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by hammertime
Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Best place to buy Tersa blades
Replies: 1
Views: 547

Re: Best place to buy Tersa blades

Always use to be Appleby wood turning but just found a random person on ebay which is much cheaper- same brand !

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by hammertime
Sat Nov 14, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Bargain of the year
Replies: 4
Views: 1246

Re: Bargain of the year

Axminster grrrrrrrr. Bought an engineering lathe from one of their ebay auctions- faulty but repaired. It got really light use as in the odd hour here and there over a few years then it died (not more than 10hrs use) Spoke to technical and they sent out a new capacitor busy as fog at work and when I...
by hammertime
Mon Oct 26, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Fitted the wardrobes...now for the plinth and fillers !
Replies: 8
Views: 1430

Re: Fitted the wardrobes...now for the plinth and fillers !

Looks like a smart job ! I'd fit it as if I were fitting lighting pelmet and cornice to a wall unit- fit those bits first and cut the uprights in between
by hammertime
Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Fitted the wardrobes...now for the plinth and fillers !
Replies: 8
Views: 1430

Re: Fitted the wardrobes...now for the plinth and fillers !

What wardrobes?

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by hammertime
Sun Oct 18, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: I caught a thief in the act !
Replies: 0
Views: 1169

I caught a thief in the act !

Guy came in the shop in the week and asks if we sell the dumpy bags of wood we've got outside "No, we use them ourselves to heat the workshop." So I pop over the workshop tonight around 8ish and hear what sounds like some rustling outdide. I open the door to find the bloke stood there with...
by hammertime
Tue Oct 13, 2015 1:30 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: planing wide board
Replies: 13
Views: 2341

Re: planing wide board

Seriously considered it but then the novelty of one big piece of timber is gone. I'd be willing to go the extra distance if it meant keeping it in one piece ! All those years of growing and then hacking it back cause we didn't have the technology to deal with its massive size ! Sent from my SM-G900...
by hammertime
Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: planing wide board
Replies: 13
Views: 2341

Re: planing wide board

Couldn't you glue it with blobs of pu onto mdf then push it through drum sander ? Once you got one side flat flip it over and do the other
by hammertime
Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: How do i cut this safely?
Replies: 3
Views: 1425

Re: How do i cut this safely?

Do the longest/deepest cut first

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by hammertime
Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:47 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: External Doors
Replies: 10
Views: 2091

Re: External Doors

How much were you quoted out of curiosity? Might seem expensive, but if a well made door lasts 3-4 times as long as an off the shelf/diy effort surely it has to be worth paying a bit more....
by hammertime
Sat Jun 06, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Teak Unit - Can this be sanded?
Replies: 8
Views: 1771

Re: Teak Unit - Can this be sanded?

The way the grain runs on the draw fronts would suggest veneer. also looks to be veneer chipped off the bottom side
by hammertime
Sun May 31, 2015 5:47 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Tricoya for panels.........
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: Tricoya for panels.........

Thanks for the clarification Peter [emoji6] it's really only the price that stops me using it quite as much as I could. I'm gonna make a curved stable door for the garden shed and thought it would be an ideal opportunity to save time by just routing v grooves in the sheet to give the effect of a tgv...
by hammertime
Thu May 21, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Tricoya for panels.........
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: Tricoya for panels.........

is it just me or does it almost seem a little brittle ? - no issues with it lasting though
by hammertime
Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: help 38mm hole cant drill
Replies: 47
Views: 6430

Re: help 38mm hole cant drill

can you post a video of what you're doing ? this reminds me of the guy who kept breaking kreg drill bits until he posted a video of his method.
by hammertime
Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: help 38mm hole cant drill
Replies: 47
Views: 6430

Re: help 38mm hole cant drill

Try the drill on the slowest setting. I never use to alter the speed on the pillar drill but soon realised forstner bits work soooo much better slowed right down.
by hammertime
Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: how to reproduce this beading
Replies: 7
Views: 1745

Re: how to reproduce this beading

It looks a shallow enough curve to just use the router as is- you might just need to go a fraction deeper to allow for the slight curve.
by hammertime
Sat Feb 28, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Combi-rebate head and draft seal
Replies: 7
Views: 1319

Re: Combi-rebate head and draft seal

can you post a setup of the cutters in place ? I always thought that kind of draughtstrip need a wide groove beside the smaller groove...if that makes sense [emoji10]
by hammertime
Fri Feb 27, 2015 6:11 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Timber quality ...
Replies: 12
Views: 2878

Re: Timber quality ...

jewsons redwood is usually pretty good
by hammertime
Sat Dec 13, 2014 12:41 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Dewalt biscuit jointer advicewanted from other owners
Replies: 9
Views: 1534

Re: Dewalt biscuit jointer advicewanted from other owners

If I understand you correctly it doesn't sound like you got the fence done up parallel
by hammertime
Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: I am a thicky!
Replies: 26
Views: 3687

Re: I am a thicky!

Thanks for the info regarding software [emoji6] you must have been well chuffed when the first one sprang into action and started milling stuff [emoji41]
by hammertime
Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:18 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: I am a thicky!
Replies: 26
Views: 3687

Re: I am a thicky!

Looks like alot of fun ! What software do you recommend for producing the drawings, and software for running the cnc ? I dream of getting my cnc running. In the week I made 4 jigs to make 1 pattern to make 1 thing- crazy really [emoji3]
by hammertime
Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: I am a thicky!
Replies: 26
Views: 3687

Re: I am a thicky!

No collet. I forgot to tighten bit in router the other day. Luckily it pushed up so no harm done
by hammertime
Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Ovvo
Replies: 13
Views: 3491

Re: Ovvo

lamello do hidden fixings using normal biscuit jointer. I tried the metal version which requires screwing the fixing in the biscuit groove then the plastic version, which surprisingly I found much better - they just tapped in and required no piddling about with a screw driver [emoji6]
by hammertime
Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Workshop insulation
Replies: 17
Views: 3490

Re: Workshop insulation

What about baler cord and rockwool in between ?
by hammertime
Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Workshop insulation
Replies: 17
Views: 3490

Re: Workshop insulation

I guess the landlords not willing to help out ?
by hammertime
Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:56 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: market for timber windows vs uPVC/aluminium
Replies: 16
Views: 3085

Re: market for timber windows vs uPVC/aluminium

Alot of owners over here cut off their dogs danglies
by hammertime
Thu Oct 30, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Holy Play group cupboards
Replies: 8
Views: 1670

Re: Holy Play group cupboards

Very nice job [emoji6]
by hammertime
Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: market for timber windows vs uPVC/aluminium
Replies: 16
Views: 3085

Re: market for timber windows vs uPVC/aluminium

Saying that I had some sash windows spray finished recently and to be honest they looked like Upvc so I don't think I will be having any more done. That's the problem im having at the moment. Client wanted oak but wanted a tough durable finish to keep them looking as new for as long as possible. I ...
by hammertime
Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: market for timber windows vs uPVC/aluminium
Replies: 16
Views: 3085

Re: market for timber windows vs uPVC/aluminium

It always surprises me when customers ask what they have to have regarding window design/moulds- literally anything you can think of. You don't get that option with plastic ! I if only a finish would last 5-10 year's.
by hammertime
Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Tricoya
Replies: 31
Views: 6392

Re: Tricoya

In a big saucepan
by hammertime
Sat Oct 11, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Cornice quadrants
Replies: 14
Views: 2597

Re: Cornice quadrants

On external rounds like this a ring fence isn't necessarily needed. If you had a mdf false fence clamped on with just the cutter sticking through you could wang through all the straight stuff using rollers, then flip rollers out the way before finally doing the radius ones- it'll help if you put a c...
by hammertime
Sat Oct 11, 2014 5:58 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Cornice quadrants
Replies: 14
Views: 2597

Re: Cornice quadrants

OryxDesign wrote:I don't have a lathe Chris but i was considering getting them turned.

Whats making you think of getting them turned instead of the method you use now ? Your idea seems like a good solution ?.... or is it a little nerve racking [emoji10]
by hammertime
Tue Oct 07, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Single phase briquetter
Replies: 19
Views: 2765

Re: Single phase briquetter

When I got the first 'mickey mouse' briquette machine it had instructions on how to alter how compact the briquettes were. - flicking around microswitches. I wonder if the machine you saw had anyway of altering the compaction ?
by hammertime
Sat Oct 04, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Lacquer fumes have resulted in illness advice please
Replies: 9
Views: 1853

Re: Lacquer fumes have resulted in illness advice please

Sounds like you need to sleep with the windows open for a few weeks. I cant help with your specific query but if I paint white gloss paint for too long in an enclosedish space, by the time I've finished it looks pink and I've got a splitting headache. Glad to hear you're all well and back to normal
by hammertime
Fri Sep 05, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Speaker seat.
Replies: 8
Views: 1667

Re: Speaker seat.

Image
Like this bad boy I saw on site [emoji41]
by hammertime
Thu Sep 04, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: ADVICE ON SELLING A PROJECT
Replies: 7
Views: 2129

Re: ADVICE ON SELLING A PROJECT

Who were you making them for originally ?
by hammertime
Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Timbalite/slimlite
Replies: 6
Views: 1600

Re: Timbalite/slimlite

Expensive, but no other double glazing can fit in a rebate made for single glazing. They've got us caught hook line and sinker. It's a shame its so expensive. I've had a few jobs that have specified the 'slimlite brand'. The annoying thing is the quite expensive minium carriage charge. I think our l...
by hammertime
Tue Sep 02, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Mitred hipped roof (?terminology?) over bay window thingy
Replies: 27
Views: 4336

Re: Mitred hipped roof (?terminology?) over bay window thing

That's the nicest shape butt plug I've ever seen [emoji38]
by hammertime
Sun Aug 24, 2014 7:33 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Staircase maker in Birmingham
Replies: 18
Views: 3019

Re: Staircase maker in Birmingham

Try looking up Ness Tilson on Utube he has many videos covering the subject. There are a few free books you can download on the internet on the subject, when I have more time I'll look them up and send you the link. Mark Off to look on you tube now [emoji4] I'd appreciate a link to those other book...
by hammertime
Sun Aug 24, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Staircase maker in Birmingham
Replies: 18
Views: 3019

Re: Staircase maker in Birmingham

Thanks for the links and book suggestions [emoji6] I think I might have made a bit of a mistake thinking the thread was about spiral staircases [emoji15] not curvy ones. Im fairly sure I have those books, I'll have to have a rummage and check. A customer of ours had a spiral flight made after we tur...
by hammertime
Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Hire a spindle moulder?
Replies: 70
Views: 9522

Re: Hire a spindle moulder?

jfc wrote:What about small doors ?

Dog flap ?

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