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by lordnibbo
Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Record vices and planes for sale
Replies: 11
Views: 3592

Re: Record vices and planes for sale

Blimey! I haven't seen one of those welders for 45 years :lol: I learnt to weld on one of those all those years ago, weighs a bloody ton because of the oil filled tank. Excellent machine though, you can weld all day at a very high amperage with out over heating. If I remember correctly you can jump ...
by lordnibbo
Sun Apr 05, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: scary sharp
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

Re: scary sharp

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by lordnibbo
Fri Mar 27, 2009 1:42 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: mortice gauge
Replies: 19
Views: 2830

Re: mortice gauge

I was admiring Nibbo's new marking gauge over there . Tempting to polish such shiny brassy things! Taken like a gentleman mrgrimsdale http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2245/2073505801_402b691360_o.gif I did think about posting the same thread here but I really didn't want to send you off on one :lol: ...
by lordnibbo
Sun Mar 22, 2009 2:50 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: chair
Replies: 37
Views: 4433

Re: chair

jake wrote: Those are uglier than the Reitveld - just more contemporary.

One would exist without the other, the other wouldn't.
Ah! that explains a lot then. They are Rietveld Steltman Chairs
by lordnibbo
Sat Mar 21, 2009 2:33 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: chair
Replies: 37
Views: 4433

Re: chair

jfc wrote:Looks like something i would knock up on site for a laugh .
Well this won't take long to knock up then and at least it looks pretty

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by lordnibbo
Fri Mar 20, 2009 2:42 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: chair
Replies: 37
Views: 4433

Re: chair

mrgrimsdale wrote: An easy to make design classic,

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A design classic :o Sorry but to me it looks as if it should have a 50,000 volt cable attached to it. :lol:
by lordnibbo
Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:45 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: cedar
Replies: 11
Views: 2028

Re: cedar

mrgrimsdale wrote:Ha ha no it was the van of course

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They've nicked that pic off my flickr album :evil: Now if they had made a reference where it came from I wouldn't mind, I think an email is needed. :cry:
by lordnibbo
Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:41 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Tool gloat
Replies: 50
Views: 5262

Re: Tool gloat

but doesn't the plug upset the natural balance of the old hickory's hollow shaft :roll: :lol: paul ;) No, instructions on page 3 says, I quote "In the event of over hammering i.e. denting the wood please reduce the 13 amp fuse to 5 amp. If nails don't go fully in to the wood with one hit you may ne...
by lordnibbo
Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Tool gloat
Replies: 50
Views: 5262

Re: Tool gloat

mrgrimsdale wrote::lol:
Yebbut mine's cordless.
Yebbut batteries go flat right when you want um :)
by lordnibbo
Thu Mar 05, 2009 8:32 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Tool gloat
Replies: 50
Views: 5262

Re: Tool gloat

You should have bought the delux version, the claws are free
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by lordnibbo
Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:25 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Hinge Jigs?
Replies: 8
Views: 1465

Re: Hinge Jigs?

I posted this reply over the road :) I've got at least eleven to do possibly thirteen. I have made a jig in the past for new doors in a new frame but this time all the doors are new in old frames so the jig would need calibrating over the old frame where the hinges were cut in for the old doors, the...
by lordnibbo
Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Hinge Jigs?
Replies: 8
Views: 1465

Hinge Jigs?

Hinge jigs?

Anyone know if THESE jigs are worth the money?

Or would I be better off with a Trend two piece? Or maybe another make?
by lordnibbo
Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:51 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: another table wip
Replies: 15
Views: 2115

Re: another table wip

paulchapman wrote:Blimey, hardwood and hints of Krenov - what is the World coming to :shock: :shock: :lol:

Looks nice, Jacob ;)

Cheers ;)

Paul
It's very good :D Amazing what you can do with old obsolete redundant rods ennit?
by lordnibbo
Mon Feb 16, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Hand tools on the bay
Replies: 4
Views: 1060

Re: Hand tools on the bay

I think whoever bought it got a good deal and saved £40. You can buy quite a lot for £40.
by lordnibbo
Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:41 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: veritas bevel setter
Replies: 55
Views: 7518

Re: veritas bevel setter

Well it's day 4 in the house. :D :D No progress has been made. Big brother has issued a cryptic solution, so they now have two riddles to solve! :lol: Things are getting more difficult by the day. Never mind Jacob, when they bring out a "How to video" you'll also know how to use one. There 's a lot...
by lordnibbo
Mon Nov 24, 2008 7:53 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Coooo
Replies: 26
Views: 4362

Coooo

bugbear wrote:

Those aren't tools, those are cylons - and they have a plan!

BugBear
Did someone call me? :D
by lordnibbo
Wed Nov 19, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: What was the first piece of furniture you made
Replies: 32
Views: 4613

What was the first piece of furniture you made

http://www.seatweavingsupplies.co.uk/images/Stool%2014.jpg This is pretty much identical to my first ever attempt at woodwork when I was in the 2nd year at school. The Year 1961, I won the schools best woodwork pupil, best at Tech drawing, best at Art, best at Metal work. Twas a very good year 1961...
by lordnibbo
Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:24 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: LV plane screwdriver review
Replies: 20
Views: 3614

LV plane screwdriver review

Why didn't they make it to use as the front knob on the plane? you would never lose it then. I think it would be easy to drill it out and cut a thread without damaging the tangs that act as the screw driver.
by lordnibbo
Sat Oct 11, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: question on planes?
Replies: 7
Views: 2167

question on planes?

selly wrote: I have the chance to buy a record 0120 block plane This is second hand and only a tenner and refurbed.
A tenner is too much,
by lordnibbo
Wed Sep 24, 2008 2:38 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: american black walnut
Replies: 6
Views: 1392

american black walnut

Nice to hear from you your Lordship! Nice looking stool. How was the sailing this summer? With regards to the ABW, did you get it locally or did you order it in? If the latter, who did you use? In the end yesterday, I managed to get a couple of boards from Champions in New Malden which saved me goi...
by lordnibbo
Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:03 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: american black walnut
Replies: 6
Views: 1392

american black walnut

promhandicam wrote:Thanks Jason - I've given them a call. Thanks too Paul - I remembered that Lord Nibbo is an alias for MR Black American Walnut :)

Steve
Now that could be racist ;)

Last lot of 1 1/2" cost me
by lordnibbo
Wed Jun 11, 2008 1:40 pm
Forum: Wooden boats
Topic: Timber Speedboat Plans?
Replies: 11
Views: 6622

Timber Speedboat Plans?

here's another place for plans
http://www.bateau.com/
THey also have a good link on the home page for material suppliers.
by lordnibbo
Tue May 27, 2008 6:49 am
Forum: Wooden boats
Topic: deck gap filling stuff!!
Replies: 10
Views: 6530

deck gap filling stuff!!

Ok heres the thing, I want to see the black lines. Ive seen it done before and it looked fantastic, a bit of a change from the usual stripped floorboards. so i guess i wil give the sika flex a go unless anyone else can suggest an alternative rgds sainty What Andy says says it all. So you want to se...
by lordnibbo
Mon May 26, 2008 11:35 am
Forum: Wooden boats
Topic: deck gap filling stuff!!
Replies: 10
Views: 6530

deck gap filling stuff!!

Caulking , E1 is right its just string ....... But special marine string ;D you could also use sikaflex but if its for floor boards i would just use mastic as you dont need it to be waterproof . Lord Nibbo should have a more detailed reply for you ? I only ever used sikaflex 290, it's certainly not...
by lordnibbo
Sat May 03, 2008 1:54 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: I have been banned
Replies: 51
Views: 6297

I have been banned

Just try asking whether a measuring stick is better than a tape measure for example :o (Gets helmet and takes cover) ps welcome also! ;D A tape measure definately best ;D Just go and read the "Stanley Fat Max " thread ;D No sticks are gonna tell you how long two short planks are 8-) PS got a crash ...
by lordnibbo
Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:01 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: What tool for teak doors .
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

What tool for teak doors .

I like working on other peoples boats ;D

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Ah! It's a steel built boat.

It's got to be Dutch built then, masters of making steel float pretty. :)

Two guesses, a Stephens or a Linssen ?
by lordnibbo
Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:06 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: What tool for teak doors .
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

What tool for teak doors .

Go varnishing does look good though Looks good!...... I can't disagree with that but at a cost. Just look at this pic below. This girl spent at least two hours every morning claening and polishing this table ::) OK I suppose if you can afford a crew 8-) http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2130/238424990...
by lordnibbo
Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:22 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Great new tool from LV
Replies: 27
Views: 4599

Great new tool from LV

I bet those stress tests put more stress on my wallet than your tools ;D

In England Rob posting a pic like that would get you labeled as a pri#k teaser. ;D ;)
by lordnibbo
Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: What tool for teak doors .
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

What tool for teak doors .

No teak on a boat should be sanded scraped and certainly not power washed. Scrubbed yes but only across the grain and even then only using sea water with a little detergent in it. Sanding or scaping it is shortening it life by the odd millimeter every time it's done and as most decks are less than 1...
by lordnibbo
Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Great new tool from LV
Replies: 27
Views: 4599

Great new tool from LV

Would've had it out sooner.... but had had to make the handles work for Alf..... ;D ;D
Rob I do hope making this shave hasn't put your other tool projects on a back burner are they still on target? What are we going to see on the market first?
by lordnibbo
Thu Mar 27, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: coffee table
Replies: 11
Views: 2326

coffee table

Very nice indeed, even my swmbo likes it :)
by lordnibbo
Sat Mar 15, 2008 11:23 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: With knobs on!
Replies: 29
Views: 4437

With knobs on!

I didn't realize how big it was until now :o It looks great though. :)
by lordnibbo
Tue Mar 11, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Homage to Alan Peters
Replies: 21
Views: 3316

Homage to Alan Peters

Talking of Alan Peters, I'm sure David C mentioned in his blog only a few days ago about a reprint or was I imagining it .

Yes he did it's HERE
by lordnibbo
Tue Mar 11, 2008 2:33 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Homage to Alan Peters
Replies: 21
Views: 3316

Homage to Alan Peters

Now that chunky heavy design is right up my street, just love it. Bookmarked for tuit. ;D Glad you like it - hope you were not offended by my JK comment on your stand/stool. :-[ It was meant constructively Brian Not at all, :) I couldn't think how to describe it, JK's name sort of fit the bill. Any...
by lordnibbo
Tue Mar 11, 2008 11:01 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Homage to Alan Peters
Replies: 21
Views: 3316

Homage to Alan Peters

Wow, very nicely done.
Now that chunky heavy design is right up my street, just love it. Bookmarked for tuit. ;D
by lordnibbo
Mon Mar 10, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Wide belt sanders?
Replies: 3
Views: 873

Wide belt sanders?

None of these machines is in the same league as even a basic wide belt sander, but for a small shop they are useful timesavers.
Scrit
Not really worried how slow they are but I don't want to fork out
by lordnibbo
Mon Mar 10, 2008 2:47 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Wide belt sanders?
Replies: 3
Views: 873

Wide belt sanders?

Are these two worth looking at? http://www.maximach.co.uk/images/xcal_899_0101.jpg Available from Here or the Axminster badged http://www.axminster.co.uk/images/products/SENIOR_l.jpg Or maybe I should downsize to one of these Jets which ends up similar in price as the bigger jobs by the time you bou...
by lordnibbo
Thu Mar 06, 2008 5:21 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: James Krenov Style Table/Stool
Replies: 8
Views: 1927

James Krenov Style Table/Stool

Very nice, your Lordship ;)

If it's a stool, might those legs sticking up above the 'seat' be a bit uncomfortable ???

Cheers ;)

Paul
I did sand it! ;D

It's actually to put a plant pot on, but I didn't want to let on until that last pic. ;)
by lordnibbo
Thu Mar 06, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: James Krenov Style Table/Stool
Replies: 8
Views: 1927

James Krenov Style Table/Stool

James Krenov Style Table/Stool Commissioned by my daughter inlaw Jane I've labeled it as a Table/Stool because I've yet to make my mind up which it will be. I started it yesterday, today I finished it. Here is the first pic showing the two pairs of legs glued up. http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2215...
by lordnibbo
Mon Mar 03, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: New Festool Router
Replies: 3
Views: 1000

New Festool Router

[quote]The OF2200 is not out over here until May time. At around