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by colg
Sat Apr 25, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Concrete worktop
Replies: 34
Views: 28948

Re: Concrete worktop

There's a good book by a guy called FU-TUNG CHENG called concrete countertops - now why do I thinks it's a yank book???
by colg
Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Hopefully of some use to you Trade guys
Replies: 1
Views: 865

Hopefully of some use to you Trade guys

Hopefully, I'm not breaking any forum rules and there's genuinely nothing in it for me so.... I work as a Trade Support Advisor for Wickes, they have set up Trade Counters in a number of stores in an effort to reconnect with the Trade. Rather than offering yet another bit of plastic to clutter up yo...
by colg
Tue May 01, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: More kitchens
Replies: 15
Views: 2322

Re: More kitchens

I used to use it all the time, after your "free" hours, you purchase hours in blocks. If you're fitting "off the shelf" kitchens, then it contains alot of the standard catalogues with prices and so on so that you can generate quotes etc., I just used to use the catalogues to desi...
by colg
Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: I took on
Replies: 37
Views: 5777

Re: I took on

im my case i was using a push stick in my right hand but daftly using my left hand to hold the timber to the fence, the push stick caught the blade, made i jump, sent the timber flying and my fingers said hello to the blade :( my ar*e gets so tight i'd strangle a cork these days!!
by colg
Thu Apr 26, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: I took on
Replies: 37
Views: 5777

Re: I took on

You have my sympathies, I did 3 of mine on the left hand - not much feeling them and the index finger is a bit shorter than it should be.....did you get any pics? I took some of mine after the registrar or whatever they're called used his mobile to take pics of mine :) got me my incapacity benfit cl...
by colg
Mon Feb 07, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: please be careful
Replies: 10
Views: 1007

Re: please be careful

Just goes to show you need to make each day count otherwise, what's it all for
by colg
Sun Jan 16, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: busman's holiday anyone?
Replies: 23
Views: 2718

Re: busman's holiday anyone?

Jeff

PM sent

Col
by colg
Sat Nov 13, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: timber frame houses
Replies: 8
Views: 1377

Re: timber frame houses

You look at the following:-

The Timber Frame Home By Benson
Framing & Roofing By Mark R Miller & Rex Miller
Graphic Guide To Frame Construction By Rob Thallon

All US books but pretty informative.

Col
by colg
Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Fixing 195x21mm T&G floors
Replies: 15
Views: 4894

Fixing 195x21mm T&G floors

You could lay it as a floating floor using PVA on all the T&G joints - use this method on solid oak and works extremely well - just remeber your expansion gaps.

Col

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