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>>1376074
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Cedar strip canoe.

It's not looking as great as it could and it's over a year and a half behind schedule.

Didn't have the appropriate skill level when I started. It's getting there though.

Not sharing pics because I feel lazy tonight
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>>1411864
I have a partly shattered file I've decided to spend all day with to make a pencil handled single beveled edge leather knife just because everybody hates me and I never get invited to anything like a Sunday BBQ.
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Finally finished my vise stop I was talking about in the machining thread.
My surface finish in places isnt great, but its functional and was made out of all scrap I had laying around (aside from like $1.00 worth of bolts).
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>>1412217
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"finished" this today.

Might go back and put a layer of clear resin on top.

Wood is roughly 100 years old out of an old family armoire that my dad saved from a burn pile. I think oak but not sure. Same resin and pigment as last time. Neutral in the light and aqua when glowing.

This picture is the resin glowing in my living room with the lights on after charging it in the sun for a few minutes.
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>>1412618
cool, did you stain it a darker color? mind telling me what you used?
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>>1411864
Current projects?
>Finishing out attic crawlspace
>wiring both upstairs ceiling fans to the actual switches
>replacing broken sliding door lock
>Filling into two doors and adding a closet to the 4th "bedroom" to make it an actual bedroom
>creating a new door to the garage to make up for one of the closed doors
>replacing the mudflaps on the truck that got ripped off, ez tho
>finishing cutting and roughing out replacement rifle furniture
>adding in can lights in out-of-ceiling fake support beams to give real lights to office
>adding in and wiring up an actual light in the spare bedroom downstairs. Bedrooms*, actually
>finishing building mission style night stand from desk I built and cannibalized for parts
>build another book shelf for office
>build a mission style storage shelf for wife's office
>fix broken reclining love seat

That's what I remember, at least.
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>>1412684
Hit it with a light gunstock stain for like less than a minute. Just wanted to get something a little richer
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>>1412618
>dog mouthwash

Kikes will find an angle with anything these days
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>>1412686
Fuck man, we need more 3-day weekends.
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>>1411864
Have 100 fucking projects and want 0 to do with any of them.

I just want the time and money to build cool shit again. Sigh.

Moving. Gotta get this shit all moved out and cleared up.

Burn the shitty fence or diy??? Got 5 times that many old ass warped panels.
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>>1411864
Busted cattleguard at work. I get to come up with someone to fix it and pay them out of my pocket and then get work to pay me back... fml
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>>1411864

Gheto pantry built on uneven grass surface, alone, in 40mph wind.

Pretty fucking sturdy. Probably run another 2x4 or 2 on it and get some plastic bins for heavy bokts and parts and shit.

Not sure wtf else to do with it. Bottom has wheels. Unbolt and have 2 roling work benches?
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>>1412217
Looks good. But you should make a 2.0 version with a shorter clamp block so it doesn't stick up above the jaw surface.
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>>1412138
Is a positive in everything bruh. Build/buy you a smoker and start throwing a monthly bbq. Get some other bros to do the same. Then soon you will have like 7 bbq a month!
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>>1412618
BADASS anon. Looks good. They make 5mm uv led. I used to hide a few above shit like thst to make it pop in sublight and glow all night
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Laying a patio in the back garden this was yesterday
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Mixer tore up its belt on the last load before being done with the founds for the wall. Does not help with how bloody hot it is here. Not able for this heat
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>>1412618
Cool, what u gonna do with it? Is it completely flat and polished?

Got any more?
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Built this coffee table, installed some flooring in our florida room, added new light fixtures in the florida room, installed a fan and light in our bathroom, replaced/primed/painted the rotted fascia boards, replaced the dated sconces in front of our house
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>>1413068
I still need to fill in the tapcon holes with cement then drill perment holes for the shudder, paint our porch and patio, and install some fans in the garage
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>>1413057
It's not polished. Just got a layer of stain on it. Will possibly hit the entire piece with a coat of resin then polish.

Intention was to sell as a wall hanger but the more I work with it the less I want to sell. Mostly because of the age of the wood. I have a few other pieces from the same armoire that I can work up.

I have another one I did on cheap plywood. Has more powder in the resin so it's a little brighter.


Have more pigment on the way too. This stuff doesn't have any real color in normal light when not glowing. The pigments on their way are florescent in pretty much any light.
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>>1411864
Just put in this sidewalk from my existing patio to a new detached garage.
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>>1411864
New wheels, calipers, rotors, brakes and hoses all the way around.
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I've decided I'm going to build a cabin so no launch in the next month. I'm pretty burned out so I'll hack together a foam core cabin expediently.
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>>1413144
I'm thinking something like this
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>>1412618
Took like 40 seconds to load your picture, but glad I waited. That's fucking awesome dude, nice job.
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>>1413636
Thanks. Same thing in the dark
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>>1412618
make a glowing aku aku mask
or uka uka if youre an edgelord
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>>1413144
Whoa, that's pretty awesome dude. How long did it take?
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>>1413732
So is the surface completely smooth now or is there a groove in there?
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>>1413770
It's smooth. I filled the gap that's created by the burn with the resin and then sand it back so it's flush.

Pic is the smaller one before being poured.
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>>1413777
Looks like two ginseng roots joining together.
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I made this a couple days ago, It got 128.6db on my lil sound meter from a couple feet away, it's a lot of fun.
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>>1413777
Ahh I was hoping that was the case. What was the sanding-buffing process like to get it super smooth?

>>1413851
Jesus. Fuck that. Stay away from me.
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>>1413859
Not much, I only went up to like 400 grit. If I decide to go back and hit it with a clear topcoat I'll go up to like 1500 or 2000 and then hit it with my buffers to make it super shiny.
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recently renovated to accommodate growth
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>>1413743
Two and a half months. It's ready to go in the water if I wanted but it will probably be two more months before it happens.
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>>1414076
Where do you live? I'll take that treadmill off your hands. Get it out of the way since you're not using it and I need that motor and controller.
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>>1411864
Picked up a set of old Solomon snow blades at a garage sale for 40 bucks. Finished up sharpening and waxing them, got rid of all dat rust on the edges. Replaced the tether buckles since the old ones were cracking. Then rattle canned them since I had some neon laying around.
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Building some new stairs for the bulkhead. No idea what I'm doing, but it seems to be working out. First time building stairs.
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>>1414380
Pulled out the old crooked stairs to find all that dirt below. Kinda scared there's a skellington in there
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My uncle died a few years back and my aunt is moving. I offered to help by cousin clear things out to sell the house anx he offered to pay me for the time. Hoping to sell a bunch of their stuff to get her some extra money. I was tasking with sorting his work bench. Don't think it has been really sorted in a decade. Still kinda beautiful.
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>>1414382
The perspective in this picture is mildly confusing.
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>>1414416
Plus this gorgeous tool box in the garage. The estate people want to sell it all in one.
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>>1414421
and Shiva. Well, that was my aunt's. She collected world religion stuff and taught church school. Plus we got whatever that giant press behind the statue is.
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>>1414419
4chan always seems to rotate anything I take in portrait orientation
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>>1414421
oof
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>>1411864
lapping
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>>1414382
>>1414416
>>1414421
dead mans tools bother me a lot, I cant deal with estate sales and such.
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>>1414529
What?

I have a former dentist's beautiful interapid test indicator, at least I think it was a dentist...

Anyway, don't worry too much about it, the haunting just increases the value, like murder weapon guns.
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>>1413851
POST MOAR!!!!!!
looking at fiberglass and cast aluminum horns. Already have a 12v 1.5hp motor for ship horn at people.

About 40 seconds. https://youtu.be/0rmBwCR1HVg

Idiot cuts me off. WOOOOOOOOONG!
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>>1413851

More info build log etc
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>>1413859
I have 13 air horns on my car. It is way more fun than being a panzy
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>>1412217
>>1412220
Not bad. Not bad at all.
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>>1412867
he can swing it around to the bottom I suspect.
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>>1414529
Well, I remember him using thwm growing up. And somehow my dad never kept his even this well organized.
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>>1414631
Oh yeah. Also organizing his tools while sorting his house out too.
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>>1411864
Applying stucco to a wall whilst keeping an existing grapevine alive. Then I will build a wooden fence with horizontal beams to let said grapevine cover the yard in due time
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My current project is fuckin unpacking and sitting up my apartment.

>moved into an apartment
>start unpacking and setting some shit up
>a few weeks later after moving in, mandatory overtime on Saturday and Sunday
>month later, still mandatory overtime on Saturday and Sunday
>this weekend mandatory overtime on Saturday and Sunday
>7 days nonstop working

Im a machine operator
At least I'll have July 4th off
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>>1415431
I still have a couple big boxes in my bedroom full of random shit from when i moved a year and a half ago. Fuck moving.

I hope you stackin money with that OT at least.

>>1414577
One of my old BMX dudes had a retired Crown Vic that still had the cop horns and stuff and it was a good time rollin up to the skatepark and scaring the shit out of stoner teenagers.
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G E O D E S I C

https://youtu.be/6XNvNH6Z_6w

>>1415448
Kek. I got those dixie air horns from autozone. Well worth the 40 bucks.
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>>1415448
>I hope you stackin money with that OT at least.

Just started this job 74 days ago. Saturday is time and a half, Sundays is double time. Right now I'm bringing in a little over $620 a week. But starting July 1st I'm getting an extra $1.50 an hour. When my 90 days is up, on July 15th, I'll get an extra 30 cents per hour. So my weekly paychecks will be over $700.

The machine I run is behind on about 45 orders. My company bought a second machine in for my area so I'm going to be running two of them at a time.
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>>1415466
Damn 7 days a week for $620? If that’s after taxes it’s not too bad I guess. It’s better than working retail where you put in your 37.5hrs and after taxes it’s like $250. That shit is depressing. Oh and tell then that you deserve double the pay for running 2 machines.

I should work more Saturdays while it’s busy in the summer but I’m already so beat by Friday. Plus working on Saturdays, everything is off-schedule stuff that other guys didn’t want to do Thurs and Fri, and you have to deal with the weekend crews working everywhere and it’s a big headache. At least M-F is somewhat predictable (until it isn’t).
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>>1414544
What do dentists do with dial test indicators?
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>>1415472
Yea after taxes. But I live in a small city in Nebraska. Its cheap to live here. I use to work as a supervisor at Walmart for 2 and a half years near Kansas City. I couldn't make a living from it.

Nebraska
Weekdays $12.25 a hour, Saturday $18.37 an hour, Sunday $25.50 an hour. This will change on July 1st, and again on July 15th.
Nice two bedroom apartment, $495 a month, don't have to pay for water.
5 min drive to work.
Don't have to pay taxes on food when shopping.

Kansas
$15 an hour, $22.50 during overtime which Walmart hates giving out. Normally worked 40-48 hours a week.
Nice one bedroom apartment, $740 a month with water and pet rent added to that.
30-40 min drive to work depending on traffic.
Food tax when shopping.

July 1st my pay will be $13.75 an hour, after my 90 days on July 15th it will be $14.05 an hour.
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>>1415508
That’s not bad since you aren’t in Cali or some overpriced blue hellhole. As long as you got a little left over after payin the bills, you good.

I could never live in Kansas though. Fuck that. At least it’s not Indiana.
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>>1415512
Yea fuck Kansas. Kansas City, Leawood, Overland Park, and all those fucking cities. I moved down there to try to get into IT but too many Indians. I'm just going to keep working as a machine operator until an IT job opens up at the factory or somewhere else near by.
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>>1414380
>>1414382
Finished up the bulkhead stairs today. Pretty pleased. Nice and solid, feels natural to walk up and down
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>>1415674
>>1414382
>>1414380
I would build an escalator instead. The escalator would never work right, so I would end up with a perfectly fine set of stairs.
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>>1415710
You wouldn't build shit. You'd be too busy shitposting to get anything done, tripfag.
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>>1415741
I live in a ranch house so I probably wouldn’t build an escalator. And respect the Mitch and make sure to put your dad’s tools back in their place.
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>>1414576
it's not a terribly complex thing but here ya go anyway
https://youtu.be/DbASWO8FEU4
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>>1415749
>ranch house
Doublewide, amirite? Sounds like I struck a nerve there, kiddo
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>>1415752
What’s the square footage on a doublewide? This place is right under 2000sq ft but the two car attached garage is straight. I don’t think doublewides can have vaulted cielings.

>he didn’t respect the Mitch
be careful with your dad’s angle grinder
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>>1415752
>>1415756
>dad’s
My bad, stepdad.

And a doublewide probably could have vaulted cielings but I doubt it’s worth the effort.
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>>1415759
You could totally do vaulted ceilings if you weren't so fucking busy shitposting. You do realize that people wouldn't think you were such a chump if you just stopped using a trip, right? You post the most inane shit imaginable. And what is this memester chump mitch shit? Guy looks like a bitch with that weak ass facial hair.
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>>1415710
How's Bill Hicks and Andy Kaufman, Mitch?
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>>1415775
Got drinks with Bill yesterday, fuck cancer and speedballs.

>>1415764
Luckily I already have vaulted cielings. More time for shitposting!

I need to finish putting down mulch in the backyard. Girl gets off work at 3 tomorrow so I’ll make her lay down liner shit and cut it to size while I dump bags. The brick perimeter is all curvy do it has to be trimmed a bunch.

We got about 2/3 of the job done a few weeks ago and then it started raining and I got distracted by dat ass.
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>>1415786
>trying this hard
shamefur dispray, bepis
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>>1412802
Might as well make it 4-days hah
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>>1415797
Just stop replying to the shithead. That's what he wants. Unfortunately, diy is full of old people and newfags that don't know what a trip even is, so the cock sucker is probably here to stay.

>Inb4 It's only 3 guys that even care, just filter him!
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What is the best wood to build a bookshelf for oversized books?
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1) Pi-Hole.

2) Simple jig to use my old point and shoot to convert old slides to digital images.

3) Repair my Little Free Library, seems a coach bolt attaching it to the fence is broken or loose or something.

4) Plant my winter lettuce seedlings. Tropical Australian winter FTW.

pic related: test image from slide
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>>1415824
cocobolo
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>>1415885
Why?
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>>1415824
oversized wood
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>>1415397
Here it is in finished state, I went for a 'rough' finish to match the existing walls and create a sort of Mediterranean effect. It will be dry today so I will begin to build the wooden fence
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>>1415853
Look into /p/, it has a film general thread which mght have some people who'll help you. Digitisation os always popular there
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>>1415902

Thanks anon, interesting read.

I'm not really into photography, just found some family slides in the shed I thought were lost.
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>>1415901
Wood for the fence finished
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>>1416306
Lacquered metalwork for building the fence, I'll apply a second layer tomorrow
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>>1416308
Close up of a metal part, I'll use brass screws which I think will contrast nicely with the black hammerite lacquer
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>>1415853
Oh btw, this may be blasphemy on /diy/, but the easiest option is buying an Epson V550 and selling it (given that you're not very much into photography apart from these slides), they go for around $250 and you can probably sell it for more than half that as 'barely used'. Or even just cranking your scanning trhough and return it within whatever time limit for returns the (web)shop has, although I don't particularly condone that, but it is an option
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>>1411864
Currently turning my fifty-two year old pole barn in to a garage. It's 40'x40' and will have two 16' insulated overheads on front and a 16' lean too off the side. Concrete floor, fully insulated and all new metal.
Will start raising and repairing posts this week, then start building forms for a concrete footer.
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>>1416309
Almost done with the fence
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>>1416936
Close up of the metalwork (have to clean off the dust from drilling). Ffs, 6 poles, 26 holes per pole in a bad wall. Wasn't easy but it's done
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>>1416938
Better view of the fence
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i made a nerf gun which shoots darts at over 900fps
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>>1416944
Death by foam dart.

Horey shet anon
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>>1416939
>fence.

Anon that is just a sideways dock
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>>1416642
Fuck yeah anon. I want a shop so fucking bad...
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>>1415957
Now that's a fucking load
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>>1415898
Fee wood
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>>1417042
not really, the darts just kinda disintegrate from the pressure
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>>1415751
NICE!

I would put that in a backpack and head to the mall.
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>>1415710
Or the fucker will roll backwards at mach 7. You ever see that shit?
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>>1415512
I've been all over the lower 48 driving a truck. I like it here more than anywhere.

Being an hour from a Walmart or descent hardware store is aids tho
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>>1416944
Fuck, the bastard neighbor kids are always running across the cul de sac shooting their nerf guns and I chew em up with the lawnmower. I would love to peg em back at 925fps
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>>1417127
well not quite 925 but pretty much
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>>1417043
Dock?
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>Walking humanoid robot with AI
>Poopfood growing machine

Still in the theoretical stage
>Antimatter-powered spaceplanes
>Interstellar Light Sails launched by airship rockets
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>>1416944
>>1417127
I make a Nerf Gun that shoots 200+ fps with just a spring plunger.
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Working on a new bed. Tired of breaking all the flat pack ones.
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>>1411864
Where can I get a 12" metal box for an electrical project?
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>>1417414
hammond mfg.
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>>1417411
>Tired of breaking all the flat pack ones
that's why I fuck on the couch/floor
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>>1417428
I'm too tall for couches in general. And rug burn is a nono
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>>1417414
>12" metal box
a 1 dimensional box? you will struggle.
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>>1417380
nice caliburn, are you running a k25 or k26?
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>>1417512
k25. It ships to Canada tomorrow.
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>>1417507
12"w x whatever, but maybe not anymore. Could used a control panel, but now I'm re-evaluating the positioning
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Pic related but it'll be below liquids and close to heat, so thinking of putting it in a less streamlined spot
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>>1417045
I've been trying to date the image by the cars on the back, I'm thinking '64 or '65. I'm sure that's a ford falcon ute.

also random unrelated pic of my boombox resto project.
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>>1417607
Thats fantastic anon! I have been casually looking for a ghetto blaster for about 5 years. Want to make a massive blue toothbspeaker and car jump pack out of one.
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>>1417507
Thats called a square
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>>1417428
Not useing the neighborhood bicycle off site...
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>>1417347
Check out "thorium powered car." Fuel up one every 100 years. Is a fucking sweet caddy someone drew. Its a concept car but damn it sexy
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>>1417238
Yeah, like that float on water. That is the same but sideways.

Probably no floats tho.

And i am unsure how one would get boots on it.
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>>1417143
Whatva dick.

Thats why u live in an appartment or dont live in culdecucks
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made a collet holder out of some wood I had laying around.
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>>1416939
Lacquered post caps, I'll apply a second layer tomorrow and attach them
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Nothing special: made a single beveled knife for leather cutting (I wanted a 'scalpel' type blade) out of a broken file. The oak looked bland so I did Shou Sugi Ban on it.

Happy with the result. Tempered to RH of 58-59.
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Fixed the old HP-35 calculator that was lying around in the engineering club offices. It didn't turn on and apparently hadn't worked in years.

Turns out the power switch contacts were just so filthy from forty years of gunk that they no longer connected. A little alcohol later and it works fine.
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>>1418403
But after you got drunk, what did you do to fix it?
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>>1418424
Whiskey for me, isopropyl for the calculator.
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>>1418429
Why the fuck is it cheaper to buy an assembled battery pack for this antique calculator than to buy three loose NiCad AAs and assemble them myself?
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>>1417631
wat? I don't live in an apt dude, but it's true I also don't live in a culdesac.
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I got this antique banjo ukelele at a flea market for $20 I've been slowly trying to restore it..
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>>1416642
Cut out and replaced bad posts and raised everything back.
Doing this in the evenings after work makes for slow progress.
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Electronic dart scoreboard I'm building. Only does cricket. Basically you just plug in what you get and it does points and lights up the appropriate LEDs. My phone camera blows so the LEDs don't look right in the pic.

Sourced all the parts, wrote all the code, designed the circuit boards, machined the metal housing, etc... All that's left is to stencil on the numbers and put in a couple missing standoffs and screws
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>>1417858
i need to make one of those
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>>1418642
I would.
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Working on a jointers mallet. I have a trailer of hedge posts laying around and have cut the handle and head out of one. I was left a small collection of hand tools (saws, planes, etc) so I decided to learn how to use and maintain all of them. Hopefully I'll have it done today
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>>1418642
looks good
what are the 16 segments for?
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>>1418690
buy one for $300? sure, I'm making 5 of them

>>1418711
They show '/' 'X' or a circled 'X' depending on how many hits you have on the number, like how you'd do it by hand. I'm gonna play with my phone camera and see if I can get anything better

Also, those 3 buttons along the top are, undo, clear, and redo. It remembers the last 25 inputs too
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>>1418729
here we go. enjoy the feet too
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>>1418286
Fence done
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>>1418868
Good job
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I needed a hanger for my flex shaft rotary tool so I made one out of a peg board holder, an adjustable leg of a walker and a 2 x 6.

Drilled some holes in the base to hold bits.

15 minute build.
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>>1419031
Free diy is best diy. I like it anon.
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I made this for my gf, she does dog/cat grooming for some extra money. She always had a problem of where to put her most-used tools, scissors and combs mostly. If you put them on the table the dog/cat can kick them off.

So I made her this toolholder, with a french cleat at the back of it so she can use it on both sides of the grooming table.

This was just a test-version with scraps I had lying around so it may not look great, but my gf was really happy with it. Super usefull.
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I want to make a koozie press with an iron.

Was thinking about mounting my drill onto a trailer jack for automation. Set up the koozie, push button, press exact pressure and time and temp i want and then line up another one.

A fucking shirt press is only $300 tho and every retard on earth wants to start a printshop in their basement for nothing and become a billionaire. So, I should be able to resell it when i upgrade or say fuckit and quit.

5 minutes of research tells me $69 for 150 blank koozies. I think free shipping but i didn't look. Neoprene "wetsuit" material bucause fuck the foam bullshit.

Generic customprint dot com pic related is $2.20 each for 150.

Electricity, equipment, vinyl, wear and tear, and design are negligable af after the first few hundred so I am ignoring those costs.

Spend $69 to make $300.

Step 1: Rig up koozie press and buy a vinyl plotter.

Step 2:

Step 3: profit?
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>>1418868
comfy, anon
looks brit, but because of the vines i'd say france?
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>>1419270
Dutch. I wonder if the grapes are any good for making wine. The previous owners said the grapes were delicious so when they're ripe I'll give winemaking a try. The vine was attached onto the old fence so I placed it on supports for the time being to prevent damage. Once I finish the horizontal pergola beams I'll weave in the vines to create a sort of ceiling and prevent people looking in (there's a walkway leading to rental appartements on a higher level, since my village is built on a hill).

I'm planning on building a system of steel guidance cables to pull a cloth sunscreen over the entire patio/garden (it's typically Dutch, which is to say, small) attached under said beams, both for privacy and sun shielding.
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>>1419247
way to go, tim
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>>1419289
Why are you calling me Tim?
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>>1418868
'tis a fine dock, english
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>>1411864
Projects:
Willys jeep is completely disassembled in the back yard
Period toolbox/jumpbox for jeep that holds cb, am/fm/mp3/usb/SD deck and 400w power inverter was finished until one of the lithium batteries exploded, back to square one with that
Firebird had to be fast-tracked to semi-completion so I can dd it again but awaits installation of around 2k of parts that are sitting in a pile in the office
Grand Cherokee shut off at speed on the interstate the other day, no idea
Digitizing a media collection for a friend who is retiring to the Phillipines
Manage an advance auto 15 hours a week (about to quit I think)
Own/operate a computer repair business m-f
Daughter just turned one
Found an old cistern in the backyard that is collapsing and taking my house with it (office has sunk 1.5 inches since February)
My wife is a functional idiot and can't even take care of herself much less a child, she has no hobbies and won't help with any of mine, won't work, won't get a car, wont do anything for herself, expects to be taken care of, doesn't understand how this makes my life harder
Have both an 87 Honda trx350 and a late 80s 70cc Honda quad that need work
House needs cleaned, shed needs cleaned, need a bigger house
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>>1419369
New house, new wife. Done.
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>>1419398
>new wife
I 'spect, may well indeed be two sides in this particular story..
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Just bought my first drill, looking for an easy project to do. I know there was a website for easy diys, just wanna start with a simple workbench.

That or maybe I can crude myself one
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Set of 8" chefs knives completed as part of a commission, lot of work went into them and fairly happy with the end result.
>Steel is a spine of 304SS welded to D6 high carbon, high chromium semi-stainless, that was kept at 400C while being joined with 309L SS rods
>that's about as silly as it sounds to try and do, I didn't get too horribly burnt
>Bolsters and everything else is 304SS, they are a full tang all the way through with lots of holes to keep down the weight
>Inlay is twisted wire, stainless, brass and copper
>top to bottom handles- Ringed Gidgee, Buloak and Budgeroo- 6 coats of Carnauba/Bees wax finish

Lot of surface grinding, the timbers are so damn tough it'd make you cry and doing the dovetail fittings to keep them in between the pommel-bolster was a huge PIA.
Heat treating was kind of nuts, ended up doing 2 x 6hr stress relief anneals though the whole process, then plate-pressure air quench and 3 x tempering cycles so they ended up around 60-61HRC.
D6 a fun metal to use and one that's not used a great deal in any industry and makes for a massive amount of carbide structures giving a really toothy cutting edge and quite a cool 'wood grain' running through the steel. The downside is that its a massive bastard to to grind with its tungsten content, so pack a lunch and extra belts... you're going to be at it a while
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>>1419678
Very fucking nice, my dude. I really like the little detail work on the bolsters.

Mind sharing how you did that?

t. Novice knife maker.
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>>1419683
I got some 0.5mm wire, 304SS, Brass and Copper.
You can use thicker or smaller but the 0.5mm (around 25 gauge) seems to be a good mix of thickness and strength in this case.
Secure the brass and SS in a clamp at one end, then get an L-shaped object (allen key works great) and tie or loop the two strands to it, just run the drill very slowly and keep an even, gentle tension on the wires as they twist up together, keeping in mind they'll also get shorter in length as well. Once you've got them as twisty as you like, take them off and make sure they're not going to loop over back on itself.
At this point they're 'work hardened' a little bit, you could anneal them if you want

Inlay is sort of an art in of itself, there's probably a dozen ways to do it, depending on the material but stuff like wood, G10 and other handle materials is comparatively soft. I'll generally mark out how wide I want the wire to go around the sections, depending on how thick the inlay is, in this case its about 1mm or a little less, I'll get one of my poor abused teeny tiny drills of around 1-1.5mm and drill into the handle at the point I want to start and the point I want to end. At least half a cm or 1/4" seems good
Then its a matter of carving down into the material about the depth of your inlay's thickness.
Poke the wire in the hole, tiny drop of superglue on the end and let it cure
Wrap the inlay and gently tap it down as you go until you get to the end hole, depending on the length, a vise-grip or some kind of clamp is very handy to keep it taught so it doesn't spoing everywhere.
Note your hole, the inlay, make a 90deg bend with pliers and then snip the end off to the depth, poke it in there and a drop of glue

Generally thats the real basics, often on inlay I gently punch it down to the handle surface with a small cold chisel, punch or the like, then a very light sanding so its smooth.
Its one of those 'dead arts' because its a huge pain in the arse
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>>1419706
Thanks man. I finally figured out how to make ferrules like the old Finnish puukko makers did, so I understand the 'dead art' thing due to PITA but I'd like to lay an inlay like yours at the base of a ferrule on one of my designs so you just get me a great starting point. Really appreciate it.

You work with some steel grades I dare not touch. Mostly I just work in 1095 and 80CrV2 (traditional Kauhava knife maker grades) with stock removal. I'm envious of your skill.
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>>1419711
I still use a lot of O1 (mostly because I have a bit of it around!) when provoked enough I'll use 1095 but it can be a tricky steel if you don't treat it well.
80CRV is a real monster, some super tough, big blades are perfect for it.

At the moment I'm sort of on a semi-stainless, high carbon and high chromium kick- D2, D6 and A2 steels.
The longer I use A2 the more I'm sort of convinced that its probably going to eke out the O1 as my steel of choice as a bit of an all-rounder. Not great corrosion resistance, but I've been fiddling around with my heat treats and getting some fucking scary results in testing- especially under torsion, heavy bending, edge deflection and deformation. It just seems to shrug off abuse and hold an edge beyond what I expected.
I probably wouldn't make a huge blade out of it, but the 3-10" knives its a good fit for a lot of use/abuse I reckon.
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>>1419723
1095 works fine for me since I mostly make puukko, so you're looking at thin blades no more than 4 inches long and I seem to get a great quench on it with peanut oil. I tried to use it for a 8-9 inch leuku blade and that didn't harden at all (after accounting for decarb), only 58-59 Rockwell after the quench. I switched my leuku o 80CrV2 and it feels like it talks to me during treatment and tempering. Had no bad luck with it yet.

I do want to make a few Myerchin-like sheepsfoot offshore systems for some sailing friends of mine. Do you have a saltwater corrosion resistant stainless you'd recommend to a novice for a knife that isn't a bitch to work with?
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>>1419726
Martensitic stainless is a real science unto itself.
AEBL, Nitro-V and 12C27 are probably the 'easiest' of the current, in production SS's out there which provide very good corrosion resistance and will provide a reliable cutting edge + toughness with the very basic heat treatments.

That being said, the very basic heat treatments are not something most backyard knife makers will want to get into. Mostly because the end result of a bare bones heat treat really isn't much better than a mass produced SS knife (which is usually in the fairly awful to ordinary range!). You can outsource the heat treat to some commercial places, but unless you're sending them a whole crate of blades its sort of an additional cost factor that outweighs the end product.
After that you end up with an 'ok' knife, but as a one off most of the really serious SS blades tend to be in various crazy super-steels (and they really are very good steels) but they cost the earth in materials, the heat treats are at fucking crazy temperatures, the tempering is long and arduous along with cryogenic tempering cycles.
It really doesn't make a good fit for bespoke, one off knives as by the time you've processed one of them its a massive sink in money and time.
That's just in my opinion having worked with a a few SS's over the years. You can do it with enough investment, but making them pay for themselves is very difficult due to the overheads, stainless can be as good as carbon and tool steels but getting it there is a journey which only really suits mass manufacture.

Decarb you can get around a few ways if its a problem. Generally on a lot of carbon steels they'll lose a bit during your normalising, grain reduction and annealing cycles. So I'll usually get half a dozen and pop them into a stainless tool foil pouch together for those cycles in the kiln. You can also look at some of the paint-on anti scale compounds out there which do fairly well too.
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>>1419737
Just if you're wanting a 2nd option.
DLC is a super corrosion resistant treatment which can be applied to carbon steels-
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond-like_carbon

In saying that, it can be hard to find a place that will do it for the right price. But it does last longer than any other surface treatment and very effective at keeping rust away.
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>>1411864
I made a pair of VR meme goggles so I can watch VR porn. No head strap. I just lay on my back and hold them with my other hand.
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Stainless steel faggots plz, mild steel is the only steel you should use for tooling. There's a reason you don't find titanium or SS impact sockets. Mild steel has the best fatigue tolerance and heat cycling tolerance of any material. Sure, go build your fence or fancy ricer that youll blow the engine in 10000km with stainless posts or exhausts. But stainless tools? Never.
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>>1419400
Maybe, maybe not. His wife sounds like 85% of how my sister is.
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Made mantle out of 3/4 white oak.
Unfortunately the homeowner doesn’t like how the mantle returns back into the casing so it probably will be tearing it out redoing it
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>>1419901
VR porn isnt all its cracked up to be is it
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>>1419902
>Stainless steel faggots plz, mild steel is the only steel you should use for tooling.

Mild steel has little to no carbon in it, it cant be hardened and its absolutely worthless for making tooling.
There is a reason you dont find mild steel impact sockets, you find Cro-mo and Vanadium steel impact sockets, which are both tool steels and far away from a "mild steel".

The fact you dont understand the difference between structural steel and tool steel is baffling, considering your big whiny post implying otherwise.
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>>1413144
>>1413145
That's gonna look bad ass man. You worried about loosing the interior space going that route?
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>>1419902
>I've never done any kind of machine work: the post

A36 (mild) steel yield strength: >32,000PSI
O1 (tool) steel yield strength: minimum of 196,000PSI, depending on hardness


There's no way this post isn't bait.
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Last year I was given an 88 bronco. The frame was rotted to hell so I had a buddy send me a piece from his junkyard. Over a weekend I dropped the gas tank and leaf springs, cut out the piece that was shit, and welded in the new. Cut out some fish plates, put em in the vise and sledge hammered the relative shape out.
Plowed with it over the winter.

Ff, fell over another 88 bronco in a lot better shape. This summer has been spent getting the Plow frame out of the old one, gutting what's good, and cutting it up for scrap while fixing little problems with the new one since it sat for 2 years. Just as I think it's about ready to dd, it starts to backfire. Went to town diagnosing and I'm pretty sure it's mechanical. Decided to pull the whole fucking engine apart because fuck Gods will, I'm keeping this thing alive.

Not sure exactly what's wrong with it, but I can see which head was being a cunt pic related

One on the left is 5-8. I had a thread about this project but it's since been archived
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>>1420477
Fuck. Pic related dammit!
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>>1418868
Kudos for working with your hands and not being a lazy piece of shit. Looks good m8
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>>1419031
That'll do pig, that'll do
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>>1419352
Because you're a Tool Man Taylor
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>>1419901
VR porn is the shit, you don't know what you're missing if you haven't tried it. Watching a video that fills your periphials is dope
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>>1420494
Having sex with a real girl is pretty dope too.
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I was thinking of building an arcade-like cabinet for my hang-out room. How's a raspberry pie for emulation desu.
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>>1412863
paint it so you don't look completely poorfag
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I made this today.
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Cut new door cards and a package shelf out of 1/4 3ply for my car, sending it to an upholstery shop next month
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Just made a table today on impulse out of a wood stump, a glass panel from a cheap patio table and a kitchen cutting board to lock it down. It's made from random crap from around the house but it looks super fancy in our backyard IMO.
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>>142108
That thing looks like it really puts the HIV in Shiv.
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>>1421132
It's a rat tail tang puukko blade. The blue paint is just for when I I was cutting it out of my steel stock which I etched the template into.

I'll give it a Scandi grind tomorrow. The divots in the tang are for epoxy pockets so it holds inside the curly birch handle a bit more stable than it would without them.
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>>1421135
Intredasting... are you strayan by chance? That just sounds like a bunch of aussie words to me.
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>>1421130
Skull hides the fastener?
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>>1421140
>you strayan by chance?
Ei. I'm a Spurdöburger/Yooper.
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>>1421198
Small delta robot with micro vacuum suction cup
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>>1421142
Yes lol. Being in short supply of decent screws there's just two screws arranged diagonally from each other and they look kind of unsightly. Any tips on how to obscure that?
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I'm finishing up a router bit holder, but I'm more excited about the scraps I glued together with an S in the middle.
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Money shot with a little BLO rubbed in and bits inserted.

I've got a few different radii of cove and roundover along with a rail & stile set inbound, hence the extra capacity.

I'm not liking the legs I initially built for the router table, so I'm probably going to take my time building a cabinet to replace them.
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>>1421202
you going to sort stuff with it?
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>>1413852
That's pretty neat anon. Ukulele? How did you go about making the body part? How's it sound?
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>>1421108
It became this. I set the grind way too shallow so it's a vert tall scandi grind. I'm going to make its brother with a riccasso tomorrow (and a higher bevel angle) and heat treat them next weekend.
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>>1421108
Never made a leuku or puuko.
When I get done finishing off some bush and utility knives this week I might give it a go. Mind you I have no spurdo blood in me so I dunno if that's part of the recipe.
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>>1417607
>GF-777
Nice.

My current projects are mostly stereo equipment.
I just repaired a HT receiver that would cut out and go into protection mode. Ended up reflowing some suspect joints as well as replacing a popped transistor and bad relay.
Before that was an old minisystem with rotted belts in the CD mech and tape deck. Also swapped the burnt out krypton backlight for the tuner display with an LED and replaced the supercap for the preset memory.
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>>1421932
I imagine the fact I have my grandfather's puukko that he pushed into the heart of a Commie who tried to murder him in a trench during the Continuation War adds a certain passion/love of puukko to my recipe.

I see a lot of bushcraft that are very similar to basic, modern puukko, so I doubt you'll have any trouble.
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>>1416642
>>1418626
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>>1423236
Neat.
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>>1423263
Thanks. I have all parts for a 6 string dobro from a walnut Onieda Silverware case gathered, so its my next project when i finish the fiddle tomorrow. Pic related.
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>>1423374
Can you make a 12 string kantele?
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>>1413095
How much of a bitch was it to get all the angles right on the bricks?

I'm building a brick patio. Do i just need a tile saw or some sort of specual masonry rig?
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>>1413851
Kek! I watched your video.

10/10 would rekt people at a party.
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>>1413859
Passenger falls asleep.

>Wooooooonk
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>>1414144
Man, i wish i knew how usefull those were. A buddy renovated a gym and i helped. He said i could have anything headed for the dump.

>that face when i beat 25 treadmills with a hammer and cut the wires out for copper...
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>>1420061
The homeowner needs to suck a fat cock and stfu. That looks good
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>>1420477
Ffs anon it was probably just a plug, wire, cap, rotor, or rnning too rich.
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>>1420793

It was just meant for a week long party we had one time. Our doorway is really tall and wide. Threw this thing on wheels and just push it into the doorway when people stay. I built it in 2 pieces so it sould fit in the house since it's almost 8'tall.

Going to unbolt them and throw some 2x4 and plywood on the tops for rolling workbenches.

But yeah, should have painted. Ran out of time. Will paint next month when the big bastard gets evicted.
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>>1421130
Dangerous af /10.

Looks good tho
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>>1423104
So jelly.
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Working on fixing up the front end on my kitty cat from a fight with a deer last year finally got the hood open this last weekend next weekend I'm gonna get it up and running again and take a look at the inside damages.
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>>1423388
Yah, but we call them psalters. I've made 2 over the years. One cedar and poplar, one spruce and poplar.
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I am making a personal cultive of cannabis using arduino for automatizate it, but the seed have like 4 days and don't germinate
Later i'll send a photo because i am not at my home
(Sorry if my English is bad)
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>>1413852
Sounds like a uke. The body is a Padron cigar box, the bridge and neck are from scraps lying around. Added a preamp and under-saddle pickup for some volume. I'm stringing it up in fifths, like a mandolin, since I can play mandolin and don't feel like learning uke.
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Just finished doing up the laundry. Before
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After. Picked up the bench for $15 from a dump shop a bit beaten up and gave it a birthday. Cut the sink off the old laundry tub and undermounted it. Didn't cost all too much to do
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>>1417380
Currently making one too.
Btw. Cpt. Slug (the guy that designed this) is usually hanging out in the 3dp thread.
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>>1421807
Made a bubinga, leather and curly maple handle for it today. I'll be making the bolster tomorrow and maybe do the final assembly before shaping.
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>>1424674
I used to have that knife. I made a sweet paracord wrist wrap for it. I haven't seen it since I left my last job. I swear it was in the car. I wonder whatever happened to it and the wrap I made :/
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>>1424791
I found that knife on a bike ride near a park. No para wrap on it, though.
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>>1418615
We have the same project anon. I am just finishing cleaning the tension hooks, than I will mount the new tuners clean and refret the fingerboard and make a new bridge and nut. Think I paid $25 for mine. Photographed on a white towel for continuity.
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>>1423527
I've replaced all that. I've tried a lot before I got to this point. I'm a mechanic by trade so the fact that I'm scratching my head about it is really frustrating but my dad is also with 40 years experience and he doesn't really know anymore.
One thing we found as I tore it down was that bank ones valves indicate there's no problems over there. Bank 2 looks like it hasn't been firing right at all.
My new theory I've gotta look into is because these things are batch fire. 1234 injectors share one circuit, 5678 share another.
All in all, it's not that big of a deal to me that I did all this work. Like every gasket looks like it was ready to go soon anyway, and the cam did have some wear so I'm kind of glad I did that anyway just to know it's good. The timing chain was the biggest thing that made me not feel like I wasted a day because while it wasn't bad enough to jump a tooth, it was pretty loose. Also, I planned to do the headgaskets soon (next summer) anyway just for the peace of mind. Not to mention this is actually the first time I've had an engine this far apart ever in 8 years of experience in the field so I'm learning shit like crazy.
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>>1424074
Looks great. That Miele washer's makin me jelly too. Very nice machine.
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>>1424674
And it became this today.
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Repairing my dock, next week I'll rip out the old brick above that bottom step and do the same. Its very often coverered by running water at that level so I'm glad it lasted 15 years
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>>1425590
Mixing on a board with a spade and my kids spade was pretty cool tho.
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Bumping the thread with a fire I built with construction debris from
>>1423104
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>>1412855

>Have 100 fucking projects and want 0 to do with any of them.

Amen
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>>1426171
Are you growing corn farmer anon?
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>>1426185
Nope, that's my neighbors corn. I'm just building a garage.
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>>1426194
Why finish, looks like a perfectly good carport to me.
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>>1415901
lekker gewerkt pik
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>>1426291
Dank u!

(Table isn't done yet, needs more sanding and new coats of oil and the grapevine needs to be attached to the fence)
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>>1426227
people like you are the reason we can't have nice things. You probably think it's okay to park cars outside too.
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>>1426293
>>1415397
>>1415901
>this is a yuropoorean garden
Making the best of what you got anon, so putting your EU poverty aside, good job!
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>>1426317
The Netherlands are one of the richest countries on earth. It's just that the country isn't very large so land is expensive. My garden is very small but it's my first house.
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what happened to the falconfelony?
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>>1426194
no offense, but might it have been easier to take it all down and start over?
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>>1426710
The thought definitely crossed my mind, and cost was a consideration, as well as timeline.
It's a fifty two year old FFA barn with a good structure which made it a worthy candidate for a rebuild. The house was the same deal, over one hundred years old with good bones so I extensively remodeled instead of a complete tear down. As long as the dollars and sense is right I would rather rebuild then start over.
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Rebuilding steps and a little deck for my moms friend at a mobile home she inherited and needs to sell.
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>>1426795
She had someone else take down the dimensions for me because it's a 2 hour drive, but everything they told me was off so I couldn't do the stairs to fit. Have to go back next weekend and finish.
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Mini taito cabinet, dunno where I'm gonna find a mini 4 way joystick tho.
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>>1426797
looks good but not anywhere near to code. see pic related. you need these brackets and carriage bolts in the circled areas.

It's not to code either, but you can slap them on what you already have ant it will be way better.
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I spent a few hours yesterday recreating my grandma's 1950s address sign, which broke sometime in the 80s. Took about 2 hours to cut and jigsaw the woodshape, prime and paint, and nail the letters on. not perfect but im happy with the way it turned out
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>>1426797
why wouldn't you have the legs be the railing too?
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>>1426912
Because I was given shitty dimensions by the neighbor who measured the original and I was an idiot who trusted them. Also by doing the rail posts separate I didnt have to notch the deck boards around them.
>>1426805
I'm not quite worried about it being to code and it's not finished, I still need to add a lower rail around it, angle braces underneath and some lattice. Also steps because the old ones were so bad I couldn't use them as a template and I was getting annoyed at the 106* heat. The old deck was held together with nails, so anything is an improvement and who ever buys the property will want to put a new mobile there with nicer steps; this is just to make it usable and comply with park regulations.
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>>1426920
>comply with park regulations
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>>1427054
frick off
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Curly maple, leather, copper, leather, bubinga, leather, copper leather, yellowheart.
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>>1427274
sweet vape mod
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>>1427310
Is to become leuku or puuko handle.
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>>1427310
It became a puukko handle.
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I made a decent dresser into a cage for my quail
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>>1427968
Im also in the midst of building an indoor aquaponics shelf. Still working out the bugs, dreading the possibility of having to use an actual glass aquarium, but I want it to be pretty without spending out the ass for acrylic panels

sorry for poor image quality, they were saves from a snapchat story, and I'm on an android already
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I launched my boat today. I still have a bunch of interior work but I've just been dying to see her in the water.
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>>1420438
Nope. I'm just using it for recreational fishing and crabbing so I don't need too much open space anyways. If I have a cabin I think I'll go on more trips around the Puget Sound and Vancouver island. Will I actually spend my time doing that instead of starting another boat project, I don't know but it would be cool to have the option.
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>>1417858
Decided to make a small wood organizer for loose and beat up drill bits
Its for 1/16-1/4 bits sized to fit about 8 bits in each slot (except for the 3 smallest sizes, which I oversized so you can actually get the bits out.)
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>>1428007
Here it is in a small toolbox drawer.
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>>1422068
Not a scandi, all my ancestors are scots and prussian, so stabbing someone is basically just like saying hello in other cultures :(
I finished off a couple of 'modern trade knives' and a few kitchen utility knives today which turned out pretty neat. I'll get a pic of them tomorrow when its not all dark and a frozen shithole.
Looked at the poor little hunting knife which I've been neglecting for about a month now and was going to start on it, but a shipment of A2 came in so I'm just at the stage before heat treat on two chefs knives, couple of paring knives and a damn herb chopper of all things... so a puuko will have to wait awhile longer before I can make things I want.

>>1427978
>boat
Cool, now just fill it with money and hours of your life! Last time there was a boat in my family we spent hours bolting shit too it, fixing random shit and dumping great wads of cash into various sounders, radios and other lunacy. I still miss it because it was a great little fishing boat, but it had to go.
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>>1411864
This is my first project I ever made. Before this I only ever assembled like, IKEA furniture. I'm really proud of myself. It's a floating bedframe with RGB LED lights.

I made a shitty how to video too that kinda shows it close up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94BmlYlm6XE&t=7s
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>>1412618
I've got so many questions! Is the lightning bolt hand-carved or laser engraved? Can you sand back resin without ruining the glossy finish?
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>>1415674
nice job
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>>1416642
excited for updates on this bad boy
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>>1411864
Finally getting around to getting some stuff done.

Moved my girlfriend's desk and my desk from the second bedroom to the living room.
Putting together some wire rack shelving for the second bedroom so stuff won't be laying on the floor.
Going to organize all my tech and electric crap so I can find stuff instead of digging around in boxes.
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>>1426800
Whats the size of your mini cabinet?
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Water line repair in my 3rd world teir shithole. And mold remediation via 30' pipe and mist nozels and wireless inspection cam because my house was built by a team of mentally dissabled faggots 100 years ago and they thought building 3 inches off of the ground was a good idea.

Last night i had to cut a copper line, unscrew it, then fold and beat on it with pliers for 20 minutes to stop it.

Hot water caused mold.

Hot water caused my house to break in half...

>rent until u die kids.

"But that's throwing money away."
>pic related.


All i do is drive an hour 1 way to lowes and work on this flophouse.
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>pic related


All i do is drive an hour 1 way to lowes and work on this flophouse.
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>>1427973
Biy 1 piece of glass then.

Plywood and 2x4.

https://youtu.be/6FDUfglurns
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>>1428252
Updates are slow, I'm doing this in the evenings after work. Except the concrete, I subbed that out. Its nice coming home just to watch concrete dry.
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>>1420727
Get a dirt cheap used laptop on eBay, better than the pi.
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Flowerboxes!
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>>1428922
Sweet anon.
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>>1428506
Fucking shit is expensive. How big is the slab and what it cost pls?
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Leather door stopper. Because I nearly broke my toe by hitting a metal one. It‘s filled with old coins.
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Sculpting a vulture skull. Looks weird with the lower jaw on it so I think I might keep it like this.
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>>1428980
I should do this. This is my current one. Cast iron i found half buried in a pasture. Whatever i use it needs to be heavy. I have 3 individual door springs bolted on because nobody knows how to shit the mutherfucking door when its 115 degrees outside and the ac is in overdrive
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>>1428958
Thank you, had the wood cut to length and just made a jig to pre drill all the parts. Only took a day

Tomorrow I'm gonna paint and put them into the ground, then it's time to grow something.
Any recommendations?
>I prefer vegetables over flowers but have got a lot of the regulars now

>pic unrelated, something else I made the other day from an old branch
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>>1429071
Tomatoe trees.
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>>1429071
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>>1413049
Are you using a gopro camera?
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>>1414382
how do you get out?
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>>1429479
>>1429482
Thanks, looks cool but I already have like 20 tomato shrubs. Also have apricots, lemon, lime, strawberries, figs, plums, apples, pears, beans, potatoes and more
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>>1429521
Lucky. Seriously considering making a deal with a bro from the south and meeting half way with 2 trailers loaded with my veggies and his fruits and swap.
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>>1429812
Do it!
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>>1429834
Gonna damned sure try anons. I can get lime screenings for about $50 a 15 ton load delivered for free. Cant dig and this is easier. Just throw 10 feet of screenings on air or water lines for geothermal testing. If all goes well i will level it off for a greenhouse thats worth a shit. My front yard is sadly on the highway but also means a stand and a bucket and scale can make me money. Know 90% of the people here and wil have shit on camera
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Ok goys I’m gonna try that one more time.
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>>1430343
I mean if I keep going smaller and smaller on the extractor sockets, I will eventually shave off the whole lugnut, right?
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Is the job finished if I gave up? I don’t know what to do now. I got a good grip a couple time, impact gun rated to 450ft-lbs didn’t budge the thing and 24” breaker bar will get a lot of leverage but going full force puts it at a shitty angle and pops the thing off.

Time to invest in the 60gal air compressor.
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>>1430398
Hammer a 6 point onto it!
The end all be all remember?
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>>1430401
6pt? I don’t think that will work. I tried 12pts originally and tried all different sizes of those extractor sockets.

Like I mentioned in the beginning- the problem isn’t just that it’s stripped. The original problem is that the thing must be torqued nearly 5x what it should be.
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>>1430357

Why does chrysler make lugnuts out of cheese?
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>>1430398
>>1430398
Torch. That is all
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>>1430411
The better question is, why didnt the government let Chrysler rot in bankruptcy?
If there were ever a company that deserved to rot, its Chrysler with their piss poor sludgy engines and plethora of transmission problems that plagued them for 2 decades. I mean fuck, their Ram transmissions were failing up until they changed them in 2012, at which point they were still having catastrophic engine failures in their other new vehicles at 50k miles.
And why did people continue buying their fucking awful cars?
And why would anyone in their right mind buy one now that they are owned by FIAT?

Baffling.
Muh CJ and muh XJ legacy isnt enough to warrant buying ANY other model.




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