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by Jamesh
Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Guesstimate on drying time of 47mm pine (details inside)
Replies: 5
Views: 1007

Re: Guesstimate on drying time of 47mm pine (details inside)

Why do you need them particularly dry?

Once they have dried out to touch can you not use them? as most srinkage us a cross the grain.

Cheers James
by Jamesh
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Just starting out and need table saw advice
Replies: 7
Views: 2822

Re: Just starting out and need table saw advice

I have a screwfix titan which is no cabinet makers saw But for £100 new it's pretty decent. The fence although only fixed at one end is fairly substantial and the track it runs in is full width - about a meter. The cross cut slider is poor with plenty of slack. I just adjust for the slack making sur...
by Jamesh
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Wooden hand plane advice
Replies: 3
Views: 3823

Re: Wooden hand plane advice

Yea sorry she might have delayed it!

Cheers James
by Jamesh
Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Wooden hand plane advice
Replies: 3
Views: 3823

Re: Wooden hand plane advice

Hi i I would base you design on a no4 plane most common size.... It's a general purpose smoothing plane. I'd make you plane 300mm long and 75mm wide 12mm either side of a 50mm blade. You could carve it from a solid block or laminate it from three pieces. Beech or oak I would suggest for weight. Chee...