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Offline Scorpion

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #450 on: September 07, 2018, 08:51 AM »
I guess Tanos also liked Timothy's design for the MFTC....

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Offline CirclDigital

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #451 on: September 07, 2018, 09:21 AM »
The picture was posted by a company that has one on loan for a demo tomorrow....

But it's already on the website: https://www.tanos.de/007/En/HOME/PRODUCT_AREAS/New_products/Mobile_Workshop.html

Offline George Oliver

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #452 on: September 07, 2018, 11:08 PM »
I guess Tanos also liked Timothy's design for the MFTC....

Interesting that they both come in around 32 kg unloaded. I wonder how thick the MW's top is?

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #453 on: September 08, 2018, 01:26 AM »
I guess Tanos also liked Timothy's design for the MFTC....

Interesting that they both come in around 32 kg unloaded. I wonder how thick the MW's top is?

I believe that Tanos is part of TTS Systems, the Festool umbrella company.

Peter

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Offline Bartel

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #454 on: September 08, 2018, 08:35 AM »


I believe that Tanos is part of TTS Systems, the Festool umbrella company.

Peter

PS No, Festool do not make umbrellas !
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Indeed, it is. TTS stands for ToolTechnic Systems AG & Co.

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Offline Bartel

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #455 on: September 08, 2018, 08:43 AM »

Offline Bartel

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #456 on: September 08, 2018, 08:53 AM »
Euhmmm...I see there’s already a thread in the Tools and accessories section...
Sorry!

Offline John1102

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #457 on: September 09, 2018, 09:15 AM »
That looks interesting.

Offline JMe

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #458 on: September 09, 2018, 12:22 PM »
I had a contact with Timothy
He's back in a few days to explain his absence

Jacques
« Last Edit: September 10, 2018, 09:17 AM by JMe »

Offline jobsworth

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #459 on: September 09, 2018, 02:06 PM »
@JMe

Thanks for the info

Offline egmiii

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #460 on: September 09, 2018, 02:22 PM »
I had a contact with Thimothy
He's back in a few days to explain his absence

Jacques

Glad to hear he is still on the right side of the dirt. Hope he is doing well. His published content was very influential in the development of my shop. Can’t thank him enough.

Offline egmiii

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #461 on: October 10, 2018, 01:05 PM »
@JMe Can you share any more information on Tim's whereabouts? Really miss his contributions to the community.

Offline guitarchitect

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #462 on: October 13, 2018, 09:51 PM »
@JMe Can you share any more information on Tim's whereabouts? Really miss his contributions to the community.
I too would like to know. I have a bunch of his plans and had a number of questions, never got a reply. Love his approach and work.

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Offline JMe

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #463 on: October 14, 2018, 05:37 AM »
I sent him a new message on Thursday but he did not read it. I am sorry

Jacques

Offline Rwurdig

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #464 on: October 21, 2018, 03:06 PM »
Yea, i would like to buy the combo plans, but some ppl saying hes not answering, im not sure if i should buy or wait until he answers.
Would like to start to read at least the MF-TC plans, i have some things i would like to try before start building. Since i live in Brazil i have to be sure what i want to build before start, prices here are not very cheap for most parts.

Offline RobBob

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #465 on: December 02, 2018, 06:36 AM »
Couldn't sleep and looky what I found...

Written explanation on his website - I quit woodworking...


« Last Edit: December 02, 2018, 11:03 AM by RobBob »

Offline Farming_Sawyer

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #466 on: December 02, 2018, 08:03 AM »
As a small scale dairy farmer who must rely on my skills as a woodworker to fill in the income gap I totally get his dilemma. A farm like his is a big operation. At my small scale, running a sawmill business, restoring houses and farming is a lot to juggle and everything suffers during peak times. I can only imagine Tim's dilemma.

All that aside, he's both a talented craftsman and documentary film maker.... That is a great film on farming! Good luck to him going forward.
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Offline Peter Halle

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #467 on: December 02, 2018, 09:11 AM »
After seeing that I totally respect him even more than I already did.

Peter

Offline Vondawg

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #468 on: December 02, 2018, 09:16 AM »
I agree ! ...I think many of us have done, thru the years, “what needs to be done” I myself had a different career many years ago as a Firefighter.....i just keep thinking what a great shop he’ll have to retire to......Good Luck Tim !
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Offline ben_r_

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #469 on: December 02, 2018, 12:47 PM »
Man I cant even imagine how much all that nice farming equipment must have cost! I know nothing about farming but that stuff looked super nice and pretty high end to me!
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Online Mortiser

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #470 on: December 02, 2018, 02:26 PM »
Tim is an impressive woodworker and an impressive young man. I will certainly miss his professional and inspirational videos. I wish him all the best.
Rich

Offline six-point socket II

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #471 on: December 02, 2018, 02:50 PM »
Now that's awesome to hear that Timothy is doing well and following his heart! Much respect!

All the best to you Timothy!

Thanks for posting @RobBob

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Offline Tinker

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Re: MFTC portable workshop
« Reply #472 on: December 04, 2018, 12:23 PM »
I  watched Timoty's presentation and I want to thank @RobBob for the posting. I understand and totally respect Timothy's position. And the fact that he is going to carry on his farming with Organic methods adds even more respect. Having grown up on an uncle's farm (small dairy) in a time when chemicals were not in the picture, I know how hard it is to stay ahead of the weeds and bugs.

I was especially interested in the shot where his weeding tines were guided (controlled) by camera.  How many hours I spent riding behind a iron wheeled F-12 Farmall tractor on a converted tiller (converted from horse drawn to  tractor drawn) and watching corn plants glide by under my watchful eye. There were two pedals that were the steering levers guided by my feet. Timothy, obviously was bitten by the farming bug at a very early age. Such a bug is very difficult to avoid. Much more difficult to shake once bitten.
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