Tag Archives: Marples

eBay purchase roundup

I don’t think I ever posted about the other plane I got before I picked up the No. 71 router plane off eBay Stanley Bailey No. 3 – £14.50 + 5.90 P&P I got it some time ago but have … Continue reading

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Car booty – 05/05/2013

Today we were planning to go to the Sayers Common car boot sale, which doesn’t open for buyers until 10am. By some miraculous accident we were ready to go long before that, so we decided that rather than killing an … Continue reading

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Car booty – 14/04/2013

We were planning to go to the Pease Pottage car boot today and then when that was cancelled due to waterlogged fields, to the Sayers Common sale we went to a fortnight ago. When that got rained off we decided … Continue reading

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Projects – Tool storage – Part 1

As I mentioned last week, I don’t think I’ll ever have space to array all my tools on the walls of my workshop. That said I think there’s definitely scope for a few frequently used ones to live on the … Continue reading

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First project – Bifold door – Part 2

Following on from Bifold door – Part 1 For a change I was able to get home from work at a decent hour on Monday so I made a little progress on the second section of the door. Having unclamped … Continue reading

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