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    Kitchen is starting to take shape. Still have a lot of fine tuning and finishing to do though.

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    Roughly fit the doors today. I am considering building the doors using aluminium square tubing and then covering them with the fibreglass sheets due to the plywood not being straight enough. However, I can make these work if needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by avk View Post
    Roughly fit the doors today. I am considering building the doors using aluminium square tubing and then covering them with the fibreglass sheets due to the plywood not being straight enough. However, I can make these work if needed.
    Anton you must slow down, or else it will be finished before the Lockdown ends, and then what you going to do!

    Looking good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grumbles View Post
    Anton you must slow down, or else it will be finished before the Lockdown ends, and then what you going to do!

    Looking good!

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    Hahahaha!

    Fortunately (or unfortunately) I'll be running out of supplies pretty soon.
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    Got a bit side-tracked this morning. But, safety first. Made these pushers for the table saw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by avk View Post
    Got a bit side-tracked this morning. But, safety first. Made these pushers for the table saw.

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    Day 2 of lockdown.

    Realised today that I should've bought a table saw a long time ago. I've forgotten how much easier it is to get accurate cuts for something like this.

    Almost finished with the kitchen area. Created this as a modular type unit, each unit glued and screwed. However the units are only screwed in for now, will glue them at a later stage once I'm happy that everything fits and works as I want. Will then do a little bit of cable management as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by avk View Post
    Day 2 of lockdown.

    Realised today that I should've bought a table saw a long time ago. I've forgotten how much easier it is to get accurate cuts for something like this.

    Almost finished with the kitchen area. Created this as a modular type unit, each unit glued and screwed. However the units are only screwed in for now, will glue them at a later stage once I'm happy that everything fits and works as I want. Will then do a little bit of cable management as well.

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    Jy kon een verniet kom haal het by my..... 'n Ryobi 255mm
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nutsman View Post
    Jy kon een verniet kom haal het by my..... 'n Ryobi 255mm
    Ai man! Nou sÍ jy my.

    Het darem 'n goeie bargain opgetel in PE. Ook Ryobi. En hy werk perfek, baie goeie toestand.
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    Added fibreglass to the top of the lids of the side compartments. This helps finish it off, as well as providing a tougher surface to put coffee cups, etc on. Will finish of the frond edges with a piece of aluminium angle and the rear against the walls with a pine quadrant once we can go shopping again.

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    I really enjoy following your progress Anton

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    Quote Originally Posted by Estee View Post
    I really enjoy following your progress Anton

    It ''Sparks Joy'' as my First Wife would say
    Thanks man! This thread and the comments on it keep me going.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nutsman View Post
    Jy kon een verniet kom haal het by my..... 'n Ryobi 255mm

    Ek sal nie omgee vir 'n vernuut een.
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    Quote Originally Posted by viperr View Post
    ek sal nie omgee vir 'n vernuut een.
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    Anton, it looks good. Great work. Keep it up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spiceman View Post
    Anton, it looks good. Great work. Keep it up.
    Thanks! Appreciated!
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