Projecting, tinkering, fiddle-farting around: whatcha building?

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Anyone here do 3D printing? I need some small parts made and I can mail you the part for dimensions.
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Quick little job ended up at my house this week. Son is getting new siding and he wanted to rehab the vent in his hot tub room:

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Naturally, this being a good 20+ years old, it's no longer available. But it was in pretty good condition all things considered.

It had some pretty bad rust on a couple of the internal/lower sections, so a quick trip through the blast cabinet removed the heaviest of it. It them went into the laundry tub with some Super Clean. The brownish color melted off it with only minor scrubbing. Looked like chocolate milk running down the drain. The previous owner of the house didn't prep the galvanize steel before painting. And I think he just put regular latex house paint on it. Which made my job a whole lot easier:

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I applied some converter to the rusted areas, waited a day, then hit the bottom and a few other areas with cold galvanizing spray:

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Not going to top coat the bottom, as it won't be seen, and it will need some silicone sealer on the flange area.

Blew a coat of Rustoleum Bonding primer on it (supposed to work well on galvanized metal), then after 30 minutes of drying in the sun, hit it with three coats of Rustoleum Dark Brown satin:

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Should be good to go in another day or two after the paint cures a bit more.

Then on to the next 'project'...
 

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Things come okay, but we can make them better....

Sourced a hand winch mount for the raft trailer, supposed to.come with a 600# winch, turned out to be a 900#, but the step is only 13'. 😩
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So, to add the previously impulsed, budget Amazon 3200#er with 30' strap, I needed a larger mounting plate .....
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To be continued. . . .

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Finally made something after years of hauling around a huge slab of wood from a 100+yr old warehouse that was torn down to build condos. Hopefully it’s obviously a K for our last name Kent. I kept the main shape of the pieces and used brass rods that came out of it to secure the pieces together. Then used linseed oil to seal it. The bottom pic is what’s left still
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Finally made something after years of hauling around a huge slab of wood from a 100+yr old warehouse that was torn down to build condos. Hopefully it’s obviously a K for our last name Kent. I kept the main shape of the pieces and used brass rods that came out of it to secure the pieces together. Then used linseed oil to seal it. The bottom pic is what’s left still View attachment 2722366View attachment 2722367View attachment 2722368
Badass!!
Do you have a peak in your roofline in front where you could mount it up under the gable eave?
 

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Finally made something after years of hauling around a huge slab of wood from a 100+yr old warehouse that was torn down to build condos. Hopefully it’s obviously a K for our last name Kent. I kept the main shape of the pieces and used brass rods that came out of it to secure the pieces together. Then used linseed oil to seal it. The bottom pic is what’s left still View attachment 2722366View attachment 2722367View attachment 2722368
Love your creations...
 

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Building a covered area for my pool chemicals fir my customers. With all the shortages in chemicals and parts, I’m having to stock up so I don’t go out of business.
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Also adding bating to the attic floor in an area for storage above the garage. Decking will be next.
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Building a covered area for my pool chemicals fir my customers. With all the shortages in chemicals and parts, I’m having to stock up so I don’t go out of business. View attachment 2722802
Also adding bating to the attic floor in an area for storage above the garage. Decking will be next.
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Do you also have to management runoff from a roofline so close to property line (I see gutters and downspouts in the background)?
I have jealous of moar attic insulation... well, ANY insulation up yonder ;) 🥵
 

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Do you also have to management runoff from a roofline so close to property line (I see gutters and downspouts in the background)?
I have jealous of moar attic insulation... well, ANY insulation up yonder ;) 🥵
Yeah I talked with the neighbor about the run off and he said he didn’t care. I plan to replace the fence next year. We just had the spray foam put in and night and day!!
 

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^ Please post the folloup video(s)!!!

Panguitch, UT! Hell, I have a buddy there, maybe it's time to reach out . . . . 🤔
 
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