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by tusses
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Band saw help please
Replies: 6
Views: 605

Re: Band saw help please

what size boxes ? .. you have to have room for the wood you are cutting as well as the machine. So think about the placement on the shed too. You can have a long piece of wood sticking out the door/window if needed when cutting etc. edit , just googled, I know the type of box you mean now ! you will...
by tusses
Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Wood filler
Replies: 6
Views: 639

Re: Wood filler

surely the pocket holes will be on the inside , and so , not seen ?
by tusses
Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Jigsaw
Replies: 13
Views: 1183

Re: Jigsaw

it might be fiddly .. but you might be able to get the part and swap everything over ?
by tusses
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Cordless had saw
Replies: 10
Views: 1815

Re: Cordless had saw

have you considered and ruled out a generator ?
by tusses
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Wood too big for mitre box...
Replies: 8
Views: 1696

Re: Wood too big for mitre box...

Depending on how much you intend to use it, and how big the wood is you want to mitre, you might benefit from buying one of these http://www.clasohlson.com/uk/Nobex-Mitre-Saw/40-8892?gclid=CjwKCAjw_dTMBRBHEiwApIzn_K4JW041sr_i_F5cSM6dfITyiEyaoHXy2pHLtUIZGitIkOs1Y0d4thoCA-YQAvD_BwE - other suppliers ...
by tusses
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Wood too big for mitre box...
Replies: 8
Views: 1696

Re: Wood too big for mitre box...

CaptainBungo wrote:Oh wow... I feel slightly embarrassed that I didn't actually think of that. Always trying to over complicate things :roll:


that's the way you will start to think when you work with wood :-)
by tusses
Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Spraying advice
Replies: 5
Views: 849

Re: Spraying advice

if you ever watched TOH .. they used it (spray) all the time on empty rooms .. you know .. the usa .. using nail guns when we still had hammers ! lol
by tusses
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Wood too big for mitre box...
Replies: 8
Views: 1696

Re: Wood too big for mitre box...

put a list of tools you have .. that might help :-)
by tusses
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Wood too big for mitre box...
Replies: 8
Views: 1696

Re: Wood too big for mitre box...

you could make a bigger mitre box quite easily.

1st things we learned in school wood class was mitre box, bench hooks etc .. have a google .. quite straight forward :-)
by tusses
Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Wooden boats
Topic: Building a Paradox
Replies: 2
Views: 1055

Re: Building a Paradox

doug fir ?

it's berried in my memory banks somewhere, that that is a suitable wood to use for a keel.
by tusses
Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Top makes of saw blades ?
Replies: 5
Views: 795

Re: Top makes of saw blades ?

Henry wrote:
bigdanny wrote:For what?

Cutting wood :lol:


a better answer might inspire better replies ! ;)
by tusses
Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Church Notice Board
Replies: 4
Views: 1046

Re: Church Notice Board

Pressure treated softwood, will be cheaper than hardwood. at least for the posts ?
I'd go for laminated glass over tempered. It's cheaper, and doesn't make a mess if it get broken.
Most notice boards I've seen are very simple things.
by tusses
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Help with hinges...
Replies: 8
Views: 1273

Re: Help with hinges...

you could rebate / groove to have them hidden in the legs .. just a suggestion to use a stay that might not be intended for this use :-)
by tusses
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Help with hinges...
Replies: 8
Views: 1273

Re: Help with hinges...

couldn't you use any hinge, along with some stays .. either top cupboard type .. pasting table type etc etc .. there is a lot of fold up camping type furniture to look at too
by tusses
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: new dust mask / respirator ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1333

Re: new dust mask / respirator ?

ah, ok .. same as mine then.

the P is for particulates. 1,2,3 .. with 3 being the best / removing the most

I'll have to look at removing dust more at source. And also use my air cleaner again.
by tusses
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: new dust mask / respirator ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1333

Re: new dust mask / respirator ?

yes , a little bit reasuring .. they do a P3 prefilter , but can't find it in this country.

about £5 a pair from the nether regions .. plus post.

So might get the one Steve said about, for when using MDF only
by tusses
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Options on a combi
Replies: 8
Views: 998

Re: Options on a combi

you can add a DIY DRO with a cheap digi caliper
by tusses
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Photobucket
Replies: 7
Views: 1146

Re: Photobucket

indeed it is Nick ! .. right and royally they done it too !
by tusses
Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: new dust mask / respirator ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1333

Re: new dust mask / respirator ?

Looks like I'll be getting something more suited to MDF dust ......
by tusses
Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: new dust mask / respirator ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1333

Re: new dust mask / respirator ?

this is the cartridge
http://www.gersonco.com/product/gerson-g02e/

and this is the prefilter
http://www.gersonco.com/product/gerson- ... d-082814c/

you know .. I never considered it before ? I have no idea why not ...
by tusses
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: new dust mask / respirator ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1333

Re: new dust mask / respirator ?

Cheers Steve . Mine are comfy . When the CNC is going I wear it all day practically . It was more that I've been buying/using the same system for about 10 yrs , that I thought I'd check and see what everyone else is using these days Price wise, the replacement cartridges for mine are about £18 ish, ...
by tusses
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: new dust mask / respirator ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1333

new dust mask / respirator ?

just getting ready to buy a new mask/ or cartridges for the one I have. which is this one http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Gerson-9000E-Series-Respirator-Face-Mask-Free-UK-Delivery-Model-9213E-/281596029851?hash=item41906e6b9b:g:B1QAAOSwH09ZJZsj has twist on cartages, and disposable prefilters .. I used to...
by tusses
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Y join
Replies: 2
Views: 557

Re: Y join

what size ?

could you make a small Y half the thickness and half lap the joint ?

How thick ? Biscuits / dominoes / dowels might do ?
by tusses
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Photobucket
Replies: 7
Views: 1146

Re: Photobucket

yep .. all over the world, people are being photofucketed .

I haven't seen anyone say they will pay though.
I don't know if they actually thought people would or not, but they've totally screwed every forum ever :evil:
by tusses
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: A job for CNC ?
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Re: A job for CNC ?

image not working for me ?
by tusses
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Homework For A Dremel User
Replies: 1
Views: 456

Re: Homework For A Dremel User

you got any photo's ?
what kind of plastic ?


it maybe cheaper to get some new cubes laser cut, with the holes already in
by tusses
Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Mahogany arches
Replies: 1
Views: 482

Re: Mahogany arches

depends on the kit you have , and you ability ?

Screwed from the outside and glued would last a while.
I'd put some slight flats on the arch where it meets the bracket, whichever way you chose to join.
by tusses
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: CNC ROUTERS
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: CNC ROUTERS

ah .. a proper one ! :-)

there are a few members on here that have them.

MarkNumbers, Sainty, come to mind. York33 built his, as did I, so I can't comment on the proper ones sorry.

Treat them like an employee .. then after a year or two of "paying them" , they work for nothing ! :-)
by tusses
Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: CNC ROUTERS
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: CNC ROUTERS

it depends what you will use it for, how much you have to spend, and what space you have to put it.
by tusses
Tue May 23, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Feeling Lucky ! Finished
Replies: 19
Views: 2708

Re: Feeling Lucky !

very nice on all counts ! :-D
by tusses
Mon May 22, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Which pillar drill?
Replies: 6
Views: 886

Re: Which pillar drill?

Hi everyone. First time on. I've started a project and realised I need a pillar drill. A small bench drill would be ok as my project is small. I used to have a budget buy drill that I got from Machine Mart but it was not really very good for several reasons. A machine that is a little better qualit...
by tusses
Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Cutting Cardboard Tubes
Replies: 5
Views: 877

Re: Cutting Cardboard Tubes

by tusses
Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Cutting Cardboard Tubes
Replies: 5
Views: 877

Re: Cutting Cardboard Tubes

if they are clean, stick them on ebay ! .. I'd be surprised if you couldn't sell them.
Or advertise them in a free paper for free local collection
by tusses
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Workbench clean up?
Replies: 17
Views: 2526

Re: Workbench clean up?

nickw wrote:It's a workbench. What does a bit of discolouration matter?


I was thinking that .. I'd much rather have the patina and history that it must have :-)
by tusses
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Deep ripping timber - time issue
Replies: 7
Views: 1341

Re: Deep ripping timber - time issue

How about as the woodyard for 2 consecutive planks ? (if they cut thier own .

Whitmores do, and will let you select your own
by tusses
Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Rip blade vs Crosscut blade
Replies: 5
Views: 889

Re: Rip blade vs Crosscut blade

a blade will rip or cut exactly the same for a pro or a hobbyist !

along with the same quality of cut ..
and safety issues !

it only take a minute to change a blade . But if you can't be bothered, then at least get a combi cut blade.
by tusses
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: In frame door stops
Replies: 5
Views: 1114

Re: In frame door stops

they ship to UK ?

or, can't you just use a round with of wood/ply/mdf, with an offset hole ?
by tusses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: End grain cutting board - when oiled it bows
Replies: 13
Views: 1517

Re: End grain cutting board - when oiled it bows

was the wood dry before you started ?
by tusses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: End grain cutting board - when oiled it bows
Replies: 13
Views: 1517

Re: End grain cutting board - when oiled it bows

I presume you are oiling both sides equally ?
1st oiling should be flooded on and left for a while before wiping off the excess
by tusses
Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: good earners
Replies: 6
Views: 1468

Re: good earners

Hello all Can you tell me all your best selling products please, I'll be semi retired, so I can make them cheaper and take all your customers thanks :lol: :lol: Seriously, have a look at the places you will likely be selling, and see what is selling there (that you would like to make). Then decide ...

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