Search:

Type: Posts; User: ian

Page 1 of 100 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.77 seconds.

  1. Replies
    2
    Views
    56

    Hi Brady some years ago I built something...

    Hi Brady

    some years ago I built something similar as a kayak building table.
    In my case the "bench" is about 10 mm thick, 4.5 metres long and 800 wide and it's supported by just screwing the top...
  2. Well there you go. Time to start building one. ...

    Well there you go. Time to start building one.

    :2tsup:
  3. Good luck and I mean it. I can't recall ever...

    Good luck

    and I mean it.
    I can't recall ever seeing a wardrobe that is "sturdy" or "heavy duty" enough to even come close to being suitable for use as a workbench.

    The best option I am...
  4. Take Derek up on his offer. I recall from a...

    Take Derek up on his offer.


    I recall from a slightly earlier post that you have purchased a wardrobe with drawers to store your tools.
    May I suggest that you install tills in the drawers. ...
  5. Replies
    2
    Views
    346

    WANTED:TAS Hi Lance The Lee valley upgrade to pre-Fbruary...

    Hi Lance
    The Lee valley upgrade to pre-Fbruary 26, 2016 models of the small plow plane is, according to their 2019-2020 catalog, still available -- and still the same great cost i.e. FREE
    The...
  6. Replies
    14
    Views
    596

    I'm going for Japan. As you say they are playing...

    I'm going for Japan. As you say they are playing well -- perhaps out of their skins, perhaps not.

    After the pool stage, the world rankings are:


    Men's World Rugby Rankings
  7. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,819

    my calculations are that if you run LED lights 12...

    my calculations are that if you run LED lights 12 hours per day, each installed 4000 lumen light will cost around 12 cents/day to run. (Electricity priced at 25 cents/kWh)
    The lights themselves...
  8. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,819

    around here, -9C is mid afternoon on a "sunny...

    around here, -9C is mid afternoon on a "sunny day". You quickly get used to it.



    but I do get what you are saying.
  9. Replies
    14
    Views
    596

    Who watched the game between Scotland and Japan? ...

    Who watched the game between Scotland and Japan?

    They play South Africa in the quarters.
  10. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,819

    Curious It's going to pretty dark in that shed. ...

    Curious
    It's going to pretty dark in that shed. Why are the windows so small? Working inside will require lighting 24/7.


    When I mentioned "fully insulated and wrapped", around here sheds...
  11. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,819

    Perhaps hire a biggish crane to install the water...

    Perhaps hire a biggish crane to install the water tank?


    BTW, around here (look at my signature line) even sheds are fully insulated and wrapped.
  12. Bummer Best wishes to your wife

    Bummer

    Best wishes to your wife
  13. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,082

    WANTED:A.C.T. Graham May I suggest you post the tools you are...

    Graham
    May I suggest you post the tools you are interested in selling in a separate post.
    This thread has almost run its course.
  14. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,082

    WANTED:A.C.T. As you say "common as muck" I note...

    As you say "common as muck"





    I note yours is signed by Lie Nielsen himself BUT is still in its almost pristine wrapping :D
  15. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,082

    WANTED:A.C.T. I get to say "Nah" again. :D I think I paid...

    I get to say "Nah" again. :D
    I think I paid well under AUD $200 for mine. (It was while the AUD was high relative to the USD, so it might have been well under AUD $150 including postage.)

    so...
  16. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,082

    WANTED:A.C.T. My "bling" version is a LN white bronze 102. Was...

    My "bling" version is a LN white bronze 102. Was my piece of "silver" for our 25th wedding anniversary. A sweet little plane.
  17. Replies
    6
    Views
    470

    and also this one...

    and also this one http://services.valsparprofessional.com.au/uploads/msds/Wattyl%20Traditional%20Stain%2010772.pdf
  18. Replies
    6
    Views
    470

    try this link...

    try this link http://services.valsparprofessional.com.au/Uploads/TDS/D5.02%20Traditional%20Stain.PDF
  19. Replies
    6
    Views
    470

    Have you tried sourcing the MDSS for the "reducer"

    Have you tried sourcing the MDSS for the "reducer"
  20. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,082

    WANTED:A.C.T. Nah This is the fanciest one Veritas Tools -...

    Nah

    This is the fanciest one Veritas Tools - Block Planes - NX60 Block Plane the special feature is that it is made from nickel-resist ductile iron
  21. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,082

    WANTED:A.C.T. Hi WP How are you holding the Stanley style...

    Hi WP
    How are you holding the Stanley style plane?
    Do you extend your Right index finger (I'm assuming that you are right handed) outside the rear handle? Placing it alongside the blade. ...
  22. Replies
    9
    Views
    611

    Are mitre keys acceptable? If so you need Hand...

    Are mitre keys acceptable? If so you need
    Hand saw, preferably filed rip
    Veneer for the keys
    bevel gauge (or square)
    use the hand saw to cut the slots for the keys
    glue keys into the...
  23. Replies
    13
    Views
    744

    N.S.W. Hi Derek Actually I'm back in Alberta. Still...

    Hi Derek
    Actually I'm back in Alberta. Still "recovering". I'm currently tapering down my medication. I have another week and a bit to go with the taper, then it'll be 6 weeks before I can...
  24. Replies
    13
    Views
    744

    N.S.W. Hi Derek are you planning another one of your...

    Hi Derek
    are you planning another one of your investigations demonstrating the superiority of Lee Valley's PM-V11 steel?



    Yes, I AM JUST teasing you.
    and finding an excuse to say "hello"...
  25. Thread: Coffee table

    by ian
    Replies
    20
    Views
    1,952

    Posted on August 20 Wow, that's almost 6 weeks...

    Posted on August 20

    Wow, that's almost 6 weeks ago.
    How long is that glue taking to dry?

    :D
  26. quoting from the most recent Lee Valley Tools...

    I was confused as to exactly what this "conversion kit" was. I popped it in the cart as a reminder to look it up.[/QUOTE]
    quoting from the most recent Lee Valley Tools catalog ...
    "For blades over...
  27. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,718

    I thought Terry Gordon (HNT Gordon planes) took...

    I thought Terry Gordon (HNT Gordon planes) took over the supply when ASW's owner retired.

    But agree that PM-V11 is probably the best choice
  28. looking at that list and trying for a "minimum"...

    looking at that list and trying for a "minimum" kit ...

    I'd add 2 x rip saws -- one about 4 tpi for cutting 4 x 2 or thicker stuff, the other (say 7 tpi) for stuff around 1" thick. Saws can be...
  29. Thread: Cows

    by ian
    Replies
    39
    Views
    3,532

    no bull

    no bull
  30. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,566

    Duplicate post

    Duplicate post
  31. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,566

    I'm thinking that Chris's proposed system should...

    I'm thinking that Chris's proposed system should be designed (configured?) to turn on when the hand tool turns on and off a few seconds after the tool stops.
    The alternative is that the vac is on...
  32. just some comments on your proposed "kit"

    just some comments on your proposed "kit"
  33. Replies
    6
    Views
    538

    Thanks Ross Looks a much better process than...

    Thanks Ross
    Looks a much better process than what I was suggesting.
  34. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,566

    I'm just lucky that my heated garage has a flat...

    I'm just lucky that my heated garage has a flat floor and I can sweep the grit out every week or so.
  35. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,566

    yes I am back in Canada. But I'll be back in...

    yes I am back in Canada.
    But I'll be back in Sydney for about 3 weeks in November. We have a house to settle on and I have a stack of specialist appointments.
    Sorry that we didn't get to catch...
  36. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,566

    wouldn't you just brush the snow off? Saskatoon...

    wouldn't you just brush the snow off?
    Saskatoon gets as cold and dry as Alberta
  37. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,566

    Hi Chris As some know I'm renting here in...

    Hi Chris
    As some know I'm renting here in Canada.
    The typical automated ducted vacuum system uses a series of gates strategically located around the house. The system turns on and sucks whenever...
  38. Replies
    6
    Views
    538

    I'm pretty sure that what you are seeing is an...

    I'm pretty sure that what you are seeing is an autocomplete "feature" within the web browser you are using. The autocomplete feature may also store your passwords.
    What I think you need to do is to...
  39. While you still have some of the major tools...

    While you still have some of the major tools rebuild the cupboard so that the hand tools are readily accessible. I suggest that each group of tools be stored on a single layer arranged by task. The...
  40. Thread: Dead Horse Theory

    by ian
    Replies
    13
    Views
    952

    being serious for a moment -- I know it is a...

    being serious for a moment -- I know it is a forum for jokes, but ...
    I'm not sure that the head of air conditioning is "wrong". Without installing monitoring units in every carriage, it could be...
  41. Thread: veneer edging

    by ian
    Replies
    5
    Views
    585

    22mm is a bit on the narrow side if the OP is...

    22mm is a bit on the narrow side if the OP is looking for around 40 mm.
    Perhaps make your own from a suitable 40mm thick board?
  42. Thread: Any ideas?

    by ian
    Replies
    3
    Views
    711

    might be a nail puller

    might be a nail puller
  43. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,018

    I'm not sure that some of the gas won't have...

    I'm not sure that some of the gas won't have dissolved into the metal of the cylinder. Pays to be sure.
  44. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,018

    I'm not sure that attacking an LPG bottle with an...

    I'm not sure that attacking an LPG bottle with an angle grinder or gas axe is a good idea. Too greater risk of a BOOM
  45. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,018

    Not wishing to be "that person" -- but last I...

    Not wishing to be "that person" -- but last I looked Swap'n'Go would only accept bottles still in certification
  46. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,018

    are you bothered by the fires further north?...

    are you bothered by the fires further north?
    Hopefully you are OK
  47. Thread: comparing saws

    by ian
    Replies
    8
    Views
    767

    as my profile says, I'm back in Canada. I'm...

    as my profile says, I'm back in Canada.
    I'm pretty certain that the 10-353 model is the Australian voltage (240 volt, 50 Hz) version of this saw Rikon® 14" Deluxe Bandsaw (Model 10-326) - Lee...
  48. Thread: Cows

    by ian
    Replies
    39
    Views
    3,532

    only if forcibly removed

    only if forcibly removed
  49. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,018

    I don't like to say this, but perhaps it will be...

    I don't like to say this, but perhaps it will be more economic to replace all of them?
    I don't know for sure, but recertification possibly is more expensive than buying new.
  50. Thread: comparing saws

    by ian
    Replies
    8
    Views
    767

    not necessarily in this order Hammer 4000...

    not necessarily in this order
    Hammer 4000
    Hammer 3400
    Laguna 14"
    Rikon 14" Delux
    Generic 14" saw
    should all readily resaw at least 300 mm, some will cut pieces up to 400 mm thick
Results 1 to 50 of 5000
Page 1 of 100 1 2 3 4