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by houtslager
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Branding Stamp
Replies: 5
Views: 710

Re: Branding Stamp

excellent craftsmanship there, point to note, good to see the effect of the branding iron on different timbers ie; light and dark timbers.
I'd also put your location in your profile here so we know where you are ;)
by houtslager
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: driveway gates
Replies: 26
Views: 4458

Re: driveway gates

An excellent class in real world joinery , hats and head off to you. By the way could you pm me regarding details of your morticer , as I have the same one but have no details of it, nor handbook :(

Karl
by houtslager
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Bullet Pro Fixing wood screws - short review
Replies: 6
Views: 1638

Re: Bullet Pro Fixing wood screws - short review

Well I'm not sure if these are generally available in the UK , but for the last couple of years I've been using these - and now they have expanded the range to include stainless steel. https://www.woodies-ultimate.nl/ IMHO they are pretty damn good and for nominal sizes under 2" pretty cheap, t...
by houtslager
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: A small commission for £
Replies: 10
Views: 1342

Re: A small commission for £

Any luck getting someone do do this for you yet ?
K
by houtslager
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Small boot room
Replies: 11
Views: 1680

Re: Small boot room

looking great there, did you have to thin the AS paint much or couldd you spray it direct out from the tin ?

Karl
by houtslager
Tue Dec 25, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: EARLEX SPARES
Replies: 9
Views: 2095

Re: EARLEX SPARES

Well I am a pro user , and have 2 airless spray unints , 1 for lacquer , t'other one is for latex or eggshell. An Apollo 700 with 2 pistols for coloured lacquer and the Earlex HV500 brought from a memer here. It is this system where the pistol fell onto a concrete floor and is now U/S, so please, wh...
by houtslager
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: been busy making these in rural France
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

Re: been busy making these in rural France

is good quality, well paid work still hard to find back home , despite the so called shortage of well trained and experienced joiners/cabinet makers ???
by houtslager
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: EARLEX SPARES
Replies: 9
Views: 2095

Re: EARLEX SPARES

Blimey 400+ views and no-one has any infomation re Earles. :(
by houtslager
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: been busy making these in rural France
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

Re: been busy making these in rural France

outside view from jan 2017
by houtslager
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: been busy making these in rural France
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

Re: been busy making these in rural France

more pics 4. 8-)
by houtslager
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: been busy making these in rural France
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

Re: been busy making these in rural France

more pics 3.
by houtslager
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: been busy making these in rural France
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

Re: been busy making these in rural France

more pics.3
by houtslager
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: been busy making these in rural France
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

Re: been busy making these in rural France

more pics .2
by houtslager
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: been busy making these in rural France
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

Re: been busy making these in rural France

more pics
by houtslager
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: been busy making these in rural France
Replies: 13
Views: 2297

been busy making these in rural France

Had a really nice project land on my doorstep in late 2016 from an old client- they had bought an old French house in Iseré that needed loads of TLC , after loads of emails and drawings and talking over coffee and drawings, I got the project. Maybe mate's rates won it , or just my standard of workma...
by houtslager
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: EARLEX SPARES
Replies: 9
Views: 2095

EARLEX SPARES

anyone have a redundant spray pistol , as mine unfortunately died recently and I'm having problems geting spare parts for the pistol.

Karl
by houtslager
Fri May 26, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: ADVICE ON VERTICAL PANEL SAW PURCHASE NEEDED
Replies: 2
Views: 1068

Re: ADVICE ON VERTICAL PANEL SAW PURCHASE NEEDED

Rolls Royce of wall saws - Strieberg, common wall saw - Holzer 1231 but are like hens teeth , good reliable saw , crud wall saws DAMHIKT Elcon one has to check it after changing from horizontal to vertical every time you change GRRRR !!! there are some other makes but the most value for money is an ...
by houtslager
Fri May 26, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Feeling Lucky ! Finished
Replies: 19
Views: 4911

Re: Feeling Lucky !

bugger going blind tooo, just noticed this thread is nearly 10 yrs old DOH !
by houtslager
Fri May 26, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Feeling Lucky ! Finished
Replies: 19
Views: 4911

Re: Feeling Lucky !

jammy bugger, any chance of popping by and getting a brew while talking over using your rip saw ???

K
by houtslager
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: ELEKTRA-BECKUM UK333 FOR SALE
Replies: 0
Views: 1119

ELEKTRA-BECKUM UK333 FOR SALE

Well used and looked after 240v 10" table saw, a damn good mobile saw , for sale at €400 OBO can deliver if with-in a 75 mile radius of OX7 Legs folod down to aid transportation, or using on a self build base, never needed to as I find in the legs down mode its a good height. Pull saw action, h...
by houtslager
Fri Dec 25, 2015 8:29 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 4 post type thicknesser: Sorted now
Replies: 14
Views: 5001

Re: 4 post type thicknesser: Sorted now

piccies please of it and once you've "tidied it up" ;-)
by houtslager
Thu Dec 24, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 4 post type thicknesser: Sorted now
Replies: 14
Views: 5001

Re: 4 post type thicknesser

curious to know why the yank style - of fixed table and moving planer head Bob ?

HS
by houtslager
Wed Dec 09, 2015 10:37 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Fitted furniture recently completed
Replies: 7
Views: 2142

Re: Fitted furniture recently completed

looks neat and tidy, hows about piccies of the workshop, both shop and work are of interest to the rest of us, plus the ways and manner of your style of making. This way others may learn a trick or more to better their techniques / profit margin
by houtslager
Sun Nov 29, 2015 3:21 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: c*ck up
Replies: 13
Views: 2905

Re: c*ck up

Are we including the rebuild at the correct size! Plus a couple of wasted journeys?!


ooooei ! that's below the belt.

LOL
by houtslager
Mon Sep 21, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: New Workshop
Replies: 23
Views: 5061

Re: New Workshop

well guys, its simple . Build a RMH, with the firey part outside, and have the flue passing through the shop and if you have the space, put it through a cob thermal bank.

Rocket stove/heater tech has come a long way in the last few years, look it up on Utube / wiki

hth

L
by houtslager
Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:12 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Built in wardrobes
Replies: 7
Views: 2718

Re: Built in wardrobes

great looking robe there sir, pat yourself on yer back !
by houtslager
Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:28 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Mason Mitre Routing Jig NEEDED
Replies: 2
Views: 1244

Re: Mason Mitre Routing Jig NEEDED

sorted ! thanks people.
by houtslager
Sat Aug 15, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Mason Mitre Routing Jig NEEDED
Replies: 2
Views: 1244

Mason Mitre Routing Jig NEEDED

Anyone prepared to loan out this for 1/2 day, doh ! left mine in Amsterdam and now need to do do a mason mitre on a bedroom dressing table top.
Local to Oxford would be handy +/- 50miles
Beer tokens on return

Karl
by houtslager
Sun May 31, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Pipe Clamps
Replies: 3
Views: 1320

Re: Pipe Clamps

3/4" pipe clamps will bend too if you crank them too hard DAMHIKT !
Best thing about these clamps, is they are easily extendable , with a joiner you can if you had enough and clamp the planet, though I reckon that would cost a few quid with all the frieght and air fares :lol: :lol: :lol:
by houtslager
Sat May 23, 2015 11:49 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Concrete worktop
Replies: 34
Views: 26792

Re: Concrete worktop

8-) good un
by houtslager
Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Concrete worktop
Replies: 34
Views: 26792

Re: Concrete worktop

you have two options - in situ or in your shop/in the clients' garden natural colour or coloured, if the latter then you need to use white cement dust, mix with sand / water / and colouring powder of choice. Mix to a stiff mix, and "pour " Note to remember - BLOODY HEAVY ! once set, and wi...
by houtslager
Mon Apr 06, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Sash windows
Replies: 73
Views: 13325

Re: Sash windows

Is Mr Bidder Badda Bing an Indian builder ?


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by houtslager
Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: vertical panel saws
Replies: 11
Views: 3853

Re: vertical panel saws

I've used all manner of wall saws, the rolls royce are STRIEBERG then HOlzer Elco and the US style where you push the sheet through the saw.
Best value for money is a used HOLZER 1203, then the larger SAGETECH with a Fessie saw

hth
K
by houtslager
Sun Mar 15, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: window costs
Replies: 24
Views: 6529

Re: window costs

1k for each window, sounds a nice figure that I would come up with as an off the cuff figure, hotslager, but I don't understand why you quote £3k for a front door and £2k for french doors? Any chance of you giving your pricing strategy. Front doors generally have loads more wood therefore machining ...
by houtslager
Sat Mar 14, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Horse drawn brewery carriage
Replies: 12
Views: 3572

Re: Horse drawn brewery carriage

jammy bugger !
by houtslager
Sat Mar 14, 2015 6:41 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: window costs
Replies: 24
Views: 6529

Re: window costs

18 wooden sash windows (georgian) approx 1350mmH x 1100mmW, £ 18k
plus front door, £ 3k
rear french door, £2k
5 concertina doors (glazed) meeting set of 3 concertina doors glazed £ 8
total £ 31k also in sapele and NOT FITTED

hth K
by houtslager
Sat Feb 28, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: HVLP spraying
Replies: 18
Views: 4098

Re: HVLP spraying

the environmental aspects of water based paints make me laugh. The old oil based paints were biodegradable tough and their finishing was great, whilst the new water based paints are troublesome, finnicky, and are not environment friendly - made from plastic derivatives thus not at all friendly to ma...
by houtslager
Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:45 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Church Conversion
Replies: 18
Views: 4826

Re: Church Conversion

The planer will make a lovely bedside table. <(")


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