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Glueing broken plane tote

One of the wooden planes in my recent eBay purchase was broken in transit, with a clean break in the tote: As with last time I glued a tote I’ve used weatherproof glue so I don’t need to worry about … Continue reading

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Fixing my hand pillar drill – Part 2

Following on from Part 1. I needed three small compression springs to replace the missing ones from the chuck. The holes in the chuck jaws are just over 4mm in diameter, but I wasn’t sure how long or springy the … Continue reading

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Fixing my hand pillar drill – Part 1

I bought a hand powered pillar drill at a car boot sale for £4 earlier today. The chuck was stuck fully closed and I couldn’t figure out how (or indeed if) the advance mechanism worked, but I figured it would … Continue reading

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