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Review – Axion Drill Driver & Combi Driver

I bought a package consisting of the Axion drill driver and torch kit and the Axion combi drill from Axminster in February for £149.96. (Axminster don’t do the package any more, but the link to where it used to be … Continue reading

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Review – Numatic NVD750 workshop vacuum extractor

I’m quite paranoid about the effect of wood dust (including MDF dust) on my health and that of my family. Bill Pentz has some good information on the subject here. Some time ago I bought an NVD750 in Axminster’s 40th … Continue reading

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Christening the Tormek

Two weeks since it arrived I’ve finally used my Tormek T7 for the first time. The first job I must however confess that it wasn’t on a woodworking tool – I had a crack at sharpening blades from my Flymo … Continue reading

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Review – Tormek T7 – First impressions

I’m not actually sure whether a bench grinder even counts as machinery – let alone woodworking machinery – or a power tool, but never mind. After some deliberation I ordered a Tormek T7 with a lot of bells and whistles … Continue reading

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Review – Microclene MC760 air filter – First impressions

Following on from dust strategy update I’m quite paranoid about the effect of wood dust (including MDF dust) on my health and that of my family. Bill Pentz has some good information on the subject here. I ordered a Microclene … Continue reading

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Review – Axminster AWBRD550 Bench Radial Drill – First impressions

On Tuesday I took delivery of my second piece of machinery for the workshop, an Axminster AWBRD550 bench radial drill. It arrived inside two nested cardboard boxes (one inside the other like Russian dolls), strapped atop a small wooden pallet. … Continue reading

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Review – SIP 01552 planer thicknesser – first impressions

I recently bought the SIP 01552 planer-thicknesser from Homewood Woodworking Machinery in Worthing. When I was researching it I found very few reviews of this machine, or even photos beyond the 2 standard manufacturer ones. Since posting about buying it … Continue reading

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