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ProjectPete
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Handy guy; got skills and love putting them to use. Love trying new things and learning. Keen BBQer particularly the good ol' low n slow; grilling, smoking, roasting.
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ProjectPete
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Fair enough @DeeDee4. The 'oz' weight is just referring to the head of the hammer. So you could in theory find a 20oz hammer is heavier overall than a ...

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Welcome @DeeDee44 For basic DIY, keep it simple with a Stanley claw hammer. The 20oz (the weight of the head) version is solid enough for what you'll ...

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Around $3k for the sanitiser/"chlorinator" alone. A quality chlroinator is usually around the $900-$1100 mark. So quite a premium.

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Simple. Cute. Love it.

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Quick update on this one...- Engineer's CAD finalised so it's off to a drafty to detail each panel ready for construction.- Digger, crane and rigger a ...

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Hi peeps - just came across this Naked Pool System which means freshwater swimming Just wondering if anyone has an experience/feedback on this system ...

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Pretty cool vid! I remember when Mythbusters suspended a car attached to a crane using only duct tape. https://www.bunnings.co.nz/trade/campaigns/edm/ ...

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Turns out, this is not designed for hard set plaster walls so it's not an option. Apparently no avoiding the oil based primer/binder and the dreaded s ...

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MJ76
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Thanks @MartyH. May have to stick to my other idea of raising a deck around it one day. Thanks again. Mel 

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Here we go then.The first item is called a kerfmaker. This is a totally stupid name, by the way. It is my saw blade that 'makes' a 'kerf.This device i ...

JustJim
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Uno mas!The second jig I made today is a combination of a hold-down jig, a tapering jig and a jointing jig.Sounds complex, doesn't it?Nah! It's just a ...

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Good stuff @JustJim, many thanks for sharing. Perhaps for absolute beginners you could explain the purpose of a jig? And show what you have built w ...

JustJim
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Still no photos of the crosscut sled but here is the latest high tech piece of kit for my table saw.A block of wood. Actually it's two blocks of wood ...

JustJim
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Yeah g'day, I think this is going to be a thread where I put any sleds, jigs etc that I make for my table saw. I don't intend to post 'step-by-step ho ...

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Thanks @ProjectPete. I’ve already got a Trojan 16oz Fibreglass Claw hammer and a 8oz (well I think it’s 8oz) claw hammer I purchased years ago. The re ...

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Hi, I’m needing a new hammer for just basic diy around the home (inside and out) but there are so many to choose from. Please help?

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ProjectPete
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Fair enough @DeeDee4. The 'oz' weight is just referring to the head of the hammer. So you could in theory find a 20oz hammer is heavier overall than a ...

ProjectPete
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Welcome @DeeDee44 For basic DIY, keep it simple with a Stanley claw hammer. The 20oz (the weight of the head) version is solid enough for what you'll ...

ProjectPete
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Quick update on this one...- Engineer's CAD finalised so it's off to a drafty to detail each panel ready for construction.- Digger, crane and rigger a ...

ProjectPete
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Hi peeps - just came across this Naked Pool System which means freshwater swimming Just wondering if anyone has an experience/feedback on this system ...

ProjectPete
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Pretty cool vid! I remember when Mythbusters suspended a car attached to a crane using only duct tape. https://www.bunnings.co.nz/trade/campaigns/edm/ ...

ProjectPete
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Turns out, this is not designed for hard set plaster walls so it's not an option. Apparently no avoiding the oil based primer/binder and the dreaded s ...

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For those playing at home - it's so very nearly time to get my keys! I had my PCI (Practical Completion Inspection) yesterday and everything went rea ...

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Currently it'd be my pool area. In the new house I dare say it'll be the pool area and backyard in general as it'll be a pretty big upgrade

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