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The castors are holding up great. I would estimate the total weight of the bench to be around 150 or 200 pounds. I am actually going to change how the retractable castors are operated by changing the design to move up and down with a bottle jack. I bought some sweet metal drawers at a yard sale to hold tools and with all the new weight the table is now 400+ pounds so it needs some beefing up. Even at this insane weight the system still works though. The problem is that its too heavy to lift by hand to move the castors up and down.
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Thats a great looking table.I was looking at that arbortech plane. It looks like a great product but do yoi think a guy could probably get by a little slower with 24 grit flapper disks?I would love to buy the arbortech plane but it's over my budget for a carving tool that i wouldn't use often. Now that you are introduced to flapper disks im sure you noticed they can really cut out a suprising amount of material especially the rougher grits.Thanks
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Hey your metal chop saw looms great. i made one a few years ago out of wood. https://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-chop-saw-from-grinder-made-of-wood
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if you didnt put any sealer like shellac or polyurethane you could go over it with ebony stain and it will look pretty black.
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Glad to be a help and thanks for the kind words. I had a crazy eureka moment walking around my shop trying to come up with an easy way to cut or sand some material into a shim and drill a hole in it. i remember thinking i needed it to be just like a washer.....wait why dont i just get some washers... And thats how that came to be.
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I've had luck with soft metal screws taking a screwdriver and hammering it into the screw head to give it some freash meterial to bite onto. Another option is a 4 inch angle grinder witb cut off disk to cut off tbe screw head for dissassembly. then when the part is removed grip it hard with good vice grips. In fact vice grips are a very easy way to get a grip on a screw or bolt head thats above the face of the material.Drilling out the screw with a metal drill bit often works and then retapping the threads. there are also left hand drill bits that rotate counter clockwise to cut. these will often cut into a screw or bolt and stick hard enough while cutting to start u threading the stuck item.
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I 100% agree with the pasturization process just was not aware ot could occur that quickly. Thanks for that link to the research. I enjoy reading research a lot, knowledge is power.
i love sous vide cooking and our family does it all the time. everything turns out amazing.One concern is thr cooking temperatures you recommend in your ible. Everything i have read reccomends sous vide most all ground meats to 165 degrees for bacterial extermination. One exception is good quality ground up steak as it should be safer at lower cook temps.Obviously that is just a precaution as people do eat hamburgers various temps and usually have no problems. I will say sous vide burgers at 165 are amazing also. so juicy... Another thing I read about was pasturizing meat but cooking at low temps for long periods of time to kill bacteria.Also a question... Do you leave the burgers in the press? When i sous vide burgers i put 1 or 2 in small bags and they dont fall apart. We have a...see more »i love sous vide cooking and our family does it all the time. everything turns out amazing.One concern is thr cooking temperatures you recommend in your ible. Everything i have read reccomends sous vide most all ground meats to 165 degrees for bacterial extermination. One exception is good quality ground up steak as it should be safer at lower cook temps.Obviously that is just a precaution as people do eat hamburgers various temps and usually have no problems. I will say sous vide burgers at 165 are amazing also. so juicy... Another thing I read about was pasturizing meat but cooking at low temps for long periods of time to kill bacteria.Also a question... Do you leave the burgers in the press? When i sous vide burgers i put 1 or 2 in small bags and they dont fall apart. We have also bought the premade patties on sale and just put the whole pack in big bag leaving the wax paper that seperates the patties inside and cooking for several hours due to thickness (approximately 1 hour per inch) and they have turned out great. Put a little liquid smoke and some bbq right in the bag sometimes.
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Instead of a 90 you could have used a tee and not had to drill a hole. I would have used some black silicone around the wire at the hole or a rubber grommet to help protect the wire insulation from getting damaged over time. I realize you didn't even use the metal pipe after you cabinet mounted the box but s warning probably should go into your ible in case some wiring novices give this a shot. I really like how smooth this ible reads and your wiring diagram image is very nice. Also those lever type wago connectors loo great. I use the wago push type connector instead of wire nuts for most all electrical work I do an they are great.
120v mains voltage would definitely damage all USB devices. You should definitely check out the sleek modern direct in wall USB chargers like this ible uses that eleminate the wall wart charger.
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Hi that's a nice looking work desk you re purposed. I'm curious why you used the silicone/latex paint mix instead of just getting a few tubes of construction adhesive? also they make glue spreaders that have little teeth that make spreading glue to a consistent height really easy and I think it may have made attaching the tiles easier for your desk top.
Also I may look into the idea of using the paint silicone mix for a home project I have coming up. Fly by night contractor did a terrible job installing our shower and it needs a bead of silicone a inch tall and almost .75 inches think which is more think than silicone should be spread, to keep it from leaking into tbe basements at tbe joints.Oh one more thing maybe some.more pics of the end results especially the filter and such.
Regular silicone and silicone 2 won't adhere and cure properly when applied on top of existing cured silicone according to the label of the actual silicone itself. Also on the labels it states that silicon will not cure properly if laid deeper than half inch thick which is why I'm interested in trying the paint mix you exposed to me to allow thicker beads.
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Hey thanks. If there's anything you want to know more about I would love to help.
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Actually the wheels are steel with ball bearing hubs and the tires are rubber pnumatic (air filled just like a car).They are very quiet and work great.
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why not paint your steel rims blue also? paint them and put the hub caps back on and it will look less stock. Nice ible and the valve cover looks great.
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this is a nice ible I just doubt every head unit is going to have 5v as easily accessible as this one, especially older units that don't have usb. I found it much easier to buy a cheap head unit($40 usd) that actually didn't have cd player (as CD is quickly dying out) and has bluetooth, sd slot and fm radio. my soldering skills I would probably have killed my old head unit anyways, this way I sold it for half the price of a new one.
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your home town looks just like mine. until I seen your from the east coast on your photo blog I was gonna drive around and see if you live right up the street from me lol. great stuff here and nice ible.
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Maybe someday but for now I don't have the budget.
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can the leveling bolts enter the area your foot is in? seems like that could be painful if you actually "leveled" the leveling pegs...This is for sure out of the box design and looks nice to boot (pun intended) and I am interested in seeing new prototypes.
keep an eye out for junk push mowers for good cheap plastic wheels. great project.
wow. I want to say great ible but I actually didn't have time to read it before babies woke up crying g but I did want to tell you wow. As a kid who grew up in tbe landlocked Midwest but went lake boating all the time I can see and know as a boat maintenance helper that this is insane huge project.There are tons of art cars that vary from cheap to more money than I will ever know but all "art boats" I have ever even heard of are the latter and that is only really if you consider design art (it is for sure but art should not start at $100,000+) This is an amazing statement and stellar rendition. Your art and group colaberation have touched me. Thanks.
this is really great way to make a bike much more practical. if I was in good shape I would totally use this. since I'm fat and lazy I have made something similiar for my atv. atv have nice front and back Storage racks but they really don't do well for bulk cargo. in my small rural town we can ride them on the streets and I use mine as a daily driver when it's warm. i utilize a plastic tote as a "trunk" to haul cargo, groceries, basically anything that fits.I want to hit the I made this button because our projects are similiar in nature (I even attached my tote with u bolts lol) but I don't know if the spirit is truly the same but I will attach a photo and thus is a great ible and project.
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that bench looks super strong. how much room do you have to cut there, or what's the longest board that will fit on your miter saw?how do you deal with longer stuff?
very pretty cord organizer. I fear I would not use it because I may damage the wood lol.
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Great project. I love "out of the box" furniture. few random suggestions.... fill in the space between the bottom of the matress support with storage drawers just because...line the underside with LED strips for custom lighting.Also are you still using a box spring? you probably don't need one with that frame. Most modern box sprigs are really only to give a solid surface for matress. they usually don't even contain sprigs
Do you think you could upload some detailed shots of this project? Specifically of the up and down motion of the reflector on the vertical shaft and how the reflector tilts? also what holds the reflector to the horizontal shaft? thanks
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you should enter this in backyard and outside contests. It's pretty sweet idea.
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I know this has been said already but no change has yet been made but OXYGEN IS VERY FLAMMABLE AND CRAZY DANGEROUS. SCIENCE.... The air all around us is a combination of nitrogen ~80% and is inert and not flammable, next is oxygen which is ~17% and is required for any fire or firey explosion then ~3% carbon dioxide which is not flamable. Basically all standard fires happen in air that is 17% oxygen, fire needs oxygen to occur. Think how devestating and powerful fire is in general.....More oxygen creates stronger, hotter, harder to extinguish fire. I think you may know this otherwise why own oxygen tanks? The golden rule for fire is known as the fire triangle...Heat or spark, OXYGEN, and fuel. If you throw enough oxygen at something you can almost burn anything. The drips of oxa...see more »I know this has been said already but no change has yet been made but OXYGEN IS VERY FLAMMABLE AND CRAZY DANGEROUS. SCIENCE.... The air all around us is a combination of nitrogen ~80% and is inert and not flammable, next is oxygen which is ~17% and is required for any fire or firey explosion then ~3% carbon dioxide which is not flamable. Basically all standard fires happen in air that is 17% oxygen, fire needs oxygen to occur. Think how devestating and powerful fire is in general.....More oxygen creates stronger, hotter, harder to extinguish fire. I think you may know this otherwise why own oxygen tanks? The golden rule for fire is known as the fire triangle...Heat or spark, OXYGEN, and fuel. If you throw enough oxygen at something you can almost burn anything. The drips of oxagen saturated hot slab from a metal cutting blow torch can literally cause dirt to ignite.So imagine someone follows your ible and feels there is no danger in cutting oxygen tanks and saturates themselves with oxygen causing the air near body/trapped in clothes and hair to raise to 30% to 50% O2 and they try to light a ciggerate or even drop a peice of steel and it sparks....That person will light on fire like a candle wick. It would be like pouring gasoline on a human and then throwing a a match.You probably don't want to be responsible for that tragic accident. Please change your ible. Sorry I hate being saftey police but this is a big one.Second saftey note. I don't know about those little bottles but the big bottles of oxygen are pressurized at a few 1000 psi and become rockets that will blow through concrete walls if damaged.... Check utube and mythbusters. I would mention it if your going to add more saftey info.All that aside it's a cute project that looks nice. Those little bottles are generally trash when empty and it's a solid way to recycle then to make them have use beyond their purpose.
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Right on, thanks
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