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Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 09-11-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,020
Posted By FrankPellow
Great Systainer mod to hold Router Bits

FestFan has just posted this thread: Systainer mod for router bits. (http://festoolownersgroup.com/festool-jigs-tool-enhancements/systainer-mod-for-router-bits/msg116471/?topicseen#msg116471)
on the...
Forum: Festool Tips and Techniques 09-07-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,399
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: The MFT and Angles, any Angle

Very ingenious and well explained Steve! :thumbsup2:

By the way, I definately disagree with your statement "I'm also not that good at explaining my thoughts and putting them in writing. "
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 03-16-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,799
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Systainers and Bosch Stacking Boxes together.

I wouldn't be so sure of which company got ideas from the other. For example, Sortimo manuafactured and sold this box in 1973:

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Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 03-13-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,024
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Employed again!

Andreas, since this is what you want, I congratulate you.

But, I am sorry to see the demise of Eco Furniture. I thought that it was the right company in the right place at the right time.
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 03-06-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Sustainable Forestry

As I said in the same thread over on FOG:

The three things that I saw in the video are:

#1 Selecdtive cutting in mixed sustainable forests using horses.

#2 Heat treating wood.

#3)...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-19-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,942
Posted By FrankPellow
Carry-on baggage maximums

The maximum dimmensions are:
23cm x 40 cm x 55 cm


The exterior dimmensions of a systainer 3 are:
21 cm x 29.5 cm x 39.5 cm (so it is well withing the limits :))

The maimum weight is:...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-19-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,087
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Rack Systainer / Raaco Boxes

Jeff I too have that item from Lee Valley and after looking at the Racco boxes, I was also thinking that they might come from Racco. Whereever they come from, I certainly like them.
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-16-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,942
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Carry-on systainer for office/computer/camera use

You are very welcome but, in this case, it's more money on a Tanos product.
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-16-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,942
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Carry-on systainer for office/computer/camera use

Good question!

Is there electricity on the island?
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-15-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,942
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Carry-on systainer for office/computer/camera use

Thanks Peter and, yes, I did.

I worked in a grocery store while in grades 11, 12, and 13 at high school as well as during my first 3 years at university. One of my many jobs was bagging...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-15-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,942
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Carry-on systainer for office/computer/camera use

(part 2 of 2)

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Both lids as well as the camera have been removed.

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Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-15-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,942
Posted By FrankPellow
Carry-on systainer for office/computer/camera use

(part 1 of 2)

Yesterday I completed the customization of the carry-on systainer for office/computer/camera use. In the thread:...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-08-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 48,698
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Site Tool Kit

Seth, thanks for this. You obviously think at least as much about tool organization as I do and it really shows.

My route to organization is making special purpose inserts and your route to...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-08-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,519
Posted By FrankPellow
Thumbs up Re: Systainer and Sortainer setups

Craig thanks for the video, and I would like to congratulate you on a great organization of your truck. It's the best that I have seen. :clapping1:

And, I am speaking as someone who gives a lot...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-08-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,779
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: A homemade "office top" that attaches to a systainer lid

Thanks Peter, :thumbsup2: I should have thought of that myself. :o I expect that Velcro attachments will also be more robust thant magnetic attachments and that they will also lend themselves to more...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-08-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,779
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: A homemade "office top" that attaches to a systainer lid

Thanks Seth, I do plan to use this basic design for other tops.

But it will not be possible to attach such a top to a systainer with a lid compartment. That's because it does not have the four...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-08-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,779
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: A homemade "office top" that attaches to a systainer lid

I guess I will find out. I am quite confident that I will have no problems on flights within Canada as well as on other flights which avoid the USA.

The first flight that I plan to take is...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-07-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,779
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: A homemade "office top" that attaches to a systainer lid

Thanks Jay. I planned for the clearence for the clip when I made the office top, so it clears by about 5 milimetres. :)

I had not considered the possiblity of the magnets effecting the computer...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 02-07-2010, 03:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,779
Posted By FrankPellow
A homemade "office top" that attaches to a systainer lid

I’m starting to modify a Tanos systainer 3 box to use as a carry-on on our upcoming train and plane trip and to hold papers, my camera & accessories, as well as my note netbook computer &...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-27-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,244
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Let the fun begin!

This is something that I always wanted to do and, if I were in Victoria instead of Toronto, I would volunteer to help. I envy you and will watch this thread with interest. :thumbsup2:

I too...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-27-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,041
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: How not to transport lumber

I must admit that I once transported lumber in much the same way. :o

It was in 1969 about 25 kilometres north-west of Kirkland Lake, Ontario. We placed about 20 up to 18 foot long rough sawn...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 12-31-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,522
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Lee Valley now carrying Tanos Systainers

I love it too. :D BIG Big Grin

I think that reflects just how screwed up Festool pricing is in Canada. :(

Lee Valley has always had fair pricing differences between the two countries and is...
Forum: Benchcrafted 12-06-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,882
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Roubo Plans Now Available

I used inexpensive 3 inch lockable casters that I bought a a local hardware and tools store named Markham Industrial. Here is a photo of one of them being attached:

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Forum: Benchcrafted 12-06-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,882
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Roubo Plans Now Available

I agree. My maple bench is in the middle of the floor whereas my spruce benches are pushed up against the wall.

Another thing that I did to make my bench mre useful was to place it on lockable...
Forum: Benchcrafted 12-05-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,882
Posted By FrankPellow
Re: Roubo Plans Now Available

Rowen, if I were going to the trouble and expense of making such a great bench, I certainlty would not build it out of a soft wood such as white pine. Nor would I use a hardwood with an open grain...
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