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    Sticky: feather duster

    feather duster
  2. I think it's a gonner as well, but possibly drill...

    I think it's a gonner as well, but possibly drill it out, increasing drill size until you are close.
    Heat could help.
    Or a longer cheater bar. What's the worst that can happen..
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    Sticky: Hypodermic

    Hypodermic
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    Welcome to the madness...

    Welcome to the madness...
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    Sticky: Sleepless

    Sleepless
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    I presume you mean 300-400mm not cm - otherwise...

    I presume you mean 300-400mm not cm - otherwise they are absolutely monster rounds which wouldn't even get into most workshops, let alone a machine... ��
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    But a test fit with a dowel showed my holes were...

    But a test fit with a dowel showed my holes were neither vertical nor aligned.:((
    So, plan B.
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    In my metal milling machine, which happened to have a 6mm cutter. It went very nicely through...
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    So, i drilled very carefully a vertical hole,...

    So, i drilled very carefully a vertical hole, using a set square, in the block, and used a dowel centre to mark the soundbox.
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    DONE: Arrived today, thanks again. Another addition to...

    Arrived today, thanks again.
    Another addition to the junk future projects pile
  11. Thread: Shed Overhaul

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    If cars were supposed to live in garages they...

    If cars were supposed to live in garages they wouldn't put waterproof paint on them... 😂
    Given your circumstances 3x9 isn't bad...
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    So, loosen the strings (i taped them so they...

    So, loosen the strings (i taped them so they didn't fall through the soundbox, but in the end i didn't need to actually remove them from the tuning pegs)
    Then remove the block and clean it up....
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    Smartwood harp repair

    I noticed a problem with my daughter's new-to-her harp.
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    The top block should be flush with the soundbox.
    This started life as a kit from music makers.
    I emailed them, they advised...
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    Done! I'm largely happy with it. Learnt a lot....

    Done!
    I'm largely happy with it.
    Learnt a lot. Made some mistakes, most of which I recovered from.
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    Finish is blo followed by wax.
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    I wanted to keep the box fairly deep, so rather...
  15. Thread: Wotizit?

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    I knew someone would know.. Thanks aldav.

    I knew someone would know..
    Thanks aldav.
  16. Thread: Shed Overhaul

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    I think you are thinking concealed slider? I...

    I think you are thinking concealed slider? I would think that will be difficult using solid timber, especially to seal it. If not concealed you will lose a lot of wall area. I think swinging doors...
  17. Thread: Wotizit?

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    Wotizit?

    A garage sale find some years ago.
    I think it is a router jig for hinges/door locks.
    It can clamp on the edge of the door quite easily, and the arms are adjustable.
    But id like to know more, if...
  18. Thread: Marking knife

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    Marking knife

    I don't know how much i really need this, but it's been on my to-do list and today it jumped to the top for some reason.
    Blade - rusty circular saw blade, pre carbide tooth.
    Handle camphor laurel,...
  19. Thread: RCB tripping

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    If it trips with the heating switched off, there...

    If it trips with the heating switched off, there could also be a circuit neutral - earth.
    As above, moisture where it shouldn't be..
    Leave it for a few days, it could dry out and clear the fault...
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    Sticky: Syrup

    Syrup
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    Sticky: Duck down

    Duck down
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    DONE: Thanks Dave, i need more junk... I'll take it....

    Thanks Dave, i need more junk...
    I'll take it.
    Sending pm
    Russ
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    DONE: Could this be attached to "any old motor", (or is...

    Could this be attached to "any old motor", (or is the pump integral to the unit) . If it can be, I'll take it.
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    SOUTH AUST Perfect for sound proofing a shed/dust extractor...

    Perfect for sound proofing a shed/dust extractor enclosure/teenage bedroom...
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    Sticky: Automatic

    Automatic
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    My home shop machinist June edition arrived last...

    My home shop machinist June edition arrived last week. I've had more recent editions arrive, maybe a few containers of magazines took the slow summer cruise ...
  27. Thread: Big can

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    I think selectedgrub has taken the penchant for...

    I think selectedgrub has taken the penchant for big to heart. See his last project, a mousetrap table.
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    What is a sandboard?

    What is a sandboard?
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    Sticky: Sickles

    Sickles
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    Im afraid you have been caught out by the Aussie...

    Im afraid you have been caught out by the Aussie habit of abbreviating everything.
    Pricing is per MWh, and the pricing interval is not relevant. (and its 5m intervals, not 10).
    So 1MW delivered for...
  31. Thread: The New PM

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    The New PM

    Apparently Sweden has elected a new pm. He was formerly ceo of Ikea.
    He'll take office as soon as he has assembled his cabinet.
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    Sticky: Pole-axe

    Pole-axe
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    Big computers have had similar features for 20...

    Big computers have had similar features for 20 years or more.
    Base price for base performance, pay for an upgrade, get the extra capacity switched on.
    There was one supplier at least (ibm maybe),...
  34. As above, but i use clothes washing detergent....

    As above, but i use clothes washing detergent. Mainly because it is there, but sprinkling the powder onto the wet brush and rubbing it in seem to help.
  35. Thread: Odd door width

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    As a friend of mine once said, service is what...

    As a friend of mine once said, service is what bulls do to cows...
  36. Thread: Zoom?

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    I reckon ive used most video conf apps in past 18...

    I reckon ive used most video conf apps in past 18 months. Up to 5 or 6 hours per day way too often.
    They have all improved significantly over the time, much credit to them all really.
    Zoom is...
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    Sticky: Caber tosser

    Caber tosser
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    Something odd apparently happened in the energy...

    Something odd apparently happened in the energy market last night. Ou energy provider, amber, who passes on wholesale rates, warned of price spikes forecast by the market operator. This happens...
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    Clearing sale Shepparton

    Online Auctions | Kevin Hicks Real Estate - Clearing Sales
    Shepparton. 3 schools worth. Vices, welders, anvils, Mills, tables lockers, gym gear. About 1000 lots. Ww machinery.
    Closes Tuesday
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    You need a control system that can reduce the...

    You need a control system that can reduce the solar pv output to match the load. Fronius inverters can be controlled as can a couple of others.
    Or a dump load that can be turned on instantly to...
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    Also, this is primarily an Australian forum, we...

    Also, this is primarily an Australian forum, we build houses differently here. Especially roofing. No ply, no shingles.
    Im sure we'd love to help but i think a us based Reno forum will be far more...
  43. You mentioned 'memento' - i would reckon that...

    You mentioned 'memento' - i would reckon that whoever is cleaning it up for you would be able to cut a couple of vertical slices a foot or two long, and an inch or two thick paint the ends with any...
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    Sticky: Yawns

    Yawns
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    Do you mean it shows the chrome icon when listed...

    Do you mean it shows the chrome icon when listed in file Explorer? That means you didn't download the image, but an HTML page.
    Try right clicking on the image, select 'open in new tab: if that new...
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    Sticky: With jam

    With jam
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    I found the same pretty much. Lots of words but...

    I found the same pretty much.
    Lots of words but little that was actually "educational". Although looking at the blurb linked above maybe it has improved?
    Does the power hammer article explain how...
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    Sticky: Back to (vic unlocked, sort of)

    Back to
    (vic unlocked, sort of)
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    Sticky: Mashed potato

    Mashed potato
  50. Thread: Free off cuts

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    DONE: I'll take it Pm incoming

    I'll take it
    Pm incoming
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