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  1. If you type ‘camphor laurel breadboard’ into...

    If you type ‘camphor laurel breadboard’ into google there is a gaz zillion sizes, prices, explanations so it appears you won’t be the first one to make a breadboard.

    if you look into camphor ‘oil’...
  2. :2tsup: What RW says, you sound like you are on...

    :2tsup: What RW says, you sound like you are on the right path but why void any future warranty to save a few bucks. Have you had a quote?
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    LPG vapour (gas) is what is needed and burned...

    LPG vapour (gas) is what is needed and burned through every household gas appliance.
    LPG liquid is what a car requires and the big thingy on the carburettor puts what is needed into the engine to...
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    yes gas will be cheaper to run I didn’t respond...

    yes gas will be cheaper to run I didn’t respond earlier as I have been out of that area too long and don’t have cost comparison.
    a 45kg gas bottle has about 2000Mj capacity and your hot water unit...
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    [QUOTE=ian;2214332]what size of delivery line do...

    [QUOTE=ian;2214332]what size of delivery line do you have from the LPG cylinder?
    my understanding is that LPG gas used for BBQs is drawn as gas from the top if the cylinder. For creating hot...
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    How long is a piece of string type question. ...

    How long is a piece of string type question.

    how many people are you regularly going to have in the tub.
    How deep do you want it, are you doing a neck deep , chest deep, both with/without a seat...
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    Hmmm after 20 something years in the pool and spa...

    Hmmm after 20 something years in the pool and spa industry I have never seen a cypress hot tub. Doesn’t mean that it won’t work, but there may be a very good reason they use western red cedar.
    hot...
  8. +1 for the Excalibur 21” Carbatec have had one...

    +1 for the Excalibur 21” Carbatec have had one for 3 years ish, first and only scroll saw. No foot pedal, do I want one? Probably nice to have but I will put an aftermarket one on if I ever think I...
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    Try a sink plunger first, cheapest option. Fill...

    Try a sink plunger first, cheapest option. Fill sink a bit less than half plunger on and go up and down pick any song you like to plunge to. At first there will be little resistance but once you...
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    Something like these Ramset 10G x 45mm HEX...

    Something like these
    Ramset 10G x 45mm HEX Tapcon Ankascrew - 100 Pack | Bunnings Warehouse

    from BGS. If these are too big then check out what is available in the size you need.

    if you have a...
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    I do recall reading that Qld PDF amongst any...

    I do recall reading that Qld PDF amongst any others I could find.
    I looked at the tuff block and went with pryda stirrups, I think at the time I just went with what I knew
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    Seems about right for a rule of thumb reply, you...

    Seems about right for a rule of thumb reply, you know, all care no responsibility :U

    I have a similar deck with 135 x 32 blackbutt boards, my dimensions area little wider than yours and it’s all...
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    I have never used a track saw so maybe I am...

    I have never used a track saw so maybe I am missing the point.

    I have a 3 metre aluminium straight edge and have clamped this onto sheets to break them down for years.

    google self clamping...
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    true it is too, but maybe he struggles with how...

    true it is too, but maybe he struggles with how to do it still.:U:doh:
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    Be wary of wheels, on carpet-probably ok on any...

    Be wary of wheels,
    on carpet-probably ok
    on any hard surface they will roll with any movement on the bed.

    our spare bedroom is polished concrete and a normal queen bed with 9 stubby legs on...
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    sounds like you probably don’t have table saws...

    sounds like you probably don’t have table saws and routers etc to cut with,

    as joe suggests cutting through with a Stanley knife two or three passes then use this line as your cut line, for the...
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    grandpa feeder no stolen food and just in the...

    grandpa feeder no stolen food and just in the last month I have installed drinking cups, no stolen water. I might add we had a rat problem albeit a native rat SWMBO states a rat is still a rat.
    ...
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    I have 6 chooks in a 2.4 x 2.4 enclosure it’s...

    I have 6 chooks in a 2.4 x 2.4 enclosure it’s about 3 metres tall as I needed it big enough for me to get in and clean it. If we are a way for a few days or if work hours don’t coincide with daylight...
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    I too was going to purchase a jointer but after...

    I too was going to purchase a jointer but after google and you tube I am going to purchase a thicknesser first and make a jointing sled. This gives me something to sit next to my scroll saw which has...
  20. Whoops my bad,yes paired with magnets. Made...

    Whoops my bad,yes paired with magnets. Made double sure they were the right way too.:U:U
  21. Rare earth magnets are the go for sure. I have...

    Rare earth magnets are the go for sure. I have hung a 600mm wide x 1800mm long photo using 3 x 10mm magnets.

    12mm thick blackbutt header strip for either side I used a 10mm forstner bit spaced The...
  22. nope. delay it,maybe. sorry to be the bearer...

    nope.
    delay it,maybe.
    sorry to be the bearer of bad news:U

    a marine varnish will help maintain the redness look, however maintaining the varnish is of course going to be a PITA
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    Depending on thickness spread you are looking...

    Depending on thickness spread you are looking anywhere from 0.75 cubic metre to 2 cubic metre. That’s a lot of $9 bags, get a local garden supplies place to give you a price,
    cheers
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    My first “built” workbench which is still my...

    My first “built” workbench which is still my current of 10+ years is four legs of 100 x 100 cypress and the top is two sheets of 18mm mdf laminated together by compression. (Read lay one on garage...
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    oh thank you, I was thinking of using Tas oak on...

    oh thank you, I was thinking of using Tas oak on the walls as I could run them through myself over a period (probably way too long a time) I assume You mean 18mm ply as sheet goods which was my other...
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    (Quote) I strongly urge you to read this book. ...

    (Quote) I strongly urge you to read this book.

    ok did that, whoops there goes Sunday :U just as well the weather is not the best outside otherwise SWMBO would be asking why I have not moved off...
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    I have had the OS58 For a few years now. It...

    I have had the OS58 For a few years now. It doesn’t get used everyday maybe a few times a year but it works perfectly fine, makes plenty of dust that is sucked into my dust extractor even though it...
  28. My thoughts, the long wood glued into the corner/...

    My thoughts, the long wood glued into the corner/ mitre is certainly going to be strong. Stronger than any tenon or bracket. You don’t mention which way the force is being applied but if it is a...
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    I will have a go. looks like an early version of...

    I will have a go.
    looks like an early version of what is now a speed square. It would be a 3,4,5 length to be square. The markings would be for standard roof pitch and the level would set(or check)...
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    Am I missing the point or can you cut the block...

    Am I missing the point or can you cut the block in half, clamp it back together and drill the required hole. I may be too far into a bottle of red to have understood the problem �� cheers
  31. Any pump will shift the water between the tanks....

    Any pump will shift the water between the tanks. So the information you will need is distance from water source to hut, height difference from water to hut and location of power.
    types of pumps....
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    Certainly removing the salt water is a bonus the...

    Certainly removing the salt water is a bonus the housing is aluminium but it’s probably not necessary to fill it with anything. Aluminium boats and outboard motors use a zinc sacrificial anode but I...
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    I have had for the last 8 years 15 temporary...

    I have had for the last 8 years 15 temporary steps (3mtr rise) constructed of treated pine sleeper “U” shapes made from 200 x 50 treated pine sleepers. 1200mm wide with 600mm “legs” 2 x 100mm...
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    Maybe a photo. I have a triton mkIII and initial...

    Maybe a photo. I have a triton mkIII and initial saw was a makita owned by a builder so circa 15 year old. When this saw finally died I replaced it with a makita and still going today. Has to be pre...
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    A mechanical fix pending the thickness of the...

    A mechanical fix pending the thickness of the marble by drilling a hole and using screws and angle brackets to the timber. Of course the 5mm ply siliconed to the table top is always an option...
  36. Looks like my generic red one. I use mine with...

    Looks like my generic red one. I use mine with nail guns, spray painting, moving sawdust piles��. Seems like you are missing a pressure regulator. eBay $16-$20. The red knob on top of the pressure...
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    Ug, I guess I am really in the 30%. I want it and...

    Ug, I guess I am really in the 30%. I want it and can't get it. Those that can now get it don't appreciate it.

    just think one day I will click a link on the woodwork forum and be able to...
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    Had a friend looking at cheap scroll saws,...

    Had a friend looking at cheap scroll saws, suggested the jet and he is more than happy. It is being used to fabricate model aeroplane bits that bust when they fall out of the sky. It will get used...
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    Voucher towards a better machine ��

    Voucher towards a better machine ��
  40. Thread: re pump

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    According to professor Google milking machine...

    According to professor Google milking machine vacuum pumps operate at 50kpa around 14" Mercury. You could make a simple manometer with clear tube to test it is still a working unit. 20" down and 20"...
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    No replies but I will give it a go. I am...

    No replies but I will give it a go.
    I am certainly no expert I have a $199 Bunnings single cylinder air compressor it would drive a coil gun if I needed to do a fence. It would need to catch up...
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    My bad i thought you were using the one piece cut...

    My bad i thought you were using the one piece cut once and flipping. Two cuts on two pieces will give the above
    cheers
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    If you only cut 45 once and rotate it will always...

    If you only cut 45 once and rotate it will always be 90 degrees I.e. If your saw cuts at 43 degrees when you flip the off cut it is 47 degrees always making 90. The problem is compounded error times...
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    How are you cutting the mitres? By hand in a jig?...

    How are you cutting the mitres? By hand in a jig? On a table saw with a mitre gauge? Sliding compound mitre saw SCMS? My SCMS has a half degree difference to the guidelines four cuts adds up to a...
  45. The closer you can drive to the mallee the...

    The closer you can drive to the mallee the cheaper they will be. Grew up in swan hill prior to moving to Melb. The local footy clubs used to do a good trade in mallee roots as fund raisers. Not many...
  46. Not sure if I am missing the point/reason for...

    Not sure if I am missing the point/reason for flush mounting at the rear but my SCMS is set at the front of my bench and I have dead space behind it (well it isn't at the moment as this is where my...
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    Standard height for kitchen benches is 900mm. I...

    Standard height for kitchen benches is 900mm. I am a bit on the tall side so I have my kitchen benches at 950mm and the island bench where I do most prep work is 1000mm. SWMBO is a bit shorter and...
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    Yup pretty sure you can make your own VIN don't...

    Yup pretty sure you can make your own VIN don't know the other answer 😖
    cheers
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    Pinterest is a great source for images and ideas,...

    Pinterest is a great source for images and ideas, maybe even a few plans too.
    cheers
  50. 1949 and under the section of things you would...

    1949 and under the section of things you would like invented. A telephone that you can see the other person and a radio small enough to fit in your pocket. Steve jobs must have had old copies of...
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