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    I have started a new job, indoors building kitchens and stuff, and as such have a sudden requirement for none landscapery type tools, who'd have thunk! So I have had a bit of a splurge.
    - 800mm Festool guide rail for the P6000 plunge saw.
    - Set of 8 Marples anti split chisels that are on offer for under £70
    - 4 pack of MakPak makita stack boxes to make the van tidy and minimise the journey's I make each morning setting up site! Was 6, now 2!
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    - Dewalt 18v SDS and Impact driver kit with 5.0aH batteries... dribble...

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    A new shed to house the compressor and blast cabinet. Itís certainly not for the faint of heart blasting in their and ear defenders are not optional....

    I think I need to use some of the recticel insulation I have left over to box it in a bit





    But it has cleared a decent space in the workshop for a mill......

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    Quote Originally Posted by rudolph View Post
    A new shed to house the compressor and blast cabinet. Itís certainly not for the faint of heart blasting in their and ear defenders are not optional....

    I think I need to use some of the recticel insulation I have left over to box it in a bit





    But it has cleared a decent space in the workshop for a mill......
    The compressor will last a lot longer if its boxed in or even just poke the air intake through the side of the shed. I've got my cabinet outside under a lean-to to keep the sand out of the machinery.(and me)

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    Quote Originally Posted by chillitt View Post
    The compressor will last a lot longer if its boxed in or even just poke the air intake through the side of the shed. I've got my cabinet outside under a lean-to to keep the sand out of the machinery.(and me)
    I may have room to move it outside the shed into a little lean to... itís a bit full on in there with noise tbh. The cabinet has dust extraction so thereís not a lot of dust - itís just fucking noisy

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    Quote Originally Posted by rudolph View Post
    I may have room to move it outside the shed into a little lean to... it’s a bit full on in there with noise tbh. The cabinet has dust extraction so there’s not a lot of dust - it’s just fucking noisy
    Yeah, its not nice. Much better outdoors.

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    my compressor setup has it's own shed, otherwise it would drive me up the wall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Pete View Post
    my compressor setup has it's own shed, otherwise it would drive me up the wall.
    That was the original purpose of this shed, then I thought.... hmmm blast cabinet as well... cleared loads of room in my workshop. Iíll prolly box it in with some recticel and cut a Louvre panel in the side

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    Lot less dust if ya stuff a piece of foam in the cabinet vent.

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    A couple of Halford's empty modular trays to tidy up the tool chest;

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrlongbeard View Post
    A couple of Halford's empty modular trays to tidy up the tool chest;
    Is Carla Claire your weekend name?

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    A new Britool Expert 22mm spanner, under their 'Expert' name. It appears that all new Britool tools have the Britool name dropped from them.

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    An old (I am guessing 50's or early 60's) Atco cylinder mower of eBlag. Very happy bunny.

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