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by JonR
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Looking for Hardwood shop.
Replies: 2
Views: 49

Re: Looking for Hardwood shop.

by JonR
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Spray finish MDF SE London
Replies: 17
Views: 375

Re: Spray finish MDF SE London

Fair play, but Helmi is to thick for a hvlp we(my painter mate) tried it, prob is you cant thin helmi top coat it need an airless system to push it through. Send me a pm if you can and ill get him to call you hes very helpfull....talks alot tho!!
by JonR
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Spray finish MDF SE London
Replies: 17
Views: 375

Re: Spray finish MDF SE London

I have been using Morrells 501 primer . Helmi is to thick for my hvlp but the Helmi primer went through ok with some flotrol added and a smidge of water. Re job 1 I dont make doors with plant ons for shaker style it throws the door out of balance if you have to do it that way then maybe a 3 or 4mm m...
by JonR
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Spray finish MDF SE London
Replies: 17
Views: 375

Re: Spray finish MDF SE London

Thought of doing your own finishing at all? I bought a 4 stage hvlp fuji spray unit from Axminster but have only been using waterbourne primer to date but I feel more confident about having a go at top coats now, all that I primed was hand finished. What areas of south London exactly? I got a mate w...
by JonR
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Replacement Sash and Case Windows
Replies: 21
Views: 946

Re: Replacement Sash and Case Windows

Could have have been Teknos sprayed finish. The job that we did the sash renovation on had new box sashes bought for the extension and they came over from Lithuania. They were spray finished in Teknos and were faultless....and cheap!
by JonR
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-woodworking related DIY
Topic: Concrete counter tops
Replies: 1
Views: 306

Re: Concrete counter tops

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=11913&p=133612&hilit=concrete#p133612

A bit about it in this thread that may help you out, your post may get over looked in this section so probably ask in the woodworking topic for more help.
by JonR
Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Replacement Sash and Case Windows
Replies: 21
Views: 946

Re: Replacement Sash and Case Windows

If your near Faversham i can put you onto a guy who is conservation approved for his box sashes, he uses Accoya(Google that) for all his exterior work. I have made 4 box sashes with Accoya myself but next down from Accoya for me would be Utile though some use Sapele also. Last year we renovated some...
by JonR
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Chopping Board Advice?
Replies: 6
Views: 681

Re: Chopping Board Advice?

Put an ad on Freecycle for off cuts of wooden worktop oak/beech/bamboo, i have some but your just a bit to far away ! You see them on Ebay also at times. Making up wide boards with small pieces make it more stable less likely to warp. Some timber species will be more stable than others in a wide pla...
by JonR
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Chopping Board Advice?
Replies: 6
Views: 681

Re: Chopping Board Advice?

Hi, where are you located ? somebody here who does joinery may have off cuts to sell on or donate.
by JonR
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: been busy making these in rural France
Replies: 12
Views: 1138

Re: been busy making these in rural France

Lovley job.
by JonR
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Some old.....
Replies: 1
Views: 353

Re: Some old.....

This can be deleted now please as been re homed via Freecycle.

Ta
by JonR
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Some old.....
Replies: 1
Views: 353

Some old.....

Stanley Bridges stuff going free, plenty of it. Its in Welling London/Kent border if interested pm me and ill put you onto my cousin who was given it from a garage clear out

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by JonR
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Advise on routing square holes
Replies: 2
Views: 427

Re: Advise on routing square holes

Being Bamboo i guess your an Eco product company ? Where are you located ?
by JonR
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Advice needed on plywood fabrication plse
Replies: 11
Views: 974

Re: Advice needed on plywood fabrication plse

Birch ply and maybe CNC cut would be the way to go I reckon.
by JonR
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: MDF Window Board, Got Wet in One Spot Whilst Untreated
Replies: 4
Views: 856

Re: MDF Window Board, Got Wet in One Spot Whilst Untreated

Maybe, but acrylic paint is water based and it seems it keeps swelling the mdf fibres and if its a cheap mdf it will be quite fluffy below the surface compounding the problem. Medite and MR Medite are much denser and better at coping with a bit of moisture. I don't use standard mdf for anything alwa...
by JonR
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: MDF Window Board, Got Wet in One Spot Whilst Untreated
Replies: 4
Views: 856

Re: MDF Window Board, Got Wet in One Spot Whilst Untreated

I would chisel the raised area back below the surface and then fill with a 2 pack filler sand smooth and start over with the painting process.
by JonR
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Resinous unsorted
Replies: 9
Views: 959

Re: Resinous unsorted

I go down my local timber supplier and sift through the PAR racks grab the clearest as i can get then face laminate it, that is when i do use pine for joinery which is n't often.
by JonR
Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Workshop Space
Replies: 1
Views: 384

Re: Workshop Space

Any facility for a home work shop at all ?
by JonR
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: H&S in commercial Workshops
Replies: 16
Views: 1149

Re: H&S in commercial Workshops

I might be alright if it was my friend who was borrowing the workshop for free *cough cough* but if he was employing somebody and wanted them to come and use it i would swerve it. Try the guy who runs courses in Scotney castle he may hire out some machine time and some work space next to him is a Na...
by JonR
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: MOISTURE RESISTANCE MDF
Replies: 4
Views: 652

Re: MOISTURE RESISTANCE MDF

by JonR
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Engineered oak door defects
Replies: 12
Views: 981

Re: Engineered oak door defects

Give LPD doors a call and ask about veneer thickness on there doors, i have fitted engineered Oak doors that have construction veneer faces of 3mm and they have held up very well. I have seen veneer lifting like on yours also.

https://www.lpddoors.co.uk/external-doo ... oak-doors/
by JonR
Sun May 13, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Crown extraction/guard
Replies: 0
Views: 779

Crown extraction/guard

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For sale £50, been shortened a tad but bits could be welded back on if need be, i had it hung from the workshop ceiling and put some brush strip around the guard worked a treat.

Cash on collection

Dartford area
by JonR
Wed May 09, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Kitchen Alcove (WIP)
Replies: 46
Views: 12222

Re: Kitchen Alcove (WIP)

You maybe better starting a new thread with details of what you want to do then the help will follow i'm sure.
by JonR
Sun May 06, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Looking for new van suggestion
Replies: 5
Views: 774

Re: Looking for new van suggestion

I have had my 2014 FWD MWB Transit 290 Trend for 16 months now and love it but shortly after gdtting it I started reading about how easy they are go break into but it seems all vehicals are with the right kit!! I have upgraded the drivers side barrel for the Hykee replock with a tapered bezel and pu...
by JonR
Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Stick build or Factory system built timber framed house panels?
Replies: 6
Views: 980

Re: Stick build or Factory system built timber framed house panels?

For myself i would go stick built but i am a carpenter, i have put up 6 large timber frame kits and done stick built timber frame extensions, the kits do go up quick for sure and the last one me and my lad did had flooring cassettes so no floor joists to do which was nice. Which ever way you go you ...
by JonR
Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Rotary phase converters
Replies: 1
Views: 496

Rotary phase converters

Throwing this out to see if there is any interest before sticking them on Ebay. I have come across a used digital Phase converter so the Transwave i have if all goes well when digital one is wired up will be going spare, its about 18 months old and used very little as workshop stuff is occasional fo...
by JonR
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Drawer makers
Replies: 8
Views: 1059

Re: Draw makers

I have messaged him.

Cheers

P.S Any door makers here, wardrobe shaker style white primed usual stuff, i have been doing these but thinking of outsourcing on these also.
Sure there was a guy here who started a company up whos a member on here?
by JonR
Thu Apr 05, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Drawer makers
Replies: 8
Views: 1059

Re: Draw makers

Got a cost from Probox £816 inc vat and delivery for the 4 all in, i guess its worth it in the long run less hassle for us even though we could make them.

Thanks for the replies
by JonR
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Drawer makers
Replies: 8
Views: 1059

Drawer makers

Anybody here geared up for making dovetail draw boxes ? costing up a wardrobe that needs 4 no draws in Walnut for approx a 900 in frame carcass, unfinished or finished don't mind with Blum/Grass/hettich softclose runners. Any links to draw makers that you have used and would recommend would be appre...
by JonR
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Sedgwick planer setting
Replies: 7
Views: 1127

Re: Sedgwick planer setting

Is your out feed bed adjustable at all or fixed, are there any springs under the blades to give some resistance when setting height, is your infeed thicknessing roller clogged with sappy wood possibly ? I have read on here about Tersa blade conversion kits and that's what i was looking at until i bo...
by JonR
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: How to make a hoop?
Replies: 2
Views: 602

Re: How to make a hoop?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Wooden-Bass- ... tQMrQgQC4Q

Seems to be plenty on Ebay....or is cost a factor ?
by JonR
Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Powder coated MDF
Replies: 3
Views: 816

Re: Powder coated MDF

What about powder coated elements that need to be cut Mark like scribing pieces, plinths etc does it chip and can it touched in with a touchup pen if it does ? I got a few powdercoaters in my area ill be asking them if they can do it or maybe its a bit more specialised. Any particular type of MDF re...
by JonR
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Powder coated MDF
Replies: 3
Views: 816

Powder coated MDF

http://www.mdfcoaters.co.uk/

Heard about this a few years ago has anybody seen it or had it done ?

VOC FREE also !! :shock:
by JonR
Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Elu 96E route screw size.
Replies: 2
Views: 463

Re: Elu 96E route screw size.

http://www.powertoolspares.com/tool/elu ... e1/spares/

item 52, give them a call they may tell you what size, at a guess m4/5
by JonR
Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Making and stocking doors
Replies: 2
Views: 740

Re: Making and stocking doors

Could you batch run all your components, stiles you could leave as long as Ash comes in at and the rails cut and tenoned at your standard stock door widths and then cut and assemble as you get your orders, my thinking is that rather than a door sitting about for months and possibly going wonky it wo...
by JonR
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Buying lumber in UK for export to Norway.
Replies: 3
Views: 683

Re: Buying lumber in UK for export to Norway.

http://www.exotichardwoods.co.uk/

https://www.horndontimberproducts.co.uk/

Owners name is Mark he may ship out to you, worth a try.
by JonR
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: 5 IN 1 combination/universal woordwork machines
Replies: 8
Views: 1312

Re: 5 IN 1 combination/universal woordwork machines

I would post your question in the "power tools and machinery" for best suggestions, the Felder combi would be my choice.
by JonR
Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: driveway gates
Replies: 16
Views: 2247

Re: driveway gates

Pukka job there Chris thanks for posting also.
by JonR
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Any advice / information for an old Wadkin surface planer restoration?
Replies: 4
Views: 877

Re: Any advice / information for an old Wadkin surface planer restoration?

http://www.conwaysaw.co.uk/

Not sure if the fella is still there but he used to work for Wadkin for a long time and knows all things Wadkin apparently, no harm in asking it could be Graham not 100% sorry.
by JonR
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: extraction advice needed
Replies: 5
Views: 1014

Re: extraction advice needed

Yes, the guard is height adjustable and removable if need be so the brush has not been an issue as yet its this saw ...

http://www.conwaysaw.co.uk/product/mpow ... panel-saw/

bought 2nd hand but was new from them.

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