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Further reshuffling

Both girls were at school/nursery again today, so I made some more progress on the workshop reshuffle after Tuesday’s efforts. I’ve never been particularly happy with the shelves, some of which were left by the previous owner and some which … Continue reading

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Projects – Shooting board – Part 1

I’ve been ill for the last three or four weeks, so the combined pressures of work and family life have conspired to keep me out of the workshop (that and the nasty cold making me not want to spend any … Continue reading

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Workbench table top – Part 2 (completed)

Following on from Part 1, which ended with the glueing of the two layers of MDF. Once the glue was dry and the clamps & weights removed I set up my Bench Cookie Plus system on the workbench to give … Continue reading

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Building a plain table top for my folding workbench

I picked up about 9 identical 600mm x 350mm offcuts of 18mm MDF on one of my trips to Wenban-Smith a few weeks ago. One reason I got them is that (by eye) they looked about the same size as … Continue reading

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Delivery day

Today has been a good day for deliveries. First was the Garden Buildings Manual from Amazon. I’m sure I could find all the information I need from this book online, but working with computers all day means the last thing … Continue reading

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Got wood?

… well I will soon! πŸ™‚ I’ve ordered a couple of 4’x8′ sheets of 19mm oak veneered MDF, a roll of 22mm oak veneer and a length of 6″x1″ oak from Wenban Smith and I’ll hopefully be taking delivery later … Continue reading

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Stocking up

Today I raided the off-cuts bin at a local timber yard. I came away with a nice assortment of 3 to 4 foot lengths of Oak, Ash, Beech, Iroko and Hemlock, plus some smallish offcuts of 18mm MDF. Although I … Continue reading

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