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by JonR
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: shaker door supplier
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: shaker door supplier

I was going to use Shaker2go Ashford for a wardrobe job the other year but made them myself in the end but after knocking up 32 doors i wish i had!!
by JonR
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Apprentice joiner vacancies
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Apprentice joiner vacancies

Is there anybody here that is Dartford /surrounding areas /south London based who take on apprentices?

I have a friends lad who is looking to get into workshop based joinery, he is 19 and mobile and currently bored silly fixing photo copiers.

Ta
by JonR
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: stair spindles
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: stair spindles

We use abit of glue and a micro pinner for the fillet, on occasion used mitre bond to glue the fillet in place easier if you dont have a brad nailer and less chance of putting dinks in the wood hammering pins in. As Mark said a dab of mastic top and bottom to stop any rattles after abit of shrinkage...
by JonR
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: AC Laquer / Pre Cat
Replies: 8
Views: 354

Re: AC Laquer / Pre Cat

http://rydenor.co.uk/high-performance-w ... e-lacquers

i have bought 501 white primer from there you can also order from Morrels Sittingbourne branch over the phone maybe try there then you can ask any questions you may have.
by JonR
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: AC Laquer / Pre Cat
Replies: 8
Views: 354

Re: AC Laquer / Pre Cat

I have used Morrells waterbourne laquer, very little smell.
by JonR
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Rotary phase converters
Replies: 2
Views: 841

Re: Rotary phase converters

SOLD!
by JonR
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Crown extraction/guard
Replies: 7
Views: 1565

Re: Crown extraction/guard

SOLD!
by JonR
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Dovetail Jig
Replies: 4
Views: 479

Re: Dovetail Jig

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Trend-DJ300- ... 3728282248

We got one of the Trend jigs in the link above, rarely used but does the job. Looks like a bargain to me.
by JonR
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Felder & Other Machinery on eBay
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Re: Felder & Other Machinery on eBay

A little while ago pictures of my Felder planer that i bought through Ebay where used in a listing on Ebay and that's the second time i have seen them now probably other occasions as well no doubt.

Scamming feckers!
by JonR
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Festool Domino warning - graphic content
Replies: 10
Views: 847

Re: Festool Domino warning - graphic content

Woahh thats nasty, we got the DF500 a short while ago thanks for heads up. I went to East Grinstead to get my thumb sorted after i decided to put it into my power plane, it was on par with your injury i didn't think it would heal as good as it did.... my hearts pounding thinking back on it now. Spee...
by JonR
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Luban Low Angle Block Plane
Replies: 6
Views: 1177

Re: Luban Low Angle Block Plane

Can you pm me I got some info for you, you may not be able to pm as your a new member.
by JonR
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Design/Development
Topic: Stair Design Software
Replies: 3
Views: 837

Re: Stair Design Software

https://www.staircon.com

You seen that one, doubts its cheap but please let me know as i do stairs quite often but just do rough design sketches fir clients.

http://www.ddxgroup.com/en/software/powerstairs

https://www.cadwork.com/cwen/Solutions/Staircase_design
by JonR
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Sash construction - Double glazing
Replies: 16
Views: 1094

Re: Sash construction - Double glazing

As you plan on making a huge saving making the windows yourself why not get a costing on heritage units it will help to keep your window in character and narrower rebates will help keep the meeting rails slimmer, i read that thicker units have double reflections and bulges from pressure and ruin the...
by JonR
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Luban Low Angle Block Plane
Replies: 6
Views: 1177

Re: Luban Low Angle Block Plane

https://www.workshopheaven.com/quangshe ... plane.html
https://www.rutlands.co.uk/sp+hand-tool ... nds+dk1336

WSH says something about not shipping to North America is that your issue ?
by JonR
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Forum suggestions/comments/complaints
Topic: Bad form or just annoying?
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: Bad form or just annoying?

Any joinery questions i have Googled(ie:box sashes) in the past i have always ended up here for an answer or a clue at least of what to do so thats why i joined the forum, its not as active as it was sorry to say. You have Woodhave2 also to try.
by JonR
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Sash construction - Double glazing
Replies: 16
Views: 1094

Re: Sash construction - Double glazing

Pretty sure a 16mm softcoat argon/kryton gas filled unit will get you well within regs Google a U value sealed unit chart, yes to 15mm rebate and a 3mm gap all round the unit. You said you got 40mm thick sashes I would thicken them to 44mm if your going to totally renew the window. Not keen on exter...
by JonR
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Replacement Sash and Case Windows
Replies: 62
Views: 4254

Re: Replacement Sash and Case Windows

You can buy redwood Vac Aqua treated profiles from here http://www.expresstimberproducts.co.uk/index.php?page=Sash---Case-Window-Sections, not what i would go for myself because the treatment doesnt go right through the wood so any cuts you make ie: mortice and tennon joints... infact any cuts you w...
by JonR
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Replacement Sash and Case Windows
Replies: 62
Views: 4254

Re: Replacement Sash and Case Windows

In general what condition are the sash boxes in especially where the cill and linings meet....the usual areas for decay.
by JonR
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Luban Low Angle Block Plane
Replies: 6
Views: 1177

Re: Luban Low Angle Block Plane

Are you talking about the type 3?
by JonR
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: If you had to choose a combi machine?
Replies: 6
Views: 577

Re: If you had to choose a combi machine?

I would go for a Felder, i got seperates myself, whats your budget ?
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FELDER-CF-53 ... :rk:6:pf:0
by JonR
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Replacement Sash and Case Windows
Replies: 62
Views: 4254

Re: Replacement Sash and Case Windows

Where are you located as you could be lucky that one of us could be local to you that make them.
by JonR
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Crown extraction/guard
Replies: 7
Views: 1565

Re: Crown extraction/guard

PM sent
by JonR
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Viceroy sharpedge
Replies: 0
Views: 630

Viceroy sharpedge

Anybody got one ? the one i have has the conicle stone on the side no use for it though as yet. When i bought it i was given a tub of this amber pungent smelling fluid the stuff i think we used on the metalwork lathes at school back in the 80's. Anybody know what the cutting fluid is called as i nee...
by JonR
Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Pull saw recommendations?
Replies: 3
Views: 405

Re: Pull saw recommendations?

https://www.axminster.co.uk/shokunin-ja ... 0mm-105013

I use the Hassume which Axminster used to do also bought the rip blade to go with it, lovley cut though the difference between a Kataba and Hassume i cant tell you.
by JonR
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: fired earth style kitchen
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Re: fired earth style kitchen

Very nice, got a my own kitchen in the pipe line to do just cant settle on what style to follow.
by JonR
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Small boot room
Replies: 11
Views: 1455

Re: Small boot room

Grand job mate.
by JonR
Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Crown extraction/guard
Replies: 7
Views: 1565

Re: Crown extraction/guard

Its approx 340mm, the bench is an 8 x 4 for general sizing.
by JonR
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Crown extraction/guard
Replies: 7
Views: 1565

Re: Crown extraction/guard

£20 now, money will go to New Hope animal rescue.
by JonR
Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Hammer C3-31 dished fence
Replies: 23
Views: 1710

Re: Hammer C3-31 dished fence

I made do with my Kity 637 for a long time and it was less of a PITA when I removed the extraction chute and used a home made hood when thicknessing and one for surfacing which was clamped by thicknessing table. Maybe try removing yours and see how it goes before shelling out. I got a Felder silent ...
by JonR
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Looking for Hardwood shop.
Replies: 3
Views: 851

Re: Looking for Hardwood shop.

by JonR
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Spray finish MDF SE London
Replies: 20
Views: 1997

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: 20
Views: 1997

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: 20
Views: 1997

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: 62
Views: 4254

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: 681

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: 62
Views: 4254

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: 1173

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: 1173

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: 13
Views: 2102

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: 590

Re: Some old.....

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

Ta

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