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by Meccarroll
Sat Jan 22, 2022 1:05 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Large fully glazed Oak external sliding doors?
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Re: Large fully glazed Oak external sliding doors?

Took a look Doug but I could not find any sliding systems for doors.

Then I changed my search engine and clicked on your line and hey presto!

Cheers, now taking a look.
by Meccarroll
Sun Jan 16, 2022 5:36 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Large fully glazed Oak external sliding doors?
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Re: Large fully glazed Oak external sliding doors?

jfc wrote: Sun Jan 16, 2022 5:05 pm Ive only used centour sliding tracks . Bloody good but expensive .
Cheers Jason, thats a start. I'll check them out.
by Meccarroll
Sun Jan 16, 2022 11:11 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Large fully glazed Oak external sliding doors?
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Re: Large fully glazed Oak external sliding doors?

No one used a sliding track system on external doors and want to share?
by Meccarroll
Wed Jan 05, 2022 6:21 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: HVLP Spray unit wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 1828

Re: HVLP Spray unit wanted

well whatcha get then Mec ? Sorry for the delay, I got a couple of different systems one 3 stage and one 4 stage the 4 stage is a wagner, the gun came with 4 different tips for different paints. I have not used them yet but now you have asked maybe I should give a run down on each in the summer. Th...
by Meccarroll
Fri Dec 31, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Becoming fensa registered
Replies: 23
Views: 827

Re: Becoming fensa registered

One thing that surprised me though is I’ve just been looking on the FENSA website and I hadn’t realised Jason can now certify third party windows even after they have been fitted. Not sure i can , do you have a link to that ? This is off the FENSA website. More information You can't self-certify yo...
by Meccarroll
Fri Dec 31, 2021 1:33 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Becoming fensa registered
Replies: 23
Views: 827

Re: Becoming fensa registered

There are several schemes at the moment listed on the Government web page that you can join for self certification (windows and doors etc).

It's worth checking out what each has to offer.

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by Meccarroll
Thu Dec 30, 2021 5:03 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Becoming fensa registered
Replies: 23
Views: 827

Re: Becoming fensa registered

FENSA Registration is not necessary for the supply of windows and doors. You can make and supply windows and doors without the need to be certified (It has been said before). FENSA Certificates apply when installing REPLACEMENT windows and doors! FENSA Certification is not necessary for NEW BUILDS o...
by Meccarroll
Wed Dec 29, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Becoming fensa registered
Replies: 23
Views: 827

Re: Becoming fensa registered

One thing that surprised me though is I’ve just been looking on the FENSA website and I hadn’t realised Jason can now certify third party windows even after they have been fitted. Not sure i can , do you have a link to that ? You will be able to Jason, as you will be registered under the scheme as ...
by Meccarroll
Wed Dec 29, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Large fully glazed Oak external sliding doors?
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Large fully glazed Oak external sliding doors?

Sliding Doors.jpg Hi starting a new project or at least working on one in the new year. It's a kitchen extension that is going to have two sliding doors installed to meet in a corner of the external kitchen wall. Sizes are approximately 2m High x 2m wide and 2m High x 3m Wide. They will be made fro...
by Meccarroll
Tue Dec 28, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Becoming fensa registered
Replies: 23
Views: 827

Re: Becoming fensa registered

The FENSA (Fenestration Self-Assessment Scheme) first came into place in 2002, it meant newly fitted or replacement windows/doors had to be certified by a competent person and it was set set up by the Glass and Glazing Federation. Prior to this we did not have to certify installations at all, so cou...
by Meccarroll
Mon Dec 13, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Becoming fensa registered
Replies: 23
Views: 827

Re: Becoming fensa registered

Nice little post Jason, keep us informed.
by Meccarroll
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Warped External Door - Who Is Liable?
Replies: 5
Views: 403

Re: Warped External Door - Who Is Liable?

Hello there, I have recently made and fitted a gothic-headed hardwood door and frame. They were fitted nicely (so far as I can remember), but now, six months later, the door has warped quite considerably (approx 5/8" across the full height), and the client is angry as hell. Usually I would say...
by Meccarroll
Fri Nov 26, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Staircase upgrade ..
Replies: 231
Views: 19936

Re: Staircase upgrade ..

I want to say so much but biting my lip, BITING MY LIP. :shock: So intrigued as to why you not spilling the beans and biting your LIP? I think you should comment if it would be useful and helpful to the thread. Mark Okay I will, I have no intention of upsetting anyone, but I can’t see the point of ...
by Meccarroll
Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Staircase upgrade ..
Replies: 231
Views: 19936

Re: Staircase upgrade ..

Oldboy22 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:06 am I want to say so much but biting my lip, BITING MY LIP. :shock:

So intrigued as to why you not spilling the beans and biting your LIP?

I think you should comment if it would be useful and helpful to the thread.

Mark
by Meccarroll
Mon Nov 22, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Staircase upgrade ..
Replies: 231
Views: 19936

Re: Staircase upgrade ..

Very nice post Rodger, glad you took this up it's a real headache for most and probably not possible for most so you should win your seat in the hall of fame for this project. Any chance of an overall pic of the stairs as they stand now?

Keep chipping away Rodger.
by Meccarroll
Sun Nov 14, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: HVLP Spray unit wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 1828

Re: HVLP Spray unit wanted

I'm amazed no one replied to this but never mind as I now have one.
by Meccarroll
Wed Nov 03, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Unusual roof
Replies: 30
Views: 2408

Re: Unusual roof

A lot of this type of truss work has been done in the past using welded mild steel plates that are placed either side of the joint and then bolted through the truss. Tenons (if used) are usually kept stubby and used to hold the joint in location. I have not seen any truss made with through tenons e...
by Meccarroll
Sun Oct 31, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Unusual roof
Replies: 30
Views: 2408

Re: Unusual roof

A lot of this type of truss work has been done in the past using welded mild steel plates that are placed either side of the joint and then bolted through the truss. Tenons (if used) are usually kept stubby and used to hold the joint in location. I have not seen any truss made with through tenons ex...
by Meccarroll
Sat Oct 23, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Plastic laminate adhesive suggestions
Replies: 5
Views: 568

Re: Plastic laminate adhesive suggestions

Hi all I’m doing a love job for my family a 6 m long shop counter, they want it covered in Formica type plastic laminate. It’s been a long time since I’ve done anything like this, and was wondering if things have changed, in regards adhesive type and especially application. The area is large and im...
by Meccarroll
Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Vertical sliding sash shutters-help please!
Replies: 5
Views: 560

Re: Vertical sliding sash shutters-help please!

If I were you I would probably take some photos and print them out then take them down to a local Joiner (the type of person with woodwork machinery in a unit and advertises to make joinery items). Ask them for initial advice and take it from there.
by Meccarroll
Sat Oct 02, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: When kids break in to an old house
Replies: 4
Views: 952

Re: When kids break in to an old house

houtslager wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 7:36 am ffing edjets ! chop their d*cks off !
Guess you have never been a kid. Not saying it's right but two wrongs!!
by Meccarroll
Thu Sep 30, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Staircase upgrade ..
Replies: 231
Views: 19936

Re: Staircase upgrade ..

thatsnotafestool wrote: Wed Sep 29, 2021 10:32 pm LOL ! Nope...never, ever going to happen.

Never Ever!....We'll see....LoL


PS: I like the use of poly, saves a lot of expensive wood.
by Meccarroll
Wed Sep 29, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Staircase upgrade ..
Replies: 231
Views: 19936

Re: Staircase upgrade ..

What wordsmith say’s but in addition make them so you can insert some STEEL pipe around 25mm diameter all the way through, beef up the bullnose step making it solid where the spindles go, then leave the pipe say 50mm long handrail end and longer into the bullnose step . Then just drill a TIGHT hole...
by Meccarroll
Sun Sep 26, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Staircase upgrade ..
Replies: 231
Views: 19936

Re: Staircase upgrade ..

Time to ask "Old Boy" for some advice. ;)
by Meccarroll
Tue Aug 24, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Boat windscreen
Replies: 8
Views: 3933

Re: Boat windscreen

jfc wrote: Sun Aug 22, 2021 7:35 pm Only took a few years
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Looks a nice boat Jason, I'm amazed you have the time to use it.
by Meccarroll
Tue Aug 24, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Staircase upgrade ..
Replies: 231
Views: 19936

Re: Staircase upgrade ..

I was wondering when you might be have some spare time to update us on your progress Rodger and I am pleased to say it's looking good old boy!
by Meccarroll
Sun Aug 15, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Diy repair tips for star wars cheese board
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Re: Diy repair tips for star wars cheese board

Hello. I haven't the foggiest about woodwork so was hoping someone could help me. I have an ill-made star wars cheese board that needs to have a slot widened as a knife doesn't quite fit. As you can see, it has been scraping against the side. Can I just use sandpaper to widen it then paint it with ...
by Meccarroll
Thu Aug 12, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Past project, tangent handrail
Replies: 462
Views: 26022

Re: Past project, tangent handrail

Thanks for the offer but as you say I got to make it work, its a daywork job for a regular client so he's saving and I'm learning but even so I cant wait to see the back of it. The tricky bit if you look at the string in piccy no6 with my lad in shot where the last kite meets the straight run it tr...
by Meccarroll
Mon Aug 02, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Double glazed sash windows
Replies: 12
Views: 1259

Re: Double glazed sash windows

So I start the upstairs next week . I’ve had some cutters made as I seem to be doing a lot of sashes . The old system of grooving out the frames took up a fair bit of time but now I can do them in one . 7E596112-89EC-4964-9240-0EAFEFAF856C.jpeg It looks like those cutters are made for balanced spri...
by Meccarroll
Sat Jul 31, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Double glazed sash windows
Replies: 12
Views: 1259

Re: Double glazed sash windows

Nice of you to post Jason but I'd really like a few more photos next time please, it tells your story. Still very nice to see mate.

Personally I think sliding sash windows were and still are one of the best designed windows around.
by Meccarroll
Sat Jul 31, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Pictures disappearing from post?
Replies: 27
Views: 2739

Re: Pictures disappearing from post?

Davys details are here http://woodworkuk.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=13923 At the moment David is paying for the forum out of his personal savings. If everyone subscribed £10 or £20 it would help David to keep the forum going. If you would like to help the link to where you can find Davids...
by Meccarroll
Sat Jul 31, 2021 7:06 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Pictures disappearing from post?
Replies: 27
Views: 2739

Re: Pictures disappearing from post?

jfc wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 7:04 pm I think we all thought Mark had taken over but he offered and it didnt go any further so Davy has been footing the bill :(
The old donation thread doesnt have his paypal details on it so maybe a new one is in order .
Every little helps!
by Meccarroll
Fri Jul 30, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Pictures disappearing from post?
Replies: 27
Views: 2739

Re: Pictures disappearing from post?

Update . Ive just spoken to Davy who said he updated the forum software a few weeks ago . Hes going to look into it . hes also still paying for the forum out of his own pocket :o Ive just found out . I thought Mark Numbers was going to take over the forum, maybe he has not had the time to get aroun...
by Meccarroll
Wed Jul 28, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Pictures disappearing from post?
Replies: 27
Views: 2739

Re: Pictures disappearing from post?

Is it two people that have a problem or more ? It seems the two mentioned here are hosting thier own pictures . Maybe something to do with windows ? Im just guessing btw . Hi Jason, I do not host the pictures, they were uploaded directly from my Apple Computer to the WoodworkUK site. This means Woo...
by Meccarroll
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Pictures disappearing from post?
Replies: 27
Views: 2739

Re: Pictures disappearing from post?

9fingers wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:45 am Test post deleted
Bob what do you mean Test Post Deleted?
by Meccarroll
Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Pictures disappearing from post?
Replies: 27
Views: 2739

Re: Pictures disappearing from post?

Hi looks like all my pictures which I uploaded directly from my computer have now disappeared anyone know why? I’m having a similar problem when I want to check something out on my past project post , the pictures don’t show, but other times they do. The post is nothing without pictures makes no se...
by Meccarroll
Wed Jul 14, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Osmo wood finishes and preservatives advice please!
Replies: 6
Views: 865

Re: Osmo wood finishes and preservatives advice please!

Cheers for the replies. Trevanion, I usually use Sovereign which has never had a detrimental effect on any topcoats I have used and have proved it's worth over the years. Oldboy I suspect you are right in what you say as I have read people comment on about Osmo not living up to the expectations but ...
by Meccarroll
Tue Jul 13, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Osmo wood finishes and preservatives advice please!
Replies: 6
Views: 865

Osmo wood finishes and preservatives advice please!

Hi all, Doing a job, external free standing wood car port built out of laminated fir, the customer wants to use Osmo wood coatings only. I suggested pr-treating the wood with a clear wood preservative but the client is not convinced it's necessary. My experience is that wood preservative helps prese...
by Meccarroll
Sun Jul 11, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Plans
Replies: 1
Views: 519

Re: Plans

This should give you a start. There are lots out there just use your search engine.
You will need a printer but thats about all.

https://woodworkersworkshop.com/woodwo ... egory/102
by Meccarroll
Sat Jul 10, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Pictures disappearing from post?
Replies: 27
Views: 2739

Pictures disappearing from post?

Hi looks like all my pictures which I uploaded directly from my computer have now disappeared anyone know why?