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  1. I would tape down a thin strip of steel (6 inch...

    I would tape down a thin strip of steel (6 inch rule) at the back of the bridge to avoid damaging the finished top and use a pair of needle nosed pliers to pull out the knot...if this didn’t work I...
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    Now good news I managed to find another..that is...

    Now good news I managed to find another..that is defo in stock...and Ł50 less inc: postage. :)
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    Oh dear I cancelled the order...it turns out it’s...

    Oh dear I cancelled the order...it turns out it’s now “out of stock”....I don’t understand why these people advertise something on eBay when they don’t have any in stock.:(
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    At least that looks like a Ukulele, and not a...

    At least that looks like a Ukulele, and not a small 4 string classical guitar. :)
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    Latest new toy on order

    To give myself a rest from the ukuleles for a short while I decided to find a new plaything...and this caught my interest ... My Son “Mike” say’s he wants to use it as well So it looks like we both...
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    Sorry I sold the last one I had in stock a few...

    Sorry I sold the last one I had in stock a few days ago...I don’t think I’ll be making anymore.
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    No only the area where it connects at a sharp...

    No only the area where it connects at a sharp angle to the edge of the anchor slots.
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    Heavy duty sanding.

    I’m trying out this Zirconia cloth backed loading on my 16-32 sander it’s supposed to last up to 3 times longer than than the other leadings. I have this stuff on my disc belt sander and it does...
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    Oh I have done a few...But! not lately :) ...The...

    Oh I have done a few...But! not lately :) ...The Wife has one, The Daughter has one, A few went to Germany and the E.U., And I still have have one of the Pallet Tenors.

    See Here ...
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    Breaking out the Koa

    Over the years I have collected a stash of Koa , mainly as gifts from several ukulele builders who I have done work for in the form of making jigs and repairs.

    I have got it all out yesterday and...
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    Another Lockdown Soprano

    Cuban Mahogany body and bridge..Sepele Neck...Indian Rosewood fretboard.
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49911615583_8d2a0701d9_k.jpg9224B3A9-4FFC-4412-905C-FABDACBD3D2F by Ken Timms, on Flickr
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    keep going..I turned out a dozen before I started...

    keep going..I turned out a dozen before I started to get on the right track.
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    Explain ? :confused:

    Explain ? :confused:
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    These belts don’t have an overlap they are butt...

    These belts don’t have an overlap they are butt joined..it doesn’t look strong but it works fine ..only time will tell :) I didn’t like the look of the one that came with the machine...these are the...
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    What glue did you use ?

    What glue did you use ?
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    And finally a short video testing it out....

    And finally a short video testing it out.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9CRDRhrx9w

    I’m very pleased with the result and I hope this thread can be handy to anyone else with the same problem.
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    Then I gave it a final check with the set square...

    Then I gave it a final check with the set square before testing it out.
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49901266996_520fb57143.jpgCAC9ACE9-D157-4B85-A7D0-489795910D3E by Ken Timms, on Flickr
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    When the shims/washers were fitted I gave it...

    When the shims/washers were fitted I gave it another check for squareness...and it looked good
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49901250421_c7b5860651.jpg5A83223D-1DB1-40C2-896F-C0441C5ECD6E by...
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    Now with the motor assembly removed I can get to...

    Now with the motor assembly removed I can get to the 8 screws that bolt the motor assembly to the top plate..I needed to open up a gap of about 1mm at one side and shim it, to make the spindle 90...
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    Now the long PX2 screwdriver comes in handy and...

    Now the long PX2 screwdriver comes in handy and remove the 7 screws that hold the motor assembly To the orange plastic body....
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    Next I removed the base plate....

    Next I removed the base plate.
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49900700248_d9624f7871.jpg37338A7B-6A18-4DFF-B1BA-BA2D94315097 by Ken Timms, on Flickr
    Then disconnected the electrics .just...
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    First thing I did was remove the base for a quick...

    First thing I did was remove the base for a quick perusal on what it would take to fix it and the first thing I noticed was that I’d need a long screwdriver to reach deep down inside the sander...
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    Fixing my Wonkie Triton Spindle Sander.

    As shown in another thread my Triton Spindle/Belt Sander was well out of square.....And this thread is to show how I fixed it....
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    While I’m waiting for the long screwdriver, With...

    While I’m waiting for the long screwdriver, With the help of an accurate engineers set square I thought I’d show the problem that needs fixing....as you can see the spindle is way out of square with...
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    I'll find plenty of uses for em...they have...

    I'll find plenty of uses for em...they have magnetic tips, ok for picking up dropped screws off the floor to save bending down..and long enough for back scratchers..and my Son Mike seems to end up...
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