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by siafins
Mon May 28, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Record Planer Thicknesser 10” x 6”
Replies: 1
Views: 1138

Record Planer Thicknesser 10” x 6”

Record Power RSPT260 planer thicknesser in good condition. 10”x6” 240v. Has new double edged disposal blades fittied, comes with old blades and instruction manual. *****SOLD******* Collection from Llandysul, SA44 https://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/planer-thicknesser/1300242242?utm_campaign=socialbut...
by siafins
Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Pad / Stroke / Linisher Sanding Belts
Replies: 2
Views: 935

Re: Pad / Stroke / Linisher Sanding Belts

Got my last pack from Scott&Sargeant, they were competitive. Anyone selling Hermes,Klingspor or the like should be able to give you a price even if they are made to measure, but be prepared on the price of cloth backed belts!!.
by siafins
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Oak table with a glass top.
Replies: 2
Views: 1463

Oak table with a glass top.

I have an oak table to make but with a glass top, like a floating top.Any suggestions how to fix the glass top to the oak frame.
I need something that wont show to much. Many thanks.
by siafins
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Titebond VS PU glue for external joinery
Replies: 13
Views: 3782

Re: Titebond VS PU glue for external joinery

Not a fan of the Titebond 3 myself but the red and blue Titebonds are good. £200 seems a bit steep!

Try https://www.adkwik.co.uk/index.php?rout ... ry&path=73 Ive used a Wurth PU as well which is quite good and doesnt foam as much. Think it came down to just under £4 a tube.
by siafins
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: electric nail gun
Replies: 8
Views: 2044

Re: electric nail gun

I've had an electric Maestri 30-08 mini pinner for years, works well but you do need to hold it down firm or have a good backer like a door frame or cabinet. I paid a lot of money for mine years ago but I think they are around the £200/250 mark now. For what you want it for, I personally wouldnt go ...
by siafins
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: What wood is this?
Replies: 11
Views: 3095

Re: What wood is this?

Alder was my first guess as well to be honest.
by siafins
Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Buying timber - north wales and shropshire.
Replies: 2
Views: 1178

Re: Buying timber - north wales and shropshire.

Hi Ben, you could contact http://www.woodknowledgewales.co.uk/ or Coed Cymru they might be able to give you a list of local contacts in your area.

One or two on the forum are in the Shropshire area, so they may be along with some more info.
by siafins
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Mirka
Replies: 5
Views: 1628

Re: Mirka

I bought a Metabo 450 Turbo in a hurry and changed sanding pad to a Mirka pad, at half the money, variable speed and still going strong, worth the money.

I must admit its on turbo most of the time! But cant complain.
by siafins
Fri Dec 30, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Panel Saw Haulage Cost?
Replies: 7
Views: 2058

Re: Panel Saw Haulage Cost?

Id hire a vehicle or even a trailer and pick up yourself.

Probably best on a flat bed van/truck, trailers just bounce and things drop off!
by siafins
Fri Dec 23, 2016 6:28 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Metabo 260 H Planer/ Thicknesser
Replies: 6
Views: 1915

Re: Metabo 260 H Planer/ Thicknesser

I agree that the stick method works (eventually), but it had me going from one side of the knife, to the other, like a ping pong ball, until eventually they were both the same. I'm still not convinced that, however accurately you set the knives, you can eliminate snipe. I think it's more to do with...
by siafins
Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Metabo 260 H Planer/ Thicknesser
Replies: 6
Views: 1915

Re: Metabo 260 H Planer/ Thicknesser

Hello Scrollalong, Had similar issues with my KIty 1637 Planer/Thicknesser. Snipe is something that is almost impossible to eliminate even with the best set knives. I've just bought an Axminster "Planer Blade Vernier Setting Jig", and it does the job just fine. However, you have to fully lower the ...
by siafins
Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Oak Arched Doors
Replies: 11
Views: 3709

Re: Oak Arched Doors

There's quite a few of them on the link, I tried loading them on here but some of them wouldn't.

https://www.instagram.com/siafins/
by siafins
Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:18 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Oak Arched Doors
Replies: 11
Views: 3709

Re: Oak Arched Doors

Thanks Mark. I managed to pick up an unsold Trend Beadlock system in my local tool shop and used it in the middle sections of the arch. Managed to position 2 of 12.5mm thick x 150mm long beadlocks within each joint without it showing after machining on the spindle. Worked a treat. Where the arched s...
by siafins
Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Oak Arched Doors
Replies: 11
Views: 3709

Re: Oak Arched Doors

Thank you Jonr. Laminated the door frame around a former and used 2 large ratchet straps around it and built up the thickness. Nothing fancy, just a router/trammel and a spindle moulder/ring fence. If you're on Instagram, there's some WIP shots of the work there, for some reason one or two wouldnt l...
by siafins
Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:42 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Oak Arched Doors
Replies: 11
Views: 3709

Oak Arched Doors

Some images of a Pair of Arched Doors that was made lately to replace original doors/frame and to match a Kitchen we made a few years before. The originals weren't a proper curve so had to try and get the architrave to cover the original opening best we could. All made in house, more of a kitchen ma...
by siafins
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Mortise collets
Replies: 4
Views: 1334

Re: Mortise collets

Our local power tool shop has Multico collets, chisels and bits. Probably from old stock but Multico badged.
by siafins
Sat Nov 19, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Kitchen corner cabinet door options?
Replies: 2
Views: 889

Re: Kitchen corner cabinet door options?

You could attach a false corner column to one of the doors, hinged separately, it allows you to keep the look of the face frames plus allowing the first opening door to clear the handle in the corner.
by siafins
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: dewalt dw125 radial arm saw
Replies: 1
Views: 776

Re: dewalt dw125 radial arm saw

Ive just stripped a dw125 for refurbishment. Are you talking about the lever you turn on top of the column for the rise and fall?
by siafins
Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Wood waste disposal?................
Replies: 13
Views: 3107

Re: Wood waste disposal?................

The local farmer will take any sawdust/chips here, he brings me ton bags to fill and takes them away. I have plenty of people wanting the oak chips for smoking, cant keep them all happy!. I chop the plank ends off before machining and keep the oak chips as clean as possible, its not too bad because ...
by siafins
Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Kitchen Finishes
Replies: 11
Views: 3575

Re: Kitchen Finishes

Tikurilla Helmi I can thoroughly reccomend as Jake and Lynx. Really impressed with it,tough and you can get a really good finish.

I used Mylands Paints on a job recently and was also impressed with that.
by siafins
Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Handles
Replies: 3
Views: 1721

Re: Handles

Is there anything here http://www.josephgiles.com/products/

Im sure they do something similar.
by siafins
Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: wardrobe door hinges - cup positions wrong, doors rubbing.
Replies: 4
Views: 1525

Re: wardrobe door hinges - cup positions wrong, doors rubbing.

Can you change the hinges and use a Grass Tiomos hinge instead.
by siafins
Sun Jun 26, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Stuff I've done
Replies: 21
Views: 5459

Re: Stuff I've done

Wow! Really like the kitchen, nice!

Did you buy the veneer in? What sort of thickness was it?

You should get a lot of work of that, you'll make your money back.
by siafins
Tue Jun 14, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Supplier suggestions
Replies: 10
Views: 2668

Re: Supplier suggestions

by siafins
Sun Jun 05, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Wood identification
Replies: 10
Views: 2108

Re: Wood identification

Looks more like Yew to me.
by siafins
Fri May 20, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: One for the CNC boys
Replies: 15
Views: 4039

Re: One for the CNC boys

If you don't fancy making them you could talk to http://www.proboxdrawers.co.uk I think they do birch ply drawers now according to their website. Will probably be dovetailed.

If they're not very deep drawers, spindle would be pretty quick.
by siafins
Thu May 05, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Can anyone help me find these please?
Replies: 4
Views: 1855

Re: Can anyone help me find these please?

Im fairly sure Hiatt's Hardware in Birmingham sell the hinge that JonR links go to.

Im sure I have a box or two of them somewhere in the workshop if its of help.
by siafins
Mon May 02, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: CNC landing page
Replies: 29
Views: 6174

Re: CNC landing page

Too busy in my humble opinion Mark. My attention span isn't good when it comes to reading :lol: I think images would catch people's attention quicker, images of work in progress or what components are you machining up. I think it connects with people quicker and makes potential clients think how it ...
by siafins
Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Flat surfaced Curved Door, what material to use?
Replies: 11
Views: 3717

Re: Flat surfaced Curved Door, what material to use?

Mark, done plenty of curved kitchen doors, both ways, solid oak and painted but the flat panels/fielded have always been inside a frame. Are you after a plain, curved frameless door? If it is, i'd go with Lynx and birch plywood and try and lip the edges somehow. Whether you could paint some pva whic...
by siafins
Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Planing timber
Replies: 12
Views: 2683

Re: Planing timber

Sharp blades are a good start but the tension in that oak is probably a lot to do with it. Most of my work is in oak, we machine oak boards for ledge and braced doors in European Oak, packs of nice flat boards, as soon as they go over the surfacer they bow, they all seem to straighten out if you thi...
by siafins
Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Which engineered oak floor?
Replies: 9
Views: 2782

Re: Which engineered oak floor?

Roger, you could talk to Broadleaf http://www.broadleaftimber.com/news/pos ... -i-need-it or Alan at Brooks Brothers they could supply you but dont fit.
by siafins
Wed Mar 16, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Bedposts
Replies: 6
Views: 2163

Re: Bedposts

Id go with Leveller and a router. Ive turned a fair few newel posts on the the lathe with a 50mm spigot and the forstner bit always wandered even with a really expensive top of the range bit! To be honest the cheapy forstner bits were better. Even using a router free hand is surprisingly accurate wi...
by siafins
Sun Feb 28, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Where do I buy a "Leigh Jig Guide Bush"
Replies: 13
Views: 3333

Re: Where do I buy a "Leigh Jig Guide Bush"

Would a Trend Unibase work for the time being till the part came in or a similar unibase.
by siafins
Sat Feb 20, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: 'Solvent Free' contact adhesive
Replies: 7
Views: 2319

Re: 'Solvent Free' contact adhesive

Hafele do both types, more confidence in solvent based stuff myself.

Or http://www.adkwik.co.uk/Contact-Adhesives_B2243QO.aspx
by siafins
Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:11 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Large moulding
Replies: 15
Views: 3371

Re: Large moulding

How much a small quantity? What timescale? Thanks, Dylan. 5 metres would do the job. Timescale isn't an issue anymore because a repair has been done. Just out of interest would this be something you could do? I can see the scaffold being put up again in a year or so once the water finds it's way ba...
by siafins
Wed Feb 17, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Large moulding
Replies: 15
Views: 3371

Re: Large moulding

How much a small quantity? What timescale?

Thanks, Dylan.
by siafins
Sun Feb 07, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Oak doors
Replies: 11
Views: 2608

Re: Oak doors

Ash would be my choice.
by siafins
Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:30 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Sedgwick Parts
Replies: 24
Views: 4741

Re: Sedgwick Parts

Could put up or send me a diagram in the manual of the spindle section, or a phone image? it may remind how I did it? I can't find my copy!
by siafins
Sat Feb 06, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Sedgwick Parts
Replies: 24
Views: 4741

Re: Sedgwick Parts

It should come out freely? Other than perhaps push as much penetrating fluid as you can down and let it soak overnight. If its that stuck there is probably a good reason. Is the speed pulley off. You mentioned the locking pin had snapped in the shaft? Is the shaft damaged around there or any pin pro...