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    Most of us just have kids ;)

    Most of us just have kids ;)
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    I drill a lot of holes of varying sizes that need...

    I drill a lot of holes of varying sizes that need to be pretty accurate on a daily/weekly basis (for drill jig bushings). Here's what I do (which is by no means the end all be all how to guide on...
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    I'd actually like to have a nice radial arm saw...

    I'd actually like to have a nice radial arm saw built into a long bench, sharing a fence with a 10-12" compound (not sliding) miter saw. Across from a table saw/outfeed table station of course. ...
  4. Crude? Yes, but you could then take the head to a...

    Crude? Yes, but you could then take the head to a mill/lathe and use the machine to to directly measure, with an indicator, the taper per inch which would then be a pretty handy piece of information...
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    I was thinking along the lines of attaching a...

    I was thinking along the lines of attaching a line to the bottom of the drone with a lure and going fishing :). All my neighbors have ponds. They've all got fish in them too. The 2 best ponds...
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    Nice Job RB. Cool video. Any fish in that...

    Nice Job RB. Cool video. Any fish in that neighbors pond?

    Every couple of months I think about buying or building one, but I realize I have WAY too many hobbies and interests as it is. I've...
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    It's for sharpening endmills on a surface...

    It's for sharpening endmills on a surface grinder. The angles on the bottom correspond to the relief angles on the ends of the endmill. Nice score
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    Angle grinder. Actually a few of them, all with...

    Angle grinder. Actually a few of them, all with different wheels and brushes.

    This thread reminds me I really need to get my printer tuned up and working again. I want (NEED) to make a giant...
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    I worked with a British guy for many years, and...

    I worked with a British guy for many years, and thought I'd heard all the slang and knew all the translations. But that one had me stumped until I looked it up lol. Can't wait till the next time I...
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    Look like they work great. I'm sure you could...

    Look like they work great. I'm sure you could make a couple extra ones to fit 12-14" atv rims for the guys that like to play submarine. I'm actually surprised I havn't seen something like that yet.
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    Pulled my hamstring pretty bad last night at ball...

    Pulled my hamstring pretty bad last night at ball trying to beat out a poorly hit ground ball. Layed up today on the couch. Got some design work to finish on some personal projects and might make...
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    Nice knob. For that piece you could have made a...

    Nice knob. For that piece you could have made a short stub straight shaft with a thread sticking out that you can thread your knob onto to face. I've got a couple short chunks of steel in my box at...
  13. Brian, something to build to drive with your engines

    Have a peak at this thing. Lots of goodies in there to gaze at while one of your engines drive it. Even a couple variable load devices too.

    Would be a pretty neat thing to have at a show booth...
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    I did the same about 6-7 years ago. Whenever I...

    I did the same about 6-7 years ago. Whenever I notice I'm getting low of something I take a picture of all the organizers and head to TSC and restock up on the ones that are low by looking at the...
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    I don't run manuals very much anymore, especially...

    I don't run manuals very much anymore, especially for any heavy machining or slotting such as this (mostly putting in holes, an squaring up stock). But I loved using "corncob" roughing cutters for...
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    We used to have one machine that was really bad...

    We used to have one machine that was really bad but thankfully it's gone now. No matter how much you cleaned it the coolant always turned nasty. It would gum up over the weekend and when you turned...
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    Thank you. It is. The colour of the frame...

    Thank you. It is. The colour of the frame (which almost got painted blue :mad:...) might be a hint as to the end user.



    Thanks. I'd guess I have around 25-30 hours into the whole...
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    Some of the stuff that lives in our coolant tanks...

    Some of the stuff that lives in our coolant tanks isn't probably far off what you're dealing with :)
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    Thanks for the tip. Wish I would have thought of...

    Thanks for the tip. Wish I would have thought of that yesterday. This showed up unexpectedly (planning and communication are non existent around here) so I wouldn't have had a glue gun (would have...
  20. Nice job Rich. Looks great, AND works well.

    Nice job Rich. Looks great, AND works well.
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    Nice job Tundra. Hope it work well for you. ...

    Nice job Tundra. Hope it work well for you. Weather sure played hell with the farmers around here this year too.
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    Call it intuition, but I had a feeling right from...

    Call it intuition, but I had a feeling right from the start that this thing was going to come back for a resizing of the collet (make it to part print vs make it to part/process)..... That thought...
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    My daughter always says while looking at my hands...

    My daughter always says while looking at my hands "daddy, you should be more careful at work. You have too many booboo's on your hands". Goes with the territory.
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    I've stolen a corner of the basement for some...

    I've stolen a corner of the basement for some small woodworking tools. I brought my bandsaw down, wood lathe, and small belt/disc sander. I share a room with the woodstove, and wood storage so it's...
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    Most times I go fishing it's with the hope that...

    Most times I go fishing it's with the hope that something comes home for the table as we all love fish here. I generally don't keep bass, but have kept smaller 2-3lbs once in a while. A 6+lber is...
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