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My week this week, my workshop videos!
« on: November 16, 2019, 09:44:09 AM »
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 with these offerings. As usual some things go right, and some don't. You do have to be carefull with the Gopro as the tiny touch screen makes it really easy to touch the wrong button without noticing, hence there is a second slideshow of the pics I took when I thought I was shooting video. I think a second camera may be on the cards! Hope you enjoy these, and remember to like, comment, and subscribe! Thanks for watching!



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« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2019, 04:47:31 PM »
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, and subscribe if you like it!
Phil
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« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2019, 01:34:53 PM »
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 well before I can tell if the problem is solved. It certainly works better than it did! Enjoy, like and comment , and as usual thanks to you all for taking an interest in my channel and thanks and welcome to all the new subscribers!
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« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2019, 03:33:10 PM »
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 back of the mask to prevent reflections, so will do some more soon. You really will learn absolutley nothing from my TIG "skills" save to say that I can make a fair job of steel, but find aluminium much harder, which, by all acounts, it is! Thanks for watching and subscribing, leave comments and any questions you may have (why are you such a T*aT) is not a valid question, and anyway, I don't know the answer!
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Re: My week this week, my workshop videos!
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2019, 07:12:25 PM »
Aluminum is all about clean and good fitup.  Heavy stuff (even 1/4") loves preheating; totally fixes that "where the heck did my heat go?" Problem.

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Re: My week this week, my workshop videos!
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2019, 02:50:59 PM »
Weldingrod! Yes totally agree, I butted the two pipe ends together, virtually no gap, but I now realise it would have been better to have put one slightly inside the other and welded the overlap! I'm learning!
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Re: My week this week, my workshop videos!
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2019, 03:02:08 PM »
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
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Re: My week this week, my workshop videos!
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2019, 05:49:21 PM »
Does the pump run with all three showers on at once?

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« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2019, 10:12:29 AM »
Actually Seadog, I havent tried that! the problem, I am pretty sure, is that we have a very marginal head, as if you switch the shower over to the hand spray, and slowly lower the hand spray, the pump starts at about halfway between the shower head and the tray. BUT, on one of the showers, and one of the sinks (Not in the same ensuite, which we suspect is also fed by the pump), the hot water flow stops entirely after a few moments, but the pump does not start, so we think there is still an airlock somewhere, but I will know more when I go back monday. We can get the pump running, then turn on the taps and hopefully push the airlock out. This is not an old installation, or pump, but we doubt it has ever worked properly. Add to that the plumbing for the showers is in the loft, but the plumbing for the sinks is under the floor, then you begin to see what a mess this is, but we will get to the bottom of it. So far I have cleaned all the filters in the pump, checked the flow to the pump, which is 22mm pipe, and good, and topped up the air in the pressure vessel on the pump. it seems to be the plumbing beyond the pump which is restricting the flow sufficiently just enough to make the shower pump fail to switch on reliably. Thanks for the comments!
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« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2019, 11:17:29 AM »
A friend had a similar problem (still has, I believe) with one of his shower pumps. A very convoluted pipe run and the pump sealed behind the bath panel  :doh:

The only conclusion we could reach was that there was an airlock in the system. In addition, he has poor flow to the basin taps in one bathroom. He's living with it all until he has to do something about it, but then he is a tight northerner  :D

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« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2019, 05:16:56 AM »
Could almost be the same bloke! I am hoping this turns out to be an airlock, but we have no evidence that this system ever worked properly when instralled, so I will just keep pldding on with it, he has one working bathroom and shower, so it is not a desperate situation, but we will sort it in the end, one way or another. I may pop over later today if he is in.
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« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2019, 04:20:18 PM »
Hi all, this week the first of a two part slideshow on building my wood fired warm air workshop heater. My shop is 1150Sq ft, and is now warm even in the coldest days!

Phil, east Yorkshire




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« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2019, 01:19:21 PM »
Part 2 of the heater build and a couple of videos at the end of a walk in the rain with my daughter, including gratuitous squirrel content, and lots of roaring water! watch, subscribe, like and enjoy!


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« Reply #13 on: January 03, 2020, 02:20:03 PM »
Hi Guys, part 1 of my workshop rebuild slideshow, I will be putting more up in between videos, and I am back at the workshop from Monday, so expect a video next friday If I can get something interesting done. Monday I will be back out to fit new hoses to the showerpump, as the old ones were leaking, and then seeing if we can solve the other problems Thanks for watching, like, and subscribe of you want, but most of all Enjoy!
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« Reply #14 on: January 11, 2020, 10:42:40 AM »
Hi Guys, below is part 2 of my workshop rebuild, the interior of the "Chuch lane end", no video this week as I have been off with sinusitis, a thumping head and a stiff neck, but I am determined to go back next week, so it will probably snow!! like, subscribe and enjoy, any comments and questions welcome!

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« Reply #15 on: January 17, 2020, 10:41:36 AM »
Hi Guys, part 3 of the workshop rebuild series, actually in the workshop itself. Still quite intensive, but not as difficult or time consuming as the Church lane end. Enjoy, like, subscribe, and be amazed that I actually completed it without having a complete meltdown!!

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« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2020, 01:38:25 PM »
Back to video this week chaps, part 2 of the workshop tour, Beyond the sliding door! Like siuscribe, and enjoy, comments and questions very welcomed!
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« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2020, 03:39:04 PM »
Hi Chaps, having mainly recovered from my Lurgi, I am back at work on "light duties" so in the last couple of days, I have been building the new straight flue to try and cure the forge smoking problem. I have built a coupler/ hinge to join the new flue to the old one,  and to install and maintain the flue extractor, and so that I can lower the flue in windy weather, as we do get a lot of wind in winter and early spring. There is also a slideshow of rebuilding and upgrading my BEN patents air compressor. Like, comment, subscribe if you want, but above all, Enjoy!!
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« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2020, 01:20:03 PM »
Hi chaps, got the flue finished and put up this week, and also included my ride home over the Yorkshire wolds, like, subscribe, and enjoy!
Phil
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« Reply #19 on: February 14, 2020, 12:01:51 PM »
Well here is an odd offering! have only been to the shop one day this week, as the weather has been very bad, and I am still a bit under it! Here is a job I did a few years ago on a Citroen 2cv, rebuilding the back end with new inner wings and boot floor. Beware of these cars! If you ever drive one, you will want one! They are so much fun, and dead easy to mend, but the downside is, they ROT! Not at all the car I would ever thought I would enjoy driving, just goes to show that performance isn't everything. Like comment subscribe, enjoy!
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« Reply #20 on: February 21, 2020, 11:43:25 AM »
Hi boys and girls, still not feeling quite right, but almost there! I did nothing this week, due to the storms and the wind howling round, so I have put together a slideshow of one of our late great engineering works, Doxford and Sons, of Sunderland, Marine engine builders. There is a link at the end to a silent colour amatuer film of the works in action. They built their last engine in 1980. Like, comment, subscribe, and as always, enjoy it!
Phil
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« Reply #21 on: February 28, 2020, 01:02:07 PM »
Hi Chaps, weather is still atrocious, bitter wind and horizontal sleet today, and I have stayed in the warm! here are some more of my projects, ongoing and finished, but we start out with the glory days of Dean Smith and Grace in Keighley, West Yorkshire, A factory I actually went to in the seventies when I got my first lathe, a DS&G 13Z. If you go to www.lathes.co.uk/dsg there is a factory tour there which is every bit as interesting as the Doxford one Hope you like it, and don't forget to comment and subscribe.
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« Reply #22 on: March 06, 2020, 12:58:31 PM »
Hi Chaps, the week was going so well, once it had started (Tuesday), weather has improved and I feel fit again, and it was all downhill fom there! When everything around you is going bad, you have to take the opportunity to "break on through to the other side" so it's head down, and puuuuuush!Like, laugh, subscribe, comment enjoy!
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« Reply #23 on: March 14, 2020, 09:51:22 AM »
Hi All, the welder part is on back order, and this week we decided, seing as the weather was good, to deal with some trees damaged in the recent winds, sort of commando gardening!. We have a 4 Acre field just across the village from the Workshop, and this week, and next week, if dry, will be a maintenance blitz, as it is next to the road, and fallen trees tend to interfere with traffic! please like, comment and subscribe!
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« Reply #24 on: March 15, 2020, 01:30:06 PM »
great series sorry been away for a while so missed it. I shall save a few episodes for Isolation days , hopefully not needed but we shall see.

You got an6 evidence of ash dieback Phil?

Some round here are succumbing sadly
regards Ian