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  • Wellington, New Zealand

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  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 03-18-2017 at 06:58 AM
    Barry - thanks for your kinds words. As I get into more specific projects I'll start splitting
    things up I think. This thread is rather large. However as I continue to evolve the workshop
    and its kit ...

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 03-18-2017 at 12:08 AM
    Thanks to everyone who commented or wandered by to have a look. As these little gadgets seem to
    hunt in pairs I thought I would round out this little project with a final pic of the matching
    pair of 1...

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 03-14-2017 at 07:37 AM
    As I said on my thread,try fitting both knobs to each side much betterthat is the design
    intent.The clamps can be then rapidly wound open and closed yes I know they are fitted to one
    side and that was...

  • Posted in thread: Toolmakers clamps on 03-14-2017 at 07:35 AM
    Router bits are cheap sets that I bought for woodwork.Decided to give them a try on other
    threads.Started with alum and then brass.Work well fast speedand light to medium cuts.Used the
    OG bits for put...

  • Posted in thread: Toolmakers clamps on 03-13-2017 at 05:54 PM
    Brain fart:hDe: You are correct.I was thinking one screw threads IN on the other OUT, but that
    is exactly what we want to keep the jaws parallel.I have several, and they work fine but
    sitting at the c...

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 03-13-2017 at 05:33 AM
    Same here,brought back memories of a pair I made in trade school 55 yrs and the basic design
    has not changed so for nostalgic reasons I have just started to make a pair which I will post
    when done.Que...

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 03-12-2017 at 03:59 AM
    Well the clamp is built. I'll not bore everyone with the construction of the second clamp that
    needs to go with this. It will no doubt be quicker, smoother and with less "oh crap" moments.I
    have inclu...

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 03-11-2017 at 07:49 AM
    Thats very nice James. When I've polished stuff, I've used wet and dry down to about 1200 grit
    with some kerosene and finish it off with some Autosol metal polish. Not sure if you get it
    over there bu...

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 03-11-2017 at 06:57 AM
    Managed to steal some more shop time this afternoon and got the knobs pretty much done, bar a
    hole to be drilled.Pic #1:The making ... slow and a bit messy. I started playing with the suds
    I had. Now ...

  • Posted in thread: Setting up Shop Questions - from an NZ learner on 03-11-2017 at 03:00 AM
    Its been a wet day here on Saturday with some other jobs getting some attention. But I did
    mange to get some machine time.Pic #1 & #2:First off I needed to be able to put a chamfer on
    the ends of the ...

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