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by thekarter
Tue Mar 08, 2022 10:24 am
Forum: Forum suggestions/comments/complaints
Topic: Remove Items For Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 966

Remove Items For Sale

I have a few items listed in the For Sale section, they have all been sold. How can I remove the add?
Alan
by thekarter
Mon Feb 14, 2022 12:29 pm
Forum: Turning
Topic: Coronet Major
Replies: 1
Views: 691

Re: Coronet Major

I think that you should try woodturning UK on facebook
by thekarter
Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: This style of spoke shave:
Replies: 3
Views: 3899

Re: This style of spoke shave:

kevist91 - The OP wants to straighten a wobbly plank which a jig saw will not do.
Alan
by thekarter
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Floor Standing Morticer
Replies: 1
Views: 3211

Re: Floor Standing Morticer

Price reduced to £500
by thekarter
Wed Jun 30, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Looking for wood suppliers near Surrey
Replies: 10
Views: 2191

Re: Looking for wood suppliers near Surrey

English Woodland Timbers - super company - fantastic selection of woods I have used them for over 25 years they never disappoint. They are about 30 miles from you.
Alan
by thekarter
Wed Jun 16, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Spindle Block and Cutters
Replies: 1
Views: 1234

Re: Spindle Block and Cutters

SOLD
by thekarter
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Spindle Block and Cutters
Replies: 1
Views: 1234

Spindle Block and Cutters

Spindle Block and Cutters.
Axminster Steel Block 100 x 40 x 30 . - 13 Cutters Axminster - 134 prefix so 134029 etc 029/007/067/002/064/021/065/001/004/035/066
CMT cutters F08 F107
£120 plus £9 postage.
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by thekarter
Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Floor Standing Morticer
Replies: 1
Views: 3211

Floor Standing Morticer

Sold
by thekarter
Tue Apr 27, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: EMUCA Soft Close concealed draw runners
Replies: 0
Views: 1301

EMUCA Soft Close concealed draw runners

A box of 10 pairs of 'emuca 4002905 GUIA SLIPPE SOFT TEL 440 C/ENG draw runners.jpg These are new, I have had them for some time, a search of the internet shows that the 440mm runners cost £17 pair. £100 for the ten sets if collected from Bognor Regis. Or £110 including postage to a main land UK add...
by thekarter
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Repairing an old elevated playhouse
Replies: 5
Views: 1452

Re: Repairing an old elevated playhouse

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May be you could scarf a new section on the bottom either in one or two pieces. It obviously depends on your skill and the tools that you have.
by thekarter
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Repairing an old elevated playhouse
Replies: 5
Views: 1452

Re: Repairing an old elevated playhouse

What size is the cross section of the legs?
by thekarter
Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Screwing guitar body
Replies: 2
Views: 1739

Re: Screwing guitar body

If the guitar is 'expensive' why take the chance of spoiling it?
Let the pro's do the job IMHO.
Alan
by thekarter
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: Forum suggestions/comments/complaints
Topic: One post only
Replies: 4
Views: 2797

One post only

It amazes me how many people in their first post ask a question, receive replies but never thank the members and never post anything again!
Alan
by thekarter
Thu Mar 11, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Steam bending
Replies: 1
Views: 1348

Re: Steam bending

If you list where you are a member may be able to direct you to a local company that sells wood.
Alan
by thekarter
Thu Mar 11, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: This style of spoke shave:
Replies: 3
Views: 3899

Re: This style of spoke shave:

How easy is it to straighten a wobbly plank of wood with a spoke shave and no vice? Doable, right? I would think just about impossible. The ones that you show are from China which is fine for some things but IMHO not for anything which cuts. In general the steel is of very poor quality. Spoke shaves...
by thekarter
Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:05 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Scheppach Tiger 2500 Wet Stone Sharpener
Replies: 2
Views: 1681

Re: Scheppach Tiger 2500 Wet Stone Sharpener

Hi Keith
Thanks for your advice. I have checked and the TT-50 will fit the Scheppach. I'll be ordering one tomorrow.
Alan
by thekarter
Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Scheppach Tiger 2500 Wet Stone Sharpener
Replies: 2
Views: 1681

Scheppach Tiger 2500 Wet Stone Sharpener

I have a Scheppach Tiger 2500 Wet Stone Sharpener and the water stone requires flattening. I have bought a Tormek SP650 stone grader. I have tried it on the course side with the wet stone dry and it is clogging up. Should the stone be wet? How do I now clean the stone grader?
Alan
by thekarter
Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Stayer SC 380 Chop Saw
Replies: 1
Views: 1373

Stayer SC 380 Chop Saw

I have a Stayer SC 380 Chop Saw which I have had for some years. I haven't used it for a while and now have found that it is very stiff to pull down and it doesn't return to the up position without me pushing it up! Any ideas how to free it up? 20210215_112921.jpg 20210215_112844.jpg 20210215_112808...
by thekarter
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: ITECH 310S PLANER THICKNESSER
Replies: 7
Views: 5829

Re: ITECH 310S PLANER THICKNESSER

Just a question - is it quieter than your Dyson or your Hoover? Both companies of course make vacuum cleaners!
by thekarter
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Make something for me?
Replies: 1
Views: 966

Re: Make something for me?

A photograph would help.
by thekarter
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Hard Varnish or Oil recommendation for kitchen worktop
Replies: 2
Views: 1185

Re: Hard Varnish or Oil recommendation for kitchen worktop

A good make of Danish Oil - Rustins.
by thekarter
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Where to purchase material for box making?
Replies: 2
Views: 1255

Re: Where to purchase material for box making?

A local joinery works would probably run up some wood for you. I had to make some presentation boxes for Jewelled Steering Wheels a while ago. They were 60mm deep and 350mm square. I made the sides of beech and the top and bottom of mahogany faced ply recessed into the sides. That gave a nice contra...
by thekarter
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Plywood kitchen
Replies: 11
Views: 3546

Re: Plywood kitchen

Yes but the OP is talking about using Birch Ply - now that is expensive!
I would make each carcass individually.
Alan
by thekarter
Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Plywood kitchen
Replies: 11
Views: 3546

Re: Plywood kitchen

cncpaul, that's an excellent video. He does things the right way.
Alan
by thekarter
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Plywood kitchen
Replies: 11
Views: 3546

Re: Plywood kitchen

When you say that you want to build a 'Birch Ply' kitchen do you mean to make the carcasses and doors - draw fronts from birch ply? Birch ply is super expensive and not all birch ply's are of the same quality. A couple of things worth doing is make the work surface wider than normal. I tend to make ...
by thekarter
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Impregnated Timber
Replies: 3
Views: 1514

Re: Impregnated Timber

Leveller2911 Thank you so much for your very comprehensive reply. Fortunately the post won't go in the ground, they will be bolted to a wall.
The quality of the timber is as you say is rubbish!
Regards
Alan
by thekarter
Sun Nov 01, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Impregnated Timber
Replies: 3
Views: 1514

Impregnated Timber

I am going to put up some fencing during lock down! All the timber that I will be using is 'impregnated', which I assume will make it water resistant. I have cut the fence posts down to size and it looks as if the impregnation is only on the surface ie no colour change below the surface. Is that nor...
by thekarter
Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: What type of plywood is this??
Replies: 7
Views: 2496

Re: What type of plywood is this??

Birch ply
by thekarter
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Timber pricing/size - rule of thumb?
Replies: 8
Views: 3055

Re: Timber pricing/size - rule of thumb?

May be if you say where in the UK you are members may be able to recommend a supplier near you.
Alan
by thekarter
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Woodworking With Children
Replies: 3
Views: 1548

Woodworking With Children

One of my grandsons has reached the age that I was when I went to senior school and started woodwork classes. I was fortunate that the woodwork master was a super chap and a super teacher. This was many years ago probably before electricity was invented so everything was done using hand tools. As my...
by thekarter
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Pocket Screw Holes
Replies: 5
Views: 3230

Re: Pocket Screw Holes

Are pocket screw holes under upper wall cabinets in bad taste or okay? You would only see them if you looked under the cabinets. Any other recommendation for strengthening bottom rail besides glue only? I am building shaker cabinets with inset doors if that matters. 25 mm face frames. Thanks! You s...
by thekarter
Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Custom built wardrobe. Best Materials
Replies: 11
Views: 6638

Re: Custom built wardrobe. Best Materials

If you check out this youtube link and fast forward to the Master Bedroom. The wardrobes panels are from MDF and the columns of Tulip wood all hand painted. Carcasses are from Birch Ply. They were inspired by wardrobes made by Clive Christian. I visited one of their showrooms and checked how and fro...
by thekarter
Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Making tongued and grooved joints
Replies: 23
Views: 8935

Re: Making tongued and grooved joints

A table saw is the last piece of machinery that I'd think of using in the workshop to make tongue and grooved boards. How much have you got to make? If only a bit and you have the time do it by hand, a Stanley No 50 Plough plane (or something similar) would do the job. Alternatively you can buy a s...
by thekarter
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Used woodworking machines, largest selection? urgent
Replies: 5
Views: 2946

Re: Used woodworking machines, largest selection? urgent

Scott+Sargeant Woodworking Machinery Ltd
1 Blatchford Rd, Horsham RH13 5QR
by thekarter
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Used woodworking machines, largest selection? urgent
Replies: 5
Views: 2946

Re: Used woodworking machines, largest selection? urgent

Scott+Sargeant Woodworking Machinery Ltd
1 Blatchford Rd, Horsham RH13 5QR
by thekarter
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Cleaning/replacing workshop lights
Replies: 0
Views: 3001

Cleaning/replacing workshop lights

The workshop strip lights have been up for some five years. When I bought them I also purchased a box of extra florescent tubes so I decided to replace the tubes with new ones. I fitted the first two and they were noticeably brighter. I took down the next two and thought that I would wash them to se...
by thekarter
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Coffee Table
Replies: 3
Views: 3640

Coffee Table

A coffee table was needed to fit between two settees. I decided that if the table could split then it would be more practical to use.
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by thekarter
Wed May 01, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Veritas Honing Guide Mk.11
Replies: 2
Views: 4948

Veritas Honing Guide Mk.11

I recently bought a Veritas Honing Guide Mk.11. I tried it out with quite good results, then I went onto Youtube and watched a video on how to use it properly!!! After watching the video I saw that I wasn't using it in the correct way.
Wow what a result - chisels sharp or what.
Alan