Tag Archives: purchases

Forstner bits

I just realised I’d not posted this, but as I may need to use them later today I thought I’d better! In the same order as the 63mm hose joint I also bought a set of 16 Forstner bits from … Continue reading

Posted in Purchases, Tools | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Three more deliveries

Over the last few days I’ve received three deliveries: Axminster Veritas Aluminium straight edge – £26.10 – I’ve wanted a straight edge I can use as a reference when checking/setting up machines and jigs/fixtures/appliances for a while now Veritas miniature … Continue reading

Posted in Hand tools, Machinery, Power tools, Purchases, Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

SIP 01552 dust extraction

As I mentioned when I reviewed it initially, the inbuilt extraction on my SIP 01552 is useless. (I’ve since checked and the blades of the fan do spin, they just don’t seem to move the air enough to even suck … Continue reading

Posted in Dust extraction, Machinery, Purchases | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Delivery day roundup

I’ve had 3 deliveries since the 15th: one from Machine-DRO (Allendale Electronics) and two from Axminster. Machine-DRO I’d never heard of this company until I saw a link in a post on the Woodworkers Institute forums. So far I’m impressed … Continue reading

Posted in Purchases | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Stanley hand drill

I was wandering through town earlier when I saw an old Stanley hand drill with chest/breast brace in a bric-a-brac shop (not the one I got the planes, saws and other bits and bobs from). It was only £3 and … Continue reading

Posted in Bric-a-brac, Hand tools, Purchases, Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Final clamps!

It’s a big statement and may prove to be incorrect in the longer term, but for now my clamp “collection” is complete! I’ve just taken delivery of six 500mm capacity (100mm throat) Axminster F-cramps, which are currently reduced from £15.25 … Continue reading

Posted in Hand tools, Purchases, Tools | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Yet more clamps!

On Monday I ordered some clamps which were on special offer from Rutlands. The deal consists of ten 6″ G clamps and six 54″ sash clamps In Rutlands perpetual sales, these two packs normally cost £59.95 and £69.95 respectively, but … Continue reading

Posted in Hand tools, Purchases, Tools | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment