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Projects – Tool Storage – Part 2

After finally getting the hang of levelling the planer tables of my planer thicknesser I decided to prepare some wood for the chisel rack I’ve been thinking about for a while. I decided to break up some of the slatted … Continue reading

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Levelling the SIP 01552 – Part 3

It’s been a while since I last updated on this subject Since then I’ve played about with my dial gauge … … and my Dad has sent several prototypes of the flanged mounting washer thingy and we’d very nearly got … 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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First machinery – back to the drawing board

After my initial but aborted attempt at buying machinery I have had a bit of a rethink about the order and the manufacturers of the machinery I want to add to my workshop. I had slight buyers remorse about ordering … 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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Power tool roll call

I thought it’d be interesting to list all my power tools in the approximate order in which I got them. I’ve even managed to track down and link to the manuals for most of them Cordless drill/driver – Black & … Continue reading

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First project – Bifold door – Part 1

After much procrastination I’ve made a start on replacing the bathroom door of the new house with a bifold model. This will hopefully make entry to and exit from the bathroom a little easier (I had considered rehanging the door … Continue reading

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