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  • HardRock
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    Mission accomplished!

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  • bwi 971
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    The enclosure for the CNC is ready.......3 sides open with hinges, doors are kept with cleats.....to complete it I added a viewport in acrylic.......ok I added that viewport to annoy Scott.

    grtz,
    Bart



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  • HardRock
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    In the nicest possible way of course. Like all marine engineers, he's a complete perfectionist and he's going to spend AGES on that workshop and I just want to see that Victor III in all its wonderous glory - NOW.

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  • HardRock
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    Its true. He is a craftsman.... He's also REALLY annoying!

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  • bwi 971
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    Originally posted by rwtdiver


    Bart! Just make sure you are having fun and making memorable times for yourself! Oh! Watch the fingers!!

    Rob

    "Firemen can stand the heat"
    I'm thankful for every day I wake up, and try to enjoy every minute of it.
    Great full that I could triggered some memories Rob and thanks for the compliments.
    No need to apologies sir, just jump in whenever you want.

    Grtz,
    Bart

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  • bwi 971
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    Corona lockdown is over and materials are "sometimes" available. Ordered a bunch of film coated plywood sheets (don't know the exact English name for it) and some 2x2 and 2x4.

    Finaly making progress again.
    The mobile workbench is finished as is the silencer for the dust extraction with the DIY cyclone filter.
    yes I know I make things rather sturdy, I have sailed what did you expect.

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    Grtz,
    Bart


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  • bwi 971
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    Originally posted by Scott T View Post
    I'm surprised no one said glue the finger back in place and hit it with some primer. Sorry for your injury.
    LOL

    I try to cut it in half longitudinal, used a 40 grid flap disk, took some decent amount of material off during the process. They only applied one stitch to keep everything in place, it was impossible to close it up. Pushrods were ok by some miracle, so I’m a lucky sob. It's just a scratch.

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    Bart





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  • Scott T
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    I'm surprised no one said glue the finger back in place and hit it with some primer. Sorry for your injury.

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  • He Who Shall Not Be Named
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    Originally posted by bwi 971 View Post
    some of the Supporting structure for the cabinets underneath the machines, they all will be mobile so I can place them were I want, small shop requires some out of the box ideas.
    Grtz,
    bart


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    I love it, Bart! Making the most of what you've got. My shop is no bigger and I appreciate a guy who can get five-pounds of crap into a two-pound bag.

    David

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  • bwi 971
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    Originally posted by Racer View Post
    I know there is a CNC hiding somewhere. :)
    Oh no she is not hiding, she refuses to come out of the basement before the garage is dust free, painted and at her desired temperature.

    I need to get the freezer out of the garage into the basement first to make room. Can’t do it on the moment because I tried to make an additional index finger with an angle grinder, although I failed the emergency staff agreed it was a good attempt.

    I still need to make cabinets for the CNC, 3D resin printer and silent dust extraction.

    Grtz,
    Bart

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  • Racer
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    I know there is a CNC hiding somewhere. :)

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  • bwi 971
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    some of the Supporting structure for the cabinets underneath the machines, they all will be mobile so I can place them were I want, small shop requires some out of the box ideas.
    Grtz,
    bart


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  • trout
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    Yes, what he said! It is good to hear you.

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  • HardRock
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    Great work Mate. Can't wait to see you get back into the Victor. Onward!

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  • bwi 971
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    Making progress on the shop. Changing the workshop from the basement to the garage is a logistic challenge. The shed serves like an intermediate warehouse. The basement is rearranged as a laundry now. Made a decent railing on the stairs for now so nobody will take the fast way down, I will make a new stair after everything is moved out. My machinery is still there although dismantled.

    Works done on the garage and why are some things done as they are:
    • Existing cabinets were removed and disposed off.
    • Existing tiling removed and disposed off, Toughed-up plastering .
    • Southerly brick wall, water barrier installed, applied new plaster.
    • New shelving installed, wanted to keep max floor spacing, designed shelf so I can walk underneath (just).
    • Made “wood board” shelf above the garage door, less high but much deeper to store spare boards and large cutoffs.
    • Installed french cleats around the shop, I want a modular shop where I can move things around when necessary, everything you see hanging on the walls can be moved around.
    • Rearranged lightening fixtures.
    • Installed range hood for extraction of fumes, also the hood can slide from left to right.
    To be continued….
    Grtz,
    Bart

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