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    New stuff, firewood and a reluctant pump, its all...

    New stuff, firewood and a reluctant pump, its all in a weeks worth of work! Havent had much chance to film this week, so hope you like what I did get done!
    Phil
    East Yorkshire

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    My week this week, got a couple of useful days...

    My week this week, got a couple of useful days in, and some part days, built up the new flue, but will be fitting it next week weather permitting, tried out a bit of TIG cam, but I need to cover the...
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    Hi all, as usual, I didnt get s full week in the...

    Hi all, as usual, I didnt get s full week in the workshop this week, but fitted s new motor to the old fan housing, which is much more powerful, and very efficient, but I heed to modify the flue as...
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    It is a common pattern in the UK, usually known...

    It is a common pattern in the UK, usually known as an H pot, when fitted as a standard chimney pot, the idea is that rain cannot get down the flue, and blustery wind which changes from updraft to...
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    Hi chaps! Not much time spent in the workshop...

    Hi chaps! Not much time spent in the workshop this week, but managed to get a bit done, failures and succeses!¬ and as an added bonus, a car repair, you can't be without a heater this weather! Enjoy,...
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    Hi thermite, I am afraid the reviewer was winding...

    Hi thermite, I am afraid the reviewer was winding you up, or all the Patels have upped and left, as it is not even in the top 25 surnames as of 2016 The 25 most common surnames in Britain - and what...
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    LOLS!! Thermite, I live in East Yorkshire now,...

    LOLS!! Thermite, I live in East Yorkshire now, but I was born in Pudsey, just outside Leeds in the west of this great county. As for the fuses, when I am working with rotating machinery, they go in a...
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    Absolutly right CBlair I have two sorts of jobs...

    Absolutly right CBlair I have two sorts of jobs in my shop, paying ones that walk in the door, and my own projects, a lot of the paying work is interesting, as now I am supposed to be retired, I can...
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    My week this week, my workshop videos.

    Hi Chaps, many of you have suggested that I post all my videos in one thread, and I have decided to give it a go and see how it works out. From now on I will post in this thread every week, starting...
  10. A cooker hood, a smoky Allday forge, and a noisy lathe! my week in the shop.

    Well it has been an interesting week! I filled the bosh on the forge, added a bottle of CH leak sealer, and waited! after 3 days, not a drop of a leak. One of my earlier slideshows shows the...
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    OK guys, and thanks. I am going to post a new...

    OK guys, and thanks. I am going to post a new thread, because it gives me a new title at the top of the forum, and thus, visibility. However, I also want to keep these posts going as a forum thread,...
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    I don't think I could sleep nights with a heater...

    I don't think I could sleep nights with a heater immersed in an oil/water mix coming on in the middle if the night!
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    Yes OX I take your point, I will post all future...

    Yes OX I take your point, I will post all future updates in the same thread! I don't get involved in many threads on this forum because of its mainly professional CNC base, but there are posts in the...
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    my truly sh*tty week!

    Hi guys and gals, some weeks, the sh*t quite literally hits the fan, and suddenly it is friday afternoon, and you wonder where it all went, and all you want is to go home and forget it ever happened,...
  15. A more in depth look at some of my projects, warning, dirty face content!!

    More garage projects to see!
    Hi all, I have just put up this weeks look at present and future projects in my garage/workshop, hope you enjoy it, sorry about the black face, and thanks for all the...
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    I do use them, but I am a bit anal about cleaning...

    I do use them, but I am a bit anal about cleaning them, it is a family ocd thing! Shelves are the next move, the whole workshop has been dry lined with insulation, so I have a wood fixing to attach...
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    A lot of them still used in the UK, and many were...

    A lot of them still used in the UK, and many were exported to India and China.Sold a toolpost for a really big Ward last year, to a company using it because of the huge through capacity of the...
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    Tour of my shop

    Hi Chaps, video tour of my shop, showing whats bin did, and whats bin hid, and whats still to do, hope you enjoy it, comments welcome, like and subscribe if you like it!
    Phil
    East Yorkshire
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    Grafton Drill Press Rebuild

    Hi all, this one led me on a merry dance, but I won through in the end, and although I started off with no intentions of totally rebuilding the drill head and the motor, thats what ended up...
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    that is the floor! Having had to work on an...

    that is the floor! Having had to work on an uneven pitted floor for about twenty years, one which was made from concrete that was more ballast than cement, trolley jacks jammed in potholes, cars...
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    Covmac lathe rebuild

    Hi guys, here is a link to the rebuild of my other lathe, a 13" geared head Covmac, made during WW2, not in Coventry, but in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, UK, by P&C Garnett, a textile machine...
  22. "The powder doesn't sound good"No Tyrone, thats...

    "The powder doesn't sound good"No Tyrone, thats exactly what I thought, just like a grey/black stain in the flush, but you could see it in the oil as well, and it had settled out around the drain...
  23. Thanks Tyrone, I learned on this DS&G 13Z my...

    Thanks Tyrone, I learned on this DS&G 13Z my first lathe, in 1975, The Colchester still has a couple of issues, main one being spindle bearings, but luckily I was able to buy some from Ebay for not...
  24. Colchester Student roundhead strip and refurb.

    Hi guys, I have been keeping a low profile for the last couple of years whilst I completed the refurbish on my workshop. It has taken a lot longer than I thought, but life gets in the way of best...
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    Yes it SHOULD, but it is rated by the amount of...

    Yes it SHOULD, but it is rated by the amount of Watts it dissipates, not the amount of energy it produces, so as I said in the first place, a motor which dissipates 746 watts, will not produce 1hp of...
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