Category Archives: Reviews

Review – Axion Drill Driver & Combi Driver

I bought a package consisting of the Axion drill driver and torch kit and the Axion combi drill from Axminster in February for £149.96. (Axminster don’t do the package any more, but the link to where it used to be … Continue reading

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Review – Numatic NVD750 workshop vacuum extractor

I’m quite paranoid about the effect of wood dust (including MDF dust) on my health and that of my family. Bill Pentz has some good information on the subject here. Some time ago I bought an NVD750 in Axminster’s 40th … Continue reading

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Bandsaw delivery

Yesterday I took delivery of my latest toy, a Charnwood W730 bandsaw from Homewood Ltd in Worthing. Mobile base I was given the dimensions of the base of the saw in advance, so I was able to prepare one of … Continue reading

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Swivel!

As I mentioned in my initial post about the Tormek, pretty much the only accessories I didn’t buy but am likely to want to add were the DBS-22 drill bit sharpening attachment and the RB-180 rotating base. (I have a … Continue reading

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Christening the Tormek

Two weeks since it arrived I’ve finally used my Tormek T7 for the first time. The first job I must however confess that it wasn’t on a woodworking tool – I had a crack at sharpening blades from my Flymo … Continue reading

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Review – Tormek T7 – First impressions

I’m not actually sure whether a bench grinder even counts as machinery – let alone woodworking machinery – or a power tool, but never mind. After some deliberation I ordered a Tormek T7 with a lot of bells and whistles … Continue reading

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Review – Microclene MC760 air filter – First impressions

Following on from dust strategy update I’m quite paranoid about the effect of wood dust (including MDF dust) on my health and that of my family. Bill Pentz has some good information on the subject here. I ordered a Microclene … Continue reading

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