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Forum: Shop & Safety 07-27-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,851
Posted By Gazza
I drew up the design for my 60x40 x14' steel...

I drew up the design for my 60x40 x14' steel framed shed and had all of the computations done.
Bought and cut all of the 2"x6"x1/8" frame, welded all of the 1/2" base plates and connector plates...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-30-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By Gazza
Steam traction engines and other old equipment down under

Hi all, just a couple of links for 2 sites in Victoria (Aust) thought some of you might be interested.

http://www.lakegoldsmithsteamrally.org.au/rallies.html
lots of pictures and articles
...
Forum: Fabrication 05-20-2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,898
Posted By Gazza
I like the idea of having a rack for your chains,...

I like the idea of having a rack for your chains, one that you can roll around would be even better. Problem I have is I dont have the floor space to roll another rack around and to take it outside...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-05-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,979
Posted By Gazza
I think one advantage of the electronic governor...

I think one advantage of the electronic governor or speed controller is they work clockwise or anticlockwise, I vaguely remember reading something about the direction of the mechanical governors as...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-05-2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,979
Posted By Gazza
I have a hoof mechanical governor for a project,...

I have a hoof mechanical governor for a project, just did a google search and it looks like they have been replaced with an electronic version...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-02-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,167
Posted By Gazza
Looking thru your pictures I would not call that...

Looking thru your pictures I would not call that hoarding, all organised/stacked and mostly inventory for future use, you can even find it when you need too.

On another note not meaning to hijack...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-17-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,189
Posted By Gazza
I used 6"x2"x1/8" rectangular tubing for the...

I used 6"x2"x1/8" rectangular tubing for the complete frame on a 60'x40'x14' shed, designed by me and then paid to have the computations done by an engineer.
This is classified as a "Cat-2"...
Forum: Fabrication 08-31-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,349
Posted By Gazza
Corel Draw and some sign programs can import /...

Corel Draw and some sign programs can import / convert PDF's to DXF's, but they can only convert the vector parts within the file not the bitmaps. As the PDF format is a generic type format it can...
Forum: Fabrication 08-30-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,349
Posted By Gazza
I scan, resize and vectorize lots of files. Once...

I scan, resize and vectorize lots of files. Once they are vectors I can resize them without loss of details, the sign program I use scans and vectorizes files easily but it all relies on the quality...
Forum: Fabrication 07-26-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 53,840
Posted By Gazza
Loving all of these finer details Jen, have been...

Loving all of these finer details Jen, have been following everything and you have given me some ideas and inspiration for an enclosed trailer that I have half built.
"I came up with a design for a...
Forum: Fabrication 04-30-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 23,024
Posted By Gazza
You are correct, I do use my truck for work so it...

You are correct, I do use my truck for work so it does suit me to have things set up this way but at least every couple of weeks I have to empty it out completely so anything I add must be easily...
Forum: Fabrication 04-27-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 23,024
Posted By Gazza
I have a similar size box on a little truck, some...

I have a similar size box on a little truck, some ideas,
-Wind deflector come storage box area on the front of the box above the cab
-To go with the front bumper support, a hole in the front of the...
Forum: SFT Information 02-22-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,538
Posted By Gazza
[QUOTE=Bender;650258]I would like to see Shop ...

[QUOTE=Bender;650258]I would like to see
Shop
Floor
Talk


sort of like this, a few options
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 02-19-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By Gazza
Looking online there are lots of similar design...

Looking online there are lots of similar design tools, I still have my dad's tool which looks like this.
I never have issues with the tube sliding as the grip area is a lot longer.
Forum: Machining 07-24-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,408
Posted By Gazza
Mark, looking at your second photo would it be...

Mark, looking at your second photo would it be possible to fix the vertical part of the rack to the round column using a couple of counter sunk allen head screws?
I bought a dovetail mill and the...
Forum: Fabrication 06-24-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,354
Posted By Gazza
You need to find a fabricator with one of these...

You need to find a fabricator with one of these "Magnabend's" because of their unique design you can easily fold boxes and other shapes that you cant fold in other types of sheet metal machinery
Forum: Fabrication 07-28-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By Gazza
Does anyone know ditch-witch's

Hi all, I'm after some information on this.
About a year ago I bought this at an auction and after thinking lots about its best use I have decided it might make a base for a little loader. But I...
Forum: Fabrication 07-22-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,230
Posted By Gazza
Talking about home built mini dozers, I think...

Talking about home built mini dozers, I think this is one of the best
http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=132812
Forum: Welding 07-10-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,528
Posted By Gazza
Option D...confuse them back! take back the...

Option D...confuse them back!

take back the original quantity of what you ordered and get a credit, then buy something else you need ;)

They're still not sure what you got, they're paper work...
Forum: Machining 03-17-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,846
Posted By Gazza
Just had a quick look at your style of drop saw,...

Just had a quick look at your style of drop saw, it looks like you only have a back edge to clamp to.
Can you use a say a 2x2x8" block of wood, one for each size 1/2"& 3/4". Drill a 1/2" hole in the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-02-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,820
Posted By Gazza
I'm a bit late to this discussion but here is my...

I'm a bit late to this discussion but here is my version of a 60 x 40 metal shed.

I needed at least a 14' high front door to fit a truck inside, but had lots of restrictions on what I could build...
Forum: Machining 09-26-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Gazza
This might help a how to adjust PDF file ...

This might help a how to adjust PDF file

cheers
Gazza
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-04-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,024
Posted By Gazza
Hi Brian, here is a link to a site that has...

Hi Brian,
here is a link to a site that has Kubota downloadable PDF files, work shop manuals, parts lits etc.
The downloads work fine but the hosting service only allows a set amount of downloads...
Forum: Fabrication 05-17-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,966
Posted By Gazza
Just an idea, a piece of bent rod about 3/8 or...

Just an idea, a piece of bent rod about 3/8 or 1/2" thick.
Drill a hole in the pole where the red circle is, bend the rod to about this shape and poke the short end of the bent rod through the hole...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-17-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,271
Posted By Gazza
I use a different approach with my work bench,...

I use a different approach with my work bench, just leave it all where I last used it cause I my need the same tools again!, yeah but it doesn't really work that well.
My "BLI" (bench level...
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