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Tuning the Charnwood W730 – Part 1

Although I took delivery of my Charnwood W730 bandsaw back in September I must confess I’ve barely used it until today, when I had a play and did a few test cuts in scrap wood. The machine was built by … 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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Review – SIP 01552 planer thicknesser – first impressions

I recently bought the SIP 01552 planer-thicknesser from Homewood Woodworking Machinery in Worthing. When I was researching it I found very few reviews of this machine, or even photos beyond the 2 standard manufacturer ones. Since posting about buying it … Continue reading

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First machinery – take two!

After my abortive attempt to buy some woodworking machinery and a bit of a rethink, I’ve ordered a SIP 01552 8″ benchtop planer thicknesser from a local company, Homewood (they don’t list it on their website at the moment). There … Continue reading

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