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show us your workbench

Show us your workbench. Who is neat, who is messy. Who works in the lap of luxury and who roughs it. If your wife makes you work in the yard or under the porch, show that too. 

Piers said " ....but who wants enough light, when you have the option for far too much "

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Good idea, Langcjl! I am especially interested to see Match's Magic Kingdom :bigsmile:

Nothing like a well used workbench (will upload some pictures later)

How did you make the 502Bs stick to the magnetic rail? Do they hang only on their original clips?

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If the magnets are strong enough, they'll stick because of the steel cases of the 18650s in the lights. Or the steel of the clips.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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My usual workbench - I have a south facing back door so the best light is in the kitchen.

Workbench

It's easy to tell I don't have one of those "wife" things.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Huny74, the 502s and everything else up there hang by their clips, it's not magnetic. There are some guys here who do pretty cool stuff. I want to see where some of this stuff comes from.

Piers said " ....but who wants enough light, when you have the option for far too much "

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Don wrote:

It's easy to tell I don't have one of those "wife" things.

This article might help if you want one matching your flashlights :bigsmile: (although I'm wondering how many people reading that nonsense are taking it seriously)

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Huny74 wrote:

Don wrote:

It's easy to tell I don't have one of those "wife" things.

This article might help if you want one matching your flashlights :bigsmile: (although I'm wondering how many people reading that nonsense are taking it seriously)

If all women from China are like this one playing cello, then I want one right away (free shipping too?)! Tongue out

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As promised here is "my place" where the rough work is done. It's inside a small hut in our garden, hot in the summer (and full of mosquitos) and freezing in the winter (that's with the heater running), but it's all mine.

Hunys workshop

 

When I need a more clean workspace for e.g. delicate soldering I move to my desk inside her house. ATM two Mags are waiting for some 8x7135 drivers from KD causing a disapproving look from my SWMBO whenever she enters the room.

Hunys desk

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Oh this is cool!

My main work area for most work is in my room (anything from designing, fixing, soldering, minor grinding/filing) ... Sometimes I move to the workshop/shed/storeroom outside if more serious work is required (eg. serious filing, lathe)

I should get a picture of my work table as it stands? Full of crap atm. *ok.. I shoved all my stuff onto the other desk.. as I usually do*

Hmm   Spot the following....

  1. Aluminium Twisty
  2. DMM
  3. LED Headlamp (theres actually 2, one includes the headband, other is body only)
  4. Exploded Soft drink can (doesnt look too bad in photo)
  5. "Commonly used tools" drawer(s )
  6. LED strip light (s ) ones in use, other is in storage (black 1m long strip)
  7. G5 tower (found on verge collection - dead PSU)

Actually.. spotting these is pretty tricky.. especially if you dont know what they look like.. haha

 

 

My Grandfathers lathe - Very much from the era of british streamlined cars. I find it faces smoother than the new chinese lathes, build quality from back in the days...

"like everyone else - I’m looking for my next “last” flashlight" -  ohnonothimagain

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You do NOT want to see my work bench in it's current state...or maybe you do! Silly

It's covered in aluminum filings and chips, small parts and tools strewn about it covered in various empty envelopes and zip-lock baggies. Every time I set something down I have to hunt for 5 minutes to find it again and I swear the gremlins are stealing my stuff and hiding it on me half the time. LOL!

Johnny *i'm ashamed of myself sometimes* Mac

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Here is my newly cleaned bench with most of the tools and stuff somewhere else Smile

bench 

 

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fonzeka wrote:

Here is my newly cleaned bench with most of the tools and stuff somewhere else Smile

Bench 

 

The only time any work area of mine looks like that is for the first hour after I've built it or have just moved in.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Thats insane.. lol!  (pic didnt load in BLF, had to view externally) 

"like everyone else - I’m looking for my next “last” flashlight" -  ohnonothimagain

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Don: lol well to be honest that is actually just after I installed it, but I'm pretty good at keeping it nice and clean most of the time.

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Huny74 wrote:
As promised here is "my place" where the rough work is done. It's inside a small hut in our garden, hot in the summer (and full of mosquitos) and freezing in the winter (that's with the heater running), but it's all mine.

That's some seriously sweet shed and nice tools too. All I got is a vice and a Dremel.

All you need is a TV and a fridge (full of beer [the good stuff, not any of that mellanöl garbage]) and you don't ever need to leave.

καὶ τὸ φῶς ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ φαίνει καὶ ἡ σκοτία αὐτὸ οὐ κατέλαβεν

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A vice and a Dremel does most of what you need to do!

"like everyone else - I’m looking for my next “last” flashlight" -  ohnonothimagain

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HID45 wrote:

All you need is a TV and a fridge (full of beer [the good stuff, not any of that mellanöl garbage]) and you don't ever need to leave.

 

TV! Neither need nor want one of those. And as for beer, the most I have ever drunk in 50.7 years is 5 pints (2.8l for those metrically inclined). Just don't ask me how many pints of whisky I've put down my neck in the last 35 years.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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HID45 wrote:

All you need is a TV and a fridge (full of beer [the good stuff, not any of that mellanöl garbage]) and you don't ever need to leave.

Unfortunately, after a few beers I usually have to leave my refugee because the bathroom is in her majesty's empire. Maybe I'll get a mobile toilet some day... :bigsmile:

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here is my workshop..not a bad little area to hide in once and awhile lol..

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I'm relieved to see that I'm not the only guy keeping leftover planks, boards and slats "just in case". This thread will be very useful the next time my GF wants me to get rid off all the nice pieces of wood which I surely will find a use for right after I have thrown them away.

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See this one for someone who needs a lot more space. She works in stained glass among other things.

http://www.blipfoto.com/view.php?id=1214337

There is nothing that Lindsay can't use to make something wonderful.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Well, I've shown you only the uncluttered part of the hut... :bigsmile:

My GF would say: there's nothing Huny can't use to make an incredible mess.

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Huny74 wrote:

My GF would say: there's nothing Huny can't use to make an incredible mess.

 

Story of my life!

Been there, got the scars to prove it. Which is why I live alone, apart from the New Assistant.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Huny74 wrote:

I'm relieved to see that I'm not the only guy keeping leftover planks, boards and slats "just in case". This thread will be very useful the next time my GF wants me to get rid off all the nice pieces of wood which I surely will find a use for right after I have thrown them away.

how right you are..I always find a need for old wood..shame that I have to throw most of it away from lack of space..