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U want it right before WBS or u will never get the air out.

And right or near after to assist in this.. they are by far the most retrictive thing.. A rad just needs a little pressure WBS need Flow / pressure

So keeping the pumps right infront / right behind / near does this.
    
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Listen to Hokies...res->pump->wb
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Great idea, but as a fellow woodworker, please don't ever design anything in wood without taking into consideration the thickness of said wood. You will save yourself a lot of headache later. What looks ok with just a 2D plane on paper might look infinitely terrible when you actually build it with 1/2 or 3/4" or whatever thickness wood. It messes with proportions. I don't say this to be an ass, but to seriously save you some trouble later.

Also, consider using Sketchup.


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Originally Posted by Masta Squidge View Post

Great idea, but as a fellow woodworker, please don't ever design anything in wood without taking into consideration the thickness of said wood. You will save yourself a lot of headache later. What looks ok with just a 2D plane on paper might look infinitely terrible when you actually build it with 1/2 or 3/4" or whatever thickness wood. It messes with proportions. I don't say this to be an ass, but to seriously save you some trouble later.

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I have been doing measurement lately and am thinking 3/4" for strength for all the stuff in this bad boy. I'll mess with sketchup here shortly.
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3/4" is way too thick for this. You simply won't need that thickness for something that size. 1/2" is fine.
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3/4" is way too thick for this. You simply won't need that thickness for something that size. 1/2" is fine.

I agree I was thinking about it with all the structure on the inside it should be rock solid.
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hey guys thought I'd give you a little teaser for tomorrow I will be doing a test stains of some wood that I foudn that I REALLY like the look of. It's a nice big chunk of Pine and I have 6 stains I'm going to try on it. Tomorrow I shall have pics for you!
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biggrin.gif Nice! Keep em updates coming mate. thumb.gif
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Normal Edge Glued Pine


Traditional Cherry


Cabernet


Golden Mahagony on the left and Red Oak on the right


Red Mahogany on the left and Red Chestnut on the right


Tell me what ones you guys like! I will do some polyerithane to gloss them up after they have dried. Also the middle pics are a tiny bit discolored the last ones is right and so are the first ones. 3The Red Oak and Golden Mahogany I think I shall be using as in real life they look amazing together. biggrin.gif
post #60 of 134
Be aware with your pine that knots can shrink and fall out.
As the boringly predictable bloke I am, with a RIVE, I'd probably go for one of the red stains with some ebony inlays.. smile.gif
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