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by jfc
Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Basic Drilling advice (softwood)
Replies: 4
Views: 1997

Re: Basic Drilling advice (softwood)

Thanks for your reply and link jfc. I'd seen your guide (which is what bought me to this site) I had particular interest as I could forsee issues with in the elipictal shape of the louvers which you covered in your very good guide. Ideally I would like to create the eliptical shape with a router bi...
by jfc
Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Basic Drilling advice (softwood)
Replies: 4
Views: 1997

Re: Basic Drilling advice (softwood)

welcome to the forum Paul . I made some a few years ago that you may find helpful .
http://woodworkuk.co.uk/forum/viewtopic ... 445#p46445
by jfc
Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: waste pipe in a Blum tandembox
Replies: 5
Views: 2673

Re: waste pipe in a Blum tandembox

tusses wrote:how about caravan / camper / boat type waste pipe ?

no idea what a tandem bum box is though, sorry ???
:lol:
by jfc
Wed Jul 20, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Hinge pro test
Replies: 15
Views: 5079

Re: Hinge pro test

You can buy mine , its been on a shelf for 8 years !
by jfc
Fri Jul 15, 2016 7:53 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Camping up my van
Replies: 7
Views: 3266

Re: Camping up my van

Hmmmm mine must be a high roof then . I think a gap down the middle will be fine as i get everything in that way as it is and strap it to the racking . I'll just be replacing the racking full of crap i never use for a kitchen really .
by jfc
Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Camping up my van
Replies: 7
Views: 3266

Re: Camping up my van

I have a semi and still need it to work :lol: Medium wheel and roof . I had a google myself and notice i can spin the passenger seats around . I'm thinking that would do for seating and dining . It will be just for me to go racing so no fancy stuff really needed . I have most stuff doubled up from t...
by jfc
Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Camping up my van
Replies: 7
Views: 3266

Camping up my van

One for Tusses rather than Bobby i think :o
Vauxhall Movano 57 plate .
Any ideas ?
by jfc
Sat Jun 25, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: Turning
Topic: Woodchuck
Replies: 2
Views: 2302

Re: Woodchuck

Maybe you plunged the router too deep for the first pass and the blank jumped ?
by jfc
Wed Jun 22, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: Turning
Topic: Legacy Ornamental wood lathe
Replies: 6
Views: 3208

Re: Legacy Ornamental wood lathe

I do the spindles by dropping the cutter onto the template and then winding the handle so the cutter moves onto the new blank i am making . The rotary table is just a bit of metal that goes between the rails with a pin in the middle of it . I made an MDF table with a hole in it to take the pin . I g...
by jfc
Wed Jun 22, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: Turning
Topic: Legacy Ornamental wood lathe
Replies: 6
Views: 3208

Re: Legacy Ornamental wood lathe

Ive used it for a few jobs like matching moudings http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c368/JFCarpentry/Legacy/legacymoulding004.jpg http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c368/JFCarpentry/Legacy/legacymoulding006.jpg Duplicating newel posts and spindles . http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c368/JFCarpentry/...
by jfc
Wed Jun 22, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Turning
Topic: Legacy Ornamental wood lathe
Replies: 6
Views: 3208

Re: Legacy Ornamental wood lathe

Theres some info and tips here http://legacywoodworking.com/index.cfm
by jfc
Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Light Boxes
Replies: 5
Views: 2410

Re: Light Boxes

Smart idea !
by jfc
Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Legacy Woodchuck
Replies: 6
Views: 1819

Re: Legacy Woodchuck

I have a legacy . Not sure what the woodchuck is though .
by jfc
Tue May 31, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Bolection moulding
Replies: 16
Views: 6971

Re: Bolection moulding

Bolection mouldings are used to hold a panel on a door when the panel is not set into a continuous dado (groove) that surrounds the panel. Therefore, it should be definitely solid. Bolection moulding - this is often used for glazed apertures (or vision panels) indoors or screens. Used either side o...
by jfc
Wed May 25, 2016 11:10 am
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Bolection moulding
Replies: 16
Views: 6971

Re: Bolection moulding

I think champion timber still do a bolection moulding off the shelf .
by jfc
Sun May 08, 2016 5:50 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Elecrical trouble. Sagar
Replies: 5
Views: 2036

Re: Elecrical trouble. Sagar

I think mine are B rated although i could be wrong .
by jfc
Fri May 06, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Elecrical trouble. Sagar
Replies: 5
Views: 2036

Re: Elecrical trouble. Sagar

My Wadkin Burgreen PT has a 65amp start up load . I have to start the pt up then turn on the power feed , if i do it the other way round it trips the fuse board . My electrician mate got me a new fuse board to overcome the problem and said he would nip back to fit it . That was 3 years ago :lol:
by jfc
Sat Apr 30, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: And was there a bang
Replies: 3
Views: 2136

Re: And was there a bang

Oooooops !
by jfc
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Flood damage door.
Replies: 9
Views: 2896

Re: Flood damage door.

Love the detail in the mid rail .
by jfc
Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Which engineered oak floor?
Replies: 17
Views: 4257

Re: Which engineered oak floor?

Hmmm wood floor with underfloor heating ? Its probably been done without a problem but ive never seen it .
Champion timber and Alsford timber have branches local to Kingston and stock the better quality flooring . Maybe get a quote from them to compare ? They wont fit it though .
by jfc
Wed Feb 24, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Moulder heads + Rebating
Replies: 21
Views: 6248

Re: Moulder heads + Rebating

Rebate on the top for me also because that's how they came . My cutters are moulding and rebate though so i cant remove part of it .
by jfc
Sat Feb 20, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Changing from Felder combination to seperates.
Replies: 3
Views: 1630

Re: Changing from Felder combination to seperates.

Most of my stuff is Wadkin or Bursgreen . That would be spindle moulders , surface planer , table saw and thicknesser . I think the morticer is a Multico and the tenoner a Sedgewick . All nice solid cast iron . I'm not sure i'd want to swap any of it for a modern machine . Nice surface planer here ....
by jfc
Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Large moulding
Replies: 15
Views: 3815

Re: Large moulding

There are blocks that handle that type of moulding but if you have already spoken to Whitehill then i guess they wont do it . I have a 100mm block but i dont like it ! Last time i used it Colin C ran out of the work shop and i hid behind the router table with a broom stick to hit the off button ! If...
by jfc
Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Side-gates
Replies: 16
Views: 5145

Re: Side-gates

Sometimes i even make them the right size :shock:
Great job on the gates Jake and you did manage to blow up a machine during the work so that adds brownie points :lol:
by jfc
Sat Jan 30, 2016 8:34 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Side-gates
Replies: 16
Views: 5145

Re: Side-gates

Oooooooooo best house on the road pictures please .
by jfc
Wed Jan 20, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: New toys
Replies: 36
Views: 7013

Re: New toys

Ive slept pretty much under that bridge when i got the tides wrong . Got moved on at 4 am by the PLA and at about 6am i went for a wonder only for the boat to be boarded by armed police who found my mate Dave from Portsmouth fast asleep . It turns out Dave doesn't like being woken up with a gun in h...
by jfc
Sat Nov 21, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Need help :)
Replies: 25
Views: 6259

Re: Need help :)

Hansons in Hounslow can supply and machine for you . 0208 5725301
by jfc
Sun Nov 01, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Coffee table or was it a plant pot?
Replies: 11
Views: 4670

Re: Coffee table or was it a plant pot?

Hi Gary and welcome to the forum . My first thoughts to join that was threaded rod going through the whole thing . You could hide the top bolt with a plug or if you want to make life hard only drill the top part half way and glue the nut in . Bench wise i have two bits of 9x2 on top of mine so i can...
by jfc
Thu Oct 29, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Staircase renovation advice anyone ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1898

Re: Staircase renovation advice anyone ?

Thats probably knotting or shellac to seal the knots in the wood .
by jfc
Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:26 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Another little Bursgreen
Replies: 11
Views: 3135

Re: Another little Bursgreen

Thanks Bob . Do you think it would cope with a variation in load ? Hitting knots etc .
by jfc
Thu Oct 22, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: single phase motor or 3 phase converter
Replies: 5
Views: 2216

Re: single phase motor or 3 phase converter

No not Bob but i am an expert at bodging up thermal overload starters now . Will you except £46 ? :lol:
The motor details have gone off to the motor man now so i will wait to see what they say but interested in the motor if they say get a new one .
by jfc
Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: single phase motor or 3 phase converter
Replies: 5
Views: 2216

Re: single phase motor or 3 phase converter

Hmm i'll ask the question to my motor rewinding type bloke .
by jfc
Thu Oct 22, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: single phase motor or 3 phase converter
Replies: 5
Views: 2216

single phase motor or 3 phase converter

Looking to get the new bursgreen spindle up and running . The motor is 2HP so if you have anything kicking about please let me know .
Fanks .
by jfc
Wed Oct 21, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Another little Bursgreen
Replies: 11
Views: 3135

Re: Another little Bursgreen

I knew i should have posted my problem on here first !
Well i now have two of them that i could do with having parts for so if the price is right and its the same under the covers maybe we can do a deal .
by jfc
Wed Oct 21, 2015 9:05 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Another little Bursgreen
Replies: 11
Views: 3135

Re: Another little Bursgreen

1" but as i have just found out the spindle can be removed :o You have the same machine and if you want to sell it let me know , i love em ! This new one also has a 1 1/4" spindle . The round base at the bottom of the spindle should have a hole in it . That undoes and allows you to remove the spindl...
by jfc
Wed Oct 21, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Another little Bursgreen
Replies: 11
Views: 3135

Another little Bursgreen

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5726/21742576653_3574a3a374_z.jpg Ive snapped the cast iron rise and fall on my machine and the repairs didnt last so i have been keeping an eye out for a doner machine . This one popped up on ebay this morning and everything looked the same so i shot up the M1 to tak...
by jfc
Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Oil or paint it ?
Replies: 15
Views: 3684

Re: Oil or paint it ?

No , the f**ker sold it for £165 a day before the auction ended :evil: Now after another one thats a pile of sh*t for £400
by jfc
Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Oil or paint it ?
Replies: 15
Views: 3684

Re: Oil or paint it ?

Borrowed from a mate and now i'm probably going to have to store it but that's fine by me . I wouldn't have done the work if i had to pay for the scaffold . Cheapest quote i had was £600 and that was with two houses on the road having it done at the same time and only one lift . With this i could ju...
by jfc
Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:20 pm
Forum: Finishing
Topic: Oil or paint it ?
Replies: 15
Views: 3684

Re: Oil or paint it ?

:o I cut the paint back today ;)
Also jumped up on the roof to check the pointing and the whole hip was loose :shock: All done now and the whole job has cost me £40 , £30 was on paint .
Your oak looks alot nicer up there than it would as doors don't you think :lol: