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by davidpidge
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Just starting out and need table saw advice
Replies: 5
Views: 53

Re: Just starting out and need table saw advice

If you're cutting sheet material for cupboards then even a cheap track saw can be extremely accurate. You also need less space than a table saw to cut large pieces.
I lived without a table saw for years when I started out.
by davidpidge
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: 4 sider extraction
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: 4 sider extraction

I've ordered an iTech twin bag with 5000m³/h flow with a 200mm inlet so plenty and could potentially take a 2nd machine at the same time.
Nice compact machine considering the massive flow rate.
by davidpidge
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Forum suggestions/comments/complaints
Topic: Forum search issues
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Forum search issues

Haha, cheers! I didn't think to scroll down. You're right it's underneath.
by davidpidge
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: 4 sider extraction
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: 4 sider extraction

Thanks for the reply. I think its going to be underpowered so I'll start looking for a replacement.
I can't find the specs anywhere online and the dealer isn't much use atm as they're mostly shut down due to covid.
by davidpidge
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: 4 sider extraction
Replies: 4
Views: 122

4 sider extraction

Hi all, Got my sintex XL coming in a couple of weeks. I got a twin bag, Felder AF 22 extractor that sucks 3100m³/h. It's a used machine from another woodworker and I could still give it back to him if it's not up to the job. So, anybody know if I should get a bigger extractor? The extractor will onl...
by davidpidge
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Forum suggestions/comments/complaints
Topic: Forum search issues
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Forum search issues

Hi, if I use the search function on click on 'my posts' I just get a page of script. Anyone else have this issue?
by davidpidge
Sat Jun 06, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: 18mm or 24mm ply?
Replies: 0
Views: 124

18mm or 24mm ply?

I've been asked to quote to replace some wardrobe doors with birch ply. I usually dissuade people from large birch doors as they tend to warp or twist.
Anyone notice a difference between 18mm and 24mm in terms of stability? The doors are 530mm x 1830mm so not too big.
by davidpidge
Fri May 01, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Combination machine
Replies: 2
Views: 742

Re: Combination machine

I would ring/email a few machinery dealers if I were you. Tell them your requirements and a budget and they will tell you if they think they can find something. Sometimes they will unload a machine for cheap if they don't want it taking up space. Ebay is more expensive than dealers these days!
by davidpidge
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Joining legs to worktop
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Re: Joining legs to worktop

The benefit is all you need is a drill and table saw or chop saw with depth stop.
by davidpidge
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Joining legs to worktop
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Re: Joining legs to worktop

Those brackets will work but obviously won't look great and you won't be able to mount the leg too near the corner.
I would use a standard knock down bracket (attached) which will mean adding an apron around 3 sides of the top.

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by davidpidge
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Basic tools?
Replies: 2
Views: 472

Re: Basic tools?

Are you planing to make and finish everything with hand tools or power tools? Will you be buying timber prepared or are you hoping to do that yourself? Hard to say what tools you'll need unless you have more specific requirements. I usually design things around the tools i have rather than buying to...
by davidpidge
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Dark stain
Replies: 4
Views: 591

Re: Dark stain

I'll take a look.
by davidpidge
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Dark stain
Replies: 4
Views: 591

Dark stain

I need to get a finish close to this....
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It's on ash i believe and has quite a lot of sun damage so not worried about mimicking that. I was thinking a fiddes stain and waxoil on top?
Any advise welcome. Cheers!
by davidpidge
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Beginner Woodworker help.
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: Beginner Woodworker help.

Companies like timbersource will plane timber to any size you want. Or find a local cabinet maker/joiner to plane some timber for you. They'll charge you an hourly rate probably.
by davidpidge
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Looking for suitable tool
Replies: 8
Views: 1061

Re: Looking for suitable tool

Router table or spindle moulder. Easy with either.
by davidpidge
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Kelvin Power Tools
Replies: 2
Views: 935

Re: Kelvin Power Tools

Powertool supplies always have the best festool prices. Or FFX through ebay with the ebay money off offer.
by davidpidge
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Pocket Screw Holes
Replies: 5
Views: 886

Re: Pocket Screw Holes

Put biscuits/dominoes as well as pocket screws. Put plugs in to cover them or fix a panel to cover the entire underside.
by davidpidge
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Manual for Sedgwick MBT needed
Replies: 1
Views: 670

Re: Manual for Sedgwick MBT needed

I've always found sedgwick to be really helpful. Just call them and ask?
by davidpidge
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Casement windows on the cheap
Replies: 8
Views: 1115

Re: Casement windows on the cheap

They specifically ordered lengths of domino. Why not make their own in matching timber if they've got a thicknesser and router table? Shouldn't use beech dominoes for exterior work.
by davidpidge
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Graco ultra spray gun 2 x DeWalt 18v batteries
Replies: 1
Views: 603

Re: Graco ultra spray gun 2 x DeWalt 18v batteries

Check my last insta post for photo. @mr_pidgeon
by davidpidge
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Graco ultra spray gun 2 x DeWalt 18v batteries
Replies: 1
Views: 603

Graco ultra spray gun 2 x DeWalt 18v batteries

Graco ultra 18v spray gun for sale
Used for a year.
Pump replaced by spray direct with receipt and hasn't been used since.
£350 collected or £15 p+p

Will upload photos later but its all there including box and carry bag.
by davidpidge
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: ITECH 310S PLANER THICKNESSER
Replies: 5
Views: 1424

Re: ITECH 310S PLANER THICKNESSER

Thanks for posting the review. I recently had a go on an SCM planer with spiral block and it was incredible. You wouldn't need ear defenders using it!
by davidpidge
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Joint suggestion
Replies: 7
Views: 1086

Re: Joint suggestion

This is when the Zeta p2 pays for itself!
by davidpidge
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Joint suggestion
Replies: 7
Views: 1086

Re: Joint suggestion

Biscuits but clamping would be tricky.
by davidpidge
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Joints for a frame
Replies: 2
Views: 601

Re: Joints for a frame

Photos might help? Or a sketch of what you want to make.
by davidpidge
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Custom built wardrobe. Best Materials
Replies: 11
Views: 2117

Re: Custom built wardrobe. Best Materials

Poplar ply is incredibly soft and not durable but of its melamine faced (or similar) its ideal for large carcasses as its really light.
by davidpidge
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Casadei machines
Replies: 4
Views: 947

Re: Casadei machines

Just googled your 4 sider and that is a great looking machine! Scott & Sargent have one for sale atm.
by davidpidge
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Casadei machines
Replies: 4
Views: 947

Re: Casadei machines

Cheers for the reply. I mainly make kitchens and wardrobes so 180mm is more than enough for door & face frames and I'll still have a 12" planer for the rest. The guys i spoke to didn't rate tersa knives. Hes they're incredibly quick to change but they don't have much of a protruding edge as they're ...
by davidpidge
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Casadei machines
Replies: 4
Views: 947

Casadei machines

Hi all, Anyone have any experience with Casadei panel saws? I went to TWS in Bridgewater today to see them in person and they seem good for the money. Basically the same as SCM machines (casadei's parent company). Also had a go on the casadei p/t with spiral cutter and that was unreal. Didn't even n...
by davidpidge
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Virutex eb25 edge banding machine
Replies: 2
Views: 798

Re: Virutex eb25 edge banding machine

3 phase? Photos? Price?
by davidpidge
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: inset brush seal - can anyone identify?
Replies: 15
Views: 2059

Re: inset brush seal - can anyone identify?

https://www.hafele.co.uk/en/product/bru ... 300020023/
This type probably. There should be a drawing with dimensions.
by davidpidge
Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: ITECH 310S PLANER THICKNESSER
Replies: 5
Views: 1424

Re: ITECH 310S PLANER THICKNESSER

Thanks for your review. I didn't think there was a p/t with a spriral block anywhere near that price.
by davidpidge
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Robland saw/machinery reviews
Replies: 12
Views: 1813

Re: Robland saw/machinery reviews

That seems too good to be true!
Yeah, new account with no feedback. 2 panel saws listed for way below market value and I've seen those altendorf photos before.
Ebay con.
by davidpidge
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Robland saw/machinery reviews
Replies: 12
Views: 1813

Re: Robland saw/machinery reviews

I've got a griggio with 3.2m table atm so will just need the same size but would love a powered rip fence and digital read outs on all stops and fence.
Hoping to find something for around 6k. From a dealer who can deliver and install.
There's a large selection of scm about.
by davidpidge
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Robland saw/machinery reviews
Replies: 12
Views: 1813

Re: Robland saw/machinery reviews

I have been looking at SCM used machines now. Just trying to find a dealer with a decent range of stock to go and see.
by davidpidge
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Robland saw/machinery reviews
Replies: 12
Views: 1813

Re: Robland saw/machinery reviews

Well that's pretty definitive! Thanks for the reply.
by davidpidge
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Robland saw/machinery reviews
Replies: 12
Views: 1813

Robland saw/machinery reviews

Hi,
Anyone using a Robland saw that could give me a review. Obviously interested in accuracy and ease of use. I'm looking at used examples including a nearly new z400.
Cheers!
by davidpidge
Tue May 28, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Handle/knob suppliers
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Re: Handle/knob suppliers

I use furnipart supplied by LDL for more contemporary designs and sds london for nearly everything else. Not sure how useful those companies will be if you're in spain.
by davidpidge
Mon May 27, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Festool domino DF700 XL SOLD SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 1289

Re: Festool domino DF700 XL FOR SALE

Now sold. Cheers.
by davidpidge
Sat May 25, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Custom drawer boxes
Replies: 4
Views: 1073

Re: Custom drawer boxes

I've used probox twice. Euro Oak dovetailed drawer boxes and America ln black walnut drawer boxes/fronts. Service is outstanding and the quality is fantastic. Lead times are quite long so ring now and ask for an estimate on that. Drawers can be drilled for your preferred runners and their prices on ...