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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 7,733
    Morning, blowing a gale ,another busy day ,hope it stays fine
    Have a good day
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,059
    WFH which suits as I’m going to watch the Liverpool game later. Unfortunately my 15 he old won’t drive
  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 3,248
    Too windy here for cycling to work on censored roads.
    Train's late, as usual.

    Onwards and upwards.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 7,313
    Morning, Slobbing at home maybe fight the wind later on bike if I CBA. TLW the match is at Anfield so most drivers start at 15 around there anyway, let him drive. :D Walking the dog shortly now the school run is nearly finished, parents get upset when my vicious Staffy licks there brats to death when stroked. I'm sure they expect their kids to be eaten instead.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 5,895
    Aren't Liverpool planning to use their 15 yos in the match tonight while the big boys get a week off?

    Sun is shining! Outdoor tasks beckon. May involve logging and splitting, stocks getting low and I doubt winter is over and done with.
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,665
    Windy an biting cold wind here so walked in.

    SG, no Pineapple crepe? Would go nicely with an espresso I think.

    Product testing was meant to be happening today, thats been binned owning to said wind so not actually sure whats going on now.
    Also booked to go away to Spain in a couple of weeks, lets hope thats not a total waste
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,208
    Me doing chores me. It's frikkin windy.
    Then go get tracking done on Porker.
    If the rear boots don't improve, i've narrowed it down to Michelin Pilot Sport 2's, Pirelli Sottozero's, Goodyear Potenzas or... Pirelli P Zero's? But i've had no experience of Pirelli's P Zero. Any thoughts?
    I think I should cross the sottozero's off the list. Noisy apparently and one or two have said skittish.

    Far too windy for outdoor pedalling.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • sungodsungod Posts: 12,199
    step83 said:

    SG, no Pineapple crepe? Would go nicely with an espresso I think.

    pancakes, lemon and sugar, it's the law, perhaps pineapple on the side though...
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,665
    sungod said:

    step83 said:

    SG, no Pineapple crepe? Would go nicely with an espresso I think.

    pancakes, lemon and sugar, it's the law, perhaps pineapple on the side though...
    Fair point, could go so far as caramelised Pineapple with Pancakes, bit too sweet possibly though.

    Also making a workbench hopefully soon, anyone done such a stupid task?
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,645
    step83 said:

    sungod said:

    step83 said:

    SG, no Pineapple crepe? Would go nicely with an espresso I think.

    pancakes, lemon and sugar, it's the law, perhaps pineapple on the side though...
    Fair point, could go so far as caramelised Pineapple with Pancakes, bit too sweet possibly though.

    Also making a workbench hopefully soon, anyone done such a stupid task?
    Yes, I have. (Although, tbf, my shed is a little more roomy than most...)



  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 3,248
    oxoman said:

    parents get upset when my vicious Staffy licks there brats to death when stroked. I'm sure they expect their kids to be eaten instead.

    From my experience staffys will lick you to death if they don't think you're giving them enough attention.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 7,313
    I thought I had a decent sized man cave, Your bench is about a 3rd the size of my whole man cave. I'm jealous.
    Hopefully moving in next 18 months, so will be looking for bigger man cave and storage for a non eco friendly combustion engined vehicle before there banned totally. Fancy an old Suzuki sj hybrid jeep with monster engine in.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,645
    oxoman said:

    I thought I had a decent sized man cave, Your bench is about a 3rd the size of my whole man cave. I'm jealous.
    Hopefully moving in next 18 months, so will be looking for bigger man cave and storage for a non eco friendly combustion engined vehicle before there banned totally. Fancy an old Suzuki sj hybrid jeep with monster engine in.


    That's just one of the benches, tucked away in the back corner. It's 4800 * 1200... there's a few more elsewhere in the shed. :)

  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 7,313
    :'(:'(:(:( Ok no need to make it worse.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,208
    edited 4 February
    step83 said:

    sungod said:

    step83 said:

    SG, no Pineapple crepe? Would go nicely with an espresso I think.

    pancakes, lemon and sugar, it's the law, perhaps pineapple on the side though...
    Fair point, could go so far as caramelised Pineapple with Pancakes, bit too sweet possibly though.

    Also making a workbench hopefully soon, anyone done such a stupid task?
    Yes but if you expect me to comment, then I expect you to comment about my tyres...

    #b1tch

    The standard is 400mm wide, though I did mine @ 500mm.

    Remember silly things like not putting a vice near the corner.
    Create apertures for tool boxes,
    I built mine with 3 x 3 posts - build it to a height conducive to you.
    Marine ply tops 18mm but I added 10mm ply to the top so that when you wreck the top. you simply take off the old 10mm ply.
    I also have a metal plate inset for bashing, soldering and welding.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,665

    step83 said:

    sungod said:

    step83 said:

    SG, no Pineapple crepe? Would go nicely with an espresso I think.

    pancakes, lemon and sugar, it's the law, perhaps pineapple on the side though...
    Fair point, could go so far as caramelised Pineapple with Pancakes, bit too sweet possibly though.

    Also making a workbench hopefully soon, anyone done such a stupid task?
    Yes, I have. (Although, tbf, my shed is a little more roomy than most...)



    Jebus thats huge. Dwarfs what I'll be doing at 1200X600. tis a mere tiddler compared to that beast!

    Reckon making it from 1.5X3" timber with a double layered 18mm ply top will be stout enough? Ill be bracing it an ideally slapping a wood vise in.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,208
    A mitre saw is highly beneficial to having x number of posts the right height. Better than trimming continuously when your post starts @900mm and then gets down to elf height.
    If you haven't got one, speak to a friendly joiner who can also cut your tops etc with a bench saw, all lovely and neat.
    Then all you have to do is screw it together.

    When I did that bus to motor home conversion, I planned it all and got a joiner to cut all the large pieces of MDF. What a difference and he also picked up flaws in my plans.

    If you pm me an email address, i'll show you how I planned it on Excel of all things.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,645
    Should be, although I generally use 4*2" framing timber for most jobs as it's readily available and just as cheap.

    Top deck on mine above is single 32mm ply. It's plenty strong enough for what I do, but in reality is a little soft and easily marked. Am considering putting a hardwood skin on top
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,665
    pinno said:

    A mitre saw is highly beneficial to having x number of posts the right height. Better than trimming continuously when your post starts @900mm and then gets down to elf height.
    If you haven't got one, speak to a friendly joiner who can also cut your tops etc with a bench saw, all lovely and neat.
    Then all you have to do is screw it together.

    When I did that bus to motor home conversion, I planned it all and got a joiner to cut all the large pieces of MDF. What a difference and he also picked up flaws in my plans.

    If you pm me an email address, i'll show you how I planned it on Excel of all things.


    I have a mitre and a compound chop saw, along with a jigsaw and circular saw handy for me one of the default sizes for the timber is 1200, the next is 2400.
    Height wise 850/900 is about what I'm aiming for I have a bottom box for a smaller tool trolley which is about 700mm high so i will be making it so it can roll under then the top box on top.
    I shall ping you a message shortly

    Should be, although I generally use 4*2" framing timber for most jobs as it's readily available and just as cheap.

    Top deck on mine above is single 32mm ply. It's plenty strong enough for what I do, but in reality is a little soft and easily marked. Am considering putting a hardwood skin on top

    I'll slap some some hardwood ply on for now, I wont glue the panels together just bolt them so I can either flip or replace with something else if needed
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,545

    step83 said:

    sungod said:

    step83 said:

    SG, no Pineapple crepe? Would go nicely with an espresso I think.

    pancakes, lemon and sugar, it's the law, perhaps pineapple on the side though...
    Fair point, could go so far as caramelised Pineapple with Pancakes, bit too sweet possibly though.

    Also making a workbench hopefully soon, anyone done such a stupid task?
    Yes, I have. (Although, tbf, my shed is a little more roomy than most...)



    Is that you WS?

    Long day for me, out the house at 6am to drive to our Northampton office for a few meetings. Got back an hour ago after a particularly tedious drive back in rush hour. Now supping wine and feeling a wee bit tired.
    Whippet
    Bruiser
    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,545
    pinno said:

    Me doing chores me. It's frikkin windy.
    Then go get tracking done on Porker.
    If the rear boots don't improve, i've narrowed it down to Michelin Pilot Sport 2's, Pirelli Sottozero's, Goodyear Potenzas or... Pirelli P Zero's? But i've had no experience of Pirelli's P Zero. Any thoughts?
    I think I should cross the sottozero's off the list. Noisy apparently and one or two have said skittish.

    Far too windy for outdoor pedalling.

    Panzer has Pilot Sports which are pretty good. Not sure about the others as not tried them.
    Whippet
    Bruiser
    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,645
    Stevo_666 said:



    Is that you WS?

    Yep, several kg lighter now though...
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,208

    Stevo_666 said:



    Is that you WS?

    Yep, several kg lighter now though...
    Lighter?!

    I imagined you like a rugby player.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 5,895
    pinno said:

    Stevo_666 said:



    Is that you WS?

    Yep, several kg lighter now though...
    Lighter?!

    I imagined you like a rugby player.
    Probably doesn't like Israel Folau though.

    Ok, for the avoidance of doubt, the above statement is a joke...
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,645
    step83 said:




    I have a mitre and a compound chop saw, along with a jigsaw and circular saw handy for me one of the default sizes for the timber is 1200, the next is 2400.
    Height wise 850/900 is about what I'm aiming for I have a bottom box for a smaller tool trolley which is about 700mm high so i will be making it so it can roll under then the top box on top.
    I shall ping you a message shortly


    Should be, although I generally use 4*2" framing timber for most jobs as it's readily available and just as cheap.

    Top deck on mine above is single 32mm ply. It's plenty strong enough for what I do, but in reality is a little soft and easily marked. Am considering putting a hardwood skin on top

    I'll slap some some hardwood ply on for now, I wont glue the panels together just bolt them so I can either flip or replace with something else if needed
    Drop saw is on it's own (mobile) stand, there's a demountable drill press, jointer plus dust extractor, chainsaw sharpener and a few other gadgets can go on the bench but mainly clear space when it's not covered in work in progress...

    Separate tool chest on wheels, plus a couple small fold-up work tables, a cast iron router table, a small table saw, and air compressor.

    Two more circular saws, large and small routers, jigsaw, sabre saw, several drills, electric planes (2), belt sanders (2), biscuit joiner, and odds and ends... no welding gear ATM, but looking to get some again.

    Shed has both single and 3 phase power available.

    I spend a bit of time in there. :D

  • awaveyawavey Posts: 2,368
    thats no shed,thats a space station!!! :o #lookatthesizeofthatthing
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,545
    awavey said:

    thats no shed,thats a space station!!! :o #lookatthesizeofthatthing

    Probably looks like this on the outside




    Whippet
    Bruiser
    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,645
    orraloon said:

    pinno said:

    Stevo_666 said:



    Is that you WS?

    Yep, several kg lighter now though...
    Lighter?!

    I imagined you like a rugby player.
    Probably doesn't like Israel Folau though.

    Ok, for the avoidance of doubt, the above statement is a joke...
    Correct, the bloke's an utter...

    One for the irony thread though, he has lips that any drag queen would *kill* for..

  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,645
    pinno said:

    Stevo_666 said:



    Is that you WS?

    Yep, several kg lighter now though...
    Lighter?!

    I imagined you like a rugby player.

    Lordy no. Bit over 6', and usually around 80kg at most. Race weight was down as low as 72kg. Photo above was about 86 kg I think.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,208
    On another shed note: plans for my 2 storey garage have been submitted.
    (I've just bored the pants off Step83).
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
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