrong with...
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    Thanks for the pointer Bob - I totally missed the...

    Thanks for the pointer Bob - I totally missed the non-steel note bit (I was distracted by the price having thought I'd found a bargain.)

    Looking closely at the picture I see it is a triple-chip...
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    Dave - the band saw is probably a good long term...

    Dave - the band saw is probably a good long term option but I don't see myself doing a lot of steel in the near future (depends on how the next project goes!)

    Bob - I've already got a 305mm...
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    Metal Cutting Disc (TCT)

    I'm about to do some larger steel projects with 25 x 25 box tube (1.2 - 1.6mm wall).

    I've grown tired of the angle grinder due to its inaccurate cuts.

    The drop saw (285mm Makita) is armed with...
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    Migshield vs Argoshield

    I've got a CIG Transmig 135 for light fabrication work with black or zinc plated mild steel.

    Most of the work is on 25 x 25 x 1.2-1.6 box tube with the odd bits of RA and plate not going much...
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    Buckets with lids?

    I'm chasing after a number of plastic buckets with lids - something around the 25L mark with handles so I can store assorted plasters / cements / dry things in a uniform stackable manner.

    It seems...
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    Pegboard - Horizontal not Diagonal

    Anyone know a vendor in Perth that stock the horizontal version of pegboard?

    Bunnings / Colli only do the diag and I'm waiting to hear from Cullity.

    Most of the shopfitting places I tried only...
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    Drawer Runners

    I need to make my AV cupboard a little more workable.

    The plan it to create a drawer (a flat plinth) in the bottom of the cupboard (1000mm W x 600mm D) on full extension runners that allow the...
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    "Technical" bench

    I was at an auction a few weeks back and saw a great "technical" workbench.

    Basically it was a powerdercote steel frame with a laminate timber top. The best bit was the upper tier which held...
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    Bunnings (Perth) are having a $99 clearout of...

    Bunnings (Perth) are having a $99 clearout of cheapo three-part trolleys.

    They also order Kinchrome ones.

    The SuperCheap ones are $199 and whilst only 2-part versions are might higher in build...
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    Z-Clip

    Anyone know of a local (Perth?) supplier of "ready to go" french cleats (kind of anyway) like these "z-clips"?



    Would be great for some future projects...
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    Yep, that's a winner of an idea - I should have...

    Yep, that's a winner of an idea - I should have thought of that before!

    I'll belt one out of a bit of Jarrah and we'll be up on the wall in no time.

    Cheers!
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    The chain wasn't the scary bit - it was the 2c...

    The chain wasn't the scary bit - it was the 2c split rings!

    The downside of the chain option is that it would be hellishly fiddly to get the rings over the wall hooks / screws even with someone...
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    Hanging Project on Wall

    This is an odd wood related question...

    I've picked up a large mirror from a disposal measuring about 1.5m x 1.5m and weighing in at about 20kg. The majority of the construction is wood (ply it...
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    I think the fridge and stereo is overkill ;) ...

    I think the fridge and stereo is overkill ;)

    They're certainly not a cheap storage option are they...
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    Looking for a tool Trolley

    I'm looking for a 11-12 drawer (or similar) rolling trolley to put all my smaller hand tools and bits in.

    Anyone recommend where I should look? I've started at Bunnings (I'm located in WOz) but...
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    I've rescued a few bits from the B-bin in the...

    I've rescued a few bits from the B-bin in the past. Most recently a galv steel bin chucked because it had a dent (that I popped out with a rubber mallet).

    As for MIG rigs - I welded two brackets...
  23. Good source of metal walling / roofing in Perth?

    Hi everyone!

    We'll the local council has given me a permit to build my custom shed so I'd better get started! (It's only about 3.5 x 3.5m FYI).

    The skin (walling and roof) is destined to be...
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    Shifting palettes on / off trailer

    Due to some buggering up of timing I suddenly need to be able to prepare several palettes of tiimber machinery, off-cuts etc and be able to get them on and off the back of my trailer.

    Anything...
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    Here's a shot of the japan black finish on...

    Here's a shot of the japan black finish on another project prototype :

    http://www.antonylord.com/files/JBcube.jpg
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    There's no Australian distributor of Jun Air that...

    There's no Australian distributor of Jun Air that I can find. I'll keep searching / watching eBay.

    Given I can get a 2.5HP air compressor and put it in a silenced box (I've got a stack of anticon...
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    *QUIET* air compressor

    I've got an odd job :

    We have a large (~800L) glass tank used as part of a commercial display. It has bubbles of air forced out of a perforated tube at the bottom.

    This job was previously done...
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    Japan Black Bench

    I recently did a projected where I did a paint on / wipe off finish to some pine. It looked fantastic.

    Now I'm about to embark on making a long ply studio table and I'd like to replicate the...
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    Plasti Dip? Alternatives?

    I seem to remember picking up "Plasti Dip" in a tin for making / coating tool handles at Bunnings some years ago but it seems they don't keep it any longer.

    Anyone know where I can source (Perth)?...
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    Misty Reflections

    I figure the strongest chemicals I can see myself using are "Pine Green" (a mild detergent / deodorant) and sugar soap (removing dusty build up on intact paint work before repainting). I'm only...
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    High Pressure Cleaner? (Mildly OT)

    I'm chasing after a high pressure cleaner for cleaning down the workshop concrete floor, cleaning brickwork / weatherboard prior to repaint etc.

    I figure it will average a maximum of 2 hours a...
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    Good source for Engineers Vice?

    I've got a great brick @#$%house of an engineers vice in the family (it's an ancient Record I think).

    Now I need something half decent for the shop - probably ~200mm jaw width.

    The Bunnings...
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    Screw Extractor

    * Belt it with a centre punch
    * Drill slowly with a sharp drill bit using cutting oil / Inox / WD40 to make life easier (size to match below)
    * Use a screw extractor (in a matching extractor /...
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    Air compressor - solenoids and venturis

    I'm curious in two projects :

    1) Locating my air compressor outside [weatherproof] on a timer. I'd like to retro fit the manual drain valve on the bottom with a solenoid valve so at the end of the...
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    Sure! Would love to know!

    Sure! Would love to know!
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    Glue, glue, glue

    I found the Vise brand right next to the Durabond at one of the Warehouse stores - it was about 20% cheaper...

    I also picked up some Titebond II Premium at Carbatec which looks a little more...
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    I'm not a huge Selley's fan either. I wonder...

    I'm not a huge Selley's fan either.

    I wonder what other polyurethanes Bunnings (my local) stock...
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    Jet Suppliers?

    Are there Jet distributors in Perth?
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    Gorilla Glue in Oz?

    Anyone know where I can find Gorilla glue here in Oz - even better in Perth!

    I suppose its not too different from the Aquadhere Durobond product as they're both polyurethanes...

    Cheers,...
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    Ladders, ladders, ladders

    Fibreglas seems the go for electrical work (by law).

    Plenty of good aluminium ladders to be had - been very happy with the Bailey's range for our general construction work. We've bought monsters...
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    Hmmm... worked for me using Firefox.

    Hmmm... worked for me using Firefox.
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    Pine Vendor (WA) - Reeded

    The Bunnings in Innaloo WA used to be a BBC (?) hardware.

    When it was it used a different structural pine vendor - for example the 2" x 4" (along with most of the other sizes) featured a light...
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    I know this is an old thread but I was chasing...

    I know this is an old thread but I was chasing the same answer and here it is :

    http://www.timber.org.au/NTEP/menu.asp?id=137

    CD = Structural plywood flooring

    It seems a lot of the ply at...
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    S770 Viscosity Cup Values?

    I've picked up a Bunnings clone of the Star S770 pot spray gun for doing a few quick paint jobs in the shop at work (2mm nozzle).

    No where in the manual does it state the recommended paint...
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