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    seeing that you are from other side of the world,...

    seeing that you are from other side of the world, but here we have electrical repair shops. One near me closed down just recently due to age and marriage breakdown, but they threw out over 100 vacuum...
  2. Thread: working height

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    working height

    Maybe the dumbest question ever asked on this section.

    Is there an ideal working height in relation to centre of lathe, tool rest and your personal working position.

    I have been fluffing around...
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    nope :( really strange no ID code anywhere ...

    nope :(

    really strange no ID code anywhere

    and then 10 minutes later brain kicks into gear and thinks.....wonder if there is a manual that came when I bought it :B

    AW106PT known as...
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    opps been one of those days. I own it. bed is...

    opps been one of those days.

    I own it. bed is 250mm wide & 1200 long.

    The support section is fine for either jointer or thinknesser but could not find this combo.
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    grovelling for advice Adelaide

    Next weekend I will be in Adelaide and hoping there is a kind person I could show my lathe chisels to re sharpness.
    I bought a trailer load of gear from an ex member down south east last year, and...
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    Carbatec combo head

    Have a Carbatec combo jointer/thickenesser
    1 how do I find/work out what model?

    I have a Big job coming up where this will get a lot of use, so thinking of a Helical Spiral Head?

    thoughts and...
  7. Thread: trailer base

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    I agree Graeme, and in SA from next July homemade...

    I agree Graeme, and in SA from next July homemade trailers will no longer be able registered. Thats why I now own 6 trailer rego plates :rolleyes: and as long as I rebuild something similar and...
  8. Thread: trailer base

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    cheers that was my gut feeling, considerable $$$...

    cheers that was my gut feeling, considerable $$$ saving as well.
  9. Thread: trailer base

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    trailer base

    building an enclosed trailer somewhere between horse float and box. It will finish up being a mobile display/market shop thing.

    Thinking of the base I would prefer timber so then think plywood....
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    YAHHH :cool: Iam famous :D

    YAHHH :cool: Iam famous :D
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    saw a similar thing at supermarket while wife was...

    saw a similar thing at supermarket while wife was inside.
    a snotty nosed youngish women tries for a double drive through park, trolley blocking the second bay, she has the edacity to blow the horn...
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    my book is present tense so my orfor name stands...

    my book is present tense so my orfor name stands :D
    your orfor is deceased therefore her name was correct also :cool:
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    email them and please inform us of outcome.

    email them and please inform us of outcome.
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    knowing how wise you are I suspect you have...

    knowing how wise you are I suspect you have already addressed my thoughts.............
    I love the design but shudder at someone relaxing on the sofa and head going back into that unit. But then...
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    his sister also wrote a book..... Tall cliff by...

    his sister also wrote a book..... Tall cliff by Ilene Over

    dont get me started in my yoof I had over 120 titles and orfors
  16. Thread: switch problem

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    I was wary of the wiring, it can cause sparks and...

    I was wary of the wiring, it can cause sparks and pain goes through your body.

    true story....we had been married 3 weeks and honey bunny asked for a short extension cord. I knew I had a long one...
  17. Thread: switch problem

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    BobL I am not going back, :D Connect machine...

    BobL I am not going back, :D

    Connect machine to GPO
    Start with red button - LEAVE IT RUNNING
    Turn off at GPO - DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING ELSE
    Turn on again at GPO

    NO
    so then I removed power...
  18. Thread: switch problem

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    BobL, tried that.....bummer no difference. Well,...

    BobL, tried that.....bummer no difference. Well, says I what have I got to loose, disconnect power again, pull cover off switch, unscrew both wires going into green button, reconnect the wires and...
  19. Thread: switch problem

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    clean as a babys bottom.... bugga

    clean as a babys bottom....

    bugga
  20. Thread: switch problem

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    switch problem

    This switch on table saw, has always worked well. Last used 2 weeks ago, been away, shed locked.

    Today go to use saw and it will not turn on with green switch, pull out the big one and saw runs,...
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    I actually like and trust Paypal. Couple of...

    I actually like and trust Paypal.
    Couple of years ago purchased a laser cutter through Ebay identical to one a friend had. It duly arrived safe and sound but something in the computer would not talk...
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    bugga, that has been the most depressing post Ive...

    bugga, that has been the most depressing post Ive ever read and I didnt even start if. decisions decisions now which way do I go.
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    Put the cast iron frame back in the alleyway, one...

    Put the cast iron frame back in the alleyway, one mans junk is another mans treasure.
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    make your own from MDF there are plenty of...

    make your own from MDF there are plenty of YouTube clips.
    I have a 1400 and a 2600. straight and flat as Aunt Maudes chest
  25. Thread: Tractor

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    Tractor

    came across this pic today,
    anything you guys know about. It is Australian.
  26. Thread: sealing problem

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    well no responses so far so I will ask for other...

    well no responses so far so I will ask for other options.

    what if we sand the whole table back to raw timber and start from scratch.
    How do we deal with the knot holes? as they are still tacky
  27. Thread: sealing problem

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    he surprised me.... Feast Watson sanding sealer ...

    he surprised me....
    Feast Watson sanding sealer 2 coats. Once dried sanded down to 4000 grit

    Feast Watson Scandinavian oil, 1 coat worked in with fine steel wool, 2nd coat worked in with...
  28. Thread: sealing problem

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    Have tried texting the young fella but he may be...

    Have tried texting the young fella but he may be out sowing his wild oats.
  29. Thread: sealing problem

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    sealing problem

    young fella I know recently finished a table from Macracarpa.
    Was professionally biscuit joined, glued and clamped no problems.

    We then lugged it home and he proceeded to fine sand it, used...
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    living in a rural farming area I went to local...

    living in a rural farming area I went to local hardware/ engineering place and selected what was the same. and now the top is back on, home made extension table all around fitted and dust extraction...
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    I am no expert either, but want to explore a...

    I am no expert either, but want to explore a thought I have.
    can you give a time line of events.
    did the top split before you started sanding? or vice versa,
    how long have you had used this...
  32. Thread: Tormek 1200

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    thankyou NC little bit of reading there....

    thankyou NC little bit of reading there....
  33. Thread: Tormek 1200

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    Tormek 1200

    January last year I purchased a Tormek 1200 plus bundle of extras along with a trailer load of other gear, machinery.
    due to unforseen circumstances a lot of holdups not everything got sorted into...
  34. Thread: Giant Jenga

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    dmuk how did you go? whats the end results?

    dmuk how did you go?
    whats the end results?
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    Noisey Upright Freezer thats my wife your...

    Noisey Upright Freezer

    thats my wife your talking about.
  36. Thread: Petes

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    Petes

    Cats have Aspergers.


    Dogs have ADHD.
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    Love watching these type of vids and then walk...

    Love watching these type of vids and then walk away depressed knowing I will never in my wildest dreams create something as beautiful as that.

    Then if you could....how long to manufacture...
  38. Thread: Scones

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    actually spoke this at my (Scottish) grandads...

    actually spoke this at my (Scottish) grandads funeral 15 years ago . grandma said ' not true I wouldn't waste my time on scones)
  39. Thread: Ball Joints

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    I am on limited internet at present but look at...

    I am on limited internet at present but look at ebay or aliexpress or banggood
  40. SANE South Australia North East. I know a young...

    SANE South Australia North East.
    I know a young couple who were converting a van, bought themselves a sewing machine to make curtains then realised they didn't know who to use it.
    Found makerpiece...
  41. OK take a deep breath and go look for SANE...

    OK take a deep breath and go look for SANE Makerpiece.they are a community workshop of all mixes and breeds but so willing to help and teach.
    I would suggest go look at the Triton stuff but don't...
  42. I plan at this stage to be in Adelaide 5-7Sept...

    I plan at this stage to be in Adelaide 5-7Sept down Morphett Vale area if I can help you out anyway on the Monday prefer later afternoon either visiting seller if not sold or whatever.
    I started...
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    smoothing edge on round table.

    ok have this smaller size cable drum I am converting into under cover outdoor table for my workplace.
    all joins have been sealed with wet area silicone.
    Then wifey used her Laser cutter and...
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    this is my storage for screws nuts bolts etc the...

    this is my storage for screws nuts bolts etc
    the top ones are all sorted in type of screw/bolt they are and Ive changed some of the plastic trays to suit my needs.
    Then the gap, this is where the...
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    did you buy via ebay? Have you heard anything...

    did you buy via ebay?

    Have you heard anything from the seller? not holding my breath.

    Hopefully you purchased through Paypal, contact them they got us $3.5K on a purchase 2 years ago, took all...
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    ok thanks guys i hear what your saying.

    ok thanks guys i hear what your saying.
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    while i like the idea of using the screw bolts...

    while i like the idea of using the screw bolts rogerwilco mentions, if for some reason the fan needs to be removed with them I suspect it would be difficult. whereas using the dynabolts bashing them...
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    drilling into besser brick

    have an industrial wall fan that needs to be mounted on an old besser brick wall.
    Now Ive drilled into besser brick before but the drill bit appears to have slipped a little, not a problem with one...
  49. Thread: DVD holders

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    cheers mate, would do but the ones I have used...

    cheers mate, would do but the ones I have used before (many years ago) were one piece.
  50. Thread: DVD holders

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    DVD holders

    yeah I know get it off the cloud. bollocks I am old fashioned.
    looking for some of those plastic things that were in entertainment units until recently that held cds and DVDs.
    usually 10 or 20 in a...
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