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Yet more offcuts!

It’s probably fitting that my first proper post this year is about buying more wood, rather than actually doing anything with it! Wood Recycling Project I have a couple of days off work to coincide with a school holiday, so … Continue reading

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Wood stock

This post is mainly for my own benefit … Most of my timber is catalogued below, but a lot isn’t, including the MDF, ply, tanalised timber and most of my pine and reclaimed timber. Where I know them the price … Continue reading

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More offcuts

Yesterday after visiting my relative I went to Wenban’s to check out their offcuts. As usual they had a whole load of Pine, Iroko, Idigbo, Utile etc plus a few bits of Oak, Ash, Beech, Tulip etc.

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Adding to my offcut collection

On Wednesday I went to Wenban’s to see what they had in their offcut section. I was mostly looking for some suitable hardwood to edge the top of my drill press stand with, but there were a few other nice … Continue reading

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Unwanted guests

I noticed some small piles of dust on some of the timber in my wood storage a while ago: I had hoped it was just mortar dust or something from the brick wall, so I blew it away and watched … Continue reading

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Got wood?

… well I will soon! 🙂 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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